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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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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 4y ago by KingDuken‭  ·  edited 4y ago by KingDuken‭

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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 4y ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  last activity 4y 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 4y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  edited 4y 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 4y ago by Peter Cooper Jr.‭  ·  edited 4y 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 4y ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  edited 4y 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 4y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 4y 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 4y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 4y 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 4y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by luap42‭

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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 4y ago by James Jenkins‭  ·  edited 4y ago by James Jenkins‭

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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 4y ago by Peter Cooper Jr.‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Sigma‭

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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 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 4y 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 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 4y 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 -> Click Edit -> Scroll down to Li...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Masked Man‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Masked Man‭

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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 4y ago by Bhargav Rao‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by ArtOfCode‭