Welcome to yEd Q&A!
Here you can ask questions and receive answers from other members of the community and yEd developers. And you can tell us your most wanted feature requests.

Categories

Can't use <math> tags to show math formulae

0 votes

So, as per this related post , I've tried to use the <math> tags to show a summation. This is what I'v done:

<html><math>

&sum;<sub>k=0</sub><sup>k=10</sup>  i<sub>k</sub>

</math></html>

It does not work. This is what I get:

As per this link, the <math> tag is a valid one.

https://www.w3.org/MarkUp/HTMLPlus/htmlplus_45.html

Any other ideas on how to use pretty math formulae in labels, either node or edge labels? Latex would be a big plus ... :-) ... !

Thanks!

in Help by (130 points)

1 Answer

0 votes

yEd leverages the HTML support of the Java framework which in turn is based on HTML 3.2 and does not support <math> tags, unfortunately.

I am afraid there is currently no good way to display complex mathematical formulae in yEd.

While supporting LaTeX would be great, the libraries I know of either use licenses that are pretty much incompatible with closed-source or do not work for on-the-fly rendering. Implementing LaTeX support from scratch is very much out-of-scope for yEd.

by [yWorks] (132k points)
Legal Disclosure | Privacy Policy
...