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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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Why { } doesn't work any more in Latex?

Any idea why $\{$ or $\}$ doesn't work anymore in latex on Math Stack ? (it seems to work here on meta however) When I write ...
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MathJax doesn't work anymore in questions

Only very recently, I noticed that MathJax does not work correctly in questions. For instance, set brackets are not displayed any more: $\{1 \}$ If I post the same as an answer, it works correctly. ...
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Piecewise Equation Formatting Issue in MathJax Preview

I am composing a question involving piecewise polynomial equations, but the preview formatting isn't coming out how I expect. Is this a bug or am I doing something wrong? The notation I'm using: ...
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Custom TeX command doesn't render in search results

In my answer to Collecting Stickers! Evaluate occurrence of duplicates? I defined a custom TeX command \stir, which is rendered correctly on the page itself. When ...
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Partial MathJaX editing

There was a (now-closed) question which was horribly formatted by the OP. I put in some initial formatting to show him what to do in order to make it more readable, but did not finish everything since ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Drawing commutative diagrams

I am reading category theory and in order to post my questions I need to make commutative diagrams. Here is a question with useful answers already available. However I would like to use the DCPic ...
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No subpixel smoothing in MathJax

I have no subpixel smoothing in MathJax, in FireFox 28, 29 and IE 11 under Windows 7. Prevuously all was OK. I suspect this happened due to a Windows update. In other texts in FireFox and systemwide ...
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LaTeX rendering problems in Chrome

I recently asked a question here on the main site. The $\LaTeX$ in one of the answers doesn't render. It isn't a problem with the syntax, it renders on the answerers browser(Firefox). Attached ...
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Chrome thinks LaTeX is unsafe script?

Whenever I open a math.stackexchange page from outside the site, the LaTeX doesn't render because Chrome thinks it's unsafe script. Thus, I have to keep manually loading it on every individual page. ...
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I cant see math formulas.

I do not know what I have done that I cant see math formulas in this site, I just see them as matjax!badly I need help.
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How to get rid of latex font on display

For the last few hours, whenever I open the https://math.stackexchange.com/ site, the questions are being displayed on latex font in my computer. The problem was not there even yesterday. I even ...
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LaTeX between dollar signs does not work in editing answer

I tried to edit this answer: Steve Awodey "Category Theory" - possible error After clicking "Edit" button I went to https://math.stackexchange.com/posts/526343/edit In preview I see dollar ...
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Perspective to equip MathStackExchange resources to the creation of diagrams such as in LaTeX

There are some perspective to equip MathStackExchange resources to the creation of diagrams such as the packages TikZ LaTeX? This is a viable possibility in the future?
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$\TeX$ in super-collider drop down thing

Feature request to get $\TeX$ markup working in the drop down box. I'm often annoyed by unreadable question titles from math.stackexchange.com appearing in there.
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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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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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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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Fixing TeX markup

Every now and then, I see a question or an answer with incorrect TeX markup. Most commonly, I see cos instead of \cos, and so ...
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Tex not work: I use Google Chrome as the browser .....

I have not faced up this problem before. But today, when I open the website, I can just see the code, not the formula. Besides that, opening the website is far more slower than before.
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How do I display Latex in order to be read nicely?

How do I display Latex in order to be read nicely?
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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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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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How to apply the scrolling bar display instead of the text going to the next line

When I write a really large expression in latex, it usually comes in the next line. Like this, $$\alpha\beta=(\frac ab+\frac cd)(\frac bc +\frac da)=\frac ac+\frac bd+\frac db+\frac ca=8 $$ But ...
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Having trouble formatting quotations that have $\pu{1.0 Kg}$ as an example or just going to the next line also

I was encountering a formatting issue when writing one of my articles here that I will try to reproduce and summarize here: When I quote text and I want to embed units, I have formatting issues, ...
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Can we put some paragraphs inside a box?

I have some paragraphs, for example, For inline formulas, enclose the formula in $$. For displayed formulas, use ...
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How to view LaTeX source (mobile)?

On mobile, how do you view the source of a question/answer so that you can see the LaTeX markup? I'm using Google Chrome on a OnePlus (Android) phone.
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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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Latex not rendering regardless of browser

As the title says the math formatting doesn't show regardless of the browser or device I'm using. However changing the network with Vpn or mobile network solves the problem for some browsers so I the ...
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alignment is not working.

I tried like this. \begin{align} y_{p} &= $\ \frac{1}{D^2+D} (8cos2x-4sinx)\\$ &= $\ \frac{1}{D^2+D} 8cos2x$ -$\ \frac{1}{D^2+D} 4sinx\\ $ &= $\ 8\frac{1}{-4+D}cos2x$ - $\ 4\...
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