Questions tagged [mobile-web]

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Blockquote formatting doesn't show up on mobile chat interface

Block quotes never quite worked in the transcript, although the > character is still present. But, LessPop_MoreFizz of Gaming has noted that apparently, they do not appear on the chat mobile UI at ...
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Show daily rep totals on mobile site

I think it would be nice if the reputation page on the mobile site showed the daily totals like the full site does. This could fit in the existing date bar:
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Linked italic text is not highlighted on the mobile site

When italics are applied within a link tag, em { color: black; } overrides a { color: #938322; }, with the result that the link is indistinguishable from other italic text on the mobile site: ...
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Please provide a mobile-optimized captcha page

When working with the mobile version of one of the mobile sites, my connection got really slow, and (I think this is what) caused Apple.SE to show me a captcha. I'm okay with that, but I'd like to ...
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Moderator flag notifications should reach mobile

I spend a great deal of time surfing SE sites from my phone during commutes and other down times. The global inbox is quite effective at reaching me even for chat pings. Quite frankly the mobile site ...
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On the mobile theme, words that should be in italic are shown in bold, and italic

For example, this answer contains _not an answer_, or selecting _other_ but "not an answer" and "other" are rendered in italic and bold.   The same happens in other SE sites, as it is ...
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Stop using mobile specific page for Android browsers

For me, the front page is near useless if it's not filtered by my tags. The mobile version is way too simple and restricted, it doesn't use my tags by default, nor does it even display them. Short ...
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Mobile site being incorrectly served to non-mobile browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: sstatic.net “Malware” warning This happened a couple of days ago. I couldn't find a way to switch back to normal site. The question Mobile theme being incorrectly ...
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Voting to close through comment editing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Closing questions on mobile theme also shows me flag counts Whenever I edit a comment on the mobile site, the "Submit" button changes to "Vote to Close" (and I think I saw it ...
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“close” pop-up box bug on mobile site

There's a small bug with the "close" pop-up on the mobile interface; if I've already voted to close, then when I click the "close" link, nothing comes up.
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Mobile theme has returned on my iPad

Reference: Don't use mobile theme on iPad This was ok for a while, but just this morning I started getting the mobile theme on stackoverflow.com on my iPad again. I have an iPad 1, and I ...
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default view for tablet users - chat.so

Would it be possible to set mobile=false as the default for visitors with iPads or other tablets that can handle the normal mode of chat.stackoverflow? Or at least set a cookie when I select the "non-...
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Why can't I create a new tag in Mobile?

When I was using the mobile version of an SE site I got prompted with the error: new tags cannot be created from the mobile site. The tag 'sometag' is new. Why is this so?
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Review page doesn't have mobile layout [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Review option on mobile phone not available? While surfing SO with my iPod touch, I ended up on the review page and got the standard layout instead of the mobile version. I ...
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Show the number of up-votes and down-votes on the mobile site theme

It seems we can't view the number of up-votes and down-votes a question has from the mobile site. Can this be added or is there a reason it isn't available?
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Add BlackBerry browser detection to chat

Please add the BlackBerry phone browser to the list of mobile browsers detected by chat.SE and redirected to the mobile site. The BB OS5+ browsers are webkit-based and actually work pretty well with ...
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“Page Not Found” after editing an answer from a mobile device on “Full Site”

I have found, when editing my answers via my iPhone on SO in the Full Site (Non-"Mobile" ) version, that after clicking "Save Edits" I am taken to the "Page Not Found" error page and my edits are not ...
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Mouse cursor doesn't change to pointer when hovering “full site” on mobile

When (accidentally) clicking "mobile" in the footer, one gets the mobile site in a regular browser too. To switch back, one can click "full site" in that same footer: However: when hovering it, the ...
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Mobile link broken on my phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which browsers are officially supported? And what else do I need? I'm using a Nokia C5-04. When I visit the site, it defaults to the non-mobile version of Stackoverflow. ...
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Favorite Tags not available on mobile site

I like to use the stackoverflow mobile site on my phone. The one feature that I really miss from the desktop version is the ability to see my list of favorite tags. On the desktop version it is ...
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Updated vote count is misplaced after vote to close on iPhone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Closing questions on mobile theme also shows me flag counts After voting to close a question using the mobile version of SO, the new close-vote count gets appended on the ...
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Make the number of close votes easier to see in the mobile theme

With the mobile theme, the number of close votes that have been cast thus far for each of the close reasons are not very visible. For example, on my iPod, I see this: It would be much easier to ...
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Eeeek! Display bug with closing questions on mobile site

I was trying to close this question as an exact duplicate of this (user doesn't realize facebook.stackoverflow.com is same as stackoverflow.com, and I accidently voted to close the older one). But ...
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Switch to mobile site on standard browser

At the moment I am using damn slow dialup internet and desperately need a link to switch to mobile site for faster browsing. There should be a link to switch to mobile site also in desktop web ...
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Deleted questions missing purple-tinted background on mobile site

On the Stack Overflow full site deleted posts are shown with a purple-tinted background. On the mobile site (tested on the iPhone), deleted answers also receive this treatment but deleted questions ...
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Voting to close on Stack Overflow mobile shows flag window (too)

On Stack Overflow mobile, whenever I vote to close a question, first the flag window pops up and then the close window. Now I've also had cases when only the flag window popped up and no close window. ...
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Closing questions on mobile theme also shows me flag counts

When I'm using the Stack Exchange mobile view (specifically on my iPhone), after voting to close a question I am also shown the flag count. If I refresh the page afterwards, the flag count disappears ...
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Is it possible to reply to a specific chat using the mobile theme?

