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The Android Logo Color Mismatch [duplicate]

I am a stranger to the saloon but I want to give an advice. When I enter the site. The Mr Android has a shade of blue on the banner but the tab icon has green one. I think it looks bad. Plus since ...
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How to add a multi-line comment?

Any time I'm typing comments, I want to press enter/return to start a new line. Instead, it selects the blue Add Comment button. Even if I copy from notepad where I've put line returns, when I paste, ...
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Available actions subsequent to a post being locked? And a feature suggestion as well

I'm asking in relation to a previous post I made: To be clear, I am in no way trying to contest whether it should have been locked or not. However, being new to the site and eager to correct my ...
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can we filter out questions about writing apps?

If I'm not mistaken, the most asked off-topic questions are about writing apps. My suggestion is: When a person tries submitting a question which includes the words "I'm working on an app" or ...
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Tag request: Nokia

The Nokia smartphones have come to the market, and a lot of people are using them. In Android Enthusiasts SE, we are finding questions on Nokia smartphones. This search reveals the questions that are ...
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Can we avoid the search stemming “chromes”?

Lately a few people have asked about a particular malware app. It's named "Chromes" to disguise it as a genuine app, "Chrome". The problem is, when you search for "Chromes" on the site, the search ...
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Why is there no existing tag for Daydream VR?

There is a daydream tag that actually pertains to the 2012 screensaver technology. It seems to have been misused in one question Is there a way to increase fonts in google VR/Daydream? which is ...
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Font on AE really difficult to read [duplicate]

Is it just me, or is the Roboto font used on Android Enthusiasts really difficult to read? On my screen it looks like an XXX-lite variant. The bold titles are fine, it is the "normal" text which is an ...
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Merge tags [tag:sony-xperia-sp] and [tag:xperia-sp]

The sony-xperia-sp and xperia-sp tags refer to the same device, and, as such, their tags should be merged. I'm not sure what else to say about this.
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Direction of the site?

I haven't been a member of this community for very long, (or SE as a whole for that matter), however: I feel that this site is going down the tubes. There are a ton of people asking low quality ...
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ROM development off-topic, but not clear in the help center

I have come to notice that although we have a flag-to-close reason for questions related to ROM development, the help center's on topic page does not do a good job at all of showing that. See the ...
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Update chat rooms to Material design

The major Material design updates to this site are cool, and increase the look of the site. But, see this comparison: Screenshot of Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange Screenshot of Android ...
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Adding a template question to the Ask Question box

Every now and then we see some questions of very low quality. The question is 70% venting and/or panic and begging and include no information about the device itself or the Android version. We have ...
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How can we ensure that users include relevant detail when asking a question?

A lot of questions are posted in which there is a bare minimum of information and someone almost always comments and says to add details such as Android device, Android version, etc. This fine but it ...
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Stack overflow BETA Navigation Testing - Will Android Enthusiasts do the same?

Currently at Stack Overflow they are trying out a new navigation bar (you have to opt in to try it out). My Question is: Will Android Enthusiasts be following suit after Stack Overflow gets there new ...
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Preventing Android development questions being asked [duplicate]

Considering questions about Android development are off-topic here, a lot of them are asked! How can we make it really clear when asking a question that it shouldn't be about development and these ...
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What about a sort button?

As I login to Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange, I browse through the list of newest questions. Some are answered, some are unanswered, some are put on hold, some are duplicate ... and I look up, and ...
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Change non-meta design to match Material Design guidelines [duplicate]

Google released Material Design Guidelines and Android Lolipop (5.0) is fully using this guidelines. As the non-meta site still use old icon (from Gingerbread, It's a great occasion to give a major ...
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Feature request to avoid code on AE from novice users

After going through this post thoroughly I am asking for a feature which may be valid/invalid.(based on the moderator to accept it) I prefer something more or less the ability to post a question ...
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Should tag description be required when creating a tag?

I was recently browsing tags when I entered "protect" in the tag search field. It came back with three results: password-protection protected-apps screen-protector Not a single one of them has a ...
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Make It Easier to Access Tag Wiki From Mobile

As it stands, it's difficult to get to a tag wiki from the mobile site (you can always enter the URL into the browser, of course, if you happen to know the URL scheme). If you click on a tag, you're ...
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When asking a question, enforce user to read the FAQ first

Is it possible, that when asking a question, a kind of a check to say something like Tick here, and Yes, I have read the FAQ and acknowledge that the question fits the criteria in order to enforce ...
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The ability to underline?

