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Inactive button not readable when reviewing First Posts or Late Answers

When reviewing First Posts or Late Answers, the inactive button is hardly visible: This seems to be Ask Different-specific, it doesn't happen on a dozen other sites I checked. I've tested this on ...
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Let's support Dark Mode!

With the introduction of dark mode in macOS, Safari Technology Preview 68 has released a new feature called prefers-color-scheme which lets us detect whether the user has dark mode enabled with a ...
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Small design problem with number of eligible voters on election page

The election page looks a little bit awkward, because the number of eligible voters is 'orphaned' on the previous line, at least for the first three elections: The problem seems to be a missing <...
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Why are visited links not rendered differently from non-visited links in AskDifferent?

I subscribe to several SE sites. I've noticed that the question links on the Questions page are rendered differently on the AskDifferent site than they are on the other sites I visit: After clicking ...
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Problems with the flag dialog

There are miscellaneous problems with the flag dialog: Transparency problem with the close icon Transparency problem with the "Flag Question" button Discolored corners Misaligned remaining flags ...
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Ask Different new site theme is live

We rolled out the new site theme for Ask Different. It is now live. What new theme? If you're like, "What the heck are you talking about?", then you should read the Meta Stack Exchange post ...
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New Ask Different site theme coming soon

As mentioned on meta.stackexchange.com several months ago, all network sites will be getting updated themes. Ask Different is one of the first sites that will be updated. As such, I'm posting the ...
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Background colour of remaining flags/close vote count

Whenever I choose to cast vote on a question or flag a post, the count of remaining votes/flags for the day is shown besides the button. I have observed that the background colour of the box shown ...
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Dupehammer message is not styled correctly

The message that appears when hovering the tag badge on a dupehammer close is not styled correctly: missing the correct font not being restrained to a standard width not being positioned ...
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‘meta’ in Meta title is a serif font

The word ‘meta’ in the .meta-title is a serif font instead of sans-serif. The font family was previously sans-serif, but is now using the default font for the browser, which in Safari is Times.
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Search box visual glitch

The corners of the search box (After the redesign) looks weird on Chrome 10/OS X:
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Is this really our new look?

All I can say is... please, no. It's like someone threw a bag of crayons at Windows 10. The old 'fade out' version was fine. This is just a distraction. For anyone who hasn't yet read the Meta post,...
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Rainbow/Empty header on on AskDifferent and Meta.AskDifferent

For the last couple of weeks, I've had the weird rainbow header on AskDifferent, as seen in Why do I occasionally get a big rainbow in the top banner? This is what it looks like: The Meta site does ...
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Why do I occasionally get a big rainbow in the top banner?

So, the question is not so much about the rainbow itself (I see it as a reminder of the old Apple logo I grew up with), but more about why it appears sometimes and not other times? Below is a ...
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Markup or styling broken on profile page

I'm using Firefox 50.0.2 and noticed the layout in my profile on this site is broken. Something is wrapping or overflowing unexpectedly and it's throwing the whole section off:
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Use San Francisco, Helvetica Neue fonts over Arial

The current CSS design for Ask Different puts Arial first. I think we should change this CSS to put San Francisco first, without having to license anything or anything like that. Here is my CSS code: ...
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Favourite Tags don't animate

The tags on the Favourite Tags list don't animate in the same way that normal tags do: For comparison — normal tags:
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Unable to comment on certain questions

On the iPhone app, when reading a question that does not have any comments from other users one is unable to add a comment. There is only the option to "add an answer". For example, on this question:...
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Can't tell what tab I'm on in the profile page

This is what I'm seeing on people's profile pages (profile tab): I can't tell what tab I'm on. Clicking one switched the view, but doesn't highlight the tab. Can we have tab highlighting back?
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Multiple Tag Wiki Edit Screen Style Bugs

It seems that some old and new style bugs have cropped up with the various style changes that have occurred over the course of 2011. Which is, well, all of them? :) Let's take a look at the tag wiki ...
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Site design update

As you can see, Ask Different community site got a slight design update today. I have moved site's CSS to a newly refactor LESS system, so it's easier for us to fix SE network CSS bugs globally going ...
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CSS Bug 'on hover' for comment button

If I slowly mouseover the comments button on AD (I have tried with with 2 other SE sites that I cannot replicate this on) I get a rapid flickering between the hover and non hover state when I near the ...
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Top bar on updated site has some unsharp text in it on a Thunderbolt display

Overall the update is awesome. I really like the new fonts and the really like the updated look to the Markdown input box for question asking and answering. I'm noticing, on my Thunderbolt display (...
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Retina graphics for Ask Different?

