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Excel Compatible Symbols

Graham Watt
edited 12/09/19 in Archived 2017 Posts

Hi there,


I am creating a sheet for a project that I will need to export to Excel for poeple outside of my company to use and I was wondering if there are any symbols that are compatible with an export to Excel ie. would look the same.


Thanks in advance,




  • Graham Watt
    edited 02/23/17
  • Hi Graham,


    Symbol usage in Excel differs quite a bit, as Excel typically allows for standard uni-6, uni-8, and I believe even uni-12 symbols. I think that Excel doesn't associate text values with symbols as Smartsheet does—but I could be wrong on this.


    Smartsheet uses specific symbols that were designed internally, and associates them with a text value. When you export them, I believe you just get the text value.

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