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Can we get some code highlighting?

There has been some discussion about this before, but it seems we still don't have any code highlighting. The illustrator-scripting, indesign-scripting and photoshop-scripting tags would definitely ...
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Don't give new users posting images in questions the "COMPUTER SAYS NO" treatment

I've mentioned this before and it seemed people agreed but I heard nothing from the SE Overlords. It'd be great if we can get this addressed before graduating - we'll hopefully start attracting a lot ...
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Guidelines for critique questions

UPDATE: Here is the official question without all the discussion fluff: What are the guidelines for asking for a critique of my work? Are critique questions even allowed here? There have been a few ...
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Request: New close reason "What have you tried"

Edit: As of June 12th, we have retired the 'brainstorming / idea gathering' close reason in favour of a 'please show more effort' reason. I would like to request the community and the powers at be if ...
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Changing how we handle low-effort and tutorial-on-demand questions

I have concluded that the answer to my earlier meta question about closing questions is 'yes, we are closing too many questions'. Anyone who has seen the Close Vote queue lately will agree that a lot ...
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AMA with UXPin on on Wednesday, October 2nd, 4PM–6PM GMT+02

First Ask Me Anything will be on Wednesday, October 2nd from 4pm-6pm GMT+02 [9am EST] It will be with UXPin UXPin is a design tool you can use throughout the whole product creation process, ...
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Is it time to disallow font id questions?

The follow-up to this question can be found here: Moving forward with font identification questions Just curious to know the thoughts of the font-identification questions and if they really benefit ...
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Updating the "How To Ask"

As part of the ongoing efforts to better our little piece of the vast universe I intend to update the "How To Ask" This is our current, and default, how to ask blurb: Here is one of the custom ...
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Do we still feel like 3D questions are out of scope here?

I still feel like banning 3D questions is a grey area here. So much of 3D relates to graphic design. When Photoshop, Illustrator, etc isn't the best option for an effect, 3D software should be a ...
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Designing an ad for The Looking Glass

There are one or two ads I think we could really use: An ad for The Looking Glass chatroom An ad directly to the Critique Guidelines (it may not be a bad idea to put an ad to the Font Guidelines as ...
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Rename tag [embedded]

I just stumbled upon embedded during review but for the sake of consistency can we rename it to embed or embedding? Most verb tags are either on the infinitive form ( export print resize ) when it's ...
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Burninate [how-to]

I bring your attention to the tag how-to ...what the holy batman is that? It's a meta tag. It describes nothing about the question at all, doesn't help categorize the question, help anyone find the ...
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Bug Tag Removal

bug as a tag makes no sense as we don't allow those questions.
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Should accepted answers really show up as red?

Red on StackOverflow.com indicates down votes. Using red to highlight accepted answers really threw me off at first. Shouldn't the accepted highlight be green?
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Project bye bye Adobe tag

Since mostly all questions focus around Adobe software I'm hoping to encourage an initiative to audit/removal of any Q&A tagged with adobe. As I mentioned in chat: just a suggestion. If anyone ...
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Hats, or no hats? (2014 redux)

Stack Exchange last year did an end of the year party featuring special hats. They want to know if we want to do the same thing this year to our site. So, do we want hats? If our community decides to ...
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Material Design tag?

Google's Material Design style is a thing, and we're getting a slowly rising number of questions relating to it. It's something people can be experts it, and something people can want to ignore. ...
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Topic Challenge #1 – Famous Designers

For the next two weeks you're challenged to ask famous-designers questions. Let's start the Graphic Design Biweekly Topic Challenge with Famous Designers. We'll keep this topic pretty broad... style ...
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Our site "blurb" a little ...well, measly

EDIT: Trying to make this a little systematic, please go here to suggest and vote on alternatives. I noticed that the blurb for GD (you can see it here among other places) is a little measly. The ...
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Synonimize [freelance] and [freelancing]

Synonimize [freelance] and [freelancing]. They are the same thing, the freelancing tag is completely superfluous and rarely used.
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Synonymize [web-applications] with [website-design]

Can we please synonymize web-applications with website-design? There's only 23 questions with the tag and all that I've seen are applicable websites in generaly, not limited to web applications. As ...
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BUG - Election page overflow

It would seem there's a small bug on the election page where content overflows the container on the right side. At first, I thought it was intentional, because I like the fact that the summary boxes ...
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Where's that Font-ID tag alert?

We've got shiny new font ID guidelines. But there's nothing telling people what the guidelines are until after they've asked the question and someone's closed it - and so every new font ID question is ...
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Do we want tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions and how should they be worded?

