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### Latex formula support ?

Posted: **Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:16 pm**

by **spectral**

Hi,

It will be fine if the forum can support latex formula ?!

I'm sure that you agree... but just hope that you will find some time to add it

Thanks for your community

### Re: Latex formula support ?

Posted: **Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:31 pm**

by **graphicsMan**

+1

### Re: Latex formula support ?

Posted: **Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:08 am**

by **spectral**

Any news ?

Is there someone able to improve the forum please, because it is hard to add complex formula with latex ?

Thanks for your help

### Re: Latex formula support ?

Posted: **Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:39 pm**

by **Arite**

As a suggestion

MathJax support could be added.

For a basic configuration all that needs to be done is to add:

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```
<script type="text/javascript"
src="http://cdn.mathjax.org/mathjax/latest/MathJax.js?config=TeX-AMS-MML_HTMLorMML">
</script>
```

Somewhere in the <head> section of overall_header.html (Editable by going to the Administration Control Panel (ACP) >> Styles >> Templates >> Edit prosilver >> Select "overall_header.html").

Then for example typing:

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```
We can derive de Moivre's formula using Euler's formula:
\[
\left( \cos{\theta} + i \sin{\theta} \right)^n = \left( e^{i\theta} \right)^n = e^{i (n \theta)} = \cos{(n \theta)} + i \sin{(n \theta)}
\]
```

Would yield (screenshot from my phpBB forum):

^ Probably should've chosen the rendering equation instead

.

There are MathJax phpBB mods too (for example

here), however just adding the script to the header seems to be good enough for most things.

Cheers, Arite.

### Re: Latex formula support ?

Posted: **Sun Dec 30, 2012 2:43 pm**

by **admin**

Arite, thanks for the detailed instructions!

Test:

We can derive de Moivre's formula using Euler's formula:

\[

\left( \cos{\theta} + i \sin{\theta} \right)^n = \left( e^{i\theta} \right)^n = e^{i (n \theta)} = \cos{(n \theta)} + i \sin{(n \theta)}

\]

EDIT: Seems to work. Will this do for now?

### Re: Latex formula support ?

Posted: **Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:39 pm**

by **spectral**

Wonderful, thanks a lot

### Re: Latex formula support ?

Posted: **Mon Dec 31, 2012 6:31 pm**

by **dr_eck**

I agree!

It wasn't something I was really dying for, but I really appreciate it now that it's available.

### Re: Latex formula support ?

Posted: **Wed Jan 02, 2013 3:34 am**

by **Arite**

admin wrote:Arite, thanks for the detailed instructions!

No problem

.

admin wrote:Test:

We can derive de Moivre's formula using Euler's formula:

\[

\left( \cos{\theta} + i \sin{\theta} \right)^n = \left( e^{i\theta} \right)^n = e^{i (n \theta)} = \cos{(n \theta)} + i \sin{(n \theta)}

\]

EDIT: Seems to work. Will this do for now?

Brilliant

.

A Global annoucement saying e.g. "MathJax LaTeX formula support added" with a couple of usage examples could be helpful for new users.

Arite.

### Re: Latex formula support ?

Posted: **Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:54 am**

by **spectral**

You can use the following tool to easily create your formula :

http://www.codecogs.com/latex/eqneditor.php

### Re: Latex formula support ?

Posted: **Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:25 pm**

by **spectral**

Is there some anti-aliasing option ? The formula looks pixelated..

BTW:Take a look at the previous link to compare.

Thanks