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Commands \mapsto and \longmapsto from Right to Left

Concerning this answer: How do I make \mapsto and \longmapsto point from right to left?
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A small bug: period on the next line after MathJaX

André Nicolas wrote an answer to this question, in which he mentions "the line through $A$ and $B$." It appears in my browser window as: the line through $A$ and $B$. with the period on the next ...
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Minor nag with MathJax freezing computer

So, if I turn on my computer and open Firefox and go to Math Stackexchange's website, my Firefox freezes for 10 seconds. In fact, today, I clicked on the link to Math Stackexchange, and immediately ...
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TeX overlaps text, after display updates due to edits or a click on “$n$ new answers appeared” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A small problem with tex rendering after an edit The problem in the title is cured by a page reload. I encountered it several times while editing answers, and also in a "1 ...
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math subtly shifted above baseline

I've recently started to notice a subtle rendering bug that I'm pretty sure didn't use to occur. It manifests rather eratically (Mac OS 10.6.8, Firefox 16.0.1); in fact I just realized that the ...
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problems with TeX rendering today

What's wrong with the software today? When I'm typing or editing an answer, the $\TeX$ doesn't get rendered and all sorts of strange messages are splattered across the screen. After I've saved the ...
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A small problem with tex rendering after an edit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Editing appears to affect maths-display Sometimes I get some tex rendering (small) problem after I edit my questions. I am adding a screenshot from my latest question where I ...
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How can I display LaTex with iPad in Chat?

This is the solution in Desktop here but I want to do it in iPad. How can I display LaTex in iPad's chat?
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Is there a way to get higher-root symbols to render correctly when rooting a fraction?

Given a root symbol that becomes tall: $$\sqrt[N]{\dfrac{\lambda}{3^e}}$$ The N is now rendered disproportionately small. Does a fix exist? Is this a bug? ...
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Strange rendering of LaTeX

I am on Windows XP running Chrome and IE 7. Both of them render this type of $\LaTeX$. Is there anything that I can do to fix it? Chrome version : Version 22.0.1229.79 m XP Professional; ...
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iOS6 MathJax bug?

I regularly use MSE on a mobile device, as that is when I have the time spare to visit. Since upgrading to iOS 6, instead of MathJax displaying correctly, I get a "Math Processing Error" in the place ...
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how can I see a math symbol before submit a question

I would like to know how to see a mathsymbol before I submit a post. I would like to see the format before submit, because I want to send good posts to mathoverflow. thanks a lot
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how I use math symbols here [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference I would like to know how to use math symbols here, I downloaded mathjava, maybe I don't know the syntax of mathjava. For example: \...
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Mathjax 2.1 beta

The next build will enable Mathjax 2.1 officially. Thanks for your help and feedback! We will be deploying the latest Mathjax 2.1 beta soon. As with any beta release please post an answer to this ...
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Feature request: display LaTeX on mouseover.

I think it would be great to see the LaTeX source for any equations that are displayed without having to right-click --> show math as... etc. Is this possible?
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LaTeX not rendering with exact duplicate in review

I have come across the following. When reviewing an "Exact duplicate" under the "close votes" the LaTeX doesn't seem to render at all when clicking the supposed duplicate. Is this a bug or is it just ...
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context menu should allow easy copying of $\TeX$ commands

In more than $99\%$ of all cases in which I use the context menu option "Show Math As", I select "TeX Commands" and then press the keyboard shortcuts for "Select All", "Copy" and "Close". This takes ...
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No Latex Rendering at all

I can't get any of the tex on any question anywhere to render at all. I'm on windows7 and I've tried FireFox 15, IE9, Chrome, etc. all appear the same: just the original markup is displayed. I've ...
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Search queries involving symbols and/or $\TeX{}$

Currently some (most?) fairly crucial symbols such as = and ^ are truncated in search queries, making it pretty tough to find ...
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What is the relation between Latex and MathJax?

What is the relation between Latex and MathJax ? I find this reference very useful for writing questions on mathematics site and I also came across this site for Latex symbols which seems very similar ...
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Editing appears to affect maths-display

I've only noticed this since I hit 2000 rep and gained the editing privilege, but I'm not sure the two are necessarily related. It seems that after I edit a post containing equations, the equations ...
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Too long LaTex formulae not shown in comments?

If you try to show this formula in comments, it fails. $$M:\left[\begin{array}{cc}x&y\end{array}\right]\mapsto\left[\begin{array}{ccc}x&y&1\end{array}\right]M=\left[\begin{array}{ccc}u&...
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Latex editor suggestion

It takes me lot of time to type problems and answers directly. It would be of great help if anyone can suggest me any good latex editor so as to type answer and problems faster. Thanks in advance!!
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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 > TeX ...
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\varnothing does not work

I created a question with \varnothing to denote empty set. In the preview it played nice, but on the question page \varnothing was replaced with \emptyset for some mysterious reason. Why \varnothing ...
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rendering of radicals

$$ \frac{\sqrt{3(m-n)^2 n^2}}{2} $$ This expression is getting correctly rendered here on meta. I copied and pasted it from math.stackexchange.com. There, the horizontal line did not extend far ...
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Adding LaTeX in an edit and getting [Math Processor] errors

I have been editing an answer to Recurrence substitution method in order to add LaTeX. However, I started getting [Math Processing Error] in the preview. I tried loading it in Firefox as well. I don't ...
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Font not rendering properly

I posted an answer here on the main site concerning the cone over $S^1$. Now the notation I use for this is $CS^1$. On my answer, it looks as if the "$S^1$" next to the big $C$ has been raised up, is ...
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MathJax: better way to prepare a Math.StackExchange question?

