## How do you insert symbols in OpenOffice?

To insert a special character:

- Place the cursor in your document where you want the character to appear.
- Click Insert > Special Character to open the Special Characters dialog box.
- Select the characters (from any font or mixture of fonts) you wish to insert, in order; then click OK.

**How do I type math symbols in open office?**

To insert characters used in mathematical formulas:

- On the Insert menu select Object>Formula.
- In the Command window, hold down the right mouse button to access the context menu. The available formula operators can be found in this menu.
- Click outside the formula box (anywhere else in the document) to close it.

**How do you write math equations in OpenOffice?**

To insert an equation, go to Insert > Object > Formula. The equation editor opens at the bottom of the screen, and the floating Selection toolbox appears. You will also see a small box (with a gray border) in your document, where the formula will be displayed.

### What are the special characters in OpenOffice writer?

A “special” character is one not found on the keyboard in front of the user. For example, © ¾ æ ç ñ ö ø ¢ are all special characters to those with US or UK keyboards. To insert a special character: Place the cursor where you want the character to appear.

**How do you remove special characters in OpenOffice?**

To remove specific character formatting, click Format, select the Font tab, then select the opposite format (for example, No Bold).

**How do you write over a picture in Open Office?**

You have a couple of choices: If you want text above or below the image, select the image and do Insert > Caption. If you want text on top of the image, you can double-click the image, then type the text. You can change the format of the text from the Picture toolbar, using the “Character” button.

#### How do I insert a formula in open office?

You can enter a formula in three ways:

- Select a symbol from the Elements window.
- Right-click on the equation editor and select the symbol from the context menu.
- Type markup in the equation editor.

**How do I use Open Office formulas?**

Entering the Data

- Select the cell C1 and enter 3, then press Enter.
- Select the cell C2 and enter 2, then press Enter.
- Now select cell C3.
- When creating formulas in Open Office Calc, you always start by typing the equals sign.
- Following the equals sign, we add in the cell references of the cells containing our data.

**What is Open Office formula?**

OpenOffice Calc Basic Formulas Tutorial OpenOffice Calc, the spreadsheet program offered free of charge by openoffice.org, allows you to perform calculations on data entered into the spreadsheet.

## How do you write exponents in open office?

Superscript Text in Writer, Calc or Impress

- Click and drag to select the text you want to format.
- Click the “Format” menu and click “Character.”
- Click the “Position” tab.
- Click the “Superscript” option in the “Position” section.
- Click the “OK” button to format the text.

**How do you remove special characters in openoffice?**

**How do you do accents in open office?**

To type an accented character: Press the deadkey once, then press the character key. To type one of the deadkey characters: Press the deadkey once and press the Space bar, or press the deadkey twice.

### How to insert symbols in math in OpenOffice?

From the Math toolbar it is possible to access the catalogue Once the user learn the symbol name, it is possible to insert it directly on the editor area without using the catalogue. By default, under “Symbol set” there are three categories: “Special”, “Greek” (shown on the screen shot) and “iGreek”.

**How do I make a math symbol on my Mac?**

Click on “Math Symbols” menu item. Select the part of your document where you want the math symbol to be placed. Do this by positioning the cursor there with the mouse via insertion. Double-click on the math symbol you want in the Keyboard Viewer.

**How do you put math symbols in a Word document?**

Scroll down to “Show Emoji and Symbols”. Click on “Math Symbols” menu item. Select the part of your document where you want the math symbol to be placed. Do this by positioning the cursor there with the mouse via insertion. Double-click on the math symbol you want in the Keyboard Viewer. For example, the “∞” symbol.

#### What can you do with math in OpenOffice?

Math is Apache OpenOffice’s component for mathematical equations. It is most commonly used as an equation editor for text documents, but it can also be used with other types of documents or stand-alone. When used inside Writer, the equation is treated as an object inside the text document.