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#649
Apr1006, 08:19 PM

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Transparency seems okay in Firefox (1.0.7). 


#651
Apr1106, 07:57 AM

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Yes, I'm using IE. 


#652
Apr1206, 05:54 AM

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Somethings wrong with the AA again
[tex]V = \int \pi \left[ f(x) \right]^2[/tex] I'm using firefox. 


#653
Apr1406, 03:52 PM

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I've had trouble with .png transparency in IE before. The only way i got around that was by using transparent .gifs. I know MimeTex converts to .gif, but it's not my favorite converter as it doesn't use very smooth (vector?) characters but it takes in Latex at the command line directly, rather than reading from a file which i found very useful. An alternative would be to set the background color to the background color of these forums, but since you have different styles for the PF layout that might not work. Sounds like a pain.
Actually, i just found out MimeTex can be compiled with antialiasing on. 


#654
Apr1406, 05:23 PM

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From googling, these commandline options might worth playing with: dTextAlphaBits=4 dGraphicsAlphaBits=4 dNOPLATFONTS ...just a thought. 


#655
Apr1406, 10:25 PM

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[tex]
\[ \unitlength 1mm \begin{picture}(85.00,95.00)(0,0) \linethickness{0.15mm} \put(20.00,0.00){\line(0,1){90.00}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \put(20.00,90.00){\line(0,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \put(20.00,90.12){\line(0,1){0.12}} \put(20.00,90.24){\vector(0,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(65.12,90.24)(0.12,0.24){1}{\line(0,1){0.24}} \put(65.24,90.48){\vector(1,2){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(40.12,40.12)(0.12,0.12){1}{\line(1,0){0.12}} \put(40.24,40.24){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(60.12,80.12)(0.12,0.12){1}{\line(0,1){0.12}} \put(60.24,80.24){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(20.00,0.00)(0.12,0.24){375}{\line(0,1){0.24}} \put(65.00,90.00){\vector(1,2){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(20.00,20.00)(0.12,0.12){167}{\line(1,0){0.12}} \put(40.00,40.00){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(20.00,40.00)(0.12,0.12){333}{\line(1,0){0.12}} \put(60.00,80.00){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \put(20.00,0.00){\makebox(0,0)[cr]{O\,}} \put(20.00,20.00){\makebox(0,0)[cr]{A\,}} \put(40.00,40.00){\makebox(0,0)[cl]{\,B}} \put(20.00,40.00){\makebox(0,0)[cr]{C\,}} \put(60.00,80.00){\makebox(0,0)[cl]{\,D}} \put(20.00,92.00){\makebox(0,0)[bc]{T axis}} \put(65.00,92.00){\makebox(0,0)[bc]{T' axis}} \put(20.00,20.00){\makebox(0,0)[tl]{\beta}} \put(20.00,40.00){\makebox(0,0)[tl]{\beta}} \end{picture} \] [/tex] 


#656
Apr1506, 12:17 PM

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[tex]
\[ \unitlength 1mm \begin{picture}(85.00,95.00)(0,0) \linethickness{0.15mm} \put(20.00,0.00){\line(0,1){90.00}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \put(20.00,90.00){\line(0,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \put(20.00,90.12){\line(0,1){0.12}} \put(20.00,90.24){\vector(0,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(65.12,90.24)(0.12,0.24){1}{\line(0,1){0.24}} \put(65.24,90.48){\vector(1,2){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(40.12,40.12)(0.12,0.12){1}{\line(1,0){0.12}} \put(40.24,40.24){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(60.12,80.12)(0.12,0.12){1}{\line(0,1){0.12}} \put(60.24,80.24){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(20.00,0.00)(0.12,0.24){375}{\line(0,1){0.24}} \put(65.00,90.00){\vector(1,2){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(20.00,20.00)(0.12,0.12){167}{\line(1,0){0.12}} \put(40.00,40.00){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(20.00,40.00)(0.12,0.12){333}{\line(1,0){0.12}} \put(60.00,80.00){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \put(20.00,0.00){\makebox(0,0)[cr]{O\,}} \put(20.00,20.00){\makebox(0,0)[cr]{A\,}} \put(40.00,40.00){\makebox(0,0)[cl]{\,B}} \put(20.00,40.00){\makebox(0,0)[cr]{C\,}} \put(60.00,80.00){\makebox(0,0)[cl]{\,D}} \put(20.00,92.00){\makebox(0,0)[bc]{T axis}} \put(65.00,92.00){\makebox(0,0)[bc]{T' axis}} \put(20.00,20.00){\makebox(0,0)[tl]{\beta}} \put(20.00,40.00){\makebox(0,0)[tl]{\beta}} \put(20.00,7.00){\makebox(0,0)[bl]{$\alpha$}} \end{picture} \] [/tex] 


#657
Apr1506, 12:18 PM

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So, I just want to stick an "alpha" in the angle by the point marked O, why is the Latex source for this image invalid?



