Questions tagged [revisions-list]

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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Line/word wrapping in revision history and responses tab (and probably other places)

and (Link) I just noticed that change. I didn't find new reports under bug. Note the names and badge count in the first screenshot, and the badge count in the second one. PS I can't link to ...
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Filter revision history

I like using filters to find questions to answer. However, do filters track revisions like questions and answers on Stack Exchange? I would sometimes like to look at older versions of a filter.
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Inline diff view in revision history breaks runnable code snippets

When viewing the inline diff view in the revision history of a post, pressing the "Run code snippet" button tries to concatenate both revisions:
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Questions migrated more than 60 days ago no longer link to their revision history on the origin site (possible license violation)

In January 2014, the migration banner on questions migrated from other sites was changed to link to the revision history of the question on the origin site (the migration stub), and said revision ...
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Edit conflicts during a re-edit within the 5-minute window can create an erroneous revision history

The last revision shown in a post's revision history is the current revision, but I have encountered a situation where an edit conflict can cause the displayed text of a post to differ from it. I ...
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Use HTML <ul> for duplicate list in /revisions

Why does the closed as duplicate use unordered list, but the duplicate list edited puts them all inline? Could we have the same look and feel for both, please? vs. You can compare the two examples ...
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Visible links inside spoilers in revision history [duplicate]

The spoiler markdown usually does a good job of hiding the content inside them. E.g., consider this year's ❄️ Winter Bash 2019 Hat list ❄️: However, oddly enough, if you take a look at the post's ...
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Prevent users from sharing private keys in cryptocurrency related communities

Being an active member of the Ethereum Stack Exchange community, I stumble upon many threads started by new users containing sensitive information about their digital wallets - private keys and 12-...
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Difference between revisions of a list is shown as complete rewrite of the list

I've come across a strange display of a difference between two revisions of a list in a post, where in a newer revision only one bullet point was changed: the "inline" and "side-by-side" differences ...
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Why can't one see the edit summary of their deleted post?

I recently noted that one is not allowed to see the edit history of their post if it is deleted. e.g. when I click on the edit summary link of this1 self-deleted post of mine I meet the 404 error. The ...
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Specific revision pages don't include link to suggested edit

On a revision list, suggested edits are indicated by a link above the user info box: However, if you go to the specific revision page, the link is lost: It should probably say "suggested 1 min ago" ...
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Different strings used on post revisions and edit pages (please, use existing one)

https://ru.meta.stackoverflow.com/posts/9322/revisions Used string 0b0dee08acad5d7c8cbde8ea2de60033: [Edit removed during grace period] But on edit page used another string (hardcoded?): ...
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Auto revision summary has wrong plural: “added 1 characters in body”

As seen at: https://stackoverflow.com/posts/3847048/revisions Update: I'm 101% sure the down votes were due to the lack of free hands. Update 2: likes me, like me not, like me, likes me not... ...
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Editing a tag wiki is limited to 30000 characters when coming from the revision history

Preparation You need the Edit community wiki privilege (100 reputation), but the bug also occurs when you have the Tag Wikis privilege (20,000 reputation). Find a tag with a body of more than 30,000 ...
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Add “About me” revisions

I would like to have a history of the "About me" box in my profile. I edited my details on my profile page and it replaced all profiles with the same content, so I'd like to be able to go back to the ...
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Improve formatting of dupehammer indication in the iOS app

Contrary to the question closed popup, the revisions list does include information about somebody using a dupehammer to close a question. However, it's badly formatted; it looks as if the tag name is ...
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Allow votes to be changed at any time, but warn and leave a note in the revision history if it's after the “window”

Meta regularly gets posts regarding the "vote too old" issue and the general consensus seems to be that most people hate it, but understand the reasons behind it. The current solution is to edit the ...
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Removing a revision from a question causes the tags and the title to be removed

I edited How is it possible that a single user who is not a moderator can delete a comment? after an image was removed from the question, since the question without image was not that much clear. ...
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How would one know which sub-reason of “off-topic” was a question previously closed for (now reopened)?

Past close & reopen events are visible in a post's revision and timeline, and duplicate records are also available publicly on the same page. However, I can't find a way to determine which sub-...
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What kind of history events can only be performed by moderators?

There are the following post history types (from SEDE): Initial Title - The first title a question is asked with. Initial Body - The first raw body text a post is submitted with. Initial Tags - The ...
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What's going on here?

