Latex in private message

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

- Warren
 
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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.

Daniel.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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arildno said:
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.
Thank you! I'll try that.
 

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