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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 ...
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How do I enter the backticks for contexts as inline code?

Contexts have backticks, which conflict with the normal way to enter inline code. How do I enter an inline context, since the initial approach: `System`` doesn't work ( `System`` ).
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Toward Mathematica.Stackexchange analytics

I guess the time has come to ask a question on exploiting Mathematica functionality to explore user behavioural patterns on Mathematica.Stackexchange. Most of the community individuals know that ...
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Installing Halirutan's script in Internet Explorer 11

I would like to install in Internet Explorer 11 the script described in Meta 1043, but am unable to find instructions for doing so. (The article referenced in "For other browsers please read the ...
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Is there a way to convert a Mathematica notebook to Stack Exchange format?

I mean writing questions/answers in Mathematica notebook, and converting it to string/file which can be copied and pasted here with good appearance. I've tried a little. four spaces ,* *, such ...
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Language hint for the code environment

Here on mathematica.stackexchange we will most of the time have to deal with Mathematica code, but it clearly happens too, that someone posts Java-code for JLink or C-code for MathLink, etc. just look ...
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Searching personal account questions

Is there a way to search for something that exists in just the questions I have posted on Mathematica Stack Exchange?
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How is the appearance of the site determined?

Just wondering, since I'm very new to StackExchange sites, how these sites are designed, and how their visual appearance evolves. I'm assuming the 'squared paper and pencil' design is not saying '...
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Embedded videos and animations

Both animations (GIFs) and videos are useful ways of describing Mathematica solutions. I was looking for some guidance as to how big an animated GIF should be when posted as part of an answer. I've ...
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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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Accepting my own answer

I finally figured out an answer to a question I posed more than two weeks ago. It's the only answer. Should I accept it? That is, is it good etiquette for a person to accept an own-answer?
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Copying Code or Data from SE When In a Slider Box

Sometimes code or data in a posted question is in a box with a horizontal slider. Is there some way to select all of the data and copy it to put in a Mathematica notebook? I can only select what is ...
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Is it possible to remove tags created by mistake?

While I was trying add the tag broken-code to a question, I inadvertently created a new tag brok by clumsy typing. I would like to delete that useless tag, but don't see any way to do it. It there a ...
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When do first posts appear in the “First Posts” review queue?

I have noticed that first posts sometimes do not appear immediately, or even at all, in the "First Posts" review queue. A case in point is 72163, which certainly was a first post but never appeared ...
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When I log in: what username must I use

I'm having trouble logging in, primarily because I am usually automatically logged in. If I must log in it always fails. What username should I use? There are three possibilities in my simple mind: ...
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Add the synonym list-processing to the tag list-manipulation

Per a discussion on chat, we'd like to use list-manipulation as it is the phrase used in the documentation, but list-processing is a good synonym for it. Unfortunately, at the moment, no-one has ...
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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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Top Users view for the new site?

I got in the habit of checking the mathematica Top Users page on StackOverflow. (Yes, competition can be fun.) Is there a way to get a similar view on the new site that applies to all posts? I am ...