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Link to the SEDE guide should open a new tab rather than changing the current URL (of the query composer)

The compose query page displays a ? icon that directs us to the schema documentation: Please make it so that the link opens up a new tab rather than changing the current URL without any prompt asking ...
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Is it possible to set the default view on SE websites to be the "Newest" tab?

Is it possible to set the default view on SE websites to be the "Newest" tab? Whenever I enter the site from my favorites, I must navigate from the homepage to a question; both at the normal ...
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Questions overlapping with left nav in every sub-tab under the 'Questions' tab

This seems to be happening on every SE site whenever I visit the "Questions" tab [on Chrome]: Meta Stack Exchange: English Language and Usage Stack Exchange: And basically every other site ...
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Mentioning year in the Questions tab of users

In the answers tab, the years(last and before) are mentioned, but in the Questions tab of users (not the Questions tab below the Home tab) , the year is mentioned only when the difference is 11 months....
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widely applicable question badge & tab

Edit There are millions of questions on Stack Overflow. I think a widely applicable to a large audience or reproducible question should organize some way, and that why I request this feature (for ...
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Tab design is broken on profile page on iPadOS

I’ve been using SE sites for a long time from my iPad on Chrome (or Safari, since mobile Chrome is no longer supported officially), and recently I noticed that the tab design on the profile page ...
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Don't hide the "Votes" tab behind "More" in Tagged Questions page

One of the most used and useful sort options is by votes. When going to sort by votes some tagged questions, I was surprised to see it's not easily accessible: Can the "Votes" tab please be added ...
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Direct links to Stack Exchange profile subtabs look bad

In a StackExchange.com profile, you can directly link to a tab like Favorites just fine. But when you try to link to the votes subtab under that, it doesn't look right because it's not the entire page ...
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Tab border rounding doesn't take wrapping into account

When tabs can't fit horizontally into page, they're wrapped to new line. But since the first, and the last tab borders are rounded this looks little bit odd: I zoomed an image to show the issue ...
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Change of 'Unanswered' to 'Unresolved' for Meta

I think that the 'Unanswered' tab should be name-changed to 'Unresolved', since the name does not reflect the contents. When I first joined SE, I was very puzzled as to why there were answered ...
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Inconsistency with case in tabs

On the most pages text in tabs is capitalized: Home Questions Tags Tagged questions when Custom Lists is disabled: Unanswered But don't for users page: Is it intentional,...
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Previously selected tab no longer remembered on ....stackexchange.com/questions page

When visiting the questions page, e.g. here on meta https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions the previously visited tab is no longer selected by default. Previously it would automatically show the ...
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Can't tell which tab is active anymore

looks like someone got happy with the CSS - you can now no longer tell what tab is active, e.g. answer tabs: Even if you hover over an option - it wont show you what tab is currently selected - ...
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Tab switch in responsive design should be allowed to wrapping

For very narrow width of the page view area the tap switch should be allowed to wrapping. It draws outside the page layout instead:
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Upper left button of stack exchange communities vs. 'Questions' tab [duplicate]

I noticed, in the communities I'm subscribed to that if you click on the top left of the stackexchange community pull down menu, that it lists the questions of the community and when you click on '...
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Why do "Badges" have their own tab in the navigation?

I'm talking about the tabs provided in the navigation (menu-bar): "Questions", "Tags", "Users", "Badges", "Unanswered" and "Ask Question". I think "Badges" is a topic in the help center and can be ...
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A controversial tab, like in Reddit? [duplicate]

In Reddit, there is a section for posts that are heavily down/upvoted, making them "controversial." Why might this be a bad idea?
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Can we have tabs in the app?

One of the things that I most dislike about the Android app is that it doesn't have tabs. That makes it very inconvenient to pay attention to more than one site. For example, on Stack Overflow and ...
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When were the editors and voters tabs on the users page introduced?

I am trying to analyze StackOverflow users' decisions about whether to edit and vote on one another's posts. Thus, it is important for me to know when these actions became more visible because of the ...
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Mobile website shows incorrect weekly/monthly reputation

On mobile, if I search users by ?tab=reputation&filter=[week][month][quarter][year], the users are listed properly for the respective filters, in proper order of rep gained in that time period, ...
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Greasemonkey Script to Put Notification Indication in the Browser Tab

I find the number of questions that show up in the tab to be pretty useless. What would be really useful, is if notifications of comments or badges or rep would indicate in the tab. Since that is ...
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Make the recommended tab available on a more permanent basis

In the Stack Exchange Podcast Episode 60, at around the 27:30 mark, there was a mention of the "recommended tab" which currently does not have a UI for it. Currently, the only way to get to it is to ...
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The Votes tab on my own Meta profile is in an odd position [duplicate]

When I visit my own profile in Firefox Aurora 30.0a2, the 'Votes' tab is pushed out of place into a new row. It will appear just below & to the right of whichever tab I have open. If it is the tab ...
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Interesting tab on StackOverflow

One day I directed to SO and was met with the awesome Interesting page, which I really like. But when I travel away from it, I have to re-enter the query string to get it back. Is there a plan to make ...
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Can we preserve the search textbox's value while moving between tabs? [duplicate]

When we visit this page user's page https://stackoverflow.com/users?tab=reputation , If you write any user's name and then move another tag suppose from reputation to new user then it is clearing the ...
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Why isn't the "Interesting" tab available under the "Questions" page? [duplicate]

A while ago I ran into the Interesting tab, and wondered how come I was not aware of it before. After playing around a little, I realized that this tab is available only at the Home page which I did ...
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Possible notification in Browser tab [duplicate]

I am just wondering if there is any talk about adding notifications to the tab (like gmail) on stack overflow. It would come in handy as at the moment comments, notifications etc only appear if the ...
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How do you get to see new questions first?

