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in html.
Can mathjax be configured to process anything inside ?
If not, maybe the #+begin_equation should be a built-in block in org-mode,
also with a fast template (maybe " wrote:
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> Samuel Sinayoko writes:
>
> > Dear list,
> >
> > I've been trying to write short scientific reports that I can export to
> > both LaTeX and HTML. So far I've managed to figure out how to include
> > equations, images, references, and how to include labels and cross
> > reference between all these things.
> >
> > The only problem I have is that I can't get numbered equations in both
> > LaTeX and HTML. Using the snippet below, I'm able to get a numbered
> > equation in HTML but not in LaTeX. I've put
> > loadFiles: ["extensions/eqn-number.js"],
> > in jsMath/easy/load.js. If I replace the $$ by
> > \begin{equation} and \end{equation}, I get a numbered equation in LaTeX
> > but not in HTML.
> >
> > How can I get numbered equations in both HTML and LaTeX?
>
> I can't help you wish HTML unfortunately but I can summarise the issue
> in LaTeX.
>
> With the standard document class (article say), equations can be either
> "displayed" or "inline". Only displayed equations are numbered and then
> only if you use =equation= (or =align=, =eqnarray=, etc). $$ ... $$ is
> equivalent to \[ ... \] which is essentially equivalent to the
> unnumbered version of \begin{equation} (aka \begin{equation*}).
>
> The trick would be to get the HTML exporter to apply the same processing
> to \begin{equation} ... \end{equation} as it does to $$ ... $$, I guess?
> --
> : Eric S Fraga (GnuPG: 0xC89193D8FFFCF67D) in Emacs 24.0.50.1
> : using Org-mode version 7.5 (release_7.5.399.g01eb)
>