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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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How do I put (La)TeX in Markdown? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why doesn’t maths render as maths? Math.SE has this -- typing $\delta(x)$ renders the LaTeX expression for me. How do I do the same thing on this site?
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renaming of Strunk & White badge [closed]

As Strunk & White is criticized by linguists (because they regard it as prescriptivist and outdated and occasionally incorrect), would it be possible to rename this badge? To me, this badge feels ...
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A problem with the rss feed of TeX.SX

I wanted to use ifttt.com for tracking new questions on TeX.SX, and after giving it the URL https://tex.stackexchange.com/feeds got an error "Not a valid feed url, missing feed title". What might be ...
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Submitting a journal article as a single tex file

Background: I think that Submitting a journal article as a single tex file is potentially a great question (it already has 10 upvotes), but I think it could do with a little polishing. I don't want ...
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Response to Herbert [closed]

I don't know if you read meta or not, but you left the comment …interesting by the way, that you only down voted my answer (emphasis yours) and then deleted your answer while I was ...
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This SE Site Can't Identify Me [closed]

My email address is soonhui.ngu@gmail.com, and my SO profile here. But I am identified as user972 here at Tex SE site!! I think something went wrong with the account association when I first ...
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Consensus vs accepted answers on meta

Let's get the facts straight Per SE policy, as outlined here the following applies On our main sites "the best answer" is somewhat fluidly defined as the superposition of the highest voted answer ...
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What do you do when the OP rolls back an edit that improved its grammar?

If you edit a post by improving grammar, punctuation, and sentence flow, what do you do if the OP rolls it back to the poorly structure version? Here is the case in point: I'm using acronym ...
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Questions do not have MWE

All the questions in the recent week do not have a clear description and also MWE is missing. Can we block questions for further process where the description is not clear and MWE is missing?
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What about these stylized tags like SO has?

Over in SO there are some tags that have little icons in them ([Android], various Adobe related tags, etc.) which are both annoying (why should Adobe get extra advertising for free?) and nice (easy to ...
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Substantial overlap with post by other user(s)

This is not necessarily a TeX meta question but I do not know where to ask it. From the arXiv I am used that submissions get flagged if they have substantial or some overlap with papers by the same or ...
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Dealing with just-do-it-for-me questions

We can not reject that the number of just-do-it-for-me questions has been increasing over time. The chance of seeing a just-do-it-for-me tikz-pgf tagged questions is higher than before. We have been ...
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Spams Spams Spams around

This user : https://tex.stackexchange.com/users/50311/user49929 has been adding spams to the website by questions and now to answers as well(How to compose poetry with LaTeX). Please do something ...
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Should transient *TeX questions be discussed here?

I asked a question today, is CTAN broken?, and was "told-off" for asking a transient question. So, I put it to us, users of TEX.SE. Should transient questions (questions involving the moment, that ...
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why should lst@definelanguage be preferred over lstdefinelanguage in a style [closed]

My meta-discussion topic is about the question that follows: The listings manual (v1.5b, subsection 4.18) recommends using \lst@definelanguage instead of \lstdefinelanguage in a style file: ...
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Let start work on LaTeX and forget the MS Office [closed]

When I start working on LaTeX during my Master Thesis, I enjoy alot. After that I start working on LaTeX regularly and working on different LaTeX templates like CV, Cover Letters etc. Now I am totally ...
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How can I ask for more attention if an answer hasn't been provided yet? [duplicate]

In a recent thread of mine (this one), no answer has been provided yet. To give a short outline: I am basically concerned for the issue to produce n.d. for citations and bibliography items when no ...
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How's about removing the 2-day wait before bounties?

Unless this sort of question is discouraged, I'm not sure that a two-day wait before bounties can be set is really that sensible. Why not let users burn their rep if they so desire?
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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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Is it possible to accept two equally satisfying answers?

I've posted a question for a single problem, and I've got 2 equally satisfying answers giving me the same result I am looking for. I know that I can only accept one answer. I've read the answers ...
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How to flag a question when it contains no problem?

How to flag a question, which asks a problem which is not a problem at all? E.g. the poster asks help with a code which cannot be compiled, but the code simply can be compiled.
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Feature to draw attention to answered, yet unsolved questions, other than by bounty

I guess, this concerns every stackexchange site. It sometimes happens that I ask a question which is answered, but not satisfactorily. I then have the option to put a bounty on this question. But I ...
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All of the drop-down boxes have stopped working

I can no longer click on the arrow by name to get the drop down box to appear. I can no longer comment or vote. I think an update broke something on the stack exchange website. I tried the askubuntu ...
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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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How to post questions with LaTeX code? latex2html?

There are many posts in the forum with both LaTeX source code and the resulting images from compilation. Can anyone point me to the resources on posting questions in this format? I would like to ...
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CTAN has been asking to change our web navigator today 31 — mar — 2018. It is ok?

When today accessed CTAN To read news about changes on packages with Opera 51 and in a second access, FireFox 59.0.2, obtained in both cases a superimposed panel that asked that I should update my ...
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Hyphenation in title

See this post. Is the hyphen in title intentional? (Strong) perhaps, yes. Why was it put there? To attract attention? Or to convey some kind of connotation?
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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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An information of a pink bar: flags

I was just wondering why some flags are highlighted with a pink background? I only have two pink ones. What's the reason? Thank you very much.
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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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Is there a fast way for a user to delete all of their content?

Let's assume that a user wishes to move away from TeX.SE and intends to delete all of the content they created up to the legally possible limit. Deleting tons of comments, unaccepted answers and ...
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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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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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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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points lost even though answer is accepted

I should have 10 points more since answer is accepted
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Adding the Stack Printer app button to each post

I'd like to request a button be placed with each post that allows for the printing of questions and their answers via the Stack Printer. Can this be done?
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how to render latex symbol in tex.stackexchange.com? [duplicate]

this piece of latex can be rendered correctly on math.stackexchange.com $\operatorname{var}[\boldsymbol{\mathrm{AD}}+\mathbf{b}] = \boldsymbol{\mathrm{A}} \operatorname{var}[\boldsymbol{\mathrm{D}}]\...
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How to search for a link?

Yesterday I got the "Announcer" badge for having shared this link: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/367140/insert-figures-for-a-subsection-and-start-another-subsection-after-image. How can I ...
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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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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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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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