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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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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 ...
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Which stack exchange site would be ok to ask this question- What are the processors in machines [closed]

I come across one doubt Someone telling me assuming you had a 4 processor machine. Obviously this is about computer only but where can I ask this question like what is processor or are they coming ...
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Any way to remove my own pending edit? [duplicate]

I've made an edit on a post and I now realize that it is in error: I've added a suggested edit (the water tag) but I now realize it's probably not appropriate. I recommend rejecting it (I think ...
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It's not possible to find Community user posts cause of negative id [duplicate]

https://meta.stackexchange.com/search?q=user:-1+[support] It shows posts by user with id 1 (Jeff Atwood), not -1.
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Why not avoid the Streisand Effect for network-wide suspensions?

For site suspensions, initially, no reason was displayed, but following the arguments at Avoid the Streisand Effect - be clear about the reason when suspending an account, a brief reason for the ...
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Align congrat blocks in user profile by height

It looks inconsistent. I'm asking to align blocks to the upper or lower border. Something like this:
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Need some help with unbanning Stack Overflow account [duplicate]

I got my account banned a time ago for asking stupid questions (I was a noob at that time) and now I have become pretty good at PHP, still got to work to be honest. And now I don't know how I should ...
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Why is the number of “all time messages” only shown for room owners currently in the room?

In the "Overview" of some of the Stack Exchange chat rooms, the number of "all time messages" is shown for some of the room owners and not shown for the rest. For example, let's take The h Bar: ...
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Why was the comment delete button changed from the X icon to the word “Delete”? [duplicate]

Update: I found my answer in an answer to another feature request. Basically, this was done for accessibility reasons, as well as to make the style match. I didn't find that post initially because the ...
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What are the “suggested edit stats” mentioned in the 10k tools page?

The access to moderator tools page mentions that you can view the "suggested edit stats": You now have access to various lists and statistical reports, giving you a broad overview of activity on ...
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Google login broken!

I tried to log out of Stack Overflow from the Google login because I was logged in to the wrong account, but when I clicked log in with Google again, it did not offer me the window to log in to Google,...
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Is there a way to track a user's review history?

Is there a way to see an individual's review history? I don't think there is. I've checked the tools page on the review menu, a privilege afforded to users with 10K, and didn't find what I was ...
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Previously selected tab no longer remembered on …stackexchange.com/questions page

When visiting the questions page, e.g. here on meta https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions the previously visited tab is no longer selected by default. Previously it would automatically show the ...
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Measures against targeted down-voting? [duplicate]

A "trend" I noticed is that some "troll" user assumedly frustrated with an exchange on one of the StackExchange sites, will search the past answers of another user they want to harass, and ...
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How to correct a mistakenly posed downvote? [duplicate]

And in principle an upvote too. I am on the mobile app, and sometimes it happened to me that I mistakenly evaluated an answer. Then I found the answer locked until further editing and I can't correct ...
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Issue in the confirmation page icon, when joining a new community

When I'm trying to join a new community by clinking on the "Join this community" button in the non joined community, I'm receiving the following confirm page. In that I'm seeing the description ...
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Network Protocol Error while browsing

I get the error shown below while browsing on Firefox. If this is not the right place, let me know; it says to contact the website owner. As requested, the visible link in the screenshot is: How do ...
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Ctrl+Q shortcut for adding quotes causes Firefox to quit

This is not a duplicate of Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+K in comments conflicts with latest Firefox version because that only mentions comments, not posts. While editing a long answer with a large block of ...
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Stack Overflow question resolved in Chat discussion

I have added a comment on a Stack Overflow question and the OP offers "Move this discussion to chat" and we have discussed his issue in chat. And I have resolved his issue. Can I reform the chat ...
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Why is the recent questions feed showing code?

When I clicked on recent questions feed on bottom of the site, I was navigated to the /feeds endpoint; where I can see the code. I don't know if this a bug, or does the page always show such code?
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Should we include [edit:] when we edit our post?

I have seen many posts that contain something like: Edit: I would like to do this, but not with that way... and so on. Should we include this Edit: in our posts when we edit them?
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Answer Box Not Showing [duplicate]

Why is it that whenever I decide to answer some question on Stack, some of the questions do not pop answer box for me to contribute in the solution? Do I need reputations even to answer a question!!
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Why doesn't meta have First Posts review anymore?

