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Users without full edit privileges can suggest edits to posts and tag wikis.

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What are our answer editing guidelines?

On this site, we have a well-known policy on editing code in questions: Don't do it. After all, that code is up for review, in all its glorious ugliness and buginess. But clearly, such reasoning ...
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Should we improve the code to be reviewed in an edit?

I noticed this suggest edit: This suggested edit does two things: Replace using namespace std;, which is considered bad practice in C++, with ...
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Edit dispute - Indentation on questions

This suggested edit was rejected. As it should be - rolfl here has the correct reason: Whitespace "fixes" should be part of an answer, not an edit. Please do not fix code problems in the question. ...
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Removing leading white space in question code blocks

I've made a couple of suggested edits to this question. The first one was rejected because it deviated from he original intent / it edited code. When I looked at the suggested edit, it did look like ...
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How should we handle edits to answers to make code congruent with the language of the question?

This is related to What are our answer editing guidelines?, but about an edit with a brief comment: Switched to python. To me that makes sense, since the code looked like a mix of python and a c-...
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Mathjax formatting missing in rendered output of suggested edit

While reviewing a suggested edit, I observed that the Mathjax formatting was not respected in the rendered output view (see screenshot below). Shouldn't the Mathjax formatting be displayed like it ...
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Why was my edit to fix an answer rejected, even though it was approved by the author?

I suggested an edit to this answer. The edit came after I suggested the said changes in the comments (with 4 upvotes for the comment) and the author of the post told me it's better if I do it. So I ...
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Should the phrase "passing a parameter" be corrected from posts?

This is a question about nomenclature, which I hope is on-topic here on meta. I believe it is: since my last question it became clear to me that answerers here are, above all, educators ("we're ...
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Clarify edit review screen

The pending edit screen is very confusing to me as someone who has never seen it before: It says I have 0 edits rejected. The rejection notice on the second line uses "this" vaguely. This question? ...
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Why has my suggested edit to rename some variables in an answer been rejected?

I have made an edit to this answer about 'Lissajous pattern simulator' to replace misleading names of two varables xStart and ...
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Editing out the Ruby tag from a Ruby-on-Rails question

Someone suggested an edit to remove the ruby tag with the reason: ruby != RoR I was tempted to reject the edit, since ruby is a valid tag in my opinion for ruby-on-rails. The user is a good ...
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Is there a way to accept a suggested, but rejected, edit?

Someone recently suggested an edit to one of my posts. The suggested edit was rejected before I even saw it. As the author of the post, I find the suggested edit correct, and I'd like to accept it ...
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Peer review rejects bugfix edit on ground of it being aimed at the author

I proposed an edit to this answer to one of my questions. The edit consisted of replacing two single quotes with two double quotes. The sample code in the original answer failed to compile; the ...
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Dealing with "edits must be at least 6 characters long"

I proposed an edit to this answer to one of my questions. The edit consisted of replacing two single quotes with two double quotes. The sample code in the original answer failed to compile; the ...
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What is the logic behind rejecting this edit to fix braces and indentation? [duplicate]

I have edited this question as the code in it is not bracketed properly. One reviewer accepted it, but the OP rejected it. But what is the logic behind it? I want to draw moderators attention. Update: ...
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Why am I being asked to review a suggested edit for a locked post?

I see the yellow box next to "review", and click it. It offers to let me review suggested edits. But when I get there, the only option available to me is "Skip". Why is it offering for me to review it ...
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When are edits too minor to approve?

Are there edits that are too small to make or to approve? Or is any improvement of a question or post good? I am especially thinking about: minor spelling mistakes, typos, or grammatical mistakes ...
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Should I have posted a new answer (suggested edit rejected)?

It's about this suggested edit I made, and the suggestion to create a new answer to the question. In this case, the change I made from IList<> to ...
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New reject reasons for suggested edits

I thought about pre-defined reject reasons for suggested edits, and here are two I think might be helpful: Edit changes code of question As discussed in this meta post, editing the code of a ...
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Edits by other users to clarify the question to keep it from being closed

Specific edit in question How should we handle edits like this one? I assumed that the user that is suggesting the edit is actually the user that posted the question and has now created themselves ...
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Losing suggested edit points when questions are deleted

3 questions were deleted because of being closed and off-topic. I had edits on various places on those posts and lost points for the edits that were approved by the community. Is this the way it is ...
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Questions containing false statements: Edit or Answer?

https://codereview.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/24111 The asker posts a false statement: "This code runs in time complexity X." Should they be corrected in an answer or in an edit? ... or ...
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Is there a way to force the review of a suggested edit?

I've made this suggestion that fixes an error in a question. It's pending since about 15 minutes, but maybe this delay is normal for this site? If not, is there a way to stimulate the review process?
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Two approvals for suggested edits

It seems to me that currently a suggested edit needs two approval (or reject) reviews (as suggested edits on Stack Overflow) while a week ago they required only one approval/reject. Why? What is ...
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Correct edit rejection

As code edits are reviewed by peers, anyone who has rights to review the edits can approve or reject edits. I suggested this edit and, AFAIK, my edits are correct. But this got rejected. I know this ...