Questions tagged [support]

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

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I have two accounts with the same name.

Last year I joined math SE and several later I returned to math SE and accidentally and without any purpose I opened another account with the same name. I am using the later account now and I want to ...
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bring attention to old questions which recently went on bounty

I had asked a question two months ago and it received 6 upvotes. Two answers were provided and I accepted one of them. That answer also received 4 upvotes. I recently reviewed the topic of the ...
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Changing Font Size of (the Appearance of) Comments

Is it possible to change the font size when viewing Comments, which appears smaller than those in Questions and Answers? If not, would it be possible to render this as a personalised option? I hope ...
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External javascipt failed to load or is blocked

When I try to open math.stackexchange.com, mathJax does not load and I see a message saying that the external javascript failed to load or is blocked. As a result, I cannot often log into my ...
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No Inbox Access

I cannot access the Inbox: when I click on it there is a blank pagelet, nothing happens. Everything else appears to work OK. Any suggestions? It is very awkward not to have access, since I am not ...
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When does the Community bot bump posts, and how do I bump posts?

I apologize if this question is on a FAQ somewhere, but a cursory search turned up empty. I am trying to find out: Under what conditions will the Community bot decide to bump my question onto the ...
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How do you code double up arrow?

If you type x^\Uparrow you get $x^\Uparrow$ which is not as clear as $\Uparrow$. (It could be my monitor's low resolution.)
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Cannot find a question with all (or each) words within its topic

If I search "Menger" or "Menger's", this question will not show within the results: Induction on Menger's theorem by Diestel in Graph Theory If I search "Induction on Menger's theorem by Diestel ...
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Stackexchange never notifies me about anything

It’s as the title of this question says : even though I log in with yahoo, I am never notified about anything at all (answers or comments to my questions, even when I put them into my “favorites”). ...
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How many megabyte jpeg can be uploaded?

Many months ago I bought a home scanner that does just one page per scan. It can do pdfs and jpegs. It also has a variety of choices, in particular I can increase or decrease the number of, um, things ...
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about the questions tagged [difference-equations] or [recurrence-relations]

I discover that the questions tagged difference-equations or recurrence-relations are often similar. I also find difficulties to distinguish clearly between difference equations and recurrence ...
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Self-programmed things such as annoucements to chat -room?

Unix.SE and Math.SE has totally different chats, Unix.SE gets a stream of questions. How can you add this kind of features/bugs to chat rooms?
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The Inbox thingie crashes Safari on my ipod

For about a day and a half now, whenever I try to open the Inbox thingy on the top left corner, my iPod's Safari browser dies. This is an up-to-date iPod/safari. I am not able to provide mucho more ...
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Are we always notified of posted answers while we write ours?

After I had posted my answer to a question, I noticed that Mariano had posted his three minutes before, but I had not been advised. However, sometimes I am advised and on MO I am always advised. So, ...
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What to do when the site doesn't accept my question?

I am trying to ask a question on the main site, the solution of which I cannot find after innumerable tries. I've provided my working and used proper grammar, but the system keeps saying, "This ...
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Why I am failing to complete “about me” section?

I am trying to update my profile section to get the 'Autobiographer' badge. I uploaded photo (less than 2 mb) and completed the about me section too. But when I click 'save profile' option, the ...
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email notifications of activity on questions I am interested in

I cannot tell if there is a way to get email alerts when there is activity on questions I want to monitor. Is this possible, and if so how? Thanks, Nick
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Expectation tag error

Background In Expectation means average?, I proposed to synonymize expectation and expected-values. A moderator has done this. Problem When I view my tag scores in my profile and clicked on ...
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How to decide in which math chat room to post a link to my math-related question?

While some sites have only a few chat rooms, this one has quite a few even excluding those that are for single individuals or discussions moved from comments. How can I decide which chat room (if any)...
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Where did my reputation go?

