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### How to break a content in verbatim to make it appear in a justified manner? [migrated]

Unable to get a nice appearing justified output using verbatim. The long lines are not getting broken. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{verbatim} The following is ...
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### Is it worth having a Community Wiki post for installing TeXLive directly (not package-managed) on Linux/Mac

There have been a few questions lately on problems with tlmgr on Linux (specifically Debian/Ubuntu) being the wrong version ("you cannot use TL2021 tlmgr to update TL2022" or similar). Is it ...
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### No upload button in a chat

When entering a chat I do not see the updload button next to the send button as my conversation partner does. I tried with firefox and chrome (both v.110) and I did not use the mobile site (which was ...
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### Call to test a flexible CV package on LaTeX under final stages of development [closed]

The package is here: https://gitlab.com/koleygr/flexible-cv and I am tending to upload on TUG soon, but surely some testing is needed and as I have developed the most of its parts a while (some years) ...
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### Why was this question closed as needing details or clarity?

Package minted Error: Missing Pygments output is closed as "needs details or clarity", but I can't figure out why. To me the question perfectly clear: they post a minimal example of their ...
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### Please don't upvote non-answers above a score of -1

I understand that many users of TeX.SE are scrimpy with their downvotes, but please don't upvote non-answers (e.g. comments erroneously posted as an answer) above a score of -1. As you can (not) see ...
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### NewCommand LaTeX on This Site [duplicate]

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### How to find out the status of a Trust and Safety Team ticket?

About two-and-a-half weeks ago I received an email from the Trust & Safety team in reply to a ticket I had opened. The email informed me that I should hear from them in the next few days, but that ...
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### 2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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### Does this community really subscribe to a policy on down-voting, that requires prior commenting?

This question is inspired by a recent interaction, with one of the most helpful and prolific users of this site, as outlined in comments to an old answer, here. Is it really this community's intention ...
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### How to reduce (prune) my code so it becomes a MWE (Minimal Working Example)? [duplicate]

Several times I saw newcomers struggeling with posting the right amount of code, which causes them problems. Many time they are linked to MWE advice like this one, but certainly will feel overwhelmed. ...
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### Inline and Block LaTeX? [duplicate]

How do I show LaTeX renders in Tex.SE? $\dfrac{1}{2}$ and $$\dfrac{1}{2}$$ seem to work for other StackExchange, but not Tex StackExchange. Any clue why? I would guess LaTeX rendering to be most ...
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### How to attach a tex.file to this message?

my first question is extremely silly... how can I attach a tex file to the messages here, to give an example ? in the bar above I see many ikons ( bold ,slanted link etc. ) but no "append". ...
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### Why no syntax highlighting for inline code?

I understand why StackOverflow does not have syntax highlighting for inline code, as there is simply not enough code for the syntax highlighting system to guess the language being used (at least I ...
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### Inconsistent aspect ratio

My image appears with different aspect ratios in different locations, making it difficult to wear a hat properly. I tried replacing my old GIF image with a PNG version, but it still changes. The ...
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### Code in comment overflows page horizontally

Look at my comment under this answer. My OS is an up-to-date Archlinux, and the browser is qutebrowser.
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### Turn off syntax highlighting? / How can I have tags inside <pre><code>...</code></pre> not being ignored? / Displaying large lists of TeX-tokens?

When, while typing a question or an answer, a block of code is introduced via <pre><code>...</code></pre> one usually can have html-tags inside that block of code like <b>...
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### Bookmarks disappeared in stackoverflow

I can't find my bookmarks anymore. I post as a screenshot as proof. Are they somewhere else now.
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### Tag for "error writing": produce package errors and warnings

Is there a tag for questions that concerns producing errors? I am thinking of \PackageError{package-name}{error-text}{help-text}, \ClassWarning{class-name}{warning-text} and other similar ways of ...
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### Why did a moderator delete an on-topic question with a well-received answer?

I had an accepted answer on the question: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/569512/how-to-denote-line-segment-lengths-of-a-triangle/569522#569522 My answer is two years old and suddenly OP does ...
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### tikz drawing requests following an image

In reference to tikz, I have seen varius questions that you know an image and pay directly tikz code that draws such image. For someone like me without much experience in tikz I see it as something ...
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### Closed as duplicate, but only possible duplicate linked [duplicate]

I noticed that How to fit a large figure to page is marked as duplicate, but no duplicate post is shown, only a possible duplicate: If this is intended behaviour, the colon should be removed and ...
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### Hyphenation in question titles

I know this is a site-wide feature, but this is becoming unbearable Examples 1 and 2 are execrable, borrowing barbara beeton's understatement in a comment to a Meta question. Example 3 is very ...
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### What type of questions qualify as raising the "Needs details or clarity" flag?

Apologies if this is a duplicate, I searched on meta but could not find this question. I recently flagged a question as Needs detail or clarity which was essentially a paragraph and an image with 0 ...
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### Tagging answers

What do you think about adding tags to answers? E.g. for this one Songs Package lyrics printed in two columns, title and song information across the two columns I suggested switching the package used. ...
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### Down votes when OpTeX is mentioned

It seems that somebody is allergic to OpTeX: Whenever I mention the example using OpTeX then a down-vote occurs. :) I use such examples only if there is a reason for it: The question doesn't mention ...
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### About Making Answers Review and Discussion in Question Post

On the following question I posted, I received several responses and decided to write a small review of these answers regarding to my specifications. After that I discussed the use of each solution ...
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### Is there a way to completely delete posts?

