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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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Request for new migration paths for tex.sx [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do we want more migration paths? On tex.sx, we voted on the question if we wanted more migration paths and if so, which. While nobody thought we didn't need any more migration ...
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Meta question: can't find meta

Please how do I change my openID email address?
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Why does TeX not show up in my question (at least in the preview)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we turn off math-tex please? Why doesn't maths render as maths? I seem to be having difficulty using MathJax or TeX or LaTeX or whatever it is. when I try to type ...
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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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Why is short and specific questions required as stated in FAQ?

Why is it such a big deal that questions have a very specific nature to them as stated in the FAQ's? What real problems/harm does it pose when questions are more discussion like or not very specific? ...
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Guidelines for clicking the “upvote”-button/Knowledge test/What is a reputation system worth where people get “upvotes” based on sympathy?

From time to time I see flawed answers in this forum which are not really suitable for accomplishing the task described in the question and which nonetheless get a lot of upvotes. Therefore I suppose ...
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show intent to answer question

When I answer a question, I prefer to make the answer extensive - with a good MWE, a screenshot, some code comments, links to other questions, a solution that possibly goes a bit further than asked ...
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Why are the eminent contributors in such a hurry to close questions?

Here are two real facts that show that prominent contributors close questions without taking the time to read them carefully and verify that they are really a duplicate question. First issue: Look at ...
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There is no place for justification in online media?

Is there still something wrong with justified text in online media (compared to print media) nowadays? Wikipedia says at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typographic_alignment, that: A common type of ...
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Could a feature be made that lets you upload code directly?

When posting MWEs, I always make a file in my editor, then copy-paste it, then turn it into preformatted text. It would be more convenient (and foolproof) to just save it, then click a button on SE ...
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Why has my question been deleted?

I posted a question and received an answer. Shortly after that the entire post (question and answer) was deleted. Why is that? Additionally, why was my reputation reduced from 433 to 399?
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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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Delete others' comments on my own post [closed]

If you use social media, you may know that all comments others posted on your own posts can be deleted by you if you see that it is unnecessary. I know TeX.SE, or SE in general, is not a social media ...
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Is wrong to ask on TeX.SE how to draw a swastika in TikZ (or question that involves Nazi in general)?

Recently, in a totally unrelated post, someone asked for a mathematical symbol (a curly \times). One user pointed out the fact that such symbol resembles the swastika of Nazi Germany and he will not ...
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TeX, TeX, and nothing else? [duplicate]

Background I had a long-term personal questioning about the fact if Markdown + Mathjax (which is great on math.SE for example) could be one day derived into a typesetting tool for printed documents. ...
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Filename code formatting

I suggest to enhance the code formatting with an optional argument for a filename. ===test.tex=== \documentclass{} \begin{} \end{} Nice workaround suggested in comments to use 3 #: test.tex \...
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What should be the acronym for tex.stackexchange.com? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trivial point about tex.se vs. tex.sx The TeX community places significant emphasis on notations and pronunciations. Therefore, risking negative votes for two obvious reasons (...
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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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Why not pasting image url automatically if we choose it?

There are two options on inserting image: Browse paste Why not pasting image url automatically if we choose paste option?
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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 we handle questions, where there just isn't a final answer, only opinions?

I asked this question. I think that there is no final answer. Since there are 2 votes for the question, it seems to be interesting. And since there are 4 formatting-suggestions, there seem to be ...
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Toggle Show/Hide on StackExchange [duplicate]

There are some posts which give solutions for Latex, but no one seems to work here on StackExchange. Is it possible to use this toggle show/hide here on StackExchange? Like when I want to toggle show/...
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Is there any way (keyboard shortcut) to shift an enitre piece of text?

Okay I know I've worded the question horribly. We all know to make code visible in a box e.g: \begin{document} We have to shift it 4 spaces to the right so that it becomes: \begin{document} Is ...
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Export/download answers

Is it possible to download answers that are helpful or offer brilliant solutions/demonstrations of the power of LaTeX? For example I particularly like the following: Clickable chapters on the right ...
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Flair for TeX only still uses old icon

The newly designed icon {} did not make it to the flair picture. Or maybe I need to update it somehow, and do not know how? Hmmm. Here's mine:
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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 do I make a “a complete small document”? [duplicate]

When I asked my first question on this site, I was asked to provide "a complete small document that demonstrates the problem." What is "a complete small document" and how do I make one?
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(How) should I ask for a big list of references on several TeX-related topics?

Would a big-list of references of all kind of TeX-related topics be useful, and if so, how should it be asked? I'm thinking in something like What are good learning resources for a LaTeX beginner? ...
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mwe Package additional feature [closed]

I was looking at the mwe package (I haven't tested it) and I was thinking if you can have the same effect of syntax coloring and indentation as it is here in tex.stackexchange.com. For example: \...
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CSS styling on TeX.sx seems to be gone [closed]

I'm looking at the TeX.sx site, and it looks like it's not being styled. Any ideas what's going on? I'm not seeing this on other SEs.
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chat.stackexchange not showing graphics

2012-12-03: Update: The problem below seems to be Mac related, and not connectivity related. On my PC the chat appears ok. So what do I need to reset on the Mac to get this corrected? Anyone else ...
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where/how to report that a question can't be viewed from the main page? [closed]

the question "XeTeX \left and \right problem" (question #30854) won't link from the main page. (i managed to reach it by linking to the OP and then to the question, which did work.) i think there ...
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Edit in title of questions

Edit: Some time before, I had a discussion with @Mico on changing the title of a question to be more useful. The general idea is to make it more useful for search engines. Since the question as was ...

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