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Questions tagged [feature-request]

You have an idea for a new feature, or for a change to the existing functionality.

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“featured questions - bounty” feature

i fear that this feature of adding a bounty may not work very well... it appears that all it does is add it to the 'featured question' section of the screen. but , i dont think many users would be ...
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is it possible to attach an excel file to an answer?

Is it possible to attach an excel file to an answer? Or to a question too, for that matter. For example , for questions that are related to numerical calculations.
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Shall we enable syntax highlighting?

I noticed that syntax highlighting is not enable yet on our site. I am a believer that our site is not meant to answer blunt programming questions even if they have financial implications. However, ...
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Migrating threads to Cross Validated

Should there be an option for migrating threads to Cross Validated under Flag --> Should be closed --> ...
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What to do if OP forever offline?

There are various questions on quant.SE which were asked by some user who then never goes online again. It is probably not surprising that no answer will hence be ever accepted. I understand that ...
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The off topic dialog should allow us to tag a question as belonging on another site

When a user asks a question that is clearly better on a programming site like stack exchange the natural thing to do is to flag it as closed as "Off topic because" and then "belongs on another site". ...
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why not leave the question and answers and votes in place attributed to anonymous when a User is deleted

I have notices that when a user is deleted the votes and answers seem to get deleted, not sure about the questions. However, I have seen at other SE, they retain the questions and answers delegated to ...
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How long should the “beta” tag remain?

I recommend to remove the "beta" tag from "Quantitative Finance beta". "Beta" makes the site less sincere and professional. The "beta" version remained for some years now, I dont see why it should be ...
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Could someone add CQG for questions as a tag as I cant

Please could someone add CQG for questions as a tag as I cant. Can someone add the tag CQG at stackoverflow? I don't have enough reputation yet to add the tag. See question below https://quant....
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Multibounty feature?

I would like to add a bounty for a question to make it more attractive. But I can't, because someone else set a bounty. Conceptually I see no problem if I add my bounty to the question to reflect ...
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The background color for questions that match a users tags is very hard to see, could we make it more visible?

Could we get a different background color for questions that match a tag the user is watching. The current color is light blue and is very hard to pick up on a white background. Could we try a darker ...
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Has the world run out of quants?

What is going on with 70-80% of the most recently (like 3-4 months) asked questions? I remember when I joined the first time, most questions really excited me and looked interesting from an ...
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Can we add Personal Finance and Money as an option for off-topic sites in the close votes review?

Currently the only option seems to be Meta. Is it possible to add Personal Finance and Money? It seems to be the most popular reason that a legitimate (but off-topic) question is closed. I'm not sure ...
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Is it possible to setup “portals” of questions?

for instance I noticed that a lot of questions are posted on cointegration. could it be possible to create topic pages or stacks (like in delicious.com) or portals (like in wikipedia) to group and ...
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Should reputation on this site be required before asking a question?

I just did some research on the rate of closed questions on this and other, similar sites. Of our most recent 50 questions, 19 have been closed. At least nine of those questions were asked by users ...
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Can we ban certain user or warn them by e-mail.?

User 1633 "Dail" I believe has been quite active recently on the site, but he doesn't not seem to be willing to understand our rules and the way we work. According to his profile, he asked 10 ...
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Math formatting in text editor.

Just noticed that there is no shortcut in the text-editor to start-stop MathJax environment. I personally didn't need it but some users might not see the tips on the right; hence it could be useful ...
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Quoting reference

It would be nice to have some quick way to add references to questions/answers. Maybe simple footnotes would suffice for the time being. The most convenient in the long-term would be to use some ...
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LaTeX isn't working?

It seems like the LaTeX support hasn't been enabled yet. $\sum \limits_{i=1}^N x_i \hat \pi_i$