Add LaTeX language to my course site

From EdTech Help

Sakai can display LaTeX equations as mathematical notation in the rich text editor. Using LaTeX options, instructors and students can simply write LaTeX in an enabled tool and the resulting equation will be displayed beautifully.

Go to Site Info.

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Select the Site Info tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Click on Manage Tools

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Click on the Manage Tools tab.

Select the check box to enable MathJax.

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Below the Selected Tools list, check the box to Enable MathJax for automatic rendering of LaTex and AsciiMath in this site.

Scroll down and click Continue.

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Click Finish to confirm the change.

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Enter LaTeX equation in rich text editor.

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Insert "$$" before and after mathematical equation to set it apart from the rest of the text. Math equations are editable in the edit screen of the tool, but will display as equation in preview and student view.

Equation displays as expected when viewed.

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More questions about the Site Info tool?


This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at