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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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Don't show ad for Developer Survey if you've already taken it

I just noticed an advertisement for the Developer Survey 2020: I have already taken it two weeks ago, and the system knows about this since it awarded me a badge for it. In that case, it's better to ...
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Add string “Advanced help” into transifex

In the editor there is a string Advanced help: But there is no such string in the transifex. Previously used string was advanced help (key 7a3845cdfc05fdb11c21d4d2250fcad3). Could you add new ...
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Add an immediately visible indication that a user is a staff member or an employee of SE

With the recent change in the moderator privilege distribution among staff members, not everyone gets an immediately visible diamond symbol next to their name. Hovering over a user card is not the ...
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Emoji shortcodes in chat

StackExchange is not a social network, and using emojis in a question is very seldom a good idea. However, the chats serves another purpose than the questions. In some ways the different chat rooms ...
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Add a link to the notification about the “Create new tags” privilege

It might be helpful, if this notification showed some information or came with a link to more information. I am sure, I can find the information somewhere but just being able to click might make it (...
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Let me skip flags I'm unsure about in chat

I clicked on "not sure" on a chat flag because it was in Russian, which I don't speak, then tried to see the next (it indicated that there were 5), but it just showed a "show all" box. When I clicked ...
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Add a community feedback step before implementing policy or process changes [duplicate]

In a recent post, Teresa Dietrich announced this process for policy changes: We have defined a standard process for new policy or process review that includes Community Managers, employees who are ...
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Limit the number of recommend closure flags that users without closing privileges can raise per day

Users without closing privileges are allowed to cast recommend closure flags if they come across a question that they believe should be closed. Such flags cause the questions to be fed into the Close ...
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Could we go to the meta sites more quickly?

Currently when wanting to see the current questions in a meta site of a specific community (without using the URL because that would involve extra work), this means I have to: click in the site ...
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Please restrict the announcements tag of the blog to posts which are actually announcements of network-wide significance

Catija has recently explained that which blog posts displayed in the side bar for each site depends on a blog tag: It's tag-dependent. Blog posts tagged "bulletin" appear in the sidebar on ...
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Prevent questions from being tweeted onto the site's Twitter account if they are removed from Hot Network Questions

This question made it into Hot Network Questions, but was removed by a moderator later. Six hours after the removal, it was tweeted onto the site's Twitter account, drawing it more attention. In my ...
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Add a way to avoid getting notifications from your questions or answers you don't care anymore [duplicate]

Once in a while I get notifications from answers or comments on a question I made as far as 10 years ago and the issue doesn't matter anymore to me or I have long since solved it or moved on. It ...
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Can I block notifications from my questions new comments or answers? (I just got one from a 10-year old question) [duplicate]

Someone commented today to an answer to this 10-year old question: How to re-map command and option keys on Mac OS X with a PC-keyboard? Can I prevent notifications like this? because I obviously don'...
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Can we make the smart quoting algorithm for titles even smarter?

Quotes in titles are automatically converted to 'smart' quotes: Are double quotes being replaced in titles? There are various cases where this is not desirable, e.g. when using them to indicate feet (...
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I suggest adding an option to filter accounts by context

Any time I go to my accounts page I read a long list of accounts that aren't sorted in a contextual manner. For example, it could appear as: Mathematics Seasoned Advice Law Unix and Linux Music: ...
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Reset question score partly upon re-opening and staying open

I mostly write from a perspective of stackoverflow.com but the idea is general. Question that get closed typically also accrue downvotes, the score is mostly negative. A small part of these questions ...
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Inbox notification text should be darker

The notification font color was recently changed from black to gray (#6A737C): At least for me, the notifications are hard to read now. I suggest changing the color back to black.
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Pressing enter in the edit reason field can inadvertently submit an edit suggestion

When writing an edit reason, I hit the Enter key by accident, and it submitted the edit. Could this behaviour be removed? I did not have edit privileges. The edit was submitted to the review queue, ...
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Filtering questions by tags in favorite questions tab [duplicate]

Would it be possible to add a tag filter in the favorite questions tab? This feature will help us who have hundreds, if not thousands of favorite questions. I am used to visiting questions i have ...
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Can we improve tags filter cards

Tags page shows a tag with the card with x questions and y asked today, z this duration, all good. Can we show z this duration in a new line (option 1) or in one line (option 2)? Option 1 Option 2
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New functionality to copy code to the clipboard for “Stack Overflow” in Spanish [duplicate]

New functionality to copy code to clipboard I made an approach in Meta Stack Overflow in Spanish about the possibility of implementing a new feature, that is, copy code through a button. I decided ...
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Let it be more clear for new users that their questions can be edited anytime [duplicate]

After the comment I made on a question from a new user, their response was: thanks for the corrective feedback, as this is my first question ever on Stackoverflow. Didn't even know I could edit ...
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Enable blackboard bold TeX macros \N, \Z, \Q, \R, \C for ℕ, ℤ, ℚ, ℝ, ℂ () in MathJax configuration

In math, i.e. at math.stackexchange and mathoverflow, the blackboard bold symbols for: ℕ — Natural Numbers ℤ — Integers ℚ — Rational Numbers ℝ — Real Numbers ℂ — Complex Numbers are used very ...
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Exclude posts with valid “rude or abusive” flags from appearing as review audits in all review queues

Recently our member reported about inappropriate content in the question in a First Posts review audit. The question was deleted by a moderator, because it contains NSFW pictures. Can you do ...
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Warn new users that they cannot accept more than one answer

