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suggested edits counter graphic

For 10k users and mods, whenever the queue of suggested edits is non-empty, the following sign pops up in the bar at the top: That counter looks out-of-place compared with the rest of the design. For ...
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Colours in syntax highlighting

As mentioned in the comments to this answer on meta, Martin's improved syntax highlighting is installed now. Somehow it happened that not the most recent version got installed (or it didn't get ...
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404/CAPTCHA/Error images

I knew I forgot something right before the new design launch today. I didn't get a chance to create custom images for the 404/Captcha/error pages on the TeX site. Do you have any suggestions? A ...
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Are the buttons for selecting the order of the answers clear enough?

I just recently saw the buttons (active, oldest, votes) on the askubuntu.com website and realized that I didn't recall seeing them on TeX.SE. Presumably they were there for a while, but I simply didn'...
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Should the avatar of the person that edited a question be displayed?

This question is inspired by a mistake that I did here How to know the number of pages in a PDF file? (see the comments) I generally find that the editor's avatar and name tend to distract. Should ...
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Font sizes of inline code and code blocks don't match.

I noticed the following difference in font sizes, using Firefox 3.6.12 on Windows Vista: Is this a design decision or a bug?
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How about a “Featured TeX” post?

I like the design of "photography etc." and I love the idea of a weekly image. I was wondering if it would work here, and if people would like to have such an option. I suggest the following: We ...
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New Design Launched

Hi all, Thank you for your helpful design input. As you can see, the new design went live, grats! If you see any CSS/Styling issues, please start a new question for the bug report, and tag it with "...
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New user greeting.

With all the talk about branding I wondered what the new user greeting on our site is. So I logged out and was greeted by: Welcome to Q&A for expert users of TeX, LaTeX and other related ...
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Is the list of tags supposed to be slanted?

I just opened up my user page on TeX.SE, and lo-and-behold, my list of tags appears in an interesting layout. Is that supposed to happen? (Can anyone reproduce?) OS: Scientific Linux Browser: ...
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voting arrows on comments have “hand-drawn” look

I'm very happy with the design of the site. Which is why this tiny little thing is bugging me a bit. The up-vote triangle for comments have a hand-drawn look, slightly reminiscent of the beta design....
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Formatting of linked inline code

When referring to a LaTeX package I like to codeify the name, i.e., I write amsmath to make a distinction with normal text. Now when you want to link to the CTAN page of this package, you write [`...
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Nothing indicates that the meta site is meta…

While I could eventually figure out that I was in Meta and not Parent, I found myself wondering for a few seconds....I think that the design should specifically include the word meta. I hereby ...
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Flair for TeX only still uses old icon

The newly designed icon {} did not make it to the flair picture. Or maybe I need to update it somehow, and do not know how? Hmmm. Here's mine:
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Inconsistent spacing in quotes

I've found something that looks like a small glitch in the new design. First, I didn't know that for quotations one could use either the markdown > or the html <blockquote>. But anyway, this ...
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Font sizes on question preview and the question page don't match.

When composing a message, the font is like this But on the posted question it is like this:
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Site Design Ideas (updated with mockup)

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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Automatic capitalisation and typesetting correction for TeX, LaTeX and FrieNds.

It would be great for latex, tex and context and similar words be automatically converted to LaTeX, TeX and ConTeXt preferably even with proper baselines.

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