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Edit approval dialog - MathJax not rendered

When reviewing an edit on Physics SE I noticed that an edit made to replace an image of mathematics with MathJax (the preferred choice on Physics SE) was not shown properly when the rendered output ...
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We're switching to CommonMark

I’m Ham and I’m a developer on the Teams team here at Stack Overflow. Over the past few months, I’ve been heads down working on the way we turn Markdown into HTML when writing and editing posts across ...
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Multiple flag dialogs for posts can be opened with the keyboard

Steps to reproduce: Open a post. Click on flag using the mouse. Wait for a few seconds to avoid the rate limit. Press Enter. Repeat from 3. Expected result: there is a single flag dialog on the ...
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Podcast transcripts are gone again

We've had this in the past: Provide official podcast transcripts Since then, the following podcasts do not have transcripts: Ok, who vandalized Wikipedia The magic of metric, micro frontends, and ...
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Provide official podcast transcripts

There has been some level of effort to provide written transcripts of official Stack Exchange podcasts. Transcripts for the first four Unicorn Meta Zoo podcasts were posted on Github, and the ninth ...
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Android app crashes on tapping specific comment [closed]

Whenever I tap the first comment on this answer (by user221081) in an attempt to upvote it, the Android app crashes. I can reproduce this consistently; I've also sent a report. Nexus 5, Android 5.0.1 ...
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Deleted users show up differently in a list in the timeline

If a question is closed (or reopened) then the list of close (or reopen) voters is displayed in the timeline of that question, with each username on a new line. For instance: The above image ...
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Eeeeek! Chat is Dead!

I got "unknown error" when posting a chat message, then tried to reload. This is what I got: Can you please bring the chat back? This affects all chat domains for me: https://chat....
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Super User answer notification bug

All day I've been getting notifications that I have "1 new answer". But my recent activities page doesn't show anything new (other than a couple of comment responses on answers I've posted)....
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New post formatting

Update 3 It took me longer than I wanted, but I’ve got some updates for you on our s-prose component. You can see the pull request with my thinking over at our design system’s repo. It does the ...
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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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Let me know earlier that I can't award a bounty within the first 24 hours

I've just started a bounty here, and though the FAQ states bounties can only be awarded 24 hours after starting them, this isn't immediately obvious and I have to confirm an IMPORTANT WARNING to ...
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Allow localizing the “Q” and “A” icons in the user profile

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/15479/suvitruf-andrei-apanasik?tab=profile Is it possible to translate those icons for international sites?
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Post was closed before it even existed

I would like to report a bug. This post was apparently closed 2 years ago, but it has only existed for 1 year and 3 months. See a screenshot of the problem below.
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Dear Stack Exchange: a statement and a letter from your moderators

Dear Stack Exchange, Inc., We know you know about this already, so we'll keep this brief. The past two weeks have been rough. Lots of moderators have lost confidence in you; for some, it was the final ...
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Bounties from deleted accounts should still be awarded; at least, the indicator should be removed

It might be from a bounty of 500, from a user who deleted his account. But the blue +500 flag is still attached to the question, so everybody who sees it will think that I have only about 300pt apart ...
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Intermittently receiving “Oops! Something bad happened!” error on Meta Stack Exchange

Intermittently, this error keeps coming up, when browsing Meta: This happened three times in Firefox and Chrome. It would take a really long time to respond, I got a 500 server error, then this. This ...
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Prevent posts with links to jsfiddle and no code

It's extremely common for people to ask and answer questions with no code other than a link to http://jsfiddle.net or similar service. These of course are not appropriate. I have personally been ...
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Add a reject reason when the Community user rejects an edit

When the Community user rejects an edit during the grace period there is no obvious reason visible (example). Community♦ reviewed this 1 hour ago: Reject This causes some confusion for the user ...
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How do I submit a Stack Exchange app or get support when the CAPTCHA is broken?

I am trying to create a new Stack APP and the human verification CAPTCHA is broken. Furthermore, when I try to submit a support request, that CAPTCHA is also broken. I tried to contact Stack on ...
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Ticket Smash - How is the backlog today?

In We expect some Q3 projects to be delayed "Ticket Smash" was announced: No tomorrows. No excuses. Ticket Smash on September 8th - September 18th In total we have almost 600 unhandled CM ...
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The close question dialog is half off screen when called from the flag handling interface

The picture below tells the story; that's the whole browser window. There is a vertical scrollbar but no horizontal one. I have this zoomed in (as in, normally, in the browser, it snaps to at 150%), ...
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Stack Exchange Data Dump no longer available via BitTorrent (since June 2017)

The Data Dump on Archive.org was last updated a month ago, but the torrent version is not available. In fact, no torrent has been made available for any release since June (see my index), when the ...
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Can we prevent some of the low-quality questions from entering our system?

