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Q&A A png image isn't uploaded with the error according to which images should be .png etc.

I try to upload a .png image weighing less to two megabytes to this post but I get the following error: Images must be one of png, jpeg, jpg, gif If it helps, I have uploaded the image to her...

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

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Q&A o@ßX shows up as [email protected]ßX

On the first comment here, o@ßX was turned into [email protected]ßX. However, when I go to the comment thread, it shows up normally: Oddly enough, I couldn't reproduce this on the dev server....

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

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Q&A Cloudflare "checking my browser" results in a 404 when forwarded to the requested page

For some reason, Cloudflare has apparently decided that my browser is untrustworthy as of late, and want to do something to "check" it before allowing me to access Codidact. That's a snag, but wou...

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

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Q&A Character count does not show on Comment edit. [duplicate]

When adding a new comment, there is a helpful character count (x/500). If you exceed the count, it is clear that is why the comment can't be saved. When editing an existing comment, there is no ch...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by manassehkatz‭  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Missing comment notification

Using the mod tools to browse recent comments on math.codidact.com, I just noticed this comment which should ping me. I have no recollection of getting the ping, and my notifications dropdown doesn...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Peter Taylor‭

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Q&A Lost Reputation

It looks like the reputation counts on, at least, Code Golf were rolled back overnight. I logged off yesterday with 1011 rep but that's down to 501 this morning. Looking at the user list it looks t...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Shaggy‭  ·  edited 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A When an answer is shown out of order, the notice doesn't account for sorting by activity

When linking directly to an answer, that answer is shown at the top of the answers section and just now, a notice was added to inform the user of this. The phrasing of that notice, however, seems ...

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

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Q&A Incorrect replacement on nickname selection from drop-down list

When user selects a nickname from the drop-down list with suggestions only first three symbols are replaced:

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

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Q&A Answers order is changed when we access a specific answer by its direct link

Not sure if this is a bug, or status-by-design (for now, tagged as bug just in case) When accessing an answer by its direct link, its order (relative to all other answers) is changed. Example: ...

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

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Q&A Adding a comment to an existing thread results in Internal Server Error, but the comment gets added

I added a comment just now to an existing thread to a question on Power Users. Clicking "Add reply", the response was a "500 Server Error" page with the page title "Power Users - Internal Server E...

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

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Q&A On clicking "edit", the initial comment character count is incorrectly displayed as "0 / 255"

When clicking "edit" for a comment, the character count is initially shown as "0 / 255", with apparent disregard for the length of the comment. Making a change, the actual character count is updat...

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

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Q&A No visible explanation of why too long edited comments are rejected

If you try to edit an comment and submit it with more than 500 characters, the site rejects your edit (500 error) but there is no visible explanation.

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

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Q&A Has anyone seen my unicorn?

Has anyone seen my unicorn "Fluffy"? It has green fur and loves apples. It was last seen-... Since a few days back, the user avatar is missing on my profile: And I've seen the same on other u...

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

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Q&A A question claims that no one has edited that post

This question claims that no one had edited that question. But, that question was edited three times. Why it is happening? Those edits are available in activity. Although, edited by ..... isn't sho...

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

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Q&A Accessing scientific-speculation.codidact.com over HTTPS is serving a certificate for collab.codidact.org, triggering browser security warnings

When I try to go to https://scientific-speculation.codidact.com/, I get a certificate warning. Looking at the certificate details, it turns out that the server is actually providing a certificate ...

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

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Q&A 500 Internal Server Error

I've had a couple of 500 Internal Server Errors now when posting comments on the maths site. The most recent one has error ID e0788383-0163-4b45-8b4f-85ff84c2751a . This has only happened since I b...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Peter Taylor‭

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Q&A Clicking on notification item makes that unread and, increase item count number

In notification, click on mark as unread. Then, mark all as read. Then, click on that notification. Until you move to that page your notification popup icon(inbox-count) will show 0. When you visit...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Enabled-state of the "Add reply" button, character count in comment thread view does not update on pasting into comment input field

This looks similar to my previous bug report "Body is too short" error when posting middle-click-pasted answer with no changes, and I wouldn't be surprised if the fix is the same. When on the thre...

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

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Q&A Number of comments not updated

I added some comments to a post, and the number of current comments wasn't updated until I refreshed the page.

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

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Q&A "posted <time> ago by <user>" doesn't appear on Articles

Basically the title. In category feeds containing Articles (e.g. Meta Blog or the Code Golf Sandbox), Articles don't have the "posted <time> ago by <user>" as with Q&A posts.

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

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Q&A Tag wiki too prominent when sorting posts by tag

When sorting posts by tag, the tag usage part pops up as expected, but also the whole tag wiki. So when you actually start writing a proper tag wiki for a tag, anyone who wants to see posts under t...

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

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Q&A Cannot start new comment thread on the dev server

I tried creating new comment threads here and here, but I was met by this message: Now, I can totally understand that everyone feels down from time to time, but I would like to know why the serv...

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

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Q&A Comments that contain math are not re-rendered after editing

Comments can contain math code that is rendered by Mathjax, just as posts can. (On sites where Mathjax is enabled, such as Physics and Scientific Speculation.) However, if a comment is edited and ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Avatars fail to due to unicornify.pictures outdated Go version

This is not a codidact issue per se, but it affects the avatar functionality: https://unicornify.pictures/avatar/{id}?s=16 fails because unicornify.pictures has an outdated Go version: Go 1.9 is ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Notification popup does not close when link target is on the current page

When a Notification is selected for a comment that's on the current page, the service automatically forwards the user to the location of the comment — but it doesn't automatically close the notific...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by JBH‭

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Q&A collab.codidact.org is serving an expired TLS certificate for HTTPS

I noticed that https://collab.codidact.org/ is serving an expired certificate; it has a validity not-after of Aug 9 2021 21:15 UTC. Even though it lists a bunch of other Codidact sites as Subject ...

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

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Q&A "Body is too short" error when posting middle-click-pasted answer with no changes

Something caused posting an answer to fail for me (the web interface just sat there, the "Save Post" button disabled, but nothing further happened). To recover, I copied the text of the answer into...

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

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Q&A Sort by activity actually sorts by age instead

Basically the title. When sorting answers by "Active" (what the button says), it actually sorts by age. (It even puts ?sort=age in the URL.) For example, this post has an answer that was edited rec...

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

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Q&A Multiple permalink links in comments

I noticed that there are now suddenly two permalink-target links in comments. From a question page (on a comment posted by another user): From a comment thread page (this particular comment hap...

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

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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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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 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A "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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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