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TeX new site theme is live

None of our suggestions in New TeX site theme coming soon has been taken into consideration. None. You could have simply avoided asking about the changes and deploy them without notice. Alternatively,...
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TeX new site theme is live

There is a lot of real anger about the changes here, and I think it's important to convey why this is. I'm going to try to do that from my own point of view: as a moderator, I'm not at all happy with ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-review Width of main content Added .gif by @Milo I realise the middle section is just the boring bit where the users chat about their interests and the sidebars are the interesting places ...
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TeX new site theme is live

Boycott this site until and unless the old look is restored! If it's not restored, let's say goodbye and good luck to this site entirely. Why do I say this? It's because I suspect that the only way ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-completed The background image See the original discussion about the background image (from New TeX site theme coming soon) There was some discussion about the placement of the background ...
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Make TeX.SX look nice again!

While I wholeheartedly agree with this attempt, I refuse to do anything about it. Any site that has this much traffic should be able to hire proper UX experts and get rid of this mind-numbing stupid ...
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Site name - TeX versus LaTeX

The site name is formally 'TeX - LaTeX StackExchange'. This reflects the fact that TeX is more than LaTeX (plain TeX, ConTeXt, related tools, etc.). Calling it just 'LaTeX' would be restrictive, ...
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TeX new site theme is live

Note: I had to upvote Mico's answer, he has a point. And actually, SE should be damn happy that this all happened after TUG AGM (TeX Users Group Annual General Meeting). If the timing was slightly ...
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TeX new site theme is live

Tag curly brackets status-declined I would love for the tags to get back their curly brackets, but I fear that has been struck down finally (I'll still try though). Tag colours status-completed ...
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New TeX site theme coming soon

status-declined After further discussion we have decided to keep the unified design for tags. While we appreciate the desire from communities who have them to keep them, it does add to the support ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-completed Code highlighting colours I'm happy to see that the final theme turned out less blue than I feared. The code highlighting is blue, however, and I would love to see it back in its ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-90s-calling boxes-boxes-everywhere look-even-tags-are-boxes status-if-yahoo-can-why-shouldnt-we screen-space-is-overrated Don't forget to install our favorite Stackexchange AOL toolbar and SE! ...
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New TeX site theme coming soon

status-completed We will take another run at the top site banner and take into account the feedback below where possible. - Joe Background image The placement of the background picture looks odd. ...
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New TeX site theme coming soon

Please, decide whether: The design is professional typesetting-looking as it was before, i.e., not using sans-serif fonts, not using rounded corners, not using button-like things, boxed links etc. ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-bydesign Boxes around everything Is it necessary to draw hard borders boxes around everything? In most places it isn't very intrusive but particularly bad looks: (I'm not speaking of the red ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-completed Too many different colour shades I think there are too many different colour shades. Take for example this small part of the site: It includes 3 different shades of red. The colour ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-completed bug Badges on meta On meta the badge seem to be missing a bit on the left
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Make TeX.SX look nice again!

Restore {Tag} braces // ==UserScript== // @name TeX SE, braced tags // @match *://tex.stackexchange.com/* // @grant GM_addStyle // @run-at document-start // ==/UserScript== ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-review On narrow screens, the content area is very small, on top of the site it's as low as 23%, after scrolling down it goes to 44%. That's way too low. Either make the sidebars shrinkable ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-completed The background colour of the content area In the site mockup that was posted in New TeX site theme coming soon, the background colour of the content area was the familiar warm ...
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Make TeX.SX look nice again!

Making the white background less white // ==UserScript== // @name _TeX SE, Swap background colour // @match *://tex.stackexchange.com/* // @grant GM_addStyle // @run-at ...
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New top bar... feedback?

It is now really hard to see if there is something in the review queue. There is no notification on the symbol itself and after clicking on it, the only indication is a pale grey dot on a pale ...
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New top bar... feedback?

yet another case of
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TeX new site theme is live

status-completed Inconsistent square boxes? Perhaps this is a bug? In the site mockup posted in New TeX site theme coming soon, the boxes around 'answers' had rounded edges which matched the design ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-planned We are working on addressing this issue. It is covered here: Can we show new/anonymous users more Q&A? Unregistered vistors view Picture worth a thousand words: The issues: IT'S ...
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Dark mode in TeX Stack Exchange

It is being tested on Stack Overflow only. Plans to roll this out to all networks across Stack Exchange is currently unlikely as each graduated site has its own design elements that might not fit well ...
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TeX new site theme is live

status-completed bug Fonts on meta While the main site retained its serifs in titles, the meta site did not. It has sans serif titles. I'm not sure if that is intentional, but this certainly takes ...
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14 votes

New TeX site theme coming soon

So basically we go back to Area51. Why don't you just delete the CSS file altogether? That would save you a lot of time and money and we would hardly ever notice it. The image below was a joke but ...
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New TeX site theme coming soon

Type status-completed The sans serif type in the main column (center, with the question links) should be serif like in the current model. The “asked/answered/modified” tags can be sans serif like now....
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14 votes

TeX new site theme is live

fixed Question titles The new titles look like they're squeezed to half there natural width. Perhaps it's just me, but it looks odd.
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