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Re: Applications that use MathML

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:12:16 +0100
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, www-math@w3.org
Message-Id: <891A7A01-6BF0-4F06-B871-72B8156C3533@hoplahup.net>
To: Gunter Königsmann <gunter@peterpall.de>

why not also apply the clipboard specs of chapter 6 of MathML?
Currently, at least on MacOSX, the clipboard only contains the source; you would simply add the MathML-flavours as named there.

This works very well with MS Word which can also copy to MathML (thank you Murray and the MS Team for the responsiveness to bring it back!).


> On 26 Jan 2017, at 19:49, Gunter Königsmann <gunter@peterpall.de> wrote:
>> I've added wxMaxima.
> Thanks a lot!
>> Are you sure Maxima itself, without wxMaxima, can output MathML? I don't
>> see any mention of MathML in the documentation.
> The documentation about this has been added quite recently so you might
> be using a version that doesn't tell so. But Support for MathML has been
> there for a long time and I've originally only added it to wxMaxima in
> order to find out what it is good for:
> (%i2)    load("alt-display.mac")$
>    set_alt_display(2,mathml_display)$
> (%i3)    sin(a/b);
> <math xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML"> <mi>mlabel</mi>
>     <mfenced separators=""><msub><mi>%o</mi> <mn>3</mn></msub>
>     <mo>,</mo><mi>sin</mi> <mfenced separators=""><mfrac><mrow>
>     <mi>a</mi> </mrow> <mrow><mi>b</mi> </mrow></mfrac> </mfenced>
> </mfenced> </math>
> I was quite surprised that this allows seamless integration into MS Word
> - and I have also filed a but against libreOffice as this program's
> equation editor has a MathML import, but doesn't automatically activate
> it on encountering MathML.
> Thanks again,
> and
> Kind regards,
>    Gunter.

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