Getting the degree symbol
Mark Senn
September 20, 2009

How can I get a degree symbol, like in 180° clockwise?

Put \usepackage{textcomp} in your preamble like this:

\documentclass
...
\usepackage{textcomp}
...
\begin{document}

Use

\textdegree
to get the degree symbol. For example, 10\textdegree gives ``10°''.

Revised: September 20, 2009
Created: July 3, 2001