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Codidact Meta is the meta-discussion site for the Codidact community network and the Codidact software. Whether you have bug reports or feature requests, support questions or rule discussions that touch the whole network – this is the site for you.

Posts tagged flags

Questions about raising flags. This includes:

  • Policies about when to raise flagss

  • Technical implementation about flags

  • Discussing how flags should be handled

Questions about raising flags. This includes:

  • Policies about when to raise flagss
  • Technical implementation about flags
  • Discussing how flags should be handled
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Q&A Indication that I have flagged a post

When I flag a post for moderator attention, an acknowledgement message appears, but if I revisit the post later there is no indication that I have flagged it. I would find it useful to have an indi...

2 answers  ·  posted 7mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Flag details vs. comments

When flagging a post as "Needs author's attention", the interface provides a single-line text entry field for "Details?", which does not allow for newlines. Input text scrolls without any clear ind...

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Miscellaneous Flag modal problems

Flagging an answer After pressing "Flag" under an answer there are 3 radio buttons to choose from: Flagging questions and answers Some changes would benefit both types of post. Changes specifi...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How do I close the flag dialog?

When I click flag there is a menu that shows up showing the reasons, like spam, rude, needs author's attention, etc. But how can I close the menu without refreshing the page? I do not see an 'X' wi...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by 90 98‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by r~~‭

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Q&A Submit same flag multiple times

I just managed to flag the same post for spam twice. I flagged it, then commented on it, then flagged it again. There are now two separate spam flags on it in my flag history. This is potentiall...

0 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by Andreas‭

Question bug flags
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Q&A "Needs author's attention" should not be a flag option

When you click on "Flag" under a post, you get a dropdown asking "Why does this post require moderator attention?" One of the options is needs author's attention This question is off-topic ...

2 answers  ·  posted 9mo ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Comment flagging broken on mobile portrait mode

From a comment thread page, pressing "flag" on a comment results in a pop up panel with a text input and a "Flag" button. On mobile, in portrait mode, this pop up panel overlaps the left hand edge ...

0 answers  ·  posted 6mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 6mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Comment flagging is hidden from inexperienced users

GitHub issue: https://github.com/codidact/qpixel/issues/544 In the past, it was not possible to flag individual comments for moderator attention. There was a Meta question asking how to respond ...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Impolite comments

What should be done about comments that don't meet the CoC requirements?[1] As of now, there is no way to flag them, and AFAIK only mods and the author can delete comments ↩︎

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A A few small changes, mostly about moderation and curation

The latest update includes a few small changes of possible general interest: Moderators can now escalate flags to the admin team. If you have a flag that requires our attention, or if you wan...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Limit of flag comment

What's the limit of flag comment? I was testing by flagging in Dev server. I had flagged a comment using more than 30000 characters. I think it should be limited (maybe, 500 characters)

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 2y ago by deleted user

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Q&A I can flag a post as a duplicate while it is already has been closed as a duplicate

I can flag a post as duplicate while it is already has been closed as duplicate. For example, go to this question, this question has been already closed as duplicate by a moderator but I can still...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Q&A Flag answer as duplicate of another answer

Our recent hot post (Threaded comments are here!). I had wrote some answers in that question. And, there's lot of answers also. Even, currently I don't have much more time to read all of those answ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A flagging as duplicate without any details shouldn't be allowed

I was reading this question. I was trying to flag something as duplicate. When I tried to flag as duplicate with no details, I got the message Thanks! A moderator will review your flag. That m...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Add an option to retract a flag before it's handled

I was reviewing a post when mistakenly, I flagged the post. I wanted to remove that flag, since I know that moderators would decline it. Since the flag was raised by mistake, it would be great if ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 3y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A What does flag represent in profile's statistics?

I have seen above picture in my profile. What does the flag represent? Does it represent for those which I flagged earlier? Or, I have got 4 flags in my post? Or, It is addition of both of them.

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 3y ago by FoggyFinder‭

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Q&A Add a way to change the flag reasons for a community

In the mod tools, we can change the close reasons. This is helpful when a community possibly needs more or less than normal. However, there isn't a way to change the flags, which means that we mig...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Looking at own flags gives a 500 server error

When attempting to look at my own flags by clicking the link under "Flags" on my profile, it gives a 500 server error.

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 3y ago by ArtOfCode‭