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

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Live refresh doesn't render MathJax (again)

This old bug is back: this is how the recently active questions page on Math.SE looked like after clicking '1 question with new activity': and this is how it should look like, and actually does after ...
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In 2022, what actually happens to a candidate question for the HNQ when MathJax is in the title? (e.g. edit changing n=25 to "$n=25$")

For my recently asked Physics SE question How can an $n=25$ Rydberg state exist in a solid? What does the wave function look like? an edit was made changing n=25 to "$n=25$". Presumably this ...
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MathJax formula has extraneous line breaks on the user profile page

MathJax formulas can have extraneous line breaks on the user profile page. An example from https://math.stackexchange.com/users/24265/franck-dernoncourt?tab=topactivity: It was tested with Chrome on ...
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Prerequisites to enable mhchem on a site

mhchem offers some advantages with respect to MathJax when writing chemical formulas and so on. What are the prerequisites that need to be satisfied in order to have mhchem enabled on a given site?
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Chemistry equation \ce modifier works in a non chem SE site's posts, but not in search results. Should we consider it "working" and start using it?

In Space Exploration SE there are a lot of questions related to chemistry (mostly production and combustion of rocket propellants and air/water for people) and after six years there I just this moment ...
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Revision history and suggested edits pages don't recognize non-standard MathJax delimiters

A follow up of What delimiters work for MathJax?: the question Vector convolution? on MathOverflow contains some non-standard MathJax delimiters: \begin{equation} and \end{equation}. They are ...
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What delimiters work for MathJax?

I thought I knew a thing or two about post formatting, but these posts on the two Mathematics sites surprised me: Vector Convolution? (Mathematics SE) and Vector convolution? (MathOverflow). The first ...
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MathJax layout problems persist in "All actions" tab and review queues

I'm seeing a strange MathJax layout problem on Cross Validated. Here's an example from the "All actions" tab of a user profile, but I've also seen it in the review queues as well. This ...
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MathJax inconsistency between preview and rendered post

I cannot show it here or in the Sandbox directly since there is no MathJax on Meta.SE. There is a Sandbox in Cryptgraphy Meta that one can test there; just click edit and see the difference. The ...
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Yet another error of "Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code"

I feel like I've found and read through all the relevant posts on Meta about this error, but I still can't resolve this error! I have about 6 equations in double-dollar-signs, several in single-dollar-...
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How do I type a diameter symbol on MathJax-enabled sites?

Is there a directive for a diameter symbol ⌀ in MathJax? The internet mentions \diameter but that seems to require some package (wasysym? or something) that isn't supported here and so doesn't work. ...
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How can I make newline and align the equation of the math equation in CrossValidated?

I want to input a math equation in CrossValidated like this: But I want a version of vectorized latex equation, not an image like above (you can zoom in the webpage to validate it). When I input the ...
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How should I represent/display pseudo code in Stack Exchange?

This semester I'm attending a course on Algorithms and Data Structures. I will probably have a few questions to post to Computer Science or Mathematics. The slides of my teacher use math symbols such ...
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The $ sign introduced with \ wreaks havoc the MathJax rendering [duplicate]

On a MathJax-enabled website, it's supposed to be possible to enter a LaTeX $ as \$, but it does not work consistently inside a formula delimited by $$ at start and end. For example, on crypto-SE or ...
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MathJax text broken along several lines in post titles (in review queues)

I have noticed a problem concerning the use of MathJax in titles of questions that appear in review queues, and this has been happening for some time. Consider, for instance, this question. It uses ...
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Dollar sign becomes MathJax on top network posts

This is basically the same issue as these (all of them are status-completed at the moment): Dollar sign used as currency renders incorrectly in Android app Dollar signs breaks formatting of 'Hot ...
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MathJax sometimes doesn't work in older-style duplicate links

Take a look at Showing $f'(x) = f(x)$ implies an exponential function: The Mathjax fails in duplicate links on duplicate questions closed prior to February 2013 that include HTML escaped characters. ...
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Math Processing Error

Today while voting to close this post as duplicate, the earlier posts were shown with [Math Processing Error] in red. I tried in both Windows PC(Chrome) and in Android phone in Full-site mode, both ...
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How to fix the visualization of latex equations in dark mode (SO)?

Recently, I was reading a post on SO including LaTex equations, and it happens that in dark mode the visualization of the math is not well implemented... A quick solution would be to change the ...
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Show a preview of the title when editing/asking - at least on the MathJax sites

When you are asking a question - or making a suggested edit - you can see the preview of the post, but not a preview of the title. This does not matter that much on the sites without MathJax - after ...
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LaTeX incorrectly parsed in search results [duplicate]

I noticed that sometimes LaTeX is incorrectly parsed in the search result pages. For example, the first result for https://math.stackexchange.com/search?q=arma right now looks like this, where the end ...
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Winter hat showing up in math expressions [duplicate]

Noticed a small bug in Mathematics Stack Exchange, though perhaps it might exist anywhere using MathJax. The winter hat (in this case, "Gimme Space") shows up inside the rendered expressions....
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Weird line break in LaTeX formula

This answer appeared in HNQ and has unwanted line breaks in the LaTeX formulas as you can see. The author of the answer confirms that the breaks are not intended. For some reason the issue disappears ...
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Can we get a preview for titles when writing questions?

