Questions tagged [support]

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

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How can I display/upload a picture from mobile?

Yes I am a mobile user. Recently I had an question in which I needed to upload an image but didn't found the option! Can I do this from my mobile or the only way is to paste the imgur link?
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Where's the best place to ask about math algorithm? Here or Stack Overflow?

If I have a question about a mathematical computation algorithm that could be implemented as a computer program but my question is primarily about the math involved, for example how to correctly apply ...
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How can I comment in a answer which the owner doesn't exist anymore?

My question is very simple, I'm trying to understand this answer and I would like to ask to the answerer more details how to prove it and what he means by reduce module $g$, the problem is the user is ...
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Question title missing

So this came up on the main page The second question has no title apparently. Clicking on "Awesome"'s username takes me to the user page, where I see the same thing. Is this a bug? Also apparently ...
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I did a “flagging-review” which I want to retract

I've just been asked for a list of answers to confirm or disagree with current flags. I disagreed with the current flags in one case and said so in the answer box. Now I see, that I've misread the ...
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A question of mine has apparently vanished

It was titled something like: 3-d representation of CQHRL(5). If I deleted this, it was not intentional. Can someone restore this question? Thanks in advance.
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Lost connection with OP

I got a stack exchange email, and the partial first line indicated that the OP wanted to ask me additional questions about my answer. However, when I clicked on the thread, that question was gone. I ...
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Can I post a similar question when I make a mistake?

I posted a question some hours ago: How can we prove that $D(f)\backsimeq\operatorname{Spec} A_f$? I realized I made a stupid mistake, instead of asking the injectivity of the map, I asked how to ...
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What does (excluding voted synonyms) mean?

There are some tag synonyms that are pending. To me this means that someone created/proposed them. But when I click on the "suggested" filter, I (currently) only see four entries. Is this a bug or ...
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User's computer does not render mathjax

I was trying to answer this question, and it seems that the asker can't view mathjax. I have no idea how to troubleshoot this kind of issue, so some help here would be much appreciated. Any ideas as ...
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daily limit of Reviewing first post

I've reviewed 20 first post then system shows "Thank you for reviewing 20 First Posts today; come back in 7 hours to continue reviewing." Why there is a daily limit in it?
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I really don't understand the answer to my question; what can I do?

I've got a few question on calculating the number of elements of an order in a group (see this question and this question). This goes from either calculating all the elements of all the types of ...
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Rotating a numeral.

I do not believe Latex has any simple means to do this, perhaps it can be done on this site. Is there any relatively simple way to rotate a numeral 90 degrees within an ordinary Latex formula? I may ...
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Mathjax symbols do not read in titles when using Android

On a mobile I do not get math symbolic notation in title or comments. ( Main text ok ) Is there a fix applicable to Androids ?
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How can I send a message to all users who have marked a question as their favorite?

How can I send a message to all users who have marked a specific question as their favorite? Apparently they are not automatically informed when finally, after years of waiting, the question has been ...
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What happens if I change my mind on a vote to close/reopen?

In reviewing questions in regard to closure or reopening, I voted to reopen a question (which had been closed for reasons other than duplication), because it seemed a reasonable question. Later, I ...
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Can't login with google on ios app

I've been using the IOS StackExchange app for a couple of years now, without a problem. Today I got a new iPhone Xs, downloaded the app, and tried to log in using Google, the way I always do. Each ...
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Organizing favorite posts in folders\categories

Is there a way of organizing favorite posts into folders? This is a feature I was thinking about for quite some time now. It happened to me more than once where I was looking for a certain post I ...
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Is how to draw a math-related picture on topic?

Is a question on how to draw a math-related picture (to be better understood) and what are generally accepted meanings of certain math pictures on topic?
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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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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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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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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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How can I make my question better?

I asked a question a yesterday and haven't seen much activity for a while. I am really struggling to properly formulate my question. Is there any way I can improve this post? Should I make a new ...
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Double mathjax when asking

I have been getting double mathjax recently when asking questions, and only when asking questions. It renders correctly on the preview but just makes my input box look weird. I use the latest version ...
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How to keep on top of past posts for referencing

When I joined I initially read many posts but didn't pay much attention to where they were for future reference, barring a passing nod to their respective tags. There was one integration question I ...
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Reference request on books allowed?

