Questions tagged [suggested-edits]

For questions about the suggested edit process, which allows users without editing privileges to "suggest" edits, to be reviewed by users with editing privileges.

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Should users under 50 reputation be able to comment on a post they edited?

There are many instances where a user under 50 reputation should be able to comment. General cases of that can be found here, here, and here. What I am asking is that if a <50 reputation user ...
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Looking back at suggested-edit review audits throws a 500 error message

I was browsing MSE about review audits, etc., and came upon this question. It had a link to this suggested edit review audit, but instead of being shown "Review audit completed at {date}", ...
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Suggested edits which are accepted should show “edited” instead of “suggested” for the edit event in the timeline

When viewing a post's timeline (for example), the edit event once a suggested edit is accepted says "suggested": I remember it saying "edited" before. Saying "edited" ...
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“Suggested edit queue is full” should make it clear that the queue is for the entire site, not for a particular post or editor

From the message "Suggested edit queue is full", it is not clear that the queue is for the entire site, not the post or editor. The message can mislead users into thinking that they're ...
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Sometimes diff isn't shown in edits to code inside source fences

It seems the visual highlight of revision/code differences in source fences is currently broken for some posts in the suggested edits review queue. Example 1. In this post. The 3rd line of code was ...
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Why can't I improve / reject and edit this suggested edit?

I just encountered a suggested edit on a post that is possibly spam. Given its score, it's likely to have a couple of pending spam flags already. What is interesting, and a possible bug, is that the ...
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Show the answer author in suggested edit reviews

Today, I was going through a suggested edit and found that it was shortening the code (something that we don't allow on our site (Code Golf)). However, when I tried to reject it, it had already been ...
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When do you gain tag wiki edit suggestion privileges? [duplicate]

Empirically it seems that I just gained tag wiki edit suggestion privileges (ability to add a suggestion to the review queue, not to get my changes approved without peer review) in Stack Overflow when ...
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Prevent starting to suggest an edit from the First Posts review queue if there is already a pending edit

Clicking the 'edit' link if there is a pending edit results in an error message: However, that message does not appear if you click the 'edit' link from the First Posts review queue. It only appears ...
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User links and edit rejection reasons in reviews are harder to read in the new UI; please increase their contrast ratio

I've been finding some of the text in the new review UI a bit hard to read. The blue background of the UI tends to greatly decrease the contrast of the text, making it hard to read. In particular, it ...
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Triple backticks code formatting doesn't showup in the suggested-edits queue on side-by-side mode

I just noticed that answers (I don't know about the questions), that used triple backticks codes in the body, don't show up in the suggested-edits review queue on side-by-side mode. Instead it shows ...
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Blocked from editing, only found it out *after* trying to submit the edit

Upon trying to submit an edit, I got a red message box saying Your post cannot be submitted at this time due to the volume of spam and abuse originating from your network. We apologize for any ...
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Can we have suggested edits reviews be a pop-up while reviewing another queue? [duplicate]

When reviewing the Late Answers queue (this might apply to other queues, I encountered it with this one) we might want to edit the answer. If we do, the edit window will be inside the scope of the ...
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Why does accepting an edit require additional reviewers even when I as a reviewer can singlehandedly edit without any need for approval?

This question has been asked more than ten years ago already, but was de-facto declined by a staff member. Many questions in the field of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript can be presented as a runnable ...
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How do you become a “Trusted Community Member”? [duplicate]

When I submit a suggested edit, a notice would say that my edit "Won't be viewable to other people until it is approved by trusted community members" (sorry if I did a quotation mistake), ...
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Long word in title overflows into right column in suggested edits queue

In the suggested edit review queue, it seems if the title of a question contains a very long word it will overflow into the right column. This is the review item in question. Using Windows 10, ...
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Should we prevent “Improve this Question” from appearing when a user has 200 reputation on another site?

When a user gains 200 reputation on any site, the association bonus applies as soon as they join the site. However before they join, they are treated as a 1 rep user. This means that "Improve ...
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Deleted questions (maybe answers too) are visible in the suggested edit review queue for all users [duplicate]

When reviewing the suggested edits on AU, I noticed that question is deleted but still had a pending suggested edit, then I tried to see if this post is visible for me as I'm >10K or not and ...
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Why is SO letting me enter edit mode if the edit queue is full? [duplicate]

This is happening quite frequently and this is so annoying While I'm reviewing First Posts, I see some posts that require better formatting and corrections. So, I press the edit button to enter the ...
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“The edit queue is full” message is not been shown on an edit page

Environment: Vivaldi 3.3 / Chrome 85. Preconditions: User account without the edit questions and answers privilege; The edit queue is almost full. Steps to Reproduce: Click on Edit link of any post;...
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Unchecking “Show skipped reviews” on the last page leads to an empty review list

When user's review queue history have a different number of pages for with and without skipped items, navigation to the last page and unchecking the box "Show skipped reviews" leads to a ...
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Info-box on 'Edit Tag-wiki' page overflows when page is scrolled to the bottom

I was recently editing a Tag-wiki when I realised that when I scrolled the page to the bottom, the info-box on the right overflowed and blocked out certain options such as 'Facebook', 'Twitter' and ...
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Shouldn't it be “this post” instead of “your post” while editing someone else's post?

