Questions tagged [notifications]

The various user interface and email elements used to notify users of events on the site.

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Change notifications through email

I'd like to change which topics on math are e-mailed to me. When I first started on this site, I specified "Calculus" because I was in Calculus at the time. I'd like to change it to Discrete Math ...
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Display reputation decreases in the top-bar indicator

Generally, a reputation increase is indicated by a green indicator. Can there be an indicator for reputation decrease as well? This is because sometimes we don't know, when suddenly our reputation ...
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Groundhog Day bug

In the past, when I got a message, the message box lit up, and after I read the message, the box remained unlit until the next message. Now the light reappears after a while, same already read ...
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Updates to reputation do not show up under the ACHIEVEMENTS menu [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the right forum, but after the last failover test, updates to reputation do not show up under the ACHIEVEMENTS menu. Also, it used to be that my rep. on meta and mse were the ...
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Why will the green rectangle showing rep increase not disappear? [duplicate]

As most of you know, when you gain rep, you see a small green rectangle at the top of the page showing how much rep you earned. Usually I can make it disappear by clicking on it twice. I clicked on ...
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Notification for answer can't be viewed

I posted a question last night: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/808241/master-theorem-and-logarithms/808280?noredirect=1#808280 And when I look at my notifications I see that there has been ...
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Notification about number of review tasks

I am sure that this has been addressed somewhere, but in case not. Right now I see two review tasks when I click review. But on the front page (of main) I don't have a notification about the ...
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Suggestion for removing notification on flags

On the Main site I have the little yellow square with a 5 inside indicating that there are 5 flags that needs attention. I have already "voted" on each of these flags, but every time I come to the ...
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Email feed on tags

Do we have Email feed on certain tags (such as one is interested in tag "algebraic geometry") here? Phys.SE. has, it is quite nice. I cannot find it here. The "feeds" I found here is connected to ...
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Why didn't I receive a notification?

The answer to the question I asked was edited by the answerer but I didn't receive any notification. This is a feature that shouldn't be omitted, after-all, the answers to questions are the reason why ...
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not getting notifications of comments

The last notifications I received (via email) were on 9/12. There were several comments posted on 9/13 that never came through, and I found out about just by accident. I would like to attend to ...
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Sharing a link to a question with another Math.SE user

Currently there seems to be no functionality available to share a link to an unanswered or already answered question with another Math.SE user. Indeed, if the question has no answers, then scrolling ...
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Add "Notify" option

At mathoverflow.net there is an "Notify" box where you can choose to get emails about any updates on questions you choose. It would be great to have the same thing at MSE.
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Notification after a downvoted answer was edited

Is there an option to receive a notification, when a post you downvoted was edited? With a downvote you suggest that something is wrong, after the poster edited it, maybe there is no reason anymore ...
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Notifications get UNREAD too early...(?)

Do all notifications lose their UNREAD status right after you click on ? If so, wouldn't it be better, when they turn to UNREAD, when one clicks on the corresponding notification itself? One might ...
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A way to "watch" questions?

I apologize if this has come up before on meta, because it almost certainly has, but I couldn't find it. I frequently come across recently asked unanswered questions that I find interesting. However, ...
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Stackexchange never notifies me about anything

It’s as the title of this question says : even though I log in with yahoo, I am never notified about anything at all (answers or comments to my questions, even when I put them into my “favorites”). ...
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Pinging sometimes buggy?

Sometimes, I don't get notified if someone addresses me using "@username" in either a thread where I have posted or below one of my posts. At first I thought it's me missing the pings when I get ...
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No notifications about comments on answers to my question

I've asked a question and it was answered (I got notification about it). Then several comments were added to that answer and I got nothing. Shouldn't I get notifications about everything concerning my ...
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"New answer posted" notification for answerers

I posted an answer to this question on August 19, and 4 days later a great answer has been posted, which I noticed by sheer luck. I wish I was notified when the answer was posted. Please consider ...
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Mark problems as "notify me if answer is posted"?

I have found myself often finding interesting questions which I do not have the time to look into myself, but that I would very much like to see the answers to if someone else does. Unless I am ...
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"0 new answer to this question"

There seems to be a bug in the new answer notification system that rarely manifests (this is the first time I've seen it). It seems to occur when two answers are posted almost simultaneously. I saw a ...
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Strange Inbox Behaviour

Is it just me, or there more people that feel that the inbox behaviour is kind of strange. It seems that I miss some comments referenced to me and cross talk with other stack sites also doesn't seem ...
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Is the asker notified when an answer to their question is edited? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lack of notification If I edit my answer to a question to add substantially new information, will the user who posted the original question be notified of it automatically, or ...
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Not getting notifications of a new answer posted on page

Usually I get a notification at the top when a new answer is posted to a question that I'm reading, but recently this has not been the case. This has happened several times and I've had to delete my ...
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Can a user who made an edit be pinged

I know that using @username in a comment I can ping people who were "engaged in the post", which includes: The poster (IIRC he is pinged even without @username ). Someone who wrote some of the ...
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Several @user in the comment

When there is a discussion in comments (especially on meta), sometimes I miss an opportunity to call two users in one comment. Hence, when I need to answer both users and I want to be sure that they ...
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Automatic Notifications

Is there a way for me to get auto email notifications for new responses or comments to my questions/answers/comments? Surely there is a better way than constantly refreshing every so often? :-)
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Notification to commenter when @username is not employed

I noticed this behavior. Is it new? In question Q: user A posts an answer, then user B posts a comment under the answer of A, then user A posts $n$ additional comments without an @B ping, then ...
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Be aware if someone other is writing an answer to the same question while you're doing so

Sometimes it happens that after being writing an answer to a question for some time, the question is answered by another user providing the same information one has written (i.e. the right answer...) ...
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Notification about comments

Is there a way to receive notification of comments on the main questions page? (i) I do not want e-mail notification, my inbox is busy enough! (ii) I would prefer not to have to keep clicking on ...
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Notifying a moderator without flagging?

Does @Mod @Moderators etc work, or do I have to notify individually (...
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Lack of notification

I would like to ask about two types of problems. One seems to be a bug, the other one - not. When I started using MSE I always receive notifications in my inbox about comments on my questions, ...
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"New comments posted" notification when writing answers?

It has happened to me a couple of times that I've posted an answer only to find that someone has written something similar in a comment meanwhile. I think it would be nice to get a "new comments have ...

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