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How does Editing work in Stack Overflow?

How do I view the changes made to a question, in the SO-style visual diff?

I'm sure I've seen this before, but the "history" button eludes me. Clicking "edit" gives me a drop down of the revisions, but not the actual diff.


This edit is a demonstration of the revision history functionality.


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Click the part that says edited [some time] ago under your question. That brings you to the revision page for this question. I have edited your question as a demonstration.

JavaScript bookmarklet

You can also install yourself this little bookmarklet to view the revision history of a question:


URL format

In general, for any post (question or answer), grab the ID and swap it out in the following format:

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    +1 That's a good edit!
    – random
    Feb 8, 2010 at 2:40
  • How to see history of edits of answers? Clicking edit for answer doesn't bring you the revision page
    – Green
    Jan 22, 2018 at 6:33

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