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 open discussion, this tag is probably the right one.

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Using Overflow Sites and Scriptblock Plugin (howto fix strange js behaviour)

This is more of a notice for users than question. Those of you who use scriptblock may have noticed that some features like voting don't work if you only allow scripts from the main sites to work. It ...
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Questions no longer sorted by upvotes?

Are questions no longer sorted by upvotes? Or it just me?
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Notify more frequently than once a day?

Is there a way to subscribe to a question and be notified more frequently than once a day? I'd like to be notified immediately on any posts to a question.
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Where can I get all the Stack Overflow podcasts in one click?

Where can I get all the Stack Overflow podcasts in one click?
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How to revisit a Stack Overflow ad

Is there a place where I can see all the ads listed in SO? When I was reading a question, I liked an ad, then quickly hit the back button. When I hit the forward button, the ad had changed. Is there ...
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What happened to the windows-forms tag? [closed]

I just wanted to retag a question to windows-forms but apparaently this tag was deleted or renamed, I can only find winforms (42). Did a retag go wrong?
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Someone is copying SO,is SO licensed? [duplicate]

Hello, There was a question on SO(link) where the author linked us to his chinese copy of SO. What is going to be done about that,is SO licensed?
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Captcha is a little draconian on here

I've been asked it three times today which is bordering on annoying. Last instance was trying to post with a new tag (not allowed to do that) so I removed it and hit post again. Bang - unreadable ...
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Is this some sort of bot?

The (ex-)user "Dave Mar" copied a comment of mine from one of my questions and posted it as an answer; here's the link. He lists his web site as being my stackoverflow profile.
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Answer Only RSS feed for a user

Is there an RSS feed like https://serverfault.com/feeds/user/2561 but for answers only, for a specified user?
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How can I request a reputation recalc?

The accepted answer to the question, "How often is reputation recalculated?", states that your reputation can be recalculated by a mod on request. Other than posting this question, how can I request ...
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How Many Edits Until CW?

So I did 4 edits according to the history, and it seems like I am not getting rep for it anymore, and I haven't hit the daily cap yet. So is it 4 edits by self before it Comes CW? Maybe I did more, ...
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Is there a way to determine how I just lost 300 reputation on Stack Overflow?

Yesterday I had a little over 1,500 reputation on SO. Today I have a little over 1,200. The reputation tab on my profile does not indicate any mass down voting of my questions or answers. I haven't ...
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How can I watch a question in Stack Overflow?

I was wondering, is there a way to track particular questions in Stack Overflow? For instance, if I see a question asked that I would like to see the answer to, is there a way that I can mark that ...
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Who owns the copyright to S[OFU] content?

What with Jeff's blog post today, possibly this is a good time to ask: who actually owns the copyright to questions, answers and comments submitted to StackOverflow and relatives? Over in this ...
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How to associate OpenID to an old StackOverflow account?

I had a SO account (named hamen). I'd like to associate an OpenID to that account. When I try to login with OpenID it simply creates a new account. The name is still hamen because OpenID provides ...
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RSS for unanswered+tagged questions?

Just finished organizing regular tagged feeds and was wondering - is there a feeds for unanswered questions in specified tags? Somehow didn't find them. :/
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Missing answers on Stack Overflow question

In my account, I can see that there are two responses to my question responses http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/1007507/scratch/responses.jpg but when I click to the question page, there is only one ...
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Searching for keywords prefixed with underscores does not behave as expected

I am looking for a Microsoft C++ language extension, the __try keyword for exception handling. On StackOverflow, the results show anything that matches try. This is not what I want. I'd like to ...
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How can someone get 100 rep without linking accounts or getting upvoted?

The other day I ran across a guy who downvoted an answer of mine that was correct but included an extra paragraph of commentary which he apparently didn't like. I was curious why someone would ...
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Number of accepted answers

Is there a way to find the number of accepted answers you have, other than manually counting each one?
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Why does searching for “elephant muscles” return a post on hobbies with neither word present?

In this post, Jeff links to a MSO search for "elephant muscles". It returns two* questions: the post itself, and this recent question on people's hobbies. The latter result has no occurance of ...
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Stack Overflow syntax highlighting [duplicate]

When using SO's code blocks, can you control how syntax highlighting is performed? Many times, I've pasted (for example) some shell output into an SO answer, and the syntax highlighting has been ...
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Why can you vote to reopen your own question?

I asked this question on SO, it closed, which I can understand and if that is the will of the community. However it was also nominated for reopening. I realized that I could click on the link, so ...
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Recent activities tab does not show deleted question

A question that I asked on Stack Overflow got closed and deleted because I misphrased my question to sound like it was not programming related. According to the FAQ "the html address of a deleted ...
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Questions About StackOverflow

I would like to edit a question to format it properly. How can I do that? Do you get reputation for good edits? How can I get a Moderator's attention? How does that system work? How can I delete a ...
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Is there a way to find which tags you've created? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How does one find which tags they created? Can I find out which tags I have created? Once you've got taxonomist, could there be a way to find out wich tag helped you get it?...
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Stackoverflow disappearing answers?

