How can I automatically add the Trademark symbol to specific words in Indesign CC while typing?

I want to add the Trademark symbol after three words in my document. These three words occur a lot in the work I am doing and sometimes I miss instances of these words.

Is there a way I can add a TM after a specific word while typing?


I am doing this with m2 in surface areas. Assuming you’re using a Paragraph Style, you can attach a GREP Style to that and each time there’s a word of any length ending in ‘tm’ followed by a space or a comma, a particular Character Style can be applied so that the ‘TM’ is automatically formatted.

Alternatively, some fonts (you need to check your font) may have a dedicated ‘TM’ character in their glyphs, and this can also be helpful.

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  • GREP query can probably be improved, but this is a basic setup

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