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Welcome to Codidact Meta!

Codidact Meta is the meta-discussion site for the Codidact community network and the Codidact software. Whether you have bug reports or feature requests, support questions or rule discussions that touch the whole network – this is the site for you.

General Q&A about the Codidact instance hosted at codidact.com or the software that runs it.

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Body preview of writing a question can appear differently than when posted...

There was some strange behavior when I typed in my last post. I noticed that there is different behavior when you type something inside a preview of a body versus when you make a post (or save the ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by KingDuken‭  ·  edited 2y ago by KingDuken‭

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What kinds of data import can QPixel support?

How granular can data-import be for QPixel (I realize the answer might be different later for Codidact), and can it be done more than once? We know it's possible to import "everything", but which ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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"Last activity" in question lists appears to ignore new answers

Another thing I've noticed on https://outdoors.codidact.com/categories/19 : the question list currently shows the last activity on "2020 - May - Birds" as "last activity 10 days ago by Isaac Moses"...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Let mail addresses be confirmed

I've successfully signed up for Codidact with a mail address. However, the mail address I used didn't receive a confirmation mail so Codidact can't know if the person operating this account and th...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Typo report: unnecessary "c" in in edit comment field instructions

When one goes to edit a question, the "edit comment" box starts with "Describe—if neccessary". The word "neccessary" is misspelled, having one more "c" than is necessary.

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Peter Cooper Jr.‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Deleted answers appear to be counted in question list

Currently https://outdoors.codidact.com/categories/19 lists one question, 2020 - May - Birds, with 12 answers. But if you go into the question, it only lists 11 answers. I'm pretty sure that the di...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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What should we do about tagging in Site Proposals?

We need to figure out tags in the "Site Proposals" category. I noticed that some proposals were tagged "suggestion" and some "new-communities" and started to replace the former with the latter, an...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Would be nice to have a link to chat on the main sites.

Currently, this site and Outdoors have discord servers setup for chatting, supposedly Writing has one as well but I haven't been able to find it. It would be nice to have a link to those servers o...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Requests to improve the contests

There are a couple of things that I think would be nice to improve contests, Hide the score while the contest is ongoing, that way it doesn't influence other people's votes. Sort answers in two w...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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I shouldn't be able to vote on deleted posts.

There is one deleted answer here and given that is has been deleted, I shouldn't be able to either upvote or downvote it, but I can. It looks like up and downvotes on the deleted answer are also ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Need a better way of finding unanswered questions

As of right now, the only real way to see that a question has no answers is to go off the answer count, which is small and not real easy to see. On Outdoors where I am not interested in writing an...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Unusual button layout on mobile browser

The button layout on mobile browser is ... unusual. Is this by design?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Masked Man‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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New Answer does not get license.

I posted an answer https://outdoors.codidact.com/questions/74859#answer-74867 about 21 hours ago, it still does not have the license included. New questions get the license immediately.

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by James Jenkins‭  ·  edited 2y ago by James Jenkins‭

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Triggers for cognitive biases for non native English speakers in this site as web-accessibility issues

I dedicate this post to ArtOfCode and Monica; this is my "I welcome myself" post and I wrote it also based on seven years of experience with StackExchange. I admit I was a bit lost with the site...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2y ago by deleted user

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Markdown preview of bulleted list with leading text

If I put leading text into the post body textbox immediately before a bulleted list, like this: Leading text: * First item * Second item In the preview below the box it shows up correctly, with ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Peter Cooper Jr.‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Sigma‭

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What is the difference between the subdomain forum.codidact and the rest of the communities?

I just noticed that the account I created for the subdomain forum.codidact.com doesn't work for the rest of the community websites. Given that, I had to create a new account. Is this supposed to ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by goncaloperes‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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"show more comments" link not obvious

If a post has a lot of comments, the last ones are hidden behind a "Show more comments" link. For some reason, even though I know it's there, I really have to think about it each time. "I thought I...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by mattdm‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Can the close notice be moved to above the question?

Here is what one of the closed questions looks like, and as you can see one would have to scroll all the way down to find the link to the dupe target. I think it would be much better if the close...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Category subscription emits an error "must provide a valid category ID"

From the Meta category on Writing I clicked the "subscribe" button, filled out the form, submitted, and got this error: Following the instructions there, I am reporting it here.

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Error message contains a bad link for reporting the error

I got an error while subscribing to a category and clicked on the "report on meta" link in the message. The link produced another error: The link in the first error message points to https://wr...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Please amend the terms of service to allow other licenses

The Codidact terms of service (example is from Writing) include: You own the copyright to your content; by posting it here, you license it under the terms of CC BY-SA 4.0, including any media you...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Linking with Stack Exchange gives error "couldn't parse client_id"

Problem: I see the following error when I link my account with StackExchange: Couldn't parse client_id How we got here: I click on my profile picture -&gt; Click Edit -&gt; Scroll down to Li...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Masked Man‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Masked Man‭

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How much reputation is enough reputation?

I clicked on "edit" on a post, and received the following message: Forbidden You have been denied access to this resource because you lack the necessary privileges to access it. Once you gain en...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Masked Man‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Spread the word - SE meta information page?

We all know that Stack Exchange has been there for a long time. It has taken root to a lot of people. Unfortunately, I feel like codidact's word has been spreading less than what I would expect. I ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Neel_Gupta‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Cody Gray♦‭

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Single account or one per community?

I just signed up here on meta because that was my initial point of entry. The underlying reason of interest for me is https://outdoors.codidact.com/. However I just failed to sign up there with my ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by imsodin‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Importing new posts from SE

I expect there will be some desire to import new questions from https://outdoors.stackexchange.com/ is there a process for doing this? I also joined https://topanswers.xyz/databases where they hav...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by James Jenkins‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Which communities have shown interest?

QPixel is not Codidact, yet, and so we're not yet trying to "build all the things" (communities). But some communities on SE seem eager to move even to a temporary site, and one already has. Whic...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Codidact Meta is missing its logo.

Yay, first bug report about the site! The meta-logo page is returning a 404: https://meta.codidact.com/assets/meta-logo.png

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Bhargav Rao‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by ArtOfCode‭