How to add arrow as accent with keyboard in Word 2007 Equation Editor

I'm entering equations with vectors in, and getting a bit tired of having to use the Accents menu to add the arrow across the top of the vector symbols. So I'm looking for a way to do it using the keyboard.

I got this far V\above(\rightarrow), but it doesn't give the same result:

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(On the left is the result of the key sequence above, on the right is the result when using the menu)


V\vec and pressing space twice does the trick