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Tool tips are the little blurbs that pop up when you hover an element in a web page. They are typically taken from an element's "title" attribute.

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Question summary tooltip shows incorrect text when a question has only one [accepted] answer

Currently, this is the tooltip you see when hovering over the green box in the question summary: one of the answers was accepted as the correct answer When there is only one answer (which is ...
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"A list of all { } Stack Exchange sites" tooltip shows a different number on the chat page

Hovering over the rightmost icon on the top nav on the main or on the site-meta (as well as Meta SE), shows that there are 179 sites on the network currently: But hovering over the Stack Exchange ...
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The date overflows the reputation graph's tooltip bounds [closed]

In the reputation subtab on the Activity page, in the graph view, there's a bug: The year (e.g., 2022) does not fit in the tooltip (shown when you hover over a bar on the graph). I'm using Chrome, ...
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Inconsistent whitespace between statistics and tooltips in the Impact summary

On the Activity page, in the Summary subtab, there seems to be an inconsistency in the amount of whitespace between the statistics and tooltips in the Impact summary. The spacing is fine between the &...
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Inconsistent tooltips for the post's score on flag history page between questions and answers

On the flag history page, each post shown has its score as a number on the left-hand side. Hovering over this brings up a tooltip. However, whether the number itself is included in said hovertext ...
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Vote count tooltip has too much margin - "View upvote and downvote totals."

There's too much margin on the right of the vote count tooltip that reads "View upvote and downvote totals."
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Tooltip for Talkative/Outspoken badge indicators in moderator dashboard not capitalized

The moderator dashboard has two indicators, a bronze and a silver dot, which are shown if the moderator has the Talkative resp. Outspoken badge. People have questioned their usefulness before (1, 2), ...
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Tooltip for "Application" page

As far as I see only the "Application" item has tooltip in Settings section of profile page: Should it be removed? Or add tooltips for the rest items?
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Tooltip text is lengthier than its background [duplicate]

Under the summary section of the activity page, the tooltip for one of the gear icons is messed up. The text ("Choose between tracking your next privilege and a tag badge") is lengthier than ...
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Hover text for suggested edit up/downvote buttons is incorrect

When I made a suggested edit to an answer on Travel SE, I noticed that the hover text for the up/downvote buttons is the one for questions, not answers. See attached picture.
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Vote-totals tooltip says moderator nominations are questions, on the Primary election-phase tab

On the Primary tab of the 2021 Stack Overflow election, the "vote totals" tooltip says candidate nominations are questions: Could we change that to say something like: to be more accurate, ...
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How to get hover information on mobile, e.g. details of a tag

On Desktop you can hover your mouse over a tag and it shows how many watchers and how many questions where asked. Example: faq has 120 watchers and 156 questions On mobile, since you can't hover, how ...
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Add a tooltip for "Improve this question/answer"

When logged out/anonymous, the "Edit" link is replaced by "Improve this question/answer" (depending on post type): While there is a tooltip for the regular "Edit" link (&...
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StackApps thumbnail tooltips show HTML encoded titles

When hovering over a thumbnail, a tooltip appears showing the title of the question. However, if the title contains special characters, the tooltip displays the HTML entities instead:
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Please revisit the downvote/upvote tooltips on meta sites

The tooltips on all sites, including Meta sites, currently read as follows: Question upvote: "This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear" Question downvote: "This ...
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Pluralization issue in the review queue - received vote count tooltip

There is a pluralization issue in the review queue - received vote count tooltip. For the 1 vote, it is displayed as 1 votes This community-specific close reason received 1 votes Screenshot for ...
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Safari showing popups all the time

As per the image, Safari has been showing the roll-over popups all the time on all Stack Exchange sites. I've tried disabling all ad blockers but to no avail. I'm on MacOS 11.2.3, using Safari 14.0.3. ...
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Interaction with vote buttons on tag synonyms page break tooltips

I just tried to vote on suggested tag synonyms page on ruSO and got very weird tooltips as a result (looks like some kind of encoding issue): Before voting or after the page reloads all tooltips look ...
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Pluralization issue in the tags page tooltip for "1 questions"

There is a pluralization issue in the Tags page. When there is only one question was asked for the tag in the recent time, it is showing as 1 questions tagged <tagname> in the last <period&...
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Pluralization issue for bookmark tooltip: "bookmarked by 1 users"

There's pluralization issue for bookmarked question tooltip, e.g.: Such notice can be viable from profile questions tab or bounties tab. Worth noting that that string have correctly pluralized ...
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Request tooltip rewording (or removal of edit button) when edit is not allowed

It currently reads: Suggested edits are not allowed on non-tag-wiki posts on meta sites. Which was, at least to me, a head scratcher for a moment. Note: the meta sites I frequent, I can suggest or ...
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New Contributor hover card information opens a scrollbar on a post

Not sure when this started happening, but the new contributor hover information now makes a scrollbar appear, and keeps all of the hover card information constrained to a small area surrounding the ...
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Display user reputation on mouseover for the list of the users who closed the question

Reputation should be displayed on mouseover for each of the users listed in the blue "Closed question" box. This box appears at the top of the closed question. This change will make the look ...
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"Show X items per page" tooltips are in English for all international sites

At the bottom right of the Active Questions page, the "Show X items per page" tooltip for all the international sites is in English. Take SO in Russian, for example. Hover over this, and ...
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Include related topic link (learn more button) instead of go get it button in the badge tooltips, if necessary

