# Watch 208 Open Office Math video tutorials

# Getting Started with Math

- Start OpenOffice Math
- Start OpenOffice Math using the command line
- Create a new formula document
- Save a new formula document
- Open a formula document
- Close a formula document
- Close a formula document using the close button

**Watch a screencast about "Find using wildcards in regular expressions"**

# Working with Formulas

- Open and Save Formulas
- Open a formula directly from its file
- Open a formula document using the toolbar
- Open an OpenOffice.org 1.0 formula (.sxm)
- Open a StarOffice 5.0 formula (.smf)
- Open a math markup language file (.mml)
- Save a formula in the OpenOffice.org 1.0 format (.sxm)
- Save a formula as a StarMath 5.0 formula (.smf)
- Save a formula as a math markup language file (.mml)
- Save a formula as an OpenDocument formula (.odf)
- Export a formula as a portable document file (.pdf)
- Export a formula as a portable document file using the toolbar

- Creating Formulas
- Entering mathematical expressions
- Enter the expression "a minus b"
- Enter the expression "a plus b"
- Enter the expression "a divided by b"
- Enter the expression "a over b"
- Enter a division expression using a "slash" (/)
- Enter the expression "a multiplied by b"
- Use star symbol or asterisk for multiplication expressions
- Enter the expression "minus a"
- Enter the expression "minus plus a"
- Enter the expression "plus a"
- Enter the expression "plus minus a"
- Enter the expression "a concatenate by b"
- Enter an "absolute value" function
- Enter the boolean or logical expression "a and b"
- Enter the boolean or logical expression "a or b"
- Enter the boolean expression "not a"
- Enter a vector cross product
- Enter a vector scalar dot product
- Enter the expression for the "difference of the elements in set A that are not in set B"
- Enter the expression for the "intersection between sets A and B"
- Enter the expression for the "union between sets A and B"
- Enter the "quotient set" expression
- Enter a "square root" function
- Enter an "nth root" function
- Enter a logarithm
- Enter binary a logarithm
- Enter a logarithm with an arbitrary base
- Enter a logarithm with a base ten (10)
- Enter natural a logarithm
- Enter a sine function
- Enter a cosine function
- Enter a tangent function
- Enter a cotangent function
- Enter an exponential function
- Enter expressions with exponents (powers)
- Enter a factorial function
- Enter the expression for the limit of a sequence (n towards infinity)
- Enter the expression for the limit of a sequence
- Enter the expression for the product of a sequence
- Enter the expression for the coproduct of a sequence
- Enter the expression for the sum of a sequence
- Enter a summation expression with a lower and upper limit
- Enter a summation expression with a lower limit
- Enter a summation expression with an upper limit
- Enter an integral expression
- Enter a double integral
- Enter a triple integral
- Enter a curve integral
- Enter a double curve integral
- Enter a triple curve integral

- Entering mathematical relations
- Set the relation "a equals b"
- Set the relation "a less than b"
- Set the relation "a less than or equal to b"
- Set the relation "a less than or equal to b" (slanted)
- Set the relation "a greater than b"
- Set the relation "a greater than or equal to b"
- Set the relation "a greater than or equal to b" (slanted)
- Set the relation "a not equal to b"
- Set the relation "a is approximately equal to b"
- Set the relation "a is congruent to b"
- Set the relation "a divides b"
- Set the relation "a does not divide b"
- Enter the "double arrow left and right" symbol (if and only if) between variables
- Enter the "double arrow left" symbol between variables (Material Implication)
- Enter the "double arrow right" symbol between variables (Material Implication)
- Set the relation "a orthogonal b"
- Set the relation "a is parallel to b"
- Set the relation "a is proportional to b"
- Set the relation "a is similar or equal to b"
- Set the relation "a towards b"
- Set the relation "a is an element of set X"
- Set the relation "a is not an element of set X"
- Set the relation "set X owns element a"
- Set the relation "set A is a subset of set B"
- Set the relation "set A is not a subset of set B"
- Set the relation "set A is a subset of or equal to set B"
- Set the relation "set A is not a subset or equal to set B"
- Set the relation "set A is a superset of set B"
- Set the relation "set A is not a superset of set B"
- Set the relation "set A is a superset of, or equal to set B"
- Set the relation "set A is a not superset of, or equal to set B"

