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This tag is for questions about the now-obsolete bookmark question feature (once called "favorite" questions), replaced by the Saves feature in 2022. For questions about watched tags (once called "favorite tags"), use [tag-watching] instead. For questions about Saves, use [saves]. For questions about the post following feature, use [follow-post].

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Can't favorites work more like the activity and reputation tabs?

The favorites tab as it is now shows a very basic description of your faved questions. You can sort them by recent activity and a blue notifier appears on the favorites tab if something happened. So ...
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Why does the community user have favorites (stars)?

I noticed on the Network User page that the Community User has starred a question on the Skeptics site. So why does the community user have a starred post? Does the community user own stars from ...
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Favorite questions are shown with "closed" or "on-hold" instead of "duplicate"

On the list of favorites in user profile, duplicate questions are shown with [on-hold] or [closed] instead of [duplicate]. (Actually, the question is a duplicate.) This is confusing. Makes me ...
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Offline features in Stack Exchange App

It's not a given that we're always connected to the internet, so why not include some offline features in the Stack Exchange App? Something similar to Gmail app like Currently the favorite questions ...
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Chart: Statistics (views, votes, favorites) versus time and revisions

Context I love statistics and charts. Feature request I would like to have a view of the evolution of my questions. I thought about three data: the number of views the number of votes the number of ...
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Why is this favorite appearing in my network proflile?

I've noticed that this question on Math SE is listed under favorites in my network profile, but not for Math SE account. I don't recall ever favoriting it, except when I tried favoriting it and ...
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Notifications from favourite questions

Wouldn't it better if we get notifications from the questions which we favourite? It would help, by getting us notified about new answers to our favourite questions. Or, Is this feature already ...
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Can I get notifications from my favourite tags into the SE inbox?

I’ve labelled a few favourite tags here (and more on other sites). I appreciate them being highlighted on the question page. Sometimes, however, I take breaks from Stack Exchange that can be anything ...
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Notification when a favorite was closed or deleted

I mark a question as favorite when I feel it's important for me to keep it for future reference, and stay informed of the updates/new content. So, if it gets closed, probably I want to vote for ...
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SEDE favorite button fails silently when not logged in

I was trying to bookmark/favorite this interesting Proof of Concept on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer, but clicking the favorite button did not do anything. Of course, I should have realized SEDE ...
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Merged list of all favourites from all Stack Exchange sites

Until recently I was accessing a list of all of my starred or favourited questions via the following URL: https://stackexchange.com/users/1309702/jimadine?tab=favorites This would list all favourites ...
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Add a keyboard shortcut to bookmark a post

Is there a keyboard shortcut to bookmark a post? And if there isn't, could we add one? I bookmark posts very frequently (on Stack Exchange, not in my browser), enough so that I would really ...
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Sorting favorites by newest still shows last activity instead of creation date

When questions are sorted by "active", the timestamps and usernames refer to last activity. When questions are sorted by "newest", the timestamps and usernames refer to creation. This makes sense: if ...
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How to remove an unfavorited post from my Stack Exchange overall favorites?

Sometimes when I unfavorite a post, it still appears in my Stack Exchange favorites (which shows favorites across all SE network sites). This is clearly a bug, but I don't know how to fix it. ...
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Please allow users to sort their favorites based on tags

It would be nice to be able to sort my favorites based on tag. The reason why is that I have a lot of favorites saved over many different tags. If I'm looking for a favorite in "python", then I click ...
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Drop Posts.FavoriteCount from SEDE

Related: What happened to FavoriteCount? - my educated guess is that a NULL value indicates a question has never been favorited or bookmarked, and 0 that it was. Since the values are so different from ...
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Show added date when sorting Favourites list by "added"

Here is a particular use case: I've started to use the favourites, as suggested by this comment, to save questions/posts as a reminder that they need editing: On the smaller sites you should rate ...
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Promote and mark your favorites in duplicate search

The Favorites feature is handy for marking specific questions as important for some reason. What if we made it possible to use that signal in the duplicate close dialog so that favorited candidates (...
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I'd like to be able to sort my favorite questions in my Network Profile by Site

I have an ever-growing list of "favorite" questions from different SE sites. Because I often forget which site I saved a specific question from, I go to my Network Profile, where I can find the whole ...
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Question I didn't favorite shows up in my network profile list of favorite questions (but not in site account's list)

I have this Stack Overflow question as top-voted among my favorite questions on my network profile: But I didn't ever see this question until today, and I never marked it as favorite. And in my site ...
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Revisit favorite answers feature request

From what I can tell, this was first suggested in July 2009. And there is no shortage of duplicates since. I found at least eight (all marked and closed as duplicate, the latest one being in July 2013)...
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Stack Exchange Profile shows question as favorite when it was not favorited

My Stack Exchange profile page is showing a question marked as favorite, when I actually only downvoted the question. In the question itself, you can see that it has been not been marked as a favorite ...
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The list of my favorites shows questions that are favorite by 0 users (and therefore they should not even be in my favorites list)

Looking at the favorites Stack Exchange lists for my global account, I noticed the following questions. For the first two questions, the number of users who added them to their favorites is 0. I ...
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Should a user be able to see deleted questions in another user's favorites?

