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Type the Trademark ™ TM symbol into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook. Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.
Trademark ™ TM symbol is, strictly speaking, called the Unregistered Trademark symbol. Its counterpart is the Registered Trademark ®
Trademark in Word and Outlook
The Trademark ™ sign has an inbuilt shortcut in Word.
Ctrl + Alt + T
Or use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut
2122 then Alt + X.
Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Insert | Symbols | Symbol and look for the Trademark symbol. It’s also on the Special Characters tab.
In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Trademark character into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.
Alt + 0153
Windows Character Map
The Windows Character Map accessory in all Windows releases.
Character Map has a search feature, something missing from the Insert | Symbol in Office.
MacOS and Office for Mac inserting Trademark
On a Mac, press Option + 2 to enter the Trademark ™ TM symbol.
Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer. Search for ” Trade ” and the Viewer should find the symbol you need.
Despite the name Character Viewer, the Apple system tool will also insert characters into any program, including Office for Mac.
Office for Mac has an ‘Advanced’ Insert Symbol feature
Trademark ™ codes
These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Trademark or ™
(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.)
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