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**mikau****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-22
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I was just wondering, how do I type exponants, radicals, etc, on the keyboard? Is there any way I can type them on microsoft word?

I've been typing up some math notes but I'm forced to draw tiny block letters and radical signs and it looks kind of sloppy.

A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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**John E. Franklin****Guest**

I don't have Microsoft Word, but I just read there is an "Equation Editor". I don't know how old the webpage I was reading was.

**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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In Word, you can type in the thing that you want exponentiated, highlight and right-click it and edit the font to be super- or sub-scripted.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**Monox D. I-Fly****Member**- Registered: 2015-12-02
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There is a plugin called Microsoft Equation in Microsoft Word.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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It may not have been around when he asked that question.

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**evene****Member**- Registered: 2015-10-18
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I sometimes went to this website: https://www.codecogs.com/latex/eqneditor.php and copied and pasted the equations. Microsoft Word accepts them.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I use codecogs for all my latexing.

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**evene****Member**- Registered: 2015-10-18
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Oh... Now, I only use CodeCogs if I don't know the Latex coding for something. That's about it...

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