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When you see user on meta, you sometimes wonder what the corresponding SO account is. Sometimes you can guess and search on the user page, but this is tedious and doesn't always work (or might even show the wrong user.)

This similiar feature request is marked as "completed". It suggests that a link is implemented "below the gravatar". I can't seem to find the link there.

Would it be useful to have a link from meta to main user?

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Like in the "Accounts" section of the profile? – Daniel Fischer May 2 '13 at 21:39
Per site Meta profiles have a handy "main user" link. Check, for example, my Meta ProgSE profile (the link is at the top right, under "ask question"). MSO profiles, however, can't have that link because MSO doubles as the network Meta, lots of people here don't even have a SO account. – Yannis May 2 '13 at 21:45
up vote 7 down vote accepted

This is possible. Click on their user profile link, and scroll down to accounts. Click on "Stack Overflow".

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+1 Thanks! This post was the first that I understood. Don't understand the downvote. – Andomar May 2 '13 at 21:52
@Andomar; Neither do I, but this is Meta!. Thanks for the accept. – Linuxios May 2 '13 at 21:53

Right here.

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Nice use of pictures. Could you add some red freehand circles? – AndrewC May 2 '13 at 21:42
@AndrewC Done :) – Undo May 2 '13 at 21:47
Superb! That's the ticket. – AndrewC May 2 '13 at 21:52
Nice answer. And congrats on 1000 (which you just got)! – Linuxios May 2 '13 at 21:53
@Linuxios If only it was so easy to gain rep on main SO... – Undo May 2 '13 at 22:37
@Undo: People are much more liberal with upvotes here. – Linuxios May 2 '13 at 22:44

First, click on their name to go to their profile:

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Then go to the "Accounts" section and click on their Stack Overflow profile:

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+10 for freehand circle. -9 because I don't want to lose my diamond to vote fraud. – Andrew Barber May 2 '13 at 21:45
@AndrewBarber come now, nobody's gonna notice a few tiny votes missing? It's not like we care about them around here or anything... – Richard J. Ross III May 3 '13 at 0:41

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