Working with Special Content in Word

  • 6/24/2010

Inserting an Equation

If you create documents in which you need to display accurate mathematical equations, you’ll be pleased with the equation improvements in Word 2010. The enhanced tools now enable you to create sophisticated custom equations, choose and modify predesigned equations, and add all the elements you need to create the equation the way you want it. What’s more, you can save your equation to the Equation gallery so that it’s there the next time you need it.

Insert the Equation

  1. Click in the document where you want to insert the equation.

  2. On the Insert tab, click the down arrow at the right of the Equation button, and in the gallery that appears click the equation you want.

  3. Edit and format the equation as desired.


  4. Use the tools on the Equation Tools Design tab to add to the equation.

  5. Click outside the equation when you’ve finished working with it.