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Test out posts with MathJax / $\LaTeX$

Is there a place where I can create posts where I can test out MathJax / $\LaTeX$ support? I've seen this Q/A on how to use MathJax / $\LaTeX$ but I would like to experiment with it and have others ...
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Change the correct link for the $\LaTeX$ reference in our help center as well

According to this answer on the feature request "The MathJax help link should point to a more specific guide" we can change the link for our $\LaTeX$ help >>> here <<< to a site specific one. ...
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Change the link for the $\LaTeX$ reference in our help center

According to this answer on the feature request "The MathJax help link should point to a more specific guide" we can change the link for our $\LaTeX$ help here to a site specific one. This is the ...
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Might a graphical TeX finder help anyone?

I came across Detexify, a graphical tool for finding the Tex symbol you need, and I wanted to share. Just draw what you're looking for...
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Typing a circled plus sign or a boxed plus sign like a summation

How do I type a modular addition symbol or an XOR symbol the same way as a summation symbol in MathJax? It's for indicating use of the operation over a sequence of numbers.
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Italics and bold missing in comments for Firefox 53/54?

I don't get any italized or bold text at all anymore, neither in text of a post nor in the comments. What goes wrong on my Firefox 53.0.3 (32-bit) (strikethrough works) Firefox 54.0 (64 bit) on ...
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How can I "prettify" complex equation systems in MathJax / $\TeX$?

I have the problem that I want to use a (long) equation chain to show the relation between two statements. How do I do that?
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How can I use MathJax / $\TeX$ to format bitwise operations?

There are many symbols available in MathJax / $\TeX$. How can I format the common bitwise operations using the formatting available on this site?
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Use MathJax / $\TeX$ within Cryptography META

The main site of Cryptography uses MathJax extensively. I would like to have the same thing enabled on Meta. I can think of the following reasons to do so: it is more consistent with the main site; ...
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How to best format function / method names in TeX?

Functions commonly have multi-character names - mainly acronyms - in cryptography, much more so than in math. The question is how we can best format these methods in LaTeX? If we don't do anything ...
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How to make list entry of many paragraphs?

List item can be 1 line long only, right?
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Style for consecutive links

I ran into this a while ago and just noticed it on a newer answer to a question recently migrated here. The problem is if you have multiple links in succession, it is impossible to tell that there are ...
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Is there a sandbox where i can test how the site works?

Is there a sandbox where i can test how the site works?
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Using MathJax / $\TeX$ on the Cryptography site

Shortcut: see the community wiki answer below. Original question I need both a reference and examples relevant to crypto for the TeX dialect we can use on crypto.stackexchange.com. I know there is ...
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