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The close dialog is a popup that lists available close reasons in order to vote to close a question. This tag is only for questions about the dialog itself.

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Is it possible to make my list of saved questions accessible during "duplicate close" dialogue? [duplicate]

It would be great to have access to ones saved questions in the "duplicate close" flow. Most of my saves are duplicate targets for questions that keep on getting asked somewhat frequently (I ...
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Close vote window explanation text is too small

Close vote dialog text under each close vote option is very small and it is very hard to read. I am not sure whether I noticed this due to recent color change, which makes the text color lighter or ...
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Questions closed for multiple community-specific reasons should be clear about that fact

It happens sometimes - especially on Stack Overflow - that a question will receive three close votes for community-specific reasons (i.e., as off-topic), and each voter will choose a different reason. ...
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Different fonts on close reason popup [duplicate]

There're different fonts for items in the list on the popup for closing a question with "A community-specific reason":
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Close reason text is badly sized

I happened to have my phone sideways when I cast a close vote and noticed that half the close reasons are of a different text size. This is not the case in portrait mode. Reproduced for testing on ...
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Close button creating multiple loading animation icons with http 409

I was working on the script burnination and doing systematic editing / voting / commenting / closing. At one point, I clicked on the close-vote button, and got a loading animation icon. It didn't go ...
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Extraneous whitespace in close dialog in Safari

In Safari (16.0) on macOS (12.6), the close dialog has some additional whitespace above the title - it seems to be aligned with the bottom of the close icon: On other my browsers (Firefox, Chrome) it ...
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A question edited while the close dialog is open fails to refresh properly

I was closing a question, and while I had the close dialog open an edit was made to the question – I saw the usual "this post has been edited" banner appear in the background. When I ...
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Incorrect message shown when trying to close a question a second time [duplicate]

I voted to close a question on EL&U, and it was later closed. Then the question was reopened again. Now I can't cast another close vote, so why does the message say, "You cannot vote to close ...
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When a retraction is not a retraction. Please update close-menu message

Sometimes, when close-voting, the question gets closed and subsequently reopened in very short order. If attempting to recast a close-vote, this dialogue appears: It tells me that I can't vote to ...
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"Close as Duplicate" dialog on mobile changes size [duplicate]

On mobile, the "close as duplicate" dialog adapts its size according to a nominated original with all its answers (with quite a lot of content sometimes if the original question is very ...
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Leaving a question closed as a duplicate in the reopen queue doesn't actually show the duplicate [duplicate]

Since the Review queue workflows - Final release: If a Reopen votes reviewer elects to leave a question closed, the reviewer will be presented with a “Leave closed reason” modal (similar to the close ...
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"No longer reproducible" close reason uses much smaller font sizes compared to the other close reasons

This seems to have popped up today. The "No longer reproducible" close reason now has its own header and the explanation text is much smaller: (Might need to zoom in a touch or test it ...
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This is a duplicate! Your challenge is to close it as such!

The duplicate selection in the Close dialog is broken. When you pick a duplicate an error appears: An error occurred while searching; please try again and the vote to close button stays disabled. ...
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"Close as duplicate" dialog doesn't count deleted answers but Duplicate tab does, in the close-vote review queue

UPDATE With the restyling of the Close/Reopen review queues, this appears to have been fixed, as that particular dropdown doesn't (seem to) exist anymore. When reviewing this close vote, I saw that ...
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When voting to close/flag as a duplicate, the Vote to Close/Flag Question button is disabled when the "back" button is pressed

When voting to close or flag a question as a duplicate, if you choose a duplicate target, then press the "Back" button (not the "back to questions" button), then press the "...
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In the close vote review queue, when you switch to look at a duplicate question, the close button is broken

It appears that the recent UI change for the close vote review dialog introduced a bug when it concerns suggested dupes. Reproducing in Firefox 78.0.1 (Mac OS). In this dialog there are two tabs, &...
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Please turn off auto complete for text box in close as duplicate dialog

When voting to close as duplicate, my browser auto completes past values in the text box: While I know this is "my fault" and I can manually clear those values, it would be neat if the text box could ...
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When VTCing as dupe, if the question you're on gets edited before you VTC, the whole question goes blank

To reproduce: Open up the VTC as duplicate interface Click on an original question (this can also be done after the edit notice appears in the next step) Wait for the question to be edited, so that "...
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Question Close Updates

This week we rolled out a series of changes to improve parts of the question close workflow. You can read more about the details of these changes here. For context, the overall effort to improve ...
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New dialog doesn't display radio options properly in the mobile view [duplicate]

The radio button is on its own line instead of being aligned with its label.
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I can no longer see the close reason I chose [duplicate]

In the past, we used to know the exact close reason we chose when voting to close a question. However, in the new close dialog, it's no longer possible: In the above, I chose "A community-...
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New close/flag dialogs have much smaller draggable title areas [duplicate]

The new close/flag dialogs have much smaller draggable title areas. We used to be able to click between the dialog title and the top border in order to move the dialog, now clicking in that area will ...
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Can the flag/close button be moved back to the bottom right corner?

