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Questions tagged [mathjax]

MathJax is a JavaScript engine for displaying mathematics, available on some Stack Exchange sites.

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Editing help sometimes mysteriously lacks LaTeX information

On some sites, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/editing-help, there is help for LaTeX, and on some sites LaTeX information is mysteriously absent with no explanation. Why? This can lead a user (...
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Learning to write code for Stack Exchange maths questions? [duplicate]

I am new to Stack Exchange and I wish to know the methods, people use in this community. For example, I saw many maths questions written in codes. Where can I learn to write those codes?
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Is it possible to render MathJax for chats in Android Web browser? [duplicate]

I have searched for it and found that I have to run a link like this (RenderJax) which I found here. I have to bookmark this link and open it whenever I want to render MathJax in chat. But the ...
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On dollar signs in the user Location field, and character limits on overlong Locations displayed in the Users page

Here's one of the weirder bugs I've seen in some time: I have no idea why the user in question chose to enter... whatever that string is, as their location. I don't really care - I think it's ...
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Escaping $ with \$ to avoid MathJax doesn't render properly on iOS app

Following the enabling of MathJax on 3D Printing Stack Exchange I've edited this post by replacing the $$ with \$\$, so that the system doesn't think the user intended to start a MathJax block. This ...
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Weird behaviour when using two (2) $ signs? [duplicate]

Over at Worldbuilding I posted this answer and included: * Build a $1 Billion home ([Mukesh Ambani](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antilia_(building))) * Build a $1.2 Billion Yacht ([Roman Abramovich](...
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How to use MathJax on the mobile web chat?

How do I make MathJax work on the mobile web chat without using Tampermonkey?
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Backticks don't render correctly on sites with MathJax enabled

Typing \` `text` produces ` `text` rather than the expected ` text on sites with MathJax enabled. The bug is visible in the preview and the final output.
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MathJax + Markdown rendering in comments

The following comment (edited down from a real-world example) "$\cong$—spacer *italics* spacer—$\mapsto$" should render roughly as "≅—spacer italics spacer—↦", but, on MathJax-enabled sites like ...
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How to write question offline for Math Stack Exchange?

I have recently downloaded MathJax-2.7.4 and successfully rendered test HTMLs. Then I save the webpage https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/ask offline to write the question. But when I ...
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Broken Mathjax from Math site in HNQ

Today, I saw this Math question in the Hot Network Questions: (This screenshot is of the Stackexchange.com Hot Questions list.) The title is also illegible on all sites when it appears in the HNQ ...
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Using advanced textbox in place of MathJax

MathJax is pretty hard for new users to understand and hence they are not able to ask their questions properly. I suggest to use an advanced textbox in the ask question section so that they can ...
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Help users transform images with math to TeX formulas (there is free software for this)

On sites like CrossValidated (but I guess this applies also to the math sites etc.) we often have users who post math formulas as pictures, rather then using TeX formatting that is supported by the ...
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Why are subsites' MathJax delimiters different?

Why are subsites' MathJax delimiters different? On sites like Code Review they are \$...\$. On sites like Mathematics they are $...$ Why don't let them have the same schema?
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Tag hovers don't work on sites with MathJax enabled

On sites with MathJax enabled, e.g. Astronomy, Physics and Aviation (thanks @NogShine), hovering over the tags doesn't display the excerpt and statistics anymore. The tag does get highlighted when you ...
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MathJax should not attempt to parse autolinked URLs

So I just happened across a comment on space.SE that contains a link to the URL https://johnlewis.scene7.com/is/image/JohnLewis/235948306?$prod_exlrg$. (It's a picture of a camera, in case you're ...
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Why is MathJax disabled by design in comnents on Android?

This answer states that MathJax in comments on Android is disabled by design: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/251465/177540 To me, "by design" means how you'd like it to work (i.e without bugs). The ...
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Comments with MathJax not rendered on Firefox ESR

As of today comments do not render MathJax and remaining text. It only flashes the underlying LaTeX, but renders an empty space. Noticed on MSE and MO, for example here one comment now simply reads: "@...
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Make reviewing edits with MathJax more manageable [duplicate]

Currently, when viewing an edit where MathJax is edited, the rendered output side-by-side diff breaks the MathJax rendering. This is particularly annoying when reviewing edits, as the actual result ...
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MathJax slow and often times out

Recently MathJax (e.g. using MathML or other renderers - doesn't matter) on SE sites seems to be stuck all the time waiting for cdn.sstatic.net or cloudflare and often simply times out. Usually ...
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Rendering bug in search results [duplicate]

When searching for answers on Bioinformatics.SE, I noticed a weird little framed box pop up in the results list: The box turns out to be a MathJax box, and the code being displayed happens to be Perl ...
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Comments not rendering MathJax by default in the Android app

Unlike the web version, the comments section in the Android app doesn't render MathJax by default. Though there is a 'Render MathJax' menu option for comments (need to selected each time), it would be ...
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Mathematical operations are not shown correctly in the Stack Exchange Android app

In the Stack Exchange Android app, mathematical operations are not shown correctly. They are shown in some coded words. To read the questions or answers with use of such operations, I have to ...
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Viewing LaTeX in comments on the iOS app

Is there any way to view LaTeX/MathJax in comments on the iOS app? It makes reading comments almost impossible, especially on MSE or MO. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 6s OS Version: Version 11....
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Inability to view MathJax in Questions list in Android App [duplicate]

I use the Android app of SE to access the site. However, I cannot see any MathJax formatting in the questions list: However, I can see clearly MathJax formatted text when I open a question. Is this ...
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Can we have automatic TikZ rendering?

