Matthew Leingang
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MathJax boilerplate
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27 votes

Here is my proposed answer: While [tag:MathJax] uses LaTeX syntax, it uses Javascript and HTML's DOM model rather than TeX technology, making it mostly off topic for this site. You might try instead ...

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Downvoting answers exploiting different approaches with respect to the initial question
20 votes

Quoting from the Vote Down privileges page: What is voting down? Voting down, also known as "casting downvotes", is how the community indicates which questions and answers are least useful. ...

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Unusual user names
13 votes

I think that it's appropriate to say to a user with such a name: "I know you don't mean it this way, but some new users might get the idea that you are speaking as an official representative of LaTeX (...

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Keep an eye on SO
11 votes

What about: You can find an entire community on the [TeX StackExchange](http://tex.stackexchange.com/), where no TeX-related question is too small. It does not say "You should ask this question ...

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Keeping a log of potentially duplicate, TL, NARQ, questions
8 votes

I suggest a tag like needs-improvement. This can be attached by editors (or the first person to post a "Can you provide a minimal working example?"-type question), and removed once the question has ...

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Can we have some linking etiquette and guidelines?
8 votes

I want to add this suggestion to linking guidelines: When linking to another question on TeX SE, the link text should have the question title in it. Compare: See this question for more ...

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Promoting TeX, LaTeX and friends
6 votes

Here is a post I wrote to the pgf-users mailing list: Subject: Invitation to join tex.stackexchange.com Dear pgf-users, Congratulations to the developers on a new release of PGF. ...

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Message to package maintainers
5 votes

Don't forget badges. Who doesn't love badges? :-D

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When is (and isn't) it acceptable to edit?
5 votes

I'm proposing this resolution for debate rather than declaring it. I'd like to hear comments. It is acceptable to edit abuses of markdown syntax I've noticed some questioners (this one, for ...

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The duck giveaway 2016
2 votes

I'll take the first two numbers given by random.org that weren't taken: 65 and 47.

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Who Wants to Win another LaTeX Book?
2 votes

Random.org says: 90

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Some tagging questions
2 votes

Looking at source I see six uses. Two are about the source code of TeX the program and MetaFont the program. Three are about typesetting code listings. One is about TeXShop. We could reserve ...

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Automatic links to the CTAN catalogue?
1 votes

There are client-side workarounds for this too. I use TextExpander for the Mac. I type the package name, cut it to the clipboard, type ,ctan, and I get the proper link. AutoHotKey for Windows does ...

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How to post long files?
1 votes

I think you've already outlined all your options. Since you can't post it here, you have to post it somewhere else. If you are concerned about persistence, either host it on your own website or host ...

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Should we have a thesis guide question?
0 votes

Ok, never mind. Seems to be a solution in search of a problem...

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Feature Request/Discussion - Markdown to write stylised LaTeX
0 votes

But wait; is the name or the logo? If it's the name, then the font is not part of the name and "LaTeX" should be rendered in the current font with the lowercase letters replaced by the raised/...

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Make {external-images} a synonym of {graphics}
-1 votes

I think that graphics should be broadened to include any method for getting graphics into a document, be it external (graphicx) or programmatic (tikz-pgf, xy-pic, or pstricks).

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