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Questions tagged [timeline]

For questions about the timeline view of questions, accessible via "/posts/xxx/timeline" on any site.

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Add a link to the timeline of a post

Since a year I am quite active on SO and a bit on meta, but I have never heard of the timeline of a post, till today in a comment on meta. There has been an announcement by Jeff Atwood 2 years ago of ...
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Feedback Request: New Timeline Question View

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Feedback Request: Newer Timeline Question View

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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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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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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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 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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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Does review activity appear in a question's timeline? If not it should [duplicate]

It would be nice to be able to answer "Why isn't my question reopened?" by refering to the post's timeline and seeing that reviews have occurred (and what the outcome has been).
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“Accepted” event is not logged in the new timeline

I just noticed that the /timeline view for questions has changed radically. It looks nicer (see an example), well done! So far I noticed that the "accepted" action is not logged any more. It just ...
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Missing space on /posts/<id>/timeline

If you look at the timeline for a post, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/posts/248289/timeline, you see stuff like this: There is no space between "by" and the username "masegaloeh". This isn't ...
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Upvotes and Downvotes details in timeline is by-design?

Timeline can be view by anyone, so vote details in timeline is a little bit contradict with 1000 Show total up and down vote counts in FAQ, but I hope this not to be changed :-) For ...
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No string to translate for “Winning bounty for question”

I can't find the string "Winning bounty for question" to translate. This string is appeared in the timeline page of the answer that got a bounty sometime.
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Make timeline easier to access with a redirect to the timeline if “/timeline” is added to the end of the question URL [duplicate]

I occasionally use the timeline on questions. However, it can be quite a bother to get to on my phone sometimes; I need to select and delete all the text on the right of the ID and also question, ...
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'Unfriendly or unkind' flags not showing in post timeline

With the new comment flagging which rolled out today, we split 'rude or abusive' flags into: It contains harassment, bigotry, or abuse. It's unfriendly or unkind. However, the second flag, '...
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Mandatory delay in offering a bounty [duplicate]

What is the rationale for not allowing to post a bounty on my own question right away? If my question is urgent enough for me to offer a bounty, why do I have to waste two days waiting? EDIT: I'm ...
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Timeline — wrong triangle direction

Why the triangles in the timeline are reversed? The majority uses ► (or ◢) for contracted items, and ▼ for expanded item, for example,
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Timeline showing badges earned at StackOverflow?

I mean, there could be a timeline showing you exactly when you've earned your badges in a more intuitive way. I know you can click on the envelope icon (near your name) and look at the Badges tab but ...
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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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Underline in timeline

If question title is long enough, underline in the timeline appears only under first line of text: