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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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Can we see the count of relevant employers on our careers page?

Considering that I am not willing to relocate. Can you change careers to show how many employers would even consider hiring me. So instead of: 57 Global Employers (beta) Perhaps something like:...
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Error while editing Deleted Post: This post has been deleted - no more edits are allowed

There's a similar post here but I think my situation is slightly different. I deleted an answer I posted in SO, after realising I've misread the question. So I proceed to edit the deleted post so as ...
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Not able to approve a redaction

A redaction was carried out by another mod to remove an email address, but somehow something has gone awry, and although it shows in my mod review queue, when I try and approve the action, I get a "No ...
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Redacting a post without edits should show an error instead of accepting for another mod to review

Redacting a post without edits should show an error instead of accepting for another mod to review. Seems like that sums up the request. I can go into the post revision history and choose to redact ...
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I improved an edit… but did I actually?

I don't know how I did manage to do it. I just improved this edit... Oh wait, did I do it actually? I actually simply approved it! You can see it in the revisions. Apparently, I made no changes ...
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Tell users what a “locked” post means on locked posts

When visiting a locked post you see: I suggest adding a link to What is a "locked" post? somewhere in there (e.g. making the word "locked" a link) so that users know what exactly this ...
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Can't see that answer is accepted in screen reader

I've noticed that after accepting answers, e.g. this one, I have no indication that it is accepted, using a screen reader. This has been occurring on multiple SE sites. The screen reader reports the ...
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Could we be permitted to provide a reason for rolling back?

I just had an occasion where someone reformatted the code in my question, not because it was ill-formatted, but to match his preferred style. I would have liked to be able to type a reason for rolling ...
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Why don't you like my “g”?

When a comment on a suggested edit is long enough to be on two lines, part of the descender of the first line is being eaten by the line beneath. I'm on Chrome 27.0.1453.94 m and Windows 7 if it'...
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Enable Markdown in the About Me field [duplicate]

The About Me field in the user profile doesn't have Markdown enabled, so for instance, if you leave empty lines, they don't count, and instead you have to use <br>. At least make it so that ...
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Receiving empty rep [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No reputation for upvote given? My statistics say I've made 187 rep from 2009-11-13 00:00:00Z to 2009-11-13 23:59:59Z on stackoverflow.com. But since the last few answers I ...
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Voting buttons are displayed on questions with historical lock and their answers

Previously, historically locked questions (and the answers) had their voting buttons hidden. The faq says: In addition to the post notice being prominently displayed, posts which are historically ...
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Bounty strings are not used in localization engine

Looks like some strings pertain to bounty are not used in localization engine (despite of existed translations). In particular: with no winning answer worth $amount$ reputation with $answerlink$ ...
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Encouraging people to explain downvotes

I used to get "upset" (though that is too strong a term) when I got downvoted without comment. If my answer isn't good enough then I'd like to know why. Not only does it improve the answer for the OP ...
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Can we improve the UI when a comment “is not eligible for flagging or voting”? [duplicate]

I came across an unusual question on Meta today: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/179165/should-stackoverflow-run-a-programmers-matrimonial-service-to-prevent-marriage I went to vote up some ...
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Total number of 'reviews today' is wrong

Very funny: on the stats page for 'suggested edits', it says there is 1 user with 1 review so far today. However, the counter for 'reviews today' says there are 11. Similar issues exist in other ...
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Error message says I can't flag… but yes I can

When trying to upvote a comment made on a locked post (ordinary lock, not historical lock which remove the vote arrows and flag altoghether) we are greeted with such error message: Or in words: ...
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Being able to see the data on reviews when you hover the mouse over a user icon

Until the recent changes concerning the Review page, when you hovered the cursor over an user icon, you could see some data concerning the activity of that user in that specific review queue (when ...
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SO network was very slow

A few hours ago all SO network sites were loading very slow. Chrome was showing page by loaded parts. It was because of slow downloading an html page (other files were loaded quickly). Here is a ...
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Lost 5 questions following a serial downvote

Yesterday, 5 of my questions were downvoted within 2 minutes on one Stack Exchange website (askubuntu). I didn't pay much attention to it as I thought that it would get detected as serial downvote, ...
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Broken links (to meta instead of main) on meta Ask page for users under 5 reputation

Users with less than 5 reputation can only make posts on a site's meta if it's about one of their posts on that site. The Ask page displays a list of the user's most recent posts, so they can find the ...
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Post Feedback link is broken

I first noticed this a while back. But it has yet to resolve itself. When I click on the post feedback link in the 10k tools, it hangs for a while.Then it gives me an error message:
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Amusing 404 “Page Not Found” Images for Trilogy sites?

I'd like to have amusing but on-topic images for our 404 Page Not Found page on: Stack Overflow Server Fault Super User Meta By on topic, I mean the 404 image on Stack Overflow should be a ...
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Add a non-breaking space to “reopen (1)” and its ilk

If you go to this question and are a 4k+ user on Anime.SE, you will see the following: There is one reopen vote on this question, but the reopen vote count is displayed on a different line than ...
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1answer
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Was my answer really twice as good? (doubled “Good Answer” badge)

Yesterday I was awarded the same silver Good Answer badge twice. For the same post, about 5 minutes apart: Both links lead to the same answer post. The timestamps are just under 5 minutes apart, at ...
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Stack Exchange communities are different! How? Speech bubbles!

