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Questions tagged [responsive-design]

For questions related to how the site looks, feels and behaves when its responsive design comes into play

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Static, unchanging font size, leading, and measure incompatible with dynamics of responsive design

In the new, would-be “responsive” design, the actual font size used does not vary as a function of the width of the viewport. Neither do any of the other measures that should in turn be scaled as a ...
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Some profile pages are messed up in sites with the new responsive design

Few examples across the network: MSE: Physics: IPS.SE: Can this please be fixed? Pretty sure it's related to the responsive design or left nav bar somehow, though can't see what's ...
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Top bar resized and overflowing on reputation change

In the normal case I don't see reputation points on the top bar on my Android phone: But it seems that after a positive reputation points change (green indicator on achievement icon) the top bar ...
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Responsive design squashing user image on profile page [duplicate]

When a user includes a large image in their "About me" section it appears to squash the user image on the left of the page. Reproduce here: https://scifi.stackexchange.com/users/54887/aegon ...
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Review queues left menu bug

I want to report a bug in the layout in the review queues. As you can see there is a scroll bar on the bottom, so it's not responsive. That's not the problem. When I scroll to the right, the left ...
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Will Area 51 Discussions be getting a responsive design?

It's been said already that due to the age of Area 51's code base, it will not be affected by the upcoming design changes. However, the Area 51 Discussions site runs on a more modern code base, the ...
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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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Why all the downvotes on “updated site theme is now live” announcements?

Why all the downvotes on "updated site theme is now live" announcements? I have just taken a sample and found sites with downvotes: Software Engineering's updated site theme is ready for ...
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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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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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Does the new unified design theme result in more off-topic questions where lost users asked on the wrong site?

This is partially a request for opinion, and partially a request for statistics. For a very long time, Meta Stack Exchange has suffered from a problem where a lot of users ask blatantly off-topic ...
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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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Updates to error states

We have updated error states for Ask a Question to use a new inline style that works better for smaller screens. New error state Old error state
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What’s the redesigning campaign – in a nutshell?

On my favourite site, a new design was announced. It contained a lot of links to posts which in turn contain a lot of links, answers, timelines, and references to stuff like Teams which is not ...
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Helpful sidebar content is down below

Currently, when the window becomes too narrow, the whole right sidebar is just appended below the whole main column. That is bad for two reasons. Parts that are immediately related to the top and/...
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Unable to upload an image or even close upload popup when responsive design is on

When responsiveness is enabled on the site, I can’t upload or even close the image upload dialog due to unscallable nature of the upload popup. Here’s the screenshot: “Add image” and “close” ...
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Is there a way to disable responsiveness network-wide? (If not, can we add one?)

In the footer, there is a "Disable Responsiveness" link that toggles responsiveness on the current SE site: But I don't like responsiveness and would prefer to disable it across the entire SE network,...
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The image upload dialog is not responsive, rendering it unusable on mobile

The image upload dialog looks like this on mobile: Adding the image works, but it's not possible to click the Add picture button.
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Too much horizontal space on mobile

On a mobile device, the responsive design mostly fits a single page, but the "Post as guest" pushes out and increases the horizontal space for the whole page. In the image above, the red line is ...
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Responsive design on a phone indents posts and comments too much

This is what a question on MSE looks like on my phone, with left nav turned off: For comparison, here is what a question from a site that doesn't yet have the responsive design looks like: Long ...
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Why doesn't the site banner support zooming?

I understand that a common feature like zooming can be complicated enough to be not supported, but why can't the site banner zoom too? If the black top bar can be made screen-fit, and the fact that ...
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Answer count is not aligned horizontally in responsive design

In case of the existence of answers for questions in responsive design the middle block text is slightly (~2px) shifted to the bottom: This makes me nervous.
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top bar is clipped, hiding site switcher, on non-responsive pages with new design

The new top bar adjusts to the window size instead of clipping important stuff off to the right in smaller viewports. However, on sites with the new responsive design, individual pages that aren't ...
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Show “edited” in one line with “posted” if possible in responsive design

I just noticed on my iPad, that “edited” block is displayed above the “posted” block in case of responsive design: In old (normal) style both items are displayed in single line: As you could ...
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Tab switch in responsive design should be allowed to wrapping

For very narrow width of the page view area the tap switch should be allowed to wrapping. It draws outside the page layout instead:
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Live: Left nav, new theming and responsiveness

We have released left navigation bar, our new theming and a our initial responsive design work on Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Exchange (it's been live on MSO for a week). This work has been in ...
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New? Buttons on “Users” page behave differently than each other

I don't remember seeing these buttons before... I'm pretty sure the "Users" page used to look like the other tabs with the options being in a row with red underlines to highlight which tab is active ...