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Add MathJax support to chat [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should chat have TeX support? Adding MathJax support to chat would be really helpful sometimes. Don't know what a performance impact that might mean though...
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No TeX support in chat [duplicate]

Today the StackExchange system advised me to move one of the comment exchanges to chat. I wanted to do that, but then saw that TeX is not supported and it was almost impossible to follow the train of ...
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History of Math.StackExchange

This thread is used to record significant events in the life of Math.StackExchange. What should be recorded. Creation of the site (proposed, beta tested, graduated). Technological innovations like ...
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Can my students ask questions in Chinese here, and can I write answers in Chinese?

我想要讓我的抽象代數班級的學生能夠透過網路向我詢問問題, 我可以建置一個私人的社群, 並且讓他們可以在這裡用中文問問題, 並且讓我用中文回答他們嗎? Google translate produces: I want to let my abstract algebra class of students through the Internet to be able to ask me ...
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Is MSE a good place to ask for help improving Wikipedia articles?

I often refer to Wikipedia for math questions, and in my opinion most or their articles are excellent. But I really disliked this one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compact_space If you read the ...
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Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat.

I know that StackExchange encourages moving extended discussions to chat. I have also seen moderators actively moving extended discussions to chat. The question is, what's the point of this? ...
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Why is there no support for MathJax in chat?

The question Should chat have TeX support was first asked 3½ years ago, and it has been asked at intervals since then. I am not asking that question. I know that chat should have TeX support and ...
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Congratulations robjohn for getting into the 100k club. [duplicate]

We truly appreciate your constant presence and insightful hints in the Mathematics chat room. Your dedication to learning is inspiring. Thank you also, for all your hard work as a moderator.
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Users who run bots/have developed tools on math.SE

Are there any users who run bots/have developed interesting tools for math.SE? Listing such tools in one post may be good in my opinion, and I am aware of one such user, Normal Human, and it took me ...
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Feature request - but it woudn't be a feature, it'd be a blessing - editing panel and preview side-by-side - fighting lag on large answers!

I've only done a few questions here but already it's grinding on me. Why can't we have the writing-answer panel and the preview panel side by side, rather than below, this means for big answers I can'...
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Mathjax not working

When viewing equations on this site, I see only LaTeX markup. Why are equations not rendering? Javascript is enabled on my browser, so MathJax should be working? Using Chrome on Mac.
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MathJax CDN (cdn.mathjax.org) will be shutting down

The news that MathJax CDN shutting down on April 30, 2017 was recently brought to my attention. I have updated ChatJax to use the alternate server given in the MathJax post. It seems to work well, ...
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Main Chatroom Guidelines

Welcome. Hello friends. My online handle is anon, and I will be your guide. Associated with the Mathematics StackExchange is the main chatroom. I am chatroom co-owner alongside current moderator ...
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What is the point of the Review page?

When bored (which is way too often) I cruise around the site looking for things to do. Eventually I end up on the "Review" page, which gives me a list of recent posts that might be of low quality, or ...
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MathJax makes preview flicker

When using quite some TeX (or using a slow computer), every time the preview of the post you're writing is updated (and MathJax reloads), the preview flickers. This is getting very annoying. It's a ...
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Chrome Page Crashing when Viewing or Typing Answers

Over the past few days, the Chrome browser page with Questions is crashing. It has crashed while typing answers twice and several other times when just viewing and updating the questions listing. ...
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Can we have the suggested questions' titles parsed by default?

The suggested questions' titles here are not parsed: I find this a bit odd, because they are indeed parsed in other scenarios, like this: Why aren't the titles parsed when suggesting questions? I ...
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Post with many lines of display math takes up most of the Questions page

Loading the Questions page, my computer displayed this: Notice that a single question with many lines of display math is taking up most of the window. I actually thought I had accidentally clicked ...
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Latex preview when initially composing an answer

When one starts writing an answer, it is not possible to turn off the live preview of the answer. This makes it rather painful when composing long, latex-rich answers. The only way around it is to ...
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Question related to the chat

I just read the thread Should chat have TeX support? and I would like to ask: what is the purpose of the chat? Is it fully off-topic, off-topic but math related, or can you even ask small questions ...
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Latex problem in rss feed

I recently added m.se feed to a rss reader, all questions written with latex just show the code and not the symbols they are supposed to show. Can you help me what should i do so that the feeds in my ...
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MathJax rendering when browsing next pages of the list of my own answers

While using Firefox 19.0 and navigating to the listing of my own answers the MathJax renders fine on the first page, but does not render when transitioning to the second page. The only way to force it ...
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Latexify 'Questions that may already have your answer'

It's just terribly difficult to read the current 'Questions that may already have your answer'
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LaTeX rendering deferred poorly

The bookmarklet that is used to display MathJax in chat uses the Ajax "complete" event to know when to render the page contents. Recently, it has been noted that new $\LaTeX$ does not get rendered ...
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The Syntax of Chatting

Noob question. Over in the Mathematics.SE chat area, when the equations and terms posted are more complicated than, say, "sqrt(-1)" or " X^y," they are often in a shorthand, which seems like a ...
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Tex does not work in review

When I try to review a question/answer, most of the time Tex does not work. I do not know if this is a problem of my computer but I have no problem while looking at the questions. Do you have any idea?...
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MathJax in discussion/chat

When one moves comments to a discussion/chat it seems like MathJax won't work. This is unfortunate since it could discourage users to move the discussion to the chat. Note that explanation elsewhere ...
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$\TeX$ in super-collider drop down thing

Feature request to get $\TeX$ markup working in the drop down box. I'm often annoyed by unreadable question titles from math.stackexchange.com appearing in there.
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How can I display LaTex with iPad in Chat?

This is the solution in Desktop here but I want to do it in iPad. How can I display LaTex in iPad's chat?
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Introducing a delay for updating the post preview box

When typing up or editing a question the completed version is shown in the box below. When editing this means that the whole text is constantly being refreshed which is just plain annoying. Would it ...
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Formatting of search results prevents MathJax rendering

When using the built-in Stack Exchange search, it used to be that sometimes the MathJax would render and sometimes it wouldn't. When it didn't, one could use the render MathJax bookmark to do the job. ...
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Why are long MathJax expressions broken when rendered by ChatJax (robjohn's bookmarklet)? [duplicate]

I have noticed that if I have a long MathJax expression without spaces, then it is not displayed correctly when rendered using robjohn's bookmarklet. There used to be similar problems in comments on ...