Symbols in Word 2013
You can use superimposing characters for easy and fast entering text without using Equation.
Shortcut keys for inserting Greek symbols into the equation
In Word 2013 equation many symbols can be inserted using a \+name of the symbol:
Shortcut keys for inserting symbols and templates into the equation
In Word 2013 equations many mathematical symbols can be inserted using the \+name of the symbol (how to insert Greek symbols, see Shortcut keys for inserting Greek symbols into the equation):
Quick typing of mathematical and other symbols
Mathematical and other texts require a large number of special symbols that are not present on the keyboard. To simplify this task, you can assign a shortcut for frequently used symbol.
How to switch to Symbol font for fast typing of Greek alphabet
Typing mathematical symbols like Greek alphabet takes a lot of time. To resolve this issue you can switch to Symbol font and use the corresponding Latin letters to enter Greek letters.
How to use AutoCorrect substitutions for fast typing of Greek alphabet and mathematical symbols
Typing mathematical symbols like Greek alphabet or symbols "≤", "≥", "≠", "∞" etc. takes a lot of time. To resolve this issue you can assign and expand them through AutoCorrect feature.
Using nonbreaking and optional hyphens
Use nonbreaking hyphens to hyphenate phrases or terms that you don't want to wrap to another line. With nonbreaking hyphens, the entire phrase or term wraps to the next line instead of breaking.