Questions tagged [support]

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

377 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
0answers
79 views

Merging questions with multiple duplicates (not a duplicate)

21 days ago from August 15, I asked my first question which looked like $ a_1=1 ,\space a_{n+1}=a_n+\dfrac{1}{a_n} $ The question was marked as a duplicate by me undisputedly. But as being observant ...
2
votes
0answers
143 views

An answer that did not answer my question might get some reputation points from the bounty

A few days ago I asked this question: My question That question was on an exam my teacher gave us to help us prepare to the final exam. I only got one answer but the answer claimed that I made a ...
2
votes
0answers
46 views

What do you do when, in editing with MathJax, what you see in the preview is OK but the result is all messed up?

I tried to edit this answer. When the preview looked OK, I saved the edit, but the actual outcome was a mess. I tried various workarounds, but each time the result, despite a good preview, was worse ...
2
votes
0answers
134 views

Is it allowed to ask two close questions to proof verification in MSE with different solutions?

I asked a question before, but I failed the solution I made. Then I made an almost completely different attempt to eliminate all errors. I re-posted the question, since editing the old question will ...
2
votes
0answers
84 views

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-...
2
votes
0answers
122 views

Was this soft question appropriate?

I asked this question a week ago, and it quickly drew critical comments which were upvoted. I felt that the concern expressed in those comments had been addressed in the body of the question, and ...
2
votes
0answers
132 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
80 views

Firefox plugin to show edit and preview panels side by side

I have installed a Firefox plugin many years ago that used Greasemonkey to allow to show editor and previewer panels side by side on MathExchange (maybe other Exchanges as well). After I reset ...
2
votes
0answers
71 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
49 views

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
2
votes
0answers
51 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
56 views

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)...
2
votes
0answers
165 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
93 views

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'?
2
votes
0answers
74 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
135 views

When to raise flag above 5k reputation?

I have a 5k reputation and so what are the cases where I should use flag because I have some of my flags declined. Secondly, there are some answers where the questioner didn't accept my answer in ...
2
votes
0answers
84 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
128 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
71 views

Can I ask about my chances in maths career or will I get flagged?

I've been thinking lately how good chances I have to achieve my goals as a mathematics researcher. I need someone who have enough experience in the field. I'm not sure tough, if Mathematics SE is the ...
2
votes
0answers
71 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
115 views

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
2
votes
0answers
138 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
625 views

Google Chrome doesn't parse fomula

When I open Math.StackExchange questions in Google Chrome, the browser doesn't parse formula, so I see "$f(x)$", as it is, not in the proper way under LaTex environment behavior. Version of installed ...
2
votes
0answers
42 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
87 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
50 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
71 views

Incomprehension about how tag scores are actually computed.

While tracking the abstract-algebra bronze badge, I noticed that some of the recent upvotes I got on answers to questions featuring this tag did not increase my abstract-algebra score. Actually, they ...
2
votes
0answers
24 views

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?
2
votes
0answers
160 views

Why not flag questions because they're homework?

During last days a lot of people have sent so many questions that are like homework, for example: this this this this this this and basically they don't make any effort to show what they have tried. ...
2
votes
0answers
96 views

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.
2
votes
0answers
49 views

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?
2
votes
0answers
71 views

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?
2
votes
0answers
53 views

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.
2
votes
0answers
74 views

About the number of moderation flags

I have looked on the website for quite some time now, and I still haven't find how the number of moderation flags available is computed. I think at first I had $10$ of them, but then after a little ...
2
votes
0answers
81 views

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? ...
2
votes
0answers
261 views

Can this “serial” attitude be considered mis-behaviour? Is there a way to deal with it? Should one do it?

I'm quite new to reviewing, and I'd like some advice on the following matter. While reviewing suggested edits, several times I stumbled into the same user ($\ >1000$ reputatio) proposing edits on ...
2
votes
0answers
160 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
50 views

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....
2
votes
0answers
96 views

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., $y''y^3=1$ .
2
votes
0answers
171 views

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!
2
votes
0answers
116 views

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. ...
2
votes
0answers
64 views

Would it make sense to ask for a list of “combinatorial argument” strategies?

I think many of those reading this will be familiar with the idea of a combinatorial argument: instead of proving some combinatorial identity (usually involving binomial coefficents) by algebraic ...
2
votes
0answers
71 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
57 views

Problem with visualization of pages

I've problem in correctly visualizing the web pages: This is the error message : Mathematics Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. ...
2
votes
0answers
807 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
130 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
90 views

Is this “crowd-sourcing” question appropriate here?

In this question on the game "Threes!" it was suggested that a statistical approach might be informative. So I've had an idea. I'd like to test some strategies with a programme. I'll take as many as ...
2
votes
0answers
179 views

Why can't some people view my images?

Sometimes I get comments that people can't view my images, even though I can view them perfectly on the posts on different computers. Are you guys able to view the images of my question here:? Have ...
2
votes
0answers
76 views

Voting comments not working

In this post I tried to vote up one of the comments, but it did not show the normal triangle and flag icons when I moused over it. Is this a bug, or am I missing something? Edit: It seems as if it is ...
2
votes
0answers
86 views

How to get list of questions by status?

How to get a list of the questions according to status as: No answers. On hold, requiring improvement. With no up-voted answers (which number is advertised in the site but I can find how to access ...

1
4
5
6 7 8