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Arduino C Code Errors: Converting Print Statements to LCD and Handling File Operations [closed]

#include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <string.h> #include <windows.h> #include <Arduino.h> #define BUFFER_SIZE 4096 void setup() { // Function to write to a ...
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Remove `[Text]` from the no-alt-text warning message

Feature request: Remove [Text] from the no-alt-text warning message. Screenshot taken on https://ell.stackexchange.com/
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What does `[Text]` refer to in the no-alt-text warning message?

What does [Text] refer to in the no-alt-text warning message? Screenshot taken on https://ell.stackexchange.com/
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Improve upload error message for animated WebP images

Animated WebP images are not supported. The error message is misleading (test file): Not a valid file type: please upload a bmp, gif, jpeg, png, or webp file. Feature request: Improve upload error ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
45 votes
2 answers
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"Comment reserved for system use" when trying to edit with an edit summary

Trying to leave an edit summary gives me this error message: Comment reserved for system use. Please use an appropriate comment. This occurs both for anonymous and logged-in edits, for answers and ...
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Data Explorer Query crashes with collation conflict error

I have a website built off my Q & A posted in Stack Exchange sites such as; Ask Ubuntu, Stack Overflow, SE Security, etc. Data Explorer is used to scrape ALL Stack Exchange Q & A I've posted ...
WinEunuuchs2Unix's user avatar
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2 answers
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New image uploader should have a more descriptive error when you paste in a link rather than a picture

Admittedly, I pretty much tried to fit a square peg into a round hole, but I accidentally used the image upload button instead of the link button when trying to post a link to a question. Current ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
2 votes
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Adding GIF images or images is very laggy or provides errors [duplicate]

I never had these issues in the past (using BSE for years now), but in the last weeks I have massive problems adding GIF images or images into my answers. While images work (after waiting a loooong ...
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Display name can contain full stops, diacritics, and underscores as well - message should mention this

Full stops and underscores should be added to the list below when editing display names.
TheSimpliFire's user avatar
8 votes
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Should the "too many pending edits" pop-up be reworded for accuracy (unless rejected edits have no effect on the number pending)?

As per this pop-up, I have maxed out on my pending edits: For those who cannot read screen images, it says with my emboldenment: You have too many pending edits. Further edits cannot be submitted ...
user 55905's user avatar
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Asking how to format code blocks on SOF because I am prohibited from commenting on an existing post

I am getting this warning when proofreading a question: Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code. Please indent all code by 4 spaces using the code toolbar button or ...
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"An error occurred with log in."

(N.B., this is not affecting me, who uses Google auth., but has been reported by multiple people within the Meta Discussion discord). Upon trying to log in, the error: An error occurred with log in. ...
Nick is tired's user avatar
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Who is Dave and what is he doing in the chat?

As discovered here, there's an Easter Egg in chat, triggered when trying to set a negative timeout for a chat room. It shows a funny error message: I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that. So, ...
Shadow Wizard's user avatar
8 votes
1 answer
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Hot Network Questions Feed App no longer working

The app I created to offer RSS feeds from Hot Network Questions fails since today to fetch its data from the source. One of its main endpoints is https://stackexchange.com/hot-questions-json1. It ...
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Stop telling Tor users to contact support for registration, if their request will be dismissed anyway

When Tor-users try to sign up, they consistently get this error message: Something went wrong. Please contact us at [email protected] for assistance. update: somewhere between 30 ...
hanshenrik's user avatar
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When trying to specify a question on another site as a duplicate target, the error message displays incorrectly on sites with ampersands in their name

When flagging/VTCing a question as a dupe, and the link pasted into the box is from a different site, the error message looks like this: But on the 17 sites with ampersands in their titles (as well ...
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"Null" error message when viewing the total vote count, if user ceases to have the privilege to see vote counts after the page is loaded

