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Q&A "mention-box" turns red after editing comment although a reload fixes this.

So the other day I commented on a thread, mentioning another user: All the details of all the screenshots in this post have been replaced with dummy text to simplify/generalize the question. ...

0 answers  ·  posted 3d ago by meta guy‭  ·  edited 3d ago by meta guy‭

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Q&A Broken advertisement templates on Codidact sites

On the advertisement page of Codidact Collab, there are five types of advertisement templates available: Codidact network Community Random posts Specific post Random from Category This sp...

0 answers  ·  posted 3d ago by meta guy‭  ·  edited 3d ago by meta guy‭

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Q&A Misleading stats in other user's ability page

When looking at the Abilities dashboard of another user and clicking on any ability, for example the curate ability page of a mod looks like (I replaced the actual mod name with (ModName) for sake ...

0 answers  ·  posted 5d ago by meta guy‭  ·  edited 4d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A The body of this post is empty

1 answer  ·  posted 5d ago by meta guy‭  ·  last activity 5d ago by meta guy‭

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Q&A Pluralization typo in Help Center page "Guidelines for referencing and quoting"

What? Typo in a Help Center page "Guidelines for referencing and quoting" Where? In the first paragraph (the erroneous part has been bolded for the sake of this post): When you're writing a p...

1 answer  ·  posted 5d ago by meta guy‭  ·  edited 5d ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A "Remove all items" button for Tags doesn't work

What? Attached below is a self-explanatory GIF of the bug. The cross button, instead of removing all the tags, just shifts the focus to the input box. Where? New question page.

0 answers  ·  posted 5d ago by meta guy‭

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Q&A Minor typo in Help Center page of "Participate Everywhere" ability

Location Go to this link or any of the links mentioned under the "Communities" subheading below. You will see two paragraphs under their respective subheadings. Under "How do I earn this ability...

1 answer  ·  posted 7d ago by meta guy‭  ·  last activity 6d ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Is there a reason to keep the normal logo instead of the community one?

On any page of the Codidact network, one can click on the top-right dropdown button to, well, reveal a dropdown. This dropdown includes a button to sign out and a list of communities. Scrolling d...

0 answers  ·  posted 7d ago by meta guy‭  ·  edited 7d ago by meta guy‭

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Q&A 404 error produced through "/subscriptions/new"

What is the bug? Found a way to produce a 404 by clicking on the site's own links. How to reproduce Go to the homepage. On the right side you will see a tab like this Now click on "all new...

0 answers  ·  posted 8d ago by meta guy‭  ·  edited 8d ago by meta guy‭

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Q&A Buggy text in Cooking site's help center

Where? The bug appears to be there at a specific help center page of the Cooking site of Codidact: https://cooking.codidact.com/help/how-to-ask What? There are two occurences of this bug. U...

1 answer  ·  posted 9d ago by meta guy‭  ·  edited 8d ago by Andreas‭

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Q&A Category activity indicator is lit for one's own activity

When new posts are submitted to a category, a small circle is displayed next to the category's name, within its tab in the category bar. This activity indicator is displayed even when the only new...

0 answers  ·  posted 9d ago by Andreas‭  ·  edited 9d ago by Andreas‭

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Q&A Markdown table alignment only renders correctly in preview

Codidact posts support Markdown tables. For example, the following raw text: Column 1 | Column 2 -------- | -------- Data A | Data B Data C | Data D renders as: Column 1 Column ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 18d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A I can close my own question by myself, but not reopen it

I was surprised to find that ordinary user privileges allow me to close my own posts unilaterally. It does seem useful; just now I posted something on Linux Systems and realized it needed some fixe...

2 answers  ·  posted 5mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  last activity 21d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Inconsistent tagged question counts

I am looking for existing questions in Power User with the virtual-reality tag. The tag-search page says there are 4 questions, but clicking through to the tag page itself shows none.

1 answer  ·  posted 1mo ago by Michael‭  ·  edited 29d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A User preferences behaviour inconsistent with advice

A preferences problem highlighted in an answer on Software Development Meta appears to have been somewhat fixed, but leaving an inconsistency with the guidance on the preferences page. At the top ...

