By Faithe Wempen

Part of Office 2016 For Seniors For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Depending on how you choose to use Word 2016, you may find yourself faced with the need for a special symbol. With these keyboard shortcuts, you can insert common symbols in Word 2016. Use these keyboard shortcuts instead of the Insert→Symbol command to insert common typographical symbols.

Symbol Shortcut
Em dash Alt+Ctrl+minus sign
En dash Ctrl+minus sign
Copyright Alt+Ctrl+C
Registered trademark Alt+Ctrl+R
Trademark Alt+Ctrl+T
Ellipsis Alt+Ctrl+period