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126  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Facebook D.O.A. on: December 29, 2013, 06:39:21 PM
Your memory functions?  Lucky bastard.  smiley
Who the heck are you?    Wink
 
127  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Facebook D.O.A. on: December 29, 2013, 12:34:16 PM
(if you don't know what it is, you send someone an image, and they have 10 seconds(?) to look at it before it's deleted).
Hmm...that's how my memory functions  ohmy

128  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor) on: December 28, 2013, 02:12:51 PM
And done.  It does look better with the tweaks, IMO.  Let me know what you think.
Sorry for the delay (working on a major computer castrophe here).
That is better for me — thanks a lot! I can't see the cross very well but I can see the check mark, and one indicator is enough.
It doesn't help that the background on my screens is grey  Grin  ohmy

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129  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor) on: December 28, 2013, 09:50:53 AM
It should be fading in on hover... maybe I just need to make it fade in more and change the animation.  Let me tweak it a bit more.
Sorry,  I wasn't clear about what I meant. It does fade in on hover now, but not enough for me to see whether the icon indicates locked or unlocked. A tweak might well do it.
130  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: NANY 2014 Release: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor) on: December 28, 2013, 01:39:55 AM
Very nice indeed  Thmbsup

Thanks for adding image locking!
My only quibble is that I find it a bit difficult to see the state of the lock/unlock icon.
Is there a way to help with that? Fade in, on hover, to a higher degree of opacity? A tooltip? A locked/unlocked menu?
The settings icon is fine as it pops up a menu.
 
131  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: So, about wallpaper changers... on: December 26, 2013, 01:22:47 AM
WallYouWant
132  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Upgrade to Windows 64-bit on: December 20, 2013, 10:48:49 PM
It's only a guess, but I'd be unsurprised by some hassle over activation.
 
133  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: software recommendations - photo/graphics editors on: December 19, 2013, 09:13:24 AM
She might expose too much
There might be a way to dodge that.
 
134  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: PB&J with Potato Chips... One of Nature's Most Perfect Foods[ on: December 17, 2013, 06:48:52 PM
A chocolate sandwich.

This is created by placing one piece of chocolate between two others.
 
135  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: PB&J with Potato Chips... One of Nature's Most Perfect Foods[ on: December 17, 2013, 06:47:47 PM
at least one person here is on the same wavelength necessary to decode the joke
Grin  thumbs up
136  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: software recommendations - photo/graphics editors on: December 15, 2013, 07:07:23 PM
ever tried to put a cap on your wife?

safe to say the result will probably be a negative...
You never know what might develop.
 
137  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Looking for a Foto Resizer that follows (multiple) shortcuts on: December 15, 2013, 11:12:54 AM
Here you go.  I used vlastimil's PhotoResize for my tests.

Nice one  Thmbsup
 
138  DonationCoder.com Software / PBOL / Re: Latest Progress Bars of Life - Version 1.10 - Dec 15, 2013 on: December 15, 2013, 11:11:43 AM
you can make progress bars that you can freely adjust just by clicking on them.
My progress just improved enormously. Three clicks and my most-dreaded deadlines have been met  Thmbsup

When can I expect the complementary life-adjustment module?
 


139  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: software recommendations - photo/graphics editors on: December 13, 2013, 09:45:02 AM
You could take a look at Real-World Paint.
The author is responsive here, at DC, and otherwise.
Or, why not save a lot of trouble and keep the lens cap in place?

140  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: New to Forum on: December 13, 2013, 09:38:07 AM
Good point! ...But if we're doing one flew over the cooko's nest ... Who get's elected as Full Goose Loony, Chief?

Hmmm, I don't suppose anyone on DC wants to throw their hat into the ring?   tongue
Not to be too unoriginal but I've done that twice before, so this time it's a tri-corn...
141  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: font request on: December 12, 2013, 10:26:34 PM
You could try here: http://www.abcteach.com/font_details.php

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142  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: NANY 2014 Pledge and Alpha: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor) on: December 10, 2013, 04:42:28 PM
I don't know what to call it to adequately communicate what it's for.  Any ideas?
suspend/resume ImageFloat? Lock/unlock current image?
 
