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Real time, stateful web chat that's a part of every Stack Exchange site.

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Can we make it easier for moderators to notice chat flags when looking at a user's site profile?

A couple years ago SE implemented a user dashboard for moderators, making it much easier to see at a glance a bunch of relevant information, including recent flags raised against the user. This ...
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Editing in chat: White text on light blue background [duplicate]

I've been having this problem for a while now – whenever I edit my chat messages, the text is white and displayed on a light blue background, making it impossible to see. I have to highlight my words ...
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Character escaping issue kills site feed

Somebody posted a question on Stack Apps that took out the feed bot in the Stack Apps chat room with no apparent cause (discovered by Brock Adams). The feed bot is pretty important, and so are many ...
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Why is there no chat in the footer on Stack Overflow like on other sites? [closed]

On all Stack Exchange sites there is a chat in the footer why is there none at Stack Overflow? Usually I find it over Google or a bookmark, but I was wondering why it is this way.
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Chat parent user doesn't reflect deleted account

Parent user for chat user is deleted, but chat user page displays him like existing one: Name, reputation and badges are still visible, but parent user is deleted. According to Shog9's answer ...
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Room is not frozen yet?

The main chatroom for EOS.IO got deleted automatically (Which itself is not suppose to happen because it's a mainroon that suppose to have an auto freeze/deletion protection.), so I created a new room ...
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SE chat is completely inaccessible to keyboard-only users

Keyboard-only access is an important part of accessibility. In my case, it's simply because my mouse has stopped working, but there are many people who rely on webpages being keyboard-only friendly to ...
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What makes an unfrozen room not apppear in the active tab list?

I noticed that main chat room of Project Management Stack Exchange is not shown in the active list. It is not shown even I select "people" or "event" tab. Not even when I select to see frozen/deleted ...
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SE needs special event chat rooms [closed]

Here I am on a Thanksgiving night looking for a turkey wizard to give me proper instruction on how to remove or mitogate that unpleasant gamey turkey flavour. To my suprise, on a such a ceremonious ...
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How do I send an automated link, in chat, to invite the asker to join me in a chat room for further discussion? [duplicate]

I am prominent on a particular exchange where one user has taken it up on themself to post regular posts trying to pick at basic rules on how Stack Exchange works. I have pointed out that it is a Meta ...
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What happened to meta Town Hall chats?

As the title of the announcement post suggests, Town Hall chats are currently on hiatus. Why were they discontinued after six sessions? Weren't there plans to run them every two weeks? If I remember ...
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Stack Exchange site not redirecting us to chat after long series of comments?

In this question the Stack Exchange site Stack Overflow doesn't suggest the link to redirect us to the discussion although we had a long series of comments. Should long series of comments always be ...
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Putting Restrictions On Those Who Close/Edit/Move To Chat — Again [closed]

As I suspected would happen, my original thread on restricting close, edit, and move to chat was closed (AND deleted). I think statistics should be kept on those who do this, and if enough of us ...
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The correct usage of tags Chat Support mobile-web 'bug-feature request discussion support' [duplicate]

I am new here. I was wanting to know if you can use tags whenever I am answering another person's questions? Tags have me a bit confused? Chat Support mobile-web 'bug-feature request discussion ...
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Chat highlighting should work in transcripts as in actual chat

In an active chat room, on the desktop chat client, hovering the mouse pointer over a message puts a lightweight line around that message. Furthermore, if that message a reply to another, or if there ...
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Can't see text that I'm editing in a chat room [duplicate]

I went to edit my text in a chat room, but I was not able to see the text while trying to edit it. I am only able to see it while I highlight it. Using Windows 7 Using Google Chrome Using "Grammarly" ...
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How do I upload images in chat rooms?

I wanted to upload several images to chat rooms, but apparently, I cannot find a way of finding a button to upload images to a Stack Exchange chat room. The only way I think I can post images is by ...
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Collapsible/Pauseable GIFs in chat

An extension of this question, gifs are fun, but in chat, they can get annoying. Especially when the conversation dies and all you can see is the same image looping constantly, it has sometimes led to ...
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How can I permanently leave a chat room?

When I join chat rooms, I usually have the tendency to leave them. But in Stack Exchange chat rooms, I cannot find a correct way of permanently leaving a chat room, I can only get offline from a chat ...
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Is there any possibilty to delete old chat messages containing sensitive information?

I know a similar question has been asked multiple times but my scenario is unique: In one of my chat rooms, which is around 2-3 years old, I have accidentally posted sensitive information. I have a ...
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Can we get the new imgur uploader for chat?

I actually like the new imgur uploader (besides the link issue) But the one in chat is very dated. It'd be nice if we could get the same one for chat. Mostly for the drag and drop feature, but also ...
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Feeds in chat room throw error

I am trying to add feeds to this chatroom. I want feeds to update about new questions on Worldbuilding Meta with one or more of the tags I have specified. When I try to add the link below, I get an ...
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Is it possible to search for words containing accented characters in chat?

