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Why has the parsing of the   in tables changed?

I am used to using the   HTML character to visually fill out the width and/or height of tables so they are used to their full potential: So that instead of this: I get this:                 ...
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Bounties' function and procedure [duplicate]

I can't understand why the given question is said to be a duplicate to the previous edit. That is a very similar question (the difference is that I never considered a bounty to be an advertisement ...
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Inconsistent styling and formatting in the notices for closed questions

While using my Android v.11 Galaxy XCover Pro, with Google Chrome app version 12.41.19.23.arm64 in "full site" view at Law SE (the only site where I have the necessary privileges)... Both ...
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Titles cut off on deleted answers page

On the page https://site.stackexchange.com/users/deleted-answers/current, the titles of the questions that go with my deleted answers are cut off, probably because I'm on a phone and there's no scroll:...
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Highlight all subscribed sites on the "all sites" overview

proposal On the "all sites" overview, it would be nice to indicate to a logged-in user which sites he/she is a member of (i.e., has an account) by visually highlighting the corresponding ...
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New post summary designs on greatest hits now, everywhere else eventually

tl;dr We’re starting a rollout of the new post summary design to many existing screens, starting with greatest hits. This will be a slow rollout, with only one set of related screens changing at a ...
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Make your deleted questions and answers more discoverable

As of a recent change one can now see all their deleted posts. The link to this page is however quite hidden. You first need to go to either your questions or answers page, scroll all the way to the ...
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Left side of post edit info (last activity) is cut off in responsive view on mobile [duplicate]

In the question listing on my mobile responsive view, when a post's edit information (i.e. the last activity on the post) overflows onto a second line, the left side of this information is cut off/...
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Please make the positioning of the "Remove" button consistent on the applications settings [duplicate]

You can grant access to different "applications" to make use of your profile. One such example is Winter Bash, or metasmoke a.k.a. Charcoal. Theoretically you should be able to revoke/...
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Chat menu design

If you go to any Stack Exchange chatroom site (e.g. Stack Exchange Chat) the top bar is different than the regular pages. This should be changed to the 'modern' design; if not possible, could you ...
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Can the review-needed indicator be based on votes about to age away, rather than total tasks?

As a moderator, I generally ignore the close votes queue for the reasons outlined here, on the (apparently false) assumption that if a review queue requires attention, then it will turn red. However, ...
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Checkmark for obtained badge overflows for badge with long names

When selecting a next tag badge to track, and choosing a category, e.g. Silver, you first see badges you already obtained. When the badge name is long, the checkmark overflows the container: This ...
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Vote count tooltip has too much margin - "View upvote and downvote totals."

There's too much margin on the right of the vote count tooltip that reads "View upvote and downvote totals."
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Where are all the bullets and numbers for my lists?

They took not only the letters but the bullets for all the lists. Now my list of reasons we need to have bullets is lacking: Nobody is really anti-bulleted lists We need them Not only that, other ...
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Date selection text highlight isn't inline on the The Overflow blog

The text selection highlight for dates in The Overflow blog is sometimes not entirely inline with the date. Selecting the date adds a small highlight to the left that's offset. I noticed this because ...
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Winter Bash hat causes User Card Overflow™ on old self-answers [duplicate]

In case of a self-answer, the user card for the answer has a blue background. In the latest Firefox on macOS Monterey, the Winter Bash hat moves the 'answered' information to the right, making it ...
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Include tag name for tag wiki edits in the reputation history

Report related to this change: Bug: +2 for Wiki Tag Edit does not show text. I think it is not a bug; rather, it is that something is missing in a certain place! Apparently, the reported problem in ...
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Enormous highlighting for Cancel button on profile picture change popup

Highlighting of "Cancel" button while editing profile's image looks bigger than needed (screenshot was taken after the mouse down for better visibility):
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"Approved and Leave Closed" overlaps with the post title in the activity tab [duplicate]

The bug is the title. Screenshot: I chose "Approve and Leave Closed", but the text is overlapping with the title of the post I reviewed. It looks bad... It's a bug surely.
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Can communities come up with their own site design?

What if a formerly beta site itself (on the site meta) comes up with a temporary design and provides all the needed images in the required formats and resolutions? Would Stack Exchange consider such a ...
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What is reason to forcibly disable left nav on some pages?

I noticed that on some pages, like: Asking a new question Any page related to review queues left navigation is forcibly hidden despite an option in profile settings: What is the reason for such ...
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Winter Bash leaderboard misaligned with long usernames

On the SO leaderboard, I see: As you can see, due to the long username. The hat number and the hat images are all misaligned. This is a bug. It doesn't look good. We should cut long usernames and add ...
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Inconsistent formatting and styling in my Applications page

(Android v.11 Galaxy XCover Pro, and Google app version 12.41.19.23.arm64) This is what I see when I visit: User -> Settings -> Applications... The text formatting is inconsistent: The first ...
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Big grey area in my profile image on the top banner [duplicate]

No explanation needed (I hope): If you need explanation: Why is it grey? Here is the direct link: https://i.stack.imgur.com/JGCOn.jpg?s=32&g=1
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Can we add a spoiler marker into topic précis?

