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First published on May 12, 2019. Last updated on May 12, 2019.

Direct Editing Approach

You can directly type some mathematics using the existing text editing tools, such as E = mc2.  You can also use the Ω text tool to enter special symbols, such as ½, Ψ and π.

Inserting Images of Formulas

You can insert images that show equations, such as from a photographed white board or from screenshots.An advantage of this approach is that formulas in such images can be annotated.

However, be aware that this approach might be difficult for the visually-impaired to read. If so, make sure to enter an alternative text.


If you know LaTeX, then  you  insert LaTeX code between the following short codes:

[latex]Your LaTeX code [/latex].

Here are some examples that may be useful.

[latex]E = mc^2 [/latex]:

\(E = mc^2 \).

[latex]E = \frac{1}{2}mv^2[/latex]:

\(E = \frac{1}{2}mv^2\).


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