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DuckDuckGo finds some answers that are not found by the search bar

Today, I tried to use the TeX & LaTeX search bar to find examples of code that use the macro text_expand (a macro from the l3text module) The following lists what I tried searching. text_expand (...
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Unmatching views count between question counter and badge earned

I just wanted to report the following: 1. I received this notification: 2. However, when I went to check it, I got
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A different avatar on Math.SE., Physics.SE and Graphic.SE

This morning I have seen that my avatar is changed in the other communities than TeX.SE. Why there is this change? How to have all avatars the same for each community?
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Inconsistent aspect ratio

My image appears with different aspect ratios in different locations, making it difficult to wear a hat properly. I tried replacing my old GIF image with a PNG version, but it still changes. The ...
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Code in comment overflows page horizontally

Look at my comment under this answer. My OS is an up-to-date Archlinux, and the browser is qutebrowser.
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Turn off syntax highlighting? / How can I have tags inside <pre><code>...</code></pre> not being ignored? / Displaying large lists of TeX-tokens?

When, while typing a question or an answer, a block of code is introduced via <pre><code>...</code></pre> one usually can have html-tags inside that block of code like <b>...
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Closed as duplicate, but only possible duplicate linked [duplicate]

I noticed that How to fit a large figure to page is marked as duplicate, but no duplicate post is shown, only a possible duplicate: If this is intended behaviour, the colon should be removed and ...
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Almost same code - syntax-highlighting produces different coloring - why?

In my answer to "listings - How to expand special characters inside lstinline?" I have two almost identical code-snippets. The only difference is that the first code-snippet additionally ...
Ulrich Diez's user avatar
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Is the "Activity" portion of the User page malfunctioning?

Currently when I visit my user page and select Activity and then Summary, the vote count for the Answers portion appears to be the vote count for the question rather than for my answer. Was there a ...
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Review queue shows an empty blue box when reaching the daily upvote limit

I recently reached the limit of daily upvotes and to my suprise the review queues of late answer and and first answers disappeared. In the details of the late answers it informs me that I reched the ...
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Reputation stats not showing correctly in chat [duplicate]

The left most screen shows a user's reputation, the middle screen shows my reputation, and the rightmost screen shows the reputation stats displayed in the chat. The numbers seem awfully off - just ...
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Community ads for 2020 still showing up

It is now September 13, 2021. The TUG'21 (online) conference took place on August 5-8, and the community ad for the event was "live" only in the 2020 community ads for the TeX-LaTeX thread ...
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Can't login with an another device: I have connected my Stack-overflow account to Tex.SE

my qustion on SO: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/68554208/i-have-connected-my-stack-overflow-account-to-tex-se-and-meta-se-cant-login-wi I am @Gomesz785.(SO account, Tex.SE account) One week ago ...
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Seems due to syntax-highligfhting tags <sub> </sub> not working any more on the main site

I just noticed that on the main-site, TeX-LaTeX-StackExchange, the look of things shown while editing/typing to the editor-window differs from the look of things after submitting the question/answer. ...
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Problem writing the sequence \@ in inline <code>...</code>-blocks

When typing answers in an edit-box of the TeX-LaTeX-StackExchange website, which is based on markdown, then from time to time I introduce control-sequence-tokens/sequences of inline-code not via ...
Ulrich Diez's user avatar
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Watched Tags: no coloring questions

In the panel on the right I have highlighted a few tags that are my favorites. This generated a light pastel color that let me know that the question was among my favorites and referred to a tag in ...
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Treatement of @ in searches

I just tried to search for \l@figure and instead it searched for \lfigure (finding nothing of course). Should this be fixed (soon)?
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Image Uploader Using Random Image

I am tryin to add an image and the image I selected is not what is displayed in Typeset Only First n Items or Items after n from a List. I have acreen shots of what I am trying to upload but of course ...
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Winter double hats for my gr(avatar) in TeX.SE and others communities

In these days of Winter bash, I have observed that I have often two consecutive hats :-)? It is normal or usual? Does this happen only to me or to other users as well?
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Problems with highlight.js

Stack Exchange switched their syntax highlighting parser to highlight.js (announcement). This is a clear downgrade for TeX (for now). However, highlight.js is said to be "actively developed" ...
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Exact search is not working properly

I want to find posts that contain \tikz{ but using "\tikz{" does not help. Is this a bug? How can I do this?
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Tags are getting replaced after using them

I just asked a question which was partly about the list of figures. I typed listof into the tag-input and both listoffigures and listoftables appeared as suggestions. I selected both of them. However, ...
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Placing more bounties than you have reputation

From the Reputation & Moderation page from the Help Center, we read that: A bounty is a special reputation award given to answers. It is funded by the personal reputation of the user who offers ...
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Autobiographer badge is buggy

I don't know whether it is just this site, but at least I have come across many SE sites that follow the specification stated below. According to "Autobiographer" Badge now only requires ...
Weijun Zhou's user avatar
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1 answer
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Rep cap today for me is 201 - is this a bug?

