Questions tagged [support]

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Not getting notifications

I'm not getting notifications on a Pixel 3 (9: 1 august 2019 security patch). I'm running version 1.0.95 of the app. I've tried redownloading the app, clearing storage/cache and disabling and ...
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Inline Code Editor Unusable in Chrome

From what I've read, this is the proper place for this thing. I first thought tweeting you would get an answer, but I guess not. On Stack Overflow, when you answer/ask a question, you have the option ...
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In which stack exchange site should I ask about game development?

I want to ask a question about the development of a popular game (not one that I am making, but a game by another company) where should I ask it? my question is: why didn't Minecraft's code moved ...
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Is there an SE site where asking about the format of a 2D barcode is on topic?

I have a 2D barcode that I don't recognize the format of. Is there a site on the Stack Exchange network where that question would be suitable? If so, which one?
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Query for no. of many questions I have answered which are closed later

Is there a query to know how many questions received answers before they are put on hold and I am one of the users who wrote an answer before the question is closed? If it looks confusing, let me ...
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Is there a link to the corresponding meta site? [duplicate]

Do Stack Exchange sites have a link to their respective meta site somewhere?
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SQL Server Always On Availability [on hold]

I have problem with MS SQL Always On Availability. Suppose the connection between primary and secondary replica is broken. The client inserts data to the primary database (replication cannot be done ...
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Why aren't “minimum requirements not met” asterisks on Area 51 shown to logged-out users?

Today, I noticed that there were a large amount of proposals which did not meet the 3-day minimum requirements. Ordinarily, there is an asterisk shown next to each one that does not meet them: ...
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Why have view counters been modified?

I’ve noticed that recently view counters no longer show the exact amount of views over 1.000, like they used to. Is that to save space or what?
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Stack Overflow doesn't recognise my Ask Ubuntu login [on hold]

Suddenly, today, Stack Overflow is asking me to log in. I have an Ask Ubuntu account linked to my Launchpad account. I can log into Ask Ubuntu OK, and then I can go to anywhere in the network, ...
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Documentation for Stack Exchange engine URLs?

I have found mentions of various Stack Exchange engine URLs (/question/NNNN, /question/NNNN/question-title-spelled-out, /answer/NNNN, /user/NNNN, /q/NNNN, /a/NNNN, /u/NNNN, etc.) scattered around in ...
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How to use a search regex for tags in the Stack Exchange API

I want to simulate the question search using regex behaviour of Stack Overflow using the Stack Exchange API. For example, using c++* for tags will give questions which have c++ as prefix in tag such ...
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Facing Error to access “SEDE” [on hold]

I asked a question about a solution for searching tags in Meta SE, you can see my question in following the link: SEDE It was working since Aug 10th and after that when I was trying to open SEDE like ...
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Active bounty count display issue in bountied tab

Regarding the active bounty count in the Bountied tab, in the Home page it is displaying as "N Bountied", and in the Questions page it is displaying as "Bountied N". Is there any reason, why the ...
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HTTP -> HTTPS script didn't change everything [duplicate]

In 2017 the network decided to implement the HTTPS protocol, as was announced in Network-wide HTTPS: It's time. Although that post isn't completely marked as status-completed I think most, if not ...
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Can suspended users edit their profiles?

Are suspended users able to edit their profiles, or are they prohibited from doing so?
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Is there a “never ask me about cookies again” cookie that we can set?

While I know it's in vogue to consider everything, everyone, and everywhere a lethal threat to one's well being, I have a question of a different sort. StackExchange is a plague of "we use cookies" ...
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How was this new user able to post two questions less than 40 minutes apart?

New users who have less than 125 reputation are subject to a 40-minute time limit between asking questions, network-wide. Today, however, this 1-rep user was able to post two questions within 8 ...
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How to reference other tag in usage guidance?

Security.SE has had a rather strange problem. There is a tag called content-security-policy, which is about a specific mechanism in modern browsers. However, many users have used this tag for ...
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Where should I ask about port forwarding?

I need to ask a question about network port forwarding, but I don't know where to ask it. Network Engineering? Super User? Somewhere else completely?
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Letters are all attached in chat. What's wrong? [closed]

Sometimes I log into a stackexchange chatroom to see words all attached together making the messages unreadable. What's the problem? A bug in my browser or in the SE interface codes?
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Where would I post a question about a specific manufactured material and its properties?

I would like some information around a manufactured mesh material that is flexible and has other properties. Where would I post my questions?
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Number of views increases for the question if page refreshes, is it design intent? [duplicate]

Number of views increases for the question if page refreshes, is it design intent? or increase number of views per question only when non current user views at once.
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Per-site equivalent of Stack Overflow reputation page [duplicate]

In Can I check what my reputation was on a particular date? I learned about this URL https://stackoverflow.com/reputation which provides the full reputation history on Stack Overflow. Is there an ...
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What is the best Stack Exchange site to find translations from one language to another?

What is the best Stack Exchange site for translations? I need it to be from Hebrew to English; I have a term from the math world I need to translate and I couldn't find the translation in any ...
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Why ON earth is stackoverflow more strict than the other sites? [duplicate]

On stack overflow, it is much easier to see the You post cannot be submitted due to the volume of spam and abuse originating from your network error. Also this you can only post every 90 minutes ...
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Are question timestamps “before x min” cached on Stack Exchange sites?

