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Questions tagged [edit-history]

For questions about the public lists of changes made to posts by a site's users. They are available for questions and answers by clicking the "edited X min ago" link, and on tag wikis as "history" and "excerpt history" links.

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Can't see all my edits

I am sure that I edited the following answer How may we prove that $\int_{0}^{\infty}{\sinh^2(x)-x\over \cosh^3(x)}\cdot{4x\over e^x}\mathrm dx=2-\zeta(2)?$ at least three times but in the editing ...
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Revisions of a question

I'd like to know how can one find the revisions of a question which has not been previously edited. (In the last case I know what I have to do: click on "Edited date...".)
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What's the proper course of action here?

There has been some dispute in the revisions on this answer. First, someone edited it to add the word positive, then somebody made it bold, the somebody reverted that, I reverted back to the bold (...
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Edit summaries/revision history cannot handle MathJax properly

Sometimes if somebody edits the MathJax part of a question or answer MathJax breaks down in the revision history, creating italics and messing up formatting so that its really hard to see what changed....
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Why is this edit shown as just me?

I made this edit, and it was approved, however the final change included edits I didn't make The edits I didn't make were the removing of a tag and noise at the end of the post. I recognize I ...
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Is too much self editing frowned upon?

I have found myself re-editing quite a bit until I feel a question is right, either I got things wrong (oops) or just get in a perfectionist mode, and have wondered what happens whenever I press the <...
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How to find the history of a deleted answer?

I'd like to know how can one find the history of a deleted answer? In particular, of this answer.
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Recycle content in bad edit attempts?

Once someone mistakenly tried to edit someone elses answer with a correction to their own question / answer. Is the content of the attempted edit then lost to them if rejected or can they recycle it ...
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Editor's name is inactive

Here, a question was edited. But editors name is inactive; I mean it's written in gray and one can not click on it. Why? Thank you.
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Modified question, but nothing seems to be changed

This question seems to have been modified by Bill Dubuque twelve hours ago (or at least this is what the commutative-algebra page shows): But I can't see any change. How is this possible? (I've ...
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Can't edit Edit Summary

I make an edit, and type something in the Edit Summary box. Then I realise five minutes later that my edit summary was wrong. So I click on "edited 5 mins ago", and then on "edit" (with mouse-over ...
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What does [Edit removed during grace period] mean?

I asked a question a couple of days ago and today I saw that it was edited by some user. When I clicked on the Revisions, instead of the revision, I saw this: [Edit removed during grace period] ...
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Why am I currently banned from making suggested edits? [duplicate]

I have only made two edits within the past 7 days, neither of which were rejected. My edit history shows no recent rejected suggestions. In fact, using this data query with my userID (50951) shows ...
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When does a question not show up as being edited?

I just noticed that a question asked by a user was edited. (It says 'an edit has been made, click here..'), but it does not say the question has been edited. The question was edited a few minutes ...
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User name incorrectly linked to revision history

The link on the author's username in this post incorrectly points to the revision history of the post instead of the author's user page. Ditto for other answers in this thread with no revision ...
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Design of “modified” messages suggests that the post was modified by the the wrong user

I was browsing through the recently active questions and I flipped out a little bit when I saw this: because I recognized the question, and although the page seemed to say that I had edited it 19 ...
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Viewing Edit History

In the past, whenever I've tried to edit a post, I could view the edit history via a dropdown box. However, since I gained $2000$ reputation, I haven't been able to do this anymore. I know that I can ...
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How to edit a long post?

Sometimes I spend around 5 minutes editing some post, correcting TeX commands, etc. But when I submit my edit I discover that somebody already did another one. But sometimes his edit is not so ...
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Feature request: review edits without diffs

I request that the review edits page allow the option to simply preview the original and edited versions side by side. I've found the review suggested edits tool unhelpful because it only shows diffs;...
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spurious space in edit diff

This is a very minor bug, but perhaps nevertheless worth reporting: In revision $5$ of these revisions, there's a space before the slash in the title on the left-hand side even though, as you can see ...
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Is there an easy way to access the revision list of an unedited question?

There is an easy way to access the revision list of a question that was edited: to do it, I simply click on the link below the question that says "edited [date]". I couldn't find an easy/built-in way ...
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Source control of posts.

I could not find this issue anywhere in Meta, so here it comes.. Some users has the privilege to correct or change posts. This is all good, but there is a big problem here - there should be a source ...
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Some bounty / featured-question history is lost or invisible.

Bounty offers and awards are public attributes of a question but their history is not recorded in the edit trail of a posting. This is a minor point, but in theory the information should be kept ...