The Star Of David text symbol is a hexagram formed by two overlaid equilateral triangles. This symbol, known in Hebrew as Magan David (Shield of David), is widely recognized as a Jewish symbol or identity.
The Star of David is a symbol with a long and complex history. Its origins are unclear, but it may have first been used on seals or coins in medieval Europe.
In the 18th century, the Star of David became more widely used as a symbol of Jewish identity, officially adopted by the state of Israel in 1948.
Today, the Star of David is widely recognized as a symbol of Judaism and Jewish pride. It is often worn as a jewelry piece or displayed in homes and synagogues as a sign of solidarity with the Jewish people.
In Unicode, the Star of David is the character at code point U+02721. Its HTML code is ✡ and you can type it on your keyboard by pressing Alt + 10017 (in MS Word Only).
Continue reading for more details on this symbol.
Copy Star Of David Text Symbol
You can copy and paste this Symbol text wherever you need it. The copy button above will save you some time in doing so.
You can then paste it anywhere by pressing Ctrl and V on your keyboard once it has been copied.
Star Of David Symbol Information Table
There is some helpful information about the Star Of David text Symbol in the table below.
|NAME||Star Of David|
|SHORTCUT 1 (MS WORD)||Alt + 10017|
|SHORTCUT 2 (MS WORD)||02721, Alt X|
|SHORTCUT (MAC)||Option + 2721|
To the best of our ability, the above table has presented useful information about this text Symbol, including the keyboard shortcut, Unicode, and HTML code, as well.
Continue reading to gain a better understanding of how to get this symbol.
How to Get the Star Of David Sign
Although there is no dedicated Star Of David symbol key on the keyboard, you can still obtain this symbol by using the keyboard.
You can also insert this symbol in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Google Docs if you’re using one of the Microsoft Office or Google apps.
Below you’ll find several methods for accessing this symbol, including keyboard shortcuts and methods utilizing MS Office and Google Docs’ built-in navigation systems.
The symbol for Star Of David Alt Code (Keyboard Shortcut)
The Star Of David Alt Code is Alt + 10017.
Note: This Alt Code shortcut works in Microsoft Word for Windows only.
This Alt code method can be used to type this symbol by holding down the Alt key while typing 10017 on the separate numeric keypad on the right side of the keyboard
Below is a detailed step-by-step guide you may use to type the Symbol for Star Of David with your keyboard.
- Open your Microsoft Word document where you need to type this symbol.
- Click to place your cursor in the document where you need to type this symbol.
- On the keyboard, press down the Alt key with one hand.
- As you hold down the Alt key, press the Star Of David Alt Code (10017).
- Now release the Alt key.
After you release the Alt key, the Star Of David text symbol (✡) will immediately appear exactly where you place the cursor.
Insert Star Of David Symbol in Word/Excel/PowerPoint
You can quickly insert the Star Of David sign in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, or PowerPoint by using this simple mouse navigation.
The steps below will show you how to insert the Star Of David Symbol in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.
- Open your Word or Excel, or PowerPoint document.
- Go to the Insert tab.
- On the far-right section, you’ll see the Symbols group. Select Symbol > More Symbols.
The Symbol window will appear as below.
- The symbol (✡) can be found in this window. To find it quickly, change the font to Wingdings then type 89 in the Character code: box. The Star Of David sign will be selected as soon as you type the code.
- Insert it into your Word document by clicking the Insert button.
- Close the Symbol dialog.
These are the steps for inserting the Star Of David symbol (✡) and any other symbol in Microsoft Word or other Office apps on both Windows and Mac OS.
Star Of David Symbol In Google Docs
Google Docs is also another text editor with which users may struggle to type or insert the Star Of David sign.
Meanwhile, Google Docs provides the simplest method for inserting symbols that are not found on the keyboard.
Without further ado, let’s get into it.
To get the Star Of David Symbol in Google Docs:
- Launch Google Docs and position your cursor where the symbol is going to be inserted.
- Go to Insert > Special Characters.
The Insert special characters window will appear., which includes a search bar and a drawing pad.
- Using the Search bar, search for Star Of David. Then, in the search results, double-click on the text Symbol for Star Of David to insert it into Google Docs.
- You can also draw the Star Of David Symbol using the drawing pad located below the search bar. If Google Docs recognizes the drawing, it will display the symbol and similar signs in the results box. Then double-click the symbol to insert it.
These are the steps to insert this and any other symbol into Google Docs.
Star Of David Symbol on The Character Map (Windows)
In Windows, the Character Map is a tool that can be used to view characters in any installed font, determine what keyboard input (or Alt code) is used to type those characters, and copy characters to the clipboard instead of typing them with your keyboard.
This section will demonstrate how to use the Character Map tools to easily copy and paste this Symbol.
Without further ado, let’s get into it.
- Search for Character Map in the Windows Start menu.
- You should see the character Map appear in the search results. Click on it to launch it.
- When it’s open, go to the bottom left corner of the window and click to expand the Advance view options.
- To easily locate the Star Of David Symbol on the Character Map, change the Font to Wingdings.
The symbol will be displayed for you to copy.
- To copy this symbol, double-click it, and it will be selected in the Characters to copy box. Then, finally, click the Copy button to copy it to your clipboard.
- Place your cursor where you want the symbol and press Ctrl + V to paste it.
And there you have it.
These are the steps you can take to copy and paste the Star Of David symbol or other symbols on your Windows PC.
Most people have difficulty typing or inserting this symbol. So, we’ve broken down the various methods and steps required to type or get it into your documents.
And as you can see above, we’ve attempted to cover as much information about the Star Of David text Symbol as possible.
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