@WhiteNoise I see you moved this from “bugs” to “help” but, honestly, I think it is a bug – I’ve scoured this forum and done a load of other googling and i can’t find any reference to how to make this work.
You didn’t follow the bug report template. If you want to log a bug, please make sure you try all the things, and include all the info requested. Otherwise it will be moved to help where the community can try to help.
As it stands you can reply right here and give more info. If it’s found to be a reproduceable bug, it will still likely get noticed.
I’m not sure what more info to give. When I create a formula on a note it renders fine when I view the note normally, but when I view the note on the canvas, it doesn’t render, and I just see the LaTeX unrendered.
My question was if this was just me (apparently, according to @WhiteNoise it is) but, to be honest, this is not really helping me. I cannot make this work on my setup (assuming it’s just me). I’ve tried different machines, every config change I can think of and it JUST. DOESN’T. WORK.
So can someone please HELP me, rather than keeping on “moderating” me. Is this a bug? Is it a mis-config? Something else?
And, as an aside, I’ve found my welcome to this community, by 2 moderators to be less than welcoming. Both you @rigmarole and @WhiteNoise are not really helping me. You’re pulling me up on process violations instead (not filling in the bug report properly), or making asinine comments like “It’s you”…
I hope my experience as a new member of this community improves from what appears to be a rather poor start.
I’m not experienced with Canvas, but if you click inside the canvas, it seems to go to edit mode, either for the entire note or for that block you clicked at it. If you hit Esc it goes out of edit mode again, for me.
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I have just played about with that – when I click on the cavas background, I am guessing I go out of edit mode on any card on the canvas. When I do this the formula does not render properly, however, if I click into the note on the canvas, it does go into edit mode, and when in that mode, the formula renders correctly on the canvas.
This feels wrong, as I would expect the formula to be properly rendered when a note is in viewing/reading mode on the canvas but the opposite seems to be happening.
I was wanting to indent the formula for readability purposes, so, not being a LaTeX expert, I figured just indenting it with some spaces would work, which it did, for the Note view, but clearly not the Canvas view.
I think there might still be some kind of rendering bug here, though, as one would expect the renderer to behave identically when rendering in Canvas or Note mode, but your suggestion has, nonetheless, fixed it.
Makes sense, but there is nonetheless an inconsistent treatment here, which makes it a bug not a feature, in my book. If a 4-space-indent is a code block, it should be a code-block always regardless of the view, and never try to render the code as anything but raw code.
In other words, you’d expect your bottom right image to not render the indented formula – the fact that it does looks like a bug to me.
@bradwood Do you now see why posting more information and your actual LaTeX was the key to getting help and finding the bug?
It took you 6 posts before you included any information that anyone could help you with.
That’s why there is a “Bug reports” template automatically filled in when you post in that category. It includes all the info to include and suggestions to try first. Your post didn’t include any of it.
I’m not impressed with you shaming us, because as WhiteNoise pointed out, we’re volunteers in a community where you are not entitled to free support, and we are certainly not ticket agents. But if you ask better questions and include more information, we (the entire community) are always tirelessly willing to help.