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Why is the edit button disabled?

I edited some questions before, but now I get an error message when clicking the edit button. I thought there was a problem with the specific question, but I cannot click it on any question. What's ...
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Why are some questions not editable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Missing edit link? Sometime ,I want to edit a question, but the "edit" button isn't there, like here. Why is that?
Titouan de Bailleul's user avatar
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Cannot Edit Certain Question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Missing edit link? I clicked the edit link on this question only to be bounced to the 'Page Not Found' page. When I browsed back to the question, it was still there, but ...
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Lost edit privilege today without having any rejected edit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a penalty for one's edit suggestion being rejected? Missing edit link? When does the edit privilege come back on Stack overflow? I just realized that I lost ...
Mathieu's user avatar
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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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Why was I not able to edit this post? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Missing edit link? I was trying to edit a post on SO, which was very badly formatted. After I submitted the edit, I was redirected to the 404 page. Thinking that the owner ...
Animesh D's user avatar
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Why have my "Retag" & "Edit" links been removed from some questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Missing edit link? I've edited and retagged several posts in the past with no problem, but now I've been occasionally noticing that I am unable to retag or edit (some) ...
Mick MacCallum's user avatar
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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 ...
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Has the editing "peer revised" policy changed?

I was going to edit a post today and I found that the option edit doesn't appear anymore. I can only see flag and link. That is happening with all posts in SO and Meta. It looks like people with less ...
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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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View-source button when editing is unavailable

There are quite a few cases where you may want to view the markdown source behind a question. The easiest way to do this is via the [edit] link below the post. Unfortunately, the [edit] link is ...
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Show when edits are pending to avoid "why can't I edit this"

I understand when edits are pending the "edit" button is grayed out. See here for other situations. My suggestion is to make it more obvious if there is a pending edit - consider the two questions ...
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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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Edit link disappeared

I've heard of this problem before, and the suggested reasons, but I don't think any of them apply in this case. According to the answer to this question, the edit link will disappear if: You are not ...
Zenexer's user avatar
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Edit behaviour: Yellow line at top is missing (indicating that someone else already edited)

It happened sometimes or since some time, that I can start my edit, but someone else was faster and sent his edit already (into queue e.g.). I found this question , that describes the feature I ...
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