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Questions tagged [status-bydesign]

Indicates that the reported behavior is intentional and not subject to change

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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 (‌​ ...
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CAPTCHA despite logged in with good reputation

I just posted my first answer on this site, sharing a solution I've found to a problem that was not yet listed. Given a high enough reputation score on another SE site, I received 100 reputation bonus ...
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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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why does “asked yesterday” persist after more than 24 hours?

after absence for a day i returned to checking what had happened while i was gone. a question that i knew i had seen earlier reported "asked yesterday": the date shown, on a mouse-over, is "2014-09-...
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Voting to Leave open, then still be able to vote for close?

This question https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/194028/export-image-as-eps-but-pi-symbol-changes-in-matlab was in my Close Review queue. I voted to leave open. The post mentioned is just an ...
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Bug in how new user status is calculated

These, I suppose, are relatively exceptional circumstances1 that the designers of the stackexchange network didn't necessarily think about, but it seems that there is a bug in the calculation of new ...
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Why aren't the Winter bash hats available in the meta site?

Why aren't the Winter bash hats available in the meta site? Is it a bug or a feature?
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Negative reputation?

Let us see this screen (29th November 2013): I know that Marien..., oh, Donut E. Knot, has many names and this is a source of a strange value. But should I communicate such behaviour of the platform ...
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Can't accept answer

Someone answered my question, but there is no checkmark to accept the answer. I've been unable to find out if I need more reputation to do this, if I'm missing something, or if something is wrong. ...
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URLs containing colons are escaped and do not resolve

The problem While writing my last answer I noticed that linking to external resources containing a colon does not work, since the colon is being escaped as %3a and thus mangled and the URLs do not ...
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why does a zero before a period disappear in a quoted environment?

i just entered an answer that included a quote from the bibtex manual. the quote started with the number "10." from a list. i entered it first by cutting and pasting, and expected some "corruption" (...
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Syntax highlighting not working on a post

I went to Multipart nodes with multipart subparts — style issue and the questions syntax never colorized (if that is even a term to use). I then went to another post and the syntax there was fine. I ...
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The counter of my spent bounties in Data Explorer is greater than that of in my profile?

Usually the counter in Data Explorer is smaller than the counter in my main profile because of the existence of deferred synchronization. Today I noticed an opposite fact as follows. From my main ...
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“1 times” is incorrect, every time

Recipients of newly-created badges live with the following reality: Is it possible to have this print as This badge has been awarded 1 time. Recently awarded to: in the event of a single instance?...
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Chemical equation in background is incorrect

This issue is extremely minor, but the equation on the TeX Meta page is incorrect. Na + Cl yields NaCl and not Na + Cl
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Top investors list out of date

The top investors in TeX.SE result seems to be inaccurate. My current display name with non-Latin and the total of my offered bounties have not been updated.
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Why is upvoting comments possible when I ran out of upvotes for questions and answers?

Yesterday it happened that I ran out of upvotes (for questions and answers). But I was able to upvote two (or more) interesting comments. I thought upvoting a comment reduce the number of free ...
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Name changes remain in revision history

User Forgiver recently changed their name from Moderator (follow the discussion on User named Moderator). While everything on the site now reflects the updated user name wherever it's displayed (...
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Personal chat room has vanished

For comments on this question, I followed the link suggestion to continue the conversation in chat. Now the conversation has vanished leaving a dead link. Is this normal (i.e. continuing in chat ...
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Getting notified about a comment that doesn't exist

When I receive a new comment, I get the usual Stack Exchange notification in the corner of my screen. However, recently it's been erroneously telling me I have a comment on this answer beginning "...
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How to award a second bounty on an existing answer?

