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Use this tag for requests for assistance with tools and other features on the Stack Exchange Network. This includes understanding how features work and why they work that way, or how to better use them.

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Where can I ask this question about CGI systems used in a certain movie?

I wanted to find out some computer details related to a particular movie, it seems two Stack Exchange are not the correct place, one was closed as off-topic on Retrocomputing, the other one on Movies &...
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Choosing the appropriate tags and the influence of this [closed]

Choosing the right tags is good from many point of views, but users (especially new) could be confused somehow. A question can be debated, straight answered or both. For simplicity, it can be under ...
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What does "your feedback has been recorded" mean when casting a vote was declined because of low rep? [duplicate]

As I was trying to cast a vote with an SE account with <15 rep, I read: Thanks for the feedback! You need at least 15 reputation to cast a vote, but your feedback has been recorded. What does &...
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In the Stack Exchange Android app, where can I see the description, scope and guidelines for each Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

I posted on Worldbuilding and someone suggested I post on Science Fiction & Fantasy instead. I wanted to look up the scope and guidelines for each of the two sites, but in the Android app I could ...
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How can I see the flag ID of a flag I raised?

I raised a comment flag. How can I see its flag ID? I don't see it on https://*.stackexchange.com/users/flag-summary/
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Do new meta posts have to be within the current roadmap to be escalated for a [status-review] tag?

Just today, I had a couple flags of mine requesting that posts be escalated using the status-review tag declined as they didn't align with the current topics that are on the team's roadmap. The ...
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Where should I ask a question about Outlook desktop?

Where do I ask a question about the Outlook desktop application that regards IT support? Here is the question: Our company migrate from KerioConnect to Office 365 to better manage the emails. Lots of ...
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Can I upload an audio file? [duplicate]

Not sure where else to ask. There is no help or support forum? Anyways, is it possible to upload an audio file, or how can I create a link to my machine, or is there a website to upload it to and then ...
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Is the text of a closed question indexed by Google's spider? [duplicate]

Some time ago, we had a problem with identify-my-rock-type questions on Earth Science Stack Exchange. After some users complained about receiving too many of this kind of question, we closed and ...
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Where is my jobs inbox? [closed]

This question has an answer from 2012, and seems to be obsolete now, or I am blind and did not find the dropdown stated there. I recently got a job offer to my inbox (or maybe it is named differently),...
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Is the "Segoe UI" font reverted on Windows OS?

Until yesterday I saw that the "Segoe UI" font was used on Meta Stack Exchange due to the recent font change: We are switching to system fonts on May 10, 2021. But now I can see "Arial&...
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How Can One Report A Moderator? [duplicate]

About a year ago, in a distressed state, I posted a question on Interpersonal Stack Exchange which I would rather delete. (I know that was a while ago, but I want to remove all traces of the situation ...
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How do I view all my bookmarks across all communities?

How do I view all my bookmarks across all communities? I.e., see all bookmarks between Stack Overflow and Software Engineering and so on without needing to search through each one individually. I know ...
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Is showing the +100 in the top bar on joining a new site with the association bonus considered intentional today?

For years, whenever I've joined a new site, I've seen a +100 in green in the top bar on the achievement dropdown. I've always thought that this was part of the system's design. I've never been annoyed ...
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I did not start with 101 rep on a new site, despite doing so before

I came originally from SO and I know when I joined SF, SU, and programmers.SE, I started with 101 rep with a gracious in-network bonus - or whatever y'all call it. I recently joined outdoors.SE and ...
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I'm missing 15k from my chat reputation - possibly related to a prior suspension?

I got a 7-day ban in April from Web Applications, and my rep count on my Chat profile I see that my rep from WebApps, which temporarily went down to 1 during the ban, hasn't come back. My chat ...
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My 'Network profile' is showing wrong question count [duplicate]

I think I asked a question about 21 hours ago. It is my second questions in Philosophy Stack Exchange (I asked more, but they were deleted). But in 'Network profile' in the 'accounts' tab it shows '1 ...
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How can I attract attention to what I see as an important problem on Meta.SE when it has already been reported? [duplicate]

Time to time I come across the following situation: I notice that something is wrong on SE and needs to change. I go to Meta.SE to find out this already have been reported by someone with little yet ...
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When do you gain tag wiki edit suggestion privileges? [duplicate]

Empirically it seems that I just gained tag wiki edit suggestion privileges (ability to add a suggestion to the review queue, not to get my changes approved without peer review) in Stack Overflow when ...
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Can bots which require moderator privileges operate on SE?

Recently, a discussion came up in our internal Charcoal team (requires access) as to autoflags and pinging users whose accounts are used to cast automatic flags that are later deemed to have been ...
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Can a user have more than one "Hot Network Question” (HNQ) concurrently on one given SE site?

I wonder whether a user may have more than one "Hot Network Question” (HNQ) concurrently on one given SE site (i.e., >1 questions posted by the same user are HNQ at the same time in the same ...
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Why/how does SEDE enrich my query with (partially relevant) documentation?

I thought by now I'd know all features of the Stack Exchange Data Explorer but apparently I don't. This is what I do: Click the Compose Query button on the home page. Paste SELECT MAX(CreationDate) ...
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Is lang-bash syntax highlighting not working anymore?

