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Questions tagged [information-display]

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Three-figure negative score doesn't fit in score box without wrapping [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vote count creating second line Here's how a negative three-figure score looks in the question list: And here's how it looks on the question page: I'm curious to see the how ...
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Second bounty awarded on same answer overrides the first in the display

One picture is worth 1000 words: As you can see in the revisions of the relevant question, the first bounty (of 50 rep) was started by James in Aug 12 but the second bounty "overwrites" this. Edit: ...
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Change tag synonym display handling in /tags

While browsing the unpopular end of https://stackoverflow.com/tags?tab=popular to see if there were any tags that probably shouldn't be, I was shocked that zombie was empty. Surely there are lots of ...
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Request the ability to move to chat before it is suggested [duplicate]

Similar to How can I move a discussion to chat before being prompted? but as an actual feature request. I'd like the ability to request a discussion move to chat before I'm suggested. The reason for ...
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What exactly is wrong with page 14?

I noticed that Page 14 of "newest questions" seems to always show only half of the questions the other pages do. So, just out of curiosity … What's up with that, SO devs?
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Differentiate between questions and answers in the suggested edit queue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suggested edits: Better visual indication of whether edit is to a question or an answer I've now accidentally rejected a few edits because they edited the code, and code in ...
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Part of a question doesn't appear. Missing a “Read More” Link? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Answer Layout Bug in IE9/Chrome - Footer Encapsulated In Code Block I stumbled into this question which displays a very interesting glitch: Arithmetic underflow or overflow ...
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Flag flag with incorrect count

Very occasionally, on Meta, I'll see a flag count in my header bar, like so: I then click on this, and my 10k toolbar will show something like this: I've actually had this happen quite a few times, ...
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Could we please have a clickable arrow to expand hidden content?

For many questions/answers where I wish to provide background, explanation, mildly extraneous detail, etc., I would really like to have that little arrow thingee that one sees in the FAQ: To ...
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Hover popups with a bit more complicated behaviour

Well, it is not the biggest deal actually, but it would be a little bit nicer if popups will support two modes of the way they actually popup. Here is a picture to illustrate what I mean:
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Mobile site: can we see views somewhere? [duplicate]

One thing that bugs me when using the mobile site is you can't see the views of a question anywhere (even though you can rank questions by views on your profile!). Can this be added somewhere?
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Is a plus sign necessary in a bounty label?

Is a plus sign necessary in a bounty label? Or there is a hidden plan to offer a negative bounty?
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More or less information in hover on synonymed tags

I've found that the hover for a synonym of a tag, not only doesn't tell you that it's a synonym directly (though seeing no quantity for it clues you in), but it also has a synonyms link. The original ...
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Dismiss notification message color selection

The new dismiss notification message color selection is bad on the eyes, don't you think? I have searched meta and did not find anything similar. The message click on this box to dismiss is hard to ...
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Question layout all messed up

Maybe I'm just going mad, but with a bounty in place, the recent-elongated "action list" on a question seems to be screwing up the layout of SO questions. I've not seen this before. Firefox 4.0.1 ...
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How does a reputation of 10k or more display in the main bar at the top of the page?

Once your reputation has gone to 10k or more (I think), it changes display from 8943 to 42.8k. Is this how it will be displayed at the top of the screen (next to the nav)? Or is the full value shown ...
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Please put the date near the top of the post

It is extremely time consuming to have to continually scroll down through the webpage to find the date of the post, before I begin reading the post. In gauging how relevant a post is to my particular ...
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What can Moderators and Trusted Users see that others can't?

Sometimes I will leave a comment or note on my answer before deleting, something to the effect of: "Yep this won't work correctly, thanks for pointing this out @TrustedUser" ..and I wonder if it ...
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Other users' flag weight values visible?

On SO I find myself able to view other users' flag weight values. Is this intentional?
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Is there a way to extract statical information based on tags?

I notice a lot of trends in StackOverflow--lately I've noticed a pretty massive swing to android--it has more questions than Java and iPhone combined right now. This doesn't exactly mean any one ...
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Increase pagination size [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please can we have an extra button (100?) for more questions per page? Could we please have some larger pagination sizes, like 100 or 250? I like to scroll through the ...
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Is there some way to see the old 'Recent Activity' screen?

