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Adding notifications for review [duplicate]

There should be some kind of option that you get notifications when there are posts to be reviewed.This could speed up the process for reviewing and maybe even attract other people to review posts.
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Tag about first-order logic

Why we have two different tags ? : first-order logic and predicate logic Why not link them via synonimy ? Thanks
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Why isn't there an option for First Posts, Late Answers or Low Quality Posts?

Why isn't there an option for First Posts, Late Answers or Low Quality Posts on the "title bar"? We get notifications for suggested edits - why not for First Posts, Late Answers or Low Quality Posts? ...
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The suggested-edits flag icon should reflect what my client knows for sure.

The server accepts review submission input and is assumed (known?) to then act in a valid manner, and to communicate to the client in the HTTP response whether everything went right. However, the ...
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Searching for a formula

In reference to a previous comment, I was wondering about integrating MathWebSearch with SE.math.
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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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Enable reputation tooltip for close voters

It already works for comments, that the reputation is shown as a tooltip when you hover over the user link of the commentator. It can't be be a big deal to enable it for users that voted to close a ...
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Badge proposal: asleep at the wheel

I think it would be kind of cool to have a badge for gaining at least a certain amount of reputation between the end of a 24-hour period of no activity and the next activity. That is, if I were active ...
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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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$\TeX$ in super-collider drop down thing

Feature request to get $\TeX$ markup working in the drop down box. I'm often annoyed by unreadable question titles from math.stackexchange.com appearing in there.
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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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Feature request: display LaTeX on mouseover.

I think it would be great to see the LaTeX source for any equations that are displayed without having to right-click --> show math as... etc. Is this possible?
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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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xymatrix/commutative diagrams [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to draw a commutative diagram? Today i wanted to include a drawing of a commutative diagram in my answer on math.stackexchange.com - but did not find any way of doing that....
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Add MathJax support to chat [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should chat have TeX support? Adding MathJax support to chat would be really helpful sometimes. Don't know what a performance impact that might mean though...
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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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Problems explaining questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TeX math markup is sorely needed Possible Duplicate: TeX math markup is sorely needed Hi, I visit this site and I see that many users facing problems in explaining the ...
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More helpful (non-uniform) upper limit of questions

I recognize the current upper limit on questions helps to prevent spam, floods, and this sort of distraction. But after reading Matt N.'s post and some of his questions, I am thinking a more helpful ...
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Should Reputation from mathoverflow be carried over.

So I am a user at both MO and here. I visit MO maybe a few times a week, and this site a little less frequently. The point is that most of the questions I come up with are more relevant for MO, as ...
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Removal of upper limit of questions you can ask

I've just hit the 50 per month limit. As you can see from my profile, the majority of my question gets upvoted, that is, they are of a quality standard that is welcome on the site. At the moment I ...
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Extraction of Math -expressions with OCR from scanned photos?

Extraction of mathematical expressions with OCR would enormously help communication like here. Is it possible do? Is there some way easily to write into LaTex without keyboard? Is there ...
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Pop up box prompting upper case start of title

I had asked this one the Meta SE before, however due to many titles involving code from SO, it was not taken too lightly. I am going to reform this question and ask it here as it is really mostly ...
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Giving more downvotes than upvotes?

I recently looked at the Data.SE site. After viewing other people's queries, I decided to write one of my own. You see, I have only cast one downvote thus far in my SE career, but I have cast more ...
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Could there be a list of selected educative questions from MSE to accompany a learner working through baby Rudin?

I am a learner of mathematics currently on undergraduate level, and this website (MSE) is very helpful also amazing to me. So this is my humble wish: Could there be a list of selected educative ...
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Lower bound on comments

I wish the comments didn't have a lower bound for characters.Many times all I want to say is "yes". Can someone explain me what is the purpose of this l.b.?
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Why are privileges reversed when the deduction came from starting a bounty?

Edit: I agree with with tim's answer here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/11986 What are some justifications for not implementing it this way? It doesn't really make much sense to me- I've lost 450 ...
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What to do with follow-ups to my comment to my own question?

