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The comment upvote arrow is not working during review; instead of voting, it scrolls up the page

When doing reviews, there are options. The last option, Other action, is grayed out until you do something, like comment or upvote a comment. I'm just mentioning this so we are on the same page. I ...
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2024 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #5 on Blender has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering and ...
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Clarification Needed on Voting to Close vs. Requesting More Information for Incomplete Questions

Many times, I get confused about when to cast a vote to close a question as Needs more Focus or Needs details or clarity when the OP has not provided any information on what they have actually tried ...
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How do we handle legitimate answer posts that use "free" add-ons if the user can later change the price?

There is a legit answer post here by @shico (same as the previously deleted by moderator) that claims to use a free add-on with step-by-step instructions, but when I checked, it was \$3 so I commented ...
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2024 Community Moderator Election

The 2024 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Where to Ask Blender and Python-Related Questions?

Which site should I use if I want to ask questions related to Blender or Python in Blender? Stack Exchange or Stack Overflow?
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2024 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Blender Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, 2024-...
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Do we want to enable an "AI-generated content" banner?

Given the recent announcement Sites can now request to enable a banner to warn about their policy on AI-generated content and given our stance in Should posts generated with the help of AI be marked ...
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all comments on my answer were deleted. Why?

I have a question regarding my answer here: How to merge only the necessary vertexes? I wrote some comments, no offense at all. All moderators should be able to read the comments. All comments were ...
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How to solve the issue of most images on Blender Stack Exchange being blocked for my IP?

Recently, I can no longer see any images on Stack Exchange sites: These show up everywhere all the time and when I try to go to the image's URL manually, I get oh no, that request didn't look right ...
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New service failing on .gif uploads

I'm having trouble uploading .gifs (generated by the Peek screen-recorder) using the recently introduced image service, via the provided tool. I'm getting consistent failutre, with: 'An error occured, ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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Proposal for Rephrasing the Software Bug Close Reason

This has been bothering me for a while, and sitting on the back of my mind for quite some time. I'd like to discuss this with the rest of the community and my fellow moderators. There are a few things ...
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Should we have a tag for Node Tools(Geometry Nodes in Tool mode)?

I think this is a distinct topic. The contexts are different and use cases as well. I think there will be questions specific to Node Tools and a tag is appropriate. What do you think? Related ...
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What to do with all the links to pasteall?

I'm not a user of this site. I just happened to be doing some cross-site meta research in relation to Please add a system to allow file uploads attached to questions and answers, and noticed that a ...
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Update the game-engine tag

I would like to open an... Open... Discussion... Damnit I said that twice! We often get questions about third party engines, some based on Blender like Armory/UPBGE, some completely unrelated like ...
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How to upload a blend file on BSE - good practices and advice

There are multiple topics asking where, and answer giving websites such as Blend-Exchange, but not much guidance on how to do it, what to include, ... Thing is, while for most questions it's just a ...
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Do these challenge like things still exist?

So basically I stumbled upon this post: What's the fastest and / or craziest way to model an arrow in Blender? Also this one: What's the fastest / most fun way to create a fork in Blender? Now ...
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Is there data available on the amount of questions posted over time?

I've noticed that the amount of questions posted on BSE has sky rocketed. That's implying a sudden rise in the interest in Blender? If I'm not mistaken, the first ever question on BSE was posted 10 ...
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Concerning third-party addons and question closing

I myself and other people have voted to close topics (such as this one or that one) for being about how to use a third-party addon for Blender. Yet sometimes we still do answer such questions to our ...
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Why do people edit, but not leave comments?

I have seen some people edit posts but not leave a comment where necessary. For example; a newcomer on this site might have asked a question which contains a lot of grammatical error. But this ...
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List of posts containing AI-generated text

In the recent discussions about AI: Should posts generated with the help of AI be marked as AI-generated content? How to warn users about AI generated content? I use an argument, that I have yet to ...
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How to warn users about AI generated content?

While it seems still undetermined if AI-generated posts on BSE are outright banned, should be marked as such or no action is needed: Should posts generated with the help of AI be marked as AI-...
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We're turning 10 this year. Happy birthday to all!

Posted a few days too late but, Blender Stack Exchange just turned 10 years old seven days ago. May 22 2013, the date of the earliest question ever posted on Blender stack exchange. A question about ...
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Blender Stack Exchange now requires all users to be registered before posting

This is not really a question, more of community announcement. Due to the recent spam wave that is currently affecting several sites of the Stack Exchange network, we decided to request that as of ...
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New tag for Simulation-nodes?

