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#1 2005-12-31 08:27:17

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">" in LaTeX?

Why when I write:

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[math]x > y[/math]

i get:


???


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#2 2005-12-31 08:28:53

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

How to write ">" in LaTeX?


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#3 2006-01-02 04:20:08

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

I figured out a way to do it by guessing.


It's funny because I inserted a space.    I used backslash, space, greater-than-sign.

It works on this LaTex practicer (http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/LaTeX/AoPS_L_TeXer.php), but not here.

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#4 2006-01-02 04:32:17

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

Okay, I found one way in this pdf:
www.bitjungle.com/~isoent/isoent-ref.pdf

\textgreater


\textless

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#5 2006-01-02 08:38:58

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

I *think* it may have something to do with the forum software converting < and > because they are html characters. It is common to be very cautious of those characters.

The *possibility* exists that someone could insert malicious code using those characters. For example "<script language=javascript>(...nasty code...)</script>", so no chances are taken. (Yes, I know it is inside a math tag, but there may be ways to force it to display and execute.)

So let's use \textgreater and \textless for the time being smile


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#6 2006-01-03 03:45:05

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

Thank you very much John and ... MathIsFun-what's your name?


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#7 2006-01-03 07:43:06

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

Rod smile


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#8 2006-01-03 21:05:31

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

...Rod


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#9 2006-01-04 01:17:06

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

I was also thinking who Rod was, because I saw the name in another topic before. I guess I wasn't brave enough to ask.

Anyway, since it's answered now, I thank you. smile


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#10 2006-01-04 01:34:00

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

Why you have to be "brave" to ask someone's name?


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#11 2006-01-04 01:35:30

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Exception: only unknown girls' names. smile smile wink

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#12 2006-01-04 10:08:42

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Of course you have to be brave, you might get hit by a ... Rod!

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#13 2006-01-05 00:29:26

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

Why?

You say that the first thing you do when someone ask for your name is to hit him?

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#14 2006-01-05 00:52:35

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

He said that, not me.

I guess you wouldn't know.


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#15 2006-01-05 01:12:46

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

I'm saying that to him, not to you. :>


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#16 2006-01-05 01:18:56

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

I meant to answer your first one.


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#17 2006-01-05 04:03:23

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Oh, I understand now.


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#18 2006-01-06 01:36:46

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That's good, because a lot of people don't really understand what I'm saying usually. I don't know why.


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#19 2006-01-06 02:39:43

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

Most of you won't understand what I'm usually saying.

Understand this!
"България е Европейска страна. Намира се в северо-источната част на Балканския полуостров. Нейни съседки са Гърция, Турция, Македония, Сърбия и Румъния"


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#20 2006-01-06 08:32:01

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

Ummm ... it was a joke about my name ... Rod, as in a rod ... you got it right?


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#21 2006-01-06 08:41:50

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Re: ">" in LaTeX?

Yes, when I checked the dictionary.

I'll have to kiss the Rod.
smile smile smile smile


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#22 2006-01-06 23:21:31

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The rod that kills brains in real life, and the rod that can cast magic to heal in fantasy.

How did you do that, krazzi?


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