Excel: Enter Special Symbols

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    Problem: I work in the music business, and I routinely have to enter copyright symbols. How can I do so easily?

    Strategy: You can enter (c) followed by a space as a shortcut for the © symbol. You can use (r) for the registered trademark symbol, ®. For other special symbols, you can use Insert, Symbol to display the Symbol dialog.

    You simply select any symbol from the Symbol dialog and choose Insert to type the symbol in the cell.