Ever since the release of the feature that allowed users with the dupe/gold hammer privilege to edit a question's duplicate list, there hasn't been any improvement to how it is displayed in the post revisions page.

I'm referring to this (example screenshot):

screenshot of current design

This makes it difficult to see at a glance,

  • which links were removed
  • which links were added
  • and if the list was re-ordered
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  • Funny how this is in the SO Hot meta Posts, and then links you here...
    – Luuklag
    Sep 2, 2020 at 13:19
  • @Luuklag it was migrated from MSO.
    – Braiam
    Sep 2, 2020 at 14:22
  • @Braiam I saw that, but funny that it was still a HMP on SO. I know we should blame caching for that, but perhaps this should be a special case.
    – Luuklag
    Sep 2, 2020 at 14:23
  • @SebastianSimon: BTW, that question has now been closed (by its author) as a duplicate of this one (since it's basically the exact same issue and suggested solution).
    – V2Blast
    Jan 24, 2022 at 21:01

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I propose that the list be modified to something similar to what my ReduceClutter userscript already implements, and it is clearer which link was removed/added, and the new sort order (if it was re-ordered):

screenshot of updated design

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    Excellent request and idea; I might even suggest to go further and highlight the whole line in light red or light green, like GitHub diffs.
    – TylerH
    Sep 1, 2020 at 14:14
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    And while they're implementing this, they can make the "dialog box" where you do this editing responsive. I hate how it runs off my small screen, I can't pan left to see the buttons. Sep 1, 2020 at 18:53

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