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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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Allow users to use responsive theme on all sites while logged in on a mobile browser

I (like many SE users) prefer the new responsive theme offered by SE as it has far more functionality and is simply more appropriate for my needs. However I must manually scroll to the bottom of each ...
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Add support for SASS/SCSS syntax highlighting [duplicate]

Please, add support for Sass/SCSS syntax highlighting. Sass is the most mature, stable, and powerful professional grade CSS extension language in the world.
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New flag overview UI - “dropdown-arrows” used but there's no dropdown action

The UI in the flags overview has received an update with some nice design love, and it looks good. The only thing that bothers me a little is that there's these arrow-style icons (>) in the menu ...
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Area 51 - can be the tooltip displayed with full description instead of the ellipsis symbol

In the proposal div, if the proposal description is exceeding around 240 characters, the ellipsis symbol is displayed. But when I hover over on the text there is no tooltip. On hovering over the ...
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Can we make it easier for moderators to notice chat flags when looking at a user's site profile?

A couple years ago SE implemented a user dashboard for moderators, making it much easier to see at a glance a bunch of relevant information, including recent flags raised against the user. This ...
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Having suggestions when an image is too large

Imagine this. You're uploading an image and then you get this error: Your image is too large and you don't know what to do. How about below adding some suggestions on what to do? I personally use ...
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If someone is tabbing around the site, offer to turn on keyboard shortcuts

Turning on keyboard shortcuts... isn't the simplest thing to do. You have to either previously know about them, or happen to stumble upon them buried deep in your settings. This isn't really helpful ...
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Auto-comment on new users first(?) post to recommend tour, help, and on-topic pages

So I've found that among the many stack exchanges I frequent, there are many new users (yay!). When I was first on the Stack Exchange site, I was greatly helped by a user (@ColleenV, if memory serves ...
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Enable suggested tags on other sites

meta.SE automatically suggests tags (pretty accurately, kudos!) (at least it just worked half an hour ago when I submitted a bug report. Curiously for this feature request here it didn't work for me.) ...
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Change how answers are sorted in the Stack Exchange app

On the web you can choose how answers are sorted. You can choose by: Active Oldest Votes How are answers sorted in the app? Can an option be added to choose how they are sorted? EDIT: If ...
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search in tag description

feature suggestion It would be great if there were 2 different searches: standard search (status quo): search in tag names only extended search: search in tag names + tag descriptions That would ...
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Allow me to use the standard keyboard shortcuts for closing a question in the review queues

It's almost impossible to review Close Votes from the review queues without a mouse. For accessibility purposes, it would be much better if the same keyboard shortcuts that you'd use from the ...
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Make a gold badge to encourage more tag wiki edits [duplicate]

My main site is Ask Ubuntu. I'm not sure how many tag wikis I've edited, but probably not many more than it took to get the shiny silver Research Assistant badge for editing 50 tag wikis that's also ...
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Allow Multiple flags for a single post

When there is a very low quality post, it is flagged as very low quality. If there is an unclear post, it gets flagged as unclear what you're asking. I have seen posts that are both unclear AND low ...
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Please add revisions for hats

Sometimes I spend considerable amount of time placing a hat I just received, and wear it. Then I get a new hat, and yet again, spend time to place it correctly. Wearing it causes the previous hat I ...
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Feature request to bring a host of new smart contributors

I have been unable to contribute in the past due to not meeting the reputation threshold and couldn't even respond to comments in my own question. This has really turned me off of Stack Exchange, but ...
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Can we merge [tag-watching] and [favorite-tags]?

It has been a while since favorite tags were renamed to Tag watching and some new features were added. When that happened, a new tag [tag-watching] is created. This was created as a master tag of ...
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Display id or name of social account on “My Logins” page

If I connect a Google account it shows the email. But it doesn't show information about Facebook/VK accounts. Could you display the account name or id for these social accounts? Or, even better, ...
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Add ability to increase font size increase for android app [duplicate]

I have a hard time reading questions and answer on Stack Exchange sites sometimes, due to poor eyesight. I hate having to bring my phone or laptop very close to my face to read things sometimes. I ...
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Ability to search for sites, not just for questions? [duplicate]

From time to time I'll find myself with a question to ask, but no clarity on which Stack Exchange site I should ask it. Alternatively, I'll know that a certain site exists, but can't remember the name,...
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URL redirection for promos link throws “The resource cannot be found” page

In some of the posts, the link for the promotion page is pointing to http://stackexchange.com/promos. This was obsolete and it automatically redirect to https://contests.stackoverflow.com/promos, but ...
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How can I list all user's accounts (or my own accounts) on all SE sites including metas?

When I visit accounts tab (https://stackexchange.com/users/userid/username?tab=accounts) I can see global Meta site and all SE sites but can't see any submetas of SE sites. Given the fact that meta ...
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Add direct link to comment in the moderator flag queue

Whenever a comment is flagged, there are a couple of links in the ♦ moderator flag queue: is a link to the flag queue (i.e. the page you're already on); it points to this specific comment/flag. ...
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Remove one of the off-topic close reasons [duplicate]

Here on MSE, there are two close reasons within "off-topic" that mean exactly the same thing. This: This question does not appear to be about the software that powers the Stack Exchange network, ...
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Add a way for moderators to search for users' profiles based on historical display names

Moderators have the ability to search for users by, among other criteria, display name. In my experience, this is a feature that isn't often needed, but when it's needed, it's bordering on ...
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Give moderators easier access to annotations and CM escalations on deleted accounts

Users can have (moderator-applied) annotations and CM escalations. When they do, it's important for moderators to be able to see them. There are two different use cases, and the info is available in ...
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Change shade color for watched tags on Stack Overflow

Can I change the yellow shade color for the highlighted watched tags on Stack Overflow? May be I am a color-blind or my LCD monitor is not very good, but I can barely see the highlighted watched tags ...
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Stop users from deleting brand new questions [duplicate]

TL;DR It's frustrating when a problem being worked on evaporates before I can hit the submit button. It is very frustrating for me to find a question that I feel I can give a good answer to, only to ...
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When clicking a tag element in the preview of a post I am writing, shouldn't the default be to open that tag in a new tab?

