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Mechanisms for displaying mathematical notation.

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Instructions on how to use LaTeX on CrossValidated

Questions formatted in LaTeX are easier to read, but not everyone who has permission to review a question/answer knows how to do it. Are there any instructions on CV about how to use LaTex?
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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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$\LaTeX$ macros for expectation, variance and covariance?

Is it possible for Stack Exchange to make available $\LaTeX$ abbreviations for \mathrm{E}, \mathrm{Var}, ...
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Table formatting: best practices regarding code sample format

Often, when editing other people's answers and questions, we have to deal with non-formatted tables, as people justifiably don't know how to type those in the text boxes and keep the table formatting. ...
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Allow single-character edits in formulas

I have just came across the ingeniously enforced "small, single-character edits should be avoided" policy. I was trying to change a "$-$" in a formula into a "$+$". I succeeded after a prolonged fight ...
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Latex error: "Math Processing Error"

When I access stats exchange at home my browser doesn't process the LaTeX part of the posts. Instead, I just see "Math Processing Error" Any ideas? At home I use: ipod touch Ubunto Linux with ...
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Do answers with equations and formulas in them get more votes?

I have this hypothesis. Ceteris paribus the answers that have formulas (equations) in them get more votes than plain English answers. Do you agree?
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Misleading link about MathJax help [duplicate]

The online help of Cross Validated contains the following part at the LaTeX section: "Learn more: MathJax help." Problem is, the link leads to a site about TeX, not MathJax. This is not really ...
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What should the "MathJax help" link (in the LaTeX section of the "Editing Help" page) point to?

The moderators recently received the following message from the SE community team: As you may know, on sites where MathJax is enabled, the /editing-help page ...
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Have Latex tables stopped working?

In a range of browsers, I've found that $\LaTeX$ tables no longer seem to work on this site. Neither of these posts display correctly: How to test for a synergistic effect of A & B with ...
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bordermatrix in MathJaX

It would be nice to have the option to use bordermatrix in MathJaX. See the bottom of the page
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TeX processing for Stats

We are evaluating google charts to add TeX support on and were interested to know if the stats community at large would be interested in this feature. Would you much ...
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Firefox 3.6.13 messes up Mathjax

This problem was first reported on Math.SE. I'm bring this to your attention since Stats.SE also uses Mathjax. Basically, the latest build of Firefox version 3.6.13 has a known issue of messing up ...
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"Math Processing Error" in red instead of a TeX formula [duplicate]

I just noted that \binom{}{} does not work, as before, and as it should: $$ \binom{3}{2} $$ What I typed within double dollar signs is : ...
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