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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 open discussion, this tag is probably the right one.

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Where can I ask about configuring Discord Bots?

I have questions about configuring different bots in my Discord server. For example: How do I sync Nightbot roles from Twitch? Can I create a server whitelist for Rhythm? Why is Mee6 saying ...
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How to add description to newly created tags? [duplicate]

I've created a new tag for a popular programming library called Nuklear. I would like to edit the description to provide some context when others are trying to use the tag. Is this possible?
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I'm having Wifi troubles. Where should I post my issue? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble with my Wifi and I'm not sure where on Stack Exchange I should post the question. I am using Windows laptop on a Lenovo laptop. I am trying to play a game on a local coffee shop, ...
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How do I indent text?

I presently must copy and paste Em Space,  , from a website or my profile to indent text. Any easier solution without relying on other websites? This question has probably been asked before, but I ...
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Where to ask a question related to buying a new computer?

I'm considering buying a model of Dell computer that is so new that there are no reviews of it yet. So I want to ask if anyone has seen it and had any experience using it before I buy it. I also need ...
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Why isn't the word “religion” mentioned in the description for some of the religion based Stack Exchange sites?

Right now, the only Stack Exchange site that mentions the word "religion" in its description is Hinduism Stack Exchange. Neither Buddhism Stack Exchange, Christianity Stack Exchange, Islam Stack ...
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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Reproduce top tags for multiple users with Data Explorer

I want to reproduce the top tags overview for multiple users with the Data Explorer: In the following I simplify for two users. The required solution should be able to scale to 50+ users. What I ...
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Login required moving to Super User on iPad

When moving around the sites on Stack Exchange using Safari on my iPad (not the Stack Exchange App), I am fine when moving to any site other than SuperUser. When logged in, I can switch sites and ...
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Merging SO and SE accounts [duplicate]

I always have to log in again if I'm going from any SE website to SO. How can I merge my SO and SE accounts so that I don't have to log in twice?
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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral"). As ...
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Imgur.com issues

There seems to be an issue uploading images from webapps.stackexchange.com at present. I'm pretty sure it is a problem with imgur.com so I doubt anything can be done here. It is quite annoying as ...
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Syntax for chat messages?

Chat messages do not seem to support markdown like questions and answer on SX.com websites - at least not fully. Where can I find the full syntax supported in chatroom messages?
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Confirm policy on AdSense and advertising related questions?

This was recently asked on Super User: https://superuser.com/questions/32936/how-much-traffic-is-needed-to-earn-1-in-google-adsense-closed This was another similar question: https://superuser....
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Where to ask about Google Adsense

Recently, I asked a question on Super User about Google Adsense here. I figured it wasn't really Stack Overflow material, and the ask question wizard on Stack Overflow directed me to Super User. ...
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Does reputation on sites with site-specific chat servers count toward the ability to chat on the general Stack Exchange chat server?

In other words, say, if I have 20 reputation on Stack Overflow, does it count toward the ability to chat on https://chat.stackexchange.com/? Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Exchange have their own chat ...
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How to add a blank line in a blockquote? [duplicate]

I'd like to do know how to do the following: Blockquote A blank line that's not part of either block, visually distinguishing two different blockquotes Blockquote B Experiments Without adding ...
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How do I modify this query to search for specific tags?

I am forking this query, which essentially outputs the time between the question being asked and the answer being given. However, I am trying to modify the query to only search for java. I tried this: ...
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Why does the number of consecutive days counter *not* show what I expect?

While I would be proud to have a consecutive days counter of 1, as the screenshot shows it should at least be 3 for June alone. Why does it show as 1?
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What is the association bonus?

I was just awarded +100 reputation on all of my Stack Exchange accounts. What is this bonus for? It simply says "Association Bonus" on my reputation overview. Return to FAQ index
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Is it possible to find users who earned a review badge for a specific queue?

It's possible to see all users who have earned a specific badge. For instance, I could go to https://stackoverflow.com/help/badges/1478 to see all users on Stack Overflow with the Reviewer badge. The ...
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What are the guidelines for reviewing?

About reviewing The review queues contain posts that possibly need further action from the community, like improvement, closure or deletion. By presenting those posts for peer-review, the system aims ...
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What is the state of the new site designs promised after the redesign?

Last year, Jon Ericson wrote in an announcement about the completion of the responsive design rollout: We'll continue fixing bugs and starting in 2019 we'll be working on designs for sites with the ...
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SE site for household appliance questions?

Is there currently a Stack Exchange site where I can ask about household appliances? In the current case, my question is whether it's good practice to turn off a fridge when you don't need it, and if ...
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What are “Community Wiki” posts?

