Working with math content


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Working with math content

It can sometimes be hard to get the exact formatting you want in math content regardless of the application or the method you use to set equations, and iBooks Author is no exception to this rule. Whether you use LaTeX, MathML, or MathType you're probably going to have to come up with some workarounds to get your math looking the way you want it to. So let's look at some of the limitations of MathType setting in iBooks Author and a way to get around one of them. Here are the first four examples that came in with my Microsoft Word document; these fractions and, as you can see they're sitting right at the same baseline as the numbers here, and actually if I switch over to the Microsoft Word document I can see the proper alignment where the fraction bar is centered right on the type there.

This is a kind of alignment that I want to see in iBooks Author. But unfortunately when I bring equations in from Microsoft Word they're no longer actually equations. If I look up in the Metr...

Working with math content
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Working with math content provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the iBooks Author for Teachers: Creating a Math Lesson

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