[Blindmath] new to math type

Bob Mathews bobm at dessci.com
Wed Mar 13 13:27:57 CDT 2013


In MathType Help, look for a topic titled "Converting Equations Step-by-Step". For step 3 of the process described there, in the Convert Equations dialog, make sure all 4 checkboxes on the left side of the dialog are checked, and that "MathType Equations (OLE Objects)" on the right is selected.

After you finish that process, you're only partway there. We have an article about using MathType with DBT: http://www.dessci.com/en/support/MathType/works_with.asp#!target=duxbury_braille_translator

Hope that gets you started...

Bob Mathews
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-----Original Message-----
From: Blindmath [mailto:blindmath-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Lewicki, Maureen
Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 14:56
To: Blind Math list for those interested inmathematics
Subject: [Blindmath] new to math type

Help! New to math type! I am using 2010, and want to open existing word docs and convert the numbers, equatins, etc, to mathtype, so that when I brign it into duxbury it understands it as math.

The tutorials are intense! Can someone at least get me started...I am not a mathmatician, so the symbols ared hard to sift through. Thanks!

Maureen Murphy Lewicki
Teacher of Visually Impaired
Bethlehem Central Schools
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