I had a longish follow-up (with Latex code) to a comment I had posted for my own question. It wouldn't fit in the space for a comment, and it seems you can't put Latex code in comments. It wasn't ...
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Reputation for attention / replies? (When your questions aren't upvoted).

I hope this is the right place to post this question, apologies in advance, if not. Would it be possible to adjust the reputation system so that answering a question would either [edit:] for example: ...
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Voice to Math Symbol Conversion

May I take liberty to suggest regarding the topic.. After Jeroen's query I tried out basic Google voice inputs; it indicated user voice route was at all feasible. Anna so gracefully shared her math ...
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Why is it needed 50 reputation points in order to have the privilege to comment? [duplicate]

How do I make a comment? Well, this is easy, a user must have at least 50 reputation points, and comments are a privilege... wait, why is it? How to make a remark when reputation is under 50 ? One ...
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Why not add a feature to categorize the questions personally?

There is a great amount of information as proofs and definitions available on Math Stack Exchange. It will be really convenient if individual users can mark questions that they have read/examined ...
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Can we have *temporary comments* that can be read and deleted?

There could be a check-box when you post a comment that says 'temporary'. It must be mandatory for you to ping someone in the comment to use this feature. You must also require a certain rep threshold ...
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Should we have quick links? If yes, then how?

These are very useful. Can we have quick links of them while answering or on sidebar of questions under some link?: Catalog of limits, a, MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference, List of comment ...
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how to post invisible solutions?

Please check out: https://math.stackexchange.com/a/863211/4997 In order to not totally give away the answer to the reader, the responses are invisible, unless your mouse hovers over them. In general ...
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Can we simplify the mathbb-command?

When writing a question/comment/answer to math.stackexchange, one really often is confronted with the use of the \mathbb{} command. Is there any simplification possible, for example writing $$\text{\...
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Is it possible to migrate an answer from one question to another?

Is it possible to migrate an answer from one question to another question without losing reputation and comments. This happened to me recently whereby the OP had asked two questions and it turned out ...
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Is it possible/desirable for answers to be preserved when a highly downvoted question is deleted?

Background: As I was viewing this question, I felt it worth drawing the OP's attention to other posts discussing the potential dangers of trying to treat $\infty$ as a number when performing ...
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Can a moderator just decide to transfer the ownership of my question to the community?

Okay an hour my question: Do mathematicians, in the end, always agree? was made community wiki. I didn't know what community wiki meant, and why my post should have made community wiki, so I googled ...
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Suggestion for Self learning

I was banned from asking Questions in mathematics , may be because I ask Questions that seem too broad , but I'd like to mention the reason and suggest a solution and I hope people will react ...
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Retracting a flag [duplicate]

Is there any way to retract a flag that has been cast accidentally and the post has not undergone any change after the flagging? I saw this post on Retracting flags and that the feature request was ...
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Why do unanswered bounties expire?

It is a simple question. Why does the bounty on a question that has no answers expire? Shouldn't it remain till it is answered, so that people have an incentive to figure out an answer later, even if ...
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automatic comment help

I was reading a question on aviation.stackexchange that had a number of comments. When I clicked on add/show comments to read the rest a small help window came up on the miniformatting in the comment ...
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Number of people online

Is there a way to see the number of people currently logged in? If not is this something we should add?
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Can I give bounty to myself? [duplicate]

I offered a 100 point bounty to my question here: Exercise in Engelking's book regarding a disconnected space. I solved the problem with a little help from a couple of the commenters, and wrote ...
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What tags to choose?

I am not sure if this is the right place to post this question. First, how to choose the tags when asking a question? If one does not know which tag to use? Second, what is the difference between ...
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Answered questions in unanswered list [duplicate]

I sometimes read old questions in unanswered list to see if there're missing ones I can help. But a frequent situation is many questions has been answered perfectly while the OP doesn't accept as an ...
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Is it possible to make a reference request within MSE questions/answers?

I've seen questions such as: What are the best real analysis books that take a standard approach to some of the basic theorems. Is it ok to make a reference-request question asking about the best ...
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Several @user in the comment

When there is a discussion in comments (especially on meta), sometimes I miss an opportunity to call two users in one comment. Hence, when I need to answer both users and I want to be sure that they ...