# Message boards to understand Latex commands

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Is there anyway we can get the message boards to understand Latex commands? Writing equations would be easier, and it would be easier to read.

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chroot
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That would kick ass... a LaTeX to png converter would be all that's needed... I'll ask Greg.

- Warren

I've been looking into it.

Taht would be cool.

Agreed, LaTeX is the bomb.

NateTG
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Originally posted by chroot
That would kick ass... a LaTeX to png converter would be all that's needed... I'll ask Greg.
The concern is that LaTeX is computationally complete. It would probably be easy to corrupt the board using LaTeX barring some really sophisticated access control.

chroot
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Originally posted by NateTG
The concern is that LaTeX is computationally complete. It would probably be easy to corrupt the board using LaTeX barring some really sophisticated access control.
Like... using the chroot command.

- Warren

chroot
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Good news: I've pretty much figured out all that we'll need to do to get the site to convert and display images from latex input. Look for this functionality soon.

- Warren

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[chroot]Warren, you want to break it ti 'em?[/chroot]

chroot
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[chroot]Warren, you want to break it ti 'em?[/chroot]
Almost time -- I think it's all buttoned up now. If you'd like to give it a try in the mentor's forum, be my guest! Greg wants to introduce the functionality tomorrow.

https://www.physicsforums.com/help/latexhelp/
- Warren

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