When inline code appears directly below a link, it overlaps and hides the underline of the link (on Meta, the only visual indicator that a link is present. Example on this question:

I see this on IE 9.

Not sure if this happens on sites other than Meta.

  • It happens in many other cases and ways too.
    – animuson StaffMod
    Jan 23, 2013 at 21:28
  • @animuson once I noticed it, I have realized that it happens freaking everywhere.
    – Mike G
    Jan 23, 2013 at 21:30
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    Not for me on Chrome. dl.dropbox.com/u/38516275/MyWebPage/…
    – SeinopSys
    Jan 23, 2013 at 21:31
  • @DJDavid98 now that you mention it, this specific instance doesn't overlap for me, either. Is this part of the new slimmer UX?
    – Mike G
    Jan 23, 2013 at 21:38
  • These issues are dependent upon your browser and/or font settings. Different browsers, fonts, etc will cause different line heights and other small differences that aren't very noticeable on the large scale but are for tiny things such as this.
    – animuson StaffMod
    Jan 23, 2013 at 23:40
  • @animuson I'd like an 'official' verdict on this. If it is indeed browser/setting dependent, I'd like to how to stop this from happening, because it's annoying as hell.
    – Mike G
    Jan 24, 2013 at 0:35


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