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Link to duplicate target does not show up

I voted to close this post as a duplicate of this other post recently, and the OP agreed with the close vote about an hour ago. Unfortunately, for some reason, the duplicate target header just reads "...
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Double notification when pinged on a followed post

StackExchange recently implemented a feature that allows users to "follow" a post in the sense that they get notified on every edit/comment below that post, as if they were the post owners. I find ...
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Does MathJax really not recognize cosec?

I tried to get the trig function cosec in MathJax, but it comes out as $\cosec$. In contrast, it works perfectly well for sec: $\sec$. Of course, one can always use \operatorname{cosec} as a ...
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LaTex underbrace not displaying correctly

For some reason, this is what I'm seeing whenever an underbrace is supposed to be displayed on a post on this website: It looks like some sort of cropped out icon. It's weird because it doesn't ...
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How can a question marked as a favourite not appear in my list of favourites?

I marked this question as a favourite, and indeed the question shows a yellow star when I access it, but it doesn't appear in my list of favourites. How can this happen?
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spurious slash causes \, to be misinterpreted

Note: In the submitted version of the question, the comma is no longer being displayed – but when I edit the question, it’s displayed again in the preview. I encountered a strange bug (at least ...
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Missing Notifications for Comments on a Question.

My problem is similar to the one given as problem 1 here. The responses it got did not resolve the matter. I have not received a notification in my inbox for either this comment nor this comment on ...
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MathJax: Bottom entries in a matrix cut off

Has there been any sort of MathJax update? In this answer I see the denominators in the bottom two entries of this matrix are partially cut off. I do not remember seeing this behavior before. I just ...
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I am experiencing difficulty in the rendering of posts in the “review first posts queue.”

For the last three hours or so, when I see a post in the first post review queue, and click on it, I get the standard left top column menu "Home, questions, ..., appearing immediately above a post up ...
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Button for citation helper in the editor

The icon for citation helper in the editor Window used to be hyperlink in a speech bubble, see here: Let's get MathOverflow's “Citation Helper” here, too! At the moment the icon is a letter B - very ...
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A link doesn't show up in Linked pages

This answer has a link to another answer, but neither page has a Linked section. Why?
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Simultaneous editing

Sometimes I see a question on the main site which I feel could be improved on and when I click the edit button it says something along the lines of "this question is already being edited by someone ...
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“Don't shout” warning without capitals

I started working on an answer and first just typed three lines of arithmetic expressions with numbers into the edit box. When I later returned to the page and the content of the edit box was auto-...
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Mathjax in Firefox 5

I am running the latest version of Mozilla firefox and there seems to be some problem: The math font appears dark. It's been happening for the past two days. Before it was working fine. Below is the ...
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Strange behavior of counters in review queues

As it seems currently there is an issue with the review queues that the counter for the number of accomplished reviews does not updates immediately $-$ as it used to be $-$ but only when refreshing or ...
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PNG images on stack.imgur rendered incorrectly on Chrome

In this post on main, when the PNG file is shown implicitly (one has to open a new tab to see it), the color scheme seems to be reversed (bright $\leftrightarrow$ ...
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Reviewed a bunch of close votes, total number of votes cast didn't change [duplicate]

Today I reviewed 20 close votes, started with 1600 reviews and ended with 1600 reviews. How come?
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Columns in Response tab are strange widths

The user column of the Revisions tabs of the Responses tab of the profile is way narrow. (The rest of the tabs of Responses aren't much better.) This was taken with Google Chrome - Version 80.0.3987....
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Weird UI glitches?

I've been experiencing a lot of UI glitches today (see attached image). Is there any reason why I'm seeing these glitches? I'm using the most recent version of Chrome on MacOS
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Period in a wrong position when Mathjax is viewed on iPhone

Consider Explicit upper bound on the number of irreflexive binary relations on {1,…,𝑛} up to isomorphism In the last sentence, after the last aSb, I see a period when viewed on the standard ...
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Escaped braces do not render in post preview

I am having troubles in mathjax escaping braces with backslash while on math stack exchange using firefox version 72.0.1. Although it the escaped braces render when the question is posted, they do not ...
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Association bonus bug

Is there a known bug about updating the rep-score after receiving the association bonus? (If the first picture is not clear it says 412 at the top of the graph about rep.) On the other sites (...
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Why isn't this person a new contributor?

