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    • CommentRowNumber1.
    • CommentAuthorDavid_Corfield
    • CommentTimeJul 9th 2019

    Richards asks that we report bugs in a single thread, and if discussion is needed start a new thread for each.

    • CommentRowNumber2.
    • CommentAuthorDavid_Corfield
    • CommentTimeJul 9th 2019

    We have the issue of the link !-modality not rendering. Maybe because of the punctuation at the front. This was discussed here.

    • CommentRowNumber3.
    • CommentAuthorDavid_Corfield
    • CommentTimeJul 9th 2019

    Then there’s the issue of consecutive links not always generating a space between them.

  1. Thank you David! I will use this thread as the main place for keeping track of things from now. If it’s not here I may miss it :-).

    • CommentRowNumber5.
    • CommentAuthorRichard Williamson
    • CommentTimeJul 10th 2019
    • (edited Jul 10th 2019)

    Investigate use of max-width in mathematics CSS. Consider embedding DejaVu fonts. See here.

    • CommentRowNumber6.
    • CommentAuthorAlexisHazell
    • CommentTimeJul 10th 2019

    Re. #2, my guess is that the problem is that ! is used within Wiki-links by the !include and !redirects commands, so a page beginning with ! confuses the parser into thinking it’s dealing with something other than a page name.

    • CommentRowNumber7.
    • CommentAuthoratmacen
    • CommentTimeJul 10th 2019

    I had a problem with itex negative spacing. Thread here.

    • CommentRowNumber8.
    • CommentAuthoratmacen
    • CommentTimeJul 10th 2019

    There seemed to be an SVG problem here.

    • CommentRowNumber9.
    • CommentAuthorAlexisHazell
    • CommentTimeAug 26th 2019

    The “need to make an additional edit for uploaded file link to appear” issue is not new, but for tracking purposes, i’ve added it to the Technical TODO list.

    • CommentRowNumber10.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeJan 13th 2020
    • (edited Jan 13th 2020)

    Just to highlight that there is a problem with the rendering of edit announcements by user Ben in the thread on bicategories here

    [edit: ah, seeing now that also my link above doesn’t render!]

    • CommentRowNumber11.
    • CommentAuthoratmacen
    • CommentTimeJan 13th 2020

    All the comments are getting interpreted as plain text. Weird. Does that happen to me too?

    • CommentRowNumber12.
    • CommentAuthoratmacen
    • CommentTimeJan 13th 2020

    My comment looks good to me.

  2. The reason for #10 not originally rendering was that ’Text’ was selected as the format type. I have corrected this now. I suspect this was simply a case of Urs in a rush.

    The comments in the other thread seem also to have been rendered in ’Text’ format, but I do not immediately see how that has happened. I will look some more.

  3. Aha! It seems that the nForum ’Ben’ user is banned. This must cause comments to be rendered as ’Text’. I suspect the banned ’Ben’ is not the same as the nLab one, so I will try to fix this by deleting the old, banned Ben.

  4. Fixed now by deleting the old, banned Ben and re-assigning the authorship of a few comments.

    • CommentRowNumber16.
    • CommentAuthorPaoloPerrone
    • CommentTimeJan 15th 2020

    The page algebra over a monad seems impossible to edit: trying gives “500 internal server error”.

    • CommentRowNumber17.
    • CommentAuthorAlexisHazell
    • CommentTimeJan 15th 2020

    @PaoloPerrone, re. #16: I’m currently looking into this; thanks for reporting!

  5. What happened in this case is that the page failed to be fully created. More precisely, for those familiar with the internal details, a row was created in the table ’pages’ but not in the table ’revisions’. This led also to the 500 error when carrying out a search.

    I have now deleted the page, and re-created it: algebra over a monad. I did not have your attempted content available in an easily accessible form, Paulo (I have now tweaked the code so we would have the source available on a future occasion), so I must ask you to edit the page to put in the content. Fortunately, I believe you mentioned that you have a backup.

    I will see if I can fix the root cause of this problem when I get a chance.

  6. The page Critique of Pure Reason is impossible to edit giving the error:

    An unexpected error occurred when rendering the page
    
    • CommentRowNumber20.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeJan 19th 2020

    On a different note:

    As of this morning, I find that hyperlinks coded as

      [arXiv:hep-th/0206192](https://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0206192)
    

    do not render properly on the nLab (it works here on the nForum!)

    In fact, on the nLab also the escaped form as above does not render properly: the “](” bit gets removed, and that then also explains the bad rendering of the un-escaped form.

    I have put an example with the problem in the Sandbox.

  7. Re #20: Fixed now. See here.

  8. Re #19: It seems possible to edit now, I guess it was probably the same root cause as that which led to #20.

    • CommentRowNumber23.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeJan 19th 2020

    Thanks a million! Great.

