Trademark symbol in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


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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.

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Windows

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.

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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.

Or  Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.   Search for ” Trade ” and the Viewer should find the symbol you need.

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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:  ™  or ™ or ™

(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.)

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