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Latex in private message

  1. Jun 7, 2005 #1
    Private messages don't support latex? I sent someone a PM with some latex and it says "LaTeX image cannot be viewed here" or something similar. :frown:
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  3. Jun 7, 2005 #2


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    We have no plans to implement LaTeX in either private messages or journals.

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  4. Jun 7, 2005 #3


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    Write the code and maybe the recipient of the PM will have a tex compiler on his computer and will copy-paste the code you've written.Write it without the opening/closing tags,just plain text,as not to give any error.

    I think it's a good decision,Warren.

  5. Jun 7, 2005 #4
    Okay thanks guys. When I typed the PM up and previewed it before I sent it, all of the equations showed up fine, so I just assumed it would send that way.
  6. Jun 8, 2005 #5


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    Note that you can see received Latex code by pressing "Quote" (reply), and then go into preview mode.
    Since this isn't too bothersome, I don't think it is worth it to install Latex directly in the PM mode.
  7. Jun 11, 2005 #6
    Thank you! I'll try that.
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