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for \bullet \x for \times \sn to produce x10^


x_ij \bar x_ij \overbar The same thing happens with summations, even... yay for /overbar; now I just have to remember it...
Secondly, for doing inline statements, e.g. x/y, do x\/y (backslash, forward slash) to prevent conversion into the x over y
format.

S? produces
R` produces
R~ produces
R produces
|. producess

-; produces
.; produces
x; produces
o; produces
u; produces
u: produces

A: produces
E: produces
8: produces
O/ produces
+ produces

=/ produces
-> produces
<-> produces
=> produces
<=> produces

x- puts a bar above the x


x ~ puts a tilde above the
x
x-> puts an arrow above
the x

; ; ;

x ; xdx ; x

( n+n)

xdx ; xdx

^x ; x ; x ; x , x ~
x
One thing I wanted to add to this that I found in another thread was how to do custom matrices: the syntax is:
\matrix (a1@b1@c1@...&a2@b2@c2&...)
where the "@" symbols separate different column elements, and ampersand "&" separate different row elements after
typing "\matrix" you see a black square, type the open parenthesis and do whatever, don't forget the closing parenthesis
and hit space.
for example if one typed:
\matrix (&&&&) => this would create a 15 matrix.
One should note that the matrix index doesn't start at 1, but at 0, which is the reason for there only being 4 ampersands
and not 5.
another example is

\matrix (@@@@&&&&) => this would create an empty 55 matrix


\matrix (0@1@2@3@4&&&&) the above would create a 55 matrix except the first column would be filled with 0,1,2,3,4.
Another thing I've noticed. When you paste the equation editor text into a, let's say a web browser search.
For instance I made the nth root of 2x, but when I paste it here it looks like: (n&2x).
Meaning that the shortcut is \sqrt (n&2x),
luckily that works! So doing this may reveal other shortcuts to use when pasting the matrix it looks like (&&@&&@&&),
which goes along with what I found before, also the binomial notation is (nk), for me the broken vertical bar is ALT +
SHIFT + (then the key with the backslash and vertical bar)
Not sure if anyone noticed this. But if you're in word/onenote 2007 or 2010 if you go to File (or that big random windows
symbol in the upper left corner in 2007), then options, revision, and then click Autocorrection Options. There is a tab for
math autocorrection. Here you can see all the different things we've seen here. I just recently found the left and right and
left angle brackets (generally for vector equations and such). The shortcuts are "\langle" and "\rangle" respectively without
quotes. Also let's say you want a limit that approaches 2 things, like x approaching a, and y approaching b, you can say:
"lim_(\matrix (x->a@y->b))" this will give you what you want.
Here is a couple of answers to queries on this thread: to put a sub/superscript before a character, _0^n G (puts 0 at
lowerleft of G and n at the upperleft of G to create a double accent on a character, A/vec/vec [space] [space] puts two
vector symbols. you can combine mixed accents. A\prime\vec creates A with a prime hash and a vector arrow.
Reference https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/ms-word-2010-eq-editor-hotkeys-shortcuts.474856/