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Questions tagged [linked-questions]

The "Linked Questions" sidebar is a user-generated list of related questions shown when viewing a question. Its content comes from questions that users have linked in the question, their answers, or in comments.

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Server error when attempting to see more linked questions here on MSE

I tried to check the linked questions of Build and strengthen the Stack Exchange community with "crossover questions" between sites by clicking on "more linked questions" on the right, which ...
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Can I link to my meta question from comments of cited or related questions?

I asked a Meta Stack Exchange question which references one or more questions on normal Stack Exchange sites. I want to make sure that people who are interested are able to find it, but at the same ...
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Pagination doesn't work for certain API routes/functions

Trying to fetch a list of linked questions from the API fails if there are more than 100 results(Or whatever is set by page_size). This API call to the first page:           /...
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Get all interlinked questions

As an example, this question: http://stackoverflow.com/q/1371012/print-utf-8-from-c-console-application has linked questions here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/linked/1371012 however some of ...
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How can I view all of my answers that are quoted elsewhere in someone else's answer?

Recently I saw an answer from another user where they had quoted one of my answers within theirs. It felt nice. So that had me wondering, is there any way to see all my answers that are quoted ...
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Is “hotness” the best way of sorting linked questions in the sidebar?

When viewing What is the most efficient way to deep clone an object in JavaScript? (question score 4042), the "Linked questions" are sorted by hotness, rather than votes. This means that How do I ...
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Comment links starting with double slashes (//) doesn't show up in linked posts [duplicate]

If the below, for example, is posted as a comment, the linked post doesn't show up in Linked in the sidebar. [Doesn't show up in linked.](//meta.stackexchange.com/q/3122) This seems like a bug.
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Remove post from the related list if it's in the linked list already [duplicate]

In my recent question I noticed that one post exists in both: linked and related lists. I can't find any reason to duplicate it on the single page. Is it possible to remove question from the ...
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Google search snippets show the Linked sidebar instead of more interesting content

I'm not sure whether this has come up before, but it looks odd to me: (Google search, Stack Overflow thread.) It's nice to see Stack Exchange on the little snippet thing on Google, but are the ...
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Add number of answers to linked/related questions [duplicate]

When navigating the site, you can see linked and related questions at the right hand side: The number refers to the net score of the question, whereas the color refers to whether an answer has been ...
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Shortening URL is not listed in the Linked section

With in the same site when I like to add any question or answer for the reference, I'm using the short terms like /q/12345 or /a/12345, it is linking and redirecting correctly. But the linked ...
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Why does Linked questions allow anyone to see some details of a deleted post without checking their privileges?

Take for example the question (on Drupal.SE) about "How to process the results of a VBO enabled view via Rules?". It is deleted and in its Linked block (to the right, above its "Related" block) it ...
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Show in linked/related questions sidebar whether a question has answers or not

Currently, in the linked/related sidebar, without opening the question the user can only distinguish whether the question has an accepted answer (green icon) or not (grey icon). I often eagerly open ...
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Bug in “Related” and “Linked” questions [duplicate]

I was recently browsing questions on Programming Puzzles and Code Golf when I saw a little bug with the voting. When looking at the "Linked" and "Related" questions, I saw one that appeared in both, ...
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The Linked sidebar should show also links to other SE sites [duplicate]

The Linked sidebar showing linked-to posts only shows links within the same site. Often, for example on Cross Validated there are links to posts on Math SE or MathOverflow (or other sites) but these ...
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Badge proposal: posts that are linked to often

It occurred to me that incoming links to posts may be a solid quality and/or relevance criterion. Hence, I propose a (set of) badge(s) should be added to highlight posts that are linked to more often ...
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Why doesn't this question have any linked questions?

The question in question: What rules govern forced removal from flights (due to overbooking)? There are two questions linked to in comments, but no linked questions are appearing in the sidebar. ...
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Additional duplicates not showing up in sidebar as linked question

If a question has been closed as a duplicate of multiple other questions (with the new multi-dupe feature), only the first (original) dupe target shows up in the sidebar's linked questions list: ...
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“linked” how do I create a link between two questions?

I recently asked a question that was not closed as a duplicate and a few days later it appears to me that it has been "linked" to another question that is relevant. That is, on the right side of the ...
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Related Meta discussions in the sidebar [duplicate]

Scenario: I see a dubious question A on basketweaving.SE, and I want to discuss its appropriateness. So I open a question B on meta.basketweaving.se. Of course question B will contain a link to ...
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Does linking to a lot of questions count as reputation-farming?

The "Linked" section of the sidebar lists other questions that the current question links to, and it also shows other questions that link to it (in the comments or the answers). Consequently, linking ...
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Why does a question sometimes not appear among the linked questions?

I have noticed several cases when a post is linked in a question (or in an answer, in a comment, in a duplicate banner) and yet it is not among linked questions (displayed in the sidebar). I do not ...
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In Linked/Related questions list mark the questions with a status tag (Meta sites only)

On meta sites (both per-site and MSE), I don't really care for accepted answer. What I do care about is the status of a bug report or feature request. Currently, the Related/Linked questions in the ...
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Show (duplicate) status next to titles on right Linked/Related Questions panels [duplicate]

When a user see a list of  Linked/Related Questions on right panel, it will be useful to have the word [duplicate] visible immediately after title. It will help to understand why the questions linked ...
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Why aren't protocol relative links recognized as linked questions?

