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It's all very ugly, isn't it? We've lost the nice Apple-specific font, by the looks of it, looks exactly like SuperUser now... boxes round the headers, increasing the wasted space & drawing the eye away from the actual questions, 'Ask Question' stuck out all on its own & lovely new yellow highlights for watched topics:/ Edit: Long term I gave up ...


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Having Arial before Helvetica in the font stack feels very wrong for an Apple-oriented website.


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These changes have lost so many intricacies of the site. Font Arial doesn't fit at all with anything macOS. Helvetica is an improvement, but the system font is preferable on macOS. html, body, .question-summary .question-hyperlink { font-family: -apple-system, "Helvetica Neue", sans-serif !important; } Tags The tags don't have properly rounded ...


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Its origin is the Saint John's Arms (or the Bowen knot) has been used throughout history in many Scandinavian countries. In Sweden it is used on maps to denote special places of interest. When working on the Macintosh, Steve Jobs wasn't happy with using the Apple logo throughout the UI to indicate modifier keys, so the team around Andy Hertzfeld and Susan ...


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We have plans to update all the icons for SE sites to retina at some point. It will be a lengthy process. We're still deciding on which icons have higher priority. The obvious ones are the logo and voting arrows/favstar.


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Complete & utter waste of space. This was designed to look best on laptops at fullscreen, i.e. 'widescreen, 16:9'. Those of us with large screens who keep our pages in approximately A4/Letter ratio will have to completely rethink. I'm aware the scales don't quite match, but as an example, old vs new, side by side... Late edit: I see this is to at ...


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It is on my todo list for this year. When I do it'd be rolling out for all sites at once.


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The new topbar has been rolled out today to Meta Stack Exchange, and a few moments ago to ♦ moderators on the entire network as well. This is how it looks like for me, and is going to look for you all as well (except for the diamond on the right): You can see that the height of the bright rainbow has been reduced to a familiar level. To disable the ...


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Ok. I like it, quite a lot - I get some have strong feelings on font faces, but the content so far is readable to me and the changes / animations are clear and useful to me. Especially the left side nav that can be on or off as I please. One minor quibble is an odd (to me) pixel shadow on the rainbow. I thought I had a problem with my screen initially until ...


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The colour helps highlight the difference between the flag count and the vote count. It helps distinguish with a quick glance which of the two figures it represents without reading the word beside the number; it's orange for flags and blue for votes.


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Let the mayhem begin :-) With the left nav bar turned off, the top of the screen looks a bit strange IMHO: Maybe the distance between the top bar and the site logo/title is a bit too small, or there are just too many different fonts used in the various UI elements, or the white space around "Top Questions" is too big, hard to say. Could one of the UI ...


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To second bmike‘s idea of moving the „Ask Question“ button: At least on the iPad the button is in a very odd place if you look at a specific question.


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I have darkened the bar's background color some. the change will go out after the next production build.


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@mark create a user style sheet with for example: tr.comment>td { font: 16px Lucida Sans !important; } ---------- Or tr.comment>td { font: 15px Helvetica !important; } Save the file ( plain text) it as stackComments.css And then in the Safari preferences -> Advanced: Use the style sheet drop down option 'other' to navigate and ...


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Red, or #ab2020, is the accent colour used throughout this site for highlighting. .review-indicator span h3 a:hover .bounty-indicator .bounty-indicator-tab .bounty-award .bounty-vote-off Ask Different isn't the only site to use red (or a shade of red) for this. For example, Arqade uses red for bounties and Webmasters uses orange (these were just the first ...


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Found the answer after a couple of minutes... This issue was caused by the following TamperMonkey script: https://github.com/shu8/Stack-Overflow-Optional-Features Disabling this in TamperMonkey made the site work again. The version in question is 1.8DEV, which seems to be the latest version. I've disabled this script now and everything is working again.


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I've updated my stylesheet for a better top bar based on the Stack Overflow bar (which I released previously). This stylesheet rearranges the items to the correct order as they were previously, and also integrates the navigation into the top bar like Stack Overflow. All this is achieved purely with CSS so there's no JavaScript overhead. You can find the ...


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I appreciate posting the mockups. It's hard to know how that translates to the two extremes of a 27 inch iMac and a 12 inch MacBook so it might be super great and it might need some tweaking. I do really like how things look on Stack Overflow with the sidebar - so I'm super excited to turn this on here to test or just have it change and then give any ...


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Well, uh. This is only mildly embarrassing. Three years, two lines of CSS, one bug fixed!


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This is intentional, the image is an iPad partially hiding behind the question view. If you click on the iPad you'll see that we're currently holding a contest, where the top contributors can earn iPads.


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I feel this would be a very poor design decision. Apple's HIG specifically calls out "Do not use a push button as a label." The OS X button style is reserved for clickable UI elements and if we used them on items that are not Cocoa controls and instead web links - I feel it would undermine the clarity of purpose that OS X provides under it's Human ...


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Solved with the design update.


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So... nothing quite like a site design refresh 3+ years later to fix outstanding issues... :)


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I wanted to show how the current design looks on Safari Version 6.0.5 (8536.30.1): My cursor at the time was the hand outline with a pointing finger and it was hovering over the 50 in both cases. It looks like the meta design is very close to your proposed coloring already.


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I could get behind a feature request to not animate with rollover anything on the right hand side involving tags. Heck, I could get behind disabling the movement altogether.


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That's actually how the site works: You need a reputation of 50 (see https://apple.stackexchange.com/help/privileges) to be able to comment on every post. You can always comment on your own posts


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It's the same on Safari (OS X), you need to look at the title of the list (to the left) to see the selection. I've considered this to be a feature until now :-) "All" "Questions"


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Jin - please see if the line spacing can be harmonized on this post (and those like it). I think the edit icon introduced a gap in the last line. https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/180232/5472 Safari Version 8.0.5 (10600.5.17) - Retina MBP in closed clamshell mode to cinema display (non retina / non big-k)


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The rainbow is always there and the black gets drawn on top. My hunch is something is happening on the network or in the browser to drop the connection when you don't get the whole page rendered. This brings to mind a saying I'll paraphrase poorly: I never learn things when things work. It's only when they break that you can easily peek inside and see ...


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status-completed Thanks again for reporting. It should be fixed now.


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