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I'm not shouting, I'm just easily distracted

Ok - this check now only fires if at least 30 all-uppercase characters are entered for a post body, 15 for a post title.
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Proposed new solution to having unwanted noise and unfairly exposed questions again after editing on this site as to not decrease the site quality.

The core problem is over-editing. It is best addressed by self-control of those doing the editing not by technical hurdles that can get in the way of legitimate edits and also can be worked around. ...
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9 votes
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Is possible to use a spoiler for a list in a question of a proof?

This is from the link in The Amplitwist's comment. The following mix of spoilers with HTML ...
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Feature request - but it woudn't be a feature, it'd be a blessing - editing panel and preview side-by-side - fighting lag on large answers!

I've been contributing to a userscript which adds side-by-side editing functionality to Stack Exchange. It can be toggled on and off by clicking a new button in the editor and works when writing new ...
5 votes

How can I deactivate the Ctrl+M shortcut in the editor?

Rob W's answer on Meta Stack Exchange contains a bookmarklet and a user script to disable all of the keyboard shortcuts in the editor. The answer explains the methodology of the user script, but as ...
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Bringing the new feature to MSE in order to make writing formulas easier

The choice how to enter formulas is a matter of taste. For example, since I have years of experience using LaTeX, by far the easiest way for me is to enter the formula in MathJax. I remember some ...
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Let's get MathOverflow's "Citation Helper" here, too!

example citation G. A. Edgar, Transseries for beginners, Real Anal. Exchange 35 (2010), no. 2, 253--309. (I searched using the title, and it found the reference for me.)
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Let's get MathOverflow's "Citation Helper" here, too!

Yes. Absolutely. There are already 39 posts that use citations without the helper, so I see no reason not to include it here too. Please let me know if any problems arise as a result. (Though I don't ...
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MathJax WYSIWYG Editor

SaturnAPI offers side-by-side editing panel and preview like what you suggest. See this example: https://saturnapi.com/fullstack/equations-and-matrices I am one of the devs for SaturnAPI, so feel ...
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Integration support for Mathcha

You asked, so here are my thoughts. Site developers are at a premium. Too much to do, too few to do it all. This is reflected in various discussions on Meta SE, as I mentioned in Comments on this ...
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Request for changing post edit rules.

You are new here, so welcome to Meta Math.SE. I've downvoted your post to show disagreement with your request. That is not a criticism of your post per se, just the way that voting on Meta expresses ...
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2 votes
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Mathjax rendering incorrectly in edit preview.

Following some more experimentation, I found that anything I edited on Main didn't render properly in Preview, and it didn't always work on meta either. On a whim, I de-activated the LocalCDN plugin I ...
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MathJax editing updates beta

For offline editing on OS X, for math.SE, I am using MacDown from http://macdown.uranusjr.com/. I find this extremely useful. I can grab an in-process answer on math.SE, continue with MacDown offline,...
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When asking/answering a question on this site; Is there a way to fix the page in place so that you only see the displayed output as you type?

Here is a userscript that I found in StackApps which was created partly by Antonio Vargas that enables side-by-side editing. This userscript adds a button to the editor toolbar ('Toggle Side-By-Side ...
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MathJax snippets for editor?

I'm actually working on a markdown+mathjax editor (that also compiles to LaTeX) that has this kind of functionality. It is very buggy and not ready to be tested yet, but if you are little bit ...
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Latex editor suggestion

I agree with the other answer and also recommend MathJax. I've built SaturnAPI to support MathJax (along with Octave and a bunch of others). Here is an example: https://saturnapi.com/fullstack/...
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MathJax: better way to prepare a Math.StackExchange question?

On the mac I use Macdown: https://macdown.uranusjr.com/ The only problem I have is that it sometimes hangs with a spinning beachball. It will continue after 10 or more seconds - I just have to wait ...

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