Insert a division symbol in excel

Sometimes, we need to write division (÷) symbol instead of forward slash. We often use this symbol in column headings and explanation notes such as Achieve revenue ÷ Target revenue. Since Excel uses the forward slash (/) as the division operator in calculating formulas, we can use the division symbol only in the text.

Let’s learn with this simple exercise to insert a division symbol in Excel:

  • To enter the division symbol, press shortcut key: – Alt+0247
  • Then release the Alt key

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Note: You must use the numeric keypad and not the numbers on the top row of your keyboard.

If you want to add any other symbol, then follow the steps below:

  • Select the cell where you want to insert symbol
  • Then Go to Insert Tab
  • In the Symbols group, click on Symbols
  • Symbol launcher box will appear

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  • Now select required symbol
  • Click on Insert and then close

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In this way, we can insert any symbol in Microsoft Excel.

 

 

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