If I want to indicate a negative number in the Equation Editor (Office 2007 and onward), I do this:
Equation Editor renders it nicely, with the hyphen (minus sign?) right close to the number:
But if I've got something more complicated, like a vector in polar notation:
I get this:
Which looks more like "twenty five angle minus five degrees" rather than "negative five degrees".
Is there any way to fix this?