We store various information in our **Excel **worksheet. They include texts, numbers, and even **symbols**. But, the input symbols are not a straightforward process. Sometimes, it may feel complicated. In this article, we’ll show you the effective and easy ways to **Type Delta Symbol **in **Excel**.

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## 8 Effective Ways to Type Delta Symbol in Excel

To illustrate, we’ll use a sample dataset as an example. For instance, in the following dataset, we have **Delta **in **B5**. And, we’ll insert the **Delta Symbol **in **C5**.

### 1. Type Delta in Excel with Insert Symbol Feature

In our first method, we’ll use a built-in **Symbol **feature in **Excel **to **Type Delta**. Therefore, follow the steps below to perform the task.

**STEPS:**

- First, select cell
**C5**. - Then, go to
**Insert ➤ Symbols Symbol**.

- As a result, the
**Symbol**dialog box will pop out. - After that, choose the
**Greek and Coptic**option from the**Subset**drop-down. - Also, choose
**Unicode (hex)**from the**from**drop-down. - Subsequently, click the
**Delta**symbol and press**Insert**.

- Lastly, it’ll return the
**Delta Symbol**in cell**C5**.

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### 2. Transform Font into Symbol to Input Delta Sign

We can also change our fonts into symbols in the **Excel **worksheet to get our required sign. So, learn the following steps to get the **Delta Symbol **in **Excel**.

**STEPS:**

- Firstly, type
**D**in cell**C5**. - Afterward, choose
**Symbol**in the**Font section.** - At last, you’ll get your
**Delta Symbol**.

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### 3. Apply Keyboard Shortcut for Typing Delta Symbol in Excel

Moreover, we can use the **Keyboard Shortcut **to **Type Delta Symbol **in **Excel**. Hence, follow the process to carry out the operation.

**STEPS:**

- In the beginning, select cell
**C5**. - Then, press the
**Alt**,**3**, and**0**keys simultaneously. - Finally, you’ll see the
**Delta Symbol**as shown below.

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### 4. Input Delta Sign Through Excel AutoCorrect Feature

Additionally, we can insert **Delta Sign **using the **Excel AutoCorrect Feature**. Now, learn the following process carefully for **Typing Delta Symbol **in **Excel**.

**STEPS:**

- First of all, go to
**File ➤ Options**. - Consequently, the
**Excel Options**dialog will appear. - Now, select
**AutoCorrect Options**in the**Proofing tab.**

- Thus, the
**AutoCorrect**dialog box will emerge. - Next, type
**dsym**(or anything you wish) in the**Replace**box and**Δ**in the**With box.** - Press
**Add**and then,**OK**.

- After that, type
**dsym**in**C5**and press**Enter**. - Accordingly, it’ll return the
**Delta Symbol**.

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### 5. Create Custom Format to Insert Delta Symbol

Again, we can create a **Custom Format** to **Insert Delta Symbol**. Therefore, go through the below steps.

**STEPS:**

- Input any number (
**20**) in cell**C5**first. - Now, press the
**Ctrl**and**1**keys together. - Hence, the
**Format Cells**dialog box will pop out. - Next, in the
**Custom**tab, input**Δ General**in the**Type field.**

- Finally, press
**OK**and you’ll see**Δ 20**in cell**C5**.

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### 6. Use Excel CHAR Function for Getting Delta Sign

The **Excel CHAR function** takes a character code in its argument and returns the character. In this method, we’ll use this function to **Type Delta Symbol **in **Excel**. So, follow the steps below.

**STEPS:**

- Firstly, in cell
**C5**type the formula:

`=CHAR(114)`

- Then, press
**Enter**and choose**Wingdings 3**as your**Font**. - Thus, it’ll return the desired
**Delta Symbol**.

- Similarly, in
**C5**, type the formula:

`=CHAR(112)`

- Press
**Enter**and you’ll see a filled**Delta Sign**.

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### 7. Insert Delta with Excel VBA Code

However, you can apply the **VBA **code for inserting the **Delta Symbol**. Learn the process to perform the task.

**STEPS:**

- Select cell
**C5**at first. - Then, go to
**Developer ➤ Visual Basic**.

- Now, select
**Insert ➤ Module**in the**VBA window.** - Consequently, the
**Module**window will appear. - Next, copy the following code and paste it into the box.

```
Sub delta()
Dim r As Range
For Each r In Selection
r.Value = r.Value & ChrW(916)
Next r
End Sub
```

- Save the file and press
**F5**to run the code. - Finally, close the
**VBA**window and you’ll see the**Delta Symbol**in**C5**.

### 8. Copy Delta Symbol from Character Map in Excel

In our last method, we’ll copy the **Delta Symbol **from the **Character Map** app. Therefore, follow the below steps.

**STEPS:**

- First of all, type ‘
**character map**‘ in the**Windows Search Bar**. - After that, select the
**App**.

- As a result, the
**Character Map**dialog box will emerge. - There, check the box for
**Advanced View**and type**delta**in the**Search for field.** - Choose the desired symbol and press
**Copy**.

- In cell
**C5**, paste the symbol by pressing the**Ctrl**and**V**keys together. - Thus, you’ll get the desired
**Delta Symbol**in**Excel**.

## Conclusion

Henceforth, you will be able to** Type Delta Symbol **in **Excel **following the above-described methods. Keep using them and let us know if you have more ways to do the task. Follow **the ExcelDemy** website for more articles like this. Don’t forget to drop comments, suggestions, or queries if you have any in the comment section below.