Sometimes (not always) while browsing Stack Exchange I notice that top bar tries to escape its position, and an annoying margin appears:

It is not really predictable. It could happen when I check achievements or notifications, it could happen while scrolling, also happened to me when I clicked to ask this question.

That said, no custom settings. Latest Safari on iOS 15.4. Browser zoom 100%.

I believe it’s a “sub-pixel rendering” issue caused by the super-high resolution screen (which it is on the most of flagship smartphones of recent years)

  • Bruh 😡
    – nicael
    Apr 8 at 18:41
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    I think it's the browser border Apr 8 at 18:52
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    @arc nope that’s wrong
    – nicael
    Apr 8 at 18:54
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    I honestly can't see any bug here. It's just a margin, common thing in design. Nothing is being "detached" anywhere. Apr 10 at 7:51
  • @sha there should be no margin at all, normally it looks this way
    – nicael
    Apr 10 at 9:15
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    When you say "this way" in your link there is a margin, faint but definitely there. Apr 10 at 9:50
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    I really don't see any difference and even if there is some pixels of extra margin, so what?? It still look the same. It's there, it didn't fall down. This is super neat picking, while valid I just disagree there's any bug here. Apr 10 at 10:27
  • @sha I’m a little bit confused - I would say the difference is pretty noticeable. Are you from mobile or desktop?
    – nicael
    Apr 10 at 10:33
  • I mean, the gap is large enough so as there’s clearly text peaking from underneath
    – nicael
    Apr 10 at 10:34
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    I'm on desktop but talking about your screenshots. Also can't see any text peaking in your last screenshot. Maybe just my bad eyes, really no idea. :/ Apr 10 at 10:58
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    @ShadowWizardSaysNoMoreWar (Sorry, couldn’t resist.) You mean super nitpicking. Apr 19 at 13:58
  • @EmilJeřábek you nitpick my nitpicking! How nitpicky of you. :-D Apr 19 at 14:13


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