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Questions tagged [chat]

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Add a {Start a new}/{Join the} discussion on this {Question}/{Answer} button [duplicate]

There is a significant push back being felt as a result of the implementation of the Code of Conduct. This is especially true for the crackdown on comments. I think that we can smooth this by adding ...
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Messages from the chat system are not localized

On SO en español we found a message that is not localized and also not on Transifex: Is there a way to localize that string? EDIT (is not a duplicate) The duplicate question not applied to this, ...
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No keyboard in Chat

When accessing chat from within the Stack Exchange app, no keyboard is brought up when trying to add a message or edit an existing one. I had to access the chat via a web browser external to the app ...
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How to use MathJax on the mobile web chat?

How do I make MathJax work on the mobile web chat without using Tampermonkey?
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Where's my apostrophe?

My username has an apostrophe in it. I'm very proud of my apostrophe. But today it suddenly stopped rendering in chat! My name is showing up everywhere as things like Rand al'Thor or Rand al&...
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3DPrinting question URLs aren't parsed in chat [duplicate]

In chat rooms, questions from the 3DPrinting SE site aren't parsed correctly and just sit there as ugly URLs. To illustrate here is a screenshot It can be seen that the "Steering problem" ...
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Unable to see any image [duplicate]

I have tried all browsers and even the mobile app but I am unable to see any picture that's there, in questions/ answers/ chat. From physics chatroom: https://imgur.com/a/3oy29SS As evidence, here ...
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How ask in the community to get access user chat login [closed]

Enable using community chat loading user account
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Why was this user banned from chat?

Recently I discovered a user that I talked to a lot was banned for a little over 300 days. It seemed strange, so I looked into it myself. I found this chat message: You're suspended on Stack ...
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Should chat rooms be limited to one room per post?

Example: This comment links to this chat room which contains this "let's continue the conversation in chat" link to a room which duplicates much of the original conversation. Limiting chat rooms to ...
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Full-form links to answers are no longer oneboxed in chat [duplicate]

I have noticed that a link to an answer is no longer oneboxed when used in the format https://site/questions/question-id#answer-id. They are still oneboxed in the format https://site/a/answer-id. You ...
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How to add HNQ to chat room feed?

I would like to MYOH (Make Your Own HNQ) by posting hot network questions (HNQ) as chat feed to a chat room. This offers following benefits: Filter out HNQ from specific sites, or equivalently, add ...
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Cannot move a deleted chat user's messages to trash due to a server 500 error

I have some messages I'd like to move to the chat moderation Trashcan. Some of them were left by a chat user who is now deleted. However I cannot move those messages: I can select them to go through ...
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How do I spread the news of my new chat room?

What should you do if you make a new chat room, and you want people to know about it? Do you post something in the meta of that site, or do you just find similar chat rooms?
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How do you make a bot on Chat?

In many chat rooms, such as Codenames, there is a bot to moderate the room, or to help update things. How do you create such bots? Do you need to make an account for this bot, and then program ...
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Can only log into chat by logging into Meta [duplicate]

Somehow I got logged out of Chat and SE in general recently. I logged back into Super User successfully using Chrome, but when I went to Root Access I was told that I need to log in to chat: So I hit ...
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Log-in flow on chat.stackexchange.com and stackexchange.com b0rken

I was auto-logged out from the chat.stackexchange.com server. And I couldn't log back in! I reproduced this issue both on Chrome 67 and on Firefox 61, both with regular tabs and Private / Incognito ...
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Can others still see my message in chat if I deleted it? [duplicate]

In chatroom, if I deleted a message I've sent, can others still see it or not?
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Chat room “write access” option does not work [duplicate]

It was nice to discover the option for a room owner to add any user to a room, even if their rep is too low. ...so I notified the user in question, and as instructed on the next screen, I had them ...
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What is the Chat Sandbox, and what do the commands there do?

I recently found this Chat Sandbox with the chatbot and wanted to know what all of the chatbot commands do (including learned ones and the ones with no definition.) What exactly was the Chat Sandbox ...
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What is the maximum number of pings a message in chat can contain before people are not notified?

I've noticed that once there are a certain amount of @pings in a chat message, the users who are mentioned don't actually get notified. For instance, we sometimes have the bot ping lots of people for ...
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Meta chatroom rep different from site chatroom rep [duplicate]

If you type a few lines one after the other in chat, you can see your site-wide reputation show up: Except in any https://chat.meta.stackexchange.com room: Why? :-/
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How can I tell if a user did mute me in chat?

How can I tell if a user did mute me in chat? Of recent, and out of curiosity, I began to wonder if this is possible. I haven't read any thing specifying on this on the Help Center pages, nor ...
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If the title contains url, the link is rendered incorrectly in the chat transcript

TL;DR: If you use [text](url) syntax in chat and the text part contains a link, then this is rendered correctly in the chatroom, but not in the chat transcript. I am aware that it is rather rare that ...
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Ping Notification for a user with less than 20 reputation?