143  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: NANY 2014 Pledge and Alpha: ImgFloat (a tool for Screenshot Captor) on: December 08, 2013, 08:55:42 PM
Hey, that's really nice!

It's great to have on-the-fly reference material posted to the screen so easily, with the ability still to see what's happening on the desktop. I know that would have been possible previously by playing with the opacity of various windows but this way is so much better.

Now... how do you plan on enhancing CH+S?  Wink
 

144  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: DOTCOM saga - updates on: December 07, 2013, 11:10:30 AM
I happen to really like NZ and hope, at the very least, to visit it someday. I pray it doesn't get completely mucked up before I do.[/i]
In order that you....  Wink
145  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Network/website problem 1+1+1=0. Seeking a solution. on: December 02, 2013, 10:26:58 AM
as curious bystander, i was wondering what router/modem are you using, do you mind sharing the brand/model? smiley
Not at all, it's a D-Link DIR-615.
 
146  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Network/website problem 1+1+1=0. Seeking a solution. on: December 01, 2013, 02:25:20 PM
Thanks Deozaan and 40hz.

I had flushed the cache and tried the Google DNS settings, with which I prefer not to stay for obvious reasons.
Now I've switched to OpenDNS. Of course, at the moment everything is out to lunch as my ISP is having weather-related problems.
My site did seem to come up reasonably quickly, though, so I'll get back on it when things smooth out again to the point where more testing makes sense. By then I'll have a chance of reaching my ISP's support people by phone.

Boy, I've flushed so often that I'll be the poster boy for hygiene!   Wink

Thanks for everyone's participation, much appreciated!
 


 
147  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Network/website problem 1+1+1=0. Seeking a solution. on: November 30, 2013, 10:18:04 PM
I had another idea that might help narrow it down a little, what happens if you use an online HTTP proxy to load the site?

eg. kproxy

Just tried it. It's still slow but it's not broken UK newspaper loads much faster. Right now everything here is slow, unfortunately (especially me) we had some snow and that is so surprising here, in Canada, that everything's gone into panic mode. Just like Christmas, always sneaks up and takes one unawares.
148  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Network/website problem 1+1+1=0. Seeking a solution. on: November 30, 2013, 10:09:14 PM
This is what I see:
Is that right?
Yes. Click on one of the images and it should tile up to a bunch of other stuff.
I just clicked on Birds-1 and Birds-2. After a loooooong wait Birds-2 opened and a click inside that produced a severely broken format.
 
 Grin
 
149  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Network/website problem 1+1+1=0. Seeking a solution. on: November 30, 2013, 08:04:24 PM
Networks are a closed book to me — heck, I have trouble even reading the title on the cover.

I have three facts here that I think state my problem. After testing under WIndows 7 and 8.1, and with a plethora of browsers, the three statements resolve to these:
  • On my own desk-top computers I can load any site except my own.
  • The same is true on my Android tablet (entirely different o/s).
  • Other people can load my site just fine.

What happens when I try to load my own site from the web is interminable load times, and 'not available' content, and badly-formed layouts.

A few more details
  • The site is hosted by a small-ish, fairly local ISP. My previous site there had no problems.
  • My feed comes through a satellite modem and thence to a router.
  • tracert info for the site is poor, but not as poor as that for other sites that load just fine.
  • I put up a minimal, unfinished site to play with at barbarabickell.ca

I've been banging my head against a wall trying to understand why the site doesn't work properly for me (from the web) but does work for just about everybody else. If nothing else, it makes revisions tricky as I've no way of knowing their real-world effects. Whenever I have what I think is an 'aha moment' a review of the three statements rules it out.

I'd welcome any insights that might help to resolve the problem.
 
150  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: DCIRLDD Thanksgiving Dinner and Board Game Night - Sat Nov 30, 2013 - Chmpgn. IL on: November 22, 2013, 05:35:41 PM
It's difficult to resist when you make it sound so compelling  ohmy
 
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