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

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Latex symbols for equivalence

The "equivalence" symbol ($\equiv$) works well, while the "crossed" versions, like $\neqiv$ and $\notequiv$, do not ? Some alternatives ? Thanks
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Latex does not display in titles and comments

With MSE accessed by mobile app, latex symbols appear as they are. Is there a way to make them appear in full font ? Comments cannot be edited/deleted. Text does not zoom in by drawing fingers apart ...
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Adding gifs - not cycling continuously

I just added a gif to a question, and on 2 different browsers, the gif stops after 2 cycles. When I have done this previously, the gif just keeps cycling round (as desired). Is this a new stack ...
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how to fully track reputation changes

I've been reading extensively Where reputation disappears but in the end I'm still unable to fully follow my reputation changes. In particular the latest I observed was the loss occured exactly at the ...
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What does the gray line in the progress bar mean

Here is the screenshot above, what does that gray line in the progress bar mean? I have been able to find neither proper meta post(s) nor documentation reference. But I bet the question is general for ...
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What to do with a closed question with a wrong top-voted answer?

I find an answer voted by 4 is wrong, and the question is closed. The mistake in the wrong answer is easy to make (found many similar false proofs, online). So I think it should be corrected to ...
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Seeing the MathJax mark-up for a comment

If a question contains some useful MathJax mark-up that I don't know and want to recycle for use elsewhere, I can "edit" the question, copy the mark-up I want and then cancel my "edit". This isn't an ...
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How to redeem my Math SE privileges [duplicate]

I used to enjoy using math SE to get help with questions I was struggling with. I'm no advanced mathematician and hence I can't really contribute lots of answers to the site. I must have added a few ...
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I can't fix a comment with broken formatting

I can't fix the formatting in this comment (or even delete it and try again): How to formalize $\text{span}(S)=\{c_1v_1+\cdots+c_kv_k\mid v_1,~\cdots,~v_k\in S,~c_1,~\cdots,~c_k\in F\}$ rigorously in ...
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Finding a question's “review” page when you're not reviewing close proposals

Click on "review", then on "close votes" and you can vote on a question. Then on another. Then on another. In an earlier posting, I remarked that you can't choose from a list. If my only motive were ...
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Is it acceptable to share notes on mathematics meta?

In response to my question regarding the Collatz Conjecture, I received the following comment: "@GriffonTheorist697, I have done quite a bit of work on the Collatz problem from this angle, and I ...
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Labeling Simultaneous Equations?

I'm aware that you can label a single line with \tag: $$2x+3y=5\tag{1}$$ But can you do this with simultaneous equations? For example, each of the following in: $$\begin{cases} 2x+3y=5 \\ x-y=19 \...
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How can I write a contour integration in Mathematics Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

How can I write a contour integration (from complex analysis) in Mathematics Stack Exchange? I have many questions relating to contour integration in complex analysis, but I don't know how to write a ...
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Refused edit trying to format in mathjax the content of an image posted by the op through a link

Why has this proposed edit been refused for the question Find the polar set P◦?
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Duplicate of unanswered question

I have read very similar questions, but not exactly this: a new question is a duplicate of an older question. However, when I try to flag, I get the message This question does not have an upvoted or ...
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Auto MathJax Code Generator on Stackexchange.com [duplicate]

Is there is any websites or software which is used to auto generate Mathjax code which helps in writing on math.stackexchange.com or any other StackExchange websites?
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Is there a way to monitor for “bad” tag synonyms?

Users with at least 2500 rep and an answer score of 5 in a tag can suggest synonyms for that tag. (Details can be found, for example, in this meta question.) Hypothetically, it is possible that 5 ...
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unable to change email address

I need to change the email address in my profile, which I also use for logging in. I found a black square aside of it. I tried all the same and regularly got authentication msg and proceeded with ...
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Who chooses test questions in the review queue?

Some questions in the review queue are there only to test the reviewer. Who chooses those?
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I don't know how to write formulas for integration, power series, etc. in Math.SE [duplicate]

I want to ask questions from calculus but I do not know how to write the formulas; it causes me lots of problems. I do not know to how write power series as there is no option in my keyboard. Can ...
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How to write math equation with auto numbers

I can write a math equation as below: \begin{equation} \begin{cases} 2x+y-3=0 .... (1) \\ 3x-5y+7=0 .... (2) \end{cases} \end{equation} In this example, the equation number is added manually, is it ...
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Do close-voters automatically see my revisions to reconsider their votes [duplicate]

If I fix and hopefully rectify what I think might be the source of Close Votes do the voters automatically see my edits to reconsider their votes, or do they have to take the initiative?
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Age, Profile, Kids asking questions!

I came across a post from a kid, it was this one: How to calculate the opposite of a number? Some members find this types of question to easy, lets call it "trivial", so they rated this question -1. ...
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How to earn the bronze “Tag Editor” badge

In order to earn the Tag Editor badge it is written that one has to edit tag wikis. Can anyone suggest how to do so?
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How to earn the inquisitive badge?

