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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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Do anyone dissapoiint the achievement rules of Stack network? [duplicate]

I am curious why Stack Network can't count all websites' achievements together. If someone has many stack websites, it will not show all points of a contributor. It sounds that it's a waste of time to ...
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Block about agreement/cookies hides links in the footer

Could you add an additional bottom padding/margin for the footer if a block about an agreement appears?
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Answers disappearing, by the Roomba process

With this post in mind, and particular its answer, I found answers of mine suddenly disappearing, and no where to be found. My own "recently deleted answers" were though, but it seems that answers ...
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'Unupvote' rewording [duplicate]

I'd like to see the SE term "unupvote" be changed to an actual word. This may seem like petty pedantry, but I thought we were a little different to other Q&A sites?. Let's at least make things ...
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Change of 'Unanswered' to 'Unresolved' for Meta

I think that the 'Unanswered' tab should be name-changed to 'Unresolved', since the name does not reflect the contents. When I first joined SE, I was very puzzled as to why there were answered ...
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Use back button to show site list on Android

As phones keep getting bigger reaching the edge of the phone keeps getting harder. While browsing/reading questions on a phone (yes, typically I'm a lurker) it is hard to open sites list. Suppose I'm ...
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'Really' delete this?

I have noticed that when you go to delete a comment of yours, you are met with the confirmation prompt: Really delete this comment? The choice of the word 'really' makes it all sound a bit... ...
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Proposal for an “answerable by me” button

I'm mainly a TeX.SE user. Since I have not much time to answer, I usually mark the answerable (by me) questions as favorite and when I have time, if nobody else already answered, I do it. But with ...
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Is there a way to detach one Stack Exchange site from the rest of the sites and move it to a different account/email? [duplicate]

I'm beginning to posts answers / ask questions on the Workplace Stack Exchange site. I believe at a point I might write something which could be seen in a different light. So, is it possible to ...
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Considering age factors for suspension duration

I think we should consider age as indicated by user's behavior (not influenced by their claims) with some more interest. I've seen a recent increase in kids (clearly in middle school) getting hit ...
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Accepted answers should not categorically block auto-deletion of closed questions

tl;dr Allow Roomba to auto-delete a closed question regardless of an accepted answer when the other criteria for auto-deletion are met Roomba should count an answer acceptance as a single upvote to ...
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Can we show post lock timers to all users?

Currently only mods can see lock timers and that's only for questions. Temporary locks on answers not showing lock duration When a post is locked, it frequently causes consternation and frustration ...
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Temporary locks on answers not showing lock duration

Tested on Stack Overflow, Stack Overflow Meta and Pets. Questions Temporary locks on questions are showing the duration (mod only). Stack Overflow. Meta Stack Overflow. Pets. Answers On answers ...
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Display negative reputation for reputation graph

By reputation graph I mean the graph that's below the Reputation link (only if you have rep changed in the last week or something like that). Display lost/negative reputation on reputation graph ...
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Don't clear the custom flag message when dismissing the window

It has happened with me a lot of times, when the text I wrote was cleared after a flag dialog was dismissed. Please, don't clear the message, when window dismisses.
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Limitation to modify the tags of a question

Regarding: question editing It would be better to restrict the modification of a tag question. At least by allowing only to modify one at time and also require to provide a reason of more than 50 ...
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Blacklist globally: https://lmddgtfy.net/*

Please blacklist lmddgtfy.net. It should be blacklisted as the same reasons for Let Me Google That For YOu links. It's shown up in comments on Ask Ubuntu lately, and should be blacklisted like ...
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A place to make notes on the mod dashboard

When there are some special circumstances related to the mod's flags section (dashboard), it would be really useful if moderators could make brief notes concerning a certain flag right on the ...
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Quick Comment Option to Contributors [duplicate]

Recently I felt that one feature is really required on Stack Overflow. I am active user since I love Stack Overflow. I love to review questions and visit this Newest tab for each new questions. I ...
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Paste without formatting in editor

If I copy some rich text onto my clipboard and paste it into a question (or answer), this happens: This is pretty annoying if you ever want to copy some text into a question. A workaround I’ve been ...
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Checkboxes for questions from new users

There is the FAQ, but I don't think many new users visit it. As a result, we again and again see the same comments, which ask to show attempts, post compilable code, etc. Suggestion. For users who ...
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(Add an option to) include closed questions in SE Filtered Questions

Stack Exchange's Filtered Questions is a tool where users can see a list of 100 questions based on certain rules from multiple sites on the same page. However, closed questions are currently excluded ...
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Workaround for horizontal scroll bar obscuring single line code markdowns [duplicate]

Occasionally this happens on chrome from a mac: Single line code markdowns can thereafter be difficult to read. Clicking elsewhere on the page doesn't seem to 'undo' this. My workaround is to double ...
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Make an OP close vote binding

I know you can close a question as a duplicate when a close vote has been cast but can an OP close vote be binding even when not closed as a duplicate.
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Don't display “Next privilege” in the case of suspended users

If you take a look at the reputation tab of an user whose account was suspended, you will see that that user's next privilege will be to be able to participate in meta, which will happen when the ...
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Add margin to the “Communities” block on the profile activity page [duplicate]

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/-1/community Actually, h tags have margin: h1, h2, h3 { margin: 0 0 1em; } But "Communities" block has class .gs4, which overides this rule: .gs4 { ...
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Different behavior when adding nonexistent tag to watched tags from sidebar vs profile settings

From questions list (error shown if no such tag): From settings page (no error): Could you show an error if user is trying to add a nonexistent tag from profile settings page?
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If clicking “show all” doesn't remove my uncertainty then it shouldn't remove my ability to declare my uncertainty

Users with 10,000 reputation are shown chat flags from across the network. The flag first appears as a blue number in the bottom corner of the chatroom. Wen you click on the number you are presented ...
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Can there be a 'wiki' for Stack Exchange sites?

