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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to MeAD 8 Cl i ck left mouse button anywhere on the blank MCAD page . Wherever you click you'll see a red crosshair: + 1 rn a ~ I I l e : 1 i ~ This is the starting point for any typing. You can type in math or t ex t mode . It is important to recognize the difference. By default you start typing in math mode. The l etter (word) you type is treated as a var i able or function. Variable or function name must be a single word and can ' t start from a number. The underline i s accepted in math mode. If you try to make a space (press space button when an equation is incomplete) the math mode will automatically switch to tex t mode. Text maybe copied from other documents ~ When typing in math mode you can see blue editing lines : the underline and insertion (vertical) line. 00-1 : m 1- t ~+- i t io n 'n o U " " , I n e- - + = 2 ' 9 , , - V 'Jo o m r r 1 ~ The blue insertion l ine moves when you type b o or. t +-! J as well as when you use arrow : i J buttons B I !i E I f you work with subscripts (superscripts , square root , functions) the underline can be either on base level or on a subscript (superscript , argument) level. Typing continues adding letters or symbols on the same level. Swap between levels (as needed) us i ng either the ar r ow buttons on a keyboard or the spac e ba r . See examples below : . . . .. . . ... . .. 10 ~' . /' ." .." I ' ; o + : ~ o ~~ : . QQ / ' x Y = ' d o : J i ~ ....... . . . . . 'j ::: : : :j ' d ! Jl f / : . _ .~ . ~ . E: J : . , ' _. : : :, L .. O . : " , . I '--- , "- , _. . ..... , , " . . i l l l "_ a D ~ . I ' ~ : : ~~ ::: : ~ : ;: m : L ~ J +- .. ~ J I f t here i s an error in math mode (unknown value , wrong name , e t c . ) the variable name shows in red. . When typing formulas, you must use + , - , =, sin , log, power , integral , matrix, greek letter, etc. To find the symbols you need , click first on symbols at the top of the MCAD sheet then se l ect the operator that you need. r g ;C ~ 4 t . [ : : : ] f. $ ! ' . ! ? j . . {3 . IIHI = . I f " , I ) ; < > . ~ - " I n! m_ n X n I x l a f J , s t In e ll ) ( 1 x Y n r 1) { } l . I< A Jl log n : () x 2 r v ~ 1(; a tan 7 8 9 1 U f X V I w c o s 4 5 6 x A B r 6- E Z sin 2 3 + H e K 1 \ M := = N . . n p 1 : T Y X ' Q x 1 1 5 r " ] x n I x l ' " J tt1~ i Q 1 ) 1 1 " N T n . .J l ., W- 8 . '-! " " .- . .. ~ J = .-- ~ - + f. ~ fi = < :> ~ ~ 1 : L n n n r f x x f d y x fy li n l i B lim- + a- + I T- + a- . ....
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