How to Get the Tick Sign

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How to Get the Tick Sign
Get organised by checking off finished assignments in Microsoft Word. (OK-check image by Brett Bouwer from Fotolia.com)

The tick sign is a check mark symbol used in lists and bullet-style documents to indicate that a task or event has been completed. Tick signs can be added to text documents in Microsoft Office programs and in Notepad.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Microsoft Office Word
  • Notepad

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Place the cursor at the location in the document where you want to add a tick sign.

  2. 2

    Click on "Insert" in the top toolbar.

  3. 3

    Scroll down and select "Symbol."

  4. 4

    Click the "Font" drop-down button. Scroll down and choose "Webdings."

  5. 5

    Scroll through the Webdings symbols and select the tick sign. Click the "Insert" button at the bottom of the symbols window to insert the tick sign into the document.

  6. 6

    Click "Close." Repeat as needed.

  1. 1

    Place the cursor at the location in the document where you want to add a tick sign.

  2. 2

    Click "Format" in the top toolbar.

  3. 3

    Click "Font" when the menu window drops down.

  4. 4

    Scroll to the bottom of the font options and select "Webdings." Click "OK" to close the font window.

  5. 5

    Type the letter "a" in lower case to make a tick sign.

  6. 6

    Go back to "Format" and reopen the font window to return to your normal font. Close the window. Repeat as needed.

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