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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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Invisible Latex Code [duplicate]

I have seen in a couple of posts, for example Here, that the wiki source code, which is written in latex, isn't visible. Why is this happening? I tried edit the above question, and it didn't seem to ...
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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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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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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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Deleted question still shows up in search results

This deleted question still appears in the search results if you look for its content, e.g. when searching for "it seems they forgot to take the square root in the denominator": SEDE says it has been ...
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MathJax issue while using SE from phone

I had the following issue for a while, but I thought it's only a problem that I encounter, so I mostly ignored it, however today I installed this app yet the problem still persists so I thought it ...
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Is it possible to downvote a deleted post?

I happen to notice that someone seemed to be able to downvote a deleted post. How could this be possible? Or is it a system bug?
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MathJax rendering bug on chrome/android

Somehow the subscript $a$ has migrated to the wrong vertical bar. The question renders fine on my desktop browsers (chrome and firefox).
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Expanded Usercard not Working in Vivaldi

Having just got my shiny new 1k privilege of the expanded usercard, I was dismayed to find out that it doesn't seem to work in Vivaldi (as a matter of fact, I'm not sure I ever got any usercard in ...
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Print to PDF too narrow

I am using Chrome (74.0.3729.169 (Official Build) (64-bit)) and trying to print a question (specifically this one Assistance with proof of $(AB)^T=B^T A^T$) to "Save as PDF". The content is printed ...
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Mathjax symbols do not read in titles when using Android

On a mobile I do not get math symbolic notation in title or comments. ( Main text ok ) Is there a fix applicable to Androids ?
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I can't write 'Hello!' at the beggining of the question

I hope that I could find some help with the problem that I described with the title of this post. I forgot to write it when I first posted it and than when I edited few stuff I tried to add a 'Hello!',...
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Display issue with first $2$ equations in an answer, although they appear fine in Edit mode

The issue is with my second answer to the question at Fastest way to solve congruency equation. This is what I see: $ $ $ $ The problem occurs on a Windows $7$ machine using FireFox version $66.0.5$...
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Live preview is not available

A few minutes ago, I posted a question on MSE and noticed that live preview is not available when writing a question. I would like to ask if other users have encountered this problem too. Thanks!
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Undeleting a deletion by an ex-moderator

I found that I could vote to undelete this answer, deleted by Willie Wong, on 23rd of February 2012. According to his Sheriff badge, he was a moderator at the time, though obviously he is not any more....
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Why can a question be deleted (by non-moderator users) without being closed?

I noticed that this question: How to solve $\ln t = t-1$ to get $t=1$? was deleted by three users without even being closed. How could that happen? Is that a system bug? Note:it was closed and ...
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Why can't I revisit my own deleted question?

I posted a question and then deleted it. The text block turned red, and the "delete" button changed into "undelete". Presumably if I click the "undelete" link it will undelete the question; this has ...
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MathJax very slow in questions that are closed

MathJax redisplay is very slow in the preview pane while editing answers in closed questions. Redisplay that normally happens in under a second can take up to $5$ times longer. Not too infrequently ...
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Why is the website suddenly weird? How can I permanently change it?

The forum layout now looks like this: and I'm not sure why. How do I permanently change this back? I can disable it for a specific page by clicking the top 'clock' button - but whenever I navigate, ...
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Mysterious space added in matrix-like environments

Here are two screenshots taken from 3D rotation matrix with zero determinant and Simplify this expression for the relative condition number of $f(x,y) := [ x^y, x + y ]^T$. It can be seen that an ...
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Incorrect mathjax border around equations containing \tag

When there is an equation with \tag in it as the one below, then if you left click on the equation, the MathJax border is incorrectly shown. Here is some random ...
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Chat room reputation display mismatch

The screenshot below is taken from a CRUDE message. What does the number 17.4k mean under the commentator? My try: I guess it would be the highest per se reputation. However, his/her main site ...
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Linked questions page wrongly posts notifications for questions with new activity

Linked questions pages (e.g. this one) wrongly receive notifications of all new questions posted on the site. This is distracting.
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MathJax formatting on mobile site.

I've noticed lately that MathJax has been paragraphing its output excessively sometimes on the mobile site. I don't know how to describe it, so here is a screenshot: Please help :)
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Bounty question not visible on *Featured* tab

I offered bounty on one of my own questions. I was expecting it to be on the Fetaured tab. But it fails to show up there. As per the FAQ a question with a bounty is supposed to be visible there. Here ...
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MathJax tutorial for linear programming missing in search results

Background An answer for typing linear-programming questions in mathjax has been added to MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference since one year. Problem I attempted to find it by search on this ...
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Plenty of [Math Processing Error]s before and after selecting duplicate in review queues

Since this is already more than six months this has been reported inside the Mathematics new site theme is live topic, and yet still not fixed, I've decided to put this one separately. This happens ...
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Redundant overlapping expressions in review queues when closing as duplicates

Since this is already more than six months this has been reported inside the Mathematics new site theme is live topic, and yet still not fixed, I've decided to put this one separately. If you go to ...