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In the Equation Editor you can define styles that indicate how you want certain characters to appear in the equation. You select the style to use for a particular equation element by the following:
There are six predefined styles for equation characters: Math, Text, Function, Variable, Greek, and Matrix-Vector. These are the styles you can choose from the Style menu. Two additional styles are also available, but are used internally by the equation editor: Symbol and Number.
Notice that the Style menu also includes a Style called Other. This is not really a style; instead, it is a way to apply a particular font and font size to characters in your equation.
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