Since MathJaX got updated on MSE, I experience a lot of trouble with the spacing following formulae.See for example the spacing following $\dot C$ in the following picture. MathJaX spacing issue

The period following $\min \dot{C}$ appears to be inside $\dot {C}$, while the period following the next $\dot {C}$ is placed as expected. So far I seem to be unable to deduce the reason for these inconsistencies or resolve this issue.

Technical Details: I use OS X 10.11.4, Safari 9.1 and the HTML-CSS rendering option for MathJaX. Using any other rendering option (common HTML, MathML, Preview HTML or SVG), I could not detect a similar issue - everything seems fine.

edit: Attempt to render the site locally:enter image description here

  • $\begingroup$ This looks like it could be github.com/mathjax/MathJax/issues/1393 which should be fixed in the next release. $\endgroup$ Apr 27, 2016 at 18:47
  • $\begingroup$ @Peter Thank you. $\endgroup$ Apr 27, 2016 at 19:06
  • $\begingroup$ No problem. Could you try adding the CSS rule mentioned in the discussion locally to see if it helps? $\endgroup$ Apr 27, 2016 at 19:13
  • $\begingroup$ @Peter Safari does not seem to be happy about rendering MathJax locally (see my edit above in a minute). $\endgroup$ Apr 27, 2016 at 19:21
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    $\begingroup$ Oh. This is about the HTML-CSS output. Sorry, that must be a different problem than the one I linked to. $\endgroup$ Apr 27, 2016 at 19:23
  • $\begingroup$ We'll have to look into it. $\endgroup$ Apr 27, 2016 at 19:24
  • $\begingroup$ @Peter Sure, thanks. Let me know if I can be of any help. $\endgroup$ Apr 27, 2016 at 19:25
  • $\begingroup$ I'm afraid I couldn't reproduce the issue -- see screencast at saucelabs.com/beta/tests/96a9a901ae194325abb7ad927916c72e/watch. Not sure what to do. Maybe you just have some corrupted assets in your browser cache (either MathJax or SE) in which case clearing the cache might help you. $\endgroup$ Apr 28, 2016 at 9:01
  • $\begingroup$ @Peter Clearing the cache actually resolved the issue. Thank you for your patience! $\endgroup$ Apr 28, 2016 at 10:24
  • $\begingroup$ Ah, that's great to hear. Thanks for following up. $\endgroup$ Apr 28, 2016 at 10:41
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    $\begingroup$ shouldiblamecaching.com $\endgroup$
    – m0sa
    May 3, 2016 at 18:41


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