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Questions tagged [support]

A request for assistance with one of the site's features, or a question where you're expecting a concrete answer, and not discussion. If your question is not reporting a bug, requesting a new feature, or soliciting opinionated discussion, this tag is probably the right one.

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tagging bounty award user [duplicate]

In a regular question, it is assumed that comments notify the OP, even though you can explicitly tag the OP, evident by the tag suggestion/auto-fill. I find myself wanting to message the bounty ...
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Code formatting (apart from Ctrl+K) with proper indentation on stack overflow

People post their question on stack overflow without formatting and It is very hard to read the code then understand his/her problem. I know about code Sample <pre> <code> Ctrl+K But it ...
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Retrieving sequence of Review Tasks Results (within a date)?

Is it possible to know (be sure) the sequence of review tasks results, even though the time data from 'CreationDate' is removed (i.e., there is only date, not time)? Let me explain better. I want to ...
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physics-calculation the average of commutator of x,p [on hold]

I have a question about <x|[x,{p,ρ}]|x'>. this answer is (x-x')(d/dx-d/dx')p(x,x'). where p(x,x')=<x|ρ|x'> and ρ is density matrix. I don't know how to get to this answer. and if x=x', ...
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Is there a forum for starting a business? [duplicate]

I want to start my own business. I am afraid to do so. I want to find a place where I can ask questions to folks who have done it so I know what I am getting in to. Q: Where can I do that?
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Post locked by community [duplicate]

I had a post locked in psychology and neuroscience and I was wondering how to get it unlocked? I made some edits and it was also migrated from medical to psychology/neuroscience, so it probably has ...
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Can't access favorite rooms from Meta Stack Exchange's chat

If I access chat from Meta Stack Exchange then tap on the "favorite" tab I just get a blank screen. This is not the case for Chemistry Stack Exchange or a couple of other daughter sites.
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Why can't I find Community user on Meta sites?

You can find him on main site. For example, on Stack Overflow: But can't on Meta Stack Overflow:
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Link to help center instead of meta FAQ on community user profile for automatic question deletion

On the Community user profile there is a list item Remove abandoned questions. This item links to this meta faq, but should probably link to the help center article: The help center also includes a ...
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Add margin to the “Communities” block on the profile activity page [duplicate]

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/-1/community Actually, h tags have margin: h1, h2, h3 { margin: 0 0 1em; } But "Communities" block has class .gs4, which overides this rule: .gs4 { ...
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Strange tooltip positioning on the site analytics page

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/site-analytics I guess, the tooltip should appear near the cursor. Spec: Win7 (64-bit), Firefox 65.0.1 (64-bit).
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Can mods see answer drafts from other users? [duplicate]

Yesterday I posted this answer, about 5 minutes after I clicked on the "Post Your Answer" button I got some comments from a mod. In one of them he said I had edited my answer in the first 5 minutes ...
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Wildcard tags unrolling issue [duplicate]

Searching for [status-*] text doesn't unroll the tags in search input (top bar + page specific): Eliminating the text from the search query will unroll the tags in the top bar search input (page ...
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Is https://stackoverrun.com/ related to Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Recently, I have been getting more and more search results from different search engines that all point to https://stackoverrun.com/. But the original articles that are shown there seem to come from ...
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Untranslated strings page is empty

There was an untranslated strings page for ruSO at least. It's not working anymore, i.e. the page is exist, but there are no strings. Is it a bug, or intentional behaviour?
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Send my link “Sponsored links for this tag” [duplicate]

I saw this thing many times. I do now know whether anyone clicking on these links or not but I thought to put my link on this section. Is there any way to send my links or SO just getting randomly ...
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Bold or italics in Markdown inline code [duplicate]

I would like to add bold (or italic) text to inline code (not a block of code). So in one **two** three, I would like "two" to be bold rather than surrounded by asterisks. Note: This is a similar ...
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Where should I post about computers / gears obsolescence and renewal in a company?

I'd to ask a question about how a company should manage efficiently to renew its stock of computers. It will be about policy but also the technical and human criteria they should consider for their ...
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Is a gold tag badge holder’s Leave Open/Closed vote binding?

If a question is asked, and a user has a gold badge in one of the tags, the gold badge holder can close it as a duplicate as needed. The user can then re-open it with only one vote. But if someone ...
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Is it possible to have a content review process for Stack Overflow for Teams questions? [migrated]

Is it possible to have alerts, or a way of searching for questions in Stack Overflow for Teams that haven't been added to / reviewed for a period of time? i.e We want to make sure that answers don't ...
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Why would anyone earn the disciplined badge [duplicate]

Why would any delete an upvoted post? Upvotes are scarce for me. Just like how people upvote john skeet's posts because they are from john skeet, for me people are like, oh a hank Sauri post. Let's ...
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Where can I ask questions about sourcing custom displays?

I have a project where I am in need of a custom shaped display. I'm interested in asking something like: Where can I as a consumer purchase O-LED or LED screens in a custom shape and dimension such ...
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Each site's moderator agreement - privacy policy linked to stack overflow page instead of the site's own page [duplicate]

On every Stack Exchange site except Stack Overflow, in the Moderator Agreement (<sitename.com>/legal/moderator-agreement) page's The agreement section contains two links. The first link is ...
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Why have I been banned from chat?

