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Discussion in 'Ask Questions about our site..' started by Scorpio, Dec 27, 2015.



  1. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Agreed, as I changed some of them back
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    fyi, to those who have issues with any of the changes, there is always the default platform, which will not be changed as all the others receive improvements based on member commentary,
     
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    Goldhedge Modal Operator/Moderator Site Mgr Site Supporter

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    I like GIM Black. EZ on the eyes.
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Switched around the 'mobile' style skins to remove the ticker and put it at the bottom of each page, and current feed.

    That freed up header space, and menu space on the mobile forms.

    So if on mobile styles (2 of them), the ticker is at the bottom of every page.

    All other styles, the ticker remains at the top.

    Scorp
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Added Notices system to top area above forum lists

    Place where we can track various items of interest
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Removed New Profile Posts from sidebar,

    It really doesn't need to be there,
     
  7. ErrosionOfAccord

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    Looks like the ticker updated on the Ijunk. Lets see if it works when the markets open.
     
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    Are there any other options to change the formatting of text? Font sizes are all over the place. The few skins that are available are either all over with font sizes, or the default one which happens to be better with the font, is washed out with the colors. Zooming the browser in and out doesn't help either. When zoomed out to make the bulk of the font right, I have an aneurysm trying to read quoted text. . .

    Maybe there is a thread out there that addresses this already, but I haven't come across it yet.
     
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    Added another skin based on default parameters,

    2nd Default, based on colors alone, Skin -- 2nd Default.jpg
     
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    Wow thanks for the quick update. I have to ask though, is it easy to change the color of the very subtle lines that separate everyone's posts? With both light and dark default themes, those subtle lines are washed out. I guess that's what I meant by my initial comment (the subtle outlines need to be lighter for the dark theme and darker for the light theme).

    If I'm being a PIA do tell. . .
     
  11. Weatherman

    Weatherman In GIM since 2006 Gold Chaser Site Supporter

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    Thanks! I like this one better than the Blue Invert. Keep up the great work!
     
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    The transformation nears an end,

    Added the notices box where we can get up current intel at a glance to all without having to sort thru the whole forum.

    The up/down button is working great,

    Still some background to do on color schemes, but that is so fookin' tedious that it is going to take awhile.

    At this point, it will be minor changes here and there, as I would prefer we all start using what we have such as the 'gallery' and 'media' areas.

    In addition to making sure we have no loss in speed.
     
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    anywhooo....I just found a treasure and of course I would imagine everybody already knows about it but for an addel brained sum biotch like me it it the...darn allready forgot.... it is the 'Your Content.' yes when i move the coursor over my screen name box and a drop down appears and then i go down and click on "Your Content: and walla there it is, where I have been and posted, COOL. cool because now I a just like my dog who smells what he just left/produced.

    yes I was having an inferiority complex building, but now all is fine. :Build:
     
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    Mind posting a screen shot of that?

    Also, a really fine addition to any windows pc is Jing. You have to 'sign up' for an account once, but it never bothers you after. I've been using it for about a year now and it's really great to copy screens and videos.
     
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    here you go,

    your content.jpg
     
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    Ummm? actually it seems I can't :don't    know2: Ii had my PC rebuilt after I tried to fix it and this is the first time I have tried a screen shot and one or both buttons do not work. sad.

    But not to fail.... I am on a pavillion g7 using firefox so when I scroll up to the top of the page where my screen name is along with my inbox and alerts it is when i click or hover over my screen name that a drop box materializes. On the right(starbord) side I pick or click on "your content"

    hummm? Jing will have to try that one out after I run diagnostics if'n I can find them. One thing is for sure I am not opening this thing up again....yeah I could not even see the screws and had to get a magnifying glass with my readers....
     
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    added node icons to default styles,

    added Go To Top Button in default styles

    changed size of 'Post New Thread' buttons in GIM styles only (changed hover color also)
     
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    Thanks for the changes. Looks way better.
     
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    Is there any place to click to see "recent" posts like the old site? The New Posts disappear after I take a look at them, and at times I want to go back to them again once at a desktop system or tablet.
     
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    If all posts are marked as read, you can click the link "View all recent posts"

    All posts.jpg

    If only some posts are read and others not, then try the link below. if it works for you, then bookmark it for later.

    http://www.goldismoney2.com/find-new/posts?recent=1
     
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    Bigjon Silver Member Silver Miner Site Supporter

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    I always use the new posts button and scroll from top to bottom.
    Would it be possible to put a mark forum read button at the bottom?

    It is such a pain to have to go one more step to the top to get er done. :belly laugh:
     
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    Hey up bigjon,

    I can look into it, as that is in the main menu coding.

    Do not know if they have a 'ap' that would add it to the bottom also,

    Like we added the 'go to top/bottom' button
     
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    Bigjon Silver Member Silver Miner Site Supporter

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    It's not a problem.
    I just hit the "Home" button and then click on the "mark forums read" button.

    Thanks for your concern.
     
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    To change your avatar, on your name at the menu bar up top, hover over your name and a menu will pop up. Choose personal details.

    When that page comes up, then to the right of existing, it will state 'click the image to change your avatar'. Upload your av and you are basically done.

    chg avatar.jpg
     

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