1 answer  ·  posted 5mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 29d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A The posts list for a tag suggests each post has only that tag

Clicking on a tag takes you to a page showing the details of the tag, followed by a list of posts bearing that tag. However, each of these posts is shown with only that tag. All other tags on each ...

0 answers  ·  posted 6mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 29d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A New activity grey circle indicators confusingly triggered on Dashboard

It's basically this post, but for the indicator discs on the Dashboard. I click on an "updated" community of interest, but most recent post showing updates was changed months ago. I can't tell if ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by Michael‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Trying to use Markdown formatting on detail-section labels causes unexpected centered alignment in preview

I knew that blank lines are needed in certain places when mixing HTML markup with Markdown so that the Markdown will actually be processed. For example: <details> <summary> Gory deta...

1 answer  ·  posted 7mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Proposal descriptions show "Suggest edit" instead of "Edit"

In the Descriptions category of the Codidact Proposals community, anyone can edit any proposal description. This is in contrast to other categories where suggested edits require approval before bei...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Tag search breaks if a space is added

In the Q&A category of Meta a tag search for "proposal" shows 4 results, but a tag search for "proposal " (with a trailing space, as is commonly automatically inserted when typing on mobile) sh...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Post owner should always be able to approve or reject edits

Apparently the owner of a post cannot approve a pending suggested edit on that post. I'm not sure if this is a bug report or a feature request, but either way, I propose that the post owner should...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A QPixel goes to the "new post" page when I press Ctrl+N to open a new browser window

If I am on some web page (such as on Codidact), and want to check out some detail elsewhere on the web, my usual first step is to press Ctrl+N to open a new browser window, then navigate to do what...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Post score in title text of vote counts does not update when voting

When adding or removing an upvote or downvote, the user interface is updated without reloading the page. This changes the upvote and downvote buttons to be the appropriate colour based on whether t...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Input box is not on screen after pressing "Start new comment thread" with expanded comments

If comment threads below a post are already expanded, then the input box that appears after pressing the "Start new comment thread" button is too far down the page to be visible. This makes it look...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A No title text on edges of buttons away from icons

The "Dashboard", "Notifications", and "Mobile Sign In" buttons in the page header at the top right of the page have title text which displays those names. However, the title text is on the icon rat...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo 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 2y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Cannot view with no filter when a category has a default filter

This is the filter section above a post list: In a category where I have set a default filter, I can temporarily view the post list using a different filter by selecting it from the "Predefined ...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Confusing percentage on Edit Posts Ability page

Related: Tracking progress towards the Edit ability The Activity tab of my user profile, filtered to Edits shows 20 helpful suggested edits, and 1 declined. The Edit Posts Ability page sho...

1 answer  ·  posted 8mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Bulleted lists don't work on IOS Firefox and MacOS Safari

I tried to post an answer with a bulleted list, but it renders without bullets. I can't repro here, but I have submitted multiple edits to the answer above, and none of them allow me to get the po...

1 answer  ·  posted 8mo ago by tripleee‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Tag and children missing from tag hierarchy pages

I was on the Software Dev CD tag page, clicking through the pages of the "Hierarchy" sort. I wanted to see if there were git-* tags that are not nested under the git tag.[1] Surprisingly, I discov...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by Michael‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Michael‭

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Q&A Submit same flag multiple times

I just managed to flag the same post for spam twice. I flagged it, then commented on it, then flagged it again. There are now two separate spam flags on it in my flag history. This is potentiall...

0 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by Andreas‭

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Q&A Missing "Participate" ability on one community

My Outdoors profile is bugged. I don't have any Abilities awarded—not even Participate—although I have been able to make posts and suggest edits. I finally decided it was actually bugged when I tr...

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

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Q&A Automatically added redundant markdown when editing

After making an edit that only adds tags, some redundant markdown is added to the beginning of the body of the post. This does not show up in the rendered post but it gives an inaccurate edit histo...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Mobile browser cannot open older Codidact images

Difference between older images and recent images Following a link to the url of an image uploaded to Codidact redirects to an AWS link for recently uploaded images. For older images, following th...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A After I logged in, 418 STAT ERROR. "Please re-enable the encryption protocol."

