Questions tagged [design]

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Can we have highlighted code blocks in the chat rooms?

At the moment, code posted to the chat rooms only differs in the font that's used. It would be nice if, like in comments, the code was highlighted by a different background colour. The way it is now, ...
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Ubuntu bold font not imported

The Issue Recently I noticed something odd: when booting into OS X and visiting Ask Ubuntu, bold fonts render oddly. I've only noticed this in Chrome; in Firefox and Safari, the bold font renders ...
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would be possible to change the layout of suggested questions?

I find the layout of the "Questions that may already have your answer" a bit confusing. I'm wondering if it might be a good idea to restyle it a bit. This is the current layout with my notes: This ...
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Bug with code of conduct notification

Not sure if this is related to the new theme that's being worked on or not, but:
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Why user is able to edit comments in multiple textareas in the same time?

By accident I have clicked edit link on comment twice. After first click I have textarea for editing it (it is normal and expected behavior). But on second and third click on edit I get garbage: ...
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Glitch on profile page with dropdowns

The next privilege button on the profile page shows through the three drop-downs on the top. I tend to start my browsing at this page then check my inbox so I see it every visit. Chrome&Firefox
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“Marked as duplicate” should include a link to the duplicate(s) and not just “Ask a new question”

At the top of the question, we have: and at the bottom we have Sometimes the question can be very long and these two boxes can be very far apart. If you come from somewhere else (for example, via ...
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Little Bug with layer order on askubuntu

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post, but i recently found a little rendering bug on this site. It's a problem of the z-index and the order of layers. Note: the red notification box was ...
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The yellow “question has been deleted” bar is underneath the Ubuntu navbar when scrolling

When scrolling down, the "this question has been deleted" bar is partially hidden under the Ubuntu navigation bar: I think the z-index ordering should be done in such a way that the yellow popup bar ...
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Hover state colour for the “Ask a Question” button in the tour is broken

This happens on Chrome 46:
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Underline on new reputation graph looks weird

This is what I see when hovering my reputation graph in the new profile page: Can the underline please be removed?
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Bug: UbuntuRegular Font (used on this site) messed up at 12 & 13px

This site, AskUbuntu.com, uses the "UbuntuRegular" font. Sometimes the font size is 14px, which displays fine, but in the "comments" (& perhaps other places), the font size is 13px, which cuts off ...
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Keyboard tags could use some love

Some of us have been asking for something nicer for the <kbd> tag. Jin mentioned maybe polishing them up to make questions like this look nicer, just documenting that here. (Also note, I love ...
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Visited links on Meta are hard to see

Maybe it is just my vision but I can't distinguish visited links in question/answer text from the surrounding text on Ubuntu Meta. I can see the links on the parent fine and I can see unvisited links ...
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Badges getting cut in half

Seems like the badges are getting cut in half. Attaching the screenshot below
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Ask Ubuntu site layout is wrong on Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey

I use Mozilla Firefox ESR 52.6.0 and Mozilla Seamonkey 2.49.2 on Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS x86_64 and Windows 8.1 x86_64 with installed updates. After some updates of site design its layout is somehow ...
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Menu bar is covering the Deletion pop-up

The "Recommend Deletion" pop-up is not fully visible. Yes, this is a minor bug, but it looks clean it this is fixed.
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The Canonical navigation bar has diverged from the canon

Possibly due to the recent CSS refactoring, the pseudo-Canonical navigation bar no longer matches the top bar of ubuntu.com sites. Here is how they compare in my Chrome (Windows): AU bar Canonical ...
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Ask Ubuntu CSS Error: Bounty elements have margin-right offset on question view

It messes up the inline flow. See what I mean below: Can this be fixed?
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The dots don't line up with the background

Well, since there are looking to change some things with the design, I thought this would be a good time to bring this up. Has anyone noticed that the dot-patterns don't line up? If the new design ...
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“Ask question” left border visible on main site

I've been noticing this for the last few days, and it seems like a bug. Here is what the link currently looks like: Notice the dark purple colored left border which shouldn't be visible. Below is ...
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Mobile view adds linebreaks before and after images even if they are very small

If my answer uses a package one has to install first, I like to add an AptURL link with the small package symbol , e.g. for sl using this: [`sl` ![Install sl](https://hostmar.co/software-small)](http:...
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Stack Exchange indicator in Top-Right corner overlapping

I noticed that Stack Exchange indicator in the top right corner overlapping with its popup menu. This happens only when the main site page (checked on Edge when user is already logged in, in IE11 and ...
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Toast notifications overlap the Ubuntu top bar

Part of the Stack Exchange JS library includes functionality to create notification messages - the most common perhaps being "Thanks, we'll take a look at it" after casting a flag. These ...
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The “accepted” word is not visible under the “all actions” tab in the profile page

This bug exists on both sites, on meta and on main. The word is there, but its text color is in the same as the background (technically, the background on the span is black, but has an opacity of 0, ...
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Descenders in comments chopped off in Windows Chrome

In my browser (Chrome 29 on Windows 7), descenders are chopped off in comments, which makes it fairly annoying to read, as g's look like q's (most other letters with descenders are fairly unambiguous, ...
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Text on Ask Ubuntu overwrites other text

This occurred today and at other times. Anyone else experienced it? It has occured on 16.04 and 18.04.(Ubuntu Mate)
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Ask Ubuntu logo is quite wobbly

Look: Please fix. You could use this sprite file (all text is converted into paths).
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MS Azure ads not showing correctly in the sidebar

I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I've noticed something strange. Every ad for Azure that comes up in the sidebar on Ask Ubuntu is cut off on the right side, taking some text ...
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Usercard Formatting Sometimes Clipped

I noticed in a AU post today that a usercard was clipped on the right, cutting off the user's bronze-badges count: Of course this clipping does not affect all usercards; most I have seen look fine. ...
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When viewed on a tablet, the very top navigation bar has no margin

I'm talking about the Community, Ask, Developer, Design, etc. bar. When viewed on a tablet, the entire bar is shifted to the left of the screen, so that it has no margin, is directly against the edge, ...
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Issue in adding Tags in Favorite Tags

Is it normal that I can add any text in the "Favorite Tags" section, even something which isn't actually a tag? I can even add duplicate entries! Is this a bug, or will it work if I add "Hello World!" ...
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Bounty button on mobile looks as if it's already rewarded on question with open bounties

I have a question with two answers, that I had an open bounty on. When I opened the site on mobile to award the bounty before time runs out, the +100 buttons looked as if the bounty was already ...
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edit reviews: the suggestion comment is not highlighted any more

The comment from the suggesting person used to be immediately visible (different background IIRC) Now it doesn't stand out from the rest, making it a bit harder to find the comment and compare it to ...
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The share link box is oversized

I've been able to reproduce this in both Firefox and Chromium. I click the share button then this box appears with a abnormal horizontal compared with the main site Apparently, the comment field/...
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Comment error popup makes sidebar move down in review-beta

In review-beta, on Ask Ubuntu, if one creates a comment, clicks Edit, leaves it for ten minutes, and tries to save, they will get an error popup. However, this error popup causes the sidebar to jump ...
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Ubuntu related Stack Overflow Careers ad

Why aren't there a "looking for a job" section in Askubuntu like other Stack Exchange sites ( stackoverflow , server fault .. ) I think it will be cool to show stack Overflow linux/ubuntu Careers ads....
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Why are there hyperlinks when you scroll up a bunch

On Safari 8.0.6, scrolling up above the ubuntu bar causes links to show up. Is this a bug? EDIT By scroll up I mean scroll beyond the top limit which is only possible (I think) with the trackpad. ...