Questions tagged [annotations]

For questions about account annotations, which are notes that moderators can apply to a user's account so that other moderators know what has happened with a given user.

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The pop up box used for user annotations does not close when the action is completed

Can we please have a more intuitive user experience when annotating user accounts? The pop up box when annotating user accounts does not close when submitted. It's counter intuitive to the process of ...
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Ability for moderators to annotate posts as you can annotate users

Sometimes on Arqade, we use flags for moderator attention to communicate among moderators (about something specific to a question or answer). It'd be nice if this was explicitly supported by the ...
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New beta site design has unreadable annotation indicators on accounts

The new beta site theme has fairly hard-to-read annotation counters on user profiles: Can we make the text white?
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Annotation near maximum characters causes Oops Something Bad Happened [closed]

When annotating a user account we have a total of 300 characters that we can use, however if the message contains carriage returns it fails each time with the Oops Something Bad Happened, even if ...
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Give moderators easier access to annotations and CM escalations on deleted accounts

Users can have (moderator-applied) annotations and CM escalations. When they do, it's important for moderators to be able to see them. There are two different use cases, and the info is available in ...
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Moderator annotations popup appears twice

When attempting to annotate a user's account, I found that I was unable to submit my note as the button was disabled, and the text showing remaining characters allowed was not visible. After a bit of ...
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Share annotations and suspension information network-wide for repeat offenders

One guiding principle in the moderation of SE sites is that users deserve a second chance. This means we avoid shaming them if they were suspended once, in the ideal case the user learns from the ...
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Links in annotations no longer linkified on /users/history

I just noticed that annotations in /users/history/### are no longer linkified in the table of annotations/suspensions at the top of the page. They're linkified everywhere else (like in the annotation ...
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Allow moderators to see annotations or suspensions of a user from other sites

I had a case a while back where a user posted something pretty low-quality on a site I moderate. I like to give users the benefit of the doubt, so I commented on his/her post and gave some advice on ...
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Show the user's annotation count in the flag queue

Often when dealing with flags, I don't bother to look at the user - it takes time, and most often doesn't yield any useful information. But when a user has been annotated by another moderator (or me, ...
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Moderator annotations for chat users

Moderators can annotate users (on the main sites), those annotations are only visible to other moderators and the SE team. This is very useful for a moderator that does not know the history of the ...