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Is there a generic way to add default Arduino syntax highlighting to every post in the whole Arduino Stack Exchange?

You can do this (preferred): <!-- language-all: lang-arduino --> or this: <!-- language-all: lang-cpp --> to the top of every question or answer to set syntax highlighting for that ...
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How to avoid having my posts flagged as spam or self-promotion?

How do I make references to my own products (eg. circuit boards) or libraries, without having my post flagged as spam or self-promotion?
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What is the procedure for reopening a deleted post?

This question specifically refers to a deleted post https://arduino.stackexchange.com/questions/77037/receive-flysky-fs-i6x-radio-signals-directly-from-arduino-using-nrf24-lo1-radio New information ...
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Is syntax highlighting broken?

I usually use fenced code blocks in order to get code syntax-highlighted, as in ```c++ some C++ source ``` This used to work for quite some time. However, since a couple of days or so, it looks like ...
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A little survey (for those that can be bothered to read Meta)

A simple one really: What is the most important thing you look for when choosing an Arduino-compatible development board? Do you even look for anything specific, or do you just automatically plump ...
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Pin 13 chat room is frozen

A moderator can unfreeze it? (and the question wizard requires some more text)
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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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Can we change the close/reopen vote threshold from 5 to 3?

This SO Meta 'question' announces lowering of the close/reopen vote threshold from 5 to 3 on Stack Overflow. The answer to a question in a comment if it applies to other SE sites is this link, but it ...
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An straight answer or just guidance?

"This is not a free code service." "Do your own research/coding!" "Have you ever tried googling this?" This are the response users might get for some questions, I'm a user of this sub for some time ...
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Programming questions moving to StackOverflow

There are many programming questions in Arduino (there is even a tag for it). However, some are not related to Arduino, like What happens if I pass a temporary reference and store it as a class ...
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Moderator abuses, a case study. Why to introduce the “power of recall” on SE network

Final note: The meta.meta.se new question has been deleted again while in the works by user animuson. Enough. Your question was closed because you're rambling on about a process that already ...
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Old questions appear in “active” question list

I sometimes get questions in my "active" question list that obviously aren't active. From what I can see with my reputation level those questions haven't been edited, answered nor are there any new ...
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Toxic moderation harms the community

Building community and fixing toxic communities have been a theme this past year on the network. I thought I would share my recent experience regarding this. I've been around SO since the beta, so I ...
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CircuitLab Broken?

I mean, it's slow at inserting a schematic at the best of times - but for me the schematic editor just won't work today. It just sits there spinning its wheels when you try to insert the schematic ...
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Why there's so many down votes in question list?

I know people questions are not clear, demanding etc etc... It's the first question for most of them and they might even don't know how to use the stackexchange and just seeking help! i think ...
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What tags have syntax highlighting enabled?

As per How do we get syntax highlighting?, only the programming tag has the feature enabled. But I'm seeing that the tag arduino-uno also is highlighting the code, for example this question. Are ...
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Any answer to a question automatically upvotes said question - FEATURE-REQUEST

I find it contradictory to the concept of upvoting that someone finds a question worthy of an answer, yet unworthy of an upvote. I get the impression that it is a bit egotistical to not even care ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Arduino's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for volunteering,...
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Are questions about all AVR microcontrollers considered to be on-topic on Arduino SE?

I have seen questions about ATtiny microcontrollers on the site without anyone objecting. I was wondering where the line between what's on or off topic here is. As I understand it is possible to ...
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How should questions be handled, if the source of the problem is only a typo in the OP's source code?

How would you prefer to handle a Question, if the source of the problem is only a typo in the OP's source code? has been made a question on the current Moderator Election's Questionnaire. I could not ...
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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 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 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Arduino is scheduled for an election next week, May 13. In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose ...
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Formatting and indenting (but not fixing) code in question

With respect to this question, Need help with wire connections and code, I feel sorry for the OP, as their code's indentation seems to get worse at each edit iteration. There are obvious code errors ...
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Flagging: “Not an Answer”, “Very Low Quality” or something else?

I've had a couple of flags declined which has made me wonder if I fully understand the use of particular flags on Arduino:SE, so I'm going to post this as a question here in the hope of getting some ...
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Is it allowed to ask a question if you've already have an solution/answer?

