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Do we want/can we have MathJax?

Coming from the physics SE, I'm quite accustomed to being able to write math-mode LaTeX in questions, answers, and comments. I think that would be useful here as well. I expect others would be mostly ...
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Mark questions 'answered by comments'

There are questions around that cannot get marked answered ... ... because there is no 'answer' ... ... because the answer is given in the comments ! I find this annoying, since I occasionally ...
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Feature request: syntax highlighting for code

We're starting to get questions with reasonable code snippets in MATLAB and Python, and it would be very useful to enable syntax highlighting for Python, MATLAB, Fortran, C, C++, and R (these are the ...
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Should we request an arXiv trackbacks feature?

Question inspired by Kaveh, one of the cstheory mods, here on cstheory Meta, which in turn was inspired by this post on Theoretical Physics Meta. As I understand it, this feature would enable people ...
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Add software authorship disclosures to our badges

I am the author of CVX, a MATLAB-based modeling framework for convex optimization. The software has been the subject of at least one question here on SciComp, and has been mentioned or recommended in ...
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Updating doc links?

I updated a bunch of links to documentation webpages and didn't mean to flood the front page with those updates. Is there a way to do that more silently? Sorry about that!
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Misleading link about MathJax help

The online help contains the following part at the LaTeX section: "Learn more: MathJax help." Problem is, the link leads to a site about TeX, not MathJax. This is not really fortunate, as they're not ...
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arXiv trackbacks from Computational Science SE - are possible!

A very long time ago, a feature for providing arXiv trackbacks has been requested. There is also a highly upvoted Meta StackExchange discussion, requesting the same functionality. Unfortunately, it ...