Questions tagged [feature-request]

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Could we have syntax highlighting?

It happens quite often for mathematical or logical puzzles to be solved creating some programs or scripts, maybe to find the best solution to the task. By the way I actually got a bit disappointed ...
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Add a visual indication in the question list that a question is locked

When a question is a duplicate, or on hold, you can see a sign, e.g. [on hold], next to the title in the list of questions, so that you don't waste your time ...
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Isn't "not detailed enough" a valid reason for answer deletion?

Each time that I see a low quality post in the review queue, and have clicked "Recommend Deletion" for an answer, I am baffled by the options I am given to explain why. First of all, the vast ...
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Should we hide tags, or allow hidden tags?

There have been a few puzzles lately that have intentionally omitted tags because the existence of the tag would spoil the puzzle. It makes me curious as to whether the tag system works for this site. ...
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Several tags are special instances of another tag

This meta post from a couple of months ago asks what to do when one tag is a subset of another. The specific example there was hat-puzzle as a subset of logic-puzzle. The result was that hat-puzzle ...
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Could We Add a Customized Confirmation Screen for Question Posters below a Certain Reputation Threshold?

Disclaimer: I am still new here, and haven't fully assimilated the PSE culture. Nor do I know how difficult it is (permission-wise or coding-wise) to make custom changes to one of the SE subsites....
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Color of own messages in chat rooms using Puzzling's theme is too similar to others' messages

I chat on several rooms throughout the network. Most rooms I chat on for most sites show one's own messages in a very different color from others' messages, such as blue on non-designed sites and ...
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"How to Format" box has bullet points that look like clickable drop-down arrows

The triangle bullet points in the How to Format box look like clickable drop-down icons (at least to me). Should they be changed to round bullet points to avoid confusion?
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FAQ: Practical questions?

Today, I decided to click the "new on puzzling" banner and then on the first question just out of curiosity: What questions should I avoid asking? That page contains the following text: You should ...
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Enabling Code Snippets

Note: This was already discussed here, but with this question I want to reopen the discussion in hope of more attention and stronger agreement. Currently JavaScript/HTML/CSS code snippets are ...
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Order of appearance of tags (and tag shown on the title bar)

Referring to the last puzzle I created (The Secret Club) I first decided to put a generic enigmatic-puzzle tag, because I didn't want to give away too much. Then I added the lateral-thinking one, just ...
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Do we have or need a dictionary of puzzle terms?

This question was inspired by posting "Assumption Needed when Solving Puzzle". I was wondering if it would be worthwhile to have a collection of typical terms used for puzzling (and on site). And if ...
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Spoilers in linked/related sidebar

Here is a situation where I avoid linking one of my questions to one of my answers, and the reason I give is: But please do not link it, because then when someone looks at the puzzle, "Unsolved ...
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Edit view without highlighting

So I was recently reviewing a suggested edit, and it said: Included spoiler tags (hopefully got it right) Well, I hoped they got it right too. I went to click Accept anyway, and crossed my fingers, ...
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Possible Perceived Difficulty?

Should there be a tag for perceived difficulty of the riddles? I find a lot of the puzzles to be difficult (I guess I'm just not wired that way) and can have a really tough time sorting through the ...
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Generic part of tour page needs to be corrected

When I join a site on Stack Exchange network, the first thing I do is to check the tour page - specifically the "Get answers to practical, detailed questions" paragraph which lists what questions are ...
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A really Annoying Problem with spoilers

So this is what happens: You have a really long answer to puzzle and have finished writing the draft. You go down to click one of the spoiler tags to see if they are working, but what happens is that ...
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Making an edit without bumping the puzzle up?

I wanted to ask if there is a way to edit a puzzle/answer without bumping the topic up? I am asking because I am a bit of a perfectionist and like improving my questions occasionally if I see ...
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Lateral Thinking -> Brainteaser

Since they're so much alike (See; What exactly is the point of lateral-thinking?) I suggested a tag not to long ago but it still didn't get much attention. So now I'm coming right out and begging for ...
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Multiple choice question

Should we add a multiple-choice tag? (Feel free to make choice A, B or C into a posted answer or, of course, to add a choice D or other.) A. None of the following. Sometimes known as an unadorned ...
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Replace "japanese" tag with "foreign language" tag

I just noticed that there is a tag named "Japanese". I suggest we delete it and replace it with a tag "foreign languages" or "non-English" or something.
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Wiki Tag Suggested Edits

I was looking through some suggested edits and saw some for wiki tags, and one needed a small but pertinent change. The instructions initially indicate that this is possible, but then offer no edit ...
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Up-vote and Down-vote Training

This post isn't specific to Puzzling.SE, but I am posting it here, since this is where I learned it. I was a member on Puzzling.SE for many months before I figured out how to correctly undo an up-...