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Why can't I edit a question of another user? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is the edit button disabled? This is the first time that the following happened to me: I don't see the Edit button of a question asked by another user. I only see Link ...
Oscar Mederos's user avatar
25 votes
1 answer

Missing edit link? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't I see an edit button under questions? Why is this post not editable?? It is not lock as I can see?
M'vy's user avatar
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11 votes
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Why is the edit link grayed out and retag link missing? [duplicate]

I was going to retag a question but it didn't have the link. Also the edit link was grayed out. It is 31 minutes old and I have they are there on other questions. What situations does this happen in?
Celeritas's user avatar
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10 votes
1 answer

Temporary loss of permission to edit - what are the triggers for this permission to be suspended? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't I see an edit button under questions? I temporarily lost the ability to edit questions or answers on Stack Overflow, the link was simply missing. It's not for a ...
Alex Hadley's user avatar
5 votes
3 answers

Maximum number of edits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't I see an edit button under questions? I can't see the edit option under the posts. Did I reach a limit or something? Is there a maximum pending edit request size?...
ʞunɥdɐpɐɥd's user avatar
-3 votes
1 answer

Why am I seeing the message "Account is not allowed to suggest edits"? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a penalty for one's edit suggestion being rejected? Why is the edit button disabled? Account is Not Allowed to Suggest Edits I have got edit link disabled and ...
NullPoiиteя's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer

Why do I no longer have the question and answer editing privilege? [duplicate]

Recently I've noticed that in Stack Overflow I no longer am allowed to edit questions and answers. This seems to be disabled. Can anyone please tell me why that might have happened?
Nidhish Krishnan's user avatar
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1 answer

Access denied for edit posts [duplicate]

I have a problem with my Stack Overflow account. My edit access was disabled for all posts. I saw some similar questions related to my problem, which explained some of the reasons why this might ...
Basith's user avatar
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0 votes
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Answer unavailable to edit [duplicate]

When I attempt to edit a specific answer, I cannot seem to edit it. The edit (button, I guess) is greyed out, but only for that specific answer. I can still edit other questions/answers, but not a ...
Azulflame's user avatar
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-6 votes
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Account is not allowed to suggest edits - Edit link disabled [duplicate]

The edit button is disabled for me and on mouse over it says Account is not allowed to suggest edits. I have seen people raise this question before, but I need to know exactly why my account is ...
AllTooSir's user avatar
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0 votes
1 answer

Can't edit any questions? [duplicate]

It appears that the edit link is disabled on every post for me. Is it possible to be edit banned, and if so why would I be?
StackExchange User's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer

retag and edit question links are disabled [duplicate]

Some times when I want to edit or retag some question I find that the links are disabled for that question, but I can still edit/retag other questions, is there any reason for that ? Here is a screen ...
Abu Romaïssae's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer

Delay in editing questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't I see an edit button under questions? I am new to Stack Overflow and curious about the editing process. Since I am new to programming as well and still want to ...
Ason's user avatar
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-12 votes
1 answer

Why aren't users sometimes allowed to suggest edits to (or edit) questions? [duplicate]

I got the error message Users cannot suggest edits when trying to suggest an edit to this question. Why do I get this message? And, more importantly: How can I make sure I can suggest edits again?
Mathews Mathai's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer

Question Editing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do suggested edits work? Why don't I see an edit button under questions? Missing edit link? I am new to Stack Overflow. I saw that sometimes it allows me to edit ...
Lucifer's user avatar
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4 votes
1 answer

Missing "improve question" link [duplicate]

Last week, I tried to suggest an edit for a question on a Stack Exchange site on which I did not have an account. I say "tried," because the button for "improve this question" was missing. I reported ...
MTL's user avatar
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-2 votes
1 answer

The edit button isn't working on SO [duplicate]

I was on Stack Overflow just now editing someone else's question. When I submitted it, there was a queue on the edit, so my edit didn't go through. So I went back to leave the editing process. By ...
Manav Dubey's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer

Edit not possible through account [duplicate]

I'm not able to edit the question. Can anyone tell me what's the reason behind that? On hove that it will be show "Account is not allowed to suggest edits"
Subhash Singh Rawat's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer

Can not Edit Question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't I see an edit button under questions? I am successfully able to Edit some questions. But some questions like this like , I am not able to edit this question. why ...
Lucifer's user avatar
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0 votes
1 answer

Edit post not working [duplicate]

When I am going to any questions on Stack Overflow, that time edit button is appearing as disable. I can't click on it because there is no link of editing. Can you please help me what is the problem?
Sumit Bijvani's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers

I can't edit any question/answer on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Today I edited two questions. But after someone approved my edit, I can no longer edit any posts of Stack Overflow. What is the problem? Why is the edit option disabled for me?
Zala Janaksinh's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer

Non logged in users can edit questions, but logged in users can't? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't I see an edit button under questions? When logged out on the Raspberry Pi site, and looking at a question, I can edit it (well suggest an edit) image when not ...
ACarter's user avatar
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0 votes
1 answer

Edit is not working [duplicate]

As i mentioned in the picture, my edit icon is not working (only for some post), but i am able to review and edit the posts.
Dinesh Kanivu's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer

Why edit is disabled for the following question? [duplicate]

I am trying to edit following post but edit link is disabled. Bootstrap text box not stretching full width Then I tried to go to other question to look weather they allow me to edit and seems all ...
Jatin's user avatar
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1 vote
0 answers

Was there was a recent change to the privileges? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't I see an edit button under questions? Was there a privilege change in the last hour? I am no longer able to edit questions and answers. I checked the privileges ...
Steve Robillard's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer

Edit option blocked [duplicate]

My edit privilege is blocked and I cannot edit any question or answer. I had that option working a few hours ago. My reputation now is 441. Is there a reason for the privilege to be blocked? Maybe my ...
Aswin Murugesh's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers

Review: more users control [duplicate]

Sometimes, when reviewing certain threads (for example, 'Suggested edits') I notice that there are series of edits from user (usually, low-rep.) with very minor changes. It's obvious that it is an ...
Alma Do's user avatar
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2 votes
0 answers

Why does this question not have an "edit" button? [duplicate]

I am not seeing an edit button on this question: I'm making a program which needs to make a division by 10, but it throws Floating Point Error (ignore the spanish) (I wanted to add a "nasm" tag.) ...
ecm's user avatar
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810 votes
15 answers

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 ...
313 votes
1 answer

How do suggested edits work?

