Questions tagged [design]

Here, "design" refers to front-end elements, such as page layout, coloring conventions, etc. For questions about database structure, algorithms in the code, &c., please use the tag [architecture] instead

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Change the colour of the links in post notifications

I brought this up before in response to the notice about the new design, but it wasn't followed up on. The colour of links barely has any contrast to the surrounding text: I have a strong feeling ...
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What's up with the fleur de lis on each post?

Each post has the following image: http://cdn.sstatic.net/math/img/bg-question.png Just curious what that's all about or if there's any significant meaning here. My understanding is that it is used ...
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Visited Links No Longer Distinguishable

Apparently, visited links are no longer distinguishable from the rest. They used to be in a slightly different shade than non-visited ones. Personally, I found the feature to be very helpful, and I'm ...
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Ask Question app should have side-by-side view option

Though I have long grown accustomed to the vertical layout of the "Ask Question" app. I realize now, that it is probably a great bug to request be fixed. You notice, right, when you're working on a ...
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Color tag for accepted answers on “Related” posts

I have a question about a convenient feature that seems to have disappeared after the last "overhaul" (or whatever it was) on M.SE. I seem to recall that, in the column of "Related" posts associated ...
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Using [tag:] markup in posts creates an ugly gap between lines

Using [tag:] markup in posts on (meta.)math.SE creates an ugly and unnecessary gap between the current and the following line of text. For example, see the ...
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What new users see when they wish to learn how to ask questions.

Click here to see MSE's discussion of how to ask questions, etc. Notice there is no discussion of posting what the OP has tried. Perhaps this page could be rewritten. I would suggest the following: A ...
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Rare bug: comments expanding over bottom bar

The situation is exemplified below. Before expanding comments: After expanding the comments: I couldn't reproduce it after several reloads. However, I think the situation above occurred just after ...
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Coloring of “Related” and “Hot Network Questions” are opposite standard link coloring

I've been browsing around StackExchange for a few hours, and every time I pass through the Mathematics StackExchange the fact that the "visited" links and normal links are displayed in the reverse of ...
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New Design Launched

Hi Guys, We just launched the new design for the Math site. Grats, and thank you for your design feedback. A few changes I made from the original design mock up I showed you, per on your input: ...
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Typo in site CSS disables visited link color in community bulletin

While looking into the math.SE style sheet for this bug report, I happened to notice a simple typo: ...
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Tags in the dupehammer tooltip are nearly impossible to see

Today I noticed this: The tag in the dupehammer tooltip is is nearly impossible to see. Can the font colour be changed?
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“Similar Questions” sidebar overlaps the footer

Create a new question and write enough stuff to make the page vertically scrollable. If you scroll to the bottom, the "Similar Questions" sidebar will be overlapping the footer. For some sites in the ...
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Tag-wiki excerpt editing area overlaps sidebar

I was just fixing a minor grammatical issue in the tag excerpt for divisor-sum when I noticed the following: A cursory glance at the relevant HTML code did not reveal an immediate cause for this bug. ...
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On the recent color change of flag/edit queue notification

I noticed that the colors of the numbers indicating a non-empty flag review, or edit review, have been changed recently. After a short rummaging through the meta.SO site, I found out that these was ...
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Is my guess on the behavior of the “Users” page correct?

When I go to my own reputation page, which has several different display modes (by post, by time, graph), it will default to whatever my last choice was. Same with activity, favorites, etc. Other ...
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Grey score since a few days

Since a few days my score has become grey (picture below). It has always been white. Is it just the website that has changed? Has anybody had the same 'problem'?
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STIX mathematics font?

EDIT: It seems to perhaps be an issue with Firefox. Is this the case for anyone? It uses STIX in Chrome, but not FF. I did a search and couldn't find any information on this. It seems the font ...
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Visited tags' colors should not become blue on meta.

Non-moderator tags of meta become blue when visited. In particular, this makes required tags and normal tags almost indistinguishable. It is reproducible on IE 8 and Firefox 4. The tags' colors ...
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MathJax broken by font clash in Related Questions and Hot Meta questions under new responsive design

We used to ren­der the Re­lat­ed Ques­tions and the Hot Me­ta Ques­tion lists in Geor­gia so that they looked right when com­bined with Math­Jax. Now we don’t, and it looks... sub­op­ti­mal (i.e., ...
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Meaning of the symbol under every question on MSE?

This symbol is under every question of math.se, both the main site and meta. It'll even be under this question :) Is there any meaning to it? I didn't notice similar "end of question" symbols at other ...
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Font size in new theme?

Is there something funny about font size in the new "theme", or is it a problem at my end or what? These days when I write/edit a post the preview looks the same as always. Then when I "save edit" ...