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General Category => Help => Topic started by: admin on September 29, 2010, 08:05:44 AM

Title: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: admin on September 29, 2010, 08:05:44 AM
Now when you quote, you won't have hundreds to deal with, just the person you're quoting.

Any other changes you'd like to see?

I'm still working on the warning that someone posted while you were posting crap.

Also changed the edit post wait time, from 90 seconds to 20 sec.
Quote
Number of seconds allowed for a post to be edited before logging the last edit date.

Do you want an indefinite time to edit posts, or a cut off tome allowed, so your opponent can't go back and change what they said?
Right now, it's set to "0", meaning you can edit it a year from now.

Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: walkstall on September 29, 2010, 08:09:55 AM
Now when you quote, you won't have hundreds to deal with, just the person you're quoting.

Any other changes you'd like to see?

I'm still working on the warning that someone posted while you were posting crap.

I can not see what or where I am typing 1/2 the time. 
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: ccd2002 on September 29, 2010, 08:11:58 AM
Now when you quote, you won't have hundreds to deal with, just the person you're quoting.

Any other changes you'd like to see?

I'm still working on the warning that someone posted while you were posting crap.



I've been getting this,"while you were posting,5 other posters posted,you may want to review your post". (or words to that effect)

Thanks for your efforts to correct this.
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: admin on September 29, 2010, 08:18:32 AM
I can not see what or where I am typing 1/2 the time.
The nesting elimination should remedy that.
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: admin on September 29, 2010, 08:19:18 AM


I've been getting this,"while you were posting,5 other posters posted,you may want to review your post". (or words to that effect)

Thanks for your efforts to correct this.
Quite welcome CC, I hated it as well. ;)
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: walkstall on September 29, 2010, 08:22:02 AM


I've been getting this,"while you were posting,5 other posters posted,you may want to review your post". (or words to that effect)

Thanks for your efforts to correct this.

There is a setting you can go in and adjust yourself and turn that off in your Profile I did.
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: Solar on September 29, 2010, 08:25:13 AM
There is a setting you can go in and adjust yourself and turn that off in your Profile I did.
Smart man. ;D
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: crepe05 on September 29, 2010, 08:36:07 AM
I can not see what or where I am typing 1/2 the time.

That happens to me, too.  It's usually on a reply when I use the "quote" dealie, but not always.  Is there a limited space available or what?  The blank part of the reply doesn't get visibly larger, but it always seems to accept what I type.  It's disconcerting.

Just the bugs that have to get worked out, I guess.  Thanks for asking!!!
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: ccd2002 on September 29, 2010, 08:41:38 AM
At the top right hand page of every post I have made are three buttons:
1.quote
2.modify
3.remove

I have only noticed the first two on all the other posts.Why are my posts the only ones I see with the REMOVE button and a red checkmark?
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: Dan on September 29, 2010, 08:44:38 AM
Because you have the ability to remove your posts while other people do not.  ;)
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: walkstall on September 29, 2010, 08:46:03 AM
The nesting elimination should remedy that.

That could be the problem.  All the Quotes.  Thanks for adjusting that setting.  It should help us all. 

Remember people need to go in and adjust all there Profile areas as need
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: ccd2002 on September 29, 2010, 08:50:00 AM
Because you have the ability to remove your posts while other people do not.  ;)


Hey Dan.I know it gives me the ability to remove posts,why don't other posters have the same ability?
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: ccd2002 on September 29, 2010, 08:53:07 AM
There is a setting you can go in and adjust yourself and turn that off in your Profile I did.

I have looked and don't seem to be able to find that setting.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: Dan on September 29, 2010, 09:09:06 AM

Hey Dan.I know it gives me the ability to remove posts,why don't other posters have the same ability?

Everyone is able to remove their own posts. Not other people's posts. Only admins can remove other people's posts.
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: walkstall on September 29, 2010, 09:11:25 AM
I have looked and don't seem to be able to find that setting.

Click on Profile and it will open your Profile page.  On that page you will see Profile Info, next to it is a Modify Profile highlight it and drop down to look and layout, click on look and layout then go in and adjust as need.  (don't forget to save your changes or you will have to go back and do all over.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: ccd2002 on September 29, 2010, 09:14:36 AM
Everyone is able to remove their own posts. Not other people's posts. Only admins can remove other people's posts.




