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## How do you insert a plus or minus sign in AutoCAD?

**How do you make a plus or minus sign in AutoCAD?**

- In the In-Place Text Editor, right-click and click Symbol.
- On the expanded Text Formatting toolbar, click Symbol.
- Copy and paste from the Character Map.
- Enter the control code or Unicode string. Note: Precede the Unicode string with a backslash ( ).

## What is the code for plus minus sign?

± Plus Minus Sign Alt Code

Symbol | ± |
---|---|

Symbol Name | Plus-minus sign Plus-or-minus sign |

Windows Alt Code | ALT 241 or ALT 0177 |

Windows Alt X Code | 00B1 ALT X |

Mac Option Key Shortcut | Option + Shift + = |

## How do you do Squared on Windows?

Try **holding down one of the Alt keys and typing 0178 on the NumPad (with NumLock ON)** then releasing the Alt key for the ² (i.e. squared) symbol. Cubed (e.g. ³) is Alt+0179 and there are a host of others (both supersript and subscript) within the Unicode character set starting around the U+2070 area.

## Does AutoCAD spell check?

Right-click in the In-Place Text Editor, and click **Editor Settings Check Spelling**. Enter the text. Any misspelled words are underlined. Right-click on any misspelled words to display spelling suggestions.

## Is a minus and a minus a plus?

Addition and Subtraction

Two ‘pluses’ make a plus, two ‘minuses’ make a plus. A plus and a minus **make a minus**.

## Why do we use plus/minus in square roots?

To indicate that we want both the positive and the negative square root of a radicand we put the symbol ± (read as plus minus) in front of the root. … The square roots of numbers that are not a perfect square are members of the irrational numbers. This means that they can’t be written as the quotient of two integers.