# Troubleshooting Guide

**LaTeX Math for Confluence** has known issues and possible workaround. Please go through this list before raising a support ticket.

### 1. Formula is not rendered, just shows black

When entering TeX formula, you might sometimes see black box instead of rendered formula like below:

This is most likely caused by unsupported or wrong syntax. You can test the TeX syntax in official MathJax demo https://www.mathjax.org/#demo which gives better error message.

Unlike in the app, you need to wrap TeX with $$ symbols in MathJax demo!

You can also refer to complete reference here: https://math.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/5020/mathjax-basic-tutorial-and-quick-reference/27212

### 2. Line break / multi-line equations

If you need to add newline/line break in equations, you can use `\displaylines`

for this purpose.

For example:

`\displaylines{x = a + b \\ y = b + c}`

It will be displayed as: