How to make the male symbol (♂) on the keyboard

You want to type the "mansymbol / "malesymbol (), sign with a circle with an arrow going up to the right and you do not know how to achieve it on your keyboard to integrate it into a document or a word or image processing tool like Word, Open Office or Photoshop?


The technique

To make the masculine sign on your keyboard, simply perform the following key combination:

  • Make the "male" / "male" symbol: Alt + 1 1 =

In detail : Keep the Alt key pressed (situated just at the left of the Space bar), then type successively the numbers 1 1 , then you finally release the Alt key, which will bring up the "Man" / "Male" symbol:

This symbol originally represents the God of war Mars and is still widely used today, for example to represent gender or sex on toilet doors in public places with the symbol "female" (♀).

You want to know how to make the feminine symbol (♀), click on the following link: How to make the symbol "woman" (♀) on the keyboard


" 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've turned on the Num Lock (or " Num Lock ") feature. If not, press the Fn + Num Lock key .

  • If you don't have Num Lock on your keyboard, try pressing the Fn key first 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.

" I have a Mac / Macbook / Apple computer "

If you have a Mac / Apple keyboard, the technique is the same. The Alt key can also be called Option ⌥ but it is always the key just to the left of the Space bar: Alt ⌥

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