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Insert a Special Character in Application Text

Greek, math, currency, and other symbols not available on your keyboard can be inserted from a Special Character menu. Here's how.

Laura Berwick avatar
Written by Laura Berwick
Updated over a week ago

This article covers the following topics:

  • Insert a Special Character in Your Text

  • Special Characters Available in Rowan

Insert a Special Character in Your Text

  1. In the main application window, place your cursor where you want to insert a character into your specification or claims.

  2. Select the Special Characters option under the Specification > Insert menu or the Special Characters symbol in the Toolbar.


  3. Review the symbols provided to locate the one you want.



    Note that you can use the Search or dropdown filter to find what you want more quickly.

  4. Click on the desired symbol. It will be inserted at your cursor location.



    Note that the symbol menu remains open for further selections but will close when you click elsewhere in the main application window.

Special Characters Available in Rowan

The following symbols are available under five categories in the special symbols menu.

Currency

Text

Mathematical

  • $ (Dollar Sign)

  • € (Euro Sign)

  • ¥ (Yen Sign)

  • £ (Pound Sign)

  • ¢ (Cent Sign)

  • ₠ (Euro-Currency Sign)

  • ₡ (Colon Sign)

  • ₢ (Cruzeiro Sign)

  • ₣ (French Franc Sign)

  • ₤ (Lira Sign)

  • ¤ (Currency Sign)

  • ₿ (Bitcoin Sign)

  • ₥ (Mill Sign)

  • ₦ (Naira Sign)

  • ₧ (Peseta Sign)

  • ₨ (Rupee Sign)

  • ₩ (Won Sign)

  • ₪ (New Shequel Sign)

  • ₫ (Dong Sign)

  • ₭ (Kip Sign)

  • ₮ (Tugrik Sign)

  • ₯ (Drachma Sign)

  • ₰ (German Penny Sign)

  • ₱ (Peso Sign)

  • ₲ (Guarani Sign)

  • ₳ (Austral Sign)

  • ₴ (Hryvnia Sign)

  • ₵ (Cedi Sign)

  • ₶ (Livre Tournois Sign)

  • ₷ (Spesmilo Sign)

  • ₸ (Tenge Sign)

  • ₹ (Indian Rupee Sign)

  • ₺ (Turkish Lira Sign)

  • ₻ (Nordic Mark Sign)

  • ₼ (Manat Sign)

  • ₽ (Ruble Sign)

  • ‹ (Single Left-Pointing Angle Quotation Mark)

  • › (Single Right-Pointing Angle Quotation Mark)

  • « (Left-Pointing Double Angle Quotation Mark)

  • » (Right-Pointing Double Angle Quotation Mark)

  • ‘ (Left Single Quotation Mark)

  • ’ (Right Single Quotation Mark)

  • “ (Left Double Quotation Mark)

  • ” (Right Double Quotation Mark)

  • ‚ (Single Low Quotation Mark)

  • „ (Double Low Quotation Mark)

  • ¡ (Inverted Exclamation Mark)

  • ¿ (Inverted Question Mark)

  • ‥ (Two Dot Leader)

  • … (Horizontal Ellipsis)

  • ‡ (Double Dagger)

  • ‰ (Per Mille Sign)

  • ‱ (Per Ten Thousand Sign)

  • ‼ (Double Exclamation Mark)

  • ⁈ (Question Exclamation Mark)

  • ⁉ (Exclamation Question Mark)

  • ⁇ (Double Question Mark)

  • © (Copyright Sign)

  • ® (Registered Sign)

  • ™ (Trademark Sign)

  • § (Section Sign)

  • ¶ (Paragraph Sign)

  • ⁋ (Reversed paragraph sign)

  • µ (Micro Sign)

  • ℃ (Degree Celcius)

  • ℉ (Degree Fahrenheit)

  • < (Less-Than Sign)

  • > (Greater-Than Sign)

  • ≤ (Less-Than or Equal To)

  • ≥ (Greater-Than or Equal To)

  • – (En Dash)

  • — (Em Dash)

  • ¯ (Macron)

  • ‾ (Overline)

  • ° (Degree Sign)

  • − (Minus Sign)

  • ± (Plus-Minus Sign)

  • ÷ (Division Sign)

  • ⁄ (Fraction Slash)

  • × (Multiplication Sign)

  • ƒ (Latin Small Letter F with Hook)

  • ∫ (Integral)

  • ⌠ (Top Half Integral)

  • ⌡ (Bottom Half Integral)

