Questions tagged [linked-questions]

The "Linked Questions" sidebar is a user-generated list of related questions shown when viewing a question. Its content comes from questions that users have linked in the question, their answers, or in comments.

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Finding who has linked to an answer of mine

I just received three upvotes for a seven-year-old answer. Obviously somebody has recently linked to it in a question or answer. Is there any way for me to find this link? I'm curious!
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Linked questions page wrongly posts notifications for questions with new activity

Linked questions pages (e.g. this one) wrongly receive notifications of all new questions posted on the site. This is distracting.
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What do the green boxes mean?

Some posts have their vote count highlighted green, while others do not. What does this mean? Does it just mean that that post has a high amount of upvotes? Does it mean the post does not have a ...
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Suppose $A$ is linked to $B$ and $B$ is linked to $C$. Will $A$ appear to be linked to $C$?

So, a very useful tool is to look at the "linked" questions. How does this work? I think it should act as a sort of connected component. So that when you look for the questions linked to $A$ you don't ...
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Why isn't there any path from $A$ to $B$ when question $B$ is closed as a duplicate of question $A$?

Let $A,B$ two questions and suppose $B$ is a duplicate of $A$. Then (usually) $B$ is closed and a link to question $A$ appears in $B$. However, it may happens that $B$ already got a useful answer ...
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Same question appears under Linked and Related headings?

Please forgive and advise me if an analogous question has been asked previously. If a question already figures under the heading "Linked", is it possible for a user to instruct the website to desist ...
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Why a question is not shown among linked questions?

This comment links to the question: On the inclusion of pages-of-text-as-images in questions However if you look at the linked questions of that question, it is not shown there: homework questions, ...
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Linking doesn't work properly again…

There are two outgoing links in this question of mine here, but only an incoming link is shown in the "Linked" box. What wrong here? Seems like this question of mine: Summing over... is involved in ...
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Links to a given item? [duplicate]

For any particular question or answer posted to math.stackexchange.com, is there a quick way to tell which other questions or answers link to it? ${{{{{{{{{{}}}}}}}}}}$
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Linking doesn't work properly…

I linked this question (q1) in the body of this question (q2) but it doesn't show up in the "Linked questions" area: The only one that shows up there is a link from this question (q3) to (q2) and ...
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Why do linked questions added in comments appear in the list with delay?

Original post - see below for the edited version: I've recently noticed that some questions for which links were added in comments did not appear in the list on the right. Is this a bug or was the ...
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Can one get referrers of the trafic that caused upvotes on my answer?

An answer of mine from mid-April got up-voted twice within 24 hours today. I would like to find out if this was caused by somebody linking to it in comments/questions/answers. I am hoping there is ...
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what links here?

Do we have a "what links here" feature such as that on Wikipedia? One would click on "what links here" and see a list of questions, answers, comments, etc., that link to the question or answer or ...