It is mentioned that "Ask a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintain a positive question record". So does it mean that on 30 separate days I have to ask different questions and all ...
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What can be used for checking on posts you downvoted/closed?

I have seen discussions where some users explicitly mentioned that they tend to go back to questions and answers they downvoted (or voted to close) and if they were sufficiently improved, they retract ...
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My Mathstack reputation decreased without any reason.

My Mathstack reputation decreased without any reason. Can anyone explain this action? A reason of this would be very much appreciable!!! before after reputation page
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Latex format in comments on iOS app Stack Exchange

I can't correctly view formulas in comments on SE app for iOS. I've an iPhone 6 with iOS 10.3.3.
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How can I quit this site? [duplicate]

I have had enough of this site so I want to quit by blocking/deleting this account... can someone help me? I guess that I should provide a few legitimate reasons why I want to do this. There has been ...
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Vector notation issue in iOS application

Everyone's answers and questions is displaying vectors very weird. For example \vec F gives: $$\vec F$$ What happened? How can we fix this? I hope I don't have to ...
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Migrating questions to any StackExchange site

When voting to close a question, you can vote to close a question because it "belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" (Closing > Off Topic > Migration), but the only options here are ...
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I edited an “on hold” question but it is still closed

I edited this question today to provide some context for things I've tried but it was still closed. Is this because the original poster posed the question too simply or is it still in a state to be ...
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Merging a migrated duplicate rejects the migration

Migrated questions get rejected if they are closed on the target website, with the exception of duplications. Earlier today I saw that a question was posted here and on MathOverflow simultaneously (...
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Why is it still “unclear what you're asking”

This question was put on hold five days ago: Is using the twin sieve to find all primes numbers better than the sieve of Eratosthenes? After that I edited the question and tried to resolve all ...
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Reputation without upvote

HypGeomUpvote How did it add to reputation without upvoting in answer?
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TeX Packages supported?

It is possible to do useful things with external $\TeX$ packages; but what packages are supported (and which do not need an explicit \require{…})? I could only find ...
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Why I can ask question in MathOverflow and not here (MSE)? [closed]

Why I can ask question in MathOverflow and not here (MSE)?
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Hot Network Questions (temporarily) gone?

I notice recently that the right side of pages (both the main page and question pages) shows a list of tags and recent badges instead of a list of Hot Network Questions that usually appears. The hot ...
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Is there a limit to the number and/or the amount of bounties that can be awarded in a specific time-frame

As per my question: Is there a limit to the number and/or the amount of bounties that can be awarded during a specific time-frame? I noticed that all of a sudden the "Start a bounty" (or whatever the ...
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Why don't I receive notifications of new privileges?

I want to be notified of new privileges I receive so I can kick the tires. However, it doesn't look like I am receiving these notifications. I would have received the "view close votes" privilege ...
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Editing a question after receiving one or more answers

Suppose I have asked a question and I have received answers but none are satisfactory. I get some thoughts regarding the question, including but not limited to a partial solution, later on. In such a ...
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LaTeX to MathJax

Sometimes an answer posted on math.stackexchange is long, containing sections, formula numbering, cross-references and even a bibliography with in-text citations, like a little article. It is unwieldy ...
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How to type questions and answers with MathJax quickly on Android?

I am an Android user and I normally use my mobile phone to access Mathematics Stack Exchange. We all know that typing TeX using mobile devices is not an easy task. My question is "is there any special ...
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Have there been no moderator elections since December 2014?

Have there been no moderator elections since December 2014? Are moderators elected to serve for some specified period of time? The tag wiki for the election tag says Moderator elections are held ...
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What does it mean if I try to tag a user in the comments and it doesn't highlight or record?

I tried to tag a user in a comment replying to his previous comment. Usually if I type @UserNa.... the name will appear in a pop-up field. But when I tried to tag one user, the name didn't pop up. ...
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How do I contribute to the site?

Check my profile and you will know all I have done on this site in the past 2-3 months is ask some questions. I want to answer some questions and be of use on this site(where a lot of easy questions ...
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Ways to make a table in a question?

I know there exist https://tex.stackexchange.com/ but I am looking for a way to draw a table in math.stackexchange box. So, my question is: Is there a way to make a table in the question box? I ...
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Where on the website is it appropriate to ask for advice?

I am young, and have a few questions about the profession for older mathematicians. On what part of the website is it appropriate to ask them? Thanks,
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Site guidelines

I am new to this site as well very naive in terms of Mathematical knowledge. I would like to know what are some things I am allowed to do, and what are some things I am not allowed to do here. For ...
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Differently sized nested brackets in MathJax

I would like to be able to render brackets of different sizes, so that the inner nested ones are smaller than the enclosing ones. LaTeX supports this, is there a way to do it in MathJax?