[IPython-User] question about rendering latex in ipython
Brian Granger
ellisonbg@gmail....
Fri Jan 20 12:50:08 CST 2012
You might be encountering this bug:
https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/1275
It shows some temporary fixes you might be able to use. We will get
around to fixing this though.
Cheers,
Brian
On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 10:48 AM, Comer Duncan <comer.duncan@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am writing a notebook which uses sympy. It seems to work fine. However,
> when I create markdown cells and try to format a 3x3 matrix, it does not
> render properly. Here is a simple example:
>
> Say I want to display a 3 by 3 matrix in a markdown cell. As a test, I have
> a matrix Elec in a code cell which has format returned by latex{Elec}:
>
> \left( \begin{smallmatrix}0 & E_{z} & - E_{y}\\ - E_{z} & 0 & E_{x}\\ -
> E_{x} & 0\end{smallmatrix}\right(
>
> Just mentioning Elec in the code cell of course prints it in the expected
> output. But when I copy the above into a markdown cell and surround it with
> $$s, it renders as
>
> ( 0 E_z -E_y -E_{z} 0 E_{x} E_{y} -E_{x} 0 )
>
> So in a markdown cell it does not render. I have tried other ways but all at
> most result in a 'vector' and not a matrix.
>
> I am wondering whether in markdown cells some additional packages would need
> to be included? And is there some sympy stuff going on in the background
> affecting the rendering?
>
> Thanks for any help.
>
> Comer
>
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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