A Microsoft Word feature which allows the creation and editing of mathematical expressions within documents using natural mathematical notation.

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Convert Microsoft Word old Equations to new format in Word 2013

How can I convert the old Microsoft word equations (version 3) to the new format? I have an old document file full of equations, and an automatic conversion solution rather than re-typing all ...
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How to create vertical addition using the Word '13 equation editor

I wish to recreate the following vertical addition using the equation editor in Microsoft Word 2013: I have tried using an empty 3x3 matrix and filling it with the relevant symbols, however I ...
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Word to PowerPoint: Equation Trouble

I'm preparing a PowerPoint presentation from a report I've already written in Word, with carefully typed-out mathematical equations in MathType or MS Equation Editor format. However, unlike text, when ...
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How do you easily add equation numbers to Microsoft Word 2010 equations?

How do you create equations in Word 2010 that are automatically numbered with the equation number centered vertically on the equation and right justified? While a number of references have discussed ...
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Microsoft Equation subscript not working as normal

So I've been using Microsoft Equation Editor for the past 3 months or so, and all of a sudden I'm getting a different result when I want a subscript. For example, if I want to get Dmin, I type ...
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Different Word 2016 equation editors

With the new Microsoft Word 2016 if you insert an equation through the Equation button within the Insert menu you get this new-looking editor. Equations created in such a way can be viewed in ...
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Prefix Superscript Microsoft Equation Editor

How do I write a prefix superscript to a variable in Microsoft equation editor? I do not want the adjoining subscript that the default provides.
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Spacing Issue with Microsoft Equation Editor in Word 2010

I'm using Microsoft Equation Editor for an equation, say: X=A/B The numerator has the phrase "Consideration amount from Report". When I click outside the equation after typing, the word ...
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equation editor idle sometime while editing equations in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac

Sometime, when I click on one symbols available, EE refuses to insert anything in the equation and remains idle. The selected drop down menu stays opened, with the symbol I clicked selected in darker ...
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Character spacing in word equations wrong when printed

In MS Word 2013 (Office 365 version) I wrote a document that contains some equations (using the Microsoft Equation Editor, not the Equation Tools). After printing it, I noticed bad character spacing ...
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Microsoft Word Equation Editor does not italicize text by default

I'm running Microsoft Word version 16.0.6001.1061. For some reason, when I start typing an equation with Alt + =, the font is not italicized by default. Changing the default font (to Latin Modern ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 Equation Editor: How to insert a tab character into an equation?

When using the equation editor in Microsoft Word 2013, how do you enter a tab character? I have an equation like this: P = N/C and want this: P = N/c (but as a Word equation, and with ...
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Word equation editor is there, but it has lost its symbols

I can find the Equation editor in MS Word, but when I try to select a symbol (accent, operator, etc.) to insert, the window that should display the symbols is blank. I can actually select a symbol by ...
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Microsoft equation editor adds undesired whitespace

When I use the Microsoft equation editor, if I have a word that is greater than 10 characters in length, the equation editor automatically breaks the word and puts spaces in between them when the ...
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Multiline Equation won't center and align on equals sign

I have a multiline equation which I wish to align on the '=' and center the equation block on the page. I have selected align on '=' and center as a group, however the equation group becomes left ...
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MS Word save error?

I'm using MS Word 2013 on Windows 7. Sometimes when I try to save the file, an error message is shown. "A file error has occurred" I found that it happens when I added or edited an equation while ...
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How to insert an equation into a Word 2010 document inline via an escape sequence?

I would like to be able to insert an equation into a word 2010 document without having to Click Insert -> Equation from the ribbon. As an example: the equation of a line is: \eq(y=mx+b) where m is ...
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Word 2013 Equation Editor - how to adjust vertical spacing?

In Word 2013, is there a way to adjust the vertical spacing between lines of an equation?? I've tried the "space after" and the "line spacing" as I would for normal lines of text, but they don't do ...
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Reference equations using letters and numbers in Microsoft Word 2010

I want to have equations numbered like (1.1a) (1.1b). It's like this question in TEX but I want to do it in Microsoft Word 2010. I already know how to number equations using this great question How ...
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Referencing to Equations in word 2010 - problems with parantheses

I use equation referencing word, in particular a solution on using a table with equation numbering suggested here how easily add equation numbers in word. In addition, I want to add parantheses ...
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Convert text fractions to proper format in PowerPoint 2010

I inherited a large PPTX file with lecture slides. A lot of these have equations 'inline' with the text in the form z=x/y. I've been converting these to 'proper' equation format by highlighting them ...
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How to enter sub- and superscripts in Equation Editor in MS One Note?

It is possible to enter complete script boxes with but this way I will be required to retype all base formula. For example, suppose I wish to enter If I already entered (a-b) and then select ...
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Find and replace text inside equations in word 2013

Is there a way I can "find and replace" text inside equations? e.g.: I need to replace all $\hat v$ by $v$. Since MathJax doesn't work here: Replace a "v with a ^ on top" by a "v".
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Cannot modify equations in a Word document

I used Word (2011 Mac) to create a revision file a few months ago. The file contained numerous equations created with equation editor. I just opened the file for the first time in months and now word ...
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Stretch underbrace VERTICALLY or make the pointing part of underbrace bigger in Microsoft Word?

