Questions tagged [bug]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2 votes
0 answers
87 views

Double posting of question

The last time I checked, there was a forty-minute cooldown to asking questions(see first comment). However, I noticed that one user has posted the exact same question twice at approx. the same time. ...
  • 697
13 votes
1 answer
411 views

Bounty Message despite Accepted Answer

Why am I getting this message? (Note in this case I'm getting it after accepting an answer.) In this case, I had this message for long as I had neither accepted nor received any answer. But then, ...
6 votes
0 answers
144 views

Why is MathJax parsing incorrectly for this linked question?

In the linked questions to Sum of the series $\sum_{k=0}^{r}(-1)^k.(k+1).(k+2).\binom{n}{r-k} $, I get: but the correct parsing of the title is Find the remainder when $\sum_{r=0}^{2014} \sum_{k=0}^r ...
3 votes
0 answers
210 views

Why does MathJax render differently on different devices?

On my laptop (macOS), $$\mathbin{\rlap{\,\,\bullet}\triangle}$$ renders as On my phone (Android), however, the same code (i.e. ...
's user avatar
13 votes
0 answers
175 views

Frustrations with sorting questions/answers by score

I was recently hunting for an old answer of mine, and remembered it as being relatively high-scoring. To find it, I went to my answer list on my profile page, and sorted it by score. My answers were ...
  • 45.2k
-1 votes
2 answers
206 views

Why is it so hard to find solutions in mathstackexchange

I was advised that this site has people who can answer and are interested in research. But I asked questions, no one bothers to look. So I edit thinking I might be the problem. I realise there maybe ...
4 votes
1 answer
205 views

Is possible to use a spoiler for a list in a question of a proof?

I would like to use a spoiler in this post of the the proof of the point $1$-$3$ but unfortunately I was not able: so is it possible use a spoiler?
2 votes
2 answers
100 views

Why can't I edit the tags of my post? Why do people not seem to be interested in it?

I have a question about my Mathematics Stack Exchange post: Trying to prove a proposition about the nth order derivative of a polynomial by induction - is this correct? I tried to add the proof-...
3 votes
2 answers
50 views

Table rendering in preview but not in finished post

At a question just now the user was having trouble with the table he formatted not appearing correctly in the finished solution view. I don't know where to check for these reports first other than ...
  • 144k
2 votes
0 answers
85 views

Custom TeX command doesn't render in search results

In my answer to Collecting Stickers! Evaluate occurrence of duplicates? I defined a custom TeX command \stir, which is rendered correctly on the page itself. When ...
  • 217k
7 votes
0 answers
171 views

Broken MathJax formatting on activity page

Here is a screenshot from my activity page: running Google Chrome Version 99.0.4844.51 (Official Build) (64-bit) However the browser or the version doesn't seem to matter, tested same thing on ...
19 votes
1 answer
2k views

Why is MSE still down (read-only)?

When accessing the main site, I see a banner with the text "This site is currently in read-only mode. We’ll return with full functionality soon. Follow @StackStatus, visit our status blog or ...
  • 16.4k
5 votes
0 answers
103 views

A comment not showing up in my inbox

I can see the comment from 13 hours ago in the Responses tab but not in the Inbox tab, and I don't see the red notification icon on the main page. This is probably related to the fact that the answer ...
  • 10.4k
2 votes
0 answers
117 views

Favoriting / bookmarking a question while working the Close Queue?

Is there a way to favorite / bookmark when you encounter it in the Close Queue? I didn't see the little bookmark icon under the vote count widget (but then I frequently miss elements in the math.se ...
2 votes
1 answer
95 views

Why is text being hidden behind "Featured on Meta" window?

In Finding the Distance Between Contours (Calculus 3 Question), what is causing the posting text to be partially hidden behind the Featured on Meta window?
  • 9,860
7 votes
0 answers
119 views

Inconsistency between markdown in comments and posts

There is an inconsistency between the Markdown for codeblocks in comments and the Markdown in Questions and Answers: it seems to me impossible to type \ (as in, ...
  • 32.1k
2 votes
0 answers
118 views

Why images not displayed anymore?

