Questions tagged [design]

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Please remove the horizontal whitespace in the left part of code blocks

With the new post formatting there's extra horizontal whitespace at the left of code blocks (not to be confused with the increased line height). Before the new formatting: Now (red circle shows the ...
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Extremely long one-word leaves boundary

It is an exceptional case but still worthy of attention, I feel. Currently on EL&U, there is a question about a single word in Joyce's novel, “Finnegans Wake” Meaning of “...
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Add the ability to increase width of Database Schema SEDE

At SEDE, you can increase the height of the Database Schema with this button: And with the whole thing, including the area where you make your queries. But you can't increase the width, which would ...
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Tag suggestions are empty

It apears to have been resolved by now. The issue still appears on SO The issue regressed here on MSE as well I recently got access to the 10K-tools, and the inline tag editor, which I observed to ...
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Weird candidate block on primary election tab [duplicate]

There is weird candidate information block on the current moderator election on ruSO: Whole block is grayed, no information, no up/down-vote button, score is missaligned etc ... What's going on here? ...
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Can we disable the “Start reviewing now” button on the stats tab when one does not meet the criteria to do reviews?

I recently joined a new site, and had a look at the review page. I currently don't have enough reputation to be able to do any reviews, which is clearly indicated on the review page. If I then visit ...
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Badge popup padding bug

When clicking on a badge in the Activity screen tab of my profile, the button is misaligned. The padding which used to exist above it has disappeared, and it's now on the left side of the popup. Stack ...
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Longer MathJax display equations are cut off on the right side when using “Common HTML”

Update: Thanks to Rob's comment about Davide's answer, I realized I forgot that I had changed my MathJax renderer from the default "HTML-CSS" to "Common HTML" a few days ago. ...
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Overlapping text in Database Schema SEDE

Over at SEDE, there is overlapping text in the Database Schema under Close-As-Off-Topic-Reason-Types: that makes it really hard to read. This is also happening underneath "Pending Flags", ...
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Please improve the design for “duplicates list edited” in post revisions page

Ever since the release of the feature that allowed users with the dupe/gold hammer privilege to edit a question's duplicate list, there hasn't been any improvement to how it is displayed in the post ...
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Support browser “reader views” to allow user-controlled formatting

tl;dr: SE pages break almost all browser "reader modes." Reader mode is designed to allow users to customize the appearance and formatting of a web page to meet their reading needs. Since ...
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“Reveal spoiler” text is hidden when hover over on a spoiler in revision history

With the new formatting, in the revision history when hovering over on a spoiler, the "Reveal spoiler" text is hidden, but whereas in the normal post when hovering over on a spoiler, the &...
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No italics on mobile [duplicate]

This is what this post looks like on a desktop browser (Windows 10, Chrome 84.0.4147.135): This is what it looks like on a mobile browser (Android 8, Firefox 79.0.5): Italic text is not formatted on ...
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Different font sizes in mobile site and responsive website on mobile [duplicate]

This is how post looks in responsive design on mobile And that's how in mobile site The font on responsive design looks as small as what subscript and superscript fonts used to look like. Can we ...
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Request for a possibility to adjust the spacing between lines

Update: The line-height in code blocks is almost back to what it was before (it was 1.3 but is now 1.30769231) and the spacing between lines in regular text is now at 1.5 (it was 1.3 before the change)...
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Please revert the line-height change!

Just checking how many people feel similar. At least for me, the increased space between lines makes it a nightmare to read. My eyes lack guidance and just feel somehow lost with so much white space. ...
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New post formatting

Update 3 It took me longer than I wanted, but I’ve got some updates for you on our s-prose component. You can see the pull request with my thinking over at our design system’s repo. It does the ...
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Dialog/tooltip for 'protect' button misaligned on narrow screens

On a narrow screen, the 'protect' button sometimes wraps to the next line of the so-called 'post menu'; if you click it, the resulting dialog/tooltip can become misaligned. On Safari, this happens on ...
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“0” in reputation history when accepting a self-answer with an upvote on the same day

When accepting a self-answer, this usually causes a blank entry in your reputation history (see the bottom circle below). However, when that happens on a day when you also get an upvote on that answer,...
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Reputation on Activity tab has an ugly gray background (child metas only) [duplicate]

The reputation on the profile Activity tab (on child meta sites) has a gray square background that also extends all the way to the edge of the next div (text below the reputation). Using Stack ...
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Image not shown, image insertion markdown not interpreted

Tried to add an image to an answer of mine, but the image doesn't show in preview and it doesn't show after the question is saved either. Instead of the image, the un-interpreted markdown for the ...
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“Puzzling” and “Workplace” Stack Exchange have annoyingly similar icons

The two SE sites "Puzzling" and "Workplace" have annoyingly similar icons. I have repeatedly gotten confused while looking at the sidebar section with questions from other SE ...
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Deleted users who created a synonym are listed as “anon” in the tag synonyms list

While browsing the list of tag synonyms on Mathematics Meta I came across the synonym [vote-to-close] -> [closing] in which the creator is listed as "anon" — the username is not ...
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Tooltip of “Show activity on this post”-link doesn't line up with others

I noticed a little (very minor) flaw when hovering over the left-hand side buttons for up-/downvote, bookmark and activity found next to every question and answer. The Problem The popover-tooltips of ...
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Are the 'Quantum Computing' and 'Artificial Intelligence' sites still in Beta?

