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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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I can not edit a question when there is an uncompleted edit in the queue [duplicate]

When I wish to edit a question (to add some additional tags) then I am missing the 'edit tags' button like I normally have. When I press the 'edit' button then I do not go the the edit dialogue but to ...
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Should question quality be considered during a suggested edit review? [duplicate]

Every now and then I come across suggested edits to questions which I feel are not worth editing. Usually those are off-topic or overly broad in a very obvious way, so making them on-topic would ...
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Cannot review suggested edits but I have reviewed one

Well, in SO I cannot access the review suggested edits, as I do not have 2k reputation. But I seem to have reviewed one in the past (which I do not remember at all). My guess is that maybe it was a ...
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Make user aware they can’t make an edit before they start editing iOS

I’ve had this issue several times now. I go onto a post in the iOS app, put a lot of work into an edit on a site without editing privileges, click submit and then it says I can’t suggest edits to the ...
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Which review action on an edit that introduces good and bad changes? [duplicate]

Every now and then an edit will be suggested that introduces both good changes and bad ones, and I'm not sure which of "Improve Edit" or "Reject and Edit" actions is better suited to such a case. I ...
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Stack Exchange API returning 407: Account is not allowed to suggest edits

I'm currently trying to create a bot to submit some edits to questions on Stack Overflow. This bot currently has < 2k rep, but I'm able to submit these edits to the website manually, without any ...
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Tag Wiki Approved by one person [duplicate]

I just had a tag wiki edit approved here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/62777 But only one person approved it. I thought two people were meant to approve edits?
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Any way to remove my own pending edit? [duplicate]

I've made an edit on a post and I now realize that it is in error: I've added a suggested edit (the water tag) but I now realize it's probably not appropriate. I recommend rejecting it (I think ...
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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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What are the “suggested edit stats” mentioned in the 10k tools page?

The access to moderator tools page mentions that you can view the "suggested edit stats": You now have access to various lists and statistical reports, giving you a broad overview of activity on ...
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The way suggested edits are handled in questions seems oddly inefficient [duplicate]

I recently visited a question with unformatted code. Before I could format it however, a low-rep user made an edit that was basically what I was going to do. Here's the problem: I'm now not given the ...
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Suggested edit says previous (documented, not missing) version of tag body was written by the current editor, but it wasn't

Admittedly a very minor bug, perhaps even a one-time thing. The bug This suggested edit on Science Fiction and Fantasy states that user Stormblessed created the stormlight-archive tag's wiki on Feb ...
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Why/how was this (non wiki) suggested edit orphaned? [duplicate]

Reviewing this (non wiki) suggested edit on Stack Apps, I hit Improve Edit and further updated the post. Now the suggested edit is "orphaned". It shows in the post history: but not in the ...
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Why was a suggested edit approved despite a mod's rejection and without OP's approval?

At exactly the same timestamp, three identical edits were suggested to a post by a user. Facts about those edits: The first suggested-edit (from the bottom) doesn't show who approved or rejected it,...
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Why do recently edited old questions suddenly get votes?

I was looking back at some old questions of mine on two different Stack Exchange sites and made small edits to them for clarity. In one case I fixed some bad indenting and in another case I changed a ...
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Author reviewing edit after it has already been rejected

One of my edits was recently rejected on Ask Different. Two people rejected it, but then the OP reviewed it as "Edit". Is this intentional behaviour or a bug?
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How many suggested edits have been overturned and by whom?

For more than a year and half, authors and moderators have been able to override suggested edits. Well, what better excuse than being near new years' to get some data. So, how many times have the ...
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When can I edit on meta?

On per-site metas, low-rep users cannot suggest edits. Are there any other differences in the rules on editing posts on per-site metas or MSE?
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Suggested edit review instructions mistakenly indicate that 5k+ users can improve tag wiki suggested edits

I was looking through some suggested edits and saw some for tag wikis, and one needed a small but pertinent change. The instructions initially indicate that this is possible, but then offer no edit ...
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How does @comment work for authors of edit to my post which I've rejected or are still pending? [duplicate]

I've just found out that you can @comment to the author of a successful edit to your post. That's excellent. From time to time I will reject an edit and would like to thank the editor, but let them ...
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Can't suggest an edit on a beta site in the iOS app when I have 5 or more suggested edits pending

It looks like the Stack Exchange iOS app has some built-in protection where you cannot suggest edits on a site where you already have 5 or more pending suggested edits. That makes sense, but for beta ...
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Can a moderator overrule a suggested edit approved by the Community user?

I'm aware of what's explained in the answer to "Why does the Community ♦ user approve and reject edits?". However, consider a suggested edit review scenario which looks like so: ModeratorX♦ reviewed ...
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Undo suggested edit which is already in pending review [duplicate]

I edited a post which was in need to have the code formatting fix, and at the same time the post's author fixed what I was fixing before I hit the Save Edits button! Now my edit, which there is no ...
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Why are my edits rejected which clarify/append applicable versions? [closed]

Since software issues commonly exist across numerous versions, when I find a question about the same issue I am experiencing but on a different version, it seems reasonable to note the additional ...
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Show how many edits I already suggested and if it's over the limit

I think there should be a markdown counting of suggestion limit, like how many I applied and how many I've left. Or is it already there and I didn't get it yet?
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I can edit a question and have it change, but if I approve an edit from another, this is not enough to make the change happen

I don't need further approvers for my edits on Stack Overflow, but if I approve another person's edit (which is often the edit I wanted to make), the edit needs to wait for more approvers. Can ...
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Have the words in this suggested edit really been changed?

