Questions tagged [popups]

Popups are interactive dialogs that are shown within the current page. They are distinct from tool tips, which are short, descriptive pieces of text relating to the element under the mouse pointer.

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Popup shown to authors attempting to delete answered questions is incorrectly shown to other delete voters, if there are no pending delete votes

When voting to delete this question I got the following popup message: This appears to be the popup user's get when trying to delete their own answered question. I'm not the author of this question, ...
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Can the "Add Another Answer" button have its own draggable pop-up too?

If I recall correctly, there used to be a browser pop-up after clicking/pressing the "Answer Your Question" button. Now it has been changed to an in-site draggable pop-up: Can the same be ...
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Already-approved pending edit goes <br>

Clicking the "Edit" link on a post when a pending suggested edit has already been approved results in this toast: The HTML should not be escaped. Prior art: HTML is showing up in the pop-...
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Badly escaped HTML results in plain text instead of markup in toast notifications (e.g. "You can&#39;t vote for your own post".)

There's an HTML escape bug that's reproducible network-wide. Also mentioned on Super User, this is not just "ugly", but also causes prevents the link from being clicked, which is more ...
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Please, make "Your privacy" "Accept all cookies" popup smaller, so it will not obscure half of the page [duplicate]

I read numerous questions: Do I have to use a browser plugin to stop being accosted on SE sites with the “Accept all cookies” pop-ups over and over and over? Bug? Options? How do I dismiss the new ...
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On private beta sites the "Select your next badge" popup isn't populated from the "Track the next one" button, but works fine from "Let us pick" [duplicate]

On private beta sites (you need to be a member of "Proof Assistants" to access that URL), on the user profile activity page, when you earn a new badge there are two buttons presented: Track ...
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Suggested tags are not displayed with their excerpts and other info when asking/editing a question on mobile

When asking or editing a question, one is offered tag suggestions while typing in the "Tags" section. On a desktop browser, each popup also displays the tag wiki excerpt (when available), ...
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Cannot scroll in winter bash popup

I was zooming into my profile picture to get a nice screenshot of my wearing my hat (to post here, of course), when I ran into a little problem; there is no option for me to scroll anywhere in the ...
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Reviewing a suggested edit "inline" does not dismiss the popup

Whenever I review a suggested edit "inline" (i.e., by clicking the Edit(1) button as opposed to in the review queue), the popup doesn't get closed and the review buttons are not even ...
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Unfollowing a question triggers a "you're no longer following this answer" pop-up

Seen on mobile web, Brave browser version 1.27.109, Android 10, cannot confirm on other browsers (yet). Following, then unfollowing a question triggers a pop-up reading: You're no longer following ...
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"Learn more" link in review queue page is not responding on "Stats" and "History" tabs

There is a "Learn more" link available on all the review queue pages, clicking on it opens a popup with that review queue's information. That "Learn more" link is responding in the ...
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How to see Review Queue help boxes again?

Recently new help boxes for Review Queues were displayed to users. E.g.: The box above is about a specific queue. There is also a main box for queues in general like shown here. After dismissing, ...
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Can we please remove the review queues pop-up?

Recently, there's been a pop-up about review queues: It is extremely annoying, as I believe other people can agree. It does a lot more to distract and aggravate people than it does to inform them, ...
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Dismissing the cookie popup with the "X" scrolls the page to the top

Similar to preventDefault when clicking bounty "cancel" link (which was fixed), when you click the "X" on the upper right of the cookie popup: The unnecessary href="#" ...
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It takes two clicks on the X to close a flag-submitted popup

It takes two clicks on the X to close a flag-submitted popup Tested without extensions, on Firefox. I couldn't find similar reports.
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Cookie customization popup doesn't appear on per-site Metas

I went to Meta AU (with a cleared cache and cookies) in search of a question, but the new cookie customization notice didn't come out. It appears when you visit the main site, but not on per-site ...
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"Don't show this to me again" button for the "Are you sure you want to answer this question" popups

There are some questions (e.g, this one and this one) where I have provided a lot of answers and may provide more. Each and every time, though, I get a popup saying: Or: This becomes very annoying ...
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"Suggested edit queue is full" should point to information about reason

Here: Why is it called "Suggested edits queue is full." once I'm suspended somehow? I found a description of what the reason is for the popup tip "Suggested edit queue is full"....
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Cross Validated asking ad nauseam about accepting cookies?

Recently (the last two or three days) on Cross Validated (CV) pages, each time a new page/tab is opened, it asks anew on accepting cookies. Quite molesting. First I thought it was my browser (Chrome ...
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Show election voting privilege notice next to its button

Clicking on one of the buttons in this election, I saw this notice pop up: But it showed way down here! If my scrollbar had been any farther up the page, I wouldn't have seen that. Can we make the ...
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Improve alignment of "Learn more" button in "Next privilege" popup [duplicate]

The alignment of the "Learn more" button in the "Next privilege" popup is not really well aligned with the edge of the black square: It is also too close to the text showing how ...
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Can we please clean up the new tooltips around the upvote/downvote buttons?

