ASCII-Math: Convert ASCII to MathML


This macro allows equations to be written in a simple text format using a subset of the ASCIIMathML syntax. When the page is requested, the ASCII text is transformed into MathML, which can be rendered in any capable browser: Firefox for sure, IE with the MathPlayer plugin, maybe Opera.

To create a MathML representation of the Pythagorean theorem:

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

and the resulting wiki page's source should now contain properly formatted MathML code for display:

Image of Pythagorean formula

For more information about formatting the ASCII code describing the equation, see the ASCIIMathML documentation. Some items might not display exactly as shown.

No other executables, modules, or plugins are necessary for this to work.

See for more info.

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for AsciiMathMacro are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out AsciiMathMacro from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.

Recent Changes

15929 by rjollos on 2016-10-17 22:27:00
1.0: Change format of version metadata
15927 by rjollos on 2016-10-17 22:19:44
1.0: Use project URL rather than repository URL in metadata
15925 by rjollos on 2016-10-17 22:13:18
1.0: Add svn:keywords so that metadata is expanded


Author: ArmstrongJ
Maintainer: Jeffrey Armstrong

Last modified 5 years ago Last modified on Oct 18, 2016, 10:18:38 PM

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