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Rendering of some past links to meta seems to be broken after recent changing of url of meta posts

I have noticed this problem, probably connected with recent change of url's of the posts from meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions to ...
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how do I give a lengthy comment on a previous answer?

A question was posted and answered several years ago about the "Hyperbolic diameter of Amsler's surface". The answer points to a relevant paper and summarizes its results. But that summary of ...
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How has number of featured questions changed?

Is it possible to find somewhere how the number of featured questions (i.e., questions with bounties) evolved. For example, can I find out what was the number of featured questions a year ago? Or an ...
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Why do I get a warning when I delete my own post with only my comment in it?

I asked a question 10 minutes ago, I added a comment for more info about the question with a comment. 2 minutes later I was able to solve the problem and wanted to delete my post. I got a warning ...
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Is there a standard drawing tool used for asking or answering questions?

MathJax is a very useful tool to express many mathematical expressions. It is a fundamental part of asking or answering questions. Sometimes, I would like to visualize things to make them more ...
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I asked a question a while back, I think it has been deleted because I cannot find it for the life of me.

I was a very important question for my study, concerning probability. I don't know what to do!
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Adding logins when you have more than one gmail account

I have another computer that is associated with a different gmail account. I will be taking this computer with me to Georgia for the weekend but it auto logins in as a different user that was just ...
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Can't log into the site

I recently ran into a problem. It affects mostly the Firefox of my Nexus 4, but also my Windows 8.1 tablet earlier today. It just seems that the main MSE site does not accept the fact that I'm logged ...
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Questions with favourite tag no longer displayed

The questions tagged (algebraic geometry) are no longer displayed in blue on my screen, although that tag is among my favourite tags. I tried (through the edit) to suppress that tag from my ...
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Hiding the the information in my profile?

Is there a way to hide your profile in math.stackexchange, by this I mean to not allow public to see your profile including the questions that you asked and answered without deleting them.
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Printing to PDF from Math StackExchange

I've tried the suggestions at http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/6593/printing-pages-from-m-s-e and http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/3079/is-it-possible-to-convert-and-possibly-...
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Upvotes and post-community wiki question deletion

Recently an answer of mine was subsumed by community wiki. A point was awarded during wikification that I think was not tallied. Then when my answer was de-wikified and I was able to delete the ...
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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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What to do when there is a minor but crucial typo in a post, where fixing it is too short for an edit suggestion?

What should I do when there is a minor but crucial typo in a post (perhaps of literally one character) that is otherwise perfect? Occasionally I come across a question or answer that is perfect other ...
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Mathjax not working on Chrome 99.0.4844.51 (64 bit) Windows 7

This problem has started ever since I joined MSE (it never loaded on my computer!) Only recently I tried to troubleshoot the problem as I started using MSE more. I have tried everything mentioned in ...
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How do I write a better title and improve my post?

I am unable to write a proper title for my question. It is too long and I'm unable to define “non-piecewise” in my title: Is there a non-piecewise average extending the average from Hausdorff Measure/...
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Need of a thread listing software for studying mathematics

There is been a considerable amount of questions on the mainsite relating to softwares used in plotting in complex functions. Search As a solution to remove the amount of redundancy on the site, I ...
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Formatting of badges is not proper - a possible bug?

Today while searching for badges I found that some of the badges specially with long name aren't formatted rightly. For example- Another example- One more example where description of tag is about ...
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I have the answer to a question I wrote that was deleted

About a year ago I wrote a question and it was immediately deleted because I didn't provide enough context. But I now would be able to answer it. I saw on some of the meta questions that you can ...
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Chrome does not render Latex at all

I'm working on an older laptop with Windows 7. It does not render any latex equations on websites like Math Stack Exchange. I opened the source for a page in it. It shows the following errors: In ...
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Repeated question bug?

I just posted a question, when I was posting something happened and the site shown an error without any description. I clicked “send” again, the same error appeared. I refreshed the page, tried to ...
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How do I edit the description for a bounty after I have started a bounty

Is there a way to edit the text description I have put in for a bounty on a question? I started a bounty, but made a math composition error in the text and don't know how to fix that as there is no ...
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Do users receive notifications when their question is migrated?

The user is not registered in math.stack but they have a question on math.stack. Are they still notified by some actions on their post?
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I am experiencing difficulty in the rendering of posts in the "review first posts queue."

