# My latex output does not get previewed?

1. Apr 29, 2007

I want to preview my latex code before postin. The reason why i ask this is becaise everytime i preview the post the message says wait for the code to be generated. I have been waiting sometimes for a long time but to no avail. If instead i directly post it then the codin comes out immediately. Is there any place where i can practice this code? Can there be a new thread wherein i can practice this code..

2. Apr 29, 2007

### cristo

Staff Emeritus
LaTex does not show up when you preview a post. If you want to check your code, try this site: http://at.org/~cola/tex2img/index.php [Broken]

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3. Apr 29, 2007

### VietDao29

Err... This is weird. I tried out something pretty simple like \frac{1}{5}, but it doesn't generate any image, instead, an error message pops out. What have I done wrong?

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EDIT: And btw, the LaTeX preview broke down a while ago, during some upgrade for the forums, and hasn't been fixed yet.
If you enter some invalid code, you can always edit your post by pressing on the Edit button. It's not very convenient, but a way to go. :)

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4. Apr 29, 2007

### robphy

I think it's plain $$\TeX$$ and not $$\LaTeX$$.
Use ${1}\over {5}$ . \frac is $$\LaTeX$$.

5. Apr 29, 2007

### Edgardo

Roger's Online Equation Editor
http://rogercortesi.com/eqn/