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How to add these markers in a CV command? [migrated]

I am creating a LaTeX document in which I am using a custom education entry called '\educ'. However, I would like to apply the markers on left side (as illustrated in the image). I think the better ...
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How does one add a LaTeX output to a question/answer?

How does one add a LaTeX output* to a question/answer? *the thing you see in the PDF/DVI when you compile the LaTeX code.
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Seeking advice on communicating my role as a scientific article editor

My job entails editing documents I receive in .tex format from scientists (mostly physicists) to ensure that these papers adhere to the stylistic uniformity of the journal in which they will be ...
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I've just been asked to write a minimal working example (MWE), what is that?

I was posting some question about this strange thing LaTeX is doing when I try to compile my thesis. Someone asked me to provide a minimal example that reproduces the problem. My thesis is now a few ...
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Why can I not log into the chat room?

I am quite hesitant to post here, but as of today I can't log into the TeX SE chat room. I can log into the main site just fine but when I attempt to enter the chat room I get a reminder that I must ...
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Links to texample.net use https but site seems to use only http

My browser refuses to follow links to texample.net on the grounds that the site is not available via https. But earlier questions link to the site using https e.g. most recent such question. The ...
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New package, selnolig, that automates suppression of typographic ligatures

Update 2013/05/28: The selnolig package is now on the CTAN, at https://ctan.org/pkg/selnolig. Comments and critiques always welcome! The email address you may use to contact me is given at the bottom ...
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Minimal Working Example (MWE) [duplicate]

How do I pose a Minimal Working Example? How do I plug code into a question?
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Should a question be closed based on a comment of the OP, when the best answer is not covered by the duplicate?

When search for a problem of my latex file, I found the answer in this question: ! LaTeX Error: File `IEEEtran.cls' not found The highest voted answer solved my problem precisely, and apparently ...
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How to provide an MWE if my question is about the behavior of a specific font I've uploaded to the project?

I'm working on a LuaLaTex project for which there are, as far as I know, only three appropriate fonts in existence, all of which I have to upload to use and all of which produce the issue I'm trying ...
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Is asking questions about TeX jargon on the main site okay?

An aspect of learning about the concepts that underlie TeX and LaTeX is learning how to apply terms correctly that are TeX jargon. Is it on topic to ask about how to apply terms of TeX jargon or about ...
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erroneously closed question

"Infinite" page or finite pages, depending on how viewed? This was closed as a duplicate. This is NOT a duplicate of the question to which it was redirected, since it contains an additional ...
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Add literal Tab in answer?

So, as a relative neophyte here, I was all excited to share my nifty answer to a question about making PDF files reproducible, but when posting it, I found that tex.stackexchange.com converted my Tab ...
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How do I stylize the logos for TeX, LaTeX, XeTeX, LuaTeX in an answer?

I want to write an answer on StackExchange using better styling for the names of the different TeX engines. The upper/lowercase approximation in text looks silly and unprofessional. (BaCtRiAnCaMeLCaSe?...
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How to access the chat from the main page?

I gained recently the "privilege" of talking in chat on TeX.se, but I cannot figure out how can I access to the chat room as there's no indications. I found a very long path by going on all the chats ...
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How to find the average number of views

I am wondering about statistical data for questions on a specific Stack Exchange site. For example how do we determine the average number of views per question in say Mathematics SE for a certain ...
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Contact Staff Stack Exchange or with form or an email

I would to to know what is how I can to contact Stack Exchange Staff to send a private message via email or through a private form. Thank you. Is it this: https://stackoverflow.com/contact?referrer=...
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A different avatar on Math.SE., Physics.SE and Graphic.SE

This morning I have seen that my avatar is changed in the other communities than TeX.SE. Why there is this change? How to have all avatars the same for each community?
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On-topic or not?: "How to contribute to ..."

My particular question is "how to contribute to LuaTeX?", but in general I am wondering if questions of this kind are deemed on-topic on the main site or not? Example of the question I want ...
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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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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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How to produce application window recording for posting on the main site

Since this is a question-and-answer site strictly requiring a discussion to start with a question, I ask you whether you are interested in a recipe on how to record an application window and to ...
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How to write a MWEB (Minimal working example with Bibliography)?

Someone asks me to write a MWEB. How can I produce such thing? Explanation of the question's purpose: This question aims to complete the very useful other question "I've just been asked to ...
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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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Formatting Sand-Box

As per the SO question here (if you want to know how they did something there, take a look at the source, as per the hack documented here), I suggest that this (CW) question be used for testing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Where are green outlined checkmarks in comments to my question? Cannot mark a comment as accepted answer

Stack Exchange directions state: To mark an answer as accepted, click on the check mark beside the answer to toggle it from greyed out to filled in. However, the comments to my question do not have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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‘An error occurred submitting the answer’ – puzzled

I've just attempted to post an answer to a question of my own. When I attempt to post that answer, however, I get a message ‘An error occurred submitting the answer’, with no further explanatory ...
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1 answer
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How do I get a question re-opened with providing a reason

There is a question that I have an answer to but it has been closed by several respondents as a duplicate and pointing to an answer. In my view the source duplicate is very specific whereas there are ...
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1 answer
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Problems with the gold badges or for the correct computation

I have seen yesterday and today that there is a problem with my gold badges. Now I have this and yesterday I had this: I'm not interesting for the medals but is there someone that have the same my ...
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Unable to Upload Image [duplicate]

I am attempting to upload a couple screengrabs to an Answer, and no matter which image I try to upload (tried on multiple computers and multiple browsers), it looks like what's below. Looking online, ...
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How to find out why my reputation has decreased?

I leave my computer running and so overnight TeXStackExchange kept running and I ended up with a reputation of 17,925. When I updated my view of the site to get the latest questions my reputation was ...

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