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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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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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Unable to translate “of” for duplicate notice

Every question closed as duplicate contains a notice in the revision list, e.g.: This “of” word is not used in the localization engine. Could it please be added to the template string for closed ...
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Can we have either "show revision history" or "redact" in the post mod actions menu?

The link for redacting PII (or whatever) from a post is available on the revision history page of a post. That's a sensible spot to put it, but it's a bit out of reach if the post does not yet have ...
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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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Revision diff display handles backslashes incorrectly

If you look at, for example, the revision history for this question (now deleted, need 10k rep) on Stack Overflow, the problem makes itself clear. Specifically, look at the diff displayed for revision ...
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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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Allow linking to specific revision of revision history showing diff

Currently, the only way to link to a revision (clicking "link"), you just get a page which shows what the post looked like at that revision: Personally, I rarely use this and haven't ever found ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Descriptions for posts created by Community user can't be translated

The Community user is officially credited with the creation of empty wikis and excerpts for new tags. The descriptions of these events on Community's activity page always take the form of: created ${...
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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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API method /posts/{ids}/revisions returns "<strong></strong> " for hot questions and hot meta posts

The API seems to return <strong></strong> 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 ...
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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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Add anchors to revisions

I just wanted to refer to revision 2 in a question. The question on meta is Allow markup in edit comments, and these are the revisions: https://stackoverflow.com/posts/8149545/revisions. It would be ...
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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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Archive Questions

How about we create a new status, Archived. A moderator could Archive a question. This would allow rep from the question to still be counted, and a special search 'isarchived' could be used to find ...
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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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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_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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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 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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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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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 ...
54 votes
1 answer
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Who has the privilege to delete a revision?

I saw a PPT posted by Jeff that showed a revision page which had the delete revision function, like this: But I have never seen this functionality on SO's revision pages. I guess that's because I ...
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How does SO manage this wiki post edit/rollback/peer review workflow function? [closed]

If you click on any page on Stack Exchange, you can find out the versioning history very clearly. Who made the change, what's the comment, source, link, even the very cool difference made with ...
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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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The imported tag-info for default tags is ignored in revision history

There are several default tags which are automatically imported to all metas. (See also here.) It seems that some of them have been also imported with the tag-info. By looking at metas of some ...
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The tag wiki for [status-review] doesn't have a post id, leading to a 404 on viewing its history [duplicate]

Behold, status-review's info page: Mousing over the history (or indeed the excerpt history) links shows the target URL: meta.stackoverflow.com/posts//revisions Following this, naturally enough, ...
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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 of the moderator-editable parts of /helpcenter

The moderator-editable part of the /faq used to have a 'history' link (visible only to moderators) that allowed moderators to see past revisions of that part. There doesn’t seem to be any such link ...
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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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Revision history links for wikis/excerpts for standard tags on metas (status-*, bug, discussion, etc) result in 404 error [duplicate]

The history links for the "standard" tags that are present on all metas (the mandatory ones like discussion and the mod-only ones like featured) don't work unless the tag has been edited at least once ...
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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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Unable to view revision history of an Area 51 proposal

I'm trying to view the revision history of a proposal on Area 51 by clicking the "edited by X Y days ago", but whenever I click on it, it brings me to this error page: Here's a link to the error ...
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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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Show link to revision history when there are revisions but no edits

In the latest Recent Changes FAQ I saw this: 2013-02-18: The revision history of a question that was closed as a duplicate is now showing the chosen originals as part of the "Closed as duplicate&...

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