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Q&A Confusing reuse of styling between button and tab header

One option is to style the tabs as tabs rather than buttons, similar to the row above which shows the category tabs. The "Ask Question" button can then remain a button: I prefer this to the curr...

posted 10mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by trichoplax‭

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#2: Post edited by user avatar trichoplax‭ · 2023-05-13T20:16:52Z (10 months ago)
Add my opinion
  • One option is to style the tabs as tabs rather than buttons, similar to the row above which shows the category tabs. The "Ask Question" button can then remain a button:
  • ![Codidact Meta site with "Posts" styled as a tab rather than a button](https://meta.codidact.com/uploads/crekjbng6oeefiq0p9uwo4gd7xh6)
  • One option is to style the tabs as tabs rather than buttons, similar to the row above which shows the category tabs. The "Ask Question" button can then remain a button:
  • ![Codidact Meta site with "Posts" styled as a tab rather than a button](https://meta.codidact.com/uploads/crekjbng6oeefiq0p9uwo4gd7xh6)
  • I prefer this to the current situation with 2 things that both look like buttons, but it still seems needlessly complicated as "Ask Question" is styled differently despite being just another tab in terms of functionality.
#1: Initial revision by user avatar trichoplax‭ · 2023-05-13T20:05:40Z (10 months ago)
One option is to style the tabs as tabs rather than buttons, similar to the row above which shows the category tabs. The "Ask Question" button can then remain a button:

![Codidact Meta site with "Posts" styled as a tab rather than a button](https://meta.codidact.com/uploads/crekjbng6oeefiq0p9uwo4gd7xh6)