# Latex broken?

• July 14th 2011, 04:29 AM
TriKri
Latex broken?
Is LaTeX currently not working as it should? I can't even get a simple code as

$
G
$

to compile.
• July 14th 2011, 04:39 AM
mr fantastic
Re: Latex broken?
Quote:

Originally Posted by TriKri
Is LaTeX currently not working as it should? I can't even get a simple code as

$
G
$

to compile.

• July 14th 2011, 04:40 AM
Plato
Re: Latex broken?
Quote:

Originally Posted by TriKri
Is LaTeX currently not working as it should? I can't even get a simple code as
$G$
to compile.

[tex]G[/tex] gives $G$.
You just have to use the correct tags.
• July 14th 2011, 04:56 AM
TriKri
Re: Latex broken?
Ah, thanks, I guess I must have just been blind to the publicity. It's strange though, [tex]G[/tex] still works and gives me $G$.
• July 14th 2011, 05:35 AM
CaptainBlack
Re: Latex broken?
Quote:

Originally Posted by TriKri
Ah, thanks, I guess I must have just been blind to the publicity. It's strange though, [no parse] $G$[/no parse] still works and gives me $G$.

Yes, but it is flaky, anything much longer or using something exotic and it is likely to fail, also it is likely to fail with too many single LaTeXed characters.

CB