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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How long does it take for question information to be updated on Advance Search Screen?

Is there delay on question information to be undated on Advance Search Screen? Screenshot shows question How does the SQL IN keyword work when you use a select within a select? been asked 31m ago ...
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Can I ask for a comparison of several possible approaches?

I have a scenario which I need to implement in Groovy/VBA, but I am stuck on how to do it. I have a couple of approaches in mind but do not know if they will work or if there is a better way. Can I ...
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What account am I logged in with?

How do I know which account / email address I'm logged in with on Stack Overflow? Usually when you log into a websites, it greets you with "Hello Jane" / "Hello George" - or displays the person's ...
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Cannot login to Stack Exchange with Blogger OpenID

Is the login with a Blogger account still working? I just used to get an error, but besides that, it used to work fine. Now I cannot login at all (white page with "oops there was an error title"). I ...
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Reviews of deleted questions affect reputation but help centre doesn't mention that

I was investigating a change in my reputation; I got -4 points but it doesn't show up in my reputation summary on my User page. The more detailed daily view tells me that I lost the points due to ...
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Question related to Cyber Crime, where should it be asked?

I have a question related to cyber crime that I want to ask on Stack Exchange. Which would be an apt Stack Exchange network to discuss and ask.
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Last reputation changes clarification

SO, I have a question about list of "last reputation changes" that I can see in profile of user. As a sample, my SO's profile has some mismatches that I want to understand. Here's current main tab ...
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How many independent messages can have a single hour of the transcript?

If we look at one of the most active sites of SE, The Bridge, transcript one may notice that they have several boxes for near each active hour of the day. Now, I know there are rooms with a single ...
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Highlighter inconsistency with #includes

I have noticed that in some cases that highlighter uses different colors to semantically identical pieces of code, namely include statements: This is a screenshot of the following answer: How to ...
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What happens if a post is deleted after you've completed 500 total non-self edits?

So lets say you have 550 non-self edits. One of those posts got deleted just right now. I would lose 2 reputation since that post I gained some reputation from it Would 2 reputation get passed onto ...
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Is it possible to save “or” tag filter?

I read about tag filtering and use the [or] keyword daily. This generates the following question from my behalf: is it possible to create and save a [or] filter, so that I don't have to write it every ...
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Undo bounty because question is a duplicate

I made a bounty before an hour to question Code first add properties at runtime and after couple of minutes @Wiktor Zychla found that my question is a duplicate. Is it possible to remove the bounty?
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AJAX/live refresh problems on some StackExchange sites, but not others

I'm active on a number of SE sites, so I keep a whole bunch of tabs open in Firefox looking for (X) Newest Questions... so I can click over and hopefully participate. At home (Firefox 25 on OS X 10.8....
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Why only “deleted recent answers”?

I found this button at bottom of my answers : deleted recent answers. Why limit only to recent answers? I remember that last year I posted an answer that got five -1 votes. I deleted it, but ...
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See who deleted an answer

I posted a question at SO and got an answer, which wasn't bad. Then I left work and opened my question again, to see that the answer has been deleted. A commenter (from the answer) left a comment in ...
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Times on SO are not always accurate

So, I decided to start editing posts and I quickly came across a scenario where the poster asked the question 9 minutes ago but hasn't been seen for 23 minutes. It doesn't affect anything and I assume ...
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Is there a suitable Stack Exchange site to ask this question?

I asked a question on Webmasters, Signing into Google account refreshes already open webpage: I have noticed that signing into my Gmail account, automatically causes some webpage to refresh. For ...
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Off-topic Review Messaging

When reviewing 'off-topic' questions to 'close', the box at the top asks: Should this question be closed as: off-topic (more) Clicking on (more) causes a drawer to open, with the following message:...
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questions and tags options are missing?

I am using android smartphone and opera mini browser (because it uses less data) but when I visit beta sites I find that questions and tags options are missing (but actually it is hidden in the search ...
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Problem with cdn.sstatic.net

I've been experiencing some weird behavior using stack exchange sites -- all of them. The problem is I can't simply gain access to the sites, for example, when I'm looking for some info typing words ...
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Why did change picture fail on a png file in my profile?

I tried to update my profile with a png image, which crashed. Is png a supported filetype for the picture? If not, would it be possible to alert users before clicking the upload button?
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SO login does not work with Firefox

I tried to log in at SO, but after entering name and password I get an empty site. When I reload the SO main site, I'm still not logged in. This is only true for the current Firefox (V26), but not ...
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Is it just my phone or has the mobile version changed?

I'm currently using the mobile version on my Nokia C6. Have Stack Exchange changed the view of all the mobile sites? Or is it just my phone. If it's my phone, I'm sorry for asking, but I just want to ...
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Are retracted Close votes retained in the user Reviews history and in the queue history?

