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# Value Display

## Value Display

(OP)
Hello everyone,

I am very new to Mathcad, I am curious to know if there is a way to display the actual values in the formulea (equations) rather than the variables to put it clearly if I define,

a=2
b=3
is it possible to have
2x3=6  rather than
a x b=6

I have looked in the menue options for a way to do it couldnt find a way
any help is greatly appreciated.
Thanks

### RE: Value Display

The simple answer is no.  This question has been asked about 4 times in the last year and is still no.

I still haven't understood why that's necessary, unless you don't believe in the functionality of the program, in which case, that's the least of your problems.

If you can't trust it to multiply two numbers together, how can you trust that it calculates tangents or logarithms together?

However did you prove that you multiplied two numbers correctly with your calculattor or Excel?

TTFN

### RE: Value Display

If it just for explanation or documentation you can do it but it will not be an active formula. You can insert the "=" sign by pressing the combination of Ctrl and the equal sign "=" at the same time.

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