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Q&A Notifications dropdown overflows slightly outside page height

When I open the notifications menu, I get the following: I think it would be good for UX if the "mark all as read" button was not obscured partially.

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

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Q&A Posting a comment automatically opens another comment box after submission

When I click on "Add a comment" at the end of a post, a box appears where I can type my comment, along with the buttons "Post" and "Discard" below it. But, after I type my comment and click on "Pos...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by The Amplitwist‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A User posts list "Age" button appears unselected in sort-by-age view

At the top of the complete list of posts for a user (accessible through the user's profile) there are two sort buttons, "Score" and "Age". When sorting by "score" is selected, the "Score" button h...

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

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Q&A Adding a comment displays it at the end of the visible five comments, not the actual end

When a post has more than five comments, the comments past the fifth are hidden until you click 'Show more comments'. However, when if you don't click on it and you add a comment, it will display...

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

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Q&A Strikethrough markdown not working

Strikethrough text doesn't appear to work using Markdown notation: This is supposed to have strikethrough text And it works in the preview, but not in the actual post. Now using the &lt;strike&g...

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

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Q&A Notification links are broken [duplicate]

I recently made a few posts across multiple sites here, and I got responses to all of them, which all appeared in my inbox (this is normal and expected, of course). But then I clicked on them, and ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by ploni‭  ·  closed as duplicate 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Opening suggested edit notification from another site in meta leads to 404

On another codidact website someone suggested an edit to one of my posts. When I was browsing meta.codidact, I clicked the link to the suggested edit. It lead to https://meta.codidact.com/posts/sug...

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

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Q&A A new answer produces two notifications

Since the abilities update, I'm getting double notifications for new answers to my questions. For example, both of the following notifications have the same URL, https://cooking.codidact.com/quest...

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

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Q&A Difficult or impossible to discern suggested edit

Sometimes my posts get a suggested edit that is submitted. I try my hardest to discern what change they made, but the current user interface doesn't show any changes. Is there a way to show some so...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by robev‭  ·  edited 2y ago by robev‭

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Q&A Community ad is unclickable

On mobile (haven't tested on PC yet but did test on desktop mode), the community ad is unclickable; I expected it to link me to the promoted post.

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

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Q&A Community ad has the wrong logo

The community ad has the wrong logo, see the screens hot (the post is from Languages &amp; Linguistics, but the logo shows Meta) After testing a couple times, it seems to be using the logo of th...

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

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Q&A Missing Meta Q&A from Dashboard

Posting a Meta Post about...not seeing Meta Posts! I went to my usual start-of-the-day spot: meta.codidact.com/dashboard All categories for all communities showed up as normal, except Meta: Q&amp...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by manassehkatz‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Incorrect activity shown in question list

I've noticed this in several cases in the last day or so. The activity shown in the question list does not match the actual activity. Here is one example activity list entry: The actual questi...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A New answers are not being reported as new activity or bumping posts

It appears that new answers are no longer being reported as new activity on the question list and bumping questions. Here's an annotated screenshot: https://meta.codidact.com/posts/280005 shows...

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

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Q&A No sign in button in mobile view

Exactly the title; with the new design changes, there are no sign in buttons when using Codidact in the mobile view. There isn't a button in the hamburger menu either:

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

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Q&A 404 Not Found for Meta Q&A questions when signed out

If you go to any post on the Q&amp;A category here on Meta while not signed in, it gives you a 404 page. E.g. this post, when I'm signed out, gives this I'm able to view it perfectly fine when I...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Category button no longer exists

Before the recent updates, there was a button in the navigation bar that lead to the categories page (screenshot from the the internet archive) Now, however, the button is gone, leaving no link...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Suggested Edit comment isn't in post history

I recently had one of my suggested edits approved. However, the edit comment doesn't appear on the post history for that post. Other examples of the bug are this suggestion and this suggestion; nei...

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

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Q&A No button to edit or suggest edits on articles

It seems that there is no longer a button to suggest edits on article-type posts (e.g. posts in Resources of Languages &amp; Linguistics, or Sandbox of Code Golf.) For example, this post is missin...

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

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Q&A Edit made is in post history, but not applied to the post

I just noticed that URLs in category feed should match URLs on category front page doesn't look quite like I remembered it. As I recall, I edited that question just before abilities was introduced...

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

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Q&A URLs in category feed should match URLs on category front page

The category questions list page (including each site's front page) uses the shorter URL paths, such as /q/1234, to link to posts (usually questions, but sometimes articles). However, the category ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Featured link doesn't appear in the mod tools

So, I featured a link on Languages &amp; Linguistics. However, I made it appear globally by accident (I expected it to be local, and it didn't prompt me whether I wanted it to be local or not so I ...

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

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Q&A What is the "tools" button for? Is it meant to do anything?

I was just looking at one answer of mine, and I noticed a "tools" button with a spanner next to it. When I tried clicking it, however, nothing seems to happen. I've looked through the abilities pag...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by 10 Rep‭  ·  edited 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A The bottom left corner of the border around quoted text is not rounded.

Quoted text has its own styling but as you can see below three of the border corners are rounded and the bottom left is not.

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Table of contents shows deleted answers

Basically, the title. See the table of contents on https://meta.codidact.com/questions/278967.

