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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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Make starred comments box in chat scrollable

Just above the red hand-drawn line, it should be obvious there are crests of some text lettering peeking through. Can we just have the box in a scrollable DIV?
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Allow me to hide the starred messages

While traveling, I often have to resort to a particularly tiny screen on my laptop. SE chat is somewhat frustrating to use because a lot of my rooms I'm on are hidden by the starred messages. I don't ...
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What is a starred message in chat?

For the Talkative badge, I need to post 10 messages with 1 or more starred in chat. I don't understand what a starred message is and can't find information about it anywhere. Can anyone help me ...
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When stars are cancelled on a chat message, the stars should not be refunded [duplicate]

We in the C# chat room are having an issue with people abusing stars. When someone starts spam-starring messages, we cancel the stars, but this gives the user their stars back, enabling them to spam ...
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When starring a message from the star board, it's not reflected in the main chat window

If you click to star a post on the side (in the starred list), it changes color but not the star by the main chat area (it does add one to the number, but it doesn't change the color). Then when you ...
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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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Chat stars on trivial messages

Let me paint a picture ... I've just returned from a solid two or three hour coding binge. Very productive. I feel good about myself and the universe, but mostly I feel good about all the ...
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Chat should have distinct “upvote” and “star” features — the right-hand “star board” should be based on upvotes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Chat Feature-Request: Thumbs-Up Chat currently has a button next to each message which, when clicked, causes the message to appear on the right hand side in the "star board" (...
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Grammatical ambiguity with Chat's Starred Post UI

And no, it's not a pluralization "bug". Consider the UI enclosed in the red hand-drawn circle: The above image was captured from http://chat.stackoverflow.com/rooms/info/10/loungec/?tab=stars When ...
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Starring messages in the chat transcript [closed]

It would be nice to have this ability. I primarily encounter this issue when checking a transcript when I'm notified of a mention in the inbox. I see awesome stuff and can't star it. Makes me sad ...
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Plain links don't get linkified in the stars tab of the chat room info?

Viewing the stars tab for Tavern on the Meta, the first item is a link to Jeff's blog about his leaving, but it doesn't get linkified like it does in the normal list. It should display as: ...
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Show bookmark name as the link text when link to one-boxed chat message is starred [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Display onebox title in starred/pinned messages list When posting a bookmark link in chat, it one-boxes the link, showing the name assigned to the bookmark: However, if that ...
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How much value does the 'starred chat' area provide?

I'm looking at http://chat.meta.stackoverflow.com/rooms/info/227/posse-comitatus/?tab=stars, and I can't figure out what good it is. It seems to be showing me a rather pointless assortment of stupid ...
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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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Can I see things that I've said in chat that have been starred?

I was reviewing the star on chat.SE list this morning and I noticed that quite a few of the items on the list were mine. I was curious as to how often people enjoy the things I post there enough to ...
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Starred messages in chat room

When I click on "show 7 more" starred messages on the left side in chat, it only shows 4 and sometimes it shows only 2 messages. So maybe it depends on the length of the message. Could it be because ...
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Adding image thumbnails/previews to star wall in chat

Server Fault chat has turned into make-fun-of-bad-questions-with-funny-pictures chat and we're totally fine with that. We do still have a lot of serious conversation, but the star wall is constantly ...
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There's a discrepancy between the number of starred messages reported at different places

In the C++ chat room, the number of all starred messages is currently reported in the right-hand panel as 3407. That number is a link, and if I click on it, it takes me to [an info page with a tab ...
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Setup starred feed to replace oneboxing link's display text with onebox text content

Right now if you have oneboxable links, if starred, the feed panel will display this, usually, mangled and hard to read link without any indication of content. (So we lose the benefit of oneboxing ...
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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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Starring any message in the C++ room makes list of starred and pinned messages disappear

Just now, whenever someone stars any message in the C++ room, the list of starred and pinned messages disappears. This seems to happen across all browsers for all currently active participants in ...
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Feature request: Chat stars by me ordered by most recent

If I visit http://chat.meta.stackoverflow.com/rooms/info/89/the-tavern-general/?tab=stars&mine=true I get a lovely little list of starred comments, but I can't find the ones that I starred most ...
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Display onebox title in starred/pinned messages list

When a message containing a onebox is starred or pinned, the star list displays the original URL in a hyperlink. Instead of a URL, the text should be a descriptive label depending on what kind of ...
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Times in Chat Box in Rooms don't update

The posts that are starred in chat go to a Chat Box (may have the terminology wrong here), but I noticed that the timestamps never update unless I hit reload. How about we make them relative, so they ...