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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Homepage “active” questions sorting glitch [duplicate]

There seems to be a small bug that can cause inconsistent order of the active questions list on the homepage: This is the first time I see that. This was on electronics.stackexchange. The ...
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Mobile site shows users’ total reputation rather than interval reputation

If I go to the mobile site and sort users by reputation by month or other intervals, the page shows their total reputation numbers, rather than their reputation numbers during the interval. The ...
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Inconsistency in image posting between mobile & desktop, mobile is better

When adding an image to a post from the mobile site, the "inline" markdown form: [![alt](url)] is used. This is clean, self-contained, and easy to edit. The desktop site, however, adds the image in ...
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Cannot edit fields again on Developer Story [migrated]

Detected on: StackOverflow When: Editing Developer story on Story view; after performing an edit on any of the boxes by using the top right gear icon. What Happens: Once I make some edits and save, ...
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'Convert to edit' option in mod menu looks weird on mobile

The 'convert to edit' option in the mod menu for answers looks ... weird ... when viewed in Safari on an iPhone. The font size is much smaller than the other options: Note that the other disabled ...
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Achievements dropdown no longer showing downvotes cast

The achievements dropdown doesn't light up for negative reputation changes, but until today, if you downvoted an answer and then opened the dropdown, you'd see an entry for that downvote. It would ...
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Alignment issue with the accept reminder message in Activity -> Questions tab

There is an alignment issue in the Activity -> Questions tab's accept reminder message. It is not aligned correctly. Screenshot for reference: The message in plain text: Have you considered ...
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Plus-minus 2 (+-2) in reputation notification [duplicate]

Not sure if that's been brought up before (or if that's appropriate format to report bugs) Today I noticed that my rep notification showed +-2, yes plus-minus 2 Screenshot:
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Unable to see site switcher when clicking on the hamburger icon in mobile web

In mobile web, when I click the hamburger icon in the left top corner, instead of opening the site switcher it always redirect to stackexchange.com So unable to see the site switcher from mobile web....
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“+-1” in the trophy display for reputation changes, possible bug? [duplicate]

I was browsing through Meta StackOverflow, and I came across this: I had performed this action a few days ago (June 16, 2019), and it had decremented my reputation that moment but it suddenly popped ...
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CSS loading issue [duplicate]

It looks like some UI CSS problem. Please refer to the below screenshot.
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Positive AND Negative reputation show as +-1

I downvoted at the cost of 1 reputation, but it shows in the achievement bubble as +-1, and it's green instead of red. As people have noticed, positive net rep gains also contain the hyphen. The ...
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Alignment issue with icon position in mobile web

There is an alignment issue in the positioning of inbox and achievements dialog box in mobile web. The normal position of the inbox and achievements dialog icons. When clicking on those the icon ...
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Pull down menus on mobile incorrectly sized [duplicate]

This started occurring only in the last week or so. Only affects portrait layout, but it makes the menus completely unusable:
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Reputation dropdown on mobile is broken

When I try to open my reputation notifications on the responsive design on my phone, I get this: It's really thin, I can't see any of the items in there, and the links are off to the side. It happens ...
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Please change title of the highlighted blog post

I take issue with the title of the blog post currently highlighted on so many SE pages. The title says: "Adios to Unfriendly Badges: Ahoy, Lifejacket and Lifeboat" which leads one to believe that the ...
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Meta emails have weird aspect ratio [duplicate]

This problem and the regular aspect ratios for non-Meta emails were tested in both Chrome and Firefox on my Mac. So I got this email about Meta automatically, and the aspect ratio is very, very off: ...
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Wrong API response type, user search [duplicate]

Location Page: https://chat.stackexchange.com/search Field: «when said by» [name=user]#user When no result is found, the API responds with the plain text «No records.» Then JavaScript code tried to ...
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Wrong favicon on error page when trying to convert a deleted answer into a comment

If you are trying to convert a deleted answer into a comment, you will be redirected to error page. As you can see, this page shows SOen favicon, but should use SOru icon.
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Hand cursor in question feed text

On the question feed popup (you can find the link on every non closed question on the right side panel) there is a hand cursor over description text: But clicking on the text does nothing. Seems ...
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LTR and RTL nicknames mixture produces a messed up stream of characters (+ proposal of a hack to fix it)

Note: I am aware that this issue was reported many times for at least 9 years. However, it is still not fixed, and I created a hack to fix it. Just for fun, I rendered my nickname in NKo script that ...
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Needing clarification on Lifejacket and Lifeboat

The description for these state Answer score of 5 or more to a question score of -2 or less that goes on to receive a score of 2 or more. This badge can be awarded multiple times. Does that mean ...
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Lifejacket and Lifeboat badges should be categorized as answer badges, not question badges [duplicate]

I noticed the two new badges that just rolled out: "Lifejacket" and "Lifeboat". These are awarded to answerers for answering a negatively-scored question that later goes on to earn a positive score, ...
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Move Lifejacket and Lifeboat to Answer Badges section in Help Center

The new blog post Adios to Unfriendly Badges: Ahoy, Lifejacket and Lifeboat mentions the new badges Lifejacket and Lifeboat are answer badges, but they are listed on the Help Center page under ...
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The Snippets console is getting truncated too severely