    • CommentRowNumber24.
    • CommentAuthorPaoloPerrone
    • CommentTimeJan 19th 2020

    @Richard: Okay, thank you. I’ll update the content now.

    • CommentRowNumber25.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeMar 10th 2020
    • (edited Mar 10th 2020)

    Is there a way to add captions to floating images?

    As in the example here, consider a bunch of paragraphs, each flowing around a respective floating image.

    Then how to put the source reference for the image (“graphics taken from XYZ”) right next to (below) the floating image, instead of it flowing with the other text?

    Is this possible with the existing imagefromfile-functionality?

    If not, I am requesting such a feature hereby! :-)

  9. Yes, it was possible within the existing functionality of imagefromfile, and even documented at HowTo :-). However, the documentation did not really draw attention to it. Moreover, some care needs to be taken with the margin values to ensure that things look nice. I have now added some more specific guidance to the HowTo around this, and fixed the examples using imagefromfile at AdS-QCD correspondence. There are some graphics at this page in the second half of it which still do not use imagefromfile; I think this would be good to change, as imagefromfile ensures that the caption is correctly handled, also semantically.

    Previously the caption did not allow a link within it. I have now made this possible. I also happened to notice whilst browsing the page that the nLab did not have styling for headers of depth h5; this is now fixed too in the same commit.

    • CommentRowNumber27.
    • CommentAuthorRichard Williamson
    • CommentTimeMar 14th 2020
    • (edited Mar 14th 2020)

    There are also some headers of depth h6 at AdS-QCD correspondence. These not only had no styling but were not picked up by the table of contents previously. I have now changed this, i.e. both added styling and ensured that they are picked up by the table of contents. I hope that this does not break anything on other pages; there may have been some reason why I disallowed h6 from the table of contents originally! I think possibly there were some cases of strange formatting involving h6, but hopefully these have been cleared up in the meantime. If anybody notices anything, just raise here :-).

    • CommentRowNumber28.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeMar 15th 2020

    Thanks!! Nice.

    Sure, I will change the remaining image inclusions to imagefromfile, too.

  10. Hi, thank you for h6 again! I would bring up two things:

    1. The compiler reformats when you jump over levels—I mean, when you type this

      ##

      ####

      ###

      it becomes

      ##

      ###

      ##

      I see the reason for this but it becomes inconvenient, when you want to reflect the structure of certain books like the Critique of Pure Reason.

    2. Maybe the table of contents would become more compact, if the font-size (and spacing) of level h6 would be smaller.

  11. Sorry again for my posting mess: As for troubles with h6. I don’t think that it is a feature that the “Theorem” shows up in the table of contents at HowTo#latex_syntax

    • CommentRowNumber31.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeMar 16th 2020

    Richard,

    apparently now all Definition/Theorem/Proof-environments are being picked up by the table of contents.

    A clear example is now the entry determinant (which I just edited and saved, causing the problem to appear).

    I see now that this is also what Daniel is referring to in #30 above.

    • CommentRowNumber32.
    • CommentAuthorRichard Williamson
    • CommentTimeMar 16th 2020
    • (edited Mar 16th 2020)

    Yes, that must have been the reason I did not permit h6 originally. I will fix this as soon as I get chance one way or another. But I do not have the opportunity for the moment; perhaps this evening European time.

    • CommentRowNumber33.
    • CommentAuthorRichard Williamson
    • CommentTimeMar 16th 2020
    • (edited Mar 16th 2020)

    I have fixed this now, and re-rendered manually all pages edited since the changes announced in #26-#27 were made (hopefully I didn’t miss any).

    Regarding point 1 in #29, thanks for raising Daniel, but for now I don’t think I’ll change this. I explicitly wished to disallow level jumping when I wrote the table of contents parser (for some pages there was a mess previously coming from the fact that it was not enforced), and I think probably it should still be enforced; in a book, one would never hop level for example. What you describe is, it seems to me, a corner case a) which would be solved if all intermediary sections from the book were named, and b) which does not seem disastrous to me even with the level hopping.

  12. Regarding point 2 in #29, thanks again for raising. Yes, the table of contents does sprawl in some cases, it probably would be good to try to make it a little more compact one way or another. Not sure about making h6 smaller, but it is an idea. For now I’ll not prioritise this unless others feel that it should be acted on reasonably soon, but it’ll be listed here, and we can come back to it as time allows.

    • CommentRowNumber35.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTime20 hours ago

    Hi Richard,

    concerning again the imagefromfile-functionality:

    I would like to reduce the vertical distance between the image and its caption a little.

    I have tried reducing the bottom margin, but apparently that is counted from below the caption.

    Is it possible to adjust the caption positioning itself?

    Or maybe it’s good for it to be hard-coded, but then it could maybe be a bit smaller.

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