Insert an Equation

You add an equation to your topic by inserting a mathml element.

  1. In the Content Library, double-click a topic.
  2. Put your cursor at the location where you want to insert the equation and on the toolbar, click the square root button square root icon.
    The system inserts the equation editor with an example equation (a+b).
  3. Edit the equation by doing the following:
    1. Click the example equation and select Edit in the context menu.
      Figure 1. Equation Context Menu
      editing an equation in the Content Editor
    2. In the equation editor, edit the equation as needed.
      Figure 2. Equation Editor
      equation editor
      Tip: You can hand write an equation by clicking handwriting icon. Return to the main equation editor interface by clicking keyboard icon .
      Figure 3. Hand writing in the Equation Editor
      handwriting in the equation editor
    3. Click Save.
      The equation editor closes and you see your equation in the topic.
Figure 4. Inserted Equation.
Tip: You can edit or remove an equation at any time by clicking the equation once and clicking Remove in the context menu.
sample equation introduced in the Content Editor