Look at my reputation today (+231): I got two accept ticks, which award me 30 reps in total. Therefore, I got 231 − 30 = 201 reps for votes received. I don't get any reputation from the upvote ...
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Bug in markdown when having code after list [duplicate]

When I have a list like: one two and immediately afterwards code It does not render the code correctly. Here's what the edit-view of this post looks like
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Multi-line texts overlaps in comment window

Today I was typing a comment to reply a user. However, when I was typing my comment, I saw that -- with (might be due to) the new-interface -- overlapping texts which makes it hard to read (all of a ...
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Has the size of the text in TeX.SE decreased?

For about a week I have noticed some small worsening on the visualization of the site TeX.SE. As you can see from the rectangles that I highlighted with the color orange, the text has a smaller size ...
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Why are the eminent contributors in such a hurry to close questions?

Here are two real facts that show that prominent contributors close questions without taking the time to read them carefully and verify that they are really a duplicate question. First issue: Look at ...
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Code blocks leak in user profile

I found a weird behavior in user profile. The code blocks span beyond the boundary as shown in the following screenshot.
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Bug / Problem: Chat Function | Edit Feature | Readability | Browser "Google Chrome"

If I want to edit a post in the chat then the text in the edit text box is white. By selecting the text I can read it, but it's hard to edit. I use Google Chrome. User https://tex.stackexchange.com/...
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Doesn't reputation counter show downvotes anymore?

Today I've lost 15 points due to an unaccepted answer: But if I click on the trophy of the menu bar I don't see the negative votes: If I remember correctly, with the old menu, the negative votes ...
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1 answer
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Spurious semicolon

The input of my comment to egreg's answer is just: When you say "However, see also https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/329209/4427", do you just mean "thmmarks is evil!" or am I missing something? But ...
Denis Bitouzé's user avatar
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Notification sidebar style makes links jump on hover

Moving the course across the links in the sidebar makes them jump: This is with FF 54.0.
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Apparent bug when hovering over pagination items of the /users page on the main site

On the main site's /users page, if you hover over the pagination, there is a line that appears between the items: This does not happen on the meta site: Nor does it happen on Stack Overflow: I ...
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What happened with `\\` on my answers [duplicate]

Suddenly, a lot of my old answers are being edited because instead of \\ in table or some other code appear \. joined with the next line. It is impossible that I posted so many answers with this ...
Fran's user avatar
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Zero-width non-joiners and and zero-width space inserted in code

Please look at my comments to https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/13716/30810: They cannot be copied and compiled because there are zero-width non-joiners and and zero-width spaces (&zwnj;&#8203; ...
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has the Community mandate for bumping questions changed?

consider this question: Is it possible to make xelatex to compile just once?. it has one self-answer, with one up-vote, and is more than a year old. yet it has reappeared with the banner bumped ...
barbara beeton's user avatar
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4 answers
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Double backslashes disappear from code

Not the first time it happens on the site, so it's time to raise the problem in Meta. It is similar, but distinct from ‘double backslash + newline’ collapses to ‘single backslash’ when I hit ‘edit’ (...
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Why does the list of Featured questions now appear to include questions which do not currently have available bounties?

Why does the list of Featured questions now appear to include questions which do not currently have available bounties? For example, it now seems to include some questions which involve bounties but ...
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4 votes
1 answer
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In 'choose which badge to track' things spill over the bottom of the pop up window

On TeX.SX, if you look at your profile and click on the 'choose which badge to track' button, the badges spill over the bottom side of the pop up window: This does not happen on Stack Overflow: ...
Adam Liter's user avatar
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7 votes
1 answer
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Bug on the review web page?

Recently I recognized a change of the behaviour of the review pages. Now after opening an question in the first post queue to be reviewed you see all three buttons enlighted: For me astonishing is ...
Mensch's user avatar
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29 votes
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Tags displayed in bold

Personally, I don't like them. But maybe this is beyond the point. Were we consulted about this?
Paulo Cereda's user avatar
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Suggested edit comment width is too narrow

A suggested edit is accompanied by a comment. This comment is displayed when reviewing it from within the Suggested Edits Review Queue: If the comment is lengthy, the line-wrapping is truncated. ...
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Mouseover on questions show a horizontal rule

When hovering over questions on the front page (either on the main page or on meta), there is an underline associated with the hyperlink that extends across the entire question block (when viewed ...
Werner's user avatar
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10 votes
1 answer
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Hovering over items in /help/privileges causes underscores to appear

On a Mac OS X 10.11.1 running Firefox 42.0, hovering over an item in https://tex.stackexchange.com/help/privileges causes an underscore to appear before the reputation number, the icon, and the ...
Adam Liter's user avatar
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Misplaced 'votes' button on profile page

The buttons for the different tabs on the Activity part of your personal profile page are aligned perfectly fine if you have no recent activity: but as soon as you have new reputation changes, ...
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Question listing formatting bug

I think this is a formatting bug. Can be seen for instance on https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/formatting?page=2&sort=unanswered&pagesize=50
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Why can't I start a bounty?

I would like to start a bounty for this question. Am I missing the obvious? Why can't I start a bounty? Screens See by yourself: as opposed to What happen if I click on "bounty is available&...
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Someone has written 100 thousand (!) answers (graphic design bug)

I was really surprised to see that egreg has written 100570 answers! I thought it's a bit too much, and indeed -- it is. The number of answers blends into the number of questions. In my opinion, this ...
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