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Hide Deleted Comments

In places where I can see deleted comments (admin/moderator, possibly also comments I wrote myself and deleted (not sure if that's the case or not)), they should be secondary to the active comments...

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

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flagging as duplicate without any details shouldn't be allowed

I was reading this question. I was trying to flag something as duplicate. When I tried to flag as duplicate with no details, I got the message Thanks! A moderator will review your flag. That m...

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

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Comments can't be linked?

S.E. provides links to comments. Can Codidact do same please?

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

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Is it a good idea to propose a single site for a religion that will cover both theology and its history/evolution from a secular standpoint?

I want to propose a site for Hinduism here that will cover both Hinduism, the religion/theology itself and also secular studies on Hinduism (how the religion, its scriptures, different sects, langu...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by mrbean‭

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Should we be able to tag answers?

On some of our communities, it would be helpful to be able to label answers systematically: On Code Golf, by language. On Software Development, Power Users, or Linux Systems, by specific ...

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

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What's the formula for a hot post? [duplicate]

As a SE user, I think the formula of their HNQs go this way: Has a score of 1+. Has at least 100 views. Has a positive-scored answer/s. I'm not sure about Codidact though since I'm new here...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Taking our design to the next level: feedback wanted

Our team has been exploring some ideas to improve Codidact's design. We've wanted to improve the visual design for a while, and we also have a lot of other usability changes we'd like to make. We...

20 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Character count appears only when posting new comments but not when editing existing ones and no error appears when limit is exceeded and one tries to save the post [duplicate]

Character count appears to me only when posting new comments but not when editing existing ones. This is a problem for me because it confused me not to understand why I couldn't save a comment whi...

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

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status-completed tag on closed question

What is the importance of adding status-completed tag in a closed question? This and this question was marked as duplicate although @ArtOfCode added status-completed tag. He added status-completed ...

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

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When clicking "mark read" it shows a 0 when it should actually dissapear.

This is what I see: Steps to reproduce: If you get an Inbox notification, look at it, and then mark it as read with this button: Then it says you have 0 inbox notifications. Note tha...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by 10 Rep‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Saving post after ALT text warning still treats the draft as unsaved

This is about a bug I've encountered a few days ago when I wrote an answer to the new design question, and which I had not yet gotten around to report. The bug ultimately led me to double-post my a...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by celtschk‭

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Should HTML entities be supported in titles?

I just noticed that HTML entities (such as &amp;aleph; for ℵ or &amp;mdash; for —) seem not to be supported in titles. Should they be? Clarification: I'm not asking for general HTML support in t...

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

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Make the Current Password field required client side for Account changes

It would be nice if you could make the Current Password field required client side for Account changes. At the moment, it just has a description/label, and fails validation server-side if not ente...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by mbomb007‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Notification number becomes negative on repeated clicking in the same page where it led [duplicate]

I am noticing an event which I don't know if would be considered a bug. Do the following: Open notification tab. (when you have one or more unread notification) Click on any notification. The ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Severus Snape‭  ·  edited 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Clicking on a notification changes it from read to unread

If I click on an already read notification in the inbox, it will go to the page I was notified about, but it will also change it from read to unread. Browsers affected: Microsoft Edge (Chromium...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Bug in notification [duplicate]

I had mark all of them as read. But, when I click any notification. That notification is automatically marking as unread. This may not be annoying but, this is obviously a bug.

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

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Marking notifications as "read" one by one = empty blue circle.

Marking notifications as "read" one by one ends with an empty blue circle with no number. Refreshing the page will make the circle go away. This was seen in a Chromium-based browser.

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by mbomb007‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Show question when editing answer.

When editing an answer, there's sometimes reason to look at the question again (I just had such a case). Therefore I think it would be a good idea if the question would be shown on the page where y...

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

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Why isn't there a "contact us" button in the footer of this website?

As far as I know, a "contact us" button (or alike) is both an accessibility standard and a business standard, to say the least. I want to write to the community managers privately --- and please u...

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

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Deleting a question that has answers that were deleted by System, transfers the answer deletion to the question deleter

This was definitely unexpected, and possibly a bug. A question was flagged over on Scientific Speculation that hadn't been acted on in any way on Codidcat and had no non-deleted answers (they were ...

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

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Promoted posts image renders Hebrew ℵ as "?", but Greek "Α" correctly [duplicate]

In this case, an image really is worth a thousand words: That links to the question What sound did the letter ℵ encode in ancient Hebrew, and why did it morph into the greek vowel Α? The origin...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by manassehkatz‭

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Why do we have the "Participate Everywhere" ability when we haven't yet done anything?

We just made an account, and haven't done anything at all yet. No questions, no answers. So why do we have "Participate Everywhere"? According to the ability page, it looks like we would need a mi...

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

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Suggest an edit without any changes is possible

I had tried to suggest an edit without making any changes in this answer. When I clicked on Save Post in Q&amp;A. Then, I saw the suggested edit was pending. So, we could suggest an edit without m...

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

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Easier if we launch one site that combines Accounting, Economics, Finance at first?

I don't want post this on Site Proposals because this overlaps Accounting, Economics, Finance proposed there, respectively 7, 9, 6 months ago. But none launched!!!! I want them launched ASAP pls. ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Hoon Sae‭  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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CC BY-SA 3.0 license doesn't show

Why CC BY-SA 3.0 license don't show for me? I had asked a question in Physics Codidact. I had answered the question but, it was taken from someone else's answer(from Physics SE). So, I had deci...

