Microsoft Word Shortcut For Degree Celsius (°C)

The use of symbols helps the reader to understand a document, especially when technicality is involved. A simple thing like a degree symbol can make a big difference in the overall understanding of the document.

Here are the shortcuts for creating the symbol:

MS word Shortcut

Alt + Shift +2 / Alt+@ then press space

Alt code shortcut

Windows: ALT + 248 or ALT + 0176 on the numpad

Mac: Option + Shift + 8

Note: Remember to add the letters °C for Celsius or °F for Fahrenheit after the temperature symbol.


Adding the degree symbol is now quick and easy with the help of these shortcuts. Whether you are writing a report, creating a spreadsheet, or designing a presentation, using symbols can help make your content clearer and readable.