Is it correct that: users' public Reviews history shows all close votes (cast in the Close review queue) including those that were retracted? Displayed histories of the various Close reviews on a ...
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Suggested edit on question page was different than in the review queue

I was on the question page for this review and saw that there was a pending suggested edit. The edit suggested, amongst other things, to change the element visualizationId into the element ...
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upvotes I have for each tag is not consistent with what my page says

I came across several queries that calculate the upvotes I have for each tag, and found the statistics are not the same as what my own page displays. For some tags, the calculation is less, while some ...
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Topbar issue in Chrome, name or picture not appearing

In Chrome, name or picture thumbnail not appearing beside reputation and badges at top bar. See the capture below:
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Total reputation for today in new topBar is missing

In Achievements dropdown, the total reputations was shown near "today" till yesterday(if I remember correctly). Even if you collapse Tday, it used to show. Is this feature removed? EDIT: I guess ...
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Bug on click back inside question

I have try to go into my question of stackoverflow, I have clicked questions, order by views, clicked the first question and if I click back inside Chrome my reputation changed from 6802 to 6772. If ...
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How can we identify the creator of Data Explorer query?

So far we do not have a possibility to comment on a SEDE queries. (Although there exists a feature request for this.) Another related post is this one. Until there is such a possibility, the only ...
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Log-In to StackOverflow

I am very confused by the Login process for this site and for StackOverflow. I was told that my ID is an url (not an email address) but I have no idea what it is. That said, I think you have placed a ...
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Reputation change on Android app feed - since any last activity, or since last app activity?

I'm not sure if this is a bug, which is why I tagged it as both discussion and bug. I haven't looked at the mobile app in a few days, but have done a lot (by my standards) on the desktop site. When I ...
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Checking when my edit suspension will be over

I have been prohibited from making any further edits on Stack Overflow for a week. How can and where can I check when exactly I'll be able to make edits again?
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Wrong ID provided at login

I used the wrong Gmail address when authenticating and now I can't change the account being used. Cancel doesn't help. I suppose I can dump my IE cache but the cancel really should reset the account ...
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Not tags don't appear to be working for me

This is a follow on from a question I asked not long ago: Why is this Stack Overflow URL returning unexpected results?. I had thought initially that my URL was now working correctly but it appears ...
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“Newest” questions not appearing

I have Qt tagged as one of my favorites. When I click on the Qt tag in the sidebar in order to view just the Qt questions, a page will load showing the newest questions (as determined by looking at ...
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How can you login to stack overflow with different username?

I'm on a new computer and I tried one of my email addresses that I thought was for my main account. It's not and my Mac's remembering my Stack Overflow user. How for the love of all that is holy can ...
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Is the Feed's time relative to the newest post, or when I load the Feed?

I would expect that the feed would show questions relative to when they were asked, but that doesn't seem to be the case. Here's a question which appears in the feed as of a few seconds ago: But if ...
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After adding additional logins, profile data not reflecting on the new account

I used to log in into stackoverflow using my myopenid profile.However, heeding the warnings given about myopenid, I finally created and added a stackexchange account to my profile using add more ...
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how long does it usually take to delete my Area51 account and private beta account

I am in need of deleting my Area51 account, I have read a similar post about this here, but my situation is slightly different - I have used it and are member of a private beta (Space Exploration). I ...
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Oops! Something bad happened with recently active question

I was just scrolling in recently active section on meta and I got curious about a question with about 50 upvotes, so decided to view it and I got this error page What has happened here?? It ...
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How do I ask a question?

Can you advise me how to post a question about Excel? I have tried clicking the "Ask Question" button, but what happens is the following: Log in Ask Question Stackoverflow Ask Question
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Strange Edit behavior

I suggested an edit to this question and noticed some strange behavior. The title was originally "Visual studio 2005 Split coma separated values", I removed the "Visual Studio 2005" part, and made no ...
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Trying to post a question, the screen reloads but nothing is posted

In total I have asked 9 questions. The last time that I have asked a question was roughly 22 hours ago, yet I still cannot ask questions. I deleted my old one to see if it would change anything but no ...
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Markdown failure in code sample?

I can't figure out why one line of the code sample in this answer shows as normal text, does anybody have a clue? https://stackoverflow.com/a/17534328/5987
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Why doesn't the MathOverflow account appear?

MathOverflow is now upgraded to Stack Exchange 2.0. So why doesn't my MathOverflow account appear on my accounts page?
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Do employers look at the resume or the site profile when you apply through Careers?

When you apply to a job on careers does your careers profile automatically get linked to your application, and if so do you think that the employer looks more at that or at the resume given?
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Suspicious login when trying to use a BlackBerry

Recently I tried to login via my BlackBerry smartphone using Google Id. I got that suscpicious login page and couldn't login. I logged on to Google, but also after that I got that error page. I didn't ...
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Unable to log in to SO account

I have been unable to log into my SO account for the last 3-4 days...(I had somehow managed to login 2 days back) There has been very weird behavior: There is the prompt showing that I have been ...
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Very slow loading of SE sites

Over the past week or so, I've noticed a significant slow down of the SE sites I frequent, namely, stackoverflow.com, superuser.com and russian.stackexchange.com. Most of the times, the load time for ...