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Functions using mathematical jargon?

  1. Oct 14, 2005 #1
    This might be a stupid question, but how do you guys post up your functions using mathematical jargon? Do you have to download a program or get a certain type of keyboard for all the different symbols? I would like to be able to do it for school purposes especially.
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  3. Oct 14, 2005 #2
    It is done using mathematical LaTeX packages on the server side, and this implementation is covered here.
    You can produce LaTeX documents on your personal computer by installing a TeX typesetting system. MiKTeX is recommended for beginners. Read the manual.
  4. Oct 14, 2005 #3
    Sweet. Thanks alot
  5. Oct 15, 2005 #4
    This is for Windows:
    This is the FAQ to Miktex: http://www.miktex.org/faq/
    read especially: http://www.miktex.org/faq/basics.html
    In addition, you will need an editor, like this one:
    Create a textfile, write a latex code into the textfile (for example formulas) and save it as "document.tex".
    The ending ".tex" tells the text editor (for example WinEdt) that it is a Latex file.
    Nice introduction to Latex codes:
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