# Questions tagged [mathjax]

Bug reports and suggestions for the MathJax system used to compile basic LaTeX code on the site.

Bug reports and suggestions for the MathJax system used to compile basic LaTeX code on the site.

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I am using Safari version 16.1 with the HTML-CSS renderer. A displayed formula in the post Convergence by parameter involving inf renders as follows:
This happens even with extensions disabled, but ...

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Does this question Basic algebra of $\mathcal{O}_0(\mathfrak{sl}_n(\mathbb{C}))$ — Reference request look like this for anyone else?:
Those squares are supposed to be \mathcal{O}'s. As far as I can ...

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According to Supported TeX/LaTeX commands, \hfill is supported. However, as expected, it doesn't work in ordinary text \hfill ; and using it in math mode seems to ...

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In one MathOverflow answer by me, the MathJax code added latest fails to render correctly. Instead, one $ tag is ignored and for the rest on the line, code inside <...

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In @GabeK's nice answer to @JonBannon's question Each mathematician has only a few tricks, there is unexpected space at the beginning of the third paragraph:
My first thought was that there might be ...

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Although this question seems to be new to M.MO, @MartinSleziak points out several related posts on Meta.MSE.
I was curious about the diagrammatic magic of @YaakovBaruch's recent comment, and so ...

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I edited Multiplying divergent integrals using Hardy fields approach to put equations clearly meant to be displayed in display mode. Once I did so, one of the equations exhibited very strange spacing,...

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While editing @Ruy's answer to How can one define a kind of "determinant" on a reduced group $C^*$ algebra?, I tried to insert an \eqref to the equation ...

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MathJax, at least as used on MO, recognises many multi-line environments, like {multline}, {align}, and ...

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I recently tried to edit an old question x-th moment method that had got bumped to the front page for other reasons. The post had an equation that was meant to be, and maybe at one point was, struck ...

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In the following screen capture, take a look at the region delimited by the red rectangle: notice how it extends too much to the right, such that a part of it becomes hidden by the yellow page element....

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Users with sufficiently high reputation have access to a "tools" page, which I like a lot. However, sometimes I find that the $\rm\TeX$ doesn't render properly. What is particularly puzzling ...

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It looks like badges are no longer showing on users when browsing questions/answers:
The badges appear while the pages loads, but as soon as the mathjax fully loads, they disappear. Checking other SE ...

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In the course of a discussion involving using MathJax to re-define macros, I couldn't recall if MathJax obeys a \newcommand for an already-defined macro, and so ...

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I am using Firefox 94.0.1, with no user scripts. I have a few add-ons, which I can list if needed, but, since the behaviour does not always occur, they cannot always be interfering. My renderer is <...

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I found a very neat way to speed up MathJax execution times and I thought about sharing it with everyone here. Typically whenever I start my browser I have to load up all of these MathJax resources ...

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In typing up a question (or answer) on MO, I try to format a long mathematical expression so that it fits in one line. When I meet with apparent success, as shown in the wysiwyg box underneath the box ...

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Example:
Chrome, for comparison:
Happens on Windows 10, both browsers are up to date.
Should I use the bug tag?
Does anybody else encounter this? Can it be something on my side?
After the question ...

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In the following comment, both summands should appear before the period:
The source for the comment is:
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In revision 2 of Number of permutations in $S_{a + b}$ with $\operatorname{maj}(\pi) = b$ and $\operatorname{maj}(\pi^{-1}) = b$, I edited an equation that had been manually given the label ...

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As we've started discussing, Stack Exchange is planning to redo the editor for all questions and answers across all their sites. As articulated by Emilio Pisanty, these changes will have significant ...

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In a comment of the form $\DeclareMathOperator\a{a}$Here's a [link](http://mathoverflow.net) and [another link](http://mathoverflow.net) $\a$, neither link is ...

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Is it allowed to use images to paste math formula in mathoverflow.net ?
I think this is high efficiency, and few people search math questions by LaTeX.

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I was just trying to clean up Understanding why $\pi_{3}(N) = \mathbb{Z}_{(2n, n^2)}$? , which was originally almost entirely cut-and-pasted images without any alternate text. For the first image, I ...

