The  LaTeX Math Symbols Plugin allows you to use LaTeX code in posts and comments.  LaTex is good for formatting mathematical formulas and equations.

### LaTeX Shortcode

Once you have activated the LaTeX Math Symbols Plugin in Plugins > All you can add LaTeX Math symbols to posts or comments using the following code:

$latex your-latex-code$

For example,

$latex e^{\i \pi} + 1 = 0$

produces $e^{\i \pi} + 1 = 0$

### Troubleshooting

• The LaTeX Maths Symbols plugin is network enabled on all CampusPress networks.
• You won’t see the plugin in Plugins > All on a CampusPress blog as it is automatically enabled and you just need to add the LaTex code to your post.
• You’ll find information on how to write LaTeX syntax here.

### LaTeX Error

You see the following yellow and red error message if your LaTex code is broken. $\left(\fracx^2}{y^3}\right)$

You’ll find information on how to write LaTeX syntax here.

### LaTeX Size

You can change the size of the LaTeX by specifying an s parameter after the LaTeX code.

$latex your-latex-code&s=X$

Size can be from -4 to 4 where 0 is the default size.

For example,

$latex e^{\i \pi} + 1 = 0&s=-3$

produces $e^{\i \pi} + 1 = 0$

Whereas,

$latex e^{\i \pi} + 1 = 0&s=4$

produces $e^{\i \pi} + 1 = 0$

### LaTeX Colors

You can change the colors by specifying the background and foreground colors after the LaTeX code using the following LaTeX code:

$latex your-latex-code&bg=Y&fg=Z$

The colors must be in hexadecimal format.

For example,

$latex e^{\i \pi} + 1 = 0&bg=CCFFFF&fg=0A42C4$

produces $e^{\i \pi} + 1 = 0$