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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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Text in spoilers shows before being hidden

When there’s text in a spoiler, it loads and is completely visible (sometimes for quite a while on slow connections) before being hidden. It is kind of counterintuitive; could this be changed so that ...
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All actions, responses, and votes tabs on my user profile are returning errors (usually)

On my profile page, if I click on any of the last three tabs -- All actions, Responses, or Votes -- I get an error page. All the other tabs work fine. I think this is new within the last 12 hours or ...
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Code block with more than 81 characters adds a newline if preceded with spaces

The standard editor for posts seems to have problem with non-word-breakable code blocks above a certain length. If such a 'word' is present in the editor, inserting spaces before it to create a code ...
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SE reputation graph has broken labels

Dem Y-axis labels... There seems to be a slightly too large gap between the numbers, so they get increasingly offset from the line they're supposed to annotate (moving upwards). It's vaguely ...
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Unable to upload photos [duplicate]

Every time I try to upload a photo it shows an error saying "Unable to upload the photo. Try again." App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: Xiaomi Device Model: Redmi Note 4 OS Version: 7.0 (V10.2....
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Why was this question deleted twice?

The question Will Stack Overflow's engine be (someday, or ever) open sourced? was recently bumped to the top of the homepage. Glancing idly at the revision history, I noticed the following ...
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Saving comment on iPhone XR under iOS 12.2 gives blank screen [duplicate]

I recently started using the iOS app on an iPhone XR under iOS 12.2 and am finding that it gives a blank screen whenever I save a comment on any post on any Stack Exchange site. I am able to use the ...
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How to report bugs relating to the GDPR that have a huge impact on the reputation of Stack Overflow?

A while back, I discovered a bug in the GDPR data exporter. This data exporter is supposed to export all user data, but at the moment, it doesn't. While I didn't talk publicly about this to prevent ...
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Tag overview page cuts off beginning of some descriptions (not just common words)

This answer says that the descriptions on the tag overview page are meant to cut off common words such as "This tag" at the beginning of the tag description and although I find this weird, it seems to ...
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i'm being attacked by bots [duplicate]

I came here, asked a question, and none of the answers or comments looked like they had even read or processed my post. The question was put on hold. I edited it with further information, and I didn't ...
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Can't select from a text field without focusing the text field first

I can't select text in the search bar without focusing the search bar first. This problem also seem to be applicable to other text fields and text areas in the site. Browser: Firefox 66.0.5 (64-bit) ...
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Question shows up when I search for a tag, but not in a Filtered Questions

This question shows up if I search for the [clojure] tag, but isn't included in the Filtered Questions list for the same tag. The only reason I can think of is the question starts with a Javascript ...
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Changing the picture to Identicon/uploaded picture doesn’t change the picture during sign-up process

Changing the profile picture to Identicon or uploading a new picture doesn’t change the picture in corresponding block (on the right hand side of “change picture” button) during sign-up process:
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Sign up started from mobile web doesn’t allow to upload the profile picture

Actually there’s no mobile view Sign Up page, but if you started sign up process from mobile version of site there’s no option to upload the profile picture. It looks weird. Just spot the difference: ...
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Clicking “cancel” on link insertion dialog submits the post

In an unfinished and not-ready-for-publication post, I tried to insert a link from the toolbar of the SE-internal editor. Unsatisfied with the result, I wanted to just cancel the dialog. That was "...
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Why don't Stack Exchange websites show my profile picture that I have already uploaded?

When setting up my profile, I uploaded my profile picture. After that, I installed the app in my tablet, but when I signed in, I didn't find my profile picture. I tried again to upload another profile ...
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Fuzzy text blog

The blog has some fuzzy text on the highlighted article blocks. https://stackoverflow.blog/2019/05/16/security-update/?cb=1 The platform used is Windows 7 64 bit. Seen in Google Chrome: Versie ...
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Add a whitespace before the provider icon

The message in register new account dialog using 3d-party provider has no whitespace before the provider's icon: I think this should be fixed.
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Why can you go through the motions to close a question with a bounty?

I note that the question about closing questions with bounties has come up on various occasions, with the 'official' question here. However, I don't think anyone has responded to a little comment ...
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Pop up mobile version [on hold]

Tell me, please, on this issue. In the mobile version of the Android app there is a problem. If you click on the link - a window opens for quick communication. And when you try to enter something in ...
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Is inserting images broken?

I was trying to edit a fresh user's post to include the image in the post. So I clicked on edit, then at the appropriate position CTRL-G, switched to "paste" and inserted https://i.imgur.com/lT8q3Ks....
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Missing Schema.org types 'QAPage' and 'Question' for question without answer

If a question has no answer, the structured data is missing the Schema.org types QAPage and Question. Example: question with answer The QAPage item is specified on the html element, and the ...
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Featured site from hot questions page shows 0 questions 0 answers

When browsing the hot questions page (or just the front page really: https://stackexchange.com/?page=1) in the top right it shows today's featured site. However it shows 0 questions and 0 answers for ...
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Twitter Oneboxing in chat appears broken

Twitter Oneboxing in chatrooms appears to be broken at the time of posting. Pasting a Twitter link in chat does not change the chat message to a onebox of the tweet in question.
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Can't upload image in Stack Exchange iOS app

When I try to upload an image in the Stack Exchange iOS app, I'm getting this error: Request failed An unknown error occurred. Please try again in a few minutes. I've already tried: Logging ...
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Recieved multiple copies of the Stack Overflow email newsletter

