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Old July 7th 09, 02:07 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Veena
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Old July 7th 09, 02:21 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
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The Square Root symbol in Word is the same as for any application and even as
hand-written, and means "A divisor of a quantity that when squared gives the
quantity".
"Where" the symbol is in Word is simple, either under Insert, Symbol, any
font, Mathematical Operators, or shortcut of 221A, Alt-X.
Hope this helps.
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Old July 7th 09, 03:57 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Pesach Shelnitz[_2_]
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Hi Veena,

Word can do a lot better than just create the piece of the square root sign
without the line over the radicand. In Word you can create a real square root
by using Equation Editor, or you can use the EQ field code in the following
manner (which I personally find simpler than starting up with Equation
Editor):
1) Type EQ \r(
2) Right after the opening parenthesis, type the number or numerical
expression that you want be under the square root sign and then type a
closing parenthesis.
3) Block everything that you just typed and press CTRL+F9. At this point you
should see something like {EQ \r(YourNumber)} on a gray background.
4) Press Alt+F9 twice. When you move the cursor away, the gray background
will disappear.

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Hope this helps,
Pesach Shelnitz



 




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