Questions tagged [top-bar]

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

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Add Data Explorer to the new top-bar

The new top bar does not contain the Stack Exchange Data Explorer in the list. Can we please add it? Area51 is in the list too. So don't you give me a This is no real site argument.
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Always show chat and blog link in the top bar

It's been addressed before, the "chat" link which either shows up or doesn't show up in the top bar is confusing. (hardly surprising) I suggest the following: Always show the "chat" link. Always ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Menu UI in chat broken

The menu drop down for rep,messages as well as main StackExchange menu in Stackoverflow Chat, Stackexchange Chat as well as Meta Stackexchange chat are broken. Below images are from StackOverflow ...
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Do not count already viewed chat replies in the top bar inbox

If you use chat you should know that chat replies (using your username in messages in general) can lead to an increasing inbox count for the top bar inbox: This happens if you are not currently (...
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Top bar moves back and forth slightly while scrolling

While scrolling up and down, the top bar shifts back and forth by a couple of pixels. I noticed this because it gave the appearance that my hat was moving back and forth, but the hat is actually ...
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Alignment issue in StackExchange.com inbox, achievement dialog and site switcher

There is an alignment issue in the StackExchange.com Inbox, Achievements dialog and Site Switcher. The icon is not properly padding with the adjacent text. The alignment in inbox, achievement and ...
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Make the inbox indicator more visible

I have trouble noticing that I have inbox notifications. I am not refering to its position, but to its appearance. The inbox indicator in the top bar feels a lot smaller and less contrasted than the ...
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Can the icons in the new top bar be more visibly identifiable?

One of the things I really dislike about the new top bar is that I find it difficult to differentiate between the six buttons to the right: notifications, fake internet points and badge notifications, ...
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Site switcher shows blank community name in Community Moderators Blog

In Stack Exchange Community Moderator Blog, the site switcher shows me... Well...have I strayed from Stack Exchange network?
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Too much li padding in communities list in Stack Overflow Careers

Clicking the Stack Exchange button to show the list of communities whilst on careers.stackoverflow.com shows the list of communities, but with too much vertical padding: On Stack Overflow Careers,...
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Unable to reorder “your communities” with touch

I have a Windows tablet. I am accessing SE via IE 11 (metro) and using the touch screen. To reproduce: Go to the SE menu in the SE bar. Select edit next to Your Communities. Attempt to use the drag ...
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Notification of quantity of reviews needed in review queue

On big sites such as SO, there is always something in the review queue. This is not the case in smaller sites. Often times I will forget to check whether something is in the queue, and miss an ...
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Notification bar misses a comment to one of my answers

(Similar to this old non-reproducible issue.) 2014-03-26 21:18:41Z: I added an answer. 2014-03-26 22:48:32Z: OP added a comment to my answer. I did not get any notification. In fact, my notification ...
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When I switch to a tab that was inactive, I see inbox and achievements boxes “flashing through” the accumulated history

Steps to reproduce: Open one tab with SE site; Open another tab with SE site. The first tab goes hibernating as inactive; Do something in the second tab, receive votes, answers, click on inbox or ...
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Diagonal mouse move from Inbox icon to inbox item activates achievements dropdown

This is related to (fallout from) Don't require a click to switch between sites, inbox, and Achievements on the new topbar Activate the Inbox by clicking on it. Say you wind up clicking more ...
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Change Chat dropdown in top bar

In the all rooms page of chat we still have the old StackExchange dropdown: Could we please have the new dropdown installed there?
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New Top Bar: Move chat, blog, log out up

Would the "StackExchange" button in the new top bar make more sense with the "chat", "blog" and "log out" links moved up to the top line where it would be right justified opposite "Explore our sites?" ...
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Tour link in Meta top bar is confusing

In the new SE Top Bar, the Tour link in the MSO help menu just links to the about page. This is obviously because meta does not have it's own tour and /tour is the same as /about. But to the ...
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Not able to see the newsletter confirmation message box fully when the top bar stickiness is enabled

When the top bar stickiness is enabled, if I'm subscribe or unsubscribe any newsletter, not able to see the confirmation message box. It was sticky with the top bar. After I scrolled the page too, ...
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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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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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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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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, ...
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Opening top bar “StackExchange” link in new tab

The Stack Exchange logo on the left of the top bar allows middle-clicking/right clicking and clicking "open in new tab". This duplicates the page you're on. This can also be seen when hovering over it ...
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Why has the search box background color changed?