TikZ is a powerful LaTeX syntax for drawing diagrams. Would it be possible to support it, so it becomes easy to include pictures in posts? We have MathJax for math formulas. Could we have support for ...
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How can I display mathematical formulas on sites that don't support MathJax/LaTeX?

I want to ask a question on Web Applications about the usage of mathematical formulas with WolframAlpha. Certain Stack Exchange sites include support for MathJax/LaTex formatting, which allows for ...
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Allow horizontal scrolling of long math expressions

Stack Exchange formats math, but often the formatted math is wider than the screen. It would be nice if formatted math were scrollable the same way that formatted code wider than the screen is ...
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MathJax website is Shutting Down? From where we now getting support? [duplicate]

SE network mandates a programing language called MathJax, to format chemistry or math equations. The left click on MathJax processed text shows the following icons: . Fig 1. MathJax processed text ...
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Highlighting text in MathJax crashes the app

When I highlight text between two $'s on sites that support MathJax, the app crashes. App Version: 1.6.5.4 Device: iPhone SE OS Version: Version 10.3.1 (Build 14E304)
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Is there a way of downloading one's questions from the Mathematics Stack Exchange site into Lyx/Latex or PDF form or conversely

Is there a way of downloading ones's questions on, Math Stack Exchange site into Lyx/LaTeX or PDF form or conversely. I.e. is there a feature that allows me to download my own questions from Math ...
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Equations are not rendered in MathJax

Equations are not rendered in MathJax on any of the SE sites. I can only see that the markdown. Here's a screenshot - I tried the steps given here, restarted my computer too. JavaScript is enabled ...
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Inconsistent rendering of mathjax in truncated post body blurbs

In search results, at least on the mobile site: From https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/search?q=user%3A7951+dimensionless. Mathjax rendering is done after the blurb is generated, and so happens ...
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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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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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MathJax not rendered in questions list [duplicate]

When I was wandering around physics.stackexchange.com, I suddenly saw this weird text: At first I thought the post was like that, but after checking there is no strange thing in the second image ...
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One MathJax comment to ruin them all. Keep defined macros local

There have already been some proposals to limit MathJax in comments in general, or to inline only. And while this is somewhat connected, it can be extended to answers and questions, too. I found a ...
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Mathematical symbols not displaying in comments [duplicate]

Mathematical visualisations (not sure how these should be described, is there a better noun?) are not displaying correctly for me on the stack exchange app. As you can see in the screenshot, they are ...
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LaTeX not rendering for Stack Exchange on Chrome

First of all, the problem is with all Stack Exchange communities on Chrome only. Everything was working fine until I cleared my cache of every website in Chrome. Since then LaTeX is not being rendered ...
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Some Latex math equations not rendering immediately after edit

I noticed that in some cases, some Latex math equations are not rendering immediately after an edit (I need to refresh the page so that they get rendered). Here is an example I can reproduce on this ...
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MathJax doesn't render in the iOS app

The MathJax code in Mathematics Stack Exchange doesn't render after I updated to the new version (It used to): App Version: 1.6.2.5 Device: iPhone 6s OS Version: Version 9.0 (Build 13A342)
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Where can I find a guide to create formulae or equations?

If I ask a question and need to use equations and formulae, where can I find a guide to create symbols for formula writing, useful for maths, physics, or engineering, etc.?
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Formula markup being parsed in the hot questions sidebar when it's the first item in the list

Just saw this question in the hot questions sidebar on a Worldbuilding post, and it was parsed as a formula, but after updating the page it went to a different position where it didn't get parsed. I ...
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MathJax wide matrices and tables extending outside of body area

It appears that Stack Exchange sites with MathJax support have been having some problems with tables and matrices being wider than the question and answer area of the site, leading to text mixing in ...
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LaTeX rendering is sometimes wrong in questions list and search results

When searching on a site with MathJax enabled (example), I saw some LaTeX rendering issues: (and currently it's also in the questions list on the site) Even though the LaTeX rendering is fine ...
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Math Expressions on computer vs iPhone displayed differently [duplicate]

I use the Mathematics and Mathematica sites sometimes, to ask questions displayed in nice mathematical textbook script. In the following screenshot from iPhone you can see that math expression is ...
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MathJax HNQ bug [duplicate]

There is currently a question from the personal finance stack in HNQ, titled: Getting $10,000 and have $16,000 balance on two credit cards - How to allocate payments? However, this renders like: ...
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On sites with MathJax enabled, 2 $s in question title in sidebar mess up rendering [duplicate]

I encountered this problem while visiting Engineering, which has MathJax enabled. Questions in the hot network questions that have dollar signs in them get rendered as if it was a MathJax encoding. ...
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Hot Network Questions MathJax [duplicate]

I discovered an interesting bug in the HNQ list just now. The title of a Money SE question is Getting $10,000 and have $16,000 balance on two credit cards - How to allocate payments?. It displays ...
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MathJax doesn't work on global filtered questions

MathJax works perfectly on Math.SE, MO, etc., but when I see aggregated feed here (example filter), it doesn't work: Is there a way to enable MathJax there?