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Why my account is not rendering MathJax? [closed]

I am using PC and today I saw that MathJax is not responding in any answer or questions in this site, why is it happening? What should I do in order to fix this? Thanks for any help.
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mathML code display problems [closed]

mathML code, besides having very noticeable performance deterioration when displaying math formulas, often display badly. There are vertical alignment problems such as ...
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Dark/ light color of up/down vote arrows

I noted that some arrows are darker than others. Could there be a problem in my computer?
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In MathJax, how can I get the index of a cube root of a tall expression to be at the right level?

In MathJax, the cube root of a displayed fraction comes out like $$\sqrt[3]\frac ab .$$ Typographically, there are four things wrong with this. The main one is that the $3$ is too low. It should at ...
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How to flag a question that asks multiple duplicated questions?

How can I close Suggestions for a good statistics book and a calculus book? as duplications both What are the recommended textbooks for introductory calculus? and Recommend a statistics fundamentals ...
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Convert inputs in latex to text

How do math stackexchange convert inputs in latex to text? Is there any way I can use it too if I am planning to build a website or an app?
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Curiosity about a deleted question.

This question has been deleted, but I'm still a little curious about the claim. This is not the first time I have been curious about a question, but later I find out that it has been deleted. I'm not ...
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Why does the type (or the scale) of rating statistics change?

There is a little line showing users' ranking on the Reputation board that is at the Activity page (marked with red): $\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad$ Sometimes it shows the year rank ...
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What happens if exceed character limit in comments?

I am aware that for comments we have maximum of 600 characters to type and by curiosity I just happened to type some random words in a comment box. I expected that when comment exceeded 600 characters ...
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One of the best questions (in my opinion) that I have asked has been deleted

Recently, folks have downvoted, closed, and now deleted a question which I feel is a great question. I suspect that either I will get a fantastic answer here why this is really a terrible question (in ...
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Discrepancy in reputation change between reputation league and user list

When I click on the users tab, it gives me a list of people who gained the most reputation in the last week: However, when I look at the weekly leaderboards, it seems to say something completely ...
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Adding a bounty to an unanswered question, then copying an answer from another SE site. Is this allowed?

I wanted to start a bounty and I thought of getting to the unanswered ones. This one in particular is where I placed it. I waited for a while and no one still answered, so all that was left for me to ...
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Where did my question go? [duplicate]

I asked a question previously on Math.SE. Halfway through the question, I realized that I might have found a solution. So I deleted the question, tried the solution; it didn't work. Now I wish to ...
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What to do about repeated self-vandalization? [duplicate]

Sorry if this is answered somewhere else -- it's my first time on meta. There is a question which is being repeatedly vandalized by the OP and someone else (perhaps a friend?). Regardless, It seems me ...
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Disparity among users regarding question-posting ban

A few days ago, I lost the privilege of asking questions on MSE, because my questions are "not well-received" according to the system. Before losing this privilege, I had asked a total of $5$...
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Serial Reporter

Recently I've been getting notifications telling me that multiple of my questions have been closed in one fell swoop, including a question that's nearly 2 months old already, as can be seen in the ...
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Quoting people in the comments [duplicate]

I put this down as support for categories...apologies in advance if that is incorrect, I don't know what else to tag this with. How do you quote people in the comments now? I put "@" and ...
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How to let MathJax only apply bold to characters?

Correct but too many \mathbf: $$\mathbf X^*_{lm}\mathbf\cdot\mathbf E(\mathbf x)\tag1$$ One \mathbf but incorrect: $$\mathbf{ X^*...
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Why Coloured parts of questions are removed?

Out of curiosity, after I learnt the use of mathjax if I thought necessary (obviously may be not for others) I use the $\color{red}{colour }$ code to mark any point of my question, but some users ...
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Chrome does not render Latex at all

I'm working on an older laptop with Windows 7. It does not render any latex equations on websites like Math Stack Exchange. I opened the source for a page in it. It shows the following errors: In ...
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Is there any way to add a bookmark to any answer of a question?

I basically if needed used to follow the question as I didn't find any way to add a bookmark to any answer like the amenity we have for a question. Does someone have any ideas regarding this?
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Ordering of sub and superscripts [duplicate]

I would like to write this expression: However, I am only able to produce: $$\nabla_cR_{abc}^e$$ this is with: \nabla_cR_{abc}^e How can I write sub and ...
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Bounty and visibility for low-rep users

I asked a question this month, and it didn't get much attention. I tried bumping it two times by adding a tag and by editing the title for something more fitting, but it still didn't draw much more ...
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Mysterious loss of reputation

I have recently noticed that I lose some 2-10 reputation points every day (been going on for about a week). I disregarded it because it was a very small amount and I used to think that my edits would ...
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Is there a page explaining how to use the search function? [duplicate]

I've been around here for a while, but I never really learned how to use the search function. I know there is a page introducing new users to LaTeX. Is there also a new page introducing users to the ...
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Review audit on my post. Reviewer is Community♦ [duplicate]

I looked at one of my old posts and saw that it was used in a review audit. Here is a link to the audit. Rather than an actual person being the reviewer, it appears that the reviewer is Community♦. ...
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Reaching question limit problem

Recently I would like to ask a question but it showed up "I've reached the question limit", what should I do to remove my ban?
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Repeated question bug?

