Questions tagged [design]

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How do I prevent long strings of characters from automatically starting a new line?

It happened to me recently that I needed to ask a question that included a long string of characters such as the following one: ...
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Posts loading bug

I noticed that clicking multiple times on one these tabs which is not selected adds up the loading GIF (in the profile page): Here is an image of it happening: Its hard to explain whats happening ...
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No spacing below “Communities” when no other communities are present

When a user has no profile on another Stack Exchange site, apart from the one on which the profile is viewed, attached to their profile there appears to be no spacing between the header-line and the ...
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Mobile site doesn't distinguish colors between rewarding and already-rewarded bounties

On this question, I have a 200-reputation bounty active. To reward it, I would click here next to the answer: However, it looks like this on mobile: Unlike on desktop, there isn't a color or bolding ...
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Long site title messes up SEDE site list formatting [duplicate]

On the Stack Exchange Data Explorer homepage, if you scroll down a bit, you'll encounter a site with a very long title: Software Recommendations Meta Stack Exchange. A title this long messes up the ...
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Remove the end time of bounties from question titles?

So today I chimed in on IPS and scrolled a bit. This question caught my eye, because it had a number in it. Something like that I haven't seen in a long time, if ever. Then I read the title and was ...
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Change the way expired bounties are shown in question lists

There has been a change in how bounties are displayed in some of the question lists, and while there is room for improvement it looks odd for bounties which are in their grace period. It's probably ...
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New bounty design dislocates title [duplicate]

I think this is a very recent design change, because I've not seen it before: Where before a small box with the bounty value dislocated the title a couple of characters to the right, now the ...
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There is a minor alignment issue in the newsletter user details

There is a minor alignment issue in the Sample Newsletter preview and Newsletter Emails. There is no space between the asked and answered user details. Screenshot of recent sample newsletter preview: ...
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Similar questions feature blinds me from seeing my own typing, unexpectedly puts links under my cursor

I like the idea of the Similar questions feature and I've found one suggestion helpful so far, but there are two things that interrupt my flow when I am writing a question post. Suddenly and ...
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Make HNQ alt-text consistent

Rolling over an SE site icon on the HNQ sidebar shows you the full name of that site (click for larger image): While on the full HNQ list, rolling over the site icon gives view this question on ...
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Formatting for review instructions is off after loading second review item on iOS

Review queues have an instruction box at the top, e.g. for Late Answers: This is a new user's answer to an old question. Watch for hidden gems, non-answers, and spam. When reviewing on iOS, ...
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“Routine maintenance” error message on all sites uses old, deprecated Trebuchet font

The "routine maintenance" error message on all sites (the one that shows special images on the Trilogy sites, such as the "floating point" image on Stack Overflow and the "how I made a hacker out of a ...
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Can the “New Activity” dot be changed to not require an entire line of space

I changed the containing H3 to contain the following CSS. I think this provides a better view. .summary h3 { display: flex; align-items: center; }
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Can we move the question statistics to under the tags?

From Catija's answer to my related question about why the question statistics were moved I understand why it had to happen. However, the placement for me still feels odd. It interrupts the flow of the ...
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Does the silver badge count have a different font weight or size than the bronze one on MSE?

I was looking at my badges here on MSE. It appears to me the silver badge count has a different font-weight / font-size then the bronze badge count and the reputation. I tried looking at the sites ...
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Can we go to more of a middle ground between the sidebar question stats and the horizontal bar?

I preferred the old way, but understand that that doesn't translate well to transitioning to a more mobile friendly view in smaller resolutions. With the new design, I find it difficult to read/...
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Add link styling to the latest activity link in the question stats

With the new design of putting the question stats under the post title, it's not obvious at all the latest activity time is a clickable link. The current style blends in with the non-link labels on ...
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Please check if the new prominent placement of question date is having negative effects

I posted this as an answer to Why are the sidebar stats for a question now under the title?, but that was removed as being off-topic for that post. So, I'm bringing it to its own space. I expect that ...
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New design on the question view page

The new design on the "question view page" is making the question title go off the question area. Can we have it within the question area itself?
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Improvement request for the poorly-positioned “Welcome back!” notification

It's very annoying to see the notification completely hiding the menu-bar. Whenever I open any SE website, I look at my notifications and rep changes but when the "Welcome Back!" notification appears, ...
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“Ask Question” and “Top Questions” too close to each other on mobile

A recent change seems to have moved the "Ask Question" button and the "Top Questions" text closer to each other, and now they're touching. This seems wrong to me: Could this please be fixed?
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Move question info from underneath question title back to sidebar on wider viewports

Recently, the system was changed to show question statistics (asked, views, last active) underneath the question title, rather than on the sidebar as before. This appears to be in response to this ...
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Can we have a little more accessibility with the stats below question titles?

The question stats (when asked, when last active, and views) were recently moved into the main part of the page from the right column, which is a big help for some use cases. I just have one small ...
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Why are the sidebar stats for a question now under the title?

