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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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Search for an answer to a question by a user

I can search for my own questions and answers with is:q user:399694 and is:a user:399694. I want to have a search that does this: gets a list of all the questions by a user, then gives me a list of ...
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Is there a way to appeal decisions made by the Stack Overflow Support Team team members?

I made a support request with the Stack Overflow Support Team on May 14th, 2019. The team member responded to my request the next day. I believed that the course of action proposed by the team ...
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Why do stack sites use different fonts?

I just found that the Stack Overflow font is bigger than the font on math.stackexchange. Look at last lines on two images. math.stackexchange: Stack Overflow: Why do they use different fonts?
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Where to ask “How to reinforce USB-C cable for Android phone”?

Where would I ask the following question? I found a similar type of question here on Meta, but my question is specific to reinforcing USB[-C] cables used for charging a phone. My wife's Moto X4 is ...
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Universal login without OpenID

I just discovered I can't access to SE sites with my network account any more. To clarify, in the past, I did not need to create a distinct account for each SE site and, when I was logged to site A, I ...
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Does reviewing posts help remove a post ban?

I am working on removing a "post ban" on Stack Overflow. I have been answering questions, I have already done what edits I could see to old questions and have moved on to "reviewing posts" as there ...
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How can a SE participant be congratulated in a big way?

A participant in a particular beta site is about to be the first to reach a major reputation milestone. This participant is truly beloved on that site. (The participant is not a moderator on the ...
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Is anybody else having PKI problems connecting using Firefox 67.0?

I suddenly started getting the following error message when using Firefox to access Stack Exchange sites: An error occurred during a connection to math.stackexchange.com. A required TLS feature is ...
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The Filter for questions behaves in an unexpected way - the tags appear to be joined with AND and not OR

I created the following Filter on Software Engineering: I expected the tags to be joined with OR - a question with at least one of those tags without an accepted answer would show up. However, after ...
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How can I revert a badly migrated question? [duplicate]

This question was migrated from Information Security when it clearly belongs there, as it regards privacy in the web. Apart from this, it was migrated to Super User, which is clearly unrelated. At ...
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Where should one post questions about computer methods for computational mathematics?

I've posted a question about the use of the GNU Multiprecision Arithmetic Library (gmplib) on another Stack Exchange site (Computational Science) but I'm not at all sure that it is the correct place. ...
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Not able to login to chat.stackoverflow.com [duplicate]

I have an account in stackoverflow.com, today I tried to join a chat room for some technical discussion and help. But I am not able to login to it. chat.stackoverflow.com is throwing "Something bad ...
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Not receiving account recovery email when attempting to recover account

I have been trying for the last week to access my 5 year old account on Stack Overflow. I've not logged in to the account for nearly a year. I can access the associated email account. But whenever I ...
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I just got about -300 points because of a removed user; is this legit? [duplicate]

Today I noticed I lost around 300 rep points on multiple sites because a user was removed. I know user removal results in losing rep points, but I also know that high-rep user removal doesn't trigger ...
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How can I see the post rendering without MathJax formatting?

While I'm studying Math, Physics or any other topics which uses a lot of formulas, I'm taking notes using Anki which supports MathJax formating. Since I'd like my notes to be properly formated, I want ...
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Does Stack Overflow provide public Python APIs for querying?

I'm interested in writing an application on top of Stack Overflow. For example: Get the answers to the questions identified by a set of ids, get the questions that are related to the questions ...
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Massive user removal in one night?

I woke up this morning to find that I suffered a massive drop in reputation points across the network because lots of users had been removed. What happened to those users? Was there a database ...
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Is the VLQ flag appropriate for blatantly off-topic questions here on MSE?

The endless stream of blatantly off-topic questions never ceases to flow into MSE, which is a topic that's been brought up many times. I've written a userscript that automatically casts a close vote, ...
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Where would I ask this question about city names?

I got a question about geography, why some city names remain the same in different languages and others not, where would I ask this?
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How can I test my app without a sandbox? [duplicate]

Our team is building an app using the Stack Exchange API. The app's purpose is to notify team members when a question is asked which meets certain parameters as specified in /search/advanced GET. In ...
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Writing mathematical formulas and special signs on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

I am a student and every time I think of asking a question I have difficulty in writing mathematical equations involving summation sign, logarithms, integration and differentiation. How can I write ...
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Can I see my own votes after an election is closed?

I'd like to revisit my own vote after the final results are in. Is this possible? No, I didn't take a screenshot
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Is it possible to download and upload all questions? [duplicate]

Previously I was using another Stack Exchange account for using all communities. I have some questions in that account. Now I am using another Stack Exchange account for using all ...
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How does highlights view work in Chat?

There's an option to view "highlights" in rooms on Chat. This hides some messages, but shows most of them. How are these determined? It seems to be random, other than showing all starred messages that ...
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Is there a list of all Stack Exchange sites that advertise themselves with Community Ads on other sites?

I know that some Stack Exchange sites (e.g. Writing) have community ads that they submit on other sites (example below). Is there a list of all such SE sites? I assume based on past questions that ...
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What is this “custom badge here…” thing in the badge tracker all about?

