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Can we automatically convert tabs to spaces when users input code?

Obviously this is personal preference when you're creating code on your own machine. However, since adding tabs to a text box is not (as far as I know) natively supported in most browsers. Three or ...
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Do you need game testers? We can help

If you've got a game that's ready for testing (or will be within the next few weeks), we'd like to help you find some testers. We're going to try out our potential Developer/Tester matchup program in ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Game Development's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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General programming questions are not a good fit for gamedev

Programming questions about game-related engines/frameworks/library API are welcome. Another reason to ask here is when one thinks that a professional game developer would give a better/different/more ...
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Buttons on mainsite look disabled

Take a look at the following two screenshots. They are our close dialog and our flag dialog. I have selected an option, and the button is enabled and I can click it to submit my close vote or my flag....
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Why doesn't “trusted user” apply to tag synonyms? Is this a bug?

I'm curious of anybody knows the rationale for excluding the tag synonym suggestion feature from the set of features trusted users are allowed to perform? It seems particularly odd to me that, as a ...
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Gamedev Birthday Celebration

Did you know that Game Development's birthday was on October 21st? Congratulations! How about a contest or some other fun activity to stir things up a little? After a year of great Q&A, we'd like ...
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Removing sock puppet accounts

Lately we've been experiencing a sock puppet issue. This person has multiple accounts, they create poor answers and poor questions. It appears they're now upvoting poor questions (or it's another sock ...
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Can we customize our maintenance page?

I guess this is more a question for the moderators or higher-ups in Stack Exchange... There was some downtime a few minutes ago, so I was directed to this boring offline page. So then I moved on to ...
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Tags are overlapping text in user profile “About Me”

I'm using tags in my user profile "About Me" and I've noticed that the tag link is overlapping the "About Me" text like in the following example: EDIT: I've noted that the same happens when you use ...
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Gamedev causing a memory leak?

Lately I've been noticing very high RAM usage from Chrome. A little investigation points to Gamedev.stackexchange.com being the offending website: This is found by using Chrome's Task Manager, by ...
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Link Colors for Visited and Non-Visited Links too Similar

I have been browsing gamedev for a while and at first noticed that the color differences between a clicked link and a non-clicked link were rather similar. I attributed this to my poor eyesight (...
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“Close as off-topic” references webapps.

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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Request for new shortcuts to the new help pages

So, we now have help instead of the FAQ. Not really a fan of the new layout, in my opinion it's harder to find info. Regardless, it would be nice to have some proper shortcuts to the specific pages of ...
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In-content [tag]'s have a CSS, margin issue

Through out the whole site, where [tag:something] is used, or where framework inherits the same behavior, there is a problem with CSS. Check thismechanics (before ...
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Bug: FAQ navigation bar links scroll to wrong place

On the FAQ page, there is a navigation bar on the right, showing all the different sections of the FAQ, for quick navigation. In that list, the following two links scroll the user to the wrong ...
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Can community moderators be given permission to enable software-enforced blacklisting of tags?

In the "useless tags" thread we've identified several tags that we'd like to avoid, such as design. However nothing prevents users from actually using those blacklisted tags, which creates something ...
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Suggestion: community-sponsored (commonly off-topic) questions-“best way”, “what's first”

I was in the process of answering a question and had to convert it to a clump of poorly formatted comments when it got moderated. The specific question was a relatively typical off-topic one, ...
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Can we have syntax highlighting on meta?

The following code example on meta renders without any syntax highlighting, despite a syntax highlighting directive: ...
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Washing Gamedev T-shirt

Some of you have received your swag packages. Grats! I just want to stress that, when you wash your gamedev.se t-shirt, PLEASE make sure you turn it inside out, use cold water and non-bleach ...
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The questions that have a historical lock are still visible in the lists

I have historical-locked a question, and it's still visible from a /question list; however, it's written here that it should not be visible: Additionally, on main (non-meta) sites, historically ...
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Downvote suggestion layout issue

I was downvoting a question today, and I noticed an issue with the tags behind the blue suggestion box. Part of the tags are behind but the triangles in the end are in-front. The tags in the question ...
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Could we embed small games in the site theme?

