## Symbols in Word 2013

### Superimposing characters

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

**\+**(how to insert Greek symbols, see Shortcut keys for inserting Greek symbols into the equation):*name of the symbol*### 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.