How to quickly insert tick and cross marks into cells?
In a worksheet, we can insert the tick and cross marks by using the Symbol feature by default, but, it will be boring if you can just insert one symbol each time. This article, I will talk about some tricks for you to quickly insert the tick and cross marks in Excel.
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To quickly insert the tick and cross marks, the shortcut letter “a” and “r” can do you a favor. Please do as this:
1. Select the column cells where you want to insert the tick and cross marks, and then choose the Webdings font under the Home tab, see screenshot:
2. Now, when you enter the letter “a” in the cell, it will become tick mark, and if you type the letter “r”, it will become cross mark, see screenshot:
Here is another quick and easy way for you to insert the tick and cross marks by only clicks.
1. Right click the sheet tab that you want to insert tick and cross marks, and then choose View Code from the context menu, in the opened Microsoft Visual Basic for applications window, copy and paste the following code into the blank Module:
VBA code: Insert tick and cross marks into cells:
Private Sub Worksheet_BeforeDoubleClick(ByVal Target As Range, Cancel As Boolean) 'Updateby Extendoffice If Target.Cells.Count = 1 Then If Not Intersect(Target, Range("B2:B12")) Is Nothing Then With Target .Font.Name = "Wingdings" .Font.Size = 12 If .FormulaR1C1 = " û " Then .FormulaR1C1 = "ü" Else .FormulaR1C1 = " û " End If End With End If Cancel = True End If End Sub
Note: In the above code, B2:B12 is the cells where you want to insert the tick and cross marks, you can change the cell reference to your need.
2. Then save the code and close this code, now, when you double click a cell once, a cross mark is inserted, and when double clicking a second time, a tick mark is displayed, see screenshot: