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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 link the Stack Exchange data together? [duplicate]

I was trying to link the Stack Exchange data together from the archive.org data dump as my college database subject project, but I can't understand how to link the Post and its answer. I tried to link ...
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Why some user profile photos display a larger thumbnail and description and others don't? [duplicate]

Sometimes the profile picture thumbnail that appears below an answer is converted into a larger picture and description, sort of a tooltip, upon mouseover, while other pictures don't display that ...
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Is there a way for a Moderator to allow known users with low reputation to post more than one question per 20 or 40 minutes?

Here is the situation. CiviCRM is a FLOSS CRM. Stack Exchange provides an amazing tool for those of us who know it quite well to give support to others/newbies. So along comes a newbie and has a ...
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Where did the hot network questions go? Are they gone forever, or is this just A/B testing? [closed]

My beautiful hot network questions are all gone :( I see a Recent Tags section And a Recent Badges section neither of which I remember seeing before (and as a side-note, I don't see the value of ...
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Under what cases would a user be suspended from chat for 3,200+ years?

Note: this question was originally closed as "too broad" since it originally asked five questions. However, I've edited it down to two very similar questions. Additionally, the standard for "too broad"...
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Why is there no Stack Overflow на Русском in the Top Network Sites list on stackexchange.com?

https://stackexchange.com/ But on https://stackexchange.com/sites we are on the 6th place: And I can't find the sort order on https://stackexchange.com/sites page, which fit order on the ...
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What happens to my answer when the question is deleted? [duplicate]

Let's say I answer a question. And there are upvotes for my answer (so, I get reputation points for my answer). Now, the question is deleted. What happens to my answer and what happens to the ...
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If I post as a guest and then decide to verify my email address, why aren't the accounts merged automatically?

I asked a question on one of the SE sites using the Post as a guest feature. I was really happy that SE allowed me to ask the question without a complicated sign-up process. After posting the ...
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Reduce the size of site newsletters to ensure that they don't get clipped in Gmail

This is related to a different question, but I'm going to propose specific changes. The goal is to reduce the size of the message below 102K so Gmail stops truncate the message, hiding a portion of ...
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Tagging bounty award user [duplicate]

In a regular question, it is assumed that comments notify the OP, even though you can explicitly tag the OP, evident by the tag suggestion/auto-fill. I find myself wanting to message the bounty ...
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Retrieving sequence of Review Tasks Results (within a date)?

Is it possible to know (be sure) the sequence of review tasks results, even though the time data from 'CreationDate' is removed (i.e., there is only date, not time)? Let me explain better. I want to ...
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Post locked by community [duplicate]

I had a post locked in psychology and neuroscience and I was wondering how to get it unlocked? I made some edits and it was also migrated from medical to psychology/neuroscience, so it probably has ...
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Can't access favorite rooms from Meta Stack Exchange's chat

If I access chat from Meta Stack Exchange then tap on the "favorite" tab I just get a blank screen. This is not the case for Chemistry Stack Exchange or a couple of other daughter sites.
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Why can't I find Community user on Meta sites?

You can find him on main site. For example, on Stack Overflow: But can't on Meta Stack Overflow:
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Link to help center instead of meta FAQ on community user profile for automatic question deletion

On the Community user profile there is a list item Remove abandoned questions. This item links to this meta faq, but should probably link to the help center article: The help center also includes a ...
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Add margin to the “Communities” block on the profile activity page [duplicate]

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/-1/community Actually, h tags have margin: h1, h2, h3 { margin: 0 0 1em; } But "Communities" block has class .gs4, which overides this rule: .gs4 { ...
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Strange tooltip positioning on the site analytics page

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/site-analytics I guess, the tooltip should appear near the cursor. Spec: Win7 (64-bit), Firefox 65.0.1 (64-bit).
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Can mods see answer drafts from other users? [duplicate]

Yesterday I posted this answer, about 5 minutes after I clicked on the "Post Your Answer" button I got some comments from a mod. In one of them he said I had edited my answer in the first 5 minutes ...
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Wildcard tags unrolling issue [duplicate]

Searching for [status-*] text doesn't unroll the tags in search input (top bar + page specific): Eliminating the text from the search query will unroll the tags in the top bar search input (page ...
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Is https://stackoverrun.com/ related to Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Recently, I have been getting more and more search results from different search engines that all point to https://stackoverrun.com/. But the original articles that are shown there seem to come from ...
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Untranslated strings page is empty

There was an untranslated strings page for ruSO at least. It's not working anymore, i.e. the page is exist, but there are no strings. Is it a bug, or intentional behaviour?
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Send my link “Sponsored links for this tag” [duplicate]

I saw this thing many times. I do now know whether anyone clicking on these links or not but I thought to put my link on this section. Is there any way to send my links or SO just getting randomly ...
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Bold or italics in Markdown inline code [duplicate]

I would like to add bold (or italic) text to inline code (not a block of code). So in one **two** three, I would like "two" to be bold rather than surrounded by asterisks. Note: This is a similar ...
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Where should I post about computers / gears obsolescence and renewal in a company?

