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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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No “back” to translate

On the ask question page for the responsive view the word "back" is not available to translate for use on international sites. Here is the screenshot of English based site to clarify: To see this ...
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Converting an answer to a comment makes the comment a reply to a comment posted after the converted comment

On the site where I am moderator, I closed a question using a custom reason, and then converted the answer in a comment. Even though the answer was posted the day before, and the comment is shown ...
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Bug causing profile picture to change when moving comments to chat

I have a profile picture set on site A, and a different profile picture on site B. Site A is my default parent site, so it's the one that should show in all chat windows. However the image seemingly ...
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Featured on Meta widget missing :visited style

Pretty self-explanatory. Basically all links on stack exchange use #07C as the default colour, and #005999 for the :visited, :active, and :hover states (or whatever the colours happen to be for a ...
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Improving tag wiki edits leads to design bug; rejecting throws a blank excerpt

When improving a tag wiki edit on SFF, I noticed what looks like a design bug: the excerpt field and edit reasons don't have the same width, and more importantly, the excerpt is slightly hidden behind ...
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Different text for network-wide suspended users on meta [duplicate]

If you look at a profile of a user who is suspended networkwide, you get the text: "This account is temporarily suspended network-wide. The suspension period ends on..." However, if you click on "...
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Why are there no review tasks generated for a couple of my recent First Posts on a site?

Last Sunday, I've asked two questions, one on Home Improvement and one on Community Building. Yesterday, I've also answered a question on Role-Playing Games. As far as I know, those were my first ...
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Stack Exchange JavaScript is taking much longer to load than usual

After the recent SE network outage, I noticed that the JavaScript that powers things like the vote buttons, the dropdowns, and the "add comment" button takes much longer to load than it did in the ...
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favicon is missing for the maintenance page in Firefox browser

Few minutes before I see the maintenance page in MSE, when seeing the page in Firefox, the favicon is missing, where as the favicon was displayed in Chrome. Google Chrome Version 73.0.3683.103 (...
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Top bar notifications (global inbox, +reputation) reset after refreshing or visiting another page

Normally, when you click the Inbox or the Achievements icon in the top bar, the notification (x new messages, +y reputation) clear. They still do, but upon refreshing the page, they're back to their ...
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Slight width difference for the notification message text cell in Stack Exchange site achievements dialog

There is a slight width difference for the notification message text cell, in between the stackexchange.com and other Stack Exchange site's achievements dialog. As per the screenshot below, same ...
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Possible bug - page not found when clicking any tag in Stack Exchange main page search results [duplicate]

Possible bug (probably quickly fixed?): I get "page not found" pages when clicking any tag in the Stack Exchange search results. Example: https://stackexchange.com/search?q=test Click on a tag of ...
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No longer getting notifications

Since the website went down for maintenance, I’ve no longer been receiving notifications when someone replies to my posts. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 6 OS Version: Version 12.2 (Build 16E227)...
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Hidden communities not working in mobile?

I have the SE app on iOS. When I signed out and looked on my profile, I saw that the communities that I have hidden (Stack Overflow and Tor) are shown. Why does this occur, and will it be fixed? The ...
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Area 51 navigation bar doesn't display properly in half-window mode

When in half-windowed mode, the Area 51 top navigation bar's dark blue background breaks on the right side of the screen, showing the text over the background image, in Firefox and Chrome.
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Bug: lost reputation points after deleting a question and undeleting it! [duplicate]

When we delete a question the reputation gained or lost because of the question is recovered. But, when we un-delete the question the reputation is not changed! E.g., You have 100 reputation points ...
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Community user profile has a non-HTTPS link

I was recently reading about Community, when I noticed this ironic, very minor, problem in its profile: the link to an answer in its profile is not HTTPS. However, StackExchange moved to HTTPS ...
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Email links don't open the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

EDIT: I was offline for the last few hours, so I couldn't look at the other question of which this one here was a duplicate. It is not a duplicate, because the linked question mentions Stack ...
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What's going on with revision number?

I just saw that site revision is 1.0.0.0 Someone just dropped it to default state, or there is integer overflow?
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Unable to rollback to previous revision

I edited my answer because the information was no longer accurate. However, after editing I found that the formatting was broken, so I rolled it back to the previous version. Unfortunately after the ...
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Can not unstar own message in chat [duplicate]

I accidently pinned my own message. I managed to unpin it, but it still remained as starred. When I try to unstar the message I get a message saying that I can not star my own message, and the ...
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Profile picture display problem [duplicate]

Bug User Saketh Malyala's profile picture isn't displayed. My Observations Profile picture's image location: https://graph.facebook.com/384396958435934/picture?type=large Opening this URL, one is ...
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Message that questions are being hidden when none actually are [duplicate]

On Science Fiction & Fantasy, I have a few tags ignored ([a-song-of-ice-and-fire], [dune], and [fan-fiction]). I've set them to be completely hidden, not just grayed out. This works completely as ...
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“Move comments to chat” has stopped deleting the comments

The move comments to chat option doesn't delete the comments, even when I select the "Also delete the moved comments from the post" button. (Have tried it multiple times). This seems to be happening ...
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Unable to join communities, it asks to sign up

I'm currently logged in Stack Exchange Network with Stack Exchange account (i.e simply by Email and Password, not through Google, Facebook etc.) Now, if I try to join other community by "Join ...
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Difficult to lose the “converted to a comment” status message

If an answer is converted to a comment and then subsequently undeleted, and then deleted again (without being converted to a comment), the message beneath the post still reads: If the answer is then ...
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I deleted a downvoted post but my account reputation is still behind after one hour. Why?

I recently posted an answer to this question, which got downvotes, so I deleted it. But I didn't get the reputation points back even after one hour. This seems to be a bug, since the documentation ...
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Comment flag submit button is no longer disabled if another comment was flagged within the last five seconds

In the old comment flagging UI (the one before major changes were made to the comment flagging system recently), it used to be that if another comment was flagged within the last five seconds, the ...
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Unexpected behaviour when removing tags [duplicate]

When removing a not yet selected tag from the tag list, by selecting the word and pressing backspace, instead of the selected text being removed, it simply untags the previous tag and removes the ...
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User's suspension period has expired, but they're still suspended?

I came across a user with a notification that states: This account is temporarily suspended network-wide. The suspension period ends on Dec 2 '18 at 2:35. Screencap for posterity: Unless this ...
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An empty code block gets added after an embedded list containing code

If I have a code block which is created using three backticks (```) inside a nested list, a second empty code block sometimes gets added after the list. For example, this markdown code: 1. Testing a ...
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SE app looks weird on mobile device [duplicate]

I have been using SE sites (mainly SO) on my desktop computer and on my Samsung S4 mini mobile phone for years. It works well on of both devices. Recently I got a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7, and the SE ...
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A possible bug: The right margin of printed SE content is way too large [duplicate]

I am viewing a Stack Exchange question in Chrome on a Windows machine. If I now click on "Print...", I obtain the following preview: Visually, there appears to be way too much white space to the ...
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“Viewed” increases with browser refresh (see question 108318) [duplicate]

It seems that refreshing a question's page increases its viewing count. Not every time, but under certain conditions. For example, it seems that the count increases the first time a page is refreshed ...
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No (convenient) way to change targets order for duplicate on touch screen devices

If you’re a mod or have a gold-tag-badge you can close questions as duplicates of others and modify the list of such targets by clicking “edit” link under the list of target questions. On platforms ...
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Race condition allows users to award the same bounty twice to a user

Yesterday, I put a 100-rep bounty on an answer in order to give association bonus and network flair rights to our newly-appointed community manager, Cesar M. While awarding the bounty, I clicked the ...
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Long site name hides the diamond in profile page Communities

Normally we see the sites where the user has a diamond in the Communities section of their profile: However, when the site name is lengthy and causes text overflow, the diamond is hidden: (...
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Custom ordering of duplicate targets is not necessarily honored on mobile apps

The order of duplicates is different between apps and web. E.g.: iOS App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) OS Version: Version 12.2 (Build 16E227) Android App Version: 1.0.95 ...
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Mobile chat chops off the numbers [duplicate]

As seen in the image below, the numbers (which represent seconds left for a timeout to end) are chopped off. They start as a whole from the bottom left corner, but are chopped off on the way, first ...
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Network profile name different from per se name

The user amWhy used to be an active participant on Math.SE. Here's their network profile. I clicked on his/her per-site profiles, and each of them showed their new user name Namaste. You may click ...
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“Go get it” for sportsmanship lists questions where mine is the only answer

The Sportsmanship badge is about upvoting other people's answers where you yourself also have an answer. Now, I think "Go get it" on this kind of badge is questionable to begin with (i.e. it ...
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Photo upload on iOS app in gardening exchange fails most of the time

App fails to upload the files most of the time, I've seen some incidents succeed also, but very rarely. Screenshot for details
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Visit chat section

On some questions (e.g. here) I see the "Visit chat" section which refers to the current community chat page: Other questions don't have such a section. Moreover on several questions (e.g. here) ...
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Tapping site icon on stackexchange.com increases page width

Stackexchange.com page with site tiles looks normal initially: But if you tap on any tile from the right side the page width will be increased to make popup visible: In the same time top bar ...
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Post editor, image upload, and post preview all broken network-wide

Across the network (I've checked SO, MSO, SSE, and MSE), for questions and answers, I see that the entire toolbar on the post editor is blank; no icons are present. Screenshot: The post preview also ...
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Options from HTML select inside a Stack Overflow question or answer will be positioned fixed

As the title already tells: When someone is answering a question or creating a question with a fiddle inside and when this fiddle contains a HTML <select> element, the child <option> ...
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Feeds are no longer posted in chat

As far as I can tell, at some point today today chat feeds posted in various rooms stopped being posted as chat messages into rooms. What is actually the problem? Can this be fixed? Some examples ...
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“Move Comments to Chat” Mod button is broken

I'm trying to move a conversation to chat on a site I moderate. When I click the big button from the flag dialog, I get this: It links to a chatroom that is most definitely empty. I have also tried ...
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Posts edited counter (for Strunk & White badge) is sometimes off

This question is inspired by Edit counts toward Strunk & White badge do not always add up to 80, where I remembered that I wrote a Global Edit Summary, which is (on some sites) off by one or more ...
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Search engine description with throwback theme [closed]

I searched DuckDuckGo just now and a StackOverflow question came up as a search result. Instead of a meaningful page description or snippet, below the DuckDuckGo search result entry appeared the ...