I was looking at an answer, I went for its revisions and... The Revision#3 looks really strange... I don't have much time to try to investigate what is the reason for that.. But I'd like, because I'...
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Change history looks weird if same edit committed by two people fast

We apparently committed the same edit within 1 second. :p The change history looks weird... When looking at the Revision History of the question, edit 2 added a tag, and edit 3 shows as being empty (...
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Merged edits within 5-min boundary show wrong character change count

Basically, only the character change count of your last edit (within the 5-minute boundary) is counted. This gives odd results: if — after a major update — you change one character to fix ...
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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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Links shown in spoilers when looking at revisions [duplicate]

Even when nothing's being modified, links are shown through spoilers when looking at the non-markdown output of a revision. This happens both when reviewing edits and when looking at the revision ...
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Now you can know if a question really hit the HNQ

I noticed this new addition. It is now stated in the revision history if a question has made it to the Hot Network Questions, example:
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Inconsistent style for “Rev” block breaks formatting on Russian language sites

Editing a post with at least 2 revisions on a separate page (just open "edit" link below the post in the new window) shows the "Rev" combobox: The main issue here is using the word "Rev" on the ...
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Need more vertical space in revision page above tags

It seems that there is need to add more vertical space in post revision page when the tags and the last post line are modified:
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Titles in revision history are bold if (and only if) the title changed

I noticed this behaviour when looking at the revision history of a hot MathOverflow question: The question title is in bold if and only if the body was changed. This behavior only occurs in the two ...
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Tag wiki suggested edits don't hide edit link in revisions

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/333189 Tag wiki was edited. Suggested edit was approved by one user. On the tag wiki page https://ru.stackoverflow.com/tags/astra-linux/info edit ...
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“Edit Approved” links are showing as plain text

I was approving an edit on DIY when i noticed that the "edit approved" link was not rendering properly on any page I could find Example It looks like the node is somehow set to text. FF 64.0.2 (and ...
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Broken link to approved edit [duplicate]

For example, https://stackoverflow.com/posts/3607018/revisions Link shown as plain text.
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Why does the revision history show the summary for the previous revision?

This question was edited a bunch of times. If we look at Revision 4, we find something interesting. This revision added a decently sized paragraph, without removing anything, yet the summary says "...
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Not getting “credit” for Improve Edit

The day before yesterday I reviewed this suggested edit in the Super User Suggested Edit Review Queue (I have > 2K rep there).  I clicked on “Improve Edit”, made some more changes, and saved (...
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Tag edit history blank on app

I tried following this link to the revision history of a tag, but the page was blank. It is possible to pull to refresh though: This should either show the revision history (like a regular post) or ...
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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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Runaway usercards on non-responsive pages

On any site, when browsing non responsive pages such as the revisions page or the review queue (see proposed duplicate for expandable usercards) in a narrower browser window, the expanded profile ...
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Is it intentional that chat history of a removed message is still viewable if you have the ID of the message?

This relates to chat. If I have the ID of a message, and know the correct format for the history page (basically just by opening up the history of a message that hasn't been removed), is it ...
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How to collect history of deleted posts?

When a question migrates, answers are deleted and the question left as a stub. For example, a question is migrated from site superuser (post id: 82342) to stack overflow (post id: 1894170). I can ...
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How to view question edit history when my question is migrated to another Stack Exchange site?

How view the question edit history when my question is migrated to another Stack Exchange site? For example, this question: Make Startpage search results page bold or highlight keywords used
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Can moderators / high-rep users delete revisions from the revision history?

Can moderators / high-rep users delete revisions from the revision history? I am asking this because the revision history for this answer here seems to be missing the original posted answer (which I ...
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Why is it called “initial revision” if it's not a revision?

When you look at a post's edit history you can see each version of the question going back to the original version. Each version has a number next to it, starting with 1 for the original version. On ...
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Tag wiki excerpt history applies Markdown formatting to what should be plain text

For example, on the array-shift excerpt history, note that the edits are rendered with Markdown previews. (e.g. the code-ified and linked array_unique() at the start of my post) Markdown is not ...
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Add bounty remarks to a question's revision history

A question's revision history has shown bounty events for quite some time now. Since then, Stack Exchange has also added support for bounty remarks. I would like to request that bounty remarks be ...
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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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Deleting the revision history of list of questions

I need to delete all the revision history of the list of questions I have. I already have sent out an email to team@stackoverflow.com but so far I haven't got any email yet. I have around 30-40 ...
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Undone edits disappear from revision history

I'm reporting the following bug per Shog9's request. Consider the following scenario: You edit any post on a SE site where you have edit privileges. In a second edit within the grace period of the ...
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When featured tag is auto removed by Community, there is no edit summary

Just noticed this: (source) It is not hard to understand that the featured tag has been auto removed by Community, but I still expect some sort of edit summary, even the generic "edited tags". ...
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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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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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