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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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$\LaTeX$ 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: ...
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Feature request: Turn off MathJax's instant rendering without a bookmarklet

I was typing an answer, the moment I inserted some Latex, the input's text would lag behind my typing to an unbearable extent. This was because the website was trying to re-render my input on every ...
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How to fix botched title edit?

I edited the title of this question to remove the \displaystyle in the title, but, in the process, I deleted a brace. As a result, it won't compile; but the edit ...
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Can bounty description use MathJax and MarkDown?

When offering a bounty, it is possible to add a custom message. Does this message has to be plain text? Or can we use similar formatting as in the posts? (I.e., MathJax for mathematics, Markdown for ...
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Is there a command in MathJax to make therefore symbol?

Can anyone please tell me if there is a command in Mathjax to make three dots in such that they resemble vertices of a triangle, Basically a $therefore$ symbol. Usually I refer to this site if i need ...
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Adding equation number in MatJax [duplicate]

Is it possible to assign numbers to math equations as we do in routine Tex format ? I feel quite awkward when I have to refer certain equation in my question, it could be quite useful if there there ...
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Slanted fractions in MathJax

Are slanted fractions supported in MathJax? None of the tricks shown here appear to work.
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MathJax and iddots / udots or reflectbox

I wanted to actually sketch a matrix and needed the flipped version of $\ \ddots\ $, but I can't find a way to do it. Tried reflectbox iddots udots and all the crazy stuff you find somewhere at TSE. ...
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Why are (most) spaces eliminated in \mathrm formatting? [duplicate]

Why does this: $\mathrm{The quick, brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.}$ result in this: $\mathrm{The quick, brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.}$ Note ...
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How to do a underbracket with Mathjax?

This is the formula that shall be achieved: The code from TeX: ...
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TeX equations not rendering the not-equal symbol correctly

My answer uses \neq but it doesn't work. I tried other ways but it didn't help. Am I doing something wrong or is it a bug, i.e. does it work in questions and in ...
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“Math Processing Errors” on empty \overset and differences between preview and answer

This answer revision has an expression which displayed correctly in a prior Mathjax version, and also displays correctly in the edit window, but displays as [Math Processing Error] in the answer. ...
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Is it possible to edit bounty messages?

The reason I ask is because I have a bounty question which is completely ruined as the sidebar covers the question. This has happened because of an error in the $\LaTeX$ in the bounty message which ...
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MathJax formulas appearing twice

I am having a similar problem as in this previous post. Just recently, ALL MathJax formulas started appearing twice in my browser. However, unlike in the linked post, it happens every time I load ...
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Doubled MathJax (including in Google search)

I noticed in the past year or so that there was a change in the MathJax that results in every MathJax equation being doubled, one being an image and one being a text-based rendering. Usually one of ...
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Multiline hidden text with align environment [duplicate]

Is there a way to use >! for hidden lines with the \begin{align*} ... \end{align*} environment? I can't seem to get it to ...
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MathJaX spacing in Safari (OS X)

Since MathJaX got updated on MSE, I experience a lot of trouble with the spacing following formulae.See for example the spacing following $\dot C$ in the following picture. The period following $\...
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MathJax broken in “Related” section

The MathJax/LaTeX rendering seems to be broken for question titles in the "Related" section. Example from Show that 1 + $\lambda$ is an eigenvalue of $I + A$: (Observed with Safari and Chrome on OS ...
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How can I draw a tree like this?

I want to draw the following tree in a question. But, I don't want to upload a picture. Can anyone tell me how to do it using MathJax?
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MathJax editing updates beta

There have been a lot of complaints and bug reports about the state of the $ MathJax $ editing experience all around SE lately. We've heard you, and with a lot of help from the kind folks from $ ...
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MathJax editing preview improvements userscript

There have been a number of issues recently with how MathJax interacts with the editing preview code: MathJax preview bug MathJax not rendering in previews Problems with losing MathJax formatting ...
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Where can I find help to typeset mathematics (from the editing help page)?

I found once an instruction how to typeset mathematics on this site, now I came back to ask a question and could not remember it. Thus I pressed the ? button, to ...
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How do i get the mod function from the Mathjax [duplicate]

How do I get the mod function from the Mathjax I am unable to get the mod function from the Mathjax tutorial please help thanks in advance .
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$\tilde S$ is not always getting correctly rendered.

When I wrote $\tilde S$ in an answer it was rendered correctly, but when I wrote the same in a comment, it looked like just an $S$ with a horizontal bar over it, as if I had written $\bar S$. And ...
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Can I use “pure” Greek letters in MathJax? [duplicate]

By pure Greek letters I meant \int_γ f(ζ)\,dζ instead of \int_\gamma f(\zeta)\,d\zeta Visually they are almost identical. ...
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Is it possible to put a system of equations parallel to the matrix?

$4T_1-T_2 - T_4 = 30$ $-T_1+4T_2 -T_3 = 60$ $-T_2 + 4T_3 + T_4 = 70$ $-T_1 + T_3 + 4T_4 = 40$ Is it possible to put the above system of equations parallel to right side of the below matrix? $ \...
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How to type log functions to a specific base using the math exchange [duplicate]

Say, I want to type log3 to the base 30, which LaTeX command should I use for it?