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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates a reproducible problem on the site that you believe is due to a mistake, malfunction, or programming error.

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Wrong icon for image upload button on some sites

On some sites, e.g. on SO "How to formatting" help section contains wrong icon for upload an image tool button: Here is on MSE image contains actual version:
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Duplicate newsletters

For the past week or two I've been getting two copies of each of the newsletters I'm subscribed to, just seconds apart. A few minutes ago I received two copies of the ServerFault newsletter. Here are ...
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Frequently getting “An error has occurred - please retry your request” while voting on posts

Recently, I've been getting this error frequently and I have to refresh page to vote again. Is this happening to anyone else? It would be nice if it would retry automatically when this error happens (...
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Double posting of comments

When replying (via a comment) to a comment on a question of mine, the comment box got grayed out when I pressed Add Comment, stayed like this for some time and then the comment was posted in ...
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“Save and copy changes” button copies not only changes!

The button Save and copy changes to all public communities from profile page copies not only changes from my ruSO profile to all my public communities profiles. In partucular, I've only changed ...
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Stack Overflow profile account GUI bug in Google Chrome [duplicate]

Problem I had a problem with one bug in my Stack Overflow account user profile while I wanted to click on next badge. Solution Through Ctrl + Shift + I console I selected item boxes and ...
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Next badge overlaps with the categories [duplicate]

On my profile page, the "track the next badge let us pick" thing overlaps with the buttons. Is this a bug, and has it been seen before? Edit: I clicked "let us pick" and earned another badge, but it ...
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Avatars are downscaled incorrectly on Retina displays

I just changed my avatar on SE, and noticed that it's quite blurry in answer boxes: I opened the image in a new tab, and it looked a lot nicer. (It also looks like this on my non-Retina external ...
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Static, unchanging font size, leading, and measure incompatible with dynamics of responsive design

In the new, would-be “responsive” design, the actual font size used does not vary as a function of the width of the viewport. Neither do any of the other measures that should in turn be scaled as a ...
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Can't log in to Area 51 - long error message [on hold]

When I try log on into Area 51 after logging in to Stack Exchange I get a long error message with an extra long URL. What is preventing in logging into to Area 51 when I am already logged ...
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Strange padding around reputation on Meta profile page

The way reputation is displayed in a user's profile page on meta sites is a bit off. There's a gray padding around it: which is not visible on the main site: The 'top x%' label being so close to it ...
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Change MSE logo in bounty email notifications

In the past, bounty email notifications from MSE had the general Stack Exchange logo: This is fine. However, today I noticed a change which doesn't look good: The transparent logo doesn't ...
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Issues with topbar of sites I'm not participating in

For sites I'm not a member of there are two issues with the top bar after. Problem 1: Logo cut off and white space on the right I don't see this problem on sites I'm logged into: Problem 2: When ...
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Portrait view messed up on a tablet

This is not a duplicate of SE Android app for tablet has bad formatting on feed, as while that's the same issue, it was fixed in version 1.0.93; this is a fresh regression in 1.0.95. The team prefers ...
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Is there anything wrong with sorting Stack Exchange sites by name?

There seems to be something wrong with the sorting of Stack Exchange sites by name: elementary OS and Русский язык appear in the wrong place at the end of the list.
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Badge tracker out of whack [duplicate]

Consider the following pictures. Before getting a tracked badge: After getting a tracked badge: The pop-up asking for a new badge to be tracked ("Track the next one") essentially became a pop-under....
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CSS problem on the tips panel [duplicate]

After posting an answer, I noticed this alignment issue: Browser: Google Chrome As you see, the word "ok" on top-right is out of range. Can this please be fixed?
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PDF upload silently fails

I dunno since when, but upload of PDF images fails, this hurts especially on tex.SE. Could this be an effect of an updated /etc/ImageMagick-6/policy.xml on the imgur server? At least on my Ubuntu 18....
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Site name gets cropped while looking at user profiles on international Stack Overflow sites

I can't see the complete 'en español' underneath the Spanish Stack Overflow logo on user profile pages. Nothing changes when I scroll, but when I go to the home page, the logo gets shifted up a bit ...
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Incorrect user showing in most recently modified spot [duplicate]

While browsing the list of unanswered questions over on Arqade, I came across this little gem: Clicking on the original question revealed that there were no edits or answers from anyone. You can ...
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Tabs painted over “congrats” screen for new badge [duplicate]

I've experienced a layout bug, see image: The tabs are painted over the "congrats" dialog for a new badge. When I click the button, the page gets repainted with sizes slightly changing, and it ...
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Timeline for answer has extra space character in html title section

On Stack Overflow in Russian we (ok, I am) added a French quotes «» around the title in transifex: here and here. Check here for example on site: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/posts/891304/timeline ...
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Accepting two answers marked as solved [duplicate]

I noticed a small visual bug. You have the same page in two tabs, you accept an answer in one, you go to the other, someone posts an answer and you accept it. You go to the first tab, you click on the ...
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Login bug in email address

I have two valid email addresses in my account. As of 5-9 hours ago, I tried to log into one of the SE sites (superuser), and couldn't get in. Long story short, I reset my password and still couldn'...
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'Communities' section on profile page is cramped when there aren't any additional listed communities

