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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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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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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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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 ...
Joel Derfner's user avatar
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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 ...
José Carlos Santos's user avatar
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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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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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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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Winter double hats for my gr(avatar) in TeX.SE and others communities

In these days of Winter bash, I have observed that I have often two consecutive hats :-)? It is normal or usual? Does this happen only to me or to other users as well?
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Adjusting the Size of the Uploaded Image When Posting a Question

How may one adjust the size of the displayed image when posting a question? For example, I posted the following question yesterday: How to Draw a Rose in Latex If I wanted to scale down the image of ...
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Someone wants to answer my question, please reopen it

I asked this question: Getting the error: "! Argument of \MT@res@a has an extra }." a while ago. Now someone has an answer, but the question is closed. They's just asked for help reopening ...
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How can I find an answer I posted today that is not in my list of answers?

I posted an answer earlier today and wanted to review it again, because I had another idea. However it is not in my list of answers. Can it be that the question was closed/deleted because of it’s poor ...
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Deleting the `f` tag

The f tag was creted today, along with this question. My guess is that it was created by mistake. It should be deleted.
José Carlos Santos's user avatar
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A different number of downvotes

Into my personal page I have voted down only 4-times. Why do I have 14 votes down?
Sebastiano's user avatar
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Using this interface [closed]

I am unable to copy and paste a block of code from MikTex here. It shows up when I copy, then disappears when I click post your question. Is that supposed to be what happens. It's kind of long to ...
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Losing points again

see the last question on the right which has been accepted and upvoted but the points shown are only 15 it should be 25 -- why does this happen?
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