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Do we have an equation editing HOWTO?

I see other posters writing beautiful integrals and quotients within quotients and matrices and sigma summations and and and... is there a guide for that? Edit: Trying Rahul's answer... $\mathfrak{G}...
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Guidelines for good use of MathJax in question titles

Motivation: Every once in a while, I find myself making edits like this one, where OP (likely due to inexperience in asking questions) has used display math mode ($$...
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Can I post a 'homework' question without any MathJax/Latex.

Beginner here to mathstackexchange. I have a 'homework' question from a university course that I'm getting quite stuck on. Important Note: This is homework from a past course I've already completed ...
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How can I write backslash in MathJax?

I want to write following in MathJax: L(A)\L(B) When I type following: $L(A)\ L(B)$ It prints: $L(A)\ L(B)$ When I type ...
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Bizarre ways of using TeX

These last few days we've suddenly seen huge numbers of instances of things like this: Where it was be appropriate to write $f(x) = a_n x^n + \cdots + a_0$, people instead write f(x) = a$_n$x$^n$ +...+...
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What is the relation between Latex and MathJax?

What is the relation between Latex and MathJax? I find this reference very useful for writing questions on mathematics site and I also came across this site for Latex symbols which seems very similar ...
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Should MathJaX be pointed out to new users?

On a very regular basis we see new users that are not accustomed with the use of MathJaX on MSE. Sometimes even some users that aren't that new to the site. Most of us, when this happens, kindly bring ...
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What should I do when I see a "pic-question"?

This is something I often come across, question that have barely any text (usually no latex at all) and just a picture taken to the problem (sometimes is not even a screen captures, I've seen pictures ...
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How do I insert a table when asking a question?

I'm having a hard time to insert a table here when I'm asking a question. Any help would be appreciated. Also, is there any, not too expensive, math programs that allow me to enter math terms and ...
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Short and helpful advice on using MathJax on the site ...

The point of this question is to give people a chance to draft their best MathJax tips for new users. Perhaps this question will stand alone as one of the places to go. Perhaps the material in the ...
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How can I put a table here?

For example \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|} \hline 1& -1 & 1 & -1 \\ \hline & & &\\ \hline & & &\\ \hline & & &\\ \hline. \end{tabular} Does not work ...
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Is there a way such that I can put text in $$ without changing the font?

Sometimes I need to cancel \cancel{} or \enclose{horizontalstrike}{} or change color \color{}{} using methods introduced in this ...
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Should \dfrac be edited in?

Note to reader: typesetting matters! There are three fraction commands. There is \dfrac which makes everything big and tall and stand out. It is meant to be used ...
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Mathjax 2.5 alpha

We have deployed the latest Mathjax 2.5 alpha on Math.SE. As with any beta release please post an answer to this question if you find any issues. We will be monitoring this thread closely along with ...
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How to view LaTeX source of equations?

How do you view the source of a question, to see how the LaTeX was specified as markup?

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