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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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Is there any way to get notified for new comments even when the user forgot to tag you?

I noticed some new activity on this question that I had been commenting on. I checked my notifications and saw that I hadn't been notified about the latest activity. I had only been notified about the ...
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Can the edit button be hidden if I am unable to edit?

I keep trying to edit meta posts (often just to see how a specific formatting thing is done) but when I click edit it just tells me: Could it be made more obvious that the post can't be edited by me? ...
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Populate the “UserId” field in “Votes” for Answer Accepts in SEDE

In the Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE), votes are not recorded with the user that cast them, for privacy reasons, except in cases of bounties and favorite votes. However, for answer accept votes ...
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Feature request: ability to hide HNQ feed in the Android app

The title of this message is supposed to be ironic, yet possibly painfully close to home. For me Stack Exchange (and associated sites) is the absolute best thing on the web. Also the Android app is ...
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Stack Exchange and IPv6

Well, it has been over 7 years since World IPv6 Launch Day, when Stack Overflow over IPv6 on World IPv6 Launch Day was asked (with no answer, yet). It would seem to be a great shame for a technology ...
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There shouldn't be a > in the mobile site's privilege tracker

On the mobile site, the privilege tracker has a ">" symbol in front of the number of reputation points necessary: This is inaccurate. As soon as this user has exactly 10 reputation, they will have ...
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Add strings from the admin/users page into Transifex (or use existed keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/users Strings: Users with Flagged Posts. Also, there is the string all time in Transifex with key f270cf82d6f4111caff626149a9b9272, but it looks like it isn't ...
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Let's relocate the lists of tags that are shown next to each question in question lists

This is conceptually related to the following feature request, but my suggestion is about question lists rather than question posting. Could the "Tags" textbox be above the "Body" ...
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Show tag descriptions when asking a question?

I am a user of English Language SE, but I think this question might apply throughout the site. Often new users (but not always new users) will add tags which aren't really relevant to the question. ...
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Download all my content in a compact form [duplicate]

The imaginary feature being proposed sounds like a lot of work to implement but I think it still can be useful as an inspiration. Assume a user of an SE site has made some thoughtful contributions ...
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Add strings for the actions with an account on the deleted user page into Transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/:id Could you add those strings into Transifex, so we will be able to translate them?
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Hide button “Edit list” on other user profile page for moderators

For example, https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/2/stanislav?tab=profile. Moderators can see link "Edit list", which opens https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/hidecommunities/2 page. But we can't ...
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Add strings from the Cross-referenced IP Addresses page in case when there is no user with given id into Transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/xref-user-ips/0 Strings: No User Found. No user found with Id =. Could you add those strings into Transifex, so we will be able to translate it?
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Change text for case when deletion process is waiting for SE employee approval

вчера эта учётная запись будет удалена. "5 часов назад эта учётная запись будет удалена". For high-rep users, as we know, "human being needed to push a few buttons". But the message didn't ...
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Automatically have links archived in the Wayback Machine

In a recent question, I proposed having a little reminder of some sort to archive links that are put in questions and answers, as they can die and much of the time there is no archive of them. ...
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Add shorthand links for MathOverflow and all non-English Stack Overflow sites to comment formatting help page

The editing help for comments currently lists a few shorthand links which can be used to link to other sites: [so], [pt.so], [su], [sf], [metase], [a51], [se] – link to the given site. Link text is ...
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Add strings from the user comments pages into Transifex (or use existing keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/users/:userId/post-comments edit. delete https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/users/:userId/post-comments?state=flagged Strings for flag reasons: No Longer ...
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Publish questions only after First Posts review

I have been reading Sara Chipp's recent blog post which explained how new users in Stack Overflow are afraid of being judged by multiple people. I think that multiple people telling you how your ...
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Confusing layout for questions closed as duplicates

The layout for a question that's been closed as a duplicate can be confusing. At least some users (including myself at one time) have believed that a question can be closed as a duplicate without ...
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Can we have some sort of reminder to archive links in questions and answers?

Some of time that I see old questions and answers with links that are broken and have no Internet Archive or archive.is copy. This can be annoying, as links can be really important to answers. What ...
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The descriptions on the vote buttons for answers should be updated to be as helpful as those for questions [on hold]

The criteria for voting for questions is relatively clear, with the upvote and downvote buttons displaying: This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. This question does not show ...
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Add string “No Upcoming” from the community events page into Transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/community-events?tab=upcoming Could you add string No Upcoming into Transifex, so we will be able to translate it?
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Don't hide the link to the duplicate target so well

This is a screenshot of one of my old posts here on MSE that was closed as a duplicate. The height of the visible area is exactly what is visible in a maximized browser on my current screen. I'm ...
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Why would only ♦ moderators be “Interested in the status of tasks you've already reviewed?”

Most of you know what an empty review queue looks like: However, ♦ moderators see something different: Interested in the status of tasks you've already reviewed? View your complete review ...
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Is it possible to have a login which isn’t an E-mail?

