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Why can't we replace “!=” with “<” or '<=" in C++ if else statement? [closed]

(look at the question from the picture link below) What's the answer of this red marked question? I thought yes, then during coding the statement after else if doesn't show up when the gpa is 2 or ...
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How to revert to non-dark mode? (for SO) [migrated]

After closing the darkmode widget, I could not find a way to deactivate it. There was nothing is the home page, or profile, or so. How to do this ?
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How can I do a wildcard title search?

I am trying to find my posts whose titles contain *idiom*, where "*" means any characters, such as 'Is it idiomatic to say “grammatical and idiomatic”?' I've tried user:109190 title:idiom*, user:...
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How to disable “follow post” [duplicate]

There's now this super annoying pop up on all questions across all sites: To turn it off you have to hide it every single time. How can it be disabled permanently on all questions across all ...
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What determines which tag is displayed as part of a question when multiple tags are present? [duplicate]

When posting questions to several different sites across the Stack Exchange network, I've noticed that depending on the tags that I've included as part of my question, one of these tags will sometimes ...
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Which SE - Bio or Med? Which are ongoing teams & research on elimination of Corona virus using temperature, humidity & microwaves? [closed]

Which SE - Bio or Med? Which are ongoing teams & research on elimination of Corona virus using temperature, humidity & microwaves? Which are ongoing teams & research on elimination of ...
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Where can I ask questions about programming rules of thumb? [duplicate]

I asked a question on SO yesterday about a rule of thumb or exact way for selecting data types in MySQL and I found out after 2 downvotes and helpful comments that SO is not the place for such ...
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Comment notifications for close voters: regression from 2018?

According the the comment reply FAQ, it's possible to @-notify close voters in a very particular set of circumstances: For questions: The moderator or gold badge holder who closed or reopened the ...
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Moderator closed a topic when it shouldn't be, how to get reopened? [closed]

I posted a question earlier today, here is a link to it-Multiple HDDs with Orange Pi NAS Expansion Board? and it soon got closed by a moderator. This is what he said- "Note that even if you tweaked ...
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Can I see who invited me to a chat?

I had a chat invitation pop up and I'd like to know who invited me to it. Is this possible?
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How to change mistaken choice “No action needed” while reviewing [duplicate]

I was reviewing this question org.springframework.core.convert.ConverterNotFoundException: No converter found capable of converting from type [java.lang.Long] which is manifestly incomplete. However ...
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How can I diminish the link, writing few words? [duplicate]

When I copy a link and paste it, it can be so long. I need to shorten it. How can I do that? How can I make a link from one word? For example, the word here.
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Opening a new account in artificial intelligence site through FACEBOOK [duplicate]

I do have an account with an Artificial intelligence site. But the beta site is no longer accepting my question. I want to open a new account[through Facebook] as per the instruction of honored ...
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Searching for one term or the other

I'd like to create a search for multiple terms that all fall under one tag. I tried [c] "parameter" or "argument" With the intent of searching for c questions with either "parameter" or "argument" ...
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“An error occurred submitting the answer.” when I tried to answer my own question

I had a question in Unix and Linux Stackexchange: Zorin OS boots into emergency mode I was able to find out the problem after some time and decided to answer my own question. Here is the answer that ...
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so far all bounties I have been awarded I have gotten after the grace period, is this just coincidence? [duplicate]

I have recently won a few bounties on stackoverflow. (I knew I would get them because the awarders told me in the comment they would give them to me or had flagged the answer as right) I eventually ...
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Why did an edit to a closed question apparently trigger two reopen reviews?

Regarding this question, also discussed on Politics.SE's own meta, there's one thing I (still) don't understand: why did one edit apparently trigger two reopen reviews, five days apart? The first ...
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Redirect error for question with unicode superscript character at end of title

If I try to directly view this question, I get a redirect message (both in Chrome and Firefox, on Windows 10): Convert kWh to Watts per m² I cleared cookies as suggested and there was no change in ...
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How can this chat user chat without a parent user?

Related: Chat user has no parent user. In the question above, a chat user's profile showed a link to a parent user, but that parent user turned out to be deleted when attempting to visit it on the ...
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Which SE site is appropriate for questions about the use of airguns? [duplicate]

Googling I mainly get hits on Travel, relating to transporting airguns. But I want to ask about their operation and usage and maintenance. Anyone know where would be best? (I know there are also ...
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What are reasonable ways to check if activity on a site (or the whole network) has decreased?

I have encountered in various chatrooms discussions whether recently (for obvious reasons) there has been decrease of the activity on a specific site. (Or that some site has less visitors or less ...
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Can questions with an active bounty on them roomba? [duplicate]

I came across a question today which was older than 30 days, had just 30 views, and gotten a bounty (from a third person) today. It adheres to all of the criteria for the 30 day roomba, therefore my ...
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What is, or isn't, allowed in a profile? [duplicate]

I can't possibly fathom this not being a duplicate, but I looked... Two straight-forward questions that are extremely similar to each other (hence included in one post). If they need to be separated ...
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Where to ask my non scifi/fantasy Identify-this-Movie question on Stack Exchange?

