Questions tagged [design]

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Alignment issue in the /users page entries

Currently, the /users page, currently the location detail and badge detail are displaying in two lines. It is not good for readability. Previoulsy both are displayed in single line. When inspect ...
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Stackoverflow duplicated layer bug

Originally posted on SO: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/59320473/stackoverflow-duplicated-layer-bug Requirements to reproduce: Win7 x64 firefox 71.0 x64 Steps to reproduce: Go to the ask ...
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Help is in different color than the other links in comments

If you go on any meta site (except this one), in any question, and then click 'add a comment', then, you'll notice 'help' button is blue, although it should be red: Is this bug related to Reputation ...
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Were does that border come from?

Since today, post notices do have a blue border: As you can see in the images in the post notices rollout Q&A that these used to have a gray-ish border. Either the colors have been updated ...
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Tag labels are hard to read, since the font color was changed. Should the change be reverted?

I was hesitating about posting this since it's a very minor thing, but here it goes. Something didn't look right about the SO design today, and after cheching with the Wayback Machine, my suspicions ...
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Moving the score on the top of posts? [duplicate]

I noticed that the score of answers and questions, together with the "favorite question" star, that used to be on the left margin, is now shown on the top of each post. May I say that I can't see the ...
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The Stack Overflow blog lacks findable search or pagination

There's been a push to try to move over more communication to Stack Overflow's blog. There are a few fundamental issues that seem to make it unsuitable for the task, or for that matter, any purpose at ...
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What Unicode symbols are possible as a temporary site favicon?

Many sites change their temporary site icons to something more interesting, e.g. Chess.SE uses a rook. From Chinese.SE: ... if you have a unicode symbol, we could use that instead of the "Cn". For ...
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Why do these two identical view counts have different colors?

I was browsing popular questions on Code Review Stack Exchange and I stumbled upon this disparity: What causes this behavior to happen? If both questions are above 10k views, shouldn't they both be ...
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Duplicate messages missing key elements [duplicate]

When a question is flagged as a possible duplicate, the question asker sees a box like this: This also does not indicate what the supposedly similar questions are. Also, there are no yes/no buttons ...
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Why suggest already-present tags? [duplicate]

When working on this question, I noticed this suggestion at the end: This looks like a bug.
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Similar questions scroll sticky/overlap

On the Ask A Question page, the Similar Questions sometimes has a visual bug that the initially displayed content remains in place when scrolling, and the scrolled content is superimposed. Examples (...
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What happened to the voting buttons?

Starting from yesterday, the up-/downvote buttons seem to have moved from the left of a post towards above (in the middle) of the bodies of all questions and answers. Here is a screenprint of a ...
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When logged out, on Questions tab, after changing page size to 30 or 50 and clicking on a page number, page size resets to default 15 [duplicate]

The URL seems to only include either the page size or the page number, but never both. This is true for both logged in and logged out states. https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions?tab=newest&...
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Shall we add some background color for the code block in the deleted answers too?

The code block in the deleted answer are not have any grey background color. The code block looks like normal text. Example deleted answer (10k+ users) Shall we add some background color for the code ...
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Number of queries in SEDE overflows

The total number of queries on SEDE (shown on the query list page) overflows sometimes, depending on the actual number: I think it's still readable if the font size is reduced by a few points, or ...
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Post notices broken on questions with old-style “automatically inserted text” duplicate banners [duplicate]

We still have some duplicates around that use auto-inserted markdown to create a duplicate banner. The rendering of these duplicates is broken as of the post notice redesign. For instance, consider ...
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Long tags cut off when creating filter

On Arqade, I was trying to create a filter that will catch 'em all, but I saw that long tags get cut off, making it impossible to remove the tag without resorting to using the keyboard (which is a ...
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Should stackexchange sites be differentiated on mobile?

I sometimes use the mobile version of SE websites and, with the exception of stackoverflow.com and meta.stackoverflow.com, all SE sites seem to render with the same generic stackexchange theme. Could ...
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Negative downvote count is not showing properly [duplicate]

In stackoverflow question How do I clone a specific Git branch?, more specifically in the answer https://stackoverflow.com/a/1911126/4021802, the negative vote count -162 is being shown as positive ...
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Move the “highly active question” banner down below the question

Maybe it's just me, but the new "highly-active" banner seems kind of jarring: It feels to me like the most eye-catching thing on the page, positioned as it is above the question text, and yet it's ...
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The review sticky panel should actually be sticky

Currently, the sticky review result panel is causing the page to jump up and down as I scroll. It's irritating. This is because JavaScript is changing it from position: static; to position: fixed;. It ...
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Not enough right margin for the tags on tag pages (on iPadOS)

I’ve marked only the most obvious situations on the picture: As you can see the rectangular background part of tags is too small for tag name. Tested on iPadOS 13.2.2 in Chrome browser
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User information is not showing [duplicate]

I have seen a question where user information isn't mentioned in the question: What's the primary use of Windows Event Viewer? When I checked if the bug reported earlier, I found: What is ...
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UI improvements for those who opt-in to ads

I turned off Hot Network questions and turned on Ads. I thought the ads would take the place of the hot network questions. The right margin area is dead space and could be used to generate some ...
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Un-responsive profile pages