If I remember correctly, on the main site the search is "accent-blind" in the sense that, for example, searching for José and Jose returns the same set of result. (Perhaps in different orders, exact ...
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I want to delete my chat profile and anonymize my chats

I want to delete my chat profile and anonymize all my chats. How do I do it? I read in other posts that it needs a manual intervention. How can I get someone to help me?
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The Terminal: a chat room for international site users

One of the key factors of our success is effective communication. I am glad to introduce a chat room “The Terminal”. It’s a place for international site users and anyone else who is passionate about ...
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What should be the reply when a user declares they are becoming inactive?

This is majorly based on experience and some part is hypothetical. We generally see that some users rage quit after a bad experience on the site like a suspension or closing of questions. While some ...
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On iOS, the reply box can sometimes be covered entirely by the keyboard

The screenshots below are from Edge on iOS where it happens consistently, but this can also be triggered in Safari for iOS in certain circumstances, too. I've put in a bug report with WebKit. Here is ...
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How to not keep alive a chat room?

One year ago, I was helped by one of the Stack Overflow users to solve a technical issue and he opened a chat room to better understand my problem. Just today by serendipity, I found out in Google ...
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Filtering star list in a room for a specific user

As the tittle says, I am wondering if there is a way to filter the list of starred messages in a room to only show the message that were starred by a specific user. Showing the message that were ...
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Is it possible to render MathJax for chats in Android Web browser? [duplicate]

I have searched for it and found that I have to run a link like this (RenderJax) which I found here. I have to bookmark this link and open it whenever I want to render MathJax in chat. But the ...
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There are no chat flags to display but the number is shown

When a message is flagged as spam/offensive, network wide 10k users are shown a number of pending chat flags. As shown in the above image, it is shown that there are 15 messages waiting for review. ...
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Is there/Will there be more active development on the chat pages?

I am an active user of the SO chat and there are a few things that bug me for example that (until recently fixed) users could request access to a gallery room with 1 reputation or that the chat page ...
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Why do Chat notifications show who the message is from, while comment notifications do not?

When someone leaves a comment to any of my posts, or employs @Alex, I get an inbox notification showing me the comment. When someone responds to me in Chat I also get an inbox notification showing me ...
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Make the error message when I attempt to re-star a chat message where my star was cleared more understandable

I recently starred a message, but my star was cleared by a room owner. I attempted to star it again, but the system (rightfully) prevented me from doing so. However, the error message I got when I ...
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Text formatting after a dot renders correctly at first but shows incorrectly once chat message has been posted

When putting text formatting after a dot in chat, it appears to render correctly at first: But when the chat message is posted, it renders incorrectly, with the formatting characters showing up: ...
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“Discussion on question by …” should be allowed to translate for localized sites

When the comments under the post body are migrated to the chat, chat room name is automatically set to "Discussion on question by {username}: {question-title}": Such text is not available to ...
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Hovering over deleted messages shouldn't highlight what it replied to

I hovered the mouse over the deleted message by tripleee, whose content used to be :46713033 still up Well now, message 46713033 is highlighted. But it shouldn't. The message that refers to it is ...
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Uploaded image is posted twice when choosing “from web” [closed]

So this bug I tested on MSE and SO and SE network chatroom, and found out whenever I try to upload an image via the option "from the web" in chatroom, It is uploading the image two times and hence we ...
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The second row of tags on the user card is obscured in the mobile chat

The second row of tags on the user card is obscured in the mobile chat: You need to join the chat. Transcript view isn't affected, but tags overlaps each other:
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How do I create a chat room

The title says it, how do I create a chat room? (specifically, it's for discussion about a programming language I made)
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Non-standard names used for main chatrooms of a site across the networks?

For inspiration, amusement, and reference, I am interested in a list of all chatrooms that: are the official/main chat room of some Stack Exchange site; have a non-standard name, i.e., something ...
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List of chat rooms that subscribed on tag

I can see which tags particular room is subscribed on. For example, Stack Overflow на русском is subscribed on russian-stackoverflow. But on the tag page there is no information about subscribed ...
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Getting mails for non subscribed content and no link to unsubscribe

I got a mail from Stack Overflow regarding a chat event. I joined the chat event few months ago and this is the first time I'm getting a mail for that. I checked my email subscription settings and ...
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What's the Statute of Limitations on chat bans?

So I've been chat banned twice AFAIK: When I was quite new to chat, I once asked a mod to chat ban me for a few minutes for science to see what it was like to be banned from chat. (For anyone wanting ...
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How could I have handled this better in chat (flag apparently led to suspension)?

I was recently suspended in chat here on Meta.SE. I would like to know how I could have handled this situation better and avoided a suspension. Link to transcript: https://chat.meta.stackexchange....
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Chat search fails to load autocomplete list for users more than once [duplicate]

As a heavy user of chat search, I've repeatedly run into a bug in the chat search page affecting the autocomplete list for the username ("when said by...") box: If I type part of a username quickly, ...
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What should we do when we find a rude chat message which is old?

I recently came across a chat message which is rude in my opinion. I thought about flagging it but hesitated thinking that it might not be the right thing to do as the comment is old (actually it was ...
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The unclickable link: hover options in chat have thwarted my quest for knowledge [duplicate]

While perusing my local chat room, I espied a link in a message that I desired to visit: But Lo! Whereupon I attempted to click said link, the hover options appeared and blocked my passage: Woe unto ...
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Obscured digits while chat in timeout for mobile client

As you can see, the top part of the countdown digits is obscured in mobile chat on Android Chrome.
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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 ...