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How to leave lines in between `>!`?

I'll get directly into the question. When I do something like: >! (Some text) >! >! (Some other text) It appears as: How would I get these to ...
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Can't see the preview at the bottom of a long post

Dynamically-updated previews are wonderful. But because the preview appears below the post, I can only see the top of it. If I'm adding to the bottom of a long post, the browser is working and ...
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Line breaking in MathJax (Common-HTML)

This is sort of a reopening of the bug reported by Najib Idrissi here. The Common-HTML render does not break lines. Compare this to the HTML-CSS output of the same code. You could imagine how long ...
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Dollars in the “Hot Network Questions” get mistakenly loaded by MathJax.

I've noticed that dollars in the “Hot Network Questions” get mistakenly loaded by MathJax, e.g. (Feb. 23, 2017, AK) The bug is still at large, as can be seen here:
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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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New MathJax fonts are horrible

In the past couple days it appears that new MathJax fonts have been deployed. In my environment these fonts are a big step backwards compared to the prior fonts. They are a lighter face and render so ...
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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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Saving Mathjax generated SVG

This concerns rendering SVG in Mathjax via the context menu "Math Settings" -> "Math Renderer" -> "SVG". This works fine in the browser but I'd like to save a .svg ...
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Organizing The MathJax Tutorial

There is a wonderful post dedicated to MathJax code found here: MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference The only problem I see with this post is that the additional contents below the original ...
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Extreme slowness when posting an answer

Edit 3: it happened again this morning (Jul 7, 2013): slow TeX rendering in short answers. But everything is fine again now... Edit 2: I have just tried to edit the same answer again on the same ...
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Some $\LaTeX$ is going out of date?

Some days ago I edited an answer by David Mitra because the command \cases{ } seemed to be outdated, and changed it with the command ...
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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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Can one use Stack Exchange to render mathematical equations for personal use?

Is it ok to use the "body" part (of questions and answers) to render LaTeX equations for personal use? In other words is it OK to use it as a LaTeX editor-compiler for non Stack related ...
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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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Ability to View Answers in LaTeX

Is there an option or can one be implemented so that new users like myself can view the "source code" of others answers. Obviously there are many tutorials in which we can find the correct commands, ...
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Mathjax/markdown issue

I tried to leave the following comment, and had a problem: For any $a,b\in [0,x)$: $a\vee b$ exists. Namely, $a\vee b=max\{a,b\}$. You might be asking about when directed sets are complete? It ...
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How do you render a closed surface double integral?

In other words, this: According to Wikipedia, the code is \oiint, but it doesn't seem to work on this site.
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MathJax not working, Firefox 36.0.4

As the screenshot shows, my MathJax is not rendering and there's no word from the console (other than a bunch of probably-irrelevant CSS errors I didn't show). I restarted with add-ons disabled and ...
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\newcommand{\ord}{\operatorname{ord}}

$\newcommand{\ord}{\operatorname{ord}}$ I keep seeing things like this: $$ ord_a p $$ etc. I just went through a posting and changed a lot of instances of "ord" to "\ord" after prefacing it with ...
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Is there a website on which I can write and display MathJax?

MathJax is used in displaying math equations and expressions more elegantly. I've seen it most widely used in the mathematics department of StackExchange. What I am inquiring about is if there is a ...
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How to draw a commutative diagram on math.stackexchange.com? [duplicate]

I want to draw a rectangle commutative diagram, but I do not know how. The MathJax codes I find on the internet do not work here. I tried the following: ...
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Pictorial Guide/Reference to all MathJax Symbols

All the symbols for MathJax are available here. Howbeit, they don't depict the codes' images, so is there somewhere or something that does? I am conscious of LATEX guides which do exhibit the images, ...
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Equations not shown, as if there is a problem with MathJax

Today, I wrote an answer to this question. After posting the answer, it looks like this: As you can see, the equations $ ( 1 ) $ and $ ( 2 ) $ are not shown properly, while equation $ ( 0 ) $ is. The ...
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Difference between \mathbb and \Bbb.

It seems \Bbb is obsolete compared to \mathbb (see this question on Tex.SE), but I've had no problems with ...
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MathJax menu obliterates link menu when the entire link is LaTeX

When the title of a link is entirely in LaTeX, e.g. a question named on the front page such as this one, then there is no way to get the link menu (e.g. to copy the url) since the MathJaX menu applies ...
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Personalised $\LaTeX$ commands for users

I'm definitely not the first to think about having the possibility users having personalised $LaTeX$ \newcommands (see e.g. here). But I thought of another way to ...
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Comments and \require{AMScd}…

When I type the following code in a comment: ...
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MathJax very slow in questions that are closed

MathJax redisplay is very slow in the preview pane while editing answers in closed questions. Redisplay that normally happens in under a second can take up to $5$ times longer. Not too infrequently ...
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Mathjax formatting buttons for you guys!

After having to add dollar signs and format SI units countless times in the review section on Physics, I finally got fed up and wrote a script.{*} It basically adds buttons/keyboard shortcuts to ...
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Should we avoid mathjax, if it is not necessary?

Of course, for complicated formulae TeX syntax is unavoidable. I have in mind some simpler situations such as 2.3=6, 2*3=6 or 2x3=6 vs. $2.3=6$, $2\cdot 3 = 6$ or $2\times 3=6$ for any choice of a ...
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List of All Colours Supported on MSE

Where is there a list or information on all the colours that can be rendered on Math StackExchange with $\color{...}$? I thought that http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Colors was the answer but some ...
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Way to show two tables side-by-side?

is there a way to show these two tables side-by-side, which would make readability easier? Binomial Distribution Parameter & Probability Thanks
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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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Does MathJaX have a command to stretch or reduce vertical space?

The equations below: $$\begin{align} \sum_{i=1}^n F_{2i-1}&=F_1+F_3+F_5+\cdots+F_{2n-1}\\ &=1+2+5+\cdots+F_{2n-1}\\ &=F_{2n}\\ \end{align} $$ have a problem with too much space between the ...
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A specific confusing MathJax syntax that works randomly or not

Today I ran into the specific MahJax problem for which I cannot find the cause. Interestingly, if this Mathjax syntax somehow works in the Q&A area, it definitely doesn't work in the comment ...
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How do you do a $\Rightarrow$ with a slash through it in LaTeX (for “does not imply”)

I tried \cancel{\Rightarrow}, but perhaps I am installing the package improperly or something. Thanks.
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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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$\sqrt{\text{Nested} \sqrt{\text{root} \sqrt{\text{problem}}}}$

Problem In the PSQ How to prove $\sqrt{6+2\sqrt{7+3\sqrt{8+\cdots}}}=4$?, I observe that the vertical separations above and below the middle square root sign are uneven. ...
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Is it possible to put a system of equations parallel to the matrix?

$4T_1-T_2 - T_4 = 30$ $-T_1+4T_2 -T_3 = 60$ $-T_2 + 4T_3 + T_4 = 70$ $-T_1 + T_3 + 4T_4 = 40$ Is it possible to put the above system of equations parallel to right side of the below matrix? $ \...
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What MathJax commands are most often used on this site?

Following Mark Bennet's question on Short and helpful advice on using Mathjax on this site, I've began drafting a tutorial aimed at complete beginners. It can be found here. It is made up of $5$ ...
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MathJax squashed my Chinese $\rm{\small T}heorem$

The letter T in CRT is too small below (source here). This is the only letter in the alphabet that exhibits this problem in that context. Alas, it renders so ugly that I've been forced to resort to ...
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MathJax requires escaping of certain markdown symbols between single dollar signs

The braces disappear in this TeX code (${a,b}$) given by ($\{a,b\}$). This occurs whenever the parenthesis are adjacent to the dollars. I'm not sure if it is a ...
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merge cells of arrays in math mode

Is there a way to type an array with certain cells merged in math mode on StackExchange? I tried to use multirow and multicolumn commands within array environment, but apparently MathJax does not ...
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Strange LaTeX fonts in OS/X Lion?

Since switching to OS/X Lion in two computers, math fonts on MSE look all wrong. Has anyone else noticed that? Am I mistaken in associating the change with the OS switch? Here's a quick formula: $\...
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MathJax - use of \def's

$\def\test{{\rm test}}$Is it an acceptable way to do a MathJax \def command like $\def\rg{{\rm rg}}$ to define a shortcut for a ...
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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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MathJax not displayed in comments

In the Android App, the MathJax is not displayed correctly in comments to answers. I assume this also applies to comments the question, but I have not verified that.
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How to color a sentence?

[Question edited on 5/28/16] I have read this link. But I still don't understand how to color the text a sentence. Can one actually do that? Could anyone give an example for coloring the text? a ...
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How can I write the left and right sides of the equation in different sizes?

I hope I'm at the right place to write my question.Because the mathjax tag exists at both stackoverflow.comand tex.stackexchange.com. I want to write this equation (This is just an example) $$G(x_1,...
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How to label equations on the left with mathjax?

In a proper TeX environment, one can use preamble to set the equation labels (tags) on the left for the entire document. There are also tricks to do this locally. On the webpage here, sometimes a ...

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