The title pretty much is all I am asking. I was just writing an answer in which I wanted to use a tag like-this. I wasn't sure if I spelled it correctly hence I clicked it, and rather than opening a ...
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Perhaps don't show reputation change when showing the all time league?

Showing the "reputation change" on the all time league is confusing: https://stackexchange.com/leagues/1/alltime/stackoverflow/ Reputation Change Rep Change* Users 10,000+ 14,624 5,000+ 31,851 2,...
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Add timeout error when comment fails to be submitted via the app

Sometimes, comment posting is stuck: (e.g. when internet connection lags, internal API issues) In such cases, it just keeps loading... and loading... and loading, and never stops, forcing me to ...
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When adding image from Wikimedia Commons, automatically add author/license/link

Many Stack Exchange questions and answers embed images from Wikimedia Commons. It is probably the most used image source here. Good news Thanks to their license, all images from Wikimedia Commons ...
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Please include the logical operators for tags browsing in Transifex

Currently when you search for a combination of tags in localized Stack Overflow you get some text in English. For example in Stack Overflow en español: https://es.stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/...
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Can the web pages please respect “Request desktop site” option?

I am an intensive mobile user and sometimes I meed functionalities of the full page (desktop page). The "desktop site" of mobile Chrome and other browsers has long been ineffective. The only way is to ...
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Can I configure an aggregate “home page” with questions from different sub stacks which meet my tags there? [duplicate]

I have been a Stack Overflow member for a couple of years but I'm also interested in a variety of non-computer related topics. I often check the "Hot Questions" list. But those questions, while ...
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Counter's text is truncated in queue on localized sites

SOru: SOes: Can you fix it? It looks very ugly. Make it flexible, or, at least, increase width of .dashboard-item .dashboard-count.
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Additional/advanced search/filter options

There seem to be a lot of requests for more advanced search/filter options, but I don't see any for these items. Can we get some options to filter out questions by users within/outside a certain rep ...
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My question is deleted, I am not allowed to ask more questions. Are these really good practices?

I asked this question which I later learned was apparently preposterous and was heavily downvoted. I was still positive that someone will one day come across my question who will be generous and ...
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Does StackExchange have any plans to offer 2-factor logins? [duplicate]

I've recently got hold of some Feitian U2F dongles and have been busily securing my online accounts. I was somewhat surprised to see that StackExchange currently doesn't seem to offer anything beyond ...
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Can we handle flags on the same comment separately?

Can we have the ability to handle flags on the same comment separately? Sometimes one flag will be helpful and another will not be and they both will either be declined or marked helpful. Related: ...
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Rule for master duplicates to have a 80% positive score

Selecting confusing questions with negative score as "master duplicates" just adds more confusion and despair than help. Take this one as an example: const { makeBadgeData: getBadgeData } = require(&...
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On privileges vote up page, badges should link to the badge page

Near the end of the privileges, vote up page, there is a mention of five voting-related badges. On the page, the badges are not clickable. It would be nice if they were clickable and link to the ...
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How to Encourage (or Make) Questioners Wait to Choose Best Answer

I originally posted this question on Writing.SE (How to Encourage (or Make) Questioners Wait to Choose Best Answer) and was encouraged to post it here. Much too often, a newer questioner will choose ...
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Change display order of answers in contests

We have a second contest going on. And whenever we have these sort of things I see how unfair the voting system is. Whoever posts first, or quickly gets more votes, has a huge advantage, since most ...
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Should the diamond be given to you at a certain reputation?

I couldn't find another question on Meta Stack Exchange that answers this issue. Let's see the official Help page for some info here: Trusted user Awarded at: 20,000 reputation Trusted users are ...
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Should the 5-Minute-Comment-Editing Timeout restart when editing?

I don't want to discuss why there is a timeout for editing comments. This has been done numerous times. However, when I start editing before this deadline, shouldn't the edit go through and be ...
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Option allow users to suggest a question is bumped without having to edit it

On Stack Overflow we see a lot of "answers" to old questions that are of the form: Have you got a solution for this yet? Usually where the question has no other answers. This, of course, has the ...
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Hide Closed/Duplicated/On-Hold Questions

My question mainly regards Stack Overflow, since that's where I spend most of my SE time, but I'm posting this here since this may apply to other Stack Exchange sites as well. The Problem Lots of ...
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Make the link to Stack Exchange Data Explorer Tutorial more visible

Can you display the link to the SEDE tutorial in a more prominent fashion please? Currently, it seems buried in the text of the help page. Perhaps at the bottom of "new query" page?
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Are current and past events pages using the same string for case when there are no events?

I'm not sure about past events: https://stackoverflow.com/badges/get/events?tab=past But https://stackoverflow.com/badges/get/events?tab=current uses text: There are no events being planned right ...