LaTeX Equations

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Using LeTeX to add equations to Mircosoft Office, PB Wiki, and other equations editors

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LaTeX Equations

  1. 1. Writing Equations using LaTeX Pre-Calculus Wiki Project Spring 2009
  2. 2. What is LaTeX? <ul><li>Pronounced lay-tech </li></ul><ul><li>It is a computer typesetting language </li></ul><ul><li>Generally used to format documents </li></ul><ul><li>For our purposes, used for equations, formulas, and other mathematical expression </li></ul>
  3. 3. Microsoft Equation Editor <ul><li>Insert (Menu) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Object… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Equation 3.0 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Microsoft Equation Editor and MathType <ul><li>Equation Editor </li></ul><ul><li>MathType </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More powerful equation editor for Microsoft Office </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Adding LaTeX Equations in PBWiki <ul><li>From the Edit page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>select “Insert Plugin” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PBWiki Magic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Equation </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. PBWiki Equations <ul><li>Add LaTeX code </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manually type in code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy and Paste from another LaTeX editor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OK </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Other LaTeX Editors <ul><li>Code Cogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.codecogs.com/components/equationeditor/equationeditor.php </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Type in Plain Text, use Graphic Interface, or LaTeX code </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. More LaTeX Editors <ul><li>http://www.hamline.edu/~arundquist/equationeditor/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sitmo.com/latex/ </li></ul><ul><li>Search “LaTeX Equation Editor” for more! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Go Try it Out!

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