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Q&A Extra brackets for footnotes

When making footnotes by using [^1], the preview1 shows the "1" with an extra set of brackets: Note: As you can tell, it doesn't actually make a difference in the real appearance, just in the p...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A A clickable X that doesn't work

When accessing Meta - http://meta.codidact.com - not signed in, there's a message. It reads: Welcome to Codidact Meta! Codidact Meta is the meta-discussion site for the Codidact community network ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by .                                                .‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Close reason doesn't appear in post history

See the history of this post, the reason for closure (closed as duplicate) doesn't appear in it; when I reopened the question the close reason and duplicate target were completely lost since it was...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A PNG files cannot be uploaded (file extension in upper case) [duplicate]

When I try to upload a file with a PNG extension, I get: If I relabel it as png (lower case) then I can upload it. So it appears to be a problem uploading images with an upper case file extension....

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Wikis‭  ·  edited 3y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A File extension bug when uploading pics

I just noticed a bug related to file extension when uploading pictures to the site. If you have named your file *.JPG the site complains about invalid file extension since it only knows *.jpg. Rena...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 3y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A "Forbidden" ("403") page actually uses HTTP status 401 Unauthorized instead of 403 Forbidden for deleted posts without permission

There's a variety of actions which results in a display page saying "403 FORBIDDEN"; for example, accessing a deleted question without sufficient reputation to view deleted questions, including whe...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by sau226‭

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Q&A Suddenly need to sign in every visit

In the last few days, something has changed so that I now have to sign in again every visit to Codidact. This is using the same browser on the same machine as before (Edge, Win 10) which worked fi...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Mod-warning a user results in suspension, even when "No" is selected for suspension

When I try to send a moderator warning to a user with no suspension, the user gets suspended. Here's me about to warn a test account with no suspension: Here's what I get after I click the "Warn (...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Isaac Moses‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Incorrect link to my website on my Speculative Science page: is this affecting others?

On my Speculative Science page there's an incorrect link to my website: https://https//https://https://https://sites.google.com/site/rebeccajstones/. It looks like it didn't import properly, as it...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by becky82‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A No notification about too long comments during edit [duplicate]

If you write a long comment close to 500 characters, then edit it and go beyond 500, you get no notification that the comment is now too long. The letter counter isn't present during edit and when ...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Lundin‭  ·  closed as duplicate 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Trying to edit profile gives 500 error

When I try to access /users/edit/profile to edit my profile, I seem to be triggering a 500 server error (ID: d737d104-eea0-45a7-bd81-fda1070c6070). This is what I see in the browser console, if it'...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Mithical‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Tag bar over keyboard shortcuts menu

When You have the keyboard shortcuts menu open while asking a question1, the "tag" bar is on top of it Since this is only a problem in this uncommon situation, it doesn't have to take priority ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 3y ago by luap42‭

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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 3y ago by FractionalRadix‭  ·  last activity 3y 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 3y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Logician‭  ·  edited 3y 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 4y ago by manassehkatz‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Mithical‭

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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 3y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Moshi‭

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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 3y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 3y 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 4y ago by klutt‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity 3y 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 3y ago by ploni‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by KingDuken‭  ·  last activity 3y 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 3y ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 3y 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 3y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y 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 3y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 3y 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 & 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 3y ago by Alexei‭  ·  closed as duplicate 3y 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 3y ago by FoggyFinder‭  ·  last activity 3y 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 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by MathPhysics‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by user53100‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by James Jenkins‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Mithrandir24601‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 3y 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 3y ago by dmckee‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Subscriptions graph doesn't make sense

On the EE site, Moderator Tools > Reports > 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 3y ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  last activity 3y 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 3y ago by scottbb‭  ·  last activity 3y 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 3y ago by Aliza‭  ·  edited 3y 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 4y ago by Masked Man‭  ·  edited 3y ago by luap42‭

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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 3y ago by manassehkatz‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Mithical‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Cazadorro‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Cazadorro‭