Questions tagged [design]

For questions about the design of MathOverflow. This includes bug reports and suggestions about the user interface.

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On the current color scheme, and why it sucks

Being color blinded is not very easy. You end up wearing black shirts and blue jeans, because it's easier. When you look at a computer monitor sometimes the red and green mix together, all sort of ...
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Moderation tools

The link to moderation tools seems to be missing for me. As Scott Morrison kindly explained in, it is supposed to be here in the toolbar: The tools as such ...
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A chat -theme for the MathOverflow chat

The MathOverflow chat needs a chat-theme (in my opinion), because the current one doesn't look very beautiful. It should fit with the design of the main. Does someone have a design in mind, or wants ...
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Weird display of results from search

The results from this search don't seem to display properly. I'm assuming that it is not restricted to this search alone. Added later: I have included a screenshot below. What I'm referring to is the ...
Michael Albanese's user avatar
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A serif font for MathOverflow?

Wouldn't it be nicer to have a serif font on MathOverflow? As is done, say, on MSE. It seems to be much more readable, like a printed text. And I'd say making answers looking more like notes or even ...
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Citation feature

Is it possible to re-enable the "cite" feature from MO (and later MSE)? (I'd like to remind the users, in the case this is going to be enabled, that the feature now hides within the "share" button, ...
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How To Ask page

One of the best things on the old MO page was the "How to Ask" link on the top. It is true that SE took the hint and added something like that to the previous FAQ (which is now retired), but the MO ...
Asaf Karagila's user avatar
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Typography on login page

It needs some love: line spacing is off, alignment is off and a title overlaps with the input boxes.
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Minor GUI issues: the tag deletion button

I just posted a posted something, and I noticed that the little "x" on the tag names which suppose to delete the tag from the current tag list is not fully included in the tag box itself. (This is ...
Asaf Karagila's user avatar
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Questions containing my "favorite tags" are barely distinguishable

I liked the fact that in MO v1, any question which contained one of my list of favorite tags was noticably highlighted (a brown-orange color, if I remember correctly). In the new version, such ...
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