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Inbox improvements are live

However, depending on the feedback, we may introduce the option to keep the current behavior of marking all notifications as read when the inbox is opened. If you want us to implement this as an ...
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Inbox improvements: marking notifications as read/unread, and a filtered inbox view

It is great to at last see substantive updates to this venerable UI! Now... How about some notifications API integration? It is pretty much the only reason anyone's still using the old mobile apps, ...
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Inbox improvements are live

feature-request status-completed Mark all notifications from a post as read after opening only one. Sometimes I get a notification because a followed question is edited, has a comment and a new answer ...
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What events trigger an inbox notification?

What kind of notifications trigger, send, or result in an inbox notification? The following events trigger an inbox notification. They are grouped by the 'item type' which is displayed next to the ...
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Inbox improvements are live

support / feature-request status-review Is there keyboard binding for marking messages as read? If not, can one be implemented in the future? Some times I am already looking at the post where I got a ...
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Top bar notifications (global inbox, +reputation) reset after refreshing or visiting another page

This was an issue with a library update we just pushed out which seemed fine but depending on assembly load order created a race that exposed a binding redirect issue with System.Numerics.Vectors ...
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Better handling of inbox notifications that have been merged together

We've addressed the issue in the topbar inbox with the notifications of the same type related to the same post not being marked as read when the newest, unread one is marked as read. With this fix in ...
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Inbox improvements: marking notifications as read/unread, and a filtered inbox view

Moreover, those stats don't even include people who just open and close their inbox without even reading their notifications, just to make the unread indicator go away. Hi, that's (partially) me. I ...
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Inbox improvements: marking notifications as read/unread, and a filtered inbox view

I can't wait, this will definitely help me in not forgetting important notifications, which all too often get drowned in the noise. (Yes, follow-post, I'm looking at you.) Question: will these or ...
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Inbox improvements are live

bug If you scroll the Inbox scrollbar all the way to the bottom, all of the items disappear; I'd expect the last few items to remain on the screen. Scrolling back up re-displays the items. Browser: ...
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23 votes

Inbox improvements are live

feature-request status-completed A minor request: the wording "mark all read / unread" looks a bit off. Can it be updated to read "mark all as read / unread"? The latter is much ...
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23 votes

Inbox improvements are live

feature-request Remember my preference for all/unread (top-left) When I switch from 'All' to 'Unread' in the top-left, that state is maintained for the lifetime of the page, but not after a refresh. I ...
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Inbox improvements are live

support In the spirit of the promise made in Providing a JavaScript API for userscripts back in December 2021, will an effort be made to provide userscript authors with a way to hook into the inbox? ...
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20 votes

Inbox improvements are live

feature-request status-completed Explicitly indicate the number of comments in the notification, so that the numbers add up Currently, when multiple comments are made on a single post, the ...
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Send authors an inbox message if their question is closed

Following a successful experiment earlier this year testing this feature, close notifications are now live network-wide, for question authors and followers. Please see the official announcement for ...
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Inbox improvements are live

After playing around with it for a couple of hours I have to say I really like it! It's a welcome improvement to something that was always an annoyance, so thank you to the team for implementing. One ...
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Inbox improvements are live

feature-request Mark notification as read if opened in new tab by any means (including right click menu -> open in new tab). If one left clicks on an unread item, the relevant post/comment/whatever ...
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Please clear chat message notifications out of my inbox if the message was deleted as rude/abusive

So my suggestion: If a message is deleted as rude/abusive in chat, any inbox notifications coming from its mentions should be deleted too. The change went live earlier this month. If you see any ...
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Please clear chat message notifications out of my inbox if the message was deleted as rude/abusive

I think this ought to be done. When moderating things like this - the fundamental goal is to reduce the harm on the person who's targeted, and leaving those messages where they can be seen seems ...
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Inbox improvements are live

bug? feature-request? status-completed Clicking "mark as read" on a collapsed multiple notifications item should mark all of them as read or mark the shown one as read and show a previously ...
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Send authors an inbox message if their question is closed

A moderator brought this question up a couple of weeks ago and my initial thought was this was a bad idea. (And judging by my voting, I didn't much care for it at some point in the past.) I have ...
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What events trigger an inbox notification?

What kind of events do not trigger an inbox notification, even though one might expect so? Some notable events do not trigger an inbox notification: One of your posts or comments is deleted or ...
15 votes

Inbox improvements are live

bug My impression is that with the old design, when I was notified about an unread chat message, reading it would turn off the inbox notification for it. Not so with the new design. It notifies me of ...
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Where are my notifications?

A regression bug was introduced here that prevented some (but not all) comment notifications from going out. The issue has been fixed. Unfortunately there is no practical way for us to requeue the ...
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14 votes

Inbox improvements are live

bugdesign "Read" notifications are literally grayed-out, making the entire box gray. This feels completely out of place, it's the darkest element on the page (on Meta and light mode SO): I'...
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Add notifications about accepted edit suggestions

Users are already notified of both of these situations. When their edit is approved, they gain reputation for it (2) which will appear in their achievements dialog and reputation history. If they ...
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Inbox improvements: marking notifications as read/unread, and a filtered inbox view

In the inbox dropdown, read notifications are still clickable, but are now fully grayed out (including the link title), as shown above. There are no significant changes to how unread notifications ...
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Inbox improvements are live

feature-request Expand the filtering functionality I think an option to filter for certain SE network(s) would be helpful. I keep an eye on my Stack Overflow notifications, but I miss them on the ...
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Inbox improvements are live

Update the cached count of notifications once the dropdown is opened Sometimes, a stale number of unread notifications will show in the dropdown, which happens when one or more notifications received ...
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Inbox improvements are live

I find the new design quite confusing, because the bottom button Go to full inbox is white. As such it gives me the impression, that the blue-grayish items are actually unread, because they have a ...
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