Questions tagged [edit-summary]

Short reason, count of characters changed or motive behind why a post was edited

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Please don't use comments containing vulgarities for suggested edit review audits

I come across this comment while reviewing a suggested edit audit: I don't think system-generated messages should contain such language. Can they be chosen more carefully, please?
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Give me a blank Comment box when I am Improving a Suggested Edit

The suggested edit screen includes both the suggested edit, and the reason for the edit: When you click to improve the edit, that comment is left as-is and hidden at the bottom of the post above ...
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I just got a really weird Reopen review about a rollback to [e6f666a5-1009-4456-b217-6ad0a889d0f6]

I just got this review which appears to be a little broken and buggy: Take note of the edit summary featured in this review - it's bugged out. In the post's revision history, it says "Rollback to ...
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When featured tag is auto removed by Community, there is no edit summary

Just noticed this: (source) It is not hard to understand that the featured tag has been auto removed by Community, but I still expect some sort of edit summary, even the generic "edited tags". ...
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Edit Summary reminder

Background I usually want to include a short edit summary for all of my edits. But I must confess, that I'm sometimes a little lazy and forget to enter a summary. This wasn't a problem, when I had ...
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Using the inline retag option keeps appending “edited tags” for each additional edit

If you go to a question and use the inline retag option ("edit tags" to the right) and only change one tag, it sets "edited tags" as the edit reason. Cool. Woops, I just noticed this other tag should ...
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When an edit is started within the grace period of a previous own edit, the edit message field should be prepopulated

Sample scenario: Make an edit to a question; perhaps improve its title. Write in the edit message: Please use a descriptive title for your post, even if that makes it spoilery Notice the question ...
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Adding summary to tag-only rollback doesn't work

It's possible to add an edit summary to a rollback: Could we be permitted to provide a reason for rolling back? However, this doesn't seem to be working when you rollback a tag-only edit. Here is a ...
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Indicate whether an edit will be combined with previous edits

When editing a post, that edit will be combined with the previous one, or the original post if there was no previous edit, but only if not too much time elapsed between these two. It would be nice to ...
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iOS-App: cannot modify summary of changes when updating preceding edit (< 5')

When editing a post a second time within 5 minutes, the two edits are going to be merged into a singe one, so the revision increases once only. This works fine for both iOS-App and web version. ...
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Selector for comment when editing

I think it could be a good idea to have a selector instead of a textfield when providing comments after editing a post. The reason is that (I think) the majority of these edits are either: corrected ...
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Provide quick-summary options for typo fixes, grammar fixes, etc

My personal experience is that very often, I use Edit Summary for: Typos Grammar Errors Minor Changes (where the essence of the information has not changed, and edit summary can hardly offer value ...