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Put the ⌃⌥⇧⌘⎋⏏⌫↑⇡↖⇞⇥ characters somewhere for people to copy/paste

It would be easy and useful to put the most-commonly-used keyboard shortcut characters (such as ⌃⌥⇧⌘⎋⏏⌫↑⇡↖⇞⇥, and perhaps others — see here for a list, which you can also place at ~/Library/Key ...
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Editor button or shortcut for <kbd> tag?

I like the <kbd> tag. It's a quick way to let people know that you want them to press a keyboard shortcut. However, I find my self just using the ` shortcut to set key commands to monospace ...
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Feature Request: Add editor buttons for symbols common to the subject

Feature Request: Add editor buttons for symbols common to the subject being discussed. In the case of the Apple Stack Exchange, I wish to suggest some buttons for the editor to insert the common keys ...
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Which sites should be in our primary migration paths?

When you select "off topic" as a reason to close a post on most of the other established Stack Exchange sites, you're presented with a menu similar to this: As you can see, there are a few pre-...
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Is the pale blue of texts — on white, pale blue and beige backgrounds — too pale at Ask Different?

Is the pale blue too pale? I think so, but alternative answers will be appreciated. Thank you Background I'm usually a careful reader, but at least twice I have missed things of importance, ...
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Suggestion - Possibly Sitewide - Inbox Feed?

I might be being dense, but I was wondering if there is a RSS feed that displays entries from our 'inbox'? If not, then perhaps a feature suggestion. I use a RSS reader a lot and it updates ...
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can we have Tag Icons

On Stack Overflow the facebook, Android, and adobe tags have icons on, could we allow Icons for tags such as iTunes, App Store, Bluetooth, Mail.app, etc?
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Could the voted/unvoted button artwork be further differentiated on meta.apple?

The selected and unselected states of the vote-up and vote-down buttons here on Ask Different Meta aren't distinct enough for me to understand the difference. I'm including a screenshot that I just ...
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Can we have StackOverflow added as a site we can migrate questions to

On the close question dialog we can only close as off topic to meta.askdifferent can we please have some other options - The main missing one is stackoverflow. I have asked this before but was told ...
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New Domain: Redirection vs New Location

Is askdifferent.com always going to redirect to apple.stakexchange.com? My understanding was that the site would, like the other graduated SE sites, be accessed and used by our unique domain. I would ...
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To answer or comment? The plight of the troubleshoot when faced with ambiguity (and then some)

How many times have I seen questions such as this in my few months participating in the community? Too many times. I brought up a similar issue on meta before, regarding the value of comments ...
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ASE Mobile Site?

Are there plans for a mobile version of this site? The usual version works OK, but a more compact version with fewer images would be nice. Is this considered/ruled out/in the works? Thanks!
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Voting vs Editing, are they at Odds in the Current System?

The site encourages editing questions, comments and answers. The site also encourages to vote, up or down on each of these entry types. Maybe I do not understand this correctly but what happens in the ...
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Chat status on landing page of Apple.se ?

I see Photo.se has an entry to left side of the landing page (http://photo.stackexchange.com). I wish Apple.se also could have the same. If I want to see about the chat room status, I have to click ...
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New “No Research” close reason?

From some brief comments in AD Chat, it appears we currently have one spare slot for a new close reason. I would like to propose a 'zero research' type reason - though I'm open to suggestions on the ...
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Pixelpalooza - Requesting a feature to normalize sizing of portrait iOS screen images by default (not just for landscape images)

I often find myself not uploading a screen capture from my iPhone since the default size of a retina sized picture is quite large. In landscape it would be quite intimidating if the system didn't ...
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Automatically capitalizing: 'ithing' and 'Ithing' to 'iThing'

When I'm editing a post, one of the most common things that I end up doing* is fixing the capitalization of the names Apple's products, like in this question's title. How would people feel about ...
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What's up with the red on green bubbles?

I'm not colorblind, but these bubbles from the reputation summary / recent changes page are really pushing the envelope into "fugly". Could someone here have a word with the designers and see if they ...
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Plural guard registering false positives on this site

It seems to be an ongoing pattern that Apple regularly upgrades product designations by adding the letter "S" to the end of a product name. Thus, the iPhone 3G was succeeded by the iPhone 3GS; the ...
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About page (site tour) still refers to FAQ and not the Help Center

The text in at the bottom of the about page still points people to the FAQ and not the very nicely assembled Help Center. I'd put "Help Center" on the button, but something without FAQ would also be ...
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Community accepted crappy suggested edit

I came across a rather interesting revision history of an question, in which was a horrible suggested edit that was accepted by the Community bot. To be fair, the suggested edit wasn't all bad – the ...
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Why aren't questions about software development, once closed, automatically migrated to StackOverflow?

In the close menu there is an option for off topic because > Questions about software development are off-topic here, but can be asked on Stack Overflow. Why aren't these automatically moved to ...
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Synonym for photos.app to photos

All of the newest questions in the photos tag refer to the new Apple Photos application. photos.app refers to the same thing. Could someone with enough reputation please make photos.app be a synonym ...
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I think system specifications should show as signature?

When ever i asked question in this forum. i got some common comments like what is your system's specifications. So i want to propose this feature request that while registering, user should provide ...