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Formatting Sandbox

Basically the same as Formatting Sandbox in Meta Stack Exchange, but since this and Statistical Analysis are the only two sites (I know) supporting $\TeX$ formatting, I believe we also need one here ...
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1answer
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Too long LaTex formulae not shown in comments?

If you try to show this formula in comments, it fails. $$M:\left[\begin{array}{cc}x&y\end{array}\right]\mapsto\left[\begin{array}{ccc}x&y&1\end{array}\right]M=\left[\begin{array}{ccc}u&...
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2answers
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Invisible $\LaTeX$ error: $\mathrm{Im} \left( \right) $ vs. $\mathrm{Im} \left( \r ​ight) $

The following tex works fine, when I write it myself: $\mathrm{Im} \left( \right) $, but when I copy the same tex from here it doesn't work: $\mathrm{Im} \left( \r‌​ight) $ Why is that? And you ...
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1answer
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MathJax bug for long equation in comment

I tried to post this: ...
3
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1answer
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Nested MathJax environments render correctly in the preview, but are broken in the final post

It seems like \\ doesn't work correctly here, and I need \newline instead: $$ \vec{\nabla} \times \vec{A}(\,\vec{r}) = \begin{...
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2answers
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Should I flag comments, where long MathJax breaks page layout?

There were several posts mentioning that for various reason (mistake in the LaTeX-code, automatically inserted space) MathJax can break page layout: Formatting bug: long mathjax or code blocks break ...
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2answers
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Formatting bug: long mathjax or code blocks break entire post or page

Long, broken MathJax expressions seem to break the formatting of all comments on a post, causing them to spill to far over to the right. In addition to making the comments hard to read, it can make ...
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1answer
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subscript is not showing correctly in a long display formula within a comment

In the comment to this answer: https://math.stackexchange.com/a/144819/21919 the last display formula shows $...-f(x\,0)$ instead of $\ldots-f(x_0)$, though it is not a misprint. I tried to edit it, ...
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0answers
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Strange bug with \frac and \text in comments [duplicate]

In a recent comment, I used the \text{} command inside a \frac{}{} command several times, and the comment was broken. Trimming ...
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0answers
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comment with line-filling equation gets garbled, with signature on top of text

The display of this comment is badly corrupted in my browser (Firefox 11.0 on Mac OS 10.6.8). The signature gets displayed on top of the end of the text. Since the comment contains an equation that ...
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0answers
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Apparent MathJax bug [duplicate]

$\displaystyle\frac{1+\frac12+\frac13+\cdots+\frac1n}{1+\frac13+\frac15+\cdots+\‌frac{1}{2n+1}}$ In what I see above, the very last fraction is not getting rendered. What's going on?
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Strange behaviour of MathJax in comments [duplicate]

It happened to me a couple of times to see MathJax code not properly rendered in a comment. All occurrences I remember of were caused by a Control Sequence being cut off too soon, as the ...