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Why do I downvote questions?

In the last time questions of the just do it for me kind came up more and more on this site and I believe that they have only few or no benefit for this site. I decided to deals with it by downvoting questions that only post the desired result without showing any efforts by the OP.

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revised Is it possible to manually put the page number when \thispagestyle{empty} is active?
added tikzpagenodes solution
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comment Is it possible to manually put the page number when \thispagestyle{empty} is active?
@JohnKormylo: Thanks for the hint, I didn’t know the package, which’s name starts with tikz and not tkz actually …
Oct
27
comment Is it possible to manually put the page number when \thispagestyle{empty} is active?
@DavidCarlisle: Incorporated the plain way :-)
Oct
27
revised Is it possible to manually put the page number when \thispagestyle{empty} is active?
added new solution
Oct
26
comment Is it possible to manually put the page number when \thispagestyle{empty} is active?
@DavidCarlisle: Because the OP explicitly did’t want do use it ;-)
Oct
26
answered Is it possible to manually put the page number when \thispagestyle{empty} is active?
Oct
26
comment Is it possible to manually put the page number when \thispagestyle{empty} is active?
The macro \thepage contains the current number, whether the pagination is visible or not. To place it you can use – kind of overkill – tike.sty and absolute positioning with current page nodes. Another option is to define a new page style containing only the page number.
Oct
23
comment All figures are grayscale!
And a side note: It is recommended to use \centering instead of {center} for figures (e.g.) because the latter add vertical space. See When should we use \begin{center} instead of \centering?. PS: I removed the blank lines form your MWE ;-)
Oct
23
comment All figures are grayscale!
Welcome to TeX.SX! Usually, we don't put a greeting or a “thank you” in our posts. While this might seem strange at first, it is not a sign of lack of politeness, but rather part of our trying to keep everything very concise. Accepting and upvoting answers is the preferred way here to say “thank you” to users who helped you.
Oct
23
revised All figures are grayscale!
improved formatting, removed “thanks”
Oct
22
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
17
revised Pythagoras' Triangle
code formatting
Oct
15
comment Intersection of 5 ellipses
Why did you use \scope … \endscope instead of the environment in you first code example?
Oct
12
reviewed Close Angle symbols in LaTeX
Oct
12
comment Very smart parentheses?
I mean, that the sue of $…$ is part of your definition for the \hbox an thus al formulas (or parts of) inside of \smart{…} are treaded as inline math, i.e. factions or the limits of \sum etc. are typeset wrong (to small) when I use \smart in a display math environment like {equation}. The equation in my comment is an example where \smart seems to fail. I get round parens for both levels.
Oct
11
accepted Very smart parentheses?
Oct
11
comment Very smart parentheses?
I like automated solutions and didm’† think it will be that complicated. I guess doing it manually is much easier anI’ll go with that, but I do alway claim, that LaTeX is able to do every thing, and won’t be wrong here ;-)
Oct
11
comment Very smart parentheses?
Thanks. The problem here is that you explicitly (must) use $…$ so this my corrupts the display styles (e.g. fractions etc.) … furthermore I doesn’t work with $\sum_n \paren{z_{\text{m}\,n} \cdot \cos\paren{\omega_n t + \phi_n}}$ (like Davids answer)
Oct
11
comment Very smart parentheses?
Thanks. It works with your example but not with $\sum_n \paren{z_{\text{m}\,n} \cdot \cos\paren{\omega_n t + \phi_n}}$ so I guess I was wrong claiming that theres no grouping? (PS: May you explain, why you didn’t understand my question so I can improve my english skills ;-))
Oct
9
comment Very smart parentheses?
Hm … at the moment I assume that it will live alway outside a group (except the one created by the math environments).