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1answer
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Forward/back buttons for answers should indicate start/end

Would be nice to see start/end indication for the forward/back buttons inside a question. Maybe the pressed image could be the same as disabled (in case there is no more need to go up or in case there ...
8
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2answers
50 views

Make it more obvious that you can bookmark a conversation from the transcript if it is spread between days or time periods

Chat room transcripts are divided by day, and then by time of day if the chat room is active enough. For example, the transcript from yesterday for the Tavern on the Meta is split up like this: The ...
7
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1answer
41 views

Display my profiles in rep order when I view my profile from the app's sidebar

Here's a snap of my profile when I select it from the top of the left-hand drawer menu: How does the app decide which three profiles of mine to show in that view? It makes sense to show MSE and ...
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3answers
213 views

Confusing placement of popular network question above related questions in the sidebar

Recently at Crypto.SE image source To be sure the problem is clear: all the questions underneath the “Related” headline are crypto questions, related to the question I was viewing. They are ...
23
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1answer
60 views

Change “help” to “about” in mobile application

I use the Stack Exchange mobile app and I'd like to see one change to help end users out. On the menu towards the bottom there is a "help" link, which is a bit misleading. There is no help at this ...
6
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1answer
42 views

Less generic error message when post is removed

Using Stack Exchange iOS App version 1.1.0.101 I post a comment on a question. The OP replies and then removes the question. I get a notification about the reply. When following the link from my ...
14
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1answer
82 views

Why doesn't SE default to https for the change password page?

The meta question page that I'm on right now seems to be https by default. However, when you go to change your SE password, it is plain http. This seems like an oversight to me. I know that in the ...
2
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1answer
23 views

Help Center page about deleting an account isn't clear about steps required

I just had a user who I believe was confused by the deletion process. This is the current Help Center page on account deletion: The way the item about Contacting the staff is listed, it could ...
13
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1answer
53 views

Display text-only language hint on each tag for regular users

It's currently very difficult (not impossible) for regular users to determine if a tag on their site is currently set to one of the available language hints. For moderators, there is a drop-down box ...
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1answer
217 views

Clarify the “8 hour delay” self-answer message to discourage self-answering with edits or comments

It's not uncommon to find new users editing or commenting on their questions with something along the lines of "Update: I solved it by Xing the Y with Z" instead of posting their solution as a ...
11
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2answers
104 views

Allow selecting text from comments

Currently when you long-press a comment the "comment options" dialog appears, just like when you tap it. I am requesting to keep the "comment options" for a tap, but on long-press to show the text ...
4
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1answer
35 views

Login button in top menu

I frequently visit Stackexchange sites on my iPhone. Mostly I am already logged-in, but sometimes I get auto-logged out. I want to re-login as fast as possible. Currently I have to click on the site ...
10
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1answer
90 views

Low quality review records say “Looks Good” instead of “Looks OK”

Button in LQ queue has been recently renamed from Looks Good to Looks OK. But review records still say "Looks Good", as in this example: It would be nice to have a consistent wording, "Looks ...
3
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1answer
26 views

Add share link to comment menu

It'd be nice if the iOS app gave you a share link for comments like it does questions and answers. Currently that option isn't available: My Twitter ramblings will thank you.
15
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1answer
84 views

Please change “suggested” to “approved” in Revisions list for an approved suggested edit

I just noticed something confusing which can be easily improved. See this screenshot from a revisions list: From this it looks like I suggested the edit 49 minutes ago. But looking in the ...
9
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2answers
139 views

Please set the editor tab size to 4

Markdown renders tabs as 4 spaces, but browsers traditionally render tabs using a width of 8, so they look like 8 spaces in the edit box. It is possible to override the display tab size using the ...
7
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2answers
570 views

About “Rep changes” and gaming system using them

Ever seen this post? Read it carefully, if you didn't. Mysticial's explanation is great. To summarize the problem: You register, start with 1 rep. You posted an answer that was up voted 10 times, ...
113
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11answers
3k views

Asking days badges

A couple of months ago, I suggested a set of badges for asking questions. The responses were... mixed. The top answer can be summarized: In practice, all this would do is encourage people to ask ...
6
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1answer
72 views

Could we clarify that comments entered when not interested in a Careers message will still be sent to the sender?

