Inserting Special Character in text document in Windows

Using Character Map

This Guide applies to Windows Operating system.

Character map is utility which shows character available under different font in windows. Selecting and inserting special character becomes an easy task.


  1. Click on Start in Windows.
  2. Select Program -> Accessories  -> System Tools -> Character Map
    Character Map Window appears

  3. To copy character from Character Map Window to other application is simple. Click on character  then click on select button followed by copy button. Now just paste on the application where you want to use it.

Drag and drop also works in some applications.