Learn@Illinois Moodle - Inserting Equations Using the Atto HTML Editor

Learn how to enter equations in Moodle.
For a permanent link to this information, please use: http://go.illinois.edu/MoodleRenderingEquations
  1. If you don't already have the Atto HTML editor set as your default text editor, see Changing Your Text Editor for instructions on how to do so.
  2. Click on the activity or resource in which you would like to enter the equation and scroll down to find the editor.
  3. When you go to edit text, you will see the default (Atto) text editor.
  4. Click on the Show more buttons icon; a second row of buttons will appear.
    Some more buttons icon
  5. Click on the Equation editor icon.
    Equation editor icon
  6. See the image below:
    • Toggle between the four tabs: Operators, Arrows, Greek Symbols, and Advanced.
    • Click on a gray button, to have that symbol or equation rendered in TeX and edit as needed.
    • Click Save equation
      Equation editor and Save equation button

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OwnerATLAS-TLTGroupUniversity of Illinois LAS
Created2018-07-25 13:51:58Updated2023-03-21 12:07:39
SitesUniversity of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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