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For questions about the process of suggesting edits on posts for which you do not have the ability to edit directly and must go through the review system to have your edits approved.

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My suggested edit review didn't count as a review for me

I was going through the Suggested Edits review queue, and this suggested edit came up. I pressed Improve, edited the post and submitted it. However, the suggested edit was only approved by Community♦…...
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Comments on Review Actions

My edit was rejected and I posted a comment on the related question/answer. I was then told I shouldn’t do this. I thought comments were for clarifications. What’s the proper etiquette here?
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Edit suggestions ban threshold

I got blocked from editing again. I wanted to know from when (ratio approve/reject?) I get blocked. For example, in my last 10 suggested edits, 7 were approved and 3 were rejected. Is this the ratio? ...
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Mass edit reject - why?

I have proposed a few edits, and all of them, even the most worthy of being accepted got rejected for an ambiguous reason : "The edit does not improve the quality of the post. Changes to the ...
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Retract a suggested edit

It already happened that I initially wanted to edit a post, posted my edit and noticed that it wasn't really useful after having posted. Is it possible to retract my edit somehow?
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How can you see the original post when editing?

When I edit some posts (most often questions) for the first time, it's alright because I can open the question in a separate tab and see the original question. But, when I have already submitted an ...
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Why are my edits rejected (and why am I suspended from editing)?

I wanted to pose this topic to our community members with the review privilege (part of the moderator tools) so they could share their reasoning behind the decisions to reject an edit. From this, I ...
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Changing Apple links depending on region

Some links from Apple are specific to a region. For example, I am basef in the UK: https://idmsa.apple.com/IDMSWebAuth/signin?appIdKey=6f59402f11d3e2234be5b88bf1c96e1e453a875aec205272add55157582a9f61&...
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Guidance Needed on Question re Network Location & Preferred Networks

I have a question re use of Network Location & Preferred Networks. I found two similar Q&A here: Q&A one, and Q&A two. Q&A one was posted 5 years ago, and closed 8 days ago because ...
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Why was my edit rejected?

I've fixed a misspelling of OSX El Capitan in an older post, why was it rejected?
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Revert a mistakenly approved Suggested Edit

I mistakenly approved a suggested edit. I wish to undo the approval, but I am not able to find any option to do so. Is there a way I can do it myself? Or do I need to seek assistance of a site ...
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First suggested edit ban but still unable to suggest edits more than 24 hours later

Recently I had a lot of edits rejected. I know that when you have a certain number rejected in a period of time you get an automatic edit ban. I have looked at my edit history here: https://apple....
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What’s wrong with this edit adding an App Store link to an answer?

What is wrong with me adding a link to the app in the App Store in this suggested edit? Was it misunderstood to not be a link?
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What’s wrong with this edit? [duplicate]

What’s wrong with this edit It added a link to the iOS version, without making the answer any longer or taking any more space on screen.
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Why was my edit fixing capitalization rejected?

My edit for a few capitalization fixes was rejected. What was wrong with it?
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Reviewing/Approving Post Edits for http -> https

I'm seeing a lot of 'http -> https' suggested edits show-up in the review queue to be reviewed and approved (example). Almost all of these are several years-old posts that don't have any other ...
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Approving an edit after one "Approve" and one "Reject" vote

I was just noticed via mail that an edit to an old answer I once posted was approved. I was curious and noticed that it got approved after only one vote in favour. The help pages, however, state that "...
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Suggested Edits now take more than one review?

I accepted a suggested edit just now ( How to use a UNIX console app ), but I get a note saying: You have already reviewed this item. It needs more reviews from other users to be completed. Is ...
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Grayed out edit on some questions and most meta questions

Mostly, I can edit questions, place them in queue and wait for them to be reviewed. However, I haven't seen a question on the meta that does have the edit button not grayed out. I found one question ...
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How are edited characters counted?

When I edit a question and change a link from http://www.example.com to [this](http://www.example.com), does it count as 8 characters edited, or as deleting the whole link and retyping (so 30 ...
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What is required to approve suggested edits?

Once upon a time, I thought I could approve edits. Now I get this: This suggestion still needs 1 approve vote from other reviewers. Close this popup (or hit Esc) to continue. Did something change ...
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Edits by anonymous users?

In edit review I got this. Clearly a vandalism. It is always by Anonymous user. What sense does it make to allow anonymous to edit? Do we have any insightful edit by those?
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Ask Different needs correct tags for 'Mac OS X Server' (10.0 - 10.6) and 'OS X Server (10.7 - 10.9)

IMHO there is something wrong with the now available OS X Server tags! When I did some extensive re-taging edits on the 'OSX-Server' tagged Questions I realised that people would mostly not adhere to ...
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Why can't I suggest edits here on Meta?

I've been trying to edit a post here on Meta Ask Different, but the link is just not there. How can I edit a post then? Why can't I do it? It works fine on the main site.
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I want this information as part of the answer that I edited, not as a separate answer

Sorry guys, but I don't want this as a separate answer. Either accept my edit or lose the information from this site. https://apple.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/50199 This is just a note ...
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Suggested edit confusion

I have looked back over the revision history to this question and I am confused as to what actually happened. I posted my suggested edit shortly after the question was posted initially (around 15 ...
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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 is the edit link displayed but is uneditable?

Recently returned to active participation in Ask Different so bear with me if rules have changed. Saw this post Restoring a jailbroken iPhone which IMO needed editing. Though the edit link is ...
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What is the general consensus here about "thanks" at the end of questions?

According to this page on Meta Stack Overflow, salutations, tag lines, thanks, etc. should be removed from posts. If I do that here, are my edits likely to be accepted? Is it okay if I remove those ...