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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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Search all sites - What order do the results appear in? Can this be changed?

I searched using the "Search all sites" box. My search term happened to be "delivery address" I can detect no order in the results. They are not in order of: . date . site . alphabet (neither ...
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What kinds of question titles put a site's HNQ presence at risk?

Last month Stack Exchange removed a site from the Hot Network Questions list across the network because of a complaint about some questions that appeared there. I'm not here to rehash that decision (...
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How to format the Stack Exchange “feed”?

I just made an account here on Stack Exchange, so I apologize if I haven't quite learned the etiquette around here. I also so far have only used the mobile app for SE, not the website, so this ...
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Is there a way to be notified of new or edited help articles in order to help to translate them?

Yesterday gbianchi posted on Meta Stack Overflow en Español a post about how could we help translating a help article that looks to be new. The related help article was announced on an answer posted ...
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What GitHub repo do I fork to contribute to bugs?

I have recently found an old bug on meta pages. I want to look into contributing a fix in the code. Since SE seems to be developed on GitHub, I want to know which GitHub repo governs the site, since ...
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Where should I ask a question about a programming interface for a game? [duplicate]

I wanted to ask about the documentation for the programming interface of the game Vavio since I can't find it anywhere. I first was about to ask on Gaming.SE, where I found similar questions that were ...
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Where are users of the two Russian-language sites which weren't migrated to Stack Exchange 2.0 supposed to ask meta questions?

As of now, there are two Q&A sites in the Russian language, http://math.hashcode.ru/ and http://phys.sezn.ru/, which are owned and maintained by Stack Exchange as a result of its acquisition of ...
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How to view question edit history when my question is migrated to another Stack Exchange site?

How view the question edit history when my question is migrated to another Stack Exchange site? For example, this question: Make Startpage search results page bold or highlight keywords used
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Login problem from Android app - using Google [duplicate]

When I try to log in using my Google account, it does not and it displays this error:
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How does @comment work for authors of edit to my post which I've rejected or are still pending? [duplicate]

I've just found out that you can @comment to the author of a successful edit to your post. That's excellent. From time to time I will reject an edit and would like to thank the editor, but let them ...
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How do I send an automated link, in chat, to invite the asker to join me in a chat room for further discussion? [duplicate]

I am prominent on a particular exchange where one user has taken it up on themself to post regular posts trying to pick at basic rules on how Stack Exchange works. I have pointed out that it is a Meta ...
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Have the e-mails for the “Who cut the Cheese” contest been sent out yet?

Evey other time I received swag, I had to confirm shipping information beforehand. Each time someone would send a helpful e-mail out, but I have yet to see one. In the contest post it said, "Winners ...
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Flagging a comment doesn't count as a review [duplicate]

While reviewing First Posts or Late Answers if you upvote a comment, it counts as "reviewed". If you flag a comment (for any reason) it doesn't count. Is this intentional? Any particular reason ...
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How can I see all the reviews done today in any queue?

I've noticed that when you go to the homepage for any review queue (here for instance), it shows the top 20 reviewers and how many reviews they've done for the current day. However, I want to see all ...
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Is there a site to ask about if a book exists? [duplicate]

I'm trying to find out if a book exists. Where can I ask that? In case someone knows before: A friend of mine said to me the name and the author, but I can not manage to find much more than a 50 ...
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Where can I ask about the required standards for one industrial production?

We are one company in the dental industry field (I am an Electrical Engineer). We need to produce a dental vacuum former sheet for nightguard & bleaching sheet tray. Like these sheets. So we ...
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what should I do if I don't get answer in stack overflow [duplicate]

I post one php related question on stack overflow but I don't get answer yet.. What should I do.. How my question get reviewed by many user so I get at-least response to my question
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App opens with error message whenever I try to log in using a mobile browser

I want to edit my profile. So I opened the site on Chrome. But when I want to log in, I can't. I get an error message: Sorry, we could not load question. Loading in browser instead... ...and then ...
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Why are closed questions shown an option to protect? [duplicate]

When we reach a reputation of 15k, we are able to protect a question. Intention behind this privilege is preventing questions from getting non spam answers and low quality answers when the question is ...
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Unlink Facebook login for Stack Exchange profile [duplicate]

When I first started with Stack Exchange I created a profile through a Facebook link. I am about to delete that Facebook account and was wondering if there was a way to 'unlink' my current Facebook ...
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When will Winter Bash 2018 start? [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. When will Winter Bash 2018 start? @animuson I'm expecting a similar answer puzzle to last year.
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How can I make a new account when I am question banned? [duplicate]

I have an account on Seasoned Advice, but it has been question banned. I would like to create an additional account so I can continue to ask questions. How can I do this?
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What happened with this attempted migration? I've used all the mod tools I know about and I still can't figure it out

Today a question was asked on Writing. Five users voted to close as off-topic, belongs on another site (English, a defined migration path for us). The question shows as on hold, off-topic with no ...
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Will I get a notification after my post ban will be removed?

I am currently banned from giving answers on Stack Overflow, and I want to know if there will be some kind of notification after the ban will get removed?
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How do I put on a widget in my own Stack Exchange profile?