Some questions and answers are marked Community Wiki and are owned by a community wiki user: (in fact, this very question is one of them) Why have Community Wiki posts? How do Community Wiki ...
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Determine if a user got an association bonus in SEDE

Is there a way to determine if a user received the association bonus on account creation?
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Add a 1px outline to site logos

Would it be possible to add an outline to the logos of Stack Exchange websites? I am using the Stack Overflow Dark user style, and it makes the Super User logo mostly unreadable, and the text of the ...
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Question with close votes not appearing in close queue

There is a question for which I can see 4 close votes. I checked the Close Votes review queue, but strangely, it doesn't appear there. Why? Some more info: The post is a meta post on EE.SE. There ...
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How long until graduated sites get a new site design and increased privileges threshold?

As seen in this post, Design-Independent Graduation is on for early September!, there are 2 phrases after a site has graduated: Phase 1 The Community Team announces that a site is cleared for ...
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Why does user searching start at 3 letters?

Why does the user search only activates after at least 3 letters have been typed? Searching for tags does not seem to have this mechanism.
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How do I find the user that has been downvoted the most on a Stack Exchange website?

How do I find the user that has been downvoted the most (both in terms of answers or questions) on a Stack Exchange website?
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What are tag synonyms and merged tags? How do they work?

What are tag synonyms? How can tag synonyms be distinguished from "real" tags? How are new tag synonyms created? Who can create tag synonyms? How can I delete/reverse/undo bad tag synonyms? What are ...
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The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide

I noticed that I can only perform certain actions such as commenting a finite number of times in a given period of time. Obviously, rate limiting is in place to prevent accidental misuse or ...
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Was this epic answer from Scifi & Fantasy SE manually added to the Hot Network Questions? [duplicate]

According to this and this answer, it becomes exceedingly difficult/impossible for a question to hit the HNQ once it gets older. When this legendary answer appeared on Science Fiction & Fantasy ...
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How are the “Top Network Sites” determined?

On the Stack Exchange homepage, there's a widget "Top Network Sites" in the right sidebar, underneath the list of users who asked the currently hot network questions. I was wondering how this list ...
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How to search a meta for a tag on the main site?

For example, there is an exception tag on Stack Overflow. I can search Stack Overflow for questions tagged with exception by searching "tag:exception". However, on Meta Stack Overflow, there are ...
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Creepy user digs my old questions and downvotes them once a day [duplicate]

There is a creepy user who answered my question on Stack Overflow that I haven't accepted the answer with. He then keeps leaving a comment for like three consecutive days, asking for updates on ...
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Where should I ask a question about processes? [duplicate]

I have a question on how to be compliant with all mail server's expectations, but it's not a technical question about how to configure the mail server itself. It's more about respecting best practices ...
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When is Edit Reputation Calculated? [duplicate]

I understand that editing questions and answers results in +2 reputation. To test this I've edited a couple of posts on forums where I have Edit Privilege but I don't have the Copy Editor badge. ...
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How do you do summation notation in MathJax? [on hold]

For example, sum for every k from 0 to n. How would I do this properly in MathJax format on a site that supports MathJax?
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My account has been temporarily suspended; what does that mean?

My account has been temporarily suspended, besides the following restrictions: an account will be locked at 1 reputation the user page will have a visual indication that the account is in timed ...
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How do I create a screenshot to illustrate a post?

How do I create screenshots? How to: Windows How to: Unix-based How to: Mac How to: iOS devices How to: Android How to: The GIMP Additional tips Return to FAQ index
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HardDrive-to-HDTV Playback, Site Recommendation

I'm seeking options about getting an HDTV to play videos that I store on a hard drive. What Stack Exchange site (if any) is appropriate for configuration and device tech specifications of video-to-...
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The new login system seems broken when a user wants to change accounts [closed]

If a user is logged in with one account and logs out, if the user tries to log back in with another account, the user can't because the page logs the user back immediately with the old account ...
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Chat feed posts into one room, but not another

I've been trying to get a feed up for new HNQ posts on my site, using the implementation from here. The feed URL is https://lackadaisical-appeal.glitch.me/hnq/interpersonal.stackexchange.com It's ...
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Odd reputation behaviour

This is a little odd. I received seven points for receiving an upvote to my answer. Any reason? I don't think I've hit the daily rep cap, but if I did, would that be causing an incomplete reputation ...
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How to remove college information from Stack Overflow profile [migrated]

My college information is public on my stack overflow page and is not available on my other stack exchange accounts. This means that I might have added that info sometime in the past to my stack ...
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Can I view the Markdown-source of an unedited question/answer?

Once a post has been edited, you can go into the revision list, and click "View Source". If a post has not been edited (and I don't have the edit privilege) is there any way to see the raw Markdown? ...
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Searching the tags of all Stack Exchange sites before asking a question, to find out where the question belongs

Let's imagine I want to ask a question about "big data" and I am not familiar with Stack Exchange. Normally I should guess which stack is the right stack to ask my question, but is there any way to ...
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Where does this post belong? [duplicate]

I posted this to Psychology because it is a broad question that happens to be a current issue for me. what is trying, and how can i do it? Apparently that's not allowed. Is there a better place for ...