Yesterday someone edited my question and converted all of my un-encrypted http:// links to protocol relative //. At first I was like "Sweet catch!" because I'm always getting on to our webmaster for ...
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In-site end-form links don't trigger linked question

If I want to link to question post #10 on the current site, I can link in either of these two ways: [Link text](http://meta.stackexchange.com/q/10) [Link text](/q/10) The problem is, the latter ...
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A delineation between “Linked” and “What Links Here”

The "Linked" section in the sidebar of a question seems to show things linked by posts on this page and things that link here For those of us interested in this section, and those who like to click ...
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Links to related posts in spoiler block should not be shown

A bit of a small issue I have: When I put a link to a related post within a spoiler block, it becomes a bit of a spoiler that the linked question becomes visible on the side-bar. For example: In my ...
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Are Notifications triggered for linked questions and answers?

Scenario I found one of the answers from a SE user (let's say ImaginaryUser) very useful. The answer(let's say answer No."56789") was the third most upvoted answer but not accepted. A few days later, ...
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Discrepancy between vote counts in Linked list and Related list [duplicate]

While viewing the question How does Santa protect himself from IP lawsuits?, I saw the "Linked" and "Related" questions lists. There is a duplicate question in both lists (which is apparently by ...
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Find links to the current post/question elsewhere on the SE network

I'd like to locale all places that link to the current post or question: linked-questions the other way. It's less important if it produces: things that reference a post specifically or anything in ...
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Number of linked questions is shown incorrectly

For any question I can view questions linked from/to it by from the url of the form: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/linked/id where id stands for the number of question. If some question has ...
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Unexpected behavior of linked questions when sorted by recent activity [duplicate]

For any question I can view questions linked from/to it by from the url of the form: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/linked/id where id stands for the number of question. If some question has ...
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Link the title of the linked questions sidebar to the list of linked questions

One of the (semi-)hidden features of SE is that you can view the linked questions for any post by visiting the URL http://[site]/questions/linked/[id] (where [site] is the site host name, and [id] is ...
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Can I link to other question without commenting or answering?

Reading a question X, I see that another question Y either answers the question or has useful information. I could add a comment or an answer to question X saying "you should look at Y", which will ...
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How to link related questions across Stack exchange sites? [duplicate]

In this question on dba.stackexchange I found two highly related questions on stackoverflow. I put links in a comment pointing out the relationship, but I feel it would be more helpful if I could ...
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“View duplicate questions” doesn't show just duplicate questions

I just tried to delete https://superuser.com/questions/10721/intelligent-file-copy-move-software, but was told: When I click View duplicate questions, I get sent to https://superuser.com/questions/...
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Show number of answers as tooltip in the sidebar questions

I don't know it is good idea or not but as an user when I go to some question and couldn't find good answer there I tend to look into the sidebar questions. It shows me number of upvotes for each ...
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What is the difference between the Linked and the related questions in the side tab?

What is the difference between the Linked and the related questions in the side tab. I just noticed in this question.
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Linked question is not linked

These questions appeared on each other’s Linked list, before I made this comment. As I actually had reason to link them, one question is relevant for the other and thus it could very well be that ...
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“Linked” questions shows a link from a deleted answer [duplicate]

I recently answered this question. My answer contained a link to another question. Once this linked question was detected in my answer, the "Linked Questions" sidebar showed this question - as ...
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Unanswered tab on the Linked Questions page shows questions with accepted and upvoted answers

Here is a list of questions linked to #97098 sorted by unanswered. As you can see, it shows many questions with accepted and upvoted answers, contradicting its name. Actually, it appears to show ...
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Number of linked questions in the sidebar is incorrect: some posts are counted twice

When I look for the questions linked to #28867, the sidebar says there are 25 of them. But by my count there are only 14 on that page. After Martijn Pieters suggested the discrepancy may be due to ...
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Use abbreviations for 1000+ score in linked posts

I don't really enjoy the ragged view of linked posts: This feature request is to use a format that suggested in Related questions with over 99 score display incorrectly; something that matches the ...
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Linked and Related questions does not display at right side area of question page

Hi everyone i am facing one issue in SO official site. I just select one question and before a week i show in SO site that at right side area it'll display related questions in Linked and Related ...
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Link to a question without it appearing as linked?

Over on Stack Overflow (but relevant to all Stack Exchange sites), specifically Comparing objects in JavaScript, I posted a comment to explain my previous "removing invalid dupe flag" ...
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“x questions with new activity” is wrongfully showing in linked questions list [duplicate]

When a question got many other questions linked from/to it, there is a special page showing list of all those questions, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/linked/184642?sort=active I just ...
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Notify when my question has been linked from another question

Sometimes a question I ask will get answers that don't help me, or maybe it doesn't receive any answers at all. How about making a notification when somebody links to my question? It could be ...
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Linked and related questions show same question with different score [duplicate]

From this question: It's been stated that it's not a bug for the same question to appear in both lists. But shouldn't they have the same score? For the record, it doesn't look like an issue with one ...
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Votes display under Linked Questions is broken [duplicate]

I've noticed this only on MSE; the number of votes under the linked or related sections gets displayed in more than one rows if the number of votes exceeds 99 votes (two digits): and Using Google ...