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Changing placeholder of comment box for adding @ pinging info

Proposing a different approach to what I think enable ping completion for all comments wanted to achieve. New users should know that @ pinging in comments exists, and get educated on how to use them ...
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Problem with punctuation and removal of post owner usernames on comments

I found out today that if you have a user’s name with an “@“ in a comment on that user’s post, it removes it. For example, @PostOwner Your post is very nice. becomes Your post is very nice. ...
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In the case of users with the exact same name, how do comment replies work?

My username isn't too specific (Jasper). Every once in a while, I come across someone else with the same name. And sometimes, we even comment on the same question or answer. Now, I don't mind all ...
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Use comment @reply to contact reviewers

With respect to this meta post on SO, Are answers which drip feed information in subsequent comments acceptable?, wouldn't it be a useful feature to be able to also contact the reviewers of both ...
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Why cannot we comment-reply more than one person in comments, and anyone in questions/answers? [duplicate]

I think the comment-reply (ping) mechanism is way too limited. You can only reply to one person in a comment. And you can't use an @ whatsoever in questions and answers. It just doesn't make sense to ...
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Autocomplete for @ reply to the person who marked a question as a duplicate [duplicate]

When commenting on a comment below a question, I can use the @, and the first letter of the person I want reply to, and get a little pop-up with their display name in it. If I use that, the person ...
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Missing item in inbox [duplicate]

There seems to be an inconsistency in my inbox. There has been a message from a user (under the form of a @reply comment) that I can see under the post and in the "responses" tab in my profile, but it ...
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Please make pending edit suggesters be @reply-able in comments

When reviewing suggested edits, it often happens that I'd like to say something to the edit suggester, but I can't. The ability to reply to them would be a way to solve edit problems much more ...
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How to ping users with the same display name in chat and in comments?

Notion To simplify writing, I'll simply refer "users with same profile display name (case insensitive) user" as "users" (with quotes), and an arbitrarily user picked from "users" as "user" (with ...
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How do I send an automated link, in chat, to invite the asker to join me in a chat room for further discussion? [duplicate]

I am prominent on a particular exchange where one user has taken it up on themself to post regular posts trying to pick at basic rules on how Stack Exchange works. I have pointed out that it is a Meta ...
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Why are comment response notifications limited to one user name? [duplicate]

There are times where multiple users commented to a question I posted. Most had very useful information or suggestions and I wish to thank them all at once or ask them all the same question that is ...
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Enable @ping completion for all comments

I think it would be good to enable the autocompletion for @username also for comments which don't need a ping, e.g. first comment to a Q/A or if only the OP and one more user is involved in the ...
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Can't @ reply to users with special characters in their username

I can usually @reply in comments just fine, but in a recent questions of mine I noticed that typing @[character] doesn't show me any autocomplete results at all! The user in question has a ł in the ...
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How many of you agree that at SE, “We don't help people. We help the Internet by creating useful information.” [closed]

Much to my dismay, I read this comment on Meta: "We don't help people. We help the Internet by creating useful information." I need to know what portion of SE users feel this way. Then I must ...
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@Replying to non-alphanumeric usernames

The background to my question about comment replies has several parts, but I essentially have a single question. When using StackExchange on my mobile, it does not provide me with autocomplete when I ...
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If an @ is not going to notify a user, there should not be auto-complete for a user handle

This is a followup to a question I asked on meta.stackoverflow.com. The gist of it is that I believed the sequence .@ should notify a user, while as the accepted answer indicated, it should not. What ...
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Reply button as standard feature for comments? (see from a new user's standpoint)

I do see that there are many questions about having a reply button but they all refer to this question for the answer: "Reply" links on comments This link allows users to install a script ...
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Non-Western charset username @reference [duplicate]

I just added a comment here. The poster (眠りネロク) has a non-western username, which I copy-pasted into the comment (I don’t have Japanese language input ability installed on my PC). However, I notice ...
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What is the proper way to reference a user in comments? [duplicate]

If I am commenting and want to reference another user, sometimes when I use @[username], I get a clickable pop-up with their username, other times I do not. Some Meta questions indicate that @ isn't ...
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Insta-delete obsolete comment if I was the one @replied

Typical scenario: I leave a comment on a post pointing out some issue or requesting some sort of clarification Someone comes along and addresses the issue or fixes the post, then leaves an @reply for ...
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How to propagate my display name change to the @name comments? [duplicate]

I changed my display name. Now all comments still refer to my old @name. Can this be fixed?
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Add ability to reply to specific comment

Sometimes someone may post more than one comment on a post. If I am referring to one of their older comments it is hard to tell which one I am responding to, without going into details in the comment (...
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I want to reply to a mod commenting on a locked post. How? [duplicate]

My post was deleted and I want to reply to the mod commenting on it after deletion. How can I do this?
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Why are @ tags not working? [duplicate]

Yesterday I posted a question on the Mathematics Stack exchange. I received some answers to which I added a comment, trying to apply an @ tag for the user that wrote the answer. However, when I ...
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When someone deletes a comment, suggest to flag for deletion of dependent comments

I've noticed many times, that when reading a sequence of comments, some of them don't make any sense. It happens if someone delete his comment, and replies to it become meaningless. The recommended ...
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Unable to reply to comments directly [duplicate]

We can't reply to a comment directly, There must be a reply option under each comments, So that if you want to reply to a comment, you click on that option, rather than commenting again!. (for example:...
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Why am I getting someone else's notifications?

