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Can we please roll back the Workplace theme update?

Re: The Workplace updated site theme is ready for testing! I'm unclear about what problems the updated theme was supposed to solve, but I can definitely tell you about two problems it introudced: ...
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The Workplace updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Do we need to adopt SE style changes?

There was recently an update pushed to stackoverflow and Meta SE that added a nav bar type thing to the left side of the screen and it looks terrible IMO. Is this something that will be forced on us ...
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Green Colors on profile have changed?

Don't know if it is just me, but have the shades of green on user profiles (accepted answers, line borders, etc.) changed somehow? If we compare a screenshot from my main profile: with one of my ...
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Different layout spacing when on User tab

I am aware this might be a small/insignificant detail of the UX interface specific to The Workplace1. However, I have noticed that the spacing between elements in the top bar (esp. your badges, rep ...
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Text alignment bug

I just discovered a graphics bug when looking at the Close Vote pop-up. You can see below that there are text alignment issues for the close reasons that already have a vote count next to them. I ...
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Glitch in top banner

Just today I noticed a glitch showing up above the Search box in The Workplace banner. It looks like a small strip of the background is covering up the black banner. This occurs at The Workplace and ...
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Comments not expanded by default?

On mobile web, the non-upvoted comments are not expanded by default, only on Workplace.se. No other site does this, including this Meta. Is this by design or a bug? There is no user settable option ...
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Change the place holder text for the Ask a question Tags

Currently the placeholder says: at least one tag such as (professionalism ethics management), max 5 tags We should really remove ethics from this and replace it with resume, or interviewing as ...
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The paperclips are on the wrong side

The site theme appears to put the content area on a stack of paper with paperclips on it. However, the paper clips are on the top right: Assuming a left-to-right language (the site is in English), ...
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Layout bug with election

I noticed a layout bug on the election screen. My choices overlap the edge of the text and blue background with the profile information. As you can see the "a" is clipped by my second choice and my ...
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Title in capital letters in the timeline and in review queues

I was checking the timeline of a question when I found out the title shows in capital letters: TIMELINE FOR HOW TO HANDLE A HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE EMPLOYEE BUT WHO REACTS EXTREMELY EMOTIONALLY TO CODE ...
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Why is the “Add Another Answer” button labelled “Answer This Question”?

If you've already answered a question the answer box disappears and is replaced by a button that on other sites is labelled "Add Another Answer": The image above is from Stack Overflow but it could ...
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“How To Format” bar on Ask Question page is behind some content [duplicate]

Here's what it looks like on The Workplace (tested and buggy in IE and Firefox): Here's what it looks like on ELL (non-buggy): Steps to reproduce: Navigate to https://workplace.stackexchange.com/...
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Please change the visited link color

Riddle: "Detect the visited link". I know this partially depends on monitor settings and quality, but a better contrast between the colors of ordinary text and visited links would be appreciated.
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Z-Index on sidebar help is incorrect

When scrolling down the page to make a post on, it seems that the container holding "HOW TO FORMAT" has an incorrect z-index, or just looks invalid. It scrolls down and appears below the bottom image ...
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Updates to the site

My name is Stéphane and I'm the designer at Stack Exchange who made the design of this site. You may have noticed some updates to the design lately. The updates are part of a SE network-wide update ...
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Some kind of bizarre font overlap issue

Consider this answer: https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/42592/ Sometimes, I see the following, which looks fine: But if I refresh the page enough, I find that about 1/5 of the time, it looks ...
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Tag layout broken when asking question [duplicate]

When asking a question and entering the tags, it can happen that the content appears cropped. This is Windows 7 SP1, Firefox 36.0, 100% zoom and AdBlock disabled. 1280x1024 screen size, maximized ...
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Why am I unable to edit questions?

I have noticed that since the last few days, I am unable to make edits to questions. The edit option below the question is disabled, although share and flag are available (see below screenshot). I ...
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Original-poster's-name-background overlaps blue selection

On Ask Ubuntu, when you select a multiline comment that the OP posted, the background on the name is below selected text: There is a small gap there (2px). On the workplace it is different: Overlap!...
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Tags cut off, Similar Questions overflowing

While adding tags to a question I asked, I noticed that the box that displays as you type in a tag was getting cut off. Also, the list of "Similar Questions" was overflowing down to the bottom of the ...
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How can I target post notices with custom CSS?

I use Stylish to increase various font sizes on SE. (This seems to work better than zooming the site, which sometimes breaks other layout.) I can't figure out how to target a post notice for styling ...
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Reputation count for questions with 100+ rep overflows in “related questions” section

I did a cursory search, but couldn't find if this bug has been reported before. On the "related questions" sidebar, questions that happen to have a reputation count of three or more digits is ...
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The look and feel of this SE site (Propose making the most the text darker)

Just to start with a positive note, the questions on this site seem to have increased in quality so I thank you for all your hard work promoting it. Now to the negatives. The font color on the site ...
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Minor layout issue: incorrect font (size?)

