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Questions tagged [closing]

Use this tag for tools/issues about *either* closed/on-hold questions or about the process of close-voting or flagging questions into the closed (or on-hold) state. Closed questions will not accept additional answers and my be automatically deleted.

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Close Reason Editor: Customize your off-topic close reasons

About The Close Reason Editor allows you edit the off-topic close reasons which are normally editable only by the site moderators. Show or hide the default off-topic close reasons If, for some ...
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Suggestion for new Stack App or SE UI feature: Reopen queue status

Summary This is a suggestion to create one, possibly two, indicators relating to Reopen Review Queue status. The purpose is to alert users to the requirement for intervention outside the normal ...
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Close hammer warning

Power users may have experienced this situation before: They see a question that’s clearly a duplicate, so they hunt down the duplicate target and close the question. It’s only then that they realize ...
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OBSOLETE - Enhanced Review

Obsolete: Install link is dead as well as the Source code link. This userscript adds voting options to the sidebar of Close Review and Low Quality Review of Stack Exchange sites, as well as Help &...
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Restore missing and/or obsolete Close-Vote Reasons

About: This userscript restores missing/obsolete close-vote reasons to the close-vote dialog. This script is in response to: A chat request where the poster used it in conjunction with a bug report....
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Duplicate Target Manager

Description This is a userscript that lets you mark questions as commonly used duplicate targets, and replaces the default question search in the close dialog with one that searches through your ...
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Should we close questions which ask for feedback to go elsewhere?

For example, the maintainers of this app have requested that new feedback goes over GitHub instead of the answer section. I've seen at least one other case of this too. Essentially, Stack Apps answers ...
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Bonfire - dashboard for FireAlarm detecting low-quality questions

FireAlarm is a chatbot detecting low-quality questions. Bonfire is a web-dashboard written using Ruby on Rails, made specifically for FireAlarm. Upon low quality post detection, FireAlarm sends all ...
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Always Be Closing

Gist: https://gist.github.com/WillSullivan/6732086#file-alwaysbeclosing Description: A userscript that adds easy to reach and use buttons for the most common closure tasks. As configured, the ...
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How to get more details flags from questions?

Short question: How to get the flags that led up to a question being closed? When we are going to flag a question, we have to look at /questions/{id}/flags/options first, and I can see The option ...
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Auto-Add A Comment When Closing

About Automatically adds a comment when closing a question, with the text taken directly from the close reason you chose, so that the OP can see why their question may be being downvoted, and improve ...
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Question Close Notifier - a userscript to notify you when one of your questions close somewhere on the network

About This simple userscript checks all of your accounts across the Stack Exchange network, and informs you if a question of yours has closed. Because SE refuse to do so :( The way it works is ...
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How to track the open/closed status over the history of a question?

I'd like to find out the times in the history of a question when it was closed and reopened. How can I do that using API v2? The closest relevant call I have found is /questions/{ids}/timeline, ...
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API support for close actions

Background I would like to create an app for general Stack Overflow browsing to improve upon the UI. One of the things that I am targeting is the lack of certain options in the close dialog. I ...
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Auto-comment Close Reasons

Description This script will automagically fill the comment box for you when you vote to close with the reason you are voting to close for! That way the user that asked the question can know what is ...