[pmwiki-users] MimeTex

David Spitzley dspitzle at wash.k12.mi.us
Wed Aug 30 13:04:47 CDT 2006

Actually, I have had good experience with ASCIIMath.  I suspect that the
display problems you are encountering are due to you not having the
necessary fonts installed.  You can check on one of my pages: 
.  If you aren't seeing exponents and so forth in the equations, you
need to load a few things on your machine so the browser can display
them correctly.  Mozilla offers a MathML font installer at


>>> "Patrick R. Michaud" <pmichaud at pobox.com> 08/30/06 1:39 PM >>>
On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 07:23:21PM +0200, Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:
> The buildup of the Wiki site I plan to use for a textbook is 
> continuing.  The next step is to add the ability to add and edit 
> mathematical formula.  As far as I can see, there are three 
> alternatives in the Cookbook:
> MIME Tex
> [...]
> The Cookbook for MimeTex looks fine, but it seems that that one has 
> and can compile using cc.  Not impossible I guess, even if I am using

> Windows, I am also using Apache, so that part might work, but ...  I

> am not sure

The MimeTeX site has a pre-compiled binary for Windows that can be
downloaded -- see the "Precompiled Binaries..." section of
http://www.forkosh.com/mimetex.html .  So, maybe that can be
made to work.

If you have too much difficulty getting it to work on Windows,
let me know and I can see about adjusting the MimeTeX recipe.


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