Whether or not being able to see deleted questions which I once favorited in my profile is useful or not, I'm not sure of the benefit of being able to see deleted questions in another users' favorites ...
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Increase the distance between down vote and favorite buttons

Countless times on my phone (HTC Incredible, fwiw), I pressed down vote when I meant favorite. I've seen from others' comments that I'm not the only one with a fat thumb. It'd be great if favorite ...
Geoffrey Zheng's user avatar
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There should be a way of seeing how many people favorited a question (Android app)

There should be a way of seeing how many people favorited a question in the Stack Exchange Android app. Hopefully the developers can add this feature.
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What happened to FavoriteCount?

On 10/22 I ran a query on the Data Science SEDE. In the Posts table I selected some columns, FavoriteCounts included. Looking at the results from the .csv I see a lot of different unique values for ...
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Favorites list still shows questions I un-marked as favorite

I had a long list of favorite questions. I un-marked many of them. A few of the questions still show up in the "favorites" list. Why? Am I doing something wrong? Is it a bug? or a feature...? I haven'...
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'infavorites:[userid]' searches on some users with no marked favorites returns *all* posts

I just stumbled across an apparent minor bug in the site search. In some cases, searching infavorites:[userid] on a user with no marked favorites returns what appears to be every post on that sub-site....
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Favorite questions badge should not be shown for Community♦ pokes

When favorite questions have activity, the red badge shows on the 'favorites' button on my profile: However, this also shows when Community♦ pokes the question: I use the badge on the button to be ...
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No. of favorites in Android app

There is no indication about number of favorites done by user for particular question. It should be there under questions title or votes.
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Can't favorite a question under beta review system

I appreciate all the hard work the SE team does, but I continue to prefer the old review system. I think my biggest issues (e.g., I can only go through the questions to be reviewed in order / cannot ...
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Sorting my Favourites Q&A in directories/tags

Hi I have become really used to stackoverflow, and really appreciate it. So much that now I have a 15 pages full of my favourites question/answers. Some are really important, some only currently ...
Stephane Rolland's user avatar
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Why do "bookmark" and "follow" behave differently for logged-out users when both are non-privileged features?

When a user is logged out, there are some elements that they can interact with: And this is how they behave: Upvote/downvote: show a "join the community" pop-up with the required ...
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Extra period on bookmarked questions section

The period symbol should be removed from the sentence in the Bookmarks section on the Summary tab of the profile page to be consistent with other sections. You can see that on almost any low ...
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Wrong sort order in favorites tab on global profile

The global favorites list is by default sorted by votes. On my list, everything is sorted correctly except for a single question (which, coincidentally or not, is my own): It's not likely to be a ...
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Question Not Favorited When Tapping Favorite in the Android App

When I tap the favorite star in the android app for a question I asked, the question is not favorited. Instead a red banner appears at the top that says "Question not favorited." Is this a known bug? ...
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Sorting criteria for the view of votes

The favorites tab can be sorted by activity. This sorts based on the last activity date for the entire question (I don't see exactly what field that is on Data.SE - might be a 'fun' join to get that ...
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Sync favorite tabs between SO and SE

I always find it confusing when navigating my favorites, because of tab names are quite alike: added views newest activity votes Here's how it goes: Added means ones I have added recently, okay. ...
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Favorites count is incorrect in the navigation bar on the profile page

I have only favorite one MSE but the navigation bar on MSE displays 14 favorites. 14 is actually the number of upvotes on the post in question. The tooltip when hovering over favorites reads ...
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Add the ability to sort questions by number of times they are favorited

At the user profile page, the list of a user's questions can be sorted (like answers) by votes, activity, and newest, and (unlike answers) also by views. Please add the ability to sort questions by "...
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Star in another's favorite list is not clickable

If you open any other (not yours) user profile and make a switch to favorite tab, the star on the left of each item looks clickable (according to the cursor style as "hand"), but actually it doesn't: ...
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Add python+regex as a favorite tag to avoid questions from the complement sets?

Is it possible to add "python AND regex" as a favorite tag and have questions at the intersection of the two sets as favorites? Possibly this question should be tagged with feature-request instead of ...
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Add a page explaining the favorites feature to the Help Center

Currently, the Help Center does not have any documentation regarding the Favorites feature. Considering that this is one of the most visible and a fairly useful feature of the platform, favorites ...
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Favoriting question shows as modified

When favoriting a question, it is immediately highlighted in the user's favorites tab, even though nothing has changed since it was favorited. This makes it harder to find what's new in your older ...
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Favoriting produces "Question is already favorited" - regressed in iOS App 0.1.19

Related: Favouriting a question never completes When trying to favorite a question in the latest alpha, I get the following The previous bug was reported in 0.1.17, fixed in 0.1.18, and appears to ...
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Vote count in favorites overflows

The vote counts in my favorites section are getting out of place. It appears that if the vote count is less than -99, it will overflow and look ugly. (this bug does not happen with questions over 999 ...
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