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Q&A License CC BY-SA 3.0 only available on Writing and Outdoors

For 2 communities (Writing and Outdoors) the License drop down list when making a new post shows an option of CC BY-SA 3.0: For all of the other Codidact communities this option is not present. ...

1 answer  ·  posted 6d ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 6d ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Post history is incomplete and misses some parts at random

I posted the following question on Software Development: When I go to the history, only half of the history is showing: This is also true for my answer where some bits are missing and everyth...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  edited 15d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Notification dropdown sometimes doesn't open when clicked

This has been a recurring problem for me. Sometimes (far from always, but far too often to be comfortable), when I click the notification dropdown "inbox" icon, it simply fails to open; the elemen...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 15d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A What is clicking the inbox icon in the top bar actually supposed to do?

I'm starting to wonder if my earlier bug report was based on a misunderstanding. If it is, though, I think the UI needs to be clarified. Anyway... Just what is expected behavior when the inbox ico...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 15d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Notifications button not working when inside a Q&A when it contains posts you created

GitHub Issue: https://github.com/codidact/qpixel/issues/162 When I am in the main page or browsing any page in the site, the notifications button works well. However, if I am in a Q&amp;A page ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by fedorqui‭  ·  edited 15d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Tags shown on a question can differ from tags shown when editing that question

I noticed that How can I shorten a piece of writing without losing its original essence? on Writing Codidact appeared to be tagged writing-instruments, but the question does not relate to writing i...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 21d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Comments count includes deleted comments, which it shouldn't

Using this post purely as an example, because I'm quite sure that the problem is general. Observe: At first, we are told that there are "4 comments": Expanding inline, the summary says 4 of...

1 answer  ·  posted 12mo ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 1mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Collab question pages not fully encrypted

The main page of Collab Codidact is encrypted fully and shows a padlock symbol in the URL bar (top of the page on desktop, bottom of the page on mobile) in Firefox: Collab question list page Desk...

0 answers  ·  posted 1mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 1mo ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Other top bar drop-downs should be closed when another is opened

By clicking first on the inbox icon in the top bar, then the site selector down arrow, it's possible to open both at the same time. However, it's not particularly useful, as the inbox dropdown will...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 1mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Make navigation bar optionally fixed at the top

I think that it would be better to give the users the option to fix the navigation bar at the top, just like in Stack Overflow. If a user receives a notification, and at that time they are busy re...

2 answers  ·  posted 9mo ago by Zakk‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Can we get a queue for pending suggested edits?

Right now, you have to actually be there to notice there is an edit waiting to be approved, meaning suggestions on old posts often get overlooked (especially since there are so few actually able to...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Quasímodo‭

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Q&A Typo in error - Tags can't have more than 5 tags

I'm guessing the first "Tags" is a typo and should instead say "Posts" or perhaps the name of the specific post type?

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Summary per day in the Vote Summary profile page

When viewing a user's Vote Summary, days that are not expanded give no indication of how many votes occurred each day: Would it be useful to have a plus and minus total in the date bar that stil...

0 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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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 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Exclude featured posts from the Hot Posts list

Can the Hot Question list be changed so that featured posts don't show up in it? They are already in the list once.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Skip "direct link" message above the answer if there is only one answer

If I jump to an answer directly from a notification, I get a box above the answer: You are accessing this answer with a direct link, so it's being shown above all other answers regardless of its...

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

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Q&A `skipping $num comments` should show for inline preview

skipping $num comments should show for inline preview also. I was watching the thread. When I was watching the thread from posts page. Then, I noticed that @ArtOfCode said blah blah blah....... I ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A No way to remove parent tag.

Over on Software, the [excel] tag was mistakenly put as a subtag of [openoffice-calc]. When I went to edit the tag to fix it, I realized there was no option to remove the parent tag. I ended up ask...

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

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Q&A Profile editor missing preview

When editing my user profile, the preview is missing.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Stop inserting space after question titles

This is kind of minor so I haven't bothered reporting it before, but it's been there since day 1: the site is inserting a space character after every question title. Example (from here): Newslette...

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

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Q&A Why does searching with answers:0 still show ANSWERED questions?

This is particularly helpful to find unanswered questions: answers:0. I pine to see merely the UNanswered questions on Math Main. But see below.

1 answer  ·  posted 9mo ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Clicking outside of notification popup does not close it

I know that notifications will be revamped in the future, but this is small and quite a nuisance. If you click on Notifications icon, the notification list pops up. Directly dismissing it by clicki...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Can we please get useful source code formatting?

My patience is running thin with code formatting on Codidact. I've made this feature request before on Software Development only (here) but no reply. We currently have 5 communities which definite...

0 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Vote summary refers to "you" even for another's profile

In the votes summary page of my profile it says: A daily summary of votes you have received for your posts. This is an accurate description of my vote summary page. However, if I look at ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Communities drop down disabled when editing profile

On most pages of Codidact there is a little drop down arrow at the very top right of the page, which usually displays a list of Codidact communities when clicked. However, when on the "Edit" tab of...

0 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Undelivered mail returned to sender

When I send a message to someone @codidact.com, I get back undelivered mail returned to sender, which says &lt;support@codidact.org&gt;: host codidact-org.relay1g.spamh.com[63.71.12.97] said: 554...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by manassehkatz‭

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Q&A How to make an edit that only changes the tag list by adding a tag that does not exist?

