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mathML code display problems

mathML code, besides having very noticeable performance deterioration when displaying math formulas, often display badly. There are vertical alignment problems such as ...
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In MathJax, how can I get the index of a cube root of a tall expression to be at the right level?

In MathJax, the cube root of a displayed fraction comes out like $$\sqrt[3]\frac ab .$$ Typographically, there are four things wrong with this. The main one is that the $3$ is too low. It should at ...
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MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference

(Deutsch: MathJax: LaTeX Basic Tutorial und Referenz) To see how any formula was written in any question or answer, including this one, right-click on the expression it and choose "Show Math As &...
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How to properly align a fitch style proof on Math Exchange?

Is it possible to align a fitch style proof? When I say align, I mean instead of: $$ 1: \forall x [P(x)] \rightarrow Q \quad \text{Premise} \\ 2: | \lnot \exists x[P(x) \rightarrow Q] \quad \text{...
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scaling root problem

Background [TL;DR] In my previous meta question Vertical space between superscript and square root sign, I attempted (not so successfully) to illustrate a display problem about the square root sign by ...
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Vertical space between superscript and square root sign

Background [TL;DR] In Difference between Ornstein-Uhlenbeck, Vasicek and Geometric Mean Reversion, the radicals in these two equations $$S_{T,i}=\exp\left(\ln(S_0)e^{-\alpha T}+\left(\theta-\frac{\...
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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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Convert inputs in latex to text

How do math stackexchange convert inputs in latex to text? Is there any way I can use it too if I am planning to build a website or an app?
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Formatting Sandbox

Basically the same as Formatting Sandbox in Meta Stack Exchange, but since this and Statistical Analysis are the only two sites (I know) supporting $\TeX$ formatting, I believe we also need one here ...
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Edit Recent Posts to Display HTML-Tables with Markdown

Users have been using $\rm\LaTeX$'s array environment for displaying tables. For instance, in the MathJax Tutorial's "Table" section, ...
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Why do the numbers on Math SE show in an ugly way when not using MathJax?

I understand the need to use MathJax which I always do but I think it is very inconvenient to keep using it when having small numbers alone in different parts of the text, If I don't use it they look ...
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How can we set \displaystyle for a whole text?

Since there is no preamble to set \displaystyle for the whole text, how can we do to avoid writing \displaystyle each time we write a new formula? (but I still want to write inline) For example if I ...
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Question on proofs with text-&-LaTeX images

Two days ago, I saw a stochastic process question which contained images that could be completely $\rm\TeX$ified. Based on several related questions found on this site, I think those images should be ...
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Corresponding highlight when editing MathJax

When editing a complex formula, it is easy to get lost in a sea of MathJax code. The suggested feature is, when editing posts with MathJax: (1) When a portion of a MathJax code is selected in the edit ...
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Why Coloured parts of questions are removed?

Out of curiosity, after I learnt the use of mathjax if I thought necessary (obviously may be not for others) I use the $\color{red}{colour }$ code to mark any point of my question, but some users ...
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How do I insert a table when asking a question?

I'm having a hard time to insert a table here when I'm asking a question. Any help would be appreciated. Also, is there any, not too expensive, math programs that allow me to enter math terms and ...
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Network-wide feature request to support MathJax in tables

Many of us here frequently use MathJax, whether for this site or another site on the SE Network. Recently SE added support for tables, but ignored the needs of the communities with MathJax support, ...
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How to let MathJax only apply bold to characters?

Correct but too many \mathbf: $$\mathbf X^*_{lm}\mathbf\cdot\mathbf E(\mathbf x)\tag1$$ One \mathbf but incorrect: $$\mathbf{ X^*...
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Chrome does not render Latex at all

I'm working on an older laptop with Windows 7. It does not render any latex equations on websites like Math Stack Exchange. I opened the source for a page in it. It shows the following errors: In ...
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Ordering of sub and superscripts [duplicate]

I would like to write this expression: However, I am only able to produce: $$\nabla_cR_{abc}^e$$ this is with: \nabla_cR_{abc}^e How can I write sub and ...
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Equations not shown, as if there is a problem with Mathjax

Today, I wrote an answer to this question. After posting the answer, it looks like this: As you can see, the equations $ ( 1 ) $ and $ ( 2 ) $ are not shown properly, while equation $ ( 0 ) $ is. The ...
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Formatting bug on main site and probably all MathJax enabled sites.

The bug is about the >! spoiler maker. Consider these screenshots (Click to maximise): Here is the code to recreate the bug: ...
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How to view LaTeX source of equations?

How do you view the source of a question, to see how the LaTeX was specified as markup?
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How can I create a specific math expression on mathSE [duplicate]

This meta-query discusses the following question: Q1: How can I create a specific mathematical expression in a mathSE query? Edit Insert Much of the information that a user would want is contained in ...
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Mobile phone Latex/MathJax not showing in..

Is there a way to see full symbols in Titles and Comments using equations and expressions? Thanks.
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Inserting math, brackets etc [duplicate]

I'm kinda new here. May I know how I can insert math here? For example, matrices and the Greek alphabet? Sorry if it's a stupid question, I'm honestly clueless.
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How to put 2x2 matrices in the denominator and numerator using MathJax?

