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A feature of StackExchange chat, "oneboxing" automatically inlines links that are posted on a single line by themselves.

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Chat oneboxing is broken for feeds from Medium

Worldbuilding has a blog hosted on Medium, and we have a chat feed for new posts. It used to onebox those posts, but 6-8 weeks ago that broke and we now get text posts with no links, which makes it ...
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Full-form links to answers are no longer oneboxed in chat [duplicate]

I have noticed that a link to an answer is no longer oneboxed when used in the format https://site/questions/question-id#answer-id. They are still oneboxed in the format https://site/a/answer-id. You ...
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Oneboxing for SO answers is broken

Seems like the short links obtained from the "link" button on answers has changed recently, and these new links (like https://stackoverflow.com/q/3350710/46642) are not considered by the oneboxing ...
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Links to comments from review don't onebox

Last night, I tried copying a conversation from comments into chat, so it could be discussed there. However, the comments didn't onebox. A little bit of experimenting in the Sandbox revealed that the ...
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Allow to post link to question, answer, proposals etc with description? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow me to marry text to a onebox in chat In chat, I can post a link to chat message/question/answer/proposal (area51) etc. However, I can't add anything but that link into ...
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SEDE [Post Link] magic column not compatible with chat one-boxing for answers

I am filing this as a bug report but I am not sure if the "bug" is on the SEDE side or the chat side (or if this should be a chat feature request). Issue: SEDE links to answers (or anything that isn'...
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One-box is messing with my URL

Not sure if this is a bug or a feature, but I noticed today that if I link to a room's info page, it annoyingly one-boxes a link to the room, which is not a link to the info page! That's it. I'm ...
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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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Incorrect oneboxing for Wikipedia page

This Wikipedia page is not displaying properly when oneboxed in chat:
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Twitter oneboxing - not immediately evident where to click

First, let me state I don't use twitter, so perhaps to an every day twitter user this would have made sense. The following is a screenshot of a onebox'ed twitter link: Where do I click to see that ...
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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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Room oneboxes with pings in search results/transcript are messed up

When a room link is posted into a room, it oneboxes: But when this shows up in search results, it shows up all messed up: and And in the transcript as well: I'm using Google Chrome version 58.0....
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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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Spurious scrollbars in chat GitHub Gist onebox

Not sure when this happened, but can't find any recent complaints about it. The oneboxed gist has vertical and horizontal scrollbars even though it has no need of them. I'm using Firefox 31.0 on ...
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Chat doesn't onebox meta.se comments with newsletter code in the URL

I don't know whether this is network-wide or just on SO, but chat doesn't onebox meta.se comments when I've come to the post through the Meta newsletter and so ?newsletter=1&nlcode=x is in the URL ...
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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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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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stackexchange.com profiles don't onebox

Profiles from stackexchange.com (the 'main site' for the meta here) don't one box when posted into chat. See, for example, this message from the tavern (I figured if the onebox was going to work ...
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Oneboxing doesn't work for questions from Related/Linked panel

As the title says. How to reproduce: Open any question. Click any question in the Linked / Related right panels: Copy-paste the link into the chat. It doesn't work because the link address is ended ...
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Chat onebox kills referral link

Today, I just realized that when you onebox a link in chat, the referral tail is removed. For example, if I try to onebox http://meta.stackexchange.com/q/9134/178438, it links to http://meta....
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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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SO Blog Magic Links for Chat

Hey can we get blog.stackoverflow.com to be a magic link too? Similar to: Image http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/4627/examplezr.png
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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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Oneboxes appear to be broken in chat [duplicate]

Across SE chat, oneboxes appear to be broken. And feed items are being posted differently: Can we please have our oneboxes back to normal?
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What are the differences between oneboxed and regular messages when searching?

There are several types of chat messages which can be oneboxed. I have noticed that sometimes there are differences between searching for messages which are oneboxed an which are not. I did not try ...
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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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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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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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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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When an avatar is displayed in an expanded question link in chat, it doesn't have a hat

When you paste a link to a question into chat with no surrounding text, it gets oneboxed. Duh. There's an avatar in the onebox. It doesn't have Winter Bash hats. It maybe should.
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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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http://data.stackexchange.com does not onebox in chat

When posting a link to the frontpage of a site in the Stack Exchange network in chat, it gets oneboxed automatically. However, when a link to the Data Explorer gets posted in chat, it does not onebox,...
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Careers onebox seems outdated

Afaik, "Careers 2.0" is the old name for Careers.SO, and there is no logo where it usually is in oneboxes, just text. So the logo is not working and all instances of "Careers 2.0" should probably read ...
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Onebox for nonexistent user's question looks ugly

Liveupdate phone number forms and test for international numbers - that guy has a rather long nick and no gravatar since he doesn't have an account on Code Review. A part of his nick is shown below ...
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How does OneBox decide which image to pull out of Wikipedia article? [duplicate]

I posted a oneboxed Wikipedia link in chat, and the image picked was seemingly a random image from the article. It wasn't the first image in source HTML it wasn't the first image in rendered HTML it ...
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Launchpad oneboxing doesn't work for bugs specifying a package

Chat supports oneboxing for Launchpad bugs for projects other than Ubuntu. For example, linking to https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/889421 shows the bug description. However, bugs in Ubuntu ...
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Can ideone.com links be previewed in chat?

Often in programming discussion, we share code snippets with each other using sites like ideone.com or pastie.org. The chat already has cool previewing features that show the contents of a link of ...
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Wikipedia Onebox breaks formatting

It seems our Wikipedia onebox doesn't know what to do with Wikipedia's style markup: This was the linked article. It's catching the Table of Contents here, which is also annoying, but Wikipedia's ...
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Hot network questions onebox is invisible in chat [duplicate]

I tried to link to the front page of Stack Exchange in chat today—in other words, to the Hot Network Questions list. Unfortunately, it ended up looking like this: The white-on-light-blue ...
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Youtube onebox overlay title and ► symbol are not displayed correctly in a reply message

I'm talking about the black semi-transparent overlay thing:
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Tags in oneboxed messages are broken [duplicate]

I oneboxed this message that contained tags. The result is here. But the tags in the onebox don't go to the tags on the site, they go to: http://chat.stackexchange.com//codegolf.stackexchange.com/...
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One boxing comments from advertised network questions doesn't work

So, say you've found a network advertised question: And you click it... And then you find a comment you like and want to paste that in to chat (one boxed): but when you do, it doesn't ...
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Posting a link to chat.mse (or chat.se or chat.so) in chat gives unexpected results

Whenever you post http://chat.meta.stackexchange.com/ on a line on its own in chat, it will open to the logo of Meta Stack Exchange and link to https://meta.stackexchange.com/ instead. (Effectively ...
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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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FooPlot “oneboxing”

"Oneboxing" is a great way to share content quickly in chat. It would be awesome if it would work with FooPlot (an online graphing calculator), that way we could share graphs in the Math SE site ...
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Oneboxing does not work for simple.wikipedia.org [duplicate]

According to the chat FAQ Wikipedia pages are among the links that will be oneboxed. I tried to onebox http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Question but it did not work. The progress meter flashed for ...
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Make oneboxing work for comments in chat [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add chat oneboxing support for comment links As the title says, now that comments are linkable, I would like them to be oneboxed to appear similar to this one, when they are ...
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Twitter threading for magic links

Can we have threading for the twitter magic links? For example: alt text http://img841.imageshack.us/img841/5641/exampletwitter.png Should say "Tweeted by ArdaXi on August 8, 2010 at 9:31PM in reply ...