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Proposals for new features on the Stack Exchange network, or requests for a change to an existing feature.

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Why don't the owners of a chatroom receive notifications?

Today I realized that an owner of a chatroom does not receive any notification if somebody else leave a comment in your chatroom (unless they ping you). This does not makes much sense to me. On the ...
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Adding owner indication for “edited” entry in timeline

In the timeline view, for the comment entries, if it is added by the owner, we can see some background color to differentiate from other user's comment entries. But the identification of owner is not ...
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How do I search for multiple tag combinations at once?

I would like to search for questions with foo and bar OR foo and foobar. So written in JavaScript it would look like this: if ((foo && bar) || (foo && foobar)) {} How can I achieve ...
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“On hold” is not yet removed from the privilege pages

As per the New Post Notices are live network-wide post, "on hold" label is removed from the post notices (title suffix). Where did the "On Hold" label go? "On Hold" had been used to label ...
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Allow to hide “Featured on Meta” in the user settings page

I know I could simply not interact with it but I cannot not see what is most of the time irrelevant content to me. I am not interested in the "Hot Network Questions" list and I am glad that I can turn ...
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Add string “moderator” from the profile activity page into transifex (or use existed key)

For example, tooltip on my activity page. But on the profile page it's translated. There is the string "moderator" in the transifex (0408f3c997f309c03b08bf3a4bc7b730), and it's used on the ...
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Formatting help needs to show how to do keyboard key markdown

Related to: How can I format as keyboard keys? The markdown editing help page, here for example: https://superuser.com/editing-help , does not include this example.
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“Watched Tags” as links on the top of each page

I have about 10 tags in my "Watched Tags". Once I go to a particular tag, there is no way to jump to another tag unless I go back to "Watched Tags" and click on the other tag I am interested in. This ...
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Allow for more delimiters in display names

Currently, we can use a half-width space and a half-width hyphen - in our display name (username) as a delimiter. However, there are more delimiter symbols commonly used in the international ...
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Make Related questions take multiple tags into account better?

A feature request, it seems like the "related" feature could use some TLC? For example the list of related questions on this question seems entirely irrelevant and yet the question has a very ...
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The UI is confusing when you add a synonym tag and it disappears

Late last year I started to suggest edits about complex-analysis and also related tags such like holomorphic-functions. I was not aware that holomorphic-functions was a synonym of complex-analysis ...
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In timeline, retain the toggle format, when switching between the event filters

In the timeline page, when I switched in between the “Hide vote summaries” and “Show vote summaries” options, the selected toggle format is not retained, it is always displayed with the default format ...
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Timeline page should have a “return to the question” link

While reading this question, I noticed the "Timeline" button (below the downvote button) and, once I click the Timeline button, I did check the changes made in the question, but, the Timeline page ...
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Timeline duplicates list edited, suggest improvement

Thank you for the great new feature Timeline, that we see now in questions and answers, it gives you a great vison about what happened in a post. I would suggest to list the full url of the duplicate ...
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“total posts flagged” takes up too much attention

I'm always a bit irked by the "total posts flagged" number in the toolbox. As far as I can see, it doesn't provide much purpose. For my own profile it has 6 flags in there, that I can see when I click ...
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Multiple versions of the same question?

Let's say I asked an unclear question, people in the comments said that the question is unclear and they talked about the unclear contents in my question, I edited the question making it clear and ...
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Translating username on language Exchange sites

I would like to translate my (user)name to different alphabets/languages on Stack Exchange sites where that's appropriate, like the Russian Stack Exchange and Russian Stack Overflow. People shouldn'...
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Render MathJax in tag excerpts when asking a question

Tag wiki excerpts support MathJax, on sites where it's turned on. That is, except on an important place, when editing a question: Both the tag popup and the tag info page do show rendered MathJax:
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Don't allow questions that have the same title but different punctuation such as a question mark or hyphen [duplicate]

I was on Music, and I saw this question title: I found a question it is apparently a duplicate of with this title: If I were to ask a question called "What is concert pitch?" the system would stop ...
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A user's original email address is retained in the system even after they've changed it on all sites (privacy risk, potential Area 51 sync issues)

To understand this report, first, let's have a look at the profile fields for setting one's primary email address in the system. On most sites in the network, you'll find that option in Edit profile ...
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Add plural forms to the string about an answer converted to a comment

String: 5af795a4c61ad499ad30bd3442f2d38f. Original variant: This answer is hidden. This answer was deleted and converted to a comment $deletionDatePreSpan$$deletionDate$$deletionDatePostSpan$ by $...
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SEDE help page still links to version 3.0 of Creative Commons license

Related to the post : SEDE footer still links to version 3.0 of Creative Commons license. In the Stack Exchange Data Explorer help page, currently the Creative Commons license is referred with ...
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Allow users under 50 rep to post one or two comments daily

I have seen many new users posting comments as an answer, which is wrong. Some new users have good knowledge but they can't add comments because they don't have 50 reputation. I agree that some ...
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Stack Exchange mobile apps still use 'on hold' for recently closed questions

Since the introduction of new post notices, the "On Hold" label is not used anymore: "On Hold" had been used to label recently closed questions. The idea was that this language would imply less ...
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Block diamond symbols in usernames ᛜ [duplicate]

I’m not sure if the moderator diamond is blocked from being included in a username, I assume it is. However I recently come across a user who was using this symbol in their username: ᛜ As a fairly ...
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“Submit” is not an answer to the question “Does this answer your question?”