When I downvoted this answer, I got 99 reputation on MSE. As you know, by reaching 100 rep you can see the vote count totals. I downvoted the answer, and I got 99 reputation. I didn't reload the page ...
Petəíŕd the Wizard's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
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No error message is shown when trying to send a chat message that is too long using the mobile design on Chrome for Android [duplicate]

In the example below, the chat message is too long but clicking on the arrow does nothing. No error message is shown. Tested on Chrome on Android with a Google Pixel 6 with the mobile design. Note ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
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No translation for error message: "An error when loading mod menu - please try again"

Trying to destroy user before signing moderator agreement gives me an error: An error when loading mod menu - please try again That error message currently isn't translatable (not found in traducir)....
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1 answer
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Invalid error message format

Prior signing the mod agreement attempting to forcibly accept a tag synonym leads to an error with an incorrectly formatted message: The useful part of this message states: You must accept the ...
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Attempting to suggest an edit while the suggested edit queue is full using the "Edit" button within a review task fails silently [duplicate]

I'm reviewing this First answers item and I attempted to edit it, but the suggested edit queue is full. I prefer to use the "Edit" menu button as opposed to the "Edit" review ...
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Using toolbar on tag editor raises an unnecessary body length check

If you use any of the toolbar items in the tag description editor and the body length is not enough to save the edit, you will get an error notification: This notification should not be raised before ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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0 answers
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Add commas to tag list warning

Here don't say 'github chrome' say 'github', 'chrome'
Dan Jacobson's user avatar
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Trying to access the reputation audit page while logged out shows an incorrect error message of not having the privilege to answer protected questions

One day, I was trying to access my reputation audit page at /reputation, and got an error message saying I don't have the privilege to access the page: This page requires more privileges The page you'...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
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Fix HTML encoding in message on attempt to award a bounty for deleted answer

Voting on deleted post leads to appearing of the following popup message: But on pressing on bounty icon I got almost same message, but with a weird HTML encoding for ':
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
9 votes
1 answer
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What does the error message "unknown job being polled!" mean on SEDE?

Error message seen on the first attempt to run this query anonymously: unknown job being polled! Screenshot: The second attempt to run the query was successful.
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
19 votes
0 answers
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"You cannot register at this time" when trying to join a new Stack Exchange site

When I try to join a new site, I get the following error: You cannot register at this time. If you continue to find this error, contact us. I clicked the Contact Us link and filled out that form, ...
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I cannot flag a comment as "Something else" with an explanation longer than 200 characters

I think that there is now a 500 character limit for the "Something else" text box for flagging a comment, however the system gives me an error message when I tried to submit an explanation ...
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7 votes
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"Verification expired" when anonymously running an SEDE query

I ran a long SEDE query without logging in. Did the captcha, but after ~30 or ~60 sec got "Verification expired". Unsure if bug or feature request. Saw it quite often over the past few ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
12 votes
1 answer
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Double HTML Escape in Bounty Error Messages

There's a double HTML escape in the "locked post" message when awarding a bounty:
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I'm getting "Uncaught ReferenceError: Stacks is not defined" errors in my browser console on Stack Exchange sites

The last few weeks the amount of 'Stacks is not defined' errors is increasing. This occasionally occurs on any StackExchange site, and throws the following error in the console [1]: Uncaught ...
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14 votes
1 answer
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"An error occurred" when double-clicking on the new "Saves" icon

With reference to: Bookmarks have evolved into Saves Double-clicking on the new Saves icon (below the Downvote arrow) displays the An error occurred message approximately 10-20 percent of the time (...
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2 votes
1 answer
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How can I resolve the "oops! this isn't a link to a valid profile" error in the contact form?

