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Questions tagged [design]

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Why do we have two sidebar columns instead of combining them into one?

I know that SE is committed to both left nav and responsive design, and I'm not trying to disrupt that. The main reason the new design isn't working well for me is that the new left nav combines with ...
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Flagging box goes over the title bar when scrolling

I was flagging a question when I noticed that the flagging dialog does over the top bar when scrolling. Here are some screenshots. (Screenshots were taken from Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange ...
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What does the Home Screen do that the Question Screen doesn't?

I'm one of the folks that don't like the left nav bar (hanging out mostly on EESE). I tried hiding it, but notice that I constantly need to hit the "Questions" choice. If I just click on the site ...
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Area 51 site stats are weirdly formatted on beta sites in new design [duplicate]

There is some space missing between the table columns which looks especially weird if most of the values are four digit values. This just looks wrong without spacing. A bit of column spacing would be ...
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Diamonds in new Safari on macOS Mojave are too large

Apple released macOS Mojave yesterday, and not only does it come with a Dark Mode, it also enlarges the moderators' diamonds (♦): For comparison, here is how it looks like on Chrome, and how it ...
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Three “hamburgers” but still no direct link to meta

Users from EL&U will know I am not an admirer of the new theme which has befallen on my once beloved site. See my answer on English Language & Usage's updated site theme is ready for ...
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Alignment issues on Meta SE search results page

The search field is too wide, causing the Search button to overlap with the site icons in the Hot Network Questions list. The tag description box seems to extend too far to the left, or the text ...
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Missing whitespace in beta site statistics box [duplicate]

At least for successful beta sites, the new design seems to result in a lack of whitespace between the numbers and what the numbers represent. Because a picture is worth a thousand words, even though ...
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Responsive design for international sites has been released

I am excited to announce that international sites have gotten the new responsive design Wednesday, September 26th. Last week, all beta and undesigned sites got the new theme: Some things to be ...
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Mouse over cursor for tag badge is different from cursor for regular tag in the profile page

In the profile page the mouse over cursor for the next regular badge tracker is ... regular (i.e. a pointer or text selector): But for the next tag badge the cursor looks like a hand: The ...
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Rendering on Safari browsers [duplicate]

Rendering of text on Home page Safari browser I've noticed over a course of a week or so that the rendering of the question titles on the Home page on MacOs Safari browser is not so satisfactory, ...
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Question title overlap in new design when title is longer

Today I noticed that in new design view count is getting overlapped with question title on scifi.se for longer title: But it's not site specific as same problem happen in Beta site too ( Hinduism.se):...
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The tag tooltip only shows in preview of edit mode, and not in live

If you use [tag:tag] (e.g. bug), the system will show the tooltip in edit mode. But in live the system doesn't show it. This applies to both the inline editor and the separate edit page (/posts/[...
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Random string of characters on the front of the Meta SE page [duplicate]

I just observed this random series of dots on the Meta SE front page: When I zoom in a lot, it looks like an arrangement of epsilon characters. I'm pretty sure it's a problem with the user's name ...
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Flag history shows different formatting for answers and questions

Here is an excerpt of the four most recent entries in my flag history on Meta.SE: It seems like questions have a larger font size than answers (for no apparent reason) and removed posts are shaded (...
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Why do some parts of the standard theme use different fonts than the rest of the site?

We've been asked why different parts of the responsive design site theme have noticably different fonts on some sites: As you can see, the logo and the question titles are in a serif font and ...
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Plans to upgrade “Featured On Meta” sidebar widget to use Stacks design components?

I'm wondering if there are any plans to modify the "Featured On Meta" sidebar widget to use the same styling as other widgets such as a recently launched "Tag Watching" widgets. When "Tag Watching" ...
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“That solved my problem” doesn't make sense if the target question is unanswered

Can we get an alternative to the "That solved my problem!" button that doesn't make the presumption that it solved my problem? I.e. "Yes, that's the problem I have." In some cases, SE (et. al.) ...
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Site icons wrong on some sites [duplicate]

So this is kind of weird, and I'm not sure what the issue is, but when on some sites (I.e. Stack Overflow), the icons are incorrect. The screenshot explains it better. Things look fine here on the ...
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Stack Overflow logo weird styling in the top bar

In the Stack Overflow header, the text "stackoveflow" is truncated near by the search text box and a minimal part of the text only displaying. I'm using Google Chrome browser.
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Username on wiki answer differs from the current username [duplicate]

I found the wiki answer on Meta Stack Overflow on Russian where username contains the old name (I think that it was on the posting time): But the current username in the profile page is not "...
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“Answer your own question” checkbox has some weird styling

Text style for "Answer your own question" under the "Post Your Question" button on the asking page is weird: In particular link text is smaller than the beginning of the sentence, and slightly ...
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Responsive design released for all Beta & Undesigned sites

This is now out for all of the sites We've had the new default unified theme up on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf for a month and a half now and the response there has been really positive. We ...
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On dollar signs in the user Location field, and character limits on overlong Locations displayed in the Users page

