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Can we add the Robotics Stack Exchange Question Checklist to the Help Center?

The Robotics Stack Exchange question checklist post on this Meta looks really useful. What would it take to move it into the help asking documentation? It's hard to find that Meta post for regular ...
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New tag request: “roboticstoolboxmatlab”

I maintain the Robotics Toolbox for MATLAB, and although I have my own support forum (tiny.cc/rvcforum) I've noticed quite a few support questions on SE which are hard for me to find. A new tag might ...
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New tag request: "wonderworkshop"

My company (Wonder Workshop) would like to direct hobbyists, students, and educators to discuss the more technical aspects of our robots here at robotics.stackexchange.com . And specifically we'd ...
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Can we add chat status to the main site?

I've noticed that on other sites, on the right-hand side under "Blog" and "Hot Meta Posts" there is a chat status - people in the room, last user to comment, and the time at which the last comment was ...
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Discussion about the necessity of syntax highlight

As far as I have noticed, the site does not have any syntax highlighting capability. The following annotation does not work: <!-- language: c--> and the ...
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Closing a question - only option for another site is Robotics Meta

I tried to vote to close this question on image processing, but when I clicked, "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" the only option I could select was the Robotics ...
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Shopping recommendation not listed as cause for closure

I've found that, on posts I vote to close, the top reason I vote to close is that they are shopping recommendation questions. There is no shopping recommendation pre-canned selection, though, so I ...
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Advanced Search

Is there some sort of advanced search that will let you search for questions that have some number of comments but no answers? Chuck's idea from this post made me wonder about an admin tool that ...
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Suggested tag synonyms

Having just acquired enough reputation to suggest tag synonyms, I took a quick look through the list of tags. I was able to successfully suggest one new synonym, but was unable to do so for other ...
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More Hardware Tags?

Recently, i have found a bunch of people asking about how to build something in hardware, (for example: 1, 2, 3), and don't seem to be able to find an appropriate tag for it. I think we need a new ...
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Can we increase the number of choices for close -> offtopic -> migrate to other SE site

When closing questions that are offtopic, you can suggest that they be migrated to another StackExchange site. The current list of other sites is just Robotics meta. How many choices can we put here?...
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Can we get an icon?

I think R.SE is almost 2 years old now and doing pretty good. Isn't it time to give our site a nice icon? I know we are still in beta, but I think it will help make the site feel more complete and ...
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Do we need "too localized" as a close reason?

It looks like our new list of close reasons is missing "too localized", to be used in cases like these: "Where's the problem in my arduino code dump?" (scope too limited) "What's the fastest X?" (...
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Tag suggestion - Language

I want to suggest a new tag - Language. This would be used by questions that ask about giving robots speech abilities. For instance, this question could use the language tag (https://robotics....
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Request to create synonym for not-exactly-c tag

Could someone please add nxc as a synonym for the not-exactly-c tag? NXC is an acronym of Not eXactly C, and is often used to refer to the language. I would do it myself if I had enough reputation.
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request for Tex math markup on the site

A lot of us will probably be writing a lot of mathematical content, from signal processing equations to dynamic modeling. I think the site could benefit greatly from the ability to use Math Jax, as ...
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