I'd to ask a question about how a company should manage efficiently to renew its stock of computers. It will be about policy but also the technical and human criteria they should consider for their ...
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Is a gold tag badge holder’s Leave Open/Closed vote binding?

If a question is asked, and a user has a gold badge in one of the tags, the gold badge holder can close it as a duplicate as needed. The user can then re-open it with only one vote. But if someone ...
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Where can I ask questions about sourcing custom displays?

I have a project where I am in need of a custom shaped display. I'm interested in asking something like: Where can I as a consumer purchase O-LED or LED screens in a custom shape and dimension such ...
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Each site's moderator agreement - privacy policy linked to stack overflow page instead of the site's own page [duplicate]

On every Stack Exchange site except Stack Overflow, in the Moderator Agreement (<sitename.com>/legal/moderator-agreement) page's The agreement section contains two links. The first link is ...
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Why have I been banned from chat?

So I've been banned from chat again. For reporting a problem. And, presumably, for being a thorn in the hide. I sense problems before most do and didn't use offensive language this time. Please look ...
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Use Google to login [duplicate]

I always use Google to login to SE websites. Now, I got a message that Google is cancelling GooglePlus, including the login options. Will this affect my ability to login to SE sites? If so, what ...
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I lost 100 reputation and it is not shown in graph [duplicate]

Last December I lost 100 reputations on Music Stack Exchange as one of my answers were marked as "rude or abusive" by 6 users. However, the graph did not lose 100 reputations. What's the reason?
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Using possessive apostrophes after users' names [duplicate]

What’s a word that means deflect blame? In this post I posted comment in response to another. In the post, I tagged someone's username, but in its possessive form. I put a space in between the ...
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Do users really have to be committed to proposals to post in the private beta? [duplicate]

The Tezos proposal just recently entered private beta. Supposedly, users have to commit to the proposal to participate during the private beta. However, I tried posting on Tezos using an account on ...
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Is there some way to get MathJax to display this complete equation nicely (and not into the margin)?

In this answer I have a long equation. I've artificially broken it up into three terms t = A (B + C) so it doesn't boggle the mind when transcribing. However when I tried to display it completely, ...
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Where to ask which Stack Exchange website is correct for my question? [duplicate]

The title says it, where should one ask about the correct Stack Exchange website to ask their question if they aren't sure? For example, I want to discuss why it is a popular opinion that North-...
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My data access request will be processed last year?

On October 4th I opened a GDPR Portability request ("Export my data"). Today I received an email that my request will be processed and I will receive an answer on 3rd November 2018. This is also ...
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How can I get the summary of questions a user ask from the Stack Overflow data dump?

I need information about how many questions a user asks, how many of them are resolved, and how many of them remain unanswered. Is there any way to get this information from the SO data dump?
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Questions with bounties awarded sometimes show the awarding users' names as “false”

For example, see: prolog - Rearranging variable_names The markup for the awarded bounty badge reads: <span class="bounty-award d-block ta-center" title="This answer has been awarded bounties ...
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How to inform people to be considerate because OP has mental health disorders

I have been having a lot of trouble on SO lately because I suffer from an array of mental health conditions. I am open about my conditions and don't mind telling people. But I can imagine the backlash ...
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Is Meta SE a good place to post bugs and feature request to traducir.win?

In the end of the 2018 for at least two sites: Stack Overflow in Spanish and Stack Overflow in Russian were decided to use traducir.win site to make or update translations used on the sites interface ...
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Is it acceptable to post an answer to my own question? [duplicate]

I spent many hours researching on Stack Overflow for help on a particular programming challenge. I didn't find an answer close enough to what I was looking for. I was going to post a new question, but ...
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“Recent reputation changes” for own profile, but “positive reputation changes” for foreign profile

If you open someone's profile page other than yourself, for example, Chris Osiak: If open your own profile page: Why does it mention positive changes for others' profile?
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Does the reputation of the participants in the question affect the “hotness?”

This is my second question on hot network questions. I was shocked to find this question that I asked on the list: If a collection of closed sets of arbitrary cardinality in a metric space has empty ...
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Average upvotes per posts on all sites

I want to see what site has on average the most upvotes on posts. This would be: (Number of total upvotes - downvotes / Number of posts)
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Was my comment permadeleted? [duplicate]

If a comment is deleted, is it permanent? Is the data destroyed and gone forever, or is it still stored somewhere?
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Tag Wiki Approved by one person [duplicate]

I just had a tag wiki edit approved here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/62777 But only one person approved it. I thought two people were meant to approve edits?
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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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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 ...