How do I add LaTex language to my course site?

Sakai can display LaTex equations as mathematical notation in most tools. Using LaTex options, instructors and students can simply write LaTex in an enabled tool and the resulting equation will be displayed beautifully.

Go to Site Info.

Go to Site Info.

Select the Site Info tool in the tool menu of your site.

Click on Edit Site Information.

Click on the Edit Site Information button.

Select "Allow the display of LaTex math in this site." Click Continue.

Scroll to the bottom of the Edit Site Information screen to find the check box to enable the LaTex language for the site. Then click Continue.

Click Finish to confirm.

Click Finish to confirm addition of LaTex to the course site.

Click Manage Tools.

From Site Info button menu, select Manage Tools. This opens Course Site Tools screen.

Check LaTex box next to tool names to enable.

Check LaTex box next to tool names to enable.

Use Selected Tools list (upper right hand side of Course Site Tools screen) to check boxes for all tools in which you want to use LaTex equations.


Click Continue, then Finish.

Confirmation screen displays tools for which LaTex has been enabled. Click Finish to confirm.

Enter LaTex equation in rich text editor of selected tools.

Insert "$$" before and after mathematical equation to set it apart from the rest of the text. Math equations are editable in the edit screen of the tool, but will display as equation in preview and student view.

Equation displays as expected in student view.