[MediaWiki-l] Getting TeX working on MediaWiki 1.18.2

Moritz Schubotz physik at physikerwelt.de
Sat Jan 5 14:32:22 UTC 2013


Hi,

could you please provide some more detailed information.

Thanks
Moritz

On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 1:47 PM, Aaron Gray <aaronngray.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3 January 2013 00:59, Moritz Schubotz <physik at physikerwelt.de> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 1:25 AM, Aaron Gray <aaronngray.lists at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > On 30 December 2012 13:09, Moritz Schubotz <physik at physikerwelt.de>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi,
>> >>
>> >> If you like you could try to checkout the LaTeXML version as described
>> >> here.
>> >> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Math#LaTeXML
>> >> Thereby you'd use a webservice that generates Mathml rather than
>> >> generating images.
>> >> If you have problems please let me know.
>> >>
>> >
>> > I just tried TeXLive on latest Fedora with the latest Git repository of
>> the
>> > math extension, latest Wikimedia 1.20.2. And it is failing with the same
>> > error as I was getting with the old one on Fedora 14 and Wikimedia 1.18.2
>> >
>> >     Failed to parse (PNG conversion failed; check for correct
>> instillation
>> > of latex and dvipng (or dvips + gs + convert)): a=b+c
>> >
>> > I have convert, gs, dvips, and dvipng all installed and working on the
>> > command line.
>> >
>> > I am wondering if I am doing something rather basic wrong or whether the
>> > maths extension is just broken ?
>> >
>> >
>> > Does LaTeXML support full LaTeX stuff like Type Inference Rules and
>> special
>> > symbols used by complex inference rules ?
>> Yes I as far as I could test. But you can try it yoursef at
>> http://latexml.mathweb.org/editor
>> and see some samples at
>> http://wikidemo.formulasearchengine.com/wiki/MathTestEN
>> If you have further questions don't heasitate to ask.
>>
>
> Its got bugs ^ and superscript for starters ! Both in examples in the first
> link and examples in the second link.
> Aaron
>
>
>
>> Best
>> Moritz
>> >
>> > I am looking in the end to get maths inference rules out and typeset by
>> the
>> > Wikimedia PDF extension within a larger text.
>> >
>> >
>> >>
>> >> Best
>> >> Moritz
>> >>
>> >> On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 1:57 AM, Aaron Gray <aaronngray.lists at gmail.com
>> >
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > I have tried on the latest release of MediaWiki and the Math extension
>> >> and
>> >> > am still getting the same problem so I am wondering if it is anything
>> to
>> >> do
>> >> > with having an old version of TeXLive on Fedora 14.
>> >> >
>> >> > Aaron
>> >> >
>> >> > On 29 December 2012 05:30, Aaron Gray <aaronngray.lists at gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >> On 29 December 2012 05:21, ARALND SCOTT FOSTER <
>> scottbass5 at hotmail.com
>> >> >wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >>> ok put it in!!!!!
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Sorry I do have png generation
>> >> >> Package dvipng-1.13-1.fc14.i686 already installed and latest version
>> >> >>
>> >> >> # which convert
>> >> >> /usr/bin/convert
>> >> >>
>> >> >> # which gs
>> >> >> /usr/bin/gs
>> >> >>
>> >> >> # which dvips
>> >> >> /usr/bin/dvips
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> > From: aaronngray.lists at gmail.com
>> >> >>> > Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2012 23:51:47 +0000
>> >> >>> > To: mediawiki-l at lists.wikimedia.org
>> >> >>> > Subject: [MediaWiki-l] Getting TeX working on MediaWiki 1.18.2
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > Hi,
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > I am trying to get TeX working in MediaWiki 1.18.2. I have
>> >> successfully
>> >> >>> > installed TeXLive on my Fedora server. And have texvc compiled and
>> >> >>> working.
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > And have made the following additions to LocalSettings.php :-
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > $wgUseTex = true;
>> >> >>> > $wgTexvc = "/usr/bin/texvc";
>> >> >>> > $wgUploadPath = "$wgScriptPath/images";
>> >> >>> > $wgUploadDirectory = "$IP/images";
>> >> >>> > $wgMathPath = "$wgUploadPath/math";
>> >> >>> > $wgTmpPath = "$wgUploadPath/tmp";
>> >> >>> > $wgMathDirectory = "$wgUploadDirectory/math";
>> >> >>> > $wgTmpDirectory = "$wgUploadDirectory/tmp";
>> >> >>> > $wgUploadBaseUrl = false;
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > And run :-
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > php maintenance*/*update.php
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > But am getting the following error message :-
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > *Failed to parse (PNG conversion failed; check for correct
>> >> installation
>> >> >>> > of latex and dvipng (or dvips + gs + convert)): a=b+c-d*
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > I had it working on my previous version of MediaWiki using LaTeX
>> and
>> >> >>> > MediaWIki 1.11.0.
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > Hope you can help and its something obvious.
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > Many thanks in advance,
>> >> >>> >
>> >> >>> > Aaron
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