[LON-CAPA-users] latex/tex in authoring

Felicia Berryman lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Fri, 09 Dec 2005 11:41:58 -0500

Hi Nathan,

I link to some LaTex guides on our MSU LON-CAPA page, 
http://loncapa.msu.edu/faculty/.  Basically, just follow the latex rules 
but wrap the <m> (math) tag around it.

For example:

<m>\[ -u = \frac{x}{y} \]</m>

Nathan Schoenack wrote:

> Hello,
> I want to display an equation--u=x/y--in a format where the x is  
> actually over the y.  I thought I could use tex or latex with a <tex>  
> </tex> kind of format based on what I read in the Problem Editing  
> Help link in the edit mode.  The problem is I don't know tex or latex  
> so I don't know if I'm screwing up the tags or the tex code itself (I  
> got some help from our tex-using profs).
> 1st question: Is it Tex or LaTex (or both) that LON-CAPA uses?
> 2nd: How do you enable it?
> Here's what I'm trying:
> <tex >$\frac{x y}$</tex >
> <tex>$u = L \sqrt{g/h}$</tex>
> Am I even close?
> Nathan Schoenack
> IT Research Support Specialist
> NDSU Physics
> (701) 231-7047
> nathan.schoenack@ndsu.edu
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Felicia Berryman
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