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Questions tagged [sandbox]

Use this tag for posts that are, or are about, system testing areas.

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Sandboxing the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to make it international

The content was taken from the rev. 233 of FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to test an idea shared on a comment to my answer to Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language. The ...
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Add a magic “question sandbox” tag for question sandboxes on per-site metas

The trend of having a question "sandbox" on a per-site meta so that users new to the site (or not) can post a draft of their intended question as an answer, and have it reviewed by site regulars ...
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How do I access an SE site's sandbox?

I have a question I am uncertain about, but I can't find Writing SE's sandbox. I might be blind, but it seems to be in no logical place, because it should be easily accessible due to it being a great ...
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What is the Chat Sandbox, and what do the commands there do?

I recently found this Chat Sandbox with the chatbot and wanted to know what all of the chatbot commands do (including learned ones and the ones with no definition.) What exactly was the Chat Sandbox ...
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Should there be a sandbox for other sites too?

I personally think we should have sandbox on more sites. Not sites like Stack Overflow just ones that are necessary.
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Should we set restrictions on what answers can be posted to the Formatting Sandbox?

(I'm neutral on this issue; I just want to open it for discussion.) The original intent of the Formatting Sandbox was to provide a place for users to test out the formatting features of the Stack ...
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Fix links to moved sandbox posts and comments

Today I noticed that all answers from Sandbox were moved to archive again. I don’t know the actual reason why they were moved, but some of my bug reports have links to sandbox’s posts/comments, and ...
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What is the purpose of the formatting sandbox?

I went from the Community user to the Sandbox archive to the Formatting Sandbox. What is the point of any of these? I read the formatting sandbox description but you can see how your text will be ...
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How can I share an unfinished answer without using the Sandbox?

Occasionally, when I find myself working on a particularly lengthy answer, I'll want to share my answer with a friend or college to ask questions or receive feedback before posting. My typical ...
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Why is the sandbox protected?

I noticed that Undo was playing around with the formatting sandbox last night and protected it. Why? Isn't the sandbox supposed to be where any user (new or old) can play around with Stack Exchange'...
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Would a practice area for question and comment formatting be useful for newbies? [duplicate]

Would it be useful for newbies to have an area for practicing question and comment formatting? I am thinking of 2 different areas - 1 for each purpose. I think I need it... Every time (so far) that ...
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Formatting Sandbox's page is wider than necessary

No, I'm not talking about making the question/answer box full screen. I'm saying that the page itself will not fit my iPad screen for the mobile-web (Safari) version. Here is the incident here: No, ...
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Sandbox for Posting Questions [duplicate]

Is there any Sandbox for posting question? I beleive I can only post comment or answers in the existing Sandboxes (Formatting and API sandbox), Do I need to Create a new question in order to test ...
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Stack Snippets Sandbox: Try It Out Here! [duplicate]

This post is dedicated to testing out the newly announced Stack Snippets feature. Feel free to answer with your own Stack Snippets!
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Is there a fake Stack Exchange sandbox site I can use for my students to practice posting and voting?

Possible duplicate of Can we get a Stack Exchange sandbox? I'd like to make an assignment for my students to login to a Stack Exchange site, ask a question and upvote a fellow student's question. ...
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Is the fomatting sandbox becoming a minefield?

Background The formatting sandbox is used to test out odd/unusual/interesting formatting, however it is also used for dangerous browser breaking experiments. For example I have been warned that Opera ...
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Sandbox for Android App

Testing the android app effectively will have to include exercising all its features, but I don't want to pollute real sites with test data. Could the alpha test app get access to test sites? You ...
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What is this pop-up?

When I looked at the chat FAQ and clicked the link to take me to Sandbox I got this pop-up, which seems a little bit odd: Now, when I Googled plzz.de, I found a website about Stefano Palazzo, who ...
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Don't show the posts in the sandbox, between the low quality posts

The low quality posts contains also the posts written in the sandbox, which are clearly low quality, as their only purpose is to test how some Markdown markup is rendered. It would be helpful if ...
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Do you lose your +2 edit rep if the edited post is subsequently deleted?

Do you lose the +2 edit rep if the edited post is subsequently deleted? It seems a little unfair if this is true, but reputation can evaporate in this way in similar circumstances.
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Can we get a Stack Exchange sandbox?

Everyone has always wondered what it's like to be a diamond mod. With The Teams help we can fulfill that dream! Proposal: One empty stackexchange with a special option set so that every new user is ...
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The API Sandbox

This is the same concept as the first sandbox. Why do we need more than one? this is in order to test the API, some methods support vectored ids (for example /questions/id1;id2/comments) and for that ...
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Is there a sandbox to post test questions?

I have noticed a behaviour that may or may not be a Markdown bug. It is a discrepancy between the preview and the rendered result, which is why I would need to post a question to check it out. Is ...
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...