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Where is the edit button on the schematic circuit lab tool?

If I remember right, there used to be an edit button on the schematic. The schematic html section says there is one. I can't find it, I remember it being next to the simulate this circuit link. ...
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Is there a problem with CircuitLab “Save and Insert” today?

Is anyone else having trouble with CircuitLab for the last 24 hours? I can't save any schematics. I'm using Chrome on Windows 10 but checked with FF and Edge. I thought yesterday's maintenance ...
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Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to automatically move this discussion to chat?

That's what I often get prompted with once I'm into my half-dozenth comment. But when I click the link, I'm told the attempt to move it failed. So I carry on writing comments. How does one 'move a ...
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Problem uploading image(s) to EE question, “invalid request”

Can’t upload image of a transformer to EE.SE right now. App says “invalid request”.
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Did everything just get wiped out?

Is it only on my end, or did everything on EESE just disappear?
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OSX: Safari: inserting pictures not working

Drag and drop is not working, inserting with "click here" is working, but only during creating question, not during edit. The problem is on Safari and MacOS, with chrome it is OK.
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What is “Private Beta”?

I was looking at https://electronics.stackexchange.com/help/asking. There is a list of links, including: How to Ask Questions in Private Beta What's this? Something left over from an older, better, ...
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Stack Exchange Moderator Survey email - including non-moderators?

Just wondering how many folks out there received this in their inboxes recently ... i'm a little perplexed since I'm not actually a moderator on any SE site. Seems weird since the questions are ...
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Why can't one decide what SE does the question belongs to when flagging? [duplicate]

Gives me only one option when I tried to flag the question as it belongs to probably stack overflow. I wanted to flag that question so that it can be migrated to stackoverflow.SE Why am I not getting ...
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Is “off-topic” well-defined?

I am new here. I just read a question that was classified as off-topic. It asked about reducing the VSWR of a commercial antenna with an impedance matching network. It seems to me that this is ...
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Image upload filename problems

StackExchange's image upload tool is very handy, and I especially like that you can just give it a url to get an image that's already on the internet. But there's a problem when trying to get png ...
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Clicking the notification tray takes me to the login page

I'm having some trouble with the site; if I try to open the notification tray it takes me to the login page, and when I try to log in with my google account, as I usually do, it claims that my google ...
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Can Spell Check of Electronics Terms be Updated?

The spell checker doesn't seem to know many common electronic terms. This is quite surprising for an electronics forum. Is there a library file somewhere that can be updated with common electronics ...
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Why does our inline syntax for Mathjax different from say, the Math SE?

I noticed that in our Stackexchange, the inline for Mathjax is different from the Math SE or Physics SE. For the Math and Physics SE, the way the inline for their equations for Mathjax equations is: <...
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Unfair use of Moderation tools

The question in question has been reopened and closed but is still need to be open so more answers can be given. I will gladly read even if it is hypothetical and upvote. I have a question about my ...
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Default font - issues with Verdana

Windows 7, Firefox, 100 DPI display. I see the body text on EE.SE pages rendered in Verdana font. I can tell this because of the notorious bug in this font, namely broken kernings in particular sizes. ...
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I downvoted an answer today and that downvote shows to have deducted my reputation by 1. Why?

Funny. Though it hurts a lil. :D
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Can't access review history because of HTTP 500

I am trying to see the first revision of this post. When I click one the 1 to unroll the text, an image with three 'loading' dots ...
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Circuitlab scematic editor: touch screen devices not supported message even though it used to work

I used to be able to use the circuitlab schematic editor until perhaps a month ago (I could be way off) on an Android tablet. Why the regression? It used to work fine. I've noticed that going ...
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“This suggestion still needs 1 approve vote from other reviewers.” Why? I have enough rep to force the edit myself!

Sometimes when browsing questions I see one with an edit request. It looks a bit like this: share edit(1) close flag Clicking on that ...
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Saw a link that probably isn't relavant

I was poking around in the help center and saw this: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/help/how-to-ask-beta I'm pretty sure this is left over from the EE.SE beta or chip hacker days. It doesn't ...
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Found a weird user giving out SE account details

I have posted a question and found myself surprised about a comment. (Check last comment to the posted question, the comment by the user who is called "asdf"). "asdf" is most probably a bot, and is ...
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Can't edit or flag a locked post

I can't edit my answer to https://electronics.stackexchange.com/a/4341/142 to add attribution or fix the rotted links, and I can't flag the question for this problem, either; there is no Flag link, ...
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Why is my “flair” Identicon different from my standard Identicon?

