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You Will Need
- Character map or palette
- Internet access
Hold down the alt key
Hold down the Alt key if you are using a PC with a standard U.S. keyboard. Press the Option key on a Mac.
Type 0128 while the Alt key is depressed on a PC. Type the number 2 while the Option and Shift keys are depressed on a Mac.
Consult the character map
Consult the character map on a PC by going to Programs, then Accessories, then System Tools, and clicking on Character Map. To find the character palette on a Mac, click System Preferences, then Language & Text, then Input Sources. Choose the Keyboard & Character Viewer Option.
Click on the Euro character
Click on the Euro sign in the character map or palette, copy it, and paste it into your document.
Copy and paste
Find a Euro sign on another document or web page, copy it, and paste it into your document. You may have to change the font and size, but your monetary symbols will be accurate.