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Incorrect rendering in all but answer list

If I visit https://android.stackexchange.com/a/205140/311449, the lists are how I expect them to be - correctly indented: However, that same source code's rendering shall break, should I: ...
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Edited tags in tag edits don't show up in the edit history page if the tag has been deleted [duplicate]

Example: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/posts/142483/revisions Edited tags in edits 2 and 3 aren't displayed (I added red arrows to point to their absence). I believe it is because the tag was ...
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See previous revisions of posts

I would like to see each historical status of a post. Without the difference. Just look at what a post looked like before, and that the user can choose the version in time and display it.
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Back link on moderator election history page refers to first ever election

Moderators can see a history of election notice on every election page, e.g. second (2017) election on ruSO: If you're a moderator and you have more than one election already, just open the link {...
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Changing the type of diff view on revisions that don't change the post's rendered output doesn't work, and may cause excessive load on SE's servers

On post revisions that don't change the post's rendered output, such as addition/removal/edits of HTML comments, changing inline links to footnote links, changing image descriptions, etc., the toggle ...
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Changing the order of items in an ordered list incorrectly shows additional list items in the inline diff view

I have an ordered list of 3 items below. However, I later realized that the item which I initially wrote as the first in the list is actually the least important and should be at the end, so I edited ...
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Answers deleted as result of a DMCA Takedown Request still visible via revision history

This is a follow-up to Posts deleted as result of a DMCA Takedown Request still visible via suggested edits. If you have 10k+ reputation on Stack Overflow, you can see the revision history of the ...
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Questions migrated to sites with numbers in their names display bare URL in revision history

Question migrated to a site with a number in its name: A bare URL is displayed in the image. Normal migration: The destination site is displayed as a link with no bare URL.
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Make tabs on the review/suggested-edits page linkable

On a review/suggested-edits page there are 3 tabs: Inline Side-by-side Side-by-side Markdown Please make them linkable, e.g. via URL hash. Depending on the edit, one view might fit better than the ...
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Translation for "comment edited" in revisions not used

When moderator makes an edit of description for post edit there's additional part in revisions page for that revision: String is translated in Traducir, but for some reason not used.
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Revision description doesn’t fit in page

Because long single words don't wrap, in particular links, the description in the revision may overflow the page width. E.g. here: This also affects long enough user names like here:
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Edits no longer have a grace period?

Usually edits made within 5 minutes of making or editing a post are rolled into a single revision in the edit history. However, it looks like edits are getting listed separately even if they were ...
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Long usernames overflow revision list headers

When a user has a long name without spaces, their name overflows the revision header, as can be seen e.g. here:
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Unable to translate "to" part for migration notice

The old resolved bug is relevant again, but only for "migrated to" part. I can't find that "to" in traducir source strings. But the better way is to use full sentence to translate ...
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Meta questions have been unfeatured without creating revisions, causing problems when editing [duplicate]

This started out as a Stack Apps question, because my script was trying to repair the image in the DBA.Meta post So what's with the hats thing?, and encountered the following error while trying to ...
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Some questions show a tag that nobody put there

I ran into this post (74102654 on SO) as a review audit. It has the dart tag, though it's not related to Dart. I was about to comment about it, but thought to check its revision history (which at the ...
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When viewing a post's revisions history from a review queue, make the "Return to Question/Answer" link less unintuitive

I was in the First questions review queue and found that when clicking to view the revisions list, the "Return to Question" link was a bit unintuitive (since I didn't get to the revision ...
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Remove minimum length restriction when moderators edit a revision comment (a.k.a. edit summary)

A moderator can edit a post's revision comment (a.k.a. edit summary). However, when the text is too short, they get an error message that says: Your edit summary must be at least 10 characters. On ...
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"Added to review" label looks like a tag badge

When there is a question was closed and the author edited the post to reopen it, there is a new label added named "Added to review" in the revision and timeline of the post. But the "...
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Added code not always visible as a change in the Reopen Votes review queue

Here is a Reopen Votes review queue item, where the author added some code to the question. However, that is not displayed in the 'Inline' and 'Side-by-side' tabs, which just show some grammar ...
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Revision history behaves strangely when there is only an edit in Markdown

I was trying to see what was changed from revision 1 to revision 2 of this post and it appeared that nothing changed in the side-by-side view: I switched to the side-by-side Markdown view and the ...
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Please make the revision history of help center articles public

Please make the revision history of help center articles public to all users. When a non-moderator tries to access the revision history of a help center article (example), this is shown: I really don'...
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The revision number could use some more room

There's (too) little space between the revision number on the left, and the edit summary and links to the right, when the revision number has three digits. See for example the most often edited Stack ...
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Please make the revision histories of comments visible to their authors

When one posts a comment, one is able to edit it during a brief grace period. Moderators can edit any comment at any time. A comment that has been edited will have a little pencil symbol: Moderators ...
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History page for Help Center articles is titled "Revisions to unknown"

Similar to Election: Questionnaire history is titled "Revisions to unknown", the history page for the Help Center articles editable by moderators, for example What topics can I ask about ...
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Is there a way to separately view edits made to own posts and edits made to others' posts?

