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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, but a Stack Exchange developer changes the Accepted ...
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Improvements to editor for formatting source code

Does anyone else have problems with the editor? I may be doing something incredibly stupid but I find that whenever I use tab I tab out of the box. Which is obviously irritating if your trying to add ...
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How do I audit my reputation?

If I am concerned that my reputation score is incorrect, how can I audit it, or get a report of a detailed breakdown of my reputation? Return to FAQ index
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How does “Reputation” work?

On Stack Exchange, users may gain a certain level of reputation. What does reputation do? How can a user gain or lose reputation? See also What is reputation? How do I earn (and lose) ...
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Feedback Request: New Timeline Question View

There is an experimental timeline view for questions now available on meta ONLY! (Now working on SO, SF, and SU as well) This is partially motivated by comments about how difficult it is to follow ...
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Show Total Votes (or Up/Down Votes)

When viewing any question, it would be nice to see the total number of votes as a little tagline underneath the total vote score. It would be nice to see the difference between: +0 (0 votes) ...
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New phenomenon: Rage Unaccepting

Now that accept rate is no longer displayed users can silently unaccept answers without anyone noticing. I happened to notice by chance that this user (who is a long time member without any other ...
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List of unlinked pages on Stack Exchange sites

Here is a list of special, unlinked pages (they may be linked in questions and answers) on Stack Exchange sites. Most pages listed here are work in progress. Currently, this list is incomplete. ...
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How is meta participation calculated?

On per-site metas, users are given a rank based on meta participation, and this ranking is seen on the default tab of the users page on each per-site meta. How is this participation numerically ...
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When a tag page is viewed, populate the search box with that tag

When I type nothing but tags in the search box, I'm redirected to the coresponding tag page. Search Box URL css /questions/tagged/css css jquery /questions/tagged/css+jquery ...
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Why are so many features hidden?

Why do you implement so many nice features without showing them to all users? I have been visiting Stack Overflow for about 5 months. 2 days ago, I asked something here on meta and during it I found ...
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No follow attribute set in user profile website link… why?

I understand that from an SEO perspective it is beneficial for stack overflow to have the no follow attribute on the website link for user profiles. Especially if people will just create an account to ...
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Confused about the thing you get at 1000 rep [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Where is the FAQ? Show Total Votes (or Up/Down Votes) 1000 Show total up and down vote counts What does that mean?
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How does Chrome know how to search Meta?

I just started using Google Chrome, and tried to load Meta by typing "meta.stackoverflow.com" into the URL/search bar. I got as far as "met" before I noticed the following message on the right side ...
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Stop turning bare URLs in rfc2606 domains into links

The Problem Sometimes on SO (and —how meta­— on meta) you talk about URLs and use a rfc2606 domain (such as 'http://example.com') but you will never mean this to be a hyperlink. These URLs are meant ...

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