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Questions tagged [status-completed]

Indicates that the report has been resolved through the implementation of a feature or the fixing of a bug.

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Negative number of delete votes left?

I didn't remember if I had used up all my delete votes today, so I tried to delete one. I was greeted with this: As you can see, I have -1 (negative one) delete votes left today. How did that happen? ...
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Deleting account, help needed

I would like to delete my account on MSE, but I dont know how to do it. Could anybody help me in this matter. Thank you in advance
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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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APB on all USAMTS Round Two problems [closed]

This contest has ended. Thanks to everyone who helped track down these questions! Now onto round three. The 2014-15 USAMTS Round Two problem set is out, and it appears that there are numerous ...
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Let's require registration to ask a question

More than two years after http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/q/4569/, this may be the time for reconsideration. A brief update: In July 2012, when the aforementioned discussion took place, the site ...
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I'm not shouting, I'm just easily distracted

This site has a warning about all-uppercase posts, which works for both question titles and post bodies. The problem is that on the body of a post it is triggered prematurely, even by the first ...
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Please delete misspelled (ananlysis) tag

Please delete the incorrectly spelled ananlysis tag, which was accidentally used yesterday in https://math.stackexchange.com/revisions/993170/1. (I would have flagged this tag if possible, but I don'...
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Contest problem boilerplate lock reason

Given our current contest problem policy, I would like to request there be a customised post-notice for handling the locking of those questions. Proposed notice text: This question is locked in ...
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The warning for the blacklisted tag (homework) should be updated

At the moment, when you try to enter homework tag into a question you receive a message containing the text: The 'homework' tag is not allowed. Please do not use the 'homework' tag, it's ...
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Unable to connect to my account [SOLVED]

I am currently unable to access my MSE account (I’m user number 15381). For years I used to connect from Yahoo without problems. When I do that now I find myself connected as an entirely new, empty ...
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Related questions on sidebar missing

I noticed yesterday in a couple of questions and today in this one that, at least on my screen, the related questions are missing. Why is this? Why does it only happen sometimes? Can I do it in such ...
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Groundhog Day bug

In the past, when I got a message, the message box lit up, and after I read the message, the box remained unlit until the next message. Now the light reappears after a while, same already read ...
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Ugly spacing when using \binom

The rendering of binomial expressions in MathJax seems a bit off. The spacings are a bit too large in my opinion and it looks a tiny bit asymmetrical. Inline Lorem $10+\binom32\times\binom xy$ ipsum....
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Should the site have an automatic word filter for titles?

Math.SE has a problem with titles. The percentage of questions with the redundant word question in the title is highest on Stack Exchange, by far. Plenty of titles consist of other mostly useless ...
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Using [tag:] markup in posts creates an ugly gap between lines

Using [tag:] markup in posts on (meta.)math.SE creates an ugly and unnecessary gap between the current and the following line of text. For example, see the ...
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Fate of the (homework) tag: The community voted… now what?

Well, the results of the voting seem pretty conclusive: Leave homework alone: 43 upvotes (20.38%) Deprecate but don't delete homework: 12 upvotes (5.69%) Burninate and blacklist homework: ...
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Amusing bug involving Arabic usernames

In a question which was put on hold, the last user named in the reviewers list of five has an Arabic username. Because of this (as far as I can tell), the number of hours ago that the post was closed ...
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Search functionality not working at the Help Center

I've noticed the search functionality at the Help Center does not seem to be working, and it seems to be a Stack Exchange - wide issue. Is it just my imagination? I tried searching for terms like "...
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Hot network questions incorrectly use MathJax [duplicate]

This is the converse of http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/10570/title-formatting-of-latex-in-stackexchange-hot-questions-list. I noticed that when on Math.SE, MathJax can screw up the ...
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How can I use \newenvironment?

For example, let us say that I want to use macro to typeset matrices. Just in case I later decide that I want to somehow change how they look, I can then change it in one place - in this macro. ...
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Users should not be allowed to review Close Votes when they are out of close votes

I hit the limit of 25 close votes earlier today. Oddly enough, the Close Votes queue did not gray out, and I was allowed to "review" while not being able to vote to close. This is inconsistent with ...
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Why we can't see suggested edits rendered in latex before approving? [duplicate]

I've noticed that when viewing suggested edits there is an option to show rendered output but it doesn't actually show what the edit will look like after latex has been compiled. I realize there is ...
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Titles quoted in “possible duplicate of” comments are improperly escaped [duplicate]

To demonstrate the problem, I voted to close this question as a duplicate of https://math.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/12237/show-that-an-element-has-order-p-in-s-n-iff-its-cycle-decomposition-is-...
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TeX Rendering via HTTPS

I am curious, has anyone been able to get mathematics stack exchange to display TeX correctly when using HTTPS? TeX does not render for me when connecting via HTTPS but does when connecting via HTTP ...
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Should rep requirements for tag creation be higher?

