How to switch to Symbol font for fast typing of Greek alphabet

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Typing mathematical symbols like Greek alphabet takes a lot of time. To resolve this issue you can switch to Symbol font and use the corresponding Latin letters to enter Greek letters.
Symbol in Word 2016

   1.   Change the selection to the Symbol font with Ctrl+Shift+Q.

   2.   Use symbols like normal font (E.g. in Symbol font keyboard button "a" equals Greek letter "α", keyboard button "b" equals Greece letter "β", "c" -> "γ", "d" -> "δ", "e" -> "ε", ..., "l" -> "λ", "m" -> "μ", ..., "w" -> "ω" etc.)

See also this tip in French: Comment changer la police pour taper rapidement d’alphabet grec.

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