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From: Jim Holsenback
Subject: LaTex Help
Date: 24 Jan 2009 14:54:21
Message: <497b2b9d@news.povray.org>
Hello,

A little LaTex puzzle if someone has a few minutes to have a look ....

http://wiki.povray.org/content/User:Jholsenback

These are math formulas that appear in the reference and tutorial sections. 
They all look like what appears in the Windows version of the documentation 
with the exception of the prod and sum.

Check out section 3.2.1.6.1 of the reference to see what I'm talking about.

Sorry no money or glory, just my thanks for anyone who could figure this one 
out.

Jim
PS: Bonus points for doing curvmath!


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From: Hugo
Subject: Re: LaTex Help
Date: 24 Jan 2009 15:06:18
Message: <497b2e6a@news.povray.org>
Jim Holsenback wrote:
> 

> They all look like what appears in the Windows version of the documentation 
> with the exception of the prod and sum.
> 


Hi Jim,


\sum_{i=a}^{b}{n_i}

and

\prod_{i=a}^{b}{n_i}

Regards,
Hugo.


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From: Jim Holsenback
Subject: Re: LaTex Help
Date: 24 Jan 2009 17:49:48
Message: <497b54bc@news.povray.org>
"Hugo" <hug### [at] yahoocombr> wrote in message 
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> \sum_{i=a}^{b}{n_i}
>
> and
>
> \prod_{i=a}^{b}{n_i}
>
> Regards,
> Hugo.

Ah .... I didn't notice that the I got from the distribution files was 
differnt than the one I'm seeing in the finished product documentation. I'll 
investigate that .... Thanks

I was talking about the missing sum and prod symbols (II and E) .... any 
ideas about that?

Jim


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From: Jim Holsenback
Subject: Re: LaTex Help
Date: 24 Jan 2009 17:52:25
Message: <497b5559$1@news.povray.org>
"Jim Holsenback" <jho### [at] hotmailcom> wrote in message 
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> Ah .... I didn't notice that the I got from the distribution files was
                                              ^ formula

sheesh


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From: ingo
Subject: Re: LaTex Help
Date: 27 Jan 2009 17:45:52
Message: <Xns9BA0BEDAE2238seed7@news.povray.org>
in news:497b54bc@news.povray.org Jim Holsenback wrote:

> I was talking about the missing sum and prod symbols (II and E) ....
> any ideas about that?
> 
> 

Iirc, I made these two images with a formula editor (open office?) before 
the latex stuff was introduced.


ingo


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From: Jim Holsenback
Subject: Re: LaTex Help
Date: 27 Jan 2009 19:11:48
Message: <497f5c74@news.povray.org>
"ingo" <ing### [at] tagpovrayorg> wrote in message 
news:Xns9BA0BEDAE2238seed7@news.povray.org...
> in news:497b54bc@news.povray.org Jim Holsenback wrote:
>
>> I was talking about the missing sum and prod symbols (II and E) ....
>> any ideas about that?
>>
>>
>
> Iirc, I made these two images with a formula editor (open office?) before
> the latex stuff was introduced.
>
>
> ingo

Ingo,

Thanks for the reply .... well then it looks like I'm good to go as far as 
how the wiki renders the formula (minus II and E symbols). Maybe that also 
explains why the formula is somewhat different as well. I'm going to go with 
what I have now with a follow up later. All the other formulas look OK .... 
I can live with two near misses for now.

Jim


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