I saw that someone put a widget or .gif into their profile section on Stack Overflow. How can I put on a widget in my own profile? [UPDATE]: e.g. This user added a flair widget of Stack Exchange ...
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How to format as code in Stack Exchange mobile app

How to write code when asking a question in the Stack Exchange mobile app? For example, on the computer, we arrange code by just pressing Ctrl+K. What should I do in the mobile app?
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Editing help sometimes mysteriously lacks LaTeX information

On some sites, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/editing-help, there is help for LaTeX, and on some sites LaTeX information is mysteriously absent with no explanation. Why? This can lead a user (...
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What happened to meta Town Hall chats?

As the title of the announcement post suggests, Town Hall chats are currently on hiatus. Why were they discontinued after six sessions? Weren't there plans to run them every two weeks? If I remember ...
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Do undeleted and re-deleted questions accumulate multiple, negative, hidden flags, and is this a desired behaviour or a bug?

It's not permitted to edit a self-deleted question. To do so, one must first undelete it. Having previously deleted a few of my own questions which the Math Overflow community deemed inappropriate, I ...
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How can I delete a duplicate question? [duplicate]

Here there is a "insightful" question about basic programming with 105 upvotes, and it has got 14 answers. But okay, life is not fair , so asking about the unfairness also gets 75 upvotes. ...
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Login request failed with using Google account [duplicate]

I made an account of Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange with my Google account just a few hours ago. I do want to use this contents (Stack Overflow, something like that), so I try to log in with my ...
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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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Area51 SE is not available on the DE iOS app [duplicate]

Is there a reason for the fact that Area 51 is not available on mobile? Will Area 51 be available on the mobile version of the SE app soon?
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Are comments visible to mods while reviewing an answer flag?

Are comments visible to mods while reviewing a flag on an answer? Does it vary by site? I understand that mods are busy, so I want to make sure to communicate better in the future. For context, here'...
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How to handle SO copycat fraud site? [duplicate]

I was just searching for a programming solution via duckduckgo and by clicking one of the top results I ended up on stackoverflowhot.com. This website is an exact copy of Stackoverflow.com and only ...
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Still showing up as “new contributor” more than 3 weeks after joining [duplicate]

I've been here on meta SE for almost a month now, but on all my posts I still show up as a "new contributor". I've seen plenty of people who have been a member for barely over a week, but they don't ...
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Stack Exchange site not redirecting us to chat after long series of comments?

In this question the Stack Exchange site Stack Overflow doesn't suggest the link to redirect us to the discussion although we had a long series of comments. Should long series of comments always be ...
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Can the minimum reputation needed for downvoting privledges be adjusted across SE sites? [duplicate]

The reputation needed for down voting (or up voting) for different SE sites is variable, e.g., down voting requires 125+ Cross Validated 100+ Meta Stack Exchange 150+ Area 51 125+ Mathematica 125+ ...
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How do I change which Google account used for login?

Going through this process and accounting for this answer I am unable to change my Google account associated with my profile. Even going through this process: Open incognito chrome Log into my SE ...
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Why do some tag info pages show who created them and others don't?

Some tag info pages show who created the tag: while others don't. I'm pretty sure I created that one as well, if you hover over the timestamp you can see when it was created: which more or less ...
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Are bounties refunded on deleted questions? [duplicate]

I've researched here on MSE, but I haven't found a definitive answer to whether bounties are refunded on deleted questions. According to this post, bounties are not refundable. Does this also apply to ...
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How can I see how many up/down votes I've cast on a given day?

I'm trying to figure out how many more votes I can cast today, and to do that I need to know how any votes I've already cast today. I've already checked the Help Center for information, but no luck. ...
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Is there a site where I can ask about issues with Nexys 4 DDR (FPGA) boards?

I have a question about programming with specific units (an LED or the 7-segment display) on the Nexys 4 DDR FPGA board. Is there a Stack Exchange site where it may fit?
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Is this possible to remove a moderator status tag if I change my question?

I asked this question here on MSE a while ago, as a feature-request, which later got rejected by a moderator. After doing edits to most of my questions, I thought it would be a good idea to change the ...
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How to search for sites having a certain tag?

I want the list of Stack Exchange sites that support a tag, let's say sun. How to find a list of all sites that have the sun as one of the tags, instead of searching in all individual sites?
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iOS app: Unable to log in with Google OpenID [duplicate]

Just got a new iPad Pro, installed the SE app and tried to log in using my Google OpenID. Getting this error every time (including deleting and reinstalling the app): On the first try I go through ...
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How can we use the RSS feeds?

This question is asking in regards to the permissibility aspect of the RSS feeds that are scattered around the sites. What can we use them for? Can a website / app be made around the data that they ...
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Will the “Too many requests” ban last longer next time you receive it? [duplicate]

I just got the "Too many requests" ban on Stack Exchange, which lasts about 5 minutes. I'm still trying to avoid the ban again, but I do still worry the next time I receive the ban, it would last a ...
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Large delay when earning reputation back from deleted question [duplicate]

Whenever I do a question and it receives a large number of downvotes, I usually tend to delete them instead of editing, as I am nervous about losing my reputation. From my past experience with Stack ...
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Extra square bracket ([) when uploading image

I was making a post on the gamedev meta and after I posted it I noticed that between the Header and the image I first uploaded there was a trailing [ and I went to edit the post and remove it, only... ...