How to Put a Star on Your Keyboard

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How to Put a Star on Your Keyboard
Press a combination of keyboard buttons to make a star symbol in your Word document. (Burke/Triolo Productions/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images)

There are several buttons you will need to press together to a make a star symbol on your keyboard. The star symbol is formed by a code called an "Alt code" because it involves pressing the "Alt" button. You can memorise this code to quickly insert stars into your Microsoft Word document.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Open a Microsoft Word document by double-clicking on the icon on your desktop.

  2. 2

    Press down your "Alt" key and do not release it.

  3. 3

    Press "0, 7, 2." A star will appear in you Word document.

Tips and warnings

  • You must have Dingbats font installed on your computer for the star "Alt code" to work.

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