In this suggested edit the "rendered output" tab shows two words changed: "Can" and "mysterious", but in the "markdown" tab shows the addition of only a <br> tag. Click to enlarge So ...
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Allow suggesting edits in the Close Votes review queue on beta sites

On Beta sites, you get the Close/Reopen privilege at 500 reputation, before the Edit privilege (1000 reputation). This means that the Edit button, which is normally visible in the Close Votes review ...
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Why can't I format text in custom suggested edit rejection reasons, but canned reasons can be formatted?

I noticed that it's not possible to format text (i.e. apply bold and italics) in custom edit rejection reasons. But there are some canned rejection reasons that contain formatted text. For example, I ...
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Retract edit suggestions [duplicate]

I came to a situation, where while I was suggesting an edit, the OP already improved it (better than my version). As this was only 1-2 minutes after the question was posed, OP's edit isn't even listed ...
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Which name is shown next to improved edit suggestions?

Is it the one that has improved the suggestion, or the original creator of the suggestion?
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Cannot suggest basic formatting edits based on whitespace: “Edits must be at least 6 characters” [duplicate]

I often find myself wanting to improve new member's OPs readability by only doing basic formatting: adding whitespace to break down one chunk of text into several lines/sections adding - to format ...
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How can I see the source code on a suggested edit review page? [duplicate]

How can I see the source code on a suggested edit review page? I want a similar thing as in this link for this suggested edit.
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Does Stack Exchange merge edit branches?

Update: The suggested duplicate is not a duplicate to this question for a simple reason: the suggested duplicate does not explain how StackExchange deals with conflicting edits in the queue. And the ...
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Editing code-heavy answers doesn't always work

Let's say I'm editing some poor sod's code that is unformatted, and is almost the entire question. I format the code, I add in the error message that was copy-pasted into the title, I fix the grammar, ...
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How do I fix typos and errors in formulas? Stack Exchange seems to have a 6 character minimum edit limit [duplicate]

The typo is 1-2 characters. Does Stack Exchange want broken formulas and typos? What's the rationale for this limit? (Maybe it's per setup. My current problem is with ham.stackexchange.com.)
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How can I find suggested edits from before account creation?

As an anonymous user, I made a suggested edit on Server Fault. Something came up suggesting creating an account to save the reputation. I clicked it, registered and confirmed by the emailed link. I ...
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Lost points from a suggested edit when a later, anonymous, suggested edit was reverted

My profile says I lost 2 points because "suggested edit approval overridden". When I checked the answer, when I checked the revision history I found that the community revision from 2018/07/18 was ...
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How to remove or correct blatantly incorrect answers when the poster refuses to update

I've seen "answers" which are simply factually wrong, and have commented on those "answers" to correct it, even providing the proof of the facts, but the posters are simply refusing. I've tried ...
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When I edit a post in Stack Overflow, who reviews that for its verification? [duplicate]

When I edit a post in stack communities such as Stack Overflow, I am encountered with the following text: Thanks for your edit! This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer-reviewed....
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How can I correct a reviewer's opinion?

My edit to an answer was accepted by two of the three reviewers, with the third rejecting with a claim that part of my edit was incorrect. In fact, my proposed edit was entirely and demonstrably ...
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No notice of “too many pending edits” on tag edit page

Referring back to this issue, Privilege level for editing tags not shown Apparently, I was unable to edit the tag wiki due to the fact that I had five pending suggested edits to questions, that meant ...
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Do not allow OP/moderator to override an edit if it results in blacklisted tags being applied

Due to a feature, a user was allowed to override an approved edit which resulted in their question getting tagged with the untagged tag. That should not be allowed, given that no question should be ...
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Inline suggested edit reviews are truncated in medium-width windows

When reviewing a suggested edit inline (not from the queue) on a site with the new “responsive” design, at a window width where normal content does fit, the diff window is truncated on both sides, as ...
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How to get reputation from posting an edit as an anonymous user

I made an edit as an anonymous user. How can I get the reputation if my edit is accepted?
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How do I unsubmit my own edit from review? [duplicate]

I made an edit that was submitted for review and quickly noticed I made a mistake. How can I unsubmit it?
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How do I handle partially correct edits in the Suggested Edits review queue?

Contradicting Instructions While going through the suggested edits review queue, one sometimes stumbles upon partially useful edits like this one. Trying to follow the instructions listed in the ...
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Is it appropriate to approve an edit that only adds a link to documentation?

I see that happen quite often on answers with code, and mostly to the official documentation of a function. I believe a comment would be better, but I'm not sure what the consensus here is.
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Why even let me edit when another edit is awaiting approval for a post?

I was going through some questions and one of them looked nasty and not properly formatted. I decided to edit it and clicked the edit button. The edit page loaded and I did a lot of work there — ...
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Number formatting when editing tag wiki with less than 20000 reputation

When editing a tag wiki, the following box is displayed. Can a comma be added so this reads 20,000 reputation instead of 20000 reputation? Note: whatever separator is being used on the privileges ...