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Are text fragments cost/benefit positive?

For first time users, having the browser jump to a specific section of a page and highlight certain text could be interpreted as styling implemented by the site, as opposed to something specific to ...
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how about a side vote option. for the meme value of a post. use imaginary value for the users instead of real value [closed]

up and down for formality left and right for the value of the joke. Funny meme. playing with ambiguities. meme mometer
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How do sites moderate self-answered questions?

Historically our beta site has discouraged self-answered questions. The site has been running for 6 years (3 questions/day, 98% answered, 3 ½ answers/question, and very few questions are closed). The ...
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How to archive or delete a Job Application? [closed]

I am currently applying to software engineer positions via https://stackoverflow.com/jobs. Each time I apply to a position, it is listed under the "Applications" tab; I would like to archive ...
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The list of related questions is shown empty

At the moment, any question that I check returns empty list of related questions. I see just a header called "Related" but no questions shown below that. I have checked this on multiples ...
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How is the scope of a site decided?

I suppose admins can track down who made what edits to the page "What topics can I ask about here?" that every SE site has (example page from webapps.stackexchange.com). Is it also possible ...
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What mechanisms now exist to deal with malicious guest posters?

There are a number of sites on the SE network who have had apparently recurring, malicious guest posters making low-quality answers and comments, in need of moderator intervention, regularly for some ...
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What does Watching Tags do? [duplicate]

Under the tag description are two buttons, watch/unwatch and ignore/unignore. What are those buttons supposed to do? I didn't see any effects from using them.
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I flagged a “thank you” comment as “it's no longer needed” and it was autodeleted: was there a change I'm unaware of? [duplicate]

Just now I flagged a comment on this answer that said nothing other than ~"thank you, that's helpful" and it was deleted immediately. I did not know this was a feature. Moreover, I didn't ...
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New [mod-agreement-policy] tag has an incorrect description

Today a new moderator only tag was introduced: mod-agreement-policy. Its tag description states: Use this tag to indicate posts that are official Stack Exchange policy that moderators are expected to ...
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The new moderator agreement is now live for moderators to accept across the network

Today, we’re announcing that the new moderator agreement is live and the existing moderators are being asked to accept it. This has been a great collaboration to get from a draft in November 2019 to ...
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Can i change the email of my SE account ? If yes, how? [duplicate]

I want to use a different email address with my account. Is this possible ?
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Placement and wording of Question Feed is confusing

The Question Feed link on the right column is, in my experience, confusing in a few ways: because it is directly beneath the Hot Network Questions section I thought it was a feed of those questions I ...
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Can we warn users if the first line of a code block is silently discarded if placed on the same line as ```?

Here's an example. If a user types following into the question box: ```#include <iostream> int main() { std::cout << "Hello, world!\n"; } ``` It will look like this: int ...
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Is chat only in Meta, or are there chat spaces particular to each site? [duplicate]

I want to chat with a user in a beta site (Space Exploration SE) where I have over 100 reputation at the moment. I recently lost some reputation by starting a discussion in the form of a question ...
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A stackoverflow with paid version [duplicate]

Hear me out, I know this is a duplicate of many post, but I would like to make a point. Duplicates: Why don't make a Pay version of stackoverflow? Offering actual money as a bounty? Pay money to ...
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What do “visible rooms” and “all my rooms” mean in the notification settings?

In chat, I have several options on how to choose a setting for sound notifications: none, when mentioned, visible rooms, all my rooms. My settings are usually set to "when mentioned", in ...
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Should Ctrl+K in the editor use the code fences instead of indentation?

Now that the Stack Exchange network has switched to CommonMark, some features appear to be deprecated. In particular, comment-style language hints may eventually stop working. So instead of using 4-...
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Accessing https://data.stackexchange.com/query APIs programmatically [duplicate]

All, We want to get the list of all deleted question Id's from StackOverflow (with additional tags and/or date filters, if possible). However we don't see an useful API for this here: https://api....
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Does editing your own answer several times inhibit reputation?

I have edited my own answer to a question on the Mathematics site seven times. The answer got accepted and upvoted, but there is no increment in my reputation. Does editing your own answer several ...
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How do I see all my bookmarks without looking through every community? [duplicate]

Here's my scenario: about a year ago, I remember bookmarking a question that I would want to return to if I ever formatted my hard drive. That day came, but it took me a lot of time to find the ...
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Add the ability to follow deleted posts

I'm reposting my feature-request from the Follow feature announcement as I was asked to by @YaakovEllis in a comment: Can you please add this as a feature request in a separate post. No longer ...
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Moving comments to chat seems to be missing in timeline and SEDE?

