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tags: PADS and mentor-pads: same tag, not linked

I've just noticed that pads PADS is a CAD PCB editor produced by Mentor Graphics and mentor-pads PADS is a software package from Mentor Graphics used for schematic capture, PCB layout, and circuit ...
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Important user activity information has been removed

I apologize if this has been already answered. I did a search for this a few minutes ago but found nothing. It appears that there have been recent changes to the user activity page and now, I am no ...
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At times I am unable to see the name of the person I am tagging but then I just type his name. Is he/she actually getting tagged?

I had this doubt from the start. When I try to tag some people in my comment , their name is suggested to me on the top left. But occasionally this is not the case, they dont get suggested. And in ...
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My question disappeared just now. Is it deleted or it is on hold?

I didnt find a .SE about pic mcu, plus I am ban in EE.SE. So I did amiss a question here in the meta with the title alike "How to make a 3-wire SPI communication with PIC16F877A". Was my ...
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Strange voting activity on my answers

There is strange voting activity going on on my answers on EESE. Yesterday in a short span of time, I got about 150 points due to upvotes on a variety of answers, many of which were not very new. Then ...
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Replace question based on comments

I asked a specific question which might be difficult to answer (link). A few people tried giving me pointers and I improved the whole circuit, which makes the question not relevant anymore. How should ...
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The LaTeX sandbox question is crashing the page

In Chrome, the EE.SE LaTeX test page crashes the tab. Link below: Test the new LaTeX markdown in this Sandbox question! The page partially loads (at least everything near the top for me), and then I'm ...
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Would a moderator remove the misspelled [operational-amplifer] tag from a locked post?

I noticed the other day that there is a operational-amplifer tag which has "amplifier" misspelled (it is missing an "i'). I've been slowly replacing it on the posts which use it with ...
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Would a moderator edit out the deprecated [learning] tag from the locked posts which include it?

Over the past couple of days I've been editing out the deprecated learning tag from the several dozen posts which had it, since most of those posts are either off-topic or don't need such a useless ...
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Why do we have an electricity tag if one can't use it?

If it is not allowed, then why is it an option to have?
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Review Tools Broken?

https://electronics.meta.stackexchange.com/tools?tab=Close&daterange=last30days is completely empty. Is there a problem??
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Electronics Election - Votes Remaining

Not the most world-shattering misbehaviour, but while voting in the Electronics Moderator elections, I am informed that: Initially, that I have three votes... After placing my first vote, that I have ...
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Does Digital Design fall into our realm or Stack Overflows realm?

Lots of digital electronics, FPGA Design, Register Transfer Level (RTL) Design questions have been asked and continue to be asked on Stack Overflow, a site for programmers. Take a look at this one, ...
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Typo: [transimpedence] is wrong, [transimpedance] is right, but far less popular

We'll need to retag 89 questions with transimpedence. Is there a script that can automate that? Also, can we please blacklist transimpedence?
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It appears there might be a bug in the rendering of the election pages

For example the "Nominations close in 6 days" line overlaps with part of the lines above: And the same problem is on this page too: I'm using Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04, but with the ...
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Are problems regarding headphones off-topic?

So I found this Stack Exchange site and I have problems with the left earbud of my wired headphones, and after overdoing such instructions here, I decided to ask about my problem with my earphones so ...
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What engineering software tools should we support on EE?

I see a lot of questions such as this very recent one that is requesting help/support with Qsys with the specific question being: - it is possible to be able to connect conduits together between ...
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Is the Stack Exchange APP for Android still available?

I have used the Stack Exchange APP for Android before and found it useful (a bit limited). I don't see it in the Play Store for Android. Also, I don't anymore see a reference to the APP here on Stack ...
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How do I change the email address where I get email from StackExchange?

How do I change the email address where I get email from StackExchange? The email server I previously used wants to shut down my account.
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Poster edited the question in such a manner that it became hard to identify the original problem

Reccently I came across this phenomenon: In some questions, the mistake that led to the question was pointed out by other users due to either someone answering the question or pointing out the mistake ...
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How to add a schematic if my mobile device can't run the schematics editor?

I'm using a touch-screen device (a smartphone or a tablet) to access this site. Hence, the built-in circuit lab won't work for me. What do I do to add a schematic to my question?
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I have answered 2 questions with a score of 1 each on the tag digital-logic. Yet my tag score is only 1 for digital-logic. Why?

My tag score for [digital-logic] is 1 instead of 2. Why?
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Help page about embedding LaTeX is wrong, needs fixin'

https://electronics.stackexchange.com/editing-help#latex is plain wrong, $x$ doesn't work on EE.SE, \$x\$ does (which, honestly, ...
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how to revert to desktop version of chat?

I accidentally clicked on the mobile link below: And when I join the chat room, it appears optimized for mobile browser viewing: How do I revert to the desktop experience?
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What does approve button in suggested edits do?

I received an email today informing I have something in my inbox, when I clicked the link, it opened a page showing suggested edits to my closed question, on the page I'm shown on that users winny and ...
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Cleaning up typo tags

Disclaimer: I am relatively new to this site and Stack Exchange Tags in general. I recently passed the reputation barrier for creating new tags and though to myself, "Hey, that's pretty cool, I can ...
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Nix the reverse tag

The reverse tag is very meta, covers several categories. I nominate it to go away. https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/reverse
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Why is this opinion based?

Why on earth was Is there a reason GaN chargers stop at 65W? closed as opinion based when the answer given shows there is a technical answer! I am very well aware how StackExchange is in general ...
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Posting a question with a Karnaugh Map

I would like to post a Karnuagh Map which I drew with LaTex and the package Karnaugh-map. However, MathJax does not support this package. I think it would be nice if it did. Here is the LaTex code: <...
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Where is question about pairing headphone to TV on topic?

I am having a problem pairing a beats headphone with my Samsung TV. It worked a couple of months ago, I lent them to my son who used them with different devices and now the TV doesn't see them. No ...
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I want to bulk-edit a domain change for Rod Elliott's Audio Pages

The excellent Audio Pages by Rod Elliott had to move to a new hosting company, and the URL had to change with the move. Despite 18 years of use, Westhost doesn't value their long-term customers, so ...
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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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Isn't it reasonable to not have to post a "perfect" post?

I have been prevented from posting on Electrical Engineering for 5 days. I along with others post because we are looking for help. I am not an electrical engineer. Just an electronic hobbyist. ...
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Contacting a user for editing feedback

I regularly review suggested edits. One prolific editor is constantly making the same mistakes in his edits, namely misusing "a" vs. "an" and not understanding that both the "ise" and "ize" word ...
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Where can I ask about Electrical components or circuits?

Given that EE SE is about circuit/component design (rather than general electricity/electronics), where is the best place to ask non-design questions about electronics? Physics SE seems like the most ...
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Obliterate the "high" tag

The [high] tag serves no useful purpose and should be deleted. https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/high
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How did I open the MathJax menu in Safari (on iPhone)

I was viewing a post on my iPhone (in Safari) which had some MathJax equations, and I accidentally clicked on an equation and opened its MathJax menu: Anyone know how I did that? I can’t seem to ...
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Rejection of edit

I recently suggested an edit and I would like some more information on why it was rejected, since the reasons given seem to be the same template text. I'd also appreciate some guidance on how I could ...
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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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