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Shortcut keys for inserting symbols and templates into the equation

In Word for Microsoft 365 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):

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.

How to insert an equation with matrix

This tip displays how to add an equation with matrix, for example, the Electromagnetic tensor.

Adjusting spacing and alignment in an equation

Word for Microsoft 365 automatically handles formatting; nonetheless, you can manually adjust the spacing and alignment of equations.

How to insert an equation with fractions, square roots and exponents

This tip displays how to add an equation with fractions, square roots and exponents, for example, the normal or Gaussian distribution.

Working with Microsoft Equation

Microsoft Equation helps you add fractions, exponents, integrals, and so on to Word documents. You start building an equation by opening Microsoft Equation:

Price, sum, amount and other numbers in words

In some cases, you want to show in your Word document the number or amount in words. You can use macros, but Word proposes an easy and simple way by using fields.

How to create a citation

By inserting a citation into your document, you tell readers that certain information in your paper is borrowed from another source. Citing a source, quoting it, or just mentioning it, is the only way to use the work of other people without plagiarism.

Adding commands to the Quick Access Toolbar

Suppose you'd like to add a couple more commands to the Quick Access toolbar. Also, say you're a big fan of AutoText, which lets you assign long strings of text to a couple keystrokes. You can add the AutoText button to the Quick Access Toolbar, so you can quickly create and use AutoText to collect frequently used commands.

Importing data for subdocuments

You can create subdocuments by inserting other files into your master document.

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