I regularly delete answers if other answers to the same question are better. Sometimes I delete answers because I'm not sure whether they are "good" (e.g. expandable, or conflicting with ...
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### Should we make [unicode] synonym of [utf8] tag?

See title. [unicode] seems to be more popular at the moment. If there's any reason against -- there might be questions about utf8 encoding in particular but that seems rather unusual and utf8 is ...
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### How to ensure that upon my demise, ownership of all my contributions in the StackExchange network is transferred to Community Wiki?

I usually post under my real name, but for this question I don't wish to reveal my real name. A somewhat odd, but—my state of physical health is deteriorating rapidly—relevant question: How can I ...
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### Acceptable Questions and User Opinions

This meta question arises from the closure of my question. I am not going to try to reopen the question, because I am not a close/reopen button lover. Just let the question be part of the silent ...
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### How to properly edit code blocks when going from “4 spaces” to “3 backticks”?

As you all know, there are two ways to format blocks of code, four leading spaces in every line vs. three backticks around the code. Many new users know about the first method, but not the second. ...
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### Is it acceptable to ask for solving a math problem using latex as a programming tool?

My lately asked question (deleted by me) about solving a problem using Newton's Method has been voted for close since it allegedly was not related to the site. Therefore, can't I ask to solve any math ...
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### How to handle edits with information I can not verify myself

I created a post here once, to share my efforts on finding a tool to create Bibtex entries from websites. Now someone anonymous posts an edit which adds a new tool and clearly favors this new tool. I ...
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### Why was this question downvoted? How to improve it?

Could you please tell me what's wrong with this question? Overleaf: PDF causing compilation timeout
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### Explanations on why my answer had been downvoted (and removed), but a similar one accepted? Things I can improve?

I saw this question a few days ago: missing a tick label that has been named I answered the following, and it got downvoted (3 times), then deleted: Does this give what you want? xtick = {-3.14, -1....
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### Space before the question mark in the title

In Why are there two commands doing the same: \> and \:?, the title looks a bit weird: Why are there two commands doing the same: \> and \:? IMHO, the title would profit from adding a space to ...
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### How to write code which has a leading sequence of spaces within a comment?

On the main site of TeX-LaTeX-StackExchange within comments1 you can use backticks code for writing code. Seems this does not work when the piece of code has a leading sequence of spaces. E.g., ...
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### Is there a possibility to edit your own answers some time later, without the question being pushed somewhere to the top of the "Active Questions"?

Is there a possibility to edit your own answers some time later, without the question being pushed somewhere to the top of the "Active Questions" and without the question attracting ...
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### Should [springer] and [springernature] be synonyms of [sv-classes]?

We currently have the tags springer, springernature, sv-classes. The last one is the more widely used tag, with over 130 questions currently. The other two have only around 10 questions each. Should ...
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### How are days visited figured?

Every day I make a point of going on all of the Stack sites I'm subscribed to so that I can get the badges for consecutive days. Today they were all okay, except for the Tex site that has reset from ...
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### Could a default comment about MWEs be added in reviews?

Context Recently I noticed a very common behavior about new users, they ask questions without providing MWEs. As an example, this question have more than one comment about lack of MWE. While review ...
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### Is it appropriate to add a tag that applies to the accepted answer rather than the question?

In the question posted here the OP uses suitable tags for the question, namely tikz-pgf, tikz-arrows, graphs. The accepted answer (mine) uses tikz-cd. Is it appropriate to add the tikz-cd tag to the ...
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### How to quantitively and/or qualitatively say that a question is not related to this site?

For my last question Define a polynomial symbolically, then differentiate it to find its local maximum, I was told that asking for using TeX packages luacode or pythontex to make a complete ...
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### A good way to ask a question?

I have been trying to find something on this site which provides guidance for someone asking a question as to how to do it in order to help someone answer it. I have failed. I'm sure that there must ...
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### What is the most appropriate way to proceed if you think that a question or an answer that you did not write yourself probably needs to be edited?

What is the most appropriate way to proceed if you think that a question or an answer that you did not write yourself probably needs to be edited? E.g., something trivial to the experts and the ...
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### Should we post a general question regarding "why can't I use this macro inside this other macro"?

^^ see title. I think it should be okay? Compare Should we post a catch-all question answering "What's this font?" on TeX.SX? - TeX - LaTeX Meta Stack Exchange What's the current problem? ...
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### A user never answers questions, only asks them

I have come across one user who has asked 168 questions and never helped any other questioner with their problem. The OP has stated that their only interest is in posing questions and will not answer ...
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### Submitted answer has incorrect statements about TeX, but code solves problem

Please advise. I asked a question and a submitted answer had code that solves the problem. However, the answer also starts with statements about TeX macros that contradict commonly used TeX ...
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### Failure to show image that already exists in imgur

Question Why is there too much white space over my tikzpicture references an image that's already in Imgur using the <img> HTML mechanism. I attempted to display the image via the icon ...
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