How Do I Type the Euro Symbol in Microsoft Outlook?

By Tricia Goss

The Euro symbol is the character used to depict the single currency of the European Union. Beginning with Windows 95, Microsoft provided several means for users to type or insert a Euro symbol. These methods apply to Microsoft Office applications as well, such as Microsoft Outlook. You can use a character code to type the Euro symbol in an Outlook message or insert it from the Symbols menu.

Use the Euro Character Code

Step 1

Place your cursor in the Outlook message or form where you want to type a Euro symbol.

Step 2

Press and hold the "Alt" key.

Step 3

Type "0128" using the numeric keypad on the right side of your keyboard. The character code will not work using the number keys on the top of a keyboard.

Step 4

Release the "Alt" key.

Insert the Euro Symbol

Step 1

Place your cursor in the Outlook message or form where you want to type a Euro symbol.

Step 2

Go to the "Insert" menu or tab.

Step 3

Click on "Symbol" to open the "Symbol" dialog box.

Step 4

Select "Times New Roman" in the "Font" list. Scroll down the list of symbols until you find the Euro symbol.

Step 5

Click on the symbol. Click "Insert" and close the dialog box.