Writing Limits | Component Based Approach

Desmos doesn’t handle writing limits very well by default.

Here’s a solution that renders limits in a way that visually more closely resembles the look we usually want. Here’s how it looks in action:


This project contains a screen where you modify things directly in the CL and another screen for those who would rather just type things into a table and have it rendered for them.

I hope this helps! limits component • Activity Builder by Desmos

Warning: because Desmos severely restricts the type of latex that can be used, there is liberal hackery to produce a visual effect we want. It’s very extensible but very unsemantic.


Thank-you for sharing that idea Mike,

I’ve only been playing with latex-like subscripts.
If it helps, I’ve also discovered that \to (→) works before you paste into the equation mode.