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Can I take points for bounty reputation for myself?

I've started bounty a few days ago with a question (300 points) , and none has answered or commented. And today, it looks I am very close to the solution. If I answer the question and adopt it as an ...
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Clarification of the rules of this part of StackExchange

I'm already part of https://math.stackexchange.com/ clarification regarding the rules of the questions in the part of https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/ before asking any questions to avoid ...
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Question closed due to similar questions in the past but the existing answers do not solve my question (the toy model)

Given square matrices A and B, how to solve T obeys Transpose[T]. A . T = B? I don't know who closed my question disregarding my comments multiple times in the bottom citing this How to solve for $\...
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Unable to post a question due to formatting issues

Why am I getting an error as follows for the post content (after the dashed line) "Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code. Please indent all code by 4 spaces ...
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SE Uploader started to fail. Unable to upload image to this site from notebook

In the last few days, I noticed the Pallette SE Uploader keeps giving a Java error each time I try to upload an image. I select a cell and click on Image button then choose upload image to ...
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Trouble posting question to website (code formatting)

As you can see in the image, I am not able to post my question to the site, it being flagged for "code that is not properly formatted", even though my question contains no code at all, just ...
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Looking for the appropriate syntax of a Fox H function

Working a problem on Mathematics Stack Exchange, in a comment fom @Maxim is given the expression that I am even unable to type properly with MathJax (I do not know why but a copy/paste does not ...
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First time poster, struggling to post code

I have been struggling for a half hour to post my question but always getting the same error: Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code. Please indent all code by 4 ...
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Mathematica Stackexchange editing toolbar [duplicate]

I have been away for a while, so I preface this question with an apology if it is trivial. In answering there used to be an add on/tool to that would allow Wolfram reference hyperlinks, automate ...
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Announcing upcoming (Wednesday November 30) R&D Q&A on symbolic calculus development

Devendra Kapadia and I are looking forward to hosting the “Q&A with Calculus & Algebra Developers" tomorrow (Wednesday) at 11:00 CT. This follows the "What's new in Calculus & ...
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New meta posts no longer appear in right side of main site

I remember the new mathematica.meta posts used to appear in right side of the main site, but now it's not the case: ↑ Who cares about this? This makes the mathematica.meta site deserted. Can the old ...
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Where are my previously bookmarked questions

This seems like such a stupid question. Ugh! but I suddenly cant -- not even to save my own life -- find the list of questions I bookmarked in the past. I bookmarked them by clicking the star below ...
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How do I search in Mathematica SE with context ticks in the search bar?

Frequently I want to search for information on MMA.SE about symbols that are referred to by their full context. An example is System`Private`ArgumentsWithRules. But, searching for System`Private`...
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What's the appropriate method to share notebooks and packages in this community?

I want to ask a question that concerns a moderately simple but long code. I think that it, placed all inside the question itself, would clutter the message and make the post quite unreadable. How can ...
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Is there a way to filter out closed questions?

It seems that closed questions can still be edited, which is kind of annoying since edits make questions pop up in my view as active. The most egregious example I've come across is An extension to the ...
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I can't submit my question

I wrote a question, but the site won't let me submit it, giving me the following error message: Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code. Please indent all code by 4 ...
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Being blocked from flagging without any warning

I have been blocked from flagging due to getting multiple declines. I did not expect that having different point of views with the moderators will lead to be blocked from flagging questions. Moreover, ...
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Objection to systematic down vote to all questions of a user

I have gotten down vote on almost all of my questions at once! How should I inform the moderators to check this sabotage and give me the lost reputation points back?
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How can I get back an upvote for a comment under a question?

I have given an up vote to an incorrect comment under one of my questions. I click on in to take it back but that does not work. How can I take back my upvote to a comment where there is no downvote ...
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How do I get my question answered if I don’t have enough points for a bounty?

For my question, In following example does d converge?, I’m unsure whether my question will be answered. It’s only been a few hours and someone has upvoted but no one has left a comment. How do I make ...
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Can question be deleted after answering and accepting?

something strange just happened. Someone asks question. I gave answer. They accepted. little later, the question is gone. How is this possible? And who deleted it? Can OP delete the question after it ...
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Can't perform any action in the new close vote queue

I can no longer take any action on a post up for review in the new close vote queue. I am using a rather old browser (Safari 11.1), so maybe I am one of few affected. Is anyone elese having this ...
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Cannot post question

I am trying to post this question, which appears to be formatted properly: But I cannot, because the site says: Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code. Please ...
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In search of a lost question

A while ago (don't remember when) I gave an answer to a question about constructing Archimedean spiral using NDSolve for a differential equation on curvature as the function of the arclength. It so ...
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Body of question too long

I tried to ask a question on the main site, but I got a message that said that the body was too long: Body is limited to 30000 characters; you entered 38011. It's because of my code, Should I first ...
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How do I upload my question to this website?

