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I have followed the instructions for reopening a question but it is still closed [duplicate]

I submitted this question two days ago. It received comments from a single user; however yesterday it was closed due to lack of focus (it had three questions and the advice was that they should be ...
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Having trouble including a long link in the answer text

In the comments section, one of the users referenced: ...
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how can i save something in math stack exchange or better yet any of the forums

i can't find it now but at one point i think in reading my own user profile or whatever u call it which has my score, reputation , activity etc. etc. i read 0 , zero saved items. so my question is ...
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Download all questions and answers for individual users and save into TeX/pdf

I would like to download all my answers in MSE and save them into a LaTeX script or a pdf file. This answer 1 provides a method to download all the answers in CSV file (not LaTeX script or pdf file). ...
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Closing the question [duplicate]

I do not understand why my latest question (Limit of Möbius function) has been closed. I believe that this is a crystal clear question for which only three possible answers exist: yes, no or ...
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Difficulty Presenting Tables When Going From StackEdit To MathJax

stackedit.io is very convenient for polishing long answers before pasting them into a MathSE answer box. Among other things, this avoids MathSE sometimes being slow to render, during the editing. ...
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Error message regarding edit summary

As of this morning, I seem unable to put Edit summaries that I have used in the past. Specifically, I made two formatting edits, and attempted to write "Formatting" in the Edit summary box, ...
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Question not visible in the list of questions under a tag

My question isn't visible in the lists of questions of any of the three tags that were added. I searched using "No accepted answers" filter and went till Feb 11, 2022 (the date on which it ...
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How to change default mathjax renderer? [duplicate]

How to change the default renderer from HTML-CSS to Common-HTML? HTML-CSS displays a mess on my computer. Any method is fine, extensions, scripts, etc. Specifically, only setting up the math ...
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Matrices do not render in preview

Why does this example: $$ \begin{matrix} 1 & x & x^2 \\ 1 & y & y^2 \\ 1 & z & z^2 \\ \end{matrix} $$ no longer render correctly, at least ...
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very slow when I am trying to delete characters in editing my answer

This is about editing my answer prove that the intersection of these spheres is a circle and possible fixes. Sometimes I put long outputs in answers. This is not popular, and does earn me ...
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HTML links are broken in : "https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/4920685/how-to-calculate-the-curl-for-vec-nabla-times-hata-for-unit-vector-hat"

I have some long website links in my article: "How to Calculate the Curl for $\vec{\nabla}\times\hat{a}$ for unit vector $\hat{a}$ in Cartesian, Cylindrical, and Spherical Coordinates" that ...
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Online preview display of answers/questions works only in the first round of editing in MSE

It seems I am experiencing a bug when working in MSE for some weeks. When I edit my answers/questions for the second time, the online displayer does not work on any devices (i.e., I cannot see any ...
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Floor function for fractions [duplicate]

When using \rfloor and \lfloor function for fractions, we obtain the following unpleasant result $$\lfloor \frac n2\rfloor$$ Is ...
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Since when does this site require registration to post answers?

I remember the discussion which led to allowing only registered users to ask questions: Let's require registration to ask a question. (It was marked status-completed in October 2016.) IIRC, ...
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May I ask big-list questions like so?

My personal notes often have big lists of related, sometimes only suspected, results. What I have done throughout the years in MSE is to ask whether one specific result is true at a time (one post per ...
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How do I sort questions by views?

Suppose I am searching for a question, and there are many similarish questions to that which come on the search. How do I filter out for those questions which have the maximum views?
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Should I / How can I move a bountied question to math overflow?

I posted this question a week ago and have since bountied it. I still haven't figured out the answer to the problem. I'm starting to think that it might be a research level question and would be more ...
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Is there a tutorial on learning how to use formating on Stackexchange Maths? [duplicate]

I would like to post a question but need to express a number of symbols that are not on my keypad. I have a Chromebook. I thought there may be a question on stackexchange or some resource I can use to ...
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How to categorize questions I follow

Apology if there's a really easy or widely known answer to this. But I've followed over 800 questions, and it's really a hassle to find the followed question I have in mind when I want to refresh my ...
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When Writing a New Question, Continuing with Ask Question from Previous Content, Math Formulas Do not Render, Even after Draft Preview. What to do?

Below is the Example with $x^2$ as it appears in the browser correctly after considerable time. More complicated question texts often do not render at all correctly. Example: $$ x^2 $$ The code for ...
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How can I write underscript within a line? [duplicate]

How can I write underscript within a line? When if I use double $$, then this is normal, $$H_1 = \bigcup_{\substack{j=1, \ j \neq 1}}^n ( H_1 \cap H_j )$$ But when ...
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How to find out one's all-time ranking, percentage-wise?

This may be a bit of a petty question (and I'm usually not too concerned about rankings) but I wonder how to find out what one's all-time ranking is, percentage-wise. Currently I can see what my ...
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Are questions regarding Geogebra allowed here, or should they be asked on SO?

Question: Are questions regarding Geogebra allowed here, or should they be asked on SO? I have a problem currently with trying to plot a certain function $f(x,y)$ in Geogebra which contains both ...
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Can I delete a question permanently?