The search box in the StackExchange taskbar at the top of the page has recently changed from displaying black text on a white background to displaying pale grey text on a dark grey background. The ...
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Weird logout after joining Monero

Today I experienced quite a strange behavior regarding the site login. After being active (and logged in) on several sites for about an hour I stumbled about a meta post on a page I hadn't a user on (...
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Meta names differently in hamburger menu on app and web

Here is a view of my hamburger menu on the web (Meta.SE is identified as "Meta Stack Exchange"): Here is a view of my hamburger menu on the (Android) app (Meta.SE is identified as "Meta"): There ...
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Logged in indicator, but not entirely logged in

I have landed on the question page, and it looked like I was logged in. There was a logged-in indicator, there were some new issues (new comments) and some new reputation since I was last there. I ...
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Tooltip “You have new reputation changes” is not cleared

When getting reputation changes the icon lights up with a number, and its tooltip changes to: You have new reputation changes That is fine, however when clicking the icon then closing it, the ...
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Inbox/reputation notifications do not work on chat server top bar

On the top bar on chat server pages, e.g. http://chat.meta.stackexchange.com/, the inbox notification icons do not work: The dropdowns themselves do work and do show unread items, highlighted ...
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Useless whitespace on top of topbar

On some SE sites, I get some whitespace on top of the topbar. It looks like this: Inspecting the CSS I find the rule body, .so-header { margin-top: 1.9em; } If I disable it, the whitespace is ...
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Remove notification that triggers upon final bounty expiration

Bounties automatically trigger four notifications, one when three days of advertising remain, one when only one is left, a third when the grace period begins as the last chance to manually award the ...
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“Your communities” edit add without save

The "Your communities" edition form isn't intuitive in my opinion. UX-wise, I'd expect it to be added if I click on one of the site's with auto-completion. Why do I need to click on "Add"? If I ...
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The words “sign up or login to customize your list” should be localized in Japanese Stack Overflow's main menu

I'm raising this here rather than the site meta per this question/answer Go to Japanese Stack Overflow and open the main topbar menu. The words "sign up or login to customize your list" are still in ...
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Area 51 could use a topbar search box

Not all pages on Area 51 have the big shiny red "Search Proposals" banner at the top center of the screen; it's difficult to access search from those other pages unless you know what you're doing (...
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Site switcher doesn't work when using stackexchange.com over https

The top-bar site-switcher doesn't work when we are using https://stackexchange.com/ but works when using http://stackexchange.com/. Clicking the site-switcher over https instead refreshes the page. ...
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Take filters into account for the Suggested Edits review counter

The review queues allow you to set up a tag filter, so we can filter our personal queue regarding our knowledge and/or preference. I'm a bit confused by the review counter in the top bar. It can show ...
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Right-clicking (open in new tab) does not work for Inbox and Achievements

When I see a new message/achievement I would like to open it in a separate tab. This is particularly useful with slow connections. On right-clicking, the browser (Firefox) even announces the action "...
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Bug when drawing Ghost of Winterbash Past Hat on the top-bar

I'm convinced that there's a bug that occurs when you alternate between tabs that causes the Ghost of Winterbash Past hat to be draw over itself again, causing the hat to be brighter and blurred. ...
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Could I opt out of the notification for http://stackoverflow.com/tools/flagged?

Of late, my eye is burned by the bright orange reminder of content in https://stackoverflow.com/tools/flagged. I've long ago given up on that URL. The interaction model in there, for me, is nearly ...
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Show total reputation gained today and yesterday, even if on more than one site

Currently, when we gain daily reputation on one site only, the total is shown besides the label, like this: That's nice and dandy but if I get reputation on more than one site, there's no total ...