Frequently asked questions - Writer
How do I insert the trademark symbol?
This symbol does not exist in some fonts. The symbol exists in the Symbol, Serif and Sans-Serif fonts. To insert it:
- put the cursor where you want to add the symbol;
- select the ▸ menu;
- in the dialog box that appears, choose Symbol in the font list;
- the "trademark" symbol exists in a serif font (character 212, Unicode F0D4) or in a sans-serif font (character 228, Unicode F0E4); double click on the symbol you want.
Note : for fonts that are character rich, the TM symbol is classified in the Letterlike symbol subcategory, Unicode 2122
Alternative solution :
If the chosen font allows it (this is the case for a vast majority), you only need to maintained the Alt key pressed and enter the corresponding code of the character you want :
- ™ = Alt+0153
- © = Alt+0169
- ® = Alt+0174
- ° = Alt+0176
When inserted following this way in the chapter title, these symbols will be retrieved in the the table of content.
Note : a huge variety of websites propose these codes (ASCII codes, or ALT codes)