Profile pages across the network don't seem to be responsive. Unless I fully maximize the window on my 1280x800 screen, I'm stuck with horizontal scroll bars. Are there any plans to fix this? An easy ...
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Minor alignment issue in the blog pagination icon

There is a minor alignment issue in the blog's pagination icon. The previous and next page icons in the authors page are partially displayed in the pagination section, which is in the bottom of the ...
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Alignment issue in the achievements dialog box

There is an alignment issue in the achievements dialog box. The privilege icon is not aligned with the reputation score and badge icons. Can the privilege icon be aligned with others in the ...
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Fighting banner blindness: Dismissable Blog / Featured entries in banners

I'm sure people in charge knew in advance that today and on the next days/weeks questions will arise like "Why has my reputation increased unexpectedly?" although the reason is prominently announced ...
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Quotes should look different from spoilers

Spoilers are usually not quotes. But currently spoilers (after clicking) look exactly like blockquotes. So the reader has to memorize which paragraphs he clicked (spoilers), and which were already ...
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Put tags under the title [duplicate]

Current situation Tags should not into titles. In an opened question, tags are shown at the very bottom of the question. Problem If a question was opened via a websearch site (which does not show ...
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Blurry text on Stack Overflow with Chrome

There is a bug with Chrome (and probably other WebKit browsers) on the Stack Overflow website. When trying to open the More menu in a tag-related search, the popup is all blurry. This is usually due ...
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Search has become much harder to find on narrow windows

Since very recently, search has become a lot harder to reach. First, the keyboard shortcut s no longer works. status-completed Second, there used to be a reasonably wide text box at the top of the ...
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The search box width is increased in the stackexchange.com header

The width of the search box in the stackexchange.com's header is increased suddenly. Previously in the StackExchange.com, the search box width is less, and there is enough space in the right and ...
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Horizontal line appears under posts that have deleted comments

It appears that a recent update has introduced a design flaw: on posts that have had comments that have all been deleted, a gray horizontal line appears above the "add comment" button a few seconds ...
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Tab design is broken on profile page on iPadOS

I’ve been using SE sites for a long time from my iPad on Chrome (or Safari, since mobile Chrome is no longer supported officially), and recently I noticed that the tab design on the profile page ...
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Rendering glitch on iPad

There are some rendering glitches on iPad Pro A1673 (9.7”) with iPadOS 13.1.3: Let me know if you need more information.
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List (both numbered and bulleted) CSS appears to be broken

The CSS for lists across the network appears to be broken. Specifically, the following used to exist, but no longer does: ol { list-style-type: decimal; } ul { list-style-type: disc; } ul, ol ...
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Question list on profile page not vertically aligned

There's something wrong with the vertical alignment on the Questions tab of a profile page: (click to enlarge) On the home page, which uses a similar list but without the Favorite column, the ...
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A small display bug in the reputation graphics in Edge browser only [duplicate]

My reputation graphic show the diagram below. I think the year columns 2016-2019 are not displayed well. Is this a (small) bug? I'm using Microsoft Edge: Microsoft Edge 44.17763.771.0 Microsoft ...
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Drop shadows on avatars eligible for expanded usercard has disappeared

According to the privilege page for established user rights, there is supposed to be a drop shadow next to avatars that expand upon mouse over into expanded usercards. However, as of today, that drop ...
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Subscription feed email displays a tag incorrectly

This happened for the "WatchKit" Stack Overflow tag. Here is the corresponding question: Undefined symbol: _OBJC_CLASS_$_WKInterfaceController error after updating XCode to version 11.1.
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Images in post when viewed using Chrome on Android are sometimes misplaced

Images in post when viewed using Chrome on Android are sometimes misplaced. Example from Why are there so many subway station signs between Yau Ma Tei station and Mong Kok station on Google Maps?: ...
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Unread notifications have the wrong link size

Unread notifications have large spacings on top and bottom. But they are not a part of the link and you can see default context menu when clicking them (also this area is not clickable): Instead, ...
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What is the 'i1l' hidden form element for in Stack Overflow/Exchange/Super User?

I have noticed that a mysterious hidden form element called "i1l" is magically added (with JavaScript, no doubt) to the middle of the form when submitting a new question. Its value appears to be a ...
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Align items on profile preferences page

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/preferences/current Right now input has style: input[type="checkbox"]:not(.s-checkbox), input[type="radio"]:not(.s-radio) { border: none; margin-...
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Reputation missing in the thumbnail [duplicate]

I just recently noticed that the author thumbnail has no reputation. Is this a bug or is this a conscious change?
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User cards are no longer showing reputation or badges across the network

I cannot see reputation of any questioner or answerer on their user cards, but editors' rep & badges are still shown. Questions tab with any filter(new, active) is unaffected. Mobile sites are ...
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Stack Exchange user reputation leagues drop-down bug [duplicate]

when on the User Reputation League page, I noticed that the drop-down was not functioning correctly. When selecting Unix & Linux, the drop-down keeps showing Stack Overflow: I noticed the same ...
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Tiny text box in “Manage Off-Topic Close Reasons” tool

In /admin/flags/close-as-off-topic, the text box to add a new reason is tiny: Safari 12.1.1 / macOS 10.14.5.