# Questions tagged [feature-request]

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### Math formatting: Overalapping with side bar

This formatting of this answer seems to overlap with the right sidebar: Is anyone aware how can this be fixed (by, say, forcing MathJax to create a new line) automatically?
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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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### Off-topic migration requests Cryptography

In this answer JNat told on Grace Notes: Just make a meta thread demonstrating the need, anyone can do it. We'll then review it and then enable the path if it seems appropriate. In Cryptography, ...
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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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### Can we add a close reason: Finding preimages for hashes is off-topic

Not infrequently, we receive questions asking for help (meaning a solution) with finding the preimage for a hash function. Typically they ask for help "decrypting" a given hash value. The available ...
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### Cannot remove a tag because I did'nt change in the text

When I want to remove an unrelated tag from a question, I faced a problem; The system doesn't allow to save me because I didn't modify the text. Adding, however, a tag doesn't require to touch the ...
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When asking a question on the main site, the following text appears on the right hand side of the screen: Is your question about cryptography? We prefer questions that can be answered, not ...
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### Should we allow minor edits for 0 points as Wikipedia does?

If the site allowed minor edits--the correction of up to three language errors--by folks who have reached a certain point level or number of edits, we might see many posts get cleaned up very quickly ...
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### Can we please have $\LaTeX$ in tag excerpts and tag wikis?

It has been brought to my attention in a private correspondation that Our tag wikis / tag excerpts don't support $\LaTeX$, that is you won't see the rendered result, but rather the $\LaTeX$ code ...
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### Would it be possible to pre-define some Mathjax operator names globally?

Cryptography uses "custom" TeX operators quite frequently, at least in research papers, for typesetting/kerning purposes. Approximately 1.6% of answers (282 out of ~18k) on this StackExchange use <...
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I regularly find myself in a situation where a mistake creeps in a comment I made, and I realize it after the 5 min allowance is over. Perhaps I messed up a word, a formula, or some part of a link. ...
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Could we have a "Have you reviewed and spell checked your question [OK][Review]" button before a post button appearing on new questions by new users? I'm constantly editing posts, not to remove ...
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### How about a close-vote option for game challenges?

Should we have a specific close-vote option for "don't ask us to do challenges from games for you"?
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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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### Migration path to security-SE

There have been quite a few discussions about migration paths, but no one has asked for a specific one so far. And up until now, we don't have any migration path (except meta). So this question is: ...
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I've noted that the site crypto{dot}com is owned by an individual (probably since then start of the internet). I see that the last blog post was from 2013 so it doesn't seem to be used much - probably ...
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### Side text preview

When editing texts, specially since most monitors are more wide than tall, it would really help if the live display section is placed on the right side of the text edit box. This way, I won't have to ...
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### Should we have more off-topic Stack Exchange migration options? [duplicate]

Right now we only have a flag option for migrating questions to this meta.crypto.SE site. I find a lot of questions should be migrated to SO.SE or security.SE. Can we add some extra options for ...
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### Syntax highlighting

I tried to create a post with Java syntax highlighting. Obviously code blocks are supported, but syntax highlight hints seem to be ingnored. Is syntax-highlighting enabled on crypto? If not, should ...
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Other Stack Exchange sites like Theoretical CS, Mathematics and Physics have cite links for questions and answers: Since this site has a similarly academic focus, I think it might be useful to have ...
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### Slow editing in new website

For some reason, it appears that writing an answer can become really slow for me when I use Safari. This happens especially when the answer gets a bit long. Has anyone else encountered this?
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### Little time-related bug in the chat

I just noticed a small glitch in the chat: the “x time ago” text does not seem to update correctly, resulting in a bit of a contradiction as the screenshot shows… The comment by Pawel (posted 1 day ...
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### Migration Paths for Crypto.SE

We were told in chat that we should open a meta thread to ask for the migration paths. This is this thread. For everyone not knowing what a migration path is: Question can be migrated between ...
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### Can we add a 4th custom close reason?

We have discussed it here and feel that a 4th custom close reason would be useful to have based on our statistics of recent migrations. Can the SE staff please up our number of close reasons to 4? ...
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Apologies if this is a dupe, on my phone and hard to search thoroughly. I understand the rationale for disallowing comments on general answers when rep <50, but I think users should always be able ...
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### Other sites in close reasons

I don't know how it works exactly, but would it be possible to have some sites other than Cryptography Meta in the "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" list for ...
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### Tag synonym requests related to “prf”, “prp”, and “prg”…

I would like to suggest… the "prf" tag to be linked to the "pseudo-random-function" tag, as both are synonyms. the "prg" tag to be linked to the "random-number-generator" tag, as both are synonyms (...
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### Tag alias: PKE -> Public-key

A couple of times I've tried to tag something as pke, but the chosen tag is public-key. I think this is a very common acronym for public key cryptography, and do not think it would lead to confusion ...
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### Request: Please make takedown notice public, and upload it to Chilling Effects [closed]

Stack Exchange has apparently received a DMCA takedown notice from CipherCloud, requiring Stack Exchange to delete a post with analysis of CipherCloud's product. I'd like to ask that Stack Exchange ...
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### Should we use SSL on our website?

Should an Exchange about Cryptography utilize SSL encryption on it's website? I'm not quite sure what the cost is, or how these are given out on the Exchange, but it seems pretty silly not to provide ...
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### New Tag : legal

I think it would be nice to tag : AESManaged Trade Compliance Issue in United States How are state wiretaps obtaining plaintext from encrypted transmissions? questions with [legal] tag on the ...
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### On the issue of (un)scattering

There are a lot of issues that keep being raised again and again. Currently, basically the same answer would be provided again and again. This adds redundancy, which in itself is probably not a bad ...
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On this question I was trying to put a link in a comment. The link is en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSA_(algorithm). But the end parentheses isn't part of the link. Is this a bug, or am I just doing something ...