What happened to LaTeX?

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Lenoxus
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What happened to LaTeX?

Postby Lenoxus » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:50 pm UTC

It doesn't seem to have worked here for at least a few months, on either Firefox or Chrome, Windows or Mac.

One example where all you see is the code would be this post and subsequent posts on a thread I started.

Is there a simple fix?

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Re: What happened to LaTeX?

Postby dudiobugtron » Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:31 am UTC

I can confirm this isn't working for me on Firefox and Chrome either - Firefox is an old version for XP, and Chrome is pretty up-to-date on my Windows 7 computer.

Here's an example copied from Lenoxus' post above:

What you type in:

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[math]1-\frac{\binom{D-P}{N}}{\binom{D}{N}}[/math]

What shows up:
[math]1-\frac{\binom{D-P}{N}}{\binom{D}{N}}[/math]
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Re: What happened to LaTeX?

Postby Jplus » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:12 am UTC

To be honest, I'm kind of glad it doesn't work. It's slow and it causes the scroll location on the page to jump after loading has completed.
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Re: What happened to LaTeX?

Postby phlip » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:28 am UTC

The JSmath plugin disappeared the last major forum upgrade. I'm not aware of any plans to bring it back.

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Re: What happened to LaTeX?

Postby Lenoxus » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:12 pm UTC

Okay. So is there any sort of substitute available? (Thanks for the responses BTW).

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Re: What happened to LaTeX?

Postby dudiobugtron » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:20 pm UTC

Lenoxus wrote:Okay. So is there any sort of substitute available?

Well, the math tags and the buttons to insert them are still there. So I guess you can still use placebo LaTeX.

Or, something like this:
http://rogercortesi.com/eqn/
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Re: What happened to LaTeX?

Postby ahammel » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:21 pm UTC

If you really need a complicated equation, you could compile it in LaTeX yourself and upload the image file.

Edit: or what dubiobugtron said in a ninja edit.
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Re: What happened to LaTeX?

Postby whereswalden90 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:30 pm UTC

Here's a handy site to replace the LaTeX functionality. Once you render the equation, it creates a permalink to the image (either copy and add .png, or copy link location on the image). You can even edit it later if you made a mistake.
Missing LaTeX functionality? This handy site renders equations and creates permalinks for them!
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Re: What happened to LaTeX?

Postby Lenoxus » Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:26 am UTC

Thanks, whereswalden! With your current sig, you technically didn't have to say anything at all, heh. :)


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