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What is meant by red mark on review queue?

I can see red mark on suggested edits review queue. If I click on the queue it appears to be clear and there is nothing to review. What could be the reason? Is it a known bug?
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Design codebase for displaying different warnings in working with records [migrated]

I've been given the task to display two different types of warnings when working with records: Red Warnings: basically validation rules. If a specific combination of multiple field values happen, ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Will the component tags be re-utilized for Lightning Web Components?

As of today, on SFSE, there already exists tags viz., lightning-button, lightning:tab, etc. to name a few which are currently used in context of Lightning Components. Now that Lightning Web ...
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Please help me fix my lwc tag synonym

I accidentally added the new lwc tag that was intended as a tag synonym for the new lightning-web-components tag to lightning-components instead. Aargh! Could I ask that two kind folks go and vote ...
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Lightning *Web* Components!? Another Lightning thing?

I'd like to begin a discussion about what to do with tags around lightning components now that LWC has been launched. If you've read the blog post, you'll see that the original Aura-based components ...
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Requesting downvotes for mistaken tag synonyms

Mea culpa: I created a couple of tag synonym proposals backwards (on the synonym instead of the master). Since apparently they cannot be deleted as such, could I request some concerted downvotes on my ...
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Annual Salesforce MVP Nominations are Open - 2019

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until January 11th, 2019. As per the change last year, this is now an annual process. Source New MVP classes will be welcomed ...
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Can we do better with unit test questions? Who wants to help build canonical community wiki answers?

I want to follow up a tangent from Ralph's recent question about question quality, regarding questions about unit tests. (This has obviously been an issue for a long time). We get a lot of unit test ...
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Salesforce updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Recognized by Salesforce Trailhead :-)

Say no more, if only that was the right answer :-/ to note, the correct answer is: 4 - TrailHead Help (If you wondered)
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Is it just me or has the question quality really dropped off in the past year?

It's been a while since project work has required cutting into my sfse time. Now that I've got some more free time, I was stoked to get in and make some great answers. But it seems things have changed,...
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When is the peak time for logged in users?

At what time (UTC) is the most amount of logged in user in Salesforce SE?
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DF2018 meetup group picture

Thank you everyone for attending, it was nice to meet all of you. Hope to see you again in other events!
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My Salesforce Toolkit / Components Library

I'm reposting this here, since I don't know if there's good place to share the tools and code. I've published the first version of my component library today and I'd like to give it some recognition. ...
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Can we please stop closing questions about Heroku?

I am bringing this up as questions about Heroku are being (IMHO) prematurely closed. This is a 'fork' of the 2012 question Are questions about heroku on or off topic?. Here is some prior art around ...
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Congrats Adrian Larson on reaching 100K Reputation

Congrats Adrian(Apex) Larson on reaching 100K reputation. You have helped me and countless others with your selfless work. You are a star.
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SFSE DF18 Meetup Official Invite

Hi everyone please make sure to register for this eventbrite invite to help us track the attendees and stay connected. SFSE Meetup at Dream Force 2018 I apologise for the inconvenience but would love ...
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What to do if you observe a User’s behavior?

So I came across a very obvious behavior by one of the Users of accepting and un-accepting an answer. And was wondering if anyone here has come across a similar situation and how have you addressed ...
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Getting MVP Status - What have you (MVPs) have done to get it?

I know that there is a document like https://www.salesforce.com/campaign/mvp/ which describes how you could achieve MVP status, but it lacks the part how you got the knowledge and the experience to be ...
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Changes to the reputation mechanic, is it possible?

Is it possible to modify the reputation system? For example, up until a certain number of reputation points, users earn points for editing questions. If modifying/adding ways to earn reputation is ...
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Salesforce Developer Wiki Retirement

Years ago, the Salesforce developer wiki was a trove of valuable technical resources but nowadays there is a good part of those 1.6K pages that is obsolete and duplicated by our documentation. As a ...
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Trailhead and Exam Preparation questions

We seem to be having a large number of questions lately on Trailhead superbadges (a new one just came out), as well as on certification exam preparation. These topics have been discussed on Meta ...
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New tag: “personalization-builder” for SFSE (not meta)

I was wondering if we could have a new tag for marketing cloud's personalization builder. I got many question in that area but i cannot mark it properly. The Tag predictive intelligence and einstein ...
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Dreamforce 2018 SFSE Speakers

Dreamforce 2018 Speakers list is out, So how many from SFSE managed to get a Session or two on it. Similar questions have been asked in past so wondering what SFSE speakers offering in DF 18. Src: ...
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Where should we hold a SFSE Meetup at Dreamforce, and who wants to organise it?

