The menu bar contains all the commands for working with LibreOffice Math. It contains a list of all the available operators as well as the commands for editing, viewing, arranging, formatting and printing formula documents and the objects contained in them. Most of the menu commands are only available when you are creating or editing a formula.

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The window containing the document you want to work on must be selected in order to use the menu commands. Similarly, you must select an object in the document to use the menu commands associated with the object.

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The menus are context sensitive. This means that those menu items are available that are relevant to the work currently being carried out. If the cursor is located in a text, then all of those menu items are available that are needed to edit the text. If you have selected graphics in a document, then you will see all of the menu items that can be used to edit graphics.


This menu contains the general commands for working with formula documents, such as create, open, save and print.


The commands in this menu are used to edit formulas. In addition to basic commands, (for example, copying contents) there are functions specific to LibreOffice Math such as searching for placeholders or errors.


Sets the display scale and defines which elements you want to be visible. Most of the commands that you can enter into the Commands window can also be accessed through a mouse click if you have already opened the Elements pane with View - Elements.


This menu contains commands needed to format formulas.


Use this menu to open and edit the symbol catalog, or import an external formula as a data file or via clipboard. The program interface can be adjusted to meet your requirements. You can also change the program options.


In the Window menu, you can open a new window and see the document list.


The Help menu allows you to start and control the LibreOffice Help system.

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