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Questions tagged [mathjax]

For questions about MathJax, which is used to write mathematics on Stack Exchange sites.

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Should Math SE support MathJax on its own server?

Just today or yesterday, Math SE's MathJax libraries are no longer loaded from mathjax.org but from cdnjs.cloudflare.com. mathjax.org explains that they are shutting down at the end of this month. 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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MathJax no longer respects `\newcommand` definitions from questions in other posts

In a question of mine I used e.g. $\newcommand{curl}{\operatorname{curl}}$ to define $\curl$ being rendered as $\newcommand{curl}...
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MathJax CDN (cdn.mathjax.org) will be shutting down

The news that MathJax CDN shutting down on April 30, 2017 was recently brought to my attention. I have updated ChatJax to use the alternate server given in the MathJax post. It seems to work well, ...
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$$ vs \[ for displaying math equations

My understanding is that \[...\] is preferred to $$...$$ for delimiting displayed equations in latex. See this discussion on tex....
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Symbols in use on this site?

I need to use certain symbols when asking someone to assist with a problem. Is there a list I can go to or quick method of using them, please? I am new to this site btw. I will delete this question ...
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How do I get summations to display correctly?

On Windows 7 with Firefox 52.0 I get only the bottom half of summation symbols displayed. As an example, I provide a small screenshot below the following link. Does anyone know what I need to do to ...
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Only one additional @user can be notified…

I wanted to give the update part of this question, as a comment. It is impossible, and I see the following: "Only one additional @user can be notified..." So I add that comment as the update part ...
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Old laptop crashes when writing long answers

First of all I have to specify I'm using an old system, Windows XP on a Frankenstein desktop machine. My laptop, if the friend ever gets it re-programmed, is almost as antique, a third-hand Sony Vaio ...
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Can We Have Links in Tags?

In a recent comment correspondence between Jack D'Aurizo, SimplyBeautifulArt, and myself, it was asked whether one can put links in a tag. A quick and naive test fails, as such: $$\text{Direct Link} \...
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How to write multiple terms in power of a variable/constant? [duplicate]

How can I write e(to the power)(-|t-2n|) using mathjax. When I try to write by these lines of code, e^(-|t-2n|) only the first term of power is shown correctly. e^(-|t-2n|) $$ e^(-|t-2n|)$$ ...
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How to colour long sentences without causing them to overflow and exceed the page?

The entitled question can be seen in an older version How can a Fields Medallist be 'not very good at logic'?: $\color{green}{\qquad \text{Well, the idea that mathematics is synonymous with ...
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How to put a matrix like this image?

I don't know if this is the place where I can ask this. If not, please, tell me where. This is a particular example of matrix I want to write in TeX commands. I was searching matrix stuff in "MathJax ...
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Edit summaries/revision history cannot handle MathJax properly

Sometimes if somebody edits the MathJax part of a question or answer MathJax breaks down in the revision history, creating italics and messing up formatting so that its really hard to see what changed....
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MathJax command for `\coloneqq`

Previously, I used $:=$ when defining notation. Until I discovered the preferred $\coloneqq$ or ...
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Underline does not display in fraction. Mathjax bug?

In this answer the underline below $k$ in the exponent in the definition of $\binom nk$ cannot be seen. It took \displaystyle for it to appear. I can reproduce the ...
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LaTeX rendering in incorrect locations [duplicate]

When browsing the site I notices that in the hot question section of the sidebar there was a link to this post on SuperUser. The link looked a little strange, as shown in the image: If I'm not ...
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“\right\rceil” sized incorrectly (in Firefox 50 on Mac OS X, maybe elsewhere)

In a comment to an answer I wrote, I noticed the following problem with the size of \right\rceil: $$ n=\left\lceil e^{W\left(\frac{\log \left(\frac{n!}{\sqrt{2\pi}}\...
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Commas inside or outside dollars in MathJax?

There are some things which work slightly different in MathJax+html than in standard TeX/LaTeX. One of the things is that comma or full stop after MathJax might sometimes get on new line - as pointed ...
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Strange MathJax quirk, and why it happened

I just encountered the following when editing a question: This is how I ended up with what I had: Start with $sin(t), 0<=t<=pi$ (without the quotes that I ...
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MathJax and the French notation for open intervals

\begin{align} \forall x\in(0,+\infty), \quad f(x) > 0 \tag 1 \\[10pt] \forall x\in ]0,+\infty[, \quad f(x) > 0 \tag 2 \\[10pt] \forall x\in {]}0,+\infty{[}, \quad f(x) > 0 \tag 3 \end{align} ...
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Is it a rule to use mathjax on this site? [duplicate]

Recently I found that there are people who answer question without using mathjax at all. For example, they write x^-1 instead of $x^{-1}$ or w instead of $\omega$. I understand that most of the new ...
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Why are long MathJax expressions broken when rendered by ChatJax (robjohn's bookmarklet)? [duplicate]

I have noticed that if I have a long MathJax expression without spaces, then it is not displayed correctly when rendered using robjohn's bookmarklet. There used to be similar problems in comments on ...
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$\LaTeX$ shortcuts

