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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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Enforcing one-question-per-question

Sometimes users (especially new ones) post several good, substantive questions in a single post. This leads to all sorts of chaos with regard to the answers, and we have the one-question-per-question-...
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Can we get a banner in memory of Steve Jobs on Ask Different?

Can we add a banner on Ask Different in memory of Steve Jobs? RIP.
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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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Polling feature

Would it be helpful to add a polling feature to Ask Different? I was talking to Nathan Greenstein in the chat room about web browser shares among Mac users, which led me to post this. I am not sure ...
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Is is possible to start an announcements section in meta?

I've noticed that there have been a couple of announcements on meta (Abby's announcement) Is is possible to start an announcements section in meta? Or just a tag for announcements? I know there's the ...
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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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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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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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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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Stacked Buttons Need Attention on apple.stackexchange.com

Hey, just wanted to give my 2 cents here - The way that the buttons are all the same shape and relatively the same size on apple.stackexchange.com questions is kind of distracting, visually. I really ...
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Layout should use overflow-y: scroll to prevent flickering

It's the first time I've noticed this on a SE site but I guess it applies not only to Apple.SE. On pages where the contents load relatively slowly (e.g. sometimes, the "Users" page) there is a ...
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Merge the “retag-request” and the “retagging” tags

On this meta site there are two questions tagged retag-request, and four questions tagged retagging. The first should probably be merged with the latter.
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Merge the “bug” and “bug-report” tags

On this meta site there are three questions tagged with bug-report; two of those questions are also tagged with bug, and one is only tagged with bug-report. As there are 40 questions tagged bug, this ...
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Syntax-highlight activation for tags

Dear Mods, Taken in mind the following meta answer, and some examples without syntax-highlight, please enable it for the following tags: applescript launchd (for their plist/xml files) terminal ...
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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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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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An option to turn off the skin (revert to something like the default “beta” skin for sites)

The skin here is really messing with my eyes, and I'm having trouble understanding what I see when on this SE site, when compared to others. I'd like to request an option to turn off the skin and ...
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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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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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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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If/When the site leaves beta, will there be an option to migrate questions?

Like what happens on superuser/stackoverflow/etc?
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Associating questions “migrated” from the now closed gadgets statckexchange to my newly created account here?

Just read the email that "the Gadgets Stack Exchange has been closed due to lack of traffic" and "Some of the questions which are appropriate to other Stack Exchange sites have already been migrated ...