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Questions tagged [user-accounts]

Refers to user accounts.

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Corrected procedure to contact a user who does not write in chat [duplicate]

Is there a way to contact or ping a TeX.SE user who does not use the chat to send a private message, or comment? What is the correct procedure?
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Should we reformat references to deleted accounts?

Today I've discovered that one user who I was, let's say, following is not any more in TeX.SX. His account is now a gray user.... without any link. Of course I don't know the reason for this change, ...
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Children's photo in the profiles

I've been observing that some users insert images of their very young children. Some photos are probably either downloaded or taken somewhere. I was wondering if this is correct considering that I, ...
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OP asks the same question two or three times or does the same strange things several times

While observing new questions I have found this one: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/376325/citation-with-see-or-cf. Which, as pointed out in the comments, was already asked by the same user. ...
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How do I get a new identity

I have an identity/account but cannot comment, or post answers. How do I extricate myself? I posted a comment as an answer because I couldn't post a comment, I forget which, and was told off. I once ...
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How do I log out? [duplicate]

I have another Stack Exchange account on Mathematics using a different email address. However, I can't switch to it because I can't seem to find the log out/sign out button anywhere. Can someone ...
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Question made from Sir Tim Berners-Lee in TeX.SE?

Seems to me that some months ago I saw a question made from Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and seems to me in this TeX/LaTeX room (but maybe I'm wrong about TeX). I cannot re-found, do you want help me? Sorry ...
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Does Donald Knuth have a profile on TeX.SE?

The title says all. This I have been wondering for some time. I assume the answer is no; else I suppose I would have noticed him. (I hope I do not break any rules by asking this.)
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How to make an account?

How can I make an account? The Welcome to TeX.SX! page suggests "please consider registering your account", without saying how. If I start from tex.stackexchange.com the option "help" presents me ...
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Signup to StackExchange using previous existing login

I already have a TeX.SE login and password which I would like to use to login to this site and would prefer not to use other logins that I may have from other sites like Google or Facebook. How can I ...
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Prevent usernames like “user1234“

In the last time I had the feeling that more and more new users came put with names like “user1234”. In this cases I suggest them to change the name, but I wonder if we can prevent this and enforce ...
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Why do some users have a flyout appear when you hover over their names

Just curious. Why do some users have a flyout appear when you hover over their names. It is quite nice. Can this be enabled for any user or is it a reputation based thing?
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Is it possible to “flag” a user?

I know that the answer for a normal user is not. What can be done?
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My question doesn't appear on my profile

I asked this question before I joined the site (not sure how I could do that, but I did). The question shows my name and avatar on it, but it does not appear in my profile under questions. How can I ...
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I cannot join any chat room after my new account merged with the old one

I have a new account that has been merged with the old one. My reputation is greater than 20. But the chat room still says I must have at least 20 reps to join a room. What is wrong?
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Community User offers Bounty?

I saw recently a question where the user Community has offered bounty to an answer. If Community is not a Human user, who decides the answers that will receive bounty from this user? Also, it is ...
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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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When are the stack exchange accounts synced?

The information seen on a users profile about the accounts - is there a certain interval for sync between the sites of stackexchange? Or when are latest changes synced to the other sites? For ...
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Can I transfer my account from Google to Stackexchange?

I'm using my Google account to log in to tex.stackexchange. But, you know, what if Google some day deletes my account? And does Google really have be informed each time I log in? So can I transfer ...
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What is the association bonus?

I was looking at my reputation timeline graph and I wondered about a spike of 164 rep I'm sure wasn't there before. Upon looking it up, I found an entry +100 : association bonus Does anyone know what ...
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Suggestions for account merging across StackExchange network

Questions or new users are often migrated to TeX.SX from Stack Overflow (SO). We try to support their account mergers via the Text Building Blocks: Migrated questions/answers/users [Welcome to TeX....
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How do I connect a question to my userid

My first question Highlight an equation within an align environment was migrated over before I got set up with my tex.SE account. How do I connect this to my account? It would be helpful for me to ...
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Changing and keeping a user avatar/icon

The user avatar (the icon besides your username) is taken from the independent site http://www.gravatar.com/ by converting the given email address on the user profile and turning it into an MD5 hash. ...
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Unusual user names

A few (new) users have unusual names like "LaTeX" or "google". I personally think we should not allow such names i.e. tell this users to rename their accounts, because they are just confusing in ...
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Merge user accounts

I heard that moderators can merge user accounts. Should this be true I like to request the merge user823 with frank. The first one includes all the activities of this user but the second one is ...