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Excerpts in search results breaks MathJax fragments

For example: https://math.stackexchange.com/search?q=conditional+expectation+user%3Auser130272 The problem, of course, is that the excerpt extraction code apparently is not aware of MathJax ...
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Is there a MathJaX equivalent of `\makebox` or something similar?

I apologize if this is the wrong forum, but I recently discovered \makebox and certain other formatting commands such as \clap ...
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Corrupted MathJax

Is anyone else seeing this issue? It started about two days ago. MathJax gets totally corrupted. If you refresh the page (sometimes several times), it corrects the output. Here is an example on a ...
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Math Processing Error in solution.

I'm not sure if this is the right place to report this. For this particular question, whenever I first load it, I get a [Math Processing Error] only for my solution (question displays fine). When I ...
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User's computer does not render mathjax

I was trying to answer this question, and it seems that the asker can't view mathjax. I have no idea how to troubleshoot this kind of issue, so some help here would be much appreciated. Any ideas as ...
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Rotating a numeral.

I do not believe Latex has any simple means to do this, perhaps it can be done on this site. Is there any relatively simple way to rotate a numeral 90 degrees within an ordinary Latex formula? I may ...
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question on rendering of variables in TeX

Okay, this is nothing urgent. I just don't know where else to ask. It is rather a trivial matter, but here goes: When using the variable $z$, seen most frequently in complex analysis questions: $z$ ...
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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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Tex does not work in review

When I try to review a question/answer, most of the time Tex does not work. I do not know if this is a problem of my computer but I have no problem while looking at the questions. Do you have any idea?...
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MathJax in comment looks like nonsense, what's going on?

In this question, I have added a comment: $(a-p)^2+(4-a-q)^2 = a^2-2ap+p^2+(4-a)^2-2(4-a)q+q^2= a^2-2ap+(4-a)^2-2(4-a)q+1= ...$, does this help? But is looks like this: For your information: I'm ...
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How can we draw kernel diagram in the Math Stackexchange?

I don't know I can ask this kind of question here. Anyway, I propose a question. How can we draw next type commutative diagram ? My scope of ability of drawing commutative diagram is for example as ...
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\{, \}, \| and \\ need an extra backslash to be rendered correctly in math when composing a new question in MSE.

When composing a new question iver in math.stackexchange, some symbols need an extra \ (backslash) to be rendered correctly: ...
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Why does MathJax render differently on different devices?

On my laptop (macOS), $$\mathbin{\rlap{\,\,\bullet}\triangle}$$ renders as On my phone (Android), however, the same code (i.e. ...
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Is there a chart corresponding every [Math.SE] LaTeX code to its Unicode character counterpart?

For example, between dollar-signs “\in” displays "$\in$" which is the inline representation of the ‘element-of’ symbol '∈' (which displays equivalently entered instead of its LaTex ASCII ...
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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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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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MathJax: Bottom entries in a matrix cut off

Has there been any sort of MathJax update? In this answer I see the denominators in the bottom two entries of this matrix are partially cut off. I do not remember seeing this behavior before. I just ...
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$\rm\LaTeX$ Preview While Editing Tag Wikis from Chromium-Based Browsers

I've edited a few tag wikis, and I have found that the $\rm\LaTeX$ preview is quite spotty in Chromium-based browsers such as Chrome and Vivaldi. Most of the time, the equations in the tag wiki don't ...
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MathJax not working on Mobile application

On Stack Exchange Mobile Application, MathJax is not working. As we see here, MathJax is shown as pure text. Since that the article renders the MathJax properly, the mobile application has the ...
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MathJax bugs out after edit

While I was reading an answer, the poster decided to edit it. I clicked on the button to refresh the question, but afterwards, MathJax didn't update. I had to refresh the page in order to see the ...
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Incorrect mathjax border around equations containing \tag

When there is an equation with \tag in it as the one below, then if you left click on the equation, the MathJax border is incorrectly shown. Here is some random ...
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MathJax formatting on mobile site.

I've noticed lately that MathJax has been paragraphing its output excessively sometimes on the mobile site. I don't know how to describe it, so here is a screenshot: Please help :)
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Redundant overlapping expressions in review queues when closing as duplicates

Since this is already more than six months this has been reported inside the Mathematics new site theme is live topic, and yet still not fixed, I've decided to put this one separately. If you go to ...
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Feature Request: Support Latex Tables on math.stackexchange?

