With the Chemistry Add-In for Word, you will be able to insert and modify chemical information, such as labels, formulas and 2D depictions, when creating papers with Microsoft Word. Designed for and tested on both Word 2007 and Word 2010, it harnesses the power of Chemical Markup Language (a chemistry specific XML), making it possible not only to author chemical content in Word, but also to include the data behind those structures. Together, these technologies make chemistry documents open, readable and easily accessible, not just to other humans, but also to other technologies.
With the Chemistry Add-in for Word, you can:
Limitations: Does not work with Word 2010 Beta
The Chemistry Add-in for Word is the product of a collaboration between Microsoft Research and the Unilever Centre for Molecular Science Informatics at the University of Cambridge.
The Chemistry Add-in for Word was developed for Microsoft Education Labs. The Education Labs site is no longer live, but all of the prototype products formerly hosted there are now available through the Partners in Learning Network.