A typical error made by new users is trying to accept more than one answer to one of their questions. Therefore, I suggest that if a low reputation user (let us say, an user whose reputation is below ...
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Send a follow-up email when a user reports that some Stack Exchange content is plagiarised by another website

I reported a website (Quora) copying a significant amount of Stack Exchange content via https://meta.stackexchange.com/contact and got the following response from the Stack Overflow support team via ...
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Responsive design of the question list isn't compact enough on small screens

If I understand correctly, the current mobile version of the site is obsolete and is no longer updated, the official mobile app is officially dead, and the full version of the site with adaptive ...
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Add a “became hot meta question” timeline event

As I understand, per-site meta questions can become "hot". For example: However, this event doesn't show up on their timeline. For the example above, its timeline shows: This is unlike non-...
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New colors for vote counts are not accessible; please make them darker

A new change rolled out to replace the vote count colors from hardcoded CSS values to branded colors. However, these new colors are not in compliance with WCAG accessibility guidelines. In particular,...
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Make public Q&A a nonprofit

It is not news that the relationship between the community of invested Stack Overflow users and the company is at an all-time low. The core reason is arguably an unresolvable tension between their ...
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Improve the edit notice which was changed to “until it’s been approved by trusted community members”

The previous edit notice read: Thanks for your edit! This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer reviewed. Now it says: Thanks for submitting an edit. It is only visible to you until ...
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Users with a gold tag badge should be able to add questions with no accepted or upvoted answers to the duplicate list for an already closed question

When anyone other than a moderator attempts to close a question as a duplicate, they can only select questions that have at least one answer that is upvoted or accepted. Even users with a gold badge ...
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Why can't I delete my answer in the Stack Exchange App? [duplicate]

I recently answered the wrong question, and tried to delete the answer. However, in the "Stack Exchange" App, there is no button for deleting a answer as on the website, also not at the button labeled ...
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More intuitive way of obtaining direct link to specific comment [duplicate]

Currently, it's not obvious how to obtain a link to a specific comment (there is no obvious share icon on comments). A question/answer on how to link to a comment has a lot of views/upvotes ...
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Feature Request: Improve user profile page interface

There is no Edit Profile button on one's stackexchange user page when the profile was copied from another Stack Exchange page. This is very perplexing because no hint of the underlying cause is ...
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Can we replace the “no longer reproducible” close reason with a [status-obsolete] tag?

Here on MSE, we have a close reason for bug reports and feature requests that have been rendered obsolete by changes to the system: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes ...
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Please don't completely remove the mobile website, for the benefit of users on slow connections

A Stack Exchange employee just said the following regarding the mobile site: We are actively working on the responsive design that works on both desktop and mobile, based on screen size. Once that ...
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Are there plans to get the @ name completion working on the mobile website?

I use Stack Exchange site through my phone (iPhone) way more frequently than I do through the desktop website. When I do that, I really wish that typing the @ symbol would offer the same auto-...
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Game Design Stack Exchange Community [duplicate]

Could someone create a game design (web & computer) based Stack Exchange site? It could be used for game ideas, as well as coding help, specifically about games.
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How can I check when (date-time) I voted on a particular post?

We can check by re-clicking on a vote to see the exact vote time as shown in this image. Actually it's not a feature, but a side effect of voting on a post that has already been locked. :-) However, ...
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Mechanism for disputing rejected flags and the possibility for mods to re-handle them [duplicate]

I recently got into a situation where my flag was rejected by mistake, so I had a well-founded desire to dispute the decision on this flag. In the process of fulfilling this desire, two things became ...
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Turn on Hot Network Questions list on Stack Overflow на русском

I've asked about the HNQ option. Comment from CM: I don't know but you're better equipped than I am to search meta ruSO to see if there's an explanation. And, if you can't find one, ask... and if ...
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Concurrent bounties in questions [duplicate]

Bounties exist to promote questions. Yet, only one bounty can be active at a time. This request outlines how we might implement having multiple bounties active at a time. Changes are as follows: So ...
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Permanent deletion, perhaps [duplicate]

Do we have a way to permanently delete posts? My mobile browser accidentally submitted a half-answer on this question, and in a fit of idiocy I wrote another answer from scratch and 'deleted' the old ...
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If a ? is detected in an answer, could we post a warning?

We've hinted at similar checks in the past: Automatically warning when adding post containing greetings and signatures? Add question detection when posting an answer Detecting questions in answers ...
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Increase discoverability of collapse/expand function in achievements dialog

This morning I discovered by accident that you can click on the headers ('Today', 'Yesterday', 'Last 7 days') in the achievements dialog to collapse them: Can something be done to increase the ...
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Can we add thousands separator to the reputation in “This page requires more privileges” page

Can we add thousands separator to the reputation in the "This page requires more privilege" page? If we are not yet achieved the reputation to the privileges and trying to access the tool options, we ...
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Why do Chemistry and Physics SE use text numbers instead of lining numbers?

[N.B.: I use a Mac, but I'm assuming the following is not Mac-specific.] I've noticed that, font-wise, SE sites can be divided into two categories: 1) Those that employ a sans-serif font (e.g., TeX ...
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After scrolling beyond the SE site's logo/name, replace the “StackExchange” sticky header logo with it

It's very useful for the user to know which SE site they're using at a glance. For example, I use Unix & Linux, Ask Ubuntu, Vi and Vim, Stack Overflow, and Server Fault, which can have ...
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After disassociation request, username is still included in comments section via @replies [duplicate]

I thought I would raise a feature request with disassociating username from a question, aka going anon. Only one time did I find I wanted to disassociate a post from my username, a few months after ...

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