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Slack LaTeX

Bot to convert LaTeX code in messages into:

screen

Setup:

  1. Clone/download this repository.
  2. Install required modules in the project folder with:
    npm install fs
    npm install request
    npm install websocket
    
  3. Create a secret.txt file in the bot directory and put your slack token in it.
  4. Start bot by running node bot.js or nodejs bot.js

Usage:

Add the bot to the channel you want to enable SlackLaTeX in. Any message with the following format will be turned into an image when bot is enabled.

  • $\LaTeX code$
  • `$\LaTeX code$`
  • ```$\LaTeX code$```

You can also edit or delete a message and the bot will do the right thing.

In Slack, type ..stopLatex to disable bot and ..startLatex to re-enable bot. This only applies the user and channel that typed this. By default, it will work for all users in every channel the box exists.