The old dialogue had the button in the bottom right hand corner. The new one now has it in the bottom left corner. This breaks workflow for those of us used to clicking in the old spot. Whilst I ...
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Close dialog changes have now made going back hard to spot

The old tree at the top of the dialogue was large and a different colour indicating it was clickable. Now it is small, low contrast and all the same colour so it is hard to even know it is clickable ...
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Changes to the close dialogue have broken keyboard shortcuts for closing a post

When using the keyboard shortcuts previously, you could press m, for "moderation", and then c for "close", to open the close dialogue. This still works. However, after that, you can no longer press 1 ...
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Please reinstate the words "off-topic" into the closing dialog

Recently, the button for "off-topic" in the closing dialog was changed to "A community-specific reason". To be clear, I agree with the gist of the change, since "off-topic&...
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Make radio buttons disappear in close dialog if I have an active close vote on a question [duplicate]

Note: This feature-request has been posted as an answer to the announcement of the close UI changes. Earlier when I used to cast a close vote, the dialog would look like this: That is, the radio ...
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Backwards the migration close reason text is

When choosing a migration path in the close dialog, the text associated with each option doesn't make sense when reading, since it puts the name of the site first and then the text "belongs on": The ...
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Can we have a permanent bye to "on-hold"?

Whenever I click on "Close" button to cast a close vote on an already loaded page of a closed question when it wasn't closed, this dialog appears: But since the redesign of post notices, "on-hold" ...
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Duplicate options aren't displayed nicely on Chrome for Android:

Duplicate options aren't displayed nicely on Chrome for Android: It is clearer when viewed on Chrome for Microsoft Windows:
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Question can't be duplicate of unclear question [duplicate]

If a question A is closed as unclear, it means that it is unknown what the asker meant. (Otherwise the question would have been edited rather than closed.) If some question B is unclear (also if it's ...
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The close options dialog box and closing questions from the queue

Bug - Closing questions from the queue The close question dialog appears below the flag box. It would be better to have it over the flagged post box. Example: On a web browser, large screen.
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Make it more clear in the vote to close dialog that the user has already used their close vote, if the question has been reopened

It takes a quorum of five different users to vote to close, or vote to reopen. Except for diamond moderators, each user only gets a single close vote and a single corresponding reopen vote. Fine so ...
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Review close vote(s) on question you are currently viewing

It would be useful to be able to easily review the close vote queue for the question you are currently viewing when you see there is a close vote(s) and perhaps you disagree and want to "Leave Open". ...
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Don't show deleted answers in the close as duplicate dialog

Just noticed earlier that when closing as duplicate and choosing a source question, users who can see deleted posts can see deleted answers on the source question, in the dialog: Apart of such ...
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Misaligned options still in the Close Vote popup dialog

It seems the CV popup is still broken (Misalignment with radio buttons in add comment dialog in LQP queue, and Close dialog radios misaligned for some history on these bugs.) Any time there is a ...
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Put a vote-to-close button on top of dupe preview dialog on mobile

100% of the time when looking for dupes on the mobile site I open a new tab to find the dupe. By the time I'm ready to vote I already know which question I'll select: I've reviewed it and don't need ...
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Show dupehammer in close reasons on Android app

The original iOS feature request is at Show dupehammer in close reasons on iOS app. This is simply the feature request for the Android app, since the two apps are maintained by different people. ...
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Show dupehammer in close reasons on iOS app

In the screenshot below, Shadow Wizard has the ultimate power of the mighty dupehammer, but the tag badge is not shown in the question closed dialogue. This may cause confusion for some users since ...
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Voting to close as duplicate asks for question id or URL [duplicate]

I tried to close a question as a duplicate on Ask Ubuntu meta. It already has three close votes, but the app still asked me for a question id/link without offering the current duplicate target. App ...
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Migration site choice dropdown completely out of place on mobile

Default mobile site: (once I type enough that "coffee" is the only thing that shows up, I can't see it anywhere - maybe it's under the box or something) Desktop site on mobile: This is chrome 54.0....
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The mobile close menu is very bold

I just voted to close something on the mobile website, and the amount of bolded text threw me off. The first screen isn't so bad because of the text color difference which softens the blow: However, ...
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Close questions: no number next to the option

I've noticed this problem several times, I'm not sure if it's a bug though. When I review the close votes, sometimes when I click the close button I can't see what the original closer has chosen as ...
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Please disable links in close dialog [duplicate]

When I'm on mobile and I vote to close a question, my pudgy fingers often click the links instead of selecting the close reason. Can we disable these links, please?
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When I vote to close using the Android app, it says "Flag submitted" [duplicate]

As the title says, when I cast a close vote using the Android app, it shows a mesage saying "Flag submitted": It should say "Close Vote submitted" instead, or maybe "Your vote has been recorded" like ...
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Proposal: Expand the migration dialogue and make it cause intelligent canned comments and auto-flags

TL;DR Many users leave misguiding comments on off-topic questions that they consider on-topic on another site. To battle this, allow users to select all sites in the migration dialogue, but instead ...
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Change the default generic closing with custom comment text for moderators

When voting to close a question and choosing the custom comment option, you're given a text field in which to write your reason(s). In the Web interface, that field includes the helpful default text: ...
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Middle Click scroll up displaces the "close reasons" banner

Normal looks: After scrolling down then Middle Click Scroll back up: By middle click scroll, I mean when this icon appears: And you then move the mouse to scroll in different directions.
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Allow us to view the subcategories in the close dialog if already voted and what I voted for

When voting to close as a duplicate or as off-topic, there is a separate set of options. If you have already voted, you cannot see what those options are anymore. This makes reevaluating your close ...
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