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Q&A Stuck in tour: cannot add tags to first question

I'm trying the tour at https://meta.codidact.com/tour/ask . I really like how people are given first-hand experience with writing a question! However, it is not currently loading tags. Above the li...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by FractionalRadix‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by FractionalRadix‭

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Q&A All footnotes lead to the question.

If there is a proper footnote (using the links) in the question of the post and in any of the answers1, and you click on a footnote in the answer, it will lead to the footnote that is part of the q...

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

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Q&A Mathematics isn't listed in the site footer or on codidact.com

Mathematics Codidact was launched almost two weeks ago now, but it still isn't listed on the Codidact front page or in the page footer. Could it be added?

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

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Q&A On boarding bugs 🐛 🕷 🐜

OK I just went through the tutorial. Two issues: At the last question creation step, one has to add keywords. But I wasn’t able to. First I tried making up my own and while that didn’t work, some...

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

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Q&A Links go to writing.codidact.com instead of "self"

The Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Code of Conduct links on meta, outdoors and photo are all pointing to the pages on writing.codidact.com. They should always point to "self".

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

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Q&A Why isn't Judaism on list of communities?

Is there any specific reason why the Judaism community isn't displayed on the Codidact community page?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Adding a parent to a tag crashes on the server side (500)

This was already asked on Software, but it makes sense add Codidact level. If I try to provide a parent to a tag, it crashes with 500. Error Id = 6bd06f30-539d-4b88-8743-eca32a8465cd Tag to edit =...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Q&A No favicon appears on main site (codidact.com)

Not sure if it's just me, but when I visit the main site it doesn't show any icon on the tab. It's not a serious issue, but I thought I'd bring it up. Update: Issue reappeared

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

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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 element...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Save draft should save the title and tags

The feature that causes drafts to be saved automatically should: Save the title and tags. Be activated when I edit a tag or the title. I put the tags for bug and feature request on because I did...

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

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Q&A Error when linking account to SE network

When I go to my profile and click "Authenticate" I get this: redirect_uri is not under the registered domain for this application Is it a bug or something that is not yet implemented?

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

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Q&A Images are stretched, not scaled, on narrow browsers

This is what my profile page, as of current writing, looks like on a normal width browser: This is what it looks like once the browser window is sufficiently narrow: I'd have thought that the ima...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Imported questions don’t show answer count on the home page

I noticed this issue by this question. It currently has 6 answers, yet on the home page it says that it has 0 answers.

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

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Q&A Can't post image

I can't post a new answer when that answer contains an image. Clicking Post Answer makes it turn gray, but it then just sits there. I removed the image from the post, and it worked. See https://...

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

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Q&A Unable to upload a picture to answers, questions, etc.

I'm using Mozilla Firefox. When I try to upload a picture to a question or answer, I get the following error: error: "Images must be one of png, jpeg, jpg, gif" However, it would be easy to verify...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by KingDuken‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by manassehkatz‭

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Q&A Tools button doesn't do anything when clicked

Here on Meta, I see beneath a question a "🔧 Tools" button. It looks clickable (my mouse turns into a hand and the background changes onhover) but nothing happens when I click it. On Electrical Eng...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Overflowing text in answer

On this answer to my question over on Languages, you can see how it ended up overflowing the post area and how part of it is hidden underneath the side widget. This is because of the long string o...

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

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Q&A Suggested edits don't show meaningful diff

When a suggested edit review appears for your post, it isn't possible to see what was changed. Someone made an edit to my post here https://software.codidact.com/posts/suggested-edit/86 and the dif...

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

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Q&A Imported posts which were then edited are considered native

If you go to the “Native” tab on a site, many imported questions show up. It appears to me that any question which was edited on Codidact is treated as a native question.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by DonielF‭

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Q&A The site claims I made edits to post while I was offline

The site claims I edited this post 6 hours ago: https://electrical.codidact.com/questions/276256 6 hours ago I was very much asleep since that's around 4am here. I don't remember editing this post ...

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

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Q&A Strange layout issue for a particular Language answer [duplicate]

I have noticed that a particular Language &amp; Liquistics answer has formatting issues: Since this is the only instance I have noticed this behaviour, I assume it is related to the answer content...

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

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Q&A Was score system changed?

Noticed that score (reputation) is different than I would expect. Bigger. Why is it changed? How is it calculated now? 10 for Q and 15 for A?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by FoggyFinder‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A "recent deletions" moderator tool produces error

The "recent deletions" link under mod tools is consistently returning a 500 server error for me. One reference: 2ba998b1-84b1-4675-aeb8-bebcf3465b5f I've tried this on two sites. It's been a few ...

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

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Q&A "Edit" and "delete" options are disappeared after tapping "show more comments"

I have been informed of the following bug about comments. I am using iPad Safari browser. When I tap "show more comments" to see hidden comments, the "edit" and "delete" options are disappeared fro...

