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A while back, a new dashboard was added to the user moderation tools to allow moderators to view all of a user's comments directly from their profile.

It's great for scouring a user's comment history to find certain comments, but I can't do anything from this dashboard except filter by deleted or active comments, and visit the posts to which the comments are attached where I can then edit or delete them.

Can we have the ability to edit and delete comments from this dashboard just as we're able to from the flag queue? It gets particularly tedious to have to open 100 tabs just to delete 100 spam comments from the posts they're attached to (and no, I'm not making that number up1...).


1 Alright, fine, I made that up; the actual number of spam comments I had to delete was 111.

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Give us a delete all the things button already! –  Yannis Sep 5 '12 at 13:37
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To play devils advocate, I think it's better to be forced to go and look at the comment thread so that you understand the context of a comment before deleting, and to mop up other comments that may depend on the one you just deleted. Either that or the dev team could show us the whole comment thread in a twisty thing. –  Kev Sep 5 '12 at 13:43
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I vote for the twisty thing. Twisty is good. –  Tim Post Feb 5 '13 at 7:20
    
Either way, the system could use a bit of consistency in this regard. –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Jun 2 '13 at 9:24
    
For deletion there's this userscript: github.com/ThiefMaster/SO-UserScripts/blob/master/… –  ThiefMaster Mar 12 at 9:41

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