So right now, to write up a question for Math.StackExchange, I use Firefox to come here, say I'm going to ask a question, and start typing in the box (like I am now). The only way I have to test ...
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Why is (MathJaX help) not there, when you need it?

I was asking a maths question and I don't know how to write the integral. So I'm starting to look for the MathJaX from Faq page but not there, I go to main page not there, I go to about page not there....
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\frac{}{} tex command is not rendered properly .Please help

Recently I have faced a problem in which the \frac{}{} tex command is not rendered properly by my chrome browser. The line between the denominator and numerator ...
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Chrome fails to render the `\vec` template [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The \vec command appears broken in Windows XP The \vec command seems to fail to render. Here's a pic. The version is 20.0.1132.57 m
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MathJax bug: spurious thick hlines in array on IE

This answer encounters a bug rendering arrays on IE, viz. compare two thick hlines in the first pic (on IE 8) vs. the correct rendering in the second pic (on Opera 12). Is there a workaround? Also ...
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Suggestion for changing LaTeX preview/compile frequency.

It appears that the preview box for making a new post updates on every key press. For small posts this is very useful and makes the whole process very user friendly as it permits immediate feedback on ...
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\not \vert not rendering on Firefox 13.0.1

I think that this is directly related to this other question on Firefox rendering. I have recently upgraded to Firefox 13.0.1 (on Windows) and \not \vert is not ...
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Problem with unpaired [] in math mode in comments [duplicate]

The following text is typeset correctly in a post, but it seems to be broken when posted in a comment. (Markdown somehow interprets left [ as beginning of a hyperlink). ...
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What about overview of basic LaTeX commands here in meta?

I have feeling that something like this has been asked before, but I cannot find such post, so my memory might be fooling me. Do you think that giving here examples of usage of the most frequently ...
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How to show the integral symbol on this site? [duplicate]

On this question: How do I use substitution in integrals? there are examples of what I want. I just want to show integrals on my questions like that. How can I do it?
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Striking out equations

I wanted to strike out a part of an answer which I wrote earlier here. I tried using <s> </s>. This helps in striking out the text but the last two ...
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From where can I get all mathematical formatting syntaxes supported here?

Looks like I can post mathematical notations here without glitch. I want to know all syntaxes for that. Is it documented? Is it all old Matlab?
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Math Processing Error in Chrome 19.0.1084.56

Yesterday I updated Chrome to 19.0.1084.56 (the newest version) and am experiencing Math Processing Errors abound. What I mean by this is that none of the MathJax or LaTeX renders properly - see below....
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How to draw diagrams of category theory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to draw a commutative diagram? Some times when we want to describe diagrams in category theory such as $$\xymatrix{ U \ar@/_/[ddr]_y \ar@/^/[drr]^x \ar@{.>}[dr]|-{(x,y)}...
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Problems with \not\equiv on Firefox 13.0

For the past few days I've noticed that \not\equiv is not rendering correctly; right now I'm running Firefox 13.0 on a machine running Windows 7. ...
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How to increase service/traffic, a set of suggestions

(1) Make it possible for a teacher to register and monitor a class. As a teacher if I could find out the activity of my students on this site then I could encourage them by giving extra credits etc. ...
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Strange bug with \frac and \text in comments [duplicate]

In a recent comment, I used the \text{} command inside a \frac{}{} command several times, and the comment was broken. Trimming ...
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MathJax rendering bug

In this formula: $$\frac{1}{\binom{n}{1}}+\frac{1}{\binom{n}{2}}+\frac{1}{\binom{n}{3}}+\cdots+\frac{1}{\binom{n}{n}}=?$$ The $\binom{n}{3}$ renders much larger than the other ...
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Is there something wrong with posts avoiding mathjax?

Is it wrong to make a post without mathjax? Should all such post be rewritten using TeX? I think there is no doubt that if the someone uses kind of ASCII to write mathematical symbols, the post will ...
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Duplicate banner breaks LaTeX

On several recent occasions, after closing a question as a possible duplicate the automatic banner breaks the $\LaTeX$ requiring manual intervening. I don't recall it was like that before, and I ...
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helping people with TeX code

If I write \underset{x\in A}{\mathrm{sup}} in $\TeX$, it looks like this: $$ \underset{x\in A}{\mathrm{sup}} $$ If I write \sup_{x\in A}, it looks like this: $$ \sup_{x\in A} $$ The latter usage, ...
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MathJax fails when rendering long digit strings on iOS

This answer formats properly on Safari 5.1.7 on Lion, but on the iPad with iOS 5.1 the √2+6/√2=2.638958433764... does not format properly and I only see the MathJax, i.e. \$\sqrt{2}+\frac{\sqrt{6}}{2} ...