Site Software Upgrade

Discussion in 'Website & Forum Suggestions' started by Shooter, Nov 8, 2017.

  1. Mrs_Esterhouse

    Mrs_Esterhouse Swollen Member

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    Everyone, please stop trademarking contractions. You don't own them, okay?
     
  2. Suburbbus

    Suburbbus Active Member

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    In the old forum, there was a way to see "Today's Posts". Is that still possible?
     

  3. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    The "Forum" menu at the top has a sub-menu that has Watched Threads, Recent Posts and New Posts. Watched Threads works much like the old User CP page and list unread posts in threads you subscribe to. Recent Posts lists, well, recent posts and puts a dot by the thread with unread posts. New posts seems to list just unread new posts, along with the dot, subscribed or not.

    At least, that's how I see them currently. I'm sure it's more complicated than my in a nutshell summary.
     
  4. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    I find the subtle color variations between normal thread text, quotes, links, signatures, etc. to be way too difficult to distinguish. It all blends together for these old eyes. I'd like to try a different color scheme to see if it helps.
     
  5. phantoms

    phantoms Senior Mumbler

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    Where did you find it. I'm still looking.
     
  6. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    Top of the page, mouse hover over "Search" and one of the check boxes on the pop up menu is "search this thread only"
     
  7. phantoms

    phantoms Senior Mumbler

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    I don't have a "Search" at the top of the page. I have to hover over "Home" or over the 3 bar menu item to get a Search link which takes me to the Search function (not search this thread).

    This is what the top of the board looks like to me while in this thread:
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  8. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    upload_2017-11-13_12-2-52.png
    Your page doesn't look like this?
    Or this?

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  9. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    You should ask for a refund. [/sarc]
     
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2017
  10. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    zoom out on your screen. When you zoom in, it compresses the menus.
     
  11. phantoms

    phantoms Senior Mumbler

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    Great, now I got to take up all the screen just to read the forums.

    On a side note, any way to get rid of the Latest Replies box on the right so that the stuff I'm trying to read stretches across the entire browser instead of being condensed on the left side?
     
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2017
  12. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    I have two monitors, so that helps. You could* just hotkey to full screen (or zoom-) just when you need the search and stuff.

    *Yeah, I know that's a PITA, just throwing out an option.
     
  13. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    Haven't used it too much, but I really like how PM's (Conversations) work. It's much more like full thread functionality instead of the almost thread like stuff from the old software.

    :righton:
     
  14. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    Some of this stuff is pretty messed up. Is this happening now, or just from the conversion?
     
  15. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    Not to complain, but for those of us that use to order White Out by the case, this edit issue keeps popping up, or should I say popping up behind.
     
  16. AtlPhilip

    AtlPhilip Proud GCO member.

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    Uh oh....

    www.georgiapacking.org -
    Connection failed

    Error code 20
    The proxy failed to connect to the web server, due to TCP connection timeout.

    2017-11-13 21:48:07 UTC
    • Your IP XX.XXX.XXX.XXX
    • |Proxy IP192.230.74.15(ID 10480)
    • Origin Server IPX.X.X.41
     
  17. Rugerer

    Rugerer GeePeeDoHolic

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  18. Taurus92

    Taurus92 Well-Known Member

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    That may be a conversion issue. I had some quotes that were messed up, but when I posted the same exact cut and paste from the source it was fine.

    Still can't search for FBI or any other three characters.

    I do like when you select text to quote you get the option of quote+|Reply. If you have selected text in your reply box and select more text and click Reply, it will add it to the reply box as if you did quote+ a couple times.
     
  19. Bkite

    Bkite Olivia's PawPaw

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    New stuff here sucks big time
     
  20. RedDawnTheMusical

    RedDawnTheMusical Active Member

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    It may have been a database conversion issue (e.g. nvarchar being converted to varchar). That may be the reason it isn't happening with new posts.