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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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Migration to new MarkDown engine (CommonMark)

Our site is scheduled to migrate to the new MarkDown handling on the 17th of June, 2020 as explained in this meta.SE post. If you have any issues with the handling of markdown then please let us know. ...
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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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Add short reference to Mathjax Latex Commands [duplicate]

Some new users don't know and not familiar with the $\LaTeX$ syntax. It is perfectly normal but it would be better if we refer them a nice reference that explains the basics. Also, I suggest that we ...
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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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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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https-everywhere breaks MathJax due to https/http mixed-content rules

I have been wondering about people writing things like $H(X) = \sum -p_i\ log_2 p_i$ all the time, until I figured out – with the help of a more web2.0-affine ...
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Mathjax is too slow on Firefox 3

It slows down the browsing, the browser consumes 99% CPU for like 2 seconds after a page is loaded. And editing a page with some mathjax expressions is hell slow, probably because of preview. Why can'...
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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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Request to have MathJax enabled please?

Ok, so according to the response to my meta question from the overwhelming feeling of everyone on crypto is that we would benefit massively from having Mathjax enabled. So, as discussed on chat with ...
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Do we need MathJax?

Pretty much as it sounds. Certain cryptographic functions can be described mathematically. Is there a need for MathJax here?
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