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For questions about real time web chat that accompanies Mathematics Stack Exchange site.

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Main Chatroom Guidelines

Welcome. Hello friends. My online handle is anon, and I will be your guide. Associated with the Mathematics StackExchange is the main chatroom. I am chatroom co-owner alongside current moderator ...
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Capitalisation of the l in the move to chat message

Is it possible to capitalise the l in the "let us continue this discussion in chat" message that appears in the comments when a specific chat room is created to avoid lengthy discussion in the ...
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Mathematics Meta chat room

I recently found that this site (meta) has a chat room permanently attached to it: Welcome to chat for: Mathematics Meta This is a general discussion room Nobody posted there for 829 days, but ...
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MathJax in discussion/chat

When one moves comments to a discussion/chat it seems like MathJax won't work. This is unfortunate since it could discourage users to move the discussion to the chat. Note that explanation elsewhere ...
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How to take an exchange of comments on math.stackexchange.com to a chat exchange?

I am baffled by the stack exchange user interface as regards chat. What do I do to take an exchange of comments on math.stackexchange.com to a chat exchange?
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Can we improve signposting to Chat, for new users?

When I started on this site, although I saw Chat mentioned here and there I wasn't fully aware how to find it and use it. I think there could be better signposting for new users of what advantages ...
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Moved Discussions in Chat don't show all Comments

I noticed that not all comments are taken over to a chat discussion, but only those with whom you were chatting last. Discussions might be interesting with all comments. Can we have a full transcript ...
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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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Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to manually move this discussion to chat?

Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to automatically move this discussion to chat? OK, fine, but how can I create a chat room on a question when the automatic "move-to-chat" ...
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Self-programmed things such as annoucements to chat -room?

Unix.SE and Math.SE has totally different chats, Unix.SE gets a stream of questions. How can you add this kind of features/bugs to chat rooms?
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LaTeX rendering deferred poorly

The bookmarklet that is used to display MathJax in chat uses the Ajax "complete" event to know when to render the page contents. Recently, it has been noted that new $\LaTeX$ does not get rendered ...
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How to decide in which math chat room to post a link to my math-related question?

While some sites have only a few chat rooms, this one has quite a few even excluding those that are for single individuals or discussions moved from comments. How can I decide which chat room (if any)...
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Why can't I chat in Mathematics chat room?

I am not able to write anything on mathematics chat room, what could be the problem. I need help. thanks. I have tried many times but been unsuccessful. Is it possible that someone blocked me or ...
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Since when does joking in chat result in suspension?

In chat I made a joke after someone said "sorry". I replied with the classic "you better be sorry" and was suspended for 30 minutes. How is this just, when I was merely making a joke. What rules in ...
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chat profiles no longer show time details

This may apply to more chat rooms, but it applies at least to the Mathematics chat room. In the past when hovering over the "last seen" and "last message" times on someone's chat profile, the precise ...
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The Syntax of Chatting

Noob question. Over in the Mathematics.SE chat area, when the equations and terms posted are more complicated than, say, "sqrt(-1)" or " X^y," they are often in a shorthand, which seems like a ...
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How can I display LaTex with iPad in Chat?

This is the solution in Desktop here but I want to do it in iPad. How can I display LaTex in iPad's chat?
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iPad versions of Chat broken

The bugs do not cover main -site, only chat. I use the Apple Wireless Bluetooth -keyboard. iPad Google Chrome (mobile version and desktop version have bugs) page fluctuates up-down-up-...-down ...