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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates a reproducible problem on the site that you believe is due to a mistake, malfunction, or programming error.

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Why does MathJax not render in comments on the mobile app? [duplicate]

I sometimes read SX stuff from the app on my android. Today, I found myself reading a question from Math.SX. To my surprise, after a while, I noticed a problem in the comments, which this screenshot ...
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Blockquote button interaction with MathJax

Here is a bug which has bitten me a few times now. Suppose I type something like ...
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Color tag for accepted answers on “Related” posts

I have a question about a convenient feature that seems to have disappeared after the last "overhaul" (or whatever it was) on M.SE. I seem to recall that, in the column of "Related" posts associated ...
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Sudden jump in the number of unanswered questions by 2000 in a day

On July 21, there were 92572 unanswered questions on Math.SE according to the unanswered questions statistic (and not the ...
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Overnight loss of reputation [duplicate]

I have a similar problem to the one highlighted in this post. My reputation was 1037 yesterday but today its showing 971. Any ideas why this might me? I would like an explanation of why I lost ...
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Two different reputations

In the above picture one can see that two different reputations are showing up in my profile one one the right side and another different on the graph. What is the error I can't understand. Please ...
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Question with an accepted and upvoted answer in 'Unanswered' tag

I have detected what seems to me a bug: I have repeatedly clicked on the tag 'Unanswered' but the first question is still there and seems very much answered (and upvoted). What's happening?
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Clicking on the reputation graph not working properly

Clicking on a bar for one day in the reputation chart results in the list of reputation changes for the earlier day instead. This problem occurs for all users.
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Account Problem

My apologies for the fact that this post is totally off topic, but there is no apparent alternative. I cannot log in to math.stackexchange. Because I cannot log in, I cannot post to meta. I'm ...
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Incorrect capitalization of “MathJax” on Ask Question page

I noticed that MathJax is incorrectly capitalized on the Ask Question page, in two places. It should be MathJax, not MathJaX. Screenshot (from another post):
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spurious interaction between close votes for different reasons

This question had two close votes with reason "off-topic because ... missing details". I mistook it for a duplicate (of this question) and voted to close it for that reason, unaware that I'm now able ...
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Visited Links No Longer Distinguishable

Apparently, visited links are no longer distinguishable from the rest. They used to be in a slightly different shade than non-visited ones. Personally, I found the feature to be very helpful, and I'm ...
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How to see the whole question that is used in the tour of the site?

Prompted by this question I clicked through to see what was going on. I got to this tour page but I couldn't see the whole question or the answers. I clicked everywhere I could think of, but nothing ...
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Formulas overlap text and sidebar

Found an annoying bug: going here gets you this: If you remove the end bit then it's ok. Chrome version 43.0.2357.130 (64-bit)
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Bug in mobile version

Main question I recently answered this question. I subsequently engaged on a huge comment thread which was eventually moved to chat by Daniel Fischer, since it spanned 43 comments. I tried to chat, ...
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A low-rep user approved my edit. How is this possible?

I just made an edit to this post and found here that the OP, a user with not nearly 2k reputation (704 at the moment), has approved my suggested edit. How can this be? Is it because he's the OP? I'...
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Why did I just get a 22 day old post in the First Post review queue?

Just now I completed a First Post review task for a 22 day old question (and the review was not an audit). Why did this happen? I was under the impression that posts are stuck in the review queue ...
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Can we remove-improve the human verification script?

This happens to me many times and I think it's boring. The human verification page prevent me to post an answer and it takes a long time for that the captcha box appears (perhaps it was because of ...
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What to do with: “You may only load the closed dialog every 3 seconds”

If I try to close a question then the following text appears: "You may only load the closed dialog every 3 seconds" and closing is not possible. I encounter this problem not on my own computer.
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Writing answers - slow rendering + CPU load

This is the same issue like the one presented here, only now with a more powerfull machine. The fact that preview is generated instantaneously makes it hard to write longer answers. Sometimes, even my ...
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Newest questions start 4 hours ago

I have this weird bug: When I clicked newest questions it starts with questions that were posted four hours ago. Two hours ago, I had the same problem, although then it started with questions that ...
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Rare bug: comments expanding over bottom bar

The situation is exemplified below. Before expanding comments: After expanding the comments: I couldn't reproduce it after several reloads. However, I think the situation above occurred just after ...
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MathJax not displayed in comments

In the Android App, the MathJax is not displayed correctly in comments to answers. I assume this also applies to comments the question, but I have not verified that.
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What does the “see reduced ads” privilege mean?