This is a follow up to this question, where we got offered the opportunity of creating special tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions. Tag alerts are special, tag-specific info ...
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Curious sighting regarding Up votes on comments in the election

So, if you review the election link: https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/election?cb=1 Scroll down to comments on @Ryan's nomination.... How is it that the comment from @bjb568 has an up vote???...
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Chat room for spam coordination

I would like to invite active GD users to help combat spam on this site. Towards that end, I have created a dedicated chat room called The Spam Blot where I have been posting links to recent spam. ...
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Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers

Following up on this decision: Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers Stack Exchange will be altering the way accepted answers work. Accepted answers will no longer have to ...
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"GUI design" and "user interface" tags should be synonyms

...because non-graphical user interface questions like "how can I make my bank's phone service maze of options less homicide-inducing" belong on UX.SE I reckon user-interface should point to GUI ...
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Burninate [arranging]

Can we kill arranging? Right now it was used in only 2 questions from last year and a new one just asked, has no wiki and it's quite a generic term... There's already alignment and composition, do we ...
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Community ad stats bar isn't hidden

The stats bar that shows when you hover over community ads should be completely hidden until hovered over, but you can still see half of the bar below the ad: The problem is that the space around ...
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Topic Challenge #3 – User Interface Design

For the next two weeks you're challenged to ask interface-design questions. The next instalment of the Graphic Design Biweekly Topic Challenge is User Interface Design. In the words of PieBie... I ...
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Synonimise [opacity] and [transparency]?

OK, I know, opacity and transparency are not the same thing, they are antonyms. But as stated in the description of the transparency tag, adjusting transparency is adjusting opacity and vice versa. I ...
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Revisiting closure, part 3.3: Close reason(s) to replace “tech support”

Main question As there is consensus on refining our scope with respect to tech support, the next step is to rephrase the respective close reason accordingly. As we have one free slot for a custom ...
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burninate [font-matching]

Should we remove the font-matching tag? There are 3 questions using font-matching that also have font-recommendation. I see that the later is already used in more questions, and seems redundant to ...
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Is it possible to delete images from SO server once they've been added to an answer?

I added an image to an answer which I should not have. I am replacing the image in the answer. However, the old image is still on the SO servers. Can it be removed by me?
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Topic Challenge #2 – Font Design

For the next two weeks you're challenged to ask font-design questions. The next instalment of the Graphic Design Biweekly Topic Challenge is Font Design. I'd really like to see some non software ...
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Should we burninate [extracting]?

In its current definition, extracting has partly the same definition as background-removal and part 'accessing defined data from larger datasets'. I'd like to either kill the entire tag or have it ...
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Ensure that guidelines for critique and font-identification questions (and similar) are highly visible to new users

The more often important guidelines are mentioned and linked, the more likely a new user is to read them before posting a question, which in turn makes it much more likely that the user actually ...
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Community bulletin can't quite fit "EVENT" on one line

There's a special EV EN T coming up, according to the Community Bulletin:
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Burninate [buying]

I noticed we had a tag buying that is only used on 8 questions. It is most commonly used for questions related to buying fonts, but is also used on some software and hardware recommendation questions. ...
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Our own community ads are mis-centred

Another annoyingly minor design bug, sorry! I'm so glad I don't have to design for designers... When our own community ads are shown (but oddly not the other non-GD.SE network ones), they're mis-...
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Bugs: New site, five minor css oddities

1. Help centre. Very hard to read all those links on gray background: 2. Missing space on personal stat page: 3. Personal stat page; "accepted answer"-colour really hard to see 4. Buttons in ...
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Typos and other errors on the site

I've noticed that we have some typos and other errors in the copy on our site. I don't know what to do when I do see such errors. For the record, it's not that I'm looking or mistakes, but I just ...
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Flags summary page styling

Right now our flag summary pages (this is mine) look something like this: There's a good amount of misalignment going on, from the vote count with the question title, to the flag reason and vote ...
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Design is broken at 110% zoom

At 110% zoom on Chrome on Windows 7 the current design on meta looks like this to me: It looks perfectly fine at 100% zoom, and this only happens on the frontpage and not the questions list. But ...
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Should we merge the 'Resources' and 'Resource-recommendations' tags?

We currently have two tags, one with 60 questions, and the other with just 7. resources (60) resource-recommendations (7) Should we make resources a synonym of resource-recommendations, or even ...
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Shouldn't [software-recommendations] be [software-recommendation]?

Shouldn't hardware-recommendation and software-recommendations both have the plural "s" or not? I think it makes more sense for them to both be singular, since each question should be limited to one ...
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Bounty award hover state causes page shifting

Not really a big issue. The rounding of the bounty award on and off state are different. This causes the page to shift when you hover over the bounty button, see animation. This isn't really a large ...
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Review action bar alignment

The review action bar seems to have grown a bit... The "Skip" button is trying to escape too. It doesn't matter how many buttons there are, the bar sticks out of the page wrapping anyway (W8, FF 57.0....
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Graphic Design self-evaluation: let's get critical! [closed]

You love your site and we love your site, but there is a whole world of people out there who might not even know it exists. When they do find it, their first impression will either scare them away or ...
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