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Capitalization of post action links is causing multiple rows of links

Just now, all the post action links at the bottom of a post suddenly are capitalized and slightly bigger. Which in general is nice, but sometimes they're now in double rows, and inconsistently too: ...
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Can something be done to not CAPTCHA every search from DuckDuckGo's bangs?

DuckDuckGo (DDG) has a feature called bangs that lets you use sequences of characters staring with ! (in this case !so) to redirect your browser to that site's search page. For example, if you type in ...
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Feature Request: Prevent a user from deleting their own question after someone else has written a substantial answer to it

Suppose that user Mr. Curious posts a question on Stack Overflow. Maybe their question looks like this: How do we flatten a list of lists? (in python) For example, if our input is [[1, 2], [99, 55]], ...
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Use tag synonym in page title generation algorithm

Most of SE question pages from main sites (not metas) have an HTML title (string inside <TITLE> tag) with the following form primary tag - question's title - site name But there are some ...
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Edit the Formatting Help Page to include Markdown syntax for Tables

New Feature: Table Support has not yet been documented in the Formatting help page, as a result, many users across the SE network are still displaying tables with images, which are invisible to ...
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Why is the error message “You need at least 10 reputation to post more …” not shown during composing a question?

I did create a long question on Stack Overflow which took me about two hours and then I wanted to publish it. Unfortunately it suddenly showed me then, that I am not allowed to post more than eight ...
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Preserve indent across lines in the editor

One of the limitations of the text editor is encountered when working with text that includes indentation. For instance, if I type in 4 spaces to start a new level of indent, I have to type in 4 ...
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Please change the color of the hats/usernames on the Winter Bash 2020 /stats page

On the Winter Bash stats page, the color of the hat names and the users they were awarded to is not really a great color: It requires a bit more effort to read than, for instance, the stats from WB ...
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Help Center documentation should be updated to reflect new procedures for closed questions

The Help Center page "What if I disagree with the closure of a question? How can I reopen it?" contains the following: If a moderator (user with a ♦ symbol after their name) closed the ...
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Please have same background color for indented code and inline code

In this answer I included both indented code, and an inline codeblock. (Yes you may blame me for abusing code make-up for something that isn't technically code) They both have a different shade of ...
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Allow OP to ping closevoters in comments

Before a question is closed, the OP didn't know which users cast closevotes, unless they have left a comment. However, sometimes the OP would like to discuss about the closevote(s) with the ...
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Show you've already voted to delete a question in the 10K tools

In the 10K tools "Delete votes" page, posts (questions, for me) that you cannot vote to delete/undelete because not enough time has passed, or because it is an answer, are grayed out but ...
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Option to format and view C and C++ code with ClangFormat [closed]

I want an option to render blocks of code found in questions and answers, with ClangFormat, so I can read the C++ and C code in the style I deem appropriate.
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Add an option to sort the Recently Deleted Questions by deletion date

Feature request: Add an option to sort the Recently Deleted Questions by deletion date. That'd be useful when the page contains several questions, e.g. Example of Recently Deleted Questions page: ...
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Add a filter for custom flags in your flag history

In my flag history, there is no filter to view only the "in need of moderator intervention" flags you've raised. I went to find a specific custom flag that had been declined to review it, ...
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Adding GraphQL syntactical highlighting for code blocks

I went to post a question on Stack Overflow and provided a code block of GraphQL code. I tried doing something like: ```gql ... ``` and ```graphql ... ``` to get some syntax highlighting and didn't ...
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Copy tables from spreadsheet software directly as new table format

When I copy the specific Excel cells and paste them on a Stack Exchange site, it's automatically pasting as an image. It would be great if it is pasted as the new table format. OS : Windows 10 Excel:...
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Please deploy Fortran syntax highlighting

Fortran is supported by highlight.js. There are several Fortran questions at Stack overflow every day. Please enable Fortran syntax highlighting.
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Link directly to the “More information on cheating mechanisms” post from Hat Dash leaderboard

Over at the Hat Dash leaderboard, the white ? contains the tl;dr for the anti-cheat mechanisms, but the "More info" link just leads to Meta's homepage: Maybe we could change that link to ...
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Search for diamond (♦) symbol doesn't work [duplicate]

Just tried to search for the diamond symbol (♦) and got no results. It seems that searching for any single symbol is not implemented. For instance: Search for point Search for comma Even more, ...
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Can the http://meta.stackexchange.com/ in the Community user’s network profile page be changed to https://…?

The network profile of the Community user, mentions http://meta.stackexchange.com/. Can this be changed to https://meta.stackexchange.com? On copying and browsing it is automatically redirected to ...
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Swag for non-SO folks - a couple of thoughts

The return of swag post is very welcome, however I see a couple of tiny things that we could perhaps improve. In the early years of Security.SE, giving sec.SE t-shirts to speakers at conferences and ...
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Should the requirement for 100 questions in a tag for tag badges be removed?

Inspired by a poor soul who wanted a my-little-pony badge. waffles describes this here as an anti-gaming feature. However, I'm not sure if that's necessarily true. If anything, it seems to me that ...
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Can we fix the incomplete tag badges description on the badge page?

The description for the requirements to get a tag-specific badge listed on the /help/badges page says that: (bronze badge) You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers ...
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Are answers from unregistered users with the same name from different people?

