The default math font for MS Powerpoint 2016 is "Cambria Math". In some cases, I want to change it (e.q. "XITS Math").

I found a solution for MS Word (Select a different math font in Microsoft Word). However, it cannot apply for Powerpoint because the Equation Option dialog in Powerpoint differs from the one in Word.

Here is Equation Options dialog in Powerpoint:

Equation Option dialog in Powerpoint

Here is Equation Options dialog in Word:

Equation Option dialog in Word

How to show the full options dialog for Powerpoint like in Word?

  • If you want the fuill options dialog, you'll probably have to create your equations in Word then copy/paste to PowerPoint. – Steve Rindsberg Apr 26 '17 at 14:54
  • I did it. However, when I paste it to Powerpoint, it automatically converts to the default math font of Powerpoint (even I tried three paste options: keep source, match destination, keep text only). – khanhndk Apr 27 '17 at 0:28
  • I don't have any appropriate math fonts other than Cambria Math installed on my 2016 box so can't test this, but after selecting the equation in Word, copy it, then in PPT, use Paste Special and choose As Word Object or similar. – Steve Rindsberg Apr 27 '17 at 14:31

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