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Is it possible to have remarks removed/replaced automatically after a period of time?

When writing answers to questions, I sometimes would like to add remarks that get removed or replaced by other remarks automatically after a day or two. For example with one answer I wished to point ...
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Question made from Sir Tim Berners-Lee in TeX.SE?

Seems to me that some months ago I saw a question made from Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and seems to me in this TeX/LaTeX room (but maybe I'm wrong about TeX). I cannot re-found, do you want help me? Sorry ...
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Redirect latex.stackexchange.com subdomain

Shouldn't latex.stackexchange.com redirect to tex.stackexchange.com? Even the title of the page says 'TeX - LaTeX - Stack Exchange'
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Why isn't there the Edit button in User Profile when we navigate to meta.tex.stackexchange.com?

Why isn't there the Edit button in User Profile when we navigate to meta.tex.stackexchange.com? Is it a bug?
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Total votes don't match

I just found https://tex.stackexchange.com/reputation from this answer. It shows that I have 541 total votes. My user page shows 844 votes. There are 536 lines in the reputation page showing my ...
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Flag a profile that contains specific offenses

Is it possible to use a red flag to indicate a profile that contains offenses?
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White shadow on my question

Dear users I ask you the reason because my new inserted question has a white shadow as shown in the figure:
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How do I log out? [duplicate]

I have another Stack Exchange account on Mathematics using a different email address. However, I can't switch to it because I can't seem to find the log out/sign out button anywhere. Can someone ...
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Question doesn't meet the quality standards

I'm trying to ask a question and I get an error: "Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: It does not meet our quality standards." How can I know what standard exactly do I violate in ...
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Clicking on a tag gives no result

When I click on a tag on the main site, for example on the LuaTeX-Tag, I get to the page: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/luatex. But the page is "empty" (no answers) except for the ...
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Fancy site style has vanished (iPhone/iPad)

I'm viewing the site on my mobile right now and it doesn't have any of the custom styling. It's all gray with generic fonts. I was on my desktop an hour ago and it looked fine. Is there a stylesheet ...
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Edit the comment(s) of an OP

I ask to the more experts of TeX.SE if there is the possibility of editing the comments of users, without having to write or observe some errors of typography or code with another comment that could ...
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A block badge Proofreader for my account

I would to know if I have a problem with my account. Since a month I'm no longer eligible to accept or reject reviews since it has been changed the icons on this site. When I get a badge, the cup ...
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What does mean by 9/5 in Next badge section?

I noticed the following in my user activity - What does the 9/5 mean?
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deleting a question I have posted to stackexchange site

I posted a question that I had no useful reply, just comments which did not answer it. How can I delete this question?
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Should a question that is answered in a comment be voted on to be closed?

I may have misinterpreted the purpose of the close question status, so I welcome all comments about consequences that I haven't considered. Context: As a TeX user with limited experience, I am not ...
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I accidentally voted to close a question as a dupe of another, unrelated question. How can I re-apply that vote to another question?

See question on feed. "I've seen this question before…" close Search for term. Expand question A to read it. "Not what I'm looking for…" Change search term and press enter. VTC is now applied to A, ...
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{packages} and {package-writing} tags

According to the packages tag wiki: This tag marks questions which are about packages in general, for instance about installing, using or writing packages. We also have 6 questions tagged ...
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answers for community wiki questions?

I have asked a few questions for which there are no single "right" answers. Accordingly, I have marked them as community wiki (or requested that they be so marked). Now every time I check my profile ...
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What should we do (if anything) about [latex] tagged questions in SO?

There are still many questions in SO being asked that are tagged [latex]. Should we advertise this site over there? In a comment perhaps? what is the official take on this?
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More specific reasons for rejecting edits

I am quite new to TEX.SE, and I'm doing my best to reply to the posts I can and help out. Recently I noticed some edits being rejected, some of which I may understand, but then there's others which I ...
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Community wiki: simple and exhaustive explanation

In relation to a question already asked What does "Community Wiki" mean?, what exactly does it mean? I, for example, have not understood why this option exists. Am I already included in ...
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Question that needs no answer but has a good one

At position punctuation after a box I asked how to reformat punctuation that (as it turns out) is correct as is. There's an answer to my question as asked which I've upvoted. It doesn't seem quite ...
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Are open questions like many Community Wiki questions on StackOverflow allowed?

I was wondering whether a question on the benefits of a TUG membership for students and people's experiences is something that would fit on tex.stackexchange.com. It obviously has no real answer, it's ...
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Is this question about TeX software appropriate

I looked at the FAQ but couldn't quite tell if this question is appropriate. I want to ask for advice on how to fix TexWorks on my computer. I installed Miktex which came with TexWorks, but tried to ...
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Are the upvotes from when we don't have enough reputation to upvote actually lost?

