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Questions tagged [feature-request]

You have an idea for a new feature, or for a change to the existing functionality.

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there should be a function for following a thread [duplicate]

there should be a function for following a thread, just like on facebook. Right now you need to post an aswer to get notifications, and you cant be expected to always be able to contribute something ...
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Request to add a 3rd option to the “Off Topic” options when flagging a question as OT

I would like to propose that the "Off Topic" closure flag reasons be updated to include a 3rd option: "Aviation related, but inappropriate topic as defined in the off-topic section of the help ...
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How should we handle misleading comments?

I've noticed quite a few times that people comment, just to comment - whether that's to fill a quota towards a badge or whatnot, I don't know. However, oftentimes people can post comments that are ...
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Will enough time pass where I'll get a fresh start here on Aviation SE?

I can't see when I got a question ban nor have any idea when I will be allowed to ask again. Can I get a date or direction? I can't revise my current questions without getting more down votes or ...
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Should we penalise people who vote to close questions that should not be closed?

The power to close questions is prone to abuse in this SE, seems people with the power to close questions have more power than everyone else, ie those that want to answer questions, those that would ...
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Appealling for question ban to be lifted

I've had a couple of bad questions but overall I have a positive reputation and offended no one that I know of? How can I earn the privilege to ask again? Can I have a time when it will be lifted?
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Suffrage and Vox Populi Badge are almost equal

Suffrage: use 30 votes in a day (bronze) Vox Populi: use 40 votes in a day (bronze) One of them should be removed because they are almost the same. I see no benefit in having them both.
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How do we go about creating a “Stack Overflow Salary Calculator” for Aviation professions?

Its cool that developers now have a tool to figure out how much they are worth in the workplace. In there interest of intra-forum-sharing, can this forum use that calculator and tweak it to be useful ...
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Is it possible to implement a frozen header?

The new top-bar for Aviation Stack-Exchange is much better than the old one, in my opinion. But I think it can be improved by making it stick to the top of the view-port, for enabling easy access to ...
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I want to ask questions. A better reputation scoring is needed

This is a duplicate, but answers may vary do to each individual SE policy. I have a positive reputation in science and math there are negatives. I thought I was OK but now I cannot ask questions or ...
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Will there be a Documentation on Aviation.SE?

On Stackoverflow, there is the Documentation, a giant page full of explanations of every aspect in every programming language. Will this also come to Aviation.SE some day? Wouldn't it be great to ...
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Image upload does not accept many of commons.wikimedia.org URL's

Image upload does not accept many of commons.wikimedia.org URL's Example: ...
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Comment tag for bounty giver or post editor

I don't know if it's a missing feature, or a bug. But when someone offers a bounty on someone else's post, you cannot tag them in a comment using @. Same goes when someone edits a post that is not ...
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How do I scale down an image without manually editing it?

In this answer, the image was scaled down automatically. Was it done automatically in the past? Because this image is way too big.
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Can we have more contrast in chat room top menu?

I just visit chat room after graduation. I notice the top menu has white text with very light color background. Can we have more contrast to that? PS. It is mobile chat open from ipad. Full chat ...
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Add Travel.SE to the “Belongs On Another StackExchange Site” Option

This is pretty much a duplicate of Closing as "belongs on another StackExchange site" and Migration to Travel.SE although both the answers to those questions seem to cite that because Aviation.SE is ...
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Desaturate blue color in vote buttons

I'm sorry Stephane - I know we have been a picky community requesting various changes to the design. I have just one more minor suggestion: Now that the blue color of the text is tuned down, I found ...
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The Aviation.SE icon should be a different colour.

The current light blue colour makes it look like the site is still in Beta. It should be changed to a distinct colour to indicate that a fully fledged stack exchange site.
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Why do you have to have votes on a tag before you can suggest a synonym?

Looking through the pages of tags I noticed many that are the same. An example are the tags usaf and us-air-force. At this point nobody has made a synonym for them. I was surprised to find that I can'...
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Can we allow reopen votes early?

