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Multiline hidden text with align environment [duplicate]

Is there a way to use >! for hidden lines with the \begin{align*} ... \end{align*} environment? I can't seem to get it to ...
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MathJaX spacing in Safari (OS X)

Since MathJaX got updated on MSE, I experience a lot of trouble with the spacing following formulae.See for example the spacing following $\dot C$ in the following picture. The period following ...
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MathJax broken in “Related” section

The MathJax/LaTeX rendering seems to be broken for question titles in the "Related" section. Example from Show that 1 + $\lambda$ is an eigenvalue of $I + A$: (Observed with Safari and Chrome on ...
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How can I draw a tree like this?

I want to draw the following tree in a question. But, I don't want to upload a picture. Can anyone tell me how to do it using MathJax?
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MathJax editing updates beta

There have been a lot of complaints and bug reports about the state of the $ MathJax $ editing experience all around SE lately. We've heard you, and with a lot of help from the kind folks from $ ...
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MathJax editing preview improvements userscript

There have been a number of issues recently with how MathJax interacts with the editing preview code: MathJax preview bug MathJax not rendering in previews Problems with losing MathJax formatting ...
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Where can I find help to typeset mathematics (from the editing help page)?

I found once an instruction how to typeset mathematics on this site, now I came back to ask a question and could not remember it. Thus I pressed the ? button, to ...
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How do i get the mod function from the Mathjax [duplicate]

How do I get the mod function from the Mathjax I am unable to get the mod function from the Mathjax tutorial please help thanks in advance .
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$\tilde S$ is not always getting correctly rendered.

When I wrote $\tilde S$ in an answer it was rendered correctly, but when I wrote the same in a comment, it looked like just an $S$ with a horizontal bar over it, as if I had written $\bar S$. And ...
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Can I use “pure” Greek letters in MathJax? [duplicate]

By pure Greek letters I meant \int_γ f(ζ)\,dζ instead of \int_\gamma f(\zeta)\,d\zeta Visually they are almost identical. ...
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Is it possible to put a system of equations parallel to the matrix?

$4T_1-T_2 - T_4 = 30$ $-T_1+4T_2 -T_3 = 60$ $-T_2 + 4T_3 + T_4 = 70$ $-T_1 + T_3 + 4T_4 = 40$ Is it possible to put the above system of equations parallel to right side of the below matrix? $ ...
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How to type log functions to a specific base using the math exchange [duplicate]

Say, I want to type log3 to the base 30, which LaTeX command should I use for it?
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Hover (question preview) box doesn't support TeX

On my setup it appears as though the limited preview rectangle, which shows as a pop-up when the mouse hovers above a question and contains a text excerpt of the question's main text, doesn't support ...
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Software causes incorrect placement of punctuation [duplicate]

"weights proportional to $a_1$ and $a_2$" means the weights are $ca_1$ and $ca_2$ In this expression, $a_1$ and $a_2$ are in MathJax (as are $ca_1$ and $ca_2$). What happens is that if this ...
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Problem with the Mathjax loading in previews?

I've been editing for a while today and yesterday and I've noticed that Mathjax isn't loading quite right. It loads but it's ridiculously slow. Nothing has changed on my end with either OS or browser. ...
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Cumulative misalignment in fractions in comments

In this comment, the fraction $\frac{(2n+2)!}{(n+1)!}$ is misaligned. I repeated the same input in a second comment underneath the first, and the alignment gets even worse there. Here's a screenshot ...
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Unable to use bmatrix

I can create a matrix in parentheses: $$\pmatrix{5 & 6 \\ 5 & 6}$$ but not in square brackets I can create a matrix in parentheses: $$\bmatrix{5 & 6 \\ 5 & 6}$$ Why is ...
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How to change the default MathJax renderer on Math.SE?

It's easy enough to right-click a formula and change it to something else like "Common HTML", but as soon as I reload it reverts back to "HTML-CSS"... how do I change the default renderer?
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Problem with printing of cases statement on overview

I just noticed that this question has some printing issues on the overview page that has to do with a \begin{cases} statement.
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θ vs. $\theta$ - What is preferred? Unicode or MathJax?

In the edit queue, I've seen some improvements of non-MathJax code into MathJax. However, some Unicode characters were untouched and they were actually displaying fine. Are there downsides in using ...
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Keep getting garbled text when there's Latex

Chrome on Macbook Pro 10.11.3. Getting this often. One time it went away with a refresh, it usually doesn't:
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Why can't I see any mathematical text/latex?

I've used and browsed through this site for the last couple of years. I recently asked a question and when it posted, any latex I used won't show up to me. It also won't show on any other questions on ...
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How to draw a diamond shaped commutative diagram using MathJax? [duplicate]

I have seen the answer to this question. However there it only shows how to draw square shaped commutative diagrams. Can someone tell me how to draw a diamond shaped one? That is how can I draw one ...
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How to left-adjust display-mode MathJax. Or is it not feasible?

