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Why can't I find the Community user on child meta sites? [duplicate]

Searching for "Community" on /users of a child meta site returns no matches regardless of which tab is selected: In order to find the Community user's profile, I have to look for it on /...
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Search users whose name contains Chinese characters

Goal To search users whose user name contains Chinese characters. Bug In the above screenshot, three user names start with the simplified Chinese character '陈'. I tried to search them with the input ...
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User Search results not sorted by reputation [duplicate]

The user search feature used to sort users by reputation in the given timeframe both when listing all users and when searching specific user names. This allowed us to find the user with the highest ...
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Alignment issue in the users search page warning message

There is an alignment issue on the Users page. When the given search text does not match any user, we receive this warning message: No users matched your search. But the text is not aligned with ...
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Let diamond moderators (or even regular users) search for unregistered users

Unregistered users don't show up as searchable in a site's user list, but diamond moderators may need to look them up from time to time on account of their interactions with the site. Regular users ...
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Bug comes while searching user, it shows 0 points or if i have upvoted then it shows the given vote point as reputation

Bug comes while Searching User, all user's reputation is 0, it shows reputation which I had up-voted today to that user
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Searching for a user's questions with [tag] highlights the tagword

When searching for a user's questions with [tag], the tagword gets highlighted / bolded in the post's paraphrase for some reason. This should only be happening when searching the word in general. In ...
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Can't sort new users by creation date on mobile [duplicate]

The creation date link on the new users page points to https://meta.stackexchange.com/users?tab=NewUsers&sort=creationdate on the desktop version, but https://meta.stackexchange.com/users?tab=...
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Find all my post that are tagged as C++

I decided to review all my contributions to the C++ tag for the sake of self improvement hence I am wondering how to find all the posts that I have contributed to in the C++ tag. How can I find them?...
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On users search, where do the languages displayed come from?

When I search for users on the User Search feature on StackOverflow.com, it shows a listing of languages under the user's point total for the week. Where do these language come from? For example, ...
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What does 1 in one day mean on New Users

When sorting New Users by creation date each user has an entry like "1 in one day" or "16 in 31 days". What does this mean?
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How can I find users with reputation between ranges like 200 - 300

I there any way to find users based on reputation range or exact reputation. I want to find my friend, I didn't know his name but only the first character and reputation. Is this possible?
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User Reputation count mismatch while searching user [duplicate]

If I search for user in Users page it displays old reputation of the user. Example : But original reputation is :
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User search by real name

When searching for users: "hayden", finds me (as it's my username). "andy hayden", does not (as it is not included in my username, but is as my real name in my profile). Should this user search ...
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Finding user using an email address

I might be ignorant if there exists such functionality. Can I search for a friend on Stack Exchange with their email address?.
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Filter users by badge

Could it be useful to find users with, say, gold badge in C++: to have some inspiration in their questions and answers?
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Automatically trim more than one space between display name words

Current state: Let's say I decide to change my display name this way (notice more spaces between words): Then you'll see me on my user's profile this way (notice the only one space between words): ...
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Why doesn't user search find "Warren P" when I search for "Warren P"? [closed]

I know this will sound quite localized and don't know if it's a duplicate but I feel it like a bug. Well, in short: I've been searching for a user whose display name is Warren P So I went to Users ...
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User search should allow filtering by tag to make large results manageable

I'm looking for a particular tidbit of information and I can't seem to find it via regular search or Google, but I remember it was in an answer by a particular user "Matt". I would probably recognize ...
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User search missing results [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do user pages not show up when searching through user pages? The user page search is not returning all matching results. I don't think it happens for all search terms, but ...
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Chat room access control: searching by user name can give unexpected results

Searching by user name searches more than just the user name (Patrick has the word 'waffles' in his about section) -- is this desirable behaviour? Even if a user matches the search criteria on a field ...
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Why can't I find unregistered users in user search?

This is a follow-up question to Why do user pages not show up when searching through user pages? where KennyTM pointed out that the user in question isn't registered and therefore can't be found. ...
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Why do user pages not show up when searching through user pages?

Yesterday, when I went to https://stackoverflow.com/users and, in the text box marked "Type to find users", entered "bjarne", this gave me 5 users, none of which was the one I was looking for. So I ...
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Search on “Users” page broken [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: user search doesn’t work when name field is empty It doesn’t find the user “romkyns”, for example (user ID 33080). I suspect it searches only the “name” field, which in ...
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Bug: Erasing Tag/User Search query does not restore visibility of pagination controls [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When you filter the user list you lose the pagination bar Steps to repro: Go to a Tag Search or User Search page (note that the pagination controls at the bottom are visible) ...
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Filter users by country

This was talked about a few podcasts ago. And they referenced some other site that does this. Currently location is a string but adding a country dropdown (and for the usa a state drop down) could be ...
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