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A sketching tool would be very useful

I basic sketching tool to quickly draw out graphs / concepts etc. along the lines of Balsamiq markups would be really useful. It would be doubly useful if people answering questions could access the ...
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Is it possible to integrate data from so.com/questions/tagged/r here?

There is some concern that this new site may bifurcate the statistical computing community that has been extremely active over the last several months at Stackoverflow under the R tag. The thought is ...
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Prompting to accept an answer

In SO, if you don't accept an answer after a few days, then the following phrase appears above the question: Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty for this question? Is ...
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What typographic support is available to support display of statistical formula?

There will be occasions when it would be useful to be able to include a statistical formula within a question, answer, or comment. How is this supported?
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Ability to suggest tag synonyms without 5 in the tag

There are some little used tags that have synonyms. It is hard to get 5 reputation in these tags (they are little used!) but synonyms could still be useful. Indeed, they might be especially useful as ...
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When the page crashes while you're posting/editing an answer

I've noticed a rather odd phenomena with the site on a number of occasions: When I'm posting an answer for the first time, the draft is continually saved and so, if the page happens to crash while I'...
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Tag request: [tag:analytic-form]

This question: Steps to figure out a posterior distribution when it might be simple enough to have an analytic form? leads me to idea we need analytic-form tag. There might be plenty other similar ...
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Why are comments not included in question-feeds?

I like to monitor the development of a question in which I'm involved in an RSS-reader. Often the interesting development is in the comments, though. Currently, a question's RSS feed includes only the ...
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Uploading data to site?

Would it be possible to provide a facility to upload data, in a similar way that an image can be uploaded? For example, although small samples of data can be pasted into the question, it could be a ...
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Bibtex support in the answers or questions

See this answer. The poster uses bibtex syntax to give the references to articles. It does not look nice, but if bibtex was supported, it would look fantastic. Citing articles using Zotero for example ...
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Do we need to hide some lengthy content in answers or questions?

While reading some extended and not-so-short answers with graphs and codes I came to a common forum-like idea of hiding/showing an additional though probably useful content in the body of answers or ...
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Tag synonym: auc -> roc?

I believe auc should be a synonym for roc. auc was created only for this question.
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How to unvote on comments?

Occasionally I mistakenly upvote a comment. There seems to be no way to undo this action. Is this a bug? A feature? My missing something?
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Syntax highlighting for code chunks

Several blogging systems now includes an optional syntax highlighting scheme for most common languages, including Python, Perl, Ruby, R, Matlab, etc. Code chuncks are post-processed using CodeRay, or ...

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