  • ∑ (N-ary Summation)

  • ∞ (Infinity)

  • √ (Square Root)

  • ∼ (Tilde Operator)

  • ≅ (Approximately Equal To)

  • ≈ (Almost Equal To)

  • ≠ (Not Equal To)

  • ≡ (Identical To)

  • ∈ (Element Of)

  • ∉ (Not an Element Of)

  • ∋ (Contains as Member)

  • ∏ (N-ary Product)

  • ∧ (Logical AND)

  • ∨ (Logical OR)

  • ¬ (Not Sign)

  • ∩ (Intersection)

  • ∪ (Union)

  • ∂ (Partial Differential)

  • ∀ (For All)

  • ∃ (There Exists)

  • ∅ (Empty Set)

  • ∇ (Nabla)

  • ∗ (Asterisk Operator)

  • ∝ (Proportional To)

  • ∠ (Angle)

  • ¼ (Vulgar Fraction One Quarter)

  • ½ (Vulgar Fraction One Half)

  • ¾ (Vulgar Fraction Three Quarters)

  • ⅕ (Vulgar Fraction One Fifth)

  • ⅖ (Vulgar Fraction Two Fifths)

  • ⅗ (Vulgar Fraction Three Fifths)

Arrows & Bullets

Greek/Latin/Other

  • ⇐ (Leftward Double Arrow)

  • ⇒ (Rightward Double Arrow)

  • ⇑ (Upward Double Arrow)

  • ⇓ (Downward Double Arrow)

  • ⇠ (Leftward Dashed Arrow)

  • ⇢ (Rightward Dashed Arrow)

  • ⇡ (Upward Dashed Arrow)

  • ⇣ (Downward Dashed Arrow)

  • ⇤ (Leftward Arrow to Bar)

  • ⇥ (Rightward Arrow to Bar)

  • ⤒ (Upward Arrow to Bar)

  • ⤓ (Downward Arrow to Bar)

  • ↨ (Up Down Arrow with Base)

  • 🔙 (BACK with Leftward Arrow Above)

  • 🔚 (END with Leftward Arrow Above)

  • 🔛 (ON! with Left Right Arrow Above)

  • 🔜 (SOON with Rightward Arrow Above)

  • 🔝 (TOP with Upward Arrow Above)

  • ↑ (Upward Arrow)

  • ↓ (Downward Arrow)

  • ↕ (Up Down Arrow)

  • ↖ (Northwest Arrow)

  • ↗ (Northeast Arrow)

  • ↘ (Southeast Arrow)

  • ↙ (Southwest Arrow)

  • ▪ (Black Small Square)

  • ▫ (White Small Square)

  • ● (Black Circle)

  • ○ (White Circle)

  • ◦ (White Bullet)

  • ◌ (Dotted Circle)

  • │ (Box Drawings Light Vertical)

  • Γ (Greek Capital Letter Gamma)

  • Δ (Greek Capital Letter Delta)

  • Σ (Greek Capital Letter Sigma)

  • Ψ (Greek Capital Letter Psi)

  • Ω (Greek Capital Letter Omega)

  • α (Greek Small Letter Alpha)

  • β (Greek Small Letter Beta)

  • γ (Greek Small Letter Gamma)

  • δ (Greek Small Letter Delta)

  • θ (Greek Small Letter Theta)

  • λ (Greek Small Letter Lamda)

  • μ (Greek Small Letter Mu)

  • ν (Greek Small Letter Nu)

  • ξ (Greek Small Letter Xi)

  • π (Greek Small Letter Pi)

  • ρ (Greek Small Letter Rho)

  • σ (Greek Small Letter Sigma)

  • τ (Greek Small Letter Tau)

  • ϕ (Greek Phi Symbol)

  • ψ (Greek Small Letter Psi)

  • ω (Greek Small Letter Omega)

  • ᵠ (Modifier Letter Small Greek Phi)

  • ᵩ (Greek Subscript Small Letter Phi)

  • ᵪ (Greek Subscript Small Letter Chi)

  • ǁ (Latin Letter Lateral Click)

  • ǀ (Latin Letter Dental Click)

  • Ʃ (Latin Capital Letter Esh)

  • ɛ (Latin Small Letter Open E)

  • ø (Latin Small Letter O with Stroke)

  • Ი (Georgian Ini)

  • Ო (Georgian Nio)

  • Ძ (Georgian Dzili)

  • ᶹ (Modifier Letter Small v with Hook)

  • ꓥ (Lisu Letter Nga)

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