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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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Let SVG give a try for MathJax

In this feature-request, Mark Giraffe‭ said that MathJax isn't highlighted. if you change the renderer to SVG, it renders characters with paths not text elements. ~ @ArtOfCode said But, I not...

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

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I can do everything after account deletion also.

I had requested to delete my account. My account was deleted in the following communities. Software Poweruser Linux No one can visit my profile also (excluding moderator ~ I guess). In the ...

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

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Allow block quotes in comments

When commenting on a post, sometimes I want to comment on a specific paragraph, or similar section. The most natural way to me is to block quote it, however using Markdown to do it doesn't work (it...

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

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Keyboard shortcuts for comment mentions & search dropdowns

When writing a comment, you can type @so-and-so and a little popup will show you the mentionable people that match so-and-so. The new search options seem to use the same dropdown. However, for both...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Unable to create paragraphs in comments

In comments, neither line one line two nor line one line two (with two spaces after line one) work to create a new line, the comment ends up being line one line two. This has messed ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Don't add duplicate notifications if an unread notification for the same event type and parent post already exists

I was away from Codidact for a few hours and, coming back, saw that I had ⑨ unread notifications. Practically as I was watching it, the number grew to ⑩. This wouldn't be so bad, but it turned ou...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Comments don't like multi-line code :/

I was in the middle of doing something in Software Development CD and I've decided to make a comment thread regarding something from the answerer's quote. I went writing a comment and added a mult...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  edited 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Preview post diff before saving

It's possible to view the differences between two adjacent, existing revisions of a post through the History feature. Post owners can, of course, make arbitrary edits to posts, save those, and see...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭

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How important reference is?

I am human not robot. I forget everything (I am dumb) but, human. It's OK to forget everything. Usually, a person said in one of my comment that most of the time I don't add reference link. But, I...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Can I still comment, without clicking more than twice?

Until June 2021, commenting here requires you to click merely twice. I click on the link to "Add a comment", type my comment, then click the "Add a comment" button. This is exactly like how you com...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Import image from web link?

I a recent post https://outdoors.codidact.com/questions/74859#answer-74867 I wanted to include a photo from Wikipedia. I would like an option to load images from the a weblink, preferably that incl...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by James Jenkins‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Questions titles don't have a limited number of characters

While questions body have a limit of 30000 characters, questions titles don't have a limited number of characters. For example, I tried up to 200 character in title and it worked. My proposal is ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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How can I effortlessly spawn new, unused URLs to the same question on Codidact?

I'd like to submit links to unanswered Codidact questions, to Reddit, in order to try to get them answered and popularize Codidact. Although some SubReddits forbid submitting a link already publis...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 1y ago by TextKit‭

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What's the limit on the length of a post?

Is there a limit on the length of a post (either question, answer, article, etc) on Codidact sites? The current UI only shows this limit for comments, but not for posts - this is not a feature req...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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What, another meta? What's this site for?

Codidact Meta is for questions about the instance that we will host. You can also request changes and report bugs in the software platform that runs it, though you're also welcome to use GitHub. ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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How can we improve community proposals?

Now that we've seen several community proposals, some of which succeeded and some of which have run into hurdles, I want to look at how we're managing and tracking proposals. While there will alwa...

12 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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New search options

The team has made some improvements to search, including the following new options (taken from the search help): filtering by user If you want to search for posts written by a particular user...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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User profile now has a Discord link

We currently use Discord for community chat. Not everybody uses Discord and that's fine; nobody is required to be in chat. Someday we would like to remove our dependence on a third-party service,...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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"Remember last post edit in process" not clearing automatically

Echo... I just posted a question https://meta.codidact.com/posts/280045 When I started to post my next question (not this one, another one that will be soon) by clicking "Ask Question" again, the...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by manassehkatz‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Is it possible to delete account community-wise?

Is it possible to delete account community-wise (wise or, wide I don't know)? I just want delete my account in some community.

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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The profile photo container is broken in the profile page in mobile view

A picture is worth a thousand words: There is many pixels that are not needed in the right side.

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  edited 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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No filter for unanswered questions

This is somewhat related to Need a better way of finding unanswered questions. Which does make it easier to see what has answers already in a list. However why is there no filter for unanswered? I...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Culyx‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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changes to reputation

I am leaving CD by giving my last idea to it. Some user will downvote this question just to take revenge (I don't know who they are). But, I believe I got some hostility here. Last message to my h...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Shouldn't the Mobile Sign In also be removed from the profile page when you are on the phone?

Today, I have used the Mobile Sign In and I have signed In and everything is pretty fine, while I am on the phone, I noticed that the Mobile Sign In button has been removed from the navbar. While ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Keyboard shortcut for image upload prevents me from entering Unicode characters by number

When posting my last question here, I noticed that I can't directly input Unicode characters in the text box due to a keyboard shortcut. For many Linux application (in particular, the web browsers...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by celtschk‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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How can I filter out tags in my search?

What do I input in search for Site Proposals, to pretermit all questions tagged [status-declined]? I tried -[status-declined] but this didn't work.

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

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Please, don't kill Olin Elthrop‭!

