Home Forums Tech Helproom Word 2007 Insert divide sign Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Word 2007 Insert divide sign tonyq 10:03 26 Feb 2012 Locked Answered please can someone explain why I can insert the divide sign on my PC (Win 7) by using Alt 0247 yet when I try Alt 0247 on my laptop (Vista) it does not work. Both using Number pad on the keyboard. Both PC & Laptop are running Word 2007. Peter 10:14 26 Feb 2012 Answer tonyq, Have you got NumLock switched on, on the laptop? Peter. tonyq 10:21 26 Feb 2012 Thank you Peter, that was the problem. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.