Should we allow pinging users who can't talk in chat? Recently I visited a meta.SE chatroom. Even though I don't have enough rep to talk, I could still get pinged and notified. Since a user with less ...
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Allow meaningful titles for starred one-boxed chat messages

For certain websites, chat automatically one-boxes the content when writing a chat message that only contains a link. This displays a short summary inline in the chat room, instead of only showing the ...
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Star as interesting via transcript says about pinning too [duplicate]

If you'll star message in chat transcipt as interesting via drop down menu by selecting an item "star as interesting" in the result you'll see the following: You have starred and pinned this ...
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Please provide How to on how to write to specific site user in chat

In my questions I am urged to not discuss much in comments and use chat instead. I've reviewed chat FAQ https://chat.stackexchange.com/faq but there is no info on how to write to specific user.
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When selecting a message in mobile chat, action icons do not appear until scrolling

For some time now, whenever I select a chat message by tapping it on mobile device, there are no action icons: However when scrolling, either up or down, the icons appear: Can the icons ...
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Add a confirmation dialog before suspending people on chat

At the moment, suspending folks in chat is pretty easy: You press a button, and they can't chat for an hour. The problem is, this button doesn't have any sort of confirmation. It just... goes ahead ...
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How can I find out which site a particular chat room is associated with

Chat rooms are created with a particular site as parent, or with SE as parent (ie no affiliation at all) but when trying to look through chat rooms to see who should have what kind of access I have ...
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Adding a user to a chat's explicit write access list using their mainsite profile URL is broken

As recently as April 22nd 2018, I could grant users with sub-20 reputation write access to a chat room via their mainsite profile link (this is a diamond moderation feature): In the above screenshot, ...
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When moving comments to chat, retain comment upvotes as chat upvotes (not stars)

I'm proposing to modify chat to include special chat rooms where there are no stars, but upvotes instead. I've read the previous propositions similar to this one where upvotes get converted to stars ...
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Chat Seems to be Down

When I view any URL under https://chat.stackexchange.com, I get the following error: It was working about 10 minutes ago. When attempting to access https://chat.stackexchange.com, I get redirected ...
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No ChatJax in Android Chrome Browser?

There has been a similar previous question, but it did not catch a lot of attention. I am a pretty active member of the Physics.se and frequently take part in chats with the people down there. And ...
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Mobile view and desktop view showing different messages when chat banned

When viewing any room now on MSE chat on mobile device (or desktop with mobile theme), I see the following message: Or in text: This room is read-only While this is technically true (it is ...
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The drop-down menu on mobile chat shows incorrect time [duplicate]

As far as I know this happens randomly. On reloading the page it shows the correct time for the last message sent. I don't think that Stack Exchange existed 17656 days (48.3 years) ago :P
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“Trustworthiness rating” of chat flags in review bubble in form of prior flag acceptance stats

Disallowing users to flag chat messages might not be the best idea if someone is found frequently making bad flags. We usually give people second chances and hope they'll learn and improve. But to ...
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Proposed change to how chat room flags are seen by users who can take care of them

So you know how currently a flag is immediately seen by the entire 10k+ rep users community and all the mods in every room. That's not right. What I'm proposing: When a flag is raised, at first only ...
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Chat text entry box invisible in Android Chrome Beta (67) [duplicate]

The only issue I can see is the text entry box: there's just a blank space where the it should be. It's actually still there, though, just invisible. If I tap it, the keyboard comes up and I can type, ...
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Should users see a notification about their flagged and deleted chat messages?

Imagine a situation (which is currently happening) where some user's old inappropriate chat messages were deleted. That user is either out of chat, offline or otherwise not in chat to obviously notice ...
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We're more aggressively enforcing self-moderation in chat

While the timing of this post coincides with us expressing some serious concerns around how we're not doing a good job of helping and guiding Stack Overflow to remain a welcoming place for everyone, ...
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Allow me to delete my own comments if they get moved to chat

Normally, I can delete a comment on a post at any time after I comment. However, if a moderator moves the post's comments to chat, I lose the ability to delete my comments that got moved to chat. ...
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Log in to MSE Chat seems broken [duplicate]

Does someone know if the login's system for the chat is somehow broken? The link chat.meta.stackexchange.com gives me an error page. If I try to bypass that error and go to the Tavern chat room ...
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Why was my account suspended for *invalid* reasons? [closed]

My main account on SO was deleted for walking into a chat room. I unknowingly remade an account (Thought I was logging in) and it was deleted yet again for no reason. I remade the account (purposely ...
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Achievements dropdown lost its spacing, only on chat [duplicate]

Here's what I currently see on chat.se: Badge text has lost its indentation, some icons are bottom-aligned instead of top-aligned, and the rep-change number sometimes floats above the text. SE sites ...
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TypeError in console on Chat FAQ page

In any site's Chat FAQ page, there is a console error when clicking on any link in the sidebar. For example you can check the Meta SE Chat FAQ The error message is: Uncaught TypeError: e.curCSS is ...
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Chat login message is unreadable [duplicate]

When you join a chat room on chat.SE without being logged in (or using incognito mode), the message telling you that "You must be logged in to talk." is very dark and therefore pretty unreadable ...
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Let users refresh their chat profiles

Meta post How long does it take for chat profiles to update? says it can take up to an hour. This can be quite annoying for a new user who joins chat and then wants to customise their appearance. ...
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Menu UI in chat broken

The menu drop down for rep,messages as well as main StackExchange menu in Stackoverflow Chat, Stackexchange Chat as well as Meta Stackexchange chat are broken. Below images are from StackOverflow ...