Is it allowed to ask a question if you've already have an solution/answer? This could be done to get alternative options/solutions for algorithms. But on the other hand may distract from people who ...
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Requesting further review

Mods - I'm writing this in Meta because the site is limiting me from writing out my full request. Please re-review my answer to this question.: First Arduino Uno - Immediate Problems A mod wrote "It ...
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6 downvotes in 6 days - what am I doing wrong?

I've recently joined Arduino.SE but am a 7K+ reputation member of both SO and U&L. Every community has its different mores, and I'm guessing that I've not yet grokked this one's. My reputation ...
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Community Promotion ad on Raspberry Pi SE

Greetings which I hope make it past the remove greetings bot ;) Yes, this is much the same post as the one I just put up at IoT.SE Meta, almost. I added the Arduino.SE community promotion ad used ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Arduino at the movies

I was watching a rather cheesy disaster movie this evening (a terrible film - Collision Earth - very formulaic, I could write the script blindfold) and spotted an Arduino (well, some red Arduino Uno ...
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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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Request to create the arduino-create tag

I've never requested a new tag before. I have a question about the Arduino Create site but there's no tag for it yet. It would be great if a tag like arduino-create or create could be made for ...
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2018 Winter Bash Leaderboard

For all those interested in the Winter Bash hats, there is a leaderboard for hats earned on just the Arduino Stack Exchange website. https://winterbash2018.stackexchange.com/leaderboard/arduino....
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Declined moderator flag

While another similar question was recently asked here on Arduino meta, I have a slightly different issue of declined flags, so I am starting a new question. I reviewed a first post, in this case ...
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63k rep user answered, then downvoted, then closed question

I don't post much here because I stopped fooling around with Arduino about the time this SE was getting off the ground, so I posted my first question today. And a user with lots of rep answered it, ...
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Trouble with posting code correctly

Why is it that the code I have posted appears jumbled up but looks normal when inserted between brackets?
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Is a question involving TinkerCAD (real-time Arduino circuit simulator) off-topic?

TinkerCAD's forum is very limited on how to ask questions (with only pictures). And it looks like questions are replied to weeks later (i.e., low traffic). I have a pretty simple question about ...
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Add all board types to the Arduino Stack Exchange site as tags

I often have questions about the MKR GSM 1400 which I post on the Arduino Stack Exchange site. But unfortunately the closest tag for this is the MKR1000. Which is pretty similar, but not the same at ...
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Lack of Arduino StackExchange logo?

This is more than likely an obvious question but I would still like to confirm my suspicion or perhaps I'm completely wrong and there could be something I'm ignorant about the processes behind ...
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What does “bumped to the homepage” mean?

I frequently see this, on older questions. Where do they end up? If I add anything to them, is the OP likely to see it? EDIT - okay, so it ends up at the top page in that 'forum' area, looking like ...
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Declined spam flag

I raised a spam flag on an answer, that doesn't answer the question, but it's tying to sell a product. I now realized that the product in question is mentioned in another answer and the author of the ...
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How “on hold” works?

This question have been put on hold (the question itself is not relevant here). What is the mechanism behind the on-hold lock? As I understand, any user with the "protect questions" privilege can ...
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How to write a good answer for Arduino Stack Exchange

How to write a good answer Some new users on Stack Exchange may find the system of flagging, voting and commenting a bit difficult to follow, or frustrating, even. This post is intended as a guide ...
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How to ask a good question for Arduino Stack Exchange

How do I ask a good question about the Arduino? We’d love to help you. To improve your chances of getting an answer, here are some tips: Search and research Have you thoroughly searched for an ...
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Attention: some of your recent flags have been declined - please review them before flagging this post!

Sometimes, when flagging an answer, this message appears: Attention: some of your recent flags have been declined - please review them before flagging this post! What I am supposed to do? I ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

This site graduated last year, and so as we're rounding out to the end of our first month of the new year, we'll be starting Community Promotion Ads for this site! What are Community Promotion Ads? ...
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Are “thank you” or similar notes allowed in questions and answers?

Are "thank you" or similar notes allowed in questions and answers? I believe that they are frowned upon on some other engineering (stackexchange) forums.
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Some tags that need fixing

ethernet-sheild: Misspelled. It should be renamed to ethernet-shield since there is no existing tag of that name. intterupt: Misspelled. Should be deleted because there is already an interrupt tag and ...
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Why is it posts are often never fully answered, even when you're trying your best to answer people's questions in the comments?

I mean, it seems like the people who you expect will see you through until you find the answer seem to simply abandon your issue altogether. My recent post on the Arduino site isn't making any ...

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