I received a private message from a company for something I was absolutely uninterested in. I actually was set to allow communications when I shouldn't have been, so this was partially my fault, but ...
20
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1answer
114 views

Make historical locks default to permanent

The default period for locks is 1 hour. That makes a lot of sense for content disputes and offtopic comments. After a short period of time, the people who are engaged in editing or commenting will ...
4
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1answer
48 views

Detect/Warn on Likely Wrong Locations

I occasionally see positions in "Cambridge, MD" listed in the "Jobs near you" box. Every one of these actually turns out to be a company in Cambridge, MA. It might be a good idea for the job-listing ...
1
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1answer
35 views

Pinging someone who edited a post [duplicate]

If someone edits a post of mine, and they have not commented on that post, I cannot ping them if I want to respond to or comment on their edit. I can leave a comment and hope and pray and cross my ...
17
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1answer
79 views

How can I resend an application on Careers?

I applied for a job a year ago, and things didn't pan out then and I didn't hear back. I'd like to resubmit my application as the job has been reposted and my skillset has become broader, but ...
1
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1answer
24 views

View question while composing answer on Android app

Related: View question while composing an answer While writing answers, I feel it would be useful to see the question as well. It's great to make sure I can address all the concerns of a post. I ...
17
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1answer
77 views

Should the “Share” link be returned to private betas to help facilitate internal discussion?

Should the "Share" link be re-added to posts in private beta? I've seen this meta post where it was feature-requested to remove the link, because the site was, well, private. So the link won't just ...
29
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2answers
182 views

Differentiate meta from meta

Meta, meta, meta... On the community bulletin, can we differentiate MSE from the per-site meta? Right now, the two are listed identically in the community bulletin. Instead of MSE posts saying ...
13
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2answers
505 views

Increase reputation required to add “k” in SE app

status-completed - Reputation is no longer shortened in iOS and Android apps as in my example image Because it is not informative, especially for the users, having not a lot reputation (me on ...
12
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1answer
70 views

Show edit summary in reopen review

When reviewing reopen votes triggered by an edit, the Revision tab should show the edit summary: Often, there's valuable context that the edit summary explains which a reviewer may not understand ...
9
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1answer
69 views

Add “appointed mm/dd/yyyy” information for pro tempore mods to the moderators tab of the users page

If you go to a graduated site - say, Server Fault - and check out the moderators tab of the users page, you see this (truncated for space): If, on the other hand, you go to a beta site - e.g. ...
11
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1answer
127 views

Bring back the suggested edits notifications to the top bar . . . again

When the new top bar rolled out, the suggested edit indicator disappeared. A short while later, they came back, but with the understanding that they'd eventually be replaced by an indicator for all ...
135
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5answers
4k views

Increase close vote weight for gold tag badge holders

In order to increase the efficiency with which poor quality questions are closed, it could make sense to have weighted close votes for a small subset of qualified users. A very good way to measure ...
6
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1answer
68 views

Comment autocomplete @reply in iOS app

I could have sworn this was submitted already, but can't find it. Comment replies don't autocomplete in the iOS app. Can we either add that, and/or better still, a reply button from the comment popup ...
15
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1answer
91 views

Do not open a new tab for links at the Community Bulletin

All links on the Stack Exchange sites open in the same tab, ... ... except for the ones in the Community Bulletin. Could you remove target="_blank" from these links?
5
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1answer
55 views

Bigger vote buttons

The voting buttons for the iOS app are quite small: I looked around to see if anyone had asked about this yet and all I found is that the tag buttons were made larger at some point in the past. Is ...
14
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1answer
87 views

