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Stack Exchange sites with MathJax incorrectly crop the zoomed version of LaTeX

Stack Exchange sites that support MathJax sometimes can not handle heavy equations / a lot of symbols such as a to the power of b to the power of c etc...: The symbols get too small. Now this is of ...
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Add optional box for spam flags letting you say why you think it's spam

This came up recently, where a user had taken the time to look at the link on a post and realized that the post wasn't just off-topic, it was actually half-decently-disguised spam. So he flagged it as ...
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All Questions page count shows 1 extra empty page if last page is full

This screenshot: shows that there are 1871 pages when you click the 1870th page, which has exactly 50 items in it, but the 1871st is empty. Why is there a 1871st page if it isn't needed? EDIT: This ...
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Display lost/negative reputation in topbar achievements

When you get reputation, you get a +X green spot on your reputation feed telling you that you gained reputation and if you drop down the menu, you get more detail. How about we make it that when you ...
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Opening the Inbox crashes the app [duplicate]

Opening the Inbox immediately crashes the app. App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: samsung Device Model: SM-T820 OS Version: 9 (T820XXU3CTD5)
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Expand LQ review comment for “me too” non-answers with advice about “follow post” feature

The "follow post" feature is convenient for users having the same problem as asked about in the question. Currently, the system generates the following comment for those who post non-answers ...
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Let us know when we can change display name again

Once upon a time, we could see recently used (90 days back) display names, then according to this, to know when we can change again, in case 30 days didn't yet pass since last used name. However, ...
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The generalist badge should be gold

I think that the Generalist badge (Provide non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags) is too difficult to get, compared to other silver badges; it should be gold instead. Edit: it's ...
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Can we have anchors for the bullets in the [help/on-topic] list?

Currently, in EL&U's help center, the on-topic page lists a number of topics we can't address on the site: But please, don’t ask any questions about the following topics. They are out of scope ...
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Show unanswered questions in the duplicate dialog on meta sites and in other cases where choosing an unanswered target is allowed

Most of the time, you don't want to see unanswered questions in the duplicate dialog, since you can't normally close as a duplicate of them. This behavior is intended, at least as it says here: The ...
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Do not repeatedly require trusted contributors to solve captchas when they attempt to post

By now, I've solved hundreds of captchas on Stack Exchange, maybe thousands. Often when I post (conservatively, at least 30% of the time), I'm presented with this: We can't quite tell if you're a ...
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Allow bounty owners to comment on questions they've placed a bounty on, even if they have less than 50 reputation

After offering a bounty to this question, I realize that I cannot comment on the question because I no longer have the required reputation. Is it possible to change this behavior, so that the bounty ...
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Badge for the first use of the “follow post” feature

We have badges awarded to those who learned and used some site features, first of all Autobiographer and Informed. Scholar, Editor, Supporter, Citizen Patrol, Critic, Custodian also look worth ...
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Now that the mobile apps are no longer in development … Could we get Web Push Notifications?

TLDR: Mobile is sad. Can we have web push notifications? (While the eventual intended audience will know what I'm talking about, google has a nice, though somewhat technical article on what this is. ...
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When you get the “Your question is ready to publish”, allow submitting it from that modal instead of moving to the bottom of the page

As described in The new ask page is now live on the network!, all new questions now go through a workflow that finally leads to the pleasant announcement "Your question is ready to publish!": I would ...
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Don't remove the @ part of my comment

Recently I posted a comment on Stack Overflow on an answer by (say) Felix. He replied to the comment, and when replying to him I started my comment with "@Felix". Stack Overflow stripped that ...
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Careers: finding offers that might consider visa sponsorship? [closed]

I'm a non-US citizen considering looking for jobs in the US. After some time, it is clearly obvious to me that if you don't check the 'legal right to work' box, you will most likely get zero responses ...
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@Downvoter sends a notification to all downvoters for your post

Similar to the new @user feature, I am interested in a feature wherein if I preface a comment to one of my own posts with "@Downvoters", a notification would be sent to all users that ...
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Having font color option in Stack Overflow question editor

Stack Overflow provides good tools in the question editor, like "Links" and "Styling". Another thing that for me would be nice is a color selector. Although an HTML editor is available, a direct ...
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Give moderators the power to add tag warnings

Although I'm reasonably experienced on Stack Exchange (8+ years of activity, 40 sites with 500+ reputation, 247k total rep) and have been a diamond moderator on one site for some 5 years, today I saw ...
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HTML <li> items not rendered correctly in Firefox, Edge, and IE11

This Sandbox post looks quite normal when viewed on e.g. Safari or Chrome: but when viewed in Firefox (on macOS Mojave) as well as Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11, the bullets generated by &...
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Superscripts in Chat?

Can there be support for superscripting in SO chat? Possibly with a syntax such as: ^^text^^ For example: My birthday is On the 27^^th^^ of February or Teh Internetz^^TM^^ It will be quite ...
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Bounty Hunter badges

I suggest two new badges: Greedo - first bounty earned (bronze) Boba Fett - earned 2000 rep through bounty (silver) Imported from UserVoice ticket, "Bounty hunter badges", originally ...
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Make links posted by users open in a new window

Most of the time when I follow a user's link, I just want to see their site, look it over, then return to answer their question (not leave SO completely and not come back). Could we make the links ...
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Any chance of MathJax in chat?