We've seen only partial sentences which can be confusing. Could we change that so the presence of a spoiler is seen in the précis? That would make the above into, for instance… We've seen [sp] ...
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More clearly differentiate links to questions and answers on 10k tools landing page

On the moderator tools (10k tools) landing page, liked questions are displayed in a somewhat larger font size than answers. It took me ages (and a peek into the developer tools of my browser) to ...
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Hat is partially clipped on mobile dropdown

The hat is partially clipped on the mobile dropdown: This appears to be caused by overflow: hidden; in primary.css: [class*="gravatar-wrapper-"] { padding: 0; overflow: hidden; } ...
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Inconsistent styling of the name Winter Bash

The description for Spotless states: No edits or flags on a positive, open question asked during Winterbash for one week. (emphasis mine) “Winterbash” strikes me as a little odd since it has always ...
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Why does the license link take me to Stack Overflow's license page? [duplicate]

The license information in the lower right corner of every page links to https://stackoverflow.com/help/licensing instead of to the site's (existing) corresponding page (for example, on the Cross ...
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Can you spot the scrollbar?

With the winterbash Icon present a scrollbar is introduced on small screensizes. Can you spot it?
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Offer a sun icon rather than a snowflake for Summer Bash

If Stack Exchange is going to demonstrate more "hemispheric appropriateness" by allowing "Winter Bash" to be toggled to "Summer Bash", should there be an option in our ...
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"Responsive UI" doesn't wrap tags on Android

Clicking on the button called "full" changed the UI, as I expected, but it's not good for android (maybe not good for skinny screens). I couldn't change it back. I saw a button, "...
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Move / add layout options to Preferences

Currently we have the “Enable” / “Disable Responsiveness” and “Mobile” options in the bottom left corner of pages: Why not put this in “Preferences” (“Settings” => “SITE SETTINGS” => “...
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Hat gets misplaced both in icon and on profile picture (2021 Winter Bash)

I think that if the hats get resized that the position of the hat gets re-calculated incorrectly, probably from (X,Y) position that is shifted according to the hat. Simply wearing the hat and ...
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Cannot scroll in winter bash popup

I was zooming into my profile picture to get a nice screenshot of my wearing my hat (to post here, of course), when I ran into a little problem; there is no option for me to scroll anywhere in the ...
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The Winter Bash modal window in my profile page is too big

The Winter Bash modal window in my profile page is so big that I can't read the buttons at the bottom. I also can't scroll down to read the buttons. Is this a bug?
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Forward links different from the original stackoverflow community

I'm going to use the Code Review community as an example, but it works for several others as well: When we are seeing a question on stackoverflow and we click on the icon on the top left side, we are ...
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Not enough horizontal space for image uploader on some localized sites

For instance, on Stack Overflow in Spanish as well as on Stack Overflow in Russian there's not enough horizontal space for the image uploader in responsive design on my phone:
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Can custom filter indicators have warmer colors than blue, and can there be more color variety in themes?

After today's change in color of the filters indicator from red to blue, I think the site lost some of its design charm: it just looks bland and unappealing, since the same color is used throughout ...
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Misaligned dot next to unread custom question filters

The dot next to unread custom question filters is higher than it should be (not aligned vertically with the text). It should be ~2 pixels lower:
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"Followed posts" filter drop down has misaligned arrows

In the following posts tab of my profile I see these arrows:
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Weird scrollbar on "Report this Ad" popup

The "Report Ad" popup has a weird and disabled scrollbar on the right side: Windows 10, Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit)
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Timestamp in reputation history is a little too wide (in Firefox), causing unnecessary vertical whitespace

In the latest Firefox (94.0.2) on the latest macOS (Monterey 12.0.1), there is not always enough space to fit the relative timestamp for reputation history events on a single line. The longest ...
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Quicker way to reach all communities from your own user profile

As of now, this is what I see in Chrome on my Android 10, Regularly I'm in one community analyzing the profile and would like to quickly navigate to the profile in another community. I can do that ...
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The link to the main site from chat is too small to click on a mobile, without difficulty [duplicate]

I predominantly use Stack Exchange chat on my mobile phone, in desktop mode. Since the change documented here: Is the change in the site logo in Chat intentional? the link, which is now just the logo, ...
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Blue close vote count wraps to two lines [duplicate]

I've got this issue on ruSO, but it probably happens on all SE sites. When closing a question as a duplicate, the number of votes already given for the same question wraps to two lines. As far as I ...
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Do some beta meta sites have solid-black favicons? Is this a bug?

Following some links and opening a bunch of meta posts from different per-site metas at the same time, I noticed an odd discrepancy in the icons: The Economics meta icon seems to be solid black, ...
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Embedded Markdown tags in answers have smaller text and are not aligned properly

Is it possible to reposition and increase the size of Markdown tags embedded in answers? Over at Law, although a question may be tagged with a specific jurisdiction: we expect and encourage answers ...
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Reducing the weight of our footer

As you may be aware, we’re deprecating our mobile views, so with that in mind, it would only make sense to try to reduce the page weight in the responsive views that’ll be replacing them. Currently, ...
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Is the change in the site logo in Chat intentional?

I remember Math.SE Chat looking like this: From web.archive.org: Now, it looks like this: To be exact, the logo changed from this: to this: From the sources, it seems like apple-touch-icon.png ...

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