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Please change name of site from “Apple” to “Ask Different”

The new "mobile" template, among other things, replaces the site logo with the name of the site in text. However, the Stack Exchange engine still thinks that this site is called "Apple", which results ...
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Official Site Title

Hi all. I have some exciting news to share. A design for the official Apple.se site is in the works! I need to ask the community what the final text in the header logo should be. Right now it's just "...
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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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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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Design for the Apple StackExchange site

Hi all. I'm Jin, and I'll be working on the designs for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflect its topic. However, ...
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What is the significance of the blue background on some questions?

This question is a reaction to a hint in a comment on an answer of mine on this thread. I'm a new user, and have been surprised not to find any explanation (in the FAQ, for example) of the ...
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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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Some design changes

Hi all, as you might have noticed, I made some design tweaks to the site. Here's the before and after comparison. The most obvious change is the removal of the 2-tone dark background colors. The ...
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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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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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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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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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Color scheme hard to read

The color scheme on the priviledges page is so dark, it's barely readable. So is the red warning messages I get while posting. Tried multiple browsers, multiple PC's, pretty much the same everywhere.
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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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Can the design of the “inform moderator” flag count be updated to a higher contrast design for readability?

I'm seeing this on the report to moderator box: Can the design of the "inform moderator" flag count be updated to a higher contrast design for readability? The black text on a dark red background is ...
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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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Cosmetic bug in new theme

The number inside the red badge for featured questions is not aligned correctly:
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“Add Another Answer” button Bug

When see this question I encounter below bug:
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Visual Bug in “Not the answer you're looking for […]” text.

When viewing a question with an answer, the "Not the answer you're looking for [...]" text is pushed right of the answer box, and not located entirely underneath. Here on ASE: Over on SuperUser: I'...
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Visual bug on 'Activity' tab on user page

The button 'all' overlays the border on this page. See the screenshot below. This happens in Chrome, Firefox and Safari on Mac OS X 10.6.6
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The 'expand this' arrow in the updated reputation view is missing

The other SE sites have a little arrow that points to the right, or down if you've expanded the reputation activity for that date, just to the left of the date. But the Apple.SE site is missing this ...
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Why is the link to Ask Different Chat sometimes missing from Ask Different meta?

In an answer to Apple Chat Room: The link to Ask Different Chat is sometimes missing from the right hand column of Ask Different meta. In the meta page to the left of that screenshot: no link. ...
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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.