#658
Apr1506, 12:19 PM

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Is there something I'm doing with wrong trying to get a line break?
[tex] a \\ b [/tex] [tex] a \ \ b[/tex] [tex] a \ \ b [/tex] Obviously the following works but it can get annoying [tex]a[/tex] [tex]b[/tex] 


#659
Apr1506, 12:46 PM

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[tex] \[ \unitlength 1mm \begin{picture}(85.00,95.00)(0,0) \linethickness{0.15mm} \put(20.00,0.00){\line(0,1){90.00}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \put(20.00,90.00){\line(0,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \put(20.00,90.12){\line(0,1){0.12}} \put(20.00,90.24){\vector(0,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(65.12,90.24)(0.12,0.24){1}{\line(0,1){0.24}} \put(65.24,90.48){\vector(1,2){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(40.12,40.12)(0.12,0.12){1}{\line(1,0){0.12}} \put(40.24,40.24){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(60.12,80.12)(0.12,0.12){1}{\line(0,1){0.12}} \put(60.24,80.24){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(20.00,0.00)(0.12,0.24){375}{\line(0,1){0.24}} \put(65.00,90.00){\vector(1,2){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(20.00,20.00)(0.12,0.12){167}{\line(1,0){0.12}} \put(40.00,40.00){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \linethickness{0.15mm} \multiput(20.00,40.00)(0.12,0.12){333}{\line(1,0){0.12}} \put(60.00,80.00){\vector(1,1){0.12}} \put(20.00,0.00){\makebox(0,0)[cr]{O\,}} \put(20.00,20.00){\makebox(0,0)[cr]{A\,}} \put(40.00,40.00){\makebox(0,0)[cl]{\,B}} \put(20.00,40.00){\makebox(0,0)[cr]{C\,}} \put(60.00,80.00){\makebox(0,0)[cl]{\,D}} \put(20.00,92.00){\makebox(0,0)[bc]{T axis}} \put(65.00,92.00){\makebox(0,0)[bc]{T' axis}} \put(20.00,20.00){\makebox(0,0)[tl]{$\beta$}} \put(20.00,40.00){\makebox(0,0)[tl]{$\beta$}} \put(0.00,5.00){\makebox(0,0)[bl]{$\alpha$}} \end{picture} \] [/tex] The use of \[ and \] I've always used in the \picture environment here let me use the standard tags $\alpha$ for math symbols. I found this out by trial and error. 


#660
Apr1506, 12:50 PM

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[tex]\begin{align*} a \\ b \end{align*}[/tex] [tex] \] a \\ b \[ [/tex] [tex] \] $ a \\ b $ \[ [/tex] From these last two posts, it seems one has more familiar control using [ tex ] \] a \\ b \[ [ /tex ] instead of the usual [ tex ] a \\ b [ /tex ] Did I mention that I really like [tex]\LaTeX[/tex]? (That's why I'm saddened that the preview mode is broken .) 


#661
Apr1706, 02:31 PM

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Just an aside, for those who'd like to have LaTeX on their computer http://http://www.artofproblemsolvin..._Downloads.phpis the place to get it! The whole package is about 400MB.



#662
Apr1806, 01:11 PM

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[itex]0<xx_0 <\delta => sin(x)  sin(x_0)< \epsilon [/itex]
[itex] sin(x)  sin(x_0)<sin(x)  sin(x_0)<\epsilon [/itex] [itex] sin(x)  x < sin(x)  sin(x_0)< \epsilon [/itex] 


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Apr1806, 06:45 PM

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[tex]d\vec{B} = \frac{\mu_0}{4\pi}(\frac{Id\vec{s}\times\hat{r}}{r^2})[/tex]
[tex]\int B \cdot ds = \mu_0 I[/tex] [tex]B = \frac {\mu_0 * 2A}{4 * 2 \pi * .08 m }[/tex] [tex]F = \frac {2 k_m I_1 I_2 l}{d}[/tex] 


#665
Apr1906, 02:59 AM

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Miktex has all kinds of packages available for download. In order to use these packages must i specifically indicate which to use in the latex code or is there an option to just use all available?



#666
Apr1906, 10:20 AM

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You won't want to use all available. It is unnecessary and there are package conflicts. You cannot use xypic with Paul Taylor's diagrams package for instance. Plus there are some packages that require their own
\usepackage command and yet others must appear after other packages in the preamble as well. 


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