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Has Mathematics Stack Exchange changed its font size?

Sorry for the jumbo font size on smaller viewports. A fix has been deployed, but it may take to reflect on all Stack Exchange sites. Expect to be resolved for you tomorrow at the latest. Quoting my ...
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Chrome doesn't display some symbols

Davide's answer is excellent, but he sort of buries the fix. You need to right-click on the MathJax-rendered math and select Math Settings > Math Renderer > SVG instead of the default "...
Jess Riedel's user avatar
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Can you use a smaller font?

As suggested in other posts about this issue, you can use <sup> or <sub>. It is probably not optimal, but at least ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Why doesn't MathJax show up immediately?

It’s because MathJax version 2 is slow. There are faster alternatives. If Stack Exchange used MathJax V3 as previously discussed at this question, or used KaTeX, then rendering would be nearly instant....
Mike Earnest's user avatar
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iOS 11 changed iPhone’s font for MathJax

I don't view this on my smartphone. But on my computer, I can choose [
GEdgar's user avatar
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Chrome doesn't display some symbols

The HTML-CSS renderer in MathJax v2 tries to detect whether there are local copies of the MathJax or STIX fonts and will use those in place of web-based fonts if they are available (to reduce the ...
Davide Cervone's user avatar
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Changing font size on Math.StackExchange?

you could use simple # but only for headers/one full line. "### Text" Text "## Text" Text "# Text" Text *answer here for others, ...
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Lower-case blackboard bold displays inconsistently

This is expected behavior, see the MathJax documentation on character fallbacks. The default (CM-derived) fonts do not have the necessary glyphs and MathJax's falback chain prefers available glyphs ...
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Are there any symbol to make a "half-space" in MathJax? half the size of $\text{\,}$ approx $\text{\kern 0.08333em}$?

Maybe \hspace is what you require. For example, $\rho \hspace{0.08333em}C$ produces $\rho \hspace{0.08333em}C$ as opposed to $\...
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iOS 11 changed iPhone’s font for MathJax

MathJax's HTML-CSS output tries to use locally installed fonts, when possible, and it looks for two local fonts: the MathJax TeX fonts, and the STIX fonts. If neither is found, then web-based fonts ...
Davide Cervone's user avatar
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Double struck 1 in Mathjax

This is nearly a dupe but seeing how no one voted to close maybe I can try to summarise the information better than the exploratory post there. AFAIK the current options are Description Input Output ...
Calvin Khor's user avatar
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Issue with vertical positioning of text with numbers

The typeface used in posts at Math.SE is Georgia. Maths is done via MathJax, and here the specific typeface used is complicated (it seems like it can change from machine to machine, but really I don't ...
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Chrome doesn't display some symbols

On Google Colab, the context menu is not available. A workaround is to update MathJax's parameters from the JavaScript Console: ...
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Mathjax fonts ttf file download link needed

MathJax moved from ttf versions of the fonts some time ago, and now uses woff versions (or otf for very old browsers). You can find the fonts used for v2 (which is what is in use at StackExchange) ...
Davide Cervone's user avatar
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What is this font for the numbers?

From searching on a font detecting website (found by google) the font in question is Roboto Mono, see comparison: The reason it used this font when the connection wasn't good is probably due to the &...
Calvin Khor's user avatar
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Serif font is applied inconsistently for titles

I agree that the current inconsistent situation is not ideal, but at the same time I do not see what exactly is proposed. Yes, question-titles are displayed inconsistently, but what should we do ...
quid's user avatar
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Font size in new theme?

We also have smaller text in the question lists. Here are three samples, and of course math.se is smallest...
GEdgar's user avatar
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What is this font for the numbers?

It’s probably a sans-serif font like \mathsf{k}.$$\mathsf{k}$$ Edit: When the connection was unstable it probably displayed it as sans-serif as it did not know what ...
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Serif font is applied inconsistently for titles

The font used question titles varies among the various stack exchange forums. Math.se has a serif font, as you noted. But for example Academia.se has a sans serif font: On the other hand, it seems ...
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