Although Google’s office automation proposal with respect to Microsoft’s is not comparable in many respects, at least in relation to the number of functions that we can use in this productivity suite, the truth is that over time has been gaining integers, as well as the trust of many users.
And is that for those of you who do not know, this is a free program from the search giant that we can make use of directly from our Internet browser such as Chrome or Firefox, for which all we need is to have a Google account. Thus, Google Docs will allow us to create and modify our own text documents, either individually or working in groups, that is, in a very similar way to how we do it in the popular Word.
That is why the search engine, as the use of this office automation alternative has grown, in the same way it has been improving in terms of its appearance, reliability and functionality. As we said, the amount of possibilities available here may not be the same as that found in the Redmond software, but without a doubt everything is most basic, plus many other additional possibilities.
What’s more, Google Docs has been specially designed to be used in work groups in a collaborative way, in addition to integrating seamlessly with other platforms and applications of the same firm such as Google Sheets spreadsheets, or the storage system in the iCloud, Google Drive.
- Open the document in Google Docs.
- Click where you want to insert the equation.
- Click Insert equation .
- Select the symbol you want to add from the corresponding menu:
- Greek alphabet
- Other operations
- Relational operations
- Add numbers or substitute variables in the text box.
To add a new equation text box, click New equation .
To show or hide the equation options, click View to show the equation toolbar .
Use equation shortcuts
Just enter in the equation and add the symbol name and the space bar, you can insert the symbol. For example, type “alpha” to insert 𝞪 .
To enter superscript or subscript, enter “” and then press Shift + 6 or Shift + – .