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# Quick LaTeX Tutorial

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Was thinking of writing a little math toolbar thing so that you can just click on the math symbols and the latex code would be inserted into the textbox.

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That would be awesome dave. ^

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I've also got a copy of the latest latexrender code, so I'll post that off to you soon with some instructions blike. I've managed to fix a few of the problems we have when quoting equations; the images produced are now transparent with a very minor reduction in quality from what we have atm, although it requires a little more CPU

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hm

$\sigma$

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how about subscript how to type it.

It is very useful in chemistry area

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how to install latex, it needed to put many file inside.

Would anyone upload the whole for me ?

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Read the initial post: subscripts are generated by using _

For example, A_{n^2} produces: $A_{n^2}$

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Dear Dave

I have tried numerous times to use the latex code for Matrix and Align equations. When I use the command for matrix I get:

$\begin{matrix} w & x \\ annoyed & z \end{matrix}$

and for align:

\begin{align} w & x \\ annoyed & z \end{align}

As you can see the ampersand persists. I have read a few 'latex' manuals and tried various code combinations. Could you or someone else be able to provide some information to overcome this problem.

Regards

Gauss

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The problem is that when you type the & into vB, it cleverly converts it into the html symbol for an ampersand; namely & which is why you're having problems. When I get back from holiday, I'll fix it; it's a fairly simple fix.

Thanks for highlighting the problem though.

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Dear Dave

Thanks for the reply, I had a thought that might be the case.

Regards

Gauss

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Just thought I'd post this link http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/symbols/comprehensive/symbols-a4.pdf. It's a relatively small, (approximately 2.3 MB) comprehensive set of symbol tables for $\LaTeX$ and some of its add ons.

The page I got it from is here: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/symbols/comprehensive/symbols-a4.pdf.

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test

$sin( 2)$

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i love the way gauss writes his post like a letter. and ends it with Regards Gauss....

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How would I write out something like $\sqrt{25} = 5$? How would I put the $5$ above the $\sqrt{25}$?

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And what about aproximatly? How do you put that symbol in?

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here is a really short guide. with most of the notation in there

http://www.maths.nottingham.ac.uk/local/Guides/short-math-guide.pdf

Thank you.

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Use \frac{5}{\sqrt{25}} - the first argument of \frac lets you specify the numerator, the second will give you the denominator.

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Why isn't the latex working right now?

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I saw on the announcements that blike's upgraded some stuff. He probably forgot to put the latex code back in.

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What was he upgrading that he needed to take the LaTeX out?

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Okay, forget the question above, I already saw the tread. And I already PM him.

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It's been a while now and the  tags are still not working. What's going on?!

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could someone please post all of the greek letters so no one has to guess at the abbreviation LaTeX uses?

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