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what is the status of the Mathematica stackexchange.com weekly newsletter?

Updated Feb 7, wed. 2018 I still have not received the weekly Mathematica newsletter. Even thought I am subscribed, and verified my email OK and my profile says I am subscribed. Very strange, I've ...
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Pitfalls for more experienced users - help with asking not too broad question

Done: Unexpected behaviors in built-in functions will appreciate feedback/input etc. I want to ask a question on main which will qualify as 'too broad but helpful enough to stay'. (like common ...
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Default syntax highlighting isn't for Mathematica on all pages anymore

Since yesterday, some (but not all!) the questions use the wrong language for syntax highlighting by default. Here is an example: Which filter does InverseRadon use by default? I can tell that ...
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Please update the Wolfram Language highlighter for this site

I took the time to update the Google-prettify highlighter for Mathematica to the current version 11.0.1. The whole project can be found in my Mathematica Source Code Highlighting repository on GitHub, ...
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Ads no longer work

Where the ads should be, I see a white box: It doesn't matter which browser I use. There's no active ad blocker. Clicking it takes me to a 404 page. One possible link: https://mathematica.meta....
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First-time posts with unformatted code should be automatically caught

tl;dr This is a feature request to enable automatically detecting unformatted code in first-time posts, and show a helpful message to the poster on how to fix it. According to the following meta post,...
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Suggested change to “Ask Question” page for new users

This is the page first-time posters see: On the right it says, Is your question about Mathematica? Can we change this to the following? Is your question about Wolfram Mathematica? Or maybe ...
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Copy to and from comment

I copied a working piece of code to the comment under one of recent questions: Histogram[ RandomVariate[NormalDistribution[0, 1], 200], LabelingFunction -> (Placed[NumberForm[#, {\[Infinity], ...
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Tags unit-tests, MUnit

I suggest making unit-tests synonymous with munit, with unit-tests being the primary. I can't suggest this through the regular way because I don't have enough rep in the tag. I don't know if there is ...
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Reverting unintended change of display name

Is there a way of reverting an unintended change in display name?
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Tags “slideshows” and “presentations” should be synonyms

We have the tags slideshows (currently 17 uses) and presentations (currently 22 uses). As far as I can tell, these are for the very same thing. I propose merging them. If you are aware of any ...
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Our 'How to Ask' sidebar

In this meta question, rhermans showed our current 'How to Ask' sidebar and commented: Current tips seems insufficient. I must admit that the sidebar had become invisible to me. Now that I have been ...
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Proposed removal of minor tags: set, rotate, interactivity, conditioned, image-filtering

set presently has 13 questions. Reviewing them it seems about half of them should have been marked with assignment, variable-definitions, or perhaps function-construction, and the rest likely mean it ...
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Proposal: destroy the “big-list” tag

I noticed, not for the first time, that a question was marked "incorrectly" with the big-list tag, which has the description: Questions asking for a "big list" of examples, illustrations, etc. ...
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wstp and mathlink tags should be synonym of the same thing

We have a mathlink tag and a wstp tag. They are two names for the very same thing. Thus I think that the two tags should be synonyms. One question is: what should be the name of the tag that ...
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Why is there no tag for Wolfram Development Platform? [duplicate]

Why is there no tag for Wolfram Development Platform?
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Tag Synonym: Wolfram Programming Cloud

Wolfram Programming Cloud is now Wolfram Development Platform, see for example Wolfram Cloud. Who can add this synonym to the Wolfram Programming Cloud tag?
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Migrate a question from StackOverflow to mathematica.stackexchange.com

I have a question, which I posted at StackOverflow in February 2012 before the Mathematica site launched (or at least before I knew about its existence). It's gotten: a slew of up votes from the ...
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Complex analysis tags

I recently became aware of the fact that we have these overlapping tags: complex complex-analysis The complex (211 questions) covers complex analysis as well as all aspects of complex numbers. The ...
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Tag cleanup: probability and statistics

Thanks to this question I became aware of the fact that we have (at least) these overlapping tags: probability probability-and-stats statistics Are "probability" and "statistics" sufficiently ...
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Tag reorganization needed: error; error-messages; messages

Despite the popularity of m_goldberg's proposal I have misgivings about eliminating the error tag by way of making it a synonym. I offer a counter-proposal in my own answer. Please vote it up or ...
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Sometimes our site does not highlight code as Mathematica

When you look at this question, you see that the syntax highlighting is not correct (// Simplify is not a comment!) This indicates that the used language is not Mathematica, which it should be by ...
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Tag for new-in-10 process control functionality

Do we need a new tag for the new process control functionality of version 10? I went ahead and created process-control but I'm looking for community approval before using it more times. Also, it's ...
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Member since today or…?