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when I entered the following
$$\pmb{ \frac{d_+^n}{dx_+^n}}:= \left(1, \frac{d^1}{dx^1},\,\dots,\,\frac{d^{n-2}}{dx^{n-2}},\,1\right)$$
I observed that the defined fraction has an unsharp ...

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A couple of times now, I've been entering a large matrix here or on math.SE and, in the preview window, all the rows appear on a single line. Once the question posts, it displays correctly. I most ...

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The following occurs on my activity page:
The question it links to is Is there an explicit expression for Chebyshev polynomials modulo $x^r-1$? and it seems that the MathJax in the end somehow got ...

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I am using Safari 12.0.2 on macOS Mojave. In my answer https://mathoverflow.net/a/331026 , I see the following:
It seems to me that the spacing between the second and third parentheses at the end of ...

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When I view the front page right now in Safari, I see:
Notice that the question mark, which the poster properly placed at the end of the equation (see the question (before another edit removed the ...

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MathJax supports possibility do define macros. (Using \newcommand, \DeclareMathOperator, \def...

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I frequently tried to draw a triangle commutative diagram similar to the definition of projective modules for this question.
A module associated to an endomorphism of a vector bundle
so I ...

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The author of this question uses Mathjax (in a way different from its intended usage) to make parts of his question stand out more; for instance, to display some headers in red or to alter the spacing ...

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Probably a simple question, but how can I write my script in mathjax to show one number on top of another and with a minus sign in the left side?
Like this:

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It is a very minor thing but still - it seems that answer texts have zero right margin which shows somehow unpleasantly with colored background of accepted answers:
(This is with latest Chrome on ...

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Question : Is it possible to use tikzcd code in MO posts?
There are information for drawing diagrams using AMScd
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I can see that the posts on this site contain nicely displayed mathematical formulas. How can I get such formulas in my posts? What syntax is used to typeset them?
Note: This is an attempt to make at ...

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Why the \cancel command does not work in the last part of the following post:
A cohomology associated to a Riemannian manifold
I would like to strike through the last part of the ...

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There is a post from 2013 addressing what appears to be a similar issue, but it is reported as fixed, so I guess it's not exactly the same.
I have noticed a few posts recently in which backslashes ...

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A specific user has recently edited a lot of years-old posts in which, as far as I can tell, he is just TeXifying titles. While I assume that this is being done with good intentions, it seems likely ...

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This is hardly important, but ...
In an answer, I used the LaTeX O(n \epsilon^{1-d}) to display
$O(n \epsilon^{1-d})$, but this is what it looks like to me (in ...

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The title says it all. :-)
In response to the automatic disapproval of the question body:
I tried to edit the chat messages after submitting but couldn't figure out how to do that either. (And I ...

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Tilde accents, such as $\tilde g$ (typed as \tilde g), seem to be displaying bizarrely, with the tilde to the right of, rather than on top of, the accented symbol, ...

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If you haven't seen the official announcement yet, Mathjax is shutting down their CDN effective April 30th 2017. We are currently looking for alternatives for hosting this service including self ...

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In several old questions/answers I have seen in MathJax the combination \\, where it obviously should be \, and also ...

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I am much more familiar with math.SE. On that site there are explicit guidelines about LaTeX in titles and things like \displaystyle, ...

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Sometimes I come across an old post which does not use MathJax. Is it OK to edit such a post if the edit improves readability?
This question (and its answers) motivated this post. I know some users ...

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You might have all noticed that https://mathoverflow.net/help/formatting does not mention (La)TeX. I believe this is a very important topic and should not be hidden in "advanced"; actually, a link ...

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A basic LaTeX feature which I sometimes miss when asking and answering questions in MO (specially when the question and the particularly the answer are longer) is the possibility of numbering ...

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If a poster includes in the title some formula in enclosed between $$, like $$x^2+y^2=z^2$$
$$x^2+y^2=z^2$$
the title of the ...

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In mathoverflow I avoid asking questions and giving answers because the preview of mathematical formulas does not work: in the preview the formulas are shown precisely as I type them, with dollars and ...