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Excel Guide

How to Insert a Check Mark in Excel

It's easy to insert a check mark in Excel - there's even a dedicated symbol for it! In this article, we'll show you how to insert a check mark in Excel using three different methods. With a little bit of know-how, you'll be able to add check marks to your Excel spreadsheets in no time at all.

Method 1: Insert a Check Mark Symbol

  1. Click on the cell where you want to insert the check mark.
  2. Click on the Insert tab on the ribbon.
  3. Click on the Symbol button.
  4. Scroll down to the Symbol dialog box and find the check mark symbol.
  5. Click on the check mark symbol to insert it into the cell.

That's all there is to it! If you want to learn more about using symbols in Excel, be sure to check out our detailed guide.

Method 2: Use Wingdings Font

If you want to insert a check mark in Excel without using a symbol, you can do so by using the Wingdings font.

  1. Click on the cell where you want to insert the check mark.
  2. Click on the Home tab on the ribbon.
  3. Click on the Font drop-down and select Wingdings.
  4. Click on the number 252 to insert the check mark into the cell.

If you want to learn more about using different fonts in Excel, be sure to check out our detailed guide.

Method 3: Use a Character Code

You can also insert a check mark in Excel by using a character code.

  1. Click on the cell where you want to insert the check mark.
  2. Press the Alt key on your keyboard.
  3. While holding down the Alt key, type the character code 10003.
  4. Release the Alt key to insert the check mark into the cell.