# Triple backslashes in my LaTeX?

What the heck? For some reason, every time I use LaTeX, it works fine, and then I click "Edit", and it generates all these wacky symbols, like triple slashes, double brackets, etc. It's permanent, too! It doesn't revert back, and it weirdly spaces every command. Arg!! Somebody please help me!

Note by Finn Hulse
5 years, 8 months ago

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I had told the Brilliant staff as well.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Refer here.

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Thank you. I had only tried \ [ ... \ ], not \ ( ... ).

- 5 years, 8 months ago

How do you use LaTeX? $\LaTeX$

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Update: You can now view Latex codes by hovering over the equation. Read Seeing actual $\LaTeX$ for more details!

Staff - 4 years, 11 months ago

Howdy David,

Check out the formatting guide. It tells you everything you need to know about using LaTex on Brilliant.

Staff - 5 years, 8 months ago

Sorry, what's LaTeX?

- 5 years, 8 months ago

The thing where you make pretty math symbols. :D

- 5 years, 8 months ago

We are aware of this bug. We will be fixing it soon. It should only be happening in a few places.

Staff - 5 years, 8 months ago