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### Comment error while posting comments [duplicate]

When I want to give a comment on a question/answer to a particular user, say David, i generally type @David: This is blah,blah... But recently that is the past 2 days, I am observing that the "@" ...
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### Use of initial “at” followed by the username [duplicate]

Say a user is called Beowulf. In a comment under his posting you try to start with "@Beowulf". I know I've seen this done. But several times, the software has edited that out when I hit "save". I ...
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I recently asked a question on Math.SE and got an answer. However, I wanted some clarification so I wanted to add a comment. However, I am unable to use the @username feature to make sure that the ...
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### How to Comment: why does the linked name sometimes appear, but not always? [duplicate]

I've noticed that when I make a comment with "@user blah blah yada yada" it sometimes appears as "blah blah yada yada" whereas other times it appears as "@user blah blah yada yada". Perhaps I'm doing ...
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### The ping system doesn't seem to work for me. [duplicate]

In the past week or so I tried pinging other members, but the system doesn't seem to work for me. Here for example I am writing @Jochen I am trying to ping a member with the handle Jochen, and it ...
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### Why isn't @ displayed in my comment? [duplicate]

Whenever I type a comment to a person X, I begin with @X: so that the person is notified. Lately I have been noticing that on typing @X when the comment is submitted it is often that the @X: part is ...
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### Tagging people not always working? [duplicate]

Tagging people in comments doesn't seem to work for me, at least not always. I just tagged someone in a comment I made (not the first comment on the answer, if that matters), and the "@xxx" part wasn'...
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### The “at” thing isn't working… [duplicate]

Today when I start a comment with "@someone" the @someone part doesn't appear in my comment. What gives? (Logged off and came back, no change...)
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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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### How to mention someone in comments if his\her name doesn't appear after typing its first letters?

Suppose there is a question of a member $A$. I want to mention this member $A$(so it appears in the comment as "@A"). sometimes,when I type the first letters of name "$A$", The name appears in a ...