I'm translating this simple formula for recovery, and MS Word's formula builder interprets the cov as some separate word ("covariate"?), while I want the whole word "recovery" to be in italic:

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I tried placing quote marks around the word: "recovery" - but that fails to work. It worked some time ago with another issue, but not here.

  • have a look in math autocomplete, maybe you can remove "cov" from there. – Máté Juhász Mar 13 '17 at 15:49
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    cov is covariance, if you were interested. – Tamoghna Chowdhury Jun 21 '17 at 13:30

I found it. When in the formula editing mode, one should select "Style" in the upper menu and choose "text". Voila!

Here it is - "Style" is "Стиль" in Russian:

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