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Questions tagged [favorites]

This tag is for questions about the favorite question feature. For questions about favorite tags, use (favorite-tags) instead.

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When do I star a question? [duplicate]

When do I star and question? Is starring the same as leaving a like? I have seen one other person star one of my questions, and I do not know why. Note that this is not a duplicate because I am ...
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I am unable to find all my favorites that I have done in the individual question [duplicate]

After searching favorited question everywhere I am unable to find FAVOURITE section in the app. Please do something for this.
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Search all my favorites of all my accounts

Seems to be a rather simple thing, but I was unable to find it: I know that months ago, I did favorite a post about rsnapshot/rsync, yet I am unable to find it easily. I am aware of infavorites:mine, ...
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Add ability to perform simple functions (e.g.: flag abusive and favorite questions) without registering if you are logged in

We block desirable actions when a user isn't registered for a particular Stack Exchange site. For example if a user wants to "favorite a question" or raise a "rude or abusive" or "in need of moderator ...
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Why did the favorite button became little different and smaller?

So currently the favorite button looks like: But previously, it looks little bigger, and contains a border for the star, did stack exchange update it? I think it looks better before, would we change ...
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The list of my favorites shows questions that are favorite by 0 users (and therefore they should not even be in my favorites list)

Looking at the favorites Stack Exchange lists for my global account, I noticed the following questions. For the first two questions, the number of users who added them to their favorites is 0. I ...
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Cross-site infavorites:mine search

infavorites:mine was fixed for searching within a particular Stack Exchange site, but often I find myself wanting to search for a question I favorited, but not remembering which site it was on when it ...
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Favorites list still shows questions I un-marked as favorite

I had a long list of favorite questions. I un-marked many of them. A few of the questions still show up in the "favorites" list. Why? Am I doing something wrong? Is it a bug? or a feature...? I haven'...
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Show added date when sorting Favourites list by “added”

Here is a particular use case: I've started to use the favourites, as suggested by this comment, to save questions/posts as a reminder that they need editing: On the smaller sites you should rate ...
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Requesting the ability to star an answer, and just not the question [duplicate]

This is especially true for the IT-based stack exchanges, where the questions are all pertinent to an issue the searcher has. However, many times these popular questions have pages of answers, and the ...
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Wrong sort order in favorites tab on global profile

The global favorites list is by default sorted by votes. On my list, everything is sorted correctly except for a single question (which, coincidentally or not, is my own): It's not likely to be a ...
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How to manage my Favorites list, and delete old ones?

Is there a simple way to go into my Favorites list and delete old ones I no longer want? I have only tried random things, and don't know what else to try.
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Categories and Groups for the “Favorites” tab

Now that my list of "Favorite" questions has spilled onto a second page, I have run into a problem. I cannot see all my Favorites in a single glance. In addition, because of the large volume, I often ...
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Is there a way to quickly save helpful answers for users who are too low-rep to vote?

I spend considerable time finding helpful answers here on SE and wish I could somehow save helpful answers for later review. Upvoting and then reviewing my activity log would do the trick, but alas I'...
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Star in another's favorite list is not clickable

If you open any other (not yours) user profile and make a switch to favorite tab, the star on the left of each item looks clickable (according to the cursor style as "hand"), but actually it doesn't: ...
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Feature to mark a favorite answer [duplicate]

Just like we get to mark questions as favorites, is there any scope/relevance of being able to mark individual answers as favorites as well. Of course, there is an indirect way to do that by 'upvoting'...
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Why is not there a feature to follow questions? [duplicate]

On Quora, there is a feature to follow questions asked, either privately or publicly, so whenever one or more new answers are added, followers get notified. As far as I know, there is no feature like ...
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When are we going to get the ability to favourite answers? [duplicate]

Please don't mark this as a dupe until you've read the entire question. Once you have, see here for why it isn't a duplicate. This question was originally posted on superuser.stackexchange before ...
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infavorites:mine search query does not work

I'm trying to use "infavorites:mine" search query on ru.stackoverflow.com to display list of questions marked as favourite. It displays no results, despite i do have some questions marked as ...
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Notifications from favourite questions

Wouldn't it better if we get notifications from the questions which we favourite? It would help, by getting us notified about new answers to our favourite questions. Or, Is this feature already ...
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List of favourite questions to revisit it later in Stack Exchange App [duplicate]

I was able to mark questions as favourite in Stack Exchange app for android, but now could not find how to get list of it to revisit them.
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Data Explorer shows “This is a favorite query” for unfavorited queries

The hover text for the Favorite Query star on Stack Exchange Data Explorer displays the hover text "This is a favorite query (click again to undo)". This hover text shows the same message even if the ...
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Are favorited questions preserved during migration? [duplicate]

On Meta Super User, I have starred the question What is the best way to download a list of stack exchange questions for offline browsing?. In the comments, the author has requested that their ...
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'infavorites:[userid]' searches on some users with no marked favorites returns *all* posts

I just stumbled across an apparent minor bug in the site search. In some cases, searching infavorites:[userid] on a user with no marked favorites returns what appears to be every post on that sub-site....
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How do I un-favorite a question that has been migrated to another SE site?