I was reading once that the Stack Exchange sites are using caching heavily. Checking the HTML source of a site, when logged-in and when being an anonymous visitor, shows in both cases (example): <...
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When and how to give attribution to code snippets from Stack Overflow

I want to understand when do I need to give attribution to code snippets from Stack Overflow. Do I need to give attribution when I use code snippets in a blog post (by a blog post I mean a tutorial) ...
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Is there a site focused on digital tech innovation in healthcare?

Is there a site or a community that focuses on digital tech and innovation in healthcare? I am looking to connect with other technologists working in the health space or interested in the ...
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How can a chat notification sound change be requested? [duplicate]

Having recently used Tavern on the Meta chat room for the first time, the room has the best and not-one-bit annoying notification sound when being tagged. On the Aviation site, it's horrible. Not to ...
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Should I be worried about how fast I use the site?

Yesterday I wanted to find an old comment of mine (with information relevant to a post I was composing), so I opened my All actions/comments profile page, and Ctrl+F'ed my way through the pages. I ...
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Able to mark own close flag as helpful after reaching close votes privileges

I flagged this Lifehacks question a few days ago for being off-topic. This morning, I received enough upvotes to obtain the Close Vote privileges. My flag was still pending: I went to the question ...
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Persistence of already viewed activity changes on the profile page

This has always confused me. I'm not sure if it's a deliberate design that takes reputation points into account (for some reason), or a bug. When I get responses and/or new reputation points, the top-...
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Search comments by commentator's user-id [duplicate]

Often I find comments showing the commentator is quite knowledgeable and able to express concepts in a poignant way, and I would like to discover more comments by such a user (in a similar way one ...
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Please announce changes like the new design of the bounties

We recently learned that the Stack Exchange staff is reluctant to post things on Meta (SO). For example as indicated by Sara: Stack Overflow Employees have panic attacks and nightmares when they ...
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Closing a question with multiple duplicates

Is it possible for a single user to cast a duplicate close vote on a question with more than one duplicate? Sometimes, more than one question seems like a good candidate for a duplicate close vote. ...
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How can I write good alt text?

When editing Stack Exchange posts, a whole ton of them don't have alt text on images. Alt text is important so the visually impaired that have to rely on screen readers can experience and value Stack ...
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Best SE community for questions about phone number spoofing

I have a question about how easily phone numbers are spoofed and I'm not sure which site to post it to. Android Enthusiasts, Windows Phone, and Ask Different seem the closest fits to me but obviously ...
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Are the “hidden” RSS feeds at risk of going away?

There's a list of hidden RSS feeds from 2012. I believe that some of these feeds also offer alternative sorts. The reason I ask is because I'm thinking about subscribing to new question feeds using a ...
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All my Stack Overflow history of answers and reputation disappeared [closed]

I am not sure what's going on, but none of my history is showing... The questions that I answered show my answer, but they show user******** as the user, rather than my name...
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What are the reasons that the `FavoriteCount` column in the `Posts` table has elements that are not available? [duplicate]

I was taking a look at this post which details the database schema for the Stack Exchange Data Explorer. I had one question about the Posts data set: what are the reasons that the FavoriteCount column ...
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Stack Exchange’s date system won’t work in 89 years

I was looking at an old post, and noticed how we display dates from a certain amount of time ago: This is very non-futureproof design. How will people living in the melted remains of society in 89 ...
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What determines when/how 'by type' and 'by tag' are shown in the review queues? [duplicate]

The review queue home pages look pretty much the same across the Stack Exchange network. However, I noticed that on Stack Overflow the Close Votes and Reopen Votes review queues have an option to ...
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Does Meta have a different standard for NAA?

There is an answer here (screenshot) which does not attempt answer a question and instead posts a joke in response to a whimsical bounty message. Several people flagged it as NAA and it quickly ...
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Is Safe Frame added yet?

It looks like for a couple months, SO has been trying to add Safe-Frame. (And indeed implement Feature-Policy.) ...We are testing deployment of Safe Frame to all ads... We are trying to deploy the ...
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Where to ask about a visa interview and embassy appointments [duplicate]

Is there a Stack Exchange site to ask about my issues with a visa appointment in the German embassy in Cairo? I had my appointment cancelled, and they didn't reply and I want to know what I can do.
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Technical reasons to use googleapis.com on SE websites

10 years ago, Employer blocks jQuery from Google, DOH! question was posted and Jeff Atwood (SE Founder) answered the following: We looked at this, but unfortunately the fallback from failure-to-...
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Review queues are in a different order on different sites

This is Politics’ review queues order in the dropdown: This is Science Fiction & Fantasy’s: The order is the same on Mi Yodeya. Why are they in a different order? Is this a bug?
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How to query for the most popular job tags in Data Explorer

I'm just looking for a way to query the most popular tags in Stack Overflow Jobs, but I can't find anything related to it, I mean, a Jobs column or table or so. Is there a means to accomplish that ...
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Can users without the required reputation suggest new tags? [duplicate]

On the Stack Exchange boardgames' domain I sadly was not able to submit my response, as the game I was posting about is not so popular (#). So I just went on and put any random tag on it. I am really ...