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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

This change is (again) communicated poorly, nor does it resemble what seems to be considered its 'announcement'. The question Seeking feedback on tag colors update was "seeking feedback" on ...
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

Removing color from the tags feels like spelling death for the tag system. Using bold just doesn't compensate for the loss of color. So I'm going to quote from the top-voted post that proposed the ...
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

This is not an un-announced feature release. The feature was announced in November 2023, where four options were given to us for the new tag design. The two top-voted answers there prefer Option 3. ...
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Adjusting the appearance of Stack Exchange sites

There is a Change Log post 2023 DOM Changelog for Userscript Community that tries to document changes in the DOM (Document Object Model) structure ahead of time. All sites are using the Stacks Design ...
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

bug The special formatting for tags given inside a post are now rendered as simple links, instead of the border. (I don't like the bold on the question's tags either.) Snapshots of a portion of a ...
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

I think it is supposed to grab your attention, but the title is the most important part! Now, it both is ugly and distracting to me. Shouldn't SE at the very least communicate with its users? Just ...
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

The problematic part here is not the design change itself. It can be changed again, some people might even find it better. The actual problem, which is x1000 worse than any possible design change is ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

The bold font, I guess to some degree it's more attention grabbing in that aspect? But I find bringing the colors back from having a contrasted background makes it far less attention grabbing, at ...
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

I already expressed my preference in the original meta enquiry proposing the changes, & included a gif comparison of all 4 suggestions, so I don't really need to cover that ground again. In short, ...
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

CSS snippet to (partially) revert this rather peculiar design: .s-tag { font-weight: normal !important; } In case you haven't installed it, here are some quick links to Stylus: Homepage Chrome ...
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

This is what the new tags look like on Software Engineering Stack Exchange, with an example of a question with a watched tag and a question without, using the home view (which doesn't show a question ...
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How long does the Data Explorer Refresh take for each database?

Based on the new views provided in April, here is a Data Explorer query that shows when each database was made available. It also shows on the first row how long the entire process took. SELECT ...
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Why am I suddenly seeing ads on Ask Different and other sites?

No bug here. As announced back in May 3, 2023: We are going to be introducing middle sidebar ads, which have been on the main Stack Overflow site for years, to some of the tech sites including Ask ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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"Last seen more than x ago" is sometimes inaccurate

No bug and nothing weird. The question was originally asked on Super User, then later migrated to other site. That user didn't visit that other site yet. This can be seen when going to the question, ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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How should I go about retrieving the date of when a question became/was no longer hot with SEDE?

SEDE doesn't record the moment the question is no longer on the Hot Network Questions list, unless that happens because a moderator removed it (in that case, you will find a Post History with type 53)....
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How should I go about retrieving the date of when a question became/was no longer hot with SEDE?

In Stack Overflow, you could use this query: DECLARE @UserId INT = ##UserId##; SELECT hnq.PostId AS [Post Link], p.PostTypeId, u.DisplayName AS [User Link], EnteredHNQ = hnq.CreationDate, ...
testing-ma-lady's user avatar
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Stack Overflow in Read Only mode for past 2 days

Clearing cache and cookies (Chrome) fixed it, thanks.
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What does the "timeline score" of a question mean?

When you see an entry in a timeline with a 'timeline score: ,' that corresponds to an answer added. The timeline is a link to the timeline of the answer, and the score is the score of the answer. ...
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Is questioning Israel's right to exist allowed on the Stack Exchange network?

I'm ignoring your specific situation, we do not have the details here and we can't evaluate individual suspensions because of that. But in general I would argue that questioning the right of Israel to ...
Mad Scientist's user avatar
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Is questioning Israel's right to exist allowed on the Stack Exchange network?

Well, in a period where political and military tensions are high, and both sides are lobbing missiles at each other sometimes a question like "Why is Israel the exception to ethnostates being ...
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Formatting Sandbox

eval("public_variable+2", {"builtins" : None }, safe_dict) 12 eval("private_variable+2", {"builtins" : None }, safe_dict) Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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How do I navigate out of meta?

Designs of the site changed a bit since the question was asked and you need to use the right most hamburger menu/site switcher as of 2024
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How do I remove my contributions from Stack Exchange, in the event of a license violation?

First, there needs to be a license violation. The use of intellectual property in training AI/ML models is still an open legal question, at least in the United States. Historically, text and data ...
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How do I remove my contributions from Stack Exchange, in the event of a license violation?

How do I remove my contributions from Stack Exchange, in the event of a license violation? Stack Exchange currently dual-licenses user content (and it's been like this for over 13 years), which ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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How am I supposed to report an obviously incorrect answer if I can't downvote, comment, or flag?

One approach would be to create a Saves list called, for example, "Flag as Not An Answer" (with an explanation why as a private note, if necessary) and add that answer to that Saves list. If ...
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How am I supposed to report an obviously incorrect answer if I can't downvote, comment, or flag?

You could comment pointing out it doesn't answer the question or alternatively post a correct answer if you haven't done so already. In theory you could then use the accrued reputation to downvote If ...
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Does the new image uploader keep track of the uploader identity (i.e., who uploaded what)?

With our new image hosting service, we do keep track of who uploaded which image, connecting it to the user ID / account ID of the person who uploaded it. We do this because we want a Data Subject ...
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What was the rationale for expanding the ID space for i.sstatic.net?

Even if the chance was small, we still would have had to deal with collisions when our unique ID generator was put into place. It was easy enough to pick a new length to avoid any potential collisions....
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Data explorer query takes a lot of time and needs to be optimized

I have made two versions that now work. This is the version that performs "best" (still 106 seconds) SELECT -- top 100 us.id , us.DisplayName into #users FROM Users us ...
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I contacted SE via contact form and didn't receive the ticket

Yes, we have received your ticket, and it is currently being worked on. Thank you again for reaching out, and please be patient as we thoroughly investigate this situation.
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Data Explorer Query crashes with collation conflict error

I did intentionally avoid case-sensitive collations in some of the recent improvements I've been working on, in order to avoid forcing you to use COLLATE clauses when joining to the views I created. ...
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List of Sandboxes

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Question out of scope on two Stack Exchange sites. Where should I have asked it instead?

As far as I can see, that question probably is not on-topic anywhere on the Stack Exchange network. There are lots of questions people might have that aren't suitable anywhere on any Stack Exchange ...
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Data Explorer Query crashes with collation conflict error

I've found the issue. Over the last few weeks the weekly refresh times got improved, a lot. From 6 to 8 hours we're now down to well under an hour. One of the improvements was revealed to me by Aaron ...
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List of Sandboxes

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List of Sandboxes

Question and Answer Sandboxes Site Sandbox Question Code Golf & Coding Challenges Sandbox for Proposed Challenges Computer Science Educators The Question Sandbox Mathematics Sandbox for drafts ...
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I contacted SE via contact form and didn't receive the ticket

Tl;dr you won't get a confirmation email (like "ticket received) unless it was submitted on a weekend. You need to wait until an SE employee responds. You might see it here. I'm not staff, but......
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Where should I ask questions if the voltage of a USB adapter differs when programming under Windows and Linux?

If you're seeing correct behaviour on Windows and incorrect behaviour on Linux, with (mostly) identical userspace software, it sounds like a driver issue. Such questions can be asked on Unix & ...
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