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### Almost same code - syntax-highlighting produces different coloring - why?

In my answer to "listings - How to expand special characters inside lstinline?" I have two almost identical code-snippets. The only difference is that the first code-snippet additionally ...
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### 2021: 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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### Enlarging the number of visible communities?

I know that it may be a more general question, but TeX.StackExchange is my main community. If I choose "Profile", I have on the left-hand side two frames: "Stats" and "...
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### Passing of our friend Brent Longborough

It is with great sorrow that I write this thread to inform you of the passing of our dear friend Brent Longborough, on December 6th, 2021. According to his family, he passed with honour and grace, at ...
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### Why is LaTeX and TeX not supported in the TeX stackexchange? [duplicate]

For some inexplicable reason, the normal \$ notation for LaTeX is not supported on SE (other than math). How can I otherwise use TeX and LaTeX on this SE site at least?
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### Is the "Activity" portion of the User page malfunctioning?

Currently when I visit my user page and select Activity and then Summary, the vote count for the Answers portion appears to be the vote count for the question rather than for my answer. Was there a ...
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### No display of CTAN documentation of a package in pdf format on smartphones [closed]

I use a low-medium range smartphone. I don't understand why when I log on to CTAN and want to download a pdf this doesn't happen. What is the reason?
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### Testing the possible duplicate technique before voting for close

In my question, it has been voted for close as a duplicate of this, however, I didn't manage to make the suggested approach work for me. So, can there be a message to the voters to carefully check if ...
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### Do we need to create a new plasTeX tag?

Indeed, there are questions about this software. 44 questions about plasTex It is available here : plasTeX is a Python package to convert LaTeX markup to DOM Shouldn't we create a tag for plasTeX?
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### 2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #2 on TeX - LaTeX has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering ...
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### {chinese} and {japanese} tags synonym of {cjk} tag

I would like to suggest that the tags chinese and japanese (the tag korean does not exist to date) should be treated as synonyms of the tag cjk. The reason is that this page primarily deals with ...
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### Why can't I upvote posts when my account is new?

To upvote answers or questions I have to have 15 points. To get these I have to first create questions. I don't understand the reasoning behind this. Does creating questions make my upvotes more ...
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### Election page shows contradictory info about the number of candidates

This is certainly a minor issue but I still decided to report it, just in case Although it says candidates 6 the ballot contains 5 candidates only.
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### How to type keyboard keys in comments

In questions/answers we type keyboard keys using <kbd>KEY</kbd> which renders KEY. It does not work in comments. How can one type keyboard keys in comments?
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### Run the codes in posts with a button [duplicate]

Recently I saw a post on StackOverflow in which a code snippet could be run by pressing a button. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/44380104/c-drawing-scatter-plot-on-ms-charts It was indeed really ...
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### Why do I have a reversal If I'm not very active?

I have the next reputation history. I mean, I'm all for reversals, because they help prevent people from dishonestly earning reputation, but isn't this a bit of a stretch? Periods between votes: 5 ...
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### Review queue shows an empty blue box when reaching the daily upvote limit

I recently reached the limit of daily upvotes and to my suprise the review queues of late answer and and first answers disappeared. In the details of the late answers it informs me that I reched the ...
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### Go to page x button

I always found it irritating that on the question site you cannot jump to pages in the middle of the site. As you see in the picture you can jump to page 2-5 and 4501, but the questions in the middle ...
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### 2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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### Re-configuration of community bot?

The posting How to add a background image to a tabular? states quite clearly the problem, from the outset (no edits). Nevertheless, the community bot feels the necessity to comment: Please clarify ...
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### Reputation stats not showing correctly in chat [duplicate]

The left most screen shows a user's reputation, the middle screen shows my reputation, and the rightmost screen shows the reputation stats displayed in the chat. The numbers seem awfully off - just ...
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### 2021 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, ...
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### Enter the Matrix

Since a few days TUG has an official chat on the Matrix network. Below you can find some instructions on how to join the chat. Please let me know in the comments if anything is unclear. Matrix chat ...
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### System Fails at Times to Notify the OP When an Answer is Posted

I have noticed over the past week that I am not always notified by the system that an answer has been posted to my question. The first instance that I noticed was Putting a Code to the Right of an ...
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### Where are the instructions?

There used to be instructions on how to format questions, which included such things as it displaying the compiled mwe. Are the instructions still available, and if so, how??
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### Many thanks to Martin Scharrer

TeX-sx left beta in 2011, and since then we have had a team of three moderators: me (Joseph Wright), Stefan Kottwitz and Martin Scharrer. All of us have worked hard to make the community work, mainly ...
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### Spread different approaches over several answers or keep them all in the same answer?