From the Community user's profile on Physics The spacing there between "Communities" and "This user doesn't participate in any other communities" looks a bit messed up... it's too small. Can we have ...
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Bug or design issue in Stack Overflow's badges section [duplicate]

I have seen a design bug in the Stack Overflow BADGES section. After earning a badge the design flows like the screenshot below:
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Minor alignment issue in the duplicate search bar

When close a question as duplicate, in the duplicate search bar, the border right is not visible. Screenshot for reference: GIF for the same: System configurations: OS: Windows 10 Pro ...
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Overlapping issue on activity page [duplicate]

The tab is overlapping in the activity page. Actually, I earned a new badge and when I go to grab it. I found this glitch. The activity tabs are overlapped on congratulation badge area.
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Alignment issue in all the per site meta - activity tab

In all the per site meta, on the Activity tab - REPUTATION section, the reputation score is displayed with the background color: #eff0f1. So looks like the "top n% period" link is (200+ reputation ...
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Minor alignment issue in the Ask Question page

In the bottom of the Ask Question page, there is a checkbox option as Answer your own question – share your knowledge, Q&A-style In the text content, the link "share your knowledge, Q&A-...
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Other categories in the activity page overlap on “Track the next one” [duplicate]

So, I got a discussion tag badge some time ago. When I visited my activity page to check it, I saw something which I think as a bug. The options in the activity page i.e Summary, questions, answers ...
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Too much width for long post title in profile page [duplicate]

When the post title is long enough then such string occupies too much space in profile page on the post section. For example in this profile: As you can see the “Q” icon is obscured by the post ...
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Badge indicator located on the next line to tag-badge itself [duplicate]

I noticed that badge indicator (color circle of bronze/silver/gold color) from the Top Tags section in some cases is placed on the next line of badge itself. For example in this profile:
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There are no chat flags to display but the number is shown

When a message is flagged as spam/offensive, network wide 10k users are shown a number of pending chat flags. As shown in the above image, it is shown that there are 15 messages waiting for review. ...
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Button to dismiss posting guidance for anonymous answer authors is misaligned

I took that screenshot while I was signed out, trying to post as an anonymous author on Physics SE. That banner automatically slides up and it suggests some general guidelines for posting. The "ok" ...
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Question/Answer indicator on 'top posts' gets cropped when the question name is long

The little indicator which tells me whether the post is a question or an answer gets cropped on the right side when the question title wraps into two lines. This occurs whether or not the question/...
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Enthusiast/Fanatic badge progress does not reset until you log in

Something I discovered recently is that the "progress to next badge" tracker is visible on the "activity" tab of other users' profiles (showing whichever badge they've set as their next badge to be ...
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Badge icons on the 'top tags' section of the user profile are moved into new lines

The picture is from this profile, though it appears for almost everyone with tag badges for things on that third row of tags: the badge itself is moved onto the next line when the tag name is long. ...
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Ugly 'post date' alignment on user profile when the date wraps into multiple lines

I think that the post date on user profiles looks messy: it sometimes looks right-aligned (as in the posts on October 2), and it sometimes ends up in a strange left-align (the dates which wrap into a ...
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SO network was very slow

A few hours ago all SO network sites were loading very slow. Chrome was showing page by loaded parts. It was because of slow downloading an html page (other files were loaded quickly). Here is a ...
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Invalid markdown result for italics beginning with apostrophe at end of word

When Markdown code includes italicized text beginning with an apostrophe at the end (or in the middle) of a word, the result incorrectly displays the *s. Ex: code Second*'s* Result Second*'s* ...
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What has happened to the views count recently?

In this question I even received an answer, but the view count is still 1 (one), even after a forced reload of the question. I am also suspicious over very low view counts on other questions, is there ...
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Stack page jams/hangs on Android photo

I tried to upload a mineral ID request to Earth Science. It's probably an 8 megapixal image. Stack reloads the image upload progress button to zero again and again. It can't upload and there is no ...
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Stack Exchange™ Piled Spaces™ made super-short answers possible

We all know that comments can't be shorter than 15 chars, and "inflating" comments with spaces isn't possible. For example, your web page may allow you to submit this comment, but the server rejects ...
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Why was Stack Exchange network closed before its relaunch in 2011?

The Wikipedia says that Stack Exchange was: Launched on September 2009; 9 years ago. (relaunched in January 2011) Was Stack Exchange network really closed? If so, why?
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App isn't loading recent activity

In the Android App, the profile screen (reached by the hamburger button -> profile name) isn't loading recent activity. Usually it loads recent comments/posts under "Your recent activity", but ...
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Error on see my profile

Well, I try to help, while navigate between statistical profiles, I did click on my face button and see the page below...
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Reputation notifications seem to be broken again

Likely the same problem that happened on Are the reputation notifications broken again? (April 2017) and Reputation not appearing in Rep. Notification Queue - yet it is given silently (August 2018). ...
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Pluralization bug in “show more comments” and “load new answers” button

As of very recently, pluralization bugs have appeared in the system. I could have sworn that these used to look correctly; it seems like a very recent change has caused this bug. When someone posts a ...
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Generic site icon and theme in “We are Offline” page

I noticed that some pages look like a generic beta page when they are down: I think all these pages are supposed to have their icon/background color/font because this is what ...