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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

status-completed Automatic conversion of "straight quotes" to “smart quotes” is catastrophic for code-centric sites. When in Rich Text mode, the editor auto-converts double-quote characters ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

status-completed Preview mode is now available status-planned MathJax is not yet integrated in the new preview mode, but will be included before the Stacks Editor is opened for testing on sites that ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

feature-request status-completed Allow viewing the Markdown at the same time as the rich text Over the years we’ve gotten lots of questions about whether we could optimize the preview so that it didn’...
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Editor improvements for images and links

support status-completed This has been fixed. Might be me missing something but how do I add an image via link to upload to imgur? There used to be an option for that but I can't tell anymore.
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

feature-request status-completed Feature request opened on GH I’m not sure all users will understand how the ‘Link selection’ button works. (Hint: you have to select the text first, then the button ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

feature-request status-completed Preview mode is now available If we can't have the side-by-side preview due to technical limitations, we're going to need a better alternative than the Rich Text mode ...
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Editor improvements for images and links

feature-request When on the insert hyperlink/image tab you should be able to swap to a different tab if wanted, currently you have to cancel and then select another tab.
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64 votes

Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

bug status-planned Bug report opened on GH This markdown: # one heading ## two heading ### three heading #### four heading ##### five heading ###### six heading renders this preview in the rich ...
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59 votes

Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

"Preview is collapsed into the rich text view" The preview is a necessary part of editing, particularly on some sites, and it is a great convenience to be able to see the entire post and ...
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58 votes

Editor improvements for images and links

feature-request The orange highlight colour looks out of place on all sites which use another primary colour. This should adapt to the individual sites. For example on TeX.SE the terrible colour ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

bug status-completed Bug report opened on GH When using an asterisk for italics, but not terminating it, like *this, the preview shows the rest of the line in italics but the rendered post won't.
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

feature-request status-completed Preview mode is now available status-declined for having an "always start in this mode regardless of my last usage" preference Sonic already wrote about ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

feature-request status-review Feature request opened on GH Tables - this button will create a default three-row, two-column table and have special menu options when in rich text mode that allows ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

feature-request status-completed Bug report opened on GH I wholeheartedly support the requests to, in some form, allow simultaneous viewing of the Markdown and the preview. If at all possible, I'd ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

status-completed Preview mode is now available status-planned MathJax is not yet integrated with the new preview mode, but this will be done before the Stacks Editor is released on any site that has ...
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Editor improvements for images and links

feature-request status-declined How about converting arrow pointer to hand pointer in the drag and drop area in new design also? In the old design, when pointer hover around the area of drag and ...
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Editor improvements for images and links

feature-request Could you adjust this so that clicking the body of your post makes the recently opened menu close? Currently, it's just disabled. Oddly, I find myself dismissing an insert link or ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

bug status-completed Bug report opened on GH Start in Markdown mode Write any text Hit the Enter button I expect the editor to take my cursor to the next line, but it doesn't. I need to hit Enter ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

bug status-completed Bug report opened on GH Quoting a multi-paragraph text messes up the paragraph segmentation. E.g. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam commodo turpis ...
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28 votes

Editor improvements for images and links

Possible bug Normally, when you "Discard" a saved draft, it clears the answer text. However, when you "Discard" a saved draft when the inline image uploader (or hyperlink box) is open and then "...
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Editor improvements for images and links

bug status-completed The clickable area is smaller than the grey box: Bit of a small issue, but in my first try in using it I clicked too far to the edge, and nothing happened.
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24 votes

Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

bug status-completed Bug reported opened on GH A triple-click selects the entire text in Markdown mode It's a standard practice in modern text fields to double-click in order to select a single word ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

feature-request status-completed Can we have a symbol that resembles more of a table, then a calculator? To me the large field in the top reminds me of a calculators display, with the buttons below ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

feature-request bug Feature request opened on GH The image and link tools will now add images and links inline rather than in the bibliography format. While the latter will still work, you’ll have to ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

bug status-completed Bug report opened on GH If you start writing in Rich Text mode and click the ‘Horizontal rule’ button, it’s automatically selected and you can’t deselect it, not even by clicking ...
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22 votes

Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

bug status-completed Bug report opened on GH The rich text editor does not escape HTML, but displays it in the preview as though it was escaped. For instance, if I create a post with these contents: ...
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21 votes

Having font color option in Stack Overflow question editor

This would be particularly useful in providing answers where color is important, without having to opt for screenshots. An obvious example is making error text clear from normal output; most ...
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21 votes

Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

feature-request images status-completed Make inserted images clickable (like in the former editor). The new editor uses ![](https://i.stack.imgur.com/HvbcS.png), the former uses: [![enter image ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
19 votes

Editor improvements for images and links

support On my iPhone, when I click the 'Insert hyperlink' button, I see the screen scrolling a bit, but in the end, the place where I want to type something is not visible (see below). Sometimes it's ...
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19 votes

Editor improvements for images and links

feature-request status-deferred How about fixing the real issue with image uploading that I see all the time on SE sites where users are not technically savvy? The size limit of 2 MB is a barrier to ...
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