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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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Is there a single link to give new users where the schematic features and requirements are outlined?

Schematics are important for EE.SE. If you look at the question landing page, you can't easily spot the schematic editor, unless you've used it before. It gets lost the button noise. Nor does the ...
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Is there an easy way to add an already existing CircuitLab schematic into the post?

I was looking at this question which had a horrible image of the schematic. OP later added a CircuitLab schematic and it seemed to me that the best way to improve the question would be to embed it ...
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What's Community Evaluation / Site self-evalution?

It appears we have a Community Evaluation, also called "Site self-evaluation", ending in 6 days. What is it, who can participate (how many reputation do you need), what is the data SE gathers used for,...
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Suggestions on how to render a K map?

I would like to render a K map to supplement my answers to questions, but I'm not quite skilled enough with mathjax to figure out how to do it, and I can't find any online resources to generate one. ...
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What's the meaning of "You last voted on this answer x min. ago." box?

I've voted for an answer (upvote indicator and counter changed accordingly) After some browsing on SE I returned on the question page, and I saw that there was no upvote arrow and the counter showed ...
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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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Why isn't there Electronics careers page?

After seeing this question Why isn't there a UX.SE Careers page? I got this question that why SE isn't providing careers for Electronic professionals? or did I miss it?
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"An error occurred submitting the CAPTCHA" - EVERY TIME

Having had the captcha pop up when posting, I've so far failed to persuade it that I'm human. This is not a gripe about the difficulty of it, the frequency of popups, etc. it's the technical fact ...
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Can I view my reputation breakdown?

Is there a way to have a breakdown of ones reputation total into question votes and answer votes? I ignore accept and downvote reputation, because that will be only be a small fraction.
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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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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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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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HTTPS broken (on meta)

Trying to navigate too https://electronics.meta.stackexchange.com/ for me ends up with my browser (Firefox) throwing a site certificate error. Adding a exception then results in a 403 error page: ...
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Are questions about programming .Net Gadgeteer projects best asked here or on SO?

I've a question about the code used with the .Net Gadgeteer extender module to use pulse-width modulation to control a servo motor. That's a software question but it is also an electrical engineering ...
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Is a linux question for FPGA on-topic?

I want to know how and if and when / where the run linux if possible with my FPGA (Altera DE2). Can I ask about it here or should there be another forum for that question? Update I asked it on SO: ...
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Unable to Edit tag wiki while edit pending?

A tag (safety) was edited and showed up in the edit queue. The suggested edit, while better than the existing description, was not proper. Trying to make an edit/suggestion of my own, I went to the ...
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"Fanatic" Badge days reset due to maintenance

As I was trying to achieve "Fanatic" Badge, and I was at about 22 days streak, and logged in two days ago, when the site was down for maintenance, and I could not browse the site, so I ...
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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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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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Retrieving lost draft

It appears that I just lost about eight hours of work on an answer because I left the page for a while and didn't save the draft before I left. The system usually saves drafts, it seems, but not this ...
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Using Math text in the website

I want to express a few equations centered around a transistor circuit, however when the circuit gets a little complicated and involves a regenerative feedback, the equations are not discernible ...
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Math rendering with Firefox 16.0.2

I'm noticing some differences between how the math is getting rendered in edit mode vs. after the edit is done. Case in point: In edit mode, the rendering looks fine. Look what happens after I save ...
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CAPTCHA being too aggressive

I feel something is wrong with CAPTCHA on Electronics SE and Electronics Meta. For the last several days I ask something like no more than one question per day and I'm shown CAPTCHA almost every time. ...
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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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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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Did I produce a broken question?

I wrote a question: How is a one-hot code called, if zero is acepted, too?, which is listed on EE.SE, but I can't open it. As I clicked submit in the Android app, ...
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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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Flagging history is not showing up?

I am not able to see my flagging history in my profile. I remember I have raised two flags. Why I am not finding my flagging history? I want to see whether my flags were helpful or declined. I ...
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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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