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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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With the new Imgur upload how do I upload from a URL? [duplicate]

I want to take an image address from online and put the picture into my Stack Exchange answer. I used to be able to paste the image URL and it would be uploaded to Imgur and inserted into my ...
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On which site can I ask about DDoS attack technology?

On which site can I ask about DDoS attack technology? Which site is about traffic attack and the traffic problem?
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How can I permanently leave a chat room?

When I join chat rooms, I usually have the tendency to leave them. But in Stack Exchange chat rooms, I cannot find a correct way of permanently leaving a chat room, I can only get offline from a chat ...
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Can a moderator overrule a suggested edit approved by the Community user?

I'm aware of what's explained in the answer to "Why does the Community ♦ user approve and reject edits?". However, consider a suggested edit review scenario which looks like so: ModeratorX♦ reviewed ...
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Why is the [I'm Done] button unavailable after only flagging comments in the First Posts review queue?

I just flagged two comments during a review of a question in the First Posts queue (on another SE site). Then I wanted to select the button I'm Done, but it's unavailable (I can only select No action ...
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Is there any possibilty to delete old chat messages containing sensitive information?

I know a similar question has been asked multiple times but my scenario is unique: In one of my chat rooms, which is around 2-3 years old, I have accidentally posted sensitive information. I have a ...
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How do you find out the ID of a question in the iOS app?

How do you find out the ID of a question in the iPhone app of Stack Exchange for iOS 12?
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I can't use the mobile app or change my password. How do I fix this?

I downloaded the mobile app for SE on my iPad today. The first thing it asks me to do is sign in. I tried to sign in with Google and used my GMail address. I never even got asked for a password, it ...
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Display of Stack Exchange on mobile got messed up

I was using Math Stack Exchange earlier today on my phone, when suddenly the browser lagged a bit, I tapped on the screen a couple times, and suddenly the layout of the site changed. It now looks like ...
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What is the policy for DMCA takedowns, and what can we expect in terms of transparency regarding the removed content?

I've encountered this on Anime and Manga SE over a year ago, but figured that we haven't had a follow-up on that in a while, and it applies to more sites than just that one. Content on the network ...
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Why can't ESC key close the comment box [duplicate]

Isn't there a way to close the comment box if you decide to not comment again. Maybe pressing the Esc key or a cancel button.
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How to change my profile picture on my network profile?

I've tried changing my profile picture according to How do I change my profile picture, or avatar? , and it worked fine for all sites. However, on my network profile, I still see picture from my ...
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How do I find my questions on the Android app? [duplicate]

In the Android app I can find activity on my questions but I cannot find the questions I have asked either per site, or anywhere but "recent activity". Even if I go to a specific site and look at my ...
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How to give a chance to my cheesy riddle?

I submitted a poor answer on the competition Who Cut the Cheese? Then, I put a lot of effort into making an online cheesy riddle, but I couldn't create a new post, so I edited the bad, negative-scored ...
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List of Stack Exchange Users By Reputation [duplicate]

Is there some way to get a visual or list of every Stack Exchange user in each sub site by reputation and badges or is this information private?
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When should comments be kept? [closed]

In this question, Could a satellite in LEO “pump” or change mass distribution to gain forward momentum? some of the comments are valuable and directly pertains to the question. I can clean up my own ...
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Is it legal for Stack Exchange to decline post dissociation requests on non-deleted posts?

Note: Not a duplicate of Is a refusal to disassociate deleted posts in compliance with the CC BY-SA license?. As its title says, that question has to do with the case where the post involved was ...
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Which posts are shown in the 'Locked Posts' widget in the ♦ moderator tools?

One of the tools ♦ moderators have at their disposal is a list of locked posts. It's available at the relative URL /admin/posts/ on their website. Not all locked posts on the site are shown here,...
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Feeds in chat room throw error

I am trying to add feeds to this chatroom. I want feeds to update about new questions on Worldbuilding Meta with one or more of the tags I have specified. When I try to add the link below, I get an ...
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I have a question I want to ask but I can't find the appropriate place to ask it

"What is the percentage of direct workers in an automotive production plant compared to all the employees?" Details: I am not asking for specific numbers of any production plant. I want to know the ...
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When a tag is added to an old question, the question is updated? [duplicate]

I want to add new tags to some old questions. Will the question will show up in Top Questions active as it has an updated answer?
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Which Stack Exchange site would be fit to ask a question related to Blogger

I want to ask question about Blogger. The Blogger site is https://www.blogger.com/. Here I am not able to format the code while writing my post. Which Stack Exchange site would be suitable to ask this ...
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What happened to Community Requests?

Note that I'm not referring to general feature requests, but specifically to Community Requests, i.e. What features did the Community Team discuss, have implemented, or have denied last month?. In ...
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Can a low rep user ask a moderator to set a bounty for a question?

I have a question with no answers on Stack Overflow. Can I flag the question and ask a moderator to set a bounty on it, because I don't have enough reputation to start a bounty on my own?
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Is it possible to search for words containing accented characters in chat?

If I remember correctly, on the main site the search is "accent-blind" in the sense that, for example, searching for José and Jose returns the same set of result. (Perhaps in different orders, exact ...
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How do I set my mail preferences to plain text?

