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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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 
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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

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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Add a link to /revisions from the timeline

Recently (relatively), a link to the timeline was added on every post, allowing for a more convenient way to see the information presented there (such as reviews and a clear timeline of actions and ...
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Tag green background in revision is too light

The green background color for the revision list is too light. Sample revision list. Can this be improved? New UI: Please refer the old UI:
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New red/green background in revision history is too light and not visible

Along the same lines as New red background for deleted posts is too light and not visible on high-contrast screens the new(?) red/green paragraph colouring in the revision history is also too light ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Broken link to approved edit [duplicate]

For example, https://stackoverflow.com/posts/3607018/revisions Link shown as plain text.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When exactly does Stack Exchange make a new version of what you edit? [duplicate]

As you know, when you edit a post in SE communities (like SO), sometimes your edition will be a new version, and sometimes else the current post will be just updated. According to some tests, I ...

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