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Re: Equation Editor Thought
Not very difficult to make, but you would need to dig in a bit in the zim
Basically you want to modify the equation editor plugin to listen to the
end-of-word signal, and trigger the dialog when you match a latex equation.
The code for this plugin is seperated in zim/plugins/equationeditor.py and
the base class zim/plugins/base/imagegenerators.py
To see an example of how to do the automatic text replacement have a look
at the "insertsymbol" plugin.
On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 8:22 AM, Dalon Work <dwwork@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> To the Zim Team,
> I've just discovered Zim, and really like what I see. I am a PhD student,
> and think this would be a good way to record notes and research. This would
> include lots of equations, and am wondering how feasible it would be to
> tweak the usage of the equation editor a bit.
> My thoughts are to have the equation editor become part of the
> auto-formatting, following the same convention of latex for an inline
> Typing $ \int_0^x d\phi $ would then activate the equation editor plugin
> and force the picture equation. Right-clicking on the resulting image would
> bring up the editing dialogue box as it already does. The idea is only to
> change the initial input method. This would prevent lots of trips to the
> menu to bring up the equation editor dialogue box.
> I'm willing to take a stab at implementing, if I can be pointed in the
> right direction, although I am not as familiar with python programming as I
> am other languages.
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