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latexml omits parentheses from tag #533

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swalter62 opened this Issue Oct 10, 2014 · 2 comments

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swalter62 commented Oct 10, 2014

LaTeX interprets the contents of \tag{}, in math mode if requested, and encloses it in parentheses. LaTeXML, on the other hand, interprets the contents in text mode, and omits the parentheses. Not quite a bug, but a surprising difference, and an ugly one, as a tag like \tag{$2'$} results not in (2'), but in $2^{\prime}$.
Here's a MWE:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\begin{document}

Here's a numbered equation:
\begin{equation} 
y = mx + b
\end{equation}

Here's a numbered equation with a hand-rolled tag:
\begin{equation} 
z = mx + b\tag{$1'$}
\end{equation}
\end{document}

No errors or warnings are thrown by latexml or latexmlpost, but I can post the output if so desired.
The LaTeXML \tag{} behavior is not difficult to work around, but it would be handy to be able to use math mode in tags, all the same.

@dginev dginev added this to the LaTeXML-0.9 milestone Oct 10, 2014

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brucemiller commented Apr 7, 2018

Finally!! Fixed!!! Thanks for the report!

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swalter62 commented Apr 7, 2018

Thanks a million, Bruce!

@dginev dginev modified the milestones: LaTeXML-0.9, LaTeXML-0.8.3 Apr 16, 2018

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