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When to use furigana or romaji

I've noticed that this site supports furigana for 漢字{かんじ} and ローマじ{romaji} and I think this is a great feature to aid Japanese learners. However, I'm not sure on the guidelines on when to use which in ...
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Can I type デュ without using the small letter modifier?

I can type デュ on OS X by typing in "d e x y u", but if I try using "d y u" instead, I get ヂュ. Is there any way to get デュ without having to type in five letters like "d e x y u"? Asked on meta because ...
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直 and 喝: Han unification, and being able to write Japanese on JSE

It has already been discussed on the general site meta at Whitelist the <span> tag with the lang= attribute, in order to support Han characters, but I'd like to draw attention to it again here ...
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for example "party:パーティー",how to type "ー"

"party:パーティー",how to type "ー" in the computer
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Is it possible to add support for Ruby tags or any other mechanism for Furigana?

Furigana is extremely useful if not indispensable in site dedicated to studying Japanese, but unfortunately the Stack Exchange software doesn't seem to support it out of the box. I've already seen ...
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Will search with different orthographies work?

Most people use Hepburn romanization (I like something phonemic like Yale, better, but whatever), but different people use different systems, often just depending on what they feel like writing or ...