Excel – Insert a Tick / Check Mark

Ever wanted to insert a Tick Mark or other symbols into Excel. If you go to the Insert Ribbon Menu and look at the far right, you will see the Symbol button. Click this to see a list of symbols. The Tick / Check mark symbols are located under Bullets/Stars. The expanded view below show multiple variants when available.

Apply foreground color and you have it…

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Windows implements similar behavior using a dingbat font called wingdings.

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