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Author Topic:   New dBCode: Latex
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Message 1 of 4 (531586)
10-19-2009 12:10 AM


It is now easy to include complex equations in messages with the new [latex] dBCode. It uses the LaTeX language to express equations in a simple syntax which becomes the actual equation in your message. For example, this latex code:

[latex]\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}[/latex]

Becomes this:

NASA has some useful on-line help:

LaTeX On-line Help

Some detailed documentation can be found here:

LaTeX On-line Documentation

There's also an entry for the Latex dBCode in the help for dBCodes:

dBCode Latex Help

Edited by Admin, : Rerendered.


--Percy
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Message 2 of 4 (531596)
10-19-2009 3:10 AM
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10-19-2009 12:10 AM


Latex is for wimps - we want TeX
But otherwise, about time Thanks!
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10-19-2009 5:42 AM
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10-19-2009 12:10 AM


Sweet!
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Message 4 of 4 (531679)
10-19-2009 10:57 AM


^Bump^
Bumping this so it doesn't get missed.


--Percy
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