Questions tagged [live-refresh]

For questions which focus on the live refresh features such as vote updates and new edit, answer, and comment notifications.

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Show inbox updates in the page title

Background Recently New Feature: real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox was implemented. With this feature the amount of questions with new activity is shown in parenthesis at the ...
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Any way to disable “question with new activity?”

All it does is take up an additional line of space on top of the main page. Yes, I know there's new activity, but I don't want to be notified of it.
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Why are reputation changes not showing in the top bar?

Since some time in the last two or three weeks, upvotes do not show in the top bar the way they used to (like, +10 on the achievements dropdown image for an answer upvote), at least on Super User. I ...
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Reputation counter in top bar acting up?

Something weird seems to be going on with the reputation counter at the top of the page, next to the username: Several times today I saw the counter at an unusually high value, but when I clicked it, ...
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Don't show new activity indicator for question already on top

I really like the new websockets based updates here on Meta. However, they are somewhat misleading, since the indicator shows up even when the most recently edited question is edited. To elaborate, ...
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Add live updates to stackexchange.com tag filters

If you want to follow multiple sites at once, tag filters on stackexchange.com are one way to do that. But they have a few disadvantages over just visiting the sites directly, one of them is that they ...
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Time suffixes (m,h) are hardcoded in the bounty section

If question with an open bounty has been recently updated, then you can see m suffix indicating minutes in the user bounty page: After waiting a minute, timer will refresh this value ...
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Add a slight delay to “question(s) with new activity” notice after refreshing the whole page

I've seen it happen more times on SuperUser than here, but several times the page has barely finished rendering and then the notice pops up: Maybe people like this instant notice that the site is "...
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Answer panel sorting when a question gains multiple answers

I had a question open that had zero answers. While it was open, two people answered it. The familiar popup of "2 new answers to this question" appeared, I clicked it, and: The sorting box (active - ...
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Live refresh shows “modified” on tagged questions even when unmodified

I commonly review questions tagged delphi, sorted by newest, and just now it showed "1 question with new activity": So as always, I clicked on that bar to show it. And I noticed that this ...
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Gray-out the edit link on own comments after 5 minutes

I have a suggestion, if comment edits are not allowed after five minutes, then gray-out the edit link after that time. A tool-tip on the grayed-out link would explain why it's disabled. I think this ...
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Display bug with votes and edited answers

Today, I ran into a nice little glitch, probably in JavaScript redraw code: Downvote an answer, and leave the tab open. Open a new tab and either edit the answer or have the original OP do so. Remove ...
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Syntax highlight and MathJax is not rendered after reloading an edited post

I don't know how long this has been happening, but I recently noticed what seems to be a regression: after clicking the "An edit has been made to this post" banner that appears when a question or an ...
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Include question closure in heartbeat

The heartbeat now includes post deletion (it updates live when a post is deleted), which was added recently (I still cannot find a reference for the new addition). Can we please also have the closure ...
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Make the “eligible for bounty” time countdown

I'm waiting for one of my questions to be eligible for bounty. question eligible for bounty in 14 minutes However, "14 minutes" does not update without refreshing the page. Can we have this ...
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Expanded vote scores get closed on live update

When looking at the +/- scores for a post, it gets automatically closed when the score live updates. Normally I guess this wouldn't be too big of a problem, but for questions such as this and ...
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“Resource interpreted as Image but transferred with MIME type text/plain.” error

The Safari's Web Inspector reports the following error, when I am visiting a page here on meta. The string that appears before the error message is the following one: pixel;r=109085478;a=p-...
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Close banner jumps around comments after refresh

Before refresh, when page was left open the question closed: After refresh: Why does this swap from above comments to below? Could it be more consistent?
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Frequency of live refresh

I've noticed the Ajax stuff that performs live refresh actions on pages has slowed down considerably. For example, reputation changes and inbox notifications are not being reflected in the top bar ...
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Can the “new activity” indicators somehow be combined to avoid playing whack-a-mole with them?

I like the new real-time updates. It has really eased the burden of my left hand's index finger repeatedly hitting "F5". However, my right hand's index finger seems to have taken on the burden, as I ...
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Vote counts fold when AJAX update occurs

When expanding the vote score into vote counts like the image below, it folds again when the score gets updated. Can you please update the vote counts without folding the votes again?
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The questions page gets weird when there's more than 500 questions with new activity

Steps to reproduce: Leave the scifi.SE front page open for a while. Wait for this to kick a bunch of questions to the top. Click the "X questions with new activity" banner (for X > 500). Expected ...
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Tags shrink when loading a new edit via live refresh

After clicking on the banner to load a new edit to the question, the tags became tiny and awkward looking. It seems that when the edit was loaded, they got wrapped into an additional .edit-tags-...
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When there are X New Questions, the views don't update untill you refresh the page

First, you see the banner: Then you click it and the 5 new questions appear: But all of them have 0 votes, 0 answers and 1 view. You have to refresh to see the real numbers:
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“1 new answer has been added” is not removed if answer is deleted

