Copying and Moving MathPage Documents
The information in this document applies to:
MathType 6.x (Windows & Mac)
How to copy and move MathPage documents.
MathPage documents are composed of various parts, which must be copied or moved
A MathPage document is generated by using MathType's Export To MathPage command from Microsoft Word. A MathPage document can be composed of the
- The main web page, with a .htm, .xht or .xml extension
- The supporting files folder, which ends in "_files"
- Additional files (see below)
The main web page will default to the same name as the original Word
document, but with a ".htm", ".xht" or ".xml" extension instead of ".doc",
depending upon the type of file you are creating. You can supply any name
you wish in the Export to MathPage dialog. The supporting files folder will take
the same name as the main web page, but with an "_files" suffix rather than
the file extension. The supporting files folder will contain those files
generated by Word and MathPage necessary for correct display of equations,
graphics and other items in your document.
The additional files depend upon the file type and are described in the
following table. They are created in the same folder as the main web page.
that targets (Page Type) listed will vary depending on exact MathType version.
| Page Type
|| Additional Files
MathPlayer (IE Behavior)
It's easy to copy a Web page generated by MathPage to a Web server; you can
use your favorite FTP program. However, it's essential that you copy all of the
required files and keep them all in the same directory when moving them to the
As an extra refinement, you may be able to add the necessary files to a zip
archive, copy the archive to the web server and then unzip the files there. This
can be a lot faster than copying a lot of individual files.
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