27 votes

Please don't link to m.wikipedia.org

I assume that the people doing this are posting from mobile, so they researched something, collected the link, and used it. Probably they don't even notice that the link is sub-optimal, so thanks for ...
17 votes

Can we extend mhchem support in MathJax to include physical units?

I support this request: Worldbuilding users can benefit from having mhchem enabled.
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17 votes
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How do I write dollar signs ($) in posts without messing up the text formatting?

The formatting is MathJax and is pretty useful for complex math. If you want to use a normal dollar sign you have to "escape" the symbol. This means that you tell the interpreter "You know, the ...
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14 votes

Please don't link to m.wikipedia.org

This sounds like something that Stack Exchange’s automatical link conversion could automatically do, given that Wikipedia is probably the most linked external source. It’s not much different from ...
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6 votes
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Can we extend mhchem support in MathJax to include physical units?

I've enabled this as of an hour ago (26 April 2022) Adam said it should be fine but if you run into any issues, let me know and we'll disable it and investigate what's going on.
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6 votes

Where are guidelines about text formatting and its improvement via (suggested) edits?

No such specific guidelines exist on this site, though the community here tends to reject 'cosmetic' edits unless they are substantive and/or drastically increase the quality of the question/answer. ...
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4 votes

Judicious use of inline LaTeX

This is a topic I feel quite strongly about. I personally use MathJax a lot, in particular for quantities. I find that it: Visually distinguishes them from the surrounding text, so that a reader ...
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3 votes

Markup not being taken

Could it be a case of **anti-**gravity **anti-**gravity vs anti-gravity? **anti**-gravity I think the problem is not that ...
2 votes

Where are guidelines about text formatting and its improvement via (suggested) edits?

There are no specific guidelines, but I'll give my opinion on cosmetic edits. People use the close reason unclear what you're asking for certain reasons but to me a question can be unclear because of ...
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2 votes

Judicious use of inline LaTeX

I had to hunt around to find how to use units. If it were explained on a cheetnsheet summary...? What I found was a different word, though. Another "minor" use that could be handled without TeX is ...
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