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Questions tagged [feature-request]

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

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Question Flair/Widget

As more social features are being added to StackExchange, how about a flair for questions? This would be like the flair used in the chat, but embeddable in other websites: There could also be an ...
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Emails about non-Stack Overflow sites come from Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I get some emails from Stack Overflow that are about specific non-Stack Overflow sites, such as one. This was all checked on the email talked about here: the email address is do-not-reply@...
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Some weird random ellipses in the Bounty Grace Period Started emails

I got this email a few days ago on my bounty entering the grace period: This looks pretty weird. The ellipsis at the beginning are strange, and the ellipsis at the end make it look like the whole ...
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Why isn't the word “religion” mentioned in the description for some of the religion based Stack Exchange sites?

Right now, the only Stack Exchange site that mentions the word "religion" in its description is Hinduism Stack Exchange. Neither Buddhism Stack Exchange, Christianity Stack Exchange, Islam Stack ...
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Add strings from the bans history page into transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/review/bans https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/review/bans/historical
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Allow to translate “Discussion on answer by” for autogenerated chat room name

I know that pure chat strings are not allowed to translate for localized sites, but ... ... could you please make "Discussion on answer by" string that is visible through the site interface ...
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Respect aspect ratio of profile picture

It looks like profile pictures are just stretched to be squares. Look at this profile: https://stackoverflow.com/users/191226/bill-criswell A sweet and simple object-fit: cover or object-fit: scale-...
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Separate keys for the “About” string in the Transifex

On SOen About on the tag page: and in the footer: are the same. But on SOru (and, probably, on other localized sites) about in footer is О компании (like about the company), and on tag's ...
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As a new user I want a user-interface key to quickly understand what all of the different colors and symbols mean

Please add a graphical key to the FAQs of all the sites that explains the meaning of colors and symbols found on the site, including the question lists / search results and the question and answer ...
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Chat FAQ is misleading regarding markdown in multi-line messages

This question follows the discussion in comments here. We know that Markdown in chat fails for multi-line messages. Debatable, but OK. However, the Chat FAQ for formatting shows us what appears to ...
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Will we get our reputation back if bounty is not answered in SOF [2019]? [duplicate]

I saw many other old posts which states that we won't get our reputation back but I would like to know whether stackoverflow has added an option for it or not? If there is no feature till now please ...
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Option to keep the reputation hidden [duplicate]

Is there an option to keep the reputation blurred out when you're on stackoverflow? I mean, it stays blurred or hidden with an overlay until you hover on it or click it. Because I often have to pair-...
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Augment search with a duplicate-target keyword or similar

Often when I search for the duplicate when voting to close as duplicate, the duplicate target I search for has been used as duplicate before. So one way to search for dupe-targets (or maybe reverse-...
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Apply the site primary theme color in the edit profile page

In all the Stack Exchange per-site and per-site meta's Edit Profile page, the sub menu titles (PERSONAL INFORMATION, EMAIL SETTINGS, SITE SETTINGS, ...) and markdown editor toolbar hover color are set ...
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Add anchors to privilege pages

Now and then I want to support a Meta answer with a link to information about a certain privilege from the Help Center. However, some detail pages are actually about a group of related privileges and ...
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Recalculate new contributor indicators when an account is merged

Imagine an established user accidentally makes a post through a new or unregistered account (or intentionally to prevent their account credentials from being compromised through a public network). ...
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Off-site avatar images are a privacy risk

The user avatars that are displayed on every post are not all hosted on SE's imgur account, but on sources outside the control of Stack Exchange. The most prominent ones are Gravatar, Facebook and ...
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Short url for StackOverflow?

Sometimes, writing stackoverflow.com and hitting Enter on keyboard comes longer and harder. If there was a chance to enter here with shorter urls like so.to, so.in or ,stck.in`, or etc. could it be ...
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Offering actual money as a bounty?

I have an idea for dealing with a question you badly want to be answered, which no one will answer, even after you've offered a large bounty: cash. Users can offer cash, and whoever has the accepted ...
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Get rid of special characters when searching for a tag

According to this, there is a limited number of valid characters for a tag. If we don't allow special characters in a tag name in the first place, shouldn't we get rid of special characters such as ...
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Provide a questions-only filter for the post feedback tool

The post feedback tool for 10k+ users is pretty interesting, but it's hard to find underrated gems and problematic questions using it because they're lost in a sea of answers with feedback. Would it ...
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Center point for all Stack Exchange sites

After someone moved one of my questions here I discovered many Stack Exchange sites: Stack Overflow Meta Stack Overflow Photography and others. I can't find a really nice way to browse between ...
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Combined question view for Stack Exchange sites?

