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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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Text formatting after a dot renders correctly at first but shows incorrectly once chat message has been posted

When putting text formatting after a dot in chat, it appears to render correctly at first: But when the chat message is posted, it renders incorrectly, with the formatting characters showing up: ...
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“Discussion on question by …” should be allowed to translate for localized sites

When the comments under the post body are migrated to the chat, chat room name is automatically set to "Discussion on question by {username}: {question-title}": Such text is not available to ...
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Hovering over deleted messages shouldn't highlight what it replied to

I hovered the mouse over the deleted message by tripleee, whose content used to be :46713033 still up Well now, message 46713033 is highlighted. But it shouldn't. The message that refers to it is ...
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Uploaded image is posted twice when choosing “from web” [closed]

So this bug I tested on MSE and SO and SE network chatroom, and found out whenever I try to upload an image via the option "from the web" in chatroom, It is uploading the image two times and hence we ...
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The second row of tags on the user card is obscured in the mobile chat

The second row of tags on the user card is obscured in the mobile chat: You need to join the chat. Transcript view isn't affected, but tags overlaps each other:
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How do I create a chat room

The title says it, how do I create a chat room? (specifically, it's for discussion about a programming language I made)
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Non-standard names used for main chatrooms of a site across the networks?

For inspiration, amusement, and reference, I am interested in a list of all chatrooms that: are the official/main chat room of some Stack Exchange site; have a non-standard name, i.e., something ...
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List of chat rooms that subscribed on tag

I can see which tags particular room is subscribed on. For example, Stack Overflow на русском is subscribed on russian-stackoverflow. But on the tag page there is no information about subscribed ...
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Getting mails for non subscribed content and no link to unsubscribe

I got a mail from Stack Overflow regarding a chat event. I joined the chat event few months ago and this is the first time I'm getting a mail for that. I checked my email subscription settings and ...
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What's the Statute of Limitations on chat bans?

So I've been chat banned twice AFAIK: When I was quite new to chat, I once asked a mod to chat ban me for a few minutes for science to see what it was like to be banned from chat. (For anyone wanting ...
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How could I have handled this better in chat (flag apparently led to suspension)? [closed]

I was recently suspended in chat here on Meta.SE. I would like to know how I could have handled this situation better and avoided a suspension. Link to transcript: https://chat.meta.stackexchange....
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Chat search fails to load autocomplete list for users more than once [duplicate]

As a heavy user of chat search, I've repeatedly run into a bug in the chat search page affecting the autocomplete list for the username ("when said by...") box: If I type part of a username quickly, ...
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What should we do when we find a rude chat message which is old?

I recently came across a chat message which is rude in my opinion. I thought about flagging it but hesitated thinking that it might not be the right thing to do as the comment is old (actually it was ...
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The unclickable link: hover options in chat have thwarted my quest for knowledge [duplicate]

While perusing my local chat room, I espied a link in a message that I desired to visit: But Lo! Whereupon I attempted to click said link, the hover options appeared and blocked my passage: Woe unto ...
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Obscured digits while chat in timeout for mobile client [duplicate]

As you can see, the top part of the countdown digits is obscured in mobile chat on Android Chrome.
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Add a {Start a new}/{Join the} discussion on this {Question}/{Answer} button [duplicate]

There is a significant push back being felt as a result of the implementation of the Code of Conduct. This is especially true for the crackdown on comments. I think that we can smooth this by adding ...
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Messages from the chat system are not localized

On SO en español we found a message that is not localized and also not on Transifex: Is there a way to localize that string? EDIT (is not a duplicate) The duplicate question not applied to this, ...
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No keyboard in Chat

When accessing chat from within the Stack Exchange app, no keyboard is brought up when trying to add a message or edit an existing one. I had to access the chat via a web browser external to the app ...
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How to use MathJax on the mobile web chat?

How do I make MathJax work on the mobile web chat without using Tampermonkey?
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Where's my apostrophe?

My username has an apostrophe in it. I'm very proud of my apostrophe. But today it suddenly stopped rendering in chat! My name is showing up everywhere as things like Rand al'Thor or Rand al&...
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3DPrinting question URLs aren't parsed in chat [duplicate]

In chat rooms, questions from the 3DPrinting SE site aren't parsed correctly and just sit there as ugly URLs. To illustrate here is a screenshot It can be seen that the "Steering problem" ...
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Unable to see any image [duplicate]

I have tried all browsers and even the mobile app but I am unable to see any picture that's there, in questions/ answers/ chat. From physics chatroom: https://imgur.com/a/3oy29SS As evidence, here ...
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Why was this user banned from chat?

Recently I discovered a user that I talked to a lot was banned for a little over 300 days. It seemed strange, so I looked into it myself. I found this chat message: You're suspended on Stack ...
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Should chat rooms be limited to one room per post?