If a question page is open and an answer is posted, a bar saying for example "1 new answer has been added" appears. However, it remains if the answer is deleted. The bar should be updated and/or ...
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“bounty-notification” disappears when loading a newly edited question

This is a minor issue similar to these other two: Why does the question's closed status disappear when clicking to load a new edit? “An edit has been made to this post” hides migrated banner When a ...
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“Post has been edited” banner keeps coming back after being dismissed

When a post is edited while I'm editing it (usually a bad suggested edit going through in my despite, but not always), the banner that comes up is annoying enough to see once. But if I've checked it ...
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“An edit has been made to this post” hides migrated banner

I don't have idea if it has been already reported, if a post in a question is edited the banner an edit has been made to this post; click to load shows but if i click on it and the question have ...
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Questions with new activity shows old answers made community wiki

I leave a browser tab open on the Server Fault homepage. This afternoon after being away for a short while I saw the notification: When I clicked it, all I saw were old questions. On checking a few ...
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New activity banner gets pushy with the question list

The new activity banner sets the top margin of the question list: $("#question-mini-list, #questions").prepend(w).css("margin-top", "0px") but never unsets it, causing the question list to get ...
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“1 new answer to this question” usually fails to load any new answers

When I see "1 new answer" I always click it. Much of the time it fails; this is often, but I don't think always, before/after posting an answer of my own. I've seen this happen at least once since ...
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Losing unsaved edit on refresh from conflicting edit

I was editing an answer (my own, but I do not think that's relevant) while someone else saved his edit on the same answer. Now, I got the notification bar for new changes that could be shown, above ...
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Notifications not appearing

Over the last few days, I've noticed that notifications such as "x questions with new activity" and general comment notifications don't appear particularly often. Related screenshot showing that qa....
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Deleted inline answer update doesn't apply background style after update

When on a question, if a user decides to make edits and delete their post (and you click the gray 'update' bar) the post is flagged with the deleted text but the red background is absent (until you ...
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Wrong number of answers after live update

I was looking at Center table on page when a new answer came in. At that point the question had already had had three answers, so the new one was the fourth. However, when I clicked the "1 new answer" ...
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Should added post notices be live-refreshed with edits?

I was just on a question page when the grey an edit has been made to this post - click here to reload banner popped up. I clicked it and was presented with the Possible Duplicate: A dupe box in ...
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Votes by Community aren't updated live

Okay, I've got one more. If Community downvotes a post (as it is wont to do when someone deems it spam, offensive, or off topic), that vote isn't pushed out as a real-time update. If you've flagged ...
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Closing a question no longer refreshes the page to show it closed

I think this started yesterday, when I close a question the page does not refresh to show the newly closed question. The closing works properly, and manually refreshing the page shows the page as it ...
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Don't impose delay loading Close dialog when you haven't just loaded it

Because of this bug, clicking the "close" link on a question that's been edited (for me usually the edit comes in a half-second before, as I'm reaching for the link) reloads the question instead of ...
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Activity on questions not updated with click of “questions with new activity”

I've noticed that, (at least on StackOverflow), when clicking on the "x questions with new activity" banner at the top of my feed, the questions are appended to the top of the page, but what comes up ...
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Sorting options for new answers aren't rendered

I opened the page of a question with no answers. Some time later there were answers to the question and the page prompted with 2 new answers. I clicked it and the answers appeared on the page. ...
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If I have the same question open in two tabs, is only one of them “live”?

I was just looking at some authorization attribute questions and came across an answer from Darin here: https://stackoverflow.com/a/9503528/1026459 . I had also opened it from a different link because ...
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Can we change the live question update slightly?

If you click the x questions with new activity button, then x number of posts get added, which is great, but, x number of posts at the bottom of the page don't get removed, so if you keep clicking the ...
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Auto-Update main question page

I sometimes find while I'm working that I leave the SO question page open (or a specific tag). I do this until an interesting question pops up etc. Would it be possible (and useful to the community) ...
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Typo in the new post activity div on SO and title on other SE sites

The new post activity div which gives info about the number of questions on Stack Overflow says 1 new questions This is grammatically incorrect, but only in the case of 1 question; if there are ...
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AJAX/live refresh problems on some StackExchange sites, but not others

I'm active on a number of SE sites, so I keep a whole bunch of tabs open in Firefox looking for (X) Newest Questions... so I can click over and hopefully participate. At home (Firefox 25 on OS X 10.8....
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Stack Overflow's live refresh features do not work when using proxy

Stack Overflow's live refresh gets you instant notifications without having to do a F5 every time. But this behaviour doesn't seem to work when the browser uses some proxy connection to connect to the ...
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Safari is not showing notifications of updated answers

On Chrome or Firefox, when you are viewing a question and something has been modified, or a new answer was submitted, or other changes to what you are looking at, normally there is a prompt like "...
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Post background not updated when deleted post is loaded

Related: Deleted inline answer update doesn't apply background style after update, Deleted shading doesn't appear without a refresh This answer suggests that the red "deleted" background ...
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Real-time Questions and page-refresh

This is a feature request, following the resolution of this post. I wonder if the following would be feasible: I understand that there is a 5(?) minute cache on new questions. This means that if a ...