I like the new activity dropdown, but also like the old 'Recent Activity' page. It only showed what happened since the last time I checked. This was very convenient. Now when I click on the various ...
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How can I view my downvotes

How do I view my downvoted answers and questions? I don't want to know who is doing the downvoting, just what is getting downvoted.
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Same thing displayed two times

When I saw my recent messages I got this: You can see that in Top 5 Posts acc is shown two times. Why 2 times?? Is it bug or normal happens with everyone?
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Suggested edits: Better visual indication of whether edit is to a question or an answer

Could we please have a clearer visual indication of whether the suggested edit is an edit to a question or an answer? Currently the only way I distinguish between the two is to look for the (very ...
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1answer
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A question about Answer Time

In my opinion, first given best answer should take up vote. In an hour, we can see which one is given first like (10 min ago, 15 min ago, etc.) But after an hour, these times looks like 1h ago on ...
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Number of Questions & Answers on hover of Username

I don't think myself to be eligible to suggest something at this reputation level. But, I found this helpful if it can be implemented. I kindly request you to correct me if I am wrong with this ...
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Make revisions on other's posts distinguishable from my own in profile page

When viewing the activity tab of a profile, all entries generally have the same exact format and style: timestamp type [expansion-button] question-title At least amongst the categories, the type ...
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…Too… many… …elli…pses… … when searching… …

The bug reported as Rendering problem on search page when using advanced search options shows as status-completed—but there are still some issues. While it's no longer showing the raw HTML, it's now ...
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Tag wikis should be referenced with a more useful title

Reputation gained from tag wiki changes makes them show up in the reputation graph on the profile page. But instead of something like "tag wiki foobar", the reputation listing shows "null": Maybe ...
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Please show that I've voted for a tag synonym in my suggested view

Since it's so onerous to go vote on a tag-synonym, violating the rule of least-number-of-clicks-wins, could we please have the suggested view show that I've already voted on a tag, so that I don't ...
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Minor layout problem with negative votes

At the risk of rubbing salt into Rook's current status in the primaries, is this a formatting/layout bug?: The negative sign is sitting on top of the overall vote count instead of to the left.
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Make badges more descriptive

Perhaps it's just me, but I don't always find the badge descriptions that clear. For instance, what badges can be awarded multiple times and what badges are just awarded once? The suffrage badge for ...
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Feature Request: add Views/Votes next to Related questions

Simple question. I have a small idea I'd like to suggest to develop on StackExchange. Who or where should this be directed? Thanks. EDIT Heeding Grace Notes answer below: here is my feature request: ...
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Stop direct links on migrated questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Roll back the new auto-redirect on migrated questions I just had it happen to me that I clicked on a closed question on Super User and it immediately directed me to Stack ...
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Better promotion of new sites

I think the English Stack Exchange site is "the greatest thing since sliced bread", however I only got to know it by luck (I think I was looking for a link to Superuser or Meta Stack Exchange). So I ...
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Can we allow certain degree of customized home page in stackoverflow

I thinks stackoverflow must allow some degree of customization for user - the page he needs to see after login. There is a definite use case for this - like I want all questions regarding C++ topic ...
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Roll back the new auto-redirect on migrated questions

Clicking on a migrated question now leads to an immediate header redirect to the target site. For a new user, this must be utterly confusing. They asked a question on one site, and suddenly end up on ...
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Feature Request: Automatically find questions I may wish to answer

I think it would be awesome if there was a feature which took into account your activity on the site... and did a search to find (as if by magic) questions you could answer. (Apologies if this is ...
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Have Tag Top Users page show winner of Taxonomist badge

I've searched the Taxonomist page to see who won the badge for certain tags, and was unable to find the winners. How about on the Tag Top Users page you show the winner of the Taxonomist badge for ...
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Deleted answers still appear in inbox

Deleted answers appear in the global inbox. The same way it used to happen with comments Also the number of answers takes the deleted ones into account.
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Revision history missing on closed and re-opened questions?

I believe that the question What are some famous one-liner or two-liner programs and algorithms? on Stack Overflow was closed and has been reopened. But no "edit history" link is available. Change ...
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Where do the tags in the tags section of a user's profile come from? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tag counts on profile page I've long been curious: where do the tags in the tags section of a user's profile come from? For instance, this is the tags section of my profile ...
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Please bring the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ to the chat

This would be useful to have next to the all rooms button. Perhaps let it refresh each 30 or 60 seconds... :-)
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Show [CODE] instead of the actual code in the Question preview

I think that when somebody adds some code to their question in StackOverflow, in the question preview you should NOT be able to actually read it, instead you should see just "[CODE]" or something ...
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Give us a total of number of posts found in search [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please Display Match Count after Search On the main pages you have the number of questions on the right side, underneath the sort tabs. Could we please get a total number ...
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Active Question lists - Name should reflect original poster (and editor if exists)

I find it odd that in the list of Active Questions, the name of the person is the last one who replied/edited/commented on the question. However when you open the question, you see the real author + ...
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Add “more…” link in Tag Info box on Tagged Questions page

When there is a lot of verbage in a Tag Wiki, only the first four lines show in the Tag Info box on the Tagged Questions page. How about we add a "more..." link at the end to let people know that ...
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Show deleted notification on direct URL

Please show a deleted notification when browsing to the direct URL of a deleted question. I find it vary annoying when I'm watching a question (pressing F5 every hour or so), and it simply disappears....
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Notate merged questions on front page

I went into a question that I'd flagged for merging to see if anything had happened on it, and sure enough it had been merged. Could we get a notation like [merged] on the front page for these types ...