Questions tagged [linked-questions]

For questions about the "Linked" sidebar on questions, a selection of other questions that the question links to, or other questions that link to that one. This tag can also be used for the linked questions pages, which show all such questions.

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Display other SE site links in the linked questions sidebar

Maybe using a different font or a small site-icon. Hijack edit: ~~~~ jco - Based on this discussion: Hodofhod Asks About Intra-network Related Questions Example. In the below answer from Justin is a ...
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Related questions with over 99 score display incorrectly

The score for the 4 questions are 111, 1218, 261 and 5 respectively, but they display 2 digits per line. This is an obvious bug in design.
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Whoa! What is this “Linked” thing?

As per the title, what is this new feature?
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Automatically track referenced questions

It would be nice if SO automatically parsed all the internal links in posts and comments and tracked them centrally. That way regardless of tagging we would be able to track bi-directional relations ...
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Linked and Related sections contain duplicate links to questions

The Linked and Related sections sometimes contain a link to same same question. See for example this question, where one of the Linked questions is same as the first of the Related questions. I ...
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Should there be a way to link questions?

Currently, we can edit a question to put in a link to related items, we can add a comment and we can suggest a duplicate when voting to close, however, I think it would be beneficial if there were a ...
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How to find all questions that were duplicates of another question? [duplicate]

I am interested to see a list of all questions that were closed because being a dup of another question. I strongly want to research a particular question and reading all the answers inside the dups ...
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Questions not removed from “Linked” when comments are deleted

This has been reported a long time ago; things might very well have been fixed by now. I can hardly imagine this is a real issue, but maybe it's not too nice for SEO or the data dump? So: A question ...
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Posts linked in deleted answers still show up under “Linked”

E.g. see here.
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Difference in score between Linked and Related questions - is it caching, or a bug?

I was browsing this discussion (URL Shorteners cleanup) and noticed in the related posts lists the following difference in the score on a linked question (Let Me Flag That For You - URL Shortener ...
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Relative links are ignored by “Linked Questions”

Relative links to posts, such as [this one](/questions/1), do not show up under Linked. See? → This query suggests that relative links to posts are used ~1% as often as absolute links. Not an ...
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Is there a limit on the number of Links that show up in the Linked section?

As the title. I was looking at the rules on Meta FAQ proposal, which will now be a great place to link when people are confused about downvotes on Meta. Or a place to link when you assume people don't ...
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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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Why doesn't the Related question list show that questions are closed?

I saw a question on Meta that was obviously going to be a duplicate: Difference Between SO and Programmers [closed] And indeed, looking at the "Related" questions list for that question showed a ...
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“More linked questions” view does not show all linked questions

I have a favourite canonical question for PDO problems, "How to squeeze error message out of PDO?" It's been used many dozens of times, as the "linked" column on that question shows. In fact, there ...
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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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Position / Styling of Linked Questions

What does the community think about the positioning of the Linked Questions list. For me, I associate content on the side of a page as navigation / ancillary information, not to link to important ...
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Let me see all questions / answers that point to a question

When I am looking at a question and wish to explore the subject more, it is useful to look at all questions and answers that point to the given question (or one of it’s answers). Please list them ...
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Showing meta questions in the same manner as linked and related questions

In the right column there are linked and related questions. I'm suggesting to add a third section: "Meta". If a question on the main site is linked to by a question on meta, that meta question should ...
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Indication of accepted answer in the related and linked posts section

I see that "related" and "linked" posts section (on the right side) shows score/vote count adjacent to each post's title. To be consistent with vote count display in other areas of the site, I suggest ...
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“Recently Active” linked questions updates incorrectly

When there are too many linked questions to fit in the sidebar, it shows a link to "see more linked questions...". Clicking on this link takes you to a front-page type showing only the ...
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Broken link in Linked Posts section

I'm trying out this new feature and I noticed in this question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/659752/programming-challenge-can-you-code-a-hello-world-program-as-a-palindrome One of the links ...
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How did this question get a 'linked' question that isn't mentioned in comments or answers?