Not high priority, just a curiosity...but shouldn't this OP be a "new contributor"? According to What makes a contributor new? and the linked post, I think the OP should be. The account is 30 days ...
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App keeps telling me to join the Meta

Every time I open the iOS app and go to the Meta site, it won’t initially let me vote or comment and instead show this pop-up. If I click “Join Site”, everything goes back to normal. However, it’s ...
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$\rm\LaTeX$ Preview While Editing Tag Wikis from Chromium-Based Browsers

I've edited a few tag wikis, and I have found that the $\rm\LaTeX$ preview is quite spotty in Chromium-based browsers such as Chrome and Vivaldi. Most of the time, the equations in the tag wiki don't ...
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MathJax not working on Mobile application

On Stack Exchange Mobile Application, MathJax is not working. As we see here, MathJax is shown as pure text. Since that the article renders the MathJax properly, the mobile application has the ...
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Comments containing MathJax are not being displayed fully

Yesterday evening there were two posts in Meta - here, and here - concerning display problems. Simultaneously, on the main MSE site, I was noticing that comments containing MathJax could no longer be ...
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Could someone check the edit processing code ? I think there's a bug in it?

this post gave me trouble, I edited it, tapped the +2 for editing after page refreshing (I do that too much), played around putting my mobile browser into desktop site mode (another thing I do too ...
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Display issue on question without any changes being made

This answer previously displayed properly, and hasn't been edited since. I.e. it looked fine yesterday when I provided the bounty. Also, compare how it appears in the revisions, this is what it looked ...
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Earning a badge [duplicate]

Is it normal that I've completed the requirements (MSE acknowledges it) of a badge but didn't receive it? Or this is just a bug? Here is how it looks like in my profile: The thing is the number of ...
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Searching for accented characters is too strict

A search for "lindelof" and a search for "lindelöf" produce different results. In some sense the results are correct, since the first search finds only those posts that mention "lindelof" and the ...
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MathJax bugs out after edit

While I was reading an answer, the poster decided to edit it. I clicked on the button to refresh the question, but afterwards, MathJax didn't update. I had to refresh the page in order to see the ...
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Redirect issue for Meta

I understand that mathematics.stackexchange.com redirects to math.stackexchange.com to include non-Americans (such as me), but mathematics.meta.stackexchange.com does not redirect to the Meta and ...
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MathJax software bug

Note the blank space after the word "Show", where some MathJax code appears. Clearly this is a software bug. Proof verification: Show $f_n\ to f$ in measure given $\int f_n \to \int \limsup f_n$ on $...
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Problem rendering symbols

In an answer to my question there is a problem with the rendering of the math in Bill Dubuque's answer on chrome while on microsoft edge we have I have the latest update for chrome and have erased ...
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Sometimes MathJax does not render some valid symbols: an example.

In this answer, a line of $\LaTeX$ doesn't render. (See the picture.) It appears that this is happening with other people too. It happens on the mobile site: Refreshing the page doesn't make a ...
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MathJax formulas hidden behind text

I have noticed that MathJax formulas are sometimes hidden behind other text and not properly displayed. I observed this only when using HTML-CSS as MathJax Renderer. (For other options the same ...
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Formatting problem with “invisible” comments

I posted an answer and tried to make some of my hints invisible (but visible when you mouse-over them). Formatting didn't quite work, and I split the comment into three lines making only the first ...
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MathJax does not render when question is edited [duplicate]

On my Chrome browser in Windows 10, whenever a question that has MathJax is edited the MathJax no longer renders and is shown as, for example, $q$ instead of $q$. ...
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“Hidden content” in a question

I recently noticed this question: Symmetric Group $S_n$ is generated by transpositions. (Here is link to the revision at the time.) This question looked that way: I have to proof, that a symmetric ...
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In the StackExchange iPhone app, how do I get MathJax to work in comments in the Math StackExchange section?

I’m not sure this is the right place to ask but it seemed like it is. I don’t get this problem for other sections of StackExchange. Just the “Mathematics” section.
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Why when I did click on one link, 26 cookies were set up?

There was a link in the comments section of a question (don't click the link) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banach%E2%80%93Tarski_paradox was supposed to redirect you to Wikipedia. It indeed happened ...
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My complete account content got deleted from the site!!

I haven't logged in for a while now into my account, perhaps around a year, only to discover that I was greeted with the following screen: I continued to "Confirm my account", even though I have ...
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The lines in my personal page are mixed up [duplicate]

I encounter this bug when visiting my personal page. That means the lines are mixed up. I use Google Chrome Version 76.0.3809.132 (Official Build) (64-bit). Has somebody encountered this bug as ...
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MathJax “jumbled up” in the activity tab of a user

I have noticed questions with long MathJax expression in the title get "jumbled up" when I look at the activity tab of some user - in the part listing the most recent questions and answers. (Maybe ...
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Links in comments do not work if they contain space before dollar and also square brackets inside MathJax

The format [text](url) is the standard format for using links in the comments. And it works just fine even if the text contains MathJax. Normally, adding spaces ...
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MathJax squashed my Chinese $\rm{\small T}heorem$

The letter T in CRT is too small below (source here). This is the only letter in the alphabet that exhibits this problem in that context. Alas, it renders so ugly that I've been forced to resort to ...
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Mathjax stops rendering after clicking “An edit has been made to this post”

I have noticed in the last two weeks or so that after clicking the "An edit has been made ..." banner, the mathjax is not rendered. Example (before): (and after): Refreshing the page renders the ...
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Question Limit due to questions not being received well

Yesterday I asked two questions for the first time on the Maths Stack. The initial question was well received and I was given many helpful answers. However, my second question was less well received. ...
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MathJax bombs on consecutive macro definitions (but not if first macro used before defining second macro) [closed]

I'm running mathjax locally in a browser, from the following minimalist file: ...

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