- Entering Variable Attributes
- Enter a variable with an acute accent
- Enter a variable with a grave accent
- Enter a variable with a "hat" or a circumflex accent
- Enter a variable with a reverse circumflex accent
- Enter a variable with a bar
- Enter a variable with a breve curve
- Enter a variable with a circle
- Enter a variable with a dot
- Enter a variable with two or double dots
- Enter a variable with three or triple dots
- Enter a variable with a tilde
- Enter a variable with a vector arrow
- Enter an expression or variable with an "overline"
- Enter an expression or variable with a "strike through" across it
- Place an underline beneath expressions or variables
- Enter an expression with a "wide hat" or circumflex accent
- Enter an expression with a "wide tilde"
- Enter an expression with a "wide vector"

- Entering Operators, Functions and Symbols
- Use Greek characters as variables
- Insert Greek characters using the symbol catalog
- Enter the "Aleph" symbol
- Enter the symbol for "complex numbers"
- Enter the symbol for the "imaginary part" of complex numbers
- Enter the symbol for the "real part" of complex numbers
- Enter the "Empty Set" symbol
- Enter the symbol for "integers"
- Enter the symbol for "natural numbers"
- Enter the symbol for "rational numbers"
- Enter the symbol for "real numbers"
- Enter the symbol that means "for all" (universal quantification)
- Enter the symbol that means "there exists a" (existential quantification)
- Enter the "h bar" symbol
- Enter the "infinity" symbol
- Enter the "lambda bar" symbol
- Enter the "nabla" symbol
- Enter the symbol for a partial derivative
- Insert the "weierstrass p" symbol
- Enter a comment

- Entering brackets
- Grouping terms and expressions
- Enter an expression within angled brackets
- Enter an expression within braces
- Enter an expression within single lines
- Enter an expression within double lines (norm)
- Enter an expression within operator brackets
- Enter an expression with a brace on top (overbrace)
- Enter an expression with a brace below it (underbrace)
- Enter an expression within a parenthesis (round brackets)
- Enter an expression within square brackets
- Enter an expression within double square brackets
- Enter an expression within scalable angled brackets
- Enter an expression within scalable braces
- Enter an expression within scalable round brackets (parenthesis)
- Enter an expression within scalable square brackets
- Enter an expression within scalable double brackets
- Enter an expression within scalable lines
- Enter an expression within scalable double lines
- Enter an expression within scalable operator brackets

- Other miscellaneous expressions
- Enter an expression with dots placed diagonally downwards
- Enter an expression with dots placed diagonally upwards
- Enter an expression with dots placed horizontally in the lower part of the text line
- Enter an expression with dots placed horizontally in the middle axis of the text
- Enter an expression with dots placed vertically
- Enter a down arrow symbol in an expression
- Enter an up arrow symbol in an expression
- Enter a left arrow symbol in an expression
- Enter a right arrow symbol in an expression

- Formatting formulas
- Format the font style for variables, numbers etc.
- Format the relative font size for text, functions etc.
- Format the size of an expression
- Write an invisible or phantom expression
- Format an expression to appear with a bold typeface
- Format an expression to appear with a non-bold typeface
- Format an expression to appear with an italic typeface
- Format an expression to appear with a roman typeface
- Format an expression to appear with a fixed width font
- Format an expression to appear with a sans serif font
- Format an expression to appear with a serif font
- Place a new line in a formula
- Enter a small gap between expressions
- Enter a large gap between expressions
- Stack two expressions over one another (binom)
- Stack several expressions over one another (stack)
- Set expressions in a matrix layout
- Set the alignment of an expression to the center
- Set the alignment of an expression to the left
- Set the alignment of an expression to the right
- Set a subscript to appear on the bottom center
- Set a subscript to appear on the left
- Set a subscript to appear on the right
- Set a superscript to appear on the left
- Set a superscript to appear on the right
- Set a superscript to appear on the top center

# Customizing Math

- View the selection window
- Hide the selection window
- Hide the selection window using the close button
- Disable the auto update feature for the formula display
- Enable the auto update feature for the formula display
- Disable the formula cursor
- Enable the formula cursor
- Zoom on a formula 100 percent
- Zoom on a formula to fit all in window
- Zoom in on a formula
- Zoom out on a formula
- Using Toolbars
- Detach toolbar window
- Dock toolbar window on any border
- Dock toolbar window at recent position
- Resize toolbar window
- Access the excess buttons in the toolbar
- Hide a toolbar button
- Hide a toolbar button using the customize dialog window
- View hidden toolbar buttons
- View hidden toolbar buttons using the customize dialog window
- Change a button's position in the toolbar
- View toolbar buttons as icons only
- View toolbar buttons as text only
- View toolbar buttons as text and icons
- Reset toolbar buttons to default values
- Access the extra buttons in the toolbar (with bug report)
- Save toolbar changes to a document or template (with bug report)

- Other Options

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