Forthwith after logging in, this error popped up. Please repair?

1 answer  ·  posted 5mo ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Use filters across devices

If I save filters for the question list, I can use them at a later date, which is very useful. However, they are only available on the device I saved them on. It would be useful to have the saved ...

1 answer  ·  posted 8mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Cannot remove Discord username from user profile once added

After editing my user profile to add a Discord username as part of testing how it works, I am unable to remove the username. Deleting the username and pressing save results in an apparently success...

0 answers  ·  posted 9mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Tags don't match between display mode and edit mode

I noticed an anomaly when I went to edit a question. The tags in the display mode don't match the tags in the edit mode. I didn't change the tags, that's how they initialized when I opened the ed...

0 answers  ·  posted 5mo ago by Nick Alexeev‭

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Q&A Cannot accept suggested edits to my post, because I don't have permission to change moderator-only tags

Shouldn't I be allowed to accept an edit to my own post? Now here I can't, because the suggested edit adds a tag that I am not allowed to add. Other edits are also not possible (because it asks fi...

1 answer  ·  posted 5mo ago by H_H‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A I can't "Add reaction". "The integral output port has found a problem." [duplicate]

After I clicked "Add Reaction", this error popped up! Codidact failed to add my reaction. Please fix?

0 answers  ·  posted 5mo ago by PSTH‭  ·  closed as duplicate 5mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A After clicking "Save Post in Q&A", why does Codidact fail to load post?

On the post edit page, after clicking on the "Save Post in Q&A" button, that button changes color to gray. No page load takes place, and the post does not get submitted.

0 answers  ·  posted 5mo ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by Andreas‭

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Q&A Discoverability for the new Proposals site

Now that there is a separate Proposals site with its own Meta and other categories, that would seem to qualify as a separate "Codidact Community" which should be listed among the "Other Codidact Co...

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  last activity 6mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Privacy policy needs meta-variables to be expanded

https://meta.codidact.com/policy/privacy-policy currently begins This Privacy Policy applies to all $EDIT-org-name communities hosted under ​$EDIT-URL. There are a number of other unexpanded ...

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  last activity 6mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Comment flagging broken on mobile portrait mode

From a comment thread page, pressing "flag" on a comment results in a pop up panel with a text input and a "Flag" button. On mobile, in portrait mode, this pop up panel overlaps the left hand edge ...

0 answers  ·  posted 6mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 6mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Notifications for deleted comments in the inbox.

Currently, the inbox retains notifications for comments that have since been deleted. This is unnecessary, and quite a disappointment when you're eager for a discussion, only to find that the comme...

0 answers  ·  posted 6mo ago by Andreas‭  ·  edited 6mo ago by Andreas‭

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Q&A Why is <small> HTML tag rendered differently in preview?

Sometimes I use the <small> HTML tag to reduce the impact of some collateral part of a text, and in the preview this is nice and dandy. Here is an example from this post on EE.CD (red emphasi...

1 answer  ·  posted 7mo ago by Lorenzo Donati‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Expanding a comment thread changes the width of some posts

When a comment thread is expanded, the width of the post it is attached to in some cases increases. This seems to be rare (most posts do not change width when their comment threads are expanded), s...

0 answers  ·  posted 7mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Footnotes with the same number in different posts on the same page

If 2 or more posts on a page contain footnotes with the same number, they all link to the footnote that appears earliest on the page. For example, the question How should a Codidact public API wor...

0 answers  ·  posted 7mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Issues with copying post source from revision history

When I try to copy and paste text out of a revision history for a question or answer, I notice that: Blank lines are not preserved If I copy the entire text of a revision, the entire thing will...

2 answers  ·  posted 7mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Notifications sometimes stay unread after clicking

I noticed that sometimes when I click notifications, they keep reappearing after I refresh. If I refresh several times, and click several times, eventually it "sticks" and they become read. I don't...

1 answer  ·  posted 7mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by trichoplax‭

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