How to make the Beta symbol (ß)

Are you in the process of writing dimensions but cannot find the "Beta" (ß) symbol ?

This symbol does not exist on standard keyboards, but it is very easy to achieve it thanks to a combination of keys on your keyboard. You can make this symbol using the key combinations explained below.

1. Make the symbol "Beta" under Windows

  • Make the symbol "Beta" : Alt + 2 2 5 --> ß

The techniqueYou keep the Alt key pressed (the key to the left of your Space bar), then you successively type the numbers 2 2 5, then you finally release the Alt key, which will make the "Beta" symbol appear.
Alternatively you can simply copy and paste the symbol from this page : ß

I don't have a numeric keypad on my keyboard, what should I do? "
  • If you don't have a numeric keypad on your keyboard, make sure you have activated the function Num Lock If not, press the Fn + button  Num Lock.

  • If you do not have the function  Num Lock on your keyboard, try first pressing the key  Fn and then performing the combination with Alt described in the previous paragraph.

  • If you still can't do it, don't hesitate to copy and paste the symbol from this article to the location of your choice.
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