### What is Latex?

Latex is a typesetting system designed for technical and scientific documentation. For more information on how to use latex click here.

### How to use latex

- Click on the icon on the top right of the screen and select
**Other macros.**

2. Search for *Latex* in the search bar located in the top right of the dialogue box. Then click on the "Latex Icon" in the middle of the screen and select **Insert** at the bottom of the page.

3. You should end up back at your wiki page with a new embedded text box that can be used to input Latex commands. Some common commands are below.

### Common Latex Symbols

Symbol | What it does | How to write |
---|---|---|

Enters scientific/latex notation | $ x+y $
| |

Fraction | \[ \frac{A}{B}\] | |

Exponent Notation | $e^x$ | |

Square Root | $\sqrt{x}\\$ | |

Integral | $\int_A^B\\$ | |

Table | $\vspace{.5in} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \hline {\bf Col. 1} & {\bf Col. 2} & {\bf Col. 3} \\ \hline \hline 1 & A & This\\ \hline 2 & B & ia\\ \hline 3 & C & a\\ \hline 4 & D & table\\ \hline \end{tabular}$ | |

Big Omega | $\Omega$ | |

Right Arrow. Note for left arrow replace right with left | $\rightarrow$ |