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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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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Feature request - A simple credential leak detection in the answer tab

I recently analyzed Stack Overflow for leaks, and the sites contain a lot of leaks (Stack Overflow did contain most of them, but still askubuntu.com and unix.stackexchange.com do contain some leaks). ...
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Text is not wrapping in the tag popup of "Top Tags" section in profile

As can be seen in the below screenshot, it's all messed up:
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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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Tag popup is obscured on the Tour page

On the Tour page the popup for tags on demo questions is partially obscured by the frame border:
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Remove "View tag" link from the tag tooltip

Since the old one related feature-request is not implemented yet, I would like to ask for an alternative. The list of question with a tag can be obtained by clicking on the tag itself, so there's no ...
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Title may not fit into popup width on contact page

On contact page in some cases the popup title may not fit into width because is covered by close button, e.g.:
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I keep getting the privacy pop-up windows when browsing SE on iOS

I keep getting the privacy pop-up windows when browsing SE with Chrome on my iPhone (iOS 15): I don't think that's intended, so I'm tagging that as a bug. Feel free to retag as support if I missed ...
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Hovering over a tag in the "merge tags" popup leads to weird behavior around popup sizes

The merge tags popup contains tags elements. Hovering the mouse over them leads to the tag description popup appearing, but it seems that because one popup (merging) is already opened, the latter ...
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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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Popup for an active edit beneath the post contains the button that doesn’t fit into popup

When the post has an active suggested edit tapping on the link edit (1) leads to the opening a popup. That popup doesn't fit into screen width in responsive mode on phone's screen: Animation was ...
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Wrong z-index for tag popup when the question has an ignored tag

After this was fixed, I tested it a bit, and noticed this behavior: When there is an ignored tag and the question is grayed out, the tag popup is below/behind the other page contents due to wrong z-...
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When focusing the search box in a private beta, hints fail to load, causing a popup with the login page

I just followed by a link from another question here and got this funny behavior after clicking on the search bar: The entire site opened in a new popup window!
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Usercard expansion on hover is making the comments move down [closed]

Recently, when you hover over a profile picture to get an expanded usercard, the comments move downwards. (If there are no comments, then the "Add a comment" link is the screen element which ...
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The 'Next badge' popup is appearing in the wrong place

The 'Next badge' popup in the profile page expands page width on mobile: Positioning the popup entirely in the original page area will prevent width expansion.
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Tag excerpts on MSE and MSO contains HTML paragraph tags

When hovering over the tag you can see that the excerpt is enclosed by paragraph tags (just hover over the tags on this question as a test). Which kind of makes sense as if you look at the tag info ...
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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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"Suggested edit queue is full" should link 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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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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Make tag popups display permanently while editing

I hope most of us can agree that there's a problem with tag misuse. (And I'm sure we'll all disagree on how severe this problem is.) In line with this, I suggest we make tag popups permanent while ...
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Light gray link text in “Share” pop-up is almost illegible

The “Share” button at the bottom of a question or answer produces a pop-up, with the link being selected in a (read-only) input field: The link text is almost illegible. Would it be possible to ...
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"How to add or remove login credentials" pop-up on the Contact page has incorrect instructions

On the Contact page, after selecting "I need to add or remove login credentials", the following pop-up is shown: How to add or remove login credentials Open up your user profile page and ...
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Home page sidebar - "faq" tag popup content is aligned to the right

There is an alignment issue in the "faq" section's tag description, which is in the "Frequently Asked" section of the sidebar of the Home page in the Meta Stack Exchange and per-...
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"Your vote has been recorded" popup should close itself automatically after few seconds

Why do we need to explicitly dismiss the "Your vote has been recorded" notification after submitting or retracting a close vote? I think it should timeout automatically after a few seconds. ...
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Processing a suggested edit in popup wraps buttons

If suggested edit have been opened via “edit (1)” link under the post body then buttons will be displayed in two rows without a normal alignment: Same edit opened within review queue displayed ...
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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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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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Click outside the box to dismiss instead of having to click inside

Sometimes you can see a box appearing telling you you can't upvote if you don't have enough rep or telling you you can't accept your own answer yet and so on (I hope you get what I'm talking about). ...
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"Consider Leaving a Comment" message [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Please add a comment explaining..” still shows up when I add a comment and then downvote Just a minor nitpick on something I've noticed a few times: As many of you know, when you ...
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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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Notification message for downvotes not displayed

Is the message box that is displayed when I downvote a question or answers disabled? Currently I only get that blue messagebox on meta only.
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When is the message about not having voted on questions given?

On a Stack Exchange site, I voted some questions (between 5 or 6 questions, at least), then I started voting some answers, and I got a message about voting on questions too, which was similar to "you ...
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Did we just get a "drop shadow" effect in the votes-left pop-up?

I just noticed that the "You have 5 votes left today" message has a drop shadow effect on Firefox. Is that new? I'm curious to ask, because, frankly, it doesn't suit the site that well. Or ...
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No error message is shown when trying to favorite a deleted question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Deleted Questions in Favorites Minor issue. If you try to favourite a deleted question (hey, I was curious), the star lights up and the count increments, but there's no popup ...
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You can accept this answer in 10 minutes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do you have to wait 8 Minutes before you can accept an answer? Yay! I found my answer! Let's give it +1 rating and accept it. So I click the +1 button and then I get this ...
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Can we have an option to disable the "don't forget to accept" reminder?

The biggest peeve is sometimes I vote up an answer mid-way through reading it, and the "don't forget to accept" message blocks the remaining text, so I scramble and triple-click it until it closes. ...
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"Remember you can select this as the best answer" message should mention wait time (if there is one)

At the moment, if you vote up an answer to your question and you haven't chosen a "best answer" it will pop up a notice reminding you that you can. If you then try to select it as the best answer it ...
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Can the new messagebox be somewhere else?

Apparently we have a new messagebox: Can it please be screen-centered or near the action I took? It is on the top but I clicked to delete a comment on the bottom. The mouse movings give me muscle ...
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"You haven't voted on questions in a while" warning disappears too fast

I recently got a warning just after having upvoted an answer. It said something about the fact that I haven't voted on a question for a long time and that questions need votes too. The problem is that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...