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You need help with the use of one or more of the site's features.

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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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Request to migrate a question

About 4 years ago, I asked a question, which was closed as off-topic, but is now on topic in a recently created SE site. Can someone migrate this question? Thanks in advance.
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Is EE Stack a free design and advice website?

More than half of the questions asked on this site seem to be either review/fix my design (Example) or I don't know how to design, please help me design it (Example). Is EE Stack a free design ...
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Remove generic tags: [loop], [controller]

The tags loop and controller are both common English words that have not been used in any particular consistent fashion. (controller even has a description saying not to use it.) I went through both ...
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Web page format change, much wider than previously

Something changed at SE, or at least EE.SE in the last few hours. I just logged in, and the same browser window size I had been using doesn't work anymore without very annoying horizontal scrolling. ...
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Looking to pay for consultation on circuit-project. Here?

If I was looking to pay for free-lance consultation on circuit-project, where on this site would I start?
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How to see again my daily reputation?

As of today, I don't see items in the daily reputation menu, while the reputation value is updated. It is visible in my profile, but until today it was also visible as item in the menu. (I will add ...
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Found what appears to be effectively a bogus tag - what to do?

This question has the tag lightn which has no other references. It's easy to delete the tag at the question itself, but how does one get the tag removed from the forum's list of available tags?
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Does this constitute spam?

These two answers were posted by the same user, both to old questions (one of which is almost 8 years old). How can I make connection on pcb (circuit board) holes without solder (for prototyping)? ...
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My great question is downvoted and wrong answered

What should i do? That is the question, specifiq question on a possibility of making some device.. i tried to stick all the rules: "Instrumental amplifier as a guitar preamp" But it was downvoted by ...
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Votes cast: month, week

The Votes Cast section on the user-profile activity page, has Month and Week fields. What do these indicate?
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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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I give up, what do the score stats mean?

OK so once you get to a certain rep you get to see these numbers. Help is useless. Anyone know what they mean?
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Trouble addressing a comment using @name

I'm trying to address a comment to the person who answered my question using @name. This is similar to what was described in this thread, except in my case, I'm the original poster, and I'm addressing ...
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What is Queryxchange.com? Is it spam or some child website to SE?

At this website, I could see all my SE posted questions, where I was automatically logged in to my FB account. I don't remember registering myself for this website. Is it some child website to SE or ...
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Are software usage questions on-topic if they belong to a logic analyzer?

I have a question regarding the usage of the PC-based software that is delivered with a Logic Analyzer. I see that some software questions seem to be on-topic already, e.g. PLC software, CAD software ...
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Are there any other changes I should make to this question to get it reopened?

I have searched long and hard for information on how to save photo/video taken by an NTSC camera to an SD card and also save other data taken from sensors to that same SD. I have not yet figured it ...
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Profile flag history: What does the appended number represent?

When viewing the flag history page, I find that each entry has a number following the title of the flagged post. For instance: What does the circled number represent?
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How do I make a suggested edit?

As someone who went from 500 rep to 3k rep in a couple of month's, I've come to miss some of the "privileges" of having low rep. In the same way that moderators might want to simply "vote close" ...
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How can I help? Novice in Electrical [closed]

I am learning so much here, but have a ways to go. What are ways that a low rep novice user like myself be of assistance?
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Why was this question deleted by “community”?

See the question Is this circuit OK for a Nixie Tube clock?. I know it wasn't a great question and it was at -2, but it did have one answer at +2, and that answer was accepted. One of the two points ...
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Who is StackElectronix and why does he tweet random questions?

Looking at the edit history for this question I noticed this: Tweeted twitter.com/StackElectronix/status/894887081784344577 I have seen it on other questions. What is the significance of this? I ...
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Circuit image resolution is poor

In the circuit I just posted here: RS485 termination: AC + failsafe + parallel + bidirectional It's fairly wide. The thumbnail shown in the question is low-res and blurry, which isn't the end of the ...
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Why do I still not have the 'curious' badge while my score is 8/5?

Out of curiosity, I've been wondering for a while why I still do not have the 'curious' badge while the requirement was reached and even over-reached, i.e. 8/5. It looks like I've asked 8 questions ...
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Where to ask for advice on purchasing components?

I believe in the rules/ policies of using the normal Electronics Stack Exchange site, I'm not allowed to ask for "shopping or buying recommendation". Where would I be able to ask for advice, ...
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Which flag to use for no attempt on homework question?

