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Friday, October 9, 2009

How to Embed a Geogebra Sketch into a Blog Post

Triangle Centers

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David Griswold/Kate Nowak, Created with GeoGebra

How to Do This
  1. Make your sketch in Geogebra. Save it as a ggb file, like normal
  2. In Geogebra, File -> Export -> Dynamic Worksheet as Webpage (html)
  3. Go to Geogebra Upload Manager and login or create an account and login
  4. Follow their instructions for uploading materials. Basically they want you to put it in a folder with your name on it.
  5. You'll want to upload the *.ggb and the *.html both for your sketch.
  6. Open the html file in a browser. Select View -> Source.
  7. Copy all the code between (but not including) the TABLE tags to the clipboard.
  8. Paste it into the HTML editor of your new blog post.
  9. In the line that stars with "param name =," change the filename from yourfilename.ggb to the whole URL copied from the geogebra upload site. For example, I had to change centers.ggb to
  10. That should do it.
  11. Has anyone else noticed that "Geogebra" sounds like an undergarment for a woman made out of rocks?