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Questions about the editor used when creating or editing posts.

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Q&A MathJax rerenders on movement instead of on change

I've noticed something when using MathJax during preparing/editing a post. Each time a change is made to the raw text, the preview rerenders accordingly. This is the behaviour I expect, which ensur...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 12d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Preview of edits so reviewers can see what has changed

When looking at a pending edit on the suggested edits page, only the markdown shows. There is no preview of how this will be rendered. This presents two problems: Any subtle error introduced by...

0 answers  ·  posted 22d ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 21d ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Main and subheadings are almost the same size, but not in the edit preview

When editing a post, headings with a single hash # show as significantly bigger than headings with a double hash ##. However, after saving, these two headings are much closer in size (to the point ...

3 answers  ·  posted 1mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by celtschk‭

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Q&A Please build inline editing functionality

Right now, if a user tries to click the "edit" button on a post, they get taken to a separate page where they can make changes to it. After the changes are made, the user is redirected back to the ...

0 answers  ·  posted 5mo ago by sau226‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A TT tag works in preview, not in final post. [duplicate]

The html tag &lt;tt&gt; works correctly in the preview window that is shown while editing a post. Text enclosed in such tags is shown in mono-spaced font. However, the TT tag seems to be ignored ...

0 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  closed as duplicate 10mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Although div tag is not allowed, it's rendered in the preview

tl;dr According to this post, the div tag is not allowed, thus it's removed from posts. But it's not removed from the preview, and I believe both (the preview and the final saved post) should be c...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by hkotsubo‭

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Q&A Show headings in a preview

Currently a user who comes to create a post can only read the post's body in the preview area, but not the post title (it just isn't there). I suggest to show a post's title in the preview because...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Button is disabled without any explanation when title is too short

When I was writing the post. My title was too short for post that. But, I was thinking why button is disabled. Since, I had worked on disabling button that's why I knew my post's title was too shor...

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

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Q&A I suggest to better format the title ("summarize your post with a title") area

By some odd mistake I wrote only about half a title to a post in Scientific Speculation yesterday: Post itself: https://scientific-speculation.codidact.com/posts/283763 Post history: https://sc...

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

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Q&A "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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Q&A Cancelation prompt is unintuitive

After hitting the "Cancel" button when writing or editing a post, a prompt shows up that says Any unsaved changes will be lost. Are you sure? [Okay] [Cancel] Hitting [Okay] will kick you out...

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

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Q&A Numbering Display Bug

I think there is a bug with a final text numbering not matching the numbering in the preview. I recently posted this answeron meta. When I edit the question the preview of the text displays correc...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by 1muflon1‭  ·  edited 2y ago by 10 Rep‭

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Q&A Allow discarding of drafts

Currently, when editing a post the system will automatically save a draft for you after a short period of inactivity. This draft will then be loaded again if you leave the page and return, even if ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by ploni‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Site design: Why use different fonts for edit window and code windows?

When I type in the edit window, Codidact seems to use my default monospaced font (Iosevka SS08). But when a code block is displayed, why doesn't it use the same? I feel like it makes more sense to...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Razetime‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A HTML tables are misdisplayed

With this code: &lt;tr&gt; &lt;th&gt;Downvotes&lt;/th&gt; &lt;th&gt;Minimum upvotes to stay above 40%&lt;/th&gt; &lt;/tr&gt; &lt;tr&gt; &lt;td&gt;1&lt;/td&gt; &lt;td&gt...

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

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Q&A Reset button for drafts [duplicate]

I was recently editing someone else's answer, but I didn't like my changes and decided to redo them. However, there was no way to reset the edit (revert to the state before I started editing). The ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  closed as duplicate 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Character tracker doesn't react on insertion via ContextMenu

This is a small one: "Ctrl+V" itself is handled correctly (first part of gif above).

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

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Q&A Please make the "Insert image" tool's extension-checker case-insensitive. [duplicate]

Could you please make the "Insert image" tool treat file extensions as case-insensitive when checking for validity? When I post here on Meta, I frequently insert screenshots taken from MS Windows' ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Isaac Moses‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Why isn't the text editor in the same font as what posts are?

It's not really an issue, but I'm curious why Codidact chose to use a monospace font for editing/posting while published posts use a normal font.

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

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Q&A Make the editor's textarea bigger (full screen?) and with a side-by-side preview

Can we improve the editor? Currently, the textarea is, IMO, too small (even a short post like this one requires some scrolling when editing). For larger posts (like this one) it's even worse. When ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by hkotsubo‭

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Q&A Don't upload images automatically

When I want to upload a picture from my computer, I use the upload button in the editor to upload it directly. For this feature, I would like an extra step to confirm that I really want to upload t...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Can we have an error if the to be uploaded image is too large?

I tried to upload an image and wondered why I didn't work. So I tried again and again until I noticed that my images were barely larger than 2 megabytes. Can you please add a warning if images are ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Clickable tag buttons only work once

Yesterday I proposed that the required tags beneath questions asked on meta should be clickable so that the tags are prefilled into the tag form. I tried it out now that's it implemented and while ...

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

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Q&A Using the buttons in the editor moves the cursor to the end of the (editor) form

When I use the editor to write up a question or an answer, sometimes I use the buttons of the editor to add underscores to format my text. But when I use the buttons, it inserts the underscores rig...

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

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