How to Use the Indian Rupee Symbol in Microsoft Office?

This article is about how to use Indian Rupee Symbol in Microsoft Office. Download free font for Indian Rupee Symbol.

Indian currency, Rupee gets a new symbol which is the combination of devanagri and roman scripts.
This new symbol signifies the strength and ambition of our country. Now the problem occurs that how to use this new symbol in computer.

Here in this article you will learn how to use new symbol of Indian currency rupee.


Steps for using the new symbol of Indian Currency Rupee

1) Download the Indian Rupee Symbol Font from the below link.

Font for Indian Currency Rupee new Symbol

2) Now install the font. To install Copy the Font file to Control Panel-->Fonts Folder.

3)Change the Font from the default Times New Roman, Arial, Calibri to Rupees Foradian Font.

4)Type the Rupees Symbol in Microsoft Word through the grave accent symbol ` which is the key just above "tab" button in your keyboard.


Now how to use Indian Rupee symbol in MS Word?

In MS Office 2002

1) Select the symbol (ie. Just like you do while copy pasting anything)
2) Click on Tools-->option, then click on Auto correct.
3) In the Replace Text Box type in Rs.
4) Click on Add, then click on Ok

In MS Office 2007/2010



1)If you want to add a formatted text entry, open the document that contains the text that is formatted the way that you want and select the Rupee Symbol.
2)Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Word option.
3)Click Proofing.
4)Click AutoCorrect option.
5) In the Replace Text Box type in Rs. (You may also need to change the formatting from "Plain Text" to "Formatted Text")
6) Click on Add then click on Ok.

That's it now you can use the Indian Currency Rupee new symbol in your computer.

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Guest Author: Ramesh Babu Javvaji20 Dec 2011

Thank you for this article. Can you explain how to use Indian ruppee symbol in MS Excel and other Office products like Power Point presentations?

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