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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.

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Suggested edits don't show meaningful diff

When a suggested edit review appears for your post, it isn't possible to see what was changed. Someone made an edit to my post here https://software.codidact.com/posts/suggested-edit/86 and the dif...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Should we use the Article type for bug reports?

I've recently been looking through the [bug] tag, and one thing stood out to me. Every bug post either has no answers, or one answer that just says, "The bug has been fixed" (or some variation ther...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Mithical‭

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Please add tooltips for admins / moderator "icons" (characters) in the user list

Just a tiny cosmetic stuff easy to fix. Please add tooltip for the characters used for admins and moderators in the user list. Note: I know these already exist in the actual user profile.

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Mithical‭

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Do we need templates for new posts?

We have some posting tips on the "ask question" (or "create post" etc) pages, and we plan to add better contextual help in the future. Another way to guide people would be with templates, a "proto...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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NSFW Content Filter

According to the Terms of Service, You agree not to use the Service to [...] violate any applicable law or regulation; [...] post content that is hateful, discriminatory, harmful, illegal, or othe...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by DonielF‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Add a [status-pending] or similar tag

My other Meta post n the usage of status tags pointed out a pretty big gap to me. Namely, we don't have a tag to signify that something is being actively worked on. While we currently use either [s...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Imported posts which were then edited are considered native

If you go to the “Native” tab on a site, many imported questions show up. It appears to me that any question which was edited on Codidact is treated as a native question.

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by DonielF‭

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Should [status-completed] be used before the changes are live?

As of the time of writing, this request has the [status-completed] tag despite the change not being live yet. It is completely developed, sure, but since it is not yet deployed, should the request ...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Sigma‭

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Add the staff badge to the user list

Currently, the user list displays the Administrator (☗) and Moderator (☖) badges on users, but not the staff badge that displays when you go to the user's profile. For consistency, could you have t...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Mithical‭

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Posts should have a visible indication whether they've been edited, and when the last edit was made

Currently, each post is visibly tagged with a timestamp that indicates when it was posted, as well as by whom. Also, of course, posts can be edited; both by the original poster, and by other users....

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Mithical‭

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FR: Meta categories

I notice that all the other Codidact sites have Meta categories, places to ask about the site itself, but this one doesn't. I think this site should have a Meta category where people can ask questi...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Mithical‭

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Should we have "Last seen" times?

Tracking when each user last logged in or last was active may be onerous but such information can be helpful in various ways, such as in deciding when to return to a post. Edit At least for the tim...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by pnuts‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Does Codidact have to be too similar to SE?

Examining Codidact communities, one can easily find out that Codidact is almost a duplicate of SE I know that many Codidact users (or maybe all of them) are current or former SE users, so it was ex...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by MathPhysics‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Mithrandir24601‭

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A proposal for keyboard shortcuts

(This may not be the simplest feature request. It's also not extremely high priority. It's a nice-to-have, not imperative, and may not be possible at the moment - which is fine.) Everyone loves ke...

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Mithical‭

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The site claims I made edits to post while I was offline

The site claims I edited this post 6 hours ago: https://electrical.codidact.com/questions/276256 6 hours ago I was very much asleep since that's around 4am here. I don't remember editing this post ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Does Codidact want to silence its users as SE does?

After joining Codidact and then reading many posts, I concluded that Codidact is a place allowing people to express their opposing ideas freely, unlike SE. But, something happened that I had to dou...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by MathPhysics‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by FoggyFinder‭

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Please postpone launching new communities.

I know that Codidact is a new website developed by volunteers, so I do not expect it to be as well-appointed as an experienced website like Stack Exchange. However, although I have joined Codidact ...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by MathPhysics‭  ·  reopened 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Strange layout issue for a particular Language answer [duplicate]

I have noticed that a particular Language & Liquistics answer has formatting issues: Since this is the only instance I have noticed this behaviour, I assume it is related to the answer content...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Alexei‭  ·  closed as duplicate 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Arranging footer "other codidact sites" list alphabetically rather than chronologically

In the footer, the sites are currently arranged as: Writing Outdoors Photography Sci Spec Cooking Electrical Engineering Judaism L&L Software Dev Meta With the exclusion of setting Meta apart...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by DonielF‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Personalized feeds

I keep track of new posts via RSS feeds. I would like to have a feed associated with my account that contains only tags/categories/sites I've asked it to watch. That way, I see only the posts I am ...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by ajv‭

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Randomize order of answers with same score

Answers are shown in order according to their score derived from their votes. However, for answers with the same score, they seem to be shown in chronological order of creation time. This tends t...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Launching a new community with enough contributors even though disagreements exist

Suppose that I have suggested a community idea which has been heavily downvoted. Now, if I can gather enough people interested in contributing to the community regularly, then will this idea be pla...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by MathPhysics‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Add the ability to customize suspended user profile blurb

There are currently only two choices available to add a "user is suspended" header on a profile. The two reasons are "for being rude" and "to cool down." Sometimes neither of these may be accurate....

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Sigma‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Indicate which posts in the category feed have unread updates

Right now, if a category has new/updated posts, a small dot appears next to the category name. Could this feature be extended to posts within the category as well? While it's not that hard to just ...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Allowing arbitrary image links causes security warnings

This question's page shows up as not secure on my computer. I believe it is due to this answer. When I look in the console, it warns that the images on it were loaded insecurely (since the image l...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Was score system changed?

