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Write maths, see maths is a jQuery plugin for editable areas which gives an instant MathJax preview of the TeX you're writing just above the cursor.

To use it, just call $(selector).writemaths()$ when the page loads.

You can optionally pass in an object with some options:

  • cleanMaths: a function which does something to the LaTeX before displaying it.
  • callback: a function which is called when the preview is displayed.
  • iFrame: set this to true if you're applying writemaths to something like TinyMCE, which lives inside an iframe.

The old version of write maths, see maths was an attempt at a line-by-line WYSIWYG editor with instant maths preview and a load of other stuff. It lives on at

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