EquatIO allows the creation of digital equations and formulas. It also offers other STEM and graphing tools. EquatIO can be used within the D2L Editor, on your desktop (Windows or Mac), and in Google Chrome. EquatIO formulas enable the user to read, write, and listen to scientific material because EquatIO generates alternative text, attached to the formula image, containing its description. This alternative text is used by readers like Read Speaker and Read and Write.
See the article Use EquatIO for more information on how to use this.
EquatIO in the D2L Editor
To use EquatIO in the D2L Editor, no installation is needed. EquatIO is accessible through the Insert Stuff option on the Editor Toolbar. Read Use EquatIO for futher details. The EquatIO version built into D2L does not present all the features available in the desktop (Windows or Mac) and Google Chrome Extension versions. The EquatIO Mobile, Screenshot Reader and Stem Tools (Periodic table, Scientific Calculator and, Molecular Viewer) and Edit Math are not available in the built-in D2L version.
EquatIO for desktop (Windows or MAC)
The Desktop version is used to Insert Math and Edit Math in certain desktop applications such as Microsoft Office tools (MS Word, Powerpoint, etc.). It is not used with D2L or other browser applications. Nevertheless, the content created in the Desktop version can be copied into D2L. Watch this video for further instructions: Copy Math from EquatIO Desktop into D2L
EquatIO for Google Chrome
The Google Chrome Extension is available to Insert Math and Edit Math in certain browser applications such as D2L.