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Temporary locks on answers not showing lock duration

Tested on Stack Overflow, Stack Overflow Meta and Pets. Questions Temporary locks on questions are showing the duration (mod only). Stack Overflow. Meta Stack Overflow. Pets. Answers On answers ...
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Don't clear the custom flag message when dismissing the window

It has happened with me a lot of times, when the text I wrote was cleared after a flag dialog was dismissed. Please, don't clear the message, when window dismisses.
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Unable to hide the horizontal scroll tabs in a long code snipped [duplicate]

I faced the issue on several occasions, so I am reporting it here. Please see the screenshot for a better understanding of my concern. I use a Mac. Please auto-hide it after, say, 1 second. The ...
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Reduce the size of site newsletters to ensure that they don't get clipped in Gmail

This is related to a different question, but I'm going to propose specific changes. The goal is to reduce the size of the message below 102K so Gmail stops truncate the message, hiding a portion of ...
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Workaround for horizontal scroll bar obscuring single line code markdowns [duplicate]

Occasionally this happens on chrome from a mac: Single line code markdowns can thereafter be difficult to read. Clicking elsewhere on the page doesn't seem to 'undo' this. My workaround is to double ...
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Add margin to the “Communities” block on the profile activity page [duplicate]

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/-1/community Actually, h tags have margin: h1, h2, h3 { margin: 0 0 1em; } But "Communities" block has class .gs4, which overides this rule: .gs4 { ...
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Available length of search inputs is different between top bar and search page

The top bar length for search query is 240 symbols, but for the search input on the search page the length is limited to 140 symbols. This leads to weird behaviour, when a can only delete the ...
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Inconsistency in behaviour for comment upvote/flag and delete between mobile and desktop browser

On my mobile Chrome browser all the items (flag/upvote and delete) for comments are always visible due to the lack of pointer item like a mouse. This is fine. But on desktop browser "delete" link is ...
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Flag summary page title may overflow into description block for non-English UI sites

In case of localized sited (in particular for Stack Overflow in Russian) and for a small screen there is a design issue with the head block of the flag summary page. For instance title of the current ...
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Alignment issue in election - add comment section

There is an alignment issue in the Election - "add comment" UI. The Add Comment button and help link is overlapped with the comment box. Currently the ongoing election in "The Workplace". The issue ...
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Vertical scroll bar overlaps top static bar

In attached image, Vertical scrollbar just overlaps when code snippets is too big and am scrolling up on code snippet area that time vertical scroll will overlap to top static bar.
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Inconsistent tooltip capitalisation on question pages

The capitalisation of tooltips on question pages is quite inconsistent. Looking, for instance, at the featured Meta Stack Overflow question "Take the 2019 Developer Survey", many inconsistencies can ...
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The cluttered and not very useful Bugs page

Any visitor or user who clicks the Bugs tab, situated on the Top Questions Page, is presented with *single page of bugs ranked in order of votes. These upvotes might lead an inexperienced user (and ...
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Alignment issues in achievements dialog on non-responsive pages when viewed on mobile

When viewing the achievements dialog on non-responsive pages (like the review queue detail pages) in Safari on an iPhone, the alignment is off: reputation changes take more horizontal space than ...
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Top bar of mobile chat is hardly readable for some site(s)

The top bar of the mobile chat pages has a background matching one of the colors in the site's design. For some sites, like Aviation, a light background color has been chosen which makes the white ...
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“Recommended” text overlaps the badge progress text on the profile page

Can't see the actual progress of this badge. Can you do something with it?
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Need more vertical space in revision page above tags

It seems that there is need to add more vertical space in post revision page when the tags and the last post line are modified:
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Recent names popup may overlap the top bar

Users that has changed their names at least once may see the "recent names" link in the Profile page and the corresponding popup with the list of names. Scrolling the page when this popup is opened ...
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Safari - overlapping boxes on mobile flag page

On Safari when I went to my flag summary I noticed the Rude or Abusive and Pending boxes overlapped each other: This doesn't happen with other flags like Not an Answer of Low Quality as they don't ...
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Titles in revision history are bold if (and only if) the title changed

I noticed this behaviour when looking at the revision history of a hot MathOverflow question: The question title is in bold if and only if the body was changed. This behavior only occurs in the two ...
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Should the Help Center sidebar also match the theme color of the website? [duplicate]

While checking out the Help Center, I noticed something that I think in my opinion should be slightly changed. Should the sidebar of the Help Center (The box which holds all of the questions and ...
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Alignment issue in users page while searching user

There is an alignment issue occurred while searching the users in the Users page. The grid cells' height is increased while fetching the result. Once the result fetched, the grid's height become ...
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Add some bottom padding to code snippets

Currently it's impossible to see the bottom line of code snippets because the horizontal scroll bar is positioned over the top of them (post in question): Please could you add some bottom padding so ...
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Remove bronze/silver/gold tabs from the Badges page

On the Badges page you can switch between "color" of badges by selecting the corresponding tab (bronze/silver/gold) or by pressing the badge icon: Since the badge type info is always visible I ...
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Increase the font size in one of the help center page's bottom line

In the bottom of the "How do I report harassment?" help center page, the line's font size is very less and it is hard to read. Can be the font size is increased in that line?
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Align congrat blocks in user profile by height

