How do I add equations to the Editor?

The Brightspace HTML Editor enables you to add several types of equations.

  • Click on the equation button to add a Graphical equation. If you do not see this icon, click on the tree dots on the right to display more options.
  • Click on the arrow next to the equation button to choose one of the following options:
    • Graphical equation opens the equation editor, which is similar to the one found in Microsoft Word.
    • Chemistry equation can be used for chemistry related equations.
    • MathML equation can be used to add an equation in the MathML markup language.
    • LaTeX equation can be used to add an equation in the LaTeX markup language.
  • The equation editor will appear in a new window. 
  • You can enter your equation by clicking on the symbols below Insert Equation.
  • Click on the arrow icon to change to equation to the graphic/MathML form.
  • Click on Insert to close this screen and add the equation.

You can check MathMl and LaTeX equations by looking at a preview. Add your equation with Insert Equation and click on Generate a Preview.