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

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Why am I seeing a comment in red color, blocking access to the flag button?

Nat comment on Operation Unz̖̬̜̺̬a͇͖̯͔͉l̟̭g͕̝̼͇͓̪͍o̬̝͍̹̻, when copy-pasted, looks like: @L.F. Too late... ...far too late... Too late... ...far too late... ...
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MathJax in the list of similar questions (when asking questions)

As I learned from some more experienced users, there is A-B testing with different display of similar questions (which used to be called "Questions that may already have your answer"). This was ...
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Bordermatrix doesn't seem to work

Help of the Cross Validated says that "Cross Validated uses MathJax to render LaTeX." and the "Learn more" link leads to this site, where (under the Matrices point) you can find an example for ...
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What are the technical difficulties that would be caused by MathJax in chat?

There were many discussions about MathJax in chat both on this meta and on per-site-metas. (One of the main arguments why it might be useful seems to be that comments are rendered differently when ...
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How do you do summation notation in MathJax? [closed]

For example, sum for every k from 0 to n. How would I do this properly in MathJax format on a site that supports MathJax?
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Notify about an edit when it changes MathJax, even if not “substantive”

I think that whenever a post gets edited by someone other than the person who wrote it and when the edit changes a MathJax formula, then, no matter how small the change was technically, the author of ...
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How can I see the post rendering without MathJax formatting?

While I'm studying Math, Physics or any other topics which uses a lot of formulas, I'm taking notes using Anki which supports MathJax formating. Since I'd like my notes to be properly formated, I want ...
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Is it possible to write upright Greek letters on Stack Exchange (in math mode)?

I'd like to write all mathematical constants (this includes some Greek letters) in upright style – here on Stack Exchange (math mode). Is it possible to write an upright pi, for example? If so, how to ...
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MathJax wrongly rendered when used as alt text for image

When MathJax is used within the alt text of an image, like this: ![test $2$][1] the rendered result will show the MathJax 'outside' the image: Interestingly, the preview renders the image correctly,...
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MathJax is (inappropriately) parsed in Markdown diffs

I just noticed that this diff (select "side-by-side markdown" mode if it's not already selected) is showing MathJax where it doesn't belong: (MathJax right-click menu included to show that those ...
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Add a horizontal scrollbar to MathJax formula blocks

MathJax formula blocks (i.e. $$these$$, not single-dollar-sign $inline$ mathjax) sometimes get wide, especially when they're arrays. Wide formulae don't play nicely with the responsive design though ...
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MathJax error on Android app

Undefined control sequence \pu As far as I can tell, this is something that is supposed to render correctly. I didn't open the page in the browser, but it is being used in both the question and the ...
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Is there some way to get MathJax to display this complete equation nicely (and not into the margin)?

In this answer I have a long equation. I've artificially broken it up into three terms t = A (B + C) so it doesn't boggle the mind when transcribing. However when I tried to display it completely, ...
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MathJax issues in Reopen Votes review queue

When reviewing Reopen Votes on questions which have been edited, the behaviour of MathJax is a little bit different than on the regular Q&A pages. For example, the side-by-side markdown view shows ...
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How to ask a mathematics question using the right symbols and operators?

I am not able to use some special symbols like for theta, alpha and all similar symbols. Also, how to get on with the exponent and fraction?
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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, ...