I just posted a question, when I was posting something happened and the site shown an error without any description. I clicked “send” again, the same error appeared. I refreshed the page, tried to ...
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What should I do with this question?

I asked this question awhile ago: Is this a correct natural deduction proof? I naively did not account for the deduction system I was using not being used much broadly speaking. A good answer was ...
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Why don't my gold badges show up in my profile?

In my Badges list, I have 1 gold badge (Famous Question). In the "select your next badge" popup it said I have earned only one gold badge (Electorate), and the Famous Question badge doesn't ...
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Suspicious downvotes [closed]

So recently I posted an answer to a fresh question. In some few seconds, another person added their answer very similar to mine. Since I was ahead of them, I received some upvotes. Suddenly I began to ...
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How can I create a specific math expression on mathSE [duplicate]

This meta-query discusses the following question: Q1: How can I create a specific mathematical expression in a mathSE query? Edit Insert Much of the information that a user would want is contained in ...
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Mobile phone Latex/MathJax not showing in..

Is there a way to see full symbols in Titles and Comments using equations and expressions? Thanks.
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What is the Solution to CAREFUL Serial Down-voting? [closed]

I came to know that there is a script to detect serial down-voting but as it is the case always for any script, there is a set-threshold, and if a careful person somehow figures that out (for example, ...
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Has the notification system for comments changed?

I noticed in the past days, that I do not get a notification when someone writes a comment under an answer, where I commented too, unless I am referred to with the usual @username. I have the feeling ...
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Question on the Retaining or Forfeiture of Bounty Points When the Awarding User is Removed

My question is: If User A awards User B a bounty, say 500 points, and later on, User A either requests to be removed or is removed (i.e., ``User was removed''), does User B retain those 500 bounty ...
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How do I edit the description for a bounty after I have started a bounty

Is there a way to edit the text description I have put in for a bounty on a question? I started a bounty, but made a math composition error in the text and don't know how to fix that as there is no ...
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Inserting math, brackets etc [duplicate]

I'm kinda new here. May I know how I can insert math here? For example, matrices and the Greek alphabet? Sorry if it's a stupid question, I'm honestly clueless.
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Why cannot I delete a duplicate (and low in quality) post with answers while the other posts with my answers were deleted in the past?

I recently asked this question on MSE. Afterward, some community members found out that it was a duplicate question. Now, I also see that it's kind of a low-quality question, so wanted to delete it. ...
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How to put 2x2 matrices in the denominator and numerator using MathJax?

Answer(s) to Reciprocal vectors of a two dimensional lattice without borrowing from the third dimension suggest a way forward in figuring out how to divide 2x2 matrices in a straightforward way. In ...
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How to write roots other than square roots in MathJax?

I can't find how to write roots other than square root using MathJax. There doesn't seem to be anything about it on the legendary MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference These are my best attempts, ...
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Is it possible to view my account information while logged in?

I am currently logged in of course, but if some reason I get logged out I'll be in trouble since I don't remember my password. Is there any way to view my password and any other relevant account data ...
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Total reputation > total reputation

The page https://stackexchange.com/leagues/69/year/math/2020-01-01/796779#796779 contains infomation about the rep number of me ( user JCAA). It says that the total reputation is ~$12200$ and the ...
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A plagiarized question [closed]

This question: If $x^2\pm px \mp q$ both factor into terms with integer coefficients, then $p$ and $q$ are the hypotenuse and area of a right triangle. is an exact copy of an AoPS question. I flagged ...
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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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Are there any functions to search with keywords or categorize my thousands of bookmarked questions?

Although the bookmark function can save my favorite questions, it is still a mess since I have bookmarked thousands of questions for a long time.
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How to See a List of Posts Upvoted by Myself

Over the years that I've been on MSE, I've encountered many many good questions and answers. Recently, I've been trying to collect some beautiful math problems for others to play with, and I wanted to ...
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Why is my score on this tag less than it should be?

I have just noticed in my profile that my calculus score is given as $36$. However, when I click on the tag, it takes me to this link, which shows all my posts (questions and answers) tagged calculus. ...
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Where does one go to find out the reasons for why a Meta Mathematics Page has been downvoted?

I have been trying to find out why a question I posted was closed. My understanding was to post on Meta Mathematics (which I did). This post was then heavily down-voted (link below). Where does one go ...
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Unsure over why Question was closed

I had a recent question closed (link below) and the reason given was that it lacked detail... Not exactly sure how anyone can read this as lacking detail? Applications of Vector Spaces that are not ...

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