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Word 2007 Symbols

Word 2007 Equations button

The last section in the Insert tab is Symbols. Click on the drop down arrow on the Equation button. Microsoft Office Word 2007 includes built-in support for writing and editing equations.

When you click the Equation button it gives you a list of pre-formatted common equations you can insert into your document. Use the scroll bar to view the entire list of equations.

If you would like to create your own equation that is not listed in the Built in equations click the Equation button and select Insert New Equation.

word 2007 equation tools tab

This will give you a new tab call Equation Tools Design. With this new tab you are able to format and create your own equations with all of the proper symbols and formatting.

Once you have created your custom equation the Save selection to equation gallery selection will be available in the equation button. Simply highlight your equation and click this option and your custom equation will be saved to the built-in options.

Word 2007 symbols button

The last button is Symbols. This button lets you insert symbols that are not on your keyboard into your Word 2007 document. Click symbols button to see a list of symbols you can click to insert into your document. The symbols displayed are a list of commonly used symbols. Click the More symbols button to see a complete list.

When the Symbols window opens scroll through the list of symbols and when you have made your selection click the insert button to place the symbol in your document. You can continue to select symbols and click the insert button until you click the close button to end your session in the symbols window.

That completes the Word 2007 Symbols section of the Insert Tab tutorials. Click next to move onto the Page Layout tab or choose another tutorial from below. If you have any questions please contact me.