How to Type Alpha in MS Word

How to Type Alpha in PC

Alpha is the first letter of the Greek alphabet.

If you are typing mathematics problems or solutions you will come across these mathematics symbols like Δ,δ,α,β,θ. And it will become headache to know how to type these mathematics symbols. We have posted regarding how to Type Theta θ in PC , How to Type Delta Δ Symbol and How to Type Delta δ in PC. Now we are going to post how to Type Alpha (α) in MS word.

These symbols Theta, Delta, Alpha, Beta etc. are basically the Greek Alphabets. So whenever you want to Type these all Symbols the best way is that you should know that These Symbols will be present in Symbol tab in MS Office. So, all Greek letters will be available there.

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Now How to Type Alpha α in MS Word. Here we go,

Go to Insert –> Symbols

Click More Symbols, you will have this window, Select Greek and Coptic as shown in the image above from the tab subset.

Now select Alpha Symbol which is shown in the image below.

inserting Alpha in MS Word

Now, you will think this is a long process because when you are dealing with mathematics then in some chapters you have to type and retype the Alpha Symbol in MS Word.

One way is that you can copy the Alpha Symbol and Paste it whenever it needed. And another way is when you use any symbol recently it will be available in Symbol Tab which is Insert Tab. Look at the following picture where in Symbol dropdown Alpha α is available.

How to write alpha short cut

Another Method:

            The other method to Type Alpha in MS Word is by Equations.

Go to Insert —-> Equations

When you click equations you will be automatically in the design mode. In that, In Basic Math opens the drop-down and you will have the Alpha Symbol present there as shown in the figure.

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