How do I write the “copyleft” symbol in a Word document?

Mudit Warrior November 1, 2012
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I just want to write the copy left symbol in a Word document – how do I do this? I am using Windows 7.


Admin note – the “copyleft” symbol can be seen here.

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  1. Jake Thompson
    November 1, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    I find it easiest to open the Character Map and locate:

    character U+0254 ? latin small letter open o

    Place in between a set of parenthesis [a la '(?)'] and you're all set :)

    • Naval Gupta
      December 11, 2012 at 7:03 pm

      Very smart.

  2. josemon maliakal
    November 1, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    Alan is correct have to make your own

  3. Nikhil Chandak
    November 1, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    I think u can get it here

  4. ha14
    November 1, 2012 at 11:49 am

    perhaps PopChar can help?

  5. dhanunjayarao chunduri
    November 1, 2012 at 8:39 am

    Yap, CopyLeft is not part of UNICODE, so you will not found the character in windows.

  6. Boni Oloff
    November 1, 2012 at 8:32 am

    Yap, CopyLeft is not part of UNICODE, so you will not found the character in windows. You should make your own character i think.

  7. Alan Wade
    November 1, 2012 at 8:01 am

    The copyleft character is not a Unicode symbol that's why you cannot find it. The best I could offer you is to create your own character.
    There is a tutorial here:

    • Alan Wade
      November 1, 2012 at 8:46 am

      As a footnote, following the tutorial at the link I posted I was able to create the copyleft symbol FROM the copyright symbol and save it to my character map in just a few minutes.
      But you need to read all of the tutorial as the section on copying symbols is towards the end.
      What I did was to copy and insert the copyright symbol, then rotate it 180 degrees.

      • Douglas Mutay
        November 1, 2012 at 9:46 am

        Very good tuto, Alan. Bravo!

      • Mudit Warrior
        November 1, 2012 at 1:15 pm

        thanks Alan. I knew the that there is no unicode 4 that. Buti got a question in a Cyber Bet... thanks again. :-D

      • Alan Wade
        November 1, 2012 at 7:32 pm

        And Finally:
        If you save your copyleft to the first available location which should be E000 then in future to insert your character just hold down the Alt key and type 57344 on the number pad and it will insert itself into your text file.

      • Ahmed Khalil
        November 1, 2012 at 8:16 pm

        thanks Alan and well done

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