While looking at the timeline for an old question here on meta, I found that it was reviewed in First Posts (yes, it does exist). There have been 21 reviews in total, the last of which was done in ...
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Where should I ask what tools or settings I should use to make a backup of a cloud Debian server for local Hyper-V deployment?

Where should I go to ask this question? I'm trying to make a backup of a cloud-based server running Debian 6.0 (Squeeze) to download and deploy into a local Hyper-V environment for testing ...
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Why I can't print pages correctly in the StackExchange platform [duplicate]

This is the actual page, for example: : But when I try to print it this is what I get: You can see that the page was narrowed. It happens in any question in this site. If I try to print it ...
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Stack Overflow answer ban confusion [duplicate]

It seems I have been answer banned. When I try to answer a question I get the error message that my account is not allowed to answer. I get this on different questions, so it is consistent with an ...
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Staff member has a diamond on a child meta but not on the main site

There is a user Sara Chipps (Engineering Manager at Stack Overflow), who is Moderator in Meta Stack Overflow but not the moderator on the main Stack Overflow site. Also viewing her network profile (...
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Remove/change community promotion ad mid year

I'm contemplating to make a community promotion ad which will only be relevant until August this year (it is for a conference). Will it be possible to either withdraw the ad (by deleting the ...
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How do I make a newsletter of my watched tags?

On a specific Stack Exchange site, let's say History, I have listed my watched tags. I would like to subscribe to them thanks to the newsletter as it used to be the case before: But it seems it ...
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Comment flag reasons with the link to CoC

What is the reason to separate the first two items in the comment flagging popup? This sepation makes me to think hard is I choosed the correct one. Furthermore, just imagine that the user has ...
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Where do I ask question about DNS and hosts?

Specific question that I currently have relates to the output of dig and whois utilities. While these two are executed on two different systems (remote CentOS and Debian-based desktop in residential ...
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Where do I find the topic of a Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

I was searching and I didn't find any help or description of the topic. Specifically I was searching the differences of Super User and Unix & Linux. Where is the information of the topics of ...
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Can we ask the same question on different sites [duplicate]

I understand that plagiarism is against the rules on SE, i.e. we cannot copy or translate questions of other people from one site to another but is it the same rule for one's own questions?
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Which Stack Exchange sites show a banner for the 2019 Developer Survey?

I just had a bunch of different Stack Exchange sites open, and I noticed that some but not all of them had a banner inviting me to take the 2019 Developer Survey. Not even all sites in the Technology ...
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What next if a user got the answer by my comments?

A user has posted a question on Stack Overflow (but it could have been any Stack Exchange site) and I have added some comments. The user has got the answer through my comments. What next – the ...
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Question(s) with the “featured” tag not showing in the side bar?

On Cryptography.SE we currently have a featured meta question but it is not showing in the side bar as can be seen on the below picture. This behavior was reproduced by one of my co-mods. Is this a ...
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Why does the revision history show the summary for the previous revision?

This question was edited a bunch of times. If we look at Revision 4, we find something interesting. This revision added a decently sized paragraph, without removing anything, yet the summary says "...
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Where can I post generic software questions? [duplicate]

I want to post a question about hiding a particular tab in Google Chrome browser, but I am not sure which Stack Exchange site to post this question?
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Filtered Questions missing PHP activity

When I view my Favorite Tags the most recent PHP activity on Stack Overflow has been missing from the results for most of the day today. Once in a while a couple of PHP tagged items from Stack ...
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Why are images shown next to each comment? [duplicate]

In my opinion it would look cleaner if the comment images/buttons were only shown when hovering over the comments (on desktop). Why are they always shown?
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Where can I ask a question about an error I'm getting in Debian? [duplicate]

This question is about an error of a sign of MikTeX in my computer with Debian. This error is E: El repositorio «http://miktex.org/download/debian stretch InRelease» no está firmado. This ...
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What could have caused this question to be sent to the reopen queue?

I noticed a question had gotten reviewed earlier today, but I can't figure out what prompted the review. The question was asked almost a week ago, on January 17th at 10:16. It was reviewed and closed ...
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What kind of edits of my posts by other users do not trigger an inbox notification? [duplicate]

I notice that not all edits of my posts trigger an inbox notification. I know that when the edit only contains a tag manipulation, then it doesn't trigger an inbox notification. But it seems there is ...