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Re-render MathJax in comments

A couple of months ago, Kaestur Hakarl wrote a comment in Feedback on MathJax TeX rendering which didn't receive enough attention: ... Is it possible for the re-rendering pass to also cover ...
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Are the formulas not parsing in 64-bit Chrome or is it just me?

I don't see any formulas, just a white "placeholder" on the 64-bit version of Google Chrome. I have this problem at the university (with Chrome 64-bit as well). Is this coincidence or is there ...
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where is the latex reference please [duplicate]

hi, There is a nice pretty markdown ref but no simple quick latex reference. I looked around in the faq and on meta. I also googled for some latex reference and some of it looks slightly different ...
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LaTeX not rendering?

LaTeX seems to not be rendering at the moment. Is this just me? (Chrome on 64-bit Linux) Can we have a 'regenerate TeX' button like at MathOverflow? Maybe even a 'render source' button or GET option ...
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Misplaced backslashes

I left a comment at Strict ordering on natural numbers but as you can see it says "Misplaced \\". I'm no more allowed to edit it myself, I don't know why. Can someone correct it please? Thanks.
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How to learn MathJax?

I learn MathJax by looking at the source of a formula, whether it's here or in MathJax website. However, if the symbol I need cannot be found on the formulas I can find, then I'm stuck. Any idea/ ...
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Less-than signs and previews

If I write $m<n$ in a question, the preview sees the less-than and interprets it as the begining of an XML tag. I have to write it as an HTML entity to get ...
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LaTeX preview should do a live update

Having to wait several seconds for LaTeX preview each time makes it very difficult to write posts that have a lot of typeset mathematics - it would be a big improvement make the updates live.
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What is the preferred way to escape LaTeX special characters? [closed]

Suppose I want to make a matrix. Then I need to end each line with a double backslash, to signify a line break. But Markdown will translate a double back slash into a single backslash, thus confusing ...
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MathJax conflict with NoScript [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tex broken for me… Hi all, I have been using NoScript on Firefox. Even though I allow all the Javascripts in math.SE page to load, all the equations cannot be rendered ...
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Why use MathJax? It's so slow [closed]

I found that MathJax is extremely slow. Is there a better, lighter and faster Javascript library that can render mathematical notation equally well?
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TeX is bunching up in Chrome

I used to get this problem on and off, but now it's mostly on. The TeX that I see doesn't have spaces in the right place, or something; it is getting really hard to read. I'm using Chrome 7.0.503.0 ...
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Tex \implies symbol does not work

I needed couple of times to use the \implies symbol (which is basically a double lined right arrow). It works in Mathoverflow.net, but here it doesn't work: $\implies$. Any suggestions?
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LaTeX rendering delay

I experience a delay of about 5-10 seconds when I edit a question with math markup in https://math.stackexchange.com/. However, there is no such delay in https://mathoverflow.net/. Is there any ...
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Enabling mathjax on SE sites

I apologize for hijacking a meta.math thread here, but it was suggested to me that I ask this question on this forum. I'm involved with the theoretical computer science SE site (cstheory.stackexchange....
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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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Tex broken for me...

I keep getting [math processing error] in bright red, everywhere on the site all the time and, while it has been amusing trying to read the raw tex code before mathjax ruins it for me, this is ...
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Allow TeXification in <code> tags.

Some special characters, e.g. *, _ and \ have special meaning in Markdown syntax, but these ...
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Matrices not rendered correctly

See e.g. here. I tried both \begin{pmatrix}... and \begin{array}{cc}.... edit Reading the answers, the problem turns out to be ...
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Math rendering broken on iphone

The rendering of math formulas seems very broken on my iphone. On the main page, math in questions disappears during loading, and sometimes "math processing error" replaces it. On question pages, ...
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Math in comments gets doubled up when you edit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Editing a comment containing formulae will mangle the formulae (This question appears subjective and is likely to be closed :-)) Steps to reproduce: Find a post with not too ...
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Math markup, diagrams, etc. -- pointers please

Feeling a bit dumb as I plunge into math.stackexchange.com after many years away from the world of mathematics, but can somebody please provide a very quick tutorial -- list of reference pointers ...
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Choice to turn off TeX on the main page

It's really annoying that TeX is rendered outside of questions. On MO, we realized this and turned it off for the question list and main page. Since the SE overlords have more control, perhaps they ...
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Put a link to a tutorial on the Tex in the FAQ

I have no idea how to use either of the Tex methods supported here. How about putting a link to the instructions or a tutorial on both in the FAQ?
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Editing a comment containing formulae will mangle the formulae

Somewhat of a duplicate of http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/419/editing-a-question-containing-formulae-will-remove-the-formulae. I reposted the question because the previous one - had a ...
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Feedback on MathJax TeX rendering

NOTE: I am locking this question to make sure that people who have problems with the MathJax TeX rendering post their issue as a new question, rather than an answer here. (This question was put up ...
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Editing a question containing formulae will remove the formulae

Test it. Comment here with a formula. Reload the site. Edit. Note you'd have to retype the formulae.
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TeXification is too aggressive, or “How to enter a dollar sign?”

The current TeXification function is too aggressive. The current behavior is that, any text between two dollar signs in a single element will be formatted as a TeX formula. this excludes any ...
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TeX formatting in other comments in the same post is lost when the comment list is updated

If there's any TeX formatting in comments of a post, after you add a comment to that post, or click "add / show n more comments", all formulae are reverted to $...$....
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Feature request: LaTeX preview

I would like to be able to preview my LaTeX when typing my answers and questions!
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How to make the ⇒ sign with Google Chart's TeX?

I tried the following: but I get $⇒$ \implies but I get $\implies$ \Rightlongarrow but I ...
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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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Feedback on Google Charts for TeX processing

We have implemented google charts TeX processing based on John Gietzen's grease monkey script which from our perspective works pretty well. There are a few advantages to using google charts: They ...
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How should we handle misstyped TeX formulas?

This is related to http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/2/tex-math-markup-is-sorely-needed but it's not the same. While we're waiting for a TeX script to be installed (soon, I hope), there ...
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TeX math markup is sorely needed

This site is going to need TeX markup to express mathematical symbols and formulas well.
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