Type the White Right backhand pointer 👉 into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook. Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac. It’s officially called “White Right Pointing Backhand Index”.
White Right Pointing Backhand Index 👉 symbol is great for signs, simple hand graphics in slides or an alternative bullet in lists.
How White Right Pointing Backhand Index 👉 looks in different fonts.
Here’s some examples of how White Right Pointing Backhand Index 👉 looks in common Office fonts. In modern Office it’s usually only in Segoe UI Emoji font, Word will switch to that font if you try to use a font that doesn’t include the symbol.
What appears depends on which program and Windows version. In Word 365 you’ll most likely see the yellow hand, color font version. But Excel only supports the black outline rendering.
You’ll see one of those two on the text of this page, depending on your browser and platform.
White Right backhand pointer 👉 codes
These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the WHITE Right POINTING BACKHAND INDEX or 👉
Decimal: 128073 Hex: 1F449
Web: 👉 or 👉
(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.)
Word and Outlook
The WHITE Right POINTING BACKHAND INDEX 👉 sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.
Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1F449 + Alt + X
Once in a document, you can copy it to AutoCorrect and make your own shortcut.
Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Insert | Symbols | Symbol and look for the WHITE Right POINTING BACKHAND INDEX symbol.
In Windows, there are several shortcuts to enter the WHITE Right POINTING BACKHAND INDEX 👉 character into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.
Alt + 128073
MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters
On a Mac, to enter the WHITE Right POINTING BACKHAND INDEX 👉 symbol:
- Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.
- Search for “ White Right Backhand “ 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.