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Can you use a smaller font?

I am about to ask a question on math.stackexchange, which requires me to talk a little bit about my representation. For example I include an AMScd picture, which does not look exactly how it is ...
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MathJax broken by font clash in Related Questions and Hot Meta questions under new responsive design

We used to ren­der the Re­lat­ed Ques­tions and the Hot Me­ta Ques­tion lists in Geor­gia so that they looked right when com­bined with Math­Jax. Now we don’t, and it looks... sub­op­ti­mal (i.e., ...
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Lower-case blackboard bold displays inconsistently

Lower-case blackboard bold (\mathbb) letters display inconsistently for different users: for me, they display (incorrectly, I assume) as plain Latin font. See ...
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Font size in new theme?

Is there something funny about font size in the new "theme", or is it a problem at my end or what? These days when I write/edit a post the preview looks the same as always. Then when I "save edit" ...
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iOS 11 changed iPhone’s font for MathJax

I updated to iOS 11, and after doing so, the display font for MathJax has changed across the entire interface of my phone. As evidence, here is a screenshot I found laying around with its updated copy:...
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My MathJaX font turned ugly all of a sudden

This last week while browsing this site my computer has displayed MathJaX really badly. Here is a screenshot from a random question: Here is a screenshot of the same question from my phone for ...
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Why isn't there `\textsf` commands, and what should we do about it?

Currently MathJax supports several fonts for text in mathematics: $$normal,\mathbf{mathbf},\mathsf{mathsf},\mathrm{mathrm},\mathtt{mathtt}.$$ (And I intentionally omitted all the ...
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Is there a policy about font size?

I notice that recent posts are using \large in LaTeX when it is not really needed or similarly display math in the title of the post. The impression is that it is just pure visual competition for ...
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Inconsistent capitalisation of “Frequent” under the question tab selector (mobile theme)

When viewing the mobile theme, the capitalisation of "Frequent" under the question tab selector is inconsistent with the other menu options. It should instead be uncapitalised: "frequent".
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Changing font size in stack overflow?

Is there a way to make a selected text bigger/smaller? And which is the best? Edit: Why so many downvotes? At least leave a comment for this reaction...
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Why does the font use text figures (“lowercase digits”)?

Is there any particular reason why MSE uses text figures (according to Wikipedia also known as non-lining, lowercase, old style, ranging, hanging, medieval, billing, or antique figures or numerals)? ...
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Was the latex font changed?

Since today the latex font on my tablet looks different than yesterday. Was it changed? What can I do to get yesterday 's font back? I will post a screen shot when I figured out how to...
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Is it possible to change/enlarge font?

Latex is very hard to read especially with complicated expressions that involve powers etc. Is it possible to change font to Modern Computer and make it larger? Right now I have to zoom in to read ...
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What is the difference between the 3 math renderers?

In MathJax, users can set their math renderer to HTML-CSS, MathML and SVG. They seems affect fonts displayed. But what is the actual difference between them? Note that fonts in pdf files are fixed, ...
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Need \prod to look like \Pi? [closed]

Occasionally I found $\prod$ (\prod) looked like $\sqcap$ (\sqcap). However if memory serves me right, is it more closer to $\Pi$ (\Pi) in many other places? What's more, since \sum is close to \...
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Fonts used on this site

What fonts are used on this site, for text and mathematics. It looks like Computer Modern, but it seems less "thin" and "spindly" than usual, which I like. Maybe someone fattened up the shapes, or the ...