There are two possibilities how comments can be moved to chatroom. Either a moderator moves them or the users who discuss in comments are offered to continue in chat - and if they choose this option, ...
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Meta post title overflows sidebar

On Hinduism SE, the sidebar has a Hot Meta Post whose title contains a URL, and this URL overflows outside the edge of the sidebar. The displayed title of the question is Why is this question https://...
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Badge for the first use of the “follow post” feature

We have badges awarded to those who learned and used some site features, first of all Autobiographer and Informed. Scholar, Editor, Supporter, Citizen Patrol, Critic, Custodian also look worth ...
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Why can't I access my clipboard on Stack Exchange? [closed]

I am unable to access my clipboard on every Stack Exchange site. I can't access my clipboard if I want to paste something from it into my answer or comment. This is a real inconvenience. My clipboard ...
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“Account is not allowed to suggest edits” error coming when trying to suggest an edit through SE Android App [duplicate]

When I tried to edit a question in Sales Force website in SE through Android App, I got an error message "Account is not allowed to suggest edits". But when I immediately searched the same ...
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How to “prettify” my coments [duplicate]

How can I format my comments? For example, I've pasted a few lines of code (with new lines, spaces etc.) but it looks very ugly.
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Is there an Adobe stackexchange site

Question is self explanatory. Is there an Adobe stack exchange site ? Couldn't find any. I can see adobe questions on various sites like Stack Overflow and superuser and on Graphics but si there a ...
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Received inbox message about election that is underway, but there is no active election on the site

Just saw this: In words: The Stack Overflow 2020 community moderator election is underway — nominations now being accepted. However, when clicking the message, I was greeted with: Or in words: ...
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Can questions capture and show how much time the user spends writing them?

The Problem There is not much information available when making split-second decisions whether to close or reopen a post. Specialist fields can limit the ability for a Close Voting User to accurately ...
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To improve first poster experience, can questions have a suspend state before they can be voted for close? [duplicate]

Possible names for this feature: "Suspended" "Under review" I am sure newbies find it quite confronting to ask a question and then have it "closed". A suspend state ...
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HEIC is for horses…

Seriously, I was attempting to search for threads in the Photography Stack Exchange site and did a search for “HEIC” with sorting ordered by “Votes” and it seems the search logic — whatever that might ...
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Inconsistent colour for badge counts between top bar and flags history

The top part of the image are the badge counts as displayed in the top bar. The bottom part are the badge counts as shown when looking at your flags history. https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/flag-...
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Why don't we improve captcha?

I just wrote a self-answered question on the Physics site. The answer is really long, and frankly speaking, it takes some time getting all the diagrams right, researching, making sure the explanations ...
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Is there a way to find out the number of tag-page views?

When curating tags, I sometimes think to myself questions like: Are people clicking on this tag to look at the corresponding collection of questions? Hence... Question: Is there a way to find out ...
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Where can I see at what time a hot network question lost its “hot network question” status? [duplicate]

The question timeline indicates when a question becomes a hot network question but doesn't seem to indicate when it loses its "hot network question" status, unless a moderator manually ...
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New member, posts always deleted [closed]

I'm a new member of the blender community. Every time I ask a question it gets deleted rather than being posted. Why is this? I believe that I have formatted my post correctly and provided all ...
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Can we have the ability to retract a flag on a deleted post? [duplicate]

Can we introduce a way to retract a flag on a deleted post or comment, or on any post, from the "Flags Raised" page? Right now, you have to go to the post to retract your flag, but it might ...
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Suggested Edits: Minor Edits to Old Posts - Recommended Handling

In different communities, I've noticed a not-insignificant number of proposed edits in the Suggested Edits queue. These are technically correct edits - they may fix spelling or grammar issues, make ...
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Does it make sense to offer a bounty “Thanking users who answered my question” as Current answers are outdated?

The accepted answer (+162 / -1) to Thanking users who answered my question was last edited on Dec, 2017. It's a community wiki and includes the following First of all, anyone posting here with the ...
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Ctrl + shift + Z undoes when it should redo [closed]

I switched to a Windows computer recently. On Mac, typically apps and websites have the shortcut to redo as cmd + shift + Z. On Windows the shortcut is typically ctrl + Y. On Stack Exchange on Mac, in ...
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In which of the Stack Exchange community can I ask a question about copyrights violation of a very simple sketch? [duplicate]

I have a question about very simple sketches and whether they are copyrighted. At which SE network site can I ask about that?
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Sharing stackoverflow public message/question with my company teams account [closed]

Let's say I found/asked a question in the public channel of StackOverflow and want to share it on our private channel. Is there any elegant way to do that? Or I will have to do with asking a new ...
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Should a user with constructive contributions on another site be destroyed or deleted as a result of a red flag?

I used to think that involuntary account destruction or deletion was a drastic penalty that was issued only to users whose only contributions were spam or offensive content. I just recently ...
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Did the preview API break? “The app submitted an invalid request”

I keep on seeing this error when trying to preview edits from the (admittedly unsupported) iOS app: I am concerned that this is a problem with the API response that’s behind this, which would be ...
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Right-aligned sections within Stack Exchange posts? [duplicate]

For the following sites, there are postings that involve the discussion of Hebrew text https://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com https://judaism.stackexchange.com https://christianity.stackexchange.com/ ...
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Similar question suggestion list overwrite issue [duplicate]

When posting a new question in StackOverflow, it shows similar questions. As one keeps on writing, list changes but they overlap with one another. This happens when you scroll down a bit when the new ...
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Can't insert links or images: “Permission denied to access property ”apply“” [closed]

For a few days now, I've been unable to insert images or links using the formatting toolbar above the post input textbox. When I press one of these two buttons, I get: Error: Permission denied to ...
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How do I really change my login email address? [duplicate]

Fortunately, I can still login with this email address that I have lost access to. I have been searching around here for a way to update it to the current one I use. I have found many answers. But ...

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