I've asked a few related questions and got some reasonably high quality answers though there are still some bits to work out I don't grok. I have the standard problem of being too technical to get ...
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Review option lists Inbox messages in Promotion page top bar

There is a bug reported about the Promotion page top bar loading issue. Currently all the top bar menu options are loading with the data, but there is an issue with that. While clicking on the Review ...
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Images section in editing help page contains only “http://” examples

In editing help page, in "Images" section there are few examples with the URL. All the URLs are with the http:// only. When tried those example in the editor we received the "All image ...
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Show that the question was migrated under the “Active Questions” tab

I always view the "Active Questions" tab, and questions that were migrated from another site always show up like this: Would it be possible to add something that actually tells us what ...
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Allow using arrow keys to move hats more precisely

During this Winter Bash, I've been trying to move one of my hats to the perfect location on top of my avatar, but the mouse is not letting me position it correctly. It would be helpful if support ...
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Visibility of selected menu background color can be improved in activity tab

In the Activity tab, if I select any one of the menu items (such as Summary, Answers, Questions ...), the background color of the selected menu has less visibility. When I hover over on any of the ...
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widely applicable question badge & tab

Edit There are millions of questions on Stack Overflow. I think a widely applicable to a large audience or reproducible question should organize some way, and that why I request this feature (for ...
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Can we make the Hat Dash game able to jump with a mouse?

I was just thinking that wouldn't it be nice if we were able to jump with using a mouse on Hat Dash? Like now we only can press space, or press the up arrow to jump. But wouldn't it be nice that if ...
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Unable to undo comment-upvote after page reload

Why can't I remove my comment-upvote after I've reloaded the page? I completely understand the reason to 'time-lock' removing your vote (or question-vote), but it seems like reloading the page should ...
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Include posts edited by the Community user in searches with wiki:yes/true/1

I found a way to search for all community wiki posts using wiki:1 (pic one) but this search does not include posts edited by the Community user (pic two). Pic One Pic Two This could also be an ...
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Winter bash blog posts are not tagged correctly

There are many winter bash posts in The Overflow blog posts. Those can be searched by the wording winter bash. But we have tag option in The Overflow blog, but it was not linked properly to the post. ...
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Searching for “fasting” on Medical Sciences does not reproduce reliable results [duplicate]

On Skeptics meta, I wrote an answer in which I recommended: Instead, why not post on Medical Sciences? I was going to say there are 500 posts containing the term “fasting” but many of the results are ...
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Detect attached images of data and direct user to insert as table instead

It feels like there is a plague of people posting screenshots of data in SO questions. Perhaps it would be possible to add a basic classification model to the image upload functionality that alerts ...
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Automatic change to the full version of the site when trying to put on a hat

When you try to put on a hat on the mobile version, it goes to profiles and there is emptiness, so it would be nice if it would automatically change to the full version of the site.
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Alignment of tags in posts

Today I saw a post in the review list. There were 5 tags and all were long tags. The last tag overlapped the link. I was about to take a screenshot of the post, but it got edited. So, I posted a ...
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Notification when a followed post is deleted

I follow and bookmark quite a lot of posts, so I can find them easily, re-read them etc... but I usually follow them so that I can be notified about actions on that post. There are inbox notes of ...
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Can we get the styling for the pagination on Winter Bash leaderboard pages back?

This year's Winter Bash leaderboard pages do not have any styling for the pagination: However, in past Winter Bashes, the pagination buttons look much nicer, and most importantly, more user-friendly ...
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Can moderators get a convenient way to see the review history of a non-completed review task?

The review history of a post can be accessed from the post's timeline or from the site's review history if one has the 10K tools. See an example here (where I do not have the 10K tools): However, if ...
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Standardize the Home Page Link of other Stack Exchange Communities like in Stack Overflow

Since I started to join other communities like Writing, English Language & Usage, etc. I always noticed something that made my UX a little bit confusing, the home page button redirects to Stack ...
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Display positive question record actual number/ratio for user convenience [duplicate]

Personal Opinion Example Badge: When I click on the Electoral badge (Picture One) I can see percentage, but why not on this Curious badge (Picture Two)... generally new user are confused by seeing ...
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Trivial edits of recently closed questions - inform editor of consequences? [duplicate]

Having yet again rejected a small edit[1] on a recently closed question because it will kill the OP's chances of it reaching a correct review to reopen, I wondered if it would be possible to inform ...
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Use consistent wording for the date-based hats on the WB2020 homepage

If I visit the Winter Bash 2020 homepage, I can see the descriptions of the Bûche de Noël and Where in the World (Sun/Moon)? hats: Bûche de Noël Ask, answer, or vote on December 25th Where in the ...
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New user restrictions should include blacklisted keywords and URLs

A significant portion of spam contains commonly spammed links and product names, such as: We*ght l*ss M*le enh*ncement B*y n*w Almost any post containing these is spam, especially from a 1 rep ...
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Millionaire badges? [duplicate]

How about a millionaire badge? I got this idea after reading another post about SO recontinuing swag, where one of the answers asked what swag, if any, users would get when they reach one million ...
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Please make the Hat Dash leaderboard link a different color

Over at the Winter Bash page, the link leading to the leaderboard under the Hat Dash button is not a great color and is kind of hard to read: Especially against the orange background. Can we make it ...
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Include a day/date feature in the filter option | GUI

There are a lot of topics and a lot of questions. Also, there is an approach to a vote up and vote down feature for research effort questions. Also have a filter option for tag and most voted ...