Math.stackexchange already supports quite a bit of $\LaTeX$ mark-up using mathjax. What do you think about supporting the $\LaTeX$ tables? In Stack overflow mark-...
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Why is there a character limit for mathematics post edits?

I am seeking to fix a very small (but significant) typo in summation indices for this answer. In particular, in the last two equations of the post, the summation should start from $i=1$ instead of $i=...
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Is it proper to give MathJax suggestions in comments?

Frequently, I see users--often users with some $>1$ amount of reputation--who, while using MathJax, have some fairly annoying flaws: for example, $pi$ instead of $\pi$ or improper use of curly ...
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Vector notation issue in iOS application

Everyone's answers and questions is displaying vectors very weird. For example \vec F gives: $$\vec F$$ What happened? How can we fix this? I hope I don't have to ...
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Double mathjax when asking

I have been getting double mathjax recently when asking questions, and only when asking questions. It renders correctly on the preview but just makes my input box look weird. I use the latest version ...
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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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Why can't I see any mathematical text/latex?

I've used and browsed through this site for the last couple of years. I recently asked a question and when it posted, any latex I used won't show up to me. It also won't show on any other questions on ...
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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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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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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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Cannot delete my own comment due to latex formatting?

Sorry if this is not the proper place to ask this question, but I cannot find related information from the help pages. I wrote a comment on this post giving some extended and related data to help ...
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Only view MathJax in preview on button press

Could there be a selection box / button just below the editing box, and before the Markdown Preview to enable / disable the MathJax. When I was editing a question, I was finding it quite distracting ...
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Is there a way on MSE to search for previously asked questions using LaTeX code?

Before I post a question, I always try to see if it has been previously posted. But for some questions with mostly "math symbols" and few words, I find it difficult to search effectively. For example, ...
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Please add TeX rendering in titles on the iOS app

I posted a feature request on meta.stackexchange.com a couple of days ago concerning TeX support in titles on the SE app on iOS. The reason I posted it there was the fact that MathJax is supported on ...
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LaTeX with Edits

Two questions: Right after I edit one of my own questions and look at the rendered $\LaTeX$, it looks funny. Everything appears larger than normal and the math seems to be oversized or written in ...
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Loading LaTeX packages

Is it possible to load a LaTeX package and/or use its features on this site? In my case, I'd need to load multirow to make block matrixes. Is that possible? Or is ...
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Use TeX fonts by default even if stix fonts are installed

At my school pc, they have stix fonts installed. Mathjax by default uses stix fonts if they are installed. The problem is, they look really ugly imho: Here is an screen shot of the stix font: http://...
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Browser is showing the LaTeX code instead of rendered math expressions

Yesterday I started to see only [math processing error] in mathoverflow. Then I searched it up and cleaned the browser cache. After that, I can only see LaTeX code instead of rendered math ...
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External javascipt failed to load or is blocked

When I try to open math.stackexchange.com, mathJax does not load and I see a message saying that the external javascript failed to load or is blocked. As a result, I cannot often log into my ...
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How do you code double up arrow?

If you type x^\Uparrow you get $x^\Uparrow$ which is not as clear as $\Uparrow$. (It could be my monitor's low resolution.)
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Sanity check: MathJax rendering?

Okay: I received a Windows 8 update about 12 hours ago (automatically- forced shutdown and updated, so others may have updated earlier), and since then, MathJax is rendering differently (less readable,...
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Editing formulas with Unicode symbols

Should the questions with Unicode symbols in formulas be edited? I'm asking this based on this question. Look in the source code to see what I mean.
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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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Math processing error and other issues with MathJax in Safari

These days I frequently encounter MathJax problems as shown in the figure below. Even if I reload the page a few times, the issue remains. This seems to happen on and off. Am I the only one having ...
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Latex on Individual User Profile

I'm wondering that if we are allowed to use the Latex Typesetting Language on our individual user profiles since it sounds quite fun actually? :)
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LaTeX rendering deferred poorly

The bookmarklet that is used to display MathJax in chat uses the Ajax "complete" event to know when to render the page contents. Recently, it has been noted that new $\LaTeX$ does not get rendered ...
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$\LaTeX$ compilation on Closing dialog

In voting a question to be closed it is absolutely imperative to be able and inspect the details of the proposed duplicate and the original question. At times it is very inconvenient to open a new ...
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