As retina displays are becoming more pervasive in Apple hardware, and we're here to support users of Apple products, I think it would be great if the AD site included retina versions of its image ...
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Why are the positive bonus rep red in the reputation tab? [duplicate]

I noticed that (un)accepts... ...and bounties... are red there. Why are all the rep received from bonuses RED?! I understand unaccepts - they give negative rep gain and therefore logically made ...
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Layout bug in user profile for answers with a negative score (Chrome)

In Google Chrome (stable) I noticed the following bug in a user profile with a negative answer score: The bug does not occur in Firefox.
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Email answer question is out of place

The alignment here is not very nice. It would be good to have a bit more space between the Answer button and the i too. Chrome, Mac OS Safari 7.0.3 repro
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Is the CSS different between Main and Meta?

When I switch between Main and Meta within the same browser, the layout changes slightly, most noticable when viewing my reputation scores, where the icons move over further to the right on the main ...
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In the flag-weight page, the vote block is not rendered correctly when the question/answer has been down voted

A flagged question/answer that has been down voted is shown as in the following screenshot. The minus sign is in the middle of the grey block, and the number is partially shown outside that grey block;...
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Typing question/answer via iPhone very slow

I've just typed an answer on AD and it's way slower than typing a question or answer on this meta for example. I am using Mobile Safari browser and not enabling the mobile theme - so it's basically ...
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Misleading hover text in Favourite Button

Hover over the favourite button, and you see the following text (Spelling mistakes amended ;) ) "This is a favourite question (click again to undo)" This implies that you have made the question a ...
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Light blue border around bottom, left, and right of Gravatar on user page

On the user pages there's now a light blue border around the bottom, left, and right of the Gravatar: I suspect that the border area around the image has grown and caused this - I don't remember the ...
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How do you get “keys” to appear in your answer text?

See the accepted answer in this post: How do you position your hand to use the command key? What finger do you use? What's the markdown the person used to turn the CMD curly symbol in to a floating ...
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Missing elected year on moderators' users page in meta

On the main site's /users?tab=moderators it shows the year that the user was elected as a moderator under their reputation. However, on meta's /users?tab=moderators the year of election is missing.
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New design issues

There's a few places where we have blue & black text on a blue background: Badge lookup: Previous version: http://i.stack.imgur.com/EqJea.png Update: the issue now is the over-large bottom ...
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Number I've participated in Tags hard to read

This is on both Meta and AskDifferent Maybe Mr. CSS can search for the same color being used at multiple places if it occurs more than once :) EDIT: This class is missing as it is available here ...
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“Next Privilege” bar hard to read

Please check image below, this is the current view on the privileges page. I've added one darker background color to the <div class="meter"> resulting in this: Would it be an option to update ...
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CSS bug AskDifferent: add comment [duplicate]

This CSS piece is messing up and causing a weird behaviour when you get close with your mouse to the "Add Comment" Button. This applies to both, Meta and AskDifferent. a.comments-link:hover { ...
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Tag synonyms page layout bug

The tag synonyms page seems like it has a layout bug. The text in the body is very close to the margin. See screenshot:
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Visual bug when viewing your own questions

I just asked a question and noticed what I think is a bug. When you view a question that you have asked, you see the "Know someone who can answer..." message at the bottom, as well as the "Would you ...
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Tag wiki text bug

I created a couple of tag wikis today but i noticed that if you create the tag wiki, the information in the hover-bubble doesn't display the description text if there are no followers of the tag. I ...
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Is the pale blue of texts — on white, pale blue and beige backgrounds — too pale at Ask Different?

Is the pale blue too pale? I think so, but alternative answers will be appreciated. Thank you Background I'm usually a careful reader, but at least twice I have missed things of importance, ...
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Code-formatted links aren't highlighted blue

Links wrapped around `code` snippets aren't highlighted as links, so they're hard to notice. This should probably behave more like SU and SO, where they're still highlighted blue even though they're ...
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Email responses prompt crowds Answer button

The Add Another Answer/Answer your Question button is floated to the left, causing the prompt to receive email notifications appear somewhat awkwardly to the right: I'm not positive it doesn't end up ...
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When `code` is included in a link, it is not highlighted in blue

While typing the title I was directed to this question from 2011 (it was even edited by Jeff Atwood!), but there are no answers or comments, and the issue still exists: When making an inline link ...
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Why is the “new” label so hard to read?

I suspect some CSS rule is being incorrectly applied to the "new" feature notifier. I'm talking about the "new" block that appears when a new navigation or other site element is added. It showed up ...
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Design flaw in the number/items per page selector

I've noticed Ask Different's CSS is much less legible than other Stack Exchange sites: Pretty selector: Not pretty selector: (produced by hovering over a choice) Could we change it so that the ...
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Can we make the the tags look like the buttons in Lion?

In chat today, Timothy mentioned that the tags in oneboxes look a lot like the buttons in Windows XP: Compare to Windows XP button: Can we make the oneboxes and the tags on the main site look like ...
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Tag selector causes scrolling within the page

The tag selector on this site and its Meta causes the content container to scroll in Chrome/Firefox, which isn't desired:
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Why are AskDifferent and AskDifferentMeta not retinafied yet?

Being sites for Apple related questions, you would think that AskDifferent and AskDifferentMeta would be retinafied by now. But they aren't. And they look terrible on retina MacBook Pros! Are there ...