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2 simple ways to insert star symbol in Excel

In Excel, sometimes, you may want to insert the star symbol ★ in cells for marking as important. Here this article lists top 2 simple methods to insert star symbol in Excel cells.

Method A: Insert star symbol by using the Symbol menu

Method B: Batch insert star symbol to cells by using Kutools for Excel


Method A: Insert star symbol by using the Symbol menu

In Excel, you can find and insert the star symbol in the Symbol menu.

1. Click at the cell that you want to insert the star symbol, click Insert > Symbol.
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2. Then in the Symbol dialog, in the Font drop-down list, choose Wingdings 2, then drag the scroll bar to find the star symbol you need.
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3. Click Insert, then the star symbol has been inserted into the cell. Then close the Symbol menu.
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Tip: if you use the star symbol or other special symbol usually, you can insert the special symbol in cell by the Symbol menu firstly, then save the symbol to the AutoText pane of Kutools for Excel, then you can insert the symbol anywhere anytime by just clicks.
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Method B: Batch insert star symbol to cells by using Kutools for Excel

If you want to batch insert star symbol to cells as bullets, you can apply the Kutools for Excel’s Insert Bullet utility.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 300 handy functions, makes your jobs more easier. 

After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

Select the cells you want to insert the start symbols as bullets, then click Kutools > Insert > Insert Bullet to display the submenu, then choose the star.
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Note: The Insert Bullet utility won’t add the star symbol into blank cells.


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