Is there a way to align MathJax display-mode expressions on the left margin?
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Draw circles on mathjax

How can I draw a small circle in mathjax? I know that I can do it with \bullet that gives: $\bullet$ but I want it more big, can I do that? I tried ...
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MathJax not rendering in previews

As of today, when I type an answer, things in MathJax don't get rendered in the preview. What's going on?
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Problems with losing MathJax formatting previews while creating question or answer

I've tried searching the site, but couldn't find anything that answers my question. Whenever I'm creating a new question or answer and I'm taking a while to type it all out since I'm still learning ...
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Line breaking in MathJax (Common-HTML)

This is sort of a reopening of the bug reported by Najib Idrissi here. The Common-HTML render does not break lines. Compare this to the HTML-CSS output of the same code. You could imagine how ...
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$\LaTeX$ in Comments Not Displayed on First Page Load [duplicate]

Over the last month or so, I've noticed that the $\LaTeX$ in the comments section is, more often than not, not displayed at all on the first page load $($i.e., it is completely missing, as opposed to ...
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Why do we need \dots in mathjax?

Why do we need \dots in mathjax? it is quicker and easier to write ... both of them are doing the same: ...
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Is there a sandbox where I can practice MathJax?

I'm looking for a sandbox to practice MathJax because when I write too long the MathJax doesn't appear in preview. So I need a sandbox where I can post texts and keep editing it without bothering ...
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Why in some comments there are white gaps (or blank spaces)?

I was wondering why in some comments there are white gaps (or blank spaces)? My browser is Firefox version 43.0.4 (Ubuntu OS). For example from question Show that $d(x,y)$ in a metric on $X$. I get ...
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MathJax rendering bug: wrong interaction between “\tfrac” or “\frac” and “\left[ … \right]”

The code \left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right] displays correctly inline as $\left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right]$ and correctly in display mode as $$\left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right] .$$ The ...
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How to distribute lengthy text in a table

How can I make the first row of second column be like the following in the below table? "8-Bit Representation (ordinary 8-bit binary if nonnegative or 8-bit two's complement of absolute value ...
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The math symbols cannot be correctly displayed in titles and comments (in Stack Exchange Android App) [duplicate]

The question is as the title. More specifically, as a frequent mathematics stack exchange user, when I used my cell phone to check the stack exchange app, I feel very disappointed that the math ...
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Load latex in comments on mobile app? [duplicate]

I have the SE app on Android and latex loads great for questions and answers but never on comments. I figure someone would have mentioned it by now but it's been probably a year or two and I've ...
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How to markup expression using sigma notation for sum in MathJax [duplicate]

I have had trouble trying to express a sigma sum formula. Please do not think I have been lazy, I have been lazy, it is just I have up attempting to work it out after over 2 hours (when my actual ...
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LaTeX symbols for “therefore” and “suchthat”

I was wondering about the use of latex symbols \implies ($\implies$) and \therefore ($\therefore$). From the naming, I think \therefore and \implies are redundant, but I can't find a symbol for ...
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Dollars render as (Slash + Dollar) in firefox that uses Mathjax

I'm using Mathjax offline and all equations and expressions are rendered perfectly but the dollar symbol renders as given in the title(can't write it here).Is there anyway to render it as the dollar ...
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Automatic line breaks with the new CommonHTML renderer

The old HTML-CSS renderer was configured to allow automatic line breaks in long formulas: ...
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Writing numbers with dashes below it

I would like to know if we could write numbers as given in this maths website with dashes below it.
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Editing 2 things on the page at once [duplicate]

I tried to edit the question and an answer on a page on Mathematics Stack Exchange. Step 1: I clicked on "edit" on an answer. (Which edits the answer on the same page.) Step 2: I clicked on "edit" ...
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Mathjax Rendering in List View

My problem is this: This is visually unappealing. I'm wondering why the app doesn't render the mathjax equations, which would enhance the experience?
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Why does not the current version of MathJax support \delimiterfactor?

How to verify, which version of MathJax is used here? It seems that v. 2.5 is not implemented yet. It has very useful features, as \delimiterfactor, which is ...
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Diagonal lines in table cell on mathjax

Tables of numbers Is it possible to put a "x\y" style legend in one cell (maybe be made up of several cells) of a table? It would be great to make the 'x' slightly lower while the 'y' slight ...
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Conventions for writing MathJax code

I am new to MathJax. I copied some the code from the MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference ...
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Syntax for writing a function defined by cases [duplicate]

Suppose we want to write about a function in a question that is defined by cases. In our note books we generally write "$f(x) =$" and then we give a big curly left bracket, and then define various ...
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Difference between \mathbb and \Bbb.

It seems \Bbb is obsolete compared to \mathbb (see this question on Tex.SE), but I've had no problems with ...
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Sudden appereance of STIX fonts in math rendering

I've recently started seeing STIX fonts in the $\LaTeX$ math rendering instead of the usual TeX fonts. I tried to fix it following the advice in this post with no effect. Is anyone experiencing ...
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How to type special characters in this forum?

The general rule used in LaTeX doesn't work: for example, typing M\"{o}bius and Cram\'{e}r doesn't give the desired outputs.