Linked Questions

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Should the overuse of colored text be discouraged?

I have just edited this question, because apart from some spelling mistakes the asker had colored a good portion of the text (not the equations!), almost as if they wanted to convey what they felt ...
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4answers
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How democratic and fair is the reward/reputation system actually?

In the last couple years I have asked just a few questions on Mathematics Stackexchange and Physics Stackexchange. Recently I have become much more active. I now spend considerable time on Mathematics ...
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θ vs. $\theta$ - What is preferred? Unicode or MathJax?

In the edit queue, I've seen some improvements of non-MathJax code into MathJax. However, some Unicode characters were untouched and they were actually displaying fine. Are there downsides in using $\...
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Is it required to use MathJax for simple listings of numbers?

I was curious. Normal Human recently told me that MathJax is the site's syntax. I am well aware of that and figure that it is just being automated. However, I'm curious whether you must use MathJax ...
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4answers
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What is the incentive to use MathJax

I've been wondering about MathJax and the site's policy towards it recently. I am talking about questions which are otherwise good and up to site standards, but are formatted either without MathJax or ...
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2answers
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Problem with MathJax and Screen Readers

I have created two accounts in math.stackexchange.com. This is the new one because I forgot my password the the old account. I have ask many questions before and until now I have problems writing ...
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2answers
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Editing Other's Answers Etiquette

You see an answer which is incorrect in formatting or content, but is easily fixable. What do you do? I see three reasonable (active) options: 1) Add a comment explaining the issue and the suggested ...
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2answers
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Is it okay to post solutions without using $\LaTeX$

Following question Now has two answers both written by same user, one of them without $\LaTeX$ Using an Integral to Solve for a Variable a I've also commented about using $\LaTeX$ and I got ...
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1answer
712 views

How to center an image?

Is it possible to show the image below centered instead of aligned to the left?
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1answer
313 views

Is there something wrong with posts avoiding mathjax?

Is it wrong to make a post without mathjax? Should all such post be rewritten using TeX? I think there is no doubt that if the someone uses kind of ASCII to write mathematical symbols, the post will ...
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1answer
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Regarding LaTex and Other Alternative Math formatting

I've noticed that different users have written LaTex code using either commands inside two $ signs or simply connected a single term to a & symbol. How many different ways are there of coding ...
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1answer
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Should I add MathJax formatting to posts with plain text math?

I personally have noticed a lot of posts were all of the math is written in plain text and have tried my best to fix change them, is this even something that I should even be focusing on, or should I ...
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0answers
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Is it a rule to use mathjax on this site? [duplicate]

Recently I found that there are people who answer question without using mathjax at all. For example, they write x^-1 instead of $x^{-1}$ or w instead of $\omega$. I understand that most of the new ...
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Does this edit “improve” the formatting? [duplicate]

Per the comment submitted with the edit: "Improved formatting." With the edited formatting, however, the title of this question appears with the unformatted syntax and, imho, looks worse: Are there ...