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## Downloading Programs

**EquatIO is available for free** for anyone with an @illinois.edu account from the webstore.

Download the program at https://webstore.illinois.edu/home/

**MathType is required** to be installed on your computer for EquateIO to work.

MathType is available through the Webstore for free for all College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students. $49.95/yearly license for all other users.

Install MathType **and **EquateIO on your system before starting.

## Running EquatIO

- Open the original PDF file AND Go to Program List and Open EquatIO
- Select Microsoft
- Enter your university email and select Work or School Account
- Enter your university email address and password
- Verify using Two-Factor Authentication.

If this is the first time using EquatIO, you should see the following pop-up:

Select **Create a MathType equation** and check the box **Remember my choice**.

Select **OK**.

Your screen will have the EquatIO overlay that will look like this:

### Menu icons

At the bottom of the screen there is a Tool Bar (numbers were added to explain the menu)

- Equation Editor
- LaTex Editor
- Handwriting Recognition
- Speech Input
- Graph Editor
- EquatIO Mobile
- Screenshot Reader
- Edit Math
- Insert Math

Open the **Blue EquatIO Menu** at the bottom left:

Select **Options > Math Options**.

(PDF file and Word file must be on same monitor)

- Under Prediction, enable
**Math, Chemistry, and Formulas**then select**Save**. - Locate the equation to be copied or converted
- Select the Screenshot Reader (this was icon #7, the dotted line square with an arrow), and
**draw a box around the equation.**

Three icons will appear at the top right.

- The arrow/box starts/stops spoken math
- The three dots opens output menu
- The X closes the options

- Select the
**icon with the three dots**and then**select the format**that the equation should be saved in. - Paste into the document where the equation should appear. (Ctrl-V)
- Select the
**X icon to close the window**and to move to the next equation. - Save your file when you are finished.

EquatIO Help pages can be found at https://www.texthelp.com/en-us/products/equatio/

## Example Output

**MathML Output**

**LaTex Output**

\left. \begin{array}{l}{ \alpha ^ { 2 } [ ( 1 - \theta ) \frac { U _ { j - 1 , k } - 2 U _ { j , k } + U _ { j + 1 , k } } { ( \Delta x ) ^ { 2 } } + \theta \frac { U _ { j - 1 , k + 1 } - 2 U _ { j , k + 1 } + U _ { j + 1 , k + 1 } } { ( \Delta x ) ^ { 2 } } ] }\\{ = \frac { U _ { j , k + 1 } - U _ { j , k } } { \Delta t } }\end{array} \right

- Paste into the document where the equation should appear.
- Select “x” to close the window and move to the next equation.
- Save the Word file when complete.