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Practice test latex source code

  1. Sep 14, 2010 #1

    Does this forum have a source code 'sandbox' to practice test latex source code for publishing on Physics Forums?

    I remember a sandbox a long time ago when latex was first introduced on Physics Forums, was it removed?
     
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  3. Sep 14, 2010 #2

    Gokul43201

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    Re: test...

    I believe it was removed. I think it was found to be too space intensive. I honestly didn't understand the need for one in the first place.

    Can you explain how this is useful? Why not just practice in the thread you are posting in? Or anywhere else without actually submitting the post (if you don't want to) - compose preview, edit, preview, ... copy to clipboard/text file and discard post.
     
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  4. Sep 14, 2010 #3

    Fredrik

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    What Gokul said. Also, keep in mind that there's a bug that makes the preview feature act weird. You need to refresh and resend after each preview if you want to see the right images.
     
  5. Sep 14, 2010 #4
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    Pretty sure there is a website out there where you can test latex equations. Anyone? Maybe chroot wants to make a real temporary sandbox sometime. We're pretty close if not over a million latex images as it is.
     
  6. Sep 15, 2010 #5

    Gokul43201

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    I remember that -job- had set up a website to compile LaTeX: latexlab.org (requires Google account to use).

    There used to be another LaTeX test/preview website that you had recommended when the practice thread was locked, but I think that website disappeared shortly after.
     
  7. Sep 15, 2010 #6

    lisab

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  8. Sep 15, 2010 #7

    Dembadon

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    I use http://www.equationsheet.com/textoimage.php" [Broken] website.
     
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