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Questions tagged [design]

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New flag overview UI - “dropdown-arrows” used but there's no dropdown action

The UI in the flags overview has received an update with some nice design love, and it looks good. The only thing that bothers me a little is that there's these arrow-style icons (>) in the menu ...
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Area 51 - alignment isssue in the progress proposal tab

In Area 51 progress proposal tab currently 18 proposals are displayed. In the end of the page there is an alignment issue. The space between the proposal div and the disclaimer text is empty if I ...
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Having suggestions when an image is too large

Imagine this. You're uploading an image and then you get this error: Your image is too large and you don't know what to do. How about below adding some suggestions on what to do? I personally use ...
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Responsiveness breaks image proportions

When responsiveness is enabled and page width is small enough the image proportions are broken: This behavior also affects both SE apps: Android and iOS. But in case of app you can’t disable it.
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Seeing a new error message place holder - is it intentional?

I tried to close a post, when it has 4 close votes already as "close(4)". When I clicked the close button, already the post's status changed to [closed] so it shows a error message. Previously the ...
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Runaway usercards on non-responsive pages

On any site, when browsing non responsive pages such as the revisions page or the review queue (see proposed duplicate for expandable usercards) in a narrower browser window, the expanded profile ...
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What is the new 'Snow-Flake' symbol? [duplicate]

Good day. Today I was just working when I saw that there was a snowflake in the top-bar-menu, and it had a purple notification number on it. I had never seen it before. Note: This has been solved ...
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What is the shape of the Knitting canvas?

The knitting canvas of Winter Bash 2018 has a weird shape: What is this shape supposed to represent, if anything?
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No Snowflake for mobile layout to access Winter Bash 2018 - Desktop layout OK [duplicate]

On the mobile site there is no Snowflake to access the Winter Bash 2018.   Even accessing the Menu is fruitless, still no Snowflake:   Only by using the Full Site (on Mobile) is one ...
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How is the new image uploader supposed to look?

This is how everyone else's screenshots look here: This is how it looks for me: I have tested it on the latest Firefox on Windows 10, the latest Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04, and on an ...
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Can EL&U please get its logo banner centered (again)? [migrated]

The logo banner for English Language & Usage used to be centered. It was designed to be centered, way back when these things were created. How can I tell? Because it exhibits bilateral symmetry in ...
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How to explain abbreviations without the disallowed <abbr> HTML tag?

How can tooltips be currently added to abbreviations as long as the <abbr> HTML tag is unsupported? Is there a Markdown equivalent or other workaround?
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Change shade color for watched tags on Stack Overflow

Can I change the yellow shade color for the highlighted watched tags on Stack Overflow? May be I am a color-blind or my LCD monitor is not very good, but I can barely see the highlighted watched tags ...
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Is it possible to suggest changes to the theme of a stack exchange? [closed]

I would like to suggest a couple changes to the typography in the theme of https://cooking.stackoverflow.com. Specifically when a heading is sandwiched between two paragraphs, the heading appears ...
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Why do I keep getting a notification for earning the Autobiographer badge with no reputation changes?

The You've earned the "Autobiographer" badge (Complete "About Me" section of user profile) achievement keeps popping for me everytime i visit Stack Overflow Is it a bug? It's irritating seeing the ...
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New privilege tracker - 'Track the next one' banner misplaced when you've also earned a new badge

I'll admit that this is a rare case, but when you've earned a new privilege and a badge you've tracked, the dark blue 'banner' which contains the 'Track the next one' button seems to be positioned too ...
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Counter's text is truncated in queue on localized sites

SOru: SOes: Can you fix it? It looks very ugly. Make it flexible, or, at least, increase width of .dashboard-item .dashboard-count.
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Responsive Design Themes - What can sites customize and how can they get changes implemented?

There have been a few questions here on MSE along with some on various child metas about how fixed/permanent the new site redesigns are. I'm posting a new question rather than answering so that we can ...
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Font size for comment button is too large in Android app

Font size for comment button is too large in Android app App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: LGE Device Model: LM-G710 OS Version: 8.0.0 (181662202158b.FGN)
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Heading bug on profiles on Area 51

I have found a bug on Area 51. When we make heading like #Hello, visible as: Hello on our profile description, if the text is long then it is going outside its boundry. It is shown here: And it ...
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Too many hamburgers and not enough space for icons

This is how the new responsive design looks on a narrow screen when you have a lot of stuff going on in the top bar: This is how it looks when you narrow the screen a bit: The help and the review ...
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Responsive design now available on all sites; new theme customization coming soon

It's been a long process, but the changes we announced back in March are done. Most sites will see their new themes live for all users on November 30. Some sites with blocking issues may have to wait ...
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Bad formatting on bottom row of reputation graph

It looks like there are some issues with the reputation graph on the User Activity page. On my profile on IPS, the left axis overlaps the graph itself: This issue seems to be unique to my profile (...
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Sizing images in posts - original size in link

So, recently (not entirely sure when... something in the last 2 years) the code for images was changed, so that they could be viewed in a new window, by clicking on the image. [![enter image ...
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Number of questions missing with Custom Question Lists

Without Custom Question Lists on the left, with Custom Question Lists on the right: The one with CQL is missing the part where it says "16,828,657 questions". I frequently use this number when I'...
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Broken view after expanding a snippet

