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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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How to markup expression using sigma notation for sum in MathJax [duplicate]

I have had trouble trying to express a sigma sum formula. Please do not think I have been lazy, I have been lazy, it is just I have up attempting to work it out after over 2 hours (when my actual ...
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LaTeX symbols for “therefore” and “suchthat”

I was wondering about the use of latex symbols \implies ($\implies$) and \therefore ($\therefore$). From the naming, I think \therefore and \implies are redundant, but I can't find a symbol for \...
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Dollars render as (Slash + Dollar) in firefox that uses Mathjax

I'm using Mathjax offline and all equations and expressions are rendered perfectly but the dollar symbol renders as given in the title(can't write it here).Is there anyway to render it as the dollar ...
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Automatic line breaks with the new CommonHTML renderer

The old HTML-CSS renderer was configured to allow automatic line breaks in long formulas: ...
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Writing numbers with dashes below it

I would like to know if we could write numbers as given in this maths website with dashes below it.
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Editing 2 things on the page at once [duplicate]

I tried to edit the question and an answer on a page on Mathematics Stack Exchange. Step 1: I clicked on "edit" on an answer. (Which edits the answer on the same page.) Step 2: I clicked on "edit" ...
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Mathjax Rendering in List View

My problem is this: This is visually unappealing. I'm wondering why the app doesn't render the mathjax equations, which would enhance the experience?
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Why does not the current version of MathJax support \delimiterfactor?

How to verify, which version of MathJax is used here? It seems that v. 2.5 is not implemented yet. It has very useful features, as \delimiterfactor, which is ...
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Diagonal lines in table cell on mathjax

Tables of numbers Is it possible to put a "x\y" style legend in one cell (maybe be made up of several cells) of a table? It would be great to make the 'x' slightly lower while the 'y' slight higher....
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Conventions for writing MathJax code

I am new to MathJax. I copied some the code from the MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference ...
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Syntax for writing a function defined by cases [duplicate]

Suppose we want to write about a function in a question that is defined by cases. In our note books we generally write "$f(x) =$" and then we give a big curly left bracket, and then define various ...
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Difference between \mathbb and \Bbb.

It seems \Bbb is obsolete compared to \mathbb (see this question on Tex.SE), but I've had no problems with ...
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Sudden appereance of STIX fonts in math rendering

I've recently started seeing STIX fonts in the $\LaTeX$ math rendering instead of the usual TeX fonts. I tried to fix it following the advice in this post with no effect. Is anyone experiencing ...
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How to type special characters in this forum?

The general rule used in LaTeX doesn't work: for example, typing M\"{o}bius and Cram\'{e}r doesn't give the desired outputs.
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How to write capital “Tau” in MathJax?

The MathJax help says writing \tau between $..$ gives $\tau$ but for capital "tau", $\Tau$ ...
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Bug; looks like MathJax is eating up dollars signs in “Hot Network Questions” [duplicate]

Looks like MathJax is eating up dollars signs in related questions.
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Is it required to use MathJax for simple listings of numbers?

I was curious. Normal Human recently told me that MathJax is the site's syntax. I am well aware of that and figure that it is just being automated. However, I'm curious whether you must use MathJax ...
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Problem with MathJax and Screen Readers

I have created two accounts in math.stackexchange.com. This is the new one because I forgot my password the the old account. I have ask many questions before and until now I have problems writing ...
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Highlight part of a math expression

The following compiles under LaTeX \(\left.x\right|_{x\gets\colorbox{yellow}{\(\mathsmaller{+2+h}\)}}\) but how do I modify it to render under MathJaX? Note: \colorbox is listed at http://docs....
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Formula not being rendered

The following latex code : ...
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“Math Processing Errors” in the Close as Duplicate Preview

I see plenty of "Math Processing Errors" in the close as duplicate preview:
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Temporarily stop MathJax while editing a question

The automatic preview of MathJax during editing is nice, but may slow down the editing. Is there a way to temporarily stop this automatic preview during editing?
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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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How to type this arrow is MathStack Exchange [duplicate]

Problem I would like to type some extensible right double arrows with texts above it. But I don't know how to do it in MathStack Exchange.I have attached an example in the picture below. I used ...
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When MathJax works on MathOverflow but not Math Stack Exchange

I had been away from MSE for a month and a half, ending about last week. When I started looking at MSE again, the MathJax appeared unrendered on my screen, and when I answer a question, no separate ...
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Connecting array elements with lines

This is admittedly a bit of an abuse of MathJax, but I'm trying to use it to draw lines to connect dots within a rectangular array. I can easily get an array of dots, but I can't figure out a way to ...
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How to type greater than or equal to symbols? [duplicate]

What are the markups for such symbols?
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Answer your own question - mathjax stops rendering

If you are writing your own question, and you select 'answer your own question' and add any additional characters to the question box, the mathjax stops rendering, this is even the case on meta. Can ...
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An attempt to add real-time previewing for comments

Screenshot About When writing a comment with a lot of formatting, especially one containing formulas, I often found myself pasting it into the "new answer" editor at the bottom of the page to see if ...
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Recent changes for the worse in the behavior of MathJax [duplicate]

The behavior of MathJax on math.stackexchange.com changed abruptly a few days ago. It is no longer as good as it was. Sometimes you see only unrendered code while editing, even after reloading the ...
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New posts and post changes don't have their MathJax parsed.

