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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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Alignment improvement in the flag dialog

When I flagged a post, before it was closed if I click the "flag" link I can see which flag type I selected for the post in the flag dialog. The selected flag type is shown as "This is the flag you ...
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Could some clarity regarding commenting be added to the main FAQ page?

On the main FAQ page for SO it gives a brief overview of what abilities you gain at different Rep levels (with more detail given on the official Meta-based FAQ for SO). One detail that should probably ...
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Allow editing or deletion of moderator flag comment

I just flagged an old answer of mine that I had updated, so all the comments were now obsolete. I flagged the moderator, but miswrote "question" instead of "answer". I wasn't allowed to flag again ...
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Are election primary votes intended to count towards your Q&A votes?

In this question, Kobi pointed out that primary votes on moderator election candidates count toward your total votes on SO (outside of the election), a behavior which I tested and confirmed. Is this ...
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Why does http://stackexchange.com only list 9 of the public beta sites?

From the Area 51 progress tab, it is apparent that there are 13 current beta sites, 12 of which are public. http://stackexchange.com/ links to SO, SF, and SU, MSO, Stack apps, and the 9 oldest ...
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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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Redesign community wiki edited posts?

Currently when community wiki posts are edited, the user icon is only shown for the last editor and not for the person who owns most of the content. At a glance, I usually tend to mistake the last ...
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CSO : Display countries/cities of employers [on hold]

Considering all discussions on SO and CSO are in english, it might be interesting, on CSO, to display some kind of map showing where employers are from -- and/or where they want to recruit. I'm ...
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Link to code of conduct broken?

The recent blog post "Get to Know Our New Code of Conduct" contains a link to the new code of conduct, https://stackoverflow.com/conduct. As of 2018-08-07T05:27:38+00, that link returns a 404. Also, ...
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Can I learn what [learning] is?

The tag learning on this site seems to have no clear purpose, with questions ranging from "learning how to use the site" to "learning about topics". It seems to meet the definition of a too-broad tag. ...
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Minor alignment issue in the site's home page for the anonymous visitors

When I'm visiting any Stack Exchange site with out login (as anonymous visitor), in the home page there is an alignment issue. The grid cells are not aligned correctly in the Mozilla Firefox, Google ...
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Add some bottom padding to code snippets

Currently it's impossible to see the bottom line of code snippets because the horizontal scroll bar is positioned over the top of them (post in question): Please could you add some bottom padding so ...
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Site bar missing on Meta Stack Exchange

It seems a new design has been rolled out to Meta Stack Exchange. However, the only way I can see I'm on Meta is the browser's address bar and the placeholder in the search bar ... I'd expect that ...
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Technologies Textbox Width Too Small?

When entering what technologies I studied during my BS degree program, I found that I couldn't place the ten technologies I wanted in the textbox because I reached the character limit of the textbox. ...
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Who Are The Employers and Where Are They Located?

I like the Careers site, and I agree that the cost of posting my CV is pretty low, but I live in the UK and don't want to waste my hard earned GBP if all the employers are based in the US. Is there ...
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Find out if companies are using Careers in your area

Would it be possible to add a search option which will tell you if employers are looking at the careers site in your area? I wouldn't expect to see the name of which employers are looking, but I ...
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The MathJax help link should point to a more specific guide

When editing a post on a site where MathJax is enabled there in "how to format" there is a link Mathjax help which points to a page not as useful as the Mathjax tutorial on http://meta.math....
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Blue background on Nominee comments only when expanded

This is similar to Blue background on the candidates name when commenting on their own nomination, except it's a bug report, not a feature request. Currently, the nominee's comments on his/her own ...
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Tag description/list for “special” tags used on Meta

Meta is home to some wild tag classes, namely that of the required or moderator only breeds. These convey a special meaning and run with the winds of each question posted, heralding at quick glance ...
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How to avoid “Hot Network Questions” on the sidebar

This may sound like a 'first world problem', but I am quite easily distracted by the 'Hot Network Questions' sidebar, as I find them quite amusing and some of them quite intellectual But where the ...
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Web Apps - Newest Questions

The Newest Questions tab on Web Apps is periodically displaying 0 questions.
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Allow moderators or gold tag badge holders to prevent questions from being on the hot network questions (HNQ) list

Sometimes a question that is not representative of a site makes the HNQ list. This can lead to a large bump in traffic on a question the community may not be well equipped to handle. I propose that ...
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Spam and rude/abusive questions aren't hidden behind revision history link on mobile web

I just reached 10k on SO yesterday. Today, when I was going to inspect a spam question, I saw this: I expected that it should be hidden, presenting me with a link to the revision history, but it wasn'...
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Limit the number of questions per site in the Hot Network Questions list

I was recently browsing through the Hot Network Questions and spotting a weird pattern with the frequency of the sites. So I decided to tally up the results and what I found was not reassuring. These ...
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Caucus Badge award multiple times for one election

As shown in the picture below, I received 3 badges (so far) for visiting the Stack Overflow election page.
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Impose strict time-limit for questions on Hot Network Questions list

Right now there are multiple questions that have been on the Hot Network Questions list for a large number of days: 8 days - How can I explain to non-techie friends that "cryptography is good&...
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How does the Constable badge work in the new graduation model?

