Questions tagged [chat-stars]

For questions about the ability to star messages in chat and the star list at the right of the room.

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Show starred posts on chat in chronological order

Sometime recently a change was made to chat to show posts 'starred by me' in order of the number of stars. From time to time I have occasion to star posts in a chat room for reference, and having ...
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Can not unstar own message in chat [duplicate]

I accidently pinned my own message. I managed to unpin it, but it still remained as starred. When I try to unstar the message I get a message saying that I can not star my own message, and the ...
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I'm seeing stars! (I can see who starred a message and so can you)

So I was making a chatbot in Ruby for SE chat, and I discovered that I could find out the starrer of a message. I'm pretty sure stars, like votes, are supposed to be anonymous. Although this ...
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Did starred message ordering change?

I looked at the starred message list in the Python chat room today, and it looks like the algorithm that decides what to show there has changed. There are a lot more high-starred old messages and a ...
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How can I see chat messages starred by others?

I just earned the outspoken badge out of the blue. I rarely use chat, so I'm really surprised to find I said enough interesting things for people to star apparently. But I wouldn't know where or what ...
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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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Display starred chat messages on a user's site profile

Ever since chat was introduced as a third place, it's been a bit of a third wheel. Many people have entirely functional experiences asking and answering questions without ever finding chat rooms. Even ...
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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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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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Chat Transcript claims I pinned a message I cannot have pinned when I star it

Whenever I star a message in chat via the transcript, the chat transcript gets very confused. These are snippets of the Transcript and Live Feed for the same message: Transcript Live Feed ...
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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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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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Move starred onebox images to separate section in starred message list (aka StarScript)

We on Anime&Manga like images in chat, but we also like to still see relevant content in the starred chat message list. We just installed a chat bot that posts anime pictures from time to time and ...
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Highlight questions in the star list when I hover over the reply

When I hover over a reply, I get a nice effect that clearly shows me which post it is replying to: It would be really nice if this effect happened in the star list too: Stars (sometimes) hang around ...
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What are chat stars?

I was looking at the description of the Glasses With A Number on Top hat that's part of Winter Bash 2017. It says to post a message in chat ±12h from Jan 1, 0:00 UTC that gets starred. I am not sure ...
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The difference between the stars in chat, why all the confusion anyhow?

Looking in a chat room at the panel on the right with all the starred messages, I noticed 3 kinds of stars. ☆ (star outlined) ★ (star filled) (gold star filled) The gold star is easy enough for me, ...
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Chat message posted “24h ago”?

Does anyone know what went wrong??? Why isn't it 1d ago but 24h ago? Look, there's another message above it that reads 1d ago which is correct.
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Starred chat message with a comment is not parsed well

This chat message contains a link to the comment of the post. Chat message is starred, and in the starboard link not correctly parsed: In particular clickable part of the link refers to the ...
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Vertical position of star in full vs mobile chat

My chat message (which actually is an image) has been stared by someone. In mobile chat it looks like this: But for full web chat, a star is shown at the bottom of the message: Is it ...
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Mass-cancel stars in chat room

In the Root Access chat room, we are having a little issue with some people starring every message, even though none make sense on their own, and they aren't interesting. I spent a few minutes ...
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Chat moderation tools are insufficient for combatting star spam

Lately in The Nineteenth Byte (I know, it's always us), we've been dealing with an issue where one or more users have decided that spamming stars on every recent message is funny. While moderators and ...
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“Ignore this user (everywhere)” doesn't affect star board [duplicate]

Using "ignore this user (everywhere)" option in chat hides all messages from selected user in the feed. But it doesn't affect star board. I.e. if ignored user has starred message it's visible ...
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Transfer upvotes on comments to stars in chat

When a comment conversation is moved by moderators to a chat room, the upvotes on those comments are lost. If a comment had 20 upvotes, there is nothing to indicate that once it has been moved to ...
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Displaying “show X more” (starred) in chat is a tease?

In chat, when clicking on the "show X more" link to show more recently starred messages, the new entries are added beyond the exiting view and are tucked away under the footer. The scrollbar is ...
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Provide a way to determine which user is spamming stars in chat

As a compliment or alternative* to not refunding cancelled stars, it'd be nice if chat would auto-raise a flag identifying someone starring n items in x minutes, or at least provide a list of ...
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Why aren't comment up-votes converted to “stars” when the comment gets transferred over to chat? [duplicate]

Recently, a person commented on my answer to a Literature question... aroth: "...at least, according to Wikipedia" - Famous last words. ...and received at least 2 upvotes (possibly even 3). ...
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How can I (as the room owner) unstar a message in chat?

Is there a way to unstar a message starred by another user in chat? The situation is this: A user recently posted this message in a chat room. asl pls Someone starred it, and now it appears on ...
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If you star then pin then unstar the message will not show up in the starboard

I found a bug, it is if you star a message then pin and then unstar the message it will look pinned by the little pin icon by the message but will not be pinned in the starboard. You can see the bug ...
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Why doesn't this chat message show up as me having starred it?

