12
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1answer
78 views

Indicate the language translated from translate tool

The "translate:" tool available to moderators in chat rooms is able to translate to/from many languages, and is also able to auto-detect foreign-language text and translate to English. This is great, ...
8
votes
1answer
123 views

Please fix the links to Michael Kaplan’s blog network-wide

The blog has moved and old links no longer work, but fortunately they can be machine-updated to the new ones. One needs to change http://blogs.msdn.com/michkap/archive/* and ...
2
votes
1answer
60 views

iPhone 6 Plus and horizontal scrolling of questions threads

Would be nice to have the same UI experience on the iPhone 6 Plus as users of the 6 and 5s with respect to the horizontal scrolling of threads. When we spoke at the Brooklyn iOS Dev meet-up a couple ...
11
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1answer
72 views

Description for Explainer, Refiner, Illuminator is unclear

The text on the badge description page reads as follows: Edited X questions within 12 hours of posting a positive-scoring answer. I was not the only one who thought this meant you edited any ...
3
votes
1answer
29 views

Ask question usability

I'm new to the app and am not clear how I'm navigating between sites. Some issues: The Ask question page should have the site name in the header, so I don't get flamed for asking on the wrong site. ...
4
votes
1answer
46 views

Make snippet comment tags start and end on their own line separate from text

When you add or edit a snippet, the start and end comment tags get jammed up against the text of the question/answer. They should be on their own line, ideally separated from the other text by a line ...
3
votes
1answer
39 views

iOS Tablet app: modal or sticky comments to questions

Having just tapped out a nice long comment to a question using the stackoverflow app on my iPad, and then accidentally clicked outside the comment field, I have one request: Please, please make the ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Pull Down to Refresh on Home Page (iPad App)

I see there are other questions about "pull to refresh" on questions. But I'm asking about on your user. I am using the Beta, and I am on my home page (my user profile). Normally on an iOS app, you ...
3
votes
1answer
28 views

iPad app… Which site am I on?

In the iPad app, I see small icons on the left bar to show which SE site I'm on.... Useful, apart from the fact I'm a fairly casual SE user and don't know what half the sites are, never mind what the ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

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 ...
22
votes
1answer
153 views

Show profile picture in chat autocomplete

On the same note as this request to show profile pictures when drilling down to a specific user in search, it'd be swell if the chat @ autocomplete could show a tiny profile picture next to each ...
8
votes
2answers
55 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
votes
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 ...
25
votes
3answers
229 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 ...
7
votes
1answer
54 views

Improve the error message when a user tries to merge accounts on separate sites

If users try to contact us in order to merge two accounts, they will be blocked if they use accounts from two different sites: Now, stricting speaking, this is a valid profile. It just isn't a ...
23
votes
1answer
68 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
votes
1answer
46 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
27 views

Persist sort criteria of tagged questions

The questions list itself already remembers the sort and filter in the iOS app. However, I would like the same for tagged questions. For example, sometimes when I choose a tag, the app automatically ...
14
votes
1answer
83 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
votes
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 ...
8
votes
1answer
139 views

MarkDown syntax is interpreted inside comments hyperlink tooltip, but HTML tags are not

Here's a comment. And it's code : Wouldn't be it better if the procedure were used on[`CloseAsOffTopicReasonTypes.MarkdownMini`](http://meta.stackexchange.com/a/2678/242800 "from the links : the list ...
13
votes
1answer
57 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 ...
33
votes
1answer
236 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
votes
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
votes
1answer
38 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
votes
1answer
93 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
votes
1answer
27 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
votes
1answer
85 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 ...
10
votes
2answers
151 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
votes
2answers
579 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
votes
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
votes
1answer
74 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
votes
1answer
115 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
votes
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
vote
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 ...
4
votes
1answer
45 views

Favourites Page on iOS App

I would like to have a page listing all the questions I marked as favourite, same as the desktop version. Also, I think the desktop version, the star, is much more intuitive and easier to find. ...
17
votes
1answer
83 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
vote
1answer
25 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
votes
1answer
78 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
votes
2answers
184 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
votes
2answers
516 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
votes
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
votes
1answer
70 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. ...
12
votes
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 ...
138
votes
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
votes
1answer
71 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
votes
1answer
94 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
votes
1answer
56 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
votes
1answer
89 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
votes
1answer
181 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) ...