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How much personal style should be tolerated?

Generally speaking, personal style should be left alone as long as it doesn't hurt the legibility of posts. If you prefer to use British spelling, we won't edit your post to remove the “u” from your ...
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Latex best practices

I give a general introduction on what I consider good editing practice here. With respect to LaTeX, specifically, I have some thoughts. In titles: the less, the better. Not only do LaTeX-heavy ...
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Is MathJax in title allowed?

I don't think there's an official policy, but I agree with Raphael's answer that Mathjax should 'rather not' be used in titles, mostly for the reason that titles are (automatically) used in a lot of ...
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How much personal style should be tolerated?

For those who can't see it, that question previously contained things like \hspace{-0.02in}. Juho edited the question to remove those manual formatting ...
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How can I format the algorithm better inside a question?

You can do the formatting using a table for alignment of the labels, manual spacing for indentation and manual typesetting of each word (paying attention to spacing). $$ \begin{array}{ll} & \...
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Why don't three T*'s (T*T*T*) appear if I type three of them after each other in a question or comment field?

*stuff* is for italic formatting. To insert an actual *, type a backslash before the star: \* But I suspect that you're looking ...
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Is there a way to draw derivation trees with MathJax?

I use \dfrac (or \cfrac). (Example.) And yes, it's painful. Please don't post images of math. They're completly inaccessible to ...
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