This question focuses on the UI of the new tooltips (not the text), and it has the following sole focus: Completely undoing the recent change. Just simply undoing this will be a single change with a ...
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Slight tweaking of grammar required in the prompt shown when adding another answer to a question where one already has multiple answers

When adding an answer to a question, which a user has already answered, the user is prompted: Are you sure you want to add another answer? You could use the edit link to refine and improve your ...
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Blurry font in first question pop-up

I just posted my first question and got this pop-up The font of the pop-up looks terrible blurry, while the rest of the page is sharp and crisp. (my browser is Opera, in case it matters)
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Tag popup doesn't show on some tags

I'm having a strange issue with the [google-analytics] tag on Web Applications Stack Exchange. When I'm using the latest Firefox on macOS 10.15.5, even with the cache cleared and all userscripts ...
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Get updates on questions and answers pop up can no longer be dismissed by clicking the X [closed]

The get updates on questions and answers pop up can no longer be dismissed by clicking the X, it was working before but seems broken now. My capture is from Philosophy and this was also reported at ...
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Long title in New Stack Overflow Feature dialog obscures close button

All Stack Overflow sites have an orange 'New' button next to the site logo in their top bar if there are new features to be discovered. If the title is too long, the close button (X) is hardly visible,...
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New Dialog-Box in Reopen Votes Review Queue Doesn't Close

I've just been doing some reviews in the "Reopen Votes" queue and, during this process, I noticed a change to a new pop-up when I select "Reopen". The new pop-up has a much nicer look: However, ...
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Not all Q&A dialogs have been made responsive yet

Almost all dialogs on the Q&A pages have been made responsive. I've found one exception (but maybe there are more) among the rarely used ones, e.g. the one you get when voting to delete a question ...
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Scrolling on Stack Overflow is slow if a question has lots of answers

Chrome Version: Google Chrome 70.0.3538.77 (Official Build) (64-bit) OS: Ubuntu Try opening one of these pages: How do I create a URL shortener? How to use a decimal range() step value? ...
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Issues with the new popup guide for searching [duplicate]

I just noticed that addition. Searching for posts by author does not need the brackets [], and can be clearer as to what "1234" is. A new user may think 1234 is a username example. Tag guideline can ...
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If I accept an answer on my question, remind me I can upvote it as well [duplicate]

If I upvote an answer on my question, I am reminded that I can accept the answer. If I accept an answer on my question, there should be a prompt to upvote the answer.
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Open close dialog at top of question when reviewing on mobile

When reviewing Close Votes on mobile, the close dialog pops up at the bottom of the question, which is an inconvenient location because you need to scroll down. For long questions, you can't even see ...
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Redesign "lots of answers" JS confirm dialog to use Stacks stylized popups instead

Currently, when attempting to answer questions with lots of answers (usually 30 but configurable per site), users are shown the following generic JS confirmation prompt (from one's browser, in this ...
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Long words in tag excerpts move outside the box

When there's an extremely long 'word', like a link, the tag excerpt popup does not hyphenate the word and break it to a new line. Instead, it extends outwards, like so: (link to that particular ...
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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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Eeeek! Can't start a bounty on any question

Trying to start a bounty, on any question, results in this: Please fix, in the dev tools I noticed a request to non existent URL. This happens in all SE sites as far as I could see.
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Tag popup for `[tag:]` markdown no longer working in posts

When hovering over a tag 'under' a question, a popup with extended information is shown. While the usefulness is under discussion, and people like me write userscripts to fill the gaps, I noticed it's ...
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Show a popup when clicking the upvote button on already upvoted comment

When you try to revote or retract your vote for a post (answer or question) you see the following message: But there is no notification about the same actions on comments, only a tooltip: Please add ...
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Please add a link to the tag wiki on the tag popup [duplicate]

My primary reason for hovering a tag is to learn more about the tag. But when you hover a tag, that isn't one of the options on the popup. It has a link to questions tagged with that tag (with very ...
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Improve "Thanks for the feedback" popup when not signed in

I was exploring an SE community I'm not a part of and got this message pressing the downvote button (on a not-answer) without thinking: The first issue I have with it is repetition. It says Setting ...
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Post feedback popups not localized

When trying to downvote an answer on Stack Overflow em Português (which I can't do because I do not have the required 125 reputation), the popup "Thanks for the feedback" is still in English: I ...
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"thanks for flagging" popup gets messed up when the comment is automatically deleted

For some comments, the comment is automatically deleted when you raise a flag. This includes certain keywords and short +1 comments. But when you raise that flag with the new comment flag interface, ...
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Remove the "thanks for flagging" popup after the user has raised a number of flags

Currently, whenever anyone flags a comment, they get this popup: or, more recently: I personally find this really annoying, especially since I flag a great many comments a day (on the order of ...
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Up and Down arrow keys stop working after dismissing a popup dialog with keyboard

Start typing a post Bring up a pop-up dialog via a toolbar button (e.g. "Hyperlink") Type/copypaste whatever you want and dismiss it with <Enter> => In the textarea contol, Up and Down arrow ...
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All top bar popups showed below error popups

Steps to reproduce: Click “Ask question” button. Don’t fill anything Click “Post your question” See error popups Open any popup from the top bar
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Tag hovers don't work on sites with MathJax enabled

On sites with MathJax enabled, e.g. Astronomy, Physics and Aviation (thanks @NogShine), hovering over the tags doesn't display the excerpt and statistics anymore. The tag does get highlighted when you ...
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Close reasons window overlaps review actions bar

When you click "close" in the review queue, it pops up a form with some options. If you scroll down, it covers the top bar. Instead, it should go in-between the Q&A and the top bar.
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Tag popup is showed under the pending edit window

When post contains a pending edit the link below the post's body says edit(1). Pressing this link leads to displaying the edit review popup window. Hovering the mouse pointer over the question's ...
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Tag popup layout is broken for localized sites

Tag popup layout is broken on certain tags for localized sites. For instance: c++ tag on Stack Overflow in Russian: php tag on Stack Overflow in Portuguese:
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