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MathJax (LaTeX equations) for RPG.SE and Statistics Posts

I support this. MathJax would extensively help a lot of our posts. Server-side performance isn't an issue because we're a small SE, like others that already have MathJax enabled. Client-side ...
12 votes

MathJax (\$\LaTeX\$ in posts) is live!

A number of posts would benefit from MathJax's tables, if not its mathematics. The array environment can do tables quite well. (Thanks nitsua60 for finding this!) ...
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Should we turn on MathJax in comments?

We already have this. As pointed out by Ilmari Karonen, we already have this. I need to make sure none of my user scripts on my desktop interfere with it somehow, because I’m quite confident I tested ...
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Why does inline math require \ before $?

Sometimes, when MathJax is added to a site when it's mature and has a lot of posts already, Stack Exchange staff chooses to use \$ delimiters instead of ...
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MathJax (LaTeX equations) for RPG.SE and Statistics Posts

This is a community-wiki post that everyone can edit. Its purpose is to compile a list of RPG.se answers that would significantly benefit from LaTeX markup, as part of the use-case argument for ...
9 votes

Why does inline math require \ before $?

Because when we added MathJax to the site, Stack Exchange staff decided to use \$ as delimiters rather than $ because many posts ...
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MathJax (\$\LaTeX\$ in posts) is live!

Since it comes up a fair amount in fantasy settings like Faerûn, handling accents in a MathJax setting (i.e. table) is... awkward. The û character uses the wrong ...
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MathJax (LaTeX equations) for RPG.SE and Statistics Posts

This one slipped a bit in checking in on, but we've turned on MathJax for the site now. Based on Miniman's analysis, we've figured that we should turn it on with the delimiter as ...
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MathJax (LaTeX equations) for RPG.SE and Statistics Posts

Mathjax would be pretty cool. It's only relevant to a tiny portion of our questions though, so it had better have a completely negiligible cost to the rest. One factor is performance impacts. I'll ...
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MathJax guide for RPG.SE: How to format pretty tables and equations?

Note that MathJax will make a page slower to load and can be jarring if there's a lot of inline equations (note that typeface and size is different). For superscript in normal text, say for footnotes, ...
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How can we use bold/italics inside MathJax tables?

By looking at this related meta from Math SE, I found these formatting options which I think may be what you want. You can use \textit and ...
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5 votes

MathJax (\$\LaTeX\$ in posts) is live!

List of posts identified as candidates, then edited with MathJax: (per this comment) What is your chance to win in a contest where you have advantage and your opponent has disadvantage? What is the ...
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MathJax (\$\LaTeX\$ in posts) is live!

Reference for Stack-Useful MathJax structures Mathematics.SE's meta has a nice post detailing many of the tips they've found useful over the years: https://math.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/5020/...

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