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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #325 on: September 10, 2015, 10:05:01 AM »
Also I can't find a test post subforum?
That mouser-enhanced-mod has not been migrated to the new forum.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #326 on: September 10, 2015, 10:17:20 AM »
As useful as that private test area was, it involved quite a bit of ugly hacking around with a bunch of scattered areas of the forum codebase, and in my effort to keep things clean i am hesitating porting it over.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #327 on: September 10, 2015, 12:25:30 PM »
That mouser-enhanced-mod has not been migrated to the new forum.

How about the scripting tags?  I know at least ahk had syntax coloring on the old board.  That was a nice feature.

Edit:  I got it.  The opening tag is  "code equal autohotkey"
Code: Autohotkey [Select]
  1. ;to start the block
  2. ;
  3. ;there would be ahk code here if I typed any such as
  4. var := 1 + 1
  5. ;
  6. ; just use the code end tag  slash code as usual to end the block
« Last Edit: September 10, 2015, 01:59:02 PM by MilesAhead »

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #328 on: September 10, 2015, 12:27:37 PM »
As useful as that private test area was, it involved quite a bit of ugly hacking around with a bunch of scattered areas of the forum codebase, and in my effort to keep things clean i am hesitating porting it over.

It's not something used every day anyway.  One can just preview and modify someplace or other I guess.  :)

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #329 on: September 10, 2015, 12:30:25 PM »
As useful as that private test area was, it involved quite a bit of ugly hacking around with a bunch of scattered areas of the forum codebase, and in my effort to keep things clean i am hesitating porting it over.

It's not something used every day anyway.  One can just preview and modify someplace or other I guess.  :)


It was a strange thing - because it was semi-live bb posting. A key other choice is to leave it in a local text file, but I only used it like three times so it's not worth 30 hours of Mouser hacking to only use it three times.

Watch out, we're getting into Biz Mgt here soon!

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #330 on: September 10, 2015, 12:32:57 PM »
Surely we need some color!  :'(

I agree.  White is just too... white.  Especially at night.

There's a fascinating social question here somewhere because about a decade of Cyberpunk lore made dark colors "the thing", until the "masses" decided "White feels safe".

Now I don't know what anyone thinks of Light Blue.


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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #331 on: September 10, 2015, 12:41:08 PM »
Surely we need some color!  :'(

I agree.  White is just too... white.  Especially at night.

When I used fractal flames made with apophysis as wallpaper the File Explorer white background was really distracting as the flames usually had a dead black background.  It was like glare.  A regular on a system modding forum changed the Aero theme to have Antique White as the Explorer background color.  It made a big difference.

I have trusty ColorToggle FF extension if needed though.  :)


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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #332 on: September 10, 2015, 02:47:33 PM »
Surely we need some color!  :'(

I agree.  White is just too... white.  Especially at night.

yeah, I find white background too bright nights as well.
I do like the current colour scheme, but wonder if a slightly lighter grey background would be better for more contrast with the text.
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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #333 on: September 10, 2015, 02:55:26 PM »
Most forums have theme switcher mods (drop down somewhere in the footer) too. I believe smf does but probably not actively maintained if I had to guess.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #334 on: September 10, 2015, 03:17:38 PM »
smf does have the option to let users switch themes -- but because our dc theme has been thoroughly modified and customized at nearly all levels, its not practical to let user switch between other stock themes.
I could however, look into how easy and clean it would be to offer the opportunity to change dc coloring/css themes.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #335 on: September 10, 2015, 03:18:04 PM »
Most forums have theme switcher mods (drop down somewhere in the footer) too. I believe smf does but probably not actively maintained if I had to guess.


SMF has always had user-selectable themes but mouser has always disabled them - Having more than 1 theme available for people, means making more than 1 theme, then dealing with half a million requests for changes on both... ;D

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #336 on: September 10, 2015, 03:36:38 PM »
Didn't know a switcher is built in  :-[ Any way, my post background white via css works well for me.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #337 on: September 10, 2015, 04:36:49 PM »
As useful as that private test area was, it involved quite a bit of ugly hacking around with a bunch of scattered areas of the forum codebase, and in my effort to keep things clean i am hesitating porting it over.