Now that Simulation Nodes are here. Should we create a new tag called simulation-nodes like we have for geometry-nodes?
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Should posts generated with the help of AI be marked as AI-generated content?

As a moderator (and user) of this platform, I increasingly recognize a disturbing development that makes me think about what actions should be taken in order not to reduce the credibility and quality ...
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Community bot closes for the wrong reasons

This is in regards to https://blender.stackexchange.com/questions/292724 , which is already closed, so maybe some folks can't see it. This question quickly gathered a lot of downvotes. Community bot ...
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Upload images in comments [duplicate]

How do I upload an image from desktop to this site to reply on a comment? Can someone share the steps and share the necessary links?
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Should fixing AI generated Python scripts be off-topic?

Should questions like this be off-topic? I think this is not really a suitable type of a question for Stack Exchange. It seems to me that the idea of Stack Exchange is to share knowledge, but in a ...
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What means bold in the achievement button?

For the first time, I see this: For which reason "blender axis to angle" is in bold? What does it mean?
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Can you delete a Blend Exchange file after is has been uploaded?

I might have a question I would like to ask on blender stack exchange but I feel to get the best answer it would be beneficial to upload my blend file in its entirety. This question could be ...
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Is it possible to give away ALL reputation points as bounties to other users?

...of course bounties are welcome, but does it possibly contradict any stackexchange rule I'm not aware of to give away ALL my reputation points to other users over time in the form of bounties? I don'...
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How to solve the problem of dead links to external clouds (blend files)?

I'm beginning to realize that it's quite inconvenient when a (blend) file related to a question or answer is lost over time because it's no longer available. External links that are outdated can be ...
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Should I flag comments as no longer needed for fulfilled requests?

I noticed there is a flag No longer needed Should comments that request something like: please provide the blend file be removed after they have been fulfilled with a comment like: i have added ...
Harry McKenzie's user avatar
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Asked a question; actual answer was combination of two answers with some extra info

I asked a question. Two people answered, and each provided half of the correct answer with a tiny bit that was missing. I have no idea how best to select the "correct" answer. I am totally ...
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How can I ask this question in Blender Stack Exchange, without it being closed due to being opinion based?

The following is the question I recently posted on Blender Stack Exchange, but it was closed because it was opinion based: What is the standard technical workflow for high quality short films? What ...
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Animated gifs of Blender [duplicate]

I see a lot of questions and answers posted here with animated gifs of various sections of the viewport attached to them. Can anyone tell me how this is done? Does it involve a 3rd party application ...
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2022 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #4 on Blender has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering and ...
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Editing questions that include the tag in the title?

Is it wise to edit the title of questions if they include the (only) relevant tag? Geometry nodes. How to Separate mesh islands by the largest island? Arc Between Edge Endpoints Using Geometry Nodes ...
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2022 Community Moderator Election

The 2022 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Blender Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, 2022-...
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Should the tag [geometry-nodes-fields] be a synonym of [geometry-nodes]?

Duarte Farrajota Ramos made an interesting suggestion in a post that is worth discussing: "I think geometry-nodes-fields tag should be removed and made a synonym of geometry-nodes. I don't think ...
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Custom Filter with Tags and Operators?

Is it somehow possible to create a custom filter that only shows certain tags, but at the same time only shows unclosed questions? I would like to save a filter that contains the following search ...
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What happened to the bookmarks?

Yesterday, strangely enough, all my bookmarks were gone. Instead, a new system was apparently active, where questions and answers could be saved and nested in categories. This was a great idea, but ...
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Moderator election 2022 interest check

UPDATE: After discussion with the moderation team, the Community Management Team has went ahead and scheduled an election to start question collection on October 31, and nominations on November 7. ...
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What's the tag [project] for?

I was reading a question and noticed it was tagged with project. Looking further I see 65 questions tagged with it, 28 unanswered. There's no description for this tag, but it seems to be used mainly ...
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What should the "MathJax help" link (on the Editing Help page) point to?

MathJax is a JavaScript library that displays mathematical notation in web browsers, using MathML, LaTeX, to display "pretty" math notation, useful when describing complex constraints, ...
Duarte Farrajota Ramos's user avatar
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How to post code snippets

How do I paste properly formatted code in Stack Exchange? Whenever I try and post code snippets it gets posted as regular text
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