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Can't edit upon clicking “Edit” in a review

I was reviewing a possible "Low Quality Post" which could use some improved formatting. So I clicked "Edit" and got this screen: So far, so good. But when I tried to edit the title or the body, I ...
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Can we have the suggested questions' titles parsed by default?

The suggested questions' titles here are not parsed: I find this a bit odd, because they are indeed parsed in other scenarios, like this: Why aren't the titles parsed when suggesting questions? I ...
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Why my gravatar has suddenly changed?

My gravatar has suddenly changed. I know this question has been asked before. However the only answer I found is that it could be due to a change in e-mail address or if I accessed my account from a ...
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Question's body is not abbreviated in search view

I searched for questions on perfect numbers. Most of the questions are abbreviated, but it looks like Tharsis found a workaround: What's going on here?
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Error in the Bounty FAQ

In the bounty FAQ it says If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer created after the bounty started with at least 2 upvotes will be awarded ...
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Reputation graph hidden (lower-chart)

Is it happening to me alone? I am able to see charts for other users, but it is not shown for myself. Screenshots to show the bug: It should be something like (taken as a guest user): I just ...
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Closing an answered question as a duplicate of an unanswered question

This request for re-open votes gives an example of a question which has been closed as a duplicate but the "duplicate" question has an answer while the original does not. Curious. I do not think that ...
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Chrome Page Crashing when Viewing or Typing Answers

Over the past few days, the Chrome browser page with Questions is crashing. It has crashed while typing answers twice and several other times when just viewing and updating the questions listing. ...
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Math Processing Error in solution.

I'm not sure if this is the right place to report this. For this particular question, whenever I first load it, I get a [Math Processing Error] only for my solution (question displays fine). When I ...
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Browser is showing the LaTeX code instead of rendered math expressions

Yesterday I started to see only [math processing error] in mathoverflow. Then I searched it up and cleaned the browser cache. After that, I can only see LaTeX code instead of rendered math ...
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Searching for images is buggy

The Advanced Search Options say we could use url "*.example.com" Further the tooltip says: "Find images and links in posts". But when I do the search, I get only 284 results. When I search for my ...
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Tooltip on the favorite button for questions seems wrong.

Below the arrows for up- and downvoting questions we have the star to make questions favorites and see how many users did so. When I didn't click the star but somebody else did, the tooltip reads: ...
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Nested fractions are misaligned in MathJax

In MathJax, it seems that nested fractions have minor problems with alignment. Specifically, they appear further to the right than they should. It would be interesting to see if this also occurs when ...
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Rolling back edits counts as another edit

If you edit and then remove your edit manually then the two edits appear as a single edit under the heading "[Edit removed during grace period]". However, if you roll back your own edit then the grace ...
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Comment text truncated in timeline

The comment text in the timeline view (mod only) seems to be truncated on the right when the text is long enough to wrap. It looks as if the line width is miscalculated. The source comments that run ...
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Reputation Glitch

I am having an issues with my reputation. Namely, I get upvoted/have an answer accepted but don't receive any reputation. Examples of this are: $\mathbb{Q}[X,Y]/(Y^2-X^3)$ is not a UFD If $K$ is ...
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External javascipt failed to load or is blocked

When I try to open math.stackexchange.com, mathJax does not load and I see a message saying that the external javascript failed to load or is blocked. As a result, I cannot often log into my ...
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Title formatting of LaTeX in StackExchange hot questions list

There is the StackExchange menu at the top left on every site in our network. It opens a popup box with Hot Questions, All Sites,...
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User not displayed in search

When I search for Robert Bryant under users I only see users 84371. Yet account 10727 seems to belong to him also, but this is not displayed in the search results. Is that a bug?
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What makes me legendary?

I was surprised to see me being awarded the legendary badge for I just checked at https://math.stackexchange.com/reputation that I had "earned at least 200 reputation on 143 days". What is counted ...
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Bug — “Vot” and “Answe”

On my questions page, whenever a question has but a single upvote, the following is displayed: Zooming out has nothing to do with it: if I zoom out a lot, I just get very teeny-tiny "answe"s and "vot"...
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Migrating a question to other exchange sites? [duplicate]

Why does for flagging in order to migrate a post to another stack exchange sites, just meta, stats and physics exists?
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Serial upvoting on community-wiki answers reversed, user reputation decreases?

Today I upvoted some recent community-wiki answers with 0 score to get some questions off from the unanswered queue, maybe I voted too fast, like briefly reading through the question and answer for a ...
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Daily vote limit reached yet votes on the vote cast page only add up to 32 [duplicate]

Last two days I have been voting on some recent community-wiki answers with 0 score, yesterday I used up my 40 votes (not to confused with the user with this name). However today, after the system ...
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Reputation points from a bounty after deleting the question.

I had a question for which I put $500$ points in a bounty. The bounty wasn't taken by anyone. I deleted the question just now and it seems that I got the points back. At least my rep. went up pretty ...
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Why is the number of votes displayed inconsistently?

