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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Invalid entries in edit changelog [duplicate]

For example in this question shows changes I did not make, attributed to my suggested edit. I did not change contents of database examples (Qty columns). Similarly, I did not add "(with how many times ...
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Show revision history link on question for any moderation action (edit, closure, deletion, etc) [duplicate]

Background Many events are included in the revisions list, primarily: edits deletions closures However, the only thing that creates the link to the revisions list is edits. This link is in the form ...
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Flagging a question/answer which contains some login info is right? [duplicate]

That happened to me for the second or the third time now. When I am checking new questions, I saw a question (generally trying to login to a website, browser manipulation questions etc.) which ...
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Moderator name displayed twice in the revisions list for migrated question

One of my questions was migrated from MSO to meta.physics.SE yesterday. I just checked the Revision history for that question and this is how it looks like: As you can see, the moderator name is ...
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Why can I see the revision history of a deleted question?

I'm under 10k rep on Stack Overflow, so I can't see deleted content. I looked at this question from a meta post. When I visit the question page, I get the standard removed for moderation reasons ...
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“No changes to display” when changes are apparent

As a result of a revision to an already-closed question, it showed up in the re-open review queue. Clicking to see what the revision (edit) was, the result was "No changes to display": Viewing the ...
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Edit history shows an edit that I can't see on the question

Relates to this question: Encoding and decoding get parameters in CodeIgniter not working The screenshot below shows how I can currently see the page. Note the last editor and the presence of the PLZ ...
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Show every edit in the question revision history

I'd like to propose that all edits performed on a question are visible in the review history. Specifically, I'm asking that the five minute grace period goes away from the perspective of the revision ...
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Keep track of the number of grace period edits on each revision

Everyone knows about the grace period, and everyone knows the confusion that grace period can cause when it comes to "hidden edits" that seemingly came out of nowhere. My simple solution: add another ...
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Differentiate formatting changes in Revision Diff from text content changes

In the current style of diff pages, all changes made in an edit are shown as deletions and additions. This makes it rather difficult to distinguish between formatting and capitalization changes from ...
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Last edit shows unlinked deleted user, but revision list shows user still exists

If you go to this question, you will see the following: It appears as if the user has been deleted -- neither their icon appears, nor are you able to click on it. But this isn't the case. When ...
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Why in some case, a tag can't be append again

When someone remove a tag on a user question, then the user who created the question can't append it again, even it the was removed with no real reasons... Are there any exceptions to this? If not, I ...
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Rollback link is a bit eager to appear

Errr... that shouldn't happen? Note that this has been noticed before; that question (an investigation into what on earth that link actually does) indicates that it doesn't really do anything: If ...
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A specific question has been revised 16 times…what to do? [duplicate]

I have a specific situation for which I require the input of the community before I take action, because I am not confident enough in my evaluation of the situation to take the appropriate action. I ...
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Does a migration remove edits from the edit history?

According to D.W., someone else edited this answer before it was migrated. However, when I go to the edit history, I only see 2 versions, which corresponds to only his edit. Does migration remove ...
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Strange revision note for Community Wiki

On a recent post, the revision history states: Post Made Community Wiki by question having more than 30 answers Now, I totally understand why it was made wiki, and realize that it now has over 30 ...
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Question not appearing in user's profile

In the revision history of question 1332120, it says that the question was asked by Jeff Atwood♦. However, the question does not appear in the question list in his profile does not appear in search(...
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A question made CW by over 30 answers sometimes names the user responsible [closed]

When a question gets 30 answers, it's automatically turned into a Community Wiki. That's not new and it's totally fine in my opinion. Normally, it's supposed to show the following message in the ...
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Immediate unlock/lock succession is recorded in the wrong order in the revision history

Scenario: attempting to migrate a question to SO. The asker is question-blocked. I get a popup telling me that the asker is blocked from asking questions and the migration is automatically rejected. ...
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Edit comments don't update [duplicate]

Find a post that needs editing. Edit the post and save your edits. Realize you forgot to describe the changes in the edit comments box. It just says something like "replaced xxx characters in body" ...
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What is the community mailbox?

What is the community mailbox (community@stackexchange.com) for and what happens to messages that are sent to it? Additionally, on some closed questions that have lots of views, I see the following ...
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Link a comment to a post revision

For example, in this answer: Why does HTML think “chucknorris” is a color? If you read the comments, they are misleading. Everyone is saying the answer is wrong, while in fact, the errors in the ...
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Post-ban removal suggestions needed by reviewing of my questions [closed]

I've been post-banned for about 4 months or more. I tried to give some answers. Also I tried to edit my questions but I can't make any big difference as I don't know the faults. Please kindly review ...
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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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Reviewed suggested edit view for title-only edits takes body of last revision?

