[IPython-dev] ipython html notebook: markdown in math mode and backslashes

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Thu Aug 23 08:38:55 CDT 2012


Hi Aron,

On 23 August 2012 14:26, Aron Ahmadia <aron@ahmadia.net> wrote:
> Unfortunately, it looks like the Markdown parser being used in the notebook
> is unaware of equation mode, and is still trying to "munch" the backslashes
> before they get handed to MathJaX for rendering, forcing me to markup my
> equations like this:

You're quite right, and there's already an issue open about this:
https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/2289

I think we're not quite sure how to fix it at present.

Thanks,
Thomas


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