I was poking around the newly designed Network Profile page, and clicked on the "Flair" tab. The Identicon embedded in the flair isn't the standard Identicon for my account, which is shared across ...
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Newsletter ad is still using old logo

The newsletter ad for this site appears to be still using the old logo: Now that I look at it, the newsletter itself is also using the old design.
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Responses page takes a long time to load

In the last couple of weeks or so, it takes a long time for the page to display when I click on "responses" in my EE.SE main site profile. At first I thought this was something on my machine, or ...
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The 10 minute ban bug

We are not allowed to answer another question within 10 minutes of answering the first question or accept an answer within the same timeline. I find this feature quite good, but I have found a bug. I ...
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Beginning statements that end with commas disappear

Sorry if the title is confusing, but when I try to put some text at the top of the question with a comma ending the line and press "save changes", the text dissapears. You can watch a video of me ...
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Kinky CSS in answers header

In the header for the answers sections, there are kinks in the line: where there are not on, say, Stack Overflow: It is the same in both Firefox 46.0 and IE11. Perhaps someone could tweak the CSS ...
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CircuitLab touch capability?

Since I've only accessed SE from my mobile devices for the last month now, I've begun noticing some interesting erm "characteristics" of the CircuitLab links on this site. If browsing with "Request ...
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CircuitLab “simulate this circuit” bug

In my answer to a question, I included a CircuitLab circuit that can be simulated to demonstrate the principle being discussed. When I edit the answer and the embedded schematic, everything works ...
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Anomalous reputation scoring behavior

A day or so ago, my achievents icon showed an upvote of 10 rep, and when I clicked on the icon it sent me to: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/a/195369/43191 it showed the upvote, and after ...
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What's wrong with the User Profile Page alignment?

Sometime earlier today, I started getting this alignment problem on all User Profile pages on EE.SE (both main and meta sites). See an example below: I added the red rectangles to show the empty ...
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When are closed questions deleted?

In the last few days I've noticed several closed questions getting deleted. This would be unremarkable if I had been noticing a steady drizzle of these all along, but I haven't. Maybe this has ...
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Log out error keeps appearing

Today I wanted to log out from EE from the mobile site but I can't.Instead,I keep getting an error message which says:"We apologize for any inconvenience,but an unexpected error occurred while you ...
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Image upload is broken

I just tried to answer a question by including a schematic in the answer, as I have done often in the past. I use Eagle to draw my schematics, then generate a appropriately sized image file from ...
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Can't select any options when reviewing a post I flagged

I have access to the Low Quality Posts queue. I flagged a post and it appeared in the queue, but I couldn't select any options as shown below. This is sensible, otherwise people could flag/vote and ...
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CircuitLab schematic editor not working?

Is anyone else unable to insert schematics into answers/questions at the moment? I can load the schematic editor but when I try to insert it, it just hangs, and either it closes without having ...
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Bug in editor toolbar

Over the last few days, there have been several instances where I have gone to enter a new answer, or edit an old one, and the editor toolbar (the one that shows the icons for links, pictures, quotes ...
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The user profile page is not displayed right in Chrome

Admittedly, this is not a colossal problem, but it's been bugging me a bit nevertheless. In Chrome, user profile pages look like the screenshot below. As you can see, the "About me"-section is below ...
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About Me box on user page not in the right place

What's with the formatting of the top of our user pages? It used to be, the "About Me" box (with sort of a light yellow background) was at the top right of the page, directly across from the user's ...
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CircuitLab integration

I've noticed that, when using the schematic editor for recent answers, the "Save and Insert" button saves the schematic but does not close the editor and return to the answer edit box. I can click ...
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Can't post a question

I didn't know where to post this, so sorry if this is the wrong place. Anyway, I am experiencing some technical difficulties with the EE StackExchange website (or maybe it's just my computer), but I ...
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How to delete or flag one's own comment?

After due consideration, I'd like to delete one or more of my own comments because they serve no site-valuable purpose. I don't find any means to do so, however. Plan B was to flag the comment(s) for ...
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Can't get rid of red inbox flag

When I logged in today, the little red inbox flag was lit up red with the number 1. So I clicked on it, and then clicked on the linked message, but whenever I log in again it still comes up red. I ...
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How to edit a question when another edit is awaiting?

I am facing the following issue: I approved an edit for the following question: need high current in output of multiplexer for activating relay But at the same time, somebody else rejected the edit ...
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SE crashing chrome?

Over the past couple of days opening the main questions page or viewing questions is frequently crashing chrome. I get the "the following page(s) have become unreposive" box. I have had to open the ...
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Captcha run amok

I just answered two questions on the main site, and I had to enter a captcha after each one. This previously happened only once in a great while, so twice in a row is a radical change to the ...
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Review button/tally does not track actual

The review queue presents itself across the top like: Which when you click on it takes you to: The numbers almost always are out of sync with what is in the queue, (the pictures above show 7 whilst ...
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Why do my answers keep getting an error?

Trying to post an answer to a question in main EE StackOverflow, I will get "an error occurred" without more specifics. Posting comments works fine. Why is that? Something going on? Something with my ...