Questions tagged [feature-request]

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Let's help askers who are trying to circumvent question block at Stack Overflow

If a first time asker has an SO account that was recently (say, within a week) question blocked over there, how about showing them a warning like this: Wait! You've recently been blocked at Stack ...
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Could we please detect troublesome questions using Stack Overflow data and offload them to Triage review for an hour or two?

Propose to detect troublesome questions using Stack Overflow quality scoring data and put them to Triage queue for an hour or two. If the timeout expires before decision is made, let questions go to ...
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Grant more close votes for close reviewers

Based upon a recent answer1, 2 to a previous question of mine, I'd like to re-visit an older request. Please give all close voters3 on Programmers 50 votes instead of the standard 244. Why? All of ...
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Can the more clear description of the sites scope on the 'Sign Up' page be repeated in at least the 'Ask Question' page?

Plenty of discussion on the issue of the site's scope, here's my suggestion in this Q&A as an official feature request. Before a user joins programmers.se they are welcomed with what I feel is a ...
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Accept answer checkmark could still be clearer.

Before posting this, I first searched meta, and found that previously people already found the accept answer checkmark unclear. The accepted answer indicates that a change was made, but I still find ...
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Indicator to tell me I already flagged a question

I've been flagging a lot lately, and it's harmless for me to reflag the same question twice because the second time it just says I already flagged it, but all the same I find it bothersome that there'...
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Could the 100k+ views color be toned down a little bit?

We now have a question that's really, really popular, Why do programmers write applications and then make them free?, which is fine (better than fine, great!), but the color used for the "on fire" ...
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Add a question link to the tour

What's the difference between Programmers and Stack Overflow? This question should be added to the tour of programmers.stackexchange.com IMHO. Every programmer coming on the site tries to know ...
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FAQ Sidebar on Programmers Meta

Per the MSE question: faq-sidebar-for-per-site-metas this is to request a FAQ sidebar instead of the chat sidebar on Programmers Meta. So instead of: We would have a listing of the questions ...
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Can we add Meta badges to flair?

I've just found out about flair, here's mine: profile for Roc Martí on Stack Exchange, a network of free, community-driven Q&A sites http://stackexchange.com/users/flair/1399093.png I like ...
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No breadcrumbs or trail in order to return to questions page

If I filter the questions, maybe based on tag, then go into a question, maybe post an answer, I have to use back button to get back to the list of questions based on my filter? I don't see another way....
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The “Flag comment” icon is too harsh

This is similar to The "comment edited" picture icon to be more subtle, but it has to do with the "Flag" icon that shows up when hovering over comments. On my machine it looks like this: ...
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Programmers site map

Does Programmers have a site map? I've discovered the privileges page recently, which (as far as I know) doesn't have a link like profile or answers or flair. I wonder what other pages are there?
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Why there's not quick acess to our favorite questions?

I wonder why there's no quick access to our favourite questions neither on the web app nor the mobile app, especially on the mobile app where I think it's not even possible (at least on Android). On ...
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Should we improve span code links highlighting?

This is an inline span of preformatted text: Let's put a link on it: Nothing changes. Should we learn from Stack Overflow?
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Can we have more difference between the current tab and others on the “tagged” pages?

Jin, I managed to confuse myself today as I couldn't tell which tab was active on the "tagged" page: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/programming-languages Can the ...
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Can minor edits and major edits go into different queues?

(This question is a feature-request on the site infrastructure, i.e. interaction mechanics, not on the edit/review policy.) The issue of minor edits often crop up in various ways: When can I ...
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Preserve activity on volutarily deleted questions or reactivate them (partially)?

This question was removed voluntarily by the author: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/253855/does-it-make-sense-to-outsource-code-refactoring?noredirect=1#comment510925_253855 ...
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Tag family feature?

I don't really want have to micro manage my tag subscriptions. Is is possible to have some kind of tag family where I can subscribe to the family tag and then get all of the related tags? I don't ...
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Better Captcha on Programmers blog

I think that the Captchas on the Programmers Blog are a bit too difficult to do. This may be a good thing if you are trying to prevent comments (sarcasm, did not think I needed to say it but question ...
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Is it possible to collapse all answers, while answering a question?

I was attempting to answer this question, How to represent a long if-else tree in a concise manner and it has a lot of code and is hard to remember without referencing it. While answering, I was ...