How to insert the Gamma symbol in Word

Users who are often confronted withwriting various texts, noticed that the characters on the keyboard are categorically not enough. In particular, difficulties arise when you need to write a Greek letter. The article will deal with the symbol "gamma". It will tell you how to insert it into a document, what tools you can use for this, and much more. Following the instructions below, each user will be able to solve the task.


As for the designation of the symbol "gamma," this is the third letter in the Greek alphabet, which comes from the Phoenician letter "gimel." By the way, from the letter "gamma" Cyrillic G and Ґ happened.

gamma symbol

The symbol "gamma" is used in a number of sciences to designate various quantities. All of them have no meaning to list, and we list the list of the various sciences using it:

  • mathematics;
  • physics;
  • astronomy;
  • biology.

As you can see, the history of the letter is quite amusing, but in the article we will learn to insert it into the document "Vord".

We insert a symbol from the symbol table

In each popular text editor, and infeatures in the "Word", there is a table of symbols in which there is a huge number of them. There is also a symbol "gamma". Now we will describe in detail how to insert this letter into the document "Vorda".

So, in order to do this, you need:

  1. In the open document "Word" place the cursor in the place of text where you want to see the symbol.
  2. Go to the "Insert" tab.
  3. In the "Symbols" tool group, click on the "Symbol" icon.
  4. Select the "Other Symbols" item in the drop-down list.

Gamma symbol in the Word

After that, a window will appear where it is necessary to find the letter "gamma" and insert it into the text. By the way, to do this, you need to press the corresponding letter once, and then click on the "Insert" button.

By the way, in view of the fact that the symbols in the tablea lot, sometimes you have to look for the right one. To narrow the search circle, you can use the special drop-down list "Set" located at the top of the window. The symbol is in the group "Greek main".

Inserting symbols using Unicode

The symbol "gamma" in the "Word" for quite a long time to insert using a symbol table, it's easier to use Unicode and special hotkeys, which converts it into the desired letter.

So, first you need to know the code of the letter "gamma".It can be seen in the same table with symbols, but to not open it again, it is better to specify it in the article. It is the following: 03B3. Now, knowing the code letters, you can start writing it.

To insert the "gamma" symbol in the "Word" you need:

  1. In the right place, enter the code 03B3.
  2. Immediately after that, press the key combination ALT + X.

After that, the program will convert the code to the desired character. Here is such an unpretentious way, how you can insert the letter of the Greek alphabet into the text of the document "Word".

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