I've tried several times to chat here using the iPad (original version - iOS 4.3.5 as well as iOS 5 on the iPad and the iPhone) and can't figure out how to reply to one chat so my reply is linked and ...
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Why is stackexchange.com lacking a mobile website?

I'm wondering why stackexchange.com doesn't have a mobile website, because I've noticed that stackoverflow, webapps, askubuntu (and more) have one.
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Mobile close votes shown incorrectly?

I just saw the close link while browsing on my blackberry. It came in handy with this question. However, after voting to close, the mobile browser incorrectly rendered. Instead of edit close(2) ...
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Mobile site header arrow no longer functional on Windows Phone 7

As of yesterday I started noticing that the arrow on the mobile site's header isn't functional (click-able / touchable) as it once was. To clarify, the entire site renders fine, but the top portion ...
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Can't vote to close from the mobile site?

The (fairly) new mobile layout is great and very functional. However, it seems there's no "close" link next to "edit" and "flag" when viewing a question. The flagging interface works just fine in the ...
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Why are menu, vote and 'add comment' clicks ignored on Stack Exchange sites on my mobile device?

About a week ago, the mobile version of Stack Overflow was working as expected on my Windows Phone. Since then, the menu button at the top right of the screen, the voting buttons and the 'add ...
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Mobile page seems really large. Am I loading the mobile page, or the normal page?

When visiting stackoverflow on my mobile phone, it seems to be downloading a lot of data. For the home page, it shows somewhere over 500 K near completion, although I can't tell the exact size since ...
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Can we have a “format code” button in the mobile theme?

It's very difficult to post code on Stack Overflow using the mobile theme on an iDevice. I've tried indenting the code by 4 spaces, but I'm still getting an error that the code is not formatted ...
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SO Mobile site not displaying correctly

Since yesterday, the mobile version of the stackoverflow site has not been working for me. It displays as though the css is missing, no colors or formatting. It's especially odd since the mobile ...
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On iPhone 4, off topic icons are a skewed

In the mobile theme, on iPhone 4, the icons for the sites offered to migrate to in the flag menu (off topic) are skewed. They are stretched vertically and squeezed horizontally. (I am on an iPhone now,...
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Icons on the mobile site's inbox lack detail

On the mobile website, the icons representing each site in the inbox are a bit unpolished. It's especially noticeable on the iPhone 4's retina display. I also noticed that the Meta Stack Overflow ...
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View tag wiki excerpt on tag page on mobile site

One important thing I feel is missing from the mobile design is the ability to view a tag's excerpt directly on the tag page. I find the excerpts very useful on the main site when I see a tag on a ...
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Mobile site exposes downvote data on user rep page

It seems that the mobile version of Stack Overflow displays downvotes that a user has made, with the time and a link to the downvoted post, on the user's rep page when another person views it. In ...
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Mobile site: can we see views somewhere? [duplicate]

One thing that bugs me when using the mobile site is you can't see the views of a question anywhere (even though you can rank questions by views on your profile!). Can this be added somewhere?
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Tap on dropdown indicator in mobile theme doesn't get registered

The area where the number of messages in the inbox/the dropdown for previous messages gets shown does not get activated upon tapping, tap a little bit further down and the tap is registered for "Ask" ...
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How do I delete or flag comments using the mobile website?

While browsing the site on my Android mobile, I found that there is no option to delete comments through the mobile website. In order to take screenshots, I recreated the issue using the mobile link ...
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Draft answer fills “Your Answer” text area for all questions on mobile site

On the mobile site, if you have a draft answer stored on the server, it fills the "Your Answer" text area of each question that you visit, not just the question that the draft applies to. On the full ...
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Add comment length counter on the mobile site

I know that comments have to be at least 15 chars for the system to post it. I noticed that on the mobile site, there is no "x chars to go..." warning. If I try to post a comment that is too short, ...
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Do I need permission to use the SE API? What if I'm trying to make money with it? [closed]

I recently developed a mobile app using the publicly available API of one of the Stack Exchange sites. Do I need to obtain permission from Stack Exchange before releasing the app to the public? Can I ...
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Posting answers through an iPhone

Which directives or symbols are used to format codes when posting answers and comments from an iPhone and Android?
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Control how many items per page are shown on the activity tab for the mobile theme

I think it would be nice to control how many items per page are displayed in the activity tab in the mobile theme. Sometimes I have to go back like 20 pages just to check the status of a question I ...
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Stack Exchange Mobile Launched

We have formally launched Mobile Stack Exchange via the blog! All the key, essential pages have now been converted to mobile. There are some less frequently used pages which we are still working on,...
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Blue box missing when OP answers own question [closed]

Usually when the OP of the question answers his/her question there would be a blue box around the user's info. On the new mobile sites, however, there is no such blue box indicating that the OP ...