Marshall Feldman <ma...@...> writes: > > I have several questions regarding numbered equations: > > 1. How does one add punctuation to numbered equations?

Inside the equations, you add punctuation the usual way. After the equation numbers, you don't add punctuation. If you somehow succeed, the gods of typography will smite you mightily. I don't think I've ever seen a book or journal contain punctuation after the equation numbers. > 2. How does one make the equations be part of a paragraph that begins > before and continues after them? Type the initial text, then C-S-M or Insert > Math > (some equation environment) without hitting enter first. That makes the math environment part of the same paragraph as the preceding text. Upon conclusion of the math stuff, use the right arrow or space bar to escape the math environment (or click just outside it) and keep typing (again, without hitting enter) -- the additional text will automatically flow to the next line without indentation, continuing the same paragraph. If you insert the equation as a display equation > 3. How does one continue a numbered equation across multiple lines? Help > Math, section 18. /Paul