For the last three hours or so, when I see a post in the first post review queue, and click on it, I get the standard left top column menu "Home, questions, ..., appearing immediately above a post up ...
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Why is Umbral tag removed?

The tag feature of Math Stack Exchange seems to be a nice feature but I don't understand why some are allowed and some aren't. For the example of umbral calculus, I tried the "umbral" tag. I can ...
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Typsetting my answer is hard unless I first post it

I have noticed a change in the stackexchange mathjax typsetting viewer over the past few months: The "preview" that is displayed when I real-time type my answer is not as attentive as it used to be: ...
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Can't write the set-operator in mathjax?

When trying to write $\{1,2,3\}$ in a question on math.stackexchange.com it just becomes $1,2,3$. However it seems to work here on meta.math.stackexchange.com. How can I get it to work on the main-...
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In the StackExchange iPhone app, how do I get MathJax to work in comments in the Math StackExchange section?

I’m not sure this is the right place to ask but it seemed like it is. I don’t get this problem for other sections of StackExchange. Just the “Mathematics” section.
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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 update community ad for Operations Research site?

We have a community ad promoting a proposed SE site for Operations Research. The name of the proposed site recently changed, so I would like to change the image in the ad, and the URL it points to. ...
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What to do if half the answer given to question is wrong?

A really high reputation user wrote an answer to one of my questions. I had spent a lot of time thinking on his answer and I arrived to the conclusion that it's wrong unless the theorem is false. ...
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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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Deleted *answers* which are improved

If a question is low quality then high rep. users have the option to close it, and then later the option to delete it. This has a built-in safeguard, in the sense that if the question is closed but ...
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Proper way of migrating a question from one forum to another

I have a question about my Mathematics Stack Exchange post: Including definite integrals inside definite integrals I asked a question (link above) in the math forum. I am wondering if I might be able ...
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Unable to flag comments anymore: the pop-up windows does not display correctly

It seems that the recent redesign of the window that pops up when attempting to flag comments has some subtle bug: when it pops up, it does so in the upper left corner of the browser window in such a ...
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Possibility of deleting very poorly thought-through question

A while ago, I asked a very poorly thought-out question. I was very far from erudite in what I was trying to express, and consequently, I would very much like to delete the question from the site, ...
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A flag that should have been, but shouldn't be, but was...

While processing a review queue, I was presented a question which "had been flagged as spam". I recalled seeing a very similar question a short while ago, and wondered if it was related. Lo and ...
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How to appeal the deletion of a comment thread?

A thread of comments was deleted in bulk, including extensive clarifications to notation used in the answer. How can this decision be appealed/reversed?
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Connecting array elements with lines

This is admittedly a bit of an abuse of MathJax, but I'm trying to use it to draw lines to connect dots within a rectangular array. I can easily get an array of dots, but I can't figure out a way to ...
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Getting logged out

Since the last 2 or 3 weeks, I've been getting logged out of all stackexchange and stackoverflow sites. It started on my iPad and now it's happening on my iMac too. This happens randomly. It just ...
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User cannot suggest edits to this question.

I often will suggest formatting edits to questions where the math is not formatted well. On occasion, I'll receive the message that the user cannot suggest edits to this question. Is it me or the ...
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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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Why does Tex stop rendering after a writing post for a while? How do I fix it?

This frequently happens to me. I am in my zone writing a long and detailed description in my post, and suddenly the Tex stop rendering in the display section. This is rather annoying because I do ...
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Search Engine: Features

There's an article in help center: How do I search? And some articles in meta, e.g.: Search automatically assuming tags Improving the search system How to search among comments? Search Function for ...
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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 can I search for old questions with recently active "interested users"?

If I want to search for old questions in need for an answer, I can use a search query like is:question hasaccepted:no isanswered:no lastactive:6m.. score:1 but ...
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What are the conditions and qualifications for making blogs?

I am going to publish my mathematical researches and efforts on stack-exchange as blog ... But I don't see the Create new blog entry button for myself ! may you guide me ?
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My MathJaX font turned ugly all of a sudden

This last week while browsing this site my computer has displayed MathJaX really badly. Here is a screenshot from a random question: Here is a screenshot of the same question from my phone for ...
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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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