# How do you automatically number equations in Word?

## How do you automatically number equations in Word?

Select Insert -> Equation -> Save Selection to Equation Gallery. Now if you want to insert an equation with automatic numbering in standard journal/conference paper format, just select the template you have made from the equation gallery and it will insert it into the document as desired.

### How do I turn on equations in Word for Mac?

Simply select the “Insert” tab and choose “Equation” under the “Symbols” section. If you still do not see the Equation option, you may have to go to “File” > “Options” > “Customize Ribbon“. Select “All Commands” in the “Choose commands from” menu, then add “Symbols” to the tabs listed on the right side of the screen.

#### How do I create a list of equations in Word?

On the References Ribbon, in the Captions Group, click the Insert Table of Figures icon (even for lists of tables and equations). In the Table of Figures dialog box, select the label for which you want to make a list from the Caption Label pulldown (such as “Equation”, “Figure”, or “Table”).

**How do you caption equations?**

Add captions

- Select the object (table, equation, figure, or another object) that you want to add a caption to.
- On the References tab, in the Captions group, click Insert Caption.
- In the Label list, select the label that best describes the object, such as a figure or equation.

**How do I use Microsoft Equation editor on Mac?**

Click Insert, and then Object. In the list of Object types, choose Microsoft Equation (this will open the Equation Editor). In the Equation Editor window, form your equation; when finished, click the red X in the upper right to close the window. After a moment, the equation will appear in the application.

## Where do Captions for equations go?

By convention, table captions are above the table; figure captions are below the figure, and equation numbers are to the right of the equation.