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Questions tagged [rejected-edits]

For questions about specific suggested edits that have already been rejected by the community.

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How to change my decision on a rejected suggested edit as the post owner?

As the post owner, I have accidentally rejected an edit by mistake on my question: Selenium Cucumber JS - How to pass data from the feature file to step definition file using regular expressions? ...
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Why can't I format text in custom suggested edit rejection reasons, but canned reasons can be formatted?

I noticed that it's not possible to format text (i.e. apply bold and italics) in custom edit rejection reasons. But there are some canned rejection reasons that contain formatted text. For example, I ...
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How can I see the source code on a suggested edit review page? [duplicate]

How can I see the source code on a suggested edit review page? I want a similar thing as in this link for this suggested edit.
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Can someone explain to me why my edit got rejected? [closed]

I don't see anything that will make my edit (revision 3) be rejected. I made some minor changes, and improved its grammar, as well as its formatting (As what I also put on the "edit summary"). As ...
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What if the OP rejects my suggested edit even if he/she uses the wrong tags in the question?

I came across this question in which unnecessary tags were used. So I suggested an edit to remove them; the OP rejected the suggestion, maybe he/she thought it was wrong. And he/she did this the ...
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What happens when one user approves and two reject a suggested edit?

User A rejects an edit. User B approves it, then User C rejects it again. Does this have consequences for User B? Will they lose the right to approve/reject edits?
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Community rejects edit with incorrect reason [duplicate]

Community properly rejected this edit due to edit conflict. The rejection was triggered by this edit by the author. However, the review message by Community is This edit did not correct critical ...
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Rejected edit banner is too easily overlooked

Ordinarily, when you go to suggest an edit, you see this banner: When your last edit was rejected, you see something like this: According to this post there's two other messages that are ...
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How will I know when my tag wiki contribution has been approved?

How long do changes to wikis for tags take to be approved? I have written a wiki for a tag, it has not been approved yet, and I want to know what notification I get to tell me if it has been approved ...
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Why was this edit to repair dead links rejected? [duplicate]

As far as I can tell, this edit simply fixes a dead link, yet it was rejected by two users as "not making post easier to read...". Is fixing dead links not something we should be doing via edit?
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Edit rejection caused by low reputation [duplicate]

My edit was rejected because This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit. It should have been written as a comment or an answer. I've 8 reputation, can'...
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Unable to reject edit from question due to focus bug?

When I click on the "edit(1)" button on my original question, I am shown an edit proposed by another user. However, if I click reject, I cannot find a way to click one of the radio buttons ...
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How to retrieve the raw markdown/source of a rejected suggested edit? [duplicate]

I want to retrieve the raw markdown/source of a rejected suggested edit, which is the code in the text box above 'Post Your Question', i.e. the raw markdown/source, not the rendered output:
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Add global notifications for rejected edits (No, I don't mean the edit warning prompt)

There is a clear desire for global notifications when an edit is rejected. While there is a warning for rejected edits, it's not the same thing. I don't believe this is a duplicate of "Decision on ...
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Why isn't it stated in this review that someone rejected and edited the suggested edit?

I recently came across this suggested edit which was rejected by Community♦ for the reason: This edit did not correct critical issues with the post - view the revision history to see what should ...
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Why does it put on record that I had a edit rejected, if it conflicted with a later one? [duplicate]

If I do an edit, and while it is pending (being approved), someone comes and does the same edit, my edit gets rejected by 'Community'. It doesn't contribute to my edit ban, but it does still ...
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An invalidated suggested edit on a user's profile appears as a rejection and is not displayed correctly

This is a follow up to Who rejected this suggested edit to an orphan tag wiki?. According to this answer from animuson, invalidated edits should not count as rejected. That does not appear to be the ...
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Who rejected this suggested edit to an orphan tag wiki?

I was looking through the Suggested Edits -> Rejected section of the 10k tools on Retrocomputing and noticed something odd: a tag wiki was rejected, but no users made the rejection: Here is the ...
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Simultaneous Objectively Equivalent Edits - Don't count as Rejected in Editor stats

Some meta posts talk about editing conflicts when 2 or more people edit a post and save at nearly the same time (no time to react to the warning). This post is an example, which occured earlier when I ...
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allow appeals for false and slanderous rejections [closed]

How can one appeal false claims in edit rejections? What I mean, why I ask: I attempted an edit to this answer, seeking to update (e.g., Exuberant -> Universal), add links, improve usage My edit ...
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How could this edit be rejected? [closed]

I edited this answer today: https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/13224483 In it there is actually a typo ("Sata" should be "Data") and "Foreground color" should be quoted. Nothing ...
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Does it count against me if Community ♦ rejects my edit because it conflicted with a subsequent edit? [duplicate]

From time to time, I see the Community user rejecting edits and giving this reason: This edit conflicted with a subsequent edit. Would I get an edit ban if I suggest a sufficent number of edits ...
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Is there a way to compare a suggested edit with Rejected and Edited result?

If a suggested edit is rejected and edited, the post history only shows the difference between original post and the end edit. Is there a way to see how big an edit of the rejecting reviewer was ...
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Any way to view rejected edit source?

Is there any way to view rejected edit source? I have recently suggested an edit which was rejected. All three reviewers decided it better be a comment or an answer. So, how does one find rejected ...
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Do rejected edits impact the editor's reputation?

