Naira Symbol in Microsoft Office and CorelDraw x3

Naria symbol is the currency symbol of Nigeria which is one of the popular and large country in Africa. They happen to got their independent in the year 1960.

How to insert naira symbol Microsoft word 2007

  • Type a figure with a capital N in front of it (Example N1, 500)
  • Highlight the N only in the figure above
  • Click on home menu
  • Click on the font dialog box
  • Tick the box with “Double strikethrough” (You will notice a preview of what it will look like in the preview box section)
  • Click on Ok
insert naira symbol from font dialog box
This picture defines the dialog box when inserting a naira symbol in Microsoft word document

Shortcut method to the above steps

  • Type a figure with a capital N in front of it (Example N1, 500)
  • Highlight the N only in the figure above
  • Press down the Ctrl and D key in your computer keyboard
  • Tick the box with “Double strikethrough” (You will also notice a preview of what it will look like in the preview box section)
  • Click on Ok

Note: After inserting the naira symbol, and should in case you continue to type and all your words have the double strikethrough feature, just repeat any of the above steps to open the font dialog box again but this time around uncheck or the ”Double Strikethrough”  box and click on Ok, you can then continue with your typing.

Alternative method

  • Specify the amount (example 2, 000)
  • Place the cursor in front of the amount (that is, in front of 2, 000)
  • Click on insert menu
  • Click on symbol icon

Inserting a naira symbol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Check to see if the Naira sign is the previous symbols used else click on “more symbols”
  • In the symbol dialog box, at the font section open to select (normal text) an in the subset section, select “Currency Symbols”.
  • Search carefully in the list of symbols, when seen; select it by clicking on it
  • Click on Insert
  • When done, click on Cancel

Note: The above steps are also use to insert a Naira symbol in Microsoft Office Excel and Microsoft Office Power Point 2007.

How to create a naira symbol in CorelDraw x3

  • Start the CorelDraw x3
  • Click on the Text tool (with a symbol capital A) at the left hand side from the tool box and go to the CorelDraw x3 page and click
  • Type capital letter N and make sure that the N is selected
  • Click on text menu
  • Select and click Character formatting

inserting a naira symbol in coreldraw x3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • In this box that will appear at the right hand side on the screen, in that box, there is a line at read Strickthru, click on the little arrow beside it pointing down.
  • Select and click “Double Thin or Double Thin Word”

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