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How to Type Indian Rupee (INR) Symbol in Photoshop and Windows 7/8/10

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It’s been a long time that the INR or Indian Rupee Currency Symbol was presented. Prior there were some specially appointed arrangements discharged by an outsider – like a Rupee image Font was discharged which must be introduced on the framework, to see the image. Later Microsoft thought of a refresh for the equivalent, which empowers one to type it utilizing the console alternate way. This refresh too was discharged quite a while back. In any case, even now numerous individuals approach about the official strategy for composing the INR image in Windows. Give us a chance to perceive how to type the INR image utilizing the Keyboard alternate route for Windows 7 and Windows 8.

How to type Indian Rupee Currency Symbol in Windows 8/10

Windows 8/10 users have to add the English (India).  To do this, simply tap on search and type ‘Language’ while typing you will see an option called ‘Edit Language and Keyboard Option‘ press Enter to select.

Now a window will appear., under the label preferred languages select +Add a Language option and search for English (India) language pack and then choose to install the language pack.

Once done, you can see it listed under Installed Services. And also you can see it in the system tray.

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Now open the document where you want to type the Rupee Symbol, it could be a Word Document, notepad, Photoshop Document or any other. From the system tray, select English (India). Now use the keys Ctrl+Alt+4 shortcut to type the symbol. On some keyboards, they have the Rupee symbol printed on the key, just like $ symbol. In the case of earlier keyboards, we can see the $ and 4 symbols printed together on a key. So this is how the Indian Rupee Currency Symbol is typed in Windows 8/10.

How to type Indian Rupee Currency Symbol in Windows 7

Download this update (Windows 7 users)

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Vista users need to get this update from Microsoft. Download the update based on your version of Windows. This update requires validation and will validate before downloading.

Install the update provided above.

The system will require a restart after the install.

Once you have finished installed this, now go to

Control Panel > Region and Language > Keyboards and Languages tab. Click on ‘Change Keyboards’ and under ‘General’ tab, click on ‘Add…’  and tick India under English (India ), you can also find this under English (United States) Keyboards.

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Once done, you can see it listed under Installed Services. And also you can see it in the system tray.

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Now open the document where you want to type the Rupee Symbol, it could be a Word Document, notepad, Photoshop Document or any other. From the system tray, select English (India). Now use the keys Ctrl+Alt+4 shortcut to type the symbol. On some keyboards, they have the Rupee symbol printed on the key, just like $ symbol. In the case of earlier keyboards, we can see the $ and 4 symbols printed together on a key. So this is how the Indian Rupee Currency Symbol is typed in Windows 7.

Important Notes

There are other methods also available to type Indian Rupee symbols. Take your pick!

[*] Method 1: Use right-hand side Alt key (also known as Alt Gr), press Alt Gr + ₹

[*] Method 2:  Press left side Alt key and then type 8377 on numeric pad (NumPad)

[*] Method 3: Type 20B9 and then press ALT + x keys. As soon as you press this key combination, the text 20B9 will be replaced by the Indian currency’s new Rupee symbol (₹).

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