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How do you get the degrees celcius symbol in Word?

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    Let's say you're writing a report, and you wanna go 'this organism lives in temperate climates ranging from... degrees celcius'. How would you word that differently to make it a symbol :confused:

    Thankies x x
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    (Original post by danni_bella)
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    [Insert menu] - [Symbol] - scroll down a bit and it should be there.

    On mine the shortcut is Ctrl + @, Space.

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    I use a lower case "o", then highlight it, Format menu, Font, then select the superscript option

    think I might set up a short cut though as I use it a lot
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    (Original post by iainmacn)
    I use a lower case "o", then highlight it, Format menu, Font, then select the superscript option

    think I might set up a short cut though as I use it a lot
    Using the degree symbol looks better. Remember to always put a space between the number and the units! Of course if one wants to be true correct you should quote all temperatures in kelvin.
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    And for superscript I use the shortcut CTRL, SHIFT and the EQUALS button,
    for subscript I use the shortcut CTRL and the EQUALS button.
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    nice shortcuts - thanks guys
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    Hold down alt then type 0176 on your keypad... ° - it works!
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    (Original post by ChemistBoy)
    Using the degree symbol looks better. Remember to always put a space between the number and the units! Of course if one wants to be true correct you should quote all temperatures in kelvin.
    So Celsius temperatures are "wrong"?
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    (Original post by generalebriety)
    So Celsius temperatures are "wrong"?
    No. It just that Kelvin is a better scale to work with.
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    (Original post by Coolraj)
    No. It just that Kelvin is a better scale to work with.
    It's the same scale, just made a bit more accessible for working with 'everyday' temperatures by shifting all the numbers 273-and-a-bit units. :confused:
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    (Original post by Golden Maverick)
    [Insert menu] - [Symbol] - scroll down a bit and it should be there.

    On mine the shortcut is Ctrl + @, Space.

    Awesome

    I just needed to know coz I have an essay where I have to write what temperatures certain environments are (and why bacteria grow there :rolleyes: Enthralling lol) cheers x x
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    I just did on the mac
    alt + k
    and it worked
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    Use Kelvin, then you don't have to bother with the degree symbol :p:

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