On sites like Physics SE or Mathematics SE, it is not uncommon that you have to write formulas in the question title. I know this is discouraged because most people don't search for: "How can it ...
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Rendering bug with backslash and dollar sign on MathJax-enabled sites

Typing `\$` on a MathJax-enabled site renders \\\$ instead of the expected \$ On the preview, the rendering is also wrong, but it only renders \\$, as can be seen in the following screenshot: This ...
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MathJax rendering bug with escaped dollar sign (\$), apparently only on crypto.SE

Screenshot: Offending Markdown: (see also live in this post revision on crypto.SE) > $$\left|\Pr_{k\leftarrow_\$\ \{0,1\}^n}[\mathcal{A}(1^n, F(k,-))=1] - \Pr_{f\leftarrow_\$\ \{0,1\}^n\to\{0,1\}^...
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MathJax \newcommand in question titles is incorrectly scoped to the entire page, unlike in posts and comments

There are many sites in the network where MathJax is enabled. In MathJax we can also define macros - which can be used basically as shortcuts. However, some problems might be caused by such macros, ...
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Longer MathJax display equations are cut off on the right side when using "Common HTML"

Update: Thanks to Rob's comment about Davide's answer, I realized I forgot that I had changed my MathJax renderer from the default "HTML-CSS" to "Common HTML" a few days ago. ...
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On the unanswered questions tab, when refreshing due to a new question, MathJax on the page does not render

The title says it all. Recently, a problem was fixed where when an answer was edited, clicking on the answer to refresh resulted in MathJax in the answer not rendering. The same issue happens on the ...
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Edit approval dialog - MathJax not rendered

When reviewing an edit on Physics SE I noticed that an edit made to replace an image of mathematics with MathJax (the preferred choice on Physics SE) was not shown properly when the rendered output ...
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Stack Exchange sites with MathJax incorrectly crop the zoomed version of LaTeX

Stack Exchange sites that support MathJax sometimes can not handle heavy equations / a lot of symbols such as a to the power of b to the power of c etc...: The symbols get too small. Now this is of ...
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Hyperlinks not handled in comments in interaction with MathJax followed by some specific characters

On at least some¹ MathJax-enabled websites, in a comment² with a MathJax sequence immediately followed by a / or + (but not a space or a -), a subsequent [text](url) is mishandled if followed by ...
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Rendering a question containing MathJax makes for a really jumpy experience

As you can see in this animation (slowed down to 50% of original speed) rendering this page that has MathJax enabled is a really jumpy experience. There are a two things that play into this: There is ...
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Misleading text in editing help on sites where MathJax is delimited with \$

Credits to Electrical Engineering user @MarcusMüller who reported it here: Help page about embedding LaTeX is wrong, needs fixin', but it's an issue on more sites: Code Review Electrical ...
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Microsoft Edge browser can't display certain SE pages and sometimes abruptly exits when editing, but apparently only when involving MathJax

Over the past few weeks, using 64-bit Microsoft Edge 44.18362.449.0 on Windows 10, I've had occasional problems where the page would display initially, clear itself and then show the following One ...
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Enable blackboard bold TeX macros \N, \Z, \Q, \R, \C for ℕ, ℤ, ℚ, ℝ, ℂ () in MathJax configuration

In math, i.e. at math.stackexchange and mathoverflow, the blackboard bold symbols for: ℕ — Natural Numbers ℤ — Integers ℚ — Rational Numbers ℝ — Real Numbers ℂ — Complex Numbers are used very ...
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Include variable names and formula in LaTeX style

I have some lengthy discussions and detailed questions in other threads and need to include formulas or just variable names which are not clearly readable in plain text. Example: V_CE should look ...
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Find the right site to ask a question [duplicate]

Where can I find the place to ask my question? I'm looking for a way to copy a web page with its LaTeX commands. The page is in HTML with MathJax. I tried the Stack Overflow site, but no answer ...
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Cannot post question using specific MathJax because of warning about missing code formatting

On Mathematica SE, this snippet couldn't be submitted as a question some text... some more text.... $$ \rho_h(f)=R_h(f)/R_0(f) $$ The error was Your post appears to contain ...
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Render MathJax in tag excerpts when asking a question

Tag wiki excerpts support MathJax, on sites where it's turned on. That is, except on an important place, when editing a question: Both the tag popup and the tag info page do show rendered MathJax:
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URL in Array mode (MathJax)

I'm trying to build a table with MathJax where one column is going to contain an external link. Unfortunately, as I can see in the math mode (MathJax) the link does not occur. It displayed in math ...
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Can we get the MathJax reference link fixed?

The MathJax reference that is linked in the help box below a new answer is broken. How can that be fixed? Should electronics meta have a tutorial like the math meta tutorial or perhaps link there ...
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Comments missing timestamp and MathJaX in Firefox ESR 52 (2019) [duplicate]

Similar symptoms to the last year's problem Comment timestamp is not showing in Firefox ESR and Comments with MathJax not rendered on Firefox ESR and same workarounds: Either, open and close the Web ...
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Next math renderer MathJax v3 versus KaTeX?

Currently, the Stack Exchange sites use MathJax v2 (see Which Stack Exchange sites use MathJax? for list of sites) which slowly becomes obsolete as new version 3.0.0 is in the last beta. Since MathJax ...
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LaTeX commands are displayed [closed]

Why can I see both math formulas and their LaTeX commands on Stack Exchange websites? For example, the following post from What is the probability mass function of the scaled Poisson ...
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MathJax {alignat}: Typo in Warning

Minor bug/typo: Warning should say Argument to \begin{alignat} must be a positive integer, instead of ... must me a ... as shown below during an edit. (taken from Bin Packing with Relational ...
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How can I draw geometric shapes in my question?

I am not familiar with MathJax format. Can I draw simple geometric shapes in my question, without uploading a picture?
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Syntax highlight and MathJax is not rendered after reloading an edited post [duplicate]

I don't know how long this has been happening, but I recently noticed what seems to be a regression: after clicking the "An edit has been made to this post" banner that appears when a question or an ...
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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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