While editing someone's post on Stack Overflow, I came across this message when OP's post was mostly code: But.. this isn't my post.. Shouldn't it be "this post" (or some other pronoun) ...
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Clarify an easily misunderstood editing reason in /help/editing

https://meta.stackexchange.com/help/editing An example reason to edit is: To include additional information only found in comments, so all of the information relevant to the post is contained in one ...
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Show a preview of the title when editing/asking - at least on the MathJax sites

When you are asking a question - or making a suggested edit - you can see the preview of the post, but not a preview of the title. This does not matter that much on the sites without MathJax - after ...
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No errors are shown when trying to suggest an edit that doesn't meet the threshold

There used to be an error message displayed when attempting to submit an edit suggestion (<2k users) if the edit does not meet a certain threshold (6 characters when only the body is edited, IIRC). ...
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The approve, reject or improve edit option makes the Rendered output window appear on the right

The approve, reject or improve edit option in a post makes the Rendered output window to appear on the right instead of the usual way of appearing on left. This forces us to scroll to the right to see ...
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Grammar error in Reviewer Stats: “Approved 1 edit suggestions”

We's approved 1 edit suggestions, my precioussss... With apologies to Jeff Atwood, can we change that small error to "1 edit suggestion"?
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All of my suggested edits are being removed

What is the point of being able to edit a question now, if any and all edits are removed by the question owner? Most edits will get refused just from an ego standpoint. With the new 'Reject Edit' ...
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Too many “and's” in Reviewer Stats [duplicate]

In the Suggested Edits Reviewer Stats, I saw that the Reviewer has no commas and lots of "and"s: Whereas the Editor Stats do have commas and don't run on. Small bug, but can we give the ...
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“Suggested edit queue is full” should point to information about reason

Here: Why is it called "Suggested edits queue is full." once I'm suspended somehow? I found a description of what the reason is for the popup tip "Suggested edit queue is full"....
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How should we handle passive aggressive responses to constructive suggestions?

I am a moderator on another Stack Exchange site (than where what I am describing here happened). I like the succinct, information intensive, Q&A-centered doctrine of the SE model, so in my own ...
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Reject or approve suggested edits on deleted post?

During reviewing suggested edits an edit on deleted post appeared. The post was removed by the post owner. As I am kind of new to reviewing the suggested edits I firstly thought it is an audit and ...
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How did this suggested edit bypass the 6 character limit?

This suggested edit, while a useful one, only edits a single character in the answer. How did it manage to bypass the minimum 'edit size' of 6 characters? When I try to change just the 'B' to a 'C' ...
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Why isn't the reputation gained for editing a tag wiki refunded if the tag is burned?

I suggested a tag excerpt edit that got approved. But later, the tag was burned and the wiki "orphaned". Instead of getting a -2 in my reputation, the rep stayed and the link led to a 404 ...
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Suggested edits queue for a question I edited and profile reflect different stats on the number of questions I have edited

(I think my question is different than this one because that is asking for help in a specific example about deleted posts while I am asking about inconsistency in general.) In the suggested edits ...
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Suggested edits stats show that a user who approved an edit rejected it [duplicate]

In the 10k suggested edits stats, there's a suggested edit that shows: Except that the hat-collecting arachnid actually approved it: This was reported 7 and a bit years ago, and was marked status-...
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Are pronoun-only suggested edits acceptable?

On Chess.SE, there's a user who is suggesting pronoun-only edits. And I mean lots of edits. Some even change quotes. Is there an official policy regarding such edits? Should they be approved (improve ...
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Converting text format to code format, not enough change to be considered an edit [duplicate]

If a code portion of an answer is not formatted correctly and I edit it, it is not considered a valid edit unless I change 6 characters. But what if I only want to update the format of the answer and ...
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Can we have some statistics on suggested edit reviews?

There are two (possibly three) ways to review suggested edits: via the review queues by visiting a Q&A page where the edit was made, and clicking on the edit (1) link underneath a post authors of ...
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Lifting/reducing review suspension ban when gaining edit privilege [duplicate]

If someone just gained the Edit Privilege (which will give access to the Suggested Edits queue) while they are suspended from reviewing, they are able to see a pending review on a post but still can't ...
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Can't edit questions on meta posts; unable to gain reputation on them [duplicate]

I wanted to edit this question's title which is on Mathematics Meta Stack Exchange because it did not have anything to do with the question itself. However, I could not edit it. When I tried to edit ...
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Time to allow suggested edits on per site metas? [duplicate]

So I was just answering a question on Ask Ubuntu meta about code formatting and it was brought to my attention that users under 2k cannot even click the edit button to view the formatting. Looking ...
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Suggested-edits with weird format [duplicate]

This was experienced in a Samsung Galaxy A30s with Android 10 using Google Chrome. When a question or an answer has an edit, like this question, from a user that doesn't have enough reputation for it ...
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Why is it called “Suggested edits queue is full.” once I'm suspended somehow? [duplicate]

I once was suspended in Stack Overflow (the time that I'm implying in this question) and I currently am. I came across my account on Stack Overflow and I want to edit a post. Turns out I was ...
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«modified 19 mins ago user» yet I can't see any modification done by the user [duplicate]

When looking at the Top Questions can see that in the question with the title "Include in Markup help information on how to resize images in a post" it says modified 19 mins ago 2.Hallac 1 ...
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Is it acceptable to dig up ancient post to fix a common misspelling

Lately I noticed quite a number of questions being bumped to the front page that are ancient. Say 8-10 years old. These (often closed) questions are bumped back to the front page by the acceptance of ...
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Inline code not rendered correctly in rendered output diff on suggested edit

This suggested edit on Stack Overflow only removes excess indentation from code, as shown in the markdown diff: However, the rendered output diff shows a newline being removed before ‘Sample output’ ...
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I've been getting grammar corrections rejected - resulting in a ban, while in the past every single one was always accepted. Review system broken? [closed]

I've so far been very impressed with Stack Overflow's unique review system, which has been a marked improvement on most any other. Yet, I got banned for reviewing... What I think happened was that non-...
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Where has the “Preview” gone when editing posts?

As of today, I can no longer see the "preview" when editing a post. This is true both for posts I am editing whilst in the "Suggested Edits" review queue and for posts I am editing ...

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