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

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Q&A Edit activity shows even when the suggested edit isn't confirmed

Related: https://meta.codidact.com/questions/277395 For some reason, edits are showing up on the history of posts (linked above) and on the activity of the user even when the edit hasn't been confi...

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

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Q&A Category dropdown list hides behind the modal form when changing a posts category .

When I use the tools to change the category of a question, the drop down list of categories to change to is showing behind the modal form. Steps to reproduce, Click the tools option below the que...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Hot Posts link to Blog leads to 404

Clicking on "Help us help you: please show your support for site proposals" under "Hot Posts" leads to https://meta.codidact.com/questions/277072, a 404, instead of to https://meta.codidact.com/art...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by user53100‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Unable to upvote proposal

I tried to vote (up) for Travel Codidact Site my vote will not take. I randomly tried to vote on a couple other proposal and some would not take my vote either. I was able to vote up for (and lat...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by James Jenkins‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Displaying user tabs in the user profile

When going to my user profile, I see 5 possible tabs: 'Profile', 'Activity', 'Account', 'Edit' and 'Subscriptions' However, when I go to the 'Account', 'Edit' or 'Subscription' tabs, the visible t...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Mithrandir24601‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Answer license defaults to site default, not category default

I just noticed when posting a fourth writing challenge that the answer license there defaults to CC BY-SA 4.0. That's the site default license. Normally that wouldn't be a problem, but the default ...

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

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Q&A Deleted posts should be accessible to the creator *or* there should be a warning

I started writing an answer on Scientific Speculation and accidentally submitted it in a very incomplete state. Then my toddler came by and started making it hard to work on the stub. So, using my ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by dmckee‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Subscriptions graph doesn't make sense

On the EE site, Moderator Tools &gt; Reports &gt; Users yields the following graph: This can't be right, because it shows users joining before 7 June, the day the site was launched. It's also not...

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

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Q&A Can't upload images (clicking upload button does nothing)

The image uploader seems broken. Clicking on the upload button does nothing. Cross ref: bug report posted over at Photography Meta. Also, I just noticed while making the link above, clicking the "l...

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

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Q&A Notifications drop-down truncated on mobile [duplicate]

On my phone, the notifications list is badly truncated; see attached photo to show how it spills off the right side. I have no way to scroll to legibility. Chrome/Android/Pixel2XL.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Aliza‭  ·  edited 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A On mobile browser, notification list goes off the screen

Problem On mobile browser, notification list goes off the screen. How we got here Login to codidact.com Click on the Notifications button on the top bar. Screenshot

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Masked Man‭  ·  edited 2y ago by luap42‭

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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...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Sefaria Linker bug

If I go to: https://judaism.codidact.com/questions/276449#comment-1676 the Sefaria links work fine. However, if I click on "Show 3 more comments" below the Question, the Sefaria links all disappear.

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

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Q&A Alt text is broken

If I disable images on Codidact, I get, naturally, a broken image instead. However, instead of the alt text that is supposed to show up instead, I get... nothing. I just added alt text to this answ...

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

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Q&A Bug in Indicator

I was looking at some random questions on Outdoors, and I noticed that some of the "Upvote Downvote indicator"/"Green Red thing" was off on a few questions. Here are 5 examples. (This may have happ...

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

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Q&A Not getting pinged

I noticed that I have been getting pinged for comments and answers to my questions only, but I'm not getting pinged if someone does "@Dani" on a different users' question/answer, for example here. ...

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

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Q&A Bug in displaying footnote links

Bug in displaying footnote links^[example source]. Displays in preview window, but doesn't display in post on Chrome. What I see when I post:

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Cazadorro‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Cazadorro‭

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Q&A Some user avatars are referenced over HTTP when the page is loaded over HTTPS, triggering mixed content handling

I noticed that visiting Using accents while staying legible on Writing triggered a mixed content warning in my browser. Another example is How to train readers in Argot or Slang (full disclosure: I...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Comment character count does not reset when posting the comment

Whenever you are typing a comment on a post, there's a live-updating character count that shows how many of the allowed 500 characters you have used so far. However, when you post the comment, the ...

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

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Q&A Meta answers show up as Q&A in search results

In search results, if the result is a meta answer, it incorrectly shows as being in the Q&amp;A category instead of the meta category. Questions appear to show properly. Here's an example from Writ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Echo of typing in posts is *very* slow.

I was just writing an answer on the EE site, and what was shown in the edit window (not even the preview) was way behind my typing. This made it very tedious, to the point of being unusable. I wa...

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

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Q&A Problem with adding images to answer

I was writing an answer, which included two images. Something seems to be broken with the markup text generated by clicking the image icon. I clicked the icon, and entered the pathname of the imag...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  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 New drop down list for comments overextends the site

With the new layout of comments, the drop down list overextends the site, extending the site until all available comments have been displayed.

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  edited 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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Q&A Following the "sign out" into a new tab results in 404 Not Found

I'm honestly not sure what is going on here. Once I'm logged in to a Codidact site, if I click "sign out" in the top right corner of each page, I get signed out -- which is exactly what you'd expec...

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

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