The xaringan Math Limerick

Yihui Xie 2018-06-12

When my colleague Kevin Kuo asked a question about a problematic LaTeX math expression in a xaringan presentation, Claus Ekstrøm replied with an amusing limerick:

When dollars appear it’s a sign
that your code does not quite align
Ensure that your math
in xaringan hath
been placed on a single long line

I laughed out loud. That was much better than my “official” documentation!

Update on 2018-07-02

Another limerick by Claus on three dashes:

Three dashes are used for a split
But careful when using your wit
‘Cause you must erase
any sign of a space
or else it will just look like …