TinyMCE: Mathslate for TinyMCE

Maintained by Picture of Daniel Thies Daniel Thies
Mathslate adds a drag and drop mathematics editor to TinyMCE using MathJax as a renderer.
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Mathslate is a mathematics editor that this plugin adds to TinyMCE toolbar.  It is similar in functionality to DragMath which was included as a TinyMCE plugin in the Moodle core for 2.0-2.7.  Mathslate however has no Java dependency, and consequently it should usable in a larger variety of browsers including those on mobile devices.


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  • Picture of Daniel Thies
    Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 12:31 AM
    Thank you very much David.
  • Picture of Binit Kumar
    Fri, 26 May 2017, 1:58 PM
    How it's could be shown in content area ??
  • Picture of Daniel Thies
    Fri, 26 May 2017, 10:06 PM
    What do you want to show in content? TinyMCE or just the mathematics editor? or are you having a problem with display of the TeX code?
  • Picture of Hamzah Yahya
    Fri, 2 Jun 2017, 4:34 AM
    Please, I need your help. I use the plugin to enter equations. But my student have problem seeing the equations on their browsers. Its not well encoded. Pls any help?
  • Picture of Daniel Thies
    Fri, 2 Jun 2017, 6:40 AM
    Do you have the TeX filter or MathJax filter properly configured? See the documentation for the or the Mathematics Tools forum for help.
  • Picture of We Blend Web
    Fri, 14 Sep 2018, 2:59 AM
    Hi, we have installed and using this plugin for our moodle site but it is not supported in the moodle mobile app. Any suggestion for that
  • Picture of Daniel Thies
    Sun, 16 Sep 2018, 10:28 AM
    I do not think that that TinyMCE or Atto are actually supported in the app. There is a mobile text editor but I do not think that it supports plugins. So Mathslate would not be feasible in the app.
    The Mobile app has not implemented MathJax support either so TeX produced by this plugin will not display unless the TeX notation filter is active. If you want to support mathematics on the App it is recommended to enable Tex notation filter in addition to MathJax.
  • Picture of ASSMAA MITRE
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 6:04 PM
    How I can enable Tex notation filter ?
  • Picture of Daniel Thies
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 8:48 PM
    Documentation for the filter is here https://docs.moodle.org/en/TeX_notation_filter . IThe Mathematics tools forum usually provides support.
  • Picture of ASSMAA MITRE
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 8:52 PM
    Thank You .
    But is TeX essential for the mathJax to work? because my problem is that the equations are displayed very well on my post but no longer on the mobile?
  • Picture of Daniel Thies
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 9:09 PM
    MathJax will not work on Moble app. This is a known issues MOBILE-1611. The best work around is to enable both Mathjax and Text notation filters.
  • Picture of ASSMAA MITRE
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 9:14 PM

    I enabled both filters and still it does not work on Mobile app.
  • Picture of Daniel Thies
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 8:20 PM
    You should check to make sure the the Tex binaries are installed properly first. The TeX notation filter has some settings in the admin panel which shows the status of each binary (should show check marks). If not you will need to install a TeX distribution on the server. More information is available in the filter docs.
  • Picture of akash gupta
    Tue, 23 Oct 2018, 9:22 PM
    Hello, Daniel
    I am trying to integrate this plugin with tinymce 4 but not working please help me out for configuration, and I also need to show equation itself instead of TeX Expression on tinymce editor how can I do it please help me
  • Picture of Daniel Thies
    Wed, 24 Oct 2018, 4:15 AM
    There is an integratino for TinyMCE 4 at https://github.com/dthies/tinymce4-mathslate.
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