I have recently noticed that several pretty good questions getting nominated for closing. I feel people are getting far too pedantic & trigger happy about nominating questions for closing. Here'...
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Could we change the badge icons to an airplane outline?

I was looking through the other SE sites and I saw that many of them have a badge icon that reflects part of their community (Curly brackets in the Code Review and Android icons in the Android one). ...
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Closing as “belongs on another StackExchange site”

Sometimes, a question should be closed since it belongs on another SE site, most commonly travel and physics. Why when I vote to close as such, Aviation Meta is the only choice? Can we get that list ...
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Book printout of questions

Are there any plans on ordering a set of questions to be printed out and delivered in book format such as wikipedia has planned to do?
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Can we graduate please? :)

Seeing as to that we are in principle in the green on the Area 51 statistics (I know these are not exact) and have been for some time. I feel we have what is a solid community represented by a ...
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Can 'aircrafts' be automagically changed to 'aircraft'?

From time to time someone's blood pressure spikes when the plural 'aircrafts' is used in the Aviation forum. Would it be possible to implement a simple script in the system to delete the superfluous s'...
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Can we turn on YouTube video embedding?

I would appreciate it if we could embed YouTube clips to explain ideas and concepts, rather than linking them externally. It makes the explaining a little more interactive and less fragmented. I think ...
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Should we broaden our scope to include questions related to Air-to-ground weaponry as well?

This question got me thinking this. As there are passengers to commercial aviation, the same is the relation of bombs to bombers. So, should we consider such questions about the Air-to-ground weaponry ...
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Rename [online-radar] to [online-tracking]

Could online-radar be renamed to online-tracking without having to retag questions? Or create online-tracking and create a synonym?
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Can we get tags to allow capital letters?

Especially with aviation related acronyms it is commonplace to see them in capitals. Tags do not allow this: vor ife IMHO it makes it harder to read than VOR or <...
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Synonym request [tag:svfr] for [tag:special-vfr]

I am missing the required 5 upvotes, so if a moderator could kindly create the synonym svfr for special-vfr, this would be appreciated. Related: Is there a way to automatically link tags, i.e. If a ...
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Colors legend to be added to the Help menu?

I've had difficulty to find this page while I was looking for the meaning of the blue background on a user card. It took me more than 30 mn, and I also tried Google! It is filed under StackOverflow ...
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Migration to Travel.SE

We seem to get a number of questions here that probably belong on Travel.SE rather than Aviation. Can we add Travel.SE to the list of sites on the "This belongs on another StackExchange network" close ...
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Is it possible to implement an Acronym/Jargon buster?

There are several questions on this meta regarding acronyms in tags and questions, and it's undoubtedly a tricky issue when it comes to Aviation... there are multitudes of acronyms involved in both ...
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Is a survey possible on meta?

Is it possible to do survey on meta? I would like to hold a survey of what kind of aviation experience each member have. Maybe a list will be GA pilot private or BizJet pilot airliner pilot atc ...
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Use \\$ to signal MathJax/TeX rendering

Like with EE.SE, it seems like using the default $ to signal for MathJax rendering is not the best. If I say it maybe costs $30 to do this one thing or $50 for ...
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Can we get more aviation-specific reasons when voting closing a question?

In a couple of cases, we've had questions that are asking very specific questions, or for a recommendation of service (FBO, maintenance, aircraft, etc). Currently, the options people seem to use are ...
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New icon for Aviation

During the private beta it was noted that the icon for Aviation was the same as for Astronomy. My suggestion to change it to something less boring that just 'A' or 'Av' earned a Nice Answer badge (...
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Should we use MathJaX to typeset some equations?

I was writing an answer to this question and I needed to derive some relations to make it clearer and because I think that in some cases, it is better to use an equation than a lot of text. However, ...
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Can we include math symbols?

In my answer to this question I suddenly felt the need to include formula's. I am sorry for this, it is a bad habit of mine, but I am sure it will happen more often. Is there any way to format those ...