It would be really nice to be able to use MathJaX (math formulas) in chat. Not specially for formulae, but for things like $V_{CC}$ in electronics chat would be very useful.
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Allow downvoting comments

Answers and questions allow both upvoting and downvoting - comments, however, only allow upvoting. I think it would be useful to allow downvoting of comments for two reasons: First, if you ...
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Allow adding an URL to the image in the user's profile

I'd like to hotlink a different image in my profile, instead of having to upload it to gravatar. Could we have an option between gravatar (that would remain as default) and a link to an image? If you ...
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Allow an edit to notify downvoters: “I think I've fixed the issue now - please check”

To me, a downvote usually indicates a problem with an answer. When I downvote it's to mark the answer as having a problem, not the person. If the answer is fixed, I want to remove that downvote - but ...
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Add <mark> support, or other text highlighting method

Please add support for text highlight, e.g. with the <mark> HTML5 tag. Often it is desirable to preserve original formatting in quote citations (that already uses bold, italic and underlining), ...
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Convert non-answers into new questions?

We see a lot of occasions where a new user posts an answer when in fact they should be asking a question; for example here or here. Given that: we want to make life as comfortable as possible for ...
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Should the markdown renderer treat a single line break as <br>?

Inspired by Markdown, One Year Later, a question I think would be better suited to here, than the blog's comment system.. As for #3, "Automatic return-based linebreaks instead of "two ...
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Will Area 51 be supported in the app? [duplicate]

Will Area 51 be supported on the Android App in the future? I visit A51 rather frequently and I would like to see it in the App.
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Please don't refer to 2019 as 'a great year'

There's a bug on the Winter Bash 2019 homepage: Stack Exchange invites you to celebrate the end of a great year …with HATS! As you use your site, you'll discover hats and other items hidden behind ...
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Gravatar gone in Safari 4

I am using a gravatar linked to my account in openID, and for the last two months I've noticed a bug with Safari's (4.0.5) cache when handling the avatar image. This: I know this is related to ...
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Could we have the ability to mark a change as minor in questions or answers?

It would be nice to allow users to mark a change in an answer (or question) as minor (e.g. for a simple spelling or grammar correction). A change marked as minor wouldn't push the question on top of ...
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Can we pitch in to get HowToGeek a different logo? [closed]

So, now that HowToGeek is part of the league of justice, we often see the website discussed, often with some reference to the HowToGeek logo: The terrible, terrible logo. It's terribly composed, ...
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Allow using arrow keys to move hats more precisely

During this Winter Bash, I've been trying to move one of my hats to the perfect location on top of my avatar, but the mouse is not letting me position it correctly. It would be helpful if support ...
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Unabandon the Stack Exchange Android app

The Android app Stack Exchange is really useful, but it needs some changes, for instance the ability to delete posts. It really needs to be unabandoned!
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HTTPS certificate error for meta redirect pages (meta.<site>.stackexchange.com)

Visiting https://meta.security.stackexchange.com displays an HTTPS certificate error in Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 10. For reference, meta.<sitename>.stackexchange.com is the old URL ...
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Unable to undo comment-upvote after page reload

Why can't I remove my comment-upvote after I've reloaded the page? I completely understand the reason to 'time-lock' removing your vote (or question-vote), but it seems like reloading the page should ...
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Make the Winter Bash dropdown consistent with the others on the top bar

The winter bash dropdown isn't dark mode compatible. The text is too dark. In fact, it fails all WCAG standards. while text in the inbox looks like this: The scrollbar is not the same as in other ...
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Hats can block page controls

Depending on how a user places his hat it may become hard to impossible to click e.g. the "Activity" button on a users profile-page - like e.g. here: When trying to click the visible part ...
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Add 1Password extensions support to the SE iOS app

Please implement the URL scheme to call 1Password for password lookups on the iOS app. http://blog.agilebits.com/2013/01/24/developers-heres-how-to-add-a-little-1password-to-your-ios-apps/ a URL ...
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StackApps twitter account

Now that all the Stack Exchange sites (except the trilogy) have Twitter accounts, they've all tweeted except StackApps. It would be good if this Twitter account tweeted the newest "questions" tagged [...
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Can we get Markdown support in questions' `title` field?

It would be nice to add Markdown support on the question's title field. It seems a bit inconsistent when it’s already available in the body and question's comments. What do you think?
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Automatic change to the full version of the site when trying to put on a hat

When you try to put on a hat on the mobile version, it goes to profiles and there is emptiness, so it would be nice if it would automatically change to the full version of the site.
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Milliner awarded before the trigger was met!

The leaderboard for Literature shows 10 hats for me, but Milliner is in the list which is supposed to be available after a total of 11 hats are earned. How is this possible?
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Hat Dash is cut off on mobile

When I try to play Hat Dash in portrait mode, half of the canvas is cut off: This makes it fairly difficult to react to obstacles in time, especially at higher speeds. The workaround is easy though, ...
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Social Distancing (Main) earned on too many sites

I just earned Social Distancing (Main) on Server Fault, Super User, Ask Ubuntu, and StackApps, but I didn't visit those sites. For what it's worth I just logged in, which (if I recall correctly) ...
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temporal Anti-badges with negative side effects to discourage bad behaviour

The idea is to "award" temporal anti-badges for bad behaviour, which will be removed when some kind of penance has been done. [edit One could even include side effect which activate some constraints.] ...

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