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Search in favor of tags?

I retagged a question to make it easier to find, but turned out, tags show in the result set but aren't more important than the text (free text search in question title, body, answers...). Went to ...
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Does drafts' lifespans start from the initial draft or from the last edit?

I am currently writing a relatively big answer, so I am making use of drafts to work on it a bit everyday as I don't have much time. I understand that drafts will be deleted after 7 days. What I don'...
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Images in comments?

I have seen people post comments with links to images on Stack Exchange's very own Imgur installation. How can you upload an image for a comment like this?
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Blender paid work

I am planning to have a 3D animation short movies, My question: Is it considered off-topic to offer some paid work related to Blender, in blender stack exchange?
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Making Mouse Icons

How do you make the icons like in David's bio?
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Mark comment as answer

I'm new to this style of forum software. How do I mark a question thread in this forum as answered (presumably beneficial for potential future viewers of the question) when the answer was given in a ...
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Can someone clean up these comments?

Not enough reputation to flag them myself out at least don't see that option. After typing out "win-win for you print it out and send it to your mom so she can put it in her fridge and marvel at the ...
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Reputation for new users

I was trying to understand how the reputation works and I don't quite get it. It is not the first time, that I see users who ask their first question, don't have other activities (like answering ...
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Is this SE running communtiy promotion ads?

I recently made a new area51 proposal and i heard about some SEs running community promotion ads like:(see the links) http://physics.stackexchange.com http://earthscience.stackexchange.com
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Site review: how to vote if I find a different Blender.SE answer?

During the review, I was asked to give my opinion about this question. Doing a Google search, I found a different question on third place, which I'd say provides at least an alternative to what the ...
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Uploading screen shots into stack exchange questions/answers

How can I upload screen shots into the a question to help someone answer a question for me? I can't find any instructions on how to do it. I have tried pasting and dragging a jpeg into the question ...
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How do you delete a chat room?

I accidentally made a chat room. Is there anything I can do to delete it? I created it by migrating a discussion I was having with another user in comments to chat, creating a chat room called "...
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migration rejected closed question any way to edit?

This question https://blender.stackexchange.com/questions/13737/best-way-to-model was migrated from game dev with the tag of untaged. Is there any way to retag that question now? On most closed ...
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Are we now stuck with the gif, post, and thread tags?

Recently this question was migrated from the main site. The OP created the gif, post, and thread tags when originally posting the question, which were then removed by the migration process. The tags ...
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Where to answer specific question about already described problem?

There is quite well-known problem about applying transforms which also has answers about different use cases (rigid bodies, UV unwrapping). Recently there was added question about unexpected working ...
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Anyone can edit?

Surely I have missed something as I though editing questions or answers was allowed at 2000 rep? Today, twice, a user with 1 rep edited my answer. I rejected it and so I don't have a link anymore, ...
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"Community" (the moderator) deleted a question that I linked as base question on an other post!

If this question is deleted, the base of my question will disappear! What should I do? Furthermore, it is NOT an already asked question, because it talks about OPTIMUS on Linux, case in which many ...
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How should I flag tutorial requests?

I recently came across a question that is nothing but a request for a tutorial. I looked into flagging it, but I couldn't decide what flag to use. Off topic gives me the choices of bug report, too ...
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What makes a question active?

Sometimes when I browse the questions list with the "active" filter, some questions appear as if they were recently modified, but in fact they aren't. Hovering the mouse on the active tab gives ...
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what to do when a question is marked as duplicate and clearly isn't?

In the case of this question, there are 5 moderators marking it duplicate. The answer referenced doesn't answer the question asked. it concerning completely different keyboard layout than the one ...
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Where to upload files other than .blend files and images?

Let's say I want to upload my blend file but due to it being linked to other blend files I have to upload the linked blend files too. blend-exchange doesn't let you upload more than one file at a time ...
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How can I properly invite people to a chat room so I can ask for resources?

I created this chat room since it's not clear to me what's on topic or not in this SE site, and in most sites asking for resources, books, recommendations, ... is not on-topic. Should I use meta for ...
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I am unable to suggest edits

I suggested some edits which were rejected yesterday. Since then, I am not able to suggest anymore edits. I wonder, how can I lift this ban?
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Is there a way or a convention to know or indicate the first frames of a GIF?