I am subscribed to two or three sites. I changed my mail system. And instead of seeing my emails from a webmail, I'm seeing it directly on my computer. But it is very uncomfortable to see the emails ...
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Stack Exchange & Area 51 sign up/ log in update

As of today, Stack Exchange and Area 51 no longer have separate login and signup pages. When you log in or sign up on either site you will be sent through meta.stackexchange.com flow. Currently, ...
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Where can I check my flags? [duplicate]

I can't find where to find the flags raised by me. I saw this link Where can I find the flagging summary on my profile? But there is no flags count below my profile views. Where can I check my ...
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Asked question without registering, can't see my question after registration [duplicate]

This morning I've asked a question (on Academia) without registering. I've received an email with a link to set up an account and I've followed it. However it seems this new account is in no way ...
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What happened to the monthly product team updates?

There was no update in the 2018 monthly product team updates page for the past two months (September and October). Last month I got a reply from Adam Lear that September update will be included in ...
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How to mark a question as a “maybe-duplicate”, when you don't want to use the dupe hammer? [duplicate]

I have a gold badge on some tag, which apparently lets me decide all by myself that a question is a duplicate of another. However - I don't always want to do that. In fact, I usually want to, at ...
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Almost missed the left navigation options

Almost missed the navigation links on the left. Have to make them more clear. OS is :- Linux Debojyoti 4.4.0-119-generic #143~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 2 18:04:36 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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Request for addition to the hot network questions filter regex

I understand that there's a regex that prevents questions with certain text patterns in their titles from appearing in the hot network questions list. I would like to propose an addition to this ...
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Can I re-propose a site in Area 51 after it was deleted for not meeting the 3-day minimum requirements?

I decided to make a proposal, which was going fine and had many questions, but it got deleted because it only had three followers. My question is: can I add it back in hopes of it getting more active?...
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I want to delete my chat profile and anonymize my chats

I want to delete my chat profile and anonymize all my chats. How do I do it? I read in other posts that it needs a manual intervention. How can I get someone to help me?
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How to sort “no answers” questions list by “newest”?

How can I search with the "newest" and "no answers" options simultaneously? For example, when going "No Answers" tab, I don't see a way to sort by "Newest":
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URL with multiple ending parentheses produces broken links in markdown preview

I tried to create a link to https://docs.racket-lang.org/reference/Filesystem.html?q=rktl#(idx._(gentag._305._(lib._scribblings%2Freference%2Freference..scrbl))) using Markdown in this way: [example]...
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Should Stack Exchange hire someone to deal with off-platform interactions? [duplicate]

Sadly, SE doesn't have anymore the list of all their paid employees, so I can't verify that there is someone dedicated to this. Yet the recent events on off platform venues and the response of SE as ...
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Is there an overview of questions for my subscribed sites with all my watched tags?

Sometimes when looking to answer questions I want to be able to filter new questions by my set of watched tags. I can easily scroll through the list and watch for questions with yellow background. Is ...
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Why does the link in this notification of a new comment not find any new comment?

This notification seems to be informing me of a new comment, so given that it has no link on the word comment or the speech bubble, I assume the link on the question title is supposed to be a link to ...
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Learning to write code for Stack Exchange maths questions? [duplicate]

I am new to Stack Exchange and I wish to know the methods, people use in this community. For example, I saw many maths questions written in codes. Where can I learn to write those codes?
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How to not keep alive a chat room?

One year ago, I was helped by one of the Stack Overflow users to solve a technical issue and he opened a chat room to better understand my problem. Just today by serendipity, I found out in Google ...
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What is the views:upvotes ratio for clickbait?

In response to the recent problems with the HNQ, I think we need to rethink how the Hot Network Questions are ranked. As @E.P. pointed out, in their answer, one of the biggest, if not the biggest, ...
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Is it possible to reverse a tag synonym after the merge is complete?

On Cooking, we just noticed that using the word "hamburgers" for a tag may feel forced in cases where "burger" would sound good. However, eight years ago somebody created a tag synonym in the other ...
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How to get notified about new questions on tags in new UI? [duplicate]

There will be a new system for watching tags, but until that's implemented, I seem to not be able to follow tags the old way. Since that's the only way that currently sends out mails, it should still ...
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Is there a way to include formatted text to a comment? [duplicate]

Is there a way to include formatted text to a comment? By that I mean adding formatted source code, or literal text, as well as new lines, that is, starting new paragraphs on new lines.
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What is the best Stack Exchange site for asking help on understanding email hosting offerings? [duplicate]

I posted this question on Web Applications Stack Exchange but was told it was not relevant and to ask here where to post it. I am part of a small business of about 10 employees. We are in the ...
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Score/Answer, for any tag badge explanation [duplicate]

I am an active answerer in the Swift, iOS, and Swift4 tags. I am trying to get a badge of one of those, currently sitting on Swift tag with those stats: 19/100 score 39/20 answers I have 800+...
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Which sites are excluded or penalized from Hot Network Questions?

I was curious but couldn't find any definitive listing on this. Is there an official list of sites excluded from Hot Network Questions somewhere? Additionally, which sites are penalized from Hot ...
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Is there a way to know when question ban will be temporarily lifted?

On my Stack Overflow account, I am currently banned from asking questions. I have, over time, asked a series of questions that were poorly worded and/or did not contribute to the site as a whole. On ...