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Add upload image button to the new mobile chat

I'd like to see an "upload" button added to the new mobile chat (accepting both web links and local files). It would make it so much more convenient to take pictures of my cats and repost them.
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Mobile allows triple-pinning

Once again, The Nineteenth byte has uncovered an strange and unusual obscure chat bug Normally, if you attempt to pin a message that has already been pinned by another user, you get the following: ...
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“Prev”/“next” triangles rendered as Emojis on iOS devices

In the (default) Safari browser on an iPhone the "prev" and "next" characters in the links at the bottom of the questions page are rendered as Emojis, which looks quite ugly: The HTML source contains ...
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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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Long display name with no spaces breaks design of comments

We have a user (on Skeptics.SE) with a long display name and no spaces (30 characters of Unicode). [I've chosen not to link to them; they are innocent here.] There have have been several complaints ...
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Why does my iPad keep trying to reply to ancient comments on SE chat?

In the SE chat rooms in which I am most active, whenever I log in or refresh the page, it the message box appears with :1234567 or whatever already filled in. It is trying to reply to comments from ...
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Detect mobile browsers and change hover behavior accordingly

Occasionally I'd like to be able to publish a question from a mobile browser, or otherwise use StackExchange. However, some of the site UI elements do not appear without some kind of hovering, such as ...
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New mobile chat doesn't follow the keyboard height

The Japanese keyboard on iOS dynamically changes it's height to show suggestions and hides the input box of new mobile chat. Additionally, third-party keyboards make the input box completely ...
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Can we make oneboxing optional on mobile chat?

As the title says. It'd be nice to have oneboxing optional on mobile chat, especially if it were something like click/tap-to-reveal. Why? Well... my data plan is crying at the tens-of-MB GIFs that ...
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Make the mobile version of the sites moderator-friendly

I keep on having issues using the mobile sites as a moderator on an iPhone. The following are relatively easy fixes that would make a lot of difference for me (and hopefully other mods): I can't ...
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Indicate room owners and mods in mobile chat

I just got hit with the new mobile chat. It's awesome. One thing that is missing is identification of room owners and mods in chat. I'd like to see italicized names for room owners and blue names for ...
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Advert to the election on the mobile site too

The information that there's an election at the moment is quite present on the full Stack Overflow site: But when browsing mobile you'll not even notice that something is going on, except you switch ...
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Show full reputation on mobile site

As soon as you hit 10k reputation the reputation is truncated to xx.x k. On mobile unfortunately, after expanding the informationbar on the top, this forces you to perform another click to your ...
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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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Can we have the new answers posted notification on the mobile site?

It can take a long time to enter a decent answer via the mobile site. Code formatting, links and research are all harder. Is it possible to get the "new answers have been posted" notification on ...
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Mobile site does not have Winter Bash pulldown in notification bar

There is no snowflake on the mobile site, and there does not appear to be any other way to see Winter Bash notifications. Workaround is to switch to desktop site on mobile to check.
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Editing a previous message posts a new one instead

When editing a message in the new mobile chat, a new message is posted instead of replacing the edited one. Steps I followed to reproduce: I posted a message in (new mobile) chat. Then I selected ...
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View vote count button on mobile

On the mobile site, can there be a button directly below the vote up/down buttons for viewing vote counts? When I am using the mobile site and I want to view vote counts, I have to switch to the full ...
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Add the duplicate suggestion feature to mobile theme

I noticed this issue as I tend to view Stack Overflow via the mobile site frequently: The mobile version does not show possible duplicate questions while you're typing the question/description, ...
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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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Itty bitty radio buttons

It seems the radio buttons on mobile safari for VTC options after selecting “off topic” are tiny! Tested on IPS and SO and see the same behavior. See images below. EDIT: I'm running iOS 11.1.1
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Some per-site metas have the incorrect blue “main site” theme instead of the correct black on mobile

Summary: Unlike the desktop site, all mobile main sites (except SO and its language variants and A51) have the same blue theme and all mobile meta sites (except bugged ones) have the same black theme. ...
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Rollback edit summary doesn't re-render on mobile site

On rollback revisions, the user edit history contains a GUID on the mobile site: Full web says "a previous revision": This appears to be the raw edit summary, according to a chat message ...
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Reading a chat message should clean up the inbox

I recently activated the Quicker Notifications feature and also the New Mobile UI options. I often observe that I get notifications about missed messages, which is fine since I opted in, but they don'...
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New mobile chat: please make the “last message” info bigger or zoomable

I'm really excited about the new mobile interface for chat. Unfortunately, there's one thing that's causing me problems right out of the gate: itty bitty text combined with an inability to zoom. I ...
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Somehow display XKCD title text in the OneBox

SE Chat already knows how to render xkcd links: you get the comic image, hyperlinked to the URL, with the title text behind the image: <div class="onebox ob-xkcd"> <a rel="nofollow" href=...
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Amount of Rep for Next Privilege Varies

