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Questions tagged [comment]

Comments are small addendums to each question or answer, intentionally limited in size and formatting.

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Layout bug: comments overflow into RHS pane

In this thread the comments are displaying so wide that they overwrite all the text in the rightmost pane (which includes "visit meta", "nn people chatting", etc). The bug exists in both IE and Chrome....
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1answer
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How to delete a particular comment?

I posted a comment on the question "best cities for mathematical study" but instead of providing the person who asked the question with an hyperlink that redirects one to a google maps area (in an ...
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1answer
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Unproductive complaining and arguing about others pedagogy

Please see the following discussion in the comments of my answer If $a > b$, is $a^2 > b^2$? I feel this style of slightly rude comments which contain much more subjective argumentation than ...
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Why can't we downvote comments?

Why can't we downvote comments?
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Commenting not working on FireFox

I am not sure what happened (perhaps an upgrade in FireFox) but the commenting system completely stopped working in FireFox. The FireFox version is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:...
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Misplaced backslashes

I left a comment at Strict ordering on natural numbers but as you can see it says "Misplaced \\". I'm no more allowed to edit it myself, I don't know why. Can someone correct it please? Thanks.
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Single comment split into many comments

I see two comments of Robin Chapman on the answer Kernel of the tangent map split into many more comments. Am I the only one to see this? Thanks for checking.
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The return key in comments

I have noticed recently that when composing comments, pressing the return key submits the comment as is. This behaviour differs from that when composing replies. I am using Firefox. As I frequently ...
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Comment editing boxes

It would be awesome if the textarea elements one uses to create/edit comments on M.SE were larger and allowed for more characters. The ones on MO are perfect, for example. (Why do I want this? Well, ...
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Math in comments gets doubled up when you edit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Editing a comment containing formulae will mangle the formulae (This question appears subjective and is likely to be closed :-)) Steps to reproduce: Find a post with not too ...
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Editing a question containing formulae will remove the formulae

Test it. Comment here with a formula. Reload the site. Edit. Note you'd have to retype the formulae.
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TeX formatting in other comments in the same post is lost when the comment list is updated

If there's any TeX formatting in comments of a post, after you add a comment to that post, or click "add / show n more comments", all formulae are reverted to $...$....