How To Insert a Check Mark in Word

March 2017

The check mark is a symbol used to indicate that something that was confirmed after review. Although the physical keyboard does not include it, if you are working on a document in Microsoft Word, you can easily insert it through the dialog square, as a symbol, or via a keyboard shortcut.

Insert Check Mark in Word for Windows

In your Word document, click the Insert tab, and find the Symbol group. Click Symbol > More Symbols. Select the Wingdings font, and scroll to the last row of symbols that appear in the list. Select the check mark, and click Insert. You can then close the window to continue working on your document.

Insert Check Mark in Word for Mac

Open your Word document, and go to the Home tab. Select the Wingdings font 2, and place the cursor where you would like to insert the symbol. Press and hold Shift + P to insert the check mark.

Keyboard Shortcut to Insert Check Mark

Place the cursor where you'd like to insert the symbol, and then press ALT + V on your keyboard.


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