Worked Problems in Physics

Really having problems with Latex

Posted in Uncategorized by rpmuller on February 24, 2010

Really having problems with the WordPress plugin for Latex. Trying writing by hand, and also using the latex2wp program, but both have serious problems, and I may not continue this series until I find a better solution.

Edit: See the follow-up article.

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  1. VIlyanur said, on February 24, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    I never have any problem with my wp-latex. By the way what were you trying to write?

    • rpmuller said, on February 24, 2010 at 6:37 pm

      Nothing particularly fancy. A couple matrices that have worked in earlier posts, now no longer work. Can’t tell if it’s just buggy or it flat-out doesn’t work. Simple stuff works, but whenever I need a longer environment I have problems.

      Plus, I’m frustrated that I can’t define macros in latex. Writing QM without being able to define \ket{} as \left|#1\right> is physically painful. It’s slowing me down enough that it’s taking the fun out of the process.

      • rpmuller said, on February 24, 2010 at 6:50 pm

        VIlyanur: Thanks for the comments, I gave it another shot and it seems to work okay. Guess I’ll keep going.

  2. […] wordpress problems solved Posted in Nielsen/Chuang by rpmuller on March 5, 2010 Since my earlier post about problems with LaTeX appears to be getting a lot of hits, I thought I would follow up with my solution. I made a few […]


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