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How do I enter formulas on 'Mathematics' or 'Theoretical Computer Science'? [duplicate]

The help icon only leads to a general Markdown reference. The way to enter formulas should be mentioned, preferably in a separate section and with a link to a Tex reference.
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We're switching to CommonMark

I’m Ham and I’m a developer on the Teams team here at Stack Overflow. Over the past few months, I’ve been heads down working on the way we turn Markdown into HTML when writing and editing posts across ...
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Is there Markdown to create tables? [duplicate]

It seems like a lot of people try to display tables in Stack Overflow questions, but don't do a very good job. Is there Markdown syntax that supports creating a proper table?
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LaTeX on Stack Overflow? [closed]

MathOverflow has an awesome engine where you can embed LaTeX in questions, answers, and comments. Can we get something like this going on Stack Overflow? I think it’d be appropriate as I at least ...
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Adding support for math notation [duplicate]

Every once in a while I miss having the option to write some LaTeX math on SO. E.g. when talking about automata. I'm certainly not the only one. And I think the person answering this question would ...
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How can I write a math formula in a post?

I want to ask something that contains a mathematical formula. How can I write the equation? Is there a page that shows the syntax? I thought there must be some syntax like in Wikipedia or ...
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Any chance of MathJax in chat?

It would be really nice to be able to use MathJaX (math formulas) in chat. Not specially for formulae, but for things like $V_{CC}$ in electronics chat would be very useful.
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Can we have a list of all the Stack Exchange domains somewhere, for firewall purposes?

I work behind an really annoying firewall, and I just want the net admin to add all the SE websites to the whitelist. Right now I've lost access to Stack Overflow's authentication, but not Meta's... ...
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Exclude TeX.SE question titles from MathJax parsing in Hot Network Questions

Recently, the TeX.SE question "\[\mu\] is printing the Greek letter mu on a separate single line" got onto the Hot Network Questions list. Like many questions on TeX.SE, it contains some TeX markup ...
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Is the dollar sign ($) used for markdown? If yes, then how can I safely insert it?

I want to write something basic like "10 $US" but sometimes it makes the text look weird. It changes the font and writes italic text. And sometimes it will insert a newline. For example in my answer ...
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MathJax CDN (cdn.mathjax.org) will be shutting down

The news that MathJax CDN shutting down on April 30, 2017 was recently brought to my attention. I have updated ChatJax to use the alternate server given in the MathJax post. It seems to work well, ...
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Which sites have YouTube embedding on?

My "home" Stack is Science Fiction & Fantasy, where YouTube-embedding is on, which means that a bare YouTube URL on a line by itself is automatically turned into an embedded player. Because of ...
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What site-specific post formatting settings are available?

Certain Stack Exchange sites have specialized support for non-standard types of post formatting. Tim Post briefly mentioned these when discussing site-specific configuration settings, but he didn't ...
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Which Stack Exchange sites have syntax highlighting enabled?

The code syntax highlighting feature is only enabled on certain sites. In order for code to be highlighted and for any of the hints listed in the above question to work, the Markdown extension has to ...
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What does `$` mean in Markdown (on Economics Stack Exchange)? [duplicate]

I was using $ characters to mean, well, "dollars" in a question on Economics SE and it caused the rendered text to go all screwy. I briefly reviewed the help text but could not zero in on the meaning ...

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