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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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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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bug not showing what has been changed when reviewing edits

Here is what I get when I want to review the most recent item on "review edits": Somehow the right hand site is missing. Question was by Haruboy15, edit by Learner. Any idea what is happening? EDIT: ...
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On approvals of suggested edits

The following edit should not have been approved. It gives 2 points of reputation to some random dude adding absolutely nothing to an already accepted answer. This is a request: please do not just ...
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Edits that Substantially Extend Answers

I am seeing a great deal of suggested edits that extend non-CW answers in a significant way. I believe they are good faith attempts to "improve" an answer by filling in details, but the resulting ...
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How to tell when suggested edits have been considered?

If I make an edit to a post or answer, how will I know whether the edit has been accepted? I understand that all edits are placed in a queue, but I am not sure how to tell if the edit has made its way ...
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Edits by Community ♦

As a 10K user, I can approve/disapprove edits by low-reputation users. BUT: Why am I being asked to approve edits done by Community ♦ ... Presumably, despite having only reputation 1, it can put in ...
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Feature Request: Last activity in suggested edits

I would like to make a feature request for the suggest edits review page. The review page should show that last date of activity of the entire thread, not just the post which is being edited. The ...
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When a low-rep user suggests many edits to old posts?

Today I have seen that some low-rep. user has been suggesting edits to many posts. Generally, this is a good thing. However many of these posts were old (at least a month old), and often downvoted. ...
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pending approvals

A couple of times recently, I approved edits and found that they still need approval from one other person. During the interval, I can't do any other edits to the posting! When does an edit have to ...
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So Much Approval Required For Edits

It seems odd to me that I have sufficient reputation to directly edit another user's post, but if a low reputation user suggests an edit, it takes several approvals before it goes live. What is the ...
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Editing now completely blocked while an edit is pending

In tags should be editable despite pending edit to text and vice versa, I noted that it was bad that one was being forced to review edits in order to be able to edit posts with a pending edit; but at ...
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Who approves edits?

When I edit a question or retag it, I am told that my edit has been placed in queue for peer-review. Can anyone please tell me who can accept or decline my edit? Thanks.I am just curious.
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Is this suggested edit I made on “Does Pi contain all possible number combinations” truly pointless?

I recently made the suggested edit to: Does Pi contain all possible number combinations? The edit transcribed the text of the image to the page to gain the following benefits: Visibility and ...
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tags should be editable despite pending edit to text and vice versa

When an edit to a question is pending, it's impossible (for users with sufficiently high reputation) to edit it without dealing with the pending edit. I'm not sure I like that behaviour in general, ...
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Questions about edit posts and recent tags.

I have two questions. 1) Why I cannot edit the posts of the other users and 2) Why I cannot view all the post from Recent Tags?-It shows me : "You are on the Featured tab. There are no questions with ...
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“You seem to be using Javascript to avoid clicking the radio button…” error when posting a reason for edit rejection

Please fix as soon as possible. I have seen it using Chrome and Firefox, both used on Windows, if it matters. Thank you.
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Undo edits just suggested

Is there a way to undo an edit that one has suggested before it has been reviewed? I realized that my edit on this answer was wrong.
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Comments when rejecting an edit

I just rejected a proposed edit that added a significant sentence to the post. I would have liked to leave a comment to that effect, but didn't have the option as I selected "radical edit" as the ...
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Account is not allowed to suggest edits

From the morning, I was unable to edit any posts . I got the 'edit' tab freezed on my side. I can't click it anymore. When I bring my cursor to it, it says : " Account is not allowed to suggest edits "...
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Don't throw the baby out with the bath water when rejecting suggested edits.

Several hours ago I suggested eight edits to posts that I thought could use a little bit of improvement. A few hours later I came back to find that all eight of them had been rejected by the same ...
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Community approved my suggested Edit

Clicking on Community, you'll find: Hi, I'm not really a person. I'm a background process that helps keep this site clean! I do things like Randomly poke old unanswered questions ...
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Multiple Edits should not end up in Multiple +2's

I realised, when editing a post a second time, I got an additional +2 rep. Does this make sense? I think it's ok once. Is it possible to restrict it?
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What happened to my suggested edit?

I made a suggested edit to someone else's post. When it hadn't been approved a few hours later I tried to find out whether it was still in the queue or had been rejected, but I couldn't. Is the ...
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Approving Suggested Edits

I think we should write some guidelines for approving edit suggestions. Of course that constantly editing posts is a good thing, but we need to be less hasty in approving edits. It can be quite hard ...
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Approving and improving edit suggestions

How come when I click "Improve" on an edit suggestion the approval is passed on to the Community user?
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Reviewing Suggested Edits

As part of the mod tools, there is a tool to review and approve suggested edits. The "review suggested edits" shows something like below which is not of much help to review and approve the edit. It ...
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Minimum suggested edit length

I just edited a question which was missing a couple of {} in its LaTeX markup. The effect was to make it hard to work out what was going on for people (such as, I ...
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Does one also get reputation for editing questions?

I recently added a link to the question posted on the De Bruijn-Erdos theorem. For some reason I received two reputation, but this doesn't seem to be one of the cases listed in the FAQ reputation ...