Almost a month ago, I favorited this question which was originally asked on Movies & TV SE. It was later migrated to Music Fans SE. I favorited this question to check its status. Now, it's been ...
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Favorites tab scrolls too far in iOS app

In the iOS app, if you're able to scroll down on the favorites tab, you're able to scroll much farther than you should be able to: App Version: 1.6.3.6 Device: iPhone SE OS Version: Version 10.2....
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How can I see my favourite question in the Android App? [duplicate]

How can I see my favourite question in the Android App? I can favourite questions but don't know how to see them.
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Why does the community user have favorites (stars)?

I noticed on the Network User page that the Community User has starred 27 questions on the Sharepoint and Skeptics Stack Exchange sites. The Sharepoint favourites are explained by this somewhat ...
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How do I view the questions marked as favourite? [duplicate]

I've marked many questions as favourite but I'm unable to find those questions now. Then what's the point of marking them as favourite? I'm not able to find them in my profile as well.
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Can't search for deleted questions in favorites with 10K+ reputation

I was attempting to rifle through my favorites one day to find an old question I had wanted to share with an old colleague. In doing this, I attempted to search through known keywords that I had, but ...
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Page two of Favorites is a lie

I was perusing my favorite questions list in my network profile when I clicked on page 2. I was surprised when I was confronted with an error stating that no favorites were found. The fact that there ...
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Could we have lists within favorites? [duplicate]

I find that over time I accumulate a lot of favorite questions. Is there a feature in the works to sub-classify favorites into specific folders, the way browser bookmarks work?
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Notify users who starred a question on updates

Many times I find many question interesting and I would like to follow them as the answers comes and goes. When I just startes SO I used to save the tabs and refresh the pages now and then. Then I ...
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Can we make a list of “favorite questions”? [duplicate]

I found myself difficulty in searching for "favorite questions"; can we place the list in the profile view?
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Easy/relevant way to see a post/fav in SE mobile apps [duplicate]

I am using SE mobile app on Android. I could not find an easy way to see my posts, my favs unlike in website version of SE. Only way I could find is to browse my notifications, which is an indirect, ...
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Save a favorite question in app

When I tap on the star to add a favorite question the message "the account associated with the acces_token doesn't have a user on this site" is shown. I'm trying to favorite a question on Stack ...
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How to receive updates on favourited questions?

Is there a way in which one can receive updates on favourited questions? I'm not sure if such a feature is available. When another user asks a good question, it would be nice to keep track of the ...
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Migrated question not updated in my favorite tab [duplicate]

This question was initially posted on StackOverflow (notice the SO link, though it redirects to Programmers.SE). It has then been migrated to Programmers.SE where it's still open. It's now not ...
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Is there a way to sort questions I have starred and find interesting? [duplicate]

Recently, I have been finding a lot of cool questions on Stack Overflow. I am very into Ruby, Java and JavaScript, but after only recently finding many cool questions I have found that the things I ...
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Could you change the Balloon msg for [ You really want to cancel your upvote ? ]

( I suspect ... maybe I'm wondering about this only because of my browser setting. ) When I put my cursor over the [Upvote] button, a balloon msg appears, which says: This question shows ... ....
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What warrants a “Favorite”? [duplicate]

Is it ethical to Favorite questions arbitrarily? E.g. to favorite questions not for the question itself, but for great humor or something. This question is different from the one with which it is ...
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List of downvoted posts that have changed

In this post, it was asked how one can list the posts that one has downvoted but has since been edited. Specifically the question was asked if this can be done using the data explorer. The answer ...
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Favorite etiquette (and hot questions) [duplicate]

I am well aware of how the Favorite button on the questions works and where I go to find my or anyone else's favorite questions. I am also well aware of the fact that adding a question to the ...
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Can I get notifications from my favourite tags into the SE inbox?

I’ve labelled a few favourite tags here (and more on other sites). I appreciate them being highlighted on the question page. Sometimes, however, I take breaks from Stack Exchange that can be anything ...
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Why is joining a Stack Exchange site required if you only wish to favorite a question?

Say I want to favorite a question from a Stack Exchange site I haven't joined. I saw a question on the Fiction/Literature Stack Exchange site that I wished to favorite, but apparently I need to join ...
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Favorite questions not saving offline

I switched to Airplane mode and here is what I get on opening a favorite question: It does show the question title, but not the question body and the answers, as it should. Also, a favorite ...
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How to access favorite questions from Android app [duplicate]

The question was clearly worded in title. Is there any opportunity to access my favorites from Android? I found out the way to bookmark the question, but cannot find the way to access it afterwards.
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Promote and mark your favorites in duplicate search

The Favorites feature is handy for marking specific questions as important for some reason. What if we made it possible to use that signal in the duplicate close dialog so that favorited candidates (...
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Categorize favorites [duplicate]

I have been using Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites from a long time. Specifically in Stack Overflow, I have favorite questions which I want to refer later. The list is growing. It is ...
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Exclude Careers favourites from advertisements

The Careers advertisement box on Stack Overflow always shows jobs I've already favourited on Careers. As users already know their own favourites, it is useless to advertise them again. The job-...