When clicking "edit" I see: Your edit will be placed in a queue until it is peer reviewed. We welcome edits that make the post easier to understand and more valuable for readers. Because ...
201 votes
1 answer

Why does the suggested edit queue have a fixed size, and what is its size on each site?

Stack Exchange sites have a suggested edit queue, visible to the users who have the edit questions and answers privilege. What is the suggested edit queue's size limit? What happens when the queue is ...
53 votes
4 answers

Always show the edit button on questions

I don't yet have over 2000 rep on Stack Overflow so I can't edit at will there. At this moment I have 26 approved edits and 1 that's been rejected, so I think my account is in good standing. However, ...
alex's user avatar
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68 votes
2 answers

Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days

First time I've got the following message on SO: Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days. Although, I have made ~50 accepted edits this day. I'm sure that should outweigh the ~...
Mateen Ulhaq's user avatar
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18 votes
4 answers

What actions are rate-limited, and why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide I've seen a number of time delay notifications on the sites. E.g.: you can only comment every x seconds What are all the situations that ...
user68183's user avatar
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1862 votes
0 answers

FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking ...
15 votes
1 answer

Account is Not Allowed to Suggest Edits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do suggested edits work? Why is the edit button disabled? For some odd reason, I am not allowed to suggest edits ... Why is that? This is on the main Unix & Linux ...
Kevdog777's user avatar
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5 votes
1 answer

Why keep the delete button visible

Why is the delete text under my question, but when I press it, it say something like. 'Can not be deleted since, there are answer so.. flag it instead.' So, my question is why keep the text there, if ...
iOi's user avatar
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6 votes
1 answer

Cannot create a tag wiki page

Hello, I've created a number of tag wiki pages on SO before (my rep is 3.8k), and they were accepted. Since a few days when I try to create a new tag wiki I get a page with text: There is no tag ...
Jakub Konecki's user avatar
27 votes
0 answers

When account is not allowed to suggest edits, add a link to the relevant FAQ

When a user is getting banned from suggesting edits he/she will have just a generic message telling they can't suggest edits anymore. It's really not trivial why this happened. Same way that a ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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2 answers

Stack Overflow is not allowing me to suggest edits

Stack Overflow is not allowing me to suggest edits. I know that some unaccepted edit suggests caused this problem. I just want to know how many unaccepted edit causes this problem, so that in the ...
Scarecrow's user avatar
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7 votes
1 answer

What is child meta in StackExchange?

I saw word called child meta in Then I searched about it. I saw a few questions which related child meta. But I could not find what is child meta?
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-1 votes
2 answers

Account restricted to edit posts [duplicate]

I cannot edit any posts on SO except mine. Why has this happened? It displays a message that This account is not allowed to suggest edits. When I willbe able to suggest edits again? and How?
Bhushan Firake's user avatar
19 votes
1 answer

Wiki-tag edit error is non-descriptive

I've been editing some wiki entries on the new Expatriates site, and started to get the following error: When I go to a normal post, I see what is presumably the proper explanation: Can the Wiki Tag ...
Flimzy's user avatar
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18 votes
0 answers

Edit suspension message for anonymous users links to a non-existent edit history

I just got insta-suspended from suggesting edits whilst not logged in* and got a message saying: You are currently suspended from suggesting edits. You will be able to suggest edits again in 7 days. ...
Cai's user avatar
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3 votes
2 answers

How to be a good reviewer?

TLDR: My thoughts about dealing with low quality content in scope of limited resources, like edits and flags. Introduction (this is long and perhaps little boring, so you may skip directly to The ...
ArturFH's user avatar
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1 vote
1 answer

You can get around the suggested edit pending blocker

The post about the edit button being disabled says: There is an edit to a particular post that was not approved yet. This suggests that you shouldn't be able to edit a question, however: This ...
Tim's user avatar
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3 votes
1 answer

Can't edit questions anymore. Is the edit queue full?

I noticed that the "edit" option that used to be beneath a question on SO is missing? Right now it only says link|retag|flag for all questions I've clicked on. I read this question and checked the ...
THelper's user avatar
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-9 votes
2 answers

Increased Daily Limits With Increased Reputation

It appears that the more accepted moderator flags you raise, the more moderator flags you are allowed to raise each day, so could other activities be made consistent with this? For example: Could ...
Pete Carter's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer

No edit button? New questions

Somewhat curious. Regarding sometimes no edit button on new questions. Is Jeff correct here ** or am I missing something? I found this duplicate but I am not sure I really understand. questions/81681/...
r4.'s user avatar
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4 votes
1 answer

Do poor editors get flagged if enough of their edits are rejected? [duplicate]

I have recently reviewed several subsequent edits for the same person placing an "ios" tag on multiple iDevice questions. I saw at least 5 before I decided to stop reviewing and flagging him at "too ...
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