I have been using Math Stackexchnage site for several years. But from a few days ago I noticed that images cannot be displayed anymore. I uploaded an image of what I see (I can't even see the image ...
  • 5,954
3 votes
0 answers
226 views

Displays on main question page [duplicate]

The latest changes have certainly messed up MathJax displays on the main question page!!
7 votes
0 answers
108 views

Some mathjax in an old post is broken due to curly brackets expressions

I found that in this old post Colimit of topological groups (again) some mathjax is broken due to wierd brackets notation. $\left\\{...\right\\}$\left\\{...\right\\}...
  • 1,809
16 votes
1 answer
338 views

Multiline MathJax on title

With the recent update, MathJax on some titles on the homepage span several lines like this: or this: This makes things a bit tricky to read. Does this happen to anyone else?
  • 10.3k
7 votes
0 answers
100 views

Questions with watched tags no longer highlighted?

Why are questions with my watched tags no longer highlighted when viewing the lists of questions (e.g. math stackexchange and mathoverflow)? I just noticed this today and also noticed the question ...
  • 4,987
7 votes
0 answers
68 views

MathJax overlaps the text

Here's what my All actions | Comments page looks like on Windows 10 with Firefox (default 100% magnification in Firefox and a custom scale factor in Windows settings): $\sum_{k \geq 0}$ in the first ...
  • 10.4k
15 votes
1 answer
189 views

Are you sure you want to leave this page?

This has never happened before on SE, not even earlier today in a different stack. I wrote a question and clicked "post." Immediate pop-up "Are you sure you want to leave this page?&...
  • 135
3 votes
1 answer
136 views

List of earned bounties shows the state of question, not the answer.

In the profile page, when you check the list of earned bounties, as usual it shows the titles of the questions (like in 'answers' tab). Nevertheless, it shows the score of the questions, not the ...
  • 3,132
-3 votes
1 answer
108 views

Hat Overlaps with Profile

This is a minor bug with the new hats, but searching “hat overlap” in Math Meta brings up no questions, so this one might as well be the question for this issue. Here is a new hat which has a shape ...
  • 6,254
0 votes
0 answers
83 views

My activity summary shows an answer is accepted, when it isn't. [duplicate]

My latest answer is showing up as accepted in my activity summary, when it isn't (and never was). Just thought I'd let you know. In case anything changes, here is my unaccepted answer (and actually ...
  • 45.2k
5 votes
1 answer
211 views

Should it be "trusted community members" or "trusted community members."?

This might be a general SO thing; I don't make edits on many other sites except MO, where I have edit privileges, so I don't know. I just noticed that the dialogue when I submit an edit says: Thanks ...
  • 2,297
3 votes
0 answers
116 views

Getting a tag badge that I already had

Today, I earned the normed-spaces silver tag badge. And not only me: as you can see here, the same thing happened to two other users. The problem is that all three ...
9 votes
0 answers
251 views

Display of MathJax in titles of questions and answers on user profile lists is broken

Starting from a user's profile page, if you list all of their questions or all of their answers, posts whose titles contain complex MathJax formulae are not displayed properly. There are some extreme ...
5 votes
1 answer
97 views

Answers not showing on profiles on mobile site.

For some reason, answers are not displaying on mine or other's profiles on the mobile site. See the picture below.
  • 40.3k
5 votes
0 answers
292 views

Answer pretends to be accepted but actually not.

The following answer is currently not accepted, but after enabling full site it is shown to be accepted. (on Android, Google chrome) Consider: Mobile view- Activity page: Mobile view- Profile page: ...
  • 3,132
1 vote
0 answers
70 views

Do featured, closed questions show up in Featured in Meta?

I was scrolling through Meta and saw this: However, the only posts in the sidebar widget (from Meta, and Main) are these posts: I wonder if closed questions, even if they are tagged as featured, ...
  • 1,982
10 votes
0 answers
95 views

Improve similar problem searching system

This is a problem which has happened many times when I want to ask a question on MSE. After I finish the title of my question, there'll be a Similar questions box to offer me some similar question. If ...
  • 907
24 votes
1 answer
447 views

Voting to delete a Question after it has been reopened and reclosed

Scenario A post is closed. A user votes to delete that closed post. The post is reopened without ever having been deleted. The post is reclosed. In this situation, the user who originally voted to ...
  • 24.5k
23 votes
1 answer
337 views

How many people voted in the 2021 Moderator Election?

