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Is a showcase of preambles off-topic?
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Actually, all showcase questions are off-topic. Citing the help center: To prevent your question from being flagged and possibly removed, avoid asking subjective questions where … every answer is ...

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Reminder for own (unanswered) question
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You don't get notified per se that you have forgotten to give a tick and I wouldn't consider such passive-aggressive functionality good, there used to be Accept Rate with sort-of similar effect, but ...

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My votes on the new community ads get reverted
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Well, after trying for couple days, I came to the conclusion that as long as you vote only 3 times a day in the thread, your votes won't get reverted. This is sort of a good news, even though I still ...

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Policy or guidelines on accepting a different answer
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Well, in general, we consider questions that are solved by a new version of a package to be off-topic. So theoretically, the question should be closed ;) However, I would say that it should stay ...

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Add an additional Licence to "MY" content
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The issue with showing it in your profile is that there is no public history of it. If you post your license statement in the thread Relicensing code from answers , the information is there forever, ...

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Link to online LaTeX compiler
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There are already many online LaTeX compilers when you need them. Introducing our own one would necessarily introduce its own bugs and errors, which only drive the site away from its real purpose.

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Rename {msword} to {ms-word}, or create generic {ms-office} tag to cover Office-related questions
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The cases, where other MS Office product than MS Word is in question, are really rare. Therefore I don't see the necessity of more tags. I suggest having ms-office with ms-word as a synonym. This ...

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Why is short and specific questions required as stated in FAQ?
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I would like to add one good reason why questions that does not fit into the forum are being closed. It is that we tend to keep the number of unanswered questions to a minimum (now it is only 1.77% of ...

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What is the highest voted comment on TeX.SE?
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Actually, Werner is not completely right. The thing is, the highest voted comment is on Meta.TeX.SE, namely at TeX Community Polls TeX Live, the collaborative distribution of TeX user groups.

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Is a question on setting up a CTAN mirror on-topic?
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To answer your true meta question: Yes, such questions are on-topic. The fact that they revolve around operating TeX rather than using it does not disqualify them. What is not on-topic are trivial ...

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Why was this question marked as a duplicate?
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As you can see, the community agreed with you and the post got reopened. Thanks, it was a good catch!

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Site design updates are live!
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status-completed Is there a reason why the question title is sans-serif in search results? https://tex.stackexchange.com/search?q=numbering+braces I suppose it's just a missing styling for the ...

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Is there any way to deal with spam effectively and relatively fast?
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I would just add: While the important things are flagging as spam and downvoting, you can also cast a close vote as off-topic (since it is off-topic). It very likely won't change anything in the end (...

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Rename "Community"
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Please remember that he is not exactly a bot. His competences are much more than actively doing something. Basically when the system needs to put a name to an action that has no name associated, it's ...

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Export/download answers
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I suppose that this will eventually get marked as status-declined. The primary purpose of SE is to provide online support. If you find some Q&A very useful, you can star them (= put them into your ...

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What makes a good community advert?
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I would like to modify some of the ads, this seems to be too long for a comment so I make it an answer. As well, I'm not a good in computer graphics so I cannot make the ads if they have to be nice. ...

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Support questions about overleaf off-topic?
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I'm Tom and currently I work at the Overleaf Support. We are actively monitoring the main site for the overleaf tag, so when a question is related to our platform, we shall get notified about it. (And ...

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Number separated from the rest of the sentence
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If you can't find a question that would be the same as what you ask, simply go ahead and ask a question on the main site. What you want is impossible, but not because TeX wouldn't be capable of such ...

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Why is there no badge for that?
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I don't see why Benefactor and Altruist couldn't be expanded to include not awarding the bounty manually if you answer the question yourself and if the answer has positive score. It would make much ...

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Who Wants to Win another LaTeX Book?
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I will go with 233, that's the largest Fibonacci number in the sheet. PS: If it's me, then signed please :) Second guess: ◖■◗ I mean, 093 :) Third guess: 211

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How to deal with robo-reviewers?
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I'll just briefly say some ideas I have concerning the improvement of the review quality: Comments on reviews: Each suggested edit would have a comment thread, allowing the reviews to be commented. ...

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more problems with the new site redesign
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Since this is posted as a bug here (and originally contained some other stuff, too), I decided to make a feature request about the "meta/main link asymmetry in help menu" on Meta.SO: Add "main&...

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The {columns} tag
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In my opinion, the tag two-column serves the purpose of three-column just right. The only problem is the name. Hence I suggest adding column-typesetting as its synonym. This would not create a new tag ...

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Disputed "invalid flag" 2nd edition
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Since this seems to be by-design, I posted a feature request for separation of "invalid flag" flags from all the other ones in the statistics: Separate "invalid flags" in the flag ...

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(How) should I ask for a big list of references on several TeX-related topics?
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The posts you linked to are very close to being "not a real question" because they are very broad and usually they were asked after some discussion, and every time such a post appears, it's possible ...

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Which comments got me the Pundit badge?
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As said in the comments, there are SQL queries on data.SX for this, for instance: http://data.stackexchange.com/tex/query/71678/my-most-popular-comments http://data.stackexchange.com/tex/query/71222/...

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Own answers should be possible to be accepted after some(?) votes of commited tex.se users
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Well, if the title of this question is your real concern: Own answers should be possible to be accepted after some(?) votes of commited tex.se users Then the answer is simple: You can accept your ...

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highlighting tag
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Well, one possibility is to find a good word for "highlighting teh output not teh code" and ban highlighting completely; this would force people to choose one of the more specific tags and hopefully ...

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Low reputation/karma count, deleted user profiles - did something happen?
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I'm one of the Trusted users (this at least has a definition) who's changed his name. I know about another recent name change of a fairly active user. I mention it clearly in my profile. If you met ...

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How to vote to reopen a deleted post?
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Since I was one of the delete-voters on the two answers, I can explain my reasoning why it got deleted, and maybe a bit of an insight why I didn't vote to delete Keks Dose's answer. The question ...

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