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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates a reproducible problem on the site that you believe is due to a mistake, malfunction, or programming error.

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Problem with the Mathjax loading in previews?

I've been editing for a while today and yesterday and I've noticed that Mathjax isn't loading quite right. It loads but it's ridiculously slow. Nothing has changed on my end with either OS or browser. ...
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Cumulative misalignment in fractions in comments

In this comment, the fraction $\frac{(2n+2)!}{(n+1)!}$ is misaligned. I repeated the same input in a second comment underneath the first, and the alignment gets even worse there. Here's a screenshot ...
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Where are the community ads?

If I understand correctly, the ads with enough upvotes in this thread should appear in the sidebar on the main site. However, the ads I see there look like generic stackexchange ads for other ...
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Is the moment-generating-functns tag spelled wrong on purpose?

The moment-generating-functns-tag seems to be spelled incorrectly. However, it could be due to a limit on the number of used characters, but since I couldn't find anything on it, I just wanted to ...
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Problem with printing of cases statement on overview

I just noticed that this question has some printing issues on the overview page that has to do with a \begin{cases} statement.
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Keep getting garbled text when there's Latex

Chrome on Macbook Pro 10.11.3. Getting this often. One time it went away with a refresh, it usually doesn't:
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MathJax not rendering in previews

As of today, when I type an answer, things in MathJax don't get rendered in the preview. What's going on?
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Problems with losing MathJax formatting previews while creating question or answer

I've tried searching the site, but couldn't find anything that answers my question. Whenever I'm creating a new question or answer and I'm taking a while to type it all out since I'm still learning ...
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Line breaking in MathJax (Common-HTML)

This is sort of a reopening of the bug reported by Najib Idrissi here. The Common-HTML render does not break lines. Compare this to the HTML-CSS output of the same code. You could imagine how long ...
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$\LaTeX$ in Comments Not Displayed on First Page Load [duplicate]

Over the last month or so, I've noticed that the $\LaTeX$ in the comments section is, more often than not, not displayed at all on the first page load $($i.e., it is completely missing, as opposed to ...
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Chat Title overlaps with Discussion

When you reduce your chat browser window, it starts to look ugly:
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Offered to review a low quality question after flagging it for closure

I saw this post just when it was asked, and instantly flagged this as off-topic. But, before sometime, someone flagged this as low-quality post, and it was sent to me for review. And then when I ...
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Warning from Cloudflare: Math.SE/mathoverflow acting weird

I was treated with This page (https://mathoverflow.net/) is currently offline. However, because the site uses CloudFlare's Always Online™ technology you can continue to surf a snapshot of the site. ...
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Why in some comments there are white gaps (or blank spaces)?

I was wondering why in some comments there are white gaps (or blank spaces)? My browser is Firefox version 43.0.4 (Ubuntu OS). For example from question Show that $d(x,y)$ in a metric on $X$. I get ...
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MathJax rendering bug: wrong interaction between “\tfrac” or “\frac” and “\left[ … \right]”

The code \left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right] displays correctly inline as $\left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right]$ and correctly in display mode as $$\left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right] .$$ The ...
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HTML double-encoded in “No, my question is different.”

I got this text: No, my question is different. <a id="edit-instead" href="/posts/1620964/edit">I will edit to explain how.</a> expected: No, my ...
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The math symbols cannot be correctly displayed in titles and comments (in Stack Exchange Android App) [duplicate]

The question is as the title. More specifically, as a frequent mathematics stack exchange user, when I used my cell phone to check the stack exchange app, I feel very disappointed that the math ...
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Dollars render as (Slash + Dollar) in firefox that uses Mathjax

I'm using Mathjax offline and all equations and expressions are rendered perfectly but the dollar symbol renders as given in the title(can't write it here).Is there anyway to render it as the dollar ...
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Automatic line breaks with the new CommonHTML renderer

The old HTML-CSS renderer was configured to allow automatic line breaks in long formulas: ...
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Hats running around!

Very quick question before hats are put back into the box: in http://winterbash2015.stackexchange.com/leaderboard , the second user in math.SE, jimmyk4542's hat always hides on top of the page for me, ...
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Editing 2 things on the page at once [duplicate]

I tried to edit the question and an answer on a page on Mathematics Stack Exchange. Step 1: I clicked on "edit" on an answer. (Which edits the answer on the same page.) Step 2: I clicked on "edit" ...
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Why does not the current version of MathJax support \delimiterfactor?

How to verify, which version of MathJax is used here? It seems that v. 2.5 is not implemented yet. It has very useful features, as \delimiterfactor, which is ...
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Tags in the dupehammer tooltip are nearly impossible to see

Today I noticed this: The tag in the dupehammer tooltip is is nearly impossible to see. Can the font colour be changed?
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Notifications of Suggested Edits: The Orange Like Number Next to Review Button

When I am done with my 20 review of suggested edits in a day, I still get notifications for that. Don't you think that it can be considered as a bug? I think that it is better, when someone has ...
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Search does not find metric spaces book recommendations

When searching for questions containing the words "metric spaces book recommendation", I did not find this question nor this one. I only found one of those through Google, which was linked to the ...
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What's with the Jobs tab?

