LaTeX SVGs Getting Cut Off

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thomascheneyyzs

27 Oct, 2019 01:57 AM

The SVGs generated by Anki are getting cut off in some circumstance, especially when you have a cloze in the exponent. I've attached a couple of screenshots to demonstrate. As can be seen in the pictures the png that was generated was not cut off, but the svg was.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Damien Elmes on 27 Oct, 2019 02:35 AM

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    If the images are cut off when you view them in an image viewer, that would seem to indicate LaTeX is to blame. You may be better off using MathJax: https://apps.ankiweb.net/docs/manual.html#mathjax-support

  2. 2 Posted by thomascheneyyzs on 27 Oct, 2019 08:18 AM

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    It's happening not in LaTeX, but in dvisvgm. I was able to replicate it with the options you have in latex.py, but if you add the --exact option I believe it will fix the problem. I've attached a zip that has SVGs showing the difference.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Damien Elmes on 27 Oct, 2019 10:44 PM

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    Thank you, I will add that in a future update. You may still want to look into MathJax, as it allows you to edit cards on mobile devices and doesn't require syncing media files.

  4. 4 Posted by thomascheneyyzs on 27 Oct, 2019 10:52 PM

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    Thanks, I've looked into MathJax at your suggestion, and I'll probably be using it going forward.

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