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A request for assistance with one of the site's features.

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Questions Copied from Math StackExchange and placed on other Websites [duplicate]

I have posted a question on Math.SE and spent a lot of time improving it as it has been on hold. However an earlier inferior version of my question has appeared on a website called queryxchange.com. ...
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What is the best way to write a long sentence or paragraph using Roman typeface?

First of all I am not very sure if my question belongs to this site. It can get downvoted or asked for deletion. My apologies beforehand if this is the case. I often encountered the necessity to ...
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Left-align denominator in MathJax

I want to be able to create an example of modus ponens using MathJax, in the following form: $$\frac{\begin{array}{l} \text{If it is raining, then the grass is wet} \\ \text{It is raining} \...
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Is it possible to lose the electorate badge?

Electorate: Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions. Is it possible to lose this badge after having earned it? For example, I just earned the badge, and I’ve cast a ...
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How long for a question to come off “hold” after the requested edit has been done?

The original formulation of this question: Is there any known context in which a simple concatenation operator is defined so as to produce "abbc" from (a,b,c), "abbccd" from (a,b,...
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Technicality: Post greyed out?

What does it mean when the text of an answer is greyed out? Look here for example: Guy FSone's answer appears as grey text on a white background; it becomes black text as usual when I hover the mouse ...
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How are **bold** and *italics* presented in comments?

I have tried using $<b>bold</b>$ and $<i>italics</i>$ with and without the dollar signs and neither seems to work in comments. Although that is what I have seen trying to look ...
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How Can I save my answer a draft in MSE?

Sometime it happens that I want to answer a question. But at some point I want to save it for some reason and continue later when I have time or more arguments. I would like to know how I can ...
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Why does Math.SE not show the user's reputation in the homepage?

See this image of TeX Stack Exchange: This shows the user's reputation. But Mathematics Stack Exchange doesn't show it:
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How can I upvote a comment again?

By mistake I double voted a comment in How to evaluate $\int_{0}^{\infty} \frac{x^{-\mathfrak{i}a}}{x^2+bx+1} \,\mathrm{d}x$ using complex analysis?, and now I can no longer restore my upvote. Is ...
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How to recover unsaved in-progress text from my answer to deleted question, still visible in my local client?

I was in the midst of a lengthy edit to my answer to a question, when the question was deleted before I had saved the new text. The webpage was dynamically updated in my browser tab with an overlay ...
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Can I see deleted answers to my questions? [duplicate]

I received an answer the other day and, while I didn't finish reading it, it was really helpful insofar as it answered my proof-verification question. I didn't accept the answer, however, and now it's ...
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How should I flag large arguments in comments? When there is a large argument in comments, should you flag each comment or just one?

Sometimes or rather "sometimes" I see heated arguments in comments. I try to flag these. I don't want to overburden the diamond mods if they take a look at flagged comments. Also, some arguments last ...
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I was confused when I asked. Do I ask again or completely revise the question?

When I asked this question, which ended up being quite long, I was confused about a lot of things, and a user gave very helpful comments, but I never understood clearly what it was that I didn't ...
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How to make slash going through two digits?

I want to try make it slash both of 2 digits. For example if I do $$ \not{7}$$ it will slash that 7. What to do for $10$ or bigger numbers? Edit: $\require{cancel} \bcancel{10}$
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Trouble in editing answers and comments. [closed]

For some time now, trouble occurs when editing answers and comments. The automatic spell checking no longer works properly. For example, below is a screen copy of what appears when I am typing. Many ...
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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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What can I do if the problem is deleted when I tried to edit my answer?

Yesterday ($8$ hours ago) there was a problem asking to find the residue of $\exp (\csc(1/z))$ at each of its singularity. I answered that problem and then today morning, I thought to edit my answer ...
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How do I create a link to a MSE post? Please provide detail.

Please explain the following explanation about Links from the MathJax guide (quoted below). It talks about writing links but not about creating them. How does the following change if I want to ...
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How to get my answer accepted.

The question Let $ \ n_1 , \ n_2 , \ n_3 , \ ............., \ n_k \ $ be positive numbers. was posted a week ago. I answered it on the same day, i.e., a week ago. There are no other answers. There is ...
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Mathjax bug while editing an answer.

On this answer \deriv appears as red text when I am viewing the answer normally. When I click on edit the error disappears on the edit preview window. Is this ...
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View sign-in history

A few days ago I recall finding a visual calendar of my sign-in history on Math Stack Exchange. It looked like an ordinary monthly calendar, where the days were white if I hadn't signed in, and green ...
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Badge for editing 80 posts is not functioning?

I think the badge Strunk and White for editing 80 posts doesn't upgrade my editing posts anymore while I'm at 78/80. I've edited yesterday 5 posts after I've reached the 78 posts and today I did 2 ...
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Who can accept answers and what about downvotes on deleted content?