I see that on math.SE and meta there's a new tab labeled 'Jobs', but it just directs to "Page Not Found". What's that for? Is there a new feature that's not working correctly yet?
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Awarded extra 'fanatic' badges

I am just curious to know as to why I have been awarded three 'fanatic' badges, all at the same time? I am aware that I have earned one, but I am curious if the other two are the result of some sort ...
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What's wrong with the rep graph tab? [duplicate]

I just found out the reputation tab on the profile page has this graph feature. I looked at the small graph and saw a high peak in September. I tried to view it by clicking and dragging, but was ...
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Bug in the reputation tab of my own profile

When looking through the reputation tab of your own profile, there are bars for each day, and you click on that bar to get a list of all the reputation changes to your account on that day. However, ...
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Bug; looks like MathJax is eating up dollars signs in “Hot Network Questions” [duplicate]

Looks like MathJax is eating up dollars signs in related questions.
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Formula not being rendered

The following latex code : ...
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Does modifying a deleted answers bump a question?

Does modifying a deleted answers bump a question? It just happened that a deleted answer was edited by its poster and the question was bumped on the main site again:
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“Math Processing Errors” in the Close as Duplicate Preview

I see plenty of "Math Processing Errors" in the close as duplicate preview:
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Why give me something in the review queue where the only option is “skip”?

While reviewing I came across . My only option was to "skip". Why did this show up?
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Did I really flag this question twice?

I edited this question and found that it is unclear. I flagged it as such. I tried to be nice and leave a comment explaining how we roll on math.SE (and SE in general). As the asker only had one rep, ...
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When MathJax works on MathOverflow but not Math Stack Exchange

I had been away from MSE for a month and a half, ending about last week. When I started looking at MSE again, the MathJax appeared unrendered on my screen, and when I answer a question, no separate ...
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Answer your own question - mathjax stops rendering

If you are writing your own question, and you select 'answer your own question' and add any additional characters to the question box, the mathjax stops rendering, this is even the case on meta. Can ...
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I can't log out.

I choose "log out" from the menu and I get an error message. Apparently one cannot log out today.
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Attempts at repeated flagging should fail earlier (if at all)

I flagged a question for moderator attention. After exchanging some more comments with the OP, I wanted to add something to my remarks to the moderators, so I chose "flag" and "in need of moderator ...
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Review page warning - Is it logical? [duplicate]

I was reviewing a post and suddenly a 2nd post, the answer by Andre Nicholas came up. I made the following comment: "If any polynomial of $n$ degree has more than $n$ zeroes, then it is called an ...
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Why does MSE think I “modified” an answer?

I answered a question this morning. A little later I noticed on the list-of-recent-questions MSE homepage that I had "modified" something there instead of "answered." Neither my answer nor anything ...
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Selecting a Link on the Reputation Page Expands/Collapses the List

There has been a recent change in the user interface that I think is buggy. When selecting a link on someone's reputation page, not only does it navigate to the post selected, but it also expands/...
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Can't vote from my phone

It's been a while, but I've had enough of it. I am using Firefox on Nexus 4, and it seems that I can't vote from my phone when browsing in "full site" mode. The mobile site allows voting, the SE ...
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Recent changes for the worse in the behavior of MathJax [duplicate]

The behavior of MathJax on math.stackexchange.com changed abruptly a few days ago. It is no longer as good as it was. Sometimes you see only unrendered code while editing, even after reloading the ...
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Whoa! 1300 items in the “Late answer” review queue

Am I the only one seeing this? What happened? An updated algorithm? Or did we just have an army of zombie answer(er)s that I didn't notice?
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New posts and post changes don't have their MathJax parsed.

You know the small grey box that says "a new answer has been added" and when you click it the answer appears? Yeah well, MathJax is not parsed. Look: I got that post when I clicked the grey box. I ...
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MathJax not rendering in comments and post preview

The problem with comments seems to have resolved itself. If we used the "show x more comments" link, the MathJax would become unrendered in all comments on that page. However, this is either ...
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Not able to copy and pass the link below on my Ipad for the “are you a robot test”.

I just noticed I can't ask question on the math forum because of the "are you a robot" test which ask to copy and paste a link that I can't paste in the tiny box. My brother encountered the same ...
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Getting logged out

Since the last 2 or 3 weeks, I've been getting logged out of all stackexchange and stackoverflow sites. It started on my iPad and now it's happening on my iMac too. This happens randomly. It just ...
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Wrong reputation change

I saw this on my reputation changes for September 14, 2015: so I checked the three questions where I should have unaccepted answers. Since after a whole day the situation didn't change and the ...