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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...