Yesterday I received 2 copies of the Stack Overflow newsletter to the same email address (my profile email). One is 180kb, the other is 183kb, both were received at 2:35 PM Eastern (18:35 UTC).
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Add “Anonymous feedback stats” back to the description of the 10k privilege

I just saw this status-completed request which I think should be reverted and tagged with the status-uncompleted tag. As you may be able to see here, those with 10k+ can access the "Post Feedback" ...
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What REALLY defines on and off topic? [closed]

So I'm getting fed up of my questions - which I consider to be genuine - getting voted as being Off-Topic, for reasons that don't make sense in comparison to other questions. For example, my latest ...
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Typo in the user preferences - activity data checkbox tooltip

There is a typo in the user preferences page - Activity data checkbox tooltip. The tooltip text is Use On-Site Activity for Relevent Content The typo in the "Relevent", it should be "Relevant"
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Add tooltips to the list of translatable strings

It seems that tooltips for "Hide Hot Network Questions" and for "Activity Data" on the user preferences page are not translatable yet: Could this please be fixed.
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No new login, but cached login work

Someone know if there is a problem to login the main site ? I got that error from all browser; All my cached login work. Chrome on my laptop, Safari on my iPhone, but I can't login no more if I ...
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Alignment issue in the users search page warning message

There is an alignment issue on the Users page. When the given search text does not match any user, we receive this warning message: No users matched your search. But the text is not aligned with ...
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Compatibility Issues with Edge (QuotaExceededError)

2019-04-16 -- The issue has returned. Please see Updated Additional Info at end. ISSUE 1: Broken Comments If I'm viewing a question using Edge and click "add a comment" the page jumps to the top and ...
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Add one more context to “Active”

Currently there are two sentences with "Active" word in Transifex: for any purpose (no refersTo option). Used in question list. for bounties (refersTo=bounties) We need one more that now is used in ...
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Is there a file size limit for direct image upload from an Android device? [duplicate]

I noticed yesterday that I couldn't upload direct from Android using: Stack Exchange Android App Version 1.0.95 Is it a bug or a file size limitation? I'm using a Huawei P20 lite if that's of any ...
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Ask Ubuntu election page is unavailable during current election

Currently there's a moderator election ongoing on Ask Ubuntu, with the nomination phase closing in about one day. Unfortunately, right now the https://askubuntu.com/election page is broken and ...
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Search functionality is easy to miss on Stack Exchange sites

Came to the Parenting site and it took a while to find the search functionality. This blends into the top bar so much it would certainly take forever to find the search window being hidden in plain ...
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Can't disable usage of my on-site activity

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/preferences/current After clicking the page just refreshes, and I can't change this option.
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Inconsistency for “cancel” button on question delete popup

Trying to delete your own question when it has answers shows me a popup: The "cancel" link (button?) is written in lower case. In the same time while editing the "Cancel" link is started from the ...
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Could the tag names be fully written out in the list of awarded tag badges?

On English Language and Usage, 20 people have been awarded the "[single-word-r...]" gold tag badge. Except that's not it's real name; it's actually for [single-word-requests]: 13 characters isn't a ...
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Clicking on answer item from the achivements dialog doesn't close the dialog

Achivements dialog can contains items linked to the answers (e.g. when your answers got votes or you accept an answer for your question). In that case if you already had opened a page via that link, ...
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Can't delete question filters; fails silently [duplicate]

I use question filters so I can see every question asked about Clojure across the network. Somehow though, I accidentally managed to create some empty filters: , and I'm unable to delete them by ...
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Getting JS Error while clicking Copy Snippet to answer

To answer this question, I hit "Copy Snippet To Answer" button. But nothing happened. So that I checked my console and found below error. I did hard refresh and checked for the same, still getting ...
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I got 1 reputation on SO meta, is it a bug? [duplicate]

I pinned the SO meta to the SE site switcher. I looked at my reputation and it is 1. When I go to SO meta I am not suspended or my reputation is one. Is this intended? The SO meta reputation in the ...
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User's name not being picked up by @@ superping suggestion in chat

I have a user, whose name is 2012User. When I try to superping them (@@) in the public 3DPrinting chatroom, with @@2012, their name does not appear in the auto-complete user search suggestions box ...
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Filtering unanswered questions with multiple tags doesn't work

I know we can generally filter questions with multiple tags. However, if I want to filter unanswered questions with multiple tags in an and manner, then it doesn't work and acts as if it was an or. ...
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MathJax wrongly rendered when used as alt text for image

When MathJax is used within the alt text of an image, like this: ![test $2$][1] the rendered result will show the MathJax 'outside' the image: Interestingly, the preview renders the image correctly,...
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Possible to vote to close for old, decommissioned close reasons (with proof of concept)

tl;dr install this user script, and it becomes possible to vote to close for old close reasons such as "not constructive" and "too localized". After doing some twiddling with Stack Exchange ...
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Tags run together when homepage is viewed as plain text, like in Google

When you view the homepage of any SE site as plain text, the tags run together. For example, the homepage of ELU has this near the top: Ask Question single-word-requestsmeaninggrammarword-...
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iPhone XS screen size [duplicate]

There is unused screen space above due to a different screen size. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPhone 11,2) OS Version: Version 12.2 (Build 16E227)