In 2021 Moderator Election the participation at the recent election is reported as 52,685 voters were eligible, 12,611 visited the site during the election, 5,834 visited the election page, and 1,905 ...
  • 90.3k
5 votes
1 answer
103 views

Yearling badge awarded too often?

I was just awarded the "Yearling" badge on MSE for the fifth time in the past month. I'm a bit confused as to why this is happening. A screenshot is provided as evidence. My account was ...
  • 1,918
7 votes
1 answer
141 views

Is the font difference of 'history' of the answers of a nominated user for the election different from 'link' and 'flag' intentional?

Maybe the impact of this is not significant, but here is the image (I used MS Edge, 200% for the image): I inspected the elements, and both link and ...
  • 1,982
8 votes
1 answer
626 views

I have a reputation of about 1000 on MSE but I can't comment in CURED chatroom

I was trying to post/comment in CURED chatroom but I was unable to do so because when I entered the CURED Chatroom(https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/2165/cured) , it leaves that I must have atleast ...
  • 1,282
7 votes
0 answers
138 views

Some titles containing MathJax are shown incorrectly in review queues

I have noticed, several times already, that some titles containing MathJax are rendered incorrectly in review queues, i.e. across multiple rows. I can't remember for sure, but I expect this to also ...
  • 34.2k
3 votes
1 answer
79 views

Quote markdown can interfere MathJax, is it a bug or a feature?

I found that quote markdown sometimes interferes MathJax. > This is an example that shows how quote markdown can interfere MathJax. $ E > =mc^2$. produces ...
2 votes
0 answers
24 views

Community ads link to old meta post [duplicate]

I think I've come across a very mild bug. When I click on the comments or stats links on a community ad, it links me to the ...
3 votes
1 answer
52 views

Last activity on the home page doesn't show whether it is modified, asked, answered, or migrated.

According to the question from the body, the question was migrated from Physics.SE. This means that the last activity should be something like "Migrated x mins ago (username) (reputation)", ...
  • 1,982
8 votes
1 answer
158 views

I am seeing Community Promotion Ads from the (old) 2020 proposal

I saw an ad for Mathematics Educators SE in the right sidebar while browsing the main site here. Since the stats in the ad seemed to be out of date, I checked by clicking on "comment" under ...
5 votes
1 answer
70 views

Question in the "First questions" queue, that was a user's second one

I have just reviewed a question in the "First questions" queue that in reality was that user's second question on MSE (the truly first one being from July 16th). Is this a bug? If not, how ...
  • 34.2k
5 votes
1 answer
142 views

"You cannot delete this answer" popup when reviewing first posts

I was reviewing the "First answers" queue when I was presented with this post (*): it is clearly not an answer, so I flagged it as NaN and then I also clicked on the "Delete" ...
  • 34.2k
2 votes
0 answers
128 views

Bugs while typing up answers and posts

While typing answers and posts, on Android Chrome with the 'full site' option on, multiple bugs seem to arise; letters get randomly capitalised, duplicated, and start to come out of nowhere. ...
  • 988
2 votes
0 answers
100 views

A red low quality post. What does it mean? [duplicate]

I am new to the low quality post reviews, so please forgive me for not knowing. Coming back onto MSE has brought me into seeing a red notification button in the low quality posts queue: There is not ...
  • 6,254
1 vote
1 answer
140 views

A possible bug in the review test system

I was reviewing an answer and it was designed to make sure I was paying attention. But I quickly recognized it as a test. Look at the picture Generally, it looks like In the first picture, it did ...
2 votes
0 answers
49 views

Continuous red dot on reopen votes [duplicate]

On this question there are many questions on meta MSE. And I hope it's not a duplicate. It had never occurred to me that this red dot shown in the green rectangle in the upper right corner was ...
  • 4,904
10 votes
1 answer
333 views

Red dot on reopen queue but no items available to review

I've been experiencing a red dot on the reopen queue intermittently over the past few weeks with no items available to review. Here's a screenshot of what the behavior looks like: This screenshot was ...
  • 52.6k

1
2 3 4 5
19