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Preserve newlines in Twitter Oneboxes

For several years now, Twitter supports newlines in tweets. However, when oneboxed in chat, the lines are lost and it's showing everything in one line. For example, compare the following: Can ...
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Please allow us to disable oneboxing in chat

I'd like to propose a setting for chatrooms that prevents link-only messages from being transformed to oneboxes. Oneboxes have a purpose, and generally speaking they're - sort of - nice to have in ...
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Can we one-box etymonline links in ELU/ELL/Linguistics/Lang Learning chat?

For all the English Language sites, ELU, ELL, Linguistics, Language Learners (did I miss any), etymonline is a pretty heavily used resource. It provides very short definitions and longer etymologies, ...
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Oneboxing OEIS entries

In math.SE as well as in codegolf.SE we quite often use OEIS (Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences), which the standard reference for sequences in combinatorics and number theory. I think - and ...
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Can we get oneboxing for Steam store pages?

I realize that this is pretty niche, and that pretty much the only users would be The Bridge, the primary chat room for Arqade, but it should be pretty straight forward to include the name of the game ...
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Limit the size of images uploaded into chat

I noticed that in some chatrooms there can often happen to be uploads of rather large images, usually animated GIFs. Now of course I don't want to inhibit anyone's right to upload images into chat, ...
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Chat Onebox Raw Text File Links

Oftentimes, while testing code or linking to raw GitHub, I find myself wishing that raw text or program files would one box. For example, the link: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/VTCAKAVSMoACE/...
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One-box links in chat that have valid meta description and title tags [duplicate]

I was thinking about this a short while ago, to expand what links onebox in SE chat. Essentially, anything that has a valid <meta name="description" /> tag should be able to be one-boxed. The &...
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Onebox should not require the title slug in URL to be at least 10 characters

I was trying to onebox this question in chat, so typed the direct URL, expecting it to onebox: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/34548762/void-f It didn't. Messing around in the chat sandbox, I ...
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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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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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Add support for images to Twitter oneboxing [duplicate]

When you do a Twitter onebox, it embeds the twitter text nicely. However, if the tweet is mostly for the sake of sharing an image, that text isn't really useful, and you then need to click the link ...
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Oneboxing should take into account whether the source uses MathJax [duplicate]

While it's reasonable to not add MathJax to chat (Any chance of MathJax in chat?), one-boxing does all the heavy-lifting once, on the server, so those reasons don't apply. And currently all posts ...
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OneBoxing badges [duplicate]

I'm not sure if this is the right term, but we can OneBox tags like [tag:tag-name] and [meta-tag:tag-name]. It would be nice to be able to do this for badges as well.
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Oneboxing for MSDN/GitHub

We have oneboxing for Wikipedia, Twitter, and a few other sites. It would be nice to have oneboxing for MSDN and GitHub links.
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Add Instragram oneboxing to chat [closed]

If you paste a link to an Instragram photo in chat, it is merely a link. It doesn't become the image, or become an embedded Instagram dealy. It'd be nice if it was oneboxed, and since Instagram ...
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Disqus Comments should be Formatted in Chat

In room-15 on SO, we have recently started a blog. We used Disqus to power comments, however, when we try to post them in the chat room, they aren't formatted the way comments on this site do. Not ...
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Allow image description text in chat, so that starred images have meaningful text description

Right now only link-only messages can get oneboxed into 300×300px images. If you add any text before or after an image link, it's not oneboxed. The main site markdown: ![fascinating optics phenomenon]...
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Add captions to onebox images in chat [duplicate]

When I share images with the folks in The Nineteenth Byte, I frequently find myself double posting just so that I can explain what the image is about or why I bothered posting it. For example: ...
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Let the user choose to turn off oneboxing

Recently I've moved from a large 1080p screen to a smaller one, and I never noticed this before, but holy crap, oneboxing is incredibly annoying if you don't have a large quantity of screen space. ...
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Please Onebox Wikiwand

Wikiwand is a really nice plugin that beautifies wikipedia, but it does so by automatically converting wikipedia URLs to wikiwand URLs. These don't onebox. It's possible to get the unaltered ...
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One-box repositories, issue tickets and such on GitHub in the chat

GitHub links are posted in chat quite frequently, but the support of the appearance is somewhat poor: <html><head><link rel="stylesheet" href="http://cdn-chat.sstatic.net/chat/css/...
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Add support for .gifv format in chat onebox

Recently Imgur announced to drop the legacy GIF format with the new GIFV format. Why GIFV? It's lightweight Being a video format, it also allows more flexibility like not autoplaying or autoloading ...
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Oneboxing for Spotify links in chat

I realise that Spotify could not directly be called a programming resource, but in some rooms we like to share songs quite frequently and a pleasing onebox would be much nicer than a bunch of ...
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Specific-Revisions could use a onebox

Very similar to: Onebox suggested edits/revisions in chat I often find it helpful, especially when sorting flag-disputes and discussing posts to link to specific revisions of a post. This is ...
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Move starred onebox images to separate section in starred message list (aka StarScript)

We on Anime&Manga like images in chat, but we also like to still see relevant content in the starred chat message list. We just installed a chat bot that posts anime pictures from time to time and ...
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MyAnimeList onebox for Anime&Manga chat

How about MyAnimeList onebox? It's a comprehensive source of all important information on any anime including: User rating (very reliable, most recomend MAL for anime ratings, like IMDB for movies) ...
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Onebox for Trello Boards

There is currently a onebox for Trello Cards. Cards look kind of like this: It would be nice if links to Trello Boards were oneboxed also, to tell you the board's name, show its icon, and what ...
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Can we add chat oneboxing support for arXiv preprints?

