How to Use Ink Equations in Microsoft Excel

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In Brief...

Ink Equations allows you to "write" equations on a tablet device using a stylus or your finger and then converts them to text. If you are not using a touchscreen device, you can do the same using a mouse. To employ Ink Equations just follow these few steps.


  1. From the Insert tab of the Ribbon, in the Symbols group, select Equation.
    Symbols Group

  2. From the drop-down, select Ink Equations.
    Select Ink Equations

  3. A dialog box opens where you can insert your equation and then click Insert to add it to the worksheet.
    Dialog Box

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