When trying to make an account merge request at https://meta.stackexchange.com/contact, I always get this error: oops! this isn't a link to a valid profile But the URL link I put in the form is ...
water stone's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
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Reword the error message for a full suggested edit queue, as many users are getting confused with its current wording

The current message for a full suggested edits queue (where lots of people have suggested edits and the overall queue of pending edits from anyone is full) is: Suggested edit queue is full This ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
14 votes
1 answer
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Error Message when downvoting then recommending deletion in Low Quality Answers/Posts is misleading

I was served a review in Low Quality Answers on Stack Overflow. The post had a score of +1. This makes it ineligible for deletion, so the review options that were served to me were "Looks OK"...
Henry Ecker's user avatar
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11 votes
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Increase margin for rate limit message when editing tag wikis

There is a rate limit for submitting tag wiki edits. When you hit it, the "You can perform this action again in 30 seconds" message appears rather close to the Save edits button: It could ...
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2 votes
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Question is now closed - text not vertically centered in box

I noticed the following message isn't vertically centered in the box, but I think it would look better if it did. This question is now closed - please refresh the page for updated status.
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7 votes
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Editing a post during review doesn't show an "edit not possible" message (again)

I have encountered this problem before: Editing a post during review doesn't show an "edit not possible" message, but it was fixed later on I guess the Review queue workflows - Final ...
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An error occurred in the server after trying to upload an image that I downloaded from Reddit

I use Chrome on a Google pixel 6 with Android 11. When I download an image via the Reddit application and try to upload to a Stack Exchange post, I get this error message: Demo: https://youtube.com/...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
5 votes
0 answers
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Why does the "too many requests" error message no longer have error info?

After a long while, I finally managed to get a "Too many requests" error message in my regular course of browsing the site. However, this message used to include a lot of error info, which ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
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Getting code formatting error on Stack Overflow

I don't know what is wrong with my indentation but it's not taking this input from me. I get the error: Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code. Please indent all ...
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"Edits must be at least 6 characters" not shown anymore when saving a suggested edit [duplicate]

I was trying to edit an answer on Physics Stack Exchange, but when I clicked 'Save edits', nothing happened. Looking at the browser console, I saw this: And it turns out the server says Edits must ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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9 votes
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So many sites won't let me post. How can I fix this?

I have a good question. But then it says,  Your question is ready to publish! Our automated system checked for ways to improve your question and found none. When I click post, it just scrolls up and ...
DaCuteRaccoon's user avatar
11 votes
2 answers
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If your rep drops below 10, images in your profile will continue to show, but you can't edit any part of your profile without removing the images

I used to have over 10 rep, so I was able to display images in my profile. Now my rep has dropped below the threshold, and my images are still there. But if I want to make any edits to my profile (...
Red's user avatar
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25 votes
1 answer
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User reputation ranking page is broken

Today me and some other users have observed that the reputation ranking page doesn't allow to navigate past page 999. For example, https://meta.stackexchange.com/users?page=1111&tab=reputation&...
Dharman's user avatar
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6 votes
1 answer
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Yet another error of "Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code"

I feel like I've found and read through all the relevant posts on Meta about this error, but I still can't resolve this error! I have about 6 equations in double-dollar-signs, several in single-dollar-...
Izek H's user avatar
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6 votes
0 answers
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A registration error occurs when I try to register a new Stack Exchange account while being on the page of a migrated question

I posted this question on Economics Stack Exchange. The moderators there didn't think it belonged there and migrated the question to Worldbuilding Stack Exchange instead. I didn't have a Worldbuilding ...
Maurice's user avatar
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8 votes
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Is punctuation inconsistent in the already closed message?

I wonder if the banner that reads "This question is already closed - please refresh the page" should have a full stop? Other banners like it usually have punctuation, for example "...
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16 votes
1 answer
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Review submission missing POST data when opting to leave a question closed

Update 17:57Z The issue appears to have been resolved. The POST data is sent with two keys: fkey and closeReasonId. I'm attempting to review an item in the Code Review SE reopen queue. After opting ...
Sam Onela's user avatar
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20 votes
0 answers
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Change the wording "The moderator tag '[tag name]' must be present."

When a normal user (without moderator privileges) tries to remove a moderator-only tag (e.g. featured) from a post, this error is shown: The moderator tag '[tag name]' must be present. I feel that ...
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