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Questions tagged [suggested-edits]

Users without full edit privileges can suggest edits to posts and tag wikis

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Editing posts at the same time

I edited the same post with the same changes 3-4 times already, but the op keeps changing a few characters in his post, rejecting my edit. Is there any way for me to change the post or stop the mass ...
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Can we reject our own edit? [duplicate]

After editing something, I realized that I had done something incorrectly. There should be a way users can remove or edit their edit suggestions.
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Why I can't edit posts on meta?

Why I can't edit posts on meta? I first thought that because I am a $<2000$ user then my edits will shown in suggested edit reviews and I thought there is no where to review suggested edit in meta....
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Edits must be at least 6 characters [duplicate]

In https://math.stackexchange.com/a/1855782/4876 there is a missing closed bracket. When I added it, I received "Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post?" ...
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Why are points given for editing?

I think only badges should be given for editing and not points? So, why are points given for editing? Many users make points by just editing.
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How to fix botched title edit?

I edited the title of this question to remove the \displaystyle in the title, but, in the process, I deleted a brace. As a result, it won't compile; but the edit ...
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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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Edit overridden by high-rep user

I just recently suggested an edit to a particular question, which was pending review, and then noticed a little later that the question had been updated following an edit. This was not my edit, but ...
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Best approach for fixing a mistake when your edits are rejected?

I recently noticed that this answer is incorrect, as the value for $\theta$ is off by a factor of $360^\circ$. After pointing out the error to the OP in the comments, he said he would take another ...
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Notifications of Suggested Edits: The Orange Like Number Next to Review Button

When I am done with my 20 review of suggested edits in a day, I still get notifications for that. Don't you think that it can be considered as a bug? I think that it is better, when someone has ...
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Question is on bounty, yet receives little attention [closed]

My main concern that question I posted over at MSE (view here) is just too trivial, so no one is bothered to even answer. Perhaps it is also my fault for not being clear enough, even though I tried ...
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User adding irrelevant tags

There have been a couple days now when at around the same time, a certain user has been going through old posts marked with the 'probability' tag and editing them to add irrelevant tags, most commonly ...
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Why are edits on some posts closed?

Why are edits on some posts closed?For instance-Factor Theorem and Long Division Edit tab cannot be clicked here.Why is it blocked? I have seen this in many other questions.
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Disciplinary action for nasty behaviour

A couple of hours ago I reviewed a proposal to edit a post. The suggested edit was nasty, irrelevant and of pornographic nature. I rejected the edit choosing the reason for rejection as "harmful". I ...
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Does improving edits affect the editors incentive?

Does improving an edit remove or reduce the incentive for the one doing the edit? I sometimes find a minor thing I would like to improve, but it is not so important in case it would reduce the ...
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Adding tags to (suggested) edits

Can I user with sufficient reputation (1000) to create new tags add these tags to suggested edits? What about users with sufficient reputation (2000) to edit posts?
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Should these be simply 'disjoint' instead of 'pairwise disjoint'?

These edits were rejected: 1 2 Meanwhile these edits were accepted: 3 4 5 6
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What is the correct policy here with respect to rollbacks?

Today I saw multiple edits by the same user that seemed to destroy the formatting of the original question. See here and here. Other edits by this user do seem to be in good faith, see here. In both ...
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User cannot suggest edits to this question.

I often will suggest formatting edits to questions where the math is not formatted well. On occasion, I'll receive the message that the user cannot suggest edits to this question. Is it me or the ...
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Are user names in the audits completely random?

Recently I passed some reputation threshold and started receiving tasks of reviewing suggested edits/first posts/late answers. Among the first kind of tasks, there are some (as I guess) fake ...
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Was this edit rejected? Why wasn't I notified?

Earlier this evening, I suggested an edit to this post which was much like this: I'm posting this screenshot in case this duplicate edit gets rejected too. Because it seems my previous one was. ...
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Sorry, buster, we are going to need a valid reason

I tried to reject an edit which removed two relevant tags from a question with the following custom reason: "removes good tags". It wanted me to type more characters, so I added some spaces. ...
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Why was my proposed edit rejected even though it was correct & the same edit was made later?

I asked Problem in understanding the proof of boundedness of a convergent sequence. yesterday & received some decent answers; however the answer posted by @Brian M. Scott explained lucidly my ...
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Answer is wrong, suggested edit is right

What I should do if answer is clearly wrong, and this is corrected by a suggested edit? Reject or accept? As I understand we cannot change sense of post by editing. But a wrong answer is a worst thing ...
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Why must a minimum of 6 characters be changed when editing typesetting errors? [duplicate]

I've had some problems when helping to fix minor typesetting errors that I am required to edit a minimum number of characters, but usually only less than 6 are needed to change. What's the reason for ...
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Withdraw my own edit suggestion [duplicate]

It seems that while editing another person's post (actually improving it by using MathJax), I realized - after having made my suggestion - that I made some "mistakes" (see Edit 2) in the mathematical ...
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About edition of a topic [duplicate]

Sometimes I Find some french in MSE, and I never can edit some "language mistakes" like in this post When I have to justify my edit : I know numbers are 1 2 3 4 5 6... so why it doesn't work? :/ ...
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A low-rep user approved my edit. How is this possible?

