To add mathematics, such as equations, there are two available math editors in Paligo. Learn how to switch between them, see Choose a Math Editor.

MathQuill is the default builtin math editor in Paligo. To learn how to use it, see Use the BuiltIn Math Editor.

MathType provides more advanced mathematical features and requires a Wiris MathType subscription. This is available on the Enterprise plan . To learn how to access the it, see Use the MathType Editor.
Paligo's builtin editor MathQuill is the default math editor. It is free to use and you can use it to create simple equations. If you need to use more complex equations, you can switch to the MathType editor instead, although this does require a Wiris MathType subscription.
Note
The MathType editor is backwardscompatible with the builtin editor, so you can switch between them if needed.
To choose which math editor to use:

Select the topic or component in the Content Manager to open it in the Editor.

Select Editor settings in the toolbar.

Paligo displays the Editor Settings dialog.

Select the Editing tab.

Scroll down to the MathType Editor section.

Select Use the Mathtype editor for editing math expression box to choose the math editor you want to use for your topics:

Check the box if you want to use MathType.

Clear the box if you want to use Paligo's builtin math editor.


Select Save Settings.
The default enabled builtin math editor is a customized version of MathQuill. It has less features than the MathType editor, but is free to use in Paligo.
Enter commands, such as fraction and multiplication, by using commonly used keys, such as /
and *
. The editor will generate proper math display of these. Remember to type a space after each "backslash command".
Enter commands, such as fraction and multiplication, by using commonly used keys, such as /
and *
. The editor will generate proper math display of these. Remember to type a space after each "backslash command".
Note
Note that if you are going to publish to help desk, you cannot use math expressions there, as the HTML tags are not allowed on those platforms. You may then have to make a special version of that content for publishing there.

Select the topic or component in the Content Manager to open it in the Editor.

Position the cursor where the equation is to be added.

Press Alt + Enter ⏎ (Windows) or Command ⌘ + Enter ⏎ (Mac) to display the Element Context Menu.

Enter
Equation
and select it from the menu. 
Doubleclick the added equation element to display the math editor.

Use the math editor's features to create the equation. Below are some examples of commands you can use.
Tip
For a more complete list of commands, see this web site: List of math commands
There are also many videos on YouTube showing the basics of these commands: YouTube introduction videos for compatible math commands

Select Insert to add your mathematic equation to your content.

Repeat this process for each equation that you need.

Select Save.
The MathType editor has more features than the default builtin math editor MathQuill. To be able to use the MathType editor, you need:

Paligo Enterprise plan

A Wiris MathType subscription.

To provide Wiris with the URL of your Paligo instance. Wiris need this to set up the integration with Paligo in their system. You cannot use the MathType editor until Wiris have set up the integration for you and confirmed the integration.

To enable the MathType editor in Paligo, see Choose a Math Editor.
Note
Note that if you are going to publish to help desk, you cannot use math expressions there, as the HTML tags are not allowed on those platforms. You may then have to make a special version of that content for publishing there.

Select the topic or component in the Content Manager to open it in the Editor.

Position the cursor where the equation is to be added.

Press Alt + Enter ⏎ (Windows) or Command ⌘ + Enter ⏎ (Mac) to display the Element Context Menu.

Enter
Equation
and select it from the menu. 
Doubleclick the added equation element to display the math editor.

Use the math editor's features to create the equation. To learn how to use the MathType editor, see the official MathType documentation.

Select Insert to add your mathematic equation to your content.

Repeat this process for each equation that you need.

Select Save.
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