Questions tagged [status-completed]

Indicates that the report has been resolved through the implementation of a feature or the fixing of a bug.

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Add chat-like YouTube support to Stack Exchange

Some Stack Exchange sites, like Super User and Gaming, would derive large benefits from having some sort of YouTube integration. I'm not suggesting having embedded players in pages. Rather, I'm ...
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Searching Questions with n-Pages of Answers

I just opened up a question with 10+ pages of answers. It was more of a poll-style question, but it was one I wanted to participate in. I'm not a big fan of duplicate answers (adds more noise than ...
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Should the top navigation be frozen (optional)?

In Excel, the window can be frozen in place in such a way that you can always see the name of the column even though you go way down below the 'fold' of the screen. On SE, when you scroll, the whole ...
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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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Should ads that mimic Stack Overflow UI be allowed?

As a Stack Overflow user, ads like this one: ...confuse the hell out of me. I just spent 30 seconds trying to find the rest of the answers for the question I was reading before I realized this ...
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Alignment issue in the “Similar Questions” side bar

"Similar Questions" section in the right hand side bar is not aligned properly, the padding is missing. Since the "How to Ask", "How to Tag" and "How to Format" sections are having proper placeholder ...
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1answer
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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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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Distinguish synonyms from single-tag questions on the /tags page

When browsing the list of tags on a site, a number is shown next to each tag indicating how many questions have that tag, e.g. “sometag × 42”. If there is a single question with that tag, no ...
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Asking days badges

A couple of months ago, I suggested a set of badges for asking questions. The responses were... mixed. The top answer can be summarized: In practice, all this would do is encourage people to ask ...
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Show a message when an image won't load in chat

Currently in chat if an image (and I assume video) cannot be loaded on the client side we're left with a big empty box. Please display a warning message instead. This is both for clarity and for mod ...
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1answer
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API root shows “down for maintenance” page

Normally going to the root of a site API (e.g. http://api.stackoverflow.com/) shows a help page about the API, but for at least the last day or two it's been showing the "site down for maintenance" ...
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1answer
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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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Can we retire the Reversal badge on main sites and keep it only for meta sites?

The Reversal badge: Provide an answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score. This badge can be awarded multiple times. There are multiple issues about discouraging Fast Gun In The West (FGITW) ...
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Don't award the Tumbleweed badge if I delete my question [closed]

Steps to reproduce: Ask a question Delete your question One week later Un-delete your question ??? Get Tumbleweed badge! Personally, I think that the system shouldn't award the badge in cases like ...
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Should we make the Red Baron hat trigger a permanent badge?

During Winterbash 2014, there was a hat called Red Baron, which was earned by giving an answer scoring 5 or better to question that had a score of −3 or worse at the time of answering and later rose ...
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House Ads for SE questions can overflow

It's possible for the ads that feature questions from the SE sites to overflow the box, causing the text to get cut off. For example, the ad for this question:
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1answer
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Show parent user site affiliation in SE chat user popup

On user profiles on chat.stackexchange.com, there's a line that shows the parent user, with the favicon of the chosen site. Can that icon be included somewhere in the popup shown when the user's ...
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Should the 'chat' link of a SE 2.0 site take you to the site specific chat room?

Currently the chat link on SE 2.0 sites takes you to the area in chat with a list of all the chat rooms. However, I would imagine many users would expect to see the chat link to a room dedicated to ...
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Make [meta-stack-exchange] a synonym of [meta]

Can we please make meta-stack-exchange a synonym of meta? Because the purpose of both tags is same that is for questions related to Meta Stack Exchange itself (meta meta). We are using meta tag for ...
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Suspension reason listed as “to cool down” if “something else” reason is selected

When choosing a message template for a moderator message, we are given several default choices, such as excessive promotion, abusive activity, etc. For cases which don't fit this bill, we have a "...
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SE 2.0 Meta doesn't award rep, but it refers to “rep”

I originally posted this on MSF, but it got no response, so at the suggestion made in a comment there, I'm reposting it here. (source: netstrata.com) This should be called "up-votes", or something ...
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Footer glitch when browser window is not wide enough

See image for example. This happens in IE8 and Opera 10.62 (I didn't test other browsers). Basically, if your browser window is not wide enough, the footer is a bit broken when you scroll.
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How did a special-character tag get into the system?

Observe this question (which will be shortly deleted but is being kept for observation). It has a tag of [#]. The sidebar says [#] x 2, but clicking on it doesn't work too well. So now I'm left to ...
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1answer
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Error on tooltip for “convert to wiki” mod tools option

I've just spotted that the tooltip for the "convert to wiki" is wrong. It reads: converts this post and all questions to community wiki mode It should read converts this post and all answers to ...
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1answer
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Combined question view for Stack Exchange sites?

