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44 votes
7 answers

Enable marking a response as "unread" [duplicate]

Sometimes I see that I have some responses (the envelope lights up) and when I go to see the responses I see one I want to act upon (edit the answer or post another comment). However I may not have ...
Motti's user avatar
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47 votes
3 answers

Can we get an option to stop the global inbox from marking everything as read? [duplicate]

Sometimes I'll come back to SO after a few hours (gotta sleep sometime), and I'll have a bunch of comments waiting for me. A lot of my answers lately have spawned mini discussions as I help solve new ...
AgentConundrum's user avatar
11 votes
0 answers

Viewing inbox should unmark read items rather than all items [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get an option to stop the global inbox from marking everything as read? In the SE dropdown inbox list, when you view it, all unread comments/answers get toggled to '...
Mitch's user avatar
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10 votes
0 answers

Inbox item doesn't appear until one has clicked on another inbox item [duplicate]

Example of inbox item ("that doesn't seem like [...]") that doesn't appear until one has clicked on another inbox item ("it will still be the same [...]"):
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
6 votes
0 answers

Make an option for auto-reading all the inbox once it's opened [duplicate]

In the past once you clicked your notification box, all the unread notifications were immediately cleared (i.e. became read). Although this definitely was not comfortable for someone who receives ...
nicael's user avatar
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2 votes
0 answers

Multiple answers to the same question doesn't clear in inbox count [duplicate]

I just verified that it doesn't work. I tried to answer a question on SO. The OP put 2 comments under my answer, which showed "2" in the "Recent inbox messages". When I click the ...
Igor's user avatar
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4 votes
0 answers

Notification Center notifications do not change to "read" status [duplicate]

When I get a notification in my inbox in the last few days, I've seen that it won't clear to "read" status after, and the badge will stay on it, unless I select "mark all as read". ...
Joe's user avatar
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810 votes
15 answers

Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
258 votes
7 answers

Providing a JavaScript API for userscripts

Over the years, a number of community members have developed unofficial browser userscripts to add or supplement functionality on our platform. While we do have an official API, these scripts ...
Kyle Pollard's user avatar
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94 votes
12 answers

Accessibility Update: Colors

As you may already know, we were working on accessibility last year. We took a break about a few months ago to assess how we were approaching the problem and rethink that approach. We never want to ...
Piper's user avatar
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111 votes
11 answers

Inbox improvements: marking notifications as read/unread, and a filtered inbox view

TL;DR: We're planning to make some changes to the inbox in a few weeks. You'll be able to mark individual notifications as read or unread, and to filter the inbox dropdown to show only unread ...
marrados's user avatar
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32 votes
13 answers

What are some deferred, ignored, or sunset projects we wish SE would work on to facilitate the community?

We all have our pet projects - things we wish SE would do but which seem to be forever stuck in the backlog pile. Other times, something that's well received gets forgotten in the shuffle. Inspired by ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
-24 votes
16 answers

Let's talk about (community) health

In my team, we spend a lot of time thinking about the nebulously defined concept of "community health". It seems to be one of those things that everyone knows is important, but nobody can ...
Philippe's user avatar
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26 votes
1 answer

Better handling of inbox notifications that have been merged together

I've been trying to figure out why I find the new inbox so annoying. No doubt part of the issue is just that it's different. Some of it is definitely because I prefer the previous behavior in some ...
John Bollinger's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer

How can I view unread messages?

At one point I had up to a hundred of unread messages. I read many of them, but the notification icon says there are four I have not. Because of the sheer number of the messages, I am having ...
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