Questions tagged [design]

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Meta post title overflows sidebar

On Hinduism SE, the sidebar has a Hot Meta Post whose title contains a URL, and this URL overflows outside the edge of the sidebar. The displayed title of the question is Why is this question https://...
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Inconsistent colour for badge counts between top bar and flags history

The top part of the image are the badge counts as displayed in the top bar. The bottom part are the badge counts as shown when looking at your flags history. https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/flag-...
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Display reputation decreases in the Achievements trophy icon [duplicate]

Can we make it so a downvote, or other reputation decrease will highlight the Achievements trophy icon, or alert you in some other way? A downvote might mean there is a problem with your post such as ...
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Selection of events in post timeline persist after selecting a different event [duplicate]

When selecting an event in the timeline it gets identified by a gold(ish) box surrounding the date. Selecting an event also changes the URL in your navigationbar, so you can copy a link to a certain ...
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Blue tag badge message can get misaligned on small screens/windows

Here it says that the post was reopened by a bunch of community members, including this one. And right next to that user's username is the feature-request tag with a yellow circle in it. Hovering over ...
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Make it easier to distinguish accepted and declined flags in addition to pending ones in flags history

Originally posted on Ask Ubuntu, but encouraged by others to post it here, saying that this is a solid idea but it might go unnoticed on Ask Ubuntu's Meta site. Posted as it is from Ask Ubuntu Meta. ...
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Alignment of text when adding an image is off on responsive site

When drafting my latest question on my mobile I saw the following when inserting an image: The "powered by imgur" text appears to be aligned with the wrong border.
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“site” in “full site” is not correctly aligned

When the mobile version of a non-meta SE site is opened in portrait mode, the option to shift to "full site" is not correctly aligned with the word "site" being in the centre of ...
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Weird alignment of next badge gear icon on profile page

This is in Chrome on mac. Reproducible on meta.stackexchange.com, stackoverflow.com, money.stackexchange.com, and probably other SE sites. The current user activity page /users/{id}/{name} has odd ...
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Long usernames skew “Others with this badge” list item alignment [duplicate]

On the "Others with this badge" page (this one is a good example), if one of the users who gained the related badge has a rather long username, their profile's alignment will be pushed over ...
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Bring back the deleted post shade [duplicate]

A few months ago (?) there were some changes to the site aesthetics, including toning down the use of a contrasting background for code and deleted posts. I'd prefer they both come back, but the issue ...
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Why do I have to cherry-pick when performing reviews in iOS?

Starting about 2 days ago, something seems terribly wrong with the various review screens. And this for any SE site, using an iOS device (running 9.3.5), and browser either Safari or Dolphin. No idea ...
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Use a consistent style for tooltips

This post is a spin-off of "New round of UI updates... apparently". Recently we got new, differently styled tooltips, for all buttons displayed to the left of questions/answers (upvote, ...
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Please add a delay to the hover tooltips

Apparently, the hover tooltip style that was already present for the follow button, has now been added to other places as well. One thing that really bothers me about these tooltips, is that they pop ...
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New round of UI updates… apparently. Edits in close banners, summary tab changes, and now new vote tooltip (content)s?

There's a lot going on in the UI right now that I can't find announcement or discussion posts for. An edit button is now prominently displayed in the close banner (for all users, for some reason, ...
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Rendering a question containing MathJax makes for a really jumpy experience

As you can see in this animation (slowed down to 50% of original speed) rendering this page that has MathJax enabled is a really jumpy experience. There are a two things that play into this: There is ...
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Maintaining scroll position on reload — Does anyone find this useful?

So, this happened some time ago (probably over a year or so). Before that, the pages used to scroll to the top when reloaded. Then, this change was made. Now, whenever a page is reloaded, the position ...
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A link where the content of the ask-page modal dialog can be seen

Not too long ago, the new modal dialog displayed to users who were asking their first questions was added. The relevant announcement can be seen here: The new ask page is now live on the network! ...
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“Learn more” buttons are misaligned in the next privilege info panel [duplicate]

Directly related: "Go get it" button is misaligned in badge progress box The "Learn more..." button in the profile page's next privilege tracker is aligned to the left instead of ...
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Appearance of numbers for an ordered list element starting with a code block

These: 1. ``` foo bar baz bad ``` 2. foo bar baz bad Render as: foo bar baz bad foo bar baz bad Screenshot: I am pretty sure the list numbers were aligned ...
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The captcha appears in an inconvenient location on Opera Mobile on Android

The captcha appears in an inconvenient location on Opera Mobile on Android. E.g. I saw the following after trying to post a question: I had to unzoom or horizontally scroll to see where the captcha ...
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Alt text overlap for Top Network Askers with broken avatar

When a user's avatar is not available, and they're listed in the Top Network Askers in the right sidebar of https://stackexchange.com/, the alt text of the avatar overlaps the username or site name in ...
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Improve alignment of “Learn more” button in “Newest badge” popup

The popup when you click on your newest badge in your user profile has a "Learn more" button, but its alignment is suboptimal; it's too close to the top of its container: It looks better ...
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Can we expect a hotdog stand theme for StackOverflow? [duplicate]

It was mentioned over 10 years ago in this question, but seeing as how the new dark theme beta is being rolled out I'm going to mention it again. Can we expect to see a hotdog stand theme for ...
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“Go get it” button is misaligned in badge progress box

