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Community Blog FAQ

UPDATE: The Math Community Blog is no longer active. This post now serves as historical record. After a long string of posts on developing a community blog, I am happy to announce that MSE now ...
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Request: an easy way to access the posts on meta that explain policies or serve as tutorials or lists.

Today when I was going through the questions on our main site, I saw a question that showed absolutely no effort. But the op left a sentence "don't know where to start". Then I remembered I've seen ...
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An Identity Crisis

I'm raising a philosophical question, here, having to do with the format and layout of M.SE versus the stated goals. Essentially, I am asking the question of whether the format of M.SE is in alignment ...
Adrian Keister's user avatar
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List of other mathematics resources for the FAQ

In response to this thread, I am starting a thread to compile other online mathematics-related sites to give people places to look before asking a question. These should be included in the FAQ like ...
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How much research is considered as sufficient prior research before asking a question?

This question is an generalized version of my previous question on meta: For me there are two types of questions, 1. Conceptual, 2. Problem ...
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Put a link to a tutorial on the Tex in the FAQ

I have no idea how to use either of the Tex methods supported here. How about putting a link to the instructions or a tutorial on both in the FAQ?
Lance Roberts's user avatar
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Show LaTeX syntax in "How to Format" box

I think you need to show the syntax for LaTeX formatting in the "How to Format" box when writing a question or answer. I just mean showing how to surround in $ or <...
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How can we create a new tag in a Stack Exchange site?

How can we create a new tag in a Stack Exchange site?
David's user avatar
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How to show the integral symbol on this site? [duplicate]

On this question: How do I use substitution in integrals? there are examples of what I want. I just want to show integrals on my questions like that. How can I do it?
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MathOverflow tags + others ?

I have re-tagged two questions today, 0.999=1? and the issue of the divergence of the harmonic series as "calculus" because I don't think they are real-analysis questions. However, when a real-...
Tom Stephens's user avatar
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I haven't been around for a while; what are the new policies I need to know in order to use the site?

I haven't used this site for a while (years); just busy with other things. A screenshot of my rating chart I've constantly been on Stack Exchange, but seldom on Math.SE (and virtually never on Math....
Rebecca J. Stones's user avatar
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What's the relationship between Math.SE and MO?

I'm aware that there is no official relationship between this site and MathOverflow. However, with the moderator election underway, so far each of the 3 self-nominees has indicated that they are ...
Kyle Cronin's user avatar
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Are uploaded images preserved in the SE system?

I just inserted an image-link into someone's answer (uploading the picture from my computer), and I notice that the image now resides at Is ...
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What about overview of basic LaTeX commands here in meta?

I have feeling that something like this has been asked before, but I cannot find such post, so my memory might be fooling me. Do you think that giving here examples of usage of the most frequently ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Enable FAQ sidebar on the meta

A little known feature of meta sites is that they can have a sidebar with a few most frequently asked questions: for example, Programmers Meta does. For a description of how it works, see FAQ ...
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