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Questions tagged [top-bar]

The black bar across the top of every Stack Exchange site.

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Color for new events in dropdown is too light

Whenever I get new reputation events, badges, or comments I end up scrolling too far because the highlight is too light. See for example in this image: The regular background is white (#FFFFFF) ...
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Search functionality is easy to miss on Stack Exchange sites

Came to the Parenting site and it took a while to find the search functionality. This blends into the top bar so much it would certainly take forever to find the search window being hidden in plain ...
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I got 1 reputation on SO meta, is it a bug? [duplicate]

I pinned the SO meta to the SE site switcher. I looked at my reputation and it is 1. When I go to SO meta I am not suspended or my reputation is one. Is this intended? The SO meta reputation in the ...
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Hidden left nav looks weird (blue linkish design)

Previously the left nav hidden in the topbar had the same black layout as the uncollapsed nav. However recently they turned into some strange bluish/link color. I don't think this is intentional: ...
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Top bar notifications (global inbox, +reputation) reset after refreshing or visiting another page

Normally, when you click the Inbox or the Achievements icon in the top bar, the notification (x new messages, +y reputation) clear. They still do, but upon refreshing the page, they're back to their ...
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Area 51 navigation bar doesn't display properly in half-window mode

When in half-windowed mode, the Area 51 top navigation bar's dark blue background breaks on the right side of the screen, showing the text over the background image, in Firefox and Chrome.
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Please make the red dot visible also if there are pending reviews near timeout

(example) Now the problem is that surely enough people has seem that site with the privilege of making a decision about my suggestion. The problem is that the review queues on smaller sites (...
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Why is there sometimes a dot on the review tab when there's nothing in the queues? [duplicate]

I oftentimes have a dot on the review queues tab, normally indicating that there's stuff to review in the queues, yet nothing is available for reviewing, in both main and meta sites. What does it ...
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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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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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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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Missing item in Achievements

Yesterday I wrote an answer and subsequently noticed an alert on the Achievements icon for upvotes. Clicking on it and returning to the answer, I noticed that the answer score was +5 (with 5 upvotes ...
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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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Why the first post review tab is red? [duplicate]

This happened to me on the ELU stack exchange, though I figure perhaps this could happen on the other sites. The review tab has a red dot on the left of the first post review tab, however it's ...
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Replace Stack Exchange logo by site's logo in the top bar

One of the complaints I have seen about the new design is that it is more uniform that it used be and often it is difficult to distinguish sites from another.1 (Especially if you are viewing a ...
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Capitalize “your reputation” in topbar tooltip

Most tooltips in the topbar are capitalized: But not the reputation: Let's capitalize your reputation!
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Incorrect tooltip for inbox messages before manual page refresh

When you have unread inbox messages the topbar inbox button contains an indicator with number and tooltip is saying "You have unread inbox messages": Now you can click on the button to see unread ...
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No review, only hats

I can’t see the review or help icon in the top bar. All I see is hats and some other stuff: The help icon is typically missing for me when I unlock review. But it’s blocked by hats even on sites ...
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Use more available space for search box in top bar

Today I noticed that top bar's search box width was increased. It's a good news! But I can't understand why it's not increased even more. In particular, the right offset could be minimized as done for ...
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Size of the search textbox in the top bar is increased suddenly on all the sites

Size of the search textbox in the top bar is increased suddenly. I can recall the size of the textbox being smaller previously. Is the textbox size increased on purpose, or is this a bug?
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What is the new 'Snow-Flake' symbol? [duplicate]

Good day. Today I was just working when I saw that there was a snowflake in the top-bar-menu, and it had a purple notification number on it. I had never seen it before. Note: This has been solved ...
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Top bar bug - no reputation shown for Area 51

The top bar's hamburger menu displays all the community's you're a member of, and your reputation there. Area 51 is displayed there, but its reputation isn't. Funnily enough, Area 51 Discussion Zone ...
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The icon positions are changed in the Top(bar) hat

I am aware that Monica Cellio suggested the Top(bar) Hat. When compared with the current actual top bar, the icon positions of achievements and review are interchanged. Even in Monica Cellio's ...
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Clicking on the inbox button on the navigation bar before it's finished loading takes me to the 'All Items' page

Scenario: Log into computer, auto-pilot to Stack Overflow, take first sip of coffee, click the inbox item. Expected: The drop down menu opens up, and I can see my latest interactions. Actual: I ...
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Did I get a dissociation malus? [duplicate]