I came upon this question for which editing was disabled. The edit keyword at the bottom shows a different font (size?) which I think is not intended: I'm using the latest FireFox (currently 28.0)
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Timestamps in the Community Bulletin look out of place

First: Congrats on graduating! I love the new design (kudos to the designers) overall. However, this has been bugging me: Notice how 'tomorrow' is ever so slightly smaller than 'ends'? It turns out ...
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The workplace has invisible upvote and downvote buttons sometimes?

I am not a "The workplace stack exchange" user, but I visit it sometimes when there are hot questions from the site on the side bar. Sometimes I have found that the upvote and downvote buttons do not ...
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Layout (z-order?) bug when flagging questions

The default bottom part of the site overlaps the flagging reasons dialog. I always have the latest Firefox version (27.0.1 as of this writing)
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Every so often all the text on The Workplace goes missing

Every so often when I visit the site or even just refresh the page I get the following: All the text is apparently missing. Highlighting the text or clicking where a link would be show the text and ...
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The letter i looks like l in search

When searching for keywords, I noticed that the lowercase letter "i" is missing the space between the line and the dot. This makes is look like the letter "l". This is on Firefox 27.0.1 on Windows 7,...
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Issue with how the site displays on Chrome [duplicate]

Attached screenshot of the review queue, under the Windows version of Chrome. I'm unable to see the bottom stuff in the panel. If I scroll down/up, I see more of it, but never the whole thing.
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Add image doesn't work on Chrome

Everything starts grayed out: Clicking anything causes the popup to disappear. Works fine on meta, though.
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Brainstorming Community Promotion Ad Ideas

Hopefully everyone has read the Community Promotion Ads already. In order to give us a chance to discuss potential ideas, I figured I would toss this here to allow people to discuss their ideas so ...
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Design Guidance for Community Promotion Ads

For those who are going to submit images for Community Promotion Ads, I figured that I would share some info to make things easier for you. I am basing everything off the original image added by Grace ...
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No contrast on meta between visited and unvisited links (new behavior)

On meta I am seeing no difference in color between visited and unvisited links, either titles on the main page or other links on individual pages. In the following screen shot, I have visited the ...
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Minimal contrast between handled and unhandled flags

When there are multiple flags on a post, and some have already been handled, the contrast is extremely minimal between the two, and it's not easy to see the difference. In the picture below, the VLQ ...
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Chat Comment Flag window needs to be wider

The text box runs outside of the current popup window. I think based on other windows like this that the window is to small that or the textbox is too big.
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Moderator dialog content very spaced out

There is a lot of extra space around the content in the "mod" dialog on posts. I recall the "actions" link/title being on the left (along with the occasionally relevant "info" link), rather than ...
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Moderator stat highlighting not very visible

On the moderator tools page, the "25% or less" highlighting is grey, like the rest of the text. It is bold, but I don't think that's really sufficient highlighting. I believe this used to be red ...
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Font on icon-inbox and icon-flag is too light

At first, I thought the icon-inbox and icon-flag were positioned too high, so I compared to a beta site, and I determined that what is making them look like they're positioned too high is that the ...
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All caps in the user profile?

The user profiles ( https://workplace.meta.stackexchange.com/users/10042/michaelt ) are in all caps. Cutting and pasting from mine gives "MICHAELT". Could this be changed to the small caps format so ...
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Flags and deleted comment notifications not showing up next to posts

With this new design, the notification box next to posts indicating flag history/comment deletion history no longer shows up. Not sure the best way to screenshot something not showing up, but if ...
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Grey Box Blocks Reviewing Edits

Much like the previous issue with image uploads, a similar grey block is blocking me from reviewing edits entirely. When I click this: I get this: Any interaction (right or left click) ...
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Too much padding in the add a comment box

There seems to be quite a bit of unneeded padding in the comment box. I'm thinking about half the current padding would look better.
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The Suggested Edit side-by-side comparison is cut off on the right side [duplicate]

As you can see, in the suggested edit queue, the diff changes on the right are not all visible due to it being cut off. I replicated the bug in both Chrome 32, Safari 7.0.1, and Firefox 27. If you ...
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“Take the 2-minute tour” button is too big

The urr, title says it all really... and if you were still confused, I'm pretty sure the picture explains it. But if you're still confused... the "Take the 2-minute tour" button, which is shown for ...
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Search box doesn't fit in header area

See screenshot below for issue, or look to the top of the screen.
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Button Color and Logo Color are Shared Making for Funky Magnet

In chat, there is a button that shows all rooms with our logo on it. It looks like this: As you can see, the bottom right of the icon is the same color as the button background, making our logo ...
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Z-Index Issues in the 10k Tools Flag Queue

It looks like there's another issue with flagging in the 10k user tools. Here is what it looks like: As you can see, the container for the content seems to be the cutoff for where I can see the ...