Find a post with Stack Snippet (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) and go for "Expand snippet", for example this one. I got this strange view on Chrome 70 (Windows 10):
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The “choose a template” modal for moderator messages is obscured on my mobile browser

If I attempt to create a Moderator Message ("contact user privately") in my mobile browser (Chrome on Android) for Mi Yodeya, with the new responsive design, the modal that allows me to pick a message ...
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Technical UI bug on the Moderator Election page

Today I checked the Moderator Election Phase page and found a technical glitch. It's the side div stating the choice selection of moderator candidates. Upon scrolling the candidate descriptive answers ...
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On sites with new responsive theme, word wrap on long titles breaks in the middle of a word

For sites that have the new responsive theme enabled, where the "Ask Question" button is in line with the question title on question pages, the word wrap on long titles is not working correctly. It ...
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A part of A is eaten from the question title

Despite of responsiveness the left bottom part of "A" letter when it comes as a first letter in the question title is eaten (obscured): Tested for FF and Chrome on Windows 7
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Sign up buttons missing styles in anonymous voting dialog

Steps to Reproduce Log out Click a vote button on a question Observe the dialog that appears Actual Result The dialog's "Sign up" buttons seems to be missing styles. They use the text cursor, not ...
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Elements on review stat popup overlap window rectangle

On MSE (English): On ruSO (Russian): On jaSO (Japaneese): On ptSO (Portuguese): On esSO (Spanish): Also note that progress indicator (white/green line) is not centered between ...
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Stack Exchange® Location Extender™ on profile page … again

Let me start this with a previous bug: Very long "About me" text squeezes both the left side (flair) and the right side (the section with location, GitHub link, etc.) Now, the reverse thing has ...
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Please display editor and poster flairs side by side on smaller screens

This is the normal situation: This is the situation on screens 965px or less: However, we still have a large gap where these could fit, and it pushes the content down. I would prefer it if ...
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New logo in Bounty Email is squished vertically [duplicate]

Related: Change MSE logo in bounty email notifications This new logo has since gone funky:
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Chat highlighting should work in transcripts as in actual chat

In an active chat room, on the desktop chat client, hovering the mouse pointer over a message puts a lightweight line around that message. Furthermore, if that message a reply to another, or if there ...
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Minor alignment issue in the activity tab - top tag section

In the Activity tab -> Top tag section, the earned reputation placeholder height is differed from the adjacent tag height. It will be good, if the earned reputation placeholder's height is matching ...
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Can't see text that I'm editing in a chat room [duplicate]

I went to edit my text in a chat room, but I was not able to see the text while trying to edit it. I am only able to see it while I highlight it. Using Windows 7 Using Google Chrome Using "Grammarly" ...
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Horizontal scrollbar on responsive sites I don't belong to

On sites that allow you to post an answer without logging in I get a horizontal scrollbar even when the site has a responsive design, probably due to the sign up/login boxes: Example links to sites ...
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Accessibility issue with some site themes

Since I haven't had success posting in the appropriate thread of Academia's meta, I've decided to try here. It's an appropriate place for this issue anyway since, although it's not quite as bad, I ...
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Site logo in “Bounty Grace Period Started” email is distorted

The logo of the site where the bounty question is asked appears to be distorted in comparison to the text, when reading the mail: Same issue in landscape orientation.
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Review queue icons bug [duplicate]

I just noticed today in the review queue (I saw it in GD.SE and M&TV.SE) that the user icons dropped below the correspondent review queue instead of being on the right side in the same row. That ...
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Bug in CSS for side menu while editing profiles in Spanish and Portuguese sites (inter alia)

You should not be applying the capitalize text-transform on international sites, because that’s wrong “culturally inappropriate” for those languages. This is because you have a bug in the last line ...
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Some sites' review pages are now poorly wrapped, resulting in wasted space and a scrollbar

Update from Shog9: Also affects Aviation, Cooking... Probably everything on the "not yet in progress" list here: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/314979/… - I've passed this on to the devs. – Shog9 ...
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Cannot upload images from web links in Internet Explorer 11; buttons cut off

In Internet Explorer 11, with the new image upload UI, it's not possible for users to upload images from web links. There is a known focus bug where one has to click in the white space outside the ...
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Eeeek! Who took away the green consecutive days in the calendar?

Something has changed and now the visited days, in the calendar, are not marked with green anymore. Previously it was very easy to spot the missing days. It used to show as green for days I've ...
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Comment name mention autofill box sits above “new contributor” banner

I just noticed that the mention autofill box thing floats higher than it normally would if there's a "new contributor" banner above the comment box. I only realised you can press tab to complete the ...
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Move the “Have you considered…” text to the right

I was looking over my Questions page, and found the "Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty" message. However, the text was on the left of the page - making it look very out of ...
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Port the new comment flagging dialog design to other similar dialogs?

It looks beautiful and modern-fashioned. Can we have the same design in post flagging, post closing, review options, moderator options et cetera?
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Rendering bugs with smart quotes in default font stacks

SUMMARY: The default font stacks using the old 1990s Microsoft fonts don’t work well because of collisions with smart quotes. Those font stacks all need adjusting, and quite possibly should be served ...