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Some detail on @Username: why doesn't Stack Overflow write a link to the referred user? [duplicate]

I've read the post How do comment @replies work?, but I am not sure I understood how to refer correctly to a user, for example, Sha Wiz Dow Ard. If I got it right, I have to write @ShaWizDowArd ...
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1 answer
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Add support for linking "@username" in comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let’s make it easier to reply within comments! As many people know, users will post comments, and refer to other users by name using the "@username" syntax. It would be ...
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Can we have a reply button in comments too? [duplicate]

Can we have a reply button as in chat along with the upvote and flag in comments followed by posts. See this chat :Here we have a reply button And this comments under a post:
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1 answer
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Unable to reply to comments directly [duplicate]

We can't reply to a comment directly, There must be a reply option under each comments, So that if you want to reply to a comment, you click on that option, rather than commenting again!. (for example:...
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Can we have a reply-to-this-comment arrow to click on, please? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let's make it easier to reply within comments! In the chat, I became quite fond of the littte arrow to the right of every chat message to reply to that message: It ...
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Reply button for comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let’s make it easier to reply within comments! A reply button for comments could come in handy. It could be placed just next to where the pencil is shown when a ...
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2 votes
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A small reply icon for comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let's make it easier to reply within comments! I think the site would be helped by having a small reply icon that appears on hover. Clicking it would start a new comment ...
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Reply to comment button [duplicate]

I would propose to add a small reply button when you want to reply on a comment, just like in chat: Sometimes it is hard to get the exact name of the person right, since he/she uses foreign ...
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150 votes
10 answers
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Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them)

I'd like the recent activity and responses pages to show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them). If I leave a comment somewhere, I am implicitly engaging in ...
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104 votes
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Change all @username references in comments when a user changes their name?

The fact that a user can change their name at will can lead to some confusion in the comments. For instance, suppose a user named "foo" changes his name to "bar", all those comments signed by "foo" ...
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76 votes
3 answers
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Tab name completion for comments please!

I find I'm doing the Unix command completion/IRC name completion thing where I type a few letters of the username and hit tab when I'm entering comments. Please consider adding a bit of JavaScript ...
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19 votes
3 answers
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Can my less than 3 character username be grandfathered in when I edit my profile?

When trying to edit my SO profile, it will not let me save any changes to my profile, since my username (yc) is below the 3 character limit: Now, when I created my username, it was of legal length. ...
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20 votes
1 answer
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How to handle an answer as a comment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to handle questions which are answered in the comments? Someone answered a question of mine in a comment. How do I handle the situation? I don't want to leave the question ...
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15 votes
2 answers
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What is the syntax of @username in comments when username has spaces? [duplicate]

I like the new @username feature of comments. However, what syntax do I use when the username has spaces (or perhaps other weird characters) in it?
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Auto-expand @username in comments to keep the username up-to-date

Comment-discussions are becoming very inconsistent if users change their names, so it might be a good idea if @username would be automatically replaced by @userno on submission and autoexpanded to the ...
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