Thanks for your reply,Dan. I thought it might be another little flaw that needed to be looked at.
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: admin on September 29, 2010, 09:16:08 AM
Click on Profile and it will open your Profile page.  On that page you will see Profile Info, next to it is a Modify Profile highlight it and drop down to look and layout, click on look and layout then go in and adjust as need.  (don't forget to save your changes or you will have to go back and do all over.
Thanks and good advice. 8)
Title: Re: Removed That Incessant Quote Nesting.
Post by: ccd2002 on September 29, 2010, 09:37:24 AM
Thanks and good advice. 8)




Thanks walkstall.I got it changed and saved.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: taxed on September 29, 2010, 01:31:30 PM
The "feature" that warns about a new post before you post yours should be disabled.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: Solar on September 29, 2010, 04:19:04 PM
The "feature" that warns about a new post before you post yours should be disabled.
I emailed Mark on that one, I couldn't find it anywhere on my end.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: Solar on September 29, 2010, 04:24:39 PM
Update: Mark changed it, so were good to go. 8)
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: taxed on September 29, 2010, 04:36:59 PM
Update: Mark changed it, so were good to go. 8)

Ha, yeah, I did too...  He has been a good help...
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: Solar on September 29, 2010, 06:41:53 PM
Ha, yeah, I did too...  He has been a good help...
Whats he charging for this?
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: taxed on September 30, 2010, 12:15:03 AM
Whats he charging for this?

I promised him Bert would give him a belly dance...
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: quiller on September 30, 2010, 01:21:00 AM
Now when you quote, you won't have hundreds to deal with, just the person you're quoting.

Any other changes you'd like to see?

I'm still working on the warning that someone posted while you were posting crap.

Also changed the edit post wait time, from 90 seconds to 20 sec.
Do you want an indefinite time to edit posts, or a cut off tome allowed, so your opponent can't go back and change what they said?
Right now, it's set to "0", meaning you can edit it a year from now.

5 minutes cutoff for posts, and also the number of times the post was edited. I think that's already in this, but haven't run any tests to confirm that until things settle down a bit.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: The Boo Man... on September 30, 2010, 08:20:49 PM
I'd like to see less kwiller.   Thanks for asking.

(http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e157/Bertspivey/baby-crying20jpg-2.jpg)
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: quiller on October 01, 2010, 04:39:43 AM
I'd like to see less kwiller.   Thanks for asking.

You're wasting good oxygen, troll. Play in traffic, soonest.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: The Boo Man... on October 01, 2010, 10:11:18 PM
So who is this Kwiller chap?
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: quiller on October 02, 2010, 08:06:31 AM
Maybe it's just me, but I'd like to see it so you can post something and the page does NOT juimp to the forum's index-page, but instead returns to that thread. You wind up going through a LOT of keystrokes trying to answer more than one post in the thread, the way it is now.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: Solars Toy on October 02, 2010, 08:20:05 AM
Maybe it's just me, but I'd like to see it so you can post something and the page does NOT juimp to the forum's index-page, but instead returns to that thread. You wind up going through a LOT of keystrokes trying to answer more than one post in the thread, the way it is now.

I just hit my refresh button and it keeps me on the page and adds whatever has been posted.... :)
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: Solar on October 02, 2010, 08:20:16 AM
Maybe it's just me, but I'd like to see it so you can post something and the page does NOT juimp to the forum's index-page, but instead returns to that thread. You wind up going through a LOT of keystrokes trying to answer more than one post in the thread, the way it is now.
Yeah, Taxed and I were just discussing that, I think he was told it is a core issue that needs to be addressed by the techs.
But we are not only aware f it, but hate it as well.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: The Boo Man... on October 02, 2010, 07:20:55 PM
I'd like a key to the executive washroom.

I can't even crap in peace with all the toe tapping kwiller is doing in the public restroom.

Thanks for asking.

Even your trolling is weaker than light beer..
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: quiller on October 03, 2010, 04:22:50 AM
I'd like a key to the executive washroom.

I can't even crap in peace with all the toe tapping kwiller is doing in the public restroom.

Thanks for asking.

When a liberal POS starts remarking about sex, it's hilarious they try and smear someone with the VERY SAME practices they defend amongst the perverts and psychopaths infesting their sorry party.

Sorry, lying puke. I'm heterosexual. Recruit your playmates elsewhere.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: Solar on October 07, 2010, 03:00:41 PM

I'd like to change my home room seat please.
 
Harry keeps tricking kwiller into pulling his finger
and the ensuing aroma is enough to gag a maggot. 
 
Thanks for asking.
Just do what everyone else does, when you enter the room.

Light a match.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: quiller on September 09, 2011, 10:17:57 AM
Warning: this topic has not been posted in for at least 120 days.
Unless you're sure you want to reply, please consider starting a new topic.