I have accounts on a number of Stack Exchange sites. But I'm a programmer, and therefore lazy. Can I get a site/view that combines questions from just the sites I have accounts on? Seems I only have ...
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1answer
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Global inbox still uses old SE beta favicons

All SE betas now boast ad-hoc favicons: ... The global inbox, however, does not: Indeed, it seems to use http://sstatic.net/skins/sketchy/img/favicon.ico instead.
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1answer
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Area 51 public/private beta start timestamps are always identical

On Area 51, the timestamps on the right-side of a proposal that show the starts of each phase show the exact same time for public and private beta starts. For example: This happens even if the public ...
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4answers
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Random sorting appears to screw with answer permalinks

Go figure, no sooner do I write up a loving description of how answer permalinks solve the problem of linking to answers when there are multiple pages of them... ...than I discover this maddening ...
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1answer
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Can’t see any questions in list for ruSO.meta

After select ruSO.meta as site from left menu can’t see any question. Questions list only retrieved when I select “Votes” or “Unanswered (my tags)” at top right box. App Version: 1.0.89 ...
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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?
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1answer
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Could we have a global notifications area for stackexchange sites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create one page on SE to show my notifications for all SE, etc sites This might have been discussed elsewhere, but I couldn't think of the most appropriate phrasing when I was ...
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CSS bug with printing site pages (now with 100% more suggested fix included!)

So I have to print some Stack Overflow pages and bring them around. Just accept it. Problem: while pages may look perfectly normal on the web, something recently broke the print layout... a huge ...
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A possible bug: The right margin of printed SE content is way too large [duplicate]

I am viewing a Stack Exchange question in Chrome on a Windows machine. If I now click on "Print...", I obtain the following preview: Visually, there appears to be way too much white space to the ...
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4answers
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Printing out Stack Overflow/Exchange Q&As including comments?

I would like to make a suggestion for a Stack Overflow/Exchange complete Q&A printer-outer. It would print out the full question, its answers, and its comments, which the normal web-browser ...
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Featured on Meta widget missing :visited style

Pretty self-explanatory. Basically all links on stack exchange use #07C as the default colour, and #005999 for the :visited, :active, and :hover states (or whatever the colours happen to be for a ...
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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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1answer
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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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Don't mark migrations as “rejected” if they were closed long after migration

A question was asked on Site A, where it collected answers before being migrated to Site B. On Site B it collected more answers and lived happily for a time. More than two years later, it was closed....
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Blacklist [not-programming-related] [closed]

This is a duplicate of Can we disallow the use of “belongs-on-xxxxxxx” and “not-programming-related” tags?, but I'm bringing it up again because it sounded last time like "We would blacklist this if ...
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Quotes break the search

Search has many issues, but I want to specifically mention the fact that it utterly fails to manage quotes properly. Here are some queries that return 0 results here on Meta: " " + stackoverflow + " ...
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Apply the same “rules of migration” to rejected migrations [duplicate]

Now that migration to other sites is quite limited, not being able to migrate questions which have been on the site for at least 60 days, it makes sense to apply those same rules to rejecting ...
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Self delete on target side shouldn't reject a migration

Aside from the giant mess of revisions, closes, migrations, reopen, reclose and delete that this question is (sorry, 10k Programmers.SE link - though other parts may be visible in the self deleted ...
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1answer
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Don't reverse migrations on deleted posts if they were merged first

The recent change to reject question migrations broke a rather useful workflow when it came to cross-posted questions. When a cross-posted question is found, it's common for one site to keep it and ...
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Marking comments as 'addressed by edit' to reduce noise

I'm fairly responsive to comments left on my answers. This often means updating an answer to incorporate new information or questions that have been added in the comments (or edits to the original ...
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Why is Area 51 showing the Stack Overflow logo on Site Stats?

We see site stats on the home page of beta sites. Below the site stats, we have two more options to show the stats in detail. Area 51 Stack Exchange Previously, the Area 51 showed a Area 51 logo ...
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Typo in default SE system message

At some point a typo was introduced into the default SE beta system message; it now reads iteself instead of itself. It exists in the Unix/Linux and CS Theory betas: But not in the older TeX/LaTeX ...
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Page not found error for an image in the protected question blog page

There is a "Page not found" error on the Proctected questions blog post. I navigated to the blog post from the Protect questions privilege page. When clicking on the image in the page, it navigate to ...