How to make the symbol "woman" (♀) on the keyboard

You want to type the "woman""feminine" symbol () on your keyboard, female sign with a circle and a cross going down and you do not know how to do it on your keyboard to embed in a document or a word or image processing tool like Word, Open Office or Photoshop?

The technique

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

  • Make the woman / female symbol :  Alt + 1 2 =

In detail : Keep the Alt key pressed (the key at the left of the Space bar), then type the numbers successively1 2, then you finally release the Alt key, which will bring up the " woman " symbol:

This symbol originally represents the Goddess of love Venus and is still widely used today, for example to represent gender or sex on toilet doors in public places with the male symbol: ♂

To know how to make the "masculine" symbol ♂, click on the following link:    How to make the "man" symbol (♀) 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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