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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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Add a button to scroll me to my answer if I view a question which I have previously answered

If I open a question that I have already answered, it would be nice if there was an icon or link telling me something along the lines of "You have posted an answer to this question." This would scroll ...
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Add some bottom padding to code snippets

Currently it's impossible to see the bottom line of code snippets because the horizontal scroll bar is positioned over the top of them (post in question): Please could you add some bottom padding so ...
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The “moving comments to chat” feature is too limited [duplicate]

Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat. It seems that moving the comments to chat hasn't helped - can you please move some more? We can only move ...
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Body content formatting on mobile [duplicate]

I recently joined SO and related sites, and whilst raising a question I noticed that there was no obvious way for me to apply Markdown styling to body content via mobile. For instance, if I were to ...
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Let comments retain their pings when they are moved to chat

It often happens to me that someone has replied to (user @rus9384) me in comments, comments have been moved to chat, and I don't see the response (if the post is not mine, I don't see any notification ...
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Reduce horizontal scrolling in code examples

Horizontal scrolling is annoying. In rather narrow viewports it tends to appear frequently. The usability issue is that it breaks "flow" mind state. I eliminated it (almost totally) with a simple ...
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Remove bronze/silver/gold tabs from the Badges page

On the Badges page you can switch between "color" of badges by selecting the corresponding tab (bronze/silver/gold) or by pressing the badge icon: Since the badge type info is always visible I ...
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Add “not” string into Transifex [duplicate]

On the search result page if you exclude tags in filter, for example, [дефект] -[локализация], there is not translated word "not". I didn't find this string neither in Transifex nor in traducir. ...
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When comments are moved to chat, notify everyone whose comments have been moved

I don't know if this is a duplicate, but personally I feel like this one thing would be a good addition. Maybe make it switchable (so you can turn it off), but I don't think these things happen too ...
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Should users be notified with new comments/edits on posts that they have downvoted on? [duplicate]

Many times we've seen this scenario happen - a question was posted and currently doesn't meet the standard or is unclear. A user with voting privileges sees the content, downvotes it, and moves on ...
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Show off-topic reasons for currently selected site instead of Software Engineering [duplicate]

Let's say I'm creating a new SEDE query for Meta Stack Exchange. The CloseAsOffTopicReasonTypes table has a nice 'show contents' icon, which saves me from having to execute SELECT * FROM ...
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Increase the font size in one of the help center page's bottom line

In the bottom of the "How do I report harassment?" help center page, the line's font size is very less and it is hard to read. Can be the font size is increased in that line?
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Add Review Queues to iOS app [duplicate]

In line with this question, Add review queues to Android app review queues should be added to the iOS app. Currently, they can only be accessed from a mobile web browser, where the editing and ...
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Show main tag description below synonym tag

Tags page. There is no description shown below synonym tag. But when you hover this tag, you can see description in the tooltip. Could you show main tag description below synonym tag?
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Show year in SEDE timestamps from previous year

Can we adjust the display behaviour of timestamps in SEDE so that it matches the general Stack Exchange behaviour (better)? On Stack Exchange, the year is shown if an action (post creation, latest ...
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Make text about earned privilege clickable in user profile

When getting a new badge, the earned badge button is clickable and opens the badge page: However, when gaining new privilege, the privilege isn't clickable. Would be nice to make the privilege ...
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Increase trusted user rep bonus on a new site to 125 from 100

When a user trusted on other sites joins a new site, they get 100 free rep. This should be changed to 125, so that trusted users don't have to wait 40 minutes between posting questions. Alternatively,...
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Align congrat blocks in user profile by height

It looks inconsistent. I'm asking to align blocks to the upper or lower border. Something like this:
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Align table header and body on the mod tools page

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/tools/question-close-stats?daterange=last90days 1st column in the header has class col-1: .col-1 { width: 8.33333333%; } But 1st column in the body has class ...
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Implement a 5-minute edit window for annotations in main and chat

As of now, moderator annotations in main and chat (on user profiles) have no edit window. Sometimes I miss certain details or make some spelling or grammar errors at the first go. It would nice if a 5 ...
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Currently selected indicator's colour in flag summary and help pages, can be the same as the site's colour code

Some of the Stack Exchange sites has it's own colour code. Like Meta Stack Exchange has #17a7db, ELU has #AE3737, Travel has #277789 for the currently selected item's indicators in main page and the ...
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The way suggested edits are handled in questions seems oddly inefficient [duplicate]

I recently visited a question with unformatted code. Before I could format it however, a low-rep user made an edit that was basically what I was going to do. Here's the problem: I'm now not given the ...
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Display post asked/viewed/active info directly beneath the question on mobile

When I mention asked/viewed/active, I mean this little bit seen at the top of the sidebar: This information can be substantially relevant for people dropping in to moderate or curate a question. ...
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Has anyone considered an Evolution Exchange? [duplicate]

Google and Facebook have figured out that I like seeing the latest palaeontological announcements, so I'm always seeing headlines like this one on an early Triassic lizard. This always spurs me to ...
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Please remove the excessive capitalization of certain paragraphs in the Terms of Service

I was browsing through the Terms of Service and noticed that some parts are hard to read because they solely consist of capital letters. I can imagine there must be a US law stating that certain parts ...
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Search for site [duplicate]

I want to be able to search for a site by name. If I want to go to the Spanish exchange I want to be able to type "Spanish" in the search bar. As of now, many other sites show up it if I do this. In ...
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Allow moderators to mark single reviews as bad and inform/ban reviewers based on this

Summary Implement a system that automatically informs and potentially review-bans reviewers (with optional adjustments) based on moderators marking individual reviews as bad. This makes moderating ...
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Could you add “flags declined during the past 7 days” link in the help page?

