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Styling requests

Discussion in 'Suggestions & Bugs' started by alethiophile, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. macdjord

    macdjord Well worn.

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    Not sure if this is the thread for it, but the full-justify button in the rich-text editor doesn't work. Text full-justified with it appears full-justified in the editor, but doesn't actually end up full-justified when posted.
     
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  2. Ampersandwich

    Ampersandwich Outl&ish Gr& Panj&rum

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    To the best of my knowledge, there is no way to full-justify text in XenForo.

    Also, please don't do it.
     
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  3. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    Yeah, the WYSIWYG editor looks fancy, but it doesn't have any kind of privileged line into XF's renderer; it's generating BBcode which gets stored in the database as BBcode and rendered as BBcode, just the same as if you typed it out yourself. And there is no BBcode directive for full-width justification, AFAICT. Not terribly inclined to add one at this time.
     
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  4. macdjord

    macdjord Well worn.

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    Why in the word does it have that button, then?
     
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  5. Vanathor

    Vanathor 『Back In Black』

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    The TinyMRC client is an addon - and their exist other addons which would allow for a regular justified effect on xenforo's software. Thus if we felt like it, that button could be working - but for the moment its not connected to any BB-Code parser and is an extra until the requisite mod gets added . Which alethiophile just said he is not inclined to add it.
     
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  6. Ampersandwich

    Ampersandwich Outl&ish Gr& Panj&rum

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    On the flip side of that, though, it'd be nice if that button were removed.
     
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  7. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    Very true. It has now been removed.
     
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  8. powerofvoid

    powerofvoid Requires Additional Smut

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    Preview shows tags like "encadre" and "fieldset" using the "Xenforo Default" style instead of the style you're actually using.
     
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  9. powerofvoid

    powerofvoid Requires Additional Smut

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    In the "Blackend" styles, "fieldset" boxes are black-on-white, rather than white-on-dark, and just generally looks terrible:

    [​IMG]

    Flexile Dark also has some color problems:

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
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  10. powerofvoid

    powerofvoid Requires Additional Smut

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    In the "Flexile Dark" stype, the color of "fieldset" titles is still almost impossible to read.

    (i.e.: [​IMG])
     
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  11. Bailey Matutine

    Bailey Matutine (Verified Pooka)

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    Can I request that watched tags and watched threads switch positions in the bar at the top, for mobile browsing reasons?
     
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  12. evildice

    evildice (Verified d4)

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    Would it be possible to limit signatures to not have images? Most signatures are useful (e.g. links) or inoffensive, so I'd prefer to not turn them off entirely, but some few people have large and/or several images in their signatures, which add nothing of value, but take up a lot of space.

    Seconded.
     
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  13. Valette-Serafina

    Valette-Serafina Shameless Shadow

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    Does anyone actually have an image in their sig?
     
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  14. powerofvoid

    powerofvoid Requires Additional Smut

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    I don't have use a mobile browser, but does it look anything like this?

    [​IMG]
     
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  15. evildice

    evildice (Verified d4)

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    Yes.

     
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  16. Bailey Matutine

    Bailey Matutine (Verified Pooka)

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    Very similar.

    Switching the position of watched threads and watched tags would leave watched threads accessible via a single click, which I think more people use than watched tags.
     
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  17. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    I don't believe there's a technical solution to this. However, it seems like it would be a sensible forum rule. For that, you'd have to apply to tehelgee.
     
  18. tehelgee

    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator

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    [​IMG]

    This is how sig permssions look atm.

    Didn't realize media could be embedded before I took the pic, so that's turned off now. :/

    There's no hard rule built into Xenforo limit limit signature image size, but I can simply turn off images in sigs. Some CSS modifications can be done to templates, to limit the image size, though.

    Code:
    .message .signature .bbCodeImage {
    max-height: 100px !important;
    max-width: 200px !important;
    }
    
    If that's placed into extra.css, that should fix the problem. I'll let alethiophile or Vanathor mess about with that.
     
  19. Valette-Serafina

    Valette-Serafina Shameless Shadow

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    On the subject, are there any rules or guidelines about signatures, other than "Don't link NSFW material without labelling it"?
     
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  20. tehelgee

    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator

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    Well, it's limited to 7 lines, as you can see.

    Right now the only guideline is don't be a dick with your signature. Using massive lettering, large images, etc, plus the rules still apply to signatures about NSFW and being civil.
     
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  21. Bailey Matutine

    Bailey Matutine (Verified Pooka)

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    With all these extra things in the menu bar, I would like to once again request that Watched Threads and New Posts, the two most useful quick links, be moved back to the far right. Because right now the two automatically visible options are Forums you Ignore and Watched Tags, arguably the least useful quick links.
     
  22. Walkir

    Walkir Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    This. Sooo this. Suddenly the top menu bar became utterly unusable on my phone as "threads you ignore" replaced "new posts". Even if I ignored any thread, I would also ignore the goddamn menu entry 99.999999999999% of the time, while "new posts" and "watched tags" sees occasional use and "watched threads" is covered by a bookrmark.
     
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  23. evildice

    evildice (Verified d4)

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    Yeah agree with the two above. The main link in the 2nd line of the header that I use with regularity is "Watched Threads". Putting it in the middle, where it's more difficult to find, obscures the most useful function for me.

    These three could go into a menu or something -- they seem useful occasionally, but not often:
    - Mark Forums Read
    - Threads You Ignore
    - Forums You Ignore

    Actually from a mobile UI perspective, having "Mark Forums Read" available on the top header is kinda dangerous.
     
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  24. Bailey Matutine

    Bailey Matutine (Verified Pooka)

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    Fortunately it asks if you're sure.
     
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  25. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    Unfortunately, it doesn't seem there's an easy way to mess around with the ordering of the buttons on the Forums navigation bar, in the general case anyway. The extra ones are added on-the-fly by PHP code in the addons; they don't make any reference to the style templates at all. I've moved the ones from IgnoreMore, because it creates an actual option for that, but the others don't appear to have any way of changing it.
     
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  26. Walkir

    Walkir Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    Looks perfect to me now, thanks.
     
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  27. inverted_helix

    inverted_helix Connoisseur.

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    Why did we suddenly get a bunch of new entries on the menu bar? I liked it the way it was before and am wondering if I have any options to get rid of the new entries.

    Why would anyone even want links to the things they're ignoring there? I mean if you're ignoring them why do you want to look at them?
     
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  28. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    The new ignore links are a function of IgnoreMore, which is an addon which allows more fine-grained control of ignores (in particular, ignoring threads and forums, as well as users). I'm not sure why it decided to put the links