Hi, I have stumbled across a disappearing answer. According to my user/recent page, user 0scar has posted an answer to this question of mine. It's answer ID 1244114. But when I view the question, I ...
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Is there a delay after bounty expires before the top-voted answer is automatically selected?

I provided an answer to this bounty question, which became the top-voted answer with 13 upvotes and 2 downvotes. My answer was posted after the bounty was posted. The OP never accepted an answer, ...
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Finding all my comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How you can get a list of all the comment you have written? I can find all my answers, is there a way to find all my comments? If not, why not?
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When will I not see questions tagged as ignored anymore? [duplicate]

I really like the "Ignored Tags" function on Stack Overflow, and the fact that questions marked as ignored seem invisible to me (It really reduces the noise level a lot). However on ServerFault the ...
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Is there a way to see who voted on your posts?

Is there a way to see who voted (upvotes and/or downvotes) on your answers and/or questions?
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Should copying a profile earn 100 rep?

I copied my profile from StackOverflow and I was under the impression that this means I should start with 101 reputation instead of 1. Is this a bug or did I misunderstand Jeff on the podcast (from a ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for feedback about a website's code on Stack Overflow?

Is it OK to ask for feedback on Stack Overflow about websites we build, such as asking whether the code looks pretty valid and clean, or whether a certain effect should be done in a different way?
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Is there an RSS feed for podcast transcriptions?

The podcasts are interesting. Everyone agrees. But since I'm technologically1 deaf, I cannot listen to them. Since there are some nice users that provide transcriptions of the podcasts, is it ...
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How can I see recent votes?

As far as I can see the "Recent" Answers shows answers that I have made recently (surprise). I notice that some of those answers have votes applied so I go back and look and sometimes see intersting ...
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Necromancer candidate view

Is there a way to get a list of all questions that potentially give a necromancer badge? That is, other than going through the old unanswered questions and manually looking for ones with 5 or more ...
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I've been downvoted, can I find out which question or answer was downvoted?

I'm not interested in finding out who did the voting, but on SF I've dropped from 1211 to 1209 but it doesn't appear in the recent rep list.
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How to log in to SO using a Google Apps account

Is it possible to use a Google Apps username + password in order to log in to Stack Overflow and its sister websites? So far I've been unsucessful with this, but since i'm not familiar with the way ...
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Commenting bug?

I cannot give comments on SO but my rep is over 1000. Is this a bug? EDIT: Thank you guys: I thought I am going insane seeing this problem :) I just don't see a link to make comments at all. Page ...
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Can't log in to my Stack Overflow account after friend used my computer [closed]

Earlier today, a friend of mine tried logging in to his account on my computer, but no matter what we did we got into my account instead. He's using a Technorati account, we got to the page and ...
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Why have I not received the specialist badge?

I now have > 400 upvotes within jQuery tagged questions (see below images) but have not received the badge as yet. I passed the 400 mark a good few hours ago. Can anybody shed any light on this?
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Stackoverflow Jobs company search

How would one search for postings from a particular company in jobs.stackoverflow.com? I'm having a lot of trouble accomplishing this.
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Rep Got Capped Too Early?

According to the 'Today' tab I have 172 rep earned today. Yet I have answers that get upvotes that aren't worth anything, and haven't been turned into Community Wikis. Error1 http://chacha102.com/...
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Is there a cap on daily up/downvotes?

Is there a cap on the number of times I can up/downvote other people's questions and answers in a day?
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Rep daily limit and losing accepted answers: is this right?

Just a request for a clarification. Let's say the following happens on DAy 1: Get 10 upvotes (100 rep); Have answer accepted (15 rep); Get another 20 upvotes (85 rep). Total: 200 rep. Day 2: Lose ...
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how can I change my photo on here? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change my profile picture, or avatar? I searched but couldn't find a post, how can I change my photo, my openID is my myspace URL which has many photos, how do I show ...
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Answer accepted (and up-voted) but only 10 rep gained?

I answered a question this morning, and shortly thereafter it was up-voted and accepted (presumably the up-vote came from the asker). However, my rep has only increased by 10, rather than the ...
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SO Tagging Problem?

stackoverflow.com/search?q=tcl lists many questions with the tag Tcl in them. stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/tcl say there are no such questions.
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Why my reputation doesn't change, even if I get votes and more than 24 hours have passed?

Hi, On July 24th I answered a question in stackoverflow, and it got 18 votes, mostly in the two days after. On July 30th, I wrote another nice question and it got 12 votes, as you can see from my ...