In today’s article, you’ll learn how to use some keyboard shortcuts and other methods to type or insert the Yin Yang Symbol (text) in MS Word for Windows.
Just before we begin, I’ll like to tell you that you can also use the button below to copy and paste the Yin Yang symbol text into your work for free.
However, if you just want to type this symbol on your keyboard, the actionable steps below will show you everything you need to know.
Yin Yang Symbol [☯] Quick Guide
To type the Yin Yang Symbol on Word, simply type 262F in your Word document, then press Alt+X. This will convert the code into this (☯) symbol. This shortcut works only in MS Word.
The below table contains all the information you need to type this Symbol on the keyboard on Word for Windows PC.
|Name||Yin Yang Sign|
|Alt X Code||262F|
|Shortcut for Windows||262F, Alt + X|
The quick guide above provides some useful shortcuts and alt codes on how to type the Yin Yang symbol in Word on Windows.
For more details, below are some other methods you can also use to insert this symbol into your work such as Word or Excel document.
How to type Yin Yang Symbol [text] in Word
Microsoft Office provides several methods for typing Yin Yang Symbol or inserting symbols that do not have dedicated keys on the keyboard.
In this section, I will make available for you different methods you can use to type or insert this and any other symbol on your PC, like in MS Word for Windows.
Without any further ado, let’s get started.
See Also: How to type Love Symbol in Word
Using the Symbol Alt Code
The Yin Yang Symbol alt code is 262F.
Even though this Symbol has no dedicated key on the keyboard, you can still type it on the keyboard with the Alt code method. To do this, simply type 262F then press Alt+X to convert the code into the Yin Yang symbol.
This method works on Windows only. And your keyboard must also have a numeric keypad.
Below is a break-down of the steps you can take to type this Sign on your Windows PC:
- Place your insertion pointer where you need the symbol.
- Type 262F.
- Select the code you’ve just typed.
- Then press Alt+X on your keyboard.
As soon as you press and release the Alt and the X keys, the code will be converted into the Yin Yang symbol text.
This is how you may type this symbol in Word using the Alt Code method.
Copy and Paste Yin Yang Sign ☯ (text)
Another easy way to get the Yin Yang Symbol on any PC is to use my favorite method: copy and paste.
All you have to do is to copy the symbol from somewhere like a web page, or the character map for windows users, and head over to where you need the symbol (say in Word or Excel), then hit Ctrl+V to paste.
Below is the symbol for you to copy and paste into your Word document. Just select it and press Ctrl+C to copy, switch over to Microsoft Word, place your insertion pointer at the desired location, and press Ctrl+V to paste.
Alternatively, just use the copy button at the beginning of this post.
As you can see, there are several different methods you can use to type the Yin Yang text in Microsoft Word.
Using the alt code shortcut for Word makes the fastest option for this task. Shortcuts are always fast.
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