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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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Not receiving notifications on mobile

I only see that someone has responded to me through the feed on my phone, never through the notifications on the top right. Then, a couple days later, they will pop up for the ones that have been ...
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Spurious unkillable tag

I've just seen that one of my questions has the tag [reactjs]. Now, that question is not about React-JS, and I doubt anyone would add that tag deliberately, so I guessed someone (perhaps even me) ...
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Why does the question ban activate on asking a zero-score question? [duplicate]

I don't understand why I am facing this issue, due to my understanding of the algorithm put in place. This is from the help center: If a user cannot demonstrate, after asking a reasonable number ...
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Non-clickable message shows the clickable cursor [duplicate]

Hovering over "comments disabled on deleted/locked posts/reviews" should not show the hand cursor, since it is not clickable (clicking does nothing). One example is right under this question, which ...
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Tag usage per site appears truncated in filter creation

When creating a tag filter, Stack Exchange displays how often this particular tag is used at various sites. However, this number appears truncated due to long site names: In the screenshot, the ...
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User icons fail to load in Firefox [duplicate]

In Firefox 66.0.1 (and for a few versions by now), many user icons fail to load on Stack Exchange pages. For example, on this question, the asker's icon and the icon for the writer of (currently) the ...
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MathJax error on Android app

Undefined control sequence \pu As far as I can tell, this is something that is supposed to render correctly. I didn't open the page in the browser, but it is being used in both the question and the ...
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Users are able to register apps that look official (for phishing)

Recently, a user was able to register an app with the name "StackOverflow". Alarmed, I tried it myself. If you click this authorization link, you will see: ... which sure looks official. This is ...
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Question tags don't supply information

When; asking, editing or tag editing, the questions tags, no information is supplied to the user except the tag name. Not only do they not supply any information, they can't be middle-clicked to go ...
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Why the OP does not get link to the deleted post in the reputation tab?

The following is from the FAQ item How do I read the history of my reputation? (current revision) in the part related to removed posts: "When a post gets deleted, the question's title will be shown in ...
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The default period for the users page is different on Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites

The default period for the /users page is different on Stack Overflow and all other Stack Exchange sites. Previously for the /users page, the default period is set as "week". Now except Stack ...
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Tag and reputation popups are visible simultaneously

Due to timeout before showing the tag popup on the activity tab of the user profile page you can see the simultaneously appearance of both popups. Here are the gif and stop-frame:
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UX error on new SE login page [duplicate]

So, I see the login page for SE has been updated, which is neat. However, when logging in by email, if I enter my email address and press tab, instead of taking me to the password field, it ...
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Pasting Excel cells as an image [duplicate]

When I copy a cell content from Excel 2013, it is pasted as a regular text to most / all apps . Tried: Skype, Word 2013, Notepad++, Chrome (address bar), other website (Google Help), Windows 10 (...
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Wrong tab order on the login page [duplicate]

The new login page has the tab order: Username "Forgot Password?" Password It would be nice if this could be changed back to select the password field directly after the username field.
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Minor alignment issue in improve edit popup window

There is a minor alignment issue in the "Improve Edit" popup window. The text "hide preview" doesn't have proper margin. Screenshot for reference: The alignment issue is not occurred, if I ...
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The question feed shows raw XML in Chrome [duplicate]

I am not sure if this is a bug, but the 'recent questions'/'questions' feed button: that is present on the bottom right side on most communities is not showing a parsed feed in Google Chrome. ...
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Uploader in Chat doesn't use HTTPS

In the uploader in Chat, when putting an image on Stack Imgur from the web, it doesn't make the link it puts in the message use HTTPS. Here is an example of the uploader doing this. This should be ...
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Offline maintenance message not legible on Christianity.SE [closed]

The offline maintenance message is not easily read on Christianity.SE because it's white text on an almost white background.
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Preview on editing profile looks different from actual profile page

When editing my profile, I noticed that <h1> has a bottom border and bold text (click the first image), while <a> has text underline. Click to see full image But on the actual ...
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Pressing “tab” in log-in form switches to “Forgot password?”

The login form used to have an intuitive behaviour up to a few days ago: pressing the tab key would switch from the email field to the password field, just like pretty much any such login form under ...
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Double back slashes escape code formatting in comments (but not answers) [duplicate]

I recently posted on answer on Stack Overflow which mentioned the discrepancy between windows and linux path separators in the answer. I enclosed both in inline code snippets like so: \\ and /. These ...
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Ugly scrollbar shown on HNQ when user image can't be shown

It appears that when a user image can't be displayed, the user in the Users List on the right side of the HNQ page gets a scrollbar: Looking at that user's profile, it looks like the link for the ...
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Avatars won't load in Firefox if very restrictive content blocking is enabled

This is quite a trivial bug. On https://math.stackexchange.com/tour if content blocking is enabled, avatars won't load: Content blocking is set up to custom, trackers are blocked in all windows, ...
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Site bar missing on Meta Stack Exchange

It seems a new design has been rolled out to Meta Stack Exchange. However, the only way I can see I'm on Meta is the browser's address bar and the placeholder in the search bar ... I'd expect that ...
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Tab border rounding doesn't take wrapping into account

