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Computer Symbols

Computer Symbols

Are you wondering how to type computer symbols using alt key on your keyboard? The following article will help you learn all that you need to know.
Batul Nafisa Baxamusa
You must have noticed that your friends use different computer symbols and make their social networking site profile look really interesting. Many times, these symbols and meanings help you describe your feelings visually. Are you stuck with the usual :) or :( symbols and want to know more? You can learn to type symbols using alt key by simply hitting the right buttons.
Using the Alt Key
First, you need to find the numeric code that corresponds the symbol you want to use. Make sure the Num lock on the right side of your keyboard near the Num Pad is enabled. Then, press the Alt key button and type the code on Num Pad. You need to hold the Alt key button pressed and then enter the numeric code. The code needs to be entered only using Numeric Pad. After typing the code, release the Alt key. In case you need to type using a laptop, you may need to use the Function key (FN). You need to enable the Num Lock by pressing FN + Scroll Lock, and then hold the Alt key. Then, type in the number code for the particular symbol. If it is not working, you need to use FN + Alt. The following is a list with there meanings and corresponding number you need to type.
Computer Symbols and Meanings
Number Code Computer Symbol
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21 §
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33 !
34 "
35 #
36 $
37 %
38 &
39 '
40 (
41 )
42 *
43 +
44 ,
45 -
46 .
47 /
48 0
49 1
50 2
51 3
52 4
53 5
54 6
55 7
56 8
57 9
58 :
59 ;
60 <
61 =
62 >
63 ?
64 @
65 A
66 B
67 C
68 D
69 E
70 F
71 G
72 H
73 I
74 J
75 K
76 L
77 M
78 N
79 O
80 P
81 Q
82 R
83 S
84 T
85 U
86 V
87 W
88 X
89 Y
90 Z
91 [
92 \
93 ]
94 ^
95 _
96 `
97 a
98 b
99 c
100 d
101 e
102 f
103 g
104 h
105 i
106 j
107 k
108 l
109 m
110 n
111 o
112 p
113 q
114 r
115 s
116 t
117 u
118 v
119 w
120 x
121 y
122 z
123 {
124 |
125 }
126 ~
127 Δ
0128
0130
0131 ƒ
0132
0133 ...
0134
0135
0136 ˆ
0137
0138 Š
0139
0140 Œ
0142 Ž
0145 '
0146 '
0147 "
0148 "
0149
0150 -
0151 -
0152 ˜
0153
0154 š
0155
0156 œ
0158 ž
0159 Ÿ
0160
0161 ¡
0162 ¢
0163 £
0164 ¤
0165 ¥
0166 ¦
0167 §
0168 ¨
0169 ©
0170 ª
0171 «
0172 ¬
0173 ­
0174 ®
0175 ¯
0176 °
0177 ±
0178 ²
0179 ³
0180 ´
0181 µ
0182
0183 ·
0184 ¸
0185 ¹
0186 º
0187 »
0188 ¼
0189 ½
0190 ¾
0191 ¿
0192 À
0193 Á
0194 Â
0195 Ã
0196 Ä
0197 Å
0198 Æ
0199 Ç
0200 È
0201 É
0202 Ê
0203 Ë
0204 Ì
0205 Í
0206 Î
0207 Ï
0208 Ð
0209 Ñ
0210 Ò
0211 Ó
0212 Ô
0213 Õ
0214 Ö
0215 ×
0216 Ø
0217 Ù
0218 Ú
0219 Û
0220 Ü
0221 Ý
0222 Þ
0223 ß
0224 à
0225 á
0226 â
0227 ã
0228 ä
0229 å
0230 æ
0231 ç
0232 è
0233 é
0234 ê
0235 ë
0236 ì
0237 í
0238 î
0239 ï
0240 ð
0241 ñ
0242 ò
0243 ó
0244 ô
0245 õ
0246 ö
0247 ÷
0248 ø
0249 ù
0250 ú
0251 û
0252 ü
0253 ý
0254 þ
0255 ÿ

This was the list that contains the number code and its corresponding computer symbol. All you need to do is look for the one you want and press the Alt key. Then on the Num Pad, type the corresponding number code and release the Alt key. Voila! You have your own personal symbol to express yourself. So, go ahead, type the symbols using Alt key in your word document and have fun creating an interesting document.