There are, IMO, quite a lot of badly tagged questions and... not very good tags. Some of them were discussed on meta recently; some of these discussions show, IMO, that users who created these tags ...
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Why a question can exist with no tags?

Why a question can exist with no tags? For example https://math.stackexchange.com/posts/613902/revisions.
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Merging two accounts

I have two accounts: 2128 (old one) and 112679 (new one). I'd like to merge the old one into the new one. That is, I'd like to only use the new account (112679) after the merge. I'm doing this because ...
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Banning a certain user

I suggest the instant banning of this user before it gets too late. Obviously, it is either a spambot or a multi.
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What's up with the (revision) tag?

Someone decided to introduce a revision tag, with the tag wiki: Have you got an exam looming that you're worried about? Can't understand an important revision question? Need to brush up on one ...
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“1 new answers” Pluralization bug

Bug: The page element bar that notifies the reader of new answers has an issue with pluralization. Edit (Lord_Farin): While at it, please fix the similar issue with comments, as observed below this ...
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MathJax preview broken when equations contain `\label`s

One can use \tag, \label, \ref and \eqref the usual way ...
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Mathjax 2.3 beta

UPDATE: Mathjax 2.3 is now live We have deployed the latest Mathjax 2.3 beta on Math.SE. As with any beta release please post an answer to this question if you find any issues. We will be ...
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1answer
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Inconsistent capitalisation of “Frequent” under the question tab selector (mobile theme)

When viewing the mobile theme, the capitalisation of "Frequent" under the question tab selector is inconsistent with the other menu options. It should instead be uncapitalised: "frequent".
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“Add comment (requires 50 reputation)” in review

Recently, I got used to seeing: Comments disabled on locked/deleted questions/reviews when I was reviewing. I also finally got that it doesn't talk about "locked/deleted reviews", but should be ...
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Warning for new tags

I have a reasonable idea for a feature request. When a user is creating a tag the system will recognize that and point out that the following tag is new, requiring the user to acknowledge the ...
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On the [gcd] tag

Some couple of days ago, some question was bumped and it had spawned (apparently in its original version) a tag named gcd. I find this tag to be particularly uninteresting, and somewhat non-revealing ...
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Error in the Bounty FAQ

In the bounty FAQ it says If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer created after the bounty started with at least 2 upvotes will be awarded ...
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Reputation graph hidden (lower-chart)

Is it happening to me alone? I am able to see charts for other users, but it is not shown for myself. Screenshots to show the bug: It should be something like (taken as a guest user): I just ...
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Do we want to enable the review auditing feature that discourages robo-reviewing?

From Grace Note's comment in this answer, I was surprised to find out that the auditing system that is supposed to hinder robo-approvals is not active on math.stackexchange. I remember seeing this a ...
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Bug — “Vot” and “Answe”

On my questions page, whenever a question has but a single upvote, the following is displayed: Zooming out has nothing to do with it: if I zoom out a lot, I just get very teeny-tiny "answe"s and "vot"...
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How about we blacklist [number]?

The number tag made a horrible comeback today with already two questions. I feel this is a zombie tag which keeps coming as we keep killing it. And unlike some historical figures which are said to ...
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New “Sheriff” badge acting strange for Qiaochu

I just noticed that I've received the new "Sheriff" badge for serving one year as a moderator. I got one copy of the badge (since I resigned a month before my second year would have started), but ...
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Meta.meta.Math.SE: Synonomize [answer] and [answers]

Here on Meta, we have the tags answer and answers. I suggest that they be synonymized, as they refer to the same basic idea. I don't have 5 rep in either tag, so I can't suggest it myself. Aside: ...
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“Answers to non-wiki questions” on user profile page are actually “non-wiki answers”

The tags page of user profile displays additional statistics on mouse-over. For example, hovering over number $3$ in 3 linear-algebra × 29 brings up the following: ...
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Proposal for a new Help Center section: Notation

With the new Help Center (and even before, if I am not mistaken) it appears possible to insert (with community manager assistance) new sections that are site-specific (and moderator editable). I ...
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Why are “my tags” different from my favorite tags?

In the right column of Unanswered | my tags sub-tab I see six tags: But my list of favorite tags is very different: it has over 50 tags but does not include real-analysis, linear-algebra, analysis, ...
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Conversations tab in Mathematics chatroom is not displaying

I have noticed this yesterday for the first time, I don't know whether this problem exists for longer time. When I go to the information page about the chatroom called Mathematics and click on the ...
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MathOverflow 2.0 is a-comin'!

Not a question; more of a notification. For those who are unaware, MathOverflow is upgrading to the "new" StackExchange platform. A recent update on meta.mathoverflow.net: Anton Geraschenko 3 ...
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“Newest” page not updating

The "newest" page on the main site is currently not updating for me. It previously displayed a question about 10 minutes old, which I answered, but after refreshing the newest page the question has ...
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Mathjax 2.2 beta

UPDATE: Mathjax 2.2 final has been released. We have deployed the latest Mathjax 2.2 beta on Math.SE. As with any beta release please post an answer to this question if you find any issues. We will ...