Typing Radicals

Typing

To get a radical, press the Control key and the 2 key at the same time.

Press Ctrl+2 or Ctrl+@.
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Type the radicand inside the placeholder (which is already selected).

Type .
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Press the Control key and the 5 key at the same time.

Press Ctrl+5 or Ctrl+%.
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Type the index.

Type .
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Get out of the radical and down to the baseline by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.

Press Ctrl+Space.
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Typing

To get a radical, press the Control key and the 2 key at the same time.

Press Ctrl+2 or Ctrl+@.
Click for copyable input

Type the radicand inside the placeholder (which is already selected).

Type .
Click for copyable input

Press the Control key and the 5 key at the same time.

Press Ctrl+5 or Ctrl+%.
Click for copyable input

Type the index.

Type .
Click for copyable input

Get out of the radical and down to the baseline by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.

Press Ctrl+Space.
Click for copyable input

Type the second radical in the same way as the first.

Press Ctrl+@, type , press Ctrl+%, type , and press Ctrl+Space.
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Typing

To get a radical, press the Control key and the 2 key at the same time.

Press Ctrl+2 or Ctrl+@.
Click for copyable input

Type the expression in the placeholder (which is already selected).

Type .
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Press the Control key and the % key at the same time to create an index.

Press Ctrl+%.
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Type the index in the placeholder (which is already selected).

Type .
Click for copyable input

Get out of the radical and down to the baseline by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.

Press Ctrl+Space.
Click for copyable input
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