Quick Tip: Typing the Paragraph Symbol on an iPad

Quick Tip: Typing the Paragraph Symbol on an iPad

If you have an iPad and you are a lawyer, you have probably been frustrated for quite some time that you can’t type the paragraph symbol (¶)!  If you have an external keyboard for your iPad, like the Apple, Zagg, or Logitech Bluetooth keyboard, the keystroke Option + 7 will insert the cherished paragraph symbol (see below picture).  I have not yet figured out how to type the paragraph symbol on the default iPad built-in keyboard, but if you have an external keyboard, you are in business!

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About Paul Unger

Paul Unger
Paul J. Unger is an attorney and founding principal of Affinity Consulting Group, LLC, a nationwide company providing continuing legal education, legal technology consulting, and training. He is also currently serving as Chairman of the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center. Prior to forming Affinity, Paul was vice president of a Columbus-based technology consulting firm. Mr. Unger spent five years at Clark, Perdue, Roberts & Scott Co., L.P.A., limiting his practice to civil litigation. He specializes in technology consulting and audits, writing legal-specific technology books & manuals, trial presentation & litigation support, document management software, paperless office strategies, and legal-specific software speaking & training for law firms and legal departments throughout the United States. Mr. Unger has provided trial presentation consultation for 300+ cases. Mr. Unger is a member of The American, Ohio and Columbus Bar Associations, and the Ohio Association for Justice and the Central Ohio Association for Justice. He is very active in the Law Practice Management Section of the American Bar Association, and served as Chairman of ABA TECHSHOW 2011 – 25th Year Anniversary. He is also an Adjunct Professor for Capital University Law School’s Paralegal Program. Paul is a national speaker and frequent lecturer for CLE programs. He is the co-author of Adobe Acrobat for Law Firms, PowerPoint for Legal Professionals, and co-author of Microsoft Word for Legal Professionals, all manuals designed to maximize the use of legal-specific features. Mr. Unger is a 1994 graduate of Capital University Law School.
  • Uffe Hylin

    On a standard iPad the §-symbol is located on the &-key. Press the &-key for 1-2 seconds and the §-sybol will show!