[IPython-dev] ipython html notebook: markdown in math mode and backslashes

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 09:38:55 EDT 2012

Hi Aron,

On 23 August 2012 14:26, Aron Ahmadia <aron at ahmadia.net> wrote:
> Unfortunately, it looks like the Markdown parser being used in the notebook
> is unaware of equation mode, and is still trying to "munch" the backslashes
> before they get handed to MathJaX for rendering, forcing me to markup my
> equations like this:

You're quite right, and there's already an issue open about this:

I think we're not quite sure how to fix it at present.


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