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New look for the forum

Post by icvanstra » Sat Apr 02, 2011 5:40 pm

All,

After looking around at some other forums I found that the ones that have a narrower look to them seem to be easier to read.

Those of you who have small monitors may not notice the difference. Those of you with larger/wider monitors you will find that the viewable area is centered and is only 760 pixels wide now; instead of being the full width of the screen.

Let me know you think.

Plus I'll put up a poll as well...
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Re: New look for the forum

Post by Christie M » Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:35 am

For us lowly Engligh speaking Americans - what the hell is Meh??? Looks rather like something my cat says.
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Re: New look for the forum

Post by icvanstra » Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:37 pm

Christie M wrote:For us lowly Engligh speaking Americans - what the hell is Meh??? Looks rather like something my cat says.
Made popular by the Simpsons in the mid-90's..http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meh
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Re: New look for the forum

Post by icvanstra » Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:31 pm

After futzing with the look and feel of the style/theme for the board I went looking for the style/theme used by the boards that I liked. ...found it.

Added the new style/theme this morning.

Board width is now 900 instead what I mentioned above.

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Re: New look for the forum

Post by icvanstra » Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:57 pm

All,

with the new style/theme the area used by smilies when replying was very long.

I have removed some from the main page (you can still get to them by clicking on "view more smilies") and rearranged some so that they fit together better.
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Re: New look for the forum

Post by icvanstra » Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:01 pm

OOPS!

Made all my changes and forgot to test with a standard account...

I just moved this post from Announcements (which is restricted on replying) to the general discussion area.
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Re: New look for the forum

Post by Marjolein » Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:25 pm

Meh :dsrazz:

I like the new look, but I did prefer the broader version, now I have a tiny itsy bit of text in the middle, filling about half of my widescreen LCD... I did not pay all that money to have grey on the sides did I :dsroll: :dssmile:

right, seriously, you can have several themes and allow your members to choose, could be a good idea? (I didn't check if you already did that...will do NOW...)
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Re: New look for the forum

Post by Marjolein » Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:29 pm

ok, so you did not install more than one theme, since I cannot choose... It's real easy, just add the original silver pro and you will have two themes. :dswink"
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Re: New look for the forum

Post by icvanstra » Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:04 pm

Marjolein,

Try again. ProSilver is still installed. I had the radio button chosen to not allow a choice. It has been set back to the "not override" option.

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Re: New look for the forum

Post by MXCasey » Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:15 am

Christie M wrote:For us lowly Engligh speaking Americans - what the hell is Meh??? Looks rather like something my cat says.
From Wikipedia:
"Meh" is an interjection, often used as an expression of apathy, indifference, or boredom.
Your cat just might be trying to tell you she doesn't really dig the new brand of kibble you took home from the supermarket :lol:

OT: Forum looks fine to me ;)

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Re: New look for the forum

Post by Marjolein » Tue Apr 05, 2011 11:38 am

icvanstra wrote:Marjolein,

Try again. ProSilver is still installed. I had the radio button chosen to not allow a choice. It has been set back to the "not override" option.

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Re: New look for the forum

Post by Kristie E » Tue Apr 05, 2011 10:26 pm

soo here is how observant I am....


You changed it???? ( I do like the more smiley section though!!) :dsrazz:
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Re: New look for the forum

Post by icvanstra » Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:30 am

Kristie - the look of the site changed quite a bit. The smilie section I actually stripped down a bunch. There are less of them shown now. The ones that are no longer viewable when you reply/write a message are still available when you click on "view more smilies." I did dump about a dozen of them....no one was using them...
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Re: New look for the forum

Post by Christie M » Thu Apr 07, 2011 5:37 pm

MXCasey wrote:
Christie M wrote:For us lowly Engligh speaking Americans - what the hell is Meh??? Looks rather like something my cat says.
From Wikipedia:
"Meh" is an interjection, often used as an expression of apathy, indifference, or boredom.
Your cat just might be trying to tell you she doesn't really dig the new brand of kibble you took home from the supermarket :lol:

OT: Forum looks fine to me ;)

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Re: New look for the forum

Post by leih merigian » Fri Apr 08, 2011 3:26 pm

Eric...I know it's a different topic, but I love the easier uploading of pictures. Now, I don't have to go thru the step of resizing on photobucket, and I like being able to click on the forum pic and see a larger view, etc.
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