If I view the bottom of my profile page, then it is displayed that I have cast $2087$ votes. On the other hand, if I click on the "votes" tab on the right of my profile page, and if I subsequently ...
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New “Sheriff” badge acting strange for Qiaochu

I just noticed that I've received the new "Sheriff" badge for serving one year as a moderator. I got one copy of the badge (since I resigned a month before my second year would have started), but ...
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subscript is not showing correctly in a long display formula within a comment

In the comment to this answer: https://math.stackexchange.com/a/144819/21919 the last display formula shows $...-f(x\,0)$ instead of $\ldots-f(x_0)$, though it is not a misprint. I tried to edit it, ...
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Can't vote to migrate from meta

Another one to pile on the heap: The new closing system seems to have some inadvertent effects on meta, like a strange typo, and the loss of the option to vote to migrate to main: Moreover, as I ...
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Reopen votes review queue asks “Nominate for reopening?” when one clicks “Leave Closed”

With the recent redesign of the whole close system, there seems to have been an inadvertent corollary. Namely, in the "Reopen Votes" review queue, when one clicks "Leave Closed", there is a popup ...
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Extreme slowness when posting an answer

Edit 3: it happened again this morning (Jul 7, 2013): slow TeX rendering in short answers. But everything is fine again now... Edit 2: I have just tried to edit the same answer again on the same ...
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“Answers to non-wiki questions” on user profile page are actually “non-wiki answers”

The tags page of user profile displays additional statistics on mouse-over. For example, hovering over number $3$ in 3 linear-algebra × 29 brings up the following: ...
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Able to vote after reaching daily limit

I burnt through my 30+x votes very quickly today, leading to the notice (in blue upon reaching the limit, in red upon trying to vote thereafter): You've reached your daily vote limit; vote again in ...
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Why are “my tags” different from my favorite tags?

In the right column of Unanswered | my tags sub-tab I see six tags: But my list of favorite tags is very different: it has over 50 tags but does not include real-analysis, linear-algebra, analysis, ...
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Not sure what happened! Strange TeX reaction in comment [duplicate]

I got a strange reaction to my TeX. And I cannot recover from it or delete the comment in the following post
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Bug in timer when trying to post an answer

I clicked on "Post your answer" and got a notice saying I can do this only once every 60 seconds. I had not done it in the preceding 60 seconds. A bug.
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Some $\LaTeX$ is going out of date?

Some days ago I edited an answer by David Mitra because the command \cases{ } seemed to be outdated, and changed it with the command ...
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Tag-wiki excerpt editing area overlaps sidebar

I was just fixing a minor grammatical issue in the tag excerpt for divisor-sum when I noticed the following: A cursory glance at the relevant HTML code did not reveal an immediate cause for this bug. ...
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Formatting of search results prevents MathJax rendering

When using the built-in Stack Exchange search, it used to be that sometimes the MathJax would render and sometimes it wouldn't. When it didn't, one could use the render MathJax bookmark to do the job. ...
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Alternative answer notification system (used when composing an answer) doesn't trigger MathJax rendering

When composing an answer, a notification for new answers appears in a blue bar at the top of the screen, rather than the usual one directly below the question. This notification does not trigger ...
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Broken link in Help Center: “bounties” should be “bounty”

The "What is reputation?" page has a broken link. You gain reputation when: . . . one of your answers is awarded a bounty automatically: +1/2 of the bounty amount (see more details about ...
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“Ask Question” Formatting Problem

Is it just me, or is the format of the "Ask Question" page kind of broken. Here's a screenshot from a recent question of mine: I faced two problems: "How to Tag" mixes up with the footer and the tag ...
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A bug in enumerating while another link/picture inserted in the middle. [duplicate]

lorem ipsum. lorem ipsum link lorem ipsum lorem ipsum lorem ipsum lorem ipsum Though I used 3., 4., ...
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When using 'Close' through “Tools”, system does not appear to register vote

When you use the 'Review', 'Tools', it will sometimes have a 'Close' option if someone flagged it as a duplicate. When you use this 'Close', it displays a message that it counted your close vote, but ...
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A day in the bug (?)

This question was asked on July 14, 2011. But Jesse Madnick's answer has a timestamp showing that he answered on May 15, 2011. How? Is it happening just for me?
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Image does not appear

At least for me and some other users an image that did not appear in my answer in Why the $\nabla f(x)$ in the direction orthogonal to $f(x)$?. What could it be? Update for some reason I can already ...
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Why must I wait 5s after deleting my own comment to perform any other comment actions?

If I delete a comment of mine, and then try to upvote a following comment, the upvote is rejected, with the message "You may only submit a comment vote every 5 seconds": Apparently, my deletion of my ...
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The double-bar delimiter does not stretch in MathJax 2.2

With the recent switch to MathJax 2.2, it seems that the double-bar delimiter (i.e. \|, or \lVert and ...
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Conversations tab in Mathematics chatroom is not displaying

I have noticed this yesterday for the first time, I don't know whether this problem exists for longer time. When I go to the information page about the chatroom called Mathematics and click on the ...
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incorrect time display

Unfortunately I don't have a screenshot for this and I don't know how to reproduce it. Right after I'd posted this answer, I saw it display "answered 3 mins ago". It didn't feel at all as if that ...