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For questions about the design of the site. Using this tag will ensure that the designers will see any bugs or feature requests.

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Software Engineering's updated site theme is live!

UPDATE - We've pushed this live for everyone now. Thanks to those who took the time to give feedback. Please do know, being live doesn't mean we can't address further changes for you! Write an answer ...
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The cup of coffee has gone cold

The steam coming from the coffee cup in the favicon blends in with the background on an inactive Chrome tab (OS X). Although it's still barely visible, there should be more contrast between the steam ...
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Unwanted horizontal scroll bar in all the pages in Firefox browser

There is a horizontal scroll bar in the bottom of this site in all the pages in Firefox browser. There is no use of the horizontal scroll bar in the pages. Configurations: OS: Windows 10 Pro Mozilla ...
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“more” link in footer is hardly viewable

In the footer, the more link is hardly view-able due to the free handed image in the background, when select the Technology sites. Screenshot for reference:
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Editing an answer - fixed sidebar flows behind footer

Editing an answer and scrolling down causes the "sidebar" to flow behind the footer: Appears on my system (Windows 7 Professional) on all browsers I can test FF 45.8 (ESR) IE 11 Chrome 53
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Badges and tag “X” buttons misplaced

While I only have one badge, it is appearing incorrectly on meta: While I was reporting this bug, I noticed that the "X" button that appears in the tag field is misplaced as well:
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New logo for Software Engineering Stack Exchange

Changing this site from the increasingly anachronistic "Programmers" to the more fitting "Software Engineering" has been... A long road. So far, we've discussed... ...the name itself ...the audience /...
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What's that text above the viewport?

I was scrolling back up to the top of a page when I noticed this weird red text floating above the viewport in the "rubber-band-scroll" region. It says "Stack Exchange Inbox" and "Reputation and ...
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When your question is flagged as a duplicate, the edit link appears to not render correctly

I posted a question that has since been flagged as a duplicate of an already existing question. The panel at the top of the question is as you'd expect, apart from the 'edit' link which hasn't ...
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Use pink background when rendering historically locked posts

Related: Tags that only exist on locked questions, should we treat these the same as tags that don't exist at all? philosophically Historical Lock questions are deleted Visual difference between ...
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Network icons are broken

Any idea why the Hot Network Questions suddenly look like this on P.SE? (But not here on Meta.P.SE, for whatever reason...)
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Flickering primary tags on meta

Chrome on OSX here. No better way to explain this than steps to recreate: Start the ask question form on Meta Go to add a tag (focus the tag box). The primary tags will appear without any input. ...
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Network engineering's background on Programmers adverts is less than ideal

On the sidebar, this is what it looks like: Related from MSE from awhile back: Confusing placement of popular network question above related questions in the sidebar Please look at the other ...
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Odd wrapping of pending flags

With this latest maintenance outage came a new UI around the helpful flags that one can see on the profile. On MSE the pending flags looks like: On Photography (a particularly challenging site ...
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Highest-voted questions giving wrong results

I was browsing the highest voted questions (Questions > Votes) on programmers, but noticed something extremely weird on page seven of the results. Going from questions with over a hundred votes ...
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Text from the side overlaps to the footer when I scroll to the bottom most part of the page

Take a look at this screenshot. Then if you scroll at the bottom most part of the page you can see this. I think the text from the side overlaps to the footer of the page. It says here that it is ...
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Could the green numbers be clearer again?

The accepted answers with solid green backed looked better to me. I guess I am finding that is starting to become harder to read than
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Updates to the site

You may have noticed some updates to the design lately, they are part of a SE network-wide update to a new base css framework. The updates allow us to: Have sharper / more beautiful design on retina ...
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clear and accurate S.E. website navigation sub group descriptions [duplicate]

I selected "Not pr0gromming related" etc from Area 51 because I wanted to avoid asking a question that would be choked by aggrandizing badge polishing S.E. police and ended up here... https://...
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Missing and extra spaces in comments

I've seen this glitch a few times with Safari (7.1) on the Mac (10.9.5). It manifests as either no spacing between text and the link in a comment, or irregular location of the hyphen. Notice the ...
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Level 1 headers in profile description appear cluttered

I recently updated my Stack Exchange profile to include a link to my newly created Area 51 proposal Scientific Imagination. I included a sample question from the proposal as a level 1 header. It looks ...
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Badge count experiencing cropping at 7 digits

If you have 7 digits of badges on Programmers.SE, you start to experience truncation: With 8 digits of badges, you really get chopped off: This isn't a problem on other Stack Exchange sites: ...
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How to ask a design/architecture question that isn't opinion based?

I frequently come to programmers to ask a question about design. My current one is asking whether it's better to include an API in a .NET MVC project or whether it should be an external project. ...
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Why does the questions 'tab' have different sub tabs than the main page?

