How to Create a Wingdings Arrow

Adding a Wingdings arrow to a document, email or instant message is fast and easy and there are many different arrow Wingdings to choose, from the practical to the whimsical. There are two simple ways to create a Wingdings arrow: through the font menu or by using keyboard shortcuts.

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Using the Font Menu

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Open the font pull-down menu of your word processor and click “Wingdings 3.”

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Press the “Q” key to create this arrow: ?.

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Press the “P” key to create this arrow: ?.

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Press the “I” key to create this arrow: ?.

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Press the “O” key to create this arrow: ?.

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Press the “F” key to create this arrow: ?.

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Press the “G” key to create this arrow: ?.

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Press the “H” key to create this arrow: ?.

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Press the “A” key to create a 3-D arrow pointing to the right.

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Press the “D” key to create a 3-D arrow pointing to the left.

Using Keyboard Shortcuts

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Hold the “Alt” key and type “23” using the numeric keypad. Release the Alt key to create this arrow: ?.

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Hold the “Alt” key and type “24” using the numeric keypad. Release the Alt key to create this arrow: ?.

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Hold the “Alt” key and type “25” using the numeric keypad. Release the Alt key to create this arrow: ?.

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Hold the “Alt” key and type “26” using the numeric keypad. Release the Alt key to create this arrow: ?.

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Hold the “Alt” key and type “27” using the numeric keypad. Release the Alt key to create this arrow: ?.

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Hold the “Alt” key and type “28” using the numeric keypad. Release the Alt key to create this arrow: ?.

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Hold the “Alt” key and type “30” using the numeric keypad. Release the Alt key to create this arrow: ?.

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Hold the “Alt” key and type “31” using the numeric keypad. Release the Alt key to create this arrow: ?.