How to set mathjax delimiter

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30 Sep, 2015 03:10 PM


The default limiter for mathjax is for example \\( for inline math. How can I change it to use $? The following always returns "Error parsing additional MathJax configuration"

  tex2jax: {
    inlineMath: [['$','$'], ['\\(','\\)']],
    processEscapes: true

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 30 Sep, 2015 03:27 PM

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    The current version is a little buggy in handling this. The desired
    input is just the settings part:

    tex2jax: {
    inlineMath: [['$','$'], ['\\(','\\)']],
    processEscapes: true

    But it's having a bit of trouble processing. This is vastly improved in
    the next update, which has been submitted to the App Store for review
    and will come out for direct customers at the same time.


  2. 2 Posted by Tim on 30 Sep, 2015 03:32 PM

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    Dear Brett,

    thanks for the quick answer. If I copy this into the "Additional Mathjax Option" I still get the error "Error parsing additional MathJax configuration".

    Will this be fixed in the next version (I use Version 2.4.11 (895))

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Brett on 30 Sep, 2015 03:33 PM

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    Yes, 2.5 parses it much better.

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