# How do I add LaTex language to my course site?

Sakai can display LaTex equations as mathematical notation in most tools. Using LaTex options, instructors and students can simply write LaTex in an enabled tool and the resulting equation will be displayed beautifully.

## Go to Site Info.

Select the **Site Info** tool in the tool menu of your site.

## Select "Allow the display of LaTex math in this site." Click Continue.

Scroll to the bottom of the **Edit Site Information** screen to find the check box to enable the LaTex language for the site. Then click **Continue**.

## Click Finish to confirm.

Click **Finish** to confirm addition of LaTex to the course site.

## Click Manage Tools.

From **Site Info** button menu, select **Manage Tools**. This opens *Course Site Tools* screen.

## Check LaTex box next to tool names to enable.

Use **Selected Tools** list (upper right hand side of *Course Site Tools *screen) to check boxes for all tools in which you want to use LaTex equations.

## Click Continue, then Finish.

Confirmation screen displays tools for which LaTex has been enabled. Click **Finish** to confirm.

## Enter LaTex equation in rich text editor of selected tools.

Insert "$$" before and after mathematical equation to set it apart from the rest of the text. Math equations are editable in the edit screen of the tool, but will display as equation in preview and student view.