I saw several question about homework with absolutely no proof of attempt these days. I wonder if these question deserve a flag? If yes, which one? None of the actual flag fit for this need. As said ...
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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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Where does µC programming belong?

I have some questions about µC and DSP programming but I don't know where these kind of question belong? Pure programming question belong to "stackoverflow" forum but DSP and µC are related to "...
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Question about IC identification put on hold as off-topic

A question I recently posted has been put on hold for the following reason: put on hold as off-topic Questions on the repair of consumer electronics, appliances, or other devices must ...
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Merge [quartus] and [quartus-ii] tags?

I think we should merge quartus and quartus-ii tags. Both refer to FPGA/ASIC design software from Altera. Quartus II has been around since about 2003, and recently (since version 15.1) was re-branded ...
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Imgur is having problems (Why have my embedded images disappeared?)

I was about to ask why an image I had posted in an answer is now missing, but when I tried to attach a screenshot I received the following message: Failed to upload image; imgur is rejecting the ...
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May I ask about my B Sc computer science project?

We're doing a bachelor's degree project about formal methods applied to external hardware security. In practice I wonder how much we can abstract and simplify a model of external hardware specifically ...
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Does EE have a community ad?

I'd like to put one on rotation at https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/ I did search here a bit but all I get are the ads for rotation here, which obviously would not include such a thing.
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Is it possible for a mod to provide a link to a question that I deleted more than 90 days ago?

I have a question that I've deleted that I need to refer back to for research purposes. It was not well received by the community, mostly because it couldn't be explained by current science. I have ...
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Why was this question bumped to the homepage?

I'm not sure why the system performed this action for this one: Why is the common emitter input insensitive to base width modulation? What does "this question may have good or bad answers" mean?It ...
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What is the purpose of the legacy “legal” and “licensing” tags in EЕ SE?

What is the purpose of the legacy legal and licensing tags in EЕ SE? Should the tags, and questions using these tags be removed as now being off-topic?
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Why was this question about a shim for a pcb migrated to photo.se?

This question Use Paper as Shim for Circuit Board in 3V device got migrated to http://photo.stackexchange.com from your site. While there's always debate about where a question belongs, especially if ...
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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 this question unanswered?

It appears that there is a question under the laser tag that is also under the unanswered tab. This question does, however, have an answer. Is this a bug, or intentional?
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engineering question closed as “opinion based”

I asked a question, which in my opinion was valid. It talked about registers on modern microprocessors. why dont't we have more registers in microprocessors? Registers are theoretically not ...
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Is a question about testing consumer electronics on topic?

I recently purchased a battery pack from an electronics market - it's not brand name, and I doubt it meets the listed specifications. I'm interested in testing whether or not it actually has a 15,000 ...
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I was smacking my screen cause I thought it had to be a display failure

My question How did smacking electron tube TVs help? should not be on hold because it appears to be off-topic (imho of course). "Questions on the use of electronic devices are off-topic as this ...
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Why was this question on reading/verifying a schematic migrated?

A question was asked regarding a connection on a schematic. Is there a mistake in this microcontroller schematic? Which received an amazing answer detailing the misconception and proper/updated ...
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up voting limit

Help says: "You can vote 30 times per UTC day, plus 10 more times on questions only." https://electronics.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/vote-up What exactly does it mean? Today I have up-voted 37 ...
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Am I correctly understanding EESE's standard for “too broad”?

I have more experience on Stack Overflow than EESE, and I often come across questions here that strike me as too broad, but are either left open or even have upvotes. All of the following questions ...
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How to adjust image size in stack post?

If a good-quality image uploaded, it fully expands throughout screen, and interferes reading. Where-as , if I upload a highly compressed version of the image, to fit the size, the necessary details ...
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Why did this question get closed?

what dependence does the intensity of a normal LED(the one used for DIY projects) follow with respect to distance? Can someone explain what's wrong with it? Otherwise, let's reopen.
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Is this question ok for electrical engineering?

I have an idea for a sports equipment invention "a new product" that a track and field athlete can use to practice and train his sport. The technology involves a laser beam. I'm wondering if my idea ...
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Free/Open Source software marked as freeware and when edit suggested (twice), got rejected both time

howto align mount holes in 2 pcb the right way? Inkscape is marked as "freeware" whereas it is licence under GPL which is a Free Licence as well as Open Source licence. Suggest Trial 1 https://...