# [LON-CAPA-users] Internet Explorer configuration

Lars Jensen lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Wed, 07 Jun 2006 07:43:50 -0700

Hi Robert,

Try this:

<m display="jsmath">$\theta$</m>

This will "force" the jsmath mode, and should bring up the console as well.

Lars.

Robert_Brewington@er.monroe.edu wrote:
> I am seeing minor formatting issues in IE 6.00.
>
> I work in Firefox, and things (of course) look fine.
>
> The students, however, use school computers running IE 6.0. A number of
> things do not work. They seem to center around special characters, such as
> &theta or &rarr. They see the &theta expression rather than the special
> character.
>
> I tried the alternate mechanism in the character table (<m>$\theta$</m>),
> but this also did not work. It will work if I use the &#952 for theta, for
> example. This is pretty hard to read, of course; I would prefer not to use
> this mechanism if possible.
>
> I made sure the students enabled jsMath in their preferences, but this did
> not help. They do see the little jsMath box at the lower right of the
> screen.
>
> Any suggestions on what might need to be configured?
>
> Thanks,brew
>
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