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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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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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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Stars are now evil?

As a room owner of a chat.SE room, I recently noticed a button that I can use: Great! I don't know when I would ever need to use it, but that's beside the point. When I click the button, this dialog ...
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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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“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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Superpings don't show user name in sidebar

Doorknob just superpinged someone in our chat. The message got starred and ended up in the sidebar. However, the superping syntax and user ID weren't replaced with the normal ping and user name there (...
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Starred message from ignored users should not show up

When you ignore a user, you don't want to read their posts. However, if messages by such users get starred, they do show up in the sidebar list of starred messages even though you ignore them.
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Starring a message in chat that has a tag late in the message causes an empty tag box in the star list

Well, that's a decent title. Now what the heck am I talking about? Caused by starring this chat message. Seems to me like the box shouldn't be there at all since the tag is not part of the ...
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Check all starred message posted in chat

I just earned Talkative badge in Stackoverflow. Now, I want to know for which comment or message I got this badge ? How would I know this? Scenario:- 1. I was chatting in a room and after some time, I ...
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Remove Truncation For Pinned Chat Messages

Currently when you star a message in chat it appears to the right. However, if the message is more than 150 printable characters the message is truncated at that limit, and has an ellipsis appended to ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Star/unstar/pin/unpin via transcript is broken for room owners

This includes As a room owner, starring a message on the transcript marks both pin and star as set, pin doesn't work plus some. Something is very, very wrong with star/pin/unstar/unpin in the ...
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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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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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Order starred chat posts by stars

When I look at the starred posts in a chatroom, they're not ordered by stars, even though the list of posts starred by me is only ordered by stars. I would like the ability to sort all starred posts (...
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Markdown in multiline messages does get rendered when starred

We all know that multiline messages in chat don't support Markdown (except for fixed-width and quote formatting). But if such a message gets starred the Markdown will be rendered after all: That is ...
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Notify me when my chat message is starred

Can we alter the chat system so that we are notified when our messages are starred? I'd be happy with the normal style of notification (e.g. badge symbol on my Gravatar). The notification could ...
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As a room owner, starring a message on the transcript marks both pin and star as set, pin doesn't work

As a room owner, starring a message on the transcript marks both pin and star as set in the dropdown, and using the pin feature doesn't seem to work. I for one don't mind if we can't pin on the ...
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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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Starring or Pinning a message that got cleared by a room owner gives off a wrong error message

Imagine the following situation: Message gets posted in room User A (room owner) pins the message (or for that matter, user a which is not a room owner, stars it). User B (another room owner) clears ...
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Chat star superposition desynchronisation

I was trying to star two messages in a chat room (this one, if it's important) and by chance did it too quickly, leading to chat rate-limiting me from actually starring the second one. Problem 2 ...
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Stars mysteriously disappearing in the Python Chat Room

A few weeks ago, in the Python chat room, a few of the room owners got together and decided that the starred list was getting a bit out of hand (from memory about 100-150 messages, maybe even more). ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Starred fixed-width messages break in the starboard

FHRC#1 indicates a backquote in a chat message using fixed-width formatting, which is (correctly) output literally. FHRC#2 shows that the same backquote is misinterpreted by the sidebar starboard as a ...
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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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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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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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Starred list in chat isn't scrollable

Before clicking on "show 7 more": After: I know this is probably really minor, but as you can tell, the scrollbar is set down to the very bottom, yet there's no option to view down the other 7 ...
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Messages starred by me can only be sorted by the number of stars

You can see all starred messages for a chat room and there you can filter only messages starred by you. But! The default (and only) sorting is by the number of stars a message has. But what do I care ...
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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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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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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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New privilege: “Star everywhere”

I would like to propose a new reputation privilege: "Star Everywhere". The details can still be discussed, but I'm thinking about something like this: Users cannot star messages in all chat rooms by ...
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Disallow starring / pinning of messages that are too old / are in rooms you aren't in

Currently one can star / pin messages, even those which are off the transcript board, extremely old, or are in another room (including frozen ones) This is possibly a bug, where such messages can be ...