HOW TO TYPE OR INSERT INFINITY SYMBOL ∞ IN MS WORD?

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INTRODUCTION

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This article will let you know how to insert or type INFINITY SYMBOL in MS WORD.


 
 INFINITY SYMBOL REPRESENTS
INFINITE VALUE WHICH SHOWS THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE LIMITS WHICH IS NOT QUANTIFIABLE.

These symbols are handy while making many reports but we find it hard to find these symbols as they are not available on the keyboard.


The symbols present on the keyboard can be easily found but not these and especially the INFINITY SYMBOL.
So we’ll check the main and easy methods only to insert them. The methods which are easy and you won’t forget easily. Let us start.


WHAT IS INFINITY SYMBOL?

INFINITY SYMBOL is a mathematical symbol which represents Infinite Value i.e. indefinitely great number or unlimited great value.

This symbol is used primarily in mathematics or science where we use this symbol to represent infinity.

It can be used to show a complete range from –…..-1…0….1…+.

Let us learn the ways to type infinity in Word.



DIFFERENT WAYS TO INSERT AN INFINITY SYMBOL IN MS WORD

There can be different ways of creating a INFINITY SYMBOL in your document in MS WORD.

We’ll go through each of the methods one by one to search out the options for finding out the ways to add INFINITY SYMBOL

1. DELIVERY DESK- COPY-PASTE INFINITY SYMBOL

It’s always great to learn new things.

You must go through the article to learn new ways of inserting the INFINITY SYMBOL in Word but if you want it instantly you can copy it from here and it’ll work all fine in your documents.

The symbol copied from here will respond to the font as well as size.

STEPS TO COPY THE INFINITY SYMBOL

  1. Select the given INFINITY SYMBOL .
  2. Click the document where you want to insert the symbol.
  3. Press CTRL+V or Right Click > Paste.
  4. The INFINITY SYMBOL will be inserted.
∞ - INFINITY SYMBOL			 



2. INSERT INFINITY SYMBOL IN WORD USING SYMBOLS

The other method of inserting the INFINITY SYMBOL is using the SYMBOL INSERTION FACILITY.

A SYMBOL INSERTION FACILITY IS SIMPLY A COMPLETE SET OF DIFFERENT SYMBOLS THAT IS PRESENT IN THE WORD ITSELF FOR OUR USE.

It is a complete table having a full-fledged list of a big number of symbols from which we can choose the symbols we like.

Follow the following steps to insert the symbol using the symbol dialog box.

STEPS

  • Open the MS WORD application.
  • Go to INSERT TAB and CLICK SYMBOL or Press ALT+N+U to open the SYMBOL DIALOG BOX directly.
OPEN SYMBOL DIALOG BOX
  • After reaching this step , the ways to search for the symbols are different.

FOLLOW GIVEN STEPS TO INSERT INFINITY SYMBOL IN WORD:

  1. Refer to the picture given below.
  2. Choose FONT as (normal text).
  3. Choose SUBSET as Mathematical Operators.
IF YOU DON'T SEE SUBSET OPTION	 GO TO THE BOTTOM OF THE DIALOG BOX	 AND SET THE FROM FIELD AS UNICODE(HEX).
  1. Select the INFINITY SYMBOL from the list and click INSERT or you can simply double click on the symbol.
  2. The INFINITY SYMBOL will get inserted into the selected cell.
  3. The process is shown in the picture below.
INFINITY SYMBOL


3.TYPE OR INSERT INFINITY SYMBOL SMARTLY USING AUTO CORRECT OPTION

Have you ever tried to type (c) in Word??

If you haven’t tried try it right now. You would find that it’ll get converted into © symbol.

It happens because of the AUTOCORRECT option in the MS WORD.

Sometimes this autocorrect option can be irritating but we can make use of this option to insert INFINITY SYMBOL in MS WORD.

In this case this option is really going to be very helpful.

So let us try to learn to create one entry so that our application might help us to get the INFINITY SYMBOL directly.

CREATING AUTOCORRECT ENTRY FOR INFINITY SYMBOL

FOLLOW THE STEPS TO TYPE THE INFINITY SYMBOL BY PUTTING THE ENTRY IN AUTOCORRECT OPTIONS.

  • Go to FILE and choose OPTIONS.

CHOOSE OPTIONS
  • As we choose options following window will open.
  • On the left choose PROOFING.
  • As we click PROOFING choose AUTOCORRECT OPTIONS from the options under PROOFING.
CHOOSE AUTO CORRECT OPTIONS
  • After we click AUTO CORRECT options the following window will open.

We will create two different entries for both the symbols.

