Inch Symbol: Mathematics is a logical, numerical, and calculative field. Measurement is a part of mathematics. But a crucial part that is present everywhere in constructive work. We can say that perfect construction is impossible without proper measurement. Here, in this blog, we are going to discuss a measurement sign. What is the inches symbol?

## About Symbol For Inch

An inch is a **unit for measuring the length** of a substance. It is used in many countries like Canada, the US, and the United Kingdom. In Japan, it is used in the electronic industry for measuring screen length. The most common use of Inch can be seen in measuring the diameter of tires. Mathematically, if you want to write the diameter of the tire is 6 inches. Write 6” instead of 6 Inches.

## What Is The Symbol For Inches?

The symbol of Inches can be written as “**double** **apostrophe” **or “**double quoted mark”** or **double prime (****”****).**

In short, you may simply write the inch symbol as **6″**.

### What Is The Abbreviation of Inches?

Let’s learn the abbreviations used for writing the symbol Inch after learning sign of Inch.

The Abbreviation of Inches is “**in**” or (**″)**

Here are some examples of how to write the abbreviation of Inches:

- 6 in.
- 8”

## What Is The Symbol of Inches In Woodworking?

Usually, woodwork requires the knowledge of Feet and Inch. To measure a wood’s thickness and length, carpenters measure it with metric Feet and inches. At this point, you are **able to understand the metric inch**. So let’s learn a little bit about feet.

**Inch**: Inch is a unit of length that is used for measuring length and distance. The symbol of inch is( ″).

The foot is also a unit of length used for measuring wood length. For example, if you have a table of 8 in.x6 in.x 9 ft. It means this huge piece of wood is 8 inches thick, 6 inches wide, and 9 feet long.

**Please Note**: the symbol ft. is used for both singular and plural terms that simply mean for both foot and feet.

Some examples of writing Inches symbol mathematically in woodwork

### How do you write 12 Inches in Symbol?

12 Inch in Symbol can be written as **12″.**

### How do you write 5 feet 7 Inches?

You may write 5 feet 7 Inches symbol as** 5’7”.**

Alternatively, you can also write it as 5 ft. 7in (According to Inch Symbol)

### What Do You Mean By Symbol For Inch?

In general, the **symbol of inch** is a **double prime mark (****”)**

## How To Write Inch Symbol?

If you want to write Symbol for Inch it is very important to learn how to write Inch on different platforms. So, here is some informative knowledge of writing inch.

- Symbol of Inch is “
- Category of inch symbol is
**punctuation**. - Symbol of Inch is denoted by
**double prime**.

## What Is The Short Form Of Inches Symbol?

The short for Inches Symbol is (in).

### How To Write Symbol of Inch On Word?

Do you want to write a symbol of inches on your doc file? Follow these steps

- First step open your word file
- Go to Insert Option
- Explore and find symbol option
- Click on more symbols
- A symbol window will appear on your screen
- Now find the Inch Symbol
- To make searching easy write code 34 in character code
- After you find Inch symbol just click on insert and close the symbol window

## How To Write Inches Symbol On Google Docs?

To write Inch symbol in Google Docs follow these steps

- Open your Google Docs where you want to write Inch
- Go to insert option
- Click on Special character
- After clicking on a special character a window will appear on your screen
- This screen will consist of a drawing pad and search bar
- Write Inch in Search Bar
- Double click on the Inch symbol that will appear on the search results
- You can also draw the symbol on drawing pad present below the search bar
- The google docs will show similar results to your drawing
- Select the desired symbol and double click for insertion.

## How To Write Symbol Of Inches Through Keyboard?

Below are steps to follow for writing Inch

- First step open the document where you want to write Inch
- Second step place your cursor where you want to put Inch symbol
- Press Alt Key on your Keyboard
- Hold Alt Key and press Code 0148
- Now release Alt key if you are done writing 0148 code
- A symbol of Inch will appear where you want to write Inch symbol

Please Note: This shortcut key (Alt+0148) will only work on windows and especially on Microsoft office.