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

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Real time updates get lost when navigating back to a page

I love the real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox we have now, since my F5 key was starting to wear out. There's one scenario though that still makes me refresh manually. I'll illustrate ...
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Code doesn't highlight after loading new edits

I was looking at this question while it got edited, so the "an edit has been made to this post; click to load" button popped up. After I clicked it, it reloaded the question but the syntax ...
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Is it feasible to highlight realtime “edit” changes?

While reading I see a lot of those "An edit has been made to this post, click to update" gray info bars, but unless the change involves adding a chunk of text, I'm not usually perceptive enough to ...
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Ajax banners share same element ID

Not that it's the biggest deal in the world (as I think the ID is really only used for styling) but the AJAX notifications letting you know activity has happened while you're on the page all seem to ...
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Clicking to load the edit on a question doesn't reload the title

So an edit to the question is made and the edit includes a title change. When I click the little grey box that pops up, it loads the edit. When it's on a question and there is a change in title, ...
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Was there a noticeable drop in the number of requests after releasing the live update feature?

Over the last few weeks I noticed a cool feature on SO where reputation and other attributes appear to be pushed to the browser, making it so I don't have to manually refresh to see reputation changes....
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An edit to this answer has been made [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Misleading realtime update bar I got the above notification for this answer: C# - clarifying 'where T:new()' Clicking it took me to the revisions page, where it ...
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Misleading realtime update bar

In the edit-realtime-update thingy, a clickable gray bar shows up (that reloads the edit), along with a clickable link that leads to the revision. Well, the fact is, when you have a shiny blue link, ...
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Reputation score in top bar doesn't update after unupvote

Earlier today, someone upvoted one of my answers (on Stack Overflow) and the displayed reputation in the top bar increased by 10, like it now should. A short while later, the upvote was retracted, but ...
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Update tags list asynchronously on question edit [closed]

Currently when you edit a question and change tags, the tags list to the right doesn't become synchronized. At least on SO using FF10. So only page reload updates the list. Please fix that.
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Could we have a visual indicator of whether live updates are active?

Sometimes, people get disconnected from the live update server. Bugs, flaky Internet connection, maintenance, it happens. I find the live updates quite useful for keeping track of new posts, but ...
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“x questions with new activity” usability

My installation of Firefox seems to be suffering in the bog of "got too many extensions" senility and isn't as responsive as in its younger years... However, this has highlighted a usability issue ...
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“Questions with New Activity” not on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

In a similar vein to this question, I'm having an issue with the "new questions with activity" feature on SO. It works fine on any other Stack Exchange site. I've left the window open for about 20 ...
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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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Socket live-updates shows deleted tag instead of actual tags when retagged

I have been watching discussion for few minutes now and it seems that casperOne ♦ deleted discussion from that post. However, in /questions/tagged/discussion/ it looks it just shows the deleted tag ...
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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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When I search for certain tags, the “X new questions with update” comes up only one one of the tags

I just did this search Because I wanted to find all questions with both php and windows-authentication. So I ran the search and got the page with 4 results. When I waited for a bit I saw that there ...
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Question with empty title and wrong user appears

I just refreshed the question list here on meta by clicking on the new "X question with new activity" link and got the following result: After refreshing the page the old-fashioned way this emtpy ...
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Mathjax not reloading on realtime updates

Whenever a new answer is posted, the realtime update shows a gray bar and loads it on click. But, any math syntax used will still look like $\rho \left(\frac{\partial \mathbf{v}}{\partial t} + \...
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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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Questions that received a bounty aren't updated live

If questions have a bounty placed on them, they receive an activity bump that puts them on the front page again. However, this bump isn't broadcast via the new realtime updates web socket voodoo, so ...
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Two accepted answers?

I noticed this anomaly after clicking the "load new answers" link on this question: As far as I can tell, this was caused by the following sequence of events: I loaded the question with one accepted ...
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Could edits to answers be indicated without having to refresh

When viewing a question I found an answer that could be improved. I clicked on edit and was presented with what I would have edited it to. Could there be some way of letting me know there's been an ...
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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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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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Questions bumped by Community aren't updated live

Well, you know the drill, same deal as before. If a question is bumped by Community, it doesn't appear as a question with new activity for people who are using the new realtime thingadongdong.
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Migrated questions aren't updated live

If a question arrives at a site's front page via migration, it doesn't show up on the front page if you're relying on the new live updates. That is, its arrival isn't announced to listening clients.
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The new auto-updater for vote counts is really annoying

It's been confusing me for too long already. Things I've noticed: When there are multiple votes being cast on the same post in succession of each other, it constantly keeps flashing back and forth ...
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Possible bug in displaying new “questions with new activity” for 2 or more tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When I search for certain tags, the “X new questions with update” comes up only one one of the tags "questions with new activity" (when two tags or more are ...
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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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New Feature: real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox

We have deployed a new feature that hopefully help with keeping you instantly updated as new questions and answers are posted. All sites except for Stack Overflow have a new activity indicator on the ...
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Make the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ reset itself when read from a different tab

Since recently, the StackExchange button asynchronously updates itself (meaning it shows new notifications without needing to reload the page). This is all nice and dandy, however I usually have ...
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Does the X questions with new activity feature have to change the page title?

Regarding the implementation of this feature trialling here on meta. I think the 'in question list notification bar' is a nice feature, however when there are questions with new activity this also ...
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Live refresh does not render $\LaTeX$ (MathJax)

The live refresh feature doesn't take MathJax into account. Here's a screenshot of the Mathematics after clicking on “$n$ questions with new activity”: I saw the same effect on the CS private beta. ...
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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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Live question update shows items that wouldn't normally show on the front page

The recently deployed realtime updates display some questions that they shouldn't, based on what would be expected to appear on the front page's active question list: In the first instance, a ...
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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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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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Getting authentication prompt for sockets.ny.stackexchange.com on every page load?

I'm getting the following prompt when browsing around the network. I'm using Firefox 6.0.2 on Windows XP. Update Hmm seem to just be getting on meta now.
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1 question with new activity

Just noticed this here on Meta: Cool, any details? Could not find any status-completed questions mentioning this. :) This message appears all by its own after I leave the browser open for some ...
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What is sent and received from the server during a “heartbeat” and how often does it beat?

In a previous question regarding how auto drafts are saved, waffles indicated that the draft is sent to the server during the heartbeat. That said, the questions are: How often is the heartbeat sent?...
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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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How does SO give the “answers have been posted” notification?

I'm wondering how SO is able to display the "New answers have been posted" message when I'm typing an answer for a question. Does my browser send an AJAX request to the SO servers, or does SO send a ...
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Live Updating Questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Auto Loading of New Questions This has been asked before (Auto Loading of New Questions), but it looks like it has been deserted with no answer. And, every time I go to ...
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Real Time Update for stackoverflow.com

Are we getting any soon a real time update for stackoverflow questions(posts)?