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Posts by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Notifications and Communities buttons not responding to icon clicks

Previously, clicking on the icon for Notifications or Communities at the top right of the page resulted in the appropriate drop down panel appearing. Today, the panel only opens if the square area ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Exact date and time of posting on touchscreen devices

In the list of posts, or at the bottom of a post, there is an indication of how long ago it was posted. In a desktop environment with a mouse, hovering over this duration gives an exact date and ti...

0 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 4mo ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Do we have a public API yet?

I've looked around for information on an existing or planned public API for Codidact but I haven't yet found one. I'm not sure if this means it was decided not to include it in the MVP or if it exi...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Category new activity indicators reset after release

Thanks very much for the recent release of bug fixes and features. It's also highlighted another potential improvement: I notice that since the release the grey circles indicating that a Category ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Move keyboard focus into the search term box when search is clicked

GitHub issue: Automatically focus search bar after clicking search (search-slide) When I click the dark grey search button at the top of a Codidact page a new panel opens containing a search ter...

0 answers  ·  posted 5mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 21d ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Preview of edits so reviewers can see what has changed

When looking at a pending edit on the suggested edits page, only the markdown shows. There is no preview of how this will be rendered. This presents two problems: Any subtle error introduced by...

0 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Save title and tags in draft [duplicate]

I was delighted to find that a post I started writing on my phone automatically had a draft saved so I could continue writing it on my computer when I got home. However, I noticed that only the bod...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  closed as duplicate 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Potentially misleading plus symbol with "follow new" link

I like the new "follow new" feature that allows being notified of any new comment threads on a post. However, I think that using a plus symbol (+) next to it could be confusing, as this is often as...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Summary per day in the Vote Summary profile page

When viewing a user's Vote Summary, days that are not expanded give no indication of how many votes occurred each day: Would it be useful to have a plus and minus total in the date bar that stil...

0 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Quick copy button for code blocks

Code blocks have a maximum height, after which any extra content scrolls vertically. This can make it tricky to copy the code for testing or adjusting when answering a question, or assessing an ans...

0 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Vote summary refers to "you" even for another's profile

In the votes summary page of my profile it says: A daily summary of votes you have received for your posts. This is an accurate description of my vote summary page. However, if I look at ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Suggestions for the user profile right pane

I have a few suggestions of how the pane on the right hand side of the user Profile page might be improved. I'd like your thoughts on which changes would be useful. Wording changes The 2 images b...

0 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 4mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A False positive for 30,000 character limit

I tried to edit a post, but I received the following message saying it is over 30,000 characters. I double checked in a text editor that the number of characters is 27,835 (as shown in the Codidact...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Taeir‭

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Q&A Ability to search for user:me

Currently, we can search for posts by a particular user by including user:unique_user_number, where the unique user number can be found from the user's profile URL. Would you find it useful to be ...

0 answers  ·  posted 5mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by Ethan‭

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Q&A Mismatch between tags list and number of posts for a given tag

Sometimes the number of posts indicated in the tags list does not match the number of posts displayed for that tag. This appears to be due to the inclusion of deleted posts in the displayed number....

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

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Q&A Meaningful hovertext for voting area

I notice that a number is displayed as the hovertext / tooltip when hovering over the voting buttons and current score of a post. Would it be helpful for the hovertext to include a brief descriptio...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Reputation change indicator on dashboard

On the dashboard there are indicators for each Category of each community, that appear when there is new activity in that Category: Would it be helpful to also show the reputation for each com...

0 answers  ·  posted 25d ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 25d ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A MathJax rerenders on movement instead of on change

I've noticed something when using MathJax during preparing/editing a post. Each time a change is made to the raw text, the preview rerenders accordingly. This is the behaviour I expect, which ensur...

0 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Main and subheadings are almost the same size, but not in the edit preview

When editing a post, headings with a single hash # show as significantly bigger than headings with a double hash ##. However, after saving, these two headings are much closer in size (to the point ...

3 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by celtschk‭

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Q&A Adjustable size comment text area

The character limit for a comment is 1000, but the text area in which it is typed or edited is much smaller than this. Most comments are short, but some comments can have reason to be longer, and ...

0 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Codidact Collab - should it be listed?

The drop down menu at the top right of each Codidact page shows a list of all the sites in the network. The list is also shown in the page footer, and on codidact.com. There is also a site for peo...

3 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Typo in error - Tags can't have more than 5 tags

I'm guessing the first "Tags" is a typo and should instead say "Posts" or perhaps the name of the specific post type?

1 answer  ·  posted 5mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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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 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Clarify "Remember me"

When signing in there is a checkbox labelled "Remember me". There is no supporting information to indicate what this checkbox is for. Without it, a user may not know which of the following it means...

0 answers  ·  posted 24d ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A New activity grey circle indicators confusingly triggered by question deletion

Related: Make "last activity" notices on question lists more useful (GitHub) Can "last activity" provide more context on what was that happened? (Meta) Posts list shows luap42 instead of actua...

0 answers  ·  posted 23d ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 22d ago by trichoplax‭