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When using the Equation Editor, you can input summation and other types of equations that use limits. These appear as characters above the main body of the equation. You can control the spacing the Equation Editor uses between the top of the equation body and the baseline of the limit line. The value you specify represents a percentage of the normal spacing that would otherwise be used. Thus, a setting of 25% represents a spacing that is only 1/4 of normal. You can set this adjustment by following these steps:
Figure 1. The Spacing dialog box.
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