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Tiny bug in user tagging suggestion in comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tab name completion for comments please! In this question HERE try and add a comment to my answer and try and quote the guy who asked the question. Now, usually entering @ ...
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How do I autocomplete a user tag with a keypress, not a mouse click? [duplicate]

If I am typing a user tag, e.g. @Noble, and the autocomplete box appears, I want to complete the name with a keypress, not a mouse click. I've tried tab, up arrow, and right arrow, none of which have ...
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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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Let's make it easier to reply within comments!

Here's my proposal. Every comment has a 'Reply' link after it. Clicking on this link adds the standard @UserName: to the comment edit box. After posting, the @UserName: is converted into a ...
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Is it bad to use your “real name” as your user name?

I use my real name. However, I started wondering if this is bad and am considering changing it. I ask A LOT of questions on Stack Overflow, way more than I answer. Mainly because for most questions ...
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Tell the user who will be notified of a comment

Note 2011/09/20: Jeff's marked this status-completed. I (the person making the request) disagree that what's been done, which is actually an implementation of this other request, meets this request ...
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Allow for Comment Reply to Usernames With Less Than Three Characters in First Word

I know this is somewhat of a rare request/edge case, but this is becoming really annoying. In the faq, which I've linked to below, you state that for the comment reply system to work, There must ...
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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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Provide more user feedback for unsuccessful comment replies

The comment reply system is, at first glance, a fairly elegant and simple system that solves a fundamental problem with comments. However, there are many pitfalls and edge cases that even experienced ...
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Expand the username auto-completion to everyone who can be notified

@username auto-completion for comments was recently implemented, and is already active on MSO. However, it only seems to auto-complete the usernames of people who have commented on the post. ...
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Why can't I tag certain people in comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do comment @replies work? I fully expected to find this question already asked after typing it in, so if there is a duplicate somewhere please direct me to it... I can't ...
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Shortcut to the @name feature?

When leaving comments to comments, it feels rather random to type in people's names. Is there a way to automatically insert a user's name? ETA Like I mentioned to @Code in the comments, "random" ...
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Is it OK to only ask questions? What is the percentage of users always asking questions, and users always answering? [duplicate]

Ethics: I started really programming 94 days using Mathematica. I learned with 2 friends and SO. I asked 74 questions yet all answered with generosity. Sometimes I feel guilty only "asking". Then I ...
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Put an end to the tyranny of “supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource” questions

Please disallow any post whose title is Warning: mysql_num_rows(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource Or whose body content contains this text for users of less than 500 rep. ...
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Link and auto-complete @ mentions in comments

It was only after getting a warning with the following message: Only one additional @user can be notified; the post owner will always be notified that I realized using the @ syntax actually had ...

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