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This is a suggestion for a different icon instead of that zap with a circle around it you are currently proposing. A real electrical engineering symbol would be better. I suggest a transistor: ...
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UPDATE: choose your design! - A design update is coming!

I like Version A - We replace the LED look with a modern font easy to read.
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UPDATE: choose your design! - A design update is coming!

In terms of an Icon which is a real electrical/electronics symbol, maybe something like this would work - a nice MOSFET symbol. This seems to be the most popular of the three ideas I had SVG Version ...
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status-completed I updated the font family for: questions title answers title question body comments to "Verdana, "Bitstream Vera Sans", "DejaVu Sans", Tahoma, Geneva, Arial, Sans-serif" (the font ...
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19 votes

UPDATE: choose your design! - A design update is coming!

A or B doesn't matter to me, but I don't like that zigzag icon.
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Electrical Engineering's updated site theme is now live for everyone

status-completed Links have returned to being blue. ~Catija Colors have changed, and not for the better. For some reason, names and certain clickable links are now bright orange-red (and in some ...
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18 votes

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Whatever else you do, please please give us a font where the digits aren't all scrambled vertically! For reference, here is what they currently look like: 0123456789. Yucc! In case the font gets ...
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16 votes

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status-completed I pushed a fix, it will be live after our next production build. Couple of graphical things which will get annoying. The vote arrows don't line up with their sticks - its off by a ...
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Please make the "magnifying glass" icon in the search box visible without requiring user to click there. Currenlty the SVG icon iconSearch is hidden unless the user finds the search box and clicks ...
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11 votes

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status-completed I updated the favicon, it will be live after our next production build. Minor problem, but a little bit annoying is that the background of the new icon is not transparent. It can ...
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A few things that should be considered in a new font: make 1lI all look distinct make O0o hard to mix up I like Olins suggestion, though I would prefer a mosfet symbol. This makes it more ...
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9 votes

Electrical Engineering's updated site theme is now live for everyone

I dislike the left menu bar. It's a hug waste of space for tabs that almost NEVER get pressed. This is particularly bad on small tablet screens (I know -- there's an app, but it's pretty useless IMO)...
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I didn't see this question earlier, and noticed this whole issue when you apparently inflicted the new design on us yesterday afternoon. The immediate problem was that the browser window needed to be ...
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Votes cast: month, week

This indicates how many votes you have cast this month and this week. Why the number of votes for a month smaller than the number of votes for the week? That's because the month is 2 days old and ...
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The vast majority of the site is text. I believe their is research which indicates that serif faces are easier to read for bulk text than sans serif faces. Sans Serif is good for titles and labels....
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Design update is now live!

If you can add more electrical like symbols, then it will be awesome. Earlier at the home page, there was IC's on the breadboard which was cool. So try adding that, if possible.!
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Electrical Engineering's updated site theme is now live for everyone

status-completed Something like this is probably do-able. We have some horizontal distance limitations for small screens (remember this is responsive design that needs to work on everything from ...
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Electrical Engineering's updated site theme is now live for everyone

Unfortunately, the new theme code does not fix this new bug I've encountered recently: Arrow keys stop scrolling after editing a post
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4 votes

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The weekly email still uses the old style, an example from today is below. Are there plans to update this also?
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Design update is now live!

You can't tell what the favicon is on a non-retina screen nearly as easily as other comparable favicons. On most screens, it looks like a small red dot at a comfortable reading distance. For example, ...
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EE Design Review Site?

Here are my thoughts: I think it would be useful, however I don't know that it would be worth pursuing because it may not get enough site traffic or be able to pass through Area 51. One would have to ...
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EE Design Review Site?

Echoing what Voltage Spike said, I don't think it would have enough traffic to survive as a standalone site. However, we do see design review questions here, and when asked with proper scope and ...
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UPDATE: choose your design! - A design update is coming!

I like Version B - We keep the "LED" look of the logo.
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In safari on a retina display the small icon is off-centre: Not sure about other machines. My 2c: As for icons, some from here: https://icons8.com/web-app/category/all/Industry My personal ...
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Did the "visited link" color change recently?

Yes, it did change. Until a few days ago, the visited links were simply a darker bluish-purple color. I have no idea why the change was made, and I agree, the red is too disruptive.
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Minor issue, the review queue filter link is not lined up with the rest of the text:
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Vote arrow has fine border lines (safari, retina)
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Is there any way to revoke an outdated question, when my need is somewhat similar? Or do I have to create a new one?

No. This site is not for product recommendations. We refer to such requests as shopping questions and close them. Sometimes we also downvote them to oblivion since this is one of the things clearly ...
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Is there a policy on design advice re. public safety liability

You can't use SE and sue somebody else (well I supposed you could, but you wouldn't get very far). If your reading an SE page, your making SE's terms and an agreement. See here: Any legal exposure ...
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