When doing a Google search for 'stack exchange', you get this top result (at least I do): Under 'Stack Exchange: Hot Questions', we see the following line: Stack Exchange Q&A communities are ...
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Answers/questions filter names are not able to be localized

The Low quality posts and the First posts queues have filter option, and that option is not localized (tested for ruSO, ptSO, esSO, jaSO), i.e. not found in Transifex:
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Weird things happening with the new fenced codeblocks

If I type this code using the new fence-style code blocks, it displays fine: #include <stdio.h> int main(int argc, char** argv) { int i = 6; while(i --> 0) printf(i); return 0; }...
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Why doesn't Area 51 use HTTPS by default?

On the page https://stackexchange.com/sites, there is a link to Area 51. This link doesn't use HTTPS and Area 51 doesn't redirect to the HTTPS page.
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Can /u/<userID> redirect to /users/<userID> even for deleted users (for moderators)?

For a non-deleted user, following a link of the form <sitename>.stackexchange.com/u/<userID> will redirect to the user page <sitename>.stackexchange.com/users/<userID>. (Try it ...
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Area 51 login failure with HTTPS Everywhere

I could not log in to Area 51 in Chrome 62 under Linux. After entering my credentials and authenticating to my OpenID provider (Stack Exchange), I was redirected back to https://area51.stackexchange....
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Exclude TeX.SE question titles from MathJax parsing in Hot Network Questions

Recently, the TeX.SE question "\[\mu\] is printing the Greek letter mu on a separate single line" got onto the Hot Network Questions list. Like many questions on TeX.SE, it contains some TeX markup ...
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stackpromos.com HTTPS cert is invalid

The certificate presented does not work for stackpromos.com, leading to a warning in my browser about an invalid certificate.
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No more than 10,000 results are visible in search

If you make a search for something that returns more than 10,000 items in result. For example, search for only one letter "a" return 161,338 results on MSE. But if you select a page where 10,000+ ...
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Some new strings on the /review section are not on Transifex

Recently we found a couple of strings that are not on transifex: Can you check out if you are working on this view, and take care of add them to transifex? Affecteds key are: ...
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Will we be able to toggle visibility of our CVs on careers

My reasoning goes as follows: "Wow $29 for 3 years, that's a good deal, I'll buy it now!" "Hang on, I like my job, I don't want to change right now" Would it be possible to turn your CV on and off? ...
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Counter's text is truncated in queue on localized sites

SOru: SOes: Can you fix it? It looks very ugly. Make it flexible, or, at least, increase width of .dashboard-item .dashboard-count.
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Post notices don't show up on mobile website

I'm using iOS chrome. I tried to add a post notice to this answer earlier, but I couldn't see the notice. I refreshed a few times and it still wasn't there. I asked someone on a computer to check and ...
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Implement ```-style (fenced) Markdown code blocks

Currently, Stack Exchange’s Markdown parser only allows four-space indents to represent code blocks: // some code // another line of code GitHub Flavored Markdown and other Markdown ...
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Why/how was this (non wiki) suggested edit orphaned? [duplicate]

Reviewing this (non wiki) suggested edit on Stack Apps, I hit Improve Edit and further updated the post. Now the suggested edit is "orphaned". It shows in the post history: but not in the ...
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Not getting “credit” for Improve Edit

The day before yesterday I reviewed this suggested edit in the Super User Suggested Edit Review Queue (I have > 2K rep there).  I clicked on “Improve Edit”, made some more changes, and saved (...
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How is this user able to review posts so long after they were completed originally?

This is a revisit of Are certain users favored the opportunity to review posts? that seems to have grown stale without any solid answer. Just recently I was baffled by a user's ability to review a "...
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Wording of “flag for moderator attention” error should be correct English

The error message you get if you try to flag more than 10 posts for moderator attention should be differently worded. It should say that you can only flag for moderator attention "10 times per day" ...
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Link to meta queues broken on wide screens

The last update broke the link to meta queues. On wide screens it looks like this: Previously this link was on the bottom of the page and at mobile devices it still looks as yesterday:
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Protecting a question shows mistaken authorship in Google search results

Today, I was searching on Google for a resource on viewing the JavaScript console in various browsers. As it turns out, there was a good overview on Webmasters.SE: "Thanks, John Conde!" I thought to ...
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Why does the preview in this search results take up so much space?

I did a search on the Programming Puzzles and Code-Golf StackExchange and I noticed that one of the answers took up way more space than all of the others. In particular this answer takes up three ...
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Whoa! The search results just gave me a book!

So, the latest question here on Meta prompted me to do a quick search for "code review". Everything looked all fine and dandy until I switched to the votes tab, where I was prompted with this nice ...
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“Added 1 comments” in moderator flag queue

A picture with freehand circle says more than a thousand wordS: (names have been covered to protect the innocent)
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Announcer badge spike

There has been a recent spike in the number of Announcer badges being awarded on TeX.SE. A query on SEDE highlights this: The last four months saw the occasional awarding of more than one-a-day, with ...