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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hello hi2

Welcome to the forum!

What is cool? LaTeX? I agree.It is a very powerful tool for helping someone understand mathematics.

Do you know how to use LaTeX?

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The integral of hope is reality.

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The integral of hope is reality.

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\hspace{1000mm}\mbox{This text is indented 1090 millimetres from the left margin.}

The integral of hope is reality.

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This is fun!

**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hm, let me test the new server LaTeX.

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Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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3 things.....

1:

O_O is it just me, or is it when you copy LaTeX into a Microsoft Word "blank equation", it turns into fancy math automatically?

2: THIS IS SO LUMPING FUN!!!!!

3. IM GETTING AN ACCOUNT HERE SOON!

..... also.....when you put certain opeations into Word, like a n-ary sum, it keeps the "{" & "}" ......I don't know why......but still its creepy how it turns into math when you copy it..........

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YEY I FINALLY GOT MY ACCOUNT! NOW I CAN DO MORE FUN STUFF :3

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∞ exists as the limit of x/0, where x can be any value that exists. Unfortunately, x/0 doesn't exist in nature, so ∞ doesn't either. That's why its always so elusive and mystifying. Personally? I believe it was 0's brother that never was born into the universe of commonly used math.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Can you get this one withouth looking at the code:

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Did you know you can make new symbols from the existing ones?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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gAr wrote:

Did you know you can make new symbols from the existing ones?

I did. I've seen it used for defining "hbar".

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi anonimnystefy,

That's good to know.

Do you use LaTeX instead of word processors?

Hi Nehushtan,

That's funny!

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense" - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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For math purposes yes.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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In online forums only?

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"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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No, for documents as well.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Okay.

Even with no math, it produces superior layout compared to word processors. It has mighty capability with graphics as well.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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That is true, but I rarely, if ever, need to type non-math documents.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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That's fine, simply felt like mentioning about it.

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'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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How do you write something in LaTeX in a post without having to start a new line? Example:

I'd like to write

on one line, but I don't know how.**LearnMathsFree: Videos on various topics.New: Integration Problem | Adding FractionsPopular: Continued Fractions | Metric Spaces | Duality**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Does entering an empty math tag somewhere before help?

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Yes, that seems to do the trick, thanks -- as long as I put the empty math tags on the same line.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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No problem! That's the only workaround I'd ever found.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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