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For questions about the public lists of changes made to posts by a site's users. They are available for questions and answers by clicking the "edited X min ago" link, and on tag wikis as "history" and "excerpt history" links.

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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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Is it intentional that the profile reputation display in the revision history doesn't match the way it is displayed elsewhere? [duplicate]

I noticed that in the revision history, reputation over 10K isn't displayed in the shortened format used in other places. For example, in the revision history for this question on ELL my reputation on ...
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Fix the flair display within post revision view [duplicate]

The post revisions view doesn't present a proper abbreviated reputation flair. In fact, it shows the full reputation as-is, without a thousand-separating comma. Can this be fixed? Consider the ...
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Revision history comments may not wrap if they are very long

If the comment in the revision history is very long, the text may cover the editor's information without wrapping in some cases. This issue mainly occurs only in Chromium-based browsers. (Chrome, ...
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Doing a tag only edit on a previous revision doesn't do the expected roll-back [duplicate]

See the revision list of this post. I wanted to apply the changes done in revision 5 (a tag edit), on revision 3. So essentially a roll-back to revision 3, and then the edit that was made in revision ...
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Editing older revision (not most recent) no longer includes older title and tags, and automatic rollback note

Say there are two revisions: #2 mine #1 OP [edit] What used to happen, if I pressed edit next to the first revision, added stuff to #1 (not #2), they would be like this: #3 rollback -- [manual ...
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Reputation on post's revisions page may have "k" or "m" [duplicate]

The reputation on the post's revisions page doesn't not have a thousand ("k") or million ("m"). Usually on the post or Users page, the user's reputation with the "k" or &...
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Site badge icons are not used on new revisions screen

With the latest change to the revisions screen, a site's custom badges are not displayed on the user card. Here's an example - you can see the custom badges used for Arqade on the top bar, while the ...
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Make display of reputation in revisions list consistent with the user card display

The user card in the revision list, for example here, shows the exact amount of reputation: This is not consistent with how the flair works on (all?) other places in the site, e.g. under a post. ...
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Revisions list Code Block stretches screen

bug See the revision histories here: https://stackoverflow.com/posts/46344443/revisions https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/posts/383658/revisions The long code blocks page-stretch, as opposed to ...
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I deleted my question from Stack Overflow. How can I delete the revision history? [duplicate]

I deleted my question from Stack Overflow having some sensitive information, but I believe the question is not completely removed from Stack Overflow. It also has a revision history, so I want to ...
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Revision history shows all the text changed - post stored as one long line with 
 instead of line breaks

For example, look at this edit history: https://meta.stackexchange.com/posts/359735/revisions It looks like every single revision replaced all the text in the post, even when the revision comment says ...
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Rollback button appears to the most recent edit revision item if it's a rollback

In posts where the most recent edit is a rollback, a rollback button appears (example): Clicking it shows this error: Related: I can rollback to the most recent revision, but I think this was ...
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Empty diff in edit history

I was looking at the edit history for a question: https://money.stackexchange.com/posts/3388/revisions Notice how edit #3 is supposed to be a tag edit, but the diff is blank: Why?
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API method /posts/{ids}/revisions returns <b></b> for hot questions and hot meta posts

The API seems to return <b></b> instead of <b>Became Hot Network Question</b> as the comment field for the revision item in which a post became a HNQ. Here is an example: { ...
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"Show full diff" link is wrongly placed in the revision history of very long posts [duplicate]

When viewing the revision history of very long posts, only the changed parts of the posts are shown, while the rest is hidden. For example, in the revision history of this answer, we see the following:...
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Tag excerpts don't support formatting, but their revision history seems to suggest so [duplicate]

Tag excerpts don't support formatting (example). However, their revision history seems to suggest so:
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Why does this question have 26 "entered HNQ" revision entries? [duplicate]

I answered a question on Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange, which I noticed had gotten a relatively large amount of votes. I figured it had probably gone HNQ, and went to check the revision ...
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Why does the edit diff look like a link was removed though it is still clickable in the post?

The latest version of an answer (that I created and Community last edited) is not displaying or editing right. Instead, a version that still has a dead URL in it* is displayed both on the main page ...
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Please improve the design for "duplicates list edited" in post revisions page

Ever since the release of the feature that allowed users with the dupe/gold hammer privilege to edit a question's duplicate list, there hasn't been any improvement to how it is displayed in the post ...
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"Reveal spoiler" text is hidden when hover over on a spoiler in revision history

With the new formatting, in the revision history when hovering over on a spoiler, the "Reveal spoiler" text is hidden, but whereas in the normal post when hovering over on a spoiler, the &...
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Syntax highlighting is lost after collapsing and expanding the revision history

When I visit https://sometopic.stackexchange.com/posts/postId/revisions and click on ▼ to collapse the revision and then ▶ to expand, the syntax highlighting is lost after some milliseconds. After ...
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Question edits use/change Commit Message (Edit Summary) for/from following edit submissons

I have Commit Messages ("Edit Summaries") that are describing other edits. The U.I. does not inform the user at all how the edit will be saved with previous/next commit message (maybe give a ...
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Can a question "go hot" multiple times within three seconds? [duplicate]

I answered this code review post and noticed in the history 23 distinct entries of Became Hot Network Question. The first 20 timestamps show 2020-06-20 01:55:14Z and the last three show 2020-06-20 01:...
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Bad spacing between ‘link’ and ‘full’

When looking at this revision, there is very little space between link and full: Info: iOS 13.4.1 Firefox 25.1
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Add some line breaks in the "duplicate list edited" message in the timeline and revision history [duplicate]

When a gold badge user or a moderator edits the duplicate list of a question, it now properly shows the new list's links in the timeline. This change is great, but I think we can do even better. ...
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Why is the user who ended a bounty shown in SEDE differently from the timeline and the revision history?

Recently I looked at situations where the PostNotices table shows a different OwnerUserId and DeletionUserId. This was based on Glorfindel's advice, who suggested this as a way to find bounties which ...
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When a bounty is returned by moderator, is this shown in the revision history (timeline, SEDE)?

Moderators can refund the bounty to the users offering bounties. (However, this only happens in some rare situations.) If that happens, can we see this in the timeline and revision history? Is some ...
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