Can someone other than the OP accept an answer to the question? Can the OP find out who accepted the answer? If the answer to 1, is yes, and the OP disagrees, does the OP have any recourse? If I ...
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When someone gives you -2 points

How to find the reason for someone giving you a -2 for a previously answered question that had been given 10 points?
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Mathematical-Physics

There's difference mathematical-physics between theoretical physics as we know. Here are my questions: Is this question in mathematical-physics? How do we differenciate between theoretical-physics ...
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How to ask the question which aren't ask before

Many times when I ask a question I found that it blocked as it is duplicate. But I don't know which question is ask before. So how can I understand that the question is duplicate or not?? Please help ...
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How to log in with another account?

I am using the stack exchange Android app and signed with my account named "kangkan". I just tried to log in with my friend's account. So I logged out from "settings". But when I tried to sign in ...
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May I ask my physical equation questions here?

I have a question about my Mathematics Stack Exchange post: Centripetal Acceleration I'm interested in mathematical-physics and want to ask my equation questions here. So, I'm thinking that I'll post ...
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Why does the tag “(solution-verification)” show as “(proof-verification)”?

So I want to clarify/verify a specific solution. This is my solution to a problem, so it is not like I want to verify a specific proof/theorem or clarify why and/or how it works. So, in my tags, I ...
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So how do I log out now?

First, I should mention that I'm very old. As in I was taught that $1$ is a prime number. So I get annoyed when things change, even if it's for the better. So now (October 9, 2017, if I recall ...
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Which actions by moderators cannot be reversed by community?

There are some actions where a vote from moderator has immediate effect (i.e., there is no need for votes from other users). This is the case for closing and reopening posts. However, in these cases ...
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What are details of deleting comments by flags from regular users?

It was mentioned several times here on meta that moderators can delete comments. However, comments can be deleted also by regular users. For example, one of the answers to Who has the power to delete ...
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Do I have to cast three votes in the election?

We are given three votes to cast in the moderator election. What happens if one casts only one or two votes? And how does such behavior plays within the STV system used?
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Updating Vs New Question [duplicate]

I have a question about my Mathematics Stack Exchange post: Is my proof flawed or unclear? Someone answered my question and I was still hoping to get help about what my updated proof looks like - ...
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Help me understand what mathjax is

I keep seeing people talk about mathjax on other posts by moderators etc. and it won't let me post/comment on there to ask what it is due to being new and not having enough reputation. So......what is ...
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Increasing the bounty for an answer I have already given a bounty

I had indicated a bounty of 50 points for an outstanding answer. I wanted to increase the amount to 100 points, but it seems that the 50 was locked in. So after waiting the requisite 24 hours, I went ...
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Has there been changes in MathJax display in the iOS app? [duplicate]

Lately I’ve found that the MathJax display on math.stackexchange.com in the iOS app of StackExchange has been different from what it was like before. For example (I used the below content without ...
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Should I delete a question if I have found it to be silly?

I am a new user and recently asked a question(Proving that $\int_0^\infty\sin(x)dx=1$) and found it to be very silly and somewhat related to (Can a limit of an integral be moved inside the integral?) ....
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Is it okay to ask for recommendations for a graphing tool?

I want to graph a 2d surface in 3d Euclidean space and then plot multiple trajectories along the surface. Is it okay to ask what free graphing/plotting tool might be suitable on the main site and how ...
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Is this an appropriate question from this site?

I'm looking for a site where I can ask a question regarding the math education system in the US versus Spain. I asked for a site recommendation on the meta SE, and they suggested this site might be ...
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How to search for users based on reputation and badge?

Is it possible to search for users with high reputation (say $>25000$) and NO Gold badges?
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Queuing in review queue

Yesterday I saw the following standard question, thus I search using google and find 3 other similar questions in MSE. I choose the (IMO) best one and voted to close the other 3 as duplicates. My ...
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Looking for a removed question. Can I still find it?

Recently, I noticed that a couple of questions I posted were removed. This is unfortunate, because my questions become a reference for me when I go back into the texts, and reading them again helps ...
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Problem with epsilon for Levi-Civita

Is this the correct use for the Levi-Civita symbol: \mathcal{E}_ijk The lowercase "i" looks a bit off to me: $ \mathcal{E}_ijk $ Thanks in advance.
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Can I ask about my chances in maths career or will I get flagged?

I've been thinking lately how good chances I have to achieve my goals as a mathematics researcher. I need someone who have enough experience in the field. I'm not sure tough, if Mathematics SE is the ...
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Approving suggested edits with formatting issues

I'm unsure what is the right action when reviewing suggested edits which are fixing formatting issues only, and doing it (slightly) incorrectly. Sometimes the newly typeset equations are only ...
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Is there a way to get some priviliges concerning limited questions per certain amount of time?

I know I've a lot to do this year (i.e. making a lot of past papers and past editions of maths olympiads both of secondary school and university level) and I want to get the most out of it. So this ...
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Is the review queue incomplete as a list of questions that someone has voted to close?

I find a question bearing two tags and having two votes to close it. I go to the review queue and "filter" the search to include only questions bearing those two tags. The queue turns out to be short,...
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Why my flags did not counted?

I have raised too many flags as duplicate; but this is a long time that none of my flags has been counted; not as a helpful flag nor as a disputed/declined/retracted flag. For example see this ...