# Shortcut keys for inserting Greek symbols into the equation

Word
2016

In Word 2016 equation many symbols can be inserted using a

**\+**:*name of the symbol*\alpha |
\kappa |
\varrho |
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\beta |
\lambda |
\sigma |
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\chi |
\mu |
\varsigma |
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\delta |
\nu |
\tau |
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\epsilon |
\o |
\upsilon |
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\varepsilon |
\pi |
\omega |
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\phi |
\varpi |
\xi |
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\varphi |
\theta |
\psi |
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\gamma |
\vartheta |
\zeta |
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\eta |
\rho |

See Shortcut keys for inserting symbols and templates into the equation to find other frequently used symbols.

To insert a capital letter of the Greek alphabet, simply enter **\+ Name of the symbol** starting
with a capital letter:

\Delta |
\Phi |
\Gamma |
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\Lambda |
\Mu |
\Pi |
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\Theta |
\Sigma |
\Upsilon |
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\Omega |
\Hi |
\Psi |

How to insert other symbols and templates in an equation, see Shortcut keys for inserting symbols and templates into the equation.

How to use all these symbols outside the equation, select the option **Use Math AutoCorrect rules outside of
math regions** in the **Word Options**. How to do it, see Choosing Math AutoCorrect Options.

See also this tip in French: Raccourcis clavier pour entrer des symboles grecs dans équations.