Please add a tool tip to the view count that shows the exact number

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(this was also possible in the old view in the side bar)

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    Related: meta.stackexchange.com/q/331354/162102 Jul 25 '19 at 16:26
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    actually, why not just print the whole number, as was done before?
    – Will Ness
    Jul 25 '19 at 19:33
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    Twitter, YouTube, Instagram , everybody follows this number abbreviation trend. At least, StackExchange does not adapt to circular profile pictures. …yet… @WillNess
    – neverMind9
    Jul 30 '19 at 14:27
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    @neverMind9 Really? Instagram? If we wanted to be on Instagram we'd be on Instagram.
    – Will Ness
    Jul 30 '19 at 14:53
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    @WillNess I did not intend to compare the purposes and target audiences of the sites directly, I am just saying that many platforms on the internet are following that rounded trend. Rounded UI, rounded numbers, rounded profile picture, rounded everything.
    – neverMind9
    Jul 30 '19 at 15:45
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    @neverMind9 yes, and I am saying, it's not relevant. we are not being removed scientific observers here studying and discussing various trends in social platforms (or what have you); we are active participants in one of them. BTW I come from more STEM-oriented StackOverflow; you could be from movies or what have you (I didn't check); so naturally we - as also our communities in general - might have different preferences. :)
    – Will Ness
    Jul 30 '19 at 16:18

I've merged adding the exact number of views to the title attribute of that section. It'll go live in the next build.

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    How often do builds happen, out of interest? Jul 25 '19 at 21:36
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    Thank you very very much! Jul 25 '19 at 21:53
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    is already working. thanks. what about showing the whole number to begin with, so no tooltip is needed? it was shown in full before, on the side. could it be done?
    – Will Ness
    Jul 26 '19 at 15:18
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    (at)Aaron Never on mobile, I always want just the exact number for the views, or none at all. Hovering for a tool tip is just a hassle for this and still lost functionality for me. So, seconding @Will Ness, what shall I do now? I already upvoted the comment here. Shall I open a full feature request for this? Or is this already said and (not) done – on purpose? Jul 28 '19 at 16:38
  • (I meant the tooltip is working. the number of views is still abbreviated).
    – Will Ness
    Jul 30 '19 at 14:55

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