Here are some highlights of the tool:
- Mathpix Snip is free (up to 50 snips per month)
- Original equations can be typed or handwritten and put into applications such as Canvas and Microsoft Office
- Mathpix Snip works with MacOS, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android
- The goal of Mathpix Snip is to save you time
- Setting up a Mathpix Snip account is easy and free (up to 50 equations per month)
- Snips can be edited (if needed) before the LaTex is complete
- LaTex can be read by screen readers for users who are visually impaired
- Snips can also be copied as .png files
Watch this demo on YouTube to see MathPix Snip copy text from a pdf:
Watch this demo on YouTube to see the many different kinds of formats and equations it can capture.
Once you have your math equation in LaTex, simply follow these steps:
Step 1: Open the editor in Canvas where you want your math equation to appear (this example is in a quiz question) and click on the Insert Math editing tool.
Step 2: Switch to Advanced View to paste the LaTex into the editor.
Step 3: Paste LaTex and click Insert Equation.
Step 4: View Equation and add any surrounding details that are needed.
Contact Jane Sutterlin (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you want to see how we've used this tool in Dutton.