Both https://electronics.stackexchange.com/editing-help#latex and https://electronics.meta.stackexchange.com/editing-help#latex have incorrect mathjax syntax in the example given. It is

The *Gamma function* satisfying $\Gamma(n) = (n-1)!\quad\forall
n\in\mathbb N$ is via through the Euler integral

but should have been

The *Gamma function* satisfying \$\Gamma(n) = (n-1)!\quad\forall
n\in\mathbb N\$ is via through the Euler integral

Can this be fixed?

Update: added pictures showing the result.

example 1

example 2

  • \$\begingroup\$ Any reference to why the example is incorrect? It seems to render just fine. \$\endgroup\$
    – m0sa StaffMod
    Jul 1, 2013 at 15:53
  • \$\begingroup\$ @m0sa The escapement for the Mathjax syntax on EE.SE is \$ instead of just $. \$\endgroup\$
    – W5VO
    Jul 2, 2013 at 18:37

1 Answer 1


The editing help now takes into account the delimiter on each site rather than a hard coded $, enjoy!

  • \$\begingroup\$ Excellent, although the accompanying text also needs an update; it currently says You can use single dollar signs to delimit inline equations, but it should state You can use backslash dollar .... \$\endgroup\$
    – hlovdal
    Jul 14, 2013 at 12:22

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