# How do you type a plus or minus symbol in Revit?

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Workflow 2 using the Keystroke equivalent:

In my example above for the Arial font you can **insert the Plus or Minus**(±)

**symbol**by holding down the Alt key and

**typing**the number 0177.

Similarly, how do you type a plus or minus sign?

**How to type Plus/minus sign ±**

- Hold down the ALT key and type 0177 on the keypad.
- Hold down the Shift and Option keys and press =
- ± or ± More symbols in the category: How to type math symbols | How To Type.net.

**minus**or

**plus**", used alongside the

**plus**-

**minus**sign to show that a negative value is to be taken where the positive value is indicated by the

**plus**-

**minus**sign, and vice versa (as in (x ± 1) / (x ∓ 2), which means (x + 1) / (x - 2) and (x - 1) / (x + 2)).

Similarly one may ask, how do you insert a symbol in Revit?

**Add a Symbol or Special Character to a Text Note**

- In the text note, move the cursor to the location where you want to insert a symbol or character.
- Right-click, and on the context menu, click Symbols.
- Select the desired symbol from the list. The symbol immediately displays at the cursor location.
- If the list does not include the desired symbol, do the following:

The **plus**–**minus sign** (±) is a mathematical **symbol** with multiple meanings. In mathematics, it generally indicates a choice of exactly two possible values, one of which is the negation of the other. The **sign** may also represent an inclusive range of values that a reading might have.