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Questions tagged [user-interface]

For questions about the user interface elements (inputs, checkboxes, etc) that make up this site. For questions about the design of elements, use the design tag.

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Move the Submit button in the comment flag dialog to the right

Something bothers me about the new comment flag dialog: it's the only dialog with the submit button on the left. Can we please move it to the right: like the post flag dialog: and half a dozen other ...
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Tabs painted over “congrats” screen for new badge [duplicate]

I've experienced a layout bug, see image: The tabs are painted over the "congrats" dialog for a new badge. When I click the button, the page gets repainted with sizes slightly changing, and it ...
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Overlapping issue on activity page [duplicate]

The tab is overlapping in the activity page. Actually, I earned a new badge and when I go to grab it. I found this glitch. The activity tabs are overlapped on congratulation badge area.
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Should linked questions be removed from related questions? [duplicate]

Currently the same question can be listed in both as linked and as related. This seems inefficient and confusing. Example:
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Make filter field for tag synonym case insensitive

On the tags synonym page filter field is case sensitive now: Due to all tags are named in lower case, I suggest to make this field case insensitive, to prevent such situations like auto ...
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“That solved my problem” doesn't make sense if the target question is unanswered

Can we get an alternative to the "That solved my problem!" button that doesn't make the presumption that it solved my problem? I.e. "Yes, that's the problem I have." In some cases, SE (et. al.) ...
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Use colored text for badge counts instead of badge logos

I was looking at some posts by users with many thousands of badges, and I noticed that there were two lines required for displaying the badges. This was caused by the badge icons (●). Should we remove ...
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How to design a code annotation tool for Stack Overflow?

We are currently working on a research project on how to turn community knowledge into AI. We would like to extend the current Stack Overflow UI with annotation tools for given text and code examples. ...
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The Next tag badge block overlaps other block on user's Profile Activity page

The Next tag badge block overlaps the badge score block.
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Tag wiki creation time doesn't match actual date [duplicate]

For example, https://stackoverflow.com/tags/html/info AFAIK, it's not 2020 right now.
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Tags and Hot Answers' More buttons have title, but Top Answerers' More button doesn't

Could you add title for this link for more consistency?
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Refreshing the “Edit Email Settings” page doesn't refresh the email field if previously it was cleared (without pressing save button)

Go to Edit Email Settings page. Clear the email field, but don't press "Save". Refresh the page. Field will be empty. Only if you open another page and after that open Edit Email Settings page again,...
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The error messages overlap each other on the “Change Password” page

Write something in the 2nd or 3d text field. Delete it. The error messages overlap each other.
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Don't change the position of the buttons on profile change

If you save profile settings, the position of the buttons will be changed. It is not the best user experience. Would be better from the UX side, if you don't change the buttons position after a ...
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Don't show “my review history” link or change it to “full review history” if I'm already on it

We have question about similar issue for users with rep < 10k (those members can't see full history, so there is no sense to show them "my review history" link at all): Don't show the 'my ...
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Links from the “Close” window opened in new tab, but links from the “Flag” window not

From "Close" window all links are opened in new tab: From "Flag" window links are opened in the same page: It makes me frustrated, especially if I click them by mistake from queue. Could you ...
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Why do I have empty space on the left suddenly? [duplicate]

I didn't have the empty space early this day. What happened? I've already ticked "hide side bar...". Can I remove it again with settings?
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Move the sites' information panel in the Stack Exchange's “All Sites” page inside the screen (remove overflow with scroll)

I would like to suggest that when opening a site's information panel in the Stack Exchange's "All Sites" page that it doesn't overflow outside the visible window. This is how it currently is: I think ...
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Session-only consent cookie leads to annoyance

When I visit a SE site which I haven't joined, I get the notification at the bottom of the page: This site uses cookies to deliver our services and to show you relevant ads and job listings. By ...
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Arrow keys stop scrolling after editing a post

I tend to use the keyboard extensively, including using the arrow keys and PgUp and PgDn keys to scroll through pages on the site. I recently got a new computer and am experiencing a minor, but ...
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New members can't find logout button

From time to time we receive questions about logout button on ru SO: Как выйти с учетной записи в Stackoverflow? Как выйти с аккаунта на сайте Где кнопка Выход? Подскажите, как выйти из аккаунта на ...
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Don't change the position of the checkbox if you choose “Answer your own question”

If you choose "Answer your own question", the position of the checkbox will be changed. It is not the best user experience. It would be better from the UX side, if you don't change the checkbox ...
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Disable up/down vote arrows on your own posts

I've found similar posts: Hide the up/down vote arrows on your own posts Remove vote UI elements beside own question and answer posts But people has asked about hiding the arrows. Members can't ...
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Comment flag box stuck in top left, can't reach any option [duplicate]

When I try to flag a comment, the flag comment box is in the top left and I can't select any option. This does not happen consistently. Sometimes it ends up in the correct place. Sometimes it jumps ...
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Additional info about received badges by candidate during election

We have tooltip for this: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/247138/260198 But it shows only received badges. Would be great to see here complete list of badges with additional hint if user has this ...
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Add option to hide contributor indicator completely

I found this question: Add a little 'x' so users can close the new user contributor indicator. But it's about a specific user question. This indicator only distracts attention from the ...
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Make the share, edit, close, flag, … buttons more obviously buttons, please?

