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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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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

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 edit 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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Review suspensions prevent authors from editing their own posts that have pending suggested edits

I've answered this question a few minutes ago, unfortunately I've left a stupid typo. Therefore, I wish to edit my answer; however, this doesn't seem possible? I've received a review suspension: You’...
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Why are tag wiki edits from low-rep users split into two requests?

Some time ago, I suggested an edit to the cypress tag wiki on Stack Overflow, as it was poorly worded and lacking in my view. I made the changes I saw fit, and submitted my suggestion. To my surprise, ...
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Attempting to edit a Merged question shows wrong error: “Suggested edit queue is full”

Difference between URI and URL has been merged, but also shows "Possible Duplicate" within the question text. I went to edit out the in-question duplicate. But pressing the edit button shows ...
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“Improve edit” should not copy the edit summary from the suggested edit [duplicate]

When you click the "Improve edit" button when reviewing a suggested edit, your edit will be applied as a separate edit on top of the suggested edit, which will be approved. The edit summary ...
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Why is the Community User the sole approver of this tag wiki suggested edit?

My suggested edit for the tag wiki of the [login] tag on Literature Meta seems to have been approved solely by the Community User: What gives? I'm not sure if this is a bug or not, so I've tagged it ...
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Why is this suggested edit of a question title displaying peculiarly? [closed]

I'm looking at a suggested edit to the title of How can I get exposure to mandarin usage and pronounciation? at Chinese.SE: I almost rejected it, thinking it would change the title to the following: ...
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How can a user with high reputation submit a suggested edit?

According to this: How do suggested edits work?, registered users without the edit privilege (2000 rep) can suggest edits to any post or tag wiki. Users whose reputation is more than 2000, their edits ...
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Display suggested edits where the post owner overruled all reviewers under the 'Controversial' or a separate tab on the dashboard

If a suggested edit is rejected by all reviewers, the post owner is still able to view this suggestion and still decide to apply the edit. If so, the edit is considered "approved" and made ...
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I mistakenly approved a suggested edit. How can I undo it? [duplicate]

My confused mind swapped old/new state in suggested edit and I've approved an edit that introduced rubbish when I was thinking I was approving an edit that removed rubbish. How can I undo this?
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Empty suggested edit by an anonymous user [duplicate]

I just got an empty suggested edit by an anonymous user in the "Suggested edits" review queue: The edit shows no change in the Markdown or in the rendered output of the post. This can also ...
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“Unable to load suggested edit - please try again”

I'm encountering an error: "Unable to load suggested edit - please try again" while trying to load a suggested edit review from the question page on Ask Ubuntu. As confirmed by David in the ...
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Use the new “Thanks for submitting an edit” banner for suggested edits to tag wikis

When you've edited a tag wiki or excerpt, you see a banner: Thanks for your edit! This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer reviewed. It is formatted in the same way as a regular ...
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Edit approval dialog - MathJax not rendered

When reviewing an edit on Physics SE I noticed that an edit made to replace an image of mathematics with MathJax (the preferred choice on Physics SE) was not shown properly when the rendered output ...
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Suggested Edits: Minor Edits to Old Posts - Recommended Handling

In different communities, I've noticed a not-insignificant number of proposed edits in the Suggested Edits queue. These are technically correct edits - they may fix spelling or grammar issues, make ...
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Increase the character limit of the custom edit rejection reasons

During my time on Arqade, I sometimes take some time from my experience to visit the Suggested Edits review queue, and approve/reject the edits I see. I find myself rejecting a lot of edits that are ...
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Diff for an old suggested edit contains more recent text [duplicate]

I just noticed that an old approved siggested edit for my post contains a more recent version of the post after my today edit. I free-hand-circled a code from my post that I've added recently. At the ...
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Automatic edits prevent users from edit when retagging only [duplicate]

Usually it is possible to add a missing tag to a question without editing the question. However, while editing some questions, the editor makes invisible changes automatically, as for example in ...
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Changes to a suggested edit between approvals/rejections should reset any votes on it