Example: This comment links to this chat room which contains this "let's continue the conversation in chat" link to a room which duplicates much of the original conversation. Limiting chat rooms to ...
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Full-form links to answers are no longer oneboxed in chat [duplicate]

I have noticed that a link to an answer is no longer oneboxed when used in the format https://site/questions/question-id#answer-id. They are still oneboxed in the format https://site/a/answer-id. You ...
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How to add HNQ to chat room feed?

I would like to MYOH (Make Your Own HNQ) by posting hot network questions (HNQ) as chat feed to a chat room. This offers following benefits: Filter out HNQ from specific sites, or equivalently, add ...
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Cannot move a deleted chat user's messages to trash due to a server 500 error

I have some messages I'd like to move to the chat moderation Trashcan. Some of them were left by a chat user who is now deleted. However I cannot move those messages: I can select them to go through ...
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How do I spread the news of my new chat room?

What should you do if you make a new chat room, and you want people to know about it? Do you post something in the meta of that site, or do you just find similar chat rooms?
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How do you make a bot on Chat?

In many chat rooms, such as Codenames, there is a bot to moderate the room, or to help update things. How do you create such bots? Do you need to make an account for this bot, and then program ...
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Can only log into chat by logging into Meta [duplicate]

Somehow I got logged out of Chat and SE in general recently. I logged back into Super User successfully using Chrome, but when I went to Root Access I was told that I need to log in to chat: So I hit ...
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Log-in flow on chat.stackexchange.com and stackexchange.com b0rken

I was auto-logged out from the chat.stackexchange.com server. And I couldn't log back in! I reproduced this issue both on Chrome 67 and on Firefox 61, both with regular tabs and Private / Incognito ...
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Chat room “write access” option does not work

It was nice to discover the option for a room owner to add any user to a room, even if their rep is too low. ...so I notified the user in question, and as instructed on the next screen, I had them ...
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What is the Chat Sandbox, and what do the commands there do?

I recently found this Chat Sandbox with the chatbot and wanted to know what all of the chatbot commands do (including learned ones and the ones with no definition.) What exactly was the Chat Sandbox ...
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What is the maximum number of pings a message in chat can contain before people are not notified?

I've noticed that once there are a certain amount of @pings in a chat message, the users who are mentioned don't actually get notified. For instance, we sometimes have the bot ping lots of people for ...
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Meta chatroom rep different from site chatroom rep [duplicate]

If you type a few lines one after the other in chat, you can see your site-wide reputation show up: Except in any https://chat.meta.stackexchange.com room: Why? :-/
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How can I tell if a user did mute me in chat?

How can I tell if a user did mute me in chat? Of recent, and out of curiosity, I began to wonder if this is possible. I haven't read any thing specifying on this on the Help Center pages, nor ...
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If the title contains url, the link is rendered incorrectly in the chat transcript

TL;DR: If you use [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 that ...
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When moving comments to chat, can the default message be changed?

Moderators have the ability to move comments on questions and answers to a dedicated chat room. When they elect to do that an auto generated comment is created that says Comments are not for ...
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Ping Notification for a user with less than 20 reputation?

Should we allow ping to a user who can't talk in chat? Recently I visited a meta.SE chatroom. Even though I don't have enough rep to talk, I could still get pinged and notified. Since a user with less ...
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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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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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Please provide How to on how to write to specific site user in chat

In my questions I am urged to not discuss much in comments and use chat instead. I've reviewed chat FAQ https://chat.stackexchange.com/faq but there is no info on how to write to specific user.
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When selecting a message in mobile chat, action icons do not appear until scrolling

For some time now, whenever I select a chat message by tapping it on mobile device, there are no action icons: However when scrolling, either up or down, the icons appear: Can the icons ...
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Add a confirmation dialog before suspending people on chat

At the moment, suspending folks in chat is pretty easy: You press a button, and they can't chat for an hour. The problem is, this button doesn't have any sort of confirmation. It just... goes ahead ...
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How can I find out which site a particular chat room is associated with

Chat rooms are created with a particular site as parent, or with SE as parent (ie no affiliation at all) but when trying to look through chat rooms to see who should have what kind of access I have ...
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Adding a user to a chat's explicit write access list using their mainsite profile URL is broken

As recently as April 22nd 2018, I could grant users with sub-20 reputation write access to a chat room via their mainsite profile link (this is a diamond moderation feature): In the above screenshot, ...
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In-app chat would be nice [duplicate]

I'm open to pitching in with the code. The seams between chat and main are bothersome to me.
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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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Chat Seems to be Down

When I view any URL under https://chat.stackexchange.com, I get the following error: It was working about 10 minutes ago. When attempting to access https://chat.stackexchange.com, I get redirected ...