Math makes mathematical notation and editing within documents simple.
- Create and edit mathematical formulas and equations in a WYSIWYG environment for export and use in other programs.
- Used to format mathematically equations that can be difficult in other programs due to special characters and sometimes complex placement.
- Most commonly used as an equation editor for text documents, but can be used with other types of documents (treated as text object) but users can also insert equations into other OpenOffice programs such as Calc and Impress.
- Similar to Microsoft Equation Editor or Design Science MathType and is familiar to users.