Questions tagged [chat-faq]

This tag is used in relation to the chat's Frequently Asked Questions; it's usually used for requesting FAQ edits.

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Chat FAQ is misleading regarding markdown in multi-line messages

This question follows the discussion in comments here. We know that Markdown in chat fails for multi-line messages. Debatable, but OK. However, the Chat FAQ for formatting shows us what appears to ...
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Add "> text" quote markup to chat FAQ

It's possible to quote a block of text in chat by preceding it with a greater-than sign and a space: > I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts This produces a nice vertical dotted line in the message. ...
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Expand indicator (Arrow) is missing for two topics at chat faq

On the chat faq there are some topics which are expandable (i.e having show more links) which have arrow ▶ at end of title that indicates that it is expandable but there are two topics - "How do ...
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Should we continue to use "The Stack Exchange Network" on the Chat FAQ text?

I saw today that the site still refers to itself as "The Stack Exchange Network" in some places but I'm not sure if that's correct, current terminology. Here is an example from the Chat FAQ ...
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making the chat help for inline references more clear

The chat help includes the line "Some links will be automatically inlined if posted on a single line by themselves, such as": I interpreted this "oneboxing" as only having to do Shift+Enterpaste-in-...
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Why does the chat FAQ say we have to be nice to people who don't deserve it?

From the chat FAQ: Yes. We expect community members to treat each other with respect … even when they don't deserve it. (Emphasis mine.) Can anyone explain this rule?
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Clarify standards for rooms worth retaining in the chat FAQ

The chat FAQ says here that: Rooms will exist indefinitely, so long as there is at least one person actively talking in the room. A room is considered worth retaining if it has more than 15 messages ...
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Code blocks are not explained in chat faq

While looking over the stackoverflow chat faq I noticed that it does not explain how to use code blocks when multi line is used. It would be nice if there was a little description for users about how ...