Questions tagged [user-interface]

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Incorrect indentation for questions loaded via AJAX

I am seeing a weird indentation for questions loaded via AJAX (i.e. by clicking the n question(s) with new activity link). The following screenshot was taken before I click the link: and this is ...
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Unnecessary feedback banner on Close Voting and Flagging

New in the past few hours, if I vote to close something I'm given one of those totally nanny pop-ups I really didn't need. I know my vote has been recorded. It shows in the 'close' tag right under ...
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“How to use the Close/Reopen votes queue” help articles need updated screenshots

In the How do I use the Close Votes queue help article, the screenshots have been outdated. Currently, the screenshots of the review queues show the old UI, and look like this: But the design has ...
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Site-specific need for image uploader to paste EXIF exposure information into post along with image URL

(This is a feature request following this Meta Photo-SE post: Is there some way that we can help new users to add EXIF data to their photo?) At Photography Stack Exchange, when posters ask questions ...
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Link to cookie policy doesn't work in 'Accept all cookies' popup

I received this popup: When clicking on 'Cookie Policy' it links to the current page url (with a # at the end).
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This is a duplicate! Your challenge is to close it as such!

The duplicate selection in the Close dialog is broken. When you pick a duplicate an error appears: An error occurred while searching; please try again and the vote to close button stays disabled. ...
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Why are the interfaces for the mobile sites so different?

Why are the interfaces for the mobile sites so different? I would like to use them in the same way on each site. In my humble opinion, the interface on stackoverflow.com is the most appropriate. (I ...
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Checkmark on badge page not vertically aligned [duplicate]

The checkmark besides the badge on the Badges page is not vertically aligned to the badge. It appears that this can be fixed by changing vertical-align: top; to vertical-align: middle; in the ...
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Suggestion: Using Sci-TLDR in SO for aggregating questions

The Allen institute made this: https://scitldr.apps.allenai.org/ It has this GitHub repo: https://github.com/allenai/scitldr It boils texts down, with some work, to their essentials. The license is ...
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Protected questions page has broken experience

Protected questions view has broken experience in mobile browser, which makes reviewing difficult. Browser: Chrome Mobile: iPhone 12
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Allow users to view the exact date and time they followed a post

When I visit the 'Following' tab on my profile, I can only see the date and time of the last activity but it doesn't show the date and time when I followed the post. Users should be able to see the ...
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Automated question review scrolls away from a “Post doesn't meet our quality standards” error [duplicate]

This was something I found when testing a bit of low-quality content against the system. This error: Appeared when I clicked the "Post question" button (not the review), but the page ...
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Why is the page design for search results different than questions/tagged results?

For example, check out stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/python as compared to stackoverflow.com/search Personally, I find the /search version much less visually pleasing. (I am curious if others ...
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SEDE Graph add column names as label for axis

This graph result shows number of post (y-axis) over the last months (x-axis). The query result has this format MonthsAgo | TagName | NrOfPosts -------------|----------------|-----------...
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Bounty modal window progress is lost when clicking “share” on an answer

I had an unfortunate experience trying to start a bounty. I chose "Reward existing answer" and typed out a custom message explaining why it deserves a bounty. Wanting to link the answer in ...
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Close button in image upload dialog is not tabbable and does nothing on user profile and in tag wikis

When editing a profile’s “About me” section, or a tag wiki, and hitting CtrlG, or clicking the “Image” button from the formatting bar to insert an image, the Imgur upload modal dialog will appear. The ...
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What do these numbers mean on the right side of the different Stack Exchange Communities?

I'm not sure what these numbers are referring to, i.e. the 79, 11, 11, 1, 1.
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How can I operate the UI to propose a tag synonym?

I'm at a loss about how to propose a tag synonym. The FAQs do a good job explaining what a tag synonym is, who can propose it and who can vote it. Users with this privilege and a total answer score (...
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Display “Welcome back! If you found this question useful” message only to certain users who don't vote?

I vote very often on questions and answers, yet I still see this message extremely frequently. Is there any option to either Turn it off permanently, or Perhaps have it displayed more intelligently (...
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Can we please clean up the new tooltips around the upvote/downvote buttons?

This question focuses on the UI of the new tooltips (not the text), and it has the following sole focus: Completely undoing the recent change. Just simply undoing this will be a single change with a ...
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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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Placement and wording of Question Feed is confusing

The Question Feed link on the right column is, in my experience, confusing in a few ways: because it is directly beneath the Hot Network Questions section I thought it was a feed of those questions I ...
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Similar question suggestion list overwrite issue [duplicate]

When posting a new question in StackOverflow, it shows similar questions. As one keeps on writing, list changes but they overlap with one another. This happens when you scroll down a bit when the new ...
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Meta profile's reputation area looks odd

Meta and main: The graph has been removed due to meta having no reputation, but why is the main reputation still shown? There's a grey rectangle (touching the "top NN% overall" text). What ...
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How do I make voice to text work in SE chat? [closed]

As I recover from a hand injury, I attempted to use voice-to-text in RPG.SE chat. It did not work. It did work in the upper room. (Christianity.SE chat). It did work in the title to the question, but ...
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The new contributor tooltip makes it too hard to add comments

A haiku Tooltip is zealous in promoting temperance. It is frustrating. The new contributor tooltip advises us to take care when commenting but in some cases it's too proactive in preventing comments....
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New round of UI updates… apparently. Edits in close banners, summary tab changes, and now new vote tooltip (content)s?