On the desktop (Google Chrome), the amount of rep needed to create tag synonyms is 2500 rep. But surprisingly, on the mobile-web version, it says you need 3k rep to create tag synonyms. So which one ...
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Italic text not recoloured correctly on mobile

On the mobile site, italic-formatted words in answers downvoted enough to receive the "greyed out" CSS are properly italicized but the font colour remains unchanged. See this answer on this question ...
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“Your answer couldn't be submitted because you're not editing a good question”

I was trying to edit this question to replace a wrong tag when I got this notice: Emphasis on dialog content: Your answer couldn't be submitted ... ... see: How do I ask a good question? ...
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When selecting a message in mobile chat, action icons do not appear until scrolling

For some time now, whenever I select a chat message by tapping it on mobile device, there are no action icons: However when scrolling, either up or down, the icons appear: Can the icons ...
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“Stack Overflow” showing up on hamburger menu for all sites to link to /questions

Why does it say "Stack Overflow" instead of the site name?
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'How to ask questions' guidelines are not visible on android mobile page

The desktop page version of Stack Exchange sites has very clear 'how to ask' guidelines on the right of screen but the same are not seen when a user is ready to type in their question on the android ...
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A bug in chat has taken my voice away. My letters vanish as I write them. Please send help

This is going to sound insane. I swear I'm not insane. You have to believe me. I need you to believe me. Mobile chat won't let me type letters. Punctuation? Fine. Letters? They completely vanish as ...
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Can we implement a mobile version of the Stack Exchange homepage?

The Stack Exchange sites all have mobile versions (see Stack Overflow, Android Enthusiasts, Super User, etc.) The main Stack Exchange homepage doesn't seem to have a mobile version, nor do any of the ...
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“Click to show spoiler” should be “Tap to show spoiler”

I've noticed the other day when using the mobile app, the spoiler said "Click to show spoiler" *Sorry that it's not a freehand circle Right now, this doesn't make the most sense as you really "tap" ...
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Show Views Count Next to the Questions on StackOverflow's Mobile UI

I would to propose a small UI tweak to the current version of StackOverflow's Mobile-friendly optimized site for displaying the number of views next to the question. To illustrate this better, here ...
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Allow me to flag messages from mobile chat

I like using my mobile to chat, even though I can't use some cool features in the mobile version. But please add a button and allow me to flag chat messages, when there is an urgent need. A few hours ...
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Please add -webkit-overflow-scrolling: touch to code blocks and other overflown elements

-webkit-overflow-scrolling: touch is an iOS-specific CSS feature that enables native momentum-based scrolling on overflown elements. Without it, scrolling just feels bad on iOS devices. Those who ...
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Include Rep total for the day on mobile

On mobile SO, the rep screen shows a very long and impractical list of every single question that has changed the reputation of the user. While on desktop SO, this screen shows a nice total number ...
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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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Profile popup window overlay doesn't fully cover screen on moblie

When I open any pop-up window (badge tracker/viewer, WB hat selection, etc) on the profile page window on an iPad (using Safari) I get to look at this ugly setup: See a not marked-up image here. The ...
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Tag search bar not working in mobile version of Stack Overflow

I want to filter questions based on some tag that I enter in the search bar in the Tag section of the mobile version of Stack Overflow. But when I write my tag name inside the search bar & hit ...
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Schrödinger's “Award bounty” button

Let's play a small game first: Illustration: Has the bounty been awarded? Here are two images cut from two screenshots. One of them has an active bounty, while the other has an awarded bounty. Make ...
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Can't view my flag history on mobile if I have zero helpful flags due to entry failure

Previous title: The number above "helpful flags" cannot be clicked on mobile if it's zero, but I have pending flags I raised a flag and I wanted to check it immediately. Of course within seconds it ...
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Put a vote-to-close button on top of dupe preview dialog on mobile

100% of the time when looking for dupes on the mobile site I open a new tab to find the dupe. By the time I'm ready to vote I already know which question I'll select: I've reviewed it and don't need ...
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Cannot distinguish (removed) from (removed)

I was on mobile chat today and I accidentally sent a message so I deleted it. Then as a joke the message was followed by a message with the literal text (removed). I suddenly realized I could not tell ...
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Search chat rooms in new mobile chat

In the new interface, is there a way to search for chat rooms by name?
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CAPTCHA impossible to solve due to device limitations

I just got challenged on programmers. The CAPTCHA is impossible to solve because my device (iPhone + Chrome using mobile site) can not copy the text required to be copied and pasted into the input ...
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Opening the moderator menu results in an empty red box

Opening the moderator menu on mobile without accepting the moderator agreement results in an empty red box. On desktop, it correctly displays a notice that you must accept the moderator agreement. ...
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Mobile website shows incorrect weekly/monthly reputation

On mobile, if I search users by ?tab=reputation&filter=[week][month][quarter][year], the users are listed properly for the respective filters, in proper order of rep gained in that time period, ...