Insert a Compass 🧭 symbol into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook. Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.
- Compass 🧭 uses Segoe UI Emoji
- Compass 🧭 codes
- Office Compass Icons
- Word and Outlook
- Window 11/10 Emoji Panel
- Compass 🧭 in macOS and Office for Mac
Compass 🧭 uses Segoe UI Emoji
In Windows, the Compass 🧭 symbol is in the font: Segoe UI Emoji. Depending on the app and use, it’ll appear in color or black.
The symbol can be recolored using the standard Font Color feature.
Compass 🧭 codes
These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Compass or 🧭
(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.)
Office Compass Icons
At Insert | Illustrations | Icons, search for ‘compass’. There are two round compass designs in either black or outline options.
Icons can be recolored and, useful for a compass graphic, rotated to point any direction you like.
Word and Outlook
The Compass 🧭 sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.
Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut
Alt + X
Once in a document you can copy it to AutoCorrect and make your own shortcut.
In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Compass 🧭 character into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.
Alt + 129517
Window 11/10 Emoji Panel
The Windows 11/10 Emoji Panel has the Compass 🧭 character. Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the panel.
Compass 🧭 in macOS and Office for Mac
On a Mac, to enter the Compass 🧭 symbol:
- Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.
- Search for “ Compass “
The Mac version of the Compass symbol looks quite different to it’s Windows counterpart.
Despite the name Character Viewer, the Apple system tool will also insert characters into any program, including Office for Mac.
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