# How to cancel --mathjax argument for blogdown::html_page output?

I wish to have equations stored as MathML on my static Blogdown site, so I wrote in my front matter (I use .Rmd extension to enjoy pandoc):

output:
blogdown::html_page:
pandoc_args: --mathml


Which doesn't work and I still get <span class="math"> containing raw LaTeX in my output. I checked the console and I found --mathjax argument at the end of the command passed to pandoc. It read like

"C:/PROGRA~1/Pandoc/pandoc" +RTS -K512m -RTS foo.md --to html4 --from markdown+autolink_bare_uris+tex_math_single_backslash --output foo.html~ {{something unrelated}} --mathml {{something unrelated}} --mathjax


I think that default --mathjax overrode my --mathml. What should I do to cancel it? Thanks for any help.

Yes Mathjax is used by default in almost all the format. You need to deactivate it.

See help page for the format

The function is based on bookdown::html_document2(), which is based on rmarkdown::html_document()

You'll find the mathjax argument that you need to set to NULL
So probably this would work

output:
blogdown::html_page:
mathjax: NULL
pandoc_args: --mathml


Hope it helps

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