How to include Indian Rupee symbol font in MS Word applications

This article explains how to include Indian Rupee symbol in MS Word applications.

Indian government has selected a new symbol for the Indian rupee in July,2010. The symbol is derived from Devanagari "र" (Ra) and looks like the Roman "R" without the stem. Here are the steps to use the new Indian Rupee Symbol as a font in the MS word applications in your Windows 7 computer.

  • Download the attached font 'Rupee.ttf' which is attached with this resource. Just click on "Attachments' link of this resource.

  • You will see the 'Indian Rupee font symbol' under the list of attachments. Click on that link and save the font in your Windows computer as shown below

  • Indian Rupee Font

    Saving Indian Rupee Font
  • Now right click on the font saved, and click on "Install" as shown below. The font is installed automatically in your Windows 7 Computer

  • Insstalling Indian Rupee font in Windows 7

  • Open any Microsoft Office application (For E.g., Microsoft Office Word). Select the font type as Rupee or Rupee Foradian.

  • Now click on `(Grave accent) symbol. This key is just above "tab" button in your keyboard.

  • You can see the new Rupee symbol in your office application.

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    Guest Author: Baldev Singh15 Dec 2011

    Good article, but " attachments" could not be located. So could not download rupee.ttf. Wasted 5 minutes to read this article.

    Author: Arslan Sharif04 Jan 2012 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

    where is the attachment?

    Guest Author: Ravi18 Feb 2015

    Thanks for sharing this good information about installing Rupee font in MS Word application. Can we use the same font in MS Excel and MS Outlook application after this font is installed in MS Word application?

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