Stack Overflow wasn't designed to be a place for people to interact with others. It was molded very early on to center around documenting information in an easier to find format. This is a stark contrast with the kinds of forums you describe as part of your early ventures into community management. And that fact has an extremely important implication on ...


feature-request This is an updated version of a request I posted on the original announcement (but I failed to explicitly tag it FR, so perhaps it was overlooked). The first set of filter options includes "no answers", "no accepted answer", and "has bounty". All of those are useful. There is an additional item I'd like to see in this list: "no answer by ...


feature-request The list of filters is automatically sorted by name in ascending alphabetical order. Can we keep those filters on our customized order? For example (see below), I always want to keep the SQL filter in the top of the filters list. Currently there is no way to keep our customized filter order.


feature-request If there aren't any bounties currently offered, it would be nice if the "0" wasn't so . . . emphasized. Here's what the tabs look like on Worldbuilding right now, where there are no active bounties: The bright "0" draws my eye too it pretty quickly, especially given the plain white background. It's great if the number's in blue if there are ...


bug Using a - to exclude a tag searches for not instead, meaning I have to type the entire tag without autocomplete:


feature-request Please can you add support for saving the filter ( [python-*] ) -[python]. It's a fairly strange filter, as it gets all [python-*] tags except ones tagged with [python]. It is very useful on Code Review as ~30%, when I checked, were improperly tagged and this makes it easy to find and fix them.


support There are two spaces in between the "and" and "not" in the filter title. Is this the expected behaviour or a bug?


bug (maybe?) When I select to filter by “No accepted answer”, the resulting filter says it is displaying “questions with no upvoted or accepted answers”. But I did not ask for questions without upvoted answers, and filtering those out makes the filter really not that useful to me. Can we please split that up in two options? No accepted answer No upvoted ...


bug rant The filter does not work if you only want to NOT see tags. For example, try making a filter for “not [the-phantom-menace]” on M&TV. It doesn’t work and you are just sent back to the page with no tags being filtered. This prevents filters from properly emulating ignored tags when you have no watched tags. I rarely watch tags, but I often ...


feature-request add a default name when saving a custom filter. In lots of cases, I think this will be easy to generate, like "Python questions with no answers". In hard cases (e.g., lots of tags), fall back to no default.


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feature-request I like the idea of adding a minimum score to the filter. That way I don't have to look at questions that already have a -1 or -2 score, but can still sort by date or another property.


feature-request Can we have an option to sort by view count? I like answering popular questions (if possible) that would benefit most people (not only active SO members).


feature-request Can we have an option to sort by [newest posted answers]? Reason: A new answer to an old (say >48h) question gets lost in the sort by activity when it is followed by edits to the same post and/or other posts.


bugfeature-request Can we have the bin / edit icons for the custom filters besides the filter all the time? The first time I saw the menu I was confused, how do I edit / delete this filter? Then I got told to look on the right side of the screen. Indeed the filters are there, but I still have to click to show the bin / edit icons, then select one of the ...


support I'm trying to create a custom filter to look at non status-tagged bugs and feature-requests, but it seems there's no way to combine two tags then universally exclude a third (or fourth etc) tag. In other words, 'not' tags are only applied to the last included tag. For example, I'm getting status-completed feature requests using the below: I've ...


support When there is no filter added, I can see the following text under the custom filters section. Save custom sorting & filtering for easy access. The term sorting means what? What kind of custom sorting it referred?


feature-request I want to use the filter by "date" (created:) option.


bug feature-request Where can I find this fabled UI?! Here’s what my home page looks like: I may be blind, but I simply can’t find a relevant button or link to get to the filters UI. … “obviously” I have to click on the ‹🌎Stack Overflow› item in the menu. Except that it’s anything but obvious, and in fact I never click on this link. I found out that ...


bug The tabs on the homepage of the sites still say "Featured" instead of "Bounties" like they do on the tag and all questions pages. This needs updating to say "Bounties" to stay consistent with the new wording.


First of all, great work with this custom filter addition. I don't know if this has been answered or not (I could not a find a reference to this on this question and its answers): When searching for questions I can exclude duplicate and closed ones (link to search page https://stackoverflow.com/search?q=%5Bpython%5D+answers%3A0+duplicate%3Ano+closed%3Ano ) ...


feature-request Persist the sorting criterion Apparently, choosing a custom filter criterion gets saved somewhere such that a later visit will use the same filter. However, when choosing More -> Votes, that does not happen.


feature-request Please add the ability to weed out closed (and, ideally separately, duplicates) from these custom lists.


feature-request Can we have the New tab not be in the “More” bar? It is a great tool for finding some of the best and most interesting questions on sites.


feature-request Why does the "Save custom filter" button only work after "Apply filter" has been clicked? IMO, I should be able to save the filter anytime.


feature-request Could we get the sidebar component on all the individual question pages instead of only on the front page and question list. As it is now, we have to go back to the frontpage after visiting a question. Another place to show the custom filters could be shown is the left side navigation which has plenty of free space.


Question. This was probably discussed in some sliver of the previous threads; you'll have to pardon me for not trawling through them, and for not keeping track during the beta process (which would have been pointless as, like most other SE users, I'm not active enough on MSE to give this a meaningful shake here). In a thousand words: i.e., weren't the ...

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