Use equations

Who can use this feature?

🔐 Only workspace editors can use equations.

⭐️ Available on free and paid plans.

Nuclino uses the KaTeX library to render mathematical equations and characters. KaTeX supports a large subset of LaTeX functions.

An equation can be added:

  • Inline, e.g.

  • As a dedicated content block, e.g.:

To add an equation inline

Using the slash command

  1. Open the item in which you'd like to add an equation.

  2. Type / inside a paragraph.

  3. Select Equation (type to filter your options).

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  4. Type or paste your equation. If you need to create a new line, press Shift + Enter.

  5. Press Enter to save the equation.

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Using the insert menu

  1. Move your cursor to a new empty line.

  2. Click on the insert button (the red + icon).

  3. Select Equation.

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  4. Type or paste your equation. If you need to create a new line, press Shift + Enter.

  5. Press Enter to save the equation.

Using a keyboard shortcut

  1. Type $$ inside a paragraph.

  2. Type or paste your equation.

  3. Type $$ at the end of the equation to render it.

    For example, $$E=mc^2$$ becomes .

To add an equation as a block

Using the slash command

  1. Open the item in which you'd like to add an equation block.

  2. Type / at the beginning of an empty line.

  3. Select Equation block (type to filter your options).

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  4. Type or paste your equation. If you need to create a new line, press Shift + Enter.

  5. Press Enter to save the equation.

Using the insert menu

  1. Move your cursor to a new empty line.

  2. Click on the insert button (the red + icon).

  3. Select Equation block.

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  4. Type or paste your equation. If you need to create a new line, press Shift + Enter.

  5. Press Enter to save the equation.

To edit an equation

  1. Open the item which contains the equation you'd like to edit.

  2. Click on the equation to select it.

  3. Make the desired changes to the equation. If you need to create a new line, press Shift + Enter.

  4. Press Enter to save the equation.

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