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º How to Create the Degree Symbol º

Have you always wondered how to to insert the degree symbol º when talking about the weather – especially the Florida heat? Here is how to make the symbol appear:

PC: ALT 167 = º degree-symbol

  • Make sure to switch on the number lock on your PC keyboard (watch out with laptops, you might have to use the FN key to activate the number lock)
  • Hold down the left ALT key
  • Type the number 167

MAC: Shift-Option-8 = º

It is ‘100ºF!! ‘ just looks so much hotter than ‘100 degrees’. Voilá – you’ll look like a real geek!