This post in reply to the Post, Using Maple TA (Version 5) is just annoying to me

On the topic of the quality of rendering of (2D) Math on websites, could that also be re-examined for both Mapleprimes and Maplesoft's on-line help system?

Right now the on-line help has pages with missing images in Examples. For example, the `int` and `sum` on-line help pages, here and here.

On that ?sum help page, aside from missing images, there are a couple of images that are present but mis-scaled. And example is math136.png which is fine viewed alone, but which is currently being rescaled on that on-line help page from 81px × 57px to 147px × 42px and ends up pulled and squashed (in my firefox, at least).

There's also the 2D Math as is appears on this Mapleprimes site. Until this Maple 15 announcement, the most upvotes of a post on this site has been for this one on the quality of 2D Math rendering on Mapleprimes. Clearly users here think that it is very important. Robert Lopez's blog posts have excellent content but terrible math rendering: baseline for inline math in text, etc.

Currently, the Math displayed in the on-line help is not as good as images from LaTeX. And the mapleprimes inline Math is much, much worse. These should ideally show just as well as does the 2D Math in Maple itself, which is quite good. But that's very far from the current situation.

It might be that all these products and sites (Maple TA, mapleprimes, on-line help) use MapleNet technology in some form. If so then can't these all be made to work consistently, using only the latest and best MapleNet, with only positive results, so that they show off that technology in a good light?

Showing off MapleNet would be just a side benefit. TA, mapleprimes, and the online help need top quality 2D Math rendering in their own right.

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