# Feature suggestion: LaTeX annotations

In particular, for scientific/mathematical formulas, either we highlight it as text, appearing weirdly formatted, or annotate as image, loosing its content to be treated (copied, etc.).

Ideally (the requested feature), we could select the formula so the new annotation would be a LaTeX annotation. In next link there are referenced distinct software which take images to LaTeX: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/116863/image-equation-to-tex

In particular, pix2tex (https://github.com/lukas-blecher/LaTeX-OCR) is open source, so it could be used.

What do you think?

This is for zotero-core or plugin developers.

This either-or kind of surprises me. Being able to jump to the formula in its original context is arguably the most important feature and it's already implemented.

> annotate as image losing its content to be treated (copied, etc.).

What treatment are you thinking of? An image can be copied. Do you intend to edit a LaTeX transcription of the formula?

> Being able to jump to the formula in its original context is [...] already implemented.

I am a bit lost. What do you mean?/How?

> What treatment are you thinking of? An image can be copied. Do you intend to edit a LaTeX transcription of the formula?

That's the point, I would not want to copy the formula as an image, but as a LaTeX formula

https://github.com/windingwind/zotero-actions-tags/discussions/220

I have just tested with SimpleTeX and it is working nicely.

You can also have a look at the Better Notes plugin linked there if you want to do more complex operations with the notes and annotations.