Less maintenance sounds better.  Though is it possible to get one's old content from a backup?  I hadn't quite finished going through what I'd put there before the (early :)) transition over.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #338 on: September 10, 2015, 04:38:43 PM »
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Though is it possible to get one's old content from a backup?

all still there.  go to your profile and view your posts, you should see a link to view your private posts which are all your old posts that are no longer visible or are on blocked boards.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #339 on: September 10, 2015, 06:46:21 PM »
I see them -- thanks!

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #340 on: September 11, 2015, 01:37:55 AM »
I have a feature request!

Support for embedded Gfycats!

Cat Tax
That way links such as this one don't use up as much bandwidth and can be paused, rewound, or played in slow motion, etc.

http://gfycat.com/Im...cstaticAbyssiniancat





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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #341 on: September 11, 2015, 01:39:04 AM »
I noticed a problem while making the previous post. When previewing my message, the spoiler box wouldn't open up when I clicked on it. :tellme:


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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #342 on: September 11, 2015, 10:47:47 AM »
Email alerts regarding PMs used to give sender and subject.
Now I get only subject which doesn't help with automatic mail sorting at my end.
Can you help with that one, please?


Should be fixed now.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #343 on: September 11, 2015, 10:53:59 AM »
Got the [Invalid Attachment] bug again... was hoping knowing the post could let you replicate it.

http://www.donationc....msg388899#msg388899

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #344 on: September 12, 2015, 01:31:35 PM »
There was formerly a section in your profile that displayed your key.  Setting up a new computer, and realized that's no longer there.  I was able to, of course, browse to http://www.donationc...r.com/Keys/index.php, but it took me a little bit to remember where that was.  It was definitely more convenient being on your profile...

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #345 on: September 12, 2015, 02:16:39 PM »
Most forums have theme switcher mods (drop down somewhere in the footer) too. I believe smf does but probably not actively maintained if I had to guess.


SMF has always had user-selectable themes but mouser has always disabled them - Having more than 1 theme available for people, means making more than 1 theme, then dealing with half a million requests for changes on both... ;D

And that's before my Antarean Trader system gets involved!
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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #346 on: September 16, 2015, 11:04:05 AM »
there is something wrong with the donation system.

The money I paid some hours ago, are not available to me as DonationCredits, like they used to; this time they all went straight to the site / mouser, without giving me any choice. That's not how it's supposed to be.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #347 on: September 16, 2015, 11:28:53 AM »
The money I paid some hours ago, are not available to me as DonationCredits, like they used to; this time they all went straight to the site / mouser, without giving me any choice. That's not how it's supposed to be.

Don't panic! It works exactly as before -- when you donate you'll get a link by email (it's in the same email with the license key) -- you visit that link to "activate" your donationcredits and put them into your account.  From there you can allocate them all as you see fit.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #348 on: September 16, 2015, 11:35:43 AM »
Yes, there was a mail, but... you mean I actually have to read it?!!   :o 

 :-[

Modified:
DonationCredits now available ;-)

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #349 on: September 16, 2015, 11:46:55 AM »
why on earth is the confirmation page saying the donation was a failure? Yes, I will shortly after realize the donation was a success and that the money really has arrived, but... the #feelings# when you see the "Activation Failed", are so "unwanted", it surely must be better to find another way of confirming!

Quote from: Donation confirmation message
Activate DonationCredits for Curt

Activation Failed.

'this code' has already been used to previously activate/upgrade a forum account.

If you need to change your account or you want to activate a secondary account, that's not a problem at all and we'd be more than happy to set it up for you.

Just send an email to mouser@... and let us know how we can help you.

 Enter a new Activation Code.