How to insert or create the underscore symbol on the PC keyboard

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And this is just one of the different symbols that the PC keyboard has and many of us don't know how to make them appear in our documents. The versatility that these work tools have, there is no doubt that they are unimaginable, but our little knowledge of their use creates a big gap between the PC and us.

It is for this reason that we have decided to do this article on how to put or make the dash symbol below on the PC keyboard. The seemingly difficult questions have a very simple answer, here you will know step by step to perform this operation. Later you will know the trick, which will get you out of a lot of trouble.



How to insert or create the underscore symbol on the PC keyboard

So that anyone can   enter or create the dash symbol at the bottom on the PC keyboard very easily. We will show you three simple methods to apply and you don't have to spend so much work when creating your documents. And you will see that they are not as difficult as you thought and you have had years with the solution under your nose.

To get started, let me tell you this way of   enter or create the dash symbol at the bottom of the keyboard it will work for both PC and laptop. Now, the first thing you should know is that computer keyboards, to execute certain instructions or write certain characters in documents, will do so via keyboard shortcuts.

This is important to keep in mind, you can always do an action or type a character, if you combine the keys. Now, to begin with, we will open a document, in any of the Microsoft Office programs, be it Word, Power Point, Exel or Notepad. This way you can start using the key combination.



This writing can be done in any program and will always work, after opening the document. You will proceed as follows, write any word and when you need to add the dash below, press the Shift and hyphen keys on your keyboard.

Usually this key is next to the Right Shift key, and sometimes the hyphen key appears as a backslash and question mark.

This is therefore the first way or method for enter or create the dash symbol at the bottom on the PC keyboard. The second way to do this is with the Alt key and then you need to press the 9 key and then the 5 key. This procedure is also very simple to perform and offers the same results as the previous method.

I dash down using the virtual keyboard

Now God forbid, just one method to show you so you can put or make the dash symbol below on the PC keyboard. With the latter method you will be able to insert any character in your document and it is through the virtual keyboard. To do this, you need to combine the following keys. The Windows key and R key and a window will appear


This window is the Run window, in it you will need to write the following instruction osk.exe and then press the Enter key. A virtual keyboard will appear on your screen and with it you can enter any character you want. For our case we will select in the document where we want it script appear under.


So just click with the mouse on the virtual keyboard, on the Shift key and then on the dash key. And as you can see, the character appears in your document, quickly and easily. So you learned how to insert or create the underscore symbol on the PC keyboard.

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