Over in Charcoal HQ, I starred this message a while ago. However, now it is not showing up as me having starred it. Here's what I see on the board: So I clicked on it, and got the 'It is too late to ...
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Why does this starred message not show up on the list of all starred messages?

On the room info of Tavern on the Meta, this is the last page of the overview of all starred messages: Here is the latest starred message (from that list) on the transcript: But if you look even ...
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Stars and pins are retained when chat messages are moved!

In the chat system, stars and pins are retained when moved to another room. This is probably a bug. Here a picture: When a room owner pins a message, they can move it to another room, and they cannot ...
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Star in the menu for the post in the chat

My question is about design of the menu of the post in the chat. Menu for the post from another user contains three items (flag, star, reply): for a post unstarred yet: for a post starred by ...
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Add the ability to reply to a message on the star board [duplicate]

When clicking the dropdown arrow for a message in chat, you get the following menu: If you click the dropdown for a message on the star board, you get this instead: I'd like the option to reply in ...
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Chat starwall is cropped

Chat rooms don't show all the messages of star wall, if chatroom is opened from a low-resolution and/or small screen. For example, below is the screenshot taken from my Macbook pro, 13 inch screen at ...
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Starring a chat message through dropdown while suspended says it is starred, when it's not

While under a chat suspension, clicking on the star to star a message results in a notification saying that a user cannot vote while suspended. But while attempting to star via the dropdown, it says ...
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Unpinned messages stay starred [duplicate]

I just ran across a bug in chat. If you are the room owner, you have the ability to pin/unpin messages. However, recently I ran a test (in my own private chat-room, don't worry! :) ) to see how many ...
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My God, it's full of stars

The 20-star-per-chatroom-per-day limit appears to have disappeared. Tested with 2 different chatrooms over on CodeReview. Got up to about 70 stars before coming here to write this report.
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Markdown in chat works on multi-line messages on the star board [duplicate]

Markdown in chat is broken disabled on purpose for multi-line messages, which has been discussed more than once already on Meta.SE and appears to be status-bydesign. However, if you star a multi-...
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Trying to unstar a chat message starred more than ten minutes ago from the transcript fails silently

In a chat transcript, if I open the dropdown menu for a message I starred more than ten minutes ago (the grace period for unstarring a message) and try to unstar it, the operation fails with no error ...
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Attempting to star a chat message from the star wall while not logged in causes “An error occurred performing this action”

Steps to reproduce: Open any chat room while not logged in or in Incognito Mode. Attempt to star a message in the star wall. Observe that the "An error occurred performing this action" overlay is ...
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Links posted as code become actual links when starred

When one posts a link in chat which is preceded by four spaces, it is formatted as code and isn't displayed as a link. Example. However, when starred, in the star wall it appears as an ordinary link: ...
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Which post on SE chat has the most stars?

Is there any way to find out which chat post across the entire chat.SE network (all rooms, all users) has the most stars? I solemnly swear that the intention of this question is not so that I can ...
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Issue re-starring or pinning a chat item after removing stars, plus a 'star cheat'

I went to pin a message in a room I own, and was puzzled that I couldn't. Another moderator could though. So I tested on another message, and found this is what happens: Star or pin an item, then ...
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“You have starred and pinned this message”—no I haven't

Once more, The Nineteenth Byte has uncovered an exceptionally obscure chat bug. When I click the dropdown arrow from the transcript next to this message, I see: However, I've only starred it, and ...
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I didn't pin that [duplicate]

I was looking through a chat transcript, and wanted to see a message's revision history. So, I clicked the arrow, and saw something interesting: I did star the message, but I did not pin it (I am ...
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I'd like to be able to sort starred messages by date OR number of stars

When you go to a chatroom's description, you can get a list of all starred posts, all posts starred by you, and all starred posts posted by you. I really like having these lists, but I would like them ...
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Please add a reply button to messages in the pinned/starred section

I've run into this a few times; I'll rejoin chat after being away for a while and notice something interesting in the starred section. I'd like to reply directly to the message but there's no reply ...
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Reply to messages on chat starwalls [duplicate]

I'm a member of Code Review; we have a very (star-happy) chat room called The 2nd Monitor. It's not uncommon to want to make a reply to a message on the starwall and start a conversation based off of ...
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Posting times do not agree in chat rooms

I recently saw this in wordbuilders general chat: . Basically, a message posted and stared more than 9 hours ago shows up as posted 8 hours ago in the sidebar. I suspect it is an issue about the ...
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Chat stars not appearing next to my own starred messages

Since sometime earlier today (that I noticed, anyway), when someone stars a comment I make in chat, it's not displaying the star next to the comment in the main chat window. The stars are appearing ...