I had made quite a large number of upvotes before recently gaining the minimum 15 reputation points required to upvote, but now I can't see my past upvotes anywhere. This is very annoying because I ...
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Rep cap today for me is 201 - is this a bug?

Look at my reputation today (+231): I got two accept ticks, which award me 30 reps in total. Therefore, I got 231 − 30 = 201 reps for votes received. I don't get any reputation from the upvote ...
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How to reply to two users

Suppose I wants to reply to two users in the comments. How to do that? For example, in one of question here I wants to reply to two different users namely moewe and samcarter saying that I have ...
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Reputation data vs. Reputation chart mismatch in daily > 200 rep

My reputation history clearly says, that I have 'earned' (well ;-)) at least 200 reputation on 9 days (see the data at the end of this post, please) However, there is a mismatch with my reputation ...
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A message for those asked me in the deleted questions

I got annoying notification again, but I cannot respond to it because I have no special privilege to see the deleted questions. Herewith I want to respond the comment: The issue has been fixed. I ...
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A place for short questions and small ideas/suggestions?

While traversing the site, I had, on numerous occasions, an urge to share an idea, or to ask a short question that's not worth enough to make a separate post out of it. I know this is what meta is ...
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Vote for synonyms on the synonyms page?

The page for tag synonyms is a very useful place to see which synonyms are being proposed and vote for them. However, right now, it seems that you have to go into each individual info page of each ...
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What constitutes active participation in the public beta?

What did you have to do to get the beta badge? I thought I was fairly active, albeit only for the last couple of days of the private beta (holiday got in the way)... I'm just curious... I got the ...
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List of useful external tools [closed from site]

Hello! I was thinking that it would be great to make a compilation of external TeX/LaTeX tools available. I'll update this post as people answer and vote... Happy texing!
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Problem with list blocking a latexmk vs autolatex question

So, I'd like to know the difference between latexmk and autolatex. So I do a search, and look there is a question on it. Oh, wait, it is closed as a duplicate, well, I'll go to the question is was ...
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Can we have an on-the-fly LaTeX parser? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: We need Tex markup… Can we have the option of rendering particular snippets of (La)TeX code? I think it would greatly help beginners with associating commands with the ...
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Opinion on editing community-wiki posts

That answer is wrong about using ConTeXt in a commercial environment. Now there are several options: a) post a comment below that this is not true, b) edit that community wiki post to delete that ...
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Where are the moderation tools?

The FAQ states that at 2k rep, one may delete closed questions and access moderation tools. Similar to this question, I don't see anything new that would indicate that I have additional access. What ...
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Should the reputation threshold to edit other people's posts be lower during the private beta?

If I understand correctly, even in the private beta phase, the reputation threshold to edit other people's posts is 2000. While I've been doing my level best to try to get there :-) looking at the ...
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Advertising info link points to the current url

Not that I regard it as a particularly major bug ...
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How to disable the announcement banner?

Lately when visiting sites on the Stack Exchange network, I have seen this announcement banner popping up, right underneath the top bar. Here is a screenshot of today's announcement banner: Now I ...
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How do I include an animated preview of slides on stackexchange? [duplicate]

I found explanations of how to include still previews of compiled latex documents on stackexchange here, but my question is specifically for slides. Sometimes people include an animated preview of ...
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New update or a bug in the main & meta page display of a question's activity information

Today I saw this But in the past, I used to see them in the right-hand top corner of the (already not-so-nice) layout. Is this a permanent or a bug? Is this added in order to make way for ads (atop ...
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Linefeed in comments

In some cases I would like to have the possibility to use a linefeed in a comment, is there any way to do so? If i press enter the comment is posted immediatly.
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Button to reach a list of useful links

I recently tried to help on tex.stackexchange and what stroke me was the great amount of newcomers, unfortunately lacking some useful habits such as posting a MWE. Consequently, a lot of comments on ...
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Transparency and PDF: Wrong Colors [closed]

Moved to the main site Transparency and PDF: Wrong Colors (Buf / Feature Request) because of the comments. There are some questions regarding rendering problems (color shifts) in Adobe Acrobat Reader ...
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Why LaTeX is free? [closed]

Recently that question appears and I am not sure why when many people use and develop LaTeX, it is still free and we can download the program without any problem. That is so much good as strange. I ...
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Latex code is not working in preview? [duplicate]

Latex code is not working in preview so i am asking a question to see if it really works. \frac{a}{b}
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How can I draw in SE? [duplicate]

I don't know how to draw a picture here: in SE. I have seen that people paste in the end of the code something similar to [1] http://...... Can you help me? For example I let here a code of a picture, ...
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How to attach files [duplicate]

How do I attach some files to a question? Or can I? It doesn't like my grammar. If it were done when it were done it were well it were done quickly.

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