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Please don't link to

I have noticed that many users link to the Mobile Wikipedia rather than the Desktop Wikipedia. This is very irritating when reading on a desktop. Users of supported mobile devices are automatically ...
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Can we extend mhchem support in MathJax to include physical units?

You may or may not be aware that Worldbuilding.SE (partially) supports the mhchem MathJax extension, that allows for nice rendering of chemical formulae. I only discovered it quite recently. It lets ...
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How do I write dollar signs ($) in posts without messing up the text formatting?

I was writing an answer where I ended up using two dollar signs to indicate amounts of money. The text in between the two dollar signs became formatted, although I did not want the formatting I was ...
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Judicious use of inline LaTeX

I'm certainly one of Worldbuilding's foremost proponents of $\LaTeX$, and I've encouraged its use in the past. However, I've noticed a certain trend that I think is important to note: the use of ...
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Long names break formatting in the badge list

I was scrolling through the list of awarded Revival badges out of curiosity and noticed something a bit strange: It appears that users with long names cause their user profiles (and the date the ...
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There is a wrapping bug for tag feed links

At the bottom of this page, I see the following: The blue words should really be "recently active technological-development feed", and the text should wrap. A similar effect shows up here for hard-...
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How to ask a really big question?

Ok so here’s the sitch. I wanna ask a question on the normal World Building Stack Exchange website but the question I’ve prepared is absolutely massive in size. Like, at least 900 words total. It ...
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Markup not being taken

In I see **anti-**gravity where the asterisks are not accepted as bold formatting because the closing one is not followed by whitespace. In the ...
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Where are guidelines about text formatting and its improvement via (suggested) edits?

Where are guidelines about proper text formatting, suggested edits, and their review? Possibly there is nothing but “common sense”, but Ī̲ don’t hold in respect sites where users are encouraged to ...
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