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Equation Editor
Creating equations in a WORD Document
To insert an equation in the current document:

1. Open a Word document. Click on the page where you want to insert the equation.



2. From the menu bar, click Insert -- Object.

3. In the Object window under Object type, click Microsoft Equation at the top of the list.
    Click the OK button.




4. The equation window will open.
    Build the equation by selecting symbols from the Equation toolbar (at the top) and typing variables and numbers.
    Click a box in the toolbar and select an item from the dropdown menu.
    The top row of the toolbar has more than 150 mathematical symbols.
    The bottom row of the toolbar contains a variety of templates or frameworks with symbols such as fractions, integrals, and summations.
    From the menu bar, click Help -- Equation Editor Help for further help on creating an equation.




5. To change the font size of the equation, from the Equation Editor menu bar click Size -- Other and type the desired number in the font size
    box. Click OK.
OR
    You can click once on the equation to select it. A box will appear around the equation.  Drag a corner of the box to increase the size of the
     equation.


6. When you are finished creating the equation, from the menu bar click Equation Editor, Quit Equation Editor.
    The equation will appear in the document.



7. To make changes to the equation, double click on it. The equation editor window will open again.
    Other changes can be made by choosing Format, Style, and Size from the Equation Editor menu bar.
    When you are finished making changes, quit the Equation Editor.



8. Note: If {EMBD Equation} appears in place of the equation:
     from the menu bar click Word -- Preferences.
     In the Preferences window select View under Authoring and Proofing Tools.
     Be sure the box next to Field codes (in the Show section near the top) is not checked.

 

 
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