Math expression display

Andre Garzia soapdog at
Mon May 3 22:45:58 CDT 2004

On May 3, 2004, at 7:40 PM, Mary McEwen wrote:

> Is there a library in existence for revolution that 'pretty prints' 
> mathematical expressions in the standard way that you would see them 
> printed in a book, rather than the 'one line' computer format?  For 
> example you would see the expression:
> ((x^2 + 2x + 1) /(x + 1))^3   printed as a rational polynomial raised 
> to a power, with the numerator above the denominator, and the exponent 
> above and to the right of the numerator, outside of the quotient 
> parens.
> I have searched the archives and found very little other than a Feb 14 
> 2002 post about a SmoothTalk Library, whose link is no longer current.

could we create 'translators' to build TeX/LaTeX files and launch unix 
scripts to render them all as PS or PDF.... it's a hack but it could 


> Thanks,
> Mary McEwen
Andre Alves Garzia ð 2004
Soap Dog Studios - BRAZIL

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