I find 2 kinds of questions on Stack Exchange sites - Questions that will help people except the OP in the future Questions that only help the OP Furthermore, some questions that will help people in ...
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Enable up/down-voting during reviews

This is a follow-up post of Answer not deleted after six "Recommend Deletion". In the linked question, an LQ review has ended with six "Recommend Deletion". However, the post has not been ...
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Inconsistency in behaviour for comment upvote/flag and delete between mobile and desktop browser

On my mobile Chrome browser all the items (flag/upvote and delete) for comments are always visible due to the lack of pointer item like a mouse. This is fine. But on desktop browser "delete" link is ...
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Don't send request to the server if content hasn't changed

For example, when you press "Save edits" on comment, the request will be send to the server, even though the content of the comment wasn't changed. You can check the content before sending to reduce ...
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Show conversations in a user chat profile in two columns

When a conversation is bookmarked in chat, it is added to two places: Conversation tab in the room info - example. Conversation tab in the user profile of the user who bookmarked it - example. As ...
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Show last modification date only for changes that can be viewed by the user [duplicate]

The post was deleted. And only users with required privileges can see it. So, the modification date can be confusing for users without requiring privileges. Could you change the behavior to show ...
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Stack Exchange API returning 407: Account is not allowed to suggest edits

I'm currently trying to create a bot to submit some edits to questions on Stack Overflow. This bot currently has < 2k rep, but I'm able to submit these edits to the website manually, without any ...
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Has anything been done to improve HNQ since October 2018?

Refering to this I and probably many people are not happy with the state of HNQ, and I personally wonder if, and if not, why there is nothing done about it. My personal 3 most disliked features of ...
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The cluttered and not very useful Bugs page

Any visitor or user who clicks the Bugs tab, situated on the Top Questions Page, is presented with *single page of bugs ranked in order of votes. These upvotes might lead an inexperienced user (and ...
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Add post link to Explainer badge

Is it possible to add a link to the question for which you earned the Explainer badge? Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0). It's usually not too difficult ...
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Would a 5-minute grace period for moderator messages (both directions) be useful?

I wrote a long reply (1.2k+ words) to a moderator message, and after clicking "Reply", I spotted a typo, just one typo. Given that moderator messages are private and cannot be edited (by others), it ...
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Please make the feed customizable in the mobile app [duplicate]

I would like to have my Feed customizable, e.g. set priorities, favorite tags, filter (by time, active bounties, unanswered...) Instead, it seems the very basics are missing! I am constantly annoyed ...
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Can we mark some more Help Center articles as moderator-editable?

The Help Center is lying about site's scopes. According to this answer, the /help/on-topic page is the only Help Center article that can be edited on a per-site basis without going through employees. ...
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“Recommended” text overlaps the badge progress text on the profile page

Can't see the actual progress of this badge. Can you do something with it?
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Need more vertical space in revision page above tags

It seems that there is need to add more vertical space in post revision page when the tags and the last post line are modified:
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Separate each tag in its own quotes

While searching for the posts with multiple tags on the right hand side of the page you can see the "Related Tags" section: Is there a way to separate each tag in its own quotes like in the ...
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Exempt users with the association bonus from the IP-based question rate limit

I've just created an account on Cross Validated, and typed up my first question. Unfortunately, when I try to submit it, I get an You can only post once every 40 minutes error message. I've never ...
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Should the Help Center sidebar also match the theme color of the website? [duplicate]

While checking out the Help Center, I noticed something that I think in my opinion should be slightly changed. Should the sidebar of the Help Center (The box which holds all of the questions and ...
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Help Center: add links to FAQs in detailed topics

My initial search context: I looked at the SO Help Center to find information about inserting an image into a post. Not just doing it - get to know the mechanics/ errors/ whatever. As the main help ...
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Can the days reputation be added up and displayed next to the 'Today'/'Yesterday'/etc. label on the SO app?

Sometimes I am out on the road and am wondering how much reputation I have accumulated today or in a day. Currently I have to add line by line to see how I have increased/decreased. Can a total number ...
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Automatically move comments to chat if the author already posted a few comments on the same post

Summary Force comments to chat if the author already posted n comments or is replying to such a comment. This should considerably reduce moderation load of long comment threads. Proposal ...
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Allow automatic draft saving to be turned off

There is a limitation in the amount of drafts, only one per user. From Allow questions to be saved as drafts prior to posting You only get one draft for an answer and one for a question. (If ...