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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 ...
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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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Mathematica.SE User Inteface Problems

Yesterday, I noticed that my Mathematica.SE user page sometimes was different, depending on how I reached the page. Today, after I rebooted my computer, the appearance of nearly all Mathematica.SE ...
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Rearrangement of site toolbar

I just noticed that the site toolbar has been rearranged (I am tempted to say "scrambled", but I don't want to be rude :). I strongly prefer the old arrangement and would like to see it restored. What ...
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Fix typo in bounty message?

I'm somewhat excited to have just started my first bounty! Imagine my dismay to have noticed a typo in the bounty message... Can I fix this? To be explicit, the bounty message reads "One should be ...
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Active online student resources for learning Mathematica

Long time math lover; first time Mathematica user. I've really enjoy learning more about MMA (love the cloud!). But to expand my knowledge of the language at a level more appropriate to my skill I ...
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My SE Uploader has stopped working

The SE Uploader which has always worked well has stopped working. I reinstalled it and I get the pallette. However, when I click on Image the Wolfram window pops up with SETools`SEUploader`Private`...
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Sharing a notebook on the four color theorem applied to map of Florida

I want to share a Mathematica notebook to explain a problem that I'm having in applying the four color theorem to a map of Florida. My data and code exceed the limit of characters to post my question ...
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Question about the Mathematica Weekly Exchange Newsletters

Are the Mathematica Weekly Exchange Newsletters accessible on this Mathematica.StackExchange.com website somewhere? Thank you!
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What are best practices for posts

I am new to Mathematica Stack Exchange. I see many posts that seem to follow a certain practice: Text is in normal format; Code is in code blocks (ctrl-K) but does not include "In:" and "Out:"; Output ...
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how do I paste multiple lines of code into the chat (in the chatroom)?

The only way I know to copy multi lines of code into the chat is to copy one line by one line and for each line inserting a ` at the start and at the end. I have searched informations all over the ...
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How do I attach data file?

I want to post a question on how to open a certain data file in Mathematica. How do I attach the file to my post?
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What does the “Last seen” information mean?

When we are on a user's page, what does the "Last seen" information mean? Does this information indicate that the user (profile owner) logged into the system? Or that any other user saw something from ...
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Project Reduplication of Deduplication - Mathematica

Stack Exchange recently started a collaboration project with the University of Melbourne, in an attempt to improve the automatic detection of duplicate questions. More information on the project and ...
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What is the procedure for reopening a question marked as duplicate?

This question has been closed as a duplicate. I wish to suggest that the main issue has been missed when it was closed. How do I go about getting it opened? I have searched but not found the process.
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Adding a new tag to the Mathematica forum

How are new tags added to the Mathematica forum? Lately I've been working with celltags in Mathematica, and there have been quite a few questions on them in this forum. I think they are important ...
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How to search among your Favorites?

How do you perform a search that is limited to your list of Favorites questions?
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More buttons for Stack Exchange Android App

Would the possibility that the additional useful buttons for M.SE editor will be applied to the Android version or Chrome Mobile? The link below shows what I am wanting to comment: M.SE
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My profile icon changed without my doing. How do I get it back?

My profile icon changed this morning without my doing. Is this a known issue on the SE network? I liked my old blue-colored design. Is there any way to recover it?
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Ranking of which more replied my doubts

I believe that is not so relevant this question, because it is a mere curiosity. So I have several questions asked on this forum that were answered by several colleagues. It is possible to create a ...
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Cannot enter the (existing) built-in-functions tag

It just happened to me when asking a question. I wanted to add the built-in functions tag to my question. When I start typing it, this appears as an option, although I cannot choose it. Still, when I ...
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Deleting question

What happens to my reputation when I delete a question from me? I ask this because there are some issues that could be better prepared. Or is it better to edit them and improve them?
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It´s possible to delete some revisions that I have done?

It´s possible to delete some revisions that I have done? I would like to know about this because I consider some steps unnecessary.
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What is the maximum size for a animated gif?

I think I tried a couple of times to post an animated gif and sometime the file did not appear in the question. Then I ask: What is the maximum size for this type of file?
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totally confused about login: is it for stackexchnage or just individual site, e.g., mathematica.stackexchange

I had or have at least two accounts, one originally with mathematica.stackexchange.com for which my login was via Facebook (or possibly Google), which in turn used, let's call it, email-address-1. ...
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How can I post an equation in textbook form?

I am trying to describe a differential equation I am putting into NDSolveValue. However, it is complicated and I would like to express it in textbook form before I show how I have put it into ...
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A community voted to migrate my question, but it was closed - what do I do?

I asked a question on Computer Science. It got migrated to Mathematica (after agreement from the Community). The question on the new site got lots of attention, but was then closed by a moderator ...
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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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Reverting unintended change of display name

Is there a way of reverting an unintended change in display name?
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How to change the registered mailbox

I register the SE account by ***@gmail.com.But now I want to change my mailbox to ***@163.com.This action is admited in this site?
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Who can I ask for help to edit a question put on hold?

One of my questions has been put on hold as primarily opinion based and I want rephrase it to meet adequate criteria. Before publishing the edited version, I would like to submit it to more ...