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Many students of mine just place comments on the cells. Start with #, and forget about the text areas. Or don't put the #, but don't eval the cell.

I've seen other people in sagenb start code cells with %html or %latex, and put their code there. Use of %latex will require that you have latex installed, and will print an image below the cell when you eval it. Use of %html will output the code as html, which means you have to use tags like

, or otherwise your line breaks will dissappear from the output. But on the other hand, you can use $for latex snippets, and they get compiled into jsmath. Many students of mine just place comments on the cells. cells: • Start with #, and forget about the text areas. Or • don't put the #, but don't eval the cell. cell. • '''place the whole comment among trilpe quotes''' (I don't like this one, but be my guest) I've seen other people in sagenb start code cells with %html or %latex, and put their code there. - Use of %latex will require that you have latex installed, and will print an image below the cell when you eval it. - Use of %html will output the code as html, which means you have to use tags like , or otherwise your line breaks will dissappear from the output. But on the other hand, you can use$ for latex snippets, and they get compiled into jsmath.

Many students of mine just place comments on the cells:

, or otherwise your line breaks will dissappear from the output. But on the other hand, you can use $for latex snippets, and they get compiled into jsmath. Many students of mine just place comments on the cells: • Start with #, and forget about the text areas. • don't put the #, but don't eval the cell. • '''place the whole comment among trilpe quotes''' (I don't like this one, but be my guest) I've seen other people in sagenb start code cells with %html or %latex, and put their code there: • Use of %latex will require that you have latex installed, and will print an image below the cell when you eval it. • Use of %html will output the code as html, which means you have to use tags like <p></p>, or otherwise your line breaks will dissappear from the output. But on the other hand, you can use$ for latex snippets, and they get compiled into jsmath.