See SFSE DF18 Meetup Official Invite for registering in Eventbrite to attend. Ok, so Elliot previously posted a question asking if we should have a meetup, and I think the resounding answer is YES, ...
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what % of upvotes come from the highest reputation point users

robs question got me thinking.. For a given time period, of the non-solution-awarded upvotes made, how many come from the users with the highest (say, top 100) SFSE users? That is, do most of the ...
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SFSE Question/Answer showed up on help.salesforce.com

I got a suggested edit this afternoon linking an answer of mine (Setting a from address in SingleEmailMessage) to a Salesforce KB article. The comment made it sound as if I had copied the KB article. ...
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What % of traffic are logged in?

Does anyone have any idea what percentage of traffic to Salesforce StackExchange are logged in vs anonymous?
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SFSE Meetup at Dreamforce

Are there any plans to hold an SFSE meetup/event at DF18? We've managed this in previous years (although I don't believe one was held last year). I attended the joint SFSE/dev group event at DF16 and ...
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Disputed flag on a closed question

If some one raises a flag on a question, say then the flag is disputed and finally the question is closed. Shouldn't the user who raised the flag should get the credit of one helpful flag. I believe ...
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What chat rooms are available to users?

A recent meta discussion made me interested in seeing what chat rooms were available. I remember seeing a few rooms, but not being interested in having discussions in those rooms. Now, I can't seem to ...
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Are we able to change the “off-topic” flagging reasons, and would it be wise to do so?

I recently got access to the question closure stats (yay?), and I've been thinking about the reasons why we close questions. About 56% of closed questions, over the last 90 days, are closed as ...
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Are code examples a requirement for asking questions?

I recently asked a question on the Salesforce stackexchange which had to do with a general use pattern between apex controllers and lightning components - no code examples were provided, because no ...
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Generic tag soup?

We seem to have a few generic tags that I think need to be fixed, because they're being abused. Off the top of my head, we have: lightning Used to describe anything that has the word Lightning in it,...
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Should the lightning-experience tag be burninated?

It seems like the lightning tag covers this topic well, and is more heavily used than lightning-experience.
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Should the data-import-wizard tag be burninated?

It seems like having the import-wizard tag would be sufficient, and that we don't need data-import-wizard. The former is the more heavily used tag.
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Stack Overflow for Teams not visible through https://salesforce.stackexchange.com/?

We would like to use the new Stack Overflow for Teams and I have setup a trial of that. I can see the team content when working via https://stackoverflow.com/ but not when working via https://...
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Congratulations @sfdcfox for amazing achievement of 200K reputation

You are a true champion. Congratulations for this great achievement.
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Reason for getting -10(says user removed).

Recently i answered a question on SFSE link here . My answer got down-voted twice which i completely get since i did not do enough diligence to mark it as duplicate. I got excited by seeing someone ...
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Is Salesforce StackExchange also too hostile for new user?

Yesterday Jay Hanlon VP of Stack Overflow addressed a very important issue regarding Welcome of new users to the platform. Stack Overflow Isn’t Very Welcoming. It’s Time for That to Change. My ...
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Does the Network pursue violations of the Terms of Service?

I ran across this e-book today, Salesforce Programming: Questions and Answers, selling for $4.61, which is nothing more than verbatim copy and paste of questions and answers from our beloved ...
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Where did the comments go on this question?

Just had a recent question where a bit of back and forth in the comments. Par for the course in isolating what is going on. I get that comments should be considered transient/ephemeral and any ...
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How to suggest/create a Help post similar to How to Ask?

I think it would be useful to have a Help page "If you're new to Salesforce" that lists some of the basic resources available: Trailhead, force.com documentation list page, Salesforce/Dreamforce ...
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Congrats to 2018 Batch of MVPs!

Salesforce StackExchange continues it's legacy of producing MVPs for another year. Many congratulations to Santanu Boral for being inducted as a Salesforce MVP and to those who got renewed for another ...
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What's the consensus on content edits to very old questions?

I've noticed a number of suggested edits in the queue for very old questions (3+ years ago) where the edit does nothing but tweak the question's phrasing, capitalization, or punctuation. While the ...
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How to ask design question in stackexchange

I keep getting into trouble with the moderators. Often, I need high level advice how to tackle a problem and then I can go about implementing it. I keep getting my questions on hold because they are ...
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Sock-puppet users answering/accepting their own questions

The user srija has posted three answers this morning to questions posted by Ramesh M. All three answers were instantly accepted, despite being very low quality. Two of the questions were from 2016; ...
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Recent Spike in duplicate accounts for How To Questions

I have noticed Recently that there has been a spike in duplicate accounts for posting the same question(s) over and over again. what is the Best course of action? How do we let our colleagues know ...
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Question that answers my question doesn't show up in search

I asked a question and it was flagged as a duplicate, and linked to another question. The other question did have the answer I was looking for, but the question was really very different. My question ...