If you go to the vanilla http://programmers.stackexchange.com URL, you get the standard tabs: active featured hot week month However, if you go to https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/...
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Link in code is indistiguishable from plain code

On SO and pretty much any other SE site, linked code is clearly distinguishable from non-linked code: But on programmers (and meta.programmers), the two are completely undistinguishable: You have to ...
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Nav buttons floating over review dialog box [duplicate]

I was in the LQP review queue this morning and clicked the 'recommend deletion' dialog box. I dragged the dialog box away to look again at the question and noticed this: The nav buttons are floating ...
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Bottom bar floating in middle of the page

The bottom bar (that black almost a straight line thing) is floating in the middle of the page on reviews. This may be a regression of: Footer line floats up too high in the main review page Line in ...
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Am I the only one finding it confusing to move back and forth between meta and main website?

If you in meta, there's no clear button to take you back to the main website, same thing when you in the website and you want to go to meta. Meta theme is also so similar to the main website that I ...
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Pop up for Low Quality comment options behind links

The popup for the 'leave a comment' is showing up behind the links at the top of the page: All of the following screen shots are from a mac. Original report in Safari: Fresh install of Firefox: ...
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where can I find the resources for programmers exchange's theme?

I really love the theme used for this exchange. Is there any resource that could be reused or some reference (fonts, graphics, css, ...)?
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What does it mean for the question vote counts to look “folded”?

What do those "folds" mean?
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Flagging dialog has slightly misleading text

I flagged a post for closure (not as a duplicate). When I went again to the flagging dialog it correctly displayed that you have already raised this type of flag but this text was also displayed under ...
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Site style: bold text is not distinguishable from normal text

I'm trying to replicate (this was supposed to be bold) the problem here. Browser: Firefox 17.0.6 ESR. bold (doesn't work) normal italic (works) That's how bold shows up on Unix SE: Update: turns ...
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That's not really an ampersand, is it?

From our "what's reputation" help page: Can we get a good old ampersand please? The ligature has been around for almost 2000 years (early instances can be seen in Pompeian graffiti), I'm kinda used ...
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Footer lines inconveniently positioned when editing from the first posts review queue

The footer line is misbehaving again and overlapping the edit preview when editing a post from the "First Posts" review queue (possibly others?) This is from Chrome 28 on Linux: This from ...
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Programmers.SE Theme partially covers rev/copyright notice [closed]

An extremely minor complaint/observation. The rev notice is partially obscured by the theme. I checked and no other SE sites seem to use images in that part of the footer so the "problem" is isolated ...
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bug with horizontal scrolling

I don't know if this really qualifies as a bug, since the repoduction steps are a bit silly, but here it is: log on programmers (with chrome 25 in my case) reduce the browser window to get an ...
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Bug: The 'View More' link underneath 'Reputation' is missing from the mobile view

I'd like to report a bug. The 'View More' link underneath 'Reputation' is missing from the mobile view.
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Close Dialog Display Bug

Whenever I open the close question dialog on my laptop's 13" display, the upper portion of the popup winds up on top of the "Questions Tags Users..." navigation bar, but due to an issue with the ...
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Would you like to see Programmers get a less playful/cartoonish design to attract professional questions?

All the scribbly-doodles and the cartoonish font on Programmers seems to me like a reason people might assume from the start that this site is for more chatty non-professional questions. Would it be ...
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Programmers blog promo image issues

Most side panel advertisements/promotions that I recall have a non-white background. However, http://i.stack.imgur.com/Ihs34.png (Programmer blog promotion) has a white background. When compared ...
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Image covers the review page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Footer line floats up too high in the main review page Looking the review page, I notice the list of the review queue is covered by the image I normally see at the bottom of ...
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Line in UI goes under review tasks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Footer line floats up too high in the main review page See the screenshot below. I don't know whether this is because I only have 249 rep, but it's there, all right. Note: I ...
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kerning issues - click reads like dick, letter spacing

Using Firefox 16.0.2 22 on Windows 8, I've had a hard time reading certain sentences. Browser is normal zoom. clean looks like dean. click looks like dick. Screenshot if you cannot see it: And ...
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Footer line floats up too high in the main review page

I'm seeing this on Chromium 22 (Windows & Linux) & Firefox 15 (Windows): The footer line is a bit in the way. Tried the usual clearing of caches/hard refresh but that doesn't seem to help....
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Programmers SE Menu - Whitespace Doesn't Link

On the Programmers SE site, the menu (with links to Questions, Tags, ect) has a line drawn and text changed to red (or gray in meta) when hovering over that menu item. However, the user must hover ...
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Footer line isn't where it's supposed to be in review stats and history

This is how the stats for the low quality posts queue looks like: Same thing happens in the history tab, for example check out the first posts history. Just in case this is browser specific, I'm on ...
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Mod dialog in review doesn't show up properly (and a bonus feature request)

Let's start with the feature request. When reviewing answers we have two mod links, when reviewing questions we only have the one. Having the mod link under the post feels a bit more natural, as ...
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Post history markdown diffs overlapping [closed]

When I look at the history of some post and switch to markdown diff, the left half of the diff overlaps the right part and both continue outside the screen. For example, this history looks like this ...
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Special Character in StackExchange Notification --Inbox

I encountered a special character notification in Stackexchange Notification --Inbox which is displayed due to presence of apostrophe punctuation mark in a word "it's" below is the screen shot. ...