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Link “title” attribute lost in HTML except when editing

Hovering the mouse pointer over a link having a title attribute should display the title, but currently this works only when you are looking at an editing preview of the post. There is something ...
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#vote-differences link anchor seems broken in the Meta FAQ

Mousing over the "What does voting mean here?" section of the Meta Programmers FAQ displays the correct link: https://softwareengineering.meta.stackexchange.com/faq#vote-differences. However, ...
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CSS Nitpick: Line height of bullet points is smaller

For some reason (perhaps a good one that I am not aware of) the line-height of normal paragraph text (in posts), and the line-height of the text body of bullet points is different. Examples Lorem ...
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Inconsistent views on new design

The new design is great, but it has an inconsistent view. The "Front Page" view has 4 columns: Votes, Answers, Views, Question Title. The "Questions" view has 2 columns: Votes, Answers and Views on ...
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Editing an answer - fixed sidebar flows behind footer

Editing an answer and scrolling down causes the "sidebar" to flow behind the footer: Appears on my system (Windows 7 Professional) on all browsers I can test FF 45.8 (ESR) IE 11 Chrome 53
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Flickering primary tags on meta

Chrome on OSX here. No better way to explain this than steps to recreate: Start the ask question form on Meta Go to add a tag (focus the tag box). The primary tags will appear without any input. ...
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Text from the side overlaps to the footer when I scroll to the bottom most part of the page

Take a look at this screenshot. Then if you scroll at the bottom most part of the page you can see this. I think the text from the side overlaps to the footer of the page. It says here that it is ...
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Nav buttons floating over review dialog box [duplicate]

I was in the LQP review queue this morning and clicked the 'recommend deletion' dialog box. I dragged the dialog box away to look again at the question and noticed this: The nav buttons are floating ...
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Line in UI goes under review tasks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Footer line floats up too high in the main review page See the screenshot below. I don't know whether this is because I only have 249 rep, but it's there, all right. Note: I ...
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new design header bug [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Ask Question link is wrapped The new design has a bug in my Firefox 3.6.13 - the "Ask Question" link is under "Questions" not on the right where it should be: Screen ...
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Why do I get questionblock after just two deleted questions?

I would like to know, how the questionblocks come. I asked on programmers exactly three questions. One I deleted myself, another one was deleted by community and the third got one upvote, two ...
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Where does one ask questions about a specific programming problem?

I'm working on refactoring some legacy c++ code. I ran into a problem moving from a linked-list to using a vector. Even though it seems straight forward (list is created once, and looped through ...
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Why can I not accept an answer?

I'm trying to accept an answer to a question I asked (specifically this one) and as far as I can tell it just isn't working- I get the "hand" pointer when I mouseover the tick but clicking on it has ...
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can it be made easier to insert code w/o edits to each line?

If I have a block of code and try to insert it, and press the code button, it indents the 1st line. and that's it. It seems that alone is a bug by itself. But the reason it comes up is that one ...
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Background image makes the text into jpeg artifacts when used with citrix terminal client

Not sure if it's due to the background image, but i see the text on few stackexchange sites as a low-quality jpeg, when viewed with citrix terminal client. This is likely due to the usage of ...
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Close number not showing

I've voted to close this question, but it shows no close vote, but when I vote to close again it says I've already voted. See pics.
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What is the purpose of making the question a link which redirects back to the same question

Reproduce: Go to Why would you store an enum in DB? Click on the title of the question The browser is redirected to the same question. Whenever I try copying the text of the question I accidentally ...
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Require a link to the question it is a duplicate of

When people vote to close a question, and more importantly when it is closed, a link to the duplicate question should be displayed in all cases. This should one, reduce the number of claims of "exact ...
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Odd Highlighting of Questions with Favorite Tags

I have scrum, agile, unit-testing and tdd set as favorite tags. When I browse to tdd, I get two questions highlighted, followed by two not highlighted, followed by one highlighted, etc. It looks like ...
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Strange behavior of counts on first comment to answer? [closed]

My answer seems to have a fair amount of upvotes, call it N(>25). I didn't think it controversial, but the first comment in response is pretty negative about the quality of the answer, and has a huge ...
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Is this a bug in the site, or in Internet Explorer?

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/7656/do-you-ever-write-code-with-pen-and-paper-and-should-we-do-it-more-often/21307#21307 When I view my answer, it contains the following text ...
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Why was my question deleted which was closed within the past 48 hours

I'm reading Why and how are some questions deleted. Questions that have been closed within the past 48 hours cannot be deleted, so as to allow for editing and possible reopening. My question was ...
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21k rep but “Not enough reputation to answer or unprotect”

I got a notice that an answer I gave a while ago got upvoted. Looks like there's been some activity on the question. I saw a notice saying that I don't have enough rep to vote or unprotect the ...
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a tale of two Stack Exchange groups

compare how two different SE groups deal with the same question: Software Engineering Electrical Engineering i stand by my observation (that was deleted): "Whatta bunch of pricks." (the exception ...

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