So I've been banned from chat again. For reporting a problem. And, presumably, for being a thorn in the hide. I sense problems before most do and didn't use offensive language this time. Please look ...
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Use Google to login [duplicate]

I always use Google to login to SE websites. Now, I got a message that Google is cancelling GooglePlus, including the login options. Will this affect my ability to login to SE sites? If so, what ...
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I lost 100 reputation and it is not shown in graph [duplicate]

Last December I lost 100 reputations on Music Stack Exchange as one of my answers were marked as "rude or abusive" by 6 users. However, the graph did not lose 100 reputations. What's the reason?
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Using possessive apostrophes after users' names [duplicate]

What’s a word that means deflect blame? In this post I posted comment in response to another. In the post, I tagged someone's username, but in its possessive form. I put a space in between the ...
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Do users really have to be committed to proposals to post in the private beta? [duplicate]

The Tezos proposal just recently entered private beta. Supposedly, users have to commit to the proposal to participate during the private beta. However, I tried posting on Tezos using an account on ...
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Is there some way to get MathJax to display this complete equation nicely (and not into the margin)?

In this answer I have a long equation. I've artificially broken it up into three terms t = A (B + C) so it doesn't boggle the mind when transcribing. However when I tried to display it completely, ...
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Where to ask which Stack Exchange website is correct for my question? [duplicate]

The title says it, where should one ask about the correct Stack Exchange website to ask their question if they aren't sure? For example, I want to discuss why it is a popular opinion that North-...
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My data access request will be processed last year?

On October 4th I opened a GDPR Portability request ("Export my data"). Today I received an email that my request will be processed and I will receive an answer on 3rd November 2018. This is also ...
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How can I get the summary of questions a user ask from the Stack Overflow data dump?

I need information about how many questions a user asks, how many of them are resolved, and how many of them remain unanswered. Is there any way to get this information from the SO data dump?
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Questions with bounties awarded sometimes show the awarding users' names as “false”

For example, see: prolog - Rearranging variable_names The markup for the awarded bounty badge reads: <span class="bounty-award d-block ta-center" title="This answer has been awarded bounties ...
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How to inform people to be considerate because OP has mental health disorders

I have been having a lot of trouble on SO lately because I suffer from an array of mental health conditions. I am open about my conditions and don't mind telling people. But I can imagine the backlash ...
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Is Meta SE a good place to post bugs and feature request to traducir.win?

In the end of the 2018 for at least two sites: Stack Overflow in Spanish and Stack Overflow in Russian were decided to use traducir.win site to make or update translations used on the sites interface ...
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Is it acceptable to post an answer to my own question? [duplicate]

I spent many hours researching on Stack Overflow for help on a particular programming challenge. I didn't find an answer close enough to what I was looking for. I was going to post a new question, but ...
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“Recent reputation changes” for own profile, but “positive reputation changes” for foreign profile

If you open someone's profile page other than yourself, for example, Chris Osiak: If open your own profile page: Why does it mention positive changes for others' profile?
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Does the reputation of the participants in the question affect the “hotness?”

This is my second question on hot network questions. I was shocked to find this question that I asked on the list: If a collection of closed sets of arbitrary cardinality in a metric space has empty ...
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Please, like, stop deleting my questions! [on hold]

I have asked several questions in the past and on different sites and using other accounts and they keep getting deleted. Please plaese please stop! I don't like it! And please don't delete this ...
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Average upvotes per posts on all sites

I want to see what site has on average the most upvotes on posts. This would be: (Number of total upvotes - downvotes / Number of posts)
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Was my comment permadeleted? [duplicate]

If a comment is deleted, is it permanent? Is the data destroyed and gone forever, or is it still stored somewhere?
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Tag Wiki Approved by one person [duplicate]

I just had a tag wiki edit approved here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/62777 But only one person approved it. I thought two people were meant to approve edits?
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How do I transfer reputation points from one Stack Exchange site to another? [duplicate]

I have earned points on Stack Exchange for Database related. How do I transfer those points to dba.stackexchange?
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Which Stack Exchange is Appropriate for Questions regarding map based mobile libraries?

I have some questions regarding which mobile app library would be the most appropriate to use for a mobile map based app/game. Which stack exchange site would be the best for such questions? Seems ...
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No tooltips for Advanced Search Tips

Two years ago there were tooltips for the Advanced Search Tips (see related post: Strange hint alignment in the Advanced Search Tips), but nowadays there are no tooltips. What's the reason to remove ...
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Where to ask about computers on Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

Well... I'm in a process of switching a motherboard in my pc and I don't really know where to ask about it. Is there a good place for such questions in the Stack Exchange community?
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Update network profile display picture [duplicate]

How to update or change display picture in the network profile? i see there is a similar question so im re wording as still stuck, i did read it and it does not solve the issue, i click the link in ...
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View only Stack Exchange sites which I have joined or am interested in in one window

My question is about how to remove the Stack Exchange sites I am not interested in. A feature request or plugin to see all sites which I am interested in one portal window without a janky code work ...
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What is the purpose of network-wide suspension if the regular mod can unsuspend the user on specific site?

Today I learned that if the user is suspended network-wide this means nothing due to possibility of the specific site moderator drop this suspension on the site. Why it's allowed, and what is the ...
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How can a network-wide suspension be not entirely network-wide? [duplicate]

Today I noticed this user is suspended network-wide according to the text on the profile page: No other SE sites are visible in this profile page, only MSE. Just out of curiosity I went to ...