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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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Large blank gap between question list and pager

Description In the "Question" and "Unanswered" pages, there's a large gap between the list of questions and the pager when the page is displayed in Webkit-based browsers (Google Chrome 2 and Safari 4)...
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20answers
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<kbd> elements are way too intrusive

<kbd> is a great way to mark up text to be entered. But when you use it on Stack Exchange sites, it's really difficult to read. For instance, say I typed this sentence by starting with a Shift+F,...
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1answer
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Bug report: “next” button in search changes the search term

Go to the Stackoverflow home page. Type into the search box: utf-16 Press enter Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Click "Next" The page that comes up is https://stackoverflow.com/search?q=...
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1answer
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Check marks indicating obtained badges use unicode &#10004 symbol, not available for many users

In the /badges page for a logged-in user, there is a green check beside each badge that the user has obtained. This check is the unicode symbol &#10004, but for many users that will display as a ...
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3answers
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Searching for a tag containing * breaks the site

For whatever reason, I tried to search using a tag containing an asterix * - instead of returning no results, it returns an entirely blank page. For example: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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7answers
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Bolding with ** isn't working properly

Have a look at this answer One of the bolds works, and the other one just turns up as ** in the actual post. This is the string that isn't working: **x**ml n**ib** Which renders as: xml nib
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3answers
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Bugs with Profile Reputation Graph

There have been a few bugs with the Rep graph on the user profile page that cause it to display a different value than the actual Rep for the user... The +100 Rep bonus from associating accounts ...
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6answers
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“Disciplined” badge working?

616 people seem to have it, but I just met the stated conditions and remain badgeless and afraid. relevant post here if it matters (and you're allowed to view it)
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3answers
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Questions' edit history label the original question as answered

If you look at a questions edit history the edits are labelled 'editted', which is fine but the original question is labelled 'answered', which is wrong. For an example see https://meta.stackoverflow....
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2answers
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Display link-changes in edit-history diff?

There's a problem with the diff, when someone edits a link the change isn't visible. For example, if someone changed the URL from http://example.com/something-05 to http://example.com/something-06, ...
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4answers
859 views

Footer does not stick to bottom of page

OK, sorry, I know this is really superficial, but look at this page: https://stackoverflow.com/a/page/that/does/not/exist/number/1 See the giant, ugly, horrible white space below the footer that ...
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4answers
470 views

Add year to question and answer dates

Seeing as how SO's one year anniversary is coming soon, question and answer dates are going to need to display the year.
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1answer
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Bug: time stamps in user profile page are wrong

I looked at my user profile and saw that a question is listed as having been posted 2 minutes ago, but when I clicked through to the question it said it had been posted 8 minutes ago. Normally I ...
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3answers
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Bug: “yesterday” tab in responses page shows both yesterday and today

When I click today I get this: Showing 2009-06-14 to 2009-06-14 ; current time is 2009-06-14 19:12:14 UTC When I click yesterday I get this: Showing 2009-06-13 to 2009-06-14 ; current time is ...
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3answers
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Search with number (like '401') will take you to a question

I was very frustrated with 401s the other day and did a search on SO for 401. I got (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/395/how-to-switch-a-large-app-from-vb6-to-vb-net/401#401). Not a list of ...
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4answers
221 views

Stop tag completion from stealing cursor focus

How often does this happen to you? Edit a question Change a tag Hit tab and type "tags" in the edit summary box Notice that the tag autosearch has stolen back your cursor so you just typed "...
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1answer
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Improper pagination of user search [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Page navigation on Users page doesn’t work if using the input box When searching for a user without knowing the exact name, it shows paginated results of all matches. ...
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1answer
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Unanswered Questions on StackOverflow - tag search not working?

On the "Unanswered Questions" page of stackoverflow.com, clicking on one of the tags in the "Unanswered Tags" list doesn't have any affect on the list of questions shown. For example, the top question ...
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3answers
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Votes / new comments / edits do not appear after navigating to new page and returning

Make a vote. Click on a link on the page. Hit the back button. At least for me (FF 3.0 on Ubuntu), I see the orange vote marker, but the number has not been changed. Often, I voted up an answer that ...
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2answers
277 views

Page navigation on Users page doesn't work if using the input box

Steps to reproduce Go to the Users page on Stackoverflow.com Type a name into the input box with lots of results ("anonymous", any firstname) Try to navigate to the next page. Expected behaviour ...
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7answers
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Should we make meta.superuser.com to point to this website

I think it would be useful if meta.serverfault.com ( and meta.superuser.com) is pointing to this website. After all, there is no reason why we can't lump all the meta discussion together in a single ...