Questions tagged [flag-dialog]

For questions about the flag dialog which appears when clicking on the flag link a question or an answer.

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Flag window redux: proposed syntax

There's been some consternation about the new flagging, but I wanted to focus on the syntax for a moment. I think the current shift doesn't really fix anything and it seems to fall into the same trap ...
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Can we preemptively direct flaggers (at least newer ones) to the location of flag responses?

As a moderator I respond to a lot of flags, and when I decline them I try to give good explanations. Most recently, I responded to a flag requesting that a question be deleted by directing the ...
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Tell me why a close or flag option has been disabled!

As we know, it's not possible to flag upvoted posts as "very low quality", or vote-to-close as "belongs on another site" if the question is too old, but the system doesn't actually tell us that. If ...
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The flagging dialogue, from the review queue, seems badly ordered/grouped

While reviewing some flagged answers in the review queue there was one answer that seemed to have an undeserved flag, or flags. So, I pressed the button for the dialogue, up it popped and then I ...
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Make the “flag for moderator” tooltip in chat more accurate

The tooltip that comes up when you mouse-over the flag for moderator option in chat is: Moderator flags are only seen by the site-moderators, and should be used to indicate serious issues with a ...
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New way to close a flagging dialog

Due to a recent change, you can close flagging (and closing) dialogs by clicking anywhere on the page, except the dialog itself.1 Let me be the first to say that I find this pretty annoying. It is ...
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Correct reference to moderator attention flag on deleted posts

When flagging a deleted post for moderator attention, users are prompted with only one option: I am flagging to report this answer as... in need of moderator intervention A problem not ...
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Why are the “off-topic” flag options (including “blatantly off-topic”) listed under “needs improvement”?

When I see an off-topic question on a site where I have the "cast close votes" privilege (mainly, SO), I can click on Close, select "A community-specific reason" (AKA/previously, &...
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The links in the closing and flagging dialogs should have consistent target attribute

According to the completed feature request Have links in the Closing > Off-Topic dialog open in new tabs, the links in the Closing > Off-topic dialog open in a new tab. So do the links on the ...
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Warning Underflow™ in flag dialog for flag warning/ban messages

In the flag dialog, there is a warning message shown to users who recently had flags declined or are currently subject to a flag ban. Unfortunately, it looks like a recent CSS change caused the notice ...
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Improve flagging dialog UI

When flagging a question as duplicate, I had this dialog: This presents a list with 5 items (choices). I clicked on duplicate of... and I had a list of questions to choose a duplicate: The label ...
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Add UI feedback when successfully flagging a comment

When flagging a comment for some reason, no tooltip appears to say "Thanks, we'll take a look" or similar upon submitting the flag... just... nothing. Can you please add such a feedback so we know ...
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Can't submit Custom -> Other flag after previous flag

I got a clear-cut Not An Answer in the review queue and flagged it as such. However, just before moving on, I noticed something else that I figured required Moderator attention. So I clicked my way ...
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Erroneous “question put on hold since you loaded page” prevents flagging

On this question: I visited the question. I closed it as a dupe. I attempted to also flag it with a merge request. I was met with an error saying that the question was put on hold since I loaded the ...
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Make clicking on duplicate in flag panel stay in menu

When you load the flag panel, select a post which is a duplicate itself, then click on the duplicate link (i.e. "this question is a exact duplicate of: ..."), it takes you out of the flag menu instead ...
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Flagging box goes over the title bar when scrolling

I was flagging a question when I noticed that the flagging dialog does over the top bar when scrolling. Here are some screenshots. (Screenshots were taken from Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange ...
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iOS app needs votes/flags remaining counts

The websites show, in the vote-to-close and flag dialogs, the number of votes or flags remaining. In the iOS app, however, there is no way that I can find to see how many close votes or flags I have ...
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Give comment box for 'invalid flag' option

When marking a flag as invalid, there should be a text box, so some logic can be given. For example, it someone marked it 'not an answer', and I want to state why it is.
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When flagging a question, the previous modal window appears when flag the question or close the current window

When flagging a question, the previous modal window (I am flagging to report this question as) appears again when we click the "Flag Question" or close the current window. I can reproduce this issue, ...
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Edits to the question make the flag dialog disappear (even when I'm typing a custom moderator message)

Edits to the question reload the question and make the flag dialog disappear, even when I'm typing a custom moderator message. This is annoying. I had to type the same message three times just now ...
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Ninja close-voting hindered by teensy drag area

It's great that the Close/Flag dialog boxes are draggable, so you can see the content behind them. However, it seems only a small portion is draggable: Can the bottom chunk of whitespace, and the ...
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Bring flag dialog in front of flag ack. boxes

Sometimes there are multiple answers to a question that need flagging. The 'Thanks...' acknowledgement box that persists after the first flag can float in front of the dialog for the next flag, ...
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ToolTips of remaining flags and close votes

The ToolTip of the remaining flags in the FlagDialog displays flags remaining today, UTC The , UTC is in this case unnecessary and can be removed. The ToolTip of the CloseDialog is nearly correct ...