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Welcome to Software Development on Codidact!

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Meta Issue with the Monospace font [duplicate]

I was trying to ask a code review question but I have observed that it does not support the "Monospace font" for code excerpts properly. It is only considered partially and I see this particularly ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1mo ago by aditya98‭  ·  closed as duplicate 29d ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Email alerts for notifications

How can I get an email when I get a notification on Codidact? I missed an answer because I thought I would get an email for it.

2 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by LyndonGingerich‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Meta Enabling 2FA should include some recovery codes

After enabling two factor authentication (2FA) for my account I'm only notified It is successfully turned On. I think it should include some recovery codes as well (to be used in case I can't acce...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by lealceldeiro‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta The way I tried to mark up code did not work. What is the right way to do it?

The way I tried to mark up code did not work. What is the right way to do it? The line break after the first signal is ignored. Some languages use a hash as a comment. Here, it bolds the line, ac...

1 answer  ·  posted 5mo ago by TecBrat‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by TecBrat‭

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Meta Self answered questions about an unclear quickstart

I had problems following the directions of a Google Apps Script API quickstart. I think that the quickstart instructions and code is incomplete. After a while, I finally realized that there was mis...

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by Wicket‭  ·  last activity 10mo ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Best practices for posting tabular data

I am trying to find how tabular data is presented in Software Development. So far, I have found one question, How to pivot text?. The question presents tabular data using code blocks, dash to indic...

3 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by Wicket‭  ·  last activity 10mo ago by Wicket‭

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Meta Why `excel` is set as a child tag of `openoffice-calc`?

I joined Codidact a few days ago. I have looked around to learn the platform features and how things are handled in some communities. I just found that excel is a child tag of openoffice-calc. I ...

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by Wicket‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Meta Are code troubleshooting posts allowed?

I assume "help my code isn't working"/troubleshooting posts - which make up much of SO questions - are allowed. However from reading the FAQ, it's not obvious to me that they are. The "on topic" bu...

4 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by 404‭  ·  last activity 10mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Meta The size of the code format window is much too small.

When posting a lot of code on the site, the "code format window" is much too small: 1 I'm talking about this thing 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 The scroll bar appears after...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by trichoplax‭

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Meta How do I search for "i++"?

I once wrote this post here: Why can't we mix increment operators like i++ with other operators? When using Codidact search looking for that post, I tried to type i++ in the search but it didn't l...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Meta How can I fill in tag information?

I have noticed that most tags lack any usage information and moreover a more detailed wiki: I would like to add the information for some of these tags, but I do not see how. I assume there is so...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Enable syntax highlighting for D language

According to this answer, Codidact uses highlight.js for syntax highlight, and "support whatever languages are enabled by default in that package". And according to this table (in highlight.js Git...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Anonymous‭

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Meta Sometimes entered tag information seems to get lost

From time to time, I am filling in some information for the Software Codidact tags and I realized that for some tags I filled the information twice. An example would be winforms which I almost cer...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta How to inhibit auto link generation?

I have a post where I mention a script named dead.sh Ok... now I have two posts like that. But that is not a website. It is a filename, and not one reachable through an URL. How can I inhibit aut...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Estela‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Moshi‭

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Meta Cannot close a question as a duplicate due to "Invalid input for other post" error

Enable text-area for comments to be resized is a duplicate of Can comment input fields be vertically scalable?. I am trying to close it as a duplicate and provide the older question link, but I re...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta how to mention user in comment?

I tried to reply comment but no autocomplete, so if I want to reply, how to notice a user?

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Yaskur‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Mithical‭

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Meta Phantom answer in my notification list

My notification list includes the following entry: New answer to your question 'How many votes are required for special actions...' However, there is no answer for that question. I imagine that ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Multiple code blocks have the code in different colors

On this question https://software.codidact.com/questions/279097 there are two code blocks, but the color of the text is different. I directly copied and pasted the code so I don't see why some o...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Meta Is there a way to add expiration for questions tags?

Comments from this question reveal that there is some aggressive caching related to question tags (what tags are used for a question). Unfortunately, after changing tags for several questions I ha...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Schrödinger's tag - appears in view mode, but not in edit

After removing two tags and adding another one for this question I have noticed that the tag list is not the same between view mode and edit: View mode: stack-memory + heap-memory + ram + memory-m...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Meet the Codidact Team!

As we start on building a new community here together, we're bound to find some sticking points. Those might be bugs, new features you need, things you need support with... whatever they are, the C...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by ArtOfCode‭  ·  edited 3y ago by ArtOfCode‭