Plenty of Snippets don't need HTML and just put their results in the console. See an example below. The problem is that the console only displays the last 50 lines -- which completely borks some ...
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Plural one for awarded badge count

Plurals live forever here. E.g. on badge award page:
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Search on all sites: tag links lead to the 404 link not found page [duplicate]

Searching on all sites, e.g., https://stackexchange.com/search?q=dokuwiki, gives me a list of questions with tag links. Clicking one of the tag links, e.g., https://stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Preview question is not working via the Stack Exchange Android app [on hold]

When I tried to add a question on Android Enthusiasts via the Stack Exchange Android app, I clicked on the preview button to get the preview of question, but it showed nothing. Android version: 5.0.2
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Cannot add tags via the Stack Exchange Android app

When I try to add a question on the "Android Enthusiasts" site via the Stack Exchange Android app, it doesn't allow me to add any tags. There is a text field within which to add tags on the "Ask ...
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Hot Meta Posts titles aren't spaced from vote totals if vote total is a three-digit number

Recently, a post with a three-digit vote score ended up on the Hot Meta Posts list on Stack Overflow. Due to its high vote score, it ended up just barely touching the post title link: Can extra space ...
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Onebox of new blog posts is broken

Trying to onebox new blog posts from https://stackoverflow.blog fails, the message stay as a plain link to the blog post and does not onebox anymore. Example. Oneboxing of older posts is still fine. ...
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Joining new SE site with association bonus: +98 rep visual glitch [duplicate]

I just joined Code Review SE and was surprised by this visual glitch: It says "+98" on the top right corner, but the popup clearly states "+100". I can think of 2 possibilities: I started with 2 rep ...
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Privilege box height is less than badge box [duplicate]

On my temporary profile page for Game Development, the height of the privilege box is less than badge box located next to it.
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Invalid recent display name

I've recently joined the Game Development community and noticed, that there is one recent display name available in my profile: I never had such a display name on that site. BTW, the number ...
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Top sites in Network Profile in iOS app aren't top sites

I was looking at my Network Profile in the Stack Exchange iOS app, and noticed something peculiar in the top sites: they're not my top sites. The first one, shown with profile text and top posts, is ...
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Drag down the question indefinitely when editing answer

How to reproduce the bug: Answer a question/go to a question that you have answered. Click "Edit" Drag the slider down. I think this is a bug because it doesn't make sense to be able to drag this ...
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The privileges page uses problematic styling

Prompt. The things I can do are faded to the point of unreadability, while the things I cannot do are more legible. The hover effect is used to gain readability of faded items, but many devices have ...
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Editing a tag wiki is limited to 30000 characters when coming from the revision history

Preparation You need the Edit community wiki privilege (100 reputation), but the bug also occurs when you have the Tag Wikis privilege (20,000 reputation). Find a tag with a body of more than 30,000 ...
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Direct links to Stack Exchange profile subtabs look bad

In a StackExchange.com profile, you can directly link to a tab like Favorites just fine. But when you try to link to the votes subtab under that, it doesn't look right because it's not the entire page ...
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Browser displays outdated comments when navigating back [duplicate]

When I post a comment, navigate forward and navigate back through browser history to the question I commented on, my comment does not show up. I have to reload to see it. I don't see why this would be ...
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Newsletter preview throwing content security policy error

When I click any preview link from Stack Exchange Newsletter page, it doesn't display any preview content. Instead of that it throwing an error. In Mozilla FireFox I'm receiving the following error: ...
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Can you make the “share” box actually wide enough to fit URLs?

This is a daily occurrence as I use StackExchange. Hit "Share..." Get the popup box, then struggle to select the entire URL. While there may be iOS issues here, the point is the share textbox is ...
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Captcha verification doesn't advance once completed

I'm trying to post a Q&A on Android Enthusiasts, and despite being logged in, I'm being forced to solve a Captcha. That's not the main problem though. The problem is it doesn't actually let me ...
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Disable option to opt in new mod tools on other user preference page if this user isn't a mod

If I open preferences page of another user I can see option to opt in a new mod tools. But this user isn't mod. Probable, on this page the engine checks my account status, but should check this ...
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Found a display bug in Stackoverflow [migrated]

Hi I just noticed a bug in Stackoverflow's second menu bar in the jobs section. As well as in the toast notification (green) when I answered a message.
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Incomplete migration banner

This question was migrated from Russian Language to Stack Overflow на русском, as the timeline shows, but the migration banner does not include a link to the question on the original site ("Migrated ...
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Search appears to be broken

Something appears to be wrong with search in chat and on main. There's roughly 2 million posts containing "thanks" on Stack Overflow. Search claims there's none. The same on MSE - search yields no ...
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Flag dialog is under sidebar text

The flag dialog is under the left sidebar text. This only started happening over the past day or two. Using Safari 12.1.1 on MacOS High Sierra. Successfully reproduced on StackOverflow and PPCG, along ...
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Ask question - Tags - partial placeholder text truncated

On the Ask a question page, in the Tags textbox, the placeholder width is set to 19px, so a part of the placeholder text is truncated.
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Notification button not loading on the top bar

The message notification menu on the top bar seems broken. Everything else seems ok, but not being able to read my notifications is bad. Can we have it fixed please?