Sometimes gif animations are hard to understand because we don't know where the sequence begin. Is there a convention to indicate the beginning (something special to add at the beginning of the ...
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Contacting Moderators

I have now been on BSE for a month seriously and haven't seen hide nor hair of any sort of direct message system, a la the one on Instagram or other types of social media. I am aware of the chat ...
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Pause, resume and rewind GIF animations

Sometimes a GIF animation posted to illustrate an answer is too long. It would be convenient to pause, resume and rewind the animation. In other words, to have playback functionality for GIF ...
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New Contributor indicator how to be a Contributor to Code of Conduct?

While Browsing Blender Stack Exchange. I noticed that some users are Contributor of "Code of Conduct". If You hover the Text 'New Contributor' it Shows a message about "Code of Conduct". Although I ...
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Can I block users from my chat room?

I currently do not have a chat room, but I was wondering, could I block annoying users from my chat room?
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How to keep SE from scaling my images?

When I upload an image for a question/answer on SE, the site seems to scale it to fit the standard post width. Often this is useful since it gives a nice uniform clean look to the post. But ...
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This question already exists

Read this first. So I came to this point where I had enough and came to figure things out here. I've been using this site for almost a month, but recently I started getting pressure from this one mod....
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Was Question posted?

I tried posting a question a few minutes ago. It seemed to take a long time to post and I did not see any confirmation it posted. How can I tell if my question was posted?
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Revoking false close votes from multiple users

I recently viewed a question that I initially though was a duplicate of another question, so, I voted to close it as such. Anyway, I asked for clarification just in case it wasn't a duplicate. After ...
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Any way to see all moderator nominations?

The current 2015 Moderator Election page just shows 4 candidates ran for moderator; however, I know there were seven nominations. Is there any way to see withdrawn nominations?
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Is it possible to retract your own edit suggestions?

I recently suggested an edit to this question, but while I was doing the edit, someone with enough rep to do immediate edits (Shady Puck) finished his edit. While our edits were similar, his was more ...
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Cant log in to unregistered account

I created an account with blender stack exchange today, in order to ask a question, but for some reason the account is unregistered. I have other stack exchange accounts so I created another blender ...
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Can you add files to comments?

Is it possible to add .blend files or images to comments? I'm having a bit of difficulty with somebody's answer to my question, and I'd like to give them my .blend file or a screenshot to help them ...
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Markup code parsed unexpectedly

I usually present code by indenting lines with four spaces or using the respective button in the editing menu. line_of = "code" another = "line" However, after a ...
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Blender Stack Exchange in languages other than English?

Are there versions of Stack Exchange generally, or Blender Stack Exchange in particular, in languages other than English? If not, where can one direct a user who is hampered by trying to ask a ...
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Why is this question off-topic?

The question is exactly about blender not recognizing my keyboard. Why is it off-topic? If it's not about blender... then it's about what? No hotkeys working at all in blender
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How does the community bot cast close votes?

I recently marked a question as a duplicate (here). When I came back later to look at it I noticed that it had been closed and the only two votes were from me and the Community ♦ bot-user moderator. ...
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Is it possible to show the number of views precisely?

Is it possible to show the number of views precisely? (the number of views from each question or answer added up individually)
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How do I log out of my stack exchange account?

I want to create a new profile, so how do I log out of BSE?
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How to access starred questions

When I find helpful question that I might need to read the answer to it later, I check the star, I tried to find a way to access the questions that I starred but couldn't find the link. Is there a ...
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where to put this math repo reference link?

I asked this in chat a few days ago, but had no takers: I came across this amazing math formula repository done by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). I think it could be ...
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Following a thread sequence when edited

How to understand what happens is this two situations : an answer when the question has been edited and so the answer has no sense anymore an answer which was edited (by someone else) but the related ...
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Does the community have any say over the design?

Re: Congratulations! Blender is graduating!
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How do I hilight words in grey such as Blender hot keys? [duplicate]

I've searched right through the markup help and can't find any mention anywhere of what hotkey or incantation to use to create the grey hilighting (with or without the surrounding box outline) when ...
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How do I attach files in comments and sub-comments?

I can't find a way to attach files (specifically rendered videos .mkv or "FFmpeg" in blender) to my comments. I'm new to the site so it might actually be really obvious.
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How to set spell checker in English?

I am french an my Windows system and web browser are set in french language. So when I am typing here (here = typing a question or an answer in BSE) nearly all the words are underlined and that does ...
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How do i upload a screencast video to my Blender question? [duplicate]

I would like to include a screencast video in my Blender question, but I do not know how to upload a video. It is in AVI JPEG format currently. Thank you!