I recently got a notification in my global inbox for this comment supposedly directed at me: I did not comment on this post, but I did edit it, so I understand from this excellent answer why I would ...
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Omit comment replies from the minimum character limit check

Comments must be at least 15 characters long, which is supposed to make comments like "..." impossible to submit. This works fine, however there is a way around this, by using comment replies, even "...
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Should I be mentioning people in separate comments or a unified comment? [duplicate]

If two people happen to comment on a question or answer, do I have to reply to them in separate comments (as below) @ExampleGuy no, I do not have one. and: @ExampleGirl I can do that. Or ...
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Add auto-completion for username in comments when typing @

It would be nice that username auto-completion in comments starts when the user type @ (vs @ + first letter of the name of the intended user ) I am aware of the StackApp Reply links on comments.
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No-longer-valid comments that were responded to [duplicate]

Sometimes I put a comment on a post for a problem that is then fixed and the OP gives a comment to tell me so. It seems strange to delete the comment and leave his comment hanging there, but since my ...
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No notification for comment reply when using Dupe Hammer along with other close voters

User who cast a binding close vote on a question should be notified when someone comment-reply him/her, even without ever leaving a comment. This still works fine when I am the only close voter, e.g. ...
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Mention/tag user via SE mobile app [duplicate]

There is one minor feature that won't work in the Stack Exchange Android app. Mentioning/tagging a user is not working like in the desktop browser. It won't display a user suggestion. So, it ...
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What counts as a ping? [duplicate]

On desktop SE, I can type @ and the usernames that I can ping will be suggested. It's known that pinging the OP as the only commenter, or pinging the author of an answer as the only commenter, will ...
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I'm rnevius (not mevius): A font kerning issue with usernames

My username is rnevius (r n e v i u s). However, on ~20% of the @replies I get, I am incorrectly referred to as mevius (m e v i u s). Example: You can even see this issue by looking at my username ...
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How can I reply comments posted by 2 users with identical name? [duplicate]

How can I reply to a specific user If 2 users with indentical names post comments on my question? ex : Look at the following comments posted by 2 diffrent users : What have you tried so far - Mark ...
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People who bounty other peoples questions should be listed via comment autocomplete

So a user places a bounty on a question but has no interaction with that question. It looks like they can be the focus of a comment but they do not appear in the reply autocomplete. Considering that ...
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How can I mention this user? [duplicate]

I just stumbled upon this user: https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/260841/%e1%94%95%e1%96%ba%e1%98%8e%e1%95%8a His nickname is probably some emoji which my browser is unable to detect. How to ...
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Why can't I ping more than one user at once? [duplicate]

Perhaps this has been answered before, but I've only found oblique references (1, 2, 3). I often find that it makes perfect sense to try and notify two users (neither being the post owner) at once ...
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About “discussion to chat”

I asked some question and someone answered And then I comment on the answer. And he also comments on my comment. And I comment on his comment, and so on. Then the following sentence appeared ...
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How to make Comments section not interpret batch-file @ symbol as @reply reference [duplicate]

The @ Symbol is very common in Batch Scripts. Comments section mistakenly interprets it as an @reply comment. Here in this example Comment section thinks I'm referencing a user named @echo The image ...
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What do we do when we don't understand the comments?

Well, this has happened to me a lot of times owing to my shallow knowledge of English. When I post questions, I get some great answers however, some of them contain a lot of jargon/terms/expression ...
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Relax the spam prevention filter to allow blocked characters in @-replies

I understand the change made to filter certain Unicode characters due to a large influx of spam. But, is it possible for the validation to allow exceptions for usernames containing Asian characters ...
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Am I supposed to see notifications for comments on deleted posts?

I received a notification for a comment-reply addressed to me, but when I followed the link to the post, the post had been deleted. At this point I figured I just had a stale view of the page, so I ...
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Visual Feedback that you have @-replied to someone properly in comments

Right now, when you respond to someone by using an @-replies, there's no visual indicator to let you know whether you've properly used the feature or not. I'm often confused by whether I've used it ...
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Android app doesn't have name completion

I tried to reply to a person who posted a comment on my question, but the @name syntax didn't put a list of names for me to choose, requiring me to have to type the entire name in. This is annoying, ...
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“Comments should be at least 15 characters in length” does not make clear @name might be excluded

I find the error message a bit misleading as it fails to explain that in this situation the @username isn't taken into account in the character count (since @username won't be displayed in the posted ...
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Pinging in a comment sometimes works, sometimes doesn't [duplicate]

I have noticed that it seems to be good etiquette to write the "at" sign and then the userid of the person whose post or comment one is responding to in a comment. I believe that's called pinging. I'...
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Notify new users when their comment will not notify anyone

Quite often a new user asks a question which causes several people to comment on it and the OP later posts a comment, but does not ping any users (i.e. by typing @commentersName) in their comment even ...
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Reply to comments of own trivial answer

I posted a trivial answer here (that I knew would be converted to a comment). It was incorrect and someone replied to tell me. I cannot reply to them now as I cannot post comments yet. I tried to post ...