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Does adding an explanation in an edit make it “deviate from the intent”?

I suggested an edit to a question after it was suggested in another comment when I added some explanatory discussion. However, the edit got rejected on the grounds of changing the intent, although I ...
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Rationale for the added whitespace in global site (left panel)?

I have noticed that many sites now come with a left panel, for example: This might be one of the announcement posts on stackexchange. Seaching this tag I find many hits such as this one (I ...
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Please change the association of my chatroom from TeX to Travel SE

I created a chat room to promote the Korean Language Proposal at Area51 here: http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/30769/korean-language-discussion-room-commit-stage However during creation it ...
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Is this website phishing SE?

I was redirected from a web search to tex DOT dingding DOT com, which appears to be a mirror of tex.SE. I only noticed the URL when it asked me to log in. Wait… Did I just mention I was about to ...
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I am not able to see the active questions selected by tag

About two weeks ago, I am unable to list the active questions selected by chosen tag. For example, I am at main page: where active questions are listed. Then I click to {tables} (for instance) and I ...
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Inconsistent wording on empty tag wiki pages.

On empty tag wiki pages, the following text is displayed: All registered users may propose new tag wikis. Click Create Tag Wiki below to get started. However, the actual button is “Propose Tag ...
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Making {cite} and {citations} a synonym of {citing}

This is basically a reanimation of a retagging proposal of @Stefan Kottwitz in the last comment to this answer (also from Stefan): Merge cite and citations into a new citing tag. And yes, this would ...
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voting arrows on comments have “hand-drawn” look

I'm very happy with the design of the site. Which is why this tiny little thing is bugging me a bit. The up-vote triangle for comments have a hand-drawn look, slightly reminiscent of the beta design....
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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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TeX.SE data explorer

The site's data explorer is now available: http://data.stackexchange.com/tex/queries Thanks for that! It seems to me that there's a mistake: TeX meta has been chosen instead. Both http://data....
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Are questions about Sweave more appropriate for tex.SE or SO?

Sweave is a NoWeb style method of using LaTeX in reproducible computational research. Should I ask questions that I have about Sweave here or at SE? Why or which ones?
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How do you keep track of your StackExchange involvements accross different sites?

I'm not 100% sure this is the place to ask this, but what tools (notifications over RSS, email, desktop widgets, browser plugins or something else entirely) do you use to keep track of what happens on ...
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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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Can I set bounty on a question? How?

I'm new to stackoverflow. Do I have enough karma to offer bounty on a question? How do I do this?
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What are the privileges and duties of assigning a gold badge in a tag?

I just got a gold badge for the pgf-tikz tag. I know that this badge gives me the privilege of closing with my vote alone a question with this tag if I feel that it is duplicated. This golden badge is ...
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Stack changed a text/quote block

What happened to the quote block on this website that used ">"? I remember it had a yellowish block. But now when I use it I see a grey bar like this I don't like this aesthetic very much, so I ...
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Corrected procedure to contact a user who does not write in chat [duplicate]

Is there a way to contact or ping a TeX.SE user who does not use the chat to send a private message, or comment? What is the correct procedure?
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How to print question and answer [duplicate]

I asked a question and got several comments and answers which I wanted to print as hard copy (the paperless office is an enduring con). My browser is Firefox and when I pushed the Print button it ...
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When exactly did TeX.SE graduate? [duplicate]

TeX.SE is listed on Area 51. However, the right-hand column only references that "this site launched ... 8 years ago." It was proposed on June 2, 2010; had a commitment start on June 22, 2010; went ...
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Referencing and saving Stack Exchange Questions and Answers

When I find an answer to a question I would like to be able to save the text of the question and answer(s) and also the code in text format so that I can study and modify it for my own use. Is there a ...
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Question about the search page/bar

This question may be too broad to be relevant, and it is maybe (probably ?) a duplicate. Even though I am almost all day long on TeX.SE, I always go through google to fallback here to find relevant ...
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Peak hour in tex.SE [duplicate]

I am slowly becoming a frequent user in this site. So, in this site, I am wondering is there analytics to see which is (are) the peak hour(s) (on an average). Also, if possible, are there any ways ...
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“Invalid image type” without reason

I tried to add some details to my profile page, such as location and birthday. I did not try to change my profile picture, because I've a good one. However, after clicking the Save Profile button, ...
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How do I get a new identity

I have an identity/account but cannot comment, or post answers. How do I extricate myself? I posted a comment as an answer because I couldn't post a comment, I forget which, and was told off. I once ...
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How to put drops of math text into an ocean of normal text in a tex.stackexchange question

I've just read part of the controversy about enabling TeX math markup in tex.stackexchange questions (mostly here ) The current practice of to put the math text into an image and then put the image ...
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typesetting LaTeX codes in a question [duplicate]

I know this is a stupid question, but I am encountering some problems with my thesis. I would like to post a question about an error in a tabular format. How do I write down the codes so that someone ...
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How to execute and show tex-code within a question on tex.stackexchange.com? [duplicate]

I often see question and answeres where below or top of the code is a the generated output (PDF) of the tex code. How can I do that? ;)
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Misplaced 'votes' button on profile page

The buttons for the different tabs on the Activity part of your personal profile page are aligned perfectly fine if you have no recent activity: but as soon as you have new reputation changes, ...
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Problem with my account [duplicate]

I have the following problem with my account. I posted some questions with an unregistered account with the name Noob (e.g.Nomenclature too long?). I provided my E-Mail Adress which I also use for ...
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Is it okay to ask a question requesting information on which existing packages provide “a general way to make new brackets”?