Assume someone asks a question and you can think of several fundamentally different approaches to the matter. E.g., when actually the question is about maintaining data via TeX, often different ...
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### How can I push the undoing of marking as accepted an answer I gave in favor of marking as accepted a better answer given by someone else?

It happens from time to time/all the time that I realize that the answer someone else has given to a question is better than the answer I gave. This also happens in situations where the questioner has ...
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### Search for inactive user?

How do I look for answers/question of an inactive user, for instance user121799 I obviously tried the search bar with I am surprised I get only 16 results for a former active user (like Marmot). When ...
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### Don't forget to vote

This is meant as just a gentle nudge to remind people who are pre-disposed to vote but who, maybe, have let it slip a bit to get back in the habit. A little background for others: this site is, ...
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### Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers

The title is the same as in the corresponding topic on Meta.StackExchange.com Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers Today we changed the way we sort answers on Stack ...
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### Community ads for 2020 still showing up

It is now September 13, 2021. The TUG'21 (online) conference took place on August 5-8, and the community ad for the event was "live" only in the 2020 community ads for the TeX-LaTeX thread ...
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### Question with MathJaX tag

In different occasions when I see a question tagged MathJaX I think many times if I should answer it or not. Generally on the TeX.SE. site the questions marked with this tag are off-topic. Which are ...
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### Why isn't there the possibility of closing a question for being off-topic?

This question is probably a duplicate, but since I was unable to find one, here it goes. On any other Stack Exchange site that I use, if you click the Close link under a question and then you choose A ...
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### How to get a more up-to-date answer to rise to the top?

The answers to this question about LaTeX support in OneNote have changed a lot since the question was asked, and since the currently accepted answer was chosen (accepted answer was written in 2011, ...
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### How to remove a deleted question from my following list?

This question is showed as deleted in my following list. So I can not open and read it. Then how could I remove it from the list? https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/560686/using-rowcolor-with-...
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### Is it about time to add 'texlive-2021' tag?

Is it about time to add texlive-2021 tag? There is already one question concerning the newest distribution.
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### Closing as dup, while the linked Q/A takes longer to decipher than the current one?

Just another beautiful day and I was thinking about what closing as duplicate means. Certainly the rule of thumb/motivation is that if a question is answered once, don't answer twice. And then there ...
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### I can not see the CAPTCHA box

In posting an answer to a question, I get the following: But I can not see the CAPTCHA box in the page. What should I do?
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### Missed the time of the day, hour, minute on every profile?

I've noticed, and I hope that I'm not wrong, that every user profile is missing the time and the date when they last logged in TeX.SE. The question, although synthetic, refers to the opening or ...
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### Can't login with an another device: I have connected my Stack-overflow account to Tex.SE

my qustion on SO: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/68554208/i-have-connected-my-stack-overflow-account-to-tex-se-and-meta-se-cant-login-wi I am @Gomesz785.(SO account, Tex.SE account) One week ago ...
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### Targeted downvoting: information related to my profile

I would like to find out information about voting behaviour against me on this site (Main and/or Meta). Does such information exist? If so, where can I find it? For example these are related only on ...
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### Coming up with a question, while trying to answer another one

Let's assume a user tries to find an answer for a question posed by another user. After a while, he addresses the question posed but he bumps into a new issue stemming from the solution he found. What ...
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### This SE site is probably the most welcoming of the whole network

This is not a question but a subjective opinion I have expressed elsewhere as well. I am on SE for 12 or so years and I was always disappointed by the toxicity of many main "SE network nodes"...
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### Color changed (orange) for up-down vote on main site and for my avatar on meta.tex.se [closed]

I have not understood the reason of the different color of my avatar on TeX.SE.meta and the main site as the up/down vote and other backgrounds are all colored with the color orange. Why?
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### Seems due to syntax-highligfhting tags <sub> </sub> not working any more on the main site

I just noticed that on the main-site, TeX-LaTeX-StackExchange, the look of things shown while editing/typing to the editor-window differs from the look of things after submitting the question/answer. ...
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### How to post a "how to" question on the main site?

I'd like to share some findings on package g-brief, which was designed to write business letters with layout, as used in Germany. Now, it's not a question I'm about to ask... it's a description of how ...
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### Would it be OK to reference the existence of my LaTeX book in my name on this site?

I'm currently running a kickstarter for my LaTeX book. I was thinking that I might change my display name to something like "Don Hosek—author of The Preppy Lion: An Author's Guide to LaTeX" ...
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### Problem writing the sequence \@ in inline <code>...</code>-blocks

When typing answers in an edit-box of the TeX-LaTeX-StackExchange website, which is based on markdown, then from time to time I introduce control-sequence-tokens/sequences of inline-code not via ...
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### Community Ads for 2021

September update: Community Ads are now live network-wide. All ads with a score of 6 or higher, or with a score of 4 or higher and no downvotes will be displayed (except for any that have a note from ...

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