FOLLOW THE STEPS TO CREATE AUTOCORRECT ENTRY FOR INFINITY SYMBOL

  • In the field REPLACE add the symbol [ symbol name as (infnt) for our example ] which you want to be auto-corrected by the Word automatically.
  • Across the REPLACE in the WITH FIELD paste the INFINITY SYMBOL which you can copy from any methods discussed above perhaps from the first option DELIVERY DESK.
  • Click ADD.
  • The auto correct pair will be added.

ADD THE AUTO-CORRECT PAIR



  • We can try this by just typing the word we fixed for autocorrection i.e. (infnt) and it’ll be converted into INFINITY SYMBOL as shown in the picture below.
USING AUTOCORRECT OPTION TO INSERT INFINITY SYMBOL



4.INSERT INFINITY SYMBOL IN WORD USING KEYBOARD

There is another very fast method of inserting any character or to be specific INFINITY SYMBOL/MINUS PLUS SYMBOL in our case in the document instantly.

The method is to insert the symbol using the keyboard shortcuts which will save us from following the long steps.

WE CAN USE THE KEYBOARD SHORTCUT IN THE FOLLOWING WAY.

1.USING ALT+X

One more super-efficient method in MS WORD is the use of ALT+X.

Simply type the UNICODE of the character and press ALT+X.

THE UNICODE FOR THE INFINITY SYMBOL IS 221E[HEX]

The Unicode will be converted to the respective character.

The following animation shows the process.

TYPING INFINITY SYMBOL IN MS WORD USING ALT X METHOD

2. USING ALT CODE KEYBOARD SHORTCUT TO TYPE INFINITY SYMBOL

ALT CODES ARE THE SIMPLEST AND EASIEST WAY TO INSERT OR TYPE ANY SYMBOL USING KEYBOARD. 

Luckily we have the ALT CODE for INFINITY SYMBOL but not for MINUS PLUS SYMBOL.

ALT CODE FOR PLUS-MINUS SIGN IS 0177. It means you’ll press ALT KEY , keep it pressed and type 0 1 7 7 sequentially and the symbol will appear. [ After you release the key. ]

ALT CODE is not available for MINUS PLUS SYMBOL.


5. USING INK EQUATION OPTION

This is another easy way to insert a infinity symbol easily.

We have a dedicated INK EQUATION option which can be used to draw the symbol immediately and type or insert it in the Word Document.

  1. Go to INSERT TAB>EQUATION OPTION.
  2. EQUATION TAB will appear.
  3. On the left of the TAB, INK EQUATION button will appear.
  4. Click on INK EQUATION BUTTON.

  1. Draw infinity symbol on the INK EQUATION CANVAS.
  2. Word will try to match the drawn symbol and populate the appropriate symbol in the field.

THE FOLLOWING PIC SHOWS THE INFINITY SYMBOL.

INFINITY SYMBOL USING INK EQUATION
INK EQUATION METHOD MAY PRODUCE WRONG RESULTS AS WORD WILL TRY TO FIGURE OUT THE SYMBOL FROM THE DRAWING YOU MADE. IF SO, TRY DRAWING THE SYMBOL AGAIN.

Click INSERT and the symbol will be inserted.

FAQs

HOW TO INSERT INFINITY SYMBOL IN HTML?

Simply embed the code &#8734 at the place where you want to show the INFINITY SYMBO.

HOW TO USE INFINITY SYMBOL IN JAVASCRIPT?

Simply embed the code \u221E at the place where you want to show the INFINITY SYMBOL .

WHAT IS THE KEYBOARD SHORTCUT TO INSERT OR TYPE INFINITY SIGN IN MS WORD?

  • Type 221E and press ALT+X after that.

WHAT IS THE KEYBOARD SHORTCUT TO INSERT OR TYPE INFINITY SIGN IN MS WORD?

  • Type 221E and press ALT+X after that.


WHAT IS THE ALT CODE OF INFINITY SYMBOL IN WORD OR EXCEL ?

There is no ALT CODE for INFINITY SYMBOL in WORD or EXCEL.


WHAT IS THE UNICODE OF INFINITY SYMBOL?

THE UNICODE FOR THE INFINITY SYMBOL IS 221E [HEX].

WHAT IS THE UNICODE OF INFINITY SYMBOL?

THE UNICODE FOR THE INFINITY SYMBOL IS 2213 [HEX].

WHAT IS THE CHARACTER CODE OF INFINITY SYMBOL?

The character code for INFINITY SYMBOL is 221E [HEXADECIMAL]. It is not present in ASCII table.



WHERE TO FIND INFINITY SYMBOL ON KEYBOARD?

INFINITY SYMBOL is not found on the keyboard.



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