Resolving unreadable MathType content in Blackboard Original


Users report intermittent display issues with content created by the MathType equation editor in Original Courses. Sometimes equations, formulas, and text composed with the math editor is overlapping and jumbled upon save, leaving the content unreadable.


PC and Mac, MathType content


  The following workarounds are reported to be effective in some instances: 

  • Create a new formula using a font size of 16px or lower and save. 

  • Open a currently corrupted formula, adjust the font size to 16px or lower and re-save. 

Outcome: You should now be able to improve the content display in MathType equations.

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Article ID: 240
Thu 3/24/22 3:14 PM
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