Jacob Akkerboom
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Suggested change to "Ask Question" page for new users
23 votes

I think this is a very good idea. To add to this, a new user will also see the following banner above the list of questions. Here, "users of Mathematica" can also be changed to "users of Wolfram ...

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Snippets for Mathematica Stack Exchange
15 votes

I support this feature request, because I feel especially a copy to clipboard button would be very nice. However, I have some concerns with respect to request "Additionally I would like a button for ...

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Room description of the main chat room
10 votes

This answer has been written in a such way that you can vote in favor of it or against it, I do not mean to dictate what should be done. Proposal Yes, we should change the text and it should be ...

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Adding a new tag to the Mathematica forum
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7 votes

You can add a tag by typing the intended name of the new tag alongside the other (autocompleted) existing tags in the question (source), so the system does not require you to make a request or ...

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LaTeX does not work in comments?
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6 votes

No, comments with LaTeX are not disabled on the main site, see my comment above.

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Why am I being downvoted?
5 votes

You have come to the right place with your question. Unfortunately I think that there may be some reasons why you got downvoted. I only looked at your last question. Your pseudo code there seems to be ...

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Copy code block from SE to MMA without loss of line breaks
5 votes

Here is an automated approach. I was able to figure out a way to avoid using Paste[]. The key ingredient here is to use MathLink`CallFrontEnd@UndocumentedTestFEParserPacket[string, False] which rm-...

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What does the "Last seen" information mean?
4 votes

I could not quickly find a definitive answer to your question. Certain actions are supposed to update the "last seen" field, but I am not quite sure which ones exactly. Judging by the fact that my ...

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How should "Alternatives to Mathematica" be tagged?
3 votes

We should create the tag external-programs and apply it here.

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How to place nicely parsed code into an answer
2 votes

Information about formatting can be found on the editing-help page. The relevant section is the first one. I prefer Szabolcs answer though, as the Command + k trick seems to be missing in editing ...

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Project Euler question
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2 votes

I think this is an excellent question. It is nice to keep the site tidy. Perhaps you can split up your question into two parts. One about: is there a name for the techniques I am using, and one about ...

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Possible tag merge: table, matrix, array
1 votes

I had deleted this answer shortly after posting it. At the time I felt my suggestion for the description of table was a bit convoluted. However I still think that keeping low quality tags that are ...

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