Probably there is something wrong with script on user profile page: Should I report this somewhere or is this expected?
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New tag proposal: “FAQ”

Search engine is not perfect, and with diversity of ways to write particular procedure in Mathmatica, even worse. How do I find duplicates for FAQs? I have a bookmarks tree with such subdirectory. ...
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Could reopen review pages be more like close review pages?

When I review a question for closing, the page presented contains a full reproduction of the question under consideration: title (which is a link to the original question), question body, and the all ...
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Combine two users

When I have joined Mathematica.SE, I unfortunatly logged in into two computers, and couldnt remember my other username, so I created two of them. This one and this. Is there any way to combine these ...
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Update prettify highligher for this site

Mathematica version 10 has been released, with new functions and operators. The syntax highlighter on this site needs to be updated. The highlighter that is being used is already updated in the ...
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Change site description to include Wolfram Language

Update: The change has been made (see rm-rf's comment). Currently the site description is Mathematica® Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Wolfram Mathematica. Wolfram is ...
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Evidently, we are porn

I tried to log in today from a private club, and got back the following error, which I have never before seen, I think the error page identified the censoring service as being provided by Sonicwall. ...
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Tag for command line interface

I believe that question such as Key Mapping in Command Line Mode need an appropriate tag and I couldn't find one already in the system.
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It's hard to find the markdown FAQ; can we make it easier?

In a recent question I wrote the following as an aside. However, the way the question editor is now structured, I think it hard for people to find this page. First they have to notice the question-...
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Distinction between plot and plotting

Currently, there are two tags: plot and plotting that are being used to cover the same ground. Is there any reason to keep both of them around? Previously, the consensus was that plotting would cover ...
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Opening a migration path to math.SE?

After the fifth or so question that should have been posted to math.SE instead of here in the past few days, I must ask: should we petition for opening a migration path to math.SE? Those five ...
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Broken link in the blog

Clicking here: Results in: This report linked at http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/6661540#6661540
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Tag for geographic information [closed]

We have a fair number of questions involving geographic information; a search for CountryData returns 19 hits alone and there are other examples of questions concerning maps in one form or another. ...
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Speed and Performance-Tuning tags

Is the speed tag sufficiently differentiated from the performance-tuning tag to warrant keeping it? In the three years since I posted this question the tags have remained separate. Perhaps now there ...
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2012 Community Moderator Election

The 2012 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Can we get the twitter bot to tweet to #mathematica?

The @stackmma twitter bot tweets certain questions (algorithmically determined) and converts the first tag (sorted by number of questions) to a hash tag. Hash tags are twitter's way of sorting things ...
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Small typeface bug in user profiles

I've mentioned this to Jin already but wanted to drop a post onto Meta to make sure it doesn't get reported in duplicate. Check out the screencap. We've got two different fonts in play on user pages:
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The 'X' button when voting to close isn't centered

If you click 'close' on a post, the X in the button to close the popup isn't centered in the circle: OS X 10.6.8, Chrome 20.0.1132.57
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Two UI small glitches. Please confirm

The red circled links don't work, and the blue circled box is superimposed. I am not tagging it as a "bug" yet since I suspect there may be some cache problem somewhere in my upstream internet proxy ...
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New site (small) UI glitch

As I have to meet some crazy quality standard, I need to write a nice line here which is obviously a burden for me to write and for you to read.
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Rename tag macosx to mac-os-x

May we please rename macosx to mac-os-x? At first glance I thought the first form read macros. I believe the hyphenated form is more readable.
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Tags: “patterns” & “pattern-matching”

What is the intended distinction in use between the tags patterns and pattern-matching?
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LaTeX markup and dollar signs in code

Can someone explain to me, what happens in this question on mine? I wanted to write something like $KernelID and $ProcessID but in the question it seems like the LaTeX markup got confused: Is ...
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Tags here on Meta: “tagging” & “tags”

Here on Meta there exist both: tagging and tags. I propose a restructuring of the use of these tags. I believe that tags should be used for all discussion of various tags, synonyms, etc, and tagging ...
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Mathematica self-evaluation: let's get critical! [closed]

You love your site and we love your site, but there is a whole world of people out there who might not even know it exists. When they do find it, their first impression will either scare them away or ...
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Asked to review my own question [closed]

Over on Mathematica.se, I was recently asked to review my own answer: which seems like a bug in the review process.
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Syntax highlighter treats patterns that end with an underscore incorrectly

Before going on, please read the comments here. This used to work in the user script version, but does not anymore in the version served by mathematica.se itself. Basic example: f[x_]:=x^2 Here the ...