There's a lot going on in the UI right now that I can't find announcement or discussion posts for. An edit button is now prominently displayed in the close banner (for all users, for some reason, ...
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“Learn more” buttons are misaligned in the next privilege info panel [duplicate]

Directly related: "Go get it" button is misaligned in badge progress box The "Learn more..." button in the profile page's next privilege tracker is aligned to the left instead of ...
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Link to “What's a positive question record” canonical post when people have a negative question record

Every now and then people will ask what a positive question record is and how it is calculated, generating unnecessary duplicates and perhaps wasting time & energy. This could somewhat be ...
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Migrated question shows up attributed to nobody on the front page [duplicate]

TL;DR minor bug: a question's showing up on our site that's attributed to nobody at all on the front page. RPG Stack Exchange just now had this happen: This question was migrated to our site, ...
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Please turn off auto complete for text box in close as duplicate dialog

When voting to close as duplicate, my browser auto completes past values in the text box: While I know this is "my fault" and I can manually clear those values, it would be neat if the text box could ...
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Misaligned flag button on questions [duplicate]

This might be the tiniest bug ever but there seems to be an extra space between follow or close and flag on questions. This shot is from this site. This one is from a site where I have close too....
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Improve accuracy in the reasons for suspension

From a FAQ answer here on Meta (emphasis mine): When an account is suspended [...] The user page will have a visual reminder that the account is in timed suspension. It will also include a brief ...
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Why do I have to click twice to submit a question when Stack Exchange's automated question review has no advice to show?

This is terrible UX. I understand that the motivation behind "Review your question" is quality control, but if there is nothing for me to review, why can't the question be submitted in a single click? ...
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Can all “high activity” sites have the same score threshold for blurring of downvoted answers on their Metas?

In response to this old feature request to lower the score threshold at which answers are blurred here on Meta SE, @Shog9 replied (emphasis mine): I've lowered the threshold to -8 for consistency ...
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When you get the “Your question is ready to publish”, allow submitting it from that modal instead of moving to the bottom of the page

As described in The new ask page is now live on the network!, all new questions now go through a workflow that finally leads to the pleasant announcement "Your question is ready to publish!": I would ...
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Correct link to the Teachers' Lounge

It's not a big bug, but can we fix the UI error to no longer show the recent activities from the old Teachers' Lounge chat room please, which is a lot quieter than the new room too, and point to the ...
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New UI for modifying community-specific close reasons (for moderators) – bugs, feature requests, etc

With recent changes to the closing system, there is also a new interface for moderators to change and create site-specific close reasons. This is generally great, since it allows us to set different ...
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Make radio buttons disappear in close dialog if I have an active close vote on a question [duplicate]

Note: This feature-request has been posted as an answer to the announcement of the close UI changes. Earlier when I used to cast a close vote, the dialog would look like this: That is, the radio ...
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UI - Reputation graph has a smaller gap for a certain period of days

The gap between days is smaller for a certain period of days And it's reproducible in multiple user's graph Update Since it seems using the lib highcharts I searched one of their official demos ...
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Let's remove the “Get updates…” notification [duplicate]

Recently this notification has started showing up quite repeatedly on Stack Exchange sites: The problem is that it's not necessary, and even if it is, it should not be showing up repeatedly. In just ...
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What's this new “get updates” box and why doesn't it have any functions? [duplicate]

I've seen this across nine different Stacks I follow, so I presume it's everywhere. The last few days, I've been getting a little box in most (all?) questions with a bell icon inside and "get updates ...
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Deleting comments and review actions cause layout to be broken, AJAX response contains full page

When deleting a comment, the page layout goes haywire, making it impossible to continue working on the page until it is reloaded. It appears something is going b0rken when the 'deleted' state is ...
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Improve the user review ban experience [duplicate]

EDIT: While there are similarities with New review navigation does not tell review-banned users what happened or why (and please note that there are no answers to that question btw), I'm suggesting a ...
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Icon z-index issue in the review queue [duplicate]

Answer icons: Overlap with the popup: Comment icons and tags too:
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Grammatical error in consent banner

I found a grammatical error in the consent banner (the banner at the bottom): "understand" should be changed to "understood". So the banner content would become: By using our site, you acknowledge ...
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Pressing enter in the edit reason field can inadvertently submit an edit suggestion

When writing an edit reason, I hit the Enter key by accident, and it submitted the edit. Could this behaviour be removed? I did not have edit privileges. The edit was submitted to the review queue, ...
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More intuitive way of obtaining direct link to specific comment [duplicate]

Currently, it's not obvious how to obtain a link to a specific comment (there is no obvious share icon on comments). A question/answer on how to link to a comment has a lot of views/upvotes ...
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Username has Two Display Forms [duplicate]

I believe this is a bug? Question-in-question: Reward finding duplicate questions - +10, +2, -5 User-related: https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/138112/pekka
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Text field and tabs becomes wider while fetching results in Users search [duplicate]

Whenever I add some text to search for users, the text field and the tabs on the right becomes unexpectedly wider. I'm using Firefox 72 and Chrome 79 on Ubuntu 18.04.

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