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Profile popup window overlay doesn't fully cover screen on moblie

When I open any pop-up window (badge tracker/viewer, WB hat selection, etc) on the profile page window on an iPad (using Safari) I get to look at this ugly setup: See a not marked-up image here. The ...
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Stack Exchange on a small resolution screen

When I'm behind a 1024x768 screen the width of content on this site is decreased making several answers and questions inconvenient to read. How can I have the site loaded with full widths and heights ...
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What are the requirements for a (beta) site logo?

Someone on Sustainable Living SE proposed to hold a 'new logo' contest so we can make the beta site a bit more distinct and recognizable. From this Meta post I understood that Stack Exchange sites can ...
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Is there some way to display the number of characters in the title of a new question? [duplicate]

Surely, as a newbie here at SE, I have missed something. The title will display "Title cannot be longer than 150 characters" if it is too long, but no indication of the actual length. My usual ...
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Can we add some padding in the linked questions page?

If a post has a huge number of linked questions, we can able to see a link as see more linked questions... in the "Linked" section. When clicking on the "see more linked questions" link, the results ...
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Use more available space for search box in top bar

Today I noticed that top bar's search box width was increased. It's a good news! But I can't understand why it's not increased even more. In particular, the right offset could be minimized as done for ...
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.info-box div missing background color in review

I was just doing some LQP review, when I happen upon the post pictured below. There is the normal "Our system has identified this post as possible spam; please review carefully" warring, however there ...
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Where is the best place to post suggested improvements for a SE Site - Here at Meta or on the actual Site itself?

I have a number of suggestions to improve a site's look, feel, design, etc. and wonder where or who to direct those thoughts: The Moderators, who are either elected or appointed, I believe just '...
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Voting buttons are displayed on questions with historical lock and their answers

Previously, historically locked questions (and the answers) had their voting buttons hidden. The faq says: In addition to the post notice being prominently displayed, posts which are historically ...
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Vote buttons, stars, and moderator margin controls just got a lot lighter

The controls in the left margin of a post -- vote buttons, star, and moderator controls (timeline, flag count, deleted comments) are now a much lighter shade of gray than they used to be. Before (...
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Auto-expand the editor size up to the screen/view size while the text grows

For example, if I am typing and I hit the editor current box size, instead of adding the scroll bar, expand the editor box size up to the screen view size. Only then, add the scroll bar. This is ...
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Size of the search textbox in the top bar is increased suddenly on all the sites

Size of the search textbox in the top bar is increased suddenly. I can recall the size of the textbox being smaller previously. Is the textbox size increased on purpose, or is this a bug?
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Why did the favorite button became little different and smaller?

So currently the favorite button looks like: But previously, it looks little bigger, and contains a border for the star, did stack exchange update it? I think it looks better before, would we change ...
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Pasting code and undoing undo much more than expected

Like this: Once, I read somewhere (hence, this is may be a duplicate post, but I cannot find no one else reporting it right now) this problem is because when you paste something on StackExchange ...
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When trying to print out questions, why is the content shifted to the left? [duplicate]

I am not interested in a plugin to do a fancy print, I'd just like for the content to be spread out on the page. I have hopefully attached a page from each of the four sites I recently joined to ...
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Site analytics looks broken: “responsiveness” and “yandex.rug.stackexchange.com”

I noticed some problems on the site analytics page. I saw these problems on ELU, but they could happen anywhere. First of all, the page is "responsive", which apparently means that as the browser ...
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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 to reduce size

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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Flag-summary page is *mostly* responsive, but post titles overflow into the stats box

I see this on my flag-summary page: At first I thought this was because not all pages on the site are responsive yet, but this one (otherwise) seems to be. The stuff on the main part of the page re-...
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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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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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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 ...