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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
6 votes
2 answers
239 views

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 ...
serhio's user avatar
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5 votes
2 answers
225 views

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,...
Sparr's user avatar
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-17 votes
2 answers
198 views

Pressing enter in a comment field should generate a warning text rather than submitting the comment

There are a small handful of people that are confused by line breaks when writing comment not appearing when the comment is submitted. There are a large number of people that find having enter submit ...
user avatar
705 votes
1 answer
138k views

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 ...
12 votes
1 answer
6k views

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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9 votes
1 answer
193 views

User setting for Enter key submit-behavior

Related: Pressing Enter in comment box unexpectedly submits form Right now pressing Enter auto-submit comments and some other forms - but not others. When writing a technical answer you could ...
Henrik Erlandsson's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
55 views

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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3 votes
1 answer
117 views

Area 51 users have to press "Add Comment" to add comments

As of early September, the Enter key submits comments on most sites. I know there was some grumbling about this functionality at first, which is normal for UI changes, but it seems like most people ...
Pops's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer
345 views

What should I do when a moderator deletes my post? [duplicate]

If a moderator deletes your post, what does it imply (assuming that no reason was given for the deletion)? Are you "in trouble"? For instance, if it seems to have been deleted ...
ShreevatsaR's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
196 views

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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-1 votes
1 answer
169 views

Can someone explain OpenID on this site?

The reason I never used this website is that it has always been impossible to log into. That includes Stack Exchange, which I don't understand at all. I originally signed up with OpenID, but it is a ...
Gnarlodious's user avatar
16 votes
0 answers
207 views

Improved IME Handling is now active

In the past there was an issue (reported for example on the Japanese Language Meta) where pressing the Enter key to select an IME suggestion would also submit the comment. The good news is that we ...
Michael Stum's user avatar
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11 votes
0 answers
111 views

Suggestion for tweak to comment box "Press enter to add your comment"

This is a suggestion regarding this awesome new feature / evil UI bug (delete as appropriate). Summary: pressing enter in the comment box submits the comment. This is not the intuitively expected ...
Blorgbeard's user avatar
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2 votes
0 answers
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Should the "Enable keyboard shortcuts" user setting disable ALL custom keyboard shortcuts on a site?

Since July 2009 the community is asking for a way to disable the editor keyboard shortcuts. Since September 2010 many people are asking to disable comment submitting on Enter. Since July 2014 ...
EvgenKo423's user avatar
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