Linked Questions

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Limit of manual of 6 char on edit size when you don’t have full edit rights

I just tried to edit an answer to add a missing “not” so as to correct the meaning of what is being said, the system would not let me. Is this the correct behavour? (So I have had to use a comment ...
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3answers
268 views

Approve suggested edits when only the signature is removed?

When reviewing suggested edits, should I approve them when only the signature is removed. Even though signatures are unwanted, I am inclined to reject these kinds of edits, because they are too minor.
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3answers
276 views

Not everyone who makes minor edits is looking for reputation

Original Statement: I know Stack Overflow a bit (because of some of the other sites in the network). This is not really a question, but just for reference' sake: not everyone who makes minor edits is ...
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3answers
231 views

To remove signature from someone's post, can we suggest an edit or do we have to raise a flag?

Signature in a post is not allowed. (FAQ reference: "Please don’t use signatures or taglines in your posts, or they will be removed."). I tried removing signature from two question but my edit ...
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2answers
360 views

Test for “at least 6 non-space characters” stopped a perfectly good edit from being done

I tried to edit "SourceIndex#each is deprecated". How to rectify? to clean up the block of messages which were all folded together. So I indented each one by four characters to make it into ...
6
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2answers
178 views

Can minimum character limit or reputation threshold for suggested edits be changed locally (per site)?

Is it possible for moderators to request changing of the minimum character limit for suggested edits for a particular site? Or is it at least possible to lower the rep required for edits? I am asking ...
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1answer
178 views

Why isn't a format-only edit allowed?

I just edited an answer to a question I asked. The only edit was to put the code in code sample mode to make it readable. I wouldn't have bothered except that I couldn't parse the code because of the ...
4
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1answer
351 views

Why are trivial edits prohibited in StackOverflow? [duplicate]

Ok, I'm going to try and phrase this in the such away that people don't downvote based on any implied opinion on my part. I realize edits less than six characters are prohibited on Stack Overflow. ...
3
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1answer
95 views

Can't fix link in answer because it needs minimum chars to edit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: We're discouraged from fixing typos and misspellings on SE sites? Edits under 6 characters should be allowed if in a hyperlink URL Can't create a mark-down link when ...
2
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1answer
28 views

Enable users to edit link rots [duplicate]

An answer to previous questions on link rots indicated that they are best fixed by user edits. Such edits are limited to a minimum of 6 characters, which is sometimes not the case with link rots. So ...
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1answer
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Editing code blocks fails when I don't have editing permissions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Why isn't a format-only edit allowed? How to overcome “Edits must be at least 6 characters”? I just tried to fix two code blocks in a question by marking ...