In the “community selection” drop down menu, my reputation on a particular meta site has been displayed 100 points smaller than the true amount for at least a week or so. The behaviour is consistent ...
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Show reputation decreases on top bar? [duplicate]

Early today, I logged in to SE, and the top bar (trophy cup icon) showed a rep change of +27. When I pulled it down to see the details, it showed +20 in each of two stacks (three actions - two ...
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Also show reputation and badges on review subpages

The answer to the question "Why are rep and badges now collapsed on Safari iPad?" explains that for narrower viewports, your reputation and badges are not shown in your topbar. As a sample, in my case,...
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Issues with topbar of sites I'm not participating in

For sites I'm not a member of there are two issues with the top bar after. Problem 1: Logo cut off and white space on the right I don't see this problem on sites I'm logged into: Problem 2: When ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Open inbox or achievement buttons in new tab goes to “Page not found” on non-logged in sites

If you're on a logged-in site, clicking the inbox and achievement buttons on the top right opens a popup. Right-click > Open in new tab goes to the respective tabs on your profile, e.g. https://...
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Alignment issue in stackexchange.com site switcher

There is an alignment issue in the stackexchange.com site switcher. The icon is not properly padding with adjacent text. Screenshot for reference: Note: There was a bug reported and completed ...
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UX consistency across SE sites with the new layout / theme

This is somewhat related to this question, which asks about the point of the Stack Exchange logo in the top bar. There's a rather frustrating experience when navigating between Stack Overflow and ...
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Review Notification, but no Reviews?

I was on Worldbuilding today when I saw the notification symbol on the review button in the top bar. I clicked on the button, and saw this: This isn't the first time this has happened either. I don'...
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Badge icons partially hidden on some sites with the new design

On three sites with the new theme, Ask Ubuntu, Super User and Server Fault, the badge icons displayed in the user's profile summary in the top bar are partially covered by the numbers. I reported this ...
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Inconsistent coloring of moderator inbox (desktop vs. mobile)

This is the well-known blue diamond indicating that there's something in the ♦ moderator inbox: However, when I look at the top bar in Safari on iOS (11.4), it's green: (This might be solved ...
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The new sticky top bar covers the review queue sticky bar [duplicate]

The new sticky top bar cover up the review queue buttons in the sticky top bar in review queues. Without sticky top bar: With sticky top bar: Ideally the review queue bar should be still sticky, ...
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Floating top bar [duplicate]

Math Stack Exchange was much better before the top bar was made a floating header, always in the way of reading the site especially when scrolling up and down. Is there a way to remove this remedial ...
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When following a direct link to an answer, the sticky top bar will cover up the top of it [duplicate]

When I follow a direct link to an answer (a share link, or I click an "answered 1h ago" or "modified 1h ago" link in the active questions list), the sticky top bar will cover up the top of the answer, ...
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Top of answer covered by sticky top bar after clicking direct link

With the introduction of the network-wide sticky top bar about an hour ago, I noticed a bug that's happening on every site (except for Stack Overflow). When you click on an answer link (of the form ...
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New global preferences: keyboard shortcuts and sticky topbar

Following a global preference for unpinning the left navigation sidebar, as of now, the preferences for enabling keyboard shortcuts and disabling the fixed topbar are network-wide* as well. If you ...
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Incorrect scroll bar placement on some sites

On some sites (for example, https://stackoverflow.com/), the main vertical scroll bar extends to the top of the page, even though the top bar doesn't scroll: I'm no expert, but I'm pretty sure ...
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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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Reputation change text is not centered vertically inside green block in Android Chrome

In Chrome on Android 7.0 reputation change in topbar is not aligned vertically (i.e. shifted to the top): In Chrome on iOS reputation change looks fine:
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Unused space in top bar

In the current top bar design there is an unused space between search box and user icon: I suggest to expand search box to obtain unused space (at least when focus on search, like it already done ...
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New reputation color makes it very hard to read on international Stack Overflow sites

There has been a change to the reputation color of the top-bar, I think this is part of the new themes of the Stack Exchange network. But it makes it very hard to read on all sites, I've created an ...
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Clicking on top bar drop-down buttons too early results in a random page

I frequently use high-latency (and often low-throughput) connections while traveling. When using StackExchange, I often want to use the top-right menu to see which posts of mine recently got upvoted, ...