After suggested edits are approved, the big colored block containing the number of pending edits in the queue disappears. For most users, this is not a problem. For the user who reviewed the edits, though, the block leaves behind one of the dividers that separated it from other elements in the header bar. As a result, the user sees two dividers with nothing between them but empty space.

empty suggested edits tab with consecutive dividers in header

The empty space in the header doesn't go away until a new page is loaded. I know, I know, it's minor, I'm not arguing that, but still.

  • Apparently, the opposite problem exists for the block containing the number of flags in chat: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/79238/…
    – Pops
    Feb 14, 2011 at 19:35
  • I thought the bug about "you approve an edit and the counter stays the same" was trivial and unimportant, but this takes it to a whole new level Feb 14, 2011 at 19:37
  • I try, @Michael. I actually noticed this a while ago and held off on reporting it because it's not too significant, but something really bugs me about that empty space.
    – Pops
    Feb 14, 2011 at 19:43

2 Answers 2


This should be fixed in the next build, it was an issue with suggested edits on sites with a 0 threshold (e.g. even 1 suggested edit will appear in the header).

Things appear a bit different for moderator vs non-moderator users, so we weren't readily seeing the issue here, but it'll be fixed in a build tonight.

  • I've still got double bars between tools and chat here on MSO and MSU.
    – ChrisF Mod
    Feb 28, 2011 at 14:22
  • @ChrisF - Ok it's really fixed in the next build, I see what was happening now, it appears differently for moderators which was throwing things off, it's fixed for sites with a 0 suggested edit threshold now - we'll be deploying sometime today. Feb 28, 2011 at 14:41
  • @ChrisF - We deployed for other reasons ahead of schedule, you should see this fixed now. Feb 28, 2011 at 15:24
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    Yep - Double bar has now gone.
    – ChrisF Mod
    Feb 28, 2011 at 15:36


It looks like this has regressed (backgressed?) to the point where the double divider shows up all the time, even when there weren't any suggested edits to begin with.

double divider

I took this screenshot right after I refreshed the page, and I can consistently reproduce on every MSO page I visit.

  • Hmm, I'm seeing it now on all sites I have accounts for (SO, meta.SO, SU, meta.SU, etc.) The empty spot is sitting to the left of the chat link too. It wasn't like that when I initially saw this. I only noticed it about an hour ago from now. I've never seen anything else new up in that spot. I figured it was a 10k+ thing. But I don't have it anywhere so far. Feb 25, 2011 at 8:10
  • Wait a minute... I didn't realize this until now but in my case, the logout link is missing. It doesn't seem like you have the same problem. Feb 25, 2011 at 8:38
  • +1, I was about to update the question with this
    – Pops
    Feb 25, 2011 at 15:18
  • Possibly the same as this bug: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/80640/…
    – Pops
    Feb 25, 2011 at 16:26

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