Last Update: 3/1/2018
Origin's Insert Equation tool requires Equation Editor to be installed, which was included in previous versions of Microsoft Word. If you encounter the following error when you try to open Insert Equation tool in Origin:
Failed to create Equation Editor. Make sure it is installed.
check as follow.
If you installed the January 2018 Public Update (PU)
Equation Editor (Microsoft Equation 3.0) has been removed from all versions of Microsoft Office products. To use Insert Equation tool in Origin, please consider installing the third-party App MathType.
If you haven't installed the January 2018 Public Update (PU)
If you have Microsoft Office 64bit application installed, and try to open the Insert Equation tool in Origin 32 bit application, you may also encounter this error. It is probably caused by Microsoft Office not update the Registry correctly when installed equation editor. To fix it, you need to manually update the Registry as follow.
in Windows command window to open Registry Editor, find the Equation.3 branch for 64bit, it should be:
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