# How do you type a long minus sign?

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### How do you type a long minus sign?

Fortunately, there are three easy methods: **Press [Ctrl]+[Alt]+-**. You must use the minus sign (-) on the numeric keypad; if you use the hyphen character on the alphanumeric keypad, Word will change the cursor. Hold down the [Alt] key and type 0151 on the numeric keypad.

### How do you make a minus sign on a Mac?

- Go to System Preferences --> Keyboard and (make sure you are on tab 'keyboard') check mark option of "Show Keyboard, Emoji, and Symbol viewers in menu bar" this will put an icon on your mac menu bar right side.
- Choose "Math Symbols". You can insert the minus sign from here as shown below.

### How do you insert symbols on a Mac?

You can use **the Character Viewer** to add special characters and symbols to text, such as math symbols, Latin characters, and pictographs. Click in the text where you want to place the character, then choose Edit > Emoji & Symbols (or press Control-Command-Space bar).

### How to type plus or minus symbol on computer?

Quick Guide for typing the Plus or Minus symbol (±) To type the Plus or Minus Symbol anywhere on your PC or Laptop keyboard (like in Microsoft Word or Excel), press Option + Shift + = shortcut for Mac. And if you are using Windows, simply press down the Alt key and type 241 using the numeric keypad on the right side of your keyboard.

### What's the fastest way to Type A minus sign?

Here's a really fast way to insert a minus sign (or any other sign for that matter). You can get to Emoji & Symbols by going to the Edit Menu on the Top Menu Bar on your secreen But the easier way, is to invoke the keyboard shortcut by typing CtrlCommandSpace

### What are the symbols for the minus sign?

Minus Sign Symbols Minus Sign Symbol Minus Sign Name Decimal Hex - Hyphen-minus - - ± Plus-minus Sign ± ± ˗ Modifier Letter Minus Sign ˗ ˗ ̠ Combining Minus Sign Below ̠ ̠ 16 more rows ...

### Where to find the ± plus minus sign?

± Plus Minus Sign Alt Code Symbol ± Symbol Name Plus-minus sign Plus-or-minus sign Windows Alt Code ALT 241 or ALT 0177 Windows Alt X Code 00B1 ALT X Mac Option Key Shortcut Option + Shift + = 4 more rows ...