Martin Scharrer
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Delete others' comments on my own post
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This feature is not part of the stackexchange feature set. New features can only be requeseted on the primary meta site https://meta.stackexchange.com/. Feel free to post your request there. If you ...

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Moving a TeX topic off SO
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In such cases such posts should be flagged on the current site to be migrated to TeX.SX. We TeX.SX moderators can't do anything from here exact flag it ourselves. However, this particular post seems ...

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How to "push" my question?
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Generally you can place a bounty on your question, but this requires more reputation than you have now. If you didn't got any answers now, maybe your question wasn't phrased very well or misses ...

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Should I switch the accepted answer?
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The issue can be often be solved in advance by simply not accepting the first answer right away. Instead the questioner should wait at least a couple of hours if not a day until the answer is accepted....

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Where usage meets TeX
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As I see this question it's a perfect candidate for http://math.stackexchange.com (as already suggested by a comment to that question). They users there aren't bad in TeX either, because they use it ...

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Why are questions on package bugs/issues too localized?
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The reason such question are often closed it that bugs which will be fixed soon make the question "too localiced in time" because soon they issue will be gone and there is no suitable answer beyond "...

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How are you supposed to get reputation if you can't answer a question unless you have a reputation of at least 5?
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That's not correct. You can post answers and questions starting from reputation 1, which is the starting and minimal reputation. You can't get below it even by downvotes. See https://tex....

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Why is "...Cthulhu-worshipping madman?" a great question?
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Keep in mind that this question is about fonts and typesetting and not about Cthulhu. The title is just catchy and the whole thing can be consider funny (you know, by people which have a sense of ...

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Comment addressed to multiple users with @?
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No, it can't. Only the first user mentioned with @, and also the author of the commented post, will be notified. Note that the user must have been commented on the same post before. An exception is ...

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Who plans to go to the TUG 2013 conference in Japan?
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I would love to go to TUG 2013 in Japan. I would have visited TUG 2012 but couldn't because of my PhD studies. As a presentation topic I would like to talk about some parts I contributed to. I think ...

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Flagging "not an answer"
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The linked post is an attempt to answer the question so the "not an answer" flag does not apply to it according to its description "This was posted as an answer, but it does not attempt to answer the ...

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How can I turn off my view of deleted stuff?
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There is no option provided by SX to hide these posts, but: Deleted posts have a different look, so they need to have different CSS classes. It is therefore possible to write a user script which ...

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Why can't I delete more than five of my own comments?
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It's a protection mechanism to prevent people to delete too much of their contribution on the site. It also hinders an hacker to do the same. Actually your action triggered an automatic moderator ...

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How to make `select code` work with google chrome?
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I tested it now and it works fine for me. I installed the current version of Chrome (Version 24.0.1312.52 m) and then the Tampermonkey extension, which is apperently like Greasemonkey for Firefox. It ...

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Is a software request appropriate?
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If your question is about how to write such mathematics with (La)TeX or if it is possible in your requested way at all, then the question would be on-topic, but should be well phrased nevertheless. ...

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TUG Membership: Names for 2013
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I like to continue to be a TUG member. I'm enjoying reading the TUGboard and would like to write an article for it. I'm also prepard to go to the next TUG conference and represent both TeX.SX and ...

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Flags for migration "helpful" but not acted upon
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In general flags should only be considered not helpful if they were really useless or used wrong. There is a penalty for denying flags after all and the moderator must justify why the flag was denied. ...

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Is there a mark down to make one or more slanted characters of a word?
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In Q and A posts you can use HTML for this: Ti<i>k</i>Z: TikZ. But it's not really worth the effort IMHO and will not work for comment and chat messages.

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Questions which are bug reports
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Bug reports about (La)TeX packages etc. should not be posted on this site, but reported to the package author using the method (e.g. email address, bug tracker) given in the package manual. Because ...

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Order of answers with the same score (usually zero)
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The order of answers with the same number of votes is random and will change every time you load the page. The accepted answer however is always on top, except if it is a self-accepted answer, where ...

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Is there a problem with code formatting?
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After I removed and added the four spaces at the begin of every line it got formatted correctly. Maybe there were some Unicode spaces or line breaks included which confused the system. Note that code ...

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Should I downvote spam?
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Spam posts should be flagged as spam using 'flag' -> 'it is spam'. This way it is automatically down-voted by Community and will be deleted once it got flagged as spam often enough (I think six times, ...

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Display bug causes number of badges to be shown incorrectly
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The line with the bronze badges is getting clipped if it is too long. The HTML code of the website contains the full number "322" which is clipped here to "32". If you look closely to the displayed "2"...

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'Listening in' to a question
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You can make the question a favorite by clicking the star below the voting arrows. If you then go to your profile page you will see a 'favorites' tab with a red number showing how many of them changed ...

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mwe Package additional feature
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The mwe package is to help creating minimal working examples (MWE), not for displaying them. You can have syntax highlighting and line numbering of LaTeX source code in your document using the ...

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Community Promotion Ads - 2012
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Useful StackApps and other User Scripts for TeX.SX
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AutoReviewComments - Pro-forma comments for SE This user script adds an 'auto' link below "Add Comment": It opens the following configurable dialog with some pre-defined comments: This is very ...

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On "comment", @name sometimes does not work
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You talk about the auto-completion of the user name in comments, right? Could it be that you wanted to add a comment on one of Ulrike's posts? The original poster of the post you comment on is always ...

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How do I create a link to an answer?
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There is now a stackapp Greasemonkey script which will give you a copy button similar to the link button below posts: Copy Question Link Markdown - Making it easier to copy links to questions! It ...

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Automatic question's title insertion with link
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As already stated by N.N. it is sufficient to simply post a link to the question or answer into a question or answer post. It will be formatted automatically. However, in the recent past this didn't ...

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