I just found this user Olin Elthrop‭ and read the profile description. I felt like I had to report it, since it may be considered trolling or insulting against another user Olin Lathrop (a high-re...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Lorenzo Donati‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Lorenzo Donati‭

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Why is there a rep system in Codidact?

I had visited Codidact quite some time ago when it was still being built. At that time, there weren't many talks about having the reputation system built on this site. Partly, The reason why Slack...

6 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Neel_Gupta‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Lorenzo Donati‭

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Ideas on the separation of Game Development from Videogames CD

Videogames Codidact is taking it's time to form an audience and I'd like to talk about something regarding it. There has been discussion in chat if Game Development should leave Videogames CD at s...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Culyx‭

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A letter didn't bold in suggested edit page

Okay, you're probably confused. Let me explain. I use the web browser Chrome to use Codidact and would find something off about the letter "M" in the formatting box. In other words, it looks like i...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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What will happen to comments when account is removed?

Today there was a request to remove user's account. This user has some Qs which were transported(converted) to System user. But comments are disappeared. Though there is a possibility that user re...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by FoggyFinder‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Contrast of edits diff view is not strong enough

This edit consists mostly of small corrections on punctuation and typos. Currently, the edit diff view highlights the whole paragraph in which a change was made in green/red background, and uses bo...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Quasímodo‭

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Should post tags go above the post content, rather than below it?

Consider, strictly as an example, the question updating a function within a struct on Software Development. There's a reasonable number of programming languages where something like that might be ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭

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When not logged in, the "Abilities" link on the profile page leads to a Not Found [duplicate]

The user profile page right-hand column has an Earned Abilities block, which has an Abilities link at the bottom. When logged in, that link takes the user to their own abilities summary at /abilit...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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Comment threads remain active even if all comments are deleted

In this answer there's a "General comments" thread, but all the comments are deleted. This is related to - but IMO not the same as - this other post, in which it's discussed if showing that some c...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by hkotsubo‭

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Edit button is still "Suggest Edit"

I recently got the ability to directly edit posts. However, the button to edit the posts still is still labeled as "Suggest Edit" instead of simply "Edit". This is purely a visual bug; I am stil...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Duplicate links in help centers

I just noticed that any help center on any site has lots of duplicate links below "About Codidact" and "Legal". The same links are listed 2 times in a row. I get this on every single Codidact comm...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Mithical‭

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My opinion about why there should be two medical sciences websites in the network

Modular approach is generally good in the long run and I think that there are two "modules" to modern medicine: Non-invasive (doesn't include surgery) Invasive (includes surgery) I believe t...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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MathJax isn't highlighted when selected

Still a high schooler, I like adding some style on my equations for answering math assignments and I've been using MathJax from Mathematics SE to grab symbols for the better of it. A certain case i...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Comment Changes

Popup vs. Inline The box that pops up when starting a new Comment Thread is in the middle of the page and it is not movable. When writing a comment, unless it is very short, I often want to be...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by manassehkatz‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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The homework dumps are coming - how about a network-wide policy?

I'm starting to see the first signs of the inevitable "homework dumps" on Software Development as the site is gaining traffic a bit. The criteria for a homework dump is roughly: A raw copy/paste...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Allowing a user to choose which kind of comment to use --- simple or threaded

First, my warm compliments about the new threaded comments feature. In the last few days I have found that I actually needed to write a few single-line small comments and not a threaded comment. ...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Sandbox to test formatting and other features?

There doesn't seem to be a sandbox to play with site such as formatting, deleting, etc. here or on other sites. Could such a sandbox be made to help people experiment?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by user‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Flag answer as duplicate of another answer

Our recent hot post (Threaded comments are here!). I had wrote some answers in that question. And, there's lot of answers also. Even, currently I don't have much more time to read all of those answ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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Direct comment links don't jump to the comment when it is hidden.

Currently, comments past the fifth(?) comment are hidden for length purposes. However, this breaks the ability to automatically scroll to the comment when using a direct link. For example, I recen...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Chat feature for Moderators

I have some questions. Actually, I learned from SE that, "separate questions or, do not ask multiple question in once". That's why I am not adding multiple questions at once. But, if we can ask mul...

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

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"You were mentioned in a comment" notification doesn't redirect to another community

I got a You were mentioned in a comment notification while browsing SD. I tried to open it and instead of redirecting to the right community (Meta) it opened the reference in a current community. ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by FoggyFinder‭  ·  edited 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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What does the logo of each Codidact site represent?

Learned about Codidact, and bringing this alive. A logo has a visual representation of what brand is being held, where some have clear meanings, while others don't. There are some sites on the Cod...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Answer sort order unstable - is it just me and my browser? [duplicate]

The question "Threaded comments are here!" currently has 5 answers. I noticed that the "Score" sort order (the default sort order) does not appear to work reliably. This behavior also occurs when ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by elgonzo‭  ·  edited 1y ago by elgonzo‭

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Link in notification for new comments doesn't include the community in url [duplicate]

I recently got a notification for a comment on Math. However, when viewing the notification on Meta, the link to the comment was wrong. A quick inspect element shows that it is just pointing towar...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Moshi‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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