On Area 51, the proposal pages for Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence both say, "This site is in Public Beta". However, the Home pages of Quantum Computing and Artificial ...
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Keep review buttons in the same place even when the guidance is long

When review Reopen Votes, if the corresponding guidance text for the close reason is long, it squeezes the buttons into a vertical list: While this does make robo-reviewing more difficult, I'd like ...
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Strange visual artifact on 'Revision' tab in Reopen Votes review queue

After switching between 'Question (revised)' and 'Revision' in the Reopen Votes review queue, the 'Revision' tab partially overlaps the boundaries of the 'Question (revised)' tab. (latest Firefox on ...
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Number of annotations hard to read when hovering

When hovering over the number of annotations for a user, the (white) text becomes blue and hard to read: It's better to keep it white, just like the number of flags received:
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Flair not having the entire Display name in it

As you can see, my Display name is Tiago Martins Peres 李大仁. Yet, when looking at the flair, the last character isn't showing up completely (can see a tiny part of it). In no point whatsoever during ...
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CSS breaking on Top Answer User list for long names [duplicate]

I spotted that CSS is breaking on Top Answer User list for long names. The image is not rendered and long names are causing a small scrolling section.
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Tour: Why centered text, and no nbsp?

Examples: https://meta.stackexchange.com/tour https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/tour div.col-full has text-align: center instead of text-align: left, making them harder to read From Wikipedia -...
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Redundancy in the new review page — “Stats” and “Recent reviews” both point to the same page

The review page recently received two new buttons for each review queue called "Stats" and "History", placed under the name of each review queue. For instance, on Literature SE, ...
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The order of “Upcoming Events” and “The Overflow Blog” sections is swapped between Main and Meta sites in the Community Bulletin

The order of items appearing in the Community Bulletin on Main sites and Meta sites is sometimes different: if a blog post as well as an upcoming event appear on the bulletin, then on Main sites the ...
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Are there any plans to roll out Dark Mode to non-English Stack Overflow sites?

Dark Mode has now officially launched on Stack Overflow, and the linked post indicates it will become available for Meta Stack Overflow (when?). It also says other sites in the network probably won't ...
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Publish question button is disabled [duplicate]

When trying to publish questions on Stack Exchange sites I am seeing the follow behavior after entering the question tags and pressing Enter. The Post Question button is disabled and not clickable. If ...
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Make all “You need at least 2k/3k reputation to review” banners equally wide

The review landing page has received a redesign, and the messages like this: You need at least 3k reputation to review reopen votes. are now shown as banners. However, I'm a bit annoyed because they ...
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The tooltip for the “New contributor” is buggy if the answer is grayed out due to negative score

If an answer is grayed out due to having enough negative score, the tooltip for the "new contributor" will be displayed incorrectly.
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Close Stack Exchange chat banner by clicking anywhere

To me, a little but convenient feature would be to close the "Welcome to the Stack Exchange network chat" banner by clicking anywhere (like the Next Badge menu, which has an X but closes ...
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Increase width of main section / column (editing/viewing) (Q/A)

The SE screen has essentially 3 columns. The central (main) column is for (editing/viewing) (Q/A). I found at least 2 cases where the limited width of this column leads to inconvenient visualization. ...
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Word overflowing in job recommendations [closed]

In the first Job recommendation, the text is overflowing onto the next box. I think there's a need to add word-break. (This is from the activity page)
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Badge counts on profile page communities section are misaligned

The badge counts on the Communities section of the profile page are misaligned; they should be moved down so that they are inline with the badge circles. Here is a nice red freehand circle to ...
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Text in bounty box pokes out of the box on mobile

When viewing a question with a bounty on mobile, the text in the blue post notice box overflows out onto the white next to it instead of sticking neatly in the box. Both the word "bounty" ...
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Why the ampersand at the end of the truncated quote of my question on the recent questions page?

My recent question post contains no ampersand character "&" but one is displayed when I view the recent questions page https://space.stackexchange.com/questions I don't recall seeing ...
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Grey out all unused vote buttons on old elections

I'm hoping this is a "quick fix", but it's far from a priority. A small change might help a lot here. I got some egg on my face yesterday when I thought there was a bug with old election ...
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Is it designed so that same badge have different shapes? [duplicate]

I just got a new badge today on academia site, but the shape of the badge appear in different shapes when I am on different sites. If viewed from Mathematica site, it is triangular shaped however, if ...
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Meta post title overflows sidebar

On Hinduism SE, the sidebar has a Hot Meta Post whose title contains a URL, and this URL overflows outside the edge of the sidebar. The displayed title of the question is Why is this question https://...
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Inconsistent colour for badge counts between top bar and flags history

The top part of the image are the badge counts as displayed in the top bar. The bottom part are the badge counts as shown when looking at your flags history. https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/flag-...
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Display reputation decreases in the Achievements trophy icon [duplicate]

Can we make it so a downvote, or other reputation decrease will highlight the Achievements trophy icon, or alert you in some other way? A downvote might mean there is a problem with your post such as ...
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Blue tag badge message can get misaligned on small screens/windows

Here it says that the post was reopened by a bunch of community members, including this one. And right next to that user's username is the feature-request tag with a yellow circle in it. Hovering over ...
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Make it easier to distinguish accepted and declined flags in addition to pending ones in flags history

Originally posted on Ask Ubuntu, but encouraged by others to post it here, saying that this is a solid idea but it might go unnoticed on Ask Ubuntu's Meta site. Posted as it is from Ask Ubuntu Meta. ...

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