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"Migration" is the process of migrating off-topic questions from a Stack Exchange site to another.

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Why can't we migrate off-topic questions to other StackExchange sites?

This comment by Henri Menke has reminded me a question I wanted to ask. Every now and then, a good question appears, but which is not concerning LaTeX and friends. We can only close it as off-topic ...
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Can we get back the meta -> main migration path?

It seems that the meta -> main migration paths were removed. We are a community-driven site, and when someone posts wrongly a question (which happens quite often), I think we are well qualified to ...
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Should we migrate AUCTeX questions if/when Emacs.SE goes live?

Emacs.SE (currently in beta but is anticipated to graduate) has a pretty active auctex tag going on. As TeX.SE is about the underlying TeXnology (and not really the editor), should we encourage new ...
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Missing indication that question was migrated

The question https://tex.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/3717/how-draw-a-add-two-shape was posted on Meta and then closed as off-topic. Apparently it was also migrated to the main site: https://tex....
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Moving a TeX topic off SO

New here... shouldn't this be migrated over to TeX.SX? My reading of that post over there as well as the accepted policy answer over here suggests it probably can be moved it's seems an off-topic ...
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Off-topic closure: migration paths

In a related post I've asked (again) about custom 'off-topic' closure texts. As I note there, the second thing we need to address if closing as off-topic is a reasonable set of places on the ...
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Migration paths suggestions

Users with "close" priviledge can mark off-topic questions to be migrated to thie Meta.TeX.SX site. I suggest to add two more migration options: StackOverflow - for questions about MathJaX ...
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How can we get valid TeX questions migrated from SO (as opposed to just closed on SO)?

I just saw that https://stackoverflow.com/questions/12681100/boxing-some-cells-in-tabular-enviroment question was closed on SO as being off topic, even after being flagged for migration quite some ...
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Flags for migration "helpful" but not acted upon

I've flagged a number of questions for migration to various other Stack Exchange sites. All of these questions are closed. All of these flags were marked as helpful, but only half of them actually ...
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Request for new migration paths for tex.sx [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do we want more migration paths? On tex.sx, we voted on the question if we wanted more migration paths and if so, which. While nobody thought we didn't need any more migration ...
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Do we want more migration paths?

When you're voting to close a question as off-topic for tex.sx, the question might still be on-topic for one of the other 84 Stack Exchange sites (as of April '12). If four out of five 3k users voting ...
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Suggestions for account merging across StackExchange network

Questions or new users are often migrated to TeX.SX from Stack Overflow (SO). We try to support their account mergers via the Text Building Blocks: Migrated questions/answers/users [Welcome to TeX....
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Should questions about Sweave be weaved in?

A somewhat similar question was last raised about 1 year ago. However, it dealt more about whether or not to post sweave-related question on TeX.SX. With a recent influx (perhaps too strong a word ...
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Migration from meta to main site gives wrong 'migration text'

The question Is TeX as word and logo a trade mark? was migrated from Meta to the main site. However, the banner that is added says: migrated from meta.tex.stackexchange.com x hours ago This ...
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How do I connect a question to my userid

My first question Highlight an equation within an align environment was migrated over before I got set up with my tex.SE account. How do I connect this to my account? It would be helpful for me to ...
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Is it necessary to migrate old (La)TeX questions from SO to TeX.SE?

There are about 2011 old (La)TeX related questions in SO. Is it necessary to migrate them to TeX.SE? Will it be a heavy task?
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Are original askers informed when a question is migrated to TeX S.E. ?

In view of this recent meta-question, I wonder what was exactly the process when questions were migrated from other S.E. sites to this one when they concerned TeX or LaTeX. I unfortunately was not ...
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Problematic migration change

From the list of feature changes: 2011-02-09: Migration now does tag checks. During migration, tags will be checked (and replaced if found) for tag synonyms on the destination site. Tags ...
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Policy on migrating questions from another StackExchange site?

In the recent days there has been a (thankfully) small trickle of questions migrated from Stack Overflow. Here are two that I stumbled upon, probably there are more: How does one insert a backslash ...
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Active view on migrated question is broken

If in this recently migrated question I sort the answers by "active", then I get the same sorting as for "oldest". (Incidentally, how come that this old question with no recent answers was migrated? ...
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