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Questions tagged [support]

A request for assistance from community, moderators, or staff with one of the site's features

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How are there two *exact* duplicate questions? (Title, answers, author, date, comments, migration)

While viewing related questions on Meta Super User, I noticed two questions with the same title. Initially I assumed this was a strange coincidence or a bug in the system. But then I realized the two ...
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Can I embed a Twitter post in my answer?

Shortly after asking How do I enable email notifications from Discord?, I sent a tweet to Discord's official Twitter account asking for support. To my surprise, I received a fairly quick response ...
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Recommended file hosting service

I understand that sharing personal file host links shouldn't be endorsed, but there are instances when this is mandatory. The website hosting the file in my question is closed and Internet Archive's ...
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Why was my comment mod flag declined?

I recently mod-flagged a comment under a question: You haven't mentioned which version of Windows you are running. Have you got Sticky Keys enabled? Importantly, the OP commented immediately ...
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Accepted answer is at the bottom, is that a bug?

On the Super User question Any command line tool checking windows domain password?, I noticed that the accepted answer was listed at the bottom. Is that a bug?
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How can I request a question be reopened if I have less than 3k reputation?

A few months ago I rewrote How can I blur an image in Windows? so it would meet the site guidelines. (See Can any software recommendation question be made on-topic by simply asking "how"?) ...
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My “answer” was deleted, why?

I have a question about my Super User post: wget.exe in batch script, save result to variable One of my answers was deleted, but an answer was the only option to post back ALL the code, including THE ...
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Why am I question banned?

I know that I am question banned for asking poorly-received questions. The thing is though, I don't understand why my questions are bad. Does anyone mind taking a look through the poorly-received ...
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Merging multi part answer for a question?

If there is a multiple part answer for question what would be the best way to merge them? On the question Is there a way to search for files by hash value? there are two answers by the user ...
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This question has been said to off topic SU [duplicate]

I have a question about my Super User post: Saving website leads to incomplete save I dont see this is off topic on SU, or I cannot see the real difference between meta and not meta... but I really ...
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In the middle of writing answer on a question when it's closed and losing the answer content?

Scenario A moderator, review voters, etc. initiate a status change of a question to "closed", "off-topic", and so forth. At the moment of the approved change someone was already in the middle of ...
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Duplicate post has been deleted

The post Install programs from command line on windows has been closed and marked as a dupe. If you click on the dupe you'll see the post has been deleted. Not sure if you'd consider it a bug, but ...
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please explain how to force line breaks in the help for blockquotes

I wasted a lot of time in trial and error before I discovered that you need to end each line in a blockquote with two spaces in order to force linebreaks Please add this to the help for ...
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I accidentally edited a question that is not mine, how can I delete it?

I accidentally, thinking it is my question, wanted to update with how the info was going on. I was meanwhile looking at very similar questions to see if I can find any help or update there, this is ...
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Document and eventually merge report and reporting

The tags report and reporting don't have any documentation and are thus quite ambiguous. They might be synonyms.
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Is my question still too broad? If yes, why?

Some time ago I posted this question that was put on hold as too broad. A few hours later I edited it, hoping to make it more suitable for the site. Is my question still too broad? If yes, can ...
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Do I need to post more details in this question?

I posted this question a day ago but it has not received many views and I haven't received any feedback for it. What can I do to attract more attention towards this question? How can I improve it? ...
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How do I sign out from Superuser? [duplicate]

I'm looking for the sign out button here. Where is it? I can't add any more detail. It says I need more in this segment but I don't have anymore detail.
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I have some information on an unknown (according to net) virus / app

I have some information that I would like to share with the community. I posted it on Stack Overflow and have been told to post it here somewhere. Could you point me in the right direction. There is ...
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How to unmark a question marked as duplicate?

This question: 0xc000000f BCD error in windows 10... Nothings working was marked as duplicate by several members. I think it is not an exact duplicate as there are differences in Windows 7 and ...
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How can i get reputation if i am not permitted to answer and participate in superuser network?

I have a problem with the Super User (and Stack Exchange) account limitation system. Currently I am not allowed to answer in any question. They say I need to reach 50 reputation points. The problem ...
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Can I ask a question here if it is not already asked but the answer is in the internet?

I have the question below: How to change the default path of the Skype for business's received files. Where can I find the settings to change the default path? skype-for-business I can find ...
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Incorrectly received announcer badge

I apparently just received the Announcer badge for this question. As far as I can tell, I've never seen that question before now; I certainly didn't ask it, and didn't write/edit any answers on it (...
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Markdown to preserve multiline block quotes?

My understanding of how block quote formatting works is that a > at the start of a paragraph quotes the whole paragraph but allows the paragraph text to wrap to fit the available space. A > on ...
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I asked a question and accepted an answer too quickly

I recently asked a question that seemed to be quite difficult to answer. I got only one answer, which I approved because it seemed to do exactly what I wanted it to do. When I later started ...
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Why are some gravatars not rendered?