I tried to add a tag to an existing post by editing it and it failed because there was no actual post edit: After further tests, I realized that this happens only if the added tag(s) do not alre...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by Ethan‭

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Q&A Broken link on abilities page.

On the abilities page, I noticed that there is one broken link that leads to a 404 error. It's the edit tags ability. Here is the link markdown: https://meta.codidact.com/abilities/edit_tagd. I t...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by 10 Rep‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by sau226‭

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Q&A "Vote on Holds Ability" page contains unrendered Markdown

The page describing the Vote on Holds ability, under "What does this ability allow me to do?", has what appears to be unrendered Markdown: The reasons for placing a post on hold vary from site t...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by sau226‭

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Q&A Remove separate search page and put a search textbox directly in the top bar

Would it be possible to change the search so that you don't end up on a separate page? It feels a bit clunky to not be able to search directly. Replace the search button with a text box for the que...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by klutt‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by sau226‭

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Q&A "You need to select a reaction type." But I see no reaction?

I'm pining to answer my own question. But please see below. GitHub Issue

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 9mo ago by sau226‭

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Q&A Please make dashboard button/link easier to access

Until reading this thread I did not know that the dashboard even exists. It took me a little bit to find it, so there is a chance it might be hard to find for other users as well. The upper commun...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Alexei‭  ·  last activity 10mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Opening the "Account" tab produces "500 - Internal Server Error"

When I go to my profile page and I click on the "Account" tab: It redirects to "https://meta.codidact.com/users/edit" and I get:

0 answers  ·  posted 11mo ago by Kevin Shenouda‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by sau226‭

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Q&A Post action links that cannot be used should be hidden

When I'm signed in, I see a set of post action links such as the following (this is from a question): Permalink | History | Suggest edit | Close | Delete | Flag The "Suggest edit" changes to ...

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

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Q&A Post history diff shows apparently double-escaped HTML entities

As Exhibit A, I present revision 2 of Switching to an admin user within Powershell SSH session on Power Users, and specifically its diff view against revision 1 of Stated Post. The post itself con...

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

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Q&A Search by category

I think a search mechanism that allows filtering by category would be useful. For example, if I want to find a recipe for a specific food or with a specific ingredient on the cooking pages, I could...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Off formatting in comment ending in text in a RTL script

In the first comment (by msh210) to this answer, the comment content is intermingled with the text containing the author and age of the comment. A screenshot demonstrating the issue is below.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by user53100‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A These URLs return a broken page

Can forge https://meta.codidact.com/questions/ and https://software.codidact.com/questions/. There are two problems with that: It won't list anything until clicking any of the Activity | Age | S...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by .                                                .‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Permalinks should be HTTPS

Each post on Codidact has a "permalink" link under it, which points back to the post. The general format seems to be http://&lt;site&gt;.codidact.com/&lt;type&gt;/&lt;id&gt;/&lt;id&gt; where the f...

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

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Q&A Meta Codidact is missing a favicon.

meta.codidact.com is missing a favicon! Is it possible to use the meta logo for its favicon?

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Bhargav Rao‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Is there a points count error?

I think there might be some sort of point bug. Two days ago, over on Judaism I had 38 points. The next day I was down to 28, leading me to believe that I had gotten multiple down-votes for a post I...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Harel13‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A "You were mentioned in a comment" notifications should show the title of the question

The notifications drop-down shows the question title at least for comments that don't specifically ping you, and for answers to your own questions. However, if you're "mentioned" (pinged) in a com...

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

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Q&A Donation account cannot currently make live charges, transaction has not been processed

Wanted to make a donation via the donate button but upon click on "Pay" an error message occured: "Your account cannot make live charges. If you are the site owner, please activate your account at ...

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

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Q&A Ability pages 404 when logged out unless they're for a specific user ("?for=" in the URL)

Okay this is a weird one. I just found this bug when asking this question. It turns out that if you try to open an ability page (e.g. https://meta.codidact.com/abilities/unrestricted) when you're ...

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

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Q&A Deleted answers are being shown to logged-out users, but not to logged-in users without the Curate privilege

The title pretty much sums it up. It looks to me as though deleted answers are visible to anyone who isn't logged in, but they aren't visible once you're logged in (at least as a user without the ...

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

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Q&A Can't delete a post after a user deleted his answer

I tried to delete a question without answers after a user has deleted his answer to the post but I got the following error: This post cannot be deleted because it has responses. I flagged and...

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

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Q&A Can we have description of tags when we hover over / click them?

With the re-tagging of the site proposal, new tags were introduced. I didn't know the meaning of those, so I hovered over them to see a short description just as I was / am used to doing in the Sta...

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

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Q&A Reacting without signing in error

When you try to vote and are not logged in, you get an error popup with a 403 like this: However, when you click "react" under a post without being logged in, it seems to error silently instead ...

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

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Q&A Enlarge the commenting box of threaded comments

I suggest to enlarge the commenting box of threaded comments at least by 50% height (at least on desktop display).

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

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Q&A Implement reactions for top level posts

Reiterating my request on the original reactions proposal, please allow the ability to set up reactions for top level posts as well. Quoting from that request, If reactions are able to be added ...

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