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Oddity with tag synonym interface

Not really a question, but an observation designed to reduce frustration: I just went on a tag pluralization spree, converting list to big-list or lists as appropriate and footnote to footnotes. ...
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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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Advertising info link points to the current url

Not that I regard it as a particularly major bug ...
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Overlapping texts

I notice that increasingly when I look at an SE entry comments are overwritten by extraneous text and further that in at least one case the bottom of a question overlaps the answer. How can the ...
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Is Wikipedia <math> on topic?

Tex.sx has a tag for questions that is named wiki and currently has this description: Topics linked to usage of TeX in wiki-type websites, such as Wikipedia. Wikipedia (run by Wikimedia, running ...
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Display comments in vertical position [closed]

I wanted to know if the comment display problem concerns all TeX.SE users. I see them in a strange position compared to a few days ago.
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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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Repository of LaTeX graphs, code from this site and licensing

Some colleagues and I are creating a database of LaTeX based graphs (TikZ, PgfPlots, etc) to be used in Economics (by students, academics, professionals, etc). This will be an online database, freely ...
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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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Notification sidebar style makes links jump on hover

Moving the course across the links in the sidebar makes them jump: This is with FF 54.0.
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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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created new tag “makeindex”

After it became clear that a recent question of mine was connected to issues with {makeindex} I tagged it with that tag name. Only after that I realized that I had thereby just created that tag. ...
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Attaching Images to Questions [duplicate]

How do I attach (or paste in-line) a jpg to a question if I don't have a server to point the link to?
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Why can I not correct a typo [duplicate]

I want to correct a typo ("file contents"=>"filecontents") in How to add adsurl field as link to bibliography, but when I try to do so I see the message: Edits must be at least 6 characters; is ...
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SE website recently doesn't work properly

Recent days I observe unpleasant behavior of SE website. At submitting of answer or comment it says "an error happens ...". Also including images make the some problems. In all cases the second try is ...
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Question listing formatting bug

I think this is a formatting bug. Can be seen for instance on https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/formatting?page=2&sort=unanswered&pagesize=50
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Why is this question about LaTeX posters being closed as a duplicate?

Comparison: umbcposter vs baposter vs tikzposter has been closed as a duplicate of How to create posters using LaTeX. I don't think the question is a duplicate. The answers in How to create posters ...
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putting answers in comments [duplicate]

When someone puts their answer to a question as a comment on the question, does that mean that the question was a bad question? Does it have any particular meaning? I don't see how I could mark that ...
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Having trouble making account [duplicate]

I asked a question on here recently and started the process of creating an account, but when I clicked the "set your password" link in the confirmation email it just made me a new account. What's ...
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Are questions about PTC arbortext welcome?

I read the topics page, it does say TEX, LaTEX, etc... or "and related systems", yet I am not sure if this is where I could try for PTC arbortext answers. Arbortext and styler are pretty common, but ...
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Minor edit limitation [duplicate]

When you wanna edit some post you can have this kind of warning message: Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post? You can't submit your edit (at ...
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have lost “interactive” view of chat; how can i get it back?

while connected to the chat on my laptop the other day (macbook pro, snow leopard, firefox), the format of the chat room suddenly changed from the "usual" format, with forward/back pointers and a list ...
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How do I get latex output to show up on tex.SE? [duplicate]

This is a question from someone who is obviously quite new to tex.SE. (BTW: this site is awesome!) If I am writing a question, how do I get Latex output to show up on this site? I know how to write ...
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Thought question was answered, but MWE now behaves as originally

I recently posed a LaTeX question: Adding different entities to a table of contents, part 2 I thought it was answered and now can't get the MWE to work. I don't know what happened. Should I post ...
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Designing a new Live OS which for LaTeX ONLY

Do you think it sounds rational to design a Live LINUX OS which is totally dedicated to LaTeX and includes all packages? All Linux distros do not support TexLive easy installation so users could go ...
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How to ask further questions concerning an old question?

I asked a question (to be specific, this one) about four months ago and got a completely satisfying answer. In the meantime I continued my project and built my own solution for the problem by ...
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Is the idea of linking to an online compiler dead?

There was a question about linking from the code examples at tex.stackexchange.com to an online LaTeX compiler about a year ago: Link to online LaTeX compiler. The answers and comments to the question ...
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Spam Filter in the Stack Exchange Website

Recently, in the tex.stackechange.com site, there was a question which was detected as a spam. I dont know if the question is deleted now. When I saw it, It had got 5 downvotes. I request the ...
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Signup to StackExchange using previous existing login

I already have a TeX.SE login and password which I would like to use to login to this site and would prefer not to use other logins that I may have from other sites like Google or Facebook. How can I ...
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Flag review offering only 'Other (needs ♦ moderator attention)' as a choice

Why does the Review section of the main site prompt me to review flags on the post show below but only offers me the Other (needs ♦ moderator attention) choice? This is the first time I see something ...
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What would the job title be for someone who reconstructs and creates documents with LaTeX, InDesign, and FineReader Pro? [closed]

I've been looking through the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) site, and I've not been able to find a job that matches up with these duties: Creates accessible documentation and documents (with LaTeX,...
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Indicating that a question has been answered [duplicate]

Several times now, my questions have been answered "unofficially" in the comments section, rather than posted as an "official" answer. In such a case, how can I, as the OP, indicate that my question ...
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How to ensure the better organisation and availability of knowledge on TeX.SX?

TEX.SX is a source of knowledge such as online encyclopedia (i.e. WP) but experts focus on (question/answer model). The issue facing online encyclopedia is how to get one source of knowledge available ...
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Why is this question closed?

This question has more than 2k views in just over 15 months. I too am experiencing the File not Found message and this question describes my problem. I notice that the person who asked this question ...
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Why are so many answers posted as comments? [duplicate]

In tex.stackexchange, it's pretty common for users to post comments that answer the question. Sometimes there are several good answers posted as comments, but nothing posted as an answer. This doesn'...
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Use LaTeX code in questions and answers (MathJax)? [duplicate]

physics.SE has this nice feature that allows you to enter LaTeX code (formulas) in questions and answers, and then renders it using MathJax. e.g. you enter $x^2$ and it turns it into something like x²....
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critic badge for a mistaken downvote [duplicate]

I mistakenly downvoted a question and immediately upvoted instead - my original intent. But I've still got the critic badge I haven't earned. Not a big deal, not real bug despite the tag, but maybe it ...
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Is it okay to edit other answers to a question I have also answered? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it (and isn't) acceptable to edit? Say for instance, I have upvoted an answer but wrote another answer for more reference. But OP commented on the answer I upvoted ...
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A Notes/ToDo tool within the user's profile page [closed]

Although I am not a hard-core committed {TeX.SE} user/developer, I do look and search through its pages on an almost everyday basis. Very often, I need to take some notes or just create a reminder (...

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