I just made an edit to this post and found here that the OP, a user with not nearly 2k reputation (704 at the moment), has approved my suggested edit. How can this be? Is it because he's the OP? I'...
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Can this “serial” attitude be considered mis-behaviour? Is there a way to deal with it? Should one do it?

I'm quite new to reviewing, and I'd like some advice on the following matter. While reviewing suggested edits, several times I stumbled into the same user ($\ >1000$ reputatio) proposing edits on ...
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Editing to correct formatting. What to do when author edits discarding formatting changes? Why the high rep barrier?

I've known about MSE for a while, but I only just recently got involved in MSE properly. One of the daily things I do here on this site is make edits to new posts (often by new users) to add $\LaTeX$ ...
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Wrong title revision used in suggested edits history

The suggested edit history (accessible here) shows the wrong (not the one from the moment the edit was suggested) title upon "Edit" resolution of the suggested edit. I can see why the current title is ...
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Why was my suggested edit rejected?

I recently proposed an edit to this answer, but my edit was rejected. Can anyone help me understand why my edit was rejected? The rejection message states "This edit defaces the post in order to ...
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Rejected edit question [duplicate]

I've just gone to edit a question and noticed my last was rejected here: Help solving differential equation? The reason given was that it conflicted with a subsequent edit, but from that link the ...
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Why were new parts added to a question by “community” months after the original was answered?

In March 2014, the question Find the Nash equilibria for a joint project modeled as a strategic game was migrated here from MathOverflow. It was promptly answered and the OP accepted the answer. In ...
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Where does one proofread edits?

Where do I find edits to proofread? I would like to proofread edits submitted by other people. I'm not sure whether or not it's limited by reputation.
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Today and yesterday I noticed new users who were able to access suggested edit reviews [duplicate]

The first review queue one gets access to is first post and late answers at a rep of 500. How are some new users getting access to these reviews when they aren't global moderators and this is the only ...
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Suggestion to improve the quality of questions.

Recently, a contentious discussion has been taken place in Removed Question vs Reputation around the opening of the question Determine if $\frac{k-1}{k}+ \frac{1}{k(k+1)}= \frac{k}{k+1}$ holds. I ...
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Acting on a “trivial” suggested edit of a tag-wiki in the review queue

I just came across this suggested edit of the functional-analysis tag-wiki. Whether this edit actually fixes/improves the grammar or not is debatable (at least in my mind), and hence I chose to reject ...
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Users making edits by putting displaystyle or other inappropriate scaling in the title

I have noticed there are a few users who consistently use inappropriate scaling in their post titles and edits they make, and not all of these users are new. I have edited those posts previously, and ...
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Poor Edit Summaries in Suggested Edits

I ran across an edit where the comment wasn't even a word. I thought about rejecting it with the message that they should make their edit summary meaningful, but then I couldn't be sure that my ...
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What to do if you don't have 2,000 rep to rollback an edit?

Here, I converted the question so that it was strictly what the OP asked written in LaTeX notation and deleted an incorrect tag. However, the person who edited it after I did changed some E values to $...
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Making edits when rep under 2000

I have noticed that if I make an edit before a 2000+ user, my edit is rejected by the community even though I sent it to que prior to said 2000+ user completing their edit. Why is this? Aren't edits ...
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What to do about edit being rejected for invalid reasons?

An edit I suggested this afternoon was rejected and the reasons given make no sense. To give context, the question asks for mathematical discoveries which were kept secret rather than being announced ...
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review first post, unable to edit.

I got to review https://math.stackexchange.com/review/first-posts/289264 and I decided that it needed a small edit (adding the terminology tag) but the edit option was grayed out because there was ...
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Clarification on edit rejection reasons 2

My edit was rejected. Yet, $$-\text{tr}\left[\text{adjoint}\left[(P^{-1}DP+I)\sin(\Omega t)^2(I+P^{-1}DP)\right] (P^{-1}DP\cos(\Omega t)-\cos(\Omega t)P^{-1}DP)\right]$$ is much more readable (and ...
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Phantom suggested edits

Tonight I seem to be getting phantom suggested edits on the main site. I perpetually have a notification that there are edits for me to review but every time I click on it, there is nothing to review. ...
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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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Robo-Approvers on the run?

How could this edit (I rolled back immediately), get any approves? Please look into the robo-approvers responsible for the approval of the vandalising edit. Did any of you see such activity recently?
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Reviewing suggested edits: what am I doing wrong?

When I logged in today, I found out that I had a review queue with a suggested edit for me to approve or reject. I'm not sure how to do that. The first edit looked like this: This looks to me like ...
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Not allowed to suggest edits via SE app.

When I tried to edit a post via the SE android app, I got the red error message 'This account is not allowed to suggest edits'. I then tried the desktop website where it did work. Is this a bug in ...