Check mark in Excel | Tutorial

Check mark in Excel

Check mark in Excel

Whether it’s a shopping list or to-dos at work. It can be quite useful to know how to insert a check mark in Excel. The procedure is not really difficult, but with the large number of functions in Microsoft Excel, you have to know where to look. Since this topic seems to be interesting for many people, we will quickly explain in this article how you can use the checkmark symbol in Excel. And the good thing is that the guide will also tell you how to use many other icons in Excel.

Excel check mark also possible in other colors:

When you insert a check mark in Excel, it is generated as a font. This makes it possible for you to color the check mark individually. If you want a green check mark or a red cross, this is no problem at all. Also different font sizes are possible. Try out for yourself what fits best to your requirements.

Step-by-step instructions:

  • Select the cell in which you want to insert the checkmark
  • Switch to the “Insert” tab and click the “Symbol” button in the “Symbols” group
  • Change the font to Wingdings and find the checkmark (it is in the last row of the displayed symbols)
  • Click the checkmark and choose “Insert”
  • Done!

Not hard at all, right? As we said, most of the items in Excel are not really complicated, it’s really just a matter of knowing where to find them. So if you’re looking for more features, let us know and we’ll be happy to produce a post and video for it! We also welcome your suggestions in the YouTube comments!


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