How To Type Star Symbol In Word/Excel

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The following is a list of alternative codes for star symbols. You can make several types of stars by copying and pasting the star symbol into Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, or by using alt codes. To duplicate a symbol, simply click on it. Use HTML code if you wish to use the star symbol in your HTML pages.

Additionally, you can use the methods listed below to put this symbol into your work, such as a Word or Excel document.

You’ll find a variety of star symbols here, along with their alt codes and HTML codes. The star symbol content can be copied and pasted into any document, blog, or website. To copy the symbol, simply click it. You may use star emoji in captions on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

How To Type Star Symbol [text] In Word/Excel

Microsoft Office offers a number of ways to type the Star Symbol or insert symbols that don’t have dedicated keys on the keyboard.
In this section, I’ll show you five various ways to type or insert the Star Sign on your PC, such as in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, or PowerPoint) for both Mac and Windows users.

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Using The Star Symbol Alt Code (Windows Only)

To do so, open your Word document and move the insertion pointer to the symbol you want to type. Then, using the numeric keypad, press and hold the Alt key while typing the Star Symbol Alt code (i.e. 9733 or 9734).

This approach is only compatible with Windows. A numeric keypad is also required on your keyboard.

The following is a list of the steps to type the Star Sign on your Windows PC:

  • Insert your insertion pointer where the Star Symbol text is required.
  • On your keyboard, press and hold one of the Alt keys.
  • Press the Star Symbol’s alt code while holding down the Alt key (9733). 
  • To type the alt code, you must use the numeric keypad. This method may not work if you are using a laptop without a numeric keypad. On some laptops, you may access a hidden numeric keypad by pressing Fn+NmLk on the keyboard.

After typing the Star Sign Alt code, release the Alt key to insert the Symbol into your text.

Using the Alt Code approach, this is how you can type this symbol in Word.

Using The Star Symbol Shortcut (Mac And Windows)

Option + 2729 is the keyboard shortcut for the Star Symbol for Mac users. Use the Alt Code approach for Windows users by holding down the [Alt] key while typing the Star symbol alt code, which is 9733 or 9734. To type the alt code, you must use the numeric keypad. Make sure your Num Lock key is turned on as well.

The Star Symbol Shortcut For Mac Is Broken Out As Follows:

  • First, position the insertion pointer where the Star symbol () has to be typed.
  • To input the symbol, concurrently hit Option + 2729 on your keyboard.

The Star Symbol Shortcut For Windows Is Broken Out As Follows:

  • Place the insertion pointer where you want it.
  • Keep the Alt key pressed and held.
  • To insert the symbol, type 9733 on the numeric keypad while holding down the Alt key.
  • You can use these steps to type Star Symbol in Word or Excel.

Copy And Paste Star Sign ★ (Text)

Another simple approach to get the Star Symbol on any PC is to copy and paste, which is my preferred method.
All you have to do is copy the symbol from anywhere (for example, a web page or the character map for Windows users) and paste it where you need it (for example, in Word or Excel).
You can copy and paste the symbol into your Word document by clicking on it below. Simply pick it and press Ctrl+C to copy it, then switch to Microsoft Word, set your insertion pointer where you want it, and hit Ctrl+V to paste it.
Alternatively, you may just click the copy button at the top of this page.
Follow the steps below to copy and paste the Star Symbol using the character map dialogue box for Windows users.
In the advanced view’s Search box, type Star.
The Star Symbol should now appear on the character map dialogue. If you can’t see it, search through the symbol library to see if you can find it. Double-click it to select it once you’ve discovered it. Alternatively, press the Select key.
After you’ve double-clicked on the symbol, it should display in the Character to copy: area. Click the Copy button to copy the symbol.
Search for a Character Map by pressing the Start button. Click on the Character Map app in the search results to open it.

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Using Insert Symbol Dialog Box (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

The insert symbol dialogue box has a symbol library from which you may quickly insert any symbol into your Word document with a few mouse clicks.
To use the insert symbol dialogue box to insert the Star Symbol in Word, follow the steps below.
Start a new Word document.
To insert the symbol, click and drag the insertion pointer to the desired location.
Select the Insert tab from the drop-down menu.

Select the More Symbols button from the Symbol drop-down menu in the Symbols category.

A dialogue box called Symbol will emerge. Select Wingdings from the Font drop-down list to see symbols from this category, which includes the Star Symbol.

Click the Insert button after selecting the symbol. Alternatively, you can put the symbol into your Word document by double-clicking on it.

The symbol will be inserted exactly where the insertion pointer was placed.

You can follow these instructions to insert the Star Symbol in Word.

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