You know the small grey box that says "a new answer has been added" and when you click it the answer appears? Yeah well, MathJax is not parsed. Look: I got that post when I clicked the grey box. I ...
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MathJax not rendering in comments and post preview

The problem with comments seems to have resolved itself. If we used the "show x more comments" link, the MathJax would become unrendered in all comments on that page. However, this is either ...
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MathJax 2.6 beta

Today we are entering the public beta phase of MathJax v2.6 beta. We are asking you to try out the new output. Be aware, this one will offer a new set of fonts. I will allow Peter Krautzberger to ...
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How can I make the size of an integral sign even larger than the 'standard large integral' size?

I would to syntax an integral that is even larger than $${\Large\int} _{x_0}^{x_0+L}$$ with the standard integral size shown for reference:$${\int} _{x_0}^{x_0+L}$$ As unfortunately, I cannot get ...
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Latex Not Formatted

I get the following error when trying to view formatted questions in Chrome 45 on Windows 7. ...
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MathJax doesn't render dynamically… Why not? [duplicate]

When I post this: \sum_{n=0}^\infty\binom{n}{k}x^n=\frac{x^k}{(1-x)^{k+1}}\tag{1} ... all I see is string of code, not the nifty looking math symbols. When I post the above to a test site, however, ...
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Regarding LaTex and Other Alternative Math formatting

I've noticed that different users have written LaTex code using either commands inside two $ signs or simply connected a single term to a & symbol. How many different ways are there of coding ...
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How do I not embrace the root of my mathjax problem?

When one has a $$problem$$ in order to get to the $$\sqrt{problem}$$ it's sometimes a good idea to get some confidence by embracing those parts of it one already knows $$probl\underset{\overbrace{...
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Double display of formulas

Lately I've been experiencing some problems with the the display of formulas. Occasionally I get something like in this picture. I'm using Chrome on Windows 7. So far I couldn't find anything that ...
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“Math Processing Error” in the Android app

Below are a couple of screenshots take while using the Stack Exchange Android app. As you can see, each has [Math Processing Errors] (although not every MathJax instance brings up this error). When I'...
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What are some options for putting another, smaller copy of this long Latex item?

I put a continued fraction at Solving Diophantine Equation - odd Periods which came out very well, that is exactly how I like to display these. I will leave that section in place regardless. ...
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How to “write math” [duplicate]

I am very new to this site and have asked a few questions but it's become obvious that I have no idea how to "write math" on this site. I tried some tutorial on here, with /dot and using the brackets ...
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How to deal with users consistently posting answers without LaTeX?

The title says it all, is there a way to get in contact which users who consistently post answers without using $\LaTeX$? I've come accross a user who does that and (as I had some free time) edited ...
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Blockquote button interaction with MathJax

Here is a bug which has bitten me a few times now. Suppose I type something like ...
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What to do with edits that “just add dollar signs”?

It's no secret that a lot of the people out there don't know enough LaTeX. Maybe they were never exposed to it, or maybe they are just unaware of the fact you can use MathJax on the site. So ...
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Why does Tex stop rendering after a writing post for a while? How do I fix it?

This frequently happens to me. I am in my zone writing a long and detailed description in my post, and suddenly the Tex stop rendering in the display section. This is rather annoying because I do ...
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merge cells of arrays in math mode

Is there a way to type an array with certain cells merged in math mode on StackExchange? I tried to use multirow and multicolumn commands within array environment, but apparently MathJax does not ...
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modulo operator rendering poorly

The \mod operator is padded with too much space: $a \mod b$. Am I missing something in the TeX, or is something configured wrong? I've tried with Firefox and ...
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Why is the only the MathJax tutorial written by a user on Meta? Why not a dedicated page linked from math.SE? [closed]

Shouldn't users, especially new users like me, have a prominent link explaining how to use MathJax on the front page of Math.SE? Why is the only tutorial here: MathJax basic tutorial and quick ...
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Are there any plug-ins or software programs (preferably free) that you use to generate MathJax equations and edit them? [duplicate]

It's taking me a very long time to ask questions and respond on here, just because I'm having a hard time figuring out the syntax... Do any of you have suggestions?