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Add “editing in progress” to questions/answers [duplicate]

This process has happened to me several times: Read question (miss important detail) Answer (incorrectly, thanks to missed detail) Click "answer", page refreshes. See other answers, realize mistake. ...
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Editing - possible race condition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Provide indicator that another user is editing a post A scenario that has occurred a few times is that someone edits an answer while the same answer is already being edited (e....
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Show an indication that question is being edited by someone else [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Provide indicator that another user is editing a post When I see a poorly written or formatted question, I want to edit it and fix what's wrong. Problem is, I have no way of ...
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Being notified when a post is currently being edited? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Provide indicator that another user is editing a post Would a “this edit is being improved” notification be useful? Have you ever, after being editing a post for a while, ...
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Show when a post is in the process of being edited [duplicate]

My issue: https://stackoverflow.com/a/35700969/3536236 On this answer I dig in a comment and stated that the poster should add more than just a bare-bones code answer, then we got into a little chat ...
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The editing race - the slackers always win

I'm having a pretty big problem with the way the editing system is working lately. I think it was a recent change, but there no longer appears to be a warning message when another user has edited the ...
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Notifications for concurrent changes when editing posts

When editing other users' posts, to reformat code or to clarify the meaning of a question, for example, I always return to the post, and refresh it, before submitting the changes to make sure that ...
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Inline editing silently overwrites other people's changes

When you are editing in the dedicate edit page adding some awesomeness to a post and hit the "Save changes" button, you are warned if your edit will be writing over other awesome edit that happened ...
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Unconditionally ask for confirmation before submitting an edit if one was just submitted

Related questions: The editing race - the slackers always win Provide indicator that another user is editing a post https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/88186/collision-detection-fails-when-saving-...
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Is there a better way to get revision source as-is?

I am wondering if there's a way to get the last post's revision source without these steps. Is there a more direct way? I need to ask the Stack Exchange API to give me the API site parameter I ...
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My question was closed before I could update it

My question is about this question on SO: regex instead of replace function I've hit enter by accident and there was no way I could hide it or undo my "submit" Now it is closed, what can I do about ...
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Could the “edit clash warning” be moved closer to the Save Edits button?

I love the new edit system. Even if I don't have enough reputation to perform immediate edits, I can now edit questions and answers to improve their grammar, spelling and structure, and one of the ...
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Editing posts should consider the source post for calculating diffs

Related Notifications for concurrent changes when editing posts Related Editing a post that possibly has a suggested edit Related Provide indicator that another user is editing a post When ...