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Welcome to Codidact Meta!

Codidact Meta is the meta-discussion site for the Codidact community network and the Codidact software. Whether you have bug reports or feature requests, support questions or rule discussions that touch the whole network – this is the site for you.

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Q&A Single account or one per community?

I just signed up here on meta because that was my initial point of entry. The underlying reason of interest for me is https://outdoors.codidact.com/. However I just failed to sign up there with my ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by imsodin‭  ·  edited 11h ago by meta guy‭

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Q&A How much reputation is enough reputation? [duplicate]

I clicked on "edit" on a post, and received the following message: Forbidden You have been denied access to this resource because you lack the necessary privileges to access it. Once you gain e...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Masked Man‭  ·  edited 3d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Search user activity across all communities

How do you search a users activity across all Codidact communities? Specifically my own, but this would be useful in general.

0 answers  ·  posted 3d ago by mcp‭

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Q&A What kinds of data import can QPixel support?

How granular can data-import be for QPixel (I realize the answer might be different later for Codidact), and can it be done more than once? We know it's possible to import "everything", but which ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 10d ago by meta guy‭

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Q&A How are tabs handled in code blocks?

While this question is of particular interest to the technical sites, and especially to Software, it concerns core site functionality. I figured it would be more polite to ask than to make a "sandb...

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

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Q&A What customizations are available on Codidact?

On Codidact, lots of things can be customized for individual communities. Generally these changes need to be made by admins, but we'll make them on request. But what are all these things? What c...

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

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Q&A What html tags can we use in posts?

So, I finally got around to looking at the second Review Panel draft, and was surprised by the ability to make collapsible sections in posts. From the comments, I wasn't the only one. Whoa, whoa, ...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Filters don't allow negative Min Score

I'm trying to make a filter for "Not that negative" posts, imagining "Net score > -2," but the UI of the filter creator only lets you put in Min Score between 0 and 1, with a step size on the sp...

2 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by Michael‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How do I "answer" a feature request or a bug report?

Given that a feature request or a bug report is more of a call-to-action to the developers rather than a question seeking an "answer," I am confused as to what an answer to a feature request or bug...

2 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by 90 98‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A How do I close the flag dialog?

When I click flag there is a menu that shows up showing the reasons, like spam, rude, needs author's attention, etc. But how can I close the menu without refreshing the page? I do not see an 'X' wi...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by 90 98‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by r~~‭

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Q&A Am I allowed to participate here, despite being network banned from Stack Exchange?

In 2020, I received a 10-year network ban from Stack Exchange for really really really bad behavior (Some people from Charcoal might know who I am). I know this website has a lot of the same people...

2 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by 90 98‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Tagging @username in a question/answer/comment

Is it possible to tag users by their handle. E.g. Oh hey @da5nsy do you have an answer for this question? It doesn't look like it does, because names are not hyperlinked but then I saw @manass...

1 answer  ·  posted 8mo ago by da5nsy‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How does "@username" work in comment threads?

In a comment thread, I can notify someone by including "@username". I also get notified of replies, even if they do not include my username in this way. What determines who is notified of a comment...

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

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Q&A How to import my StackExchange questions into Codidact?

In "Preferences", I found this checkbox, Display import labels Add a Stack Exchange logo marker to imported posts to show that they're imported. but I couldn't figure out yet how to actually...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by toraritte‭  ·  edited 4mo ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A How do I suggest edits to the tag wiki?

On the page for the Edit Tags ability, it lists a part of the requirement as To earn this ability, you need to have roughly a 97.5% approval rate for suggested edits to either the detailed tag w...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 4mo ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A How do I suggest edits to tags? [duplicate]

The Edit Tags ability says How do I earn this ability? To earn this ability, you need to have roughly a 97.5% approval rate for suggested edits to either the detailed tag wiki or the usage guid...

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

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Q&A Where is "user last seen"? [duplicate]

How can I tell when a user last logged in? When I go to their profile's "Activity" tab, it shows me only activity on that site. I don't want to cycle through every site one by one. The global doe...

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

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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 What are my options for access to my data being processed by Codidact?

The GDPR requires (article 20 right to data portability, paragraph 1, in part) that: 1. The data subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she ha...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A How can we poll a community?

In my effort of giving structure to EE.CD tags pages, I find myself in the need of asking the community for consensus about some debatable choices. Of course the place for this is EE Meta, but I'd...

2 answers  ·  posted 6mo ago by Lorenzo Donati‭  ·  last activity 6mo ago by manassehkatz‭

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Q&A Users with multiple Codidact accounts

Are there any rules about a user having multiple Codidact accounts (sometimes known as sockpuppet accounts)? What should a user do if they suspect another user has multiple accounts?

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 6mo ago by r~~‭

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Q&A How to avoid triggering mathjax?

Apparently, two dollar signs in a paragraph cause the text between them to be interpreted as mathjax. How can this be avoided so that dollar signs can be written literally? I tried escaping the d...

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  last activity 6mo ago by Moshi‭

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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 Why do HTML tags reduce my line spacing in Codidact posts?

When I use an HTML tag to alter the appearance of a paragraph in a Codidact post, it works but the line spacing is reduced, which I do not want. Why is this? Is there anything I can do about it? E...

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

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Q&A Once filled out, the user profile cannot be reverted to empty

For a long time I had no content in my user profile, then today I added something to see how it would look. I then changed my mind and decided to go back to having nothing. However, there is a mini...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by Taeir‭

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Q&A What class attributes can we (usefully) use in HTML tags?