Currently, in the All Actions tab in the Activity page, you can see all the edits you have made so far under the Revisions tab: Sometimes, at least for me, it gets a bit difficult to find edits made ...
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Diff doesn't take stripped HTML tags into account

Yesterday I edited this question to correct the display of something in angle brackets, <root_music_folder>. The Markdown parser thinks it's an HTML tag, it's not on the allow list so it strips ...
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Error when viewing revision history for Help Center article as a moderator

When I visit this revision list: https://meta.stackexchange.com/posts/66740/revisions, which for regular users looks like a history for the participate in Meta privilege, I get an error page: It ...
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How can I find the revisions history for the help center?

Some parts of the help center can be edited by the moderators and, of course, any part can be edited by a Stack Exchange employees. According to this post, the link to revisions is accessible to ...
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Revision history and suggested edits pages don't recognize non-standard MathJax delimiters

A follow up of What delimiters work for MathJax?: the question Vector convolution? on MathOverflow contains some non-standard MathJax delimiters: \begin{equation} and \end{equation}. They are ...
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Error when trying to see a revision of a proposal of Area 51 [duplicate]

When I try to see a revision of a proposal of Area 51: (I click on the "4 days ago") It shows me the error page: Here's a raw link for anyone who would like to try it: https://area51....
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Is there a shortcut for accessing the posts/revisions when an edit hasn't been made? [duplicate]

Edit 2: Let me reopen to have the ff as answer: @BCLC I usually just click the Timeline icon, then manually replace "timeline" with "revisions" in the URL. – 41686d6564 Dec 19 '21 ...
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Links to migrated answers' revision histories incorrectly go to the parent question's revision history instead of the answer's history

When a question along with its answers is migrated to another site, only its latest revision is copied to the destination site. Originally, there was no attribution supplied to users who edited either ...
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Election: Questionnaire history is titled "Revisions to unknown"

On the Mathematics election page, there is a minor bug in that clicking on a candidate's questionnaire history from the drop-down box [it looks like "history" has a larger font size?] leads ...
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revision_number is returned in every revision item, even if it's not an edit

As of recently, the Stack Exchange API v2.2 (and v2.3) returns revision_number in every revision item, even if it's not an actual edit, effectively invalidating the "may be absent" for ...
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Editing an earlier revision of a post doesn't change it nor does it create a new revision item, but shows me as the last editor

Steps to reproduce: Find a post that has been edited at least once. Go to the revisions history Click 'Edit' on an earlier revision: Do not edit the body, just add a random edit summary. Submit ...
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Why is the "Became Hot Network Question" event shown as an edit? [duplicate]

I was looking at this question to see when it became a Hot Network Question. I went to the revisions page and noticed that this event is shown as an edit, along with the tweet on Twitter: The ...
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Did the "grace period" for edits on posts break?

Did the grace period for edits on posts recently go away? Or did the mechanism break maybe? I was recently editing an FAQ post on MSO, and after saving the edit, realized I changed something which I ...
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All post history events are now incorrectly showing as edits in post histories and timelines

When checking the timeline of a post I noticed that "Post Closed" events are now attributed to Community, and the close voters were moved to the "comment" column. Before, all close ...
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Suspended users' badge counts show up in edit histories

The user card for a suspended user in an edit history page (a page with a URL like site.stackexchange.com/posts/12345/revisions) shows the badge counts for the suspended user, along with 1 reputation. ...
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Can't see revision history for returned migrations

When a migration is rejected after a post is migrated, the post migrates back to the original site. Normally with migrations you can see the revision history of the migrated post (to give attribution ...
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Markdown diff shows headers changed, but only body text changed [duplicate]

On the revision history for this post, there are a couple edits which show changes to headers when viewed Inline: But when switching to the Side-by-side Markdown diff, it appears the changes only ...
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Revision histories of posts show headings being removed and re-added every single revision, even if they aren't changed

If a post has heading markup and has been edited, the revision histories' inline and side-by-side views seem to show them all changing on each and every edit, even though they aren't edited at all. (...
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Author information on revision view overflows its content [duplicate]

I just checked one random edit and saw this: I think the reputation should be shorted to 889k. Anway that bronce badges are overflowing the box.
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Button to show the version of the question as of when answer was posted / last edited?

Sometimes when reading an answer it doesn't seem to correspond entirely to the question asked, and if I want to find out why the procedure then becomes: Scroll up to the question again Check if it ...
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Add a history event to a question when it is selected or deselected for the tour page

Right now, it's hard to track the history of which questions have been used on the tour page. It's not possible to know when someone selected a question for the tour page and who, and when it was ...
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Add bounty ended information in the post timeline

Currently there are two places that show information regarding bounties on a post. The revision list (/posts/[postid]/revisions) The post timeline (/posts/[postid]/timeline) Currently both show ...
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Text selection overflows in revisions, "Side-by-side Markdown" mode

When trying to select text in a side-by-side revision, that is, select the text from one side, it works perfectly fine. However, the selection overflows to the other side when using "Side-by-side ...
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How to see hot network question time of an unedited question? [duplicate]

When a question becomes a hot network question, the time it became such is shown in the edit history of the question. You can replace the last part of the URL with revisions to see. I just came across ...
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Add "Return to nomination" link to nomination revision page

Any post revision page contains a link "Return to {post}" at the top of the page: But there is no such link in candidate nomination revision page, e.g.: Without a link it's impossible to ...
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