Insert the Euro Sign or Symbol in PowerPoint Presentations (with Shortcuts)

by Avantix Learning Team | Updated July 4, 2022

Applies to: Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, 2016, 2019, 2021 and 365 (Windows)

You can insert the euro sign or symbol (€) in a PowerPoint presentation using built-in PowerPoint commands or keyboard shortcuts (Alt code or AutoCorrect shortcuts).

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In this article, we'll review 3 ways to insert or type the euro symbol in a PowerPoint presentation:

  1. Use the Insert Symbol command
  2. Press Alt and then enter a number sequence
  3. Insert an AutoCorrect entry

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Note that the euro symbol appears slightly differently depending on the font you are using.

1. Insert the euro symbol using Insert Symbol

To insert the euro sign or symbol in a text box or placeholder on a PowerPoint slide using Insert Symbol:

  1. Click in a text box or placeholder where you want to insert the euro symbol.
  2. Click the Insert tab in the Ribbon.
  3. In the Symbols group, click Symbol.
  4. Select (normal text) from the Font drop-down menu.
  5. Select Currency Symbols from the Subset drop-down menu.
  6. Scroll through the list of symbols until you find the euro symbol (€) and then click it.
  7. Click Insert.
  8. Click Close.

The Insert Symbol dialog box appears as follows (with € selected):

Insert Symbol dialog box in PowerPoint with euro sign selected.

2. Insert the euro symbol using an Alt keyboard shortcut

To insert the euro sign or symbol in a PowerPoint presentation using Alt:

  1. Position the cursor in the text box or placeholder where you want to insert the euro symbol.
  2. where you want to insert the euro symbol.
  3. Press and hold Alt + 0128 on the numeric keypad.

If the sequence doesn't work, press NumLock on the numeric keypad. If you don't have a numeric keypad on your laptop, you may be able to access number keys at the top of your keyboard in combination with another key (like Fn).

3. Insert the euro symbol using AutoCorrect

You can also insert the euro symbol automatically using AutoCorrect.

To insert an AutoCorrect entry for the euro sign or symbol in PowerPoint:

  1. Position the cursor in the text box or placeholder where you want to insert the euro symbol.
  2. Type (e).

The entry will be inserted as soon as you finish typing. You should not have to press the Spacebar to insert it.

These methods are easy to use and it's up to you which method you prefer.

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