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2 Jul 2013

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TinyMCE editor is available in Forum, Test & Assesments and Survey modules. The rest of the modules use ILIAS default editor.

To enable TinyMCE editor visit Administration > Editing > TinyMCE Editor. The directory where ILIAS TinyMCE stores the plugins is <ILIAS>/Services/RTE/tiny_mce/plugins.

To enable WIRIS Plugin follow the installation instructions for WIRIS plugin for TinyMCE except for step 4.

Steps 1, 2 and 3

Follow steps 1,2 and 3 of the installation instructions for WIRIS plugin for TinyMCE.

4 Activate the WIRIS plugin for TinyMCE on ILIAS

To enable the plugin in Test & Assesment and Survey modules edit <ILIAS>/Services/RTE/templates/default/tpl.tinymce.html and change the following line:
plugins : "safari,{ADDITIONAL_PLUGINS}", to:
plugins : "safari,{ADDITIONAL_PLUGINS}, tiny_mce_wiris",

To enable the buttons you need to determine their position in the toolbar. For example, modifying the line:
theme_advanced_buttons2 : "{BUTTONS_2}", to:
theme_advanced_buttons2 : "{BUTTONS_2},|,tiny_mce_wiris_formulaEditor,tiny_mce_wiris_CAS",

Repeat the modifications made to tpl.tinymce.html for <ILIAS>/Services/RTE/templates/default/tpl.tinymce_frm_post.html to enable the plugin in Forums module.

Steps 5, 6 and 7

Follow steps 5,6 and 7 of the installation instructions for WIRIS plugin for TinyMCE.

23 Apr 2013

Math notation in Arabic language changes from country to country.

The technical administrator of WIRIS editor can determine a personalized behaviour for your installation. You can configure the default arabic numbers that will be used and wheter to mirror math formulas or not.

The configuration for Arabic language, code ar, is to use mirrored formulas and arabic numbers (1234..)

right to left style font-size : 20px 3 root of italic س plus 6 end root

Please check your contry to find our our decisions about 

right to left 3 root of italic س plus 6 end root

right to left ٣ root of italic س plus ٦ end root

3 root of italic س plus 6 end root


View Arabic mathematical notation by WIRIS in a larger map
Country Example Code RTL
Formula mirror
Arabic Numbers
Arabic
European
Syntax error.

Arabic
IndicSyntax error.

Algeria right to left 3 root of italic س plus 6 end root ar_dz      
Bahrain ar_bh      
Comoros ar_km      
Dijbouti ar_dj      
Egypt right to left ٣ root of italic س plus ٦ end root ar_eg      
Eritrea right to left 3 root of italic س plus 6 end root ar      
Iraq ar_iq      
Jordan ar_jo      
Kuwait ar_kw      
Lebanon ar_lb      
Lybia ar_ly      
Mauritania ar_mr      
Morocco 3 root of italic س plus 6 end root ar_ma      
Oman right to left 3 root of italic س plus 6 end root ar_om      
Qatar ar_qa      
Saudi Arabia right to left ٣ root of italic س plus ٦ end root ar_sa      
Somalia right to left 3 root of italic س plus 6 end root ar_so      
Sudan right to left ٣ root of italic س plus ٦ end root ar_sd      
Syria right to left 3 root of italic س plus 6 end root ar_sy      
Tunisia ar_tn      
United Arab Emirates ar_ae      
Yemen ar_ye      
15 Jan 2013

WIRIS editor provides the following services:

  • Generate images of formulas with the following formats: PNG, SWF, SVG (coming soon)
  • Convert MathML from/to LaTeX.
  • Generate textual representation of a formula. Accessibility.
  • Convert presentation MathML from/to content MathML
  • Provide a simple formula calculator. Works with floating point numbers. Not to be confused with WIRIS cas.

There are mainly two interfaces to the services:

  • Web service interface based on simple HTTP calls.
  • Direct calls to a library. Available as Java and .NET.

Licensing note. It is important you carefully read the terms at the store.