Noticed that score (reputation) is different than I would expect. Bigger. Why is it changed? How is it calculated now? 10 for Q and 15 for A?

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by FoggyFinder‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by luap42‭

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Remember me when logging in with Mobile Sign In

When logging in with a password, there is an option to remain logged in. However, when using the QR code to login on mobile, this option isn't available, making logging in with the QR code more cum...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by ploni‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Voting while not signed in

(Persistent irrelevant comment: I jumped down to the title field and entered that first and then went back up here to enter the actual question.) I tried to vote on an answer and nothing happened. ...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by manassehkatz‭  ·  edited 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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"recent deletions" moderator tool produces error

The "recent deletions" link under mod tools is consistently returning a 500 server error for me. One reference: 2ba998b1-84b1-4675-aeb8-bebcf3465b5f I've tried this on two sites. It's been a few ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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auto re licensing

If this had a feature where one could set triggers for stuff, I'd use it to set up a trigger that re licenses all and each of my CC BY NC SA stuff to CC BY SA1 after each hits 50th year age. The go...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by .                                                .‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Canina‭

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Should we allow capitalized tags?

So this has been bugging me for a while now. Recently, the tags Chinese, Cantonese, and Mandarin were changed to lowercase. When asking why on the discord, I was told that it was because "tags are ...

4 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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indicate when a comment has been moderator-edited

I don't like the idea that someone's signature can appear on a piece of text that he didn't write or approve. I'm guessing moderators can edit comments. If so, can a moderator-edited comment please...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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RSS feed for entire site

Currently, each category of a site has its own individual RSS feed. While it's useful, could we have an RSS feed for the entire site? (like how Subscriptions work, but as an RSS feed)

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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"User Profile" should be more informative.

I think the current information in a user profile is very limited . In my opinion, the following information should be added: Visible to all users The number of questions and answers The number...

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by MathPhysics‭  ·  edited 4y ago by MathPhysics‭

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Should tags be written in American or in British English?

On Cooking, I sometimes run into comprehension issues as food is labelled differently around the world. One recent example for this is ground beef and minced meat which both essentially mean the sa...

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by .                                                .‭

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Can we add in a Location to user profiles?

Similar to Stack Exchange and other forums and social platforms. I think it would be nice to be able include a location in my profile.

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Welz‭

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"Edit" and "delete" options are disappeared after tapping "show more comments"

I have been informed of the following bug about comments. I am using iPad Safari browser. When I tap "show more comments" to see hidden comments, the "edit" and "delete" options are disappeared fro...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by MathPhysics‭  ·  edited 4y ago by MathPhysics‭

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Change the primary font from Roboto

I have nothing against Roboto, I think it's a lovely font and has it's use case. I find it challenging to read when you have anything more than a sentence or two. I don't have a perfect alternative...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Welz‭

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Can related questions be added to the sidebar?

A feature that SE has that Qpixel lacks is the related questions in the side bar. It makes it easier to find other similar questions or even duplicates. It also creates more engagement because afte...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Edit activity shows even when the suggested edit isn't confirmed

Related: https://meta.codidact.com/questions/277395 For some reason, edits are showing up on the history of posts (linked above) and on the activity of the user even when the edit hasn't been confi...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Unclear changes in the history of edits

Looks like empty & meaningless edits are allowed by system. For example these Qs: https://meta.codidact.com/posts/74817/history https://meta.codidact.com/posts/74880/history Unclear whether it ...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by FoggyFinder‭

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Bypass Caps and High Frequency Current Return Paths [closed]

Hello, everyone! I was watching this video by w2aew on the function of ceramic bypass capacitors, and at 6:00 he states that high-frequency currents take the path of least-impedance and make their ...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by jm567‭  ·  closed 4y ago by msh210‭

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The Codidact Help should be more comprehensive and practical

There are two points about the "Help" of "Codidact"should be mentioned: The Help should be more comprehensive. There are many features and rules for Codidact, like voting limit, commenting, taggi...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by MathPhysics‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Mithical‭

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Can we get a mod page with the most recent comments left on the site?

Right now there really isn't a good way for a mod to delete rude comments before their parent post is flagged, other than looking through profiles of repeat offenders. On sites with imported commen...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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All of my own SE sources questions and answers give me 500 errors

This may overlap with https://meta.codidact.com/questions/74780 but I think this is different. I just signed-up this weekend, took a look around, and tried the Link to Stack Exchange feature. Eve...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by cobaltduck‭  ·  edited 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Category dropdown list hides behind the modal form when changing a posts category .

When I use the tools to change the category of a question, the drop down list of categories to change to is showing behind the modal form. Steps to reproduce, Click the tools option below the que...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Request: Headings and footnotes act as link anchors

Inspired by the change log but certainly not limited to that one post. Many times I find myself writing an answer which goes on for quite a bit, and I find it natural to break it up with # Headers....

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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What does ☗ mean?

ArtOfCode's user profile on the Languages & Linguistics site reads, in part: What does the "☗" symbolize?

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by luap42‭

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Can we move questions?

This question was accidentally posted in meta instead of language, and ended up being closed. Does the ability to move questions between sites currently exist, or is closing the only way to deal wi...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 4y ago by Moshi‭

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Is there a consensus on comment layouts for the MVP and beyond?

I've been looking around Codidact sites, wiki, repos and mission, to be able to determine if this is even a discussable or interesting topic at all. I was about to drop any ideas to ask this questi...

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Julio Cezar Silva‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