Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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 (jes17@psu.edu) if you want to see how we've used this tool in Dutton.

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