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Using Greek Letters in Excel

Using Greek Letters in Excel

Using Greek Letters in Excel

I am trying to find if there is an easier way to put greek letters in excel.  Right now I am putting for example a "g" then I change the font type to symbol for gamma.

Do you guys have an easier and more efficient way of typing greek letters in excel?


RE: Using Greek Letters in Excel

changing complete cells is a little easier using the format painter

RE: Using Greek Letters in Excel

Insert --> Symbol (keeps it in the current font).

RE: Using Greek Letters in Excel

I typed the alphabet in normal font.  Copy and paste to the next column and change the font to symbol.  I printed this and post on my wall.  When I use excel it's easy to find the associated normal alphabet character, then change the font to symbol.

RE: Using Greek Letters in Excel

If you have just a few symbols that you use on a regular basis you can figure out what alt-codes they are and use those.  For example,

alt-0177 - plus/minus
alt-0216 - diameter
alt-0176 - degree
alt-0181 - greek mu

Otherwise you can open Character Map and drag 'em over.

RE: Using Greek Letters in Excel

You can highlight the text in the edit form and change the font style to symbol (has nearly the entire Greek alphabet.


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