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Edit Comment- Default post by pushing return key is annoying [duplicate]

Sounds trivial, I know. But you are working on the text of your comment. In a small space. So the natural reaction is to get a new line by hitting the return key. Wham, your half completed comment is ...
Bob Clegg's user avatar
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697 votes
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How do comment @replies work?

How do the comment replies (aka "pinging users") work? Who can I send an @reply to? How do I respond to a specific user when entering my comment? Will they be notified? What do people mean ...
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3 answers
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Confirming context menu entries via Enter when entering comments triggers comment to be posted

related: Pressing Enter in comment box unexpectedly submits form While I'm not basically against this feature, it is annoying to press Enter from the context-menu (e.g. when verifying my spelling via ...
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3 answers
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Pressing <Enter> in an input method editor should not submit comments

Suppose I want to type the following comment: The character for sun is 日, while the character for moon is 月. To do this, I would type the following sequence of characters: The character for sun ...
senshin's user avatar
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3 answers
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Allow to submit an answer with Ctrl + Enter

As far as I can tell, whenever I try to submit an answer with Ctrl + Enter, it doesn't work. As this is allowed on edits, reviews, and question asks I would be very happy to see this on answers too.
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15 votes
2 answers
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What about allowing users to opt-in to new/experimental/beta changes?

With the recent removal of the envelope icon and the addition of the dropdown menu, there has been a lot of controversy about whether the change has been good or bad. I'm not here to complain, but to ...
Kyle Trauberman's user avatar
12 votes
1 answer
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Line breaks not working in comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do comments work? Stack Overflow comments don’t have formatting tags or line breaks? I've been struggling for some time with adding line breaks to comments on SO. I ...
Jules's user avatar
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2 answers
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Hitting Enter in another browser window may also submit your comment on SO

Not the same as this, but probably even worse, it's undesired behavior: when your browser asks you if you want to close a window and you confirm by hitting Enter, that key hit also gets intercepted by ...
mojuba's user avatar
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38 votes
2 answers
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Really Long Comment Wait Time?

Possible Duplicate: Please return the comment rate limit to a flat 30 seconds If I can’t comment for 30 more seconds, why is the Add Comment button enabled? So, I go to comment on someones answer,...
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When, if ever, should voting override answer acceptance for answer sorting?

The accepted answer always appears at the top of the list, regardless of sort order. This can be misleading if the question author accepted an invalid solution and a better solution was proposed later,...
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Why can you type new lines in comments if they are never rendered?

In the comment box, you can type new lines, but they are never rendered. This can trick people into thinking that they can separate text into paragraphs, when this is not possible. I think that when ...
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Comment submission broken for comments that end with @username

Sometimes I want to post comments that include @-notifications but can't work the names into the comment text organically. In those cases, I write my comment out and then tack on a @JohnDoe at the end,...
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Comment UI is not friendly enough [closed]

I am new to Stack Overflow, and have quickly found that the comment box (that is, commenting on someone's answer/suggestion) is really, really, really bad. Reasons why: Hitting Enter while typing ...
ltwally's user avatar
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1 vote
1 answer
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Cannot get to a new line by hitting Enter

I am using a Mac machine. I asked a question, and then, someone answered it. I clicked "Edit" to add a comment, and I would like to press Enter to go to a new line, but doing so submitted my ...
Kenneth's user avatar
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6 votes
2 answers
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Comments are submitted when Enter key is pressed on a context menu item

I use Firefox. Firefox has a spell checker. I use keyboard Menu key, select the underlined incorrect word, press Enter to fix the misspelled word... my comment is submitted. So I am forced to use the ...
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