Is there any threshold for rejected edits that causes one's reputation decrease or some other loss? In other words, I suggested N edits and all N edits were rejected. What will be the impact on my ...
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Retroactively approve suggested and rejected edits [duplicate]

There were already several support questions on applying rejected suggested edits to one's own post. Could this functionality be implemented? It is always possible to do so by hand, but this does ...
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Suggested change in verbiage for Irrelevant Tags option when reviewing edits

While reviewing suggested edits, if the editor has removed a relevant tag it seems as though the best reason for rejection would be: clearly conflicts with the author's intent This edit ...
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How can I make a comment on another answer when I have less than 50 reputation [duplicate]

So, over at Best way to combine two or more byte arrays in C# there's an answer here that builds on one of the other answers to offer a "generic" c# method for concatenating arrays. That code ...
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Could the 'This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit.' rejection option be made a bit more clear?

I'm having trouble making sense of this option. No-no-no - Not whining about an edit rejection. More than anything this reason for rejection seemingly makes no sense of the context of the edit ...
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Edits that shadow a suggested edit inconsistently reject but include the suggestion

I have the edit privilege. If I edit a post which has a pending suggested edit, then: My edit starts from the version resulting from the suggested edit. I'm not notified of that, or even of the ...
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Rejected edits by Community should not show up anywhere

A bunch of my edits were rejected by Community as This edit conflicted with a subsequent edit. However, when I try to edit something, it says: Also, 5 of those are Community rejects due ...
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Substantial edit rejected by Community ♦ [duplicate]

My recently suggested edit for the Careers ad asking if I want to work where I already work? question got immediately rejected first by Community ♦ on the following grounds (screenshot): Then, ...
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How can I reject an Edit which I have just Approved? [duplicate]

I have just approved a Suggested Edit but realized I should have in fact reject it. I am able to click back to the aprroval page but am not sure how I can amend my approval of the edit. Does anyone ...
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Is there a way to link to the results of a rejected edit?

If a suggested edit is rejected by peer review, is there a way to view a page with the results of the peer voting on that specific edit suggestion? This can be done while the edit suggestion is still ...
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Add “Conflicted Edit” to Edit Stats

My Edit stats as seen in edit histories are as follows. krisdestruction had 77 edit suggestions approved, and 18 edit suggestions rejected However most of my rejected edits are due to conflicted ...
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Increase threshold for rejected edits

After re-editing a post on Stack Overflow after it was rejected with the same changes, the post was accepted. I didn't notice it was rejected it before and applied the same changes. Why doesn't ...
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Why was my edit rejected and can I do anything about it? [closed]

I was wondering why my edit 7705892 on stack overflow was rejected. It improves the grammar and moves code from a comment, which should of been in the original post. Both of these things are called ...
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Allow the original poster the option to apply a rejected suggested edit on their own post [duplicate]

This isn't to change to the current rejection process or review queue in any way. There was recently a rejected edit on one of my answers. It was correct to reject from the reviewer's point of ...
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Is iterative refinement of the same wiki tag/excerpt with more than just minor fixes OK?

I admire the way tags are used/implemented on Stack Exchange. They seem like a variation, or illustration, of: "You only get one chance to make a first impression". "How would you describe your ...
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Pattern for spam edits on blender.se

After reviewing this edit, I knew I had seen spam on that post before. Turns out that, after some digging and filtering out the edits on tag wikis, that spam on the blender stack exchange site seems ...
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Is it appropriate to edit another user's answer to include important information from their own comments?

A suggested edit of mine was recently rejected because This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit. It should have been written as a comment or an answer. ...
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Allow pinging a user who suggested a rejected edit [duplicate]

feature-request version of Are users who have a suggested edit rejected valid targets for @comment replies? If a user suggested an edit which was later rejected, they should still be manually ...
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How to tell if your edit to a question is rejected [duplicate]

Can someone tell me how to tell if my edit to a question is rejected? It might be obvious, but I'm not sure. When I made the edit the question had this text: This edit will be visible only to you ...
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Input required on a rejected edit suggestion

Was it correct to reject this edit suggestion? If yes then what would have been an appropriate reject reason? Closest would be "Invalid edit" which states, "This edit is incorrect or an attempt to ...
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When suggestion is rejected in Improve/Edit, why are reviewer's stats not displayed?

When a reviewer picks "Improve" and indicates that suggestion wasn't helpful, an edit gets rejected. In suggestion record page, when one clicks (more), only stats for Community user and suggestor are ...
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Should rejection/approval of suggested edit done by a user who doesn't have knowledge of that particular technology

I suggest that people who don't provide any answer to the related tag of a question should not have the privilege to approve or reject suggested edits to that question. For instance, this one. In ...
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Should we lower the reputation threshold for question retagging?

I recently attempted to add the ambiguous-tag tag to several questions which discuss ambiguous tags, and it appears that I have been automatically banned from editing questions for this reason alone: ...
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Keep track of your rejected edits

It seems you don't get informed in the upper Inbox message in case one of your edits got rejected. If an edit got accepted you see the +2 Rep in the recent Reputations, but you never know if something ...
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Could people ease up please while approving edits another user makes to his own question/answer? [duplicate]

While answering this question within a few minutes of it being posted, I had to fight to be allowed to fine-tune my answer: review queue history (reviewer names edited out as this is not personal): ...
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Can we contact the author of a rejected edit? [duplicate]

I just saw a user who has repeatedly tried to edit a question on Meta. Judging by the edit comments, the user seems to be mistaken about the nature of Meta Stack Overflow. I would like to point this ...