I desperately need to use the intersection symbol for a stats assignment but kind figure out how to do it in word.


If you're using Office 2011 on a recent OS X system, then its relatively easy to get a host of characters available.

Go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard tab and check Show Keyboard and Character Viewers in menu bar.

This will put a little icon, usually next to the Date/Time, in the menu bar.

From the new Menu Bar icon, choose Show Character Viewer and then select Math Symbols from the picker:

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A host of symbols. Put the insertion point in your Word document, then double-click the symbol you need.

  • On Yosemite You can also make it form the keyboard shortcut: ⌘ CMD+⇧ SHIFT+Space bar (It's systemwide). Feb 12 '15 at 8:35

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