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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“one new answer to question” popup when submitting an answer

Every time when I am submitting my answer to a question, I get the "one new answer to this question" notification in the top of the page right before the form unloads. I would not expect to get that ...
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Questions autoload like Super User

Is there any option/setting that I need to turn on to get auto load questions (something like push) in my interesting tab without refreshing whole page every time? I recently noticed, that such a ...
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Help reduce rubbernecking

Often users are forced into excessively looking back at posts to check if anything has changed. Many times, we as users will have multiple tabs open in a browser. While some of the tabs may be older ...
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Could we switch to wss:// for the live refresh?

Currently, the live refresh feature uses an insecure websocket connection (ws://) to fetch updates. However, this does not work with HTTP proxies due to the "HTTP connection upgrade" that happens in ...
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Vote count breakdown is unavailable on “new answers to this question” loaded after page load

With the new asynchronous question updating (which is great, btw), there's a feature to show new answers to questions without reloading the page. With the established user privilege, users can click ...
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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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Dynamically updating question view counter [duplicate]

Most posts update on-the-fly as changes are made, but question view counts still require a page refresh. Whenever I ask a question, I usually find myself refreshing the page compulsively, to find out ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Accepting two answers marked as solved [duplicate]

I noticed a small visual bug. You have the same page in two tabs, you accept an answer in one, you go to the other, someone posts an answer and you accept it. You go to the first tab, you click on the ...
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Live refresh on the Moderator Elections page

The elections page is one of those areas of the site that don't get much traffic (if at all) on a regular basis. However during elections, these pages receive a large amount of traffic in a ...
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0 new answer to this question

Saw this banner pop in on a question I was viewing, found it interesting: I think that if the result of new actions (say, 2 new answers and 2 answers have been deleted) yields a total of 0, the ...
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“X questions with new activity” showing incorrect information in windows with multiple tag filters

Recently (in the past week or so) I have noticed that windows in which I have multiple tag filters in effect -- say serialization + c# -- the X questions with new activity banner will give wrong ...
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Dynamically update close vote counts

Can the close vote count on questions be dynamically updated? Or is there any specific reason this hasn't been done? If it's a performance or server load thing, there are new comment and new answer ...
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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 automatically, ...
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“X questions with new activity” notification now triggering for ignored tags

Starting two or three days ago, I've noticed the "Questions with new activity" notification has started appearing for questions with tags that I'm ignoring. After clicking the notification, no new ...
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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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Inconsistent time format on front pages

Normally, the time on the front pages is displayed in "secs", "mins" and "hours". However, if there's activity on a question, and you click the little bar at the top to refresh the list (without ...
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What happened to the web sockets and when will they be back?

For some good hours now, there is no web sockets connection in Stack Exchange sites i.e. no live updates of question lists, new answers, inbox items, notifications etc. What happened to the web ...
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New questions not getting pushed automatically nor show in page title

I generally create my own custom URL to keep track of all new questions on tags that I am interested in. And every time a new question comes on those tags, I get an item saying "2 new questions" and ...
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Does the reputation at the top update live, too?

I'm wondering whether the reputation in the top bar automatically updates... If so, I need to get rid of an extension that does the same.
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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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Supercollider realtime updates incomplete-ish [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ reset itself when read from a different tab Alright, we have a nifty new feature for our Supercollider. It runs realtime ...
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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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Tags are not updating instantly for new questions

I've been experiencing this for a while. Sometimes, (oh, I mean always), when you are on a certain tag, for instance sql, and you keep on waiting, an instant message displays 1 new question(s).. or X ...
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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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Disregard natural activity feed timeframe when refreshing page after “1 new item with activity” is clicked

I noticed that when new content is loaded by clicking the link that reads "X question(s) with new activity," everything loads properly. But when I refresh the page after that (perhaps to check for an ...
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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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Real Time Questions vs. Page Refresh

Sorry if this is a repeat question, but I was unable to find a similar question when I searched meta. I have noticed the following weird behavior when browsing SO: I usually wait to answer python ...
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Is live refresh stopped?

I am using the following URL for meta: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions?sort=active It gives me latest active post. But for last 1-2 hours, it does not shows me the post when it get ...
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How is the rep counter at the top real-time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New Feature: real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox Does it use AJAX? If so how often does it update? It seems pretty up-to-date when I see people voting on my ...
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Why do I get a notification for an edit I did? [duplicate]

I edited How do I change a widget's markup? to change the tag used (I reverted the change I previously made), and I got a notification about a new edit; when I clicked on it, I discovered the edit ...
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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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Can't copy Share link from link box after a post has been edited

Pretty sure that's what happening here. I was trying to share a post via the link box, but ctrl+c gave me the error sound, and didn't copy the text. I looked up and noticed the post had an update the ...
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Close reason and duplicate question list being removed when loading edits to answers on closed question [duplicate]

I opened this question which has been closed as a duplicate. Prior to being closed it had received a single answer. After I had loaded the page an edit was made to that answer, resulting in the ...
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Pluralization bug in “show more comments” and “load new answers” button

As of very recently, pluralization bugs have appeared in the system. I could have sworn that these used to look correctly; it seems like a very recent change has caused this bug. When someone posts a ...
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How time only updating in the stackoverflow main page?

The main Stack Overflow pages do not use live-updating; it would be too much of a performance penalty on the server due to the high volume of questions. This is the answer for one of my question why ...
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Dropdown doesn't update Rep Changes

I've had this issue for a while and am surprised that nobody has asked about it here. Sometimes, while waiting for a new question on the SO frontpage, I notice that my rep changes a little. Curious ...

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