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Questions tagged [design]

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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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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Accept answer checkmark could still be clearer.

Before posting this, I first searched meta, and found that previously people already found the accept answer checkmark unclear. The accepted answer indicates that a change was made, but I still find ...
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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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Could the 100k+ views color be toned down a little bit?

We now have a question that's really, really popular, Why do programmers write applications and then make them free?, which is fine (better than fine, great!), but the color used for the "on fire" ...
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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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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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No breadcrumbs or trail in order to return to questions page

If I filter the questions, maybe based on tag, then go into a question, maybe post an answer, I have to use back button to get back to the list of questions based on my filter? I don't see another way....
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The “Flag comment” icon is too harsh

This is similar to The "comment edited" picture icon to be more subtle, but it has to do with the "Flag" icon that shows up when hovering over comments. On my machine it looks like this: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Can we have more difference between the current tab and others on the “tagged” pages?

Jin, I managed to confuse myself today as I couldn't tell which tab was active on the "tagged" page: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/programming-languages Can the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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