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Topic Started by thuyha
on 3/21/2006 18:32 PM   
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Does anyone know how to type the statistical symbol for mean, "X" with a bar over it, in Word? I've seen it many times in text but can not locate it in Microsoft Word. I don't have the option to change to its arithmetic symbol, the Greek letter "", as I am referring to a formula containing the specific statistical symbol.


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Posted By frasermoss
on 3/22/2006 2:08 AM   
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This is how you do it

http://www.gwinn.us/how-to/x-bar.html




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Posted By thuyha
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Frasermoss, thank you very much!!!



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Posted By Tawnycat
on 5/9/2008 11:32 AM   
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Hi the link below is no longer active - any chance you can re-post it? Doyou know if this is still possible with MS Word 2007?


frasermoss said:
This is how you do it

http://www.gwinn.us/how-to/x-bar.html



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Posted By frasermoss
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Here's an alternative link that is still live

http://www.childrens-mercy.org/stats/weblog2006/XbarSymbol.asp

Or a final different method

http://www.apastyle.info/how-tos/x-bar-word-3.html

take your pick!


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Posted By dolabella
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Hi ,
I need help about character for X bar symbol. Is ther any alternative link that is still live
and doesn't uses the equation editor?
Thanks for help!



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Posted By TheFFM
on 11/16/2010 20:34 PM   
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copy the image at his URL into your document

http://upload.wikimedia.org/math/6/0/6/6061e2e960b7cd1f2381c7a3cc6a1131.png

\bar{x} \!\,


 
x can be copied and pasted from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Table_of_mathematical_symbols

OR  in word 2007 click Ctrl F9

into the gray field box that appears insert the following :  EQ \O(X,¯)

if you are working in 12 point Make the "X" italicised and 8 point
Make the "-" twice the font of the X i.e 16 point and make it superscript

Now right click on the field and select "toggle field" to see the result

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Posted By Crystal-Mask
on 11/27/2011 2:44 AM   
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Go to this link :

http://www.tc3.edu/instruct/sbrown/stat/symbol.htm

There will be a table that has the x bar symbol, just copy and paste the x bar symbol into your document. 


Last edited Nov 30, 2011, 8:17 AM by Crystal-Mask

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