Recall the description of the Constable badge: Served as a pro-tem moderator for at least 1 year or through site graduation Now that "site graduation" isn't a single discrete thing, until what ...
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Is there a way to attach images to a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upload an image to a post? I have a screenshot but I don't have a server to host it on. Is there a way for me to just attach the image to the question?
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Nomination edit page not responsive enough (yet)

The page for adding/editing your nomination during an election has been made (partially) responsive already; the top bar is optimized for the small width and the sidebar widget is moved to the bottom. ...
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Alignment issue in election - add comment section

There is an alignment issue in the Election - "add comment" UI. The Add Comment button and help link is overlapped with the comment box. Currently the ongoing election in "The Workplace". The issue ...
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iOS app shows “selected for hot network question” in revision history as 52

This was implemented Now you can know if a question really hit the HNQ. On a revision history of a post in the iOS app this shows 52: App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone SE OS Version: Version 12.1....
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The dismiss button (“X”) covers the text on the nomination prompt for recently suspended users

As the title says, the X button on the nomination prompt for recently suspended users covers the text. It looks something like this: This happens in Safari 10.0.2.
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Can the owner of a question undelete it with their vote alone? Can they undelete it many times?

I understood that in order to delete or undelete, you need the votes of three 10k+ users. If the person who votes to undelete it is the owner, can they do it with just their vote alone? (Here is the ...
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Mistaken word in pop-up when trying to create plural of a tag

I know that we usually get an error up when we try to create a plural of an already existing tag, but today I noticed that the error pop had a wrong word. This was on Pets when trying to create a ...
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Ignored tag preferences link doesn't show me any tag options

When your settings are set to not show ignored tags, you see something like this at the bottom: Hiding questions because of your Ignored Tags preferences for tags: waffles However, the page ...
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Mobile optimized version of Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I found this one on UserVoice, and I thought it was fitting to bring it up here for further discussion. "Stack Overflow already works with Mobile Safari, but the experience is far from optimum. ...
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Are meta questions now featuring in Hot Network Questions?

At this moment there are 4 meta-site questions on the HNQ list: Are History of Worldbuilding questions on topic? (World Building Meta) 2019 Stack Overflow Moderator Election Q&A - Question ...
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Newsletter “Love this Site” header graphic still in English

On https://ja.stackoverflow.com/ and possibly others (although I couldn't coax ru or pt into showing me this ad), the newsletter ad header is still in English: The background image is cdn.sstatic.net/...
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Unable to translate “newsletter” in the newsletter preview title

It seems that translation for "newsletter" word in the title of newsletter preview is not possible yet, e.g. for rusSE: Same situation appears for all localized Stack Overflow sites, except for ...
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The top users page and profile tag list: one or both seems wrong

As has been well-documented already (here and here, for example), the top users page for a tag will usually show fewer total answers than you've actually given for that tag since it doesn't count ...
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Close voting privileges on private beta sites listed as 1 reputation, but not actually given until 15 reputation

The privilege for voting to close and reopen posts on private beta sites is supposed to be given out at 1 reputation, and for a while, it was. However, at some point, a bug was introduced: basically, ...
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Unable to review close votes on a private beta site with 1 reputation

On private beta sites, casting close & reopen votes should only take 1 reputation. However, on an account with 1 reputation, I attempted to review Close Votes on Tezos (which is currently in ...
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The description for the “unclear what you are asking” and “primarily opinion-based” close reasons need translation

The descriptions for the unclear what you are asking and primarily opinion-based close reasons are not translated on any international site SOes: SOpt: SOja SOru I've searched on ...
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Button to dismiss posting guidance for anonymous answer authors is misaligned

I took that screenshot while I was signed out, trying to post as an anonymous author on Physics SE. That banner automatically slides up and it suggests some general guidelines for posting. The "ok" ...
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Make “not constructive” a close reason across the Stack Exchange network

On Programmers.SE, the subjective and argumentative close reason has been replaced with not constructive: Not constructive This question does not meet enough of our six guidelines for ...
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Enable automatic deletion of old, unanswered, zero-score questions after a year?

Related to Meta Super User efforts: Old unanswered inactive questions with low views/votes and Meta Server Fault efforts: Cleaning house, really old, unloved questions We already auto-remove ...
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Meta duplicates don't require an answer. Don't suggest there is one when that's not true

This request was sparked by this particular question. The vote to close as a duplicate on meta, in contrast to the main site, does not require for the duplicate to have an answer. Yet, the closure ...
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Reject and improve: please allow editing from the pre-suggested-edit version

This is a continuation of Do we need a 'reject and improve' button?. In the previous episode, we obtained a way to say “the suggestion is not helpful, you don't get reputation for suggesting ...
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Please implement tag-search for the all-site search. Help users find which site to use

With 85 sites, the current all-site search is barely better than plain Google. For example, "sql" returns 60 million hits, "crime" returns 175 million hits, and "sql crime" returns 1,360,000 hits. ...
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Misleading header “Information from Third Parties” in privacy policy

The following section is in the SE privacy policy: Information from Third Parties We may share personal information with third parties who provide services to Stack Overflow, such as payment ...