[dev]LaTeX Rendering Extension

A place for MOD Authors to post and receive feedback on MODs still in development. No MODs within this forum should be used within a live environment! No new topics are allowed in this forum.
Forum rules
READ: phpBB.com Board-Wide Rules and Regulations

IMPORTANT: MOD Development Forum rules

On February 1, 2009 this forum will be set to read only as part of retiring of phpBB2.
bnz
Registered User
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Feb 06, 2003 10:47 pm

[dev]LaTeX Rendering Extension

Post by bnz »

hi,

i've created a latex rendering class coming with a bbcode extension for phpbb that allows rendering inline latex formulas in messages. i'd really like to have some people test it and comment on it. download it here:

http://www.kellnerweg.de/~bzeiss/releas ... _05.tar.gz

it basically should work pretty well after some adjustments. detailed instructions can be found in the included README.

thanks for your time
ben
totoelectro
Registered User
Posts: 358
Joined: Tue Dec 11, 2001 8:47 am
Location: Nimes (South of France)
Contact:

Post by totoelectro »

are you a demo ??
bnz
Registered User
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Feb 06, 2003 10:47 pm

Post by bnz »

http://user.informatik.uni-goettingen.d ... .php?t=412

hope you don't find any serious security holes :roll:
chrismuktar
Registered User
Posts: 3
Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2003 10:08 am
Contact:

Post by chrismuktar »

This appears to a be complete solution:
http://www.cqf.info/
knot
Registered User
Posts: 36
Joined: Mon Apr 14, 2003 3:19 pm

How to get the mod used in the above website

Post by knot »

How to get the mod used in the above website?
Is it the same with the previous one?
ckhandy
Registered User
Posts: 2
Joined: Thu Jul 24, 2003 3:28 am

Post by ckhandy »

I am now trying to use the MOD with LaTeX extension.
As far as I have tried, only inline equations can be used. Can display equations be shown as well? If so, what is the code?

If this MOD is not compatible with display equations, will it be easy for us to modify the MOD?
cats.lse.ac.uk
Registered User
Posts: 2
Joined: Thu Mar 25, 2004 11:58 am

Post by cats.lse.ac.uk »

Anyone using this? is this still being developed?
User avatar
smithy_dll
Former Team Member
Posts: 7632
Joined: Tue Jan 08, 2002 6:27 am
Location: Australia
Name: Lachlan Smith
Contact:

Post by smithy_dll »

it looks like it's been long forgotton
Systems Engineering
stevem
Registered User
Posts: 398
Joined: Sun Aug 25, 2002 1:59 pm

Post by stevem »

It's still going! I have taken over its maintenance and you can find the latest version at http://www.mayer.dial.pipex.com/tex.htm#latexrender

There have been some discussions on it at http://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=94454
thienthanmedusa
Registered User
Posts: 5
Joined: Mon Dec 22, 2003 6:49 am

Post by thienthanmedusa »

:wink: not idea
www.nguontrithuc.com <== discuss about phpbb, php.....
ElizabeththeGrey
Registered User
Posts: 118
Joined: Sun Nov 16, 2003 5:52 pm

Post by ElizabeththeGrey »

Neat. Feel free to borrow my code if you like.
mojca
Registered User
Posts: 1
Joined: Tue Jun 15, 2004 4:01 pm
Location: Slovenia

Post by mojca »

(If not yet too late for the answer ...)
ckhandy wrote: I am now trying to use the MOD with LaTeX extension.
As far as I have tried, only inline equations can be used. Can display equations be shown as well? If so, what is the code?

If this MOD is not compatible with display equations, will it be easy for us to modify the MOD?


try

Code: Select all

\displaystyle{\sum_{i=1}^{\infty}\frac{1}{i^2}}
(See The TeXbook for reference.)

It is possible to modify lines where the LaTeX code is rendered

Code: Select all

$string .= "\begin{document}\n";
$string .= "$".$latex_formula."$\n";
$string .= "\end{document}\n";
(This code may however include enough security holes for some TeXecker.)

Mojca
ccheaton
Registered User
Posts: 1
Joined: Wed Jul 14, 2004 1:47 am
Location: Boston, MA
Contact:

Post by ccheaton »

I would really like to get this working on my forum, but I'm a newbie to Linux, PHP, and Latex. Could somebody point me to a very simple step-by-step of exactly what I need to install on my server in order to get going with this? My server is at home with me, running SuSE 9.1 Linux, so I have total access to it for installation. Thanks a lot!
stevem
Registered User
Posts: 398
Joined: Sun Aug 25, 2002 1:59 pm

Post by stevem »

Basically, you need to install LaTeX and ImageMagick. SuSE is very likely to come with both packages as they are quite common and SuSE is known to provide lots of software. teTeX is the package that implements LaTeX and either SuSE has already installed it (look around to see if you have latex and dvips files, possibly in /usr/bin) or it will have a ready-made installation on the CDs.

You may wish to run texhash from the root directory, which refreshes the database so that latex knows where all the files are.

To check if Imagemagick is installed look for convert, again possibly in /usr/bin.

After that it's just a question of following the instructions in phpBB/latexrender/README_phpBB.txt in the LatexRender download.
idWinter
Registered User
Posts: 2
Joined: Sun Oct 30, 2005 9:54 pm

Post by idWinter »

Any progress on this?
Post Reply

Return to “[2.0.x] MODs in Development”