I just noticed, that I lost $15$ reputation points. It is common that you lose some reputations points from time to time due to the deletion of members. Normally the loss is shown on your profile. But ...
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Optimize search results

Searching for "how to represent a square as a matrix", Google's first hit was perfect I only searched on Google after not seeing a good result on math.stackexchange's search result. Math....
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Grey score since a few days

Since a few days my score has become grey (picture below). It has always been white. Is it just the website that has changed? Has anybody had the same 'problem'?
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Clarifying the extent of the philosophy tag

A recent spate of vague questions under the tag philosophy suggests that it may be worth clarifying the purpose of the tag by ruling out a certain type of questions explicitly. These are questions ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get people to respond to an edit made to a question?

I asked a question here regarding pythagoras' theorem and the multivariable chain rule. I received some responses and edited my question to better reflect my new understanding. I commented on the ...
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Language review.

I'm Spanish so muy mother tongue is Spanish. I write and speak English quite well. I have to do a kind of project at the university about Lax-Milgram theorem and for that I have to write an abstract ...
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Some details of winter bash page in Spanish.

I speak Spanish, so when I entered to the winter bash page, it was Spanish by default (I don't know why, but that's not the point). It isn't because of google traductor; in the end of the page I have ...
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Notifications by tag from the App on Android

I think if you want you can get notifications when someone asks questions under a particular tag. Does anyone know how to do that in the Android app?
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Repping the Editors

Is there a way for me to rep people for edits that I like to my posts? I especially want this myself because the community might like me more if I am able to reward those who typeset my posts.
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Check your review stats

Where can you find your review stats, such as review audits, average number of time spent on each review task, etc?
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Is there a search option for images?

Is there a search option that selects the posts that contains an attached image? Something as the option for the search of a code?
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A way to view your flags

Is there a way to view whether your flags were accepted or rejected? If not, there should be, with a display similar to that of suggested edits.
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How to fix botched title edit?

I edited the title of this question to remove the \displaystyle in the title, but, in the process, I deleted a brace. As a result, it won't compile; but the edit ...
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List of badges offered much later after feat is performed

My experience tells me that there are certain badges which are awarded instantaneously after a feat is achieved. Whereas, there are some which are offered, say an hour or more later, after the moment ...
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Why some non-tag badges don't appear in the badge tracking menu?

Last times I'm reviewing as much as I can, and I wanted to set tracking on the "Reviewer" badge in my profile. It isn't in the 'select badge to track' menu though... as well as some other 10 non-tag ...
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ticking with several views per minute

I wonder if anyone can explain the viewing pattern at this MSE link. It seems to receive clicks from some type of bot at the rate of several clicks per minute. What do you suppose is causing this? ...
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Symbol for permutations in MathJax

In the basic tutorial on MathJax, I'm unable to find the symbol for permutations. Could someone please enlighten me on this ?
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How to reproduce the “old” Peano's symbol for set inclusion

In his Arithmetices Principia Novo Methodo Exposita (1889) [see this post Giuseppe Peano used an $\text {"inverted C"}$ for set inclusion (modern : $\subset$). There is a way to "invert" the ...
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Edit history not always visible?

For example Edges of what kind of graph may not be partitioned as triangles? I'm pretty sure the question-text has changed at least once (some examples were removed), but I can't see any edit history....
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Is searching a post with latex or MathJax possible?

The title of a post contains latex in Title with the help of which I wish to search for it. How is possible ? There was no luck with e.g., $y''y^3=1$ .
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Where did my answer go?

I just answered my own question, Calculate the probability of n of the same event happening first, then edited the question to clarify it and my answer disappeared!
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What should I do to make people at least see my question?

This is my first question at meta, and I was really confused what to do when my question only got 9 views. The link to the question : Maximum product of lengths involving secant drawn to a parabola. ...
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Does the use of labelled equations and equation references normally slow up rendering?

I spent the evening learning how to mark up equations with labels and use references, following the advice here. However, this probably took about twice as long as it ought to have, because it seems ...
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Drawing commutative diagrams

I am reading category theory and in order to post my questions I need to make commutative diagrams. Here is a question with useful answers already available. However I would like to use the DCPic ...
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Is there a possibility to search for mathematical symbols in question titles?

So here is my question, First of all It is my first question on Metha so I am not sure if am allowed to ask this here if not please tell me and I will immediately delete the question. Furthermore I ...