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strange pattern for code validation during creation answer [closed]

I had the strange error during preparation answer. Regular text was recognized as a code and your validator didn't allow to publish post. Screen with the problem: url to post: Eclipse on High Sierra -...
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Why was the “×” removed from tag autocomplete/preview? Can it be brought back?

Up until some days ago, when tagging a question, the popups would indicate that said tag had been used x times in the form of [tag] × 2814; see the following screenshot, courtesy of this question: ...
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Tags flow over review completion panel when scrolling

I was having a look at an old question of mine when I browsed the reopen review page from the timeline. I scrolled downwards and realized the Review completed panel comes along for the ride. While ...
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Tag completion unavailable intermittently

Most of the time when I edit tags on Stack Overflow, it echoes normally and I get popups with completions of the tag I'm entering. But occasionally, it just echoes my typing, and the input scrolls to ...
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Android app not showing “Feed” [duplicate]

The Android app is failing to load the feed. Individual site question lists work fine along with questions but the feed just shows white and on a pull to refresh it shows a red popup error saying it ...
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I click upvote, the score becomes negative one (from zero) [closed]

I was trying to upvote an answer, but the score became negative rather than positive.
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Regression in badge count design on profile page

In light of more recent design regressions I think this is one as well: The count of badges on a profile used to look like this: Courtesy of Make titles clickable for reputation/badges blocks in ...
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Automatic scaling of the mobile version of the site when editing text [closed]

The mobile version of the site is constantly being scaled, horizontal scrolling appears, it is inconvenient to type text. iphone 5s, ios 12.4.5, safari, opera 2.2.1
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Reputation score in homepage view is too overwhelming [duplicate]

Just noticed a change in the homepage view, making the reputation of the users both black and bold: I find it too distracting. Can it please be changed? If the purpose is to make the score stick ...
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Sign up using Stack Exchange

Unable to register through the application. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 5s (Global) OS Version: Version 12.4.5 (Build 16G161)
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Are users' reputation scores on the home page supposed to stand out that much now?

It seems a couple minutes ago, a change was applied to the styling of the homepage, with users' rep scores now being much darker (and standing out more): Compare with the former light grey ...
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Links under “Help” are broken for guest users

Almost all links in the Help Center (network-wide) are broken when one's not logged in. Some examples to try: (use Incognito, or the like) https://stackoverflow.com/help/how-to-ask https://...
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A claim in the Facebook Ad for Teams is not factually correct

The following ad campaign went live on Facebook today: Text: Stack Overflow for Teams has been named the leader in G2 Crowd’s Knowledge Management category again this winter. Thanks to all of our ...
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Some posts from users who are not “new” users (e.g., one with over 620 answers & about 18,000 rep.) ending up in the First Posts queue

The Math SE post Do most numbers have exactly $3$ prime factors? currently has 2 answers. The top of the timeline for the question is Note the question's user SmallestUncomputableNumber has over 1,...
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Tables on blog articles are not responsive

In addition to my previous question about the blog's design: I just browsed the article I linked there on a mobile device. Which yields a nice and responsive page. Except for tables, they maintain ...
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Styling not applies to code on edit after clicking “this post has been edited” message [duplicate]

When I was checking this answer, I saw an alert about an Edit made to the post. I clicked that to see the edit and found the styling for code was not applied after edit. Ref below image so I ...
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Tables on blog are incredibly hard to read in dark mode

This blog article has a table, and so do other blog entries. Tables look similar in all of them, and are very hard to read when viewing the blog in dark mode, as per screenshot below: Do note ...
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“X questions with new activity” showing incorrect information in windows with multiple tag filters

Recently (in the past week or so) I have noticed that windows in which I have multiple tag filters in effect -- say serialization + c# -- the X questions with new activity banner will give wrong ...
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“X questions with new activity” notification now triggering for ignored tags

Starting two or three days ago, I've noticed the "Questions with new activity" notification has started appearing for questions with tags that I'm ignoring. After clicking the notification, no new ...
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Bug, In FrontEnd of stackexchange Answers system [closed]

I experienced a very strange behavior at StackExchange To produce it do next Create a Question Wait until anyone may need two answers answer your question Try to answer Expected behavior answers ...
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Stack Exchange app not showing some icons

As of February 13, 2020 the Android version of Stack Exchange app is not showing custom icons of Stack Exchange sites properly. It's showing a generic icon (the same as app icon) for all of them ...
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Some tags are not trackable [duplicate]

For example, on ruSO Meta we have tag выборы, but I can't track it and this badge isn't showed on the badges page in my profile. On the main site we have tag олимпиада. Our member reported, that he ...
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I'm getting an error dialog when retracting close votes, but they did seem to succeed

This is most likely a problem on the server side, but FYI I'm using the 64-bit version of FireFox 72.0.2 on Windows 7. As the title states, when I tried retracting a close vote, I got an error dialog: ...
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Text on 'Save' button when editing duplicate list is wrongly aligned

When editing the duplicate list (a tool for ♦ moderator and gold tag badge holders), the text on the 'Save' button is wrongly aligned: Tested in the latest Safari and Firefox on macOS Catalina.
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Square brackets in hyperlinks is broken in comments

On all Stack Exchange websites, using square brackets in a hyperlink like in the following Markdown code is correctly translated into HTML in questions and answers, but not in comments: [[class....
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Odd entry in 'Top network posts' for a user [duplicate]