Separate the back and the upvote buttons

The back button in the top left corner is too close to the upvote arrow for a question/answer on an iPhone for my fingers. I often touch the back button by mistake instead of the upvote arrow. The ...
41
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1answer
174 views

Add “Last Seen from IP:” To deleted/destroyed user moderator's view

When viewing a deleted user as a moderator, we get the following information: User was deleted on 4/26/2014 3:22:58 PM User: user1234 (1234) (Account.Id=123456789) deleted by Madara Uchiha (27) ...
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0answers
67 views

In the SEDE the data for Meta Stack Exchange is missing

In the Data Explorer this site, Meta Stack Exchange, is missing. Can this be added to the weekly data dump, please?
10
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1answer
126 views

Medium.com stories don't work as Articles in Careers 2.0

I wrote an article for Medium.com that hit #18 on the top 100 and has over 100,000 views. This is a big accomplishment for me and I'd like to include it my Careers 2.0 profile, but I get a 'could not ...
5
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1answer
54 views

Android app referencing users to MSO?

In the current version of the Android app (v1.0.31), the help page says Bugs or feature requests should be reported on Meta Stack Overflow and tagged android-app Since the grand split happened, ...
6
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1answer
60 views

iOS app invitation landing page still links to Meta Stack Overflow

When someone gets invited to use the iOS app, he lands on a web page where he can then click on a link to install the app and it also says where to report bugs and ask for feature requests. All good ...
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4answers
1k views

Impose a re-entry delay on users kicked out of a chat room

Currently, moderators can kick users out of a room. I've done this to two users now, and they just come right back into the room. I conclude that it's not effective for its presumed purpose (slowing ...
12
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1answer
64 views

Put MSE under Stack Exchange in the Top Bar, when Stack Exchange is the current community

On regular sites, the current community you're on lists its meta directly under it in the new Multicollider. The big exception is that there's no meta listed when you're in SE chat and not under a ...
25
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0answers
180 views

Update s.tk/meta to point to MSE instead of MSO

The Stack Exchange's s.tk URL shortener is quite useful for getting to sites quickly. However, http://s.tk/meta still points to Meta Stack Overflow, which used to be the network-wide Meta. Now that ...
3
votes
1answer
162 views

Bug due to overzealous encoding of URLs

This link works fine when it's copy/pasted: https://github.com/cyga/www_fdw/ But the _ gets encoded as %5f when it's autolinked, and this can break the URL: https://github.com/cyga/www_fdw/ Edit: ...
13
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1answer
60 views

Don't submit flag or close vote immediately on tapping reason in iOS app

The current process for flagging or voting to close in the iOS app is very susceptible to fat-fingering. A list is presented, and as soon as you tap an item from that list, that's accepted as your ...
9
votes
1answer
97 views

Persist sort/filter selections

One feature of the SE sites is that many (most?) of the pages will persist their sort and filtering options. For example, when I click on the Questions link on any of my regular sites in a browser, ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Code highlighting for sqlite3

It looks like there is code highlighting in place for the tag sql and possibly even sqlite. Can we get this code highlighting to apply to questions with the tag sqlite3 as well? For example: sqlite3: ...
0
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1answer
71 views

iOS app needs a way to bookmark

When stumbling across a great answer, it would be vastly nicer to be able to bookmark it than have to do a screen capture. Otherwise: Kudos to the developers of the iOS app. It may say alpha, but ...
46
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0answers
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Request: Add lang-rust language code for posts tagged rust

Prettify already supports Rust, and this documentation post on language codes explicitly lists lang-rust as a valid identifier. Could we get the Rust tag associated with the lang-rust identifier?
5
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1answer
123 views

Old favicon in chat page

Chat page still has old favicon (like http://chat.stackoverflow.com). It's not a bug, but seems like confusing thing or is it an intention to leave chat's icon as it was ? If not, I think it ...