Wiris MathML Editor


Etudes supports the creation of mathematical notations via a MathML plugin (Wiris Editor). 

Wiris is a visual editor that allows inserting mathematical formulas easily into content. It is available to instructors and students in all areas of Etudes where you can compose with the editor. 

You can use a large collection of icons nicely organized in thematic tabs in order to create formulas and insert them into your content.

To launch the MathML editor, click on square root icon of the editor’s toolbar.

Wiris Editor icon in CK Editor of Etudes

The editor will open up. Type your formula and accept it by clicking on OK. It will then be added to your module, assignment, discussion topic, etc.

sample math notation in wiris

When you post it, it is displayed as an image.

mathematical notation in Etudes

The editor creates a full description of the formula on-the-fly for you and it is included under an ‘alt’ tag. This is then read by screen readers for blind learners.

The editor runs on any browser, including the ones in tablet PCs, as is based on HTML4 and JavaScript technology. Plus it is of course 100% compliant with HTML5.  

The user guide for the MathML editor can be found under the “?” mark when you open the editor.

Access to Wiris Manual

For Tab Shortcuts, see: http://www.wiris.com/en/editor/docs/manual/tab-navigation

Note: You can use keyboard shortcuts to copy and paste (Windows: CTRL+C and CTRL+V) in the WIRIS editor. However, the pasted object will not appear until you click the mouse.


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