In the privilege tooltips we see learn more button and button link give us details information on related topic/rules. link & picture below In the badge tooltips we see some badge tooltips has go ...
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Tooltips with different styles after a fix was done [duplicate]

This was found in Windows 10 with Chrome. After the resolution of this question, I noticed that we have the following tooltip style when hovering on "Following" When we hover in the others, ...
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The tooltip of the Bûche de Noël hat shows “�” characters

The tooltip for Bûche de Noël in the Winter Bash modal has an encoding issue: accented characters are shown as �.
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Date tooltips don't appear on Mod dashboard

There are several dates shown to moderators on 'Mod dashboard' tab of a user's profile. For most dates on the Stack Exchange sites, if you hover your mouse over them, they will show the exact date, ...
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Please add a delay to the tag-badge tooltips in closed post notices

The tooltips for tag badges in closed post notices come up too fast. Hovering or even just passing over the "discussion" tag badge in this post brings up the tooltip way too quickly - ...
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Why are there "greater-than-signs (>)" in locked post vote-totals tooltips?

Wherever I go, if I click on the vote totals tooltip on a locked question or answer that has historical significance, there is always a > present just before the description. This screenshot: ...
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Change "View tag" to "View tag info" in tag tooltip

In the tooltip of any tag below the question you can see a link "View tag" in the end of text that refers to the list of questions that have that tag. In the same time you can just click on ...
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Dialog/tooltip for 'protect' button misaligned on narrow screens

On a narrow screen, the 'protect' button sometimes wraps to the next line of the so-called 'post menu'; if you click it, the resulting dialog/tooltip can become misaligned. On Safari, this happens on ...
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Tooltip of "Show activity on this post"-link doesn't line up with others

I noticed a little (very minor) flaw when hovering over the left-hand side buttons for up-/downvote, bookmark and activity found next to every question and answer. The Problem The popover-tooltips of ...
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Can we please clean up the new tooltips around the upvote/downvote buttons?

This question focuses on the UI of the new tooltips (not the text), and it has the following sole focus: Completely undoing the recent change. Just simply undoing this will be a single change with a ...
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The voting tooltip for answers should be expanded to match the one on questions

When you hover over the question vote arrows, the tool tip that shows gives a short description why someone may vote that way This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. This ...
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Add tooltip with timestamp to Hot Network Questions list

Almost all dates (absolute, like 'Aug 8 '17 at 11:12', and relative, like '12 hours ago') on Stack Exchange can be hovered over to see the exact UTC timestamp. I found an instance where this is not ...
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How to disable the new tooltips that started a day or two ago?

A day or two ago, new tooltips appeared giving directions to new users on how to use the site. For example explaining how to upvote a question, etc... They are a good idea for new users, but they are ...
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The new contributor tooltip makes it too hard to add comments

A haiku Tooltip is zealous in promoting temperance. It is frustrating. The new contributor tooltip advises us to take care when commenting but in some cases it's too proactive in preventing comments....
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Don't tell users to vote for their own post

Yesterday, there were new voting tool-tips added: What's the reasoning behind the vote button tooltips having changed? I came across this today: I can't upvote my own answer, so can the tooltip ...
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"This question has received 1 upvotes and 2 downvotes"

When expanding the votes count and hovering over it, there is a tooltip with details: The grammar in the above example is wrong: This question has received 1 upvotes and 2 downvotes Can you please ...
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Use a consistent style for tooltips

This post is a spin-off of "New round of UI updates... apparently". Recently we got new, differently styled tooltips, for all buttons displayed to the left of questions/answers (upvote, ...
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Please add a delay to the hover tooltips

Apparently, the hover tooltip style that was already present for the follow button, has now been added to other places as well. One thing that really bothers me about these tooltips, is that they pop ...
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New round of UI updates... apparently. Edits in close banners, summary tab changes, and now new vote tooltip (content)s?

There's a lot going on in the UI right now that I can't find announcement or discussion posts for. An edit button is now prominently displayed in the close banner (for all users, for some reason, ...
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What's the reasoning behind the vote button tooltips having changed?

I recently noticed that the vote button tooltips have changed. They now say: Downvote this <post-type> if you find it unclear or not useful Upvote this <post-type> if you find it clear ...
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Display year in comment lock post notice tooltip if lock expires in a later calendar year

I recently came across a post that had its comments disabled for a very long period of time. According to the notice, the lock won't expire until 3,623 days from now. However, when I mouse over the ...
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Can the pencil icon of the blog get its own tooltip as well?

The other icons in the sidebar have a tooltip, as per screenshots. Can the blog icon get a tooltip too? It's feeling left out.
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Icon about comment edits is shown, even though this comment has no edits [duplicate]

For example, in this question. But if you click on this icon, the message about no edits is shown. P.S. this comment was created by moving an answer into a comments by moderator.
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Add string "moderator" from the profile activity page into transifex (or use existed key)

For example, tooltip on my activity page. But on the profile page it's translated. There is the string "moderator" in the transifex (0408f3c997f309c03b08bf3a4bc7b730), and it's used on the ...
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Error message when trying to open user profile from responses page, but only for answers

If you are trying to open a user profile from responses (from answers tab) error message will appear: Error occurred while opening post body No errors in console. FF 72.0.1 (64-bit).
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Can we add thousands separator for reputation tooltip in stack exchange grid view

Can we add thousands separator for the reputation tooltip in the Stack Exchange grid view, for each site's top user's reputation tooltip. It will increase the number readability. Currently the ...
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