I've loaded the meta.se profile for a user and noticed that there's something decidedly odd about one of the entries in their Top network posts: The blank space is hyperlinked to https://travel....
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Issue with image alternate text in blog authors page

There is an issue with the <img alt in the Stack Overflow Blog - Authors page. Today when I'm accessing the blog authors page in slow internet connection, I see the image alternate text is ...
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Username is not displayed in title on answer timeline page

When you open the answer's timeline, the page title will be displayed as follows: e.g. Timeline for answer to Is prior research a must in all network sites? by look at the translate string, you ...
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Display bug in “Similar questions” dropdown when Asking a question (Firefox) [duplicate]

Text gets overlaid on top of itself and unreadable when scrolling the "Similar questions" dropdown when Asking a question. Steps to reproduce: Start typing the question title. "Similar questions" ...
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“request access” when viewing a gallery room button covers message content on mobile chat

If I view a gallery room on mobile, and don't want to request access, but I do want to read the last message in the room... that's a bit hard to do. The banner telling me that I need to request access ...
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Please avoid creation of tags with full-width alphanumeric characters

At Stack Overflow for Japanese (SOja), we can use full-width alphanumeric characters for tags. In Japanese, these characters are used almost the same as their half-width version. Example: half-width:...
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Stackoverflow Jobs cannot navigate to other pages with results if you check the “Remote” checkbox [migrated]

If "Remote" checkbox on https://stackoverflow.com/jobs/ is checked and there are 1+ pages of results, they cannot be access. When you press on the page number, it still displays the same results as on ...
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Typo in bounty message: “others users”

The typo is in the phrase “others users,” which should read “other users.”
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Pluralization issue in the tags new design page

There is a pluralization issue in the Tags new design page. When there is only one question for the tag, it is showing as 1 questions. It should be displayed as 1 question.
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Code snippets goes blank if I click on them

I've recently noticed that if I click on the code snippets (even for scrolling horizontally), the code itslef goes blank. I'm actually accessing StackOverflow through Mozilla Firefox 72.0.2 (64-bit) ...
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Migration message for per-site metas make no sense

We don't migrate posts cause they can be answered by professional and enthusiast programmers. We migrate them because they are to do with SO careers, Teams or other products primarily on SO. The ...
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“full site” view has clipped “More” menu

On iPhone, go to the “full site” view and look at “Questions” view. The button bar shows “Newest”, “Active”, etc. When screen is small (or text is large), there’s a More button. Clicking it brings up ...
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Question deleted under RemoveDeadQuestions does not show negative score at deletion time

A question deleted under RemoveDeadQuestions does not show negative vote at deletion time. From the question timeline (link needs mod access on Earth Science SE): At score 0, it should be removed ...
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Incorrect Tag Scores in Profile Activity Summary [duplicate]

Issue: My profile summary on SO Meta shows that I have one answer and all of that answer's current tags show in the Tag section, however the points of the answer do not align with the points of (all) ...
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Answer links copied from search results don't onebox in chat

Once, I searched for a previous answer I wrote here to help out someone who was asking about a similar thing in chat. I copied the link to the answer I was looking for from the search results, and ...
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Rejected migrations don't provide close information

A post was migrated to Code Review. Someone disliked the migration and posted on Stack Overflow's meta. The meta post states a reason that doesn't apply to the post, and so I wanted to see what reason ...
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The mobile version of the website does not show the license along with the contributions

The contributors license their work with a creative commons license and more specifically "cc by-sa". This means that the if anybody, e.g. SE, wants to use the work of a contributor then they need to ...
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chat.<site> redirects are giving a server error

Previously, if you attempted to visit chat.<site>.stackexchange.com, it would redirect to the list of chat rooms for that site. For instance, https://chat.scifi.stackexchange.com would redirect ...
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Tiny communities list block on the Edit Profile Page

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/hidecommunities/current Has something been changed recently? On the communities page the whole block was narrowed. Cause of this css rule: .wmx5 { max-...
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“Posts as guests” are logged as different users using the same email address

SO.ja allows "Post as a guest" and in some cases using the same email address, but it's recorded as a different account. We need to repeatedly comment on how to merge accounts. Is this behavior ...
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Integrations with Slack and Microsoft Teams box appear on all sites

I've saw today this section on the main page, AFAIK I'm not using any SO Teams feature, how does it work? This is the box on the sidebar: Those links are Slack and Microsoft Teams This is where ...
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What's the skinny on the User Profile page?

status-completed Visiting our User Profile page using the Firefox Android browser, and the newest site update: rev 2020.2.3.35945, with the browser's menu Request Desktop Site unchecked results in ...
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Broken Github icon on the My logins page

I have a GitHub login. When going to My logins tab on the profile, I see this: As you can see, the icon for GitHub is broken. Can this please be fixed?
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Profile edit page still says “edit your profile” when editing someone else's profile as a moderator

When a moderator opens page to edit member's profile info, all text is addressed in the second person, like it is in the moderator's personal profile. For example: Edit your profile Should be ...
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Stack Exchange sometimes fails to @-tab-complete a username

When we comment about others' answers or questions, we may want to notify the other user. As far as I known, we can type @username_you_want to mention the user you want get in touch with. Most times ...

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