# How do I use the Equation Editor in Word?

## How do I use the Equation Editor in Word?

Insert an equation with Equation Editor

- On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Object.
- In the Object dialog box, click the Create New tab.
- In the Object type box, click Microsoft Equation 3.0.
- In the Object dialog box, click OK.
- Use the symbols, templates, or frameworks on the Equation toolbar to edit the equation.

**What is Equation Editor in MS Word?**

Equation Editor is a special version of the Math Type equation editor from Design Science that is customized for use with Microsoft applications. Using Equation Editor, you can build complex equations by picking symbols from a toolbar and typing variables and numbers.

### How do I use Equation Editor in Word 2007?

Accessing the Equation Editor

- Place the insertion point where the Equation Editor should appear. NOTE: To customize how you want the equation to appear on the page, refer to Equation Editor Options.
- From the Insert tab, in the Symbols group, click EQUATION. The Equation Editor appears in your document.

**What is symbol in MS Word?**

When creating documents, you may need to use a symbol or special character that does not appear on the keyboard. These symbols and special characters can be accessed through the Symbol dialog box. Use the Symbol dialog box to locate symbols, characters from other languages, arrows, and other characters.

## How do you convert an equation to a Word equation in MathType?

To install MathType go to the Insert tab in Word and select Get Add-ins in the Add-ins group. Once installed this MathType option will appear in your Insert menu. You can select it and enter math equations in a floating dialog box with many symbols and typed text or by handwriting equations.

**Is math compatible with the equation editor of Microsoft Word?**

Math provides import and export filters for the equation editor of Microsoft Word and for MathType versions prior to 3.5 (The equation editor of Microsoft Word, is a limited version of MathType 3.0). Equations created with newer MathType versions cannot be converted to Math (their equations are imported as embedded objects whatever the import options settings).

### What is the Microsoft Equation Editor?

Equation Editor is a small application that often acts as an embedded OLE object to insert quotations in mainstream Microsoft Office applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Works. Although it is often called Microsoft Equation Editor, the actual product is a subset of a more capable equation editing…

**How do you write equation from words?**

Open a new or existing Word document and click the “Insert” tab. Click the “Equation” menu on the right side of the tab’s ribbon. Choose a formula from the drop-down menu or select “More equations from Office.com” and select one from the options available. Word inserts the chosen formula onto the page.

## What is an equation editor?

Equation Editor is a (mathematical) formula editor that allows users to construct math and science equations in a WYSIWYG environment.