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Questions tagged [support]

You need help with the use of one or more of the site's features.

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I couldn't find the tag amiga-os, what tag should be used for questions about AmigaOS?

Shouldn't AmigaOS has its own tag? Or what tag should be used?
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According to the naming of other tags, shouldn't the tag amigashell be changed to amiga-shell?

It looks like two words in a tag are not "writtentogether" instead "written-thisway", right?
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Found answer to unanswered closed question

I've found an answer to a question that was closed as being off-topic. Since new answers aren't possible I left a comment on that question stating what I'd found. To see the comment though you'd ...
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Limited migration choices for moving off-topic questions?

When voting to close a question as off-topic, selecting "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" gives only "retrocomputing.meta.stackexchange.com" as an option. Why is ...
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Are legacy OS's on modern systems on-topic?

Is it considered on topic to ask about non-supported (legacy) operating systems on modern computers (like a computer manufactured a few years ago)? For example, this question: Recently, I ...
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Moving out of beta?

It may be a good idea to refine the site, as I'm kind of unsure of the policy decisions you've made here (in meta), Consider filling out these two FAQ's (which is pretty routine on SE), https://...
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Why is it that sometimes using @name doesn't work?

There's a thread on BBC BASIC. One user posted an answer. I wanted to ask a question about this, and tried to use the @name tag to ping them. Most of the time when I do this a little tag pops up with ...
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Is this a security issue or “just one of those things…”?

I saw this item in The BBS chat room and clicked on it: A window opened up with a google security message (I'm using Chrome on OSX): I understand I can override by going to ADVANCED and saying "ok", ...
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Where to ask this question

I wonder when and how a context switch was first introduced. Is that welcome to ask or is there some better place to find out?
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Why am I not making any progress toward the Research Assistant badge?

I have submitted several tag wiki edit suggestions, which have been approved. From a quick look at my revisions history, there's compression, sales, energy-efficiency, xwindow-x10, xwindow-x11, 8088, ...
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How would this question be received if I asked it?

I wonder about early processor such as 4-bit microprocessor. Specifically I would like to know about the instruction set and see example program. I found one link about it but I didn't find any ...
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How can I get tag badge progress to show up on my profile?

On Stack Overflow, the reputation section under my Profile -> Activity shows my progress towards my next tag badge. But on Retrocomputing, this section is blank (since I just hit 5k to earn my last ...
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How do I remove myself from Retrocomputing @ StackExchange?

I would like to remove myself from this community so how do I do it? I can't find anything in the Help Center [sic] but perhaps I'm searching for the wrong expression.
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Can I ask questions about older versions of Mac OS X?

I am not sure whether or not older versions of Mac OS X are classified as retro. I am talking about versions such as 10.0 - 10.6.
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Is there a format for blog posts?

I am wondering if we have to have a certain format when we post on the blog, and if so, what is it? I just want to make sure before I begin posting.
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Please [Enter Image Description Here]

When someone attaches a picture to their post, the SE system automatically attaches a tooltip Enter image description here, inviting the poster to give some alt-text for the image. These tips are ...