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 2 years ago
2 questions now:
I didn't want to close the question I have listed last because I still see it as a problem.
So anyways the other question is:
What is the point in having to wait for your question to be closed before you can ask another one in the feedback group? That seems a little weird to me.
How do I make the window for copying the LaTeX show for more than a second so I can actually copy it without retyping everything?
 2 years ago
2 questions now: I didn't want to close the question I have listed last because I still see it as a problem. So anyways the other question is: What is the point in having to wait for your question to be closed before you can ask another one in the feedback group? That seems a little weird to me. How do I make the window for copying the LaTeX show for more than a second so I can actually copy it without retyping everything?

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Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm trying my best to imagine exactly what it is you're trying to convey.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you give a step by step scenario of your situation?

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok pretend like I put \[x=\ln(\frac{5 \pm \sqrt{17}}{4})\]

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1But when I try to copy it the window does not stay open long enough for me to actually copy it

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Why would you need to "copy" it? Doesn't it just reappear in the text box after you hit the "insert" button?

KingGeorge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When I right click on the image, it gives me an option to go to "show math as" and then "TeX commands" I can copy things just fine from this window without it closing. \[x=\ln(\frac{5 \pm \sqrt{17}}{4})\]

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Sometimes I want to use something I put in LaTeX over again but I have to retype it all because the freakin' window doesn't stay open long enough and it won't let me open the window so I can copy anything.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, mine does strange things when I click that too. My window doesn't automatically display when I click that. I have to literally right click on the autominimized window and hit "maximize" in order to see anything. But it allows me enough time to copy and it doesn't disappear until I want it to.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm using Google Chrome OS btw

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Right now I have a lot of those Mathjax equation windows minimized but when I try to open any of them they will not open!

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm using chrome too.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You have to rightclick, then hit "maximize". Try it and see what happens.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was able to right click, maximize window, then copy and paste this into equation editor: \[x=\ln(\frac{5 \pm \sqrt{17}}{4})\]

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok that works. But I prefer I didn't have to do that. lol

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's a lot more work than the previous setup OS had but at least it works.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's nothing compared to the lagging issue I've been having lately.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Maybe we need to adjust our popup settings?

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2myininaya: I also use chrome as use the same method that KingGeorge described above, i.e.: When I right click on the image, it gives me an option to go to "show math as" and then "TeX commands" I can copy things just fine from this window without it closing. It works fine for me.

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2by "image" I mean the equation I want to copy

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes this method doesn't work for me so I don't know what I'm suppose to do to make it work for me.

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so what happens when you right click on the equation? what do you see?

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What kind of black magic are you guys practicing so I can use it? :)

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's the method I prefer to use @asnaseer, but unfortunately, it doesn't at the moment.

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hero/myininaya: when you say it doesn't work  what DOES it do when you right click on the equation?

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok so when I follow the process of kinggeorge the window stays open for maybe like a decisecond.

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2wow! can I have a watch like yours myininaya  decisecond accuracy! :D

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what operating system do you have  I have Mac OSX Lion

KingGeorge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What about browser version also? I've got the chrome beta loaded up on windows 7.

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2there is an issue reported on MathJax: https://github.com/mathjax/MathJax/issues/232

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Windows 7 I don't know what version of Chrome.

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I have Chrome 15.0.874.106 (you can usually click on the Help > About menu in Windows to find this myininaya)

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2This does however look very much like the problem reported 21 days ago on Mathjax: https://github.com/mathjax/MathJax/issues/221

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Is that the number you want?

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The issue has been closed so I assume they must have issued an update  maybe OS hasn't got the update yet?

KingGeorge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Working with 19.0.1084.24 betam

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2myininaya  you have the version that this issue was reported against

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Right I have seen this problem for awhile now. I thought maybe it would change soon and I'm so annoyed with it. :(

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2maybe one the UI guys at OS can verify whether they have the latest version of Mathjax or not?

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well too bad I can only give one medal. I appreciate all of you wanting to help.

asnaseer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2That's ok myininaya  I'm helping because you are such a nice person  not for the medals :)

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You prefer chocolate. I forgot.

FoolForMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am facing this issue too. For me the windows opens but it's in some form of minimize state and I have to maximize it everytime.

FoolForMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0My chrome version is : "18.0.1025.162 m" and it's saying that it is up to date.

FoolForMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think I have got the solution for this problem. http://meta.physics.stackexchange.com/questions/1080/ http://superuser.com/questions/407891/ The second URL suggests t's a Google chrome bug and that this issue is fixed in the beta version.

FoolForMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Whle reading MSE meta: http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/3901/

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oddly...it doesnt work on my laprop...but works with safari on my desktop o.O

apoorvk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@myininaya Thank you so much for putting this on. I've been wondering about the same things like "Closing" suggestions and feedbacks are simply pointless, since they may not have been solved, or are good enough to be used later. So makes sense to exempt this group from the singlequestion system, or we can have a limit of upto 23 or likewise no. of threads 'open' at a time. @FoolForMath As for the next one, in my case when I rightclick on the LaTeX equation, and and click on "MathML Codes" or "TeX commands" under "Show Math As", a new window opens up, but am unable to maximize that when I click on it, but it stays on the taskbar. may be what you posted should help me out, I use Chrome as well.

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sooo...only safari is compatible with showing those tex?

KingGeorge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Chrome beta is also compatible.

anjali_pant
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hey ! This closing and opening of question is indeed a problem of many. But even today we just have the same option , so only mods can bring about the change. Lets hope for the best. And as far as latex is concerned , ask @apoorvk or @lgbasallote , they are pretty good at it ! :p

apoorvk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, @anjali_pant we just know how code, (atleast me), but the internal details of why the TeX commands aren't showing up, if there's bug or what the technicalities are, I am pretty "illiterate" about that!

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Ishaan94 is the best in latex as far as im concerned :P @FoolForMath is pretty goood with some mathy latex too haha

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Myin for the latex thing I just do a screen capture :D

rebeccaskell94
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and Firefox is compatible guyss

farmdawgnation
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Hey guys, So as @asnaseer mentioned, this is a bug that has been filed on MathJAX. We pull our copy of MathJAX from their servers  so we have the latest code. However, the bug was only fixed a week ago, and it doesn't look like there has been a release since then. Whenever they release the next version of MathJAX this will automagically be fixed on OpenStudy.

farmdawgnation
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Oh, also: "What is the point and having to wait for your question to be closed before you can ask another one in the feedback group? That seems a little weird to me." My response to that question is simply that we didn't see the point in coding an exception specifically for Feedback. The benefit didn't seem to justify the effort, as it were.
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