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Design and functionality of the fixed bar that appears, for moderators, on question pages when a post or comment on that page has one or more pending flags.

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"close question" button on the waffle bar doesn't work on a small screen

For some flags on questions, moderators have the option to handle the flag by closing the question. If you visit a post with a pending flag, the flag shows up in a bar at the bottom of the screen, ...
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Comment flags visible on wrong page after merging questions

I just merged a question with an answer which had a couple of comments flagged as 'No longer needed'. When I visit the merged question, the answer is gone, but the comment flags are still visible in ...
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Orphaned "close this dialog" dialog when viewing an election as a moderator on mobile

When viewing an election on a site where you are a moderator while on mobile, a "close this dialog" dialog appears at the bottom of the page. It looks like the same thing that appears at the ...
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Why does the moderator interface claim this question was closed by Community while it wasn't?

When a post is flagged, ♦ moderators can see which previous actions on the post have been taken by moderators. I was rather surprised that the waffle bar for this question showed that Community (...
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"Decline and delete" option in waffle bar does not show that comment is deleted until you refresh the page

♦ moderators have a so-called 'waffle bar' to handle flags on Q&A pages: This includes two options to delete a flagged comment: a simple "delete" and (hidden behind the dots) "...
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Waffle bar appears on page with very recent VLQ flag but shows no content

When I open the Q&A page for an answer with a very recent (less than 15 minutes old) Very Low Quality flag, the 'waffle bar' (a moderator tool for handling flags) shows, but there's no content: ...
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Moderator Flag Dashboard soft launch [duplicate]

Previous post Moderator flag dashboard design refresh (alpha) As hopefully most moderators are aware, we've been working over the last few months to revamp the moderator flag dashboard. After ...
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Moderator flag dashboard design refresh (alpha)

Earlier this year, we started work on a design refresh for the moderator flag dashboard, and ran a limited alpha on a few sites. Today, we're opening it up to the rest of the network, with the goal ...
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'This post has been deleted' appears above the flag bar

When a post is deleted and the notification comes through, it scrolls over the inline flag bar: The entire post also seems to capture clicks instead of letting them get to the flag bar. Looks like ...
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Don't show the weird half-generated flag bar during the grace period

So it turns out that NAA and VLQ flags have a 15-minute period during which the community is given a chance to handle them before mods do. When this happens, the flag does not show up in the flag ...
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Navigating via the moderator flag bar always goes to questions

At some point the navigation arrows on the moderator flag bar changed to go directly to the question, even when the flag is on an answer, so it no longer jumps to the correct post anymore. For example,...
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Indicate when a flag is by the post owner

Can the moderator flag bar be changed to indicate when a flag is by the owner of the flagged post? It could be the same as how comments by the post owner are indicated, or some other way. Before ...
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HTML-encoded ampersands in gravatar URL in moderator flag details bar

When a post has a flag on it, moderators see this semi-transparent bar with details of the flag on it. One of the things the bar lists is "viewed by", listing all the mods who have seen the flag. Now,...
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