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Please disable Enter to submit comments

The quick-submit of comments through the Enter key is a real nuisance on this site. When inputting Japanese through an IME you are required to use Enter, which also submits the comment. Having to ...
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Is it possible to add support for Ruby tags or any other mechanism for Furigana?

Furigana is extremely useful if not indispensable in site dedicated to studying Japanese, but unfortunately the Stack Exchange software doesn't seem to support it out of the box. I've already seen ...
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Preformatted text in Japanese doesn't line up properly

Stack Exchange doesn't support the table tag, so if we want to present tabular data, we're supposed to do it using pre-formatted text. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to work too well with Japanese; ...
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Please help translate our tags

This is a follow-up of Should tag descriptions be prefixed with their kanji/kana equivalent?. For accessibility for native Japanese speakers (as well as for learners), I think it would be nice to ...
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Why doesn't furigana work in italicized or bolded text?

Why can I type 漢字{かんじ}, but not 漢字{かんじ} or 漢字{かんじ}? Is this by design? Do I really need to use inline code formatting for kanji with furigana in italicized or bolded text?
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Furigana engine update

As a follow up to Furigana engine: modified version with various bugfixes, added features, I've tried to fix various issues which have cropped up, and posted the changes to https://gist.github.com/...
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Fix furigana on the mobile version of our page

Currently, we've got a script + markdown syntax for rendering furigana. However, right now this works only on the desktop version of our page. On the mobile version the markdown is displaced as-is. ...
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Kana in question URLs should be transliterated

The URLs generated for some of the questions are ridiculous (e.g. the URL of {~もあり、~もあり} vs {~もあって、~もあって}1), and as such I think kana should be automatically transliterated for them so that there's ...
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What is a better name for the tag [typo]?

The tag typo has the following tag wiki: Some questions later turn out to be based on wrong source. Often, these questions turn out not to be real questions, and ideally should be removed, but that ...
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Chrome Kanji renderings murdering my eyes: how to fix?

I'm using google chrome on a Windows XP PC. There's a known bug where if your main OS language for XP is not set to Japanese, you get served CJK-unified characters by default in Chrome. Does anyone ...
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Questions written in Japanese should not be blocked by the "quality" filter

You cannot write a question in all Japanese because the software does some kind of quality checking. I'm wondering if it is possible fix the quality standards filter to allow questions be posted in ...
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Proposal to drop "& Usage" from the site title

Update 11/25: Thanks for your feedback! We're going to go ahead and drop "& Usage" from the site title. The header image and the "official" language around the site (in the help center and about ...
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Issues with bolding

Because Japanese doesn't have spaces, I've noticed a lot of posters have had trouble bolding individual words in sentences (myself included). See this answer for an example: Passive-transitive-verb ...
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Question is inacessible due to invalid utf-8 character in a title

This question is broken because apparently the server side script tries to redirect the question to itself multiple times, since the question has an invalid utf-8 character in the title, it's stuck in ...
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Suggest adding Japanese monospace fonts to the CSS

I posted a table in an answer and formatted it using full-width space  . I deliberately avoided TAB because it produces inconsistent results in different machines. I expected all full-width ...
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IPA and diacritic rendering

In revision #2 of an answer I wrote, there's a diacritic under [c]. On my computer, it looks like this: But for Darius, it looks like this: The diacritic is way to the left of where it's supposed to ...
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Are the Community Ads working?

Currently, we have two "live" ads, shown here: https://japanese.meta.stackexchange.com/ads/display/1421 I haven't actually seen them on the main page, but apparently the counter increases, when ...
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Furigana in Japanese input mode using { }

I noticed that using the Google IME for windows the { } are not equivalent to the { } from the default keyboard. They do not display as furigana after posting. This is really annoying having to ...
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Feature (bugfix?) request for Furigana

In a Japanese sentence, am I missing something, or is it currently not possible to add Furigana to the second set of Kanji onwards without adding Furigana to the whole sentence up until that point? ...
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々 and 〆 break furigana [duplicate]

Consider the following text: 人達{ひとたち} 人々{ひとびと} 〆{しめ}切{きり} At the time of writing, this renders on my system (Windows 7 64-bit, Chrome 29) as: It looks like 々 (U+3005 IDEOGRAPHIC ITERATION MARK) and ...
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Do we like hats?

In 2011, the Gaming Stack Exchange hosted an event called Hat Dash, where users earned "hats" for their gravatars by completing certain tasks (analogous to badges): Certain actions would trigger the ...
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B and I tags should be styled like STRONG and EM on the mobile site

The full site contains the following CSS: b,strong{font-weight:bold;}i,em{font-style:italic;} But on the mobile site, strong and em are styled, while b and i are not. Why does this matter? Because ...
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Is it possible to put a “we don’t do translations” warning directly on the ask question page?

By far the largest type of question we get that leads to closes is translation requests. I feel like people wouldn’t create such questions if it was clear that we won’t respond to them. Is there any ...
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Should we burninate the [source-error] tag?

We have a source-error tag, which was the pet project of one particular high reputation user who hasn't been around for more than a year and a half. It seems that since they left, no one else has ...
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Please disable Enter to submit comments (again)

A while back we got this bug fixed: Please disable Enter to submit comments But it seems to be back. I can't type Japanese in comments without this problem anymore. Could you please fix it again?
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Should tag descriptions be prefixed with their kanji/kana equivalent?

I've noticed that a few tag descriptions are prefixed with a kanji (or kana) version of their text: kanji - 漢字: Chinese characters as used in Japanese writing as opposed to the two kana syllabaries ...
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No circle around あ on main page

The circle around the logo is missing on the main page. I'm using firefox 26.0 on Fedora 18. EDIT: The circle appears now, but the 'N' got messed up:
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Redirect problem for usernames with certain Unicode characters in them

Trying to access this user's page leads to a "The page isn't redirecting properly" error for me using both Firefox and Chrome. I'm thinking there might be a problem with the handling of URLs for ...
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直 and 喝: Han unification, and being able to write Japanese on JSE

It has already been discussed on the general site meta at Whitelist the <span> tag with the lang= attribute, in order to support Han characters, but I'd like to draw attention to it again here ...
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Logo has strange boldness in 'N' characters

The logo for the web site, both meta and regular, has the N characters' vertical lines somehow bolder than everything else. Here's how it renders on my browser: The lines are two pixel columns wide, ...
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Full site not responding to iPad

Some icons/areas do not seem to respond to tapping or hovering on iPad. Particularly, the "Stack Exchange" notification on the upper left, and voting up/down,and adding a comment do not seem to ...
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Ultra-minor bug with the JLU furigana extensions

The furigana extension should not style or otherwise interact with any of the text in the #hot-network-questions sidebar, so as to prevent this: The link should instead read: Undesired spacing ...
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Struckthrough Japanese text doesn't get wrapped in a lang="ja" span

Struckthrough text (e.g. <s>日本</s> → 日本) doesn't get wrapped in the same <span lang="ja"> tags that wrap other Japanese text on this site. This makes the text look slightly uglier ...
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