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Enable safe `\href` in MathJax

As a follow-up to this discussion, I would like to request the activation of MathJax-safe \href to allow similar URLs to those allowed in ...
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Display votes for individual posts on the user popup window

Getting upvotes on the main page adds an entry to list that is displayed when you hover over your user name Can we have that on meta too? I'd like to know what people vote on, but it's difficult when ...
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Allow the community to accept answers to abandoned questions

Often, someone asks a question, gets one or more good answers, and then leaves without ever accepting one. I would suggest that after a certain amount of time has passed that users of sufficiently ...
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Enabling tag links in wiki excerpts?

I just suggested a change for the logic tag wiki and excerpt on main, see here or here. It was accepted, but I note that the [tag:tag-name] functionality does not ...
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Embedding vector images

Many modern browsers can without trouble interpret vector images, like SVG. Is it possible to add support for these? Edit: As pointed out by Rahul Narain in the comments, the request for SVG support ...
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Recover the first revision of a comment in the inbox

When someone addresses you in a comment, you'll get notified via your inbox with the first $x\le100$(?) letters of the comment. When you read the comment on the page, it could have been that the ...
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Hot keys in close vote review queue

When I am in the review queue, if I click to close a question, I have to select an option on a pop up screen, press a button and then again select an option and press a button again for another screen....
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Embedding tikzcd diagrams

I know some tags are not supported, and some of them will likely never be (I have the <table> tag in mind). However, it is sometimes useful to embbed ...
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Would it be useful to let users organize their questions/answers by custom tags? (tags only seen by myself)

I want a feature where I can organize my questions/answers in my math.stackexchange profile by some custom tags created and seen only by me. I want this feature because sometimes I forget which ...
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Add quantum computing stackexchange to “What to ask here” page

In the help center on the page What topics can I ask about here there is a list of sister sites that might be better suited for some questions that are still on-topic here. I propose to add quantum ...
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Is there a way to enable desktop notifications for answers?

If there is way or if this could be a feature for certain questions would this be possible?
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Collaboration on Proofs

I'm a burgeoning computer scientist and interested in collaborating with others on proofs and solutions to difficult problems, both for fun and for publication purposes. I'm wondering whether there is ...
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asking a question with a complicated formula

Is it possible to save a question before submitting it? Sometimes a question may involve several complicated formulae which takes time to complete. It would be useful if you could prepare a question ...
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Asking questions with a delay before the answers are viewable by anyone

Would it be a good idea to allow users to optionally mark their questions in such a way that answers can be submitted but are not visible for some amount of time (e.g. 48 hours) after the question was ...
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Feature Request: Support Latex Tables on math.stackexchange?

Math.stackexchange already supports quite a bit of $\LaTeX$ mark-up using mathjax. What do you think about supporting the $\LaTeX$ tables? In Stack overflow mark-...
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Organizing favorite posts in folders\categories

Is there a way of organizing favorite posts into folders? This is a feature I was thinking about for quite some time now. It happened to me more than once where I was looking for a certain post I ...
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@username tag inside answers and to adapt when user name changes

It is not uncommon that in answers or comments one refers to some other user. I’ve seen a lot of answers which for example start with “The answer [username] gave is great, but I’d like to add a ...
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Placeholder text in question box to remind showing effort

We all know there is this constant issue that questions get asked without the user showing any own effort towards solving them on his own. Because of this one reads often first comments like this: ...
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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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Merging “fourier-series” and “trigonometric-series”?

Currently, fourier-series has 2202 questions and 101 followers, while trigonometric-series has only 324 questions and 9 followers. I suggest merging the two, but also keeping "trigonometric-series" as ...
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When voting about reopening, can/should it be shown why the question was originally closed?

When voting about reopening, I often go to the question-page to see why it was closed, so as to assess whether or not there have been an improvement in that area. For instance, I just reviewed a ...
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Would it be possible to not have the post-preview process ALL of the latex as you type?

If you're typing up a post with quite a bit of LaTeX, and you're looking at your post preview to check your formulae as you type them up, then every time you press a key, the site re-renders all of ...
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Introducing a delay for updating the post preview box

When typing up or editing a question the completed version is shown in the box below. When editing this means that the whole text is constantly being refreshed which is just plain annoying. Would it ...
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Sorting by most viewed

I quite like the "people reached" metric on the profile page for stackexchange users, one thing that intrigues me is which of my questions that are reaching people (are they ones I'm proud of, ones ...
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Is there a feature that brings a question running out of bounty to the top?

first off, my apologies if this is not the right place to ask this type of question. I am wondering, if there already is, and if not, what everyone thinks of a feature that allows questions which ...
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Only view MathJax in preview on button press

Could there be a selection box / button just below the editing box, and before the Markdown Preview to enable / disable the MathJax. When I was editing a question, I was finding it quite distracting ...
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Display reputation decreases in the top-bar indicator

Generally, a reputation increase is indicated by a green indicator. Can there be an indicator for reputation decrease as well? This is because sometimes we don't know, when suddenly our reputation ...
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Searching for related content

Before I reply to a question I usually use the search function of math.stackexchange to find related content. I read the FAQ, I tried both ASCII and LaTeX code, with/without tags, but nothing beats ...
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Change link of “recent reviews”?

