Why can't I use LaTeX formatting on this site like I can on other stack exchange site ? More specifically, can I insert the degree symbol?
2To the best of my knowledge, there's only one SE site that supports LaTeX and that's Math. I don't even think that the LaTeX SE supports LaTeX formatting.– AaronutNov 27, 2010 at 5:06
1I don't think it is presently necessary here, HTML works. For the record the list of sites includes at least stats, math, cstheory and physics.– David LeBauerNov 27, 2010 at 13:59
Aaronut: Physics supports it too.– dmckee --- ex-moderator kittenDec 12, 2010 at 2:28
Why would you need LaTeX for inserting a degree symbol? Just use the html entity: