[LON-CAPA-users] FW: printing of math
lira at egr.msu.edu
Sat Dec 5 22:09:40 EST 2015
Dear Jacob Bond:
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[mailto:lon-capa-users-bounces at mail.lon-capa.org] On Behalf Of Jacob
Sent: Saturday, December 05, 2015 10:03 PM
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Subject: Re: [LON-CAPA-users] FW: printing of math
>Could I have your permission to insert some of your response into the
>lon-capa documentation? It seems that the '$' and '$$' methods should
>be recommended as LaTeX 'robust' and that the '\(' and '\[' methods
>could be explained as supported, but considered as LaTeX 'fragile' with
>a reference to consult a LaTeX manual if use of the fragile method
>results in unexpected results occur.
>Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Michigan State
I would discourage you from going so far as recommending $ and $$. As
$ and $$ are not officially supported in LaTeX. Though they do work, they
are holdovers from TeX/AMS-TeX. The LaTeX equivalents are \(,\) and \[,\].
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