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Questions tagged [spoilers]

For questions about spoiler blocks in posts.

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Links shown in spoilers when looking at revisions

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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<pre> breaks spoiler on mobile site

Originally seen on this post. The following spoiler on mobile (Chrome 70.0.3538.80, Android 7.1.1) looks like this: (expected behavior: "text" is shown after click the spoiler, not before)
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Links in spoilers appear faster than the rest of the spoiler contents

I don't think it is that much important. In a spoiler, the link fades in more quickly than text. This is an example: I am using the official build of Chrome Version 69.0.3497.100 64-bit. Click here ...
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Spoiler command not working [duplicate]

In this answer (which I suggested an edit for), the owner of the answer did not use spoiler tags. I suggested an edit with the spoiler tags added, but they are not functioning as expected. Instead of ...
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Spoiler in list hides list number

While reading an answer over on Puzzling.SE, I noticed that having a spoiler in a list hides the item number/bullet. I can demonstrate it here. (It seems to be an issue only in Chrome.) Ordered lists....
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Links within spoilers are not hidden on the Revisions page

Similar to Visited links within spoilers are not hidden anymore, links in spoilers aren't properly hidden on Revisions pages like this one. Tested on the latest versions of Safari, Firefox and Chrome ...
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Make both sides of the edit show a spoiler at once

When looking at edits in the "side-by-side" view, spoilers are hidden as they are usually and get shown on mouseover. However, I only have one mouse, so I can't see the old and the new at once. It ...
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Spoilers are inaccessible to keyboard users

Several SE sites, including Science Fiction & Fantasy SE, support the tag >! for spoilers. This markup hides the text following the spoiler tag unless the user hovers the mouse pointer over the ...
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How to use spoilers to hide a specific word inside a sentence?

How can I make a spoiler that hides only one word or sentence inside a longer text? For example "You have been warned". I want to hide the word "warned" with a spoiler tag. How can I do that?
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Any way to hide questions in Hot Network Questions, based on tag

(Specific issue topic: Game Of Thrones questions. Askers and Question Editors here do try v. hard to make the question titles non-spoiler-y but it's not perfect and I'd prefer not to se the titles.) ...
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List of questions sorted based on their spoiler markdown percentage

On some entertainment sites (e.g. Anime.SE where I'm actively participating on), sometimes spoiler markdown is used to... hide spoilers. While its usage is usually considerate, sometimes it's ...
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Allow bulleted lists to be used in spoiler tags [duplicate]

I want to use spoiler tags to hide a bulleted list, but the formatting doesn't seem to be working properly. Can an option be added for using spoiler tags ! with a bulleted list? This is apparently a ...
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<kbd> elements are not hidden in a spoilers block

Recently noticed the following: Is it intentional to have <kbd> text visible inside spoilers markdown? Image for future reference:
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App crashes after showing spoilers

I am using the iOS app (iPhone 6S, iOS 10.2.1, app version 1.6.4) and I navigated to the formatting sandbox meta question and was scrolling down and when I got to the 9th answer and saw some spoilers, ...
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Is it a bug when a tag is seen through a concealed spoiler? [duplicate]

I was just looking through pages with dead images, and stumbled upon the darth-vader tag page on Science Fiction and Fantasy. Here's what I saw: Is this just me? Is this a bug, or is it by design? ...
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Folding Sections in Answers [duplicate]

We already have the spoiler formatting for information that should be hidden until specifically needed (by hovering), and the code snippet formatting like this for code that can be ...
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Spoilers broken? [duplicate]

We can make multi-paragraph blockquotes by skipping a line in between: > First paragraph > Second paragraph First paragraph Second paragraph but when you try to do this with spoilers, ...
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Text & Horizontal Rules in Spoilers

When putting a horizontal rule (<hr>) inside a spoiler: On the android app, things as links or code blocks seem to be the only thing hidden in spoilers. On a mobile browser those things ...
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Spoilers look like blockquotes in Suggested Edits preview

I suggested an edit in which I changed the blockquote markup (>) to the spoiler markup (>!). However, in the Suggested Edits preview (the "rendered output" tab) it still looks like a blockquote:
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How to do multi-line spoilers properly?

>! This is a spoiler. >! A multi-line spoiler. >! It works, as a spoiler, but it is not properly formatted as a multi-line spoiler. >! Let's try again. >! Maybe this will work. >! ...
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Emoji don't hide in spoilers

When putting emoji into spoilers on Stack Exchange, like in the example below: The emoji appears without hovering over the spoiler, but the text doesn't appear when not hovering over the spoiler. ...
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Would it be possible to get spoiler tags added to chat? [duplicate]

It would make it a lot easier for people to do stuff like post a link to Puzzling, and then spoiler-tag some discussion about the answer in chat without ruining it for others who want to look.
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Tags inside spoilers show [duplicate]

When I was browsing through a stackexchange site recently, I noticed this: As you can see, the tags chemistry and mathematics were showing through the spoiler section. The cause for this is that the ...
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Spoiler Tagging for videos

I am coming to you from SFF.SE. Videos are a large resource to us for asking and answering questions. Our community is also known to be particular when it comes to spoiler alerts... I recently tried ...
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Let me opt-out of certain sites for Hot Network Questions to avoid TV spoilers posted by inconsiderate people [duplicate]

