Now that the Indian rupee has an identity, the question is: how soon will our computer keyboards start reflecting it? Very quickly, it seems. Vendors say they will roll out the symbol as soon as the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) sets the guidelines, since it takes only a minor software change to incorporate it.
As Per the Reserve Bank of India New Rupee Symbol Entered into the Market but it’s Take some more time to Use it in your Computer or Laptop. But Be the First to use it In Your computer before other use it.
As You Know Users can’t type the Rupee symbol (like dollar symbol – $) using the standard keyboard as the unique code (ASCll) of the symbol hasn’t assigned by the Unicode Consortium. But here is one font – Rupee Font Version 2.0 which lets you type the Rupee symbol easily in Notepad, MS Word, WordPad etc. For this you need to download and install the font on your computer.
Here is an step by step Guide on how to use New Symbol in your computer
1. First download the Ruppe Foradian.tff file from here.
2. Go to your Control Panel and find Fonts folder. Copy and paste the downloaded file here.
3. And you are done, now start using it.
Now when ever you want to type the new Rupee symbol, just select the Rupee Foradian font from the Font window in your application (example:- MS Word, Notepad, WordPad) .
How to type Indian Rupee symbol in your computer to show it in Office Applications and in other text editors
1.To type Indian rupee symbol open Ms Word
2Change font from time New Roman to Rupee Foradian select the Font size and click Ok to save changes.
2.Now hit ~ key below Esc button on keyboard to get Indian Rupee symbol in Ms Word ,you have to do similarly in Notepad also.