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Dan Moir

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Fix the reply box
« on: August 17, 2014, 02:50:05 pm »
For those of us who actually use the forum, this is a real pain the arse.  If you write anything longer than the width of the reply box, it's a bitch to edit, etc.

RodneyMcKay

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2014, 05:28:00 pm »
It seems that someones edited out the width part in the code.

I'll see if I can change it.


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Diakun

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2014, 09:25:17 pm »
also where the image buttons and such >:(
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Butjam

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2014, 11:37:51 pm »
A lot of the stylesheet has changed and I can't figure out why. We've lost our contact with the SMF updates as well and i@ll hold my hands up and say I have no clue or time at the moment. If Rodney (or anybody else) can run a quick code fix that I can use until after the 28th, that'd be brilliant
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RodneyMcKay

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2014, 10:03:42 am »
I looked to see if I could fix it but I can't seem to find the bit of code for the message box.

I could only find the code for the quick reply.


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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2014, 12:58:14 pm »
gawd ban useless admins
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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2014, 03:07:57 pm »
The Whitebox theme we use derives it's editor class from the Curve 2.0 theme which is, to put it lightly, completely fucked. I can easily fix the problem on the CSS itself, it's finding the right file that's the issue. Even worse, if it's editing the class then it means having an idea of how to use Java... of which I have none. I'll ask my programmer tonight if he can help but otherwise will probably have to wait until I can poke Kumnaa with a stick
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Dan Moir

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2014, 09:08:59 pm »
For fucks sake.  Fix it already!

Malkaiser

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2014, 12:33:02 pm »
This is what happens when you make a tech role into a prestige job appointed by nepotism. Another unreformable reason to not bother with euk, which cannot into function.

I can read/write java and therefore would be more suited to this role than butjam, but ironically Dan moir wouldn't allow it!

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2014, 02:27:05 pm »
But you're leaving, as part of your week-long-and-counting ragequit.

Surely that makes you a terrible person to be an admin? Technical ability isn't the only requirement - being a reliable member of the community who doesn't throw their teddy out of the pram and storm off (without actually going anywhere) is, to my mind, even more important.
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Rob the Bruce

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2014, 05:06:17 pm »
Most time consuming quit known to man.

Get on with it.
Let's all bicker like married people that loathe each other.

Malkaiser

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2014, 09:12:17 pm »
But you're leaving, as part of your week-long-and-counting ragequit.

Surely that makes you a terrible person to be an admin? Technical ability isn't the only requirement - being a reliable member of the community who doesn't throw their teddy out of the pram and storm off (without actually going anywhere) is, to my mind, even more important.

Well I thought it was kind of obvious that I was speaking hypothetically, did you think that I actually wanted to manage the tech side of a forum of a game I've stopped playing!? Or did you just want to waste our time with this crap?

Most time consuming quit known to man.

Get on with it.
Yeah I've literally spent a whole minute replying to comments and zero time in the game. That must make me the 5th most active person in eUK!
« Last Edit: August 31, 2014, 09:13:57 pm by Malkaiser »

Diakun

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2014, 09:22:19 pm »
But you're leaving, as part of your week-long-and-counting ragequit.

Surely that makes you a terrible person to be an admin? Technical ability isn't the only requirement - being a reliable member of the community who doesn't throw their teddy out of the pram and storm off (without actually going anywhere) is, to my mind, even more important.

Well I thought it was kind of obvious that I was speaking hypothetically, did you think that I actually wanted to manage the tech side of a forum of a game I've stopped playing!? Or did you just want to waste our time with this crap?

Most time consuming quit known to man.

Get on with it.
Yeah I've literally spent a whole minute replying to comments and zero time in the game. That must make me the 5th most active person in eUK!
so are you quitting yet?
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VoodooMike71

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2014, 09:24:53 pm »
did you think that I actually wanted to manage the tech side of a forum of a game I've stopped playing!? Or did you just want to waste our time with this crap?

Well, given the fact that you're still here a week after supposedly quitting, telling us how you'd be the perfect person to sort out the forum, and having a pop at Dan Moir in the process, means ... well ... yes, I did think you wanted to job.

Nothing you're doing or saying suggests that you have actually quit, and nothing in your message suggested it was hypothetical. And I'm not a mind-reader.

So, clear things up for me please:

1. have you quit?
2. if so, when will you actually be leaving?
3. if there's a gap between now and your answer to question 2, are we to assume that everything you say is hypothetical?
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Butjam

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2014, 12:20:13 am »
Nobody cares Goku

Anyway, as a quick fix until the real root of the problem can be established, or I can choose a decent theme to install (if indeed it will install whilst we have no SMF connection) here's what you should do:

Head to "Profile"

Hover over "Modify Profile" and select "Look and layout" from the drop down menu

At the top click "Change" next to where it tells you you're using the default forum profile.

Select "Megaman" as it is the only installed theme that does not have a dodgy reply box. Unfortunately it sources the Java for BB coding from the Curve theme, so this will not work. It will, however, give you a groovy background and usable reply box
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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #15 on: September 01, 2014, 03:16:04 pm »
I assume this is the bit were the box goes infinitely to the right if you type?

Edit: I went through a tonne of things, and it doesn't seem like its infinite, it just has a fucking huge width: http://prntscr.com/4imctb

As proof to this: http://prntscr.com/4ime3y , the top line is entirely full, and it went onto the next line, hope this helps you correct it.

More Edit: There is an issue with the size, as been stated, its simply too many columns, as atm its 600, and you need to change it down to like 140-135, http://prntscr.com/4imjlh which edits it to: http://prntscr.com/4imjoa
« Last Edit: September 01, 2014, 03:44:49 pm by ApronChef »

RodneyMcKay

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2014, 10:03:47 pm »
I assume this is the bit were the box goes infinitely to the right if you type?

Edit: I went through a tonne of things, and it doesn't seem like its infinite, it just has a fucking huge width: http://prntscr.com/4imctb

As proof to this: http://prntscr.com/4ime3y , the top line is entirely full, and it went onto the next line, hope this helps you correct it.

More Edit: There is an issue with the size, as been stated, its simply too many columns, as atm its 600, and you need to change it down to like 140-135, http://prntscr.com/4imjlh which edits it to: http://prntscr.com/4imjoa

We've figured this much out already, it's easy to edit in chrome, but we don't seem to be able to do it in the actual theme code.

If anyone is willing and able to fix it, we can always give the theme code out.


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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2014, 10:05:50 pm »
I assume this is the bit were the box goes infinitely to the right if you type?

Edit: I went through a tonne of things, and it doesn't seem like its infinite, it just has a fucking huge width: http://prntscr.com/4imctb

As proof to this: http://prntscr.com/4ime3y , the top line is entirely full, and it went onto the next line, hope this helps you correct it.

More Edit: There is an issue with the size, as been stated, its simply too many columns, as atm its 600, and you need to change it down to like 140-135, http://prntscr.com/4imjlh which edits it to: http://prntscr.com/4imjoa

We've figured this much out already, it's easy to edit in chrome, but we don't seem to be able to do it in the actual theme code.

If anyone is willing and able to fix it, we can always give the theme code out.

Send me it in a mail.

Dan Moir

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2014, 10:22:47 pm »
Are you guys unable to ask kumnaa stuff?

He'd have it sorted within seconds.

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Re: Fix the reply box
« Reply #19 on: September 04, 2014, 10:20:37 am »
Or don't send it over...

 

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