As per the answer, we can use /current instead of <userid> in the flag summary URL. In the What are declined flags, and what should I do about them? help page, under the "What happens if too ...
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Can we flesh out /help/someone-answers a bit more?

I recently encountered a case where someone - a new user who didn't know any better - serially upvoted the answers of a user who'd answered their question. After they mentioned this in chat, they were ...
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Allow me to hide the “what are flags?” banner please!

Recently, this text popped up on my flags-history page: Flagging is a way to bring inappropriate content or behavior to the attention of the community. See: What is flagging? These are the flags ...
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Don't suggest awarding a bounty if there are no answers

If a bounty has ended for a question that doesn't have any answers, don't suggest awarding the bounty, some other text should be used. When the reason for the bounty was "This question has not ...
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Add guidance on Good Subjective answer citation to the help center

Good Subjective, Bad Subjective underpins the current network approach to subjective questions. It lays down the principles found at the bottom of What types of questions should I avoid asking? which ...
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Requesting features in chat [closed]

When I try to ask some questions in chat in general, the members in the room sometimes don’t respond me (I can understand it may be they are discussing some other topic). So then after some lots of ...
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Localize analytics page strings

Could you make those strings on the site analytics page available for localization?
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GoP - The Game of Points: Critical Sneak Attacks (Grant downvotes are commented soon) [duplicate]

Lets see how a downvote without a comment explaining the reason, is like a critical sneak attack: We don't know who did it. We don't know why they did it. The target can't defend him/herself. The ...
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Can we see our last message in rooms we have not participated?

I have noticed that I cannot see my last message with the button load to my last message in rooms I don't or even I haven't participated just because this doesn't exist. This might be useful when a ...
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Move the question/answer ban meta to per-site help

This relates to People get lost and crash into meta - maybe we need roadblocks for their safety and the issue it's dealing with: people ask off-topic questions on here all the time. I think it's ...
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Update publicity badge descriptions - they work for answers as well as for questions

The 'share a link' badges (Announcer, Booster and Publicist) work for answers as well as questions. This is reflected in the FAQ but not in the badge descriptions: Can this please be changed to ...
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Special acknowledgement and collection of extraordinary answers

I have just read an answer on Earth Science which left me with the feeling that we all have had on occasion: I wish I could upvote this more than once. It would be nice if there was a mechanism to ...
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Delete others' comments on my own post

If you use social media, you may know that all comments others posted on your own posts can be deleted by you if you see that it is unnecessary. I know StackExchange is not a social media system, but ...
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Could “News Feed Items” in chat auto dismiss when you click them?

The scenario: You're in chat. Someone posts a question in the stack to which your chat belongs. A little box pops up in the top left with the question, stacking up to several times if more than one ...
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Allow users with less than 50 rep to comment if they've already commented

The title of my question could look weird at the first sight, but I will explain it to you. Recently, I’ve seen a user that posted an answer to an old question, but their answer was actually a ...
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Allow to search by user id when user is deleted [duplicate]

Specifying the user:<id> option to the search string allows you to search for posts written by specified user. That also includes the wiki posts, which are considered community owned (almost ...
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Writing.SE clamours for graduation

Writing.SE has raised the issue of our desire to graduate a year ago Here it is: we're tired of being a beta site. We believe we have been a consistently successful site, we've been around for more ...
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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, the system performs multiple checks: Post author is not Q-banned or suspended on the destination At least one tag the question uses ...
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Make it easier to find what you want [duplicate]

I am really annoyed by how little screen space is used for a question or actual content when I am not logged in to sites on the network. I visited an AskUbuntu question and found less than 10% of the ...
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Add progress bars to the badges on the Badges page

It would be good if we add a progress bar to some of our badges on the Badges page to indicate the user how they have gotten far to it before the users gets that badge immediately. I've drawn what I ...
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Say to the new contributor that upvoting comments does (almost) nothing for comment poster

I've seen several times before (and me self did the same when I was new to SE) that new contributors being original posters upvote many of the comments published on the question page, just because ...
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Improve description of tag wikis in Help Center

The Help Center articles on the "approve tag wiki edits" privilege and "trusted user" privilege state: What are tag wikis? Tag wikis are a general introduction to a topic defined by that tag. ...
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Float preview to the right

I know this has been posted years before, but screens have become wider... Preview on the right please, optionally? Float the editing window It would be nice if it was possible to have the editing ...