How to Insert a Section Mark Special Symbol in Word Documents

While creating a legal document, you are required to add many special symbols. One of these symbols, called a section mark, which resembles a double ‘S’ is used extensively in legal documents. This section mark special character can be easily added by using the key combination of [Alt] + 0167.

This character can also be added through the "Insert special symbol" dialog box. However, if you use this symbol extensively in your documents, going through these above mentioned steps over and over again can be quite annoying and tiresome.

Here are simple steps showing you how to add a shortcut to add the section mark symbol..

  • Click the "Tools" menu from the menu bar.
  • Select "AutoCorrect Options".

 how to add section special symbol in word documents

  • The "AutoCorrect Options" dialog box appears.
  • Click the "AutoCorrect" tab.
  • Make sure the "Replace text as you type" option is selected.
  • Type the shortcut that you want to add for inserting a section mark in your document under "Replace:".
  • Place the cursor in the "With:" textbox, and using the key combination of [Alt] + 0167, add a
    section mark.

Also check out How to Add a Proper Registered Trademark Symbol in Word Documents

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September 14, 2009 by: Prasanth Chandra


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