Most MathType functions can be accessed from the keyboard. Here are some of my most-used shortcuts.

Shortcut | Effect |
---|---|

CTRL-ALT-q | Create new inline equation |

ALT-o | Open selected equation |

CTRL-h | Superscript |

CTRL-l | Subscript |

CTRL-f | Fraction |

CTRL-r | Square root |

CTRL-SHIFT-e | Switch to text style |

CTRL-SHIFT-+ | Switch to maths style |

CTRL-g followed by a letter | Equivalent Greek letter (e.g. CTRL-g, p for \(\pi\), CTRL-g, P for \(\Pi\)) |

CTRL-d followed by R, C, Z or N | Equivalent letter in blackboard bold (\(\mathbb{R}\), \(\mathbb{C}\), \(\mathbb{Z}\) or \(\mathbb{N}\)) |

CTRL-k followed by T | Multiplication symbol |

CTRL-k followed by . | \(\ge\) |

CTRL-k followed by , | \(\le\) |