Yesterday I was pointed at some rejected suggested edits. Some of the corrections were valid, so I edited the posts accordingly, while making several further edits. Looking at the suggested edits now ...
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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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Please advise if I should rollback this revision:

Please check this revision. The new question title seems a bit ironical to me. But I'm not a native speaker (surprise!), so I may be nitpicking. Can I rollback?
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How to find who approved a revision from revisions activity?

How can I see who approved the revisions from the revisions history. All I can see is the post was revised.
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Treat rollbacks from the same user as single edits

When a single user makes multiple edits to a single post within a 5 minute period these get merged into one single edit in the revision history to avoid excessive verbosity. When handling rollbacks ...
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When an edit is rejected because a conflict with another edit, show the difference between the previous revision, not the last revision

On Drupal Answers, I was editing https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/83544/create-a-slideshow. After I edited the question, I noticed there was a pending suggested edit; I looked to see if ...
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Strike-through overflows on side-by-side markdown

The revision in question is here. There's also another overflow-type, but for side-by-side instead: The revision for that question is here. I am running Windows 7 x64 on Chrome Version 28.0.1500.95 ...
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Add way of viewing previous revisions while editing (Non editor user)

Currently, while editing an answer, there is no way to view (not change the current view, including loosing your working on changes to a revision) previous revisions (at least as far as I can tell). ...
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Revisions of a question still shows “closed” instead of “on hold”

Let's start with an example post which was placed on hold as off topic (I know recently "Closed" was changed to "On Hold" for the first 5 days). When viewing, it says "on hold"... But, if you view ...
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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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Allow moderators to hide a revision

Sometimes users accidentally post credentials or sensitive information in their posts. Although it's easy to edit those post then, the revision list will still show that information. Deleting the ...
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How many undeletes does one have?

DoubleAA (a mod for over a year) seems to have to vote extra times to undelete a post. https://judaism.stackexchange.com/posts/8920/revisions Shouldn't it just say his name once? Week has ...
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Include revision history in inline editing [duplicate]

If the user have reputation higher than 2K they are given the inline editor when editing questions and answers. However, the revisions are not shown in inline editing. Inline editing for user with ...
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Stack Overflow's edit interface not displaying the revision(s)

In Meta, when we edit a post the revision will be displayed on the "Rev" field above "Title", as shown below: But when I try to edit in Stack Overflow this feature is missing, i.e. it is not ...
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Edit History doesn't show custom reasons for closing

I noticed that the Edit History doesn't show the custom reasons given for the Off Topic->Other reason. Something like that should be in the Edit History. This example should have a custom reason:
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How did a normal user vote to reopen a post after a mod?

Post Reopened by Tim Post ♦, waiwai933 On this post, right above Rev. 3. How did that happen? How did a normal user vote to reopen after Tim cast a binding reopen vote? Note that this happened 22 ...
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Revisions page says that questions [on hold] were 'closed as “”'

The close reason is missing for close events on the posts/N/revisions page for questions that are that are "on hold". This does not persist after the question has moved out of the "on hold" period. ...
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Format of review history

The current format of showing review history works fine without bug. But, we should intend to change the format of that page to add some more precise. We are showing the reviewer name in the review ...
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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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revision history of mod-editable parts of /helpcenter

The mod-editable part of the /faq used to have a 'history' link (visible only to mods) that allowed mods to see past revisions of that part. There seems to be no such link now, with the new /...
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Where did all the time related information go from Revision history?

Revision history no more shows the time related information for revisions. The issue seems to be everywhere - Ask Ubuntu, SO, Meta SO - everywhere.
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On question pages, the entire phrase, “Edited on MM/DD/ at TT” now links to the edit history

Previously, only the date/time part was a link, which was highly undiscoverable: Now, it all does: Are you as happy as I am?
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View question's “history” as animated playback

While I was searching for the "history" button of the post I had thought it would be cool to have the history of the whole question sorted by time. For my understanding the evolution of a question it'...
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“Unable to rollback to the current revision” when trying to rollback question revision

I'm getting a "Unable to rollback to the current revision" alert box when clicking on the rollback option of the revision 2 of the post below: https://stackoverflow.com/posts/16379886/revisions ...
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OP's edits being incorrectly merged into my revision?

I tried to tidy up this question earlier, and later noticed that a chunk of text had been deleted that I didn't intend to remove (see revision 2 here). I edited that back in revision 4, thinking I ...
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Couple of issues with Roomba Turbocharging

Recently, a major change was announced: Deleted questions will be visible to their authors, regardless of those authors' reputation. They won't be linked to anywhere that they're not already ...

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