Stef's HTML Equation Generator
With contributions by Simone Falchetti
Tired of waiting for those math tags to make their apprearance? If you would like to add equations such as
to your web page with a simple copy-and-paste operation, you can do so right now!
- No need to create gifs for each equation
- No plug-ins or special software required -- the utility will run on your web-page right now (provided you have Netscape 3, IE 3 or better).
- No client-side fonts or plug-ins necessary to view the equations
- No need for the client to reconfigure the brower
- Just type in the formula, presss a button, and paste the HTML into your document.
- The utility will also allow you to edit the HTML and view the results instantly, if you choose.
Here are the steps:
- Download a modest folder of gif symbols called "SYMB" and place it in the same folder/directory as your web page (both Mac and PC versions right here).
Download Mac Stuffit Version Download PC Zipped Version
- Glance through the insructions for formula syntax.
(For example, the above equation was obtained by entering
$I(a,b,$B($F(erf(x),x)),dx)and pressing the "Create HTML Code" button.)
Note This version of the encoder has been tested on Netscape 3, but may cause problems in Netscape 4. Visit this site again for enhancements, additions, and bug fixes as they are implemented.
The legal stuff: The author assumes no liability for damage or loss to your data or your equipment resulting either directly or indirectly from your use of this utility.
While you're here, visit the Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus Resource Site for extensive on-line materials covering all topics in finite math and applied basic calculus.