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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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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 ...
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Should delete votes be limited like close votes?

First off, let me say that I am not against deleting questions. I have done a fair bit of it in the past. However, I think that when the same three or four people account for 80% of the deleted ...
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5answers
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Replace trilogy raw links with the current question title?

It often happens that people will refer to other questions by simply pasting the full link to this question, especially on Meta. Would it be a good idea to detect such links, and replace them ...
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5answers
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Could we see a changelog of deployments?

I know there's a SVN Revision Id at the bottom of every page, but I think it'd be nice if we could see a couple short sentences about what went into the deployment. Not changelogs in the commits, but ...
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5answers
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Why are so many features hidden?

Why do you implement so many nice features without showing them to all users? I have been visiting Stack Overflow for about 5 months. 2 days ago, I asked something here on meta and during it I found ...
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3answers
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A better notification of significant modifications on the trilogy?

The SO-family is nicely evolving, day by day, there are new features, changes, etc. These changes, however, are not clear nor explained to the non-regular user. This was discussed a bit earlier there,...
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2answers
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Improve “Close as exact duplicate”

The UI to close a question as an exact duplicate is quite hard to use. Due to the sheer number of duplicates, closing questions is a common activity. The UI should not impede this unnecessarily (...
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1answer
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Could SO sponsor the FAQ tag on Meta?

If you go to the faq tag here in Meta, you are greeted with the complete list of the sofaq overhaul project. It occurred to me that the team could make the faq tag a sponsored one here on Meta, so it ...
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2answers
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Automatically add preview title= attribute to internal links

In question or answer comments, hyperlinks currently get rendered in a truncated form as: stackoverflow.com/questions/9033/... This cuts off the most useful part of the link (the post title, or an ...
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2answers
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See which feature requests have been recently completed

Back when we used UserVoice, I liked to occasionally browse the Completed tab and see what changes were made and features were recently added to the site. While I do think that Meta is ten times ...
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1answer
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Are downvotes sufficient to directly delete a question with pending delete votes?

In the new rules, every 20 upvotes to a question or its answers increases the barrier against deletion by one vote. So if a question has an accumulated score of say 60 points, it needs 6 votes to ...
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3answers
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Would highlighting the existence of the blog help block the hordes of confused questions about new features?

I've seen a lot of posts complaining about the lack of announcements for new features. Jeff's stated time and time again that doing global announcements for all of these things is somewhat overkill, ...
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force logout all locations

A nice feature would be to force logout from all other locations. I login on my work machine (I have shortcuts in my startup) and also on my home machine. If I were to leave that job unexpectedly I'...
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Is Careers broken?

What happend to Careers in the last few days? When I log in there are only links that are not specific to my account. There is no link from my name (to the left of "logout", "stackoverflow", "about" ...

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