How to add your own equation to the Equation gallery

When you modify the built-in equations or create your own, you can save them to the gallery for future use.

To add an equation to the gallery, follow next steps:

    1.    Select it. Make sure you include any extra elements that play a role in positioning it, such as tabs, paragraph markers, or any other formatting.

    2.    Do one of the following:

  • On the Insert tab, in the Symbols group, click the drop-down arrow next to Equation, and choose Save Selection to Equation Gallery...
    Symbols in Word 2016
  • Click into the equation's arrow-menu and choose Save as New Equation...:
    menu in Word 2016

    3.    In the Create New Building Block dialog box, enter the name of your equation:

Create New Building Block in Word 2016

    4.    Click OK.

The selected equation will be appended to the gallery.