I'm unable to upload this question to mathematica stack exchange. I get a message below the edit box which states, "Code is not formatted correctly." Please help if possible.
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StackExchange Up loader gives error with image

I was trying to post an image in version 12.1 using the Stackexchange uploader. It brings up an error in mathematica SETools`SEUploader`Private`stackImage::err: Server returner error: You didn\...
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Getting a site like Stack exchange running

This might not be the best place to ask this, apologies in advance. Because of the virus, my son's school got canceled and he and his friends are worried about the lost schooling. He asked me how ...
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How do you format front end typesetting here in stack exchange?

When copying Wolfram language commands from Notebook front end to stack exchange how do you format here? For example, \!\( \*UnderoverscriptBox[\(\[Sum]\), \(\[Eta] = 1\), \(\[Tau]\)] \*FractionBox[ ...
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Why do I sometimes get boxes when I try to paste an equation?

I was just trying to ask a question but when I started to paste the equations I got disp = {u[r, z], w[r, z]}; ddisp = { \!\(\*SuperscriptBox[\(u\), TagBox[ RowBox[{"(", RowBox[{"1", ",", "0"}], ")"...
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Would questions about C "translations" be on topic?

I come from C programming, and as clear as they may be, I do not understand many of the examples in the documentation. Would it be on topic to ask for a C "translation" of some examples?
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Question about Wolframalpha itself

I have to ask a question about WolframAlpha itself: Can I ask it on the site?, or is it off topic.
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Short-form links to Q&A don't show up in the "Linked" question list in the sidebar

Links in comments (and maybe in answers) in the short form do not show up in the "Linked" questions list in the right sidebar: https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/q/nnn Links that use the full ...
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Where is the Search engine on the new StackExchange Mathematica site?

In the new site, I cannot find the search machine. Where is it?
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Something wrong with comment time-stamps

With the new site design I am experiencing a problem with comment time-stamps. As the page is loading they appear normally, following the user name, but after the page has loaded they disappear. The ...
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What is the process for putting animations into questions and answers on stackexchange?

Some answers have nice animations, for example. I have been looking round meta to get guidance on how to post animations and not found any. Is there a post on how to do this? Edit Thanks to ...
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Red dot when review queue is empty

Several times now I have seen a red dot on the left of an item in the review queue drop-down menu, but when I click on that item, I am told the queue is empty. So why am I seeing a red dot, which I ...
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The editor does not let me put latex code from Mathematica

In this question: Calculating a parametrized maximum, as a function of the parameter I wanted to show the output of a Mathematica expression. So I clicked the expression and chose "Copy as -> LaTeX" ...
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Discrepancy between entered and displayed text

In my answer to this question (Simpler input for the new unit support), I am trying to show that two different lines of code give the same result (490. m). I thus entered the following text: However,...
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How can I find out what versions of Safari work with this site?

Background This site no longer runs on my browser, Safari 8.0.8, in a way that allows me navigate the site with usual navigation buttons found on the top of each page of the site. As of today, some of ...
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How or should one respond to hostile/argumentative folks?

This question is looking for answers or suggestions for us non-moderators. (Moderators have been seen to use their powers wisely in such situations.) Very recently a somewhat vague question was ...
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How to contact a poster directly without putting a comment on a particular answer?

I wish to contact someone who has answered several of my previous questions. I wish to know if they have generalised their approach. Do I have to just choose one of their answers and add a comment ...
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Halirutan's button bar has gone missing

Today, when I tried to edit a question, I found Halirutan's button bar had disappeared from the input editor. It still appears and works on the Ask Question page, so I know it's not my browser that's ...
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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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Interline in lists (items, item parapgraphs)

Let's take this question as an example: How to save a context into an expression? The distance between the second item and its paragraph is larger than the distance between the next or the previous ...
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Can the time to award a bounty by extended?

I have 20 hours to award a bounty on one my questions. One of the answers the question received is potentially acceptable, but this answer requires 3rd party software that is not installed on the ...
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List of the most popular answers

Recently I've hit the ~1.0m (people reached) milestone. This is based on the number of views of posts I provided (so far 409 answers and 3 questions). That is roughly 2500 views per post, quite a ...
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Ask Question - Large amount of numbers [duplicate]

I am new in StackExchange. I would like to ask a question in Mathematica Stack Exchange about a code I am writing. I would need to write in the question a table of data which is long. Is it possible ...
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Meaning of red dot in review drop-down menue

For the first time today, I observed a red dot instead of the usual silver dot on the Review page drop-down menu: Also, the review category, "Suggested Edits" is in a bold font, which also is unusual....
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SE Uploader puts row of control objects on several lines

I have just posted this question. When uploading the image I noticed that a row of control objects are put on several lines in the image. In my notebook they are on one line. Not a major problem but ...
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