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Render mathematical expressions in Trac using MathJax
Description
This is a plugin for rendering mathematical expressions in Trac using MathJax. MathJax is issued by the MathJax Consortium, which is a joint venture of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) to advance mathematical and scientific content on the web. MathJax works across a wide range of browsers. Unlike the TracMathPlugin, this plugin performs all rendering on the client side using web fonts.
It exists in two implementations, each with a different syntax.
To display math inline, enter LaTeX equation in between a pair of \(
and \)
brackets:
Here is an inline equation: \( y = x^2 \)
To display a block of math, either enter it between a pair of $$
characters:
Here is a block equation: $$ y = x^2 $$
or use the latex
preprocessor:
{{{ #!latex y = x^2 }}}
Each of these examples will be displayed as follows:
See also: TracMathPlugin, LatexFormulaMacro, Trac2LatexPlugin, LatexMacro
Bugs/Feature Requests
Existing bugs and feature requests for TracMathJaxPlugin are here.
If you have any issues, create a new ticket.
defect 
6 / 10 


enhancement 
0 / 1 

task 
1 / 1 
Download
Download the latest release in zip, gz, or bz2 format.
Source
For the latest changes, check out the source using Hg, or browse it on Bitbucket.
Installation
Unpack your download. Go to the top level directory of TracMathJax and type:
python setup.py bdist_egg
This should create an egg file under the dist
subdirectory of your current directory. Copy the egg to the plugins
directory of your Trac project. If you have any difficulties installing, then consult these trac plugin installation steps.
As of version 0.4 of this plugin you no longer need to download MathJax to your web server. The plugin will use version of MathJax from their secure CDN.
Configuration
To activate the component, edit your project's trac.ini
file to include:
[components] tracmathjax.* = enabled
For additional customization of the display output, see the MathJax documentation.
Release Notes
0.4: Update CDN URL
0.3: Use the MathJax CDN to serve MathJax
0.2: Fixed bugs with inline macro syntax (#8500)
0.1: Initial release
Alternative Implementation
There exist an alternative implementation which uses math
keyword in wiki syntax so that it does not conflict with TracMathPlugin
. This could be used for real LaTeX rendering, including TikZ. This alternative implementation is AGPLlicensed.
Inline syntax is also different, simply using WikiMacros. Examples:
[[math(1+2=3)]] {{{ #!math x = \frac{1}{2} }}}
Otherwise, implementations should be functionally equivalent. If it is not so, please inform us.
Bugs/Feature Requests
Please use GitHub for any issues you have with this implementation.
Download
Download the zipped source from here.
Source
You can clone this implementation from here using git, or the source on GitHub.
Installation
pip install MathJaxPlugin
For more information, please follow documentation on how to install Trac's plugins.
Author/Contributors
Authors: kisielk, mitar
Maintainer: Kamil Kisiel
Contributors:
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