Questions tagged [timeline]

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Add a link to the timeline of a post

For the past year I have been quite active on SO and a bit on meta, but I had never heard of the timeline of a post until today in a comment on meta. There was an announcement by Jeff Atwood two ...
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Feedback Request: New Timeline Question View [closed]

There is an experimental timeline view for questions now available on meta ONLY! (Now working on SO, SF, and SU as well) This is partially motivated by comments about how difficult it is to follow ...
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Make existing timeline icon of a post available to anybody and not only to mods

I noticed that on a site where I'm a moderator, there is a small icon below the up-/downvote buttons and favorite icons of every post, which looks like a small clock, and which actually links to the ...
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After question is closed expose close votes distinguished by reason in the timeline page

Suggest to expose close votes distinguished by reason in question timeline page after question is closed. Purpose of this feature is to help in discussing cases of closure when knowing vote split ...
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Can question timeline be available for deleted questions for 10k+ users?

For example, this question's timeline is 404 for 10k users, who are supposed to be able to see deleted posts. https://stackoverflow.com/posts/2757210/timeline So, can we 10k+ users be able to see ...
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Bounties not listed in timeline

When you go to the timeline view of a question, like this one, it doesn’t show any bounty activity. The regular view does show if a bounty was awarded, but if it expired, there is no user-visible ...
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FAQ for how to access question's timeline [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List of unlinked pages on Stack Exchange sites Could we get a addition to the FAQ that tells how to access a question's timeline? Several users have expressed a desire to see ...
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New timeline enables anyone to see any deleted post without checking their privileges

Take for example this question here on MSE. It is deleted. Users with less than 10k reputation, or without a diamond, or not the author of the question (who happens to be me) only see a friendly "Page ...
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“bumped by community user” is not attributed to Community in question's timeline

I just noticed in the timeline of a question that was bumped by Community, that the event is not attributed to Community at all: Other actions (e.g. anonymous edits) are attributed to Community ...
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New timeline view only shows *last* accept vote, no un-accepts

Sometimes an OP changes their mind and awards the accepted answer mark to another post. Sometimes they don't know you can only mark one answer as accepted, and click the big checkmark next to each ...
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Revision info in timeline showing “ffffffffff gggg” instead of the real revision summary

Just noticed that the timeline shows ffffffffff gggg instead of the real revision summary: https://stackoverflow.com/posts/83329/timeline Same in other timelines that I checked: https://...
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Add a “became hot meta question” timeline event

As I understand, per-site meta questions can become "hot". For example: However, this event doesn't show up on their timeline. For the example above, its timeline shows: This is unlike non-...
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Timeline doesn't include migration information

I was reading this question, and I got the paranoias that I was the one that screwed up. So, I hopped over to the question to see who migrated it. Checking out the timeline, I see nothing about who ...
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Should the new timeline view show links to review items?

A question was asked on Meta Stack Overflow today about a duplicate closure of a Stack Overflow question. It was a case of misunderstanding, as the OP thought the question was closed when they were ...
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Moderators can't open timeline of the particular question

When moderator is trying to open timeline of this question, system redirects to the error page. But regular members can open it.
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Timeline buttons are yielding errors across the network

Clicking on the timeline button for any post at the moment will yield the infamous "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" error. This has gone from being Meta.SE-specific to being network-wide. Running ...
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User history showing in timeline for non-moderators

I am not a moderator, and never been one. I was looking at the timeline of this post: Php for banking application and found something interesting here: Or in words: user posted after being ...
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Add notice contents to the timeline

Bounties are listed in the timeline now, but not the bounty message. Bounty messages are posted as notices, and moderators can post other notices too. I've had to remove a bounty from a question ...
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What's wrong with /timeline?

For this question: Is there a IE a:hover fix? If you look at the Timeline: https://stackoverflow.com/posts/6144401/timeline Most of the timestamps are mere seconds apart. Either this guy really can'...
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Feedback Request: Newer Timeline Question View [closed]

Back in January I asked for feedback on a new, experimental "timeline" question view. We have finally come back to improve this view. We tried to incorporate most of the feedback from the previous ...
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What is going on with this deleted answer?

I'm a bit confused by this Q&A pair: https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/253062/dimensional-analysis-problem (10k on Physics, or dev team.) The question looks like this: Of note: The ...
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Can Moderators get a timeline view by whole-site as well as per post?

Currently moderators can view a question timeline, showing everything that happened to a post in chronological order: User A Answers User B Commented on answer User A Edited Answer ... However, ...
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Add deleted timeline entry for answers that were deleted due to question deletion

See this timeline here: Right now, there is no current way to tell that this post was deleted. Can we add another entry in here, to show that this answer was deleted on Oct 3 at 21:19 when the ...
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Edit makes comment meaningless: Now what?

