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Could we get a addition to the FAQ that tells how to access a question's timeline? Several users have expressed a desire to see the all votes (negative and positive), and this is a simple solution, but a not so simple solution to find currently.

i.e. meta.stackoverflow.com/posts/125170/timeline

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do you speacking about like: User X vote up at dd/MM/yyyy hh:mm? or you want "only" Vote Up received at dd/MM/yyyy hh:mm? –  Filippo1980 Mar 9 '12 at 16:50
    
I am wanting publicity to the timeline feature for each question asked on StackExchange. –  SamStar Mar 9 '12 at 16:52
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See List of unlinked pages on Stack Exchange sites - if they're not advertised more than that, there probably are reasons (the timeline view is probably pretty expensive to generate for instance) –  Mat Mar 9 '12 at 16:57
    
@Mat could be. How did you find that list? where was it published on the site? –  SamStar Mar 9 '12 at 17:11
    
Try typing "[faq] timeline" (without the quotes) in the search box on this site, @SamStar –  Mat Mar 9 '12 at 17:27
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@Mat Thanks you! –  SamStar Mar 9 '12 at 19:28
    
Timeline view of revision and vote history [site name]/posts/[question number]/timeline E.g. meta.stackoverflow.com/posts/74983/timeline applies to questions only, but shows information about the answers as well –  Tanner Mar 12 at 15:02
    
Got here from Google. Didn't see an answer... So I copy+pasted from the linked dupe. –  Tanner Mar 12 at 15:02
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Several users have expressed a desire to see the all votes (negative and positive)

There's an even simpler solution, and it is already explained on the privileges page.

Once you reach 1,000 reputation, you can click on the total vote score displayed by any post to break the score down into the actual vote counts, given as the number of upvotes and downvotes.

I don't think the timeline view has earned "official feature" status yet, that's why it hasn't made it into the public user interface. It also provides a whole lot of confusing and unnecessary information for the typical viewer, so I'm not sure that more effort should really be put into promoting it. If people are active on Meta and need/want this information, well then it's available.

If, for whatever reason, you like to view this information frequently and want to make it even easier to access, you can install a user script that does just that. For example, this one adds a "timeline" link to the list of links displayed below each question.

I used to have it installed when I first came across it because it seemed like a neat novelty. I hardly ever used it, and I therefore haven't even bothered to install it again after reloading that machine.

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True, but that isn't an option for many SO users. Interesting info on timeline, I'd still like to see it make it to the FAQs. Thanks! –  SamStar Mar 9 '12 at 17:02
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