Questions tagged [design]

For questions regarding the design elements of the main and meta sites e.g. CSS issues

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Can we make our new top bar slightly transparent black, like our old one?

Our old topbar was slightly transparent, and a darker black: (from the Web Archive) Our new one, however, is not transparent, and is a lighter grayish black: This means that we don't get the full ...
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SFF chatroom not showing user location when profile get shared due to font colour

I just changed my name on the site and shared it on The Quill and Tankard, but my location was not visible due to the font colour: But it's still there and visible if I select that area I did ...
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Can we make read-only mode text more visible?

Today it seemed many (possibly all) of the stack exchange sites were put into a read only mode. I first noticed this on stackoverflow and the message definitely caught my attention. Thinking that ...
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Title for updated favorited question unreadable

On the Favorites tab of the User Profile screen, the title of an updated question becomes unreadable as it blends in with the background. Once clicked through, the Title and background colors change ...
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What's wrong with the fonts

In this and many, many more posts (I'm not sure, if this is SF&F specific or SE-wide?): Google Chrome 42.0.2311.152 m.
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Same color text/background still ocassionally on Meta

I've seen a few examples of things where there is white text on white backgrounds on Meta, and just thought I'd show a few screenshots. Under a user page, the Favorites tab. Any newly-favorited (...
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The “less info” pane on user profiles in Meta is unreadable

At the top of user profiles on Meta, there’s a “less info” button: *CLICK!* The labels next to the items are unreadable, the colour is almost the same as the white background. By comparison,...
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Why is my bold text not quite bold in Chrome, OSX?

Mac OSX, 10.7.4. Running Chrome. As you can see, my bold text is... not very bold. There is a little difference though. Happens to me in SciFi.SE only. SO is fine. I tested with Safari, and it ...
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Can we have relevant icons on tags?

Over on StackOverflow, some tags are decorated with relevant icons. For instance, the tag for Chrome sports the Chrome icon, while the Android tag shows Bugdroid, the Android mascotte. There is a ...
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Close vote reasons on Meta are too low-contrast

Here’s a screenshot of close vote panels on both the Meta and Main sites: The subtitle is an unnecessarily light grey, and hard to read against the white. I’d suggest changing it to the same dark ...
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Spoiler-Box styling inconsistency of links

Compare: Correct styling in quote boxes Text Link Text Broken styling in spoiler boxes When displayed the link styling appears not to use the site-specific theme. In Opera 12, hovering over the ...
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Unusual character placement on answer screens

For the past few days I've noticed that characters (especially names and badges) are unusually placed. They seem to be either squashed up against other words, sometimes overlapping and something being ...
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Bold text on meta seems difficult to distingush from non-bold

This is regular text surrounding some bold text and not really different visually from it. This is regular text surrounding some bold text and not really different visually from it. It seems ...
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Menu and site icons are different for SciFi StackExchange

I believe it's not how it should be. Am I wrong?
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Related Question Display Error - Is it me, or the style sheet?

In the "Related" bar, the scores have backgrounds - green to indicate there's a accepted answer, grey if it's not. The main questions list is the same way, just blank if unanswered instead of colored, ...
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Why does chat only show up on the sidebar in meta, but not on the main site?

I don't see the XXXXX People Chatting Mos Eisley Agent of Nothing on the main site, yet it shows up on meta. Why is this? EDIT: I see it sometimes. Other times... it's gone.
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Overlapping text on user drop-down

I've noticed that the "recent badges" can run out of the user drop-down. This may be an IE8 issue.
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The CSS on the reason for edit field is broken when reviewing edits

I saw this when I reviewed an edit. I think the CSS is messed up. But on looking back on it, everything looks ok. Is this a known issue?
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Three-digit score wraps in the related questions sidebar

I'm pretty sure this question doesn't actually have 16/9 = 1.777... score.
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Can we please make the watched tag highlighting contrast a little more?

At the moment, this is what questions with a watched tag look like, compared to a question without a watched tag: I find this... very hard to see the difference. The contrast is so small that if I'm ...
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Why is the visited/not visited link color inverse than anywhere else?

Academia.SE Stackoverflow.com Google.com SciFi.SE As you can see on the images, every site uses a rule that visited link is darker and less apparent than non visited one. I don't remember a site ...
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The Stack Exchange dropdown menu in the upper left is invisible in Firefox

It shows up in IE. It still functions in FF, but it is invisible. This started a couple of weeks ago.
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Close reason not visible in review pages on Meta.SciFi.SE

This picture pretty much shows the problem. The text is there, and visible when selected, it's just hidden by being on a same-color background.