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

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Q&A Missing image in "Answer scoring and ordering" article of the Help center

In the Help center article Answer scoring and ordering there is an image with a broken URL, so it does not render: As you see, the image linked with https://meta.codidact.com/assets/scoring_...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by fedorqui‭  ·  edited 2y ago by sau226‭

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Q&A Cannot close question as a duplicate: need to improve user experience

Update You can only close a question when you have 250 rep. Hence, the user experience needs to be improved. My suggestion: hide close button until user has 250 rep. Original question I tried to...

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

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Q&A Notices are still on posts after claiming SE accounts and the score appears to only count votes on posts after the account was claimed.

These users Cobaltduck and Oddeer both claimed their SE accounts and their posts are correctly associated. However on some of the posts, example 1, example 2 there is still a notice saying that it...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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Q&A Change not listed in question

The question list for Q&amp;A on the Electrical Engineering site shows this entry: However, in the question (https://electrical.codidact.com/questions/279739), there is nothing indicating the qu...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A The I in the font of the top bar isn't great

Some confusion between I and L. I keep forcing myself to recognize that it doesn't say Edlt or Actlvlty on the profile page. Sign Out has the same issue: From a distance, this looks like Slgn. ...

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

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Q&A Notification directs to me to 403 error page

Just got a notification about a comment in my inbox. It leads to a 403 forbidden error page, so I believe I might either be lacking some privilege to view it, or maybe the post got deleted within m...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Most reputations dropped by 1 (maybe the "starter" 1 rep disappeared for people who had more)

The recent database update included a reputation recalculation. Reputation doesn't mean as much as it used to (it doesn't govern abilities any more), but it's still present and visible. In the re...

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

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Q&A Looking at own flags gives a 500 server error

When attempting to look at my own flags by clicking the link under "Flags" on my profile, it gives a 500 server error.

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

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Q&A Wrong category is pulled in when searching by tag on a different category that shares the tag family

On Outdoors there is blue icon that says what category a question is in when searching by tag. However when categories share the same tag set it will say that Q&amp;A posts are in the Gear Recommen...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Arrow color on mobile remains blue after rescinding a vote

On mobile if I unupvote a question the score goes down but the blue color on the arrow remains. I think it would be less confusing if the color changed back to grey after removing the upvote.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Mismatch between number of answers listed and actual number

I just noticed something strange. In the Q&amp;A category of Scientific Speculation, I see this list entry: However, the question actually does have an answer. See https://scientific-speculati...

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

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Q&A Vote counts broken by the update?

The question What good are herbivores in an animal army? currently shows up- and down-votes as +0/-0, and both vote counts have tooltips saying "0.5" when I hover over them in the question. (I don'...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Missing history

This is possibly a more extreme case of a bug reported by fedorqui: a Software Development question on regexes shows as having been edited, but its history contains neither the edit nor the origina...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Peter Taylor‭

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Q&A Discrepancy between abilities and privilege page

On the abilities page for a moderator/admin (ex. Monica Cellio), there is a differnce between the abilities list which shows all privileges with a check mark and "yes" under "Earned", and the indiv...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Initial revision of a question missing in its history

I noticed that the initial version of a question is missing in its history. The post Can we have a button to insert a table in posts? was asked on November 25, and on November 29 marked as [tag:st...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by fedorqui‭

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Q&A 403 error when voting to close

I'm getting this error pop up when I try to close vote a question.

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by curiousdannii‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Possible Markdown rendering issue

I identified a possible Markdown rendering error. In this post, I hyperlinked the last few words. This renders correctly in the preview but not in the actual post. I’ve tested in a few browsers wi...

7 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by laserkittens‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by elgonzo‭

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Q&A Cloudflare breaks typing tag names (results in HTTP 403, ultimately preventing posting questions) when accessing Codidact over Tor

Someone at Cloudflare doesn't particularly like Tor. And because Codidact is apparently hosted behind Cloudflare, that means that by extension, Codidact is at least moderately anti-Tor in practice,...

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

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Q&A Featured link title doesn't update across the network

The featured Meta post UPDATE on: Abilities update coming today (some downtime, update beginning 2020-11-24 20:00 UTC) was recently retitled, and the Meta featured posts widget reflects this update...

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

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Q&A Preview keeps jumping up and down

In the last day or so, the preview when writing a post keeps jumping up and down. Even just typing a few characters causes this over the next few seconds. I think I see what's going on. Whenever...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Insert Image button now totally broken

For a while, there had been problems inserting images into posts on particular sites. https://meta.codidact.com/questions/277052. Now it seems this has spread to all sites. When I hover over the...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A You can suggest more than five tags (but it can't be approved)

See suggested edit https://languages.codidact.com/posts/suggested-edit/221 Though it doesn't appear on it, my suggested edit apparently included more than five tags, which isn't allowed. However, ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Razetime‭

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Q&A Clicking on a previously read notification marks it as unread [duplicate]

To replicate, In my notification on the top left of the page, click on a previously read comment. Go to the comment and read it. That comment is now marked as unread. Click mark unread to aga...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  closed as duplicate 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Can't edit a question just to add tags.

One can apparently not make an edit to a post just to change the tags. There is a message that nothing was changed because I didn't edit the post. Well, I didn't edit the body of the post, just the...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Brackets around link text in the table of contents

See the table of contents on this post, as an example. For answers with links formatted as [text](example.com) the table of contents displays text. However, for answers with links formatted a...

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