While I was using Stack Overflow at work, someone's just spoilt the twelve-hour old Game of Thrones season finale for me with an extremely ill-advised question title over on SFF.SE. Hot Network ...
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Tags not completely hidden when used in spoilers [duplicate]

Tags like bug are not completely hidden when used in spoilers. It seems not to be browser-related; I checked Safari and Chrome on Mac, and IE on Windows. For future reference, this is how it looked ...
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Hidden spoilers too high

On the mobile iOS app for Stack Exchange, spoilers have empty space (depends on the lines of the hidden text) that fill up the quote box. For example: The ??? is a block quote (taking up on line) ...
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Should links be forbidden in spoiler text? [duplicate]

I noticed that spoiler text, that is, text that appears upon a click, can easily hide URLs. By clicking to reveal text, you are redirected: >! http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/ This doesn't ...
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Clicking on a spoiler tag to reveal the text shouldn't navigate you to another page

This is an issue I noticed when reading this answer. On multiple occasions I ended up inadvertently clicking a link that I could not see when I was just trying to reveal the spoiler text. Can links ...
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Links to related posts in spoiler block should not be shown

A bit of a small issue I have: When I put a link to a related post within a spoiler block, it becomes a bit of a spoiler that the linked question becomes visible on the side-bar. For example: In my ...
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Multiline spoiler tags break with spaces between them [duplicate]

! If you have a multiline spoiler, you get a post that looks like this. ! The spoiler tag does not work and breaks on a line break. Neither spoiler works and it immediately converts to a normal "...
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>! notation in markdown editor [duplicate]

What is the reason why you can do this? This is the markdown code I used: >! When hovering you can see the text.
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Why is my spoiler formatting not working?

Why is my spoiler formatting not working? https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/271521/310756 I've fiddled around with it and I cannot get my comments to be hidden.
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“Click to show spoiler” should be “Tap to show spoiler”

I've noticed the other day when using the mobile app, the spoiler said "Click to show spoiler" *Sorry that it's not a freehand circle Right now, this doesn't make the most sense as you really "tap" ...
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Tags appear through spoilers [duplicate]

When using tags in spoilers, the tags appear through the spoilers, for example: Which, if you look carefully, also makes the tag text visible. Which, kinda invalidates the point of the spoilers...
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Can advanced spoilers be implemented? [duplicate]

From this question, it was suggested that advanced spoilers be implemented, such as multiline spoilers and block elements (like quotes) inside spoilers. Can these features be added? Adding this would ...
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How do you make advanced spoilers?

Is it possible to make spoilers inside blockquotes? > text > more text > >! spoilery text > text > more text How about multiline spoilers? >! Spoiler >! Mor Spoilerz >! ...
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Bullet points prefer to remain hidden

In spoiler tags bullet points will only change their visible state when the browser is scrolled up or down, with the arrow keys or the mouse scroll. The bullet points will change their visible state ...
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How to show text only when hovered over in questions? [duplicate]

On the site for puzzels, we always use the invisible text to hide spoilers. Unless hovered over, the text is yello, just as is the background. However, I noticed that this feature doesn't work in the ...
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Spoiler text doesn't work with numbered lists - Intended behavior? Workaround?

The spoiler markdown is sometimes cough messed up. Today's edition: Spoiler doesn't work with numbered lists. >! 1. Foo 2. Bar 3. Baz renders like ! 1. Foo 2. Bar 3. Baz I could ...
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Embedding HTML into spoiler tags creates “odd” HTML?

I know that spoiler tags don't support all the same kind of Markdown that block quotes do, specifically lists and paragraph breaks. So, I was trying to use HTML to produce the effect that I wanted, ...
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Inconsistency with blockquote in spoiler between preview and post

When inserting a blockquote in a spoiler, the preview indicates that hovering the parent blockquote (spoiler) will show the entire contents of the blockquote and any child blockquotes. However, in ...
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On Area 51, spoilers reveal the text [duplicate]

On Area 51, when you have a spoiler, you can see the text underneath. Text:
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Inserting a Blockquote into a Spoiler

I would like the whole text to be a spoiler, but within this I need to have a blockquote I included the syntax that I thought it should be although this clearly doesn't work...
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Tag formatting doesn't hide with spoiler quotes [duplicate]

The tag doesn't hide:
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Spoilers that unhide on clicking a button/dropdown

It would be very useful to have a spoiler feature. I am aware of the spoilers already implemented: But I am talking about a button or dropdown that would reveal hidden text. This would be useful for ...
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Spoiler block image and tag and bug [duplicate]

So in markdown the code >! makes a spoiler block. Something like >! Hello gives with a nice fade in/out effect. However, when you insert an image or tag like >! Hello [tag:bug] it does not ...
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Links showing through spoiler tags [duplicate]

If you have previously clicked a link in spoiler blocks, when you come back, you can see the link in blue words through the spoiler tag: Is this supposed to be normal?
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Visited links within spoilers are not hidden anymore

This answer contains spoilers. Once you've clicked any of the links, your browser remembers you've visited them and the stylesheet applies new styles to them, which prevent them from being hidden ...
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Spoilers in the sidebar are annoying [duplicate]

The HOT NETWORK QUESTIONS section in the sidebar shows a lot of Marvel Universe questions from the movies SE site right now. Some of the titles spoil (little) parts of the story. This is annoying. ...