I have accounts on a number of Stack Exchange sites. But I'm a programmer, and therefore lazy. Can I get a site/view that combines questions from just the sites I have accounts on? Seems I only have ...
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Remove <religion>.SE sites from Hot Network Questions

I have deep issues with the 'Hot Network Questions' containing questions from the religion sub-sites. This is not because I dislike questions about religion, nor because I think these sites have no ...
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Unique Badge Icons in Summary

Badges look differently on each SE site, as per the unique themes of each site. However, when looking at the Summary of Accounts in a user's profile, the badges for all sites use the icon for the ...
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Inform moderators migrating a question if the migration would have been normally blocked

When normal users vote to migrate a question to another site, after checking to see if the post author is not banned from asking questions or suspended on the destination site, the system performs ...
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New users don't value reputation

For a long while the issue of addressing how to prevent off topic or low quality questions has been looked at from multiple angles. I have tried many times to take part in these conversations. At ...
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Allow short questions if the Answer My Question box is checked [duplicate]

I wrote up a pretty short and succinct question on the Mechanics site, and wrote up a very long answer using the Answer Your Question checkbox. When I tried to post the q/a, it told me that I needed ...
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Allow bypassing CAPTCHA based on reputation or network experience [duplicate]

I was trying to post a question on Android Enthusiasts earlier on my (government) work WiFi, and was put through a slightly painful experience involving captcha. This got me thinking, why am I even ...
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Add string “Absence recorded at” from the mod history page into transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin The string: Absence recorded at Could you add thise string into transifex, so we will be able to translate it?
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Add “Unanswered” menu item for international Stack Overflow Sites

All StackExchange sites have "Unanswered" menu item in their navigation. For example this one: Except for Stack Overflow and its localized versions. While the menu (AKA left nav) for Stack Overflow ...
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How do I get Markdown source code during a pending edit? [duplicate]

When trying to answer a badly formatted question, I tend to click "edit" to view the raw Markdown text, as this tends to be better formatted than the displayed text. But during a pending suggested ...
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Redirect to the original page after authorization on SEDE [duplicate]

After authorization, https://data.stackexchange.com redirects to the main page. Could you redirect to the original page (from which I've tried to log in)?
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Add strings from the Review Queue stat page into transifex to make it possible to translate for Stackexchange localized sites

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/review/reopen/stats Strings: Admin. Advanced stats. Audits. Bans. Could you add those strings into transifex, so we will be able to translate them?
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Add Expanders to markdown so users can hide “More Info” text

Expand/Collapse More/Less Info buttons are a common concept across the web - wouldn't adding this feature make it easier for users to read those long-text examples? I am aware that there is the ...
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Add “About me” revisions

I would like to have a history of the "About me" box in my profile. I edited my details on my profile page and it replaced all profiles with the same content, so I'd like to be able to go back to the ...
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Daily maximum reviews for suggested edits prevents me from editing a post with a pending suggested edit

Today, I finished reviewing 40 items in the Suggested Edits queue at Stack Overflow, and switched to the First Posts queue. There was a question that I tried to edit, but it already had a pending ...
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Expand summary block to full width if there no items in queue

If a queue has items to review, it looks fine: But if there are no items in queue, the description looks bad. This block basically consists of 2 blocks: <div> <div class="...
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Could we have a global notifications area for stackexchange sites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create one page on SE to show my notifications for all SE, etc sites This might have been discussed elsewhere, but I couldn't think of the most appropriate phrasing when I was ...
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Withdrawn: Ask for confirmation when making a tag synonym suggestion

Pretty straight forward request. Just ask for a confirmation when suggesting a tag synonym. I was browsing the different tag synonyms for various tags and accidentally suggested a tag when I thought ...
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Ability to annotate posts as you can annotate users

Sometimes in Gaming, we use flag for mod attention to communicate among mods (about something specific to a question or answer). It'd be nice if this was explicitly supported by the ability to ...
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Use existed strings or add new into transifex for filters titles on the user history page in mod tools

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/history/:userId String: User has been banned from review. String: User accessed site. etc. I've found similar strings in the transifex: ...
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All Sites - Search for community by name and description

On the All Sites page of SE there is no way to search for a community by its name or description. The only way to find a community is to read each site individually as requested by the description of ...
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Printing out Stack Overflow/Exchange Q&As including comments?

I would like to make a suggestion for a Stack Overflow/Exchange complete Q&A printer-outer. It would print out the full question, its answers, and its comments, which the normal web-browser ...
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Title changes in HNQs make browsers mark them as 'unvisited'

In the below example it shows one link as visited another as unvisited. However I have previously read both posts. Can the URL be changed either to short form, or to not include the title.
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Summarize badge counts > 1000 [duplicate]

There exists (glorious) users on various StackExchange sites with more than 1000 badges. This makes the formatting of the user profile at the bottom of questions/answers a little odd, as the badge ...
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Add strings from the Post Flag History page into transifex (or use existed keys)

I found strings like this in transifex, but looks like they aren't used on this page, and hardcoded. Could you add this strings into transifex or use existed strings?
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Make click on row behave like click on checkbox in “move comments to chat” option in mod menu on question

Right now, clicking on the row behaves like clicking on the radio button. Notice how the radio button flashes indicating that it's being clicked. The checkbox should be checked instead.
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Is “duplicate” a close reason or not? Make up your mind [duplicate]

When flagging a question you have several choices to choose from. The third choice is "should be closed", and the fourth choice is "duplicate": This implies that "duplicate" is a separate reason from ...