Often, an edit in response to a comment makes the comment appear out of context to visitors from the future. What is the best way to handle this? Currently: Commentator needs to actively look out for ...
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Duplicate deletion (same time) in question timeline

Impressed by how quickly a post on Academia SE was correctly flagged as spam, I looked at the timeline for Academia post 142860 (10k on Academia required) — it was deleted 58 seconds after posting, ...
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Adding owner indication for “edited” entry in timeline

In the timeline view, for the comment entries, if it is added by the owner, we can see some background color to differentiate from other user's comment entries. But the identification of owner is not ...
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Timeline vote summary shows votes for the 24 hours following the timestamp, which is confusing

The new timeline is pretty snazzy. But there's one thing I've noticed that's a bit jarring; the timestamp for vote summaries is always 0:00:00 on a particular day, and the summary covers the rest of ...
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Incomplete box around selected event in timeline

When linking to a specific event in a post's timeline, e.g. this one the linked event gets a yellow-brownish box to highlight it. However, the bottom line of that box isn't shown (at least not in the ...
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Shouldn't the commenter's name be displayed in timeline?

I'm not entirely if this is a bug that has emerged recently or if it's functionality that's always been missing from the question timeline view but at present you can't see who wrote a comment in the ...
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What happened with this attempted migration? I've used all the mod tools I know about and I still can't figure it out

Today a question was asked on Writing. Five users voted to close as off-topic, belongs on another site (English, a defined migration path for us). The question shows as on hold, off-topic with no ...
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The new post timeline view changes alignment when line items are expanded

With the recent update of the post timeline page coming out today, I've noticed a bug in Firefox. Steps to reproduce: Go to a question's timeline page. For example: this one. Click on the arrow near ...
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Timeline duplicate list edited, suggest improvement

Thank you for the introducing the timeline. It gives you a great overview about what happened in a post. I would suggest to list the full urls of the duplicate targets when the dupe list is edited or ...
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Oops! Something Bad Happened! at timeline with deleted revision [closed]

The original version of What does it mean when an account is suspended due to plagiarism? contained a user profile in the screenshot, which I've edited out. Afterwards, a SE developer destroyed the ...
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Deleted users show up differently in a list in the timeline

If a question is closed (or reopened) then the list of close (or reopen) voters is displayed in the timeline of that question, with each username on a new line. For instance: The above image ...
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Is there any general way to obtain the review ID or review summary for a certain review job without the 10 k tools?

Accessing the full review history is a privilege for 10 k users but, statistics for individual reviews can be viewed by everybody (two examples). These review summaries can be somewhat useful for ...
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How do you view vote history for a question or answer? or Add some sort of vote activity indicator?

I recently posted an answer that was a little controversial, I suppose. While watching the page the answer was voted up and down a few times. Is there a way to view the vote history? Also, would ...
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Timeline for answer has extra space character in HTML title section

On Stack Overflow in Russian we (OK, I) added French quotes, «», around the title in transifex: here and here. Check here for example on site: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/posts/891304/timeline If ...
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Timeline uses 12-hour notation without AM/PM indicator

All timelines for questions show time in 12-hour notation, but without AM or PM. That's slightly confusing, though the tooltip shows the correct details: Shouldn't the time use 24-hour notation ...
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How can I check when (date-time) I voted on a particular post?

We can check by re-clicking on a vote to see the exact vote time as shown in this image. Actually it's not a feature, but a side effect of voting on a post that has already been locked. :-) However, ...
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Add a way to hide vote history rows on timelines

On some timelines, mostly on highly-voted, older posts, the vote history rows get in the way of events I'm actually interested​ in. Could we have a way to toggle these rows from being displayed?
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Adding timeline for answers in the API

I've noticed that there is now a way to fetch a timeline for a particular question. Is there a reason why this isn't available for answers as well? I'd like to create a userscript which would require ...
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Names of close-voters are not visible in the post notice but in the revision history and timeline

I am not a user with close/reopen votes privileges on Travel Stack Exchange, therefore I can't see the names of the close voters in this question: However, they are visible when going to the revision ...
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Why do some close or reopen votes show in a timeline as invalidated instead of completed?

Preface: This question is, IMO, not a duplicate of "What does 'close invalidated' mean", for these reasons: Only bullet "1." of my question seems to be partially addressed in the above ...
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JS on timeline page is broken

I was looking at this timeline for very boring, uninteresting reasons. The JS (and, consequently, responsive elements) on that page is broken. Console: VM3535:6 Uncaught ReferenceError: Invalid left-...
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Timeline is encoding my quote!

Stumbled upon this: Link to original comment. Maybe another victim of this, unseen until now?
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A question's timeline should report lock and unlock events

The timeline for this question doesn't show the answers being locked.
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Statistic for views over time

How can i see a statistics about when the number of views increased over time? I would like to find out if at a certain date there were a significant increase of views to one of my "famous" questions....
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What makes this question “too localized”?

This question has been closed as too localized: The "I Get It" Reputation Problem As far as I can tell, question timeline suggests rather reliable (though not quite impressive) flow of ...
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Comment-flag “No Longer Needed” misaligned in moderator timeline view

In the moderator timeline when you expand to see the comment flags, all content gets pushed to the first column instead of being displayed like all other entries:
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Timeline should show user names associated with opening and closing

This post was closed, and subsequently reopened. I wanted to follow the sequence of events, so I looked at the post's timeline, to see if some edit or other action had precipitated the reopening. I ...