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Discusses the layout design of this site, mainly CSS/styling issues.

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My user page is wider than my browser window in the new layout

There’s not much to be said about this: Figure 1: part of the page is shy and hiding behind the window’s frame. I believe in this day and age {CSS/web design/you tell me, I don’t actually do this ...
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Chemistry's 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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Should chem.SE use Georgia font?

The default font of chem.SE web site currently is Georgia. Related CSS rule is: html, body { font-family: Georgia,"Times New Roman",Times,serif } The ...
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Change “for scientists, academics, teachers and students”

The short description of Chemistry Stack Exchange reads Q&A for scientists, academics, teachers and students This is certainly not wrong and describes quite well that we are open for a broad ...
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Words are being covered by something

The top portion of the words is being covered by something. The 'FEATURED ON META' block is showing the same problem on Mathematics and Physics site and not on other sites. But the top bar which has '...
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Changes in UI mess with design of the “lab bench”

I don't know since when this appears the way it does, but it must have been rather recently. Originally the box on which the lab equipment sits was stretching in the green background (compare here, it'...
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Enable syntax highlighting for code

Editorial comment As of 7th August 2017 there is quite strong support for the proposal. The developers have been asked via e-mail to take a closer look. Here is a block of Python, indented by 4 ...
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Fine-tune footer CSS

While we are at the fine details of CSS, I'd say that sometimes there is some spacing missing above the footer. These are screenshots from the User > Activity page.
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Can we change the contrast of questions which have at least one of our favourite tags?

My question is just simple and that is only common sense for me, we can choose favourite tags and I think the goal is to rise the questions we can answer, at least, and the questions which can ...
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Quote box coloring, should it stand out more?

When I'm reading a post with quoted material, the quote doesn't seem to stand out to me, maybe it's something about it being yellow, but I cannot see it. Quoth the raven Nevermore The blue here ...
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The “Congratulations!” notice on the user profile page is not shown correctly

The “Congratulations!” notice on the user profile page is not shown correctly. In this case, the notice is about a new tag badge. A small part of it can be seen below the dark bar. I would have ...
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Some text is barely showing in answers in the tour due to MathJax formatting

Image 1 Image 2 I would suggest the last line is removed, or the max-height expanded to 190px. This would allow the gradient to take effect. Image 3 This cutoff ...
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Chat welcome message missing the “Okay, I'll keep it in mind” button, hence can't be dismissed

Seems we have some bad styling in chat.chemistry. Here is my original question: Chat welcome message missing the "Okay, I'll keep it in mind" button, hence can't be dismissed Other ...
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Automatically Centered Images

I like it when the images in posts are centered because for me the whole post looks a little bit more professional. Therefore I use currently the hskip command: ...
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Design request - Can I please have the visited questions in a different color?

I thought I wouldn't like the new design, but what I can I say? I looove it! And I'm not gotta grow tired of it this soon. But...There's something that bothers me. I'm used to sleeping every night. (...
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“You earned a new privilege!” is misaligned

Compare Chemistry's new design: With another site (say Software Recommendations): It would be nice if it was easier to tell what privilege I earned, along with it being in alignment.
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Feed item in chat doesn't show the new Chem.SE logo

When a new feed item pops up in chat, the logo shown is the old beta on rather than the new logo Chem.SE got on graduation.
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Hot chemistry question on main SE page doesn't show the new Chem.SE logo

I was just browsing the hot questions on the main SE page and I came across a chemistry question and the logo to the left of the question text showed the beta logo not the new logo assigned on ...
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Accept mark moves a little bit in different states

I just noticed that the checkmark is in a slightly different spot in its two states: It's a little bit to the left when checked, and a little bit to the right when not. Could we have it stay in the ...
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Site graduated! New design launched

As you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback. If you see any CSS/styling bugs, please ...
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Chemistry site design

I’m Kurtis, senior product designer at Stack Exchange. First, I wanted to congratulate you because this site is now starting the process of moving out of beta to become a fully-graduated site! Well ...
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A Link to common notation and symbols on the Tour page

Most new joiners do not know about the tools for mathematical and chemical formatting provided by chemistry.SE. The tour page details out the core concept of asking questions very well but I feel the ...
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Chemistry site design ideas - input welcome!

First, congratulations on the upcoming graduation of your site! My name is Kurtis, and I'm the Stack Exchange team member who will be working on the design for your graduated site. I've read your ...
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Can we have a font that harmonizes with inline MathJAX?

Inline formulas on chemistry SE are clunky-looking and distracting, because the thin sans-serif font used here is so different from the heavy serif font used in MathJAX expressions. Over at math....
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Finding a library to allow drawing chemical structures directly on the site

Drawing structural formulas is a very common task in chemistry. Simple chemical formulas are often not sufficient, they are ambiguous for pretty much any non-trivial molecule, and structural formulas ...
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Common Molecules for Site Design

As suggested here: Can site users suggest some design specifications regarding graduated site development Several people seem to agree with suggesting molecules for designers to consider for a site ...
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Can site users suggest some design specifications regarding graduated site development

So here comes a good news that Chemistry SE is graduating soon. (Update: we have graduated now! Yay!) Chemistry Stack Exchange has a steady flow of high quality questions and answers, and a growing ...
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Artwork for the site

Different SE sites have site specific artwork (love the one on Gaming.SE).. So my question is who will make one for chem.SE ... the chem.SE users or someone from stack exchange??