One other issue has been bubbling here for about two weeks, where Mozilla Firefox has a problem with pasting text or links into a message-box. The problem does not manifest by using either Internet Explorer or Google Chrome.

Most of the time, any attempt to paste leads to an abbreviated drop-down menu which does not allow pasting OR copying. I've never seen this menu until this problem, and it is evidently not under discussion at the SimpleMachines forums for site administrators. Perhaps it should be, considering how many Mozilla users there are.

Taxed for one credits my use of older computer equipment using Windows XP (still in use by roughly half of all computer users, last I read). Maybe nobody updated a DLL file, or something. Maybe so. That's where SimpleMachines in their geekiness wisdom can write a fix for that one. A lot of people would presumably benefit, until they too buy Win7 or Win8 and leave a stable platform behind.

I also note that the image-size allotted for the CPF banner image has changed, now showing only the top part of the image in Mozilla. This is easy to fix, and should be.

Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: taxed on September 09, 2011, 05:08:34 PM

Quiller's computer:



(http://oldcomputers.net/pics/C64combo.jpg)
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: taxed on September 09, 2011, 05:09:42 PM
Warning: this topic has not been posted in for at least 120 days.
Unless you're sure you want to reply, please consider starting a new topic.


One other issue has been bubbling here for about two weeks, where Mozilla Firefox has a problem with pasting text or links into a message-box. The problem does not manifest by using either Internet Explorer or Google Chrome.

Most of the time, any attempt to paste leads to an abbreviated drop-down menu which does not allow pasting OR copying. I've never seen this menu until this problem, and it is evidently not under discussion at the SimpleMachines forums for site administrators. Perhaps it should be, considering how many Mozilla users there are.

Taxed for one credits my use of older computer equipment using Windows XP (still in use by roughly half of all computer users, last I read). Maybe nobody updated a DLL file, or something. Maybe so. That's where SimpleMachines in their geekiness wisdom can write a fix for that one. A lot of people would presumably benefit, until they too buy Win7 or Win8 and leave a stable platform behind.

I also note that the image-size allotted for the CPF banner image has changed, now showing only the top part of the image in Mozilla. This is easy to fix, and should be.




We are looking into the Mozilla issues...
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: walkstall on September 09, 2011, 08:15:58 PM
Quiller's computer:



(http://oldcomputers.net/pics/C64combo.jpg)

No but that is my oldest working computer I have.  The C 64, I also have a tape drive for it. 
Title: Show my posts and subsequent replies
Post by: nondescript on March 26, 2013, 03:50:52 PM
Great forum ... but it would be close to perfect if it had a one-click "Find My Posts" feature.

Just saying ...

Thanks

 :cool:
Title: Re: Show my posts and subsequent replies
Post by: walkstall on March 26, 2013, 04:02:17 PM
Great forum ... but it would be close to perfect if it had a one-click "Find My Posts" feature.

Just saying ...

Thanks

 :cool:

You can do that. 
1) Just click on your name
2) when it opens click on Show Posts on the top left side.  It will show all your post. 

Or you can click on other posters names and see all there post. 
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: supsalemgr on March 27, 2013, 05:16:56 AM
Now when you quote, you won't have hundreds to deal with, just the person you're quoting.

Any other changes you'd like to see?

I'm still working on the warning that someone posted while you were posting crap.

Also changed the edit post wait time, from 90 seconds to 20 sec.
Do you want an indefinite time to edit posts, or a cut off tome allowed, so your opponent can't go back and change what they said?
Right now, it's set to "0", meaning you can edit it a year from now.

Having dealt with posters who edit posts to change the original point after a few responses I don't believe a post should be able to be edited after a response has been posted. If that is not possible due to the open end on a specific time I would say 30 minutes before a post is "locked".
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: walkstall on March 27, 2013, 05:32:46 AM
Having dealt with posters who edit posts to change the original point after a few responses  I don't believe a post should be able to be edited after a response has been posted. If that is not possible due to the open end on a specific time I would say 30 minutes before a post is "locked".

If you quote the persons, you can always show that the person is changing there posts.
Title: Re: Any other changes you want to see made to the forum, read the list first.
Post by: JustKari on March 27, 2013, 05:37:17 AM
Having dealt with posters who edit posts to change the original point after a few responses I don't believe a post should be able to be edited after a response has been posted. If that is not possible due to the open end on a specific time I would say 30 minutes before a post is "locked".

I think the edit time limit is somewhere around 30 minutes.  I know I usually don't come back to a post fast enough to catch mistakes.