The buttons for acting upon a question or answer — share, edit, close, flag, sometimes others — are presented as tiny gray words. Here's what you see reading this question right now, for instance: ...
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Make the comment flag dialog draggable again

The post flag dialog can be dragged. This is helpful when I'm writing a custom flag and want to be able to see the text behind the dialog to quote from it or to make sure that what I'm writing is ...
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Why was “no longer needed” renamed “not relevant”?

On July 31st, the "no longer needed" flag reason was renamed "not relevant". Many have complained about or questioned this change (examples: 1, 2, 3, 4), but the only official post I've been able to ...
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Increase clickable area in comment flag dialog [duplicate]

The comment flag dialog recently changed. A side effect of that change was to reduce the size of the clickable area. In particular, the clickable regions on the new flag dialog are pretty skinny, as ...
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Editing comments bug [duplicate]

I posted this question on meta.math.SE, for some reason not realizing that this might be relevant to the entire network. I'll repeat the question here, with rephrasings to suit. I have successfully ...
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<50 reputation users can't delete comments that were posted on their behalf

Some preface: I have an alternate account that I'm using to gain rep in order to help test/build bots for the SOBotics community on stackoverflow. Bot accounts are essentially users, and they need 20 ...
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Please wrap the entire comment flag description in a `<label>` (making the entire text clickable)

Currently, in the new comment flag modal, when you want to select an option, you have to click either on the radio button, or on the top part of the description. This is because only the top part of ...
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Please consider these minor improvements to the new comment flagging modal

A new comment flagging modal just went live: Aside from the fact that now it doesn't match the other flagging/closure modals in design (something that will likely be changed in the future...), I've ...
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Did the comment flag dialog change? Will there be future dialog changes?

I've now noticed when clicking the flagging dialog for comments that a new animated popup appears now. Is this going to change in the future for the other flagging dialogs such as questions/answers? I ...
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Clicking on the comment edit button causes multiple inputs to be shown [duplicate]

See below gif, as it shows the issue clearly: When clicking on the edit button, it doesn't actually get rid of the edit link, and clicking it multiple times causes undesired behavior. (This can ...
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Clicked voting arrows on sites with responsive design show with wrong color under Internet Explorer 11

On sites with the new responsive design, the color of clicked vote buttons have a theme color related to the site's design. However, on Internet Explorer 11, this arrow always shows as orange, ...
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Could comments be shown on the edit [question/answer] page?

A lot of Stack Exchange sites treat comments as "suggested improvements" for questions and answers they're posted on, and users/mods will often suggest incorporating content from comments into the ...
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Comments no longer indicate whether or not they've been edited

Today, the comment UI received a revamp. However, as part of that, the indication that a comment had been edited (a pencil icon) seems to have been removed, as well. This doesn't seem like it's an ...
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Show added date when sorting Favourites list by “added”

Here is a particular use case: I've started to use the favourites, as suggested by this comment, to save questions/posts as a reminder that they need editing: On the smaller sites you should rate ...
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Inline suggested edit reviews are truncated in medium-width windows

When reviewing a suggested edit inline (not from the queue) on a site with the new “responsive” design, at a window width where normal content does fit, the diff window is truncated on both sides, as ...
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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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Review process should have better explanation and termnology [duplicate]

Recently I was introduced to the review feature for the first time. I was happy for the option to help improve SO so even though it was late I put some effort and reviewed a few questions. One ...
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Don't put the searched tags on top of Stack Overflow

I don't like the new layout. This is how Stack Overflow welcomed me today with my usual tag-search list which I have been using for the past many years (saved in a bookmark). I don't want to see this ...
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My favorite tags are alphabetized now

Recently my favorite tags have become sorted alphabetically, not in the order I've added them. This happened on several sites of StackExchange where I had favorite tags. It's very comfortable to ...
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Can we change when tag warnings display?

Tag warnings are meant to warn users of known, frequent pitfalls when posting certain content. They are crafted on a per-site basis with guidance specific to each situation. Tag warnings pop up (best ...
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Inconsistency of UI between locked and historically locked

From my 10k reputation point of view: locked questions (and possibly merged questions too) can't vote, but shows vote arrows can't edit, but shows edit button shows the flag button shows "comments ...
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Why is asking a question on a meta so hard?

As far as I can tell, there's no link to metas on the actual SE sites. You have to first click on the "ask a question" link, which for some reason is all the way over to the right despite it being the ...