Insert check mark in Microsoft Word

Insert check mark in Word 2010 and Word 2013

This tutorial provides steps required to insert tick or check mark in Word 2010, Word 2013 and Word 2016. The most common method is to use the option available as part of Insert > Symbol. Another alternate way is to change the font type to Windings 2 and use the shortcut key for adding the tick mark.

Insert Symbol

Step 1: In the word document, place the cursor to the position where you want to insert tick mark.

Word 2013, Symbol

Step 2: Click Insert menu, navigate to Symbols section and click the down arrow available below Symbols

Insert a Symbol Word 2013

Step 3: Select More Symbols from the dropdown list.

Step 4: Select the tick symbol available under Symbol window.

Tick Symbol Word 2013

If you do not see the tick symbol, then change the Font to Windings 2 and select the tick symbol from the list.

Symbol Windings 2 Word 2013

Changing font to Windings 2

The quickest way to insert tick mark is by changing the font type of your Word document to Windings 2 and then use Keyboard combination “Shift + P”.

Change Font in Word 2013

In Category: Excel 2013, MS Office, Office 2013

Ravi Shankar

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  • Maliisa June 19, 2014, 7:38 am

    thanks it helped me to solve my problem 🙂

  • Ogada October 21, 2014, 5:50 pm

    this was very much helpful…… thank you guys

  • mahaboob basha December 17, 2015, 3:26 pm

    so thanks

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