After Movies&TV discontinued identification questions, people moved to Science Fiction & Fantasy, from what I saw from the plethora of Hot Questions popping up. Today, I want to ask a ...
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How do I change the website format? [duplicate]

I accidentally clicked something and now my website on Islam Stack Exchange looks like the PC version when I use a phone. I want it like the image above but instead it is like the image below.
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Not sure where to post a networking/NAS question

I have a question that pertains to networking and a Synology NAS. I'm not a network administrator, just the most tech savvy person at our small company. The question is mainly about an unusual network ...
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(How) is the covid-19 situation affecting the 1Q20 timeline/roadmap?

The Q1 2020 Community Roadmap is on the Blog gave a dense timeline, with plenty of actions planned by SE Inc. to happen in March 2020. That post was written 20 days ago, and for many people (at least ...
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Why were these two edits within 5 minutes not combined? [duplicate]

According to Why are trivial edits discouraged?: Edits made by the same editor in a short period of time are collapsed: no matter how many times a post is edited within a 5-minute window, only one ...
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What happens when a question in the Close Votes review queue is self-deleted (and undeleted)?

I had flagged this now-deleted question on Stack Apps because it appeared to be a duplicate of this question by the same author. The author has now removed their own 'duplicate' question, but my flag ...
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Is Socratic badge broken?

I had 87/100 progress on Socratic badge several days ago. After that I had at least 3 days with new question with positive score. But the progress is still 87/100. Is it broken? UPD: on the "...
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Why isn't non site specific meta question considered off topic [closed]

Now non site specific meta questions are allowed on site specific meta sites. Software bugs and feature requests that affect all Stack Exchange sites can be posted at either place: on site meta, ...
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Where should I ask about editing fonts or font-family names?

I have the following question, but I'm not sure where on SE to post it, or if such a site exists. Can someone please advise me? I have several fonts on my Mac that are not combined into a single "...
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proper SE site to ask about (Free or low cost One-way satellite internet provider (for middle east countries)) [duplicate]

I like ask ask this question: I have seen the Wikipedia about satellite intent especially this part of that: One-way receive, with terrestrial transmit One-way terrestrial return satellite ...
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Does SO's still use localStorage to auto-login users? [duplicate]

I was searching about how SO authenticate and manage users sessions across multiple sites/domain and found this question from 2010: How does SO's new auto-login feature work? However, I didn't ...
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Proper SE site to ask about Science phrase equal to religion phrase

I like to ask this question but do not know what Stack Exchange site is the proper site to do so. Title I like to know what is the equal term of religion sin phrase in science. body I thought ...
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Changing my name [duplicate]

I downloaded stack exchange app on my android and completed the login with google account but now my name is "user" followed by numbers. How can I change that to a name that I can specify.
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How exactly do vote reversals interact with reputation calculation with respect to the daily rep cap? [duplicate]

This answer to If I hit the daily rep cap and then get downvoted, does it still count towards badges? details (emphasis mine): the script that awards the badge doesn't even look at downvotes, [.....
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Why didn't I get notification of this answer in my inbox? [duplicate]

I posted this question to SO recently and by chance I noticed I had an answer; however I only noticed this answer by chance - I never received a notification in my inbox like I always do. I thought I ...
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Granting multiple bounties [duplicate]

I've recently asked a question where I was pleasantly surprised by the merit of answers. I did post a bounty that since has been granted automatically, with half of the amount (got a bit sidetracked ...
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Review effect on reputation

I have recently had enough reputation on Stack Overflow to review posts, and it's super exciting. However, I am faced with a bit of a challenge. Some posts do not meet community standards and require ...
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How can I close my own bad question after putting a bounty on it?

I asked a question about a problem that can not be reproduced. I was assuming a database state that was not correct (a query on a table that does not exist). It's fine if the points are gone, but I ...
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How do I narrow my review queue using tags? [duplicate]

A follow-up to Subscribe for certain tags in review queue I'm new to review queues, and apparently there's a way to greatly save one's time (please read the linked question, I can't agree more) by ...
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Why is this question NOT automatically deleted by the RemoveAbandonedClosed script?

This question on Music Fans SE seems to qualify for auto-deletion by the RemoveAbandonedClosed script since it seems to satisfy all the mentioned criteria for deletion. However, I have been tracking ...
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Why is an uploaded picture still viewable even if I cancelled my post?

I inserted a picture in one of my Stack Exchange accounts to ask a question, but regretted it and copied the picture's link, then closed the ask question page (I didn't publish it). When I inserted ...
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Quote's style changed. Is it a bug or just style update? [duplicate]

Now quotes look like that: A quote. Quote's style changed. Is it a bug or just style update?
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How does SE Inc. understand and define meaningful user engagement?

The blog post about the community roadmap 2020Q1 includes a paragraph about increasing community engagement: Though our active user base continues to grow, our engagement has remained the same. ...
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Where can ask I questions about carbon/environmental footprint and comparisons?

Lately the following question has been in my head: What is the carbon footprint of ebooks compared to regular paperbacks? Given a book that's ready to be published (e.g. layout completed for ...
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Is it possible to generate pie chart with SEDE built-in graph tool?

Sometime I would like to explore data in pie chart, for instance, top 10 users posts proportion. for that case line graph (https://data.stackexchange.com/ell/query/1206772/desc#graph) does not make ...
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Does SEDE has some built-in data visualization tools?

Exploring data visually might help users get a whole view quickly, does SEDE has some basic built-in data visualization tools?
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Which SE community does this Question belongs to?

Minimum number of Citizenships required to get Visa Free Passport to all countries of the world? Visa-free refers to the ability to travel to a foreign country without the need for a travel ...

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