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

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UI isn't looking well in Android

When the title becomes bigger than as expected than UI in android don't look good. So, UI should updated for Android. I have faced the problem for User list also. Screen width is 480 and heig...

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

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Bug on Random from category (https://meta.codidact.com/ca)

In the page, there's a ad type which is "Random from category". The image link look like this : https://meta.codidact.com/ca/category/X.png Replace X with the category ID Category ID of Q&am...

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

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Community-promoted network posts have arrived

We've had a number of requests for a "Hot Network Questions"-like feature, promoting good content from around the network. That's more complex than it sounds on the surface, because there's no easy...

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

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Improving the "copy link" button

I'd like to have the "copy link" button below questions improved so that it gives something more useful. Currently when clicking on it, you just get a raw URL like: https://unicorns.codidact.com/p...

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

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How are the different site header colors picked? Can the community request a color change?

I'm wondering how the site header colors are picked for the different sites. For example, Photography &amp; Video and Mathematics are both purple; Judaism and Music are both yellow or light brown; ...

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

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Add an option to retract a flag before it's handled

I was reviewing a post when mistakenly, I flagged the post. I wanted to remove that flag, since I know that moderators would decline it. Since the flag was raised by mistake, it would be great if ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Lundin‭

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Questions themselves are not the first Codidact hits on Google

I got the two best ranked questions in Software Development Codidact and searched their titles verbatim in Google, Does the location of an import statement affect performance in Python? How sho...

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

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clearing draft after clicking "Save Post in Q&A" [duplicate]

When I write an answer and click on Save Post in Q&amp;A . Then, the answer doesn't remove from draft. After reloading the page the answer is saved in draft also. But, when I click on Cancel. The...

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

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send mail for new community

Codidact is "creating" sites. Every-time you are working to build a new community. Even, lot of peoples are proposing sites. Codiact doesn't notify user when they successfully create a sub-domain. ...

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

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What html tags can we use in posts?

So, I finally got around to looking at the second Review Panel draft, and was surprised by the ability to make collapsible sections in posts. From the comments, I wasn't the only one. Whoa, whoa, ...

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

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Reputation is disappeared from user's card recently

Not sure exactly when but for some time I don't see r in a user's card. From what I can tell it happens only on Meta and, for example, on SD it is still visible. An additional context: Heads up: s...

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

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How should we approach our (non-developer) software community proposals?

We have some software (but not software-development) proposals: "Superuser-like" community for software applications office suites Linux Are these three separate, distinct commu...

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

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I can't post a comment to an answer ; jquery errors appear in (Chrome) browser console

I can't post a comment to this answer. I tried to paste the markdown of this comment here as a quote or inside &lt;pre&gt; tags but if I publish this bug report then I get a "Sorry you have been b...

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

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What to do about sock puppets in Site Proposals?

The process for site proposals here seems to be that someone makes a post, then (usually) Monica comes in with an answer asking for anyone interested in the site to comment in order to gauge intere...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by r~~‭  ·  edited 1y ago by r~~‭

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Meaningful hovertext for voting area

I notice that a number is displayed as the hovertext / tooltip when hovering over the voting buttons and current score of a post. Would it be helpful for the hovertext to include a brief descriptio...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Is it OK to edit a post in order to bump it?

I was reviewing some post in SE about bumping post which is related to this question. I got a point of his question. Read the question, the user was doing annoying edits to his post only to bump hi...

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

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Could we have a way to edit without bumping posts?

Whenever a post is edited, the question is automatically bumped to the top of the category post list. This is useful for major changes to posts because people can see that something has changed. H...

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

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Notification time error

As you can see I joined 4 hours ago. But, I recently get some notification where I am getting that it sent 10 hours ago. This is obviously a bug. I think something wrong is happening with timing....

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

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Let questioners mark a question as answered (NOT like Stack Exchange's accept)? [duplicate]

I'm not referring to accepting just one answer like on Stack Exchange because your question can receive &gt; 1 answer and each answer solves your question synergistically. No one answer solves your...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by TextKit‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by manassehkatz‭

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Is it possible to accept an answer? How to accept an answer? [duplicate]

Is it possible to accept an answer? How can I do that?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by System‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by manassehkatz‭

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Mismatch between tags list and number of posts for a given tag

Sometimes the number of posts indicated in the tags list does not match the number of posts displayed for that tag. This appears to be due to the inclusion of deleted posts in the displayed number....

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Giving question feedback in private - a moderating system to reduce conflicts

Some background: A discussion about deleting/preserving comments and giving user feedback popped up on Software Development meta here: How are we supposed to give feedback for poor questions if su...

5 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Why did a lone moderator delete my post with test questions?

Why delete my 3 test questions below? I added some more below. DonielF listed test questions, so did pnuts. Here are some questions I have that I'm itching to post. 1. What are the differences ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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What does flag represent in profile's statistics?

I have seen above picture in my profile. What does the flag represent? Does it represent for those which I flagged earlier? Or, I have got 4 flags in my post? Or, It is addition of both of them.

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by FoggyFinder‭

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Text length should be shown while editing comment [duplicate]

. I was editing a comment. It became very big(more than 500 letters). And, I didn't know. I was clicking on Post button multiple although it wasn't updating. I thought it may be bug. Then, I r...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by luap42‭

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