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A Microsoft Word feature which allows the creation and editing of mathematical expressions. This tag refers to both the built-in equations feature, which first appeared in Word 2007, and the separate application called Equation Editor, which was the default way of creating equations in earlier versions of Word.

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LaTeX syntax no longer works in PowerPoint equation editor—how to fix it?

I am using PowerPoint for Mac 16.13.1 to type some equations on slides using the Insert -> Equation feature. It used to be possible to use some limited LaTeX syntax when typing equation, e.g. \int, \...
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Convert Equation Editor Equation to Plain Text?

I have a Word Document with some text and Equation Editor equations that needs to be pasted into AutoCAD. AutoCAD doesn't support Equation Editor (or LaTex) objects in a MTEXT field. Is there a way ...
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Office 365 Proplus-word Equation Tools does not work properly

I hope here is the right place to ask this question! I used to work with Equation Tools in Office 365 Proplus. Rcently, I noticed some of its features do not work properly. Just to provide some ...
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Symbol for Universal Set in Microsoft Word

I want to find a way to insert this symbol circled in orange.(Universal set notation used in a particular maths syllabus.) Attempts so far. Different scripts of "E" in Microsoft Word. (Palace ...
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Turn math autocorrect back on in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011

I was using Microsoft Word for Mac 2011 Version 14.7.3 (170325) on macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 to edit formulas when suddenly the math autocorrect stopped working. So, for example, when in a formula ...
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How to Get Word to Keep Unicode after Removing Equation from Equation Editor?

In the image attached, the 1st case represents an equation inside Word equation editor, the 2nd shows the same equation but outside equation editor (select then alt+=), and the 3rd represents what I ...
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Mathtype: how to type big “round” braces as in Latex

I'm trying to type a equation like this one:              using Mathtype. However, the equation I got from Mathtype is this:              The problem is, the big braces are not as round as the one I ...
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Overbrace/underbrace without extending brackets/parentheses in Microsoft Word

Avoid extending parentheses in equation in Microsoft Word I'm using \overbrace to explain a part of an equation, like this: cos⁡(⏞(log⁡(3) )^(θ=log⁡(3) ) )+2 But the overbrace increases the height ...
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How to insert a hyphen in Microsoft Equations instead of a minus sign?

When you write a-b in a Microsoft equation it assumes that this is 'a minus b' and adds spacing around the minus sign accordingly. But what if you want a hyphen instead such as in a double-barrelled ...
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How to pasting the text without formatting lose in MS-Word2010 equation

I would like to convert the running text into Equation in MS-Word2010 For example I have already keyed the text "A2 + B2 = C2", and I have tried to copy and paste that text into MS-Word2010 equation ...
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How to do limit notation from the keyboard in Microsoft Word Equation Editor [duplicate]

I want to create an equation like what I have below purely from the keyboard (not using the mouse and Equation Editor UI, which is much slower than LaTeX). I tried using LaTeX as described in this ...
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Shortcut to exit equation in MS Word 2016

My MS Word is set so that the keyboard-shortcut: Alt + = inserts an equation. But how do I exit this equation, without having to use the mouse or the arrow keys? In other words, I want to exit the ...
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Define custom equation with text shortcut in MS word equation editor

I'm currently typing out lots of equations in MS word and I would like to be able to define custom textual shortcuts for equations I enter often. For example, I often type lim_(n->\infty). I would ...
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Align superscript part after subscript part in equation

I would like to produce this in Microsoft Word using the equation tool: However, entering c_rms [space] ^2 [space] produces this output instead: How can I create an equation where the ^2 comes ...
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In PowerPoint 2013, short hyphens in equations change to long ones after reopening the file. How to prevent this?

TL;DR: EXAMPLE-AAA changes to EXAMPLE  —  AAA after closing and opening a pptx. I have PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 7 Enterprise. In math mode (i.e. inserting an equation), sometimes I ...
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Aligning a system of equations in MS Word

I'm working on a Word document rich of formulas that needs to be collected into a curly bracket. This is what I managed to do up to now: The problem is that I'd like all the equations to be left ...
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Seeking a means to add “right harpoon upward” above a variable in equation editor in Microsoft Word 2013?

Edit: I specifically stated in my question that using \above is not an acceptable solution because of line-spacing issues. Nevertheless, this question has twice been marked as a potential duplicate of ...
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Spaces between equations and Chinese characters in Microsoft Word

I am using Microsoft Word 2007. If I insert an equation by pressing Alt+= key inside some Chinese document, there will be no space between the equation and Chinese characters. This looks too crowded(...
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Typing square root symbols in Microsoft Word Equation Editor

How do you use the keyboard to insert a square root symbol in Microsoft Word Equation Editor? I know that it can be inserted using the mouse, but I'm using it so frequently that that method (or ...
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Animating individual lines of an equation array in PowerPoint

I want to reveal one line in an equation array (generated using the "\eqarray" command in PowerPoint) at a time. I.e., I want to mimic adding a "\pause" at the end of each line break in an equation ...
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Word 2016 and equation editor 3.1 - Top of the equations are cut off

I want to open older Word documents in Word 2016. My problem is that top of the equations are cut off. Equations are made with Equation editor 3 and 3.1. I have tried to set line spacing to single ...
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Microsoft equation editor documentation

I am using the inbuilt equation editor in word and powerpoint 2013. My question is: where is there documentation of the features? There is nothing substantial in the inbuilt help, nor on Microsoft's ...
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What is the best way to write Feynman slash notation in MS word?

Writing slashes appear displaced usually in word. What is the best way and most visually appealing to write a slash and how to adjust the position of the slash. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Word 2016: How to align equations on the = sign when equations are in a column in a table

So, when I have a series of equations each on their own line in "display" mode, I can usually select them all and click "align on =" which horizontally aligns all of the equations at the = sign. I am ...
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Why won't the '&=' command in equation editor, Word 2016, work?

The two top equations: what I actually write. The two lowest: What word produces When I press 'shift+enter' after each line, the '&' dissappears, and the equations should align at '=', and this ...
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OneNote online and Android Equations

I need to take notes that include math equations. The equation editor in the desktop version of OneNote is great and does an fantastic job. However, i need to be able to see these equations in other ...
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Word 2013 Equation Matrix Partition

Is there anyway to create a matrix like below one when entering an equation? I did this matrix using the Microsoft Equation 3.0, but I would like to do it using the (for me, better) Equation Editor ...
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Select a different math font in Microsoft Word

I have a Word document with an equation. The font of the equation is "Cambria Math". How can I change this font into another font1? Selecting the equation (or something inside it) and changing the ...
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How to cross out term in equation editor in MS Word?

I would like to cross-out a term in equation inside the equation editor in word 2016. This the effect I would like to achieve in equation editor in MS Word 2016. Can tex commands be made compatible ...
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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 cannot ...
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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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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 "D_min"....
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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 inline, ...
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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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Adding a vector\arrow above letter in Microsoft Word 2016 without Equation Editor

I want to get a letter with vector\arrow sign above it. How to do it without using Equation Editor in Microsoft Word 2016? Equations in MS Word are clumsy and inflexible structures and I want to avoid ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 tabs,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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?