I always wondered why there is no underline ability? Not even using HTML tags Is this by design for all SE sites, or just a handful (or just AE?) Please could we have an underline feature added?
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How can I follow a post?

there is a question that I -1'd because of not putting enough info ,if I want to follow that post to be notified of new answer,comments,or edits. How can I follow that question/post? if that feature ...
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Add [.duplicate.] instead of [.closed.] to questions closed as duplicate

I always find it irritating that questions marked as duplicate show up as closed in the overview. Of course these questions are closed, but they are not closed because they are off-topic or because ...
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Blog: How do we get one of these like the Superusers?

http://blog.superuser.com/ I think we could use a blog too. Edit: I've also seen this: http://blogoverflow.com/ but I'm not sure if this is authorized or not.
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Getting rid of the gingerbread icons [duplicate]

Could we replace the gingerbread icons (upvote, downvote, star) and use the Holo one. I propose: Upvote https://android-ui-utils.googlecode.com/hg/asset-studio/dist/res/clipart/icons/...
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Site theme and color: way off the readability mark [IMO]

If I am not missing something serious, I am seeing this site with horrible readability. almost white background with hardly visible Honeycomb-ish pattern (come on, almost same color as the input box?)...
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“Votes Cast” according to my profile is different from “Votes Cast” on my summary

I was surprised to find out just now that I had earned the Civic Duty badge. The badge requirement is to vote 300 times. However, when looking at my profile, I see that the Votes Cast votes tab shows ...
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Automatically add the “android” tag to questions migrated to SO

I don't know how much work this would be, but it would be nice if questions migrated from here to Stack Overflow were automatically tagged with android. I generally follow up and retag the SO version ...
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Can SE make tags that block a question from being asked if the tag is used?

I was thinking recently about how often this site gets questions related to android development that are instantly closed (because they are off-topic). And I thought of how the meta sites require a ...
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Google +1 integration: Yea or nae?

Google just rolled out it's +1 feature across the web, and it got me thinking that using it on SE sites could be a great way to further promote great questions since the more a site or page gets +1 ...
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Add a note to the “Ask a Question Page” to reinforce that dev questions are off-topic

The "Ask a Question" page currently has the following notice on the right side near the question box: How to Ask Is your question about Android? We prefer questions that can be answered,...
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Can ASE have the answered/unanswered indicator in Related Questions?

Every question page has a list of related questions on the left. A few months ago, a change was rolled out on all SE sites to add a score indicator to each question in the list. On some other sites, ...
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Remove 1000 rep requirement to edit tag wiki [closed]

I propose that until we're out of beta we eliminate or reduce the requirements to edit tag wikis. Right now nobody even has 1000 rep. Perhaps to get some action there, we can make the requirement ...
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Can we black-list the Android-tag?

I have seen that some questions are tagged with [android], but since this site is only about Android I don't see this tag usefull. Basically all questions should be tagged with that tag. Can we black-...
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Is there a way to notify users of their new answers?

I have seen that there are so many questions that has acceptable answers without the OP has not accepted. I have seen this issue has addressed to a certain extent in some questions. Yet, it is about ...
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How to identify essential tags?

In AE, the most important information one can find in the majority of questions is: Phone manufacturer-model Android version Rooted/not rooted Custom ROM installed (if any) Thus, being those tags as ...
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How to transfer a question from one StackExchange site to another?

I had asked a question in Android Enthusiasts which got closed as it was more relevant in StackExchange site. Is there anyway to transfer that question without creating a new one?
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Is there a m. or mobile version of the Android Stack Exchange site? [closed]

I would like to read the answers to the Android - Stack Exchange site while on the read (in a bus or something). Is there, or will there be, a mobile version of this site ? One which makes it easier ...
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Put “Dev Qs not allowed” on Ask Question page for new users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add a note to the “Ask a Question Page” to reinforce that dev questions are off-topic The site FAQ clearly mentions that development questions are off-topic here, ...
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I think the quote blocks should be more visible on this site

On other StachExchange sites, you can easily see the Quoted blocks in posts. But on this site they are, because of the white background, hardly visible. Maybe it should be considered to give them a ...
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Award badges for a quantity of well-received answers

Where can new badges be suggested? Android Enthusiasts' value mostly comes from people providing (quality) answers. Immediately (in my opinion) the most natural badge came to my mind but I couldn't ...
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Make “[Meta]” display as “Meta”

I'm used to making comments like See the [FAQ] which render as: See the FAQ When I comment Discuss on [Meta] I get: Discuss on Android Enthusiasts Meta This is a bit redundant and awkward (in ...
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“Android device” barely recognizable on banners

Today I saw this banner on StackOverflow I had to make a huge mental effort just to get that the gray portal that holds the question text is in fact an Android device. The reason is it has ...
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Roboto is the new Droid

As this article explains, Android's visual identity has moved from the Droid Sans font to the Roboto font as of Android 4.0. However, the licensing for the font is unclear (to me) and the Wikipedia ...
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Can someone make an ad banner for Android Enthusiasts?

I'm not much of a graphic artist, but I would like to include a banner ad for Android Enthusiasts in my Android app, Car Dashboard. I get about 10k eyeballs a day, so maybe a few will of my users will ...
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Please add Stack Overflow as a migration option in the off-topic vote-to-close dialog

The vast majority of off-topic questions that we've migrated away have been to Stack Overflow. (In fact, I only see two questions migrated to a site other than SO.) Please add Stack Overflow to the ...
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Is there a way to “star” individual users?

In much the same way we can star questions that we want to keep track of is there a way (or can one be implemented) that allows us to star other users? I imagine it being used in cases where one ...