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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates you've found an erroneous or unexpected behaviour in the system that needs to be fixed.

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Is there a redirect bug on migrated questions?

I have spotted a strange behaviour and I think it is a bug. I have found this question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/50836364/what-is-the-solution-of-these-errors I have made it not clickable,...
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How was this edit approved?

This edit suggestion appears to have been approved single-handedly by a regular user: This is the expected effect of using the Improve button. What seems less expected is that the user did not make ...
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Why Do Images Sometimes Pop-up and Other Times Not?

Chat Exchange When images are uploaded to The Heap™ – Consultancy ©® they will be loaded via API to Imgur. The link then gets sent back to the room and inserted into the chat feed. Depending on its ...
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New mobile navigation got vertical scroll bar

This look not so good in the new mobile navigation. There is an vertical scroll bar.
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Loading dba.stackexchange.com in Google Chrome causes WebGL error

When I load the https://dba.stackexchange.com site I get an error message in Google Chrome stating: It doesn't always happen. By using a trial and error approach I found out that an error occurs only ...
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Unable to add comments for posted question due to javascript error

I'm able to post any question but sometimes unable to add comments to the answers posted and below error message is displayed on the top of the screen. Database Administrators Stack Exchange ...
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The help center does not reflect the new top bar

I'm not sure if we should wait a bit longer until we are absolutely sure that the new top bar is staying in it's current form (such as the dots in the review drop down) but currently the help center ...
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UI Bug During Review

When reviewing close votes, the pop up that shows reasons to close will sometimes mangle text.
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What's the best way to intermingle code within lists?

Nothing critical about this question, but let's say I have a query... select * from table where formatting = 'well-nigh'; NOTE: I'm including some screenshots from dba.se.com as I don't think dba....
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UI Bug when viewing the Achievements dropdown

When I'm on my profile page and I view the Achievements drop down menu, I get a strange artifact in the overlay(?). It appears to be the progress bar tracking my points to the next site privilege. ...
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Issues Posting Questions?

Was there a problem with the site a few minutes ago? I tried to post a question and received a very terse error message in a red box: An error occurred submitting the question. It happened many ...
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How does rep calc work when nearing the 200 daily rep cap?

My rep cap doesn't appear to have been breached, yet I'm not seeing upvotes increase my rep in the past 15 minutes or so. Also, I've used https://dba.stackexchange.com/reputation to check my rep; it ...
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Question posted an hour *after* the *most recent visit* by the OP

This question was created 1 hour ago: However, the user's profile shows the "last visit" by the user was 2 hours ago:
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Wrong shortcut key information in Help Center

The Markdown help page of the Help Center contains a misleading piece of information about a shortcut key. It says in the Images section: You can also press CTRL+I to insert an image. However, in ...
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Community Bot Logic: Bumping Question to Homepage

Often times I see questions bumped to the homepage by the Community Bot and don't bat an eyelash, but the question SQL Server Database Mirroring : strange client application behavior upon failover, ...
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Error with link text at the bottom of the post

I have a question about my Database Administrators Stack Exchange post: Microsoft SQL database table size Hi, just letting you know there is a problem with the linking text at the bottom of posts: ...
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Post edited by others but OP not notified

When posts are edited by others, the OP gets a notification in the Inbox. This post was edited about an hour ago (20:50:02Z): revision 3 but the latest notification in my Inbox is from 12 hours ago. ...
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I have earned a badge but it is not showing anywhere

I have earned the socratic badged, I formally received a message this morning about this, however, after I clicked track next badge I expected to see it showing on my profile, but it hasn't. This is ...
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What can I do to get my deserved badge on a closed question?

I have a question that has been closed due to being too narrow, or too specific. I believe many people will benefit from that question when having to deal with arithmetic overflow in SQL Server, and ...
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Intermittent error while adding comment and voting questions on Stackexchange

This is basicaly something I am facing for couple of months. Sometimes when I try to add comment to a question or answer or try to vote question I get error An Error Occurred-Please Retry your ...
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Community has 5 rep?

I just noticed that the Community user has 5 rep instead of their normal 1 rep. Is this some weird bug or normal/expected behavior? If it is normal then what is the reason to give Community more rep ...
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Issue while creating user account

When I click Confirm and create this account in Database Administrators meta I am getting this error. Actual problem is I clicked it second time. Is there any feedback portal is available for post ...
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Badge tracker stuck?

