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Mathematica.Stackexchange Themes - Show your styles!

Mathematica.Stackexchange only has one default theme and the preferences setting options are very limited. However, as any website, its appearance can be modified by altering its CSS in the browser. ...
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Automate standard comments?

From a comment exchange under a closed question: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because the issue it raises is not a Mathematica issue but a mathematical one. That it is formulated ...
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How to copy code from Mathematica so it looks good on this site

Many newcomers to this site have code that they entered into their notebooks using one of tje Mathematica palettes, e.g., Basic Math Assistant. They are delighted with mathematical look of their code,...
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How can I write math notation on the Mathematica site?

I want to ask some questions in the Mathematics site. But I don't know how to write the proper math notations in the computer. For example how to write x^y ( where x is raised to power y). sign of ...
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Hints and help on using the site efficiently

As you may already know, mathematica.stackexchange is a wonderful site for asking questions and looking for information about Mathematica™. However, it has a few characteristics that tend to ...
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Tooltip with ::usage information in code blocks

I made userscript displaying the ::usage message of symbols when hovered in a code block: The script is available on github It looks good for the vast majority of symbols but there are some ...
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How to make animated screen captures?

If a picture's worth a thousand words, then an animated GIF or video must surely be a great way to explain or illustrate a problem or solution, and sometimes it's the best way. Since people sometimes ...
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Additional useful buttons for our M.SE editor

Do you hate the guys trying to optimize every single part of a process? I'm one of those. Believe me, it's even harder for me. When I sit next to someone watching him writing something, taking the ...
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Code formatting automation for our posts

It would be nice to have tools to automate the code formatting for our posts, so that we don't spend too much time formatting our code by hand. What tools can we (as a community) currently offer?
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For Sale! Three potentially useful palettes

I wanted to learn how to make palettes, so I've made this bunch. They are still beta, but I want to share them for cross-platform checking and bug hunting. The functions aren't mine, and proper ...
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How can I easily copy Mathematica code for use with this site? (We have a palette for this!)

I have recently posted a question asking how we could create a palette for copying code in the format originally suggested by Sjoerd and since adopted by several people: D[x^2, x] (* ==> 2 x *) ...
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Can I easily post images to this site directly from Mathematica? (Yes!)

Graphics are tightly integrated into the Mathematica interface. The Front End is programmable, and Mathematica has functions to interface with the web, so the question naturally comes up: Could we ...