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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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Profile/Activity layout issue [closed]

There seems to be an issue with the layout on the Activity tab in User Profile. The text and button at the bottom of the badge are obscured by the next row of tabs since the box is larger than normal ...
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Profile views, location section moved to extreme right corner

When I was going through some profiles on the site, I found out some different behaviour in a user's profile. Location, profile views section moved to extreme corner. Link to Akash.B profile However, ...
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Glitch in reputation points?

Today, my question at Can a substance have zero vapour pressure above absolute zero? had 3 upvotes and my reputation was 597 points. Later it had 4 upvotes and my reputation was 602 points. Later it ...
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Imgur Issue? Cannot see or upload pictures

I haven't been able to put pictures in my answers, and I cannot see any pictures posted in other people's questions. Is this an issue on my end, or is imgur having issues?
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Reputation not adding up? [duplicate]

According to the achievements tab as of right now I have gained 20 points and lost 2, yet my reputation on physics stackexchange shows as 19 and here it shows as 21. Is this a glitch? EDIT: after I ...
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Differences in displayed order of answers

The order of display of answers to my question (and completeness of that record) is different when I (1) click on the question or (2) reload the page via the browser "Reload current page" icon. (Note ...
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What does the red circle mean next to a review queue?

Gut feeling is the red dot means "this queue is important right now/needs help or attention" yet it tells me the queue has been cleared. This is contrary to the grey circles, which go away after I ...
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A greyed answer

I recently came across Solving the problem. Although the user who posted a completely off topic post about cooking, which garnered 6 down-votes in 5 seconds has removed it. However, I noticed that ...
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Why doesn't the LaTeX code under the tag “operators” shows what it's supposed to show?

For a question about physics, I accidentally came along the "operators" tag. Why is the LaTeX code visible below this tag and not what it is supposed to show? I can't see a mistake in the code. Or am ...
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A moderator understood and answered my question but put it was put on hold as unclear?

I asked this question Zero Radiation Nuclear Bomb Possible? and a moderator completely understood my question, provided an answer and mention he would like to see other answers, but it still got put ...
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Can't logout from Stack Exchange

I am unable to log out from Stack Exchange in my browser, in both PC and mobile. After logging out, when I open the site again it appears as I am already logged in. I have not enabled the remembering ...
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Buggy behaviour of spoiler tags when they contain both text and images

I know that we don't use the spoiler syntax in Markdown very often, but it seems it's a bit buggy, at least on this site. Consider the following test of the spoiler tag, containing both some text and ...
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Header background not tall enough with the new top bar

With the top bar redesign (currently mod-only, broader rollout planned for the next couple of weeks) in Chrome the header seems not to be tall enough to contain its content anymore. In this image, you ...
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Problems with tag notes

On the physics tags page, the tags mathematical-physics and mathematics are described as "Just because your question involves ...
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Chat does not support LaTeX input

The chat does not show LaTeX, not even in the comments which were moved to chat and had working LaTeX in the comments section.
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Update to Mathjax 2.7.2 please

Physics.stackexchange currently uses 2.7.1 with the config TeX-AMS_HTML-full which is affected by a visual glitch on both desktop and mobile version of Safari under latest OS, ...
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not seeing a meta link on main page

The Physics Meta panel on the right is a chat, not active since the June 24 bug? Or does it only appear when an interesting/popular subject is being discussed?
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Mysteriously losing reputation

I haven't been down-voting, nor have I received any notification of a down-vote or user removed. But somehow over the last week I've lost about 20 rep. And I've done nothing. What's happening?
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Problem in viewing MathJax formatted writing in smartphone

I access this site using Chrome from myou smartphone. Recently, the MathJax formatted writings appear overlapped, for example in the following answer: What could be the reason for this? Update: ...
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Mathjax shifted frames

Mathjax frames(hats and arrows) are shifted in Safari 10.1 in MacOS Sierra. However, it was working fine yesterday.
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Why can't I edit any post?

I currently have 103 reputation in Physics Stack Exchange but why there is no any edit option under the posts. In other stack exchange websites it appears very well and I can edit any post and the ...
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Unanswered question tab

Unanswered question have answers in physics.se . Is it a bug or unaccepted answers also show up in this section?
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Are the colors of this two comments different?

http://i64.tinypic.com/21l7uw2.png These are the comments from the question What is “relatively uniform resonant frequency”?. I'm pretty sure that the colors are different, maybe their brightness. Is ...
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Why do defunct links to the old astronomy site still format correctly into a linked title?

This question pointed out that there are still a number of links to posts on the old Astronomy SE site kicking around, and that they mostly redirect to new, unrelated questions and answers in the new ...
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What happened to this question's commutative diagram?