I have used <!-- language-all: lang-bash --> in one of my questions here, but the syntax highlighting does not seem to work anymore. EDIT 0: I changed it to <!-- language: lang-bash --> in ...
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How do I add education and company logo to my profile? [closed]

I am a very new user (< 1 hour). As I was filling out information on this site, I believe that I saw a section in profile about education and a place to insert a 60x60 pixel company logo in the ...
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What happens with "Does this answer your question?" - Yes [duplicate]

Question When one/more users suggest another post answers your question (and there is a banner at the top of the page asking if question title answers your question? Yes/No), what physically happens ...
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What is the purpose and name of these big gray bands moving left to right when I try to save a tags edit?

I see Loader issue with inline tag editing but here I am not reporting an issue; I am asking what it's called and what it's for When I edit the tags on a question using the tag editor, sometimes I see ...
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Is there a site on SE that I could ask about whether I have found an error in a scientific paper?

Is there a site on SE that I could ask about whether I have found an error in a scientific paper? "Living too long" by Guy C Brown has the following (it seems to me) self-contradictory ...
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How to interact with a moderator in this/other sites (technical/specific instructions)

How can I interact with a moderator? what specific actions are available for interacting with moderators, and how (literally, which page do I go to, what do I click on, etc) to perform these? ...
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User data in light of Stack Overflow's / Stack Exchange, Inc.'s acquisition

I would like to know how the acquisition impacts our user data, and specifically private user data. I am aware that a large part of our contributions could be scraped from the outside (or even, ...
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What do the SE site symbols in chat (on user profiles) mean?

In chat (if relevant, I first saw this on "the h Bar" from Physics SE, though it shows in other rooms as well), there is a list of active users and those who have been in the chat room ...
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Is it possible to get the rooms in which the user is pingable?

I know that it is possible to get the list of pingable users in a specific chatroom using 'rooms/pingable/{id}'. For example, this is what you get for Tavern on meta. (IIRC this means that the user ...
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Why does this particular reopen review task incorrectly show with the old wording of the duplicate close reason?

Prior to February 2013, the duplicate close reason notice used to have the following wording: This question covers exactly the same content as earlier questions on this topic; its answers may be ...
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Should I flag again when the system automatically handles the rude/abusive flag?

After receiving very useful advice in a previous Meta Q&A, a certain troll has seen their posts becoming very short-lived. With the help of other community members, we close, flag, and delete the ...
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Is it possible to exclude specific tags from "Community Digest" E-Mail?

While I think the idea of "xxx Stack Exchange Community Digest" is great and I subscribed to one, I believe it does not take my ignored tags into account. I assumed that ignoring the ...
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How can I quickly jump to a specific answer when I've posted multiple answers to the same question?

It's easy to find a question of mine in my user profile by reading the titles of the questions in the Questions tab. It's similar for answers when I've only posted one answer to a question. I can find ...
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Site footer copyright scope and meaning

The footer on every page (except chat) says: site design / logo © 2021 Stack Exchange Inc; user contributions licensed under cc by-sa. rev 2021.5.28.39383 Does this mean only the site design and ...
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Markdown, nested list : how to incorporate a nested list between two lines of a same list element

This is something I never managed to do with markdown. I write a list. In one of the elements, I am writing a paragraph, and then I want to list things again. So I create a nested list. So far so good....
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Can I reuse and republish code snippets from Stack Exchange sites under a new license?

I want to start a project, Scheme Cookbook, with a better license because an old cookbook, that is no longer available online, was licensed under LGPL, which requires the inclusion of the license with ...
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When does the community user review first posts? [duplicate]

I was going through some posts in Ask Ubuntu and found a post which was reviewed by the community user. https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/1121292 Does the community user review first posts once ...
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Where should I ask about how to learn how to use digital signatures and time stamps on my self published essays (I am a computer intelligent layman)?

This question got closed How can a slightly computer averse but intelligent person learn for free how to digitally sign and time stamp essays for free before self publishing? on Super User for being ...
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Where can I ask for suggestions about making a web application? [duplicate]

Which site can I go to for asking a suggestion about making an app or web application? Of course, not Stack Overflow, because I already asked there and I knew it was not the right place.
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Calling people "haters" is unwelcoming

There's a podcast linked in the sidebar titled Podcast 341: Blocking the haters as a service: The Code of Conduct clearly forbids name calling and personal insults: No name-calling or personal ...
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Search with user operator missing results

I would like to search for this post of mine: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/67345132#67346760 So I try these: user:1002260 IndexString user:1002260 code:IndexString but I just get this result: ...
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Why are Notification Mails considered Spam?

I get notifications if there are new questions at Stack Overflow in the htmx tag. But gmail thinks they are spam: I try to translate: Gmail could not verify that this email really comes from ...
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Do moderators have access to more detailed site analytics than 25k+ users?

Users with 25k+ reputation have access to site analytics, which shows some information about traffic sources and also about number of posts, votes and traffic. I found this older feature request which ...
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Does the SE network have an effective process in place to deal with aggressively toxic users?

I welcome any details that can be shared, but I understand if there are specifics that cannot be. I am primarily interested in whether the process exists, rather than what that process is. What's been ...
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Is there a way to make a table with many lines in a cell?

In this question, I want to make this table: Is there a way to make a table having many lines in a cell?
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I need help and the site is not letting me post my code. Says “Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code.”

I am trying to learn React and there's a concept that I'm feeling pretty stuck on. I was hoping someone could help me and I've been trying to put effort into making a question post detailing my ...
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How are translations of international sites worked by community users licensed?

International sites translate much of their content (other than questions and answers) with the help of community users. How are these contributions licensed? There are more than 10,000 strings, not a ...
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Do rollbacks count toward edit-related badges

In What kind of edits contribute to the editor badges?, it's made clear that rollbacks do not count as edits; that is, they don't contribute toward the Editor -> Strunk & White -> Copy ...