I would like to be able to manage my accounts (private information) independently of my e-mails (public information) because: I would like to avoid any sharing of accounts between different servers, ...
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Don't allow zalgo in the “Hot Network Questions”

Today I saw this in the "Hot Network Questions" I know that questions with zalgo are allowed, that's not my point here: my point is that I believe we should not allow this kind of text in the "Hot ...
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How to change my login and login provider? [duplicate]

I have been using an authentication through my Gmail account because many years ago I thought it was a good method from a security standpoint, (even if the fact to use an E-mail as an account is a ...
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Collapse post after flagging it as spam from the moderator flag dashboard

When deleting a post with the 'delete' menu link from the 'mini post UI' in the new ♦ moderator flag dashboard, the dashboard collapses the post. This was a result of implementing one of my ...
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Add strings from the post timeline page into Transifex (or use existing keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/posts/953693/timeline#flag_339823 Strings: Helpful and, probably strings like Declined, etc (there are strings 3c5db2447415c261cf024be85458ce35 and others in ...
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Localize flag reason raised by Community user in mod dashboard

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/dashboard Currently text of reasons in English, e.g Low answer quality score. Could you localize those messages? P.S. Дух сообщества is Russian brother of ...
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Can we change the CAPTCHA requirement (or at least the provider)? [duplicate]

Very closely related to: Blocking google.com and maps.googleapis.com breaks the site, but that was 'fixed' by changing the JavaScript code. To make this more clear, it's a feature request to remove ...
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Add strings from Recent Redactions page into Transifex (or use existing keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/posts/redactions Strings: Last X Redactions Post Redactor Date Comment Links Revisions List Flag Recent Redactions (in title) Could you add these strings into ...
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Is there an easy way to post nice hyperlinks to questions?

Often I want to link to an existing question on the SE network in a comment or even a question/answer. One way to do this is by using the Share button. The link will be given in the form https://...
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Can we get notifications for when moderator tags are added? [duplicate]

One of my questions had status-review added with no comment from the developers or anything. There isn’t a notification for moderator tags being added or removed; if I weren’t paying attention to the ...
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If I cannot submit my post due to the volume of spam and abuse, show me exactly the content that got me banned [duplicate]

I tried to post something once and I got the error: Your post could not be submitted at this time due to the volume of spam and abuse originating from your network. I was very confused because I ...
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Different strings used on post revisions and edit pages (please, use existing one)

https://ru.meta.stackoverflow.com/posts/9322/revisions Used string 0b0dee08acad5d7c8cbde8ea2de60033: [Edit removed during grace period] But on edit page used another string (hardcoded?): ...
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Can we get the ability to search for “user:current”? [duplicate]

On some pages, you can put “current” where the user ID would go and it will redirect to the logged-in user’s version of the page; for example, https://scifi.stackexchange.com/users/edit/current would ...
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Add strings from cross-referenced IP address page into Transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/xref-user-ips/{uderId} Strings: User. Count. From. To. Submit Query. Please, for Count and From use separate keys (don't use existing keys).
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Add string “error completing request; try again later” from analytics page into transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/analytics String: error completing request; try again later Could you add this string into transifex, so we will be able to translate it?
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Show links to helpful flags and votes cast while user is suspended or below 15 reputation

Occasionally, I see users get suspended, or even if I am suspended, the helpful flags and votes cast are hidden. This is due to suspension causing reputation to be locked at 1. It just says 1/15 ...
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Add strings from the off-topic close reasons manage page into transifex (or use existing keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/flags/close-as-off-topic Some of those strings I couldn't find in the transifex at all. Some of them I found, but looks like on this page they are are not used. ...
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Use Reputation from one community to offer bounty in another? [duplicate]

There are communities where I am a "giver", answering lots of questions and/or raising good questions that are broadly of interest, and there are those where I'm a "taker" -- asking questions that may ...
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Add strings from help page into transifex (or use existing keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/help As moderator, I can edit this page. But there are buttons with untranslated text: Save Changes Cancel Could you add these strings into transifex or use ...
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Can we get Complete Features Guidelines of Stack Exchange? [closed]

I don't know how to paste a poster in a sites and also I want to Stick a photo. I want to link my account to Google Account but I am fixed in this app. Please Give us all guides and using it.
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Add string “Added Comment” from the mod dashboard into transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/dashboard?filtered=false The string: Added Comment Could you add this string into transifex, so we will be able to translate it?
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Email notifications for remove abandoned questions?

As per Stack Exchange policy, unanswered questions older than 365 days that meet certain criteria are periodically deleted in a reversible manner. I have no problems with this policy, but I would ...
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Reset a question's age for the purposes of Hot Network Questions if it gets migrated

This question was asked on Movies & TV, and was later migrated to Science Fiction & Fantasy. It got answered there and hit Hot Network Questions about an hour later (see timeline). The ...
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Provide a path for low-rep users to get a successfully edited closed question reopened [duplicate]

If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question. If you're lower rep and you don't know what the reopen link is as a result, then it's very easy to read ...
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Way to sort answers by if they are by Stack Exchange employees

So I was looking at this question, which has a lot of answers. It is tagged status-deferred, meaning that someone working at Stack Exchange responded to it. However, there isn't a quick way to find an ...
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List of favorite questions in the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

I have just installed the Stack Exchange app for Android. It looks pretty good so far. But what would be really great is possibility to bookmark questions for a later review. I noticed a "favorite" ...