Questions tagged [reply]

For questions about the reply function in Stack Exchange Chat. For comment replies ('pings'), use the [comment-replies] tag.

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Replying to a chat message from a deleted user doesn't actually reply, even though UI says it should

Currently, on any chat message, there is the "reply" button that automatically inserts the required markup to reply to a certain message. This includes messages from deleted users. However, if you ...
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Add the ability to reply to a message on the star board [duplicate]

When clicking the dropdown arrow for a message in chat, you get the following menu: If you click the dropdown for a message on the star board, you get this instead: I'd like the option to reply in ...
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(see full text) link in chat message reveals reply syntax

I have a bot that does web searches. When a user types >>search something, the bot responds with a list of 10 results. A message with that many lines is long enough that it isn't all displayed;...
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Since when do we get to reply to deleted messages in chat?

I just noticed I can reply to a deleted message in chat, while this wasn't possible before, i.e. the reply function used to disappear when the message was deleted. Evidence can be found here, here ...
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Allow uploaded images as replies in chat [duplicate]

In chat, almost everything works as a reply to a specific message, including oneboxes. The only thing that doesn't seem to work as a reply is an uploaded image. Even if I hit the reply button before ...
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Replying in Chat is broken

When clicking on the reply button on a message in chat, nothing happens. Before: After: I like being able to reply to people. Can I please have it back? Chrome 38.0.2125.111 on OS X 10.10
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Highlight questions in the star list when I hover over the reply

When I hover over a reply, I get a nice effect that clearly shows me which post it is replying to: It would be really nice if this effect happened in the star list too: Stars (sometimes) hang around ...
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Chat not pinging when name is too short

As seen HERE, pings aren't registered when they use less than 3 characters. His name "C X" is 3 characters, but because of the space and the way spaces are removed for pings it doesn't seem possible ...
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Difficult to distinguish between two people with the same name in SO chat

I am using the nickname "Jack" in the Stack Overflow chat, but today there is someone else chatting with the same name. So all of our messages are mixed up. And another thing is that all of my friends ...
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Replying to old chat conversations

I couldn't use the reply to this message to a chat message that is a day old. Why is this? I had to resort to typing @username so as to grab the person's attention.
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@name matches in chat are not unique enough

Okay, so I logged into the chat site a couple days ago and stayed for a few minutes. Then today, I come back to it and discovered the "Events affecting you" page. Here is the problem: http://files....
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How do I reply on my own topic? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stackoverflow: Should I answer my own question, or not? How could I add a reply on my own question? Like in the most other forums?