I use Microsoft Word to edit an equation with underbrace. The line is as follows: \underbrace(ab+cdf-edf=9dc/ereat+asdfdgg-asfeefe-eafdgahty+atataeaattrat) The problem is the symbol for underbrace ...
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How to make ms equation add 4 equations this way

I'm trying to add 4 equations but MS equation only goes to 3: Do you know how it is possible to add 4 equations?
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Alignment of equation in word

I have this equation: And I want to align the betas on the right, and the argument(QED,ED,QD) on the left. Currently I use brackets only. Any clue on how to do it? Thanks!
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Equation like font (Math Font) in MS Word outside an equation box

I'm unable to make the text outside an equation box looks like the same as inside it. Inside the equation box the font is Cambria Math Italic, I've set the normal text to this font, but it does not ...
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Inserting math subset and superset symbols into office word

I want to insert this equation into the MS Word using Equation Editor: I have tried: (a+b)^n=n_(C_n ) a^n which results: Is this the best it can do?
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Math formula editor with export to SVG, EPS or AI [closed]

I'm looking for a free formula editor, which can export formulas to vector-based formats. (SVG, EPS, AI, PDF, CDR, etc..) Do you know of any such program?
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Stop Word Wrap in Word 2010 for an in-text Equation Object

In Word 2010, I have an equation object that wraps at the end of a line. Is there a way to stop it >from wrapping? (Since it's an equation object, I can't just use a no break space like would be ...
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Spacing around negative sign in MS Office's Equation Editor

If I want to indicate a negative number in the Equation Editor (Office 2007 and onward), I do this: -5 Equation Editor renders it nicely, with the hyphen (minus sign?) right close to the number: ...
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Powerpoint 2013 Equation tool does not allow full-size fractions

I have noticed that, when using the native Equation tools functionality (which has replaced the old Equation Editor) that some of the structures are not allowed in Powerpoint 2013, and specifically ...
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do equations survive transition to docx and pptx?

I have doc and ppt files with equations in them created by Equation Editor. I created the files in Microsoft Office X for Mac Service Release 1. I am thinking of switching to Office Mac 2008 as that ...
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Searching inside equations in MS word 2013

I have a question similar to this previously-asked question. But, mine is different. How can I search inside the equations I have written in MS-word 2013?
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How to put LaTeX formulas in Word 2010?

I have a problem to convert directly equations from Mathematica *(copied as LaTex) in Word 2010. Is there any option?
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Convert Word 2007 equations to Microsoft Equation

I am about to submit my article to one of the scientific journals. However, it is very likely that they would only accept files in .doc, whilst my article is written in .docx and tons of formulas ...
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How do I remove parentheses/brackets around a term in Word 2007 equation?

Say for example I have A = (B) + C, I can't work out how to remove the parentheses/brackets around B without also deleting B. There's no way to select the brackets individually, as far as I can ...
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How can I create limits of integration in Word 2007's equation editor?

Specifically, how can I create the limits of integration for the antiderivative of an integral (see freehand circle)?
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What is this “Change to Display” of math equations and why does it change the equation style in Word 2010?

I am writing an equation with the "new" Equation Editor in MS Word 2010 (Insert -> Equation). When using one of the "large operators", for example the Sigma, with lower and upper limits, there are two ...
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Adding a punctuation mark (comma, period) after a Word 2013 equation in display style

The equation editor that comes with Word 2013 has two different formatting styles, "display" and "inline". The formatting style is automatically changed depending on wether there is other text in the ...
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Modifying the shortcuts in Microsoft Word Equation Editor?

Microsoft Word 2010 enables equation editing through the Equation Editor. It is possible to use shortcuts similar to LaTeX code in order to enter equations in a more fluent manner than clicking on ...
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Is there a way to convert MS 2010 Equation to Object in MS Equation 3.0?

I have a lot of equations (for faculty) written in MS Equation (button from right side) and saved it in .docx format. All good and the best until my professor told me that he has MS 2003 and I have ...
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Why do funky characters show up in these Microsoft Word equations?

A colleague sent me a document created with Microsoft Office 2007 that contains equations. On her end, the document looks fine; however, on my end, the equations show up with these funky characters ...
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Differences between MathType and Equation Editor format in Microsoft Word?

I've been using MathType Equation Editor to create Equations in Word. They key feature I have been using is the one where you type TeX equation and render it as an equation object. This generates ...
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How to add arrow as accent with keyboard in Word 2007 Equation Editor

I'm entering equations with vectors in, and getting a bit tired of having to use the Accents menu to add the arrow across the top of the vector symbols. So I'm looking for a way to do it using the ...
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How to use different fonts inside Word Equation Editor, especially for tensor notations

Am I correct in assuming that it is impossible to change font inside MS Word Equation Editor? It seems that normal font changing tools have no effect there. (I’m using Word 2007.) In the Equation ...
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Convert MathType equations to native Word 2007/2010 equations

Is it possible to convert equations typeset with MathType to native Office 2007/2010 equations? MathType doesn't seem to have that option, but I need it to parse LaTeX formulae in my Word document. ...
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Convert LaTeX equations to Word 2007/2010 equations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to put LaTeX formulas in Word 2010? I'd like to rephrase the LaTeX Equations in MS Word/OpenOffice? question: Is there, by now, any software that can parse LaTeX ...