I refresh my http://stackoverflow.com quite frequently. I have added a few favorite tags which seem to be highlighted but most of the questions show after at least like ~3 minutes of posting. Some/...
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JSFiddle and other Live Code Services in New Tab [duplicate]

Quite often, a user will use a service such as JSFiddle to demonstrate their point, and some answerers use it in return for a live demonstration of their code. I'm not just talking about JSFiddle ...
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Error in code preview with tabs

When I type this: (characters separated by a single tab) a b ~ c It actually displays as this in the preview window: a b ~ c But it seems to display correctly when posted. It seems to ...
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How to put tab within code section?

How could I put Tab in order to format the code ? (same as press 4 time "space") For example in the follow pic I want the put tab in the 2nd line (the 1st line made by spaces)-
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Minor bug in tab CSS [duplicate]

When I move mouse to the very top of non selected tab (at the border) , it starts trembling. Such tabs can be found in any review page or in any user's profile. It is minor, but it can be very easily ...
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Adding an 'edited' section to the votes tab?

I was wondering if anyone else thought it might be a good idea to add an 'edited' section in the votes tab, containing only the questions/answers which have been edited since the user cast their vote? ...
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Consistent tabs, sorting, and filtering

While fixing a small UI fail on one of the tag info pages recently, the inconsistency in tabs, filtering, and sorting finally got to me. As I'm sure you are all aware, we use tabs throughout the site ...
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Allow per user settings to open external links in the same or a new tab [duplicate]

Many users here defend that links should be opened in the same tab. Many others have a different opinion and would prefer if links are opened in a new tab. Wouldn't it be a good feature, for the sake ...
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Can't see unanswered C++ questions

It looks like the plus sign %2b is getting doubly unescaped in tag names in URLs. Unanswered Questions => c++ link => https://stackoverflow.com/unanswered/tagged/c%2b%2b but this lists only tagged c: ...
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What's difference between "Questions" tab's newest and "Unanswered" tab's newest subtabs?

There is "newest" sub-tab in both tabs. Questions tab Unanswered tab What's difference between two different logic? Which questions those tab's give? Also why "Questions" tab also have unanswered ...
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Second level of ordering

Would it be possible to introduce a second level of ordering and/or filtering in Stack Overflow? Let me give you a couple of examples to illustrate what I mean: If you are in the unanswered tab, it ...
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Why does clicking the questions tab provide a different view than on site load?

The set of subtabs on site-load compared to the question's subtabs is confusingly different. I've only just recently figured out how to navigate back to the site-load view (and the various subtabs it ...
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The Unanswered Section vs. the Unanswered Question Tab: A Critique

First, a foreword: I've searched rigorously for a question that addresses the same concern that I'm about to detail, but the closest I've came is this question. I certainly hope others understand that ...
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Tabs to other review tasks

When I am reviewing, I normally start with close votes, then review low quality posts, and then suggested edits. What bugs me is when I have to go to the top of the page to the main review page to go ...
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Add "Accepted answer" sub-tab to the "Answers" tab [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add accepted answers to user page There is an answers tab in stackoverflow user page where users can track their answers. Currently 3 sorting options are there. Is there any ...
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"1 new answer" on two lines and tabs missing

Often, when I'm reading a new question, I get a banner: I click the banner to read the answer, and get this screen: The banner with the number of answers appears on two lines. Also, I don't get the ...
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Why are there two different tabs for unanswered questions?

I read the other question on why there are two different tabs, but why is the questions > unanswered tab not renamed to "no answers accepted" or something similar? This would allow users to understand ...
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Why doesn't the summary tab have boxes for favorites, responses, and activity?

There are short summaries of each tab in the Summary tab of your profile, which are very helpful for moving here and there. However, I don't understand why there is no short summary of some other tabs....
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Include my accepted answers on the tab "profile/activity/accepted"?

I was disappointed to see that the tab profile/activity/accepted shows only the accepted answers I have marked on other people answers Proposal: I think it should also show the accepted answers ...
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Bounties tab count doesn't update

The bounties tab on my AskUbunutu profile shows one bounty badge. This is correct, but it doesn't go away when I move to another tab. Maybe this is by design and special for the bounties tab. But ...
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Don't display suggested edits tab to users between 5k and 10k

I read Users with 5k+ rep have "approve tag wiki edits" privilege but can't see list of suggested edits and How to review edits?, and iiuc users between 5k and 10k reputation can approve ...
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Redirect /questions to /question?sort=LAST

Currently, /questions directly shows you the questions tab you visited last (without redirecting). This would work just fine, if it wasn't for multi-tab browsing. Consider the following scenario: ...
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Summary tab for review pages

On tex.sx, the review tabs that I (>5k user) can see are usually empty. It'd be useful if there was a summary tab in the /review section so that we could see at one glance that there's nothing to do. ...
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