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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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Symbol for permutations in MathJax

In the basic tutorial on MathJax, I'm unable to find the symbol for permutations. Could someone please enlighten me on this ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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STIX mathematics font?

EDIT: It seems to perhaps be an issue with Firefox. Is this the case for anyone? It uses STIX in Chrome, but not FF. I did a search and couldn't find any information on this. It seems the font ...
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mathjax stops when I'm editing this question

I'm encountering this strange behave of the mathjax-system with this question . Everything is fine if I refresh this page in my browser (Firefox) ; but when I start editing the text then the preview ...
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Notification about math jax for new users

I saw a problem which is common for new users who are using math jax. although they can write formula for example it is not hard to guess to show $x^2$ you should write ...
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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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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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What do you do when, in editing with MathJax, what you see in the preview is OK but the result is all messed up?

I tried to edit this answer. When the preview looked OK, I saved the edit, but the actual outcome was a mess. I tried various workarounds, but each time the result, despite a good preview, was worse ...
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Why Math Jax sans-serif in Opera, but serif in Fire-fox?

I screen-shot Continuous Functions map compact sets to compact sets. Modus operandi of proof (Abbott p 115 t4.4.2). I want serif as in Fire-fox.
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Can't write the set-operator in mathjax?

When trying to write $\{1,2,3\}$ in a question on math.stackexchange.com it just becomes $1,2,3$. However it seems to work here on meta.math.stackexchange.com. How can I get it to work on the main-...
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MathJax software bug

Note the blank space after the word "Show", where some MathJax code appears. Clearly this is a software bug. Proof verification: Show $f_n\ to f$ in measure given $\int f_n \to \int \limsup f_n$ on $...
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long delay in MathJax rendering on a certain page

When I edit this answer, it takes ages to render the MathJax, quite unlike on other pages, where it's a matter of a second or two. When it does render, the big eqnarray* equation is on a single line ...
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MathJax bug in tag wiki edit

I have suggested an edit on the tag wiki of circulant-matrices, based on a related tag wiki for hilbert-matrices. While typing the code, I observed that \\ is ...
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I can't fix a comment with broken formatting

I can't fix the formatting in this comment (or even delete it and try again): How to formalize $\text{span}(S)=\{c_1v_1+\cdots+c_kv_k\mid v_1,~\cdots,~v_k\in S,~c_1,~\cdots,~c_k\in F\}$ rigorously in ...
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\newcommand does and does not work in titles

\newcommand within a question has in my experience failed to work in titles. In this question when I hit "reload", I see the backslash and Th in red; i.e. it doesn't work. But when I click on "edit" ...
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Google Chrome doesn't parse fomula

When I open Math.StackExchange questions in Google Chrome, the browser doesn't parse formula, so I see "$f(x)$", as it is, not in the proper way under LaTex environment behavior. Version of installed ...
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MathJax no longer respects `\newcommand` definitions from questions in other posts

In a question of mine I used e.g. $\newcommand{curl}{\operatorname{curl}}$ to define $\curl$ being rendered as $\newcommand{curl}...
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Feature request: Turn off MathJax's instant rendering without a bookmarklet

I was typing an answer, the moment I inserted some Latex, the input's text would lag behind my typing to an unbearable extent. This was because the website was trying to re-render my input on every ...
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MathJaX spacing in Safari (OS X)

Since MathJaX got updated on MSE, I experience a lot of trouble with the spacing following formulae.See for example the spacing following $\dot C$ in the following picture. The period following $\...
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MathJax rendering bug: wrong interaction between “\tfrac” or “\frac” and “\left[ … \right]”

The code \left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right] displays correctly inline as $\left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right]$ and correctly in display mode as $$\left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right] .$$ The ...
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Formula not being rendered

The following latex code : ...
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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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How to reproduce the “old” Peano's symbol for set inclusion

In his Arithmetices Principia Novo Methodo Exposita (1889) [see this post Giuseppe Peano used an $\text {"inverted C"}$ for set inclusion (modern : $\subset$). There is a way to "invert" the ...
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Is searching a post with latex or MathJax possible?

The title of a post contains latex in Title with the help of which I wish to search for it. How is possible ? There was no luck with e.g., $y''y^3=1$ .
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Hover underline styles behave oddly with multi-line mathematical expressions in title, such as $\dfrac{72_8!}{18_2!}=4^x$

I took this screenshot while hovering my cursor over the first question. As you can see, the dotted underline cuts through the denominator of the fraction. Looks like a CSS bug.
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iOS 8 MathJax / safari browser bugs

When I use an iPad air under iOS 8.2 I experience two problems lately: large braces are shifted down 50% vertically, this seems to include the \left* \right* constructs, like | in this question. See ...
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Does the use of labelled equations and equation references normally slow up rendering?

I spent the evening learning how to mark up equations with labels and use references, following the advice here. However, this probably took about twice as long as it ought to have, because it seems ...