How to Use Square Symbol on Mac Pages, Mail: MacOS High Sierra or Earlier

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Here’s the guide on type Cube and Square symbol on Mac running on MacOS High Sierra and Earlier from apple keyboard. Also, know how to type Square root and Cube root on Mac’s Pages and Mail app.

Use Different Geographical Shapes and Mathematical symbol in Pages, Numbers, Mail or Message on Mac is an annoying task. Last time I faced problem in a type square inline text while preparing page document.


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Most of the students and professionals are facing issues with type some most frequently used symbols in Pages, Mail app. Follow the guide below for use Square Symbol or Square root symbol on MacOS High Sierra, Mavericks, EI Capitan, Yosemite.

Use Square Symbol on Pages or Mail app

Steps for Use Square Symbol on Mac for Pages, Number and Mail app

Step 1: Open Pages type number end with “2”. For Example, we want square on 7.

Type: 72, Select “2″

type Square Symbol on pages

Step 2:

Go to the Format > Font > Baseline > Superscript.

Superscript option on Mac

Now next series will continue to go in Superscript, Disable it or uncheck from Superscript.

Type Square mathematicle expression

Use In Mail app:

Type mail in pages and copy the text into mail body. Right now in new MacOS update, Square root no longer available.

Shortcut for Type: Square Symbol on Pages

There is not Square root symbol available on a keyboard, Apple users can use keys

Type full amount string in a page and select the last digit that you want to convert into superscript and subscript.

Superscript: Control + Command + ‘+’ Sign

Subscript: Control + Command + ‘-‘ Sign

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