Equations and Symbols

Pressbooks has a built-in Latex plug-in which allows you to create a Latex environment using shortcode. Before you start writing code, you’ll need to select the plug-in by choosing Plugins from the lefthand sidebar and then choosing ‘Activate’ under the WP QuickLaTeX plugin.

Screenshot of how to activate QuickLatex plugin.

Once you’ve activated the plug-in, you can start inserting code anywhere in your document using latex shortcode tags:

[latex]\verb|[‌latex‌] Some LaTeX code [‌/latex‌]|[/latex]

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Using LaTeX in Pressbooks by Laura Greenstreet is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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