Looking at https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/110916/how-can-i-best-use-stackexchange-as-a-qa-site-for-my-own-project which has been closed as a duplicate (quite right), we see three 'linked' ...
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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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Let linked questions have an arrow indicating which question is linking

Currently, having a look at the linked questions sections it is impossible to tell whether the question is linked to by the current question, vice versa or both. I think this makes a significant ...
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How does Stack Overflow find 'Linked' questions?

How does Stack Overflow find 'Linked' questions? Does it store a list of links somewhere in the DB? Or does it extract them from posts/comments dynamically?
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Vote counts >= 100 for linked questions do not wrap properly [duplicate]

On some SE sites, the vote counts for linked and related questions get wrapped. I cannot remember seeing it before. Not affected are Stack Overflow and Server Fault. Affected are: Askubuntu: Sec.SE ...
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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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Linked questions in right column doesn't ignore links that don't appear in the text in some cases

If you link to a question in the following manner: [][1] [1]: http://so.com/questions/13213 The linked portion will update, even though the links aren't shown in the post. Questions included in the ...
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“Linked” questions not obvious

I feel like I subconsciously ignore the "Linked" section to the right of questions. Is it just me, or would it be a good idea if it stood out more prominently?
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Is it ok to link related questions in the comments?

I am not sure if there is an answer here about this. This addresses the issue, but in a different way Related Questions. I'm not referring to flagging posts as duplicates. If there are some closely ...
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Linked answers should (within linked list) resolve to linked answer

EDIT: unsure if it's a bug or not - applying tag until certain Currently, all links under the "Linked" list take you to the question. In the message body, however, these links will take you to the ...
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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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How can awesome answers to average or duplicate questions be promoted?

It would be interesting to see the top or accepted answer score as well as the question score for related / linked questions. I typically browse the highest voted questions first when searching for ...
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Questions don't link if the URL uses HTTPS

When linking a question via HTTPS, the question doesn't appear in the Linked Questions sidebar. In the question My avatar automatically changed, this was the initial screenshot: So then the question ...
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Duplicate Questions sidebar

At the moment, a question can have multiple duplicates linking back to it, but once you link backwards from a duplicate there's no way to link forward to later versions of the question....which makes ...
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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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Linked questions not working when there are more than one link in a comment

I don’t think the “Linked” panel is working when there are more then one link in a comment. See my comment on this question. (It may also be that the links are not updated when a comment is edited)
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While logged out, trying to view posts from the list of linked duplicate posts which have no answers, redirects you to the duplicate “original” post

When logged in, you get to stay on the page of the question closed as a duplicate. Consider this page: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/linked/58032?lq=1 I got here by clicking the link "see ...
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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 should we do with subsequent questions that depend on each other to be answered?

If a user posts several questions all clearly regarding the same piece of work, what is the best way to keep all the information together? For example, I answered a specific question, and when the ...
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Clicking on vote count in the Linked Questions list does not give a “noredirect” link

The problem According to this meta answer, linked questions in the sidebar should have noredirect=1 passed. This was done due to an annoying redirect (explained better in the question than I ever ...
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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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Don't show links to duplicate questions if I cannot see them

I was browsing a Stack Exchange site where I am not a member - so I was browsing anonymously. I found an interesting question, read it, and then wanted to do further research. I checked out the right ...
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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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Referenced topic isn't automatically shown in the Linked section on the ELL site?

This is my first time to report a bug in SE net. So I am not sure if I did it in the right way. About 1 hour ago, I created a question (When the expression "I shall be coming to see you ..."...
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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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Question links stop getting converted to title-based links [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SE question URL to title converter stops after 10 When asking this question I found that meta stackoverflow stops converting question links into title text link questions:
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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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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 ...