I have seen several of them. But I just wanted to make sure I could ask for reference requests rather than losing a lot of reputation afterwards. So are reference requests allowed in the math forum?
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Slanted fractions in MathJax

Are slanted fractions supported in MathJax? None of the tricks shown here appear to work.
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What if an answer is downvoted, but later corrected?

Recently I wrote an answer here. Initially it was incorrect, but now I feel that I have corrected it to the best of my knowledge. There is no other answer on the question either. Another answer was ...
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Why can't I see any mathematical text/latex?

I've used and browsed through this site for the last couple of years. I recently asked a question and when it posted, any latex I used won't show up to me. It also won't show on any other questions on ...
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Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to manually move this discussion to chat?

Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to automatically move this discussion to chat? OK, fine, but how can I create a chat room on a question when the automatic "move-to-chat" ...
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Immediate second view. Who's that?

Whenever posting a question, it immediately get's viewed by at least one other user. Who's that? A mod, the community user,...?
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Sudden appereance of STIX fonts in math rendering

I've recently started seeing STIX fonts in the $\LaTeX$ math rendering instead of the usual TeX fonts. I tried to fix it following the advice in this post with no effect. Is anyone experiencing ...
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Can I change a little the existing question to a new one?

I have previously asked an obvious question and got no answer but very helpful comments which answer me. I find that if I change a little, qualification of question and may be answers will grow up. ...
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Not able to copy and pass the link below on my Ipad for the “are you a robot test”.

I just noticed I can't ask question on the math forum because of the "are you a robot" test which ask to copy and paste a link that I can't paste in the tiny box. My brother encountered the same ...
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How do I migrate a question to a site that is not on the list?

I want to migrate Term rewriting; Compute critical pairs to computer science as suggested in one of the comments to the question. How can I do this given the fact that the site is not on the list?
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How much reputation is required for votes to remain after deletion.

As most people know, when a user is deleted their votes are deleted and this affects reputation, according to this link https://math.stackexchange.com/help/user-was-removed there is a special deletion ...
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Cannot delete my own comment due to latex formatting?

Sorry if this is not the proper place to ask this question, but I cannot find related information from the help pages. I wrote a comment on this post giving some extended and related data to help ...
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A possible bug in reviewing close vote

I was reviewing some close vote recently and come to this one: https://math.stackexchange.com/review/close/348342 The particular question is not important. The main point is that I wanted to leave a ...
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Does migration count as a question for maximum 6 posts a day?

If a question is migrated from a different SE to MSE, does it count as a question for maximum 6 questions a day? In particular, I want to request migration of https://stats.stackexchange.com/...
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I asked a question before registering

I asked a questing before registering with stack exchange but this does not show up on my profile after registering. The title was "proper field extensions" and I used the same username as I do now. ...
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How to search for the question “what is the definition of =?”

It seems that the search engines (whether SE or Google) don't register the "=" punctuation mark, so it is not easy to find this Q. How I found it was by searching "definition of score:10" (because I ...
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Offensive/spam downvote penalty

I was wondering about a certain behavior of the reputation system. Suppose that someone flags one of my post as offensive or spam. This immediately issues a $-1$ vote. Does that vote come with the $-...
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Review Etiquette

I've searched and checked out many questions on meta about how to handle reviews. There is mostly helpful information already available. There is still one particular thing I'm not sure about. If one ...
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Flag suspicious-looking links?

The original post of this question included an, in my opinion, suspicious-looking link, which allegedly contained the source of the question. I handled this by writing a comment warning others that it ...
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Inserting screen capture into a question

Can someone please explain (or guide me to a link that explains) how to insert a screen capture, or any other image on my computer, into a question? I saw the link on inserting images, but I didn't ...
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Where can I view my comment scores?

I was recently looking through my comments, and noted that I can't actually view them in ordering of their score (number of comment upvotes). This seems unfortunate to me, because I'd like to know ...
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Solely one single entry per thread (question + answer) in search result.

Can the search engine return exclusively one entry/result for each thread (ie question + all answers)? The use of [questions] and/or [answers] wouldn't help because one but not the other might contain ...
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disappearing answer

I answered a question, and now I see the question has reappeared without my answer; whereas the answer I provided is not showing up on my activity log. It seems unlikely I would not have posted it ...
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Undeserved association bonus

I was having some problems logging in - whenever I logged in through Google I got asked to confirm my new account, but I didn't want a new account, I wanted to access my old one. Eventually I asked ...