After all the Indian Rupee has got its own symbol. Government has already declared the symbol and we are ready to use it. But being new, it is not available in your Windows font. But here I’ve introduced a process to use the symbol in any application of Windows XP.
Windows XP has its own utility to create a font manually. In a previous article, I have described how to create your own font. So at first create the Indian Rupees symbol following the process in the article. Learn how to create own font in widows XP. After creating the font you can easily use that in any application. I’ve created the font in my Windows XP. It looks like this:
Here is the image of the font in my Windows.
How to use efficiently the font in Windows
Once you have created the font success fully, you can use that by copying in clipboard. For your convenience, create a shortcut of the character map. To do so go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Character map and right-click on “Character map”. Then click Send To > Desktop (Create Shortcut).
Now whenever you need to use that symbol just open Character Map from the shortcut and copy the font in the clipboard.
Now open any application and paste the symbol. For instance, I’ve used the Rupee symbol in Notepad.
Here is the video of how to create the font of Indian Rupee symbol in Windows XP: