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Delay when rendering TeX

Suppose I write $$ 1+2+3=6 $$ and so there are profound consequences.... etc. Before today, once the $\TeX$ was rendered, I could keep typing and still see the displayed $\TeX$ as I typed. But ...
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Unable to view user pages.

I am currently unable to view anyone's user page here or on the main site. Whenever I attempt to do so, I am redirected to the standard error page. This has never happened to me before, and does not ...
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Latex not rendering in Opera

For some reason LaTeX is not working properly in my browser. I can see everything that is done in display mode, but anything that is between dollar signs does not parse at all. I've tried restarting ...
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Discrepancies between profile and /reputation pages

I went to my profile in search of an answer I wrote some while ago, I tried to recall the date via reputation gain at the said date. In the process I ran across a date in which it was indicated I had ...
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Mobile site: getting rid of it

Is there a way to (permanently) get rid of the mobile versions of the site? Periodically SE decides to take me to it on my iPod and then I have to go back to the full site—this has happened many many ...
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A Theorem on Main’s FAQ

Theorem: Hardly anyone reads Main’s FAQ. Proof: It contains broken English ("If you want to get a more information of the site, ..."), which would have been reported and corrected long before now if ...
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MathJax rendering poorly (OS X 10.7 Lion)

I recently bought a new laptop and I am seeing very poor MathJax rendering. I now see the ugly beast below, rather than the beautifully rendered equations that I saw previously. Is there a simple fix?
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old \def definitions linger

It's possible to use \def, and it usually works. However, there's a problem in that the definitions stick around and there seems to be no way to get rid of them ...
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CSS and JavaScript files not loading on Stack Exchange

What is going on with stackexchange tonight? I am able log in from one of the three machines I tried to log in from, and not from the other two, where the format is messed up and there are no open-...
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Problem with flag weight audit

I've redacted the name of the user in question, but as far as I have seen they've been an upstanding and productive member of the community, which made me mildly surprised to see that they have a flag ...
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preview ignores double dollar signs in Safari

I'm seeing the same behaviour described in Preview eats first and last $ so ignores displaystyle, an old bug report that's been marked status-completed for over a year. This started about a month or ...
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Meta question 1154: “Too many redirects”

When I attempt to go to this question I get ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS from Chrome, whether I'm logged in or not (the latter using an incognito window). IE 8 seems to just infinite loop: eventually SE ...
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Reviewing past reputation raises error message

When I go to my profile, click on the "reputation" tab, and choose either the "post" or "time" views, I get the error message "Error occurred when loading post body" when trying to open a past date (...
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Why double backslash is sometimes needed?

I noticed the problem in this post in the definition of $\mathbb N_\infty= \{0\} \cup \{\frac1n; n\in\mathbb N\}$. However, I was not able to reproduce the problem from the post (I do not know why ...
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Formatting in the Search Results page breaks when the query contains certain terms

I've noticed that when a search query contains terms that are usually typeset in $\LaTeX$, the formatting in the Search Results page becomes messed up. I'm assuming this issue occurs because the ...
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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 ...