"Submit" is not an answer to the question "Some community members have suggested a similar question that may solve your problem. Does this answer your question?" Screenshot from Google Chrome on ...
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Respect user's prefered-color-scheme setting on the Stack Exchange network to allow dark mode [duplicate]

The reason that answers on the linked post do not answer this question: NONE of them address the use of the user's prefers-color-scheme setting which is the root and CLEAR difference between this ...
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Wording of approved tag wiki edits in achievement dialog is confusing

Today I suggested a Tag Wiki and a Tag Wiki Excerpt for shared-accounts. They where both quickly approved, leading to a confusing situation in my achievements dialog. Can we please distinguish ...
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Minor alignment issue in the tag info page

In any tag's info page, the Tag Info box is overlapped with the above horizontal line. Adding some space in between them or adding margin-top to the tag info div will improve the page design. For ...
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What did I mark this comment as?

I clicked the arrow next to a comment, and to express my agreement with it. I accidentally clicked it again resulting in the following error message: Which states: You cannot mark a comment more ...
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Notify me for ping from a comment moved to chat

Last evening, I commented on this answer. I then closed the tab and went to bed. At an unknown time, someone responded, pinging me with @Douglas - an exact name match. This morning, comments on that ...
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Is there a better way to easily understand information and differing sides in multiple-page Meta posts? [duplicate]

It can be difficult to navigate the magnitude of answers available on certain types of posts. These posts usually span multiple pages and by definition hide a lot of information. While reading all ...
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Reinstate the drop shadow on user cards in cases where the user card shows

Just earlier today, a bug report I had filed earlier regarding the disappearance of drop shadows for profiles eligible for expanded usercards has been marked as by design. The given reason for this ...
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Sorting by newest instead of oldest answers

I was reading an old question on Stack Overflow with many answers about some settings in Visual Studio. Most of the answers were workarounds - so I realized what if the newer versions of Visual Studio ...
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Freeform lock reasons would be useful

There's a fixed, and rather small set of lock reasons, with fundamentally two different types - post and comment locks. Maybe it's meta, but a lot of the time our decisions when it comes to locks may ...
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Say in the Help Center that casting the first “close as duplicate” vote triggers an automatic comment with the close-voter's name

When a user casts the first "close as duplicate" vote on a question, an automatic comment saying "Does this answer your question? [duplicate-link]" is posted with the name of the close-voting user ...
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Add code and formatting to the preview of a question

This: Is a picture of a question when you search. And this: Shows that there is code in this question. Now in the top image it doesn't show code blocks, could we change it so it does? The same ...
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An Effective Solution To The [answer-in/as-comment] Conundrum [closed]

How often don't we follow a question, believing that we have the definitive solution, only to find that someone has posted the gist thereof in a comment? Under those circumstances, I tend to feel ...
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Reasons for editing like flagging instead of edition summary [duplicate]

I think it would be better if instead of "Edit Resume" there will be "reasons for editing." Something like this: Add an important tag Spelling correction specify the question Translate the ...
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Is there a way to filter questions from all Stack Exchanges sites from showing in the Hot-Network tab/page?

Instead of using the "hot network questions", is there an alternative that shows different questions from across all SE sites? I'm asking this because (AFAIK), the hot-network tab/page is special - ...
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Let me know earlier that I can't award a bounty within the first 24 hours

I've just started a bounty here, and though the FAQ states bounties can only be awarded 24 hours after starting them, this isn't immediately obvious and I have to confirm an IMPORTANT WARNING to ...
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Would it be possible to add a “Hey Guys” warning filter/block to question and answer posting on some Stack Exchange sites?

One thing I have noticed over the years of being on Stack Exchange sites is the consistent use of “Hey guys…” as an opening declaration of many question and answer posts. Not everyone who participates ...
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Split the community and Community User statistics in “Year in Moderation” posts

In the annual statistics posted on Meta Stack Exchange (e.g. here) as well as each per-site Meta, moderation actions are aggregated into "Moderators" and "Community" columns, with the second caveated ...
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Suggestion - Hiding Questions [duplicate]

Why hasn't the option to hide certain questions (that are for example on the first page of a Stack Exchange site you regularly frequent) implemented yet?
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Can we make it possible to tag more than one user in the same comment? [duplicate]

I know there must be a good reason why the one tag limit must be in place, but I can't really see a good reason why. From my perspective, I often would like to reply to two or more users with the same ...
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Google+ option is not yet removed from Area 51 share this popup

In April 2019, Google+ shut down their services to the consumers. But still the Google+ icon is displayed in the Area 51 - Proposal's "Share This" popup. Clicking on Google Plus (g+) icon ...
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Restrict moderator tools that allow mass dumping of user emails

There is a tool available to moderators that can show up to 1000 email addresses at once with a single query. On smaller sites, this tool is probably powerful enough to create a dump of the email ...
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Some reputation of the upvoted wiki post (Q&A) should be awarded to the original author

An upvoted question or answer earns +10. But if the author has decided to make it a wiki for betterment of the post or has been made wiki by the community moderators, then reputation per upvote is ...
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Input fields hardly readable when using dark theme of browser

When using the dark theme of my browser, the input fields are hardly readable. Both background and foreground colors must be explicitly defined together or not defined at all.
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Adjusting text size [duplicate]

I think this is a great app, and I like to check it almost daily. But it seems we can not adjust the text size. It would be much better if we are allowed to enlarge the text size.