Stack Overflow has been wildly successful. And maybe in some ways too successful. I am concerned that Stack Overflow is being inundated by a stream of low-quality questions from users who are ...
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Empty leaderboard style ad

I recently joined a new site, so I get the joy of seeing ads again. This add struck me as odd Inspecting the page also revealed no hint of any actual add container being present. The HTML of the page ...
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Remove Stack Exchange mobile app download buttons from emails

Why are the Stack Exchange mobile app download buttons still appearing in emails? This screenshot: Confirms that. These two posts all say that the Stack Exchange mobile app is no longer supported, ...
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Account merge of a candidate nominee in an election hides the candidate

At this moment, we're having an election in Portuguese Stack Overflow. The candidates are nominating themselves. However, at this moment, the page shows that there are 7 candidates, but only 6 show up....
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Very hot network questions found

The Boardgames Stack Exchange question How would an instant or sorcery with an effect that targets work with Feather? became a Hot Network Question three times, according to its timeline: All three ...
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Imgur image processing takes too long

Image uploads are slow. It takes at least 6-8 seconds to upload one image (demo: https://youtu.be/laNmsiLhcFY). This is not due to upload speed, but because Imgur processing is slow (in the YouTube ...
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Missing full stop in privileges area

I have just noticed that there is a missing full stop at the end of this sentence (the last one): And as it is really bugging me, I thought that I would report it. Although I give my example as AU, ...
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What happened to Groovy syntax highlighting?

On Stack Overflow I have answered many questions about Spock and Geb, two Groovy test frameworks. For years, I have used <!-- language: lang-groovy --> in combination with indentation by four ...
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Why doesn't Stack Overflow use Highlight.js instead of Google-Code-Prettify? [duplicate]

You heard me. From what I see here, and unless I am looking at a completely wrong place, Google Code Prettify hasn't been updated in almost an year now. Has it been abandoned? I have just heard about ...
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What's going on with revision number?

I just saw that site revision is 1.0.0.0 Someone just dropped it to default state, or there is integer overflow?
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Don't split revision string in the footer

For better localization there is need to add an explicit non-breakable space or allow to translare string like rev 2017.10.20.27536 in the footer via Transifex. E.g. now in SO in Russian and SO in ...
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Very low contrast syntax highlighting on mobile site

The syntax highlighting for mobile on Android Chrome seems to be using a different set of colours, which looks much worse on mobile browsers (true over multiple SE sites) Here's a side by side ...
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Highlight.js: For Real, Please [duplicate]

Background: SE currently uses the Google code-prettify library for syntax highlighting. The possibility of switching has been suggested in the past: Why doesn't StackOverflow use Highlight.js ...
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Switching to highlight.js for syntax highlighting

I'd like to offer our syntax highlighter library highlight.js for using on the Stack Exchange sites. I am perfectly aware that you already have one in place and there was a similar discussion a while ...
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A Stack Exchange fork of Google Prettify

Please consider maintaining (y)our own fork of Prettify. I just tried to add new keywords for Swift¹ but they wanted me to sign a CLA with all kinds of personal information and the project does ...
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google-code-prettify seems dead

The code formating engine used by SO (google-code-prettify) seems dead (lasts two commits have been made on sep 2013 & mar 2014). As stated on this post, each code-formatting request have to be ...
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Google Code Prettify has been officially discontinued; it's time for SE to maintain their own highlighter

On April 21, 2020, Google announced that their Prettify syntax highlighter, that Stack Exchange uses, has been discontinued and is no longer being maintained. The repository has been marked read-only ...
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The Stack Exchange Data Explorer intermittently goes down

Since Sunday, I expect after the refresh of 03:00 UTC, the Stack Exchange Data Explorer seems to have troubles serving pages to us. I notice that I'm either logged out frequently, I get the red error ...
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What exactly is meant by “flagged and deleted” in the 10k tools help center article?

On the topic of deleting questions, the help center article for Access to moderator tools has the following to say, with my emphasis: When should I delete questions? Closed questions that are of no ...
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Searching for a tag containing * breaks the site

For whatever reason, I tried to search using a tag containing an asterisk * - instead of returning no results, it returns an entirely blank page. For example: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Encouraging people to explain downvotes

Note: If you're looking for a simple explanation as to why comments aren't required on downvotes, see Why isn't providing feedback mandatory on downvotes, and why are ideas suggesting such ...
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Award Publicist badge multiple times?

It is my understanding that Announcer, Booster & Publicist are only awarded once. I suggest that "Publicist" be awarded multiple times to incentivise users to publicise questions even after they ...
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Stop misusing the blog sidebar and restrict the announcements tag of the blog to posts which are actually announcements of network-wide significance

Catija has recently explained that which blog posts get displayed in the side bar for each site depends on a blog tag: It's tag-dependent. Blog posts tagged "bulletin" appear in the sidebar ...
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Update the “How to Answer” page to explicitly state that linked resources, not just sites, can be taken down

The How to Answer help page has the following section, which mentions that links to resources can be unreachable or be taken offline permanently: Provide context for links Links to external resources ...
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Why aren't description lists formatted on Stack Exchange?

Description lists, formerly known as definition lists, are a form of HTML markup. While they are not a part of Markdown, they may be created on Stack Exchange through inline HTML. However, they ...
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Allow questions to be saved as drafts prior to posting

Many times it takes me a while to properly compose my question before posting. Sometimes it's just a jumble of ideas and concepts, and is not something I'd want seen immediately. However, there is no ...
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Should the word “hay” not be deleted at the beginning of posts, especially on Spanish SE?

When saving posts, the first sentence is removed if it matches a regular expression. See this answer. The purpose is to automatically remove salutations from posts. The word “hay” is a very uncommon ...

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