I still have some work to do before reaching the PostgreSQL gold badge, so I chose it as the one for tracking. Unfortunately, it seems to be stuck. See the screenshot below: I am not posting about ...
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The Ads display screen still restricts the ads to 220px

Out of curiosity I clicked on the link to view the ads: https://dba.meta.stackexchange.com/ads/display/2436 The first thing I noticed was they all looked squished. I confirmed in my browser that they ...
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Unupvote + (re)upvote isn't cancelled out for daily reputation cap calculation

I have seen the notice about "Daily rep limit = 200; accepted answer and bounties do not count against this limit" notice for a while. November 17th was the first time I reached that 200 limit (for ...
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Error while submitting the answer

I get the error message below while posting an answer- Not sure if this is the correct place to post this question. Update: I was able to post the answer fine when I removed 15 lines of text. Is ...
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Migrated posts treated as different user

I have multiple Stack Exchange accounts. Those include StackOverflow.com and dba.StackExchange.com. I had asked a question a while back on Stack Overflow, which has since been migrated to dba. On ...
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A mismatch in the number of items to be reviewed [duplicate]

Interestingly, the number of items displayed in the header usually does not match the sum of numbers of the individual review queues. See the screenshot, taken a few minutes ago: Why is this so? I ...
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DBA Stackexchange bug

Looked in the help section to figure out where to post a bug report, it's minor but still. The candle icon for "Achievements" has a bug at least for my account where there is +12 rep for Stack ...
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Reduced Advertising privilege on DBA.SE

This site currently carries ads for SolarWinds, both full-width banners (shown below) and sidebar ads. According to Shog9, full-width ads should be disabled for users with 200+ reputation, like it ...
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Chat is notifying me incorrectly

I got several notifications from The Heap that should have targeted another user. The notification link to chat is: http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/15284325?noredirect=1#15284325 ...
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Inconsistent styling of tabs?

I'm new to this SE site, but I noticed some inconsistency in the way that 'tabs' are styled on this site. Here's a screenshot from the questions list: And most other areas of the site look very much ...
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“Move to Stack Overflow” not visible on this particular question

As you can see from the screenshot below, there is no option to move this question to Stack Overflow. Is that a bug, or is there some reason this option is unavailable?
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Questions not appearing in network profile

The network profile for a user shows no questions ever asked. However, he did ask a question two months ago, as his dba.se profile shows. Could this be a bug? The question was migrated from SO - ...
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Possible bug in Close Queue?

A while ago, I nominated a question for closure. At that time, no one else VtC'd the question. Today, someone else has VtC'd the question, so it is now showing up in the Close Queue. However, I am ...
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BUG: @@SERVERNAME in text throws an error, can't commit questions or answers [closed]

NOTE: I've had to replace two "@" signs in a row with the string "at_at_" in order to even post this question! Has anyone noticed that certain character combinations break the web site? Using Chrome ...
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Font selection on Android devices

I'm not sure what other devices this affects, but certainly on stock Nexus 7s (both the first generation and the 2013 model) using Chrome, the font that gets selected for code blocks is not mono-...
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I cannot see my details in the dba.stackexchange site also unable to post. Other stacks are fine [closed]

I'm not seeing my username at the top of the website and cannot post
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Floating dialogs get clipped and appear way off-center

When I vote to close one of my own questions here on dba.SE meta, or on dba.SE, the dialog is off-center and clipped. This does not happen on our main site or on any other site in the network as far ...
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Action line spreads across two lines when too much going on

Pretty simple, mods see disruptive line breaks when we view a question that has been edited, has a pending suggested edit, and has at least one vote to close. The result is the vote to close count is ...
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Minor clipping on expanded vote counts

The answer to (How to make trigger code execute only for a specific application?) demonstrate some clipping that is occurring when you expand vote counts. The following shows two shots at actual size, ...
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Some badge pages truncate users' badges

Certain badge pages only allow a maximum width for a username + badges, and since we have some users who choose to use ridiculously long and impossible to spell usernames, this causes truncation of ...
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Moderator Election Page comments overflow on Mobile version

I know that the Moderator Election pages do not have a mobile version by design but when viewing the DBA.SE election page the comments overflow beyond the column for each nominee which does not happen ...
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Connection reset when posting a question [closed]

I'm unable to post a question on the main site, when I click the "Post your question" I get a "Connection reset by peer" error if I try with Firefox and a custom error about "Host not available" from ...
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Votes discrepancy between profile summary page and detail page.

I've just noticed that my list of votes cast shows 601 votes, whereas my summary page shows 618. Summary: https://dba.stackexchange.com/users/10832/max-vernon Details: https://dba.stackexchange....
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First post not in review list?

Here is a question from Joey, which is his first post on DBA.SE (his user profile shows exactly one question and no answers so far). However, the first posts review list is empty (and today's listing ...
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Styling (colors) for XML code snippets on DBA.SE (vs SO)

While answering a question I noted the styling for XML code blocks on DBA.SE is significantly less readable than the one from SO. For a comparison see this rendering of the same fragment: On the SO ...
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Minor styling issue on edit preview for H3 headings

There's a discrepancy between how third-level headers (### Heading) are displayed in actual posts versus in the preview. (Normal display being IMO better, the other heading levels look consistent.) I'...
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Can we still Twitter our answers out?

I just noticed that the link to Twitter is no longer under the Favorite star of any Question across all my StackExchange accounts. Was this an oversight ? Is Twitter being removed ? Is there another ...
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“Quotes ”in“ the titles”, are backwards “”when“” nested or stacked

"Quotes "in" the titles" of text, are backwards when nested. However they don't get quotified from the double-apos in the body. So things look right in the body, but not in the rendered title or on ...