Here's one of the weirder bugs I've seen in some time: I have no idea why the user in question chose to enter... whatever that string is, as their location. I don't really care - I think it's ...
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Use colored text for badge counts instead of badge logos

I was looking at some posts by users with many thousands of badges, and I noticed that there were two lines required for displaying the badges. This was caused by the badge icons (●). Should we remove ...
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Put the right column into the new theme's left column

The new theme that's currently moving into beta is intended to be more uniform and 'responsive'. Much of the response so far has been negative, but it seems that it's here to stay. Some of the ...
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No margin for “Sign Up” button

It seems there should be a margin for “Sign Up” button in the top bar: To see that just open a SE site in browser private mode.
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All sites except Meta.SE have wrong icons in inbox, achievements, and site switcher [duplicate]

This happened within the last hour or so on Mi Yodeya: The achievements drop-down is similarly affected. This happens on every site I've tried (responsive or old design, with or without an account) ...
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Remove “at least one tag is required” near the tag field

I see no reason to show “at least one tag is required” near the tag field because almost same text will be appeared if you’ll try post a question without a tag: Also it’s not truly request due to ...
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Cut-off placeholder for tags fields [duplicate]

Tags field placeholder is cut-off on posting a new question: Google Chrome on iOS 11.
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Alignment issue - spaces between the tags are very small

The spaces between the tags are very small in the posts compared with the questions tab. In the Questions tab: In the posts: System Configuration: Operating System: Windows 10 Pro Mozilla ...
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Make the inline tag edit link more muted

The inline tag edit link is now always visible for 10k+ users. It's a little distracting and apparently that's not just me. The comment upvote & flags were distracting too, and we got used to ...
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“Type a tag” text cut off

I've noticed that the background text "Type a tag" at the bottom of the "Ask Question" page is cut off: Reproduced in Microsoft Edge.
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Vertical alignment of tags differs between Ask page and inline tag editor

If you are trying to edit tags, spans with tags are on the middle of block: If you are trying to create new questions, top padding of this block is greater than bottom: Alternately see them ...
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The second row of tags on the user card is obscured in the mobile chat

The second row of tags on the user card is obscured in the mobile chat: You need to join the chat. Transcript view isn't affected, but tags overlaps each other:
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Profile info block moved bottom in user card if the nickname is too long

Probably, need to truncate the name.
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Tag creation date text and “edit” link have different vertical align on the Tags page

For example, you can fix it by adding padding-top: 4px; to the link element (date div has this padding).
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'Owner' formatting incorrectly applied on deleted comments [duplicate]

There is special formatting for user links in comments posted by the author of the question; it has a different background, to distinguish it from comments from other users. However, this background ...
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The Next tag badge block overlaps other block on user's Profile Activity page

The Next tag badge block overlaps the badge score block.
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“Edit list” and “View network profile” links on Profile page are in different lines on Russian Stack Overflow

English SO: Russian SO: From the UX perspective, it is not obvious that these are different links. And generally it doesn't look well with this alignment.
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History and excerpt history links on the tag info page are on different lines on Russian Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow in English: Stack Overflow in Russian: As I can see, class post-menu on ru SO has width limitations on this block: .post-menu { font-size: 11px; width: ...
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Tag wiki creation time doesn't match actual date [duplicate]

For example, https://stackoverflow.com/tags/html/info AFAIK, it's not 2020 right now.
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Tags and Hot Answers' More buttons have title, but Top Answerers' More button doesn't

Could you add title for this link for more consistency?
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Add setting to change default link colors

Can there be a setting for users to change the color of links that they have not followed, the ones they have followed, and the ones they hover over? When I am on the active questions tab of a site, ...
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Refreshing the “Edit Email Settings” page doesn't refresh the email field if previously it was cleared (without pressing save button)

Go to Edit Email Settings page. Clear the email field, but don't press "Save". Refresh the page. Field will be empty. Only if you open another page and after that open Edit Email Settings page again,...
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The error messages overlap each other on the “Change Password” page

Write something in the 2nd or 3d text field. Delete it. The error messages overlap each other.
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Don't change the position of the buttons on profile change

If you save profile settings, the position of the buttons will be changed. It is not the best user experience. Would be better from the UX side, if you don't change the buttons position after a ...
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Vertical scrollbar overlaps profile page

I have noticed, on my new laptop, that the vertical scroll bar is overlapping information on the user page (MSO, SO, and MSE tested so far) like this: This is, though not critical, an annoying, ...
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In mobile view comment link selectable when not logged in, in desktop view there is helpful pop-up

I found a user interface inconsistency between mobile and desktop view. When not a member of a community and visiting (for one specific example) Law.SE, using Firefox Android 63.0b3 with "Request ...
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Could we have link underlines in different/complementary colours to the text?

While whinging about the underlines on text, I pointed out that this site's design worked well, but I couldn't quite put my finger on it. A bunch of folks pointed out a few technical details - that ...