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<img src="http://www.forkosh.dreamhost.com/mimetex.cgi?\int_{-\infty }^{\infty }e^{-x^{2}}\;dx=\sqrt{\pi }"/>
```

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# LaTeX - based equations in gamedev.net forums

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Posted 23 February 2010 - 11:55 AM

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 02:59 PM

Tristam MacDonald - Software Engineer @ Amazon - [swiftcoding] [GitHub]

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Posted 27 January 2015 - 11:55 AM

I came here looking for a way for embedding formulas in the posts. Gamedev now supports Mathjax, so Latex formulas can be easily embedded by enclosing them in double dollar signs ($$).

So writing this in the post:

$$\sqrt{(F{_{x}})^{2}+(F{_{y}})^{2}}$$

Results in this:

$$\sqrt{(F{_{x}})^{2}+(F{_{y}})^{2}}$$

Which is plain html (no img).

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Posted 12 November 2015 - 09:16 AM

But I want to write inline maths, rather than having it split into a new paragraph. Mathjax docs say I should use single $ to wrap it, but that doesn't see to work here.

I want to define $f(x) = x$ mid-sentence.I want to define $f(x) = x$ mid-sentence.

Defining $$f(x) = x$$ this way take too much space when you do it loads.Defining $$f(x) = x$$ this way take too much space when you do it loads.

Is there some config someone can change to make it work?

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Posted 12 November 2015 - 10:00 AM

Anyway, here's how to do it:

Defining \(f(x) = x\) mid-sentence.Defining \(f(x) = x\) mid-sentence.

You can also use the similar \[f(x) = x\] to split into a new paragraph.You can also use the similar \[f(x) = x\] to split into a new paragraph.

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Posted 13 November 2015 - 05:10 AM

http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/5020/mathjax-basic-tutorial-and-quick-reference