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## Re: [O] how to insert fraction & integration

**From**: |
Nick Dokos |

**Subject**: |
Re: [O] how to insert fraction & integration |

**Date**: |
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:44:44 -0400 |

Bastien <address@hidden> wrote:
>* Hi Supriya,*
>* *
>* Supriya Sawant <address@hidden> writes:*
>* *
>* > how to insert fraction & integration in emacs .org file*
>* >*
>* > eg. test.org*
>* > *
>* > \frac{1}{2}*
>* > \sqrt{x^2-1}*
>* >*
>* > when I export it into html using org-export-as-html it gives*
>* >*
>* > test.html*
>* >*
>* > \frac{1}{2}*
>* > \sqrt{x^2-1}*
>* >*
>* > I am new to org-mode.*
>* > can anyone tell me whether I am inserted equation in right way??*
>* *
>* Use the LaTeX syntax directly: $...$ to inline them and $$...$$ to*
>* center them in the page. This works both in LaTeX and HTML.*
>* *
>* #+TITLE: Test*
>* *
>* $\frac{1}{2}$ and $\sqrt{x^2-1}$*
>* *
>* or *
>* *
>* $$\frac{1}{2}$$*
>* *
>* $$\sqrt{x^2-1}$$*
>* *
This may work for org, but $$...$$ in particular does not work for
LaTeX. I would recommend that you don't use these delimiters: use \(
... \) for inlines and \[...\] for displays.
$$...$$ is plain TeX, not LaTeX, and according to Lamport (p. 233),
"... does not work properly." See also
http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=dolldoll
Nick