I'm not sure whether this is a question for Meta (site operation), or the main site (technical issue). But I've noticed it only on this website, so it seems related to how the site is rendered. It's ...
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What's happening when I try a search on the number of comments?

I wanted to see articles that had no comments and no answers. I did this search and some of the results that came up had some comments. The question that had comments was How to make a busy file not ...
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Want to contribute useful answer to old question, but has low quality lock despite only 3 answers

Recently, I've developed a solution for bulk searching excel spreadsheets for keywords, after doing research on various sites, including superuser, and finding there was no real universal solution, I ...
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Can not ask question due to “This title does not meet our quality standards. ”

My question is very simple, and I tried several title as below: listary command mkdir not working listary command mkdir do not action The detail I want to post is: On Windows 7, I use listary's ...
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How to make question not “too broad”?

Recently I posted a question that was soon closed for being "too broad", without any comments. I would really like an answer to my question, but there's not much more details I can add. Is there any ...
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Is this question about processor licensing off-topic?

Question in question: CPU Technology Licensing - Why Not? To the best of my understanding, I am asking a question in the right place, per https://superuser.com/help/on-topic, under the category "...
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Is there a way to 'un-duplicate'?

There is a question on superuser that i would like to have the answer to (i have a similar problem: How to stitch planar images?). but the question is marked as duplicate by 5 users. i don't find the ...
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Why were some of my questions are not well received?

Recently I asked questions about how to overclock my GPU How do we know that bios that's avaialable on the net is compatible with my GPU Is there a way to turn on asrock H81 Pro BTC without ...
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Flag or revert an edit?

Is there any mechanism in place to flag an edit for a review or revert an edit someone made? Would it be appropriate to submit an edit to reverse a change? This question arose because I stumbled ...
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Do accepted answers count as a “point” towards associated tags?

I know +1 votes count towards your score for associated tags, but I wanted to know if that is true for accepted answers too. If so, I assume its considered 1 point? Also, if the asker +1 votes the ...
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Why can I edit everyone's posts?

I do not have 50 reputation to comment, but I can click "edit" everywhere. Of course, I do not modify other people's posts, but why can I do this?
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How can new users get started to Super User?

I've just posted a question which is put on hold and then deleted. After sometime I realized from notice and comments that I may have posted unsuitable question to the site. So, I think I need to be ...
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What links count for the 2 link limit for new users?

According to the help center, new users with less than 10 reputation can't post more than 2 links: New users cannot: post more than two hyperlinks at a time, either in a post or their user ...
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Cannot ask question with Korean in it?

I tried to ask a question about Korean fonts and copied some text directly into the question box. The following image appeared, though I moved the red box beneath the question to make the aspect ratio ...
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No upvoting on comments on elections page

I noticed that there is no upvoting in the comments on the moderator elections page. Is this something that was left out on purpose, or just something that is not implemented.
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How to Ask Questions in Private Beta

Superuser's help center > asking still contains a link How to Ask Questions in Private Beta. What is it? Is it still relevant?
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I'm a bit confused about votes

I know y'all are going to downvote this post just like that guy 2 posts below this one... idc because this is meta, but... just whatever. I've been asking lots of questions in the past, and I.. I don'...
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One of those “trick” questions [duplicate]

Just chillin' I was in Review and the below question popped up but in a different view not showing the votes as one of those "test" reviewer questions that grade you based on whether or not it feels ...
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Embedded image no longer click-able?

I was recently notified that my question was edited. It was a fine edit. I was reviewing the edit history and noticed that the image was changed yet it remains exactly the same as far as I can tell. ...
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Appeal on my “Not an answer” flag

Yesterday, I flagged two posts as "Not answers" but the flags were declined: Seagate Backup Plus Slim appears as read only on Mac after using in Windows ssh keys ssh-agent bash and ssh-add In case ...
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Advice for editing question so problem more clearly stated

I have a question about my Super User post: Convert Windows 10 OEM install from Legacy to UEFI? My question was downvoted for allegedly being a duplicate. However, I had actually referenced the ...
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Kobayashi Maru: I failed an audit that I couldn't pass

Today, the system threw this audit my way: https://superuser.com/review/first-posts/626893 My first instinct was flagging it as "Low Quality". But the "Low Quality" flag was not even in the list. (...
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Why doesn't my avatar/profile pic show on my activity?

See my answer here https://superuser.com/a/1091983/30982 It used to show up and stopped showing at some point. https://superuser.com/users/30982/elijah-lynn update: Adding screenshot.
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Super User not using my SE network profile

Normally when I sign up on a different SE site it uses my existing SE profile... however that doesn't seem to the be case here. Is there any way I can set it to my network profile without having to ...
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My spam flag is declined, even though the culprit is deleted

I visited this answer: "Can Office Network printed Documents be read by network admins?" It was a rant about how the world is Orwellian and is going to hell. So, I flagged it as spam. Now, my ...