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Questions tagged [user-interface]

For questions about the user interface elements (inputs, checkboxes, etc) that make up this site. For questions about the design of elements, use {design}.

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Red dot in review dropdown menu

From time to time, entries in the review dropdown menu are marked with a red dot and bold font for me instead of the usual gray dot: Even after doing the reviews and reloading the page this highlight ...
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Add button “Select All” [duplicate]

May be it is not really a big problem, but it would be a nice addition to the site features if there was a button over or after the code to select all the code. I think it is useful more in cases you ...
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Any plans to add on-site compilation to preview MWEs/solutions?

I frequently run into code posted to this site which I'd like to see in rendered form in order to quickly decide whether it fits my needs. Opening a document just to do this often feels like a hassle....
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Raw https links are prettified in the actual post, but not in the preview

When editing another user's post, I noticed that raw https links to locations on the SE Network are not prettified in the previewer in the same way http links are. When actually submitting the change ...
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The hyperlink color seems to be difficult to distinguish from the text

In my opinion (or my eyes are so bad), I think the hyperlink color is difficult to differentiate from the text. As a result, I always add a word "click" in the hyperlink to overcome this issue. It ...
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Non-question: I really like the site's layout

I just would like to say: I really really like the site's layout. It's something that always supports my senses navigating the site and does not add confusion or any sort of friction. It's a pleasant ...
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A Suggestion for Improving Stack Exchange [duplicate]

It would be absolutely great to be able to add a feature in Stack Exchange such that users can export the questions they have asked or labeled as favorite to a single print-friendly document, which ...
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Enable Ctrl+K shortcut in comments for inline code

It is frequent to have to write macros or packages names in comments of questions or answers. Because the Ctrl+K shortcut is disabled in such comments, it is necessary to manually surround with the ...
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Should the spacing between the star number indicator and the question star itself be increased?

On the TeX SE, the number of stars a question has received seems to overlap the star. It isn't really an issue with single-digit numbers, which seem to fit neatly into the crevasse between the two ...
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Would a raw icon for code sections that allows for direct download of raw code as a file be a good idea? [duplicate]

A lot of code websites have a little icon in code sections that allows a raw dump of the code section content. Maybe even name the file with the question ID, or some reference, so MWEs downloaded in ...
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Button to upload a picture is missing

I need to upload an image to illustrate my problem. However, it is strange that some buttons are missing (see the screenshot below). How can I upload an image in this situation? Does it need a higher ...
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Why do I never see new items under “Reputation”, “Responses”, etc.?

On Stack Overflow, I always see a nice update counter for my "Reputation", "Responses", etc. when I click on my nickname at the top. Example: However, this is seemingly not happening on other Stack ...
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Questions with new activity banner is repeated rather than updated

When I have visiting the site today I noticed that the banner that says x questions with new activity is repeated over the last such banner rather than updated as x is increased. Is this a bug? ...
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How to make a Chrome app for TeX.sx

Not so much a question as something I hope may be useful. I'm using Chrome as my preferred browser these days, and I wanted to have an app that links to tex.sx rather than a smelly old bookmark. Here ...
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User script for CTAN Package and TeXDoc.net buttons

I often like to link to the corresponding CTAN page if I mention packages in my posts. I always wished there would be a button which does this for me. I now hacked some Greasemonkey user script ...
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Can we get more office helpers for tex.stackexchange.com [closed]

I think "Clippit" isn't enough we need at least the dog and the wizard too. They should automatically answer the questions of the user by providing a natural conversation. I think Eliza might be a ...
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More comments takes focus to the comment field

When I click on "more comments" in a question (for example at this question), the comment field gets the focus. Which is annoying on the iPad because the keyboard gets visible and takes up half the ...
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Printable version of questions/answers or entire discussion

I don't know how kosher this is for online forums and whether there will be green-erds cringing, but how about adding a feature to be able to print a question/answer or even an entire discussion? Of ...
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All editing icon buttons lost when entering edit mode for the user profile

I got surprised when entering edit mode for our user profile. No icon button for editing left. Where are they? I need icon buttons to insert image, make header, make bulleted lists, etc. It also ...
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Easy way to copy code block?

Wouldn't it be cool to right click anywhere in a code block and have the option "copy code block to clipboard"?