I want to delete a question permanently, also from the deleted questions section. Is it possible? Also, are my deleted question viewable by some users?
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Correct way to post a question

Grid Path Problem Tell me the specific reason why my post was closed, so I can edit in then desired way. The problem is from a Textbook, there is nothing wrong with the wording, I even edited it a few ...
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My upvoted and answered question was deleted what to do [duplicate]

I had posted a question on mathematics stack exchange website 3 weeks ago with my attempt. Some of the users accepted it with 6 upvotes at that time. After 7 hours it was answered by an user and I ...
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Is it possible to add a save draft option before publishing an answer?

I find myself writing many draft before saving an answer at one location; and that is fine as long as I remain at that location. However if I go to a different place without a USB backup option and a ...
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Was this question closed by a human or a bot? what more details could be added?

This question was closed because This question needs details or clarity. "can there be an infinite set S whose elements all contain S? [closed]" However, ...
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How to handle a "hidden" answer

I am confused by the message "This answer is hidden. This answer was deleted and converted to a comment" that I got when I tried to answer my own question. After a year developing a better ...
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How do I respond to edits?

I have a question about my Mathematics Stack Exchange post: Minimum losses to eliminate you from top 2 in round robin Someone asked a question about round robin. I answered. He then realized that he ...
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I see that the title has been edited, but I cannot approve the edit? How can the edit be saved?

I have this link in my inbox: https://math.meta.stackexchange.com/posts/37304/revisions But I cannot find anywhere the option to approve the edit. Where is the edit approval button or option found?
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If a question author receives an answer needing some editing, can the answer be edited by the question author so the answer author gets full credit?

I have this question that I want to up-vote an answer for it, namely Algebraically Simplify $n =\left( \frac{ \left(5\right)^{\log 5}} { \left(2 \right)^{\log 2}} \right) ^{ \frac{1} {\log 2-\log 5 } }...
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I am requesting the moderators to delete that post

As I lack sufficient reputation to comment, I am creating a meta post. I am requesting the moderators to delete that post because they are cheating Solving $(a+1)^{\log_a(x-2)} - a^{\log_{a+1}(x-1)} = ...
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Seeking Guidance Initially, but Successfully Proved Later

I posted a one question on Math Stack Exchange, completed most of the process, but got stuck. Later, I figured it out and proved the question. Should I delete my post, finish the solution or Should I ...
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Why is the user:me search function works (while I am logged in) but when I log out and search user:StephenElliott or user:Stephen Elliott dosen't work

I want to be able to share my Questions and Answers with friends and family, but I do not want to give them my account password, of course. I can search for my questions and answers successfully while ...
Stephen Elliott's user avatar
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Why I seemingly cannot find my question when searching but then later when I get flagged for duplicate question I find the similar question

I try to avoid creating duplicates but I always fail. Consider my recent question. I was searching the finite subgroup criterion. So I typed into the search function "Finite subgroup criterion&...
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How do I write mathematical equations on this site? [duplicate]

I can't find anything about this on the help page 😔. So , how do people exactly write out these complex looking integration problems on a phone? Is this the "mathjax" thing people talk ...
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How to write a small "dash" in superscript using MathJax [duplicate]

Specifically, I am trying to write this: Ignore whether the term is mathematically correct or not. Can someone help?
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How can I destroy my profile? ("destroy", not "delete")

I read this post: 2023: a year in moderation. At the end of the array there is "Users destroyed". I was curious to see in the settings but I only found "Delete profile", where is ...
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Why { } doesn't work any more in Latex?

Any idea why $\{$ or $\}$ doesn't work anymore in latex on Math Stack ? (it seems to work here on meta however) When I write ...
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How do I get my question deleted?

I cannot delete this question because "it has an answer", even when the "answer" does not even attempt to answer the question at all. It only repeats what I wrote in the question, ...
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Is posting informative content without a real question acceptable?

I’ve made an interesting (to me) discovery about something I’ve been working on, but I don’t know if I should post it on any of the math-related stack exchange forums since there isn’t much of a ...
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Question regarding deleted questions whilst under a post ban.

I wanted to ask if you could recycle deleted questions that the Bot has automatically deleted and repurpose them into new questions before voting to undelete whilst under a post ban in any Stack ...
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Why are not table headings rendering correctly with embedded math here on Mathematics Stack Exchange that Render Fine on Stack Exchange Electronics

I have table headings here: How is it Possible to Optimize the Shichman-Hodges Slope Parameters from the Left and Right using Least Square Linear Regression Approaches That I copied and pasted from my ...
Stephen Elliott's user avatar
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Why does an upvote to your question earn you 10 rep but a downvote only takes 2?

Whenever someone's question gets upvoted, they earn 10 reputation. But when their question gets DOWNVOTED, they only lose 2. Why is this imbalance in place? For example, if one of my questions gets ...
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How do I see my chats?

I've now realized that I don't know how to access to my old chats. How do I know if someone answered me in a chat? Because I don't get any notifications in the "inbox". Is there a way to see ...
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Why was my question closed AFTER editing to make it more clear

What is this boolean pattern? This seems a bit frustrating and confusing. From my perspective yes it started unclear when D.W. may have first looked at it, but I believe that the intent to know how I ...
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Will a ban never be lifted permanently? [duplicate]

I am a new user in MathSE, and I had posted 2 questions, one of which I did not explain my working, and another which was a duplicate (my poor $\LaTeX$ is to blame for me not getting duplicates). I ...
Harikrishnan M's user avatar
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Inbox messages are being flagged as unread after I've read them

For the past few weeks, the notification box on my MSE intray icon has been showing me as having 2 or 3 unread messages (see image below). I go to the posts and read the comments but that doesn't ...
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