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How to Insert Naira Sign in Microsoft Word & excel

The ability to use or do a work on HTML, Microsoft word, Excel or power point etc. entails that you have ability to manipulate it at all times. At some point in the use of these documents and file, you may get stuck while trying to carrying out a simple task. For example, you may get stuck while trying to insert double underline a word on HTML and even Naira sign into Microsoft word and Excel sheet.

Today, however you are going to learn how to insert Naira sign into Microsoft word document and excel sheet. When typing a project on Microsoft word or excel; there are a number of local signs and symbols you may need to insert into the document that are not readily available. One of those symbols is the naira sign.  So, how can you insert naira sign or symbol into word document or excel? Below is a simple demonstration of how to insert naira sign into Microsoft word and excel. I will be using window 10 for this demonstration.

First let’s start with insertion of Naira sign into Microsoft Word document

How to insert Naira sign in Microsoft Word document

 Naira Sign








Method 1.

  • Launch your Microsoft Word
  • Once in Ms Word, type capital N and add the figures. For example, you want to type ten thousand naira i.e. N100000
  • Highlight the letter N

Insert naira symbol to word

  • Right click and select font and then check “Double strike-through

Double Strikethrough to produce Naira sign

  • Finally, click Ok

Method 2.

  • Launch your Microsoft Word
  • Once in Ms Word, type capital N and required amount. Say, you want to type ten thousand naira i.e. N100000
  • Highlight the letter N
  • Press Ctrl-D and then check “double strike-through” as shown on the picture above in method 1.
  • Finally, click Ok.

Note: In case you continue to type and all your words have the double strike-through feature, just  press Ctrl-D to open the Font dialog box again and then uncheck the ”Double Strike-through”. You can then continue with your typing once this is done.

How to insert Naira sign in Microsoft Excel

 Inserting Naira sign into Microsoft Excel is a bit tricky. However, if you follow the procedure below you will be able to program the naira sign into your local computer once and for all. The sign will always be  available anytime you need it. To use it will be just 1-click and the naira will be inserted into your Excel sheet.

currency sign in Microsoft excel

Method of Adding Naira sign into Microsoft Excel

To insert Naira sign to Excel, you need to program Naira currency symbol into your computer as it is not available by default.

Step 1. Press the Windows button

window buttonon your keyboard and type “Region” or using the search button on  task bar, type “Region”


Step 2. Click on Region and a dialog box appears.

Step 3.  On the displayed dialog box; click on the ‘Additional settings’.

Adding naira sigin to excel by clicking on additional settings

Step 4.  Select Currency.

Step 6. In Currency symbol section, click on the dropdown and you will see the Euro sign and other currency signs. Copied the Naira sign (₦) first before, you come to this section.

Step 7. Delete the Euro or Pound sign and paste the naira sign with CTRL + V. You can also right click and select paste to paste the naira sign.

Delete the pound or euro sign and insert the naira sign

Step 8. Once done, click on ‘Apply’ and then OK.

Hurray!!! You are done. You have successfully added Naira sign as one of your computer currency symbols.

  • Now, Launch your Microsoft Excel.

Inserting naira sign to excel sheet

  • Highlight the cells you want to add naira sign and select the currency symbol on menu bar.

Naira sign added to Microsoft Excel

It shows with Naira sign (₦). When you click the dropdown, you will see other currency symbols there to be used. However, your default has now been set to Naira (₦) sign.

The naira sign is now there all the time you need it.

In conclusion, if you follow the above procedures correctly, I am sure you will be able to insert naira sign into your Microsoft word and excel.



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DuckDuckGo is a search engine that claimed not to tracks you and, has more instant answers and less spam/clutter. Duckduckgo believe that better search and real privacy are not mutually exclusive while avoiding the “filter bubble” of personalized search results. Their search result pages are up to 24 SERPs and they provide options to help searchers to clarify what questions they are asking for.

DuckDuckgo resembles Google in some way though it has some subtleties that make this emerging search engine different.  Duckduckgo could pose a threat to the big G, Google in near future.

If you want to give duckduckgo search engine a trial, then follow the below steps to it your search engine and homepage;

How to make duckduckgo my search engine

I will use both internet explorer and Mozilla firefox on window 7 for my explanation.

  1. On your PC desktop, click on Mozilla firefox icon        . Your search engine and homepage will be shown.

Please, make sure your connected the internet.

  1. To change this formal search engine to duckduckgo search engine, head to your tool bar on your browser top,
  2.  click on tools. A drop menu will show up.

3.  On the drop-down menu, click on options. This pop-window will be display


Step 4.     Type in on the space for home page as shown in the picture above. As you can see, is on the space because I want to make yahoo my search engine and homepage.

Step 5. Click ok, to save changes.

Step 6. Click on the Mozilla icon now, your new search engine will be displayed. Aha! You can begin to browse with duckduckgo search engine.  Or go to your menu bar and click on file then new window. You new duckduckgo search engine homepage will be displayed. The process can be done for all search engines if you want to make any of them your search engine.

NOTE: The same steps are applicable to internet explorer, but on step 3 you click on internet options rather than on options and then proceeds as on step 4, 5 and 6 above.

update; Duckduckgo stream its search results and give more than 15 index search engine result page (SERPs)

More applications like change of appearance, cloud save etc are added to duckduckgo homepage to make Duckduckgo online user -friendly.

To change the appearance of your Duckduckgo homepage, simply go the  setting, then click on appearance and you are there to make your choice.

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