# MathType MT Extra(True Type)

## MathType MT Extra (True type): A Font for Mathematical Symbols

If you are looking for a font that can display a variety of mathematical symbols and characters, you may want to consider MathType MT Extra (True type). This font is a TrueType font that was developed by Monotype Imaging and Design Science. It is distributed with many Microsoft products, such as Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. It is also included with MathType, a powerful equation editor that allows you to create and edit mathematical notation in any application.

## MathType MT Extra(True type)

## What is MathType MT Extra (True type)?

MathType MT Extra (True type) is not a regular font that can be typed directly from the keyboard. Instead, it is a font that requires special codes or commands to insert the symbols and characters. For example, to insert the symbol for the integral sign (), you need to type ALT+8747 on the numeric keypad. To insert the symbol for the square root sign (), you need to type ALT+8730 on the numeric keypad. You can find a complete list of codes and commands for MathType MT Extra (True type) on the [MathType documentation page].

MathType MT Extra (True type) contains 145 characters, including symbols for fractions, radicals, integrals, summations, products, matrices, brackets, braces, arrows, and more. The original version of MT Extra, which is still distributed with many word processing, publishing, and test generation programs, contains only 43 characters. The enhanced version of the MT Extra font included with MathType contains 145 characters. Here is a comparison of the two versions:

Original version of MT Extra

Enhanced version of MT Extra

## How to use MathType MT Extra (True type)?

To use MathType MT Extra (True type), you need to have it installed on your computer. If you have MathType or any Microsoft product that includes it, you should already have it installed. If not, you can download it from the [Monotype website]. You also need to have an application that supports TrueType fonts, such as Word, PowerPoint, or MathType.

Once you have MathType MT Extra (True type) installed, you can use it in two ways:

You can use the codes or commands to insert the symbols and characters directly into your document. For example, to insert the symbol for pi (π), you can type ALT+960 on the numeric keypad.

You can use MathType to create and edit equations using MathType MT Extra (True type). MathType is an equation editor that lets you create mathematical notation in any application. You can access MathType from the Insert tab in Word or PowerPoint, or from the Tools menu in other applications. You can also launch MathType as a standalone program. In MathType, you can use the toolbar buttons or keyboard shortcuts to insert symbols and characters from MathType MT Extra (True type). For example, to insert the symbol for pi (π), you can click on the Pi button or press CTRL+P.

Here is an example of an equation created with MathType using MathType MT Extra (True type):

## Why use MathType MT Extra (True type)?

MathType MT Extra (True type) is a useful font for anyone who needs to display mathematical symbols and characters in their documents. It offers several advantages over other fonts:

It is compatible with many applications that support TrueType fonts.

It has a large collection of symbols and characters that cover most of the common mathematical notation.

It has a consistent and clear design that makes the symbols and characters easy to read and distinguish.

It works well with MathType, which is a powerful and versatile equation editor that can create and edit mathematical notation in any application.

If you are looking for a font that can display a variety of mathematical symbols and characters, you may want to consider MathType MT Extra (True type). It is a TrueType font that was developed by Monotype Imaging and Design Science. It is distributed with many Microsoft products, such as Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. It is also included with MathType, a powerful equation editor that allows you to create and edit mathematical notation in any application.