# MathJax Live Preview Error when Equation Includes "\text{}"

Adding \text{} within a MathJax equation causes the live preview to show an error.

For example, I have the following code:

But after I close the MathJax editor, the equation shows an error. Reopening the equation editor, I see that $$...$$ was changed to <anki-mathjax>...</anki-mathjax>:

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A workaround is to use \text{$...$} instead, but the live preview should be able to handle \text{$$...$$} because it’s valid LaTeX code.

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