Checkmarks are often used to confirm an action or task has been completed, but adding them to office documents can be a tedious process when done manually. However, there are several ways you can quickly and easily insert checkmarks into Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel documents by using the tools available in each application. Let’s take a look at each one below!
Use keyboard shortcuts
The first way to insert a checkmark is to use keyboard shortcuts. For example, in Microsoft Word, you can press Alt + 0252 on your keyboard. This will insert a checkmark symbol into your document at the insertion point. You can also use the Symbol dialogue box to insert a checkmark.
To do this, click on the Insert tab and then click on Symbol. In the Symbol dialogue box, select the checkmark symbol and click on Insert. Finally, you can insert a checkmark by highlighting the text that needs to be checked off and pressing Shift + F9. Doing so inserts a small black dot next to the selected text. If you need to remove the black dot, highlight it and press Shift + F9 again.
Get the right tools
The first step is to make sure you have the right tools for the job. For this task, you’ll need a computer with Microsoft Office installed. You’ll also need a printer and some blank check stock. If you don’t have blank check stock, you can usually find it at your local office supply store. Next, download a template from the internet or create one in Word using lines and boxes as shown below:
If you’re using a pre-made template, resize it so that one side of the rectangle matches up with your line spacing (typically 1). Print out on paper then cut out on the drawn lines. Put pieces together by aligning tabs like puzzle pieces. Tape edges together or use glue stick. Finally, insert tab into slot on back of chequebook cover.
If you frequently need to insert checkmarks into your documents, it may be helpful to create a template that already includes them. That way, you can simply open the template and insert your content, rather than having to add the checkmarks each time. Here are five ways to create checkmark-inclusive templates in Microsoft Office 1) Start by creating a new document and inserting an image of a checkmark.
You can do this by right clicking on the picture of an O on your toolbar, then clicking Insert Picture. From there, find an image of a black or blue checkmark (blue is more visually appealing). When you click on the picture once it’s inserted into your document, click Copy from the menu bar above it.
Open new document styles
If you’re using Microsoft Word, open a new document and click on the Home tab. Then, click on the small arrow in the bottom right corner of the Font group. A drop-down menu will appear. Click on More Fonts.
A new window will pop up. On the left-hand side, make sure that the Symbol font is selected. Scroll down until you find the checkmark symbol. Select it and then click on the Insert button.
You can also insert a checkmark by going to the Insert tab and then clicking on the Symbol button. Again, make sure that the Symbol font is selected and then scroll down to find the checkmark. When you select it, there will be two different sizes: large and small. The large size is typically used for headers or titles while the smaller size is often used as bullets or subheads. You may want to experiment with both sizes before choosing which one works best for your needs.
You can also insert a checkmark by going to the Insert tab and then clicking on the Symbol button. There are many other symbols available including clip art graphics, shapes, signs, logos, arrows and more!
Paste Special > Define New Field
The first way to insert a checkmark is by using the Paste Special feature. With this method, you can create a new field that will automatically insert the checkmark symbol. To do this, simply open the Paste Special dialogue box and select the Define New Field option.
Then, enter the following code into the field: =*; Finally, click OK to close the window. Next, highlight your text and press Ctrl+F3 to apply the field; this should result in your text being replaced with a checkmark character at each location where it appears in your document.