There is a question which shows how one can draw a new bracket style using pict2e, and then apply it for use as a bracket: Nice curved brackets (in the shape of \prec and \succ) There is a question ...
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including a pdf as an image rather than png format

In some cases, it seems the pdf output of Tikz is more elegant and cleaner than capturing the image via screen capture softwares (e.g. Texmaker). Is there a way to upload the pdf directly rather than ...
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“Welcome to TeX.SX” without link

I saw it several time in the last time, that new users receive a comment Welcome to TeX.SX but without linking to the welcome page. Is there a reason for that? It thick it’s nice to just say hello, ...
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New reason to close a question: “Abandoned question”

There are quite some questions we can not answer, because the OP never returns to provide the necessary MWE or at least information. Well, this one e.g.: forcing a footnote to split across mutiple ...
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How do I provide a MWE with a template?

I am running into problems with spacing and figures in my master's thesis. I would like to post it here to see if someone has a solution but I can't seem to get a MWE. The problem is that the template ...
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Adjust vertical alignment of checkmark for obtained badges

This is a view of the badge description and checkmark for a specific badge (say, Mortarboard): Here is the same badge description from the list of badges: Could we adjust the vertical alignment of ...
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Why are these questions not properly aligned? [duplicate]

status-deferred to egreg's post in the dupe. The misalignment is very apparent. (Specific but post-layout-uglifying image.)
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TeX.SE icon in FontAwesome

The FontAwesome 4.2.0 contains a glyph for StackExchange icon. Is there any possibility to be created an icon for TeX.SE so we could use it with LuaLaTeX?
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Linked questions with high votes looks strange [duplicate]

Look at https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/175859/tailormade-table-of-contents-showcase at the right handside the linked questions are listed together with votes it seems. However for big numbers ...
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Can one ask for TeX related software recommendations here?

There is a dedicated site for software recommendations here on Stack Exchange but I'm not sure people there may know much about something like CDLatex. I'm looking for a Latex IDE for Linux which ...
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Non-question: I really like the site's layout

I just would like to say: I really really like the site's layout. It's something that always supports my senses navigating the site and does not add confusion or any sort of friction. It's a pleasant ...
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LaTeX Video Tutorials

I am a not so beginner to LaTeX.I am aware of few classes and environments.But it took a lot of time for me to adapt to LaTeX.Documentations exists but are too heavy for a beginner.For example if I ...
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Uh … 0 featured questions …? [closed]

This can't be right. On the main TeX.SX, it says that there are "0" featured questions ... ? Yet, I count seven (one is missing from my screenshot). It's still saying "0" even after a hard refresh .....
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Tag not found [ConTeXt] [closed]

I usually search for questions, by using the tag of whatever I want to look for. This time around, after typing ConTeXt, no tag was found. The message on the right corner read: 0 questions tagged {...
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count of “posts flagged for moderator attention” seems inaccurate [duplicate]

for the past few days, whenever the little yellow status box pops up next to "review", i've gone to take a look. invariably, it seems to show a number that is greater (by 3 or 4) than the number of ...
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Pros and cons of a typesetting options for questions and answers which renders the LaTeX apparence

I was wandering why when typing a question or an answer on tex.stackexchange, there wasn't an option to render something which looks like the result of the compilation of a .tex document especially ...
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Why is LaTeX so messy? [closed]

I don't know where to fit this, because it is more a meta question about LaTeX so it does not fit on the main site, but it does also not fit here because meta should be about Tex.SE. Anyways I feel, ...
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Posting single line question and answer as visitor/spammer without proper signing/authentication

Why does the visitors to the TeX.SX (may be prospective TeX.SX user) have option to post Q & A as Guest and without proper signing/authentication before posting. For example (Visitor to TeX.SX ...
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About “trivial” answers [duplicate]

An obvious spinoff of the wonderful 'About "trivial" questions,' but different in intent. I'm still relatively new here, but I've been around long enough to see that a whole ton of ...
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How to include latex preview [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one add a LaTeX output to a question/answer? I have seen that some users include a preview of how the LaTeX code will be rendered. Are they just including a picture ...
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Follow and help the English Language Learners SE proposal!

There is a proposal for an English Language Learners SE site. I leave up to each of you to have their opinion on the proposal, but I think it needs more attention! Also TeX.SE could benefit if some ...

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