Step 1: Integrating Mathtype with the ribbon
check out this link for a nice starting spot. It talks about integrating with Powerpoint and Word, but inevitably did not work with my install. He says to integrate with Word
\MathPage\MathPage.wll \MathPage\MathType Commands 6 For Word.dotm
except my install directory didn't contain the .dotm file!
Instead download this file and save it to the STARTUP folder.
Step 2: Enabling Macros so Mathtype actually works
Now the ribbon will contain Mathtype too but it will be disabled by default. So I followed this link to enable macros.
It's a little different in 2010
File>Options>Trust Center>Trust Center Settings
I selected "Disable all macros except digitally signed macros." Then restart Word and click the Enable Macros button in the
I'm sure Mathtype will fix this in later versions...and I'm sure they'll make us pay for it too. For now, this works fine!