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Three Ways to Make The Cent (¢) Symbol in Word for Windows

How to Get Cent Sign on a Keyboard When Using Windows

1.) Hold down the ALT key, and using the numeric pad on your keyboard, type 0162 and let go of the ALT key… voila. I usually like to add formatting of superscript to the cent symbol.
OR… hold down the CTRL key + / key + c key    

How to Get Cent Sign on MAC Using a Keyboard

Click the Options key + 4


2.) Under Windows START menu, select Programs\Accessories\System Tools\Character Map as shown below:
Windows START bar

…and the window that opens offers a selection of symbols to choose from, like the one shown below. On my computer, the cent symbol is in the 5th row, nearer the end of the row.

3.) In Word 2007, select the Insert ribbon. Then, on the extreme right-hand edge, select Symbol, as shown in the screen print below:

And… for those who prefer video, below I show you where you find the cents sign on your computer.

How do I Get the Cent Sign on my Computer

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