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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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Migration not working?

I just tried to migrate this question to Physics.SE, but it's just ending up closed (and locked) here, without showing up on Physics.SE. I undid it and redid it, with no change. I guess there is some ...
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Reputation mis-represented

In http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/1404/identifying-a-dis-accepted-answer/2936#2936 Hendrik mentions that the feature showing which answer was disaccepted is now available. However the ...
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A peculiar user name bug

Any attempt to view the user page of this user results in a blank page. I suspect this is because the name s/he has chosen is identical to the name of a directory in some systems that one (usually, ...
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Typo in description of “established user”

User hover cards allow you to show off your awesome to other users in our network. (from here.) A noun ("reputation"?) should come after "awesome".
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Statistics Badge Typo

Just a small typo I noticed, it appears that the mouseover text for the bronze-statistics badge says: bronze badge: 1000 upvotes on 20 questions.
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Reviewing Suggested Edits

As part of the mod tools, there is a tool to review and approve suggested edits. The "review suggested edits" shows something like below which is not of much help to review and approve the edit. It ...
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Moderators should drop a comment when invalidating a flag

Downvoters have no obligation to comment but Moderators, being in a somewhat more responsible position than an average user, should atleast try to leave a comment on the action they take on user's ...
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Small markdown parsing bug in comments

After I voted to close this question, the automatically generated comment possible duplicate of Finding the limit of $n/\sqrt\[n\]{n!}$ exhibited a small bug. Its source is ...
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Bug in math rendering of question title after canceling edit

On this question, if I go to edit my answer and then click "cancel" beside the submit button, the title of the question changes to "If (a2n)(a_n^2) converges to 00, then (an)(a_n) converges to 00" ...
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Tex not rendering in preview box while trying to answer my own question

I asked a question which was answered quite nicely: How to calculate the local factor at the infinite place of a function field? but I wanted to post a follow up answer with an explicit calculation, ...
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broken Amazon links

I tried to include two links to Amazon in this answer, one to the amazon.com page of a book and one to the amazon.de page of the same book. (This made perfect sense, since the two pages contain ...
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migration of a question to Physics.SE

I'd like to migrate this question to Physics.SE and I'd appreciate some help in doing so. thank you
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Bounty ended early?

I had a bounty on Asymmetric Hessian matrix, started "jun 17 at 9:27", as can be seen for instance from the last modified date on the asker's page. It is now approximately 18:10 on June 23, and the ...
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Writing answers works very slow

I don't know if this is a bug. Maybe it's just my operating system (ubuntu 10.10), computer, or browser(Mozilla 3). As of yesterday, I can write answers very hard. I noticed that before, the latex ...
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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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LaTeX does not render on a user page after navigating using page numbers or changing the sort criterion

The title describes the problem pretty well. I will use Sivaram's user page as an example, since his question and answer titles have a fair bit of LaTeX in them, but I am seeing this problem on all ...
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[proof] tag (again)

In the past we had a couple of discussions, and it was decided -- I thought -- that the tag proof shouldn't be used. Now we have more than 50 questions with this tag again. Could we please get it ...
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Duplicate “Possible Duplicate” box

Amusingly, the question Is there a subfield F of the complex field with [C:F]=3?, which was closed as a duplicate, has two "Possible Duplicate" boxes, each indicating the same question as the possible ...
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What to do about my own old posts with broken (La)TeX?

The recent change in the MathJax rendering engine broke quite a few of my older posts in which I used \\[ and \\] for delimiting ...
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No MathJax rendering in preview windows.

I am not getting any MathJax rendering at all in my preview windows. Reproducible on two different machines in three different browsers (chrome, firefox, IE, on XP SP3). Clearing the cache doesn't ...
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MathJax not rendering in review box in FF4

Since I upgraded to Firefox 4.0, I've tried to ask two questions on the main page, but the functions aren't rendering in the review panel. Since that feature is essential to making sure my question ...
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What is a good standard for publishing a reference to a stackexchange thread?

In the discussion "Research which began at the website", we wondered what the best way to publish a reference to a stackexchange discussion thread. Presumably it would be the publication's standard ...
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Can't suggest edits to tag wikis on meta; excerpts not consistently shown on tags page

It appears that there is no ability to suggest edits to tag wikis on meta (at least, I can't). It also appears that several tags that have excerpts are not showing anything on the tags page (e.g., ...
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A comment that has changed author

In my answer, I am pretty sure that the comment "@Arturo, I use AC without any guilt!" was written by me, yet now I see it incorporated into Robin's comment that immediately preceded it. That's ...
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Automatic Community-wikification of very long answers with lots of edits

I ended up doing a heavy rewrite of my answer on center-commutator subgroup duality because I was unsatisfied with the flow of it. This pushed the answer beyond the 10 edit limit which turned it into ...
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Firefox 4: MathML vs MathJaX

I recently started using Firefox 4. It seems that the browser understands MathML. However, the output is not as pleasing as the old MathJaX. Will this improve when Firefox 4 gets out of the Beta phase?...
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Are there problems previewing questions and answers in latex with IE8?

When viewing questions with latex formatting, the page doesn't dislay to start with, and has a yellow icon with an exclamation mark at the bottom right with the error codes: Webpage error details ...
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Math typesetting bug when a question is closed.

https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/22815/pi-4-how-to-disprove I have noticed this before as well. When a question is marked duplicate and closed, the possible duplicate question appears at the ...
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wrong answer count after an answer was deleted and undeleted

I posted an answer at Does the following series converge?, then noticed it was wrong, deleted it, edited it, and undeleted it. (The system asks whether I want to "vote to undelete", which is a bit ...
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(Probably) A bug on the links to meta in math.se

In my recently asked question in math.se I see this: I guess it's a bug. I see it on the visit meta links. Thanks in advance!
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Problems with searches that include user number

As of today, I've been having some weird behavior in searches that include the user number. If I click on a tag in my user page, so that it performs a search for that particular tag and my user ...
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Please point mathematics.stackexchange.com to here, instead of to MathOverflow.

You could say I'm partially (or entirely?) to blame for this for not having done enough research beforehand. However... A while back I wondered if there were a math-related site on the StackExchange ...
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Double backslashes no longer working in TeX

I was pretty sure the admins had fixed things so that two backslashes worked to insert a new line in TeX, but it no longer seems to work. Or rather, it works in the preview page, but not in the final ...
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Why my questions were turned into community wiki

My two questions were turned into CW: Question 1 and Question 2 I looked through a previous related question here, and guessed it might be because I edited my posts too many times (>10)? Because I ...
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Any chance of maths.stackexchange.com?

Maybe this seems like a peculiar thing to ask, but out of curiosity, is it possible to link the URL maths.stackexchange.com to the current ...
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Why can't I run data queries on the Math Site?

Maybe this question has already been asked, but I can't seem to find Math.SE on data explorer. On other sites there have been some useful queries run, and I was hoping to look into the Math site, but ...
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TeX math interacts with italic and bold formatting

In this answer, I noticed a math bug that looks like an interaction between the parser and the TeX system. When you have a word that starts with math and then has italics or bold later, the italics or ...
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Slow processing, different look to math processing, problem with fonts. Is it me, or is it the site?

My Firefox upgraded this morning to version 3.6.13, and I've noticed a number of striking differences; I'm wondering if it is me, or if the site has somehow also changed coincidentally at the same ...
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“Your votes are too old to be changed”

Now that the election phase has begun. attempts to click on the "nth choice" buttons beside each candidate result in the titular error message. What, exactly, is going on?
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Election banner down on main site page

The election banner is not visible on the main math.SE site page (although it is visible on this meta site). For me at least, this has been the case for at least the last 13 hours or so. Is this ...
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Changing user profile may make recent activity log temporarily unreadable

I changed the information in my user profile and shortly afterward clicked on (my) user activity log to see whether this action is logged. Instead of getting the activity log, the page failed to load ...
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Strange layout bug when line breaks at end of LaTeX

In my post here some LaTeX renders ok in the preview but incorrectly renders as "12eeeb8e-4fdb-47bf-abc4-2b56e87c5903" in the posted answer. Does anyone see what's wrong and/or how to workaround it? ...
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Rename tag modular-form to modular-forms

I hope everyone agrees that the plural is a better tag.
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Italics/emphasized text not working after a mathematical formula

In this post over here: Convergence of Series of Functions i have noticed an error. When i put * a * the text doesn't turn italic, but its remaining the same. Not sure whats problem.
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Please fix captcha - it hampers math sites much more than others

I intended to elaborate on the captcha problems in the original thread, but since it has been locked, I have no choice but to create a new thread. I think it is very important that the SE designers ...
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Show LaTeX syntax in “How to Format” box

I think you need to show the syntax for LaTeX formatting in the "How to Format" box when writing a question or answer. I just mean showing how to surround in $ or <...
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Command for strict inclusion does not render [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please enable AMSsymbols extension for MathJax I typed the command \subsetneq in an answer a few moments ago and it didn't render : the output just reproduced the command in ...
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Please enable AMSsymbols extension for MathJax

Please enable the AMSsymbols extensionfor MathJax. The lack of this extension has led to several independent bug reports. The \not\mid symbol is not working well Tex \implies symbol does not work ...
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In the preview, the number of dollar signs doubles every time a formula is used

On Chrome and Firefox under Ubuntu, I get the following strange behavior:
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TeX beth symbol missing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tex \implies symbol does not work In this post I cannot get the TeX symbol $\beth$ to work. I checked and the symbol does work on MathOverflow, so it may just be a ...