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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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Links to IPv6 addresses work as expected in answers, but cannot be used in comments

Sandbox example: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/328811/192262 I can type http://[::1] in a question or answer, and it'll automatically turn into a link. I can also use markdown to format it as link,...
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Area51 visit/day and total users statistics are broken

Bi-weekly I help with writing down the Area51 statistics of 2 beta websites in this Meta Sustainability SE post and this Meta Martial Arts SE post. We do this so all site users can monitor growth of ...
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The maximum image size that one can upload is 2 MiB, not 2 MB

The maximum image size one can upload is 2 MiB, not 2 MB, unlike what is stated: The issue was fixed on ~Aug 3 '15 but came back (and I cannot remove the status-completed tag, hence this new question)...
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Why do “Delete” reviews show up in user's profiles but not “Recommend Deletion” reviews?

You can view a user's review history by going to the Activity -> All Actions -> Reviews section of their profile. I've come across one strange behavior: Delete reviews in Low Quality Posts do show up ...
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Acount suspension reason is only shown on the main site profile not meta [duplicate]

I've anonymized the affected user profile, but came across this after seeing a comment on another meta question saying that the reason was visible on the profile; but initially not being able to find ...
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Suggested edits retain redacted information

I noticed while approving a redaction, that suggested edits may retain text which is later redacted. With a bit of mod collusion with Community ♦ and another helpful moderator, I was able to ...
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Bounty text color is awful [duplicate]

Green text color! Are you serious! It used to be white for sure. Could be found in the reputation tab - for example, I browsed this dear user.
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Android app doesn't explain why image upload fails [duplicate]

I've been trying to pay an image on a question which is a photo on my phone. I cropped it so it's small in size and pixels but it keeps failing and I'm not told why, I just get an error report. It ...
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The API has been behind on and off today

I'm using the SE android app which pulls data via the API (afaik). All day, the data it's showing is out of date. I'll refresh the new question feed, and it will only show questions from like 10 ...
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Rightmost icons are chopped in the achievements dialog

Rightmost icons are chopped in the "achievements" dialog: Note that, as Rob pointed out, it depends on which site you are on: some sites wrap and some overflow. Wrap is better, regardless of how many ...
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“An error occurred submitting the edit.” when updating a tag wiki edit from the revisions history

Steps: Collect 20,000 reputation to get the Tag Wikis privilege. "Edit Tag Info" + "Save Edits" on a tag wiki info page. In the following 5 minutes of your edit: Visit the "history" of the tag. "...
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Replacing the login e-mail address doesn't replace the notification e-mail address

A few days ago, I changed the e-mail address associated with my Stack Exchange account by adding the new e-mail address, then deleting the old one and deleting the old address from the mail service. ...
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Rep displaying differently for meta site in my communities [duplicate]

I recently noticed that my rep displayed for Meta IPS is more than 3k less than my rep displayed on IPS. When I navigate to meta it shows my proper rep on the top bar, but still not in the list of my ...
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Strange braces on the settings page [duplicate]

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/preferences/current
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There is an unwanted close curly brace in the preferences page

There is an unwanted close curly brace in the preferences page, in between the Custom Question Lists and Advertisements section. Preferences page: When view the page source, I can see the curly ...
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Bounty amount on reputation tab hardly readable

Today, a bounty was awarded to one of my answers (thanks @gnat); when I visited my reputation tab I noticed that the amount is hardly readable since it's green text on a blue background: Can that be ...
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Too much whitespace breaks markdown side-by-side diff

I came across this "bug" when reviewing this suggested edit. The review basically removes a lot of useless whitespace from a codeblock (that was used to show a stacktrace). This is how it looks like ...
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Localization of magic link MCVE is broken

We saw that there was a wording change on how to handle MCVE. Since this change went live, we saw that the wording on international sites is broken. Since we didn't have a full discussion about this ...
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On international SO sites, the Hot Meta Posts box contains [status-completed] posts

According to What criteria is used to select the links that appear in the community bulletin (events / featured / hot meta posts / blog) sidebar block?: If there are still under 4 items, the ...
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Stack Overflow loads extremely slow and sporadically appears as offline*

Everything loads extremely slow. No matter what I click. Sometimes the site appears offline. But when I check its status with Down For Everyone Or Just Me, it appears online. I am getting random ...
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Pasting hyperlink as text with leading space leads needlessly to broken links [duplicate]

When inserting a link via the SE editor it happens a lot that a broken link is generated. This seems to happen because a link is selected as text and pasted into the box. The result is a generated ...
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I just featured a question on meta…and I'm not a moderator [duplicate]

In a strange twist of events, I got this error that said that my edits couldn't be submitted because I needed the moderator tag featured. I'm not a moderator, so I just decided to humor the system. ...
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“Show x more comments” button doesn’t work on deleted posts

One of my questions was recently deleted. When I viewed it on the mobile site, I tried to click the “view 4 more comments” button on the answer, but it didn’t work. I tried reloading and the like, but ...
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Unable to access the default profile tab for users?

If I try to access a user's profile (Examples: MSE, Stack Apps, Aviation, etc.), it eventually times out and throws me to the "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" page (Example). This has been going on ...
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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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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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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 ...