You want to type the mathematical symbol " function" (ƒ) and do not know how to do it in a text field, a word processing document?
Indeed, there is no key on your keyboard which exists to do so but you can simply achieve the "function" symbol ƒ by typing the key combination below:
Make the symbol "function" on Windows : Alt + 1 5 9 = ƒ
The technique : You keep the Alt key pressed (the key just at the left of your Space bar), then you successively type the numbers 1 5 9, then you finally release the Alt key, which will bring up the " function" symbol: ƒ
Make the symbol "function" on Mac / Macbook : Option ⌥ + F = ƒ
The technique : You keep the Option ⌥ key pressed, then you type the letter F, then you finally release the Option ⌥ key, which will bring up the " function" symbol: ƒ
" 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 ⌥