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Is coloring equations good practice or bad?

(I'm a new user so I don't have anything to contribute as far as norms here go, but I'm really interested in how to effectively convey information in an accessible way!) Like others have said, the ...
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Is coloring equations good practice or bad?

(I've never used Meta before -- I noted there's no answer yet, but a lot of comments, so I hope I'm not doing something wrong) To first give an example of what I would consider good coloring; I like ...
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How to rotate text by 180° and or mirror it in Math.SE?

Essentially from the post linked by hardmath, Is it possible for me to rotate symbols and operations? Horizontal mirror: ...
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How do I prevent $\mathcal{MathJax}$ from putting excessive amounts of space around quotation marks?

A hack would be $A=\{“\mathtt{abcde}”,“\mathtt{12345}”,“\mathtt{!?$@*}”\}$ where I used the Unicode characters “ ” for the quotations.
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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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How can I typeset blackboard bold numbers?

I do not understand why, but \mathbb{1234567890}(rendered code: $\mathbb{1234567890}$) works for me, and gives the following output If it matters, I'm on a ...
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How can I typeset blackboard bold numbers?

From this thread, which was the most recent I could find, it looks like it's on the wish-list for MathJax (and has been for a while), but isn't implemented yet. https://github.com/mathjax/MathJax/...
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Using text and MathJax instead of screenshot.

While I agree that images of text or formulae are undesirable, I do not believe use of images alone is a good reason to close a question - I view closure principally as a tool to deal with questions ...
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Is coloring equations good practice or bad?

A BBC News article Revision techniques - the good, the OK and the useless, mentioned by the recent Guardian's article The science of revision: nine ways pupils can revise for exams more effectively, ...
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Is coloring equations good practice or bad?

Sometimes coloring is the best way to show how one step relates to the next or how different parts of one line are related, usually in a telescoping manner. $$\sum_{n=1}^\infty\left(\frac1n-\frac1{n+...
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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 ...
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Quicker command for fraktur letters than \mathfrak?

\frak is similar to \sf or \rm or \bf (they all change ...
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Using text and MathJax instead of screenshot.

I've just started working the Close Votes queue, so I am very interested in the reaction to this question. Currently I'm more likely to vote to close if the main question is in a screenshot, but I'm ...
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