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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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Replace links with the current question title in comments

In questions, links get converted into question titles (see Replace trilogy raw links with the current question title?) Can the same functionality be added to comments?
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Provide an easily discoverable way to get the full URL to an answer

Since late November 2011, clicking "link" "share" for anwers yields a short (traceable) URL in the "share a link to this answer" dialog, such as https://meta....
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How does The Editor Handle Tab Characters?

While editing WinForms Control.BeginInvoke asynchronous callback, I found that it actually contains tab characters (despite the fact that they cannot be entered into the editor via keyboard). That ...
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Will the WMD repository ever be updated?

If you check out the github repository, the last update was March 2009. Version 3, I guess. The team has added a lot of changes and fixes over the last two years. Is that the last open source ...
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Eeeek! Why is this image disappearing while embedding it?

I'm trying to make the image in this post clickable. So I follow these instructions: [![alt text][1]][2] but .... Eeeek! The image disappears! This also doesn't work: [![alt text][1]](http://i....
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Can someone create a bookmarklet for creating markdown links?

This is a very frequent story for me (and I'm sure for many others too): Write up an answer, recognise two or three places that would be better served as links. Open a new tab, locate the desired ...
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Unbalanced blank lines after inline HTML comments might break formatting

Not a big issue as this won't happen often, if ever again. (But it just scared me a lot when I messed up the Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange with this revision.) The following does not ...
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Automatic titles for external links

Automatic titling was recently enabled for internal link to questions, to lower the number of plain links with no descriptive text. I think this is a great change, and think it would be great to ...
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Preview of automatic titles for raw links is limited to 30 URLs

While editing the long FAQ, I noticed that many automatic titles of raw links are not shown in the preview. On page load I see a single XHR that, for example, includes question id 11740. But 11740 is ...
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Also let shortlinks in comments have a tooltip with the question title

See the two comments below for an example. The first comment has the title of the linked question in the tooltip, but the second link does not.