On smaller sites it is possible for suggested edits to sit in the review queues for very long, so there is scope for manipulating the suggested edits after only one review has come in but before it ...
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Editing of revision's title is not applied [duplicate]

I edited a question and made a typo on the revision's title itself. When trying to edit this revision to fix this typo in the revision's title, the update is not applied when clicking on Save Edits ...
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Why does a user who has direct edit privileges have to vote for approving suggested edits? [duplicate]

I have come across something strange: I have direct edit privileges on Stack Overflow, that is, I can make edits without having my edits approved from other users. Though, when I come to approving ...
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Copy question or answer source text when “Suggested edit queue is full” [duplicate]

For users below 2k reputation who need to copy a question or answer source text, the only option nowadays is to use the "edit" button and copy the source from the edit page. When the "...
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What will happen to a suggested edit if in the meantime, the owner gets the privilege to edit posts?

I was thinking of all the ways an approved Suggested Edit may not lead to an increase in reputation for this SEDE query. Then a thought occurred that what will happen if a user suggests an edit and ...
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Make post type more obvious in suggested edits queue [duplicate]

I just got full editing privileges on SO, and started reviewing edits. When checking out my edit history in order to find out how others have decided in some particular cases, I noticed that one post ...
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Suggested Edits Audits generate slowly [duplicate]

I noticed something, after reviewing many suggested edits audits in the past few months. The suggested edit audits generate slowly, so it is pretty easy to determine if a suggested edit is an audit. ...
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Review queues, when will they add new items?

I am aware that review queues sometimes don’t immediately add an item into the queue. Such as if a new user posted, the queue doesn’t put the item into the queue immediately. According to my ...
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Increase the default edit queue size (currently it is only 40)

It's annoying to have the error message The edit queue is full at the moment - try again in a few minutes! when trying to save some edit. Could the default edit queue be increased? As Glorfindel ...
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The 6 character edit threshhold and replacing links

Say you come across an old post and linked in it is this URL: https://docs.python.org/2.7/library/shelve.html Updating the URL changes only three characters and doesn't surpass the edit threshold: ...
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Some banners still have the yellow colour scheme. Can it be changed to blue like the rest of the post notices?

When I suggested an edit to a question here on MSE, I noticed that the banner saying "Thanks for submitting an edit" is yellow in colour, which was the colour scheme before the new post ...
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Notify me that the edit queue is full before I suggest an edit

I have been editing an answer on Stack Overflow, with some considerable amount of effort, and when I hit on Save Edits, the edit gets rejected with the following error. I got to know the meaning of ...
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Suggested edit pending but the post was already edited and approved by another person

I suggested an edit on Ask Ubuntu at 2020-05-02 21:20:17Z. When I checked later, it was approved by schrodigerscatcuriosity at 2020-05-02 22:37:17Z rejected by one other user. I noticed that it had ...
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Consistent wording for 'improve this question' button when not logged in

When you're not logged in, there is no 'edit' button underneath a question; it shows 'improve this question' instead: However, once the suggested edit is submitted, the link changes to 'edit': Is ...
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What should we do when the top answer is out of date and the edit review queue is full? [duplicate]

Recently I came across a small, but meaningful JavaScript question: Is there any functions like Promise.all() but that runs all promises even after one fails? It was closed as a duplicate, and that ...
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Suggested edit doesn't seem to edit anything

How was an anonymous user able to suggest this edit? (Warning: it has an offensive edit summary, which has been edited out in the screenshot below.) It doesn't seem to change anything, not even when ...
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Strange behavior of a suggested edit

On MathOverflow Meta, I made a suggested edit to correct a typo in the tag excerpt to (product-discovery): https://meta.mathoverflow.net/tags/product-discovery/info. However, this suggested edit: Is ...
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Can’t review edit in pop up on mobile

I am using the full responsive site on mobile Safari (portrait orientation) and when I tap on “edit(1)” on a question’s page to review an edit, the pop up is unusable: I can’t go any more left but I ...

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