While selecting a new badge to track, I came across something odd on the badge tracker gui: I'm looking specifically at this part: I've never noticed it before. (And I go through the badge tracker a ...
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How can see list all the questions which had a bounty on them?

Is it possible to see a list of questions which had a bounty?
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How to get refined data of a Stack Exchange website

I have used the following SQL query on Academia Stack Exchange: SELECT * FROM Posts This query generated 50,000 rows ... but the total number of questions on the website is approximately 28,000. ...
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How many votes on questions by sock puppets does it take to suspend his account? [duplicate]

If a sock puppet votes on a question or an answer, how many times can it do that before the account gets suspended or deleted?
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Can duplicate questions be deleted? [duplicate]

Yesterday a question of mine, Is “shipping” today's equivalent of “matchmaking”? [duplicate] , which had been closed as a duplicate, was deleted automatically by the system. deleted by Community♦ ...
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SEDE query to find how many questions remain unanswered related to a particular tag

For example, there are N questions which have a tag named X (there might be other tags also) and M of the questions remain unanswered. I require the number M associated with all tags in Stack Overflow....
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Duplicated strings about provider error in SO localization engine

I found the almost duplicated strings in SO localization engine: Is there a real reason to not to use the following single form? There was an error fetching your account from $provider$. ...
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Should we rephrase “Talkative” badge description?

This post was inspired by the bug report posted on ruSO.meta about tranlsation defects. The current description of "Talkative" badge says: Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat. ...
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Is there any flag that indicates that I have been banned from asking questions on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I have been banned from asking questions on Stack Overflow. I am working on how to get unbanned. Meanwhile is there a way to know if a user is banned from asking questions. May be some sort of flag or ...
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How to merge two different Stack Exchange accounts?

I know that a similar question (How to merge two different Stack Overflow accounts?) was asked a lot of times, but the answer to all of them was the same: visit the help centre page on merging ...
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StackAPIError - I can't retrieve all questions and answers tagged java [duplicate]

I want to have a dataset that contains all the questions and answers (accepted) of java, I used your API "stackapi", and the source code I made is: from stackapi import StackAPI SITE = StackAPI("...
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How can I see list of questions marked as duplicates? [duplicate]

I want to see list of questions marked as duplicates recently for a specific tag? Is that possible either through data stackexchange or stackexchange site?
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A suggested edit cuts out allegedly malicious links. How do I safely check that claim and what review action do I take?

I came across this suggested edit on Movies.SE this morning. The edit cut out two shortened links (TinyUrl), claiming they linked to a virus, and added a disclaimer not to click said links in the ...
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Ask first, get an answer, then edit question to invalidate answer? [duplicate]

Wait, what? (This question has already been marked once since posting.) Is this something that happens regularly? Or is it just something that happens only every once in a while? I'm not looking ...
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How would one know which sub-reason of “off-topic” was a question previously closed for (now reopened)?

Past close & reopen events are visible in a post's revision and timeline, and duplicate records are also available publicly on the same page. However, I can't find a way to determine which sub-...
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What's the next step if I request an account deletion and after a reasonable amount of time, nothing happens?

I recently requested deletion of my Stack Exchange account on just one specific Stack Exchange site. I followed the instructions here: How can I delete my account? I made the request nine calendar ...
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How can I go down one line without answering a full empty line in questions/answers? [duplicate]

When writing anything other than code on Stack Overflow or Stack Exchange, and wanting a new paragraph, or just a line break, pressing Enter just once doesn't do the trick. Look at this ...
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How to add multiple images/photos to a question

I am member at different Stack Exchange communities; especially Signal Processing and Stack Overflow, but one thing I find difficult is that if I want to add/attach more than one photo/image/snapshot ...
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What happens to the accepted answer when a question is deleted?

If a question has an accepted answer and the question is deleted, what happens to the accepted answer and with the reputation coming from accepting that answer? More specifically: Is the accept sign ...
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Disable chat event reminders

I keep getting emails reminding me of chat events. I also see these notifications at the inbox in Stack Exchange. How do I disable these notifications entirely?
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How can I create an RSS feed for a specific question?

I used to create an RSS feed for question by using a link: https://stackoverflow.com/feeds/question/[question_id] It is not the correct URL. But I know it's possible. I do not remember the ...
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Uploading picture seems down across all stack website

It seems not possible to upload a picture anymore across several StackExchange website. It fails with "Failed to upload image; couldn't reach imgur" although the host i.stack.imgur.com is responding ...
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Chat.se, chat.so and chat.mse seem to be down

There seems to be some kind of trouble with both the main, SO and SE meta chats - All three servers are pathping seems to indicate something's fishy on the NY side of things. Could y'all take a look ...
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Can moderators redact revisions of a comment?

A user on SOja found that his sensitive information was post as a comment. I, as a moderator, edited that comment to remove that sensitive information, but is this enough? Moderators can view the ...
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Stack Overflow Forbidden

Stack Overflow has been giving me this error today and it didn't before. Did they have an issue or make a change forbidding users?