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    to enter in

    Dear friends

    Does this sentence read well?

    I did enter in the equation right on where it should be.

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    Re: to enter in

    I did enter the figures right in the equation.
    OR
    I did put the figures right in the equation.

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    Re: to enter in

    Does this sentence read well?
    I did enter in the equation right on where it should be.


    Hi Offroad.
    No, it doesn't read well and is somewhat ambiguous. A rewrite depends on what "it" refers to.
    Did you put something into the equation at just the right point?
    or
    Did you put the equation into a larger calculation at just the right point?

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    Re: to enter in

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    Does this sentence read well?
    I did enter in the equation right on where it should be.

    Hi Offroad.
    No, it doesn't read well and is somewhat ambiguous. A rewrite depends on what "it" refers to.
    Did you put something into the equation at just the right point?
    or
    Did you put the equation into a larger calculation at just the right point?
    'It' refers to the equation.

    I put the equation where it should be.
    I entered in (= typed) the equation where it should be.
    I made a mistake while/when entering in the equation.

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    Re: to enter in

    Does this sentence read well?
    I did enter in the equation right on where it should be.
    'It' refers to the equation.


    Thanks Offroad.
    Delete "on". You can simply say "I did enter in the equation right where it should be". Perhaps the "in" is optional, but I feel that "enter in" is more usual for computer work and therefore appropriate here.
    Other possibilities: "I did include/place/insert/introduce the equation right where it should be".

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