# TEX -- hypertext TEX item

## Synopsis

• Usage:
TEX x
• Inputs:
• x, or
• Outputs:
• an instance of the type TEX

## Description

The constructor TEX x returns an object which may contain one or more $\LaTeX$ equations and matrices, several simple text formatting environments, as well as other Hypertext items. It is useful to use strings delimited by /// because in strings delimited by " the backslashes often used in $\LaTeX$ must be doubled. For details on conversion to HTML see html(TEX).

## Methods that use an object of class TEX :

• html(TEX) -- conversion of $\TeX$ to html
• "show(TEX)" -- see show(Hypertext)
• "new TEX from BasicList"
• "new TEX from String"

## For the programmer

The object TEX is , with ancestor classes Hypertext < BasicList < Thing.