Using Snip with Microsoft Word

There are 2 ways to use Snip to get math into your Microsoft Word document:

Individual equations and blocks of math

When inserting individual equations into your MS Word document, it is easiest to copy the MathML (MS Word) format and paste it directly into your document.
  1. Display the equation you want to insert into your document on your screen
  2. Click the screenshot button or enter the keyboard shortcut ctrl+alt+m/ctrl+command+m:
Click the screenshot button
  1. Click and drag the crop box around your desired equation, release to Snip:
Snip your equation
  1. Check your Snip result, then click the Copy MS Word button to copy the MS Word optimized MathML format to your clipboard:
Click the Copy MS Word button
Pro Tip! You can also copy the MathML (MS Word) format on the Data tab:
MathML MS Word format on the Data Tab
  1. Open your Microsoft Word document and put your cursor at the location in the document where you would like to insert an equation, and paste!
Paste into Microsoft Word
Here is a short video showing all the steps together:
Using Snip to insert an equation into Microsoft Word

Larger content, mixed text & math

When taking Snips of mixed text and math, for example a multiple choice word problem, it is better to use the Export to .docx feature.
  1. Display the content you want to digitize on your screen
  2. Click the screenshot button or enter the keyboard shortcut
  3. Click and drag the crop box around your desired content, release to Snip
  4. Check your Snip result, then click the Export .docx button
Export DOCX button
  1. Your MS Word document will open automatically!
Here is a short video showing all the steps together:
Using Snip to insert an equation into Microsoft Word