by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 24, 2014)
Part of the reason for using the Equation Editor in the first place is because of the specialized spacing requirements and characters necessary for mathematical formulas. When using the Equation Editor, you can control the spacing that is applied between lines of your equation. This is done as follows:
Figure 1. The Spacing dialog box.
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