Following up on Markup documentation? and What html tags can we use in posts?: I see that the site supports <section> tags in posts, and that these can have a class attribute. Recently I sa...

1 answer  ·  posted 7mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭

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Q&A What should I do when I come across PII in a post?

Sometimes, posts can accidentally contain personal information that shouldn't be out on the internet, such as real names, real IP addresses, home addresses, or other pieces of PII (Personally Ident...

1 answer  ·  posted 7mo ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A 1. Outline Codidact's complaints process? 2. What public bodies oversee Codidact?

I ask as general reference. I compare with UK corporations, as Codidact are "incorporated in the United Kingdom as a Community Interest Company (CIC), with plans to become a Charitable Incorporated...

1 answer  ·  posted 7mo ago by Ethen‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Can I subscribe to new answers to a specific post?

Can I follow/subscribe to a question so that I'm notified when it has new answers? It looks like a can subscribe to new comments using the "Follow new" button below a post, but I'm more interested...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by da5nsy‭  ·  edited 8mo ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Is Single Sign On possible with Codidact?

For an on-premise (or Cloud) hosted instance of Codidact, is there existing functionality that provides Single Sign On (SSO) in conjunction with Active Directory (AD)?

1 answer  ·  posted 8mo ago by SuperSheep‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by Taeir‭

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Q&A Can I use @Username to notify users from within my question or answer?

If I write a question or an answer, sometimes I want to notify specific users because of the context of my question or answer (for example if I post a follow-up question to an answer from another q...

4 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by zetyty‭

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Q&A Update tag descriptions to reflect new home of proposals

Here on Meta the tags "community-proposal" and "new-communities" both have descriptions referring to the Site Proposals category. Can these be updated to refer to (and possibly link to) the new Cod...

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

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Q&A "Proposals" does not show up in the bottom navbar

Seems like every Codidact section appears as a link in the footer, so I was expecting the new https://proposals.codidact.com/ to appear there as well. However, it looks like it doesn't. Is this an...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A How discussions work in Codidact?

Stack Overflow was created on the premise of having questions and answers without the chitchat and other common problems well-known in Internet discussion forums. The founders learned they still ne...

1 answer  ·  posted 8mo ago by Wicket‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Using QPixel in education

Two years ago I asked this question on Meta Stack Exchange about using SO in education. Having used SO for Teams actively for two years, my university now takes issue with the pricing model used by...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by MrHug‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A What is clicking the inbox icon in the top bar actually supposed to do?

I'm starting to wonder if my earlier bug report was based on a misunderstanding. If it is, though, I think the UI needs to be clarified. Anyway... Just what is expected behavior when the inbox ico...

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

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Q&A Impolite comments

What should be done about comments that don't meet the CoC requirements?[1] As of now, there is no way to flag them, and AFAIK only mods and the author can delete comments ↩︎

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Where do meta questions about the Codidact Collab site belong?

Should I ask questions about the Codidact Collab site here on Codidact Meta, or over on the Collab site itself? I notice that Collab doesn't have its own Meta section, unlike most Codidact communit...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Codidact vs SO?

How is Codidact different from SO in terms of posting, commenting, and moderating? Not asking about financial structure of the organization.

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by johnywhy‭

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Q&A Any self-hosting devs here?

I searched for free community software ("open source" what I mean is GPL or similar). I know Stack Overflow and would like to run the software on my own server just to have full control over the da...

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

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Q&A Undelivered mail returned to sender

When I send a message to someone @codidact.com, I get back undelivered mail returned to sender, which says <support@codidact.org>: host codidact-org.relay1g.spamh.com[63.71.12.97] said: 554...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  edited 1y ago by manassehkatz‭

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Q&A Process for fixing a typo on codidact.org

Is there a preferred process for making minor fixes such as typos on codidact.org? I've made a commit to a fork but I didn't want to raise a GitHub issue and make a pull request without checking t...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A How to make an edit that only changes the tag list by adding a tag that does not exist?

I tried to add a tag to an existing post by editing it and it failed because there was no actual post edit: After further tests, I realized that this happens only if the added tag(s) do not alre...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Ethan‭

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Q&A How can I curb my search to the Main site, not Meta?

If https://math.codidact.com/help/search does not explain this, please edit it to. To wit, I am pining to see merely search results from the Main. Here if you search on a main site, the search en...

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

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Q&A How can I see a list of all my deleted questions?

Particularly when I didn't delete these questions that were deleted by other users or moderators? I hanker to see, here on Codidact, all my questions deleted here on Codidact. I don't want to visi...

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

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Q&A Does Codidact render MathJAX more slowly than StackExchange?

Apology if the issue is my Internet connection. Does MathJAX render more sluggishly here than on Stack Ex for anyone else?

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A Warn people rather than sending notification for inappropriate link/texts in profile

We should warn people rather than sending notification to them for inappropriate links in profile. I had set a link in my profile long day ago. I usually "bought" that domain (in free). So recently...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A How can I conveniently opt out of Codidact analytics?

Since a few days, my Firefox add-on Privacy Badger shows me a new tracker originating from analytics.codidact.org. I read the privacy policy and it states that there is analytics going on to improv...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A What does "post positive reception" mean in the context of abilities?

There is reference to "positive reception rate" for posts in the discussion on how to earn some abilities, for example the Vote on Holds ability. What exactly does "positive reception" mean in thi...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A Is there a privacy policy for Codidact?

Is there a privacy policy for Codidact? As I'm a resident within the European Union, the General Data Protection Regulation pretty much dictates how websites have to present their activities around...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Trilarion‭

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