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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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Writing a differential equation in MathJax symbols [duplicate]

How can I write a differential equation in MathJax symbols? such as : diff(f(x),x)
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Writing fractions and equations [duplicate]

Can someone please tell me how to write fractions and equations of all kinds with MathJax(with spaces, gaps,etc.) Please also provide examples. I ca't find the section about applying gaps 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.
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How to write capital “Tau” in MathJax?

The MathJax help says writing \tau between $..$ gives $\tau$ but for capital "tau", $\Tau$ ...
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Bug; looks like MathJax is eating up dollars signs in “Hot Network Questions” [duplicate]

Looks like MathJax is eating up dollars signs in related questions.
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Is it required to use MathJax for simple listings of numbers?

I was curious. Normal Human recently told me that MathJax is the site's syntax. I am well aware of that and figure that it is just being automated. However, I'm curious whether you must use MathJax ...
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Problem with MathJax and Screen Readers

I have created two accounts in math.stackexchange.com. This is the new one because I forgot my password the the old account. I have ask many questions before and until now I have problems writing ...
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Highlight part of a math expression

The following compiles under LaTeX \(\left.x\right|_{x\gets\colorbox{yellow}{\(\mathsmaller{+2+h}\)}}\) but how do I modify it to render under MathJaX? Note: \colorbox is listed at ...
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Formula not being rendered

The following latex code : ...
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“Math Processing Errors” in the Close as Duplicate Preview

I see plenty of "Math Processing Errors" in the close as duplicate preview:
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Temporarily stop MathJax while editing a question

The automatic preview of MathJax during editing is nice, but may slow down the editing. Is there a way to temporarily stop this automatic preview during editing?
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Would it be possible to not have the post-preview process ALL of the latex as you type?

If you're typing up a post with quite a bit of LaTeX, and you're looking at your post preview to check your formulae as you type them up, then every time you press a key, the site re-renders all of ...
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How to type this arrow is MathStack Exchange [duplicate]

Problem I would like to type some extensible right double arrows with texts above it. But I don't know how to do it in MathStack Exchange.I have attached an example in the picture below. I used ...
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When MathJax works on MathOverflow but not Math Stack Exchange

I had been away from MSE for a month and a half, ending about last week. When I started looking at MSE again, the MathJax appeared unrendered on my screen, and when I answer a question, no separate ...
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Connecting array elements with lines

This is admittedly a bit of an abuse of MathJax, but I'm trying to use it to draw lines to connect dots within a rectangular array. I can easily get an array of dots, but I can't figure out a way to ...
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How to type greater than or equal to symbols? [duplicate]

What are the markups for such symbols?
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Answer your own question - mathjax stops rendering

If you are writing your own question, and you select 'answer your own question' and add any additional characters to the question box, the mathjax stops rendering, this is even the case on meta. Can ...
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An attempt to add real-time previewing for comments

Screenshot About When writing a comment with a lot of formatting, especially one containing formulas, I often found myself pasting it into the "new answer" editor at the bottom of the page to see ...
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Recent changes for the worse in the behavior of MathJax [duplicate]

The behavior of MathJax on math.stackexchange.com changed abruptly a few days ago. It is no longer as good as it was. Sometimes you see only unrendered code while editing, even after reloading the ...
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New posts and post changes don't have their MathJax parsed.

You know the small grey box that says "a new answer has been added" and when you click it the answer appears? Yeah well, MathJax is not parsed. Look: I got that post when I clicked the grey box. I ...
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MathJax not rendering in comments and post preview

The problem with comments seems to have resolved itself. If we used the "show x more comments" link, the MathJax would become unrendered in all comments on that page. However, this is either ...
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MathJax 2.6 beta

Today we are entering the public beta phase of MathJax v2.6 beta. We are asking you to try out the new output. Be aware, this one will offer a new set of fonts. I will allow Peter Krautzberger to ...
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How can I make the size of an integral sign even larger than the 'standard large integral' size?

Hi I desperately need to syntax an integral that is even larger than $${\Large\int} _{x_0}^{x_0+L}$$ with the standard integral size shown for reference:$${\int} _{x_0}^{x_0+L}$$ As unfortunately, I ...
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Latex Not Formatted

I get the following error when trying to view formatted questions in Chrome 45 on Windows 7. ...