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Pending edit review should highlight changes

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There is a pending edit on one of my posts. When I click on Review Changes, I get a page showing two versions of the post side by side.

The problem is, there are no obvious changes. It's not even clear which side is pre-edit and which post-edit.

Either there aren't actually changes, and the system should clear out the suggested edit, or there are changes and they should be clearly visible. Even if I were to read both posts side by side hunting for the change, I'd probably miss it anyway.

Why should this post be closed?

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The edit is (at minimum?) the spelling of "catagories" -> "categories" in the first sentence. Sigma about 1 month ago

Same mistake in 3rd and 2nd to last paragraph Dani about 1 month ago

The changes are just catagory/ies to category/ies. However, the issue of the diff page not working properly is a real one that I have noticed myself. manassehkatz about 1 month ago

@mana: OK, I'll go accept the changes. Now that you point them out, I can see what changed, but I can also see there is nothing pointing out the changes. That needs to be fixed. Olin Lathrop about 1 month ago

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This has now been implemented - watch out for it in the next deploy.

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I just had a suggested edit in https://judaism.codidact.com/questions/276891#answer-276893 It took me a while to see what typo was being corrected because the highlighting wasn't working. After I Approved the suggested edit, I went to History and there the changes were very clear. So there is one piece that seems to still not be working. manassehkatz 13 days ago

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