When tabs can't fit horizontally into page, they're wrapped to new line. But since the first, and the last tab borders are rounded this looks little bit odd: I zoomed an image to show the issue ...
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Minor alignment issue in the site's home page for the anonymous visitors

When I'm visiting any Stack Exchange site with out login (as anonymous visitor), in the home page there is an alignment issue. The grid cells are not aligned correctly in the Mozilla Firefox, Google ...
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I can not edit a question when there is an uncompleted edit in the queue [duplicate]

When I wish to edit a question (to add some additional tags) then I am missing the 'edit tags' button like I normally have. When I press the 'edit' button then I do not go the the edit dialogue but to ...
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What is the difference between Computer Science Stack Exchange and Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Which sorts of questions should be posted on the Stack Exchange site and which types on Stack Overflow? Also, on which site is the probability of getting you an answer high?
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Same gravatar is displayed for different users in stackexchange.com filters

Same gravatar is displayed for different users in stackexchange.com filters page under the "Top Network Askers" in the right side bar. The red circled image's source (<img src=) are from https://...
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Monster in Top Network Askers! [duplicate]

Just... take a look at this, please: Link to reproduce, see sidebar. (It's much worse there, my screen recording frame rate isn't great.) I think it's needless to say... but: it's irritating, ...
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Flag button disappears after flagging as a moderator [closed]

When I flag an answer as a ♦ moderator, the flag button/link becomes hidden. Granted, it's not an option I use very often, but flagging as VLQ/NAA might work if you want the community to decide ...
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Why am I getting a blank page on mobile after adding a comment? [duplicate]

I encountered this situation a few times before, but I didn't care much. This is a bit annoying for mobile users, me alike. Yesterday I added a comment to this answer using the Stack Exchange ...
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Feeds bot posts announcements without user flair links

The bot posted 2019 Community Moderator Election Results in the appropriate channel but the links to the two users' profiles were lost in translation. Perhaps it needs a filter to replace the user ...
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Single-use tags with no tag wiki, but with rejected proposals for the tag wiki, aren't auto-burninated after six months

Recently, there was some confusion as to why a single-use tag without a tag wiki wasn't auto-burninated after six months. It was later discovered that as someone made a rejected proposal for the tag ...
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Enabled/disabled mod menu options should be more visibly distinguished

Moderators get a menu of things we can do to questions. Some that aren't applicable will be disabled. There's a problem: depending on one's browser and OS it's nearly impossible to tell what's enabled ...
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Recovery email still includes instructions for signing on using an OpenID

The mail sent when trying to recover a password tells me I can log in to Stack Overflow through Wordpress with the help of an OpenId. Click the "more login options" link, enter "[my openID url]"...
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Why can only some child meta sites host chat rooms? Is there any way to bypass this restriction?

When I try to create a new Chat Stack Exchange room from here, and type "meta" in the "select a site" box, I see only 8 child meta sites. Any specific reason for this? Update: I just noted Which per-...
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Caucus Badge award multiple times for one election

As shown in the picture below, I received 3 badges (so far) for visiting the Stack Overflow election page.
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Nomination owner highlight is displayer in the comments only after clicking the “show n more comments” link [duplicate]

When navigating to the election nomination page, in the comments section, by default there is no highlight for the nomination owner. But when I click the "show n more comments" link at the end of the ...
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New contributor has more than 1000 rep [duplicate]

This user has 1568 reputation yet is still a new contributor: It's probably that this is the first time they post on meta.
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Formatting of link works in post editor, but not in post itself

I recently answered a question on Stack Overflow where I included a link to a Wolfram Alpha computation. In the editor, I write the link as: [wolfram alpha](https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=sum+...
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When you are trying to edit question tags, new tag appears

For example, in this question: Phalcon: setVars() и Volt. Probably, it's related to migration. The question had this tag before migration from hashcode, but later this tag was removed.
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Meta Stack Exchange should not be listed as a “Technology” site

Meta.Se does not qualify as a "Technology" site and should go in another category: the obvious correct answer of "Weird and Wonderful", or missing that any of "Culture/Recreation", "Business" or "...
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Missing capital in “info” tab of tag page

Very very minor issue, but at some point, a capital "I" went missing in the "info" tab below, whereas all the other tabs are capitalized. Happens on the 4-5 sites I've tested, likely on all others. It ...
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Links shown in spoilers when looking at revisions

Even when nothing's being modified, links are shown through spoilers when looking at the non-markdown output of a revision. This happens both when reviewing edits and when looking at the revision ...
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Deleted comments are still displaying in the stackexchange.com “activity” -> “comments” section

When I'm seeing my comments from the individual site's "activity" -> "comments" section the deleted comments are not displaying, but when I'm seeing the comments from the network wide in the ...
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Tag subscription email not being delivered (2018–2019 edition)

I just noticed that I haven't been receiving any tag subscription/filter email — since September 4, 2018! I've checked my tag subscriptions and they each say: Email Updates Subscribe to receive ...
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Top network post URL bug

I tried to see if this rare bug was brought up before, but I didn't find anything. From this user's profile: A missing title, and the link goes to: https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/-...
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History pane on iPad breaks new design

The new design seems to work reasonably well on my iPad (2018, 9.7”, iOS 12.1.4), until I open the History (aka Reading List / Bookmarks) pane. This causes the page to shrink in width (as expected?) ...