I want to place a bounty of 200 on an existing answer to thank someone for helping answer my question, but when I click "Add bounty", my only option is "500". That is too much. A previous bounty went ...
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Add a reference to the ultimate badge description list

At the moment the list of Badges has an abbreviated description for each. This is sufficient for some, but not all of the listed badges - mostly those that are hard to obtain. The ultimate badge ...
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Disappearing reputation

Yesterday I was very happy because my total rep was over 40000. This morning I was stunned seeing it had dropped to 39693. Does anybody know what happened?
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Flag weight displayed wrong

I just remarked that my flag weight is shown as 510.0000 instead of 510. Has anyone else seen the same problem?
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Sorting users by reputation: “top X%” is off by a factor of 10

Looking at (e.g.) my own user page, I'm listed as "top 0.89% overall". As I'm no. 5 of >5000 users at the moment, this should be "top 0.089% overall".
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Inconsistent reputation detail (by post vs by time)

Reputation may be viewed "by post" or "by time" (or "graph"): When viewing the reputation "by post", multiple activity per post is expandable: However, this is not the case when viewing reputation "...
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Yearly Reputation is off by 101

My current reputation is 2347. But when I look at the reputation for the year it is 2246. I only joined in 2011, so can't figure out why that would be? Just curious.
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Edit marked as by “Community User”

I'm pretty sure that this particular one is harmless, but an edit to the answer How do I get a list of all available fonts for luaotfload? got marked as by "Community User". I'm guessing it was a ...
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Not possible to edit tag-wikis on Meta.

Tag wikis on Meta don't show the edit button to suggest edits. Empty tag wikis have a “Propose Tag Wiki” button, but it doesn't do anything. So only 20k users and mods can edit tag wikis on Meta. Is ...
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Fancy site style has vanished (iPhone/iPad)

I'm viewing the site on my mobile right now and it doesn't have any of the custom styling. It's all gray with generic fonts. I was on my desktop an hour ago and it looked fine. Is there a stylesheet ...
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Election link missing from the main site

I noticed yesterday that the election link is no longer featured on the main site. Is this [status-by-design]? As far as I remember, this link has been present on all SE sites that underwent election ...
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Missing tie in signatures of comments

There is something a bit wrong with the comment formatting; it seems to be like this now: \interpretCommentMarkdown{#1} - \userLink{#2} But it should be more like this: \interpretCommentMarkdown{#1}...
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Mouseover tag information is incorrect on Meta

The mouseover information for tags included with the [tag:...] syntax on Meta is not pulled from the main site. For example tikz-pgf should have a tag wiki excerpt and one subscriber. Also the “Help ...
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“possible duplicate of” [closed]

When one votes to close a question as being a duplicate, a comment is automatically added of the form possible duplicate of Other Question Here I guess it's good that something appears, but the ...
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Blockquote doesn't show if it starts with an “!”

In this question on the parent site there's the following blockquote ! LaTeX Error: File `hypernat.sty' not found. Now, while I'm typing, it's correctly shown in the preview. After posting, ...
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Font sizes of inline code and code blocks don't match.

I noticed the following difference in font sizes, using Firefox 3.6.12 on Windows Vista: Is this a design decision or a bug?
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Flair for TeX only still uses old icon

The newly designed icon {} did not make it to the flair picture. Or maybe I need to update it somehow, and do not know how? Hmmm. Here's mine:
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A question that has been retagged is listed as being edited. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Changing tags causes questions to be active As the tag is really metadata, a question should not be shown as edited simply because it has been retagged. This is really a ...
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Changing tags causes questions to be active

It seems like simply changing the tags for a question shouldn't cause it to be active for three reasons. There isn't really any activity on the question. Some metadata that I suspect most people don'...
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This SE Site Can't Identify Me [closed]

My email address is soonhui.ngu@gmail.com, and my SO profile here. But I am identified as user972 here at Tex SE site!! I think something went wrong with the account association when I first ...
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[Mod page] Choosing 'flags' means that other option vanish

A moderators-only issue, and tiny but still there. From the 'mod' page, if I choose 'flags' then the other options all vanish. So I have to go back to get at them, whereas if I pick another option ('...
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Where does all my rep go?

This is starting to puzzle me a bit: I've asked 2 questions which have gotten a combined 11 upvotes. I've made 10 answers, for a total of 25 upvotes. (Some of them in CW threads, but not all) So why ...