Slightly suggested in Feature Community Review Tasks for SO Review

I pulled my example from the first questions Review section because I didn't have access to the Answers and Questions review sections which would benefit from this feature.


Should questions and answers have distinguishing icons/letters?

E.G.: While reviewing there is either a Q or an A (or icons denoting such) above/next to the vote count.

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  • Quickly identify whats what while editing/voting/cleaning up
  • Be able to quickly judge based on content without having to take time determining what criteria you should judge by (question or answer).


Any suggestions?

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    Distinguishing icons/letters where? Commented Jul 20, 2012 at 15:44
  • @BoltClock'saUnicorn above the voting buttons or if I get what you mean on SO Commented Jul 20, 2012 at 15:46
  • Is that a question regarding the general presentation or just in Review ? Commented Jul 20, 2012 at 16:10
  • @dystroy why not both? Commented Jul 20, 2012 at 16:11
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    My eye is tired by too many items. It seems useful for Review as confusion is possible but not for general presentation. Commented Jul 20, 2012 at 16:12
  • Can you provide a link to a page, or a screenshot, demonstrating an interface in which it's hard to distinguish questions from answers? I'm not having that problem, myself, on the review pages I've used. Commented Jul 20, 2012 at 16:12
  • @dystroy I checked the Review page vs SO again and I have updated the question to be for Review only. Commented Jul 20, 2012 at 16:15
  • @MichaelPetrotta Added image. Commented Jul 20, 2012 at 16:27


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