# Is there a way to toggle LaTeX within MathType? [closed]

I understand that in Word, there is a simple way to toggle MathType objects so that they can be displayed and edited as LaTeX. Is there a way to do this within MathType itself (e.g. for workflows that use other word processors, such as Pages)?

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## closed as off topic by cmhughes, qubyte, Brent.Longborough, Peter Grill, WernerJan 20 '12 at 20:17

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This is not about (La)TeX, it is about Word/MathType. Very likely to be closed as off-topic. –  Joseph Wright Jan 20 '12 at 18:22
I know that if you have the most recent MathType you can input Latex code and get the output image. Go to Preferences>Workspace Preferences and select "Allow Tex language entry from keyboard." –  azetina Jan 20 '12 at 19:30
On the Mathtype main menu just click on "Toggle Tex" to go from image to tex and once more to regenerate the image. –  azetina Jan 20 '12 at 19:42
IMO, this question is not completely off-topic here and should not be closed. Seems to me like a bit of a knee-jerk reaction to MS Word being mentioned. –  Tomek Jan 21 '12 at 0:14
@Mark S. Everitt: the question is about using MathType as a LaTeX equation editor (from the user input point of view). In my mind that makes it relevant enough for this site and I don't see anything specific in the faq to the contrary, in particular, why emulating the output of LaTeX or not would have any bearing on the issue. –  Tomek Jan 21 '12 at 16:26