[OS X TeX] email

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Jan 2 19:20:20 CET 2021

> On Jan 2, 2021, at 12:09 PM, Elliott Roper <elliott at yrl.co.uk> wrote:
> You cannot rely on the complete set of your addressee's e-mail clients doing the right thing.  I'm
> using Apple Mail in dark mode, so your equation appeared as black on very dark grey. For me, the png failed because you had a transparent background. Which illustrates what a slippery little problem this can be.
> I think you are on the right track with LaTeXit. Depending on the purpose of your message, including the LaTeXit source and attaching an image or pdf result might be as close as you can get to keeping them all happy.
>> On 2 Jan 2021, at 17:14, francois.chaplais <francois.chaplais at mines-paristech.fr> wrote:
>> I actually have means to redact and send HTML email, but unfortunately the kind of HTML you can send is very restricted. No javascript, which means no Mathjax to render LaTeX in the HTML. Too bad.
>> The best, for short equations, is to use LaTeXiT (which is part of the MacTeX distribution) est export as png as I did for the following equation:
> Elliott Roper
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LaTeXiT has Preference options to not have a transparent background. That would make it look ok but clearly as a paste rather than matching the text.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
herbs at wideopenwest.com

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