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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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