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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 I can't choose any tags when posting a question

The problem described below occurs in Windows 10 and Chrome 87.0.4280.66 (64 bits, JavaScript enabled). I could post this question only in mobile (Chrome/iOS 14.2), where the problem doesn't occur....

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by hkotsubo‭

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Meta Tags are highlighting while my favourite tags is empty

My favourite tags is empty. Although, some tags are highlighting. Usually, I was using another account earlier. I forgot (lost that gmail address) password (I can reset but, I don't want to use tha...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by Alexei‭

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Meta codidact profile editing requires 30 characters but has no error message

Editing one's profile on codidact is problematic. Evidently it needs to be 30 characters or more, but there's no error message, there's just a red box around the profile post and then the save but...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by daveola‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Merge spreadsheet formula tags into single tag

Codidact's Software Development has multiple tags for spreadsheet formulas: excel-formula libreoffice-calc-formula openoffice-calc-formula sheets-formula It has formula with the tag usage ...

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

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Meta Merge [functions] with [function]

As I mentioned in a previous post, I'm new here and looking around. I suggest to "merge" functions with function. I don't know how exactly this should be done here. I think the word's singular for...

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

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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 Server error 500 when clicking on suggested edit details

I get an error page with server error 500 when clicking the link to view my suggested edit activity on my activity page. The suggested edit has the status helpful. Error ID 6ca4f8c8-4a0d-425d-8e09...

0 answers  ·  posted 11mo ago by riQQ‭  ·  edited 11mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Adding a parent to a tag crashes on the server side (500)

Cross posted to Meta: https://meta.codidact.com/questions/278198 If I try to provide a parent to a tag, it crashes with 500. Error Id = 6bd06f30-539d-4b88-8743-eca32a8465cd Tag to edit = htt...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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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 Code block in comments is highlighted only when viewed in the thread's link

Code blocks inside comments are hightlighted only if I'm on the comment's thread page. If I view it on the post itself (after expanding the respective thread), it's not highlighted. Example: in ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta "Review suggested edit" page doesn't display Markdown source correctly

I recently suggested an edit to an answer. Basically, I formatted some code, adding code fences around it: But at the "Review suggested edit" page, the differences are not clearly displayed. I...

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

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Meta Dealing with table tag

This question which is tagged with table tag. I am trying to find a better replacement for it since there are multiple types of tables such as HTML tables or data tables. The question seems to re...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta The tag [caching] exists twice, shoud we blame caching?

Browsing through the list of tags I saw two with the exact same name, [caching]: One is in https://software.codidact.com/categories/38/tags/4128 and the other in https://software.codidact.co...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by fedorqui‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Enable text-area for comments to be resized

I was wondering if the comment box can be altered? So the text-area can be expanded/re-sized? It's quite frustrating to get to the right text scrolling in such small box whilst it's not interactiv...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by gzi98‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Should we allow questions about installation and configuration of software development tools?

A recent flag for this question suggested that it would be a better fit for the Linux community. There is no motivation provided, but I guess it is related to the fact that most of the question and...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta console.readline tag does not look good to me

The console.readline tag has been created for Q: How to read lines into an array in Bash, which uses a while read loop. That tag is inappropriate because Readline, the console and the read built-...

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

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Meta An edit creates a new tag instead of adding correct one

History of edits to the Q shows that status-bydesign tag was added but instead a new status-by-design tag is created.

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by FoggyFinder‭  ·  edited 2y ago by luap42‭

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Meta edit button isn't taking me to `/edit/` page

Whenever I click on edit button it is redirecting me to that answer. This is happening for the answer. Here's a video

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Allow filtering search for only Meta (or any other category)

When I open the search, I can only search across all categories of this site. I'd like to filter down the search results to only Meta (or Code review).

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Someone‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Autocompleting usernames in comments does not seem to work

It seems like autocompleting usernames does not work. I wanted to answer a comment and started typing @ followed by the first letter in the username, but no suggestion appeared. I tried pressing ta...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by klutt‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mithical‭

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Meta Error 500 in one specific post (the rest of the site is fine)

I've got a HTTP Error 500 when trying to access this post. Here's the quote error ID's: ef4f6ec1-8d0f-4be3-9553-36e01b5f01c4 and bbeb9bf9-2c58-43b1-be05-c9e914bb80bf. I've browsed to another pos...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Drupal tag is not in lowercase

The Drupal tag is not in lowercase, as all other tags are. Is this intended?

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Vinicius Brasil‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Code formatting of previews

I just noticed that I'm not getting code formatting in the preview window when I write an answer or make an edit. This is very useful to have. Not sure if it's a bug so I'm posting this as a featu...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Border-bottom of inline code is (sometimes) not displayed when it's in the last line of a paragraph

After I wrote this answer, I could notice that, when there's inline code in the last line of a paragraph, sometimes the border-bottom of the inline code text is not displayed. One case is when the...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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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 Do we need the fullstack tag?

Edit: I have removed the tag. Thanks for the feedback. I am inclined to add a "do not use" request in fullstack tag's description because it is quite vague. What do you think about it?

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

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Meta Error 500 when trying to comment

I've tried to post a comment in this question, and when I clicked in "Post" button, I've got this error message: 500 Internal Server Error If you are the administrator of this website, then ple...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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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 I answered a question that was deleted, then undeleted, and my answer disappeared

Yesterday I answered this question. This morning, when I visited site, the question has disappeared, so my guess is that it was deleted. But now I saw that it was undeleted (I initially thought t...

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

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Meta Add link dialog should capture enter

I think we have a UI problem with the "add link" dialog box in the editor: it doesn't capture enter keystrokes which then fall through to the submit button. I'm merrily typing a post when I real...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by dmckee‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Should we have a Code Review Section / category?

As discussed on Meta, should Software.codidact allow reviewing working code as a question? Traffic is probably not high enough to warrant it's own Codereview community. The existing communities out...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by dustytrash‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Long code lines are not wrapped

This is a small bug (cosmetic) that I have noticed while adding some code in a post: I have artificially added some whitespace here and there, otherwise the line would have been way longer.

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

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Meta Initial List of Tags

As far as I can tell, there are no tags yet for the main Q&A. I suggest setting an initial group of tags which help organize questions. Two groups I think would be particularly helpful are lang...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by manassehkatz‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Alexei‭