# How to Type a Square Symbol on a Mac, MacBook? & Square Root Symbol on Any Document

Last Updated on Jan 18, 2021

Type **Square Symbol on Mac Pages, Mail**: Use Different Geographical Shapes and Mathematical symbols in Pages, Numbers, Mail, or Message on Mac is an annoying task. Last time I faced a problem with a typical **square inline text** while preparing page documents. Most of the students and professionals are facing issues with type some most frequently used symbols in the Pages, Mail app. Follow the guide below on how to **write a squared number mac** or **Squared root symbol** on **macOS Big Sur,** **macOS Catalina**, **Mojave**, High Sierra, Mavericks, EI Capitan, Yosemite.

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For whatever reason, you need to type the Square on MacBook, Mac, this tutorial will help you add the Square in Pages App, and Mail app. Get along with it.

**Guide How to Type Exponents on a Mac? Read to Type a Squared in Pages, Number, and Mail**

## How to Type Exponents or Square Shape on Mac [Common Tip]

here in this article, I tried to give solutions for specific document types and the most common ways to use exponents or Square shapes using your Keyboard. First let’s look into, type square using Keyboard shortcuts on Any Documents or Fields except Google Docs and Google Slides.

- Use Emoji and Keyboard [
**CTRL + CMD + Space**] - On your Emoji & Symbols Popup Type, “
**Superscript**” in the search box. - Here are
**all the Pre ready Superscript symbols**, select them, and use them as a Square [2 number]. - That’s it. Works everywhere mostly.

## How to do the Squared Symbol on Pages, Numbers Mac

In three ways, we can type squared symbols or exponents for Mathematical presentation or Equations on Pages and Numbers documents. Let’s check one by one.

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

**Method 1:**

Type full amount string in a page and select the last digit that you want to convert into superscript and subscript. Suppose it wants to type square of 3,

- Type 32 on Pages or Number document.
- Then,
**select “2”**and Use Keyboard Shortcut,**Control + Command + ‘+’ Sign from the Numeric keyboard**to Convert into the Square symbol. - Otherwise, Control + Command + ‘-‘ Sign from Numeric keyboard for Convert into a subscript symbol.
**The selected Number will convert into Square**.

That’s it.

**Method 2:**

- Open Pages or Number on Mac.
- Type to Number with squared symbol – 2. and Select 2.
- Then, from the top Mac Menu, Go to Format > Font > Baseline > Superscript.
- Now the
**selected text converts into a squared symbol**. - That’s it. Now Method 2 is, Using Emoji and Keyboard popup.

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

**Method 3:**

- Click on Document where you want to type square symbol, then Use Keyboard Shortcut for Emoji and Keyboard [
**CTRL + CMD + Space**] to open Emoji & Symbols popup showing in below screen. or**From top Mac menu, Edit > Emoji & Symbol**. - Type,
**Superscript**, and see all superscript symbols.**Click on Square to add to the document**. - That’s it.

## How to Do the Squared Symbol on Mac Word?

we can type squared symbol on mac word in three ways. first is using Keyboard shortcut for Word only, Second way is common practice for all documents on a mac using Emoji and Symbol keyboard, and the third way is from the Font dialog box.

**Method 1:**

- Open Word document on Mac, then Type the whole number like 32 [2 to make it square].
- Now,
**Select the “2” Number**only using a Trackpad or mouse. - Then, press
**Command + Shift + “+=”**Key at once to convert 2 into exponents. - or
**Use exponents Tool from Top Ribbon.** - The
**next Number will add to the Exponent**. - That’s it.

**Method 2:**

- Open Word document on Mac. Put typing arrow on the document. then, Use Emoji and Keyboard [
**CTRL + CMD + Space**] to popup Emoji dialog box. - Type, “
**Superscript**” in the search box. - Here are all the Pre ready Superscript symbols, select them, and use them as a Square.
- That’s it

**Method 3:**

- Open Word Document on Mac, Type full number with 2 to convert into Squared symbol.
- Select 2 using Trackpad or Mouse, then From top Mac Menu,
**Format > Font > Baseline > Superscript**. - 2 number is converted into the Squared symbol.
- That’s it.

## How to do the Squared Symbol on Mac Excel?

Using the below three techniques we can type the Squared symbol on Mac Excel Document.

**Method 1:**

- Open the Excel document on Mac.
**Put typing arrow on the document**. then, Use Emoji and Keyboard [**CTRL + CMD + Space**] to popup Emoji dialog box. - Type, “
**Superscript**” in the search box. - Here are all the
**Pre ready Superscript symbols**, select them, and**use them as a Square**. - That’s it

## How to Type Exponents on Mac Google Docs?

We can type squared symbol on mac google docs using Keyboard shortcut or From Doc Font Format toolbar option.

**Open Google Dock**on Mac Browser.- Type the Number with 2, to convert it into a Square. Here I am typing 32,
**Select 2 using Trakcpage or Mouse**. - Then, User Keyboard Shortcuts,
**Command+.**to Convert 2 into exponents.- or

- From doc toolbar,
**Format > Text > Superscript**. - That’s it.

Note: for Subscript, Use Keyboard Shortcut, Command +,

## How to Type Exponents on Mac Google Slides

- Open
**Google Slides**on Mac Browser. - Type the Number with 2, to convert it into a Square. Here I am typing 32,
**Select 2 using Trakcpage or Mouse**. - Then, User Keyboard Shortcuts,
**Command+**. to Convert 2 into exponents.- or

**From Google Slides toolbar, Format > Text > Superscript.**- That’s it.

Note: for Subscript, Use Keyboard Shortcut, Command +,

## How do You Get Special Characters on a Mac Keyboard?

To use Special characters with “Shift + Special Keys” like an Exclamation mark, at Symbol, Percentage, Caret, Octothorpe, and more common symbols available on all international keyboards. But Square and Root symbols are not given in special character keys on the apple keyboard.

Or Use Emoji keyboard, **Open Emoji Popup using [CTRL + CMD + Space] keyboard shortcuts**.

or From Top Mac menu, **Edit > Emoji & Symbols**.

**Use Square Symbol on Mac In Mail App**

The easiest way to use the square symbol in the Mail app is to refer to the above steps and write the square root Using Emoji & Symbols popup box.

**Type, Number**then Use Virtual Mac Symbol Keyboard, to Enter Square symbol.- Use Keyboard Shortcut for “
**Emoji & Symbols**” popup,**Control + Command + Space Bar**to See Emoji and Symbols popup preview. - Search “
**Superscript**” and Select Square symbols. - That’s it.

**Shortcut for Type: Square Symbol on Pages and Numbers on Mac**

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**

## How to Type Square Root Symbol on Mac or MacBook or Cube Root

The above techniques work to type square symbol on Mac, But Root mathematical expression not works, Here are the common techniques for type Square root symbol on Mac. Know how to type **square root symbol** on mac or **Qube root Symbole on Mac.**

- Use
**Control + Command + Space**to Open Emoji & Symbols Popup.**Or**From top Mac Menu,**Edit > Emoji & Symbols.** - Then, Type
**Root**in the Search box,**Select root sign**, and Type number for calculating root number. - That’s it.

Follow the same step to type Root on Pages Mac, type Root on Numbers Mac, type Root on Word Mac, type Root on Excel Mac or MacBook.

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