Very recently, past few minutes or so?, a new build was pushed out that changed the location of a question's stats from the top of the sidebar content to underneath the title. I can't exactly put my ...
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Design bug found on Stack Overflow website [migrated]

I found a design bug on the Stack Overflow website. Please see the screenshot below. The textbox right side is overlapped by the profile container element.
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Wrong title displayed in api.stackexchange.com/docs pages

The title displayed in all api.stackexchange.com/docs, per-site methods, pages contains an HTML tag for the "method" (aka GET), and this tag is displayed in the title of the document. Example for ...
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Escaped line break tag in tooltip on election page

Over on Lifehacks (a beta site with the standard beta template) we're having an election. I just cast my votes and was presented this tooltip: Please fix the escaped line break tag so it either ...
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UI bug in Right sidebar? [duplicate]

I have found one text is going out of the div while visiting some random posts. I think there is issue with the "word-break" CSS content. After applying word-break, it seems to be working fine:
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Overflowing text in Hot Meta Posts box

I've noticed the text of the Hot Meta Posts box is not within its limits. I guess this would happen for any question with a word that's long enough:
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Alignment issue in the previous year's Winter Bash site's top bar

There is an alignment issue in the previous year's Winter Bash site's top bar. The tool tip texts are displayed next to its DIV. For example, when trying to access the following Winter Bash sites, I ...
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Why am I seeing a comment in red color, blocking access to the flag button?

Nat comment on Operation Unz̖̬̜̺̬a͇͖̯͔͉l̟̭g͕̝̼͇͓̪͍o̬̝͍̹̻, when copy-pasted, looks like: @L.F. Too late... ...far too late... Too late... ...far too late... ...
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My reputation on Code Review shows an incorrect number of items in an expandable list [duplicate]

This says it all: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/users/62615/rory-ap?tab=reputation
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Dash on different line as commenter's username

In the comments section, I have noticed that often if the user's username gets carried over to the next line if it is too long. That is fine, but I have noticed that when this happens, the dash that ...
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How does one request an updated header image for a particular site? [duplicate]

This question is about a minor change to a header image on the Mathematica Stack Exchange site. For background information, see: Ask the Community: Should we add "Wolfram Language" to our ...
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New achievement not vertically aligned in container

It looks like new achievements in the achievement dialog have a little more padding at the top, making them not vertically aligned anymore (left). The difference is easily seen when you compare it ...
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Bugs when viewing comments as a logged-out user in mobile view

A few bugs happens when viewing comments by using the mobile view of Stack Exchange sites, as an anonymous user. Bug #1 The first is about the "add a comment" link missing. When not logged-in, if a ...
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'Undelete post' button in moderator flag dashboard on iOS lacks styling

The new Moderator flag dashboard works excellent on iOS, thanks to the responsive design. But I couldn't help noticing that the 'Undelete post' button (visible after you've deleted a post) lacks some ...
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Not able to see the newsletter confirmation message box fully when the top bar stickiness is enabled

When the top bar stickiness is enabled, if I'm subscribe or unsubscribe any newsletter, not able to see the confirmation message box. It was sticky with the top bar. After I scrolled the page too, ...
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Can we skip skipping the skip button, please? [duplicate]

I never use my browser in full screen mode and when working the review queues, the Skip button jumps off screen is being skipped when I scroll down to see the comments as per screen record below: Can ...
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Badge Display Chooser badges incorrect color and not sticky

With rev 2019.7.1.34183 the chooser for showing the manner in which our badges are to be displayed was changed from tabs to dropdown selector. On main Meta (with rev 2019.7.2.34187) it works correctly,...
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Answer titles too big and cut off in post feedback

In the post feedback 10k tool, answer titles are big and cut off (but questions look ok): On sites that use a serif font, answer titles also stick out for being sans serif. I’m also noticing it ...
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The moderator flag overlay obscures too much of the screen, can't see the content on smaller screen heights

Quite literally: I cannot see it. The old system was annoying in this respect, but this is ridiculous! I can't even see the full sidebar at once! This new interface is very, very big, and there ...
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Display issue of three-backticks formatted code

I came across an answer on Stack Overflow whose code is formatted with triple backticks (AKA CommonMark / GitHub style / ```), that layouts weirdly: When I edit the question, the preview looks ...
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Discrepancy between Mobile and Desktop Answer Count [duplicate]

On the Desktop, the "Answer Count" will include deleted questions. Meaning that this Sandbox question with only 3 non-deleted answers will have an Answer Count of 69: However, on Mobile, only non-...
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Icons in snippet editor don't match link color

On sites with non-blue accent colors, the icons next to the "Tidy" and "Reset" links in the snippet editor stay blue and don't match the accent color. For example, on Code Golf:
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How successful has Stack Exchange's “teams” been so far?

How successful has the Private Q&A option been so far? Free up resources It’s expensive and time-consuming to answer the same questions over and over. By making the right information ...
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'Convert to edit' option in mod menu looks weird on mobile

The 'convert to edit' option in the mod menu for answers looks ... weird ... when viewed in Safari on an iPhone. The font size is much smaller than the other options: Note that the other disabled ...
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Alignment issue with the accept reminder message in Activity -> Questions tab

There is an alignment issue in the Activity -> Questions tab's accept reminder message. It is not aligned correctly. Screenshot for reference: The message in plain text: Have you considered ...
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Unable to see site switcher when clicking on the hamburger icon in mobile web

In mobile web, when I click the hamburger icon in the left top corner, instead of opening the site switcher it always redirect to stackexchange.com So unable to see the site switcher from mobile web....