Supposedly I just earned this privilege. I clicked on the link and it took me to a page that lists a whole bunch of other privileges but not "see reduced ads". It's not like this website is brimming ...
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MathJax display issues within iOS app

I have been using the Stack Exchange app on my iPhone for three months or four. Generally this app is really appreciated, which provides a relatively quicker connection to this site and a freer ...
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Wrong title revision used in suggested edits history

The suggested edit history (accessible here) shows the wrong (not the one from the moment the edit was suggested) title upon "Edit" resolution of the suggested edit. I can see why the current title is ...
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Vertical lines in array not appearing (Chrome)

On the main site, in Google Chrome, the vertical lines of an array made in $\LaTeX$ do not appear. They appear in meta, but not on the main site. Here is a latex array: $$\left[\begin{array}{c|c|c|c} ...
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Coloring of “Related” and “Hot Network Questions” are opposite standard link coloring

I've been browsing around StackExchange for a few hours, and every time I pass through the Mathematics StackExchange the fact that the "visited" links and normal links are displayed in the reverse of ...
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Color of the names of deleted accounts

It seems that the color of the names of deleted users is now blue (used to be grey or black I think; example: user210003 in the comments to this question). I don't seem to be able to find the ...
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My next badge is one that doesn't exist on meta (Informed)

One of the features of the new user profile is the next badge section. As can be seen below, my next badge on meta is the Informed badge. But meta does not have an Informed badge; see the list of ...
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MathJax doesn't display in the new profile page

This seems suboptimal: I'm running Mac OS 10.10.3. This happens for me in Safari (8.0.5), Firefox (38.0) and Chrome (41.0.2272.118), although in Chrome I do get a brief flash of equations during ...
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Broken Mathjax on Firefox

This is on Firefox 37, no extensions and reproduced in Safe Mode. Ubuntu I get 2 errors in the console: TypeError: navigator.appVersion.match(...) is null and <...
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A small hitch when sharing on twitter

If I like the share link to share a question or answer on twitter, the text automatically generated has repeated characters whenever there is latex involved. For instance, here is one such tweet ...
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“divide left by right” shown instead of \frac

I was reviewing close votes when I got the following: I clicked on the question, saw the correct version ("divide left by right" replaced by "\frac"), then clicked the "go back one page" button on ...
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Illegal flagging of comments on a locked and deleted question

I can flag comments on a locked and deleted question despite being told the comment is not eligible for flagging. Attempting to upvote the comment tells me I can't flag. But I can flag it anyway ...
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Number of awarded points is not being displayed correctly.

Lately I've noticed a strange bug-like behaviour of the site: As you can see, I was awarded +5 points for a question. However the little box on the top of the screen says that I've got +3. I know ...
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MathJax bugged on front page (FireFox)

This question displays correctly when viewed in the /questions page: But in the question queue, the preview is messed up: My guess is that this is a result of cropping the MathJax markup halfway so ...
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Did some reviews fall through the cracks?

I know well why the review-counter sometimes does not show a number that matches the sum of the review tasks I could do. Yet, lately, I noted that the review counter (for 10k+ users) is ...
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Swype within Stackexchange loses some function.

I communicate with Stackexchange via my telephone (Galaxy S5 / Verizon). I use a virtual-keyboard facilitator called Swype (a product of Nuance). Swype works fine for me -- except when I use it in the ...
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Found broken link in help centre. Who should I notify?

In this section of the FAQ the link "Writing the perfect question by Jon Skeet" is broken. I am unsure as to who handles these things, and even if I should be posting this here. I'm not that familiar ...
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Spoiler-markup broken for multilined display math? [duplicate]

A brief search didn't turn out a dupe, but recently I have found that the spoiler-markup >! doesn't work well with multilined MathJax, especially displaystyle: <...
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Post with many lines of display math takes up most of the Questions page

Loading the Questions page, my computer displayed this: Notice that a single question with many lines of display math is taking up most of the window. I actually thought I had accidentally clicked ...
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When editing tags, the bottom of the tag popup is invisible

When editing the tags of a question, a pop-up appears listing up to 6 tags containing the current word and their excerpt. When the excerpts are long, the tag box is truncated, and I can't scroll down ...
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Merged questions prevent deletion

Trying to cast a delete vote on https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/204765/show-the-negative-derivative-of-a-function I receive the message[1] When I view linked questions, I find there is ...
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Is the CSS broken? Sidebar overlaps footer in “Ask Question” page [duplicate]

When asking a new question, if I scroll down I can see this beauty: Which seem to be a bug... I'm using firefox on W7.
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Why do some titles with MathJax go to a new line?

When I look at my answers on my profile page here, some of the titles with MathJax do not appear in a single line despite the fact that there is sufficient space. Some examples are Does anyone know ...
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Negative number of delete votes left?

I didn't remember if I had used up all my delete votes today, so I tried to delete one. I was greeted with this: As you can see, I have -1 (negative one) delete votes left today. How did that happen? ...
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Please choose a font with a more distinctive 0 (zero)

math.stackexchange.com has handsome CSS styling, but 0 (zero) and o (lowercase O) are visually nearly indistinguishable. That's ironic for a math forum (n0)? I'd suggest using a font that features a ...
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Someone edited my answer… years after I deleted it!

So I just got a notification that someone made an edit to one of my answers. It's a minor formatting that would probably improve the quality of my answer... except for the fact that I deleted that ...
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Unable to chat. Kinda Suspension? [duplicate]

I am temporarily suspended at Chem.SE, Now even though I have 99%(kinda) positive record on Math.SE, I am unable to chat in Math groups too!