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Adding information about MathJax to notebook install docs.

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1 parent 2213211 commit 0bfb0fba9dd425cdadaf55275e71a20a8549ba83 @ellisonbg ellisonbg committed Aug 22, 2011
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@@ -348,6 +348,17 @@ Tornado
The IPython notebook uses the Tornado project [Tornado]_ for its HTTP server and requires
version 2.0 or greater. Tornado can be installed with ``easy_install tornado``.
+MathJax
+-------
+
+The IPython notebook uses the MathJax [MathJax]_ Javascript library for rendering LaTeX
+in web browsers. Because MathJax is large, we don't include it with IPython. We do, however,
+include a utility to aid in downloading MathJax and installing it into the proper location::
+
+ from IPython.external.mathjax import install_mathjax
+ install_mathjax()
+
+
Browser Compatiblity
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@@ -372,4 +383,5 @@ these features should appear in Internet Explorer 10.
.. [pygments] Pygments syntax highlighting. http://pygments.org
.. [pexpect] Pexpect. http://www.noah.org/wiki/Pexpect
.. [Tornado] Tornado. http://www.tornadoweb.org/
+.. [MathJax] MathJax. http://www.mathjax.org/

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