From the front page one can select review to go to the categories of review tasks. For each category one can on the right select "recent reviews". Clicking this link takes one to the statistics page ...
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Please add TeX rendering in titles on the iOS app

I posted a feature request on meta.stackexchange.com a couple of days ago concerning TeX support in titles on the SE app on iOS. The reason I posted it there was the fact that MathJax is supported on ...
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LaTeX with Edits

Two questions: Right after I edit one of my own questions and look at the rendered $\LaTeX$, it looks funny. Everything appears larger than normal and the math seems to be oversized or written in ...
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On the recent color change of flag/edit queue notification

I noticed that the colors of the numbers indicating a non-empty flag review, or edit review, have been changed recently. After a short rummaging through the meta.SO site, I found out that these was ...
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Why does the rollback link require so much reputation?

I understand and agree with a high reputation cutoff for making auto-approved edits, and even that several people have to approve other edits (So Much Approval Required For Edits). However, as a ...
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Use TeX fonts by default even if stix fonts are installed

At my school pc, they have stix fonts installed. Mathjax by default uses stix fonts if they are installed. The problem is, they look really ugly imho: Here is an screen shot of the stix font: http://...
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Multiple closure reasons

When someone votes to close a question, and I agree that it should be closed, but for a different reason, and the question ultimately is closed, the box displayed suggests that I agreed it should be ...
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Formatting of search results prevents MathJax rendering

When using the built-in Stack Exchange search, it used to be that sometimes the MathJax would render and sometimes it wouldn't. When it didn't, one could use the render MathJax bookmark to do the job. ...
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Horizontal Rule that shows hidden comments exist

Reading this very heavily commented question I found that when I read those comments to the end, many were "collapsed" comments that I missed, and thus I read comments out of order, and had to re-read ...
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The portion of a question that will display under the Questions tab

Is there a way for OP to see the portion of question that will display under Questions tab before submitting the question?
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“New answer posted” notification for answerers

I posted an answer to this question on August 19, and 4 days later a great answer has been posted, which I noticed by sheer luck. I wish I was notified when the answer was posted. Please consider ...
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Question Timeline View Counter

By chance, I found the link to the timeline of a given question/answer or more general post: http://math.stackexchange.com/posts/[enterYourPostIdHere]/timeline The thing itself is cool enough (and I ...
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Latex on Individual User Profile

I'm wondering that if we are allowed to use the Latex Typesetting Language on our individual user profiles since it sounds quite fun actually? :)
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$\LaTeX$ compilation on Closing dialog

In voting a question to be closed it is absolutely imperative to be able and inspect the details of the proposed duplicate and the original question. At times it is very inconvenient to open a new ...
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STIX mathematics font?

EDIT: It seems to perhaps be an issue with Firefox. Is this the case for anyone? It uses STIX in Chrome, but not FF. I did a search and couldn't find any information on this. It seems the font ...
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Why don't we have a Reputation per Number of Posts statistic in our profiles?

Wouldn't a "Reputation per Number of Posts" stat on our profiles, and a possible badge for some minimum amount of the same, discourage low-quality and/or spam posts? The reason I ask for ...
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Notification about math jax for new users

I saw a problem which is common for new users who are using math jax. although they can write formula for example it is not hard to guess to show $x^2$ you should write ...
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Community Ad Feature Request

Is it possible to have a post with all the sandbox of ads that this site has cause they are useful and just searching them up year by year is quite hard? This is a more feature request about the ...
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(How) Can we make our mobile phone to make a sound when we get pinged in chat?

Sometimes it is more customary to work in chat rooms, and as there are less chances for synchronous conversation we usually ping users. When we are on computer and get pinged, we get a sound like &...
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A suggestion to improve 'similar questions' suggestions: let's include tags.

Sorry for the title. When I write a new question, right below the title, a drop-down menu opens up with suggestions of questions similar to mine. My suggestion is to interact that menu with the tag ...
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Why is there not a cancel link when editing on the mobile site?

This question appears to be new. Why is there not a cancel link when editing answers or questions on the mobile (meta) site? It's absence isn't exactly obvious (as I haven't noticed it until now, ...