It looks inconsistent. I'm asking to align blocks to the upper or lower border. Something like this:
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Align table header and body on the mod tools page

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/tools/question-close-stats?daterange=last90days 1st column in the header has class col-1: .col-1 { width: 8.33333333%; } But 1st column in the body has class ...
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Inconsistency with case in tabs

On the most pages text in tabs is capitalized: Home Questions Tags Tagged questions when Custom Lists is disabled: Unanswered But don't for users page: Is it intentional,...
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Currently selected indicator's colour in flag summary and help pages, can be the same as the site's colour code

Some of the Stack Exchange sites has it's own colour code. Like Meta Stack Exchange has #17a7db, ELU has #AE3737, Travel has #277789 for the currently selected item's indicators in main page and the ...
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Capitalized “Edit” and “Delete” buttons for comments are inconsistent with other UI elements

Just recently the Edit and Delete buttons for comments went capitalized, while most other buttons (links) remain completely lowercase. This creates an inconsistency in UI. Can we either get back edit ...
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Why was the comment delete button changed from the X icon to the word “Delete”? [duplicate]

Update: I found my answer in an answer to another feature request. Basically, this was done for accessibility reasons, as well as to make the style match. I didn't find that post initially because the ...
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How come yesterday the close `x` button became a close `Ã` button, and changed back today? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I look my badge that I am close to having, this is what it looks: (note, maybe different, since I've updated using "inspect element" today, but similar) And today it is back to normal: ...
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Display post asked/viewed/active info directly beneath the question on mobile

When I mention asked/viewed/active, I mean this little bit seen at the top of the sidebar: This information can be substantially relevant for people dropping in to moderate or curate a question. ...
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Do Not Capitalize Each Word In Tabs

Could you please remove the automatic capitalization on tabs (e.g. Question page, Users page) for localized sites like Stack Overflow in Russian and "Русский язык"? This lies on the ...
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Duplicate question title on the post feedback page

On the post feedback tab of the 10k moderator tools page if you press the "show full question" link, this will lead to duplicating the question title:
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Alignment issue on some of the site's flag summary page

There is an alignment issue in the Flag summary page of some of the Stack Exchange sites. Previously the vote count and the question title were displayed on the same line. Now the question title is ...
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Inconsistent style for “Rev” block breaks formatting on Russian language sites

Editing a post with at least 2 revisions on a separate page (just open "edit" link below the post in the new window) shows the "Rev" combobox: The main issue here is using the word "Rev" on the ...
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Allow me to hide the “what are flags?” banner please!

Recently, this text popped up on my flags-history page: Flagging is a way to bring inappropriate content or behavior to the attention of the community. See: What is flagging? These are the flags ...
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404 page content for deleted question is different between full and mobile sites

Checked on this deleted question, mobile view is on the left side: The minimum which could be done is to add an item point before “Google search ...” sentence for mobile view. In the general I ...
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Rectangle display in reputation tab is not same as in Chrome and Firefox

There is a minor display issue in the StackExchange.com - reputation tab with the browsers. In Google Chrome, there is a rectangle around the charts, but in Mozilla Firefox there is no rectangle ...
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Clashing background and foreground colors on “Visit Stack Exchange” button

When you open the Stack Exchange menu on certain sites, the button that says "Visit Stack Exchange" has a blue color that doesn't match the button's background color. Some sites like this are: ...
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While editing the previous version of answer, the warning box in the side bar is not sticky

When the top bar stickiness is enabled or disabled, in the answer section while edit an answer If I select any one of the previous revision, I'm receiving the warning below in the side bar: Warning!...
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Why are images shown next to each comment? [duplicate]

In my opinion it would look cleaner if the comment images/buttons were only shown when hovering over the comments (on desktop). Why are they always shown?
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Make it easier to find what you want [duplicate]

I am really annoyed by how little screen space is used for a question or actual content when I am not logged in to sites on the network. I visited an AskUbuntu question and found less than 10% of the ...
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Long words in tag excerpts move outside the box

When there's an extremely long 'word', like a link, the tag excerpt popup does not hyphenate the word and break it to a new line. Instead, it extends outwards, like so: (link to that particular ...
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What's the reason to make link in the spam post bold?

In the deleted as spam post the link to the revision history is bold styled: You can check this one for an instance. Is there a background to make such a link bold or merely an oversight? BTW, ...
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Weird Logo at bottom

I was reviewing the close votes and meanwhile, I saw the following where the Stack Overflow logo is popping out of the footer at the left bottom and remains there even if you scroll up or down. ...
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No right border for input field when suggesting as duplicate [duplicate]

Right border of input field when suggesting closing a question as a duplicate isn't visible: Tested on Windows 7 for Firefox 64.0.2 and Chrome 71.0.3578.98
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Top of answer covered by sticky top bar after clicking direct link… if it's a short answer just near enough to the bottom of the page

I thought this was resolved after my other question was status-completed, but I just saw it again. This is the first time that I've seen it since then, so it only happens in very specific ...
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Stack Overflow logo weird styling in SO Japanese users tab [duplicate]

The regular logo is shown in the users tab: But when going to a specific user's page it's cut off: I use Chrome.