The button to "Go get it" on a badge's preview display in the profile page is aligned to the left instead of to the right, like it used to be. Its text content is also strangely underlined, ...
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Make post type more obvious in suggested edits queue [duplicate]

I just got full editing privileges on SO, and started reviewing edits. When checking out my edit history in order to find out how others have decided in some particular cases, I noticed that one post ...
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Award bounty link does not have pointer mouse cursor

Items which can be clicked usually have a pointer mouse cursor when hovering over them, e.g. the vote arrows: This is good. However, I noticed that since some recent (?) change in design, the award ...
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Black border around chat text input

I suddenly notice a black border around the chat text box: Why is that, and what can I do to fix it?
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Extra space showing up after the “follow” button on answers [duplicate]

There seems to be an extra space showing up after the "follow" button - in between "follow" and "flag" (or "delete") on answers. This is happening both on sites where I have delete vote privileges and ...
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In the timeline, should the start of a bounty by the OP also be considered a change to the question by the OP?

I noticed that if the OP of a question makes an edit to their question or comments under their question, then in the corresponding event in the timeline the OP's username is highlighted by a grey box ...
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Strange bracket on the leagues page

https://stackexchange.com/leagues/1/year/stackoverflow/2019-01-01?sort=reputationchange
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Do not capture Ctrl + F/B/K keyboard events when editing in Stack Overflow Editor on Mac OS X [duplicate]

On Mac OS X, these shortcuts Ctrl + B, Ctrl + K belong to Mac's readline shortcut: https://jblevins.org/log/kbd Since Stack Overflow's editor has used Cmd + B/K as a shortcut for editing, there isn't ...
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Style @mentions

The Problem In comments, when someone's username is mentioned in comments (e.g., @applemonkey496), it does not seem to give any indication that the mention worked, and that the user was notified. ...
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Space between the “Your recent flag was declined” warning banner and the “Flag question” button is too cramped [duplicate]

When too many of one's recent flags have declined, one receives a warning banner when opening the flag dialog box: Your recent flag was declined - please review it before flagging this post! This ...
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Too much space between links in post menu

In the 'menu' under the post, some extra space has been added (I presume accidentally) between the 'flag' link and the other options: It looks like the separators are always shown, even though their ...
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Make use of the trackable badge space once all are earnt

I recently earned all of the badges that are trackable over on my main site Science Fiction and Fantasy. I'm not quite sure what I was expecting or if I figured it would be empty but of course, it ...
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Link to “help us create it” on tag info page is barely visible on Beta Meta sites

The tag info page of a tag without a wiki and an excerpt has a request in place of the excerpt, of the form: The moderator-training tag has no usage guidance, can you help us create it? The link ...
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User name in review queue statistics is overflowing

I am viewing the review queue stats for Drones.SE and my name seems to overflow the text box: This seems to happen to everyone who is the first reviewer for that queue on all SE sites. ELL stats: ...
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Give the “some of your recent flags have been declined” banner some room

The "some of your recent flags have been declined" message recently got a banner, which makes it stand out more (which is nice) but it touches the 'Flag' button, which is less nice. Can it have some ...
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Highlight the whole block when open post by direct link

If you open the direct link to the post, you can see the padding in highlighted div. So, if there will be deleted post, it will look bad. Could you fill in the whole block with this highlighting?
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Some banners still have the yellow colour scheme. Can it be changed to blue like the rest of the post notices?

When I suggested an edit to a question here on MSE, I noticed that the banner saying "Thanks for submitting an edit" is yellow in colour, which was the colour scheme before the new post ...
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Can all “high activity” sites have the same score threshold for blurring of downvoted answers on their Metas?

In response to this old feature request to lower the score threshold at which answers are blurred here on Meta SE, @Shog9 replied (emphasis mine): I've lowered the threshold to -8 for consistency ...
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“All Sites” grid overview doesn't reorganize when an expanded item is collapsed after a tab change

First step Click on an item to expand it like on the picture below, for example Meta: Second step Change the tab, where this item will still be listed, like on the picture below, for example ...
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Incomplete box around selected event in timeline

When linking to a specific event in a post's timeline, e.g. this one the linked event gets a yellow-brownish box to highlight it. However, the bottom line of that box isn't shown (at least not in the ...
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The reply button being full width makes it hard to scroll the blog comments

I'm reading the blog on my phone (example article), and scrolling through the comments, when I tap on the highlighted area to scroll. I expect that dragging there will scroll the page, but it doesn't. ...
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Stack Exchange Markdown rendering shows incorrect list spacing

Related to, but believed not a duplicate of, List line break/spacing format issue. Below is explained a rendering issue for MarkDown affecting many if not all SE sites. Further, I seem to be ...
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Bug when scrolling through the similar questions list [duplicate]

Write the title of your question, wait for "similar questions" to load, scroll it, complete your title, wait for the "similar questions" list to update, scroll again... (on FireFox windows)
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Duplicate post notice sometimes overflows box

On my (admittedly tiny) phone screen, this is what I see for some gold badge closed questions: When part of an object becomes the name for the whole Why is a month being added?? this is driving me ...
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New dialog doesn't display radio options properly in the mobile view [duplicate]

The radio button is on its own line instead of being aligned with its label.
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New close/flag dialogs have much smaller draggable title areas [duplicate]

The new close/flag dialogs have much smaller draggable title areas. We used to be able to click between the dialog title and the top border in order to move the dialog, now clicking in that area will ...

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