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Printing latex

asked 2018-01-29 08:58:25 -0500

anonymous user


updated 2018-01-29 08:58:55 -0500

I am using sage and would like to implement a function that prints a variable in latex, so I can copy and paste it directly into my latex file. However I am unsure how to do this. This is what I have attempted:

def printlatex(a):
    return '$', latex(a), '$'
a = 1*2

This returns the tuple ('$', 2, '$'), which I don't want.

How would I implement the function so it returns $2$

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A plus instead of the comma...

dan_fulea gravatar imagedan_fulea ( 2018-01-29 10:51:20 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-01-29 11:22:17 -0500

slelievre gravatar image

Use Python string formatting.

Find more information about Python string formatting at

For your example, you could use: '${a}$'.format(a=2).

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