SE chat has a support for oneboxing non-SE links like Wikipedia, I was hoping that this support could be extended to arXiv. For those that are not familiar with arXiv, it is a website/service that ...
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Add onebox support for Vimeo [duplicate]

As the title says, can support for oneboxing Vimeo links in chat be added? Here's one to test with: http://vimeo.com/58200103
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Additional chat one-boxing for Google Play and App Store

I've noticed in chat that Google Play apps and iOS App Store apps don't get oneboxed. I feel like these would be good candidates for oneboxing, as things like tweets and Amazon items get one boxed, so ...
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making the chat help for inline references more clear

The chat help includes the line "Some links will be automatically inlined if posted on a single line by themselves, such as": I interpreted this "oneboxing" as only having to do Shift+Enterpaste-in-...
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Oneboxing Github Repos [duplicate]

In chat, there have been several times that we have passed around links to Github repos, to access others' code and resources. Could theses be oneboxed, possibly just including the person's username, ...
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The Amazon is huge, but that doesn't mean the oneboxes need to be

Recently, animuson was dissatisfied with his clock. Therefore, one of our illustrious members sought out an Amazon link to a clock that would solve all of animuson's needs. And this happened: It's ...
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XKCD oneboxing over HTTPS [duplicate]

When posting an xkcd link in chat, it doesn't get oneboxed when using the https version of the URI: http://xkcd.com/660/ vs https://xkcd.com/660/ The first one gets oneboxed, but the latter just ...
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Ability to minimize oneboxes in chat [duplicate]

Often times chatrooms can get overrun by oneboxes. Room owners and mods can move irrelevant oneboxes to a bin but sometimes these messages are relevant and shouldn't be binned. It would be really ...
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YouTube Mobile Links in Chat Not Oneboxed Correctly

Recently, I have been chatting on my mobile device more frequently, and have noticed a slight error in the way that thumbnails of Oneboxed videos are displayed. I tried to post a mobile video, using ...
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Disable GIF Auto Play in chat

I think that having the user to click the GIF to play it in chat when oneboxed, would make the experience more user-friendly and bandwidth-friendly. Can this be implemented here? I saw it on a few ...
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support for oneboxing OpenGraph data in the chats

I had originally asked for ThinkGeek products to be oneboxed and the answer provided made me wonder why support for oneboxing OpenGraph data in the chats does not exist? At the moment we get ...
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Can we get oneboxing for Kickstarter in chat?

I am seeing more and more links to kickstarter projects in chat, at least on The Bridge, and I saw that Kickstarter videos gets embeded when linked on Facebook. I was wondering if we could get some ...
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Can we onebox TVTropes?

Because, you know, that would be fun: Perhaps only in Gaming/SciFi/TV&M?
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Automatically cull oneboxed deleted posts (especially spam) from chat

Scenario: There's a spam post that's lingering on a site. Someone links to the post in a chatroom, to attract more spam flags. The post gets hammered off. But the onebox of the post remains in the ...
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Can we change how UX.SE appears in the chat rooms? [duplicate]

The chat rooms "onebox" certain links, which is another example of why StackOverflow is so much fun to use. If we post a link to the home page of a StackExchange site, it's replaced with the logo of ...
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Could chat please onebox TED talks?

TED is arguably more educational than YouTube, and chat onebox support for TED talks would be welcomed.
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Careers profiles should onebox in chat, but they don't

Careers profiles should onebox in chat. I am not sure of anything else that I could add, but since regular Stack Exchange profiles onebox in chat, so should the careers profiles.
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Make chat oneboxing smaller and less obnoxious - click to enlarge instead

From what I've seen, the majority of oneboxes are for inane things such as image macros, question dumping, and twitter quotes. Now, don't get me wrong, I enjoy this stuff quite often, but not when it'...
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The “?cb=1” added to questions accessed via CB prevents one-boxing in chat

I noticed something on the SE sites and I don't know if others did (no MSO questions on it, though) so I'm taking it to the public. If you access a Meta question, the address bar will show a ...
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Can we add support for oneboxing apps from the iOS and Mac App stores? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What sites should have hyperlinking (onebox) support in chat? I am a user over at Ask Different, and I'd like to propose that we add oneboxing support to chat for both iOS and ...
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Preview new HTTPS Wikipedia links in chat

In chat, Wikipedia links normally get oneboxed. A while ago, support for secure Wikipedia links (https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/) was added: Add support for secure Wikipedia pages to Onebox. ...
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Add Wiktionary to Chat Onebox

Chat already oneboxes Wikipedia links, so it would surely be quick and easy to add support for other MediaWiki sites. I'd particularly like to see Wiktionary added. Please.