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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Stack Exchange sites (e.g. english.stackexchange.com) talk about Stack Overflow on the “offline for maintenance” page [closed]

When a Stack Exchange site is “offline for maintenance”, it displays various Stack Overflow-specific graphics, most notably its logo.
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Please update the text in help for “User was Removed” reputation changes

Before May 25, 2019 - The help on all sites doesn't cover three things well enough IMO. https://meta.stackexchange.com/help/user-was-removed It doesn't acknowledge that in some cases - community ...
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Can we stop breaking lines by inserting invisible stuff every 80 characters in chat messages?

So I raised a sock and ran a testing bot on it. Here's the start of the testing series. After some testing, I found out that SE is inserting invisible characters \u200c\u200b every 80 continuous ...
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“Save Edits” button grays out after a moment when editing a deleted question, part 2

I filed a bug last month that was just fixed a couple days ago about editing deleted posts. The problem was after about a minute of editing the save button would be disable and a blank space would ...
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-1 seconds later in chat

On one of the meta chatrooms just now, I posted a link and then posted "..." a second later. For some reason, the second message inserted above the first, and a time difference message showed up ...
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Allow questions to be easily transfered between Stack Overflow and Super User

Who thinks it would be useful to be able to switch a question over from Stack Overflow to Super User with an easy click or two? That way, if you ask a question in the wrong forum, you just send it ...
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Area51 visit/day and total users statistics are broken

Bi-weekly I help with writing down the Area51 statistics of 2 beta websites in this Meta Sustainability SE post and this Meta Martial Arts SE post. We do this so all site users can monitor growth of ...
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I can't accept another answer after deleting the accepted answer

I asked a question, got a partial answer from A, came up with a complete answer, posted it and marked it as an answer. But in between someone else (Person B) came up with a complete answer, before ...
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There is an unwanted close curly brace in the preferences page

There is an unwanted close curly brace in the preferences page, in between the Custom Question Lists and Advertisements section. Preferences page: When view the page source, I can see the curly ...
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Should we rephrase or clarify “subjective and argumentative”?

IMHO this reason to close is used too often. Take What’s wrong with C++ compared to other languages?. IMHO this question is entirely deliberate but I've seen other questions like this closed for the "...
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What's with the recent white background div.container? [closed]

I use Chrome with the Stylist extension, and up until a few days ago everything looked okay with my darker style for StackOverflow. However, now it seems there is a <div class="container">...&...
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Should we get rid of all the tag synonyms which differ by only one or more hyphens? [closed]

There are tons of tags out there which have a synonym of the tag itself, just with a dash added into it. Originally this was done to connect those tags so that two different tags for the exact same ...
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Home Improvement link getting 'wrapped' on StackExchange footers [closed]

The link to the 'home improvement' site in footer of ALL StackExchange sites is getting line wrapped after 'home' so it looks like a 'home' link instead of a 'home improvement' link. Add some no-wrap ...
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Where are my comments from the Activity tab?

During the day I often click on my profile from the top bar and then click on the Activity tab to see comments that I made earlier in the day and follow up on those posts to see if anything happened. ...
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Why the links with “leagues/{site-name}” do not work for all sites?

Typically when you go to reputation league, the url looks something like https://stackexchange.com/leagues/{id}/{site} or https://stackexchange.com/leagues/week/{id}/{site}, etc. The link contains ...
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Add data.SE style “magic links” to comments

Ask yourself how many times you typed the following in a Comment: [meta](https://meta.stackexchange.com) Me, personally, I'm sick of it. Can we have some data.stackexchange.com-style "magic links" ...
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Stack Overflow loads extremely slow and sporadically appears as offline*

Everything loads extremely slow. No matter what I click. Sometimes the site appears offline. But when I check its status with Down For Everyone Or Just Me, it appears online. I am getting random ...
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Can someone please fix the link in the 'access to moderator tools' privilege page?

I was discussing deletion privileges with someone when I noticed that help/privileges/moderator-tools includes an unformatted link: Can the page be updated so the link reads as the actual title of ...