special characters

Is there a quick way to insert special characters into a document?

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You can see if your version of LibreOffice comes with some AutoCorrect replacements already populated. Mine does, for example, I can type : Omega: to get the omega character, :mu: for the micro symbol, etc

You can add your own frequently used ones with whatever shortcut suits


LibreOffice Help - General Shortcut Keys in LibreOffice - Entering Unicode Characters


  • Know the UNICODE of the special character

  • Type U+UNICODE followed by ALT+X

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