Math and science for Sakai

Type and handwrite math notation in Sakai.

  • Create mathematical notation with a visual editor (WYSIWYG)

WIRIS plugin for Sakai enhances your text editor with new icons to edit math equations and chemical formulas with MathType.

How does it work?

Just click on the new MathType and ChemType icons that appear in your rich text editor toolbar. Create a scientific expressions with the classical interface or handwrite it.

When you click on Accept, your expression will be converted into an image and displayed along with your other content.

Technical overview

Sakai 2.8 o higher

  • CKeditor plugin

Sakai 2.7 o lower

  • FCKeditor plugin

MathType comes with a WYSIWYG interface based on HTML and Javascript.

  • New icon in the toolbar
  • Handwriting recognition for mobile devices. Works with iPad and other tablets.
  • Accesibility text automatically included in math formulas.
  • LaTeX support
  • Interface requests images to a web-service
  • Images are stored in a cache folder