An old answer of mine was written, in March 2014, with a commutative diagram, ...
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Broken internal link

I just came across this post, whose first link is to here, which is actually broken and goes to a totally wrong post on a wrong site. I noticed that the Linked section on the right contains the ...
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Mathjax rendering bug in Recent Questions page when excess content is replaced by ellipsis

Problem: The recent questions page tries to show a part of the content when the content is too big to be displayed fully. When a mathjax statement begins but is ended by the ellipsis, the mathjax ...
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How to properly write kets

I noticed asking various questions regarding quantum physics, that sometimes, the latex command \ket works (here, for example), and other times, it does not, and I am obliged to use \left | \psi \...
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Why can't I set a bounty on my question that I've answered myself?

My reputation is 76 and therefore I'm eligible for setting bounties, I can set a bounty for eligible questions and even on my own previous eligible questions, but when I want to set a bounty on my own ...
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The reason why some questions get massive amount of upvotes and other not so much?

I have seen that many question get a bunch of upvotes after a start,there are many questions which remain unnoticed for several time and once it get some upvotes its popularity start increasing. Doesn'...
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Hot Network Question titles are interpreted as LaTeX / MathJax?

I noticed when viewing a question here that a hot network question from Money.SE was formatted strangely. Presumably because it's interpreting the title as math markup. Screenshot from this site: ...
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“Favorite Question” badge awarded multi times

As you can see, every time somebody favorites a question, which is already favorited by at least 25 users, it appears that(although actually it's not) an extra "Favorite Question" badge is awarded to ...
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Received rep twice for the same edit

I suggested one edit to a post, but when it was approved I received rep for it twice. I know there's some sort of autmated rep cleanup done regularly (nightly?), but I'm not sure if this is a known ...
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Lag problems when writing answers

I've had a recurring problem when writing answers: a massive lag between typing and seeing the text appear. It got unbearable for this question, probably due to the enormous length of the answers and ...
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Why don't close-vote counts agree with the number of close votes on review pages?

The process of closure of this question of mine has been started. As you can see in the figure below, the number of close votes is 3. (the picture has been taken at 18, July, 2016, 06:00 UTC) But ...
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Why can't a question be deleted with answers which are not upvoted or accepted?

If you want to delete a question with an answer, you have an option to delete that question. But when you have made that option to delete the question it seems not possible. Is that a mistake of this ...
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Privacy (https) error for AMA link in the Upcoming Events list

When trying to go to the highlighted discussion Ask Me Anything 12th July: guest's introduction and questions my chromium browser gives an error message, Your connection is not private ...
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Unable to reply to a comment directly

There must be a reply option under each comment, So that I click on it, and reply to that comment directly, rather than writing new comments, again and again!. (for example: see facebook)
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Disparity between votes cast and electorate badge count

Before I got the "Electorate" badge which is awarded for Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions. I noticed that there is a difference between the vote count it shows ...
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I can't follow links from the h bar chatroom to meta.PSE. What's going wrong?

Whenever I click a hyperlink to meta.PSE (as posted by e.g. the "Physics Meta" bot) in the h bar, I get the following screen: When I choose to proceed anyways (bottom hyperlink), I get this: Note ...
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Why is my question not appearing in the unanswered questions list?

I recently asked this question on Physics SE: Is there an underlying physical reason why the Coriolis force is similar to the magnetic component of the Lorentz force? Although I didn't accept any of ...
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There is a subtle bug in the review queues: The (up to recently) normally greyed-out options are no longer greyed out (yet remain unclickable)

The title says it all, really. Normally, when one hasn't done anything the "I'm done" option in the First Post review queue is greyed-out. Now, it is no longer so, but one still cannot click it. ...
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Was the new font incompletely implemented?

As you all might have noticed, our posts appear in a brand new font since today (as requested long ago. However, there are some places where the font has not been implemented, and this leads to some ...
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Math rendering errors?

Recently,and my browser and configuration have not changed, hardly any maths formulas are exhibited in the question. Sometimes there is not even a red phrase about an error...nothing to indicate that ...
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How do I add multiple tags for a question (Opera over Android 5)?

I am unable to add more tags in questions I review. Is their some specific way to add multiple tags in any question? I mean Existing Tags and less than 5. I use my mobile to review under full site ...
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Please don't stretch the old community ads!

So the sidebar got stretched by about 30%. No problem. This entails a change to the network-provided ads (not visible above certain rep thresholds) and to the community ads. No problem. Some old ads ...
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Move focus to text box when editing favourite tags

I'm not sure whether this is a problem with the new design or if it was there in the old one, but it's there. If I click on the edit button on the Favorite Tags ...
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Serif fonts like Chemistry and Math

Last year, we asked Can we have a font which harmonizes better with MathJax? and the answer was yes, it would be included in the CSS rollout. Now that the CSS and profile rollout is complete, it was ...
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Minor flaws in the new profile design

There are two minor issues with the profile layout/design. First, when mousing over the impact number, the box is clipped at the top by the top layout: Second, most of the explanation text boxes are ...
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MathJax rendering \bk differently in question display and edit modes

I'm completely stumped by this. The question Enegy Expectation Value uses the LaTeX command \bk, which is definitely not a standard LaTeX command. Quite fittingly, ...