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From: Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>
To: Bastien <bzg@altern.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Supriya Sawant <sp.sawant14@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: how to insert fraction & integration
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:44:44 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3637.1348800284@alphaville> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Message from Bastien <bzg@altern.org> of "Fri, 28 Sep 2012 00:37:59 +0200." <87d3175by0.fsf@bzg.ath.cx>

Bastien <bzg@altern.org> wrote:

> Hi Supriya,
> 
> Supriya Sawant <sp.sawant14@gmail.com> writes:
> 
> > how to insert fraction & integration in emacs .org file
> >
> > eg. test.org
> > 
> > \frac{1}{2}
> > \sqrt{x^2-1}
> >
> > when I export it into html using org-export-as-html it gives
> >
> > test.html
> >
> > \frac{1}{2}
> > \sqrt{x^2-1}
> >
> > I am new to org-mode.
> > can anyone tell me whether I am inserted equation in right way??
> 
> Use the LaTeX syntax directly: $...$ to inline them and $$...$$ to
> center them in the page.  This works both in LaTeX and HTML.
> 
>   #+TITLE: Test
>   
>   $\frac{1}{2}$ and $\sqrt{x^2-1}$
>   
>   or 
>   
>   $$\frac{1}{2}$$
>   
>   $$\sqrt{x^2-1}$$
> 

This may work for org, but $$...$$ in particular does not work for
LaTeX. I would recommend that you don't use these delimiters: use \(
... \) for inlines and \[...\] for displays.

$$...$$ is plain TeX, not LaTeX, and according to Lamport (p. 233),
"... does not work properly." See also

   http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=dolldoll

Nick

  reply	other threads:[~2012-09-28  2:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-09-27 12:53 Supriya Sawant
2012-09-27 22:37 ` Bastien
2012-09-28  2:44   ` Nick Dokos [this message]
2012-09-28  6:35     ` Bastien
2012-09-28 14:36       ` Nick Dokos
2012-09-28 17:03       ` Nicolas Richard

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