Delta is a Greek symbol widely used in scientific formulas and for other purposes. There are two types of delta symbols. One is uppercase(Δ) and the other is lowercase(δ). In this article, you will learn how you can insert lowercase delta symbol in Excel.
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5 Ways to Insert Lowercase Delta Symbol in Excel
There are many ways we can insert lowercase delta symbols in Excel. We will show you 5 easy and simple methods to insert lowercase delta symbols in Excel.
1. Lowercase Delta Symbol by Switching to Symbol Font
You can use the symbol font to insert lowercase delta symbols in Excel. Let’s start the procedure to insert lowercase delta symbols by applying this method.
➤ Write d in B5 and press CTRL+SHIFT+F simultaneously.
A Format Cells window will open.
➤ Select Symbol from the Font dropdown box and press ENTER.
Thus, we get the lowercase delta symbol.
Note: Inserting D instead of d will give you the uppercase delta symbol
2. Inserting Lowercase Delta Symbol Using Insert Symbol
You can use the Symbol option of Excel to complete the desired task. Let’s start the procedure.
➤ Go to the Insert ribbon and click on the Symbol option from the Symbols tab.
Now, in the Symbols bar,
➤ Select the Greek and Coptic option from the Subset dropdown.
You will see many symbols.
➤ Look carefully and select the (δ) symbol and click on Insert.
Thus, we get the lowercase delta symbol(δ) in B5.
3. AutoCorrect Shortcut for Delta Symbol
We can use the AutoCorrect feature to insert the lowercase delta in the B5 cell of this spreadsheet.
➤ Go to File > Option.
➤ Click on the AutoCorrect Options from the Proofing menu.
So, the AutoCorrect window will open.
➤ Now, in the AutoCorrect section, write delta in the Replace box and paste the δ symbol in With box, and press OK.
So, our AutoCorrect feature has been activated.
➤ Now, write delta in B5 and press ENTER.
Thereby, we get the lowercase delta symbol in B5.
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4. Custom Format for Lowercase Delta Symbol
We have a dataset of some random numbers. Using Custom Format, we will insert the lowercase delta (δ) symbol ahead of every number.
➤ First, select all the data cells and press CTRL+SHIFT+F simultaneously.
The Format Cells window will open.
➤ Select Custom in the Number section.
➤ Now, write δGeneral in the Type box.
The Sample box shows how your data will look in the end.
➤ Now, press OK.
Thereby, you get a lowercase delta (δ) symbol ahead of all the numbers.
5. Copy and Paste Lowercase Delta Symbol
You can copy a lowercase symbol from some source and paste it into Excel.
So, now you know many methods of inserting lowercase delta symbols in Excel. We hope you find the context of this article useful. If you have further queries or suggestions regarding the procedures used in this article, feel free to use the comment section.