Assuming we had the means and permission to go way beyond the SE norms, could we insert a functional 256x256 square, like so? I'm not married to Tetris. But surely we could insert some google-...
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Math related game programming question

I'm trying to make a game engine in C++ using openGL and I've been stuck trying to create an importer for Collada Documents. My big issue is that the collada documents use math slightly more advanced ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election

The 2011 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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What should we do about link rot to popular sites?

As pointed out in chat, we have 295 links pointing to Glen Fiddler's site, which is no longer up. Based on the Pateron he had to support that work, it seems he is no longer working on that content. ...
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FCC Accessibility Options For Disabled Question

Can this question regarding FCC Accessibility Options For Disabled Question be reworded such that it doesn't violate our "no specific legal advice" rule? If not, is there a related useful question we ...
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The reopen vote interface kind of sucks (so what could be done to improve that?)

I gauged whether to vote to reopen for this question, https://gamedev.stackexchange.com/posts/93321/revisions, but I realized I couldn't accurately determine if the OP had improved it or not. I had ...
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Help users to ask objective questions about architecture

I think that software architecture is a very important part of complex applications like games. Therefore questions about software architecture and design should definitely be part of Game Development....
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Bounty Award button misaligned

Creating my first bounty on SE today, I noticed that the Bounty Award Button is slightly misaligned. Maybe I'm just OCD about it but I think it should be fixed. Just centered and a nice space between ...
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Shouldn't [audio] and [sound] be merged together?

I'm talking about sound and audio here. sound has the following description: Audio (heard) output of a game. audio has this: The audio component of a game, representing what the player will ...
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Why can't we see who favored a question?

I would like to know why we can't see who favored a question? If the question is interesting, it would be great to see who favored this question to start some discussions. Some question are really ...
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Styling broken for close votes on mobile

Simple issue. When casting a close vote, you're told which other votes have been cast. On the PC, it looks like this: On a mobile, however, that red background behind the number is missing: That's ...
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Stack Overflow Worldwide Meetups 2012: You're invited!

We're having a Stack Overflow meetup to get together with fellow programming, web, and other technology enthusiasts. But not all of our programmers and technology enthusiasts live on Stack Overflow, ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

As we enter the second week of the public beta, we desperately need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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The Artificial Intelligence beta has started!

After previous failures, the AI site has its probably last chance to join the SE network. GDSE has its own ai tag but if you're interested AI beyond gaming (e.g. the process behind this, or AI for ...
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Can't I create a second bounty in the same question?

I wanted to reward a couple of answers I got, giving both of them a bounty. After encountering a first problem, now there's a new one: the "start a new bounty" button is not there any more. Is this ...
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Visual bug with chat layout

The current layout for the chat room needs some fix to avoid partially hiding the enable desktop notification link.
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Bounty expiration time mismatch between page and message/email

The bounty that I posted on this question: Handling XBox 360 Controller Connections in LibGDX after Game has Started ...does not expire for another ~50 minutes (at time of writing), according to the ...
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Remove version-specific xna tags

XNA will never get past version 4, and version 3.1 should be unused (though xna-3.1 has 3 questions this year, 5 total, somehow), I am of the opinion that xna and xna-4.0 should be merged. But I ...
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Missing whitespace for title in tag wikis

The image explains it all - feels like it needs some padding / margin from top. The only concern I have, is, whether this whitespace is lost due to the information box about priviledges below.
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C++/CLI syntax highlighting

Since it's come up, and it's worth distinguishing it from c++, I've added a c++cli tag to the site. It doesn't trigger C++ syntax highlighting though. I request that the c++cli tag offer C++ syntax ...
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Is my question OK for this site?

I asked on SO but received nothing. Would I be more appropriate to ask this question here? https://stackoverflow.com/questions/50615850/improve-movement-of-space-aliens
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Should we update the “voxels” tag information?

Currently the voxels tag's description is this: VOlumetric piXEL (volumetric picture element). An approach to world construction that uses small, uniform volumetric elements as opposed to the ...
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Why does a tag exclusion search find posts containing the text of the tag?

I was curious as to if I could filter out posts with a particular tag & the result was not what I expected: it appears that give back results don't have that particular tag, but do have the tag's ...
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Bug while reviewing the queue

I was processing the first post review queue this morning and this question poped up. (A link to the first-post page.) So reading the question I felt it should be closed for a reason, and clicked on ...

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