Do we want to add shortcuts for common $\LaTeX$ commands? Examples: \ra, \la, \Ra etc. for <...
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Ugly MathJax alignment on Zoomed pages (possibly Chrome specific)

I just noticed in passing that MathJax alignment in this answer has become very ugly - see the excerpt below. The string of $x$'s is wavering up and down. I don't recall seeing this when the answer ...
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Double mathjax when asking

I have been getting double mathjax recently when asking questions, and only when asking questions. It renders correctly on the preview but just makes my input box look weird. I use the latest version ...
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$\LaTeX$ Symbol for a right-angled triangle [closed]

Is there a $\LaTeX$ symbol for a right-angled triangle, with the triangle lying on its right angle, either on the left or right? There is $\triangle$, $\triangledown$, $\triangleleft$, $\...
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\tag mathjax spills to the right of main text body

I've known about this bug for a while. Weird that it still hasn't been fixed. If the \tag mathjax is not intended to be used, then why is it included as a valid ...
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Save the answer in TeX/PDF - revisioned

Some time ago, I used the Save as LaTeX script which was provided by the user who answered this question Save the answer in TEX?. It worked really well. Unfortunately the user seems to have deleted ...
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How can I input a vector?

I input \vec x but it doesn't change a vector x. What is the wrong? In addition to it, I couldn't input \ldot. [Edit, JL] Really? $\vec{x}, \vec{y}$ Works for me! Oh, I did not know that I should ...
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MathJax is not working today.

In this answer, which I wrote entirely in MathJax, I see a blank space where the answer was. Under it, I see a comment from "Wolfy" that says: The $\qquad\qquad$ part is throwing me off can't we ...
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Problem with math rendering in a long post

I posted this answer, https://math.stackexchange.com/a/1944415/30391 , but the first eight display style equations are not rendered. Instead their LaTeX commands are shown in boxes. The equations were ...
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Would you be interested in an automatic TeX bot?

I see that many new users, who have no idea about MathJax, ask poorly formatted questions and somebody has to come along and edit them. Would you be interested to automate this? Will Math SE ...
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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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The links in “Hot Network Question” interpretes dollar as MathJax [duplicate]

This afternoon I came upon a link that produces a red "Math processing error" : I will upload a screenshot. Here is the link to the question
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How to convert formatted math back to what it was originally? [duplicate]

Just a quick question: On math stack exchange, if I want to practice and understand the formatting, is there any way I can convert the formatted math back into what it was originally? For example, ...
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How can equations be written more quickly?

Usually I write equations in questions/answers, but writing the equation in LaTeX takes up the most time. It takes me nearly three or four times as long to write them in LaTeX. Is there any way to ...
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My comments got stretched across the screen, and it won't allow me to edit or delete the comment either.

I must have added something in MathJax that caused my comment and subsequently caused previous comments to stretch across the page. I tried to hit "edit" or just delete the last comment but it doesn'...
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Math Processing Error pops out when line is too long.

When I write long computation I break the line with \\ symbol like in this answer. However something has changed and now Math Processing Error pops out with such syntax. I see that between double ...
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MathJax 2.7 beta

Today we are entering the public beta phase of MathJax v2.7 beta. A list of updates is available on github. As always, we will be monitoring this post for any bug reports or missing features. Update ...
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How to make the table fit better?

I made the following table: As you can probably see, it is far too long... or wide or whatever. ...
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MathJax is breaking in short expressions frequently today.

Formerly MathJax in comments broke if you had too many consecutive non-blank spaces, and too many was a moderately large number. When it breaks, you see MathJax code in red letters rather than the ...
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How to use normal text along with mathjax in same line? [duplicate]

I was trying to display both normal text and mathjax generated output continuously in the same line. I've tried configuring inline technique using \$ but failed. I also tried \text{...} which does not ...
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Comment “spreaded” all over the webpage - unable to edit, unable to delete [duplicate]

I wrote a comment to this question on math-stack-exchange. The browser (both Chrome and Firefox) didn't take it very well, and "spreaded" it all over the webpage, such that both the 'edit' option and ...
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Preview unusably slow recently

Until recently I was quite pleased with the responsiveness of the MSE editor field: preview (and thus typing) seemed to be proportional to the number of formulae input, but something happened and now ...
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What font type is used in this site when using \$…\$? [duplicate]

In order to replicate font in microsoft word, what font type is used in this site to make the symbols like $f$ $x$, what font type & size & Format to use in microsoft word 2013 to replicate ...
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How to type exact sequences. [duplicate]

I want to post a question related to a proposition on exact sequences from the book by Atiyah. But I don't know how to type an exact sequence here in MathJax. I have seen few worked out complete ...
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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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How to write this symbol in Mathjax?

How to write this symbol in Mathjax? I'm already familiar with \Bbb{N} code but prefer the above symbol! Is it possible to depict it using Mathjax?
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Number sets symbols in Mathjax [duplicate]

How can we write number sets symbols using Mathjax? For example what's the code for Natural numbers set? I couldn't find that in a vast of Mathjax help documents,and the only one I found doesn't work: ...