Questions tagged [automatic-comments]

Comments posted automatically on behalf of users after performing certain actions.

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Low Quality Posts reviews add comments more than once on behalf of reviewer

This answer came in Low Quality Posts review which was reviewed as "This is commentary on another post, not an answer" by this user*. But the comment was added 5 times automatically on behalf of that ...
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Auto generated close as dupe comment appears only after a full reload

I just cast a close as dupe vote on a question here on Meta. In the past it used to push the auto generated comment live but now I can't see my comment after voting, only after I reload the page. Can ...
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No comment posted when question is closed as off-topic because ... > other

When closing a question (as a mod, so binding vote) using Close > Off-topic because ... > Other and entering a comment to explain why it was closed the question get closed but the explanatory comment ...
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Comment not posted when voting to close as duplicate

I just added a duplicate close vote + duplicate question to this question on Stack Overflow: How to debug FinderSync extension in Xcode The vote was recorded: close (1) But the question did NOT ...
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When a close-duplicate vote is retracted, the OP only banner and auto generated comment do not get removed

This is similar to this report, but refers to the header that gets added to a post body. See here, on Super User for an example. As of the time of posting, the duplicate vote was retracted, but both ...
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Allow automatically adding the duplicate suggestion comment, even when out of close votes

When voting to close (or flagging) a question as a duplicate, an automatic comment is added for you, formatted as "Does this answer your question? <link to question>. When out of close ...
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When retracting a close vote, if that vote led to a comment, the comment is not deleted

An example would be a vote as a duplicate. When the user retracts the vote of a duplicate, the comment is left behind. Personally, I'd like to see these auto-comments reconsidered, but at least delete ...
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Friendlier wording for automatic "possible duplicate" comment?

While the duplicates handling is being changed, could the wording of the automatic "Possible duplicate of..." comment be changed? I know I can edit this by hand afterwards, but maybe it would be nicer ...
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Can't un-upvote an auto-upvote on an auto-generated comment

I made a poor decision on this post, and agreed with the existing close vote. That automatically upvoted the close-comment with an orange upvote. I re-read the question though, and realized that I ...
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Network Profile shouldn't be showing comments that were auto-generated and immediately auto-deleted

I closed a question with my Gold Badge a couple of days ago. When I happened to peruse the comment history on my Network Profile just now, I noticed the following comment on that post: Possible ...
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Display the "Comment on Delete" dialog on normal deletion too

In the review queues, when we vote to delete a post, we get a nice dialog with possible comments asking why we're deleting this post. Is it possible to make this dialog appear when casting normal ...
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'Possible duplicate' comment not appearing for questions with deleted comments containing the link

I posted a comment to a duplicate question on that post. But I decided to delete it. Afterwards I voted as duplicate and thought a comment would be generated like possible duplicate of ... But it ...
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Now that specific off-topic reasons are no longer displayed in the post, how about an auto-comment with the specific off-topic reason?

Fact 1 A custom off-topic reason generates an auto-comment with the reason for the close vote. Fact 2 Specific off-topic close reasons are no longer displayed in the post itself, unless you are the ...
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Comment lock does not prevent automatic duplicate comments

Question comment locked Autodupe comment later Is this intended?
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Merge manual and automated “possible duplicate” comments

The question Merge 'possible duplicate' comments and votes has status “by design” that manually created “possible duplicate” comments are not merged with automatically generated comments. ...
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Adapt the selection of canned comments in the low-quality queue if the answer is long

Proposal If an answer exceeds a certain length (say 600 characters), remove the following options from the selection of canned comments in the low-quality queue: This is commentary on another post, ...
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Ability to add duplicate suggestion without remaining flags

When I come to manually adding duplicate suggestion, I found it very annoying. While the flagging UI will create all the comment for me, I can't do this when I'm out of flags. I'd like to keep having ...
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Auto-generated possible duplicate comment should not be removed after closure

When a user votes to close a question as a duplicate an automatically generated comment is added to the post. As soon as the question is closed, this comment is removed. (I am not sure what happens ...
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Add clarification link to "Possible duplicate" automated comment

Some people when receiving "Possible duplicate" comment (if someone voted to close the question as a duplicate), take it personally and put angry comments, that historically their question was asked ...