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User names wrapped too early in chat transcript (mobile chat version)

On the chat transcript page, usernames are split to several lines for unknown reasons, despite there being enough space on the single line: After joining the chat, all names fit in line: Interesting ...
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An easy way to download chat transcriptions?

I am not an engineer, a developer or a computer programmer. And I do not understand how the following solutions work. Crawling the chat transcripts Obtaining full chat transcripts It is possible to ...
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URL of Meta Stack Exchange chat room transcript (which I opened from inbox) contains 2 slashes after "chat.meta.stackexchange.com". Why?

I was chatting in a chat room and I went offline after some time. When I came back online, I checked my inbox and there was a chat reply in the chat room. The URL of the transcript (which I opened ...
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Show the original room name in the chat transcript

Whenever a chatroom is created, it gets some name (and also a description, if the room creator fills it in). Later the room topic can be changed by room owners or moderators, every such event is shown ...
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How can messages in a chat transcript be flagged? [duplicate]

For messages in chat, clicking on the drop-down icon will allow rude or abusive messages to be flagged. I've noticed that messages in a transcript can no longer be flagged. I seem to recall that it ...
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If a link title contains a URL, the link is rendered incorrectly in the chat transcript

TL;DR: If you use the [text](URL) syntax in chat and the text part contains a link, then this is rendered correctly in the chatroom, but not in the chat transcript. I am aware that it is rather rare ...
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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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Show replies in the transcript on mobile

I primarily use the mobile site for chatting. If someone pings me while I'm away, I'll get a notification about it later. This is really convenient, save for one problem: I have absolutely no way of ...
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Is chat room transcript link permanent?

I just solved a problem here after chat with OP. Is it ok I share the transcript link in the updated answer ? I wonder the link may get expired or only accessible by high reputation user after ...
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Room oneboxes with pings in search results/transcript are messed up

When a room link is posted into a room, it oneboxes: But when this shows up in search results, it shows up all messed up: and And in the transcript as well: I'm using Google Chrome version 58.0....
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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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Make chat room transcripts forever public if the room was auto-deleted

Given that: chat rooms are public at the moment of creation (i.e. there is no point in hiding something what was not private) chat rooms are not actually ever "deleted" (mods and users with enough ...
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Cannot see chat room transcript while another user can

There is a chat room which was inactive for quite long: https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/47379/discussion-on-answer-by-euri-pinhollow-why-dont-cameras-offer-more-than-3-colou This page says "...
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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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The "apple-touch-icon" not displayed in older messages in chat/transcript

I do not know what the correct name is (perhaps favicon), but is seems that the image shown in oneboxed posts in chat seems to have changed url from the format http://cdn.sstatic.net/_site_/img/apple-...
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Reply to a message from transcript

In the full site theme, we can reply to a message directly from the transcript of the chat room: It is really useful when one wants to reply to a chat ping notification, for example. Would be ...
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Is there some way to see all of a user's messages in a chat room?

Here's the situation: I'm investigating a user's behaviour in a couple of chat rooms because I find the overall patterns concerning, and may need to direct some official attention their way discreetly....
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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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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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Support for searching chat messages with a regex-like syntax

Often times I want to search for messages containing words with varying lengths of characters, like, Shhhhh versus Shh, or Hellooo versus Helloo. It would be helpful if we could have a regex-like ...
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"See full text" link sometimes does not show in bookmarked conversations

For certain long messages in chat, the "see full text" link and/or scroll bar appears in normal chat transcripts, but not in a bookmarked conversation. For example: From transcript: From ...
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How can I find out which users have uttered a certain keyword most often in chat?

I'd like to find fellow SE users who are most inclined to chat about a certain topic. For example, we can find out that this user said "Meteor" 35 times: https://chat.stackoverflow.com/...
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Links to the Wayback Machine are broken in chat transcript

This chat message is an example of the bug. It looks like this in regular chat: That link points to: http://web.archive.org/web/20080409050311/http://personalpages.manchester.ac.uk/staff/daryn.lehoux/...
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Can we see users reading the chat transcripts?

Users who want to read chat messages can either enter the room they were posted in or view its transcript. Only the former category show up in the room's sidebar. Is there any way we can see that ...
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show Z timestamp in chat transcript

There is no way currently (that I found) where the Z timestamp (or any timestamp for that matter) for chat messages in chat transcript is shown. The only way to find when the message was sent is to go ...
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How long do chat transcripts last?

I was looking at some past transcripts that StackOverflow handles and was wondering if these transcripts ever expire or do they simply live on indefinitely? Do the transcripts go away when the ...
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Links without a space between a URL and tag are not rendered as a link in the chat transcript

If you post a chat message like [tag:foo]http://example.com/ (note the lack of a space in between), it will be converted to: Now when you view the same message in the chat transcript it looks like ...
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I can't read beta sites' chat logos!

Here, you try: If it weren't for the text shadow, it might as well be entirely invisible... The cause is a CSS rule lurking in the transcripts for beta sites only: #transcript-logo { background: ...
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Is there a way to view chat transcripts only of a chat room?

If I want to see only the chat transcripts of a specific chat room, is there a way to do so? As of now, when I want to see previous chats when I was not present, I enter the room, the room is loaded ...
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Chat transcript @-highlighting malfunction

So I was sifting through the Tavern on the Meta chat history for poke stick (it was a link somewhere; can't remember where) when on page 8 (Jan 26 '11 5:06 PM) something interesting happened: I ...
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Removed messages are visible in the chat transcript ... sometimes, for some people

There's something weird about the removed messages in chat. I saw this in the Electrical Engineering chat. @ThePhoton said something, removed his messages so that we could only see "(removed)&...
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Allow cancelling of stars from message

Currently, the only way to cancel stars in a chat transcript is when the chat-message is visible in the chatroom's sidebar. However, in a fast-moving, multi-star chatroom, the window of opportunity ...
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Use section links for message replies in the transcript

Currently, in the transcript, if you click on the arrow on a message-reply (), it takes you to the message that it is a reply to. But, in the process, it refreshes the page. Transcript pages can be ...
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Ability to see linked chat messages separately

We all know how big chat rooms can advance quickly. Is there a way (or a future plan) that I can view a linked message and it's predecessors in a different view/page/thread? So they are all in a ...
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Viewing a log of my chat activity

Is there a way to view our chat log? If there is such feature, how do I go about activating it or seeing my log? Update: The chat message history list that I'm looking for should look something like ...
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Obtaining full chat transcripts

How do I download all chat messages or those from a particular room (over all time)? A script may be able to do it, but is there a more convenient way? Is there something at https://data....
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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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Why does the Transcript and the actual chat room have different Timestamps?

See the transcript here: And the actual timestamps here: Why do they differ? For one thing the transcript version is in 12 Hour and and the chatroom is in 24 Hour mode. And the other is that the ...
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