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I have a website I need to write a lot of formulas in the site. For that I use LATEX. But it's very tedious writing all the code in my wordpress.

Is there any windows tool from where I can get automatic codes by clicking in predetermined formula templates?

By "automatic codes" I mean I click on predetermined form or templates of formulas and I fill the necessary numbers and sign in a form and the software automatically makes a LATEX code for me.

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After a little bit of experience writing LaTeX code it becomes very natural and quick to type it out. Especially for the kind of formulas I see on your website, where the typesetting is not very complicated. – David Z Aug 22 '10 at 0:27
what exactly do you mean by "automatic codes"? – Mauricio Scheffer Aug 22 '10 at 1:03 ? – Johan Aug 27 '10 at 6:27

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Use Wolfram Alpha. Type your formula and Wolfram Alpha will generate a nice picture that you can use in your site.

Here is an example with (a+b)²

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Or with d/dx x^2

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Take a look at LyX, a WYSIWYM (what you see is what you mean) LaTeX editor with an easy interface for casual LaTeX users.

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You might consider MathJAX to at least make your workflow a bit simpler. Instead of compiling serverside, converting to images, and serving images, MathJAX uses Asynchronous XML and JavaScript to convert TeX to HTML (including optionally MathML) to render equations beautifully. It will save a step in the writing process. No server-side method for serving equations I've used has worked very well. MathJAX works wonderfully.

This doesn't provide any equation templates for your LaTeX code, but many TeX users find that TeX's syntax makes it very fast to type once one gets the hang of it.

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This might help you. I have never personally used it.

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Overkill answer, but if you have access to Mathematica it can export equations to LaTeX-format.

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Not free, but my equation editor of choice is MathType. Exports to LaTeX amongst other things.

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Eqneditor might be the droid you're looking for.

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