Answer(s) to Reciprocal vectors of a two dimensional lattice without borrowing from the third dimension suggest a way forward in figuring out how to divide 2x2 matrices in a straightforward way. In ...
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How to write roots other than square roots in MathJax?

I can't find how to write roots other than square root using MathJax. There doesn't seem to be anything about it on the legendary MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference These are my best attempts, ...
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$\rm\LaTeX$ shortcuts

Do we want to add shortcuts for common $\rm\LaTeX$ commands? Examples: \ra, \la, \Ra etc. ...
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Could we have predefined macros for naturals, integers, reals, and the like? [duplicate]

Request in title. Could we have site-wide predefined $\LaTeX$ macros \N, \Z, \Q and ...
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Saving Mathjax generated SVG

This concerns rendering SVG in Mathjax via the context menu "Math Settings" -> "Math Renderer" -> "SVG". This works fine in the browser but I'd like to save a .svg ...
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In MathJax, how can one write a double underscript on a displayed summation sign?

Typically, summation is over some range, such as $k=1,...,n$, which might be written $$\sum_{k=1}^nx_k\quad\text{or}\quad\sum_{k=1,...,n}x_k.$$But suppose that the range is restricted by a further ...
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Embedding tikzcd diagrams

I know some tags are not supported, and some of them will likely never be (I have the <table> tag in mind). However, it is sometimes useful to embbed ...
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Erroneous MathJax rendering

Look at the words "I am not sure" in the editing window and in the preview in this image. In the editing window they come after the expression that is shown following them on the next line ...
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Mathematical symbols in Mathematica and Stack Exchange

How may I transfer mathematical text (with symbols, etc.) from Wolfram Mathematica into Stack Exchange?
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Can I make this little table of diagrams better than ASCII graphics?

In my question How can one recognize when two Coxeter diagrams represent the same uniform polytope?, I have a simple table into which I want to put three little Coxeter diagrams. Here are the three ...
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When a very short subject line is too long

Showing $\frac{|\overrightarrow{A_1B}|}{|\overrightarrow{A_1C}|}\frac{|\overrightarrow{B_1C}|}{|\overrightarrow{B_1A}|}\frac{|\overrightarrow{C_1A}|}{|\overrightarrow{C_1B}|}=1$ implies $AA_1$, $BB_1$,...
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MathJax not working, Firefox 36.0.4

As the screenshot shows, my MathJax is not rendering and there's no word from the console (other than a bunch of probably-irrelevant CSS errors I didn't show). I restarted with add-ons disabled and ...
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How can I put a table here?

For example \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|} \hline 1& -1 & 1 & -1 \\ \hline & & &\\ \hline & & &\\ \hline & & &\\ \hline. \end{tabular} Does not work ...
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MathJax not rendering and only showing the latex code

it is very old problem and here is a screenshot of the problem
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Rendering MathJaX: cropped formulas

In my recent Question Limit without de l'Hôpital: $\lim _{x\to 0\color{red}{\boldsymbol -}}\left(1+x^3\right)^{\frac{1}{\left(x^2+1\right)^4-1}}$ there is a problem of visualization. I have ...
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Quicker command for fraktur letters than \mathfrak?

There is a shorthand way of writing letters in blackboard bold: instead of using \mathbb, we use \Bbb. This substantially sped up my time writing questions and answers on math.SE. In the course of ...
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problem with mathjax spacing in comments

In the last few months, I have noticed the following anomaly in the way that mathjax is being rendered in comments: Currently $\$ a\backslash, b\$ $ seems to be rendered as a,b. What is desired is ...
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There is a MathJax command for the GCD. What, if any, is the command for the LCM?

There is $\gcd(a,b)$, written as $\gcd(a,b)$. How I can write lcm(a,b), the command $\lcm(a,b)$ gives an error.
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Is using MathJax for questions required after having other users edit my questions already multiple times?

I am well aware that you do not necessarily have to write questions in MathJax if you are not fluent with this kind of language. However someone recently pointed out that I should really be learning ...
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Support for automatic equation numbering and labeling of equations

Mathjax supports automatic equation numbering: http://cdn.mathjax.org/mathjax/latest/test/sample-eqnum.html And equation references: http://cdn.mathjax.org/mathjax/latest/test/sample-eqrefs.html The ...
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Is it possible for me to rotate symbols and operations?

I wanted to rotate $\Box$ $45^\circ$ clockwise to make a diamond. At the time, I did not know there was a diamond command $\diamond$ and $\Diamond$ and $\diamondsuit$ and even things like $\not\...
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pre-viewing mobile answers

This meta-posting is intended to serve as a combination query + feature-request. I do not have a mobile device; I think that this posting needs input from users who do have a mobile device (e.g. ...
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The command \tilde messes up with subscripts.

Have you encountered a spacing problem with the command \tilde? To show what I mean, let's take a look at $\tilde{f}_{k}$ and $f_k$. Do you notice that the ...
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Faster copying of math formulas

I frequently copy math formulas in posts using Show Math as ▶ TeX commands. This requires control-click plus mouse movement plus command-A and command-C, a lot of ...

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