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I would like to know how I can insert Hat P Formula in Word (^P) i.e I need the ^ above the P
the full formula is below.
^p1 = D1/(Rsg). I would also prefer to have a line under D1 and have Rss below D1 after the line
Please advise how i can do this in Word
Your assistance will be most appreciated
regards
Howard

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You can use an { ADVANCE } field to put the ^ character above the P character. This can be a bit tricky since you need to specify the exact amount of space to move the characters and this depends on the font size.
[attachment=83560:Equation1.GIF]
You can use Microsoft Equation Editor to create your equation.
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The attached word document includes examples of how to do this with both of these. Use AltF9 to display the field codes (and AltF9 again to display the results).
[attachment=83559:Equations.doc]

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Hi Stuart
Thanks for the help. How do I use the Equation Editor to set up a formula such as this
I need one small favour, I need the 1 after ^P to be in subscript as well as the 1 after D1 to be in subscript
Your assistance will be most appreciated
Regards
Howard

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[quote name='HowardC' post='773389' date='02May2009 09:11']How do I use the Equation Editor to set up a formula such as this
I need one small favour, I need the 1 after ^P to be in subscript as well as the 1 after D1 to be in subscript[/quote]
I have modified the example document to superscript these 1s.
[attachment=83563:Equations.doc]
In the example with the Advance fields this was easy, I just selected the 1 and used Format > Font > Superscript.
In equation editor I put the cursor between the P and the 1, and then used the superscript template (highlighted in this graphic) to insert a superscript placeholder. I typed a 1 into this space and deleted the old 1.
[attachment=83562:Superscr...Template.png]
Here are some links with information about using Equation Editor.
http://www.microsoft.com/education/insertequation.mspx
http://www.microsoft.com/Student/en...t.aspx?cID=309
http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/ec/equations/equation.html

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[quote name='StuartR' post='773392' date='02May2009 09:24']I have modified the example document to superscript these 1s.
[attachment=83563:Equations.doc]
In the example with the Advance fields this was easy, I just selected the 1 and used Format > Font > Superscript.
In equation editor I put the cursor between the P and the 1, and then used the superscript template (highlighted in this graphic) to insert a superscript placeholder. I typed a 1 into this space and deleted the old 1.
[attachment=83562:Superscr...Template.png]
Here are some links with information about using Equation Editor.
http://www.microsoft.com/education/insertequation.mspx
http://www.microsoft.com/Student/en...t.aspx?cID=309
http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/ec/equations/equation.html[/quote]
Hi Stuart
Thanks for all the help
Much Appreciated
regards
Howard

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[quote name='HowardC' post='773382' date='02May2009 16:21']I would like to know how I can insert Hat P Formula in Word (^P) i.e I need the ^ above the P
the full formula is below.
^p1 = D1/(Rsg). I would also prefer to have a line under D1 and have Rss below D1 after the line
Please advise how i can do this in Word
Your assistance will be most appreciated
regards
Howard[/quote]
Hi Howard,
Another way, without invoking the Equation Editor, is to use an equation field, which you could code as: {EQ \o (^,P1) = \s(\f(D1,(Rsg)))}. To get the exact layout you want, you'll need to modify the font attributes of some characters. See attached.Cheers,
Paul Edstein
[MS MVP  Word]