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How to Add a Calculator to Microsoft Word

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Here’s a trick that many people don’t know about. When you’re writing a document in Microsoft Word, you might need to do a few quick calculations. Sure, you could open a separate calculator app, but wouldn’t be easier if you could just get a quick answer right within the Word document that you’re working on? Well, by adding a calculator to Microsoft Word, it’s possible.

  1. Right click on the toolbar at the top of the screen > Customize Toolbars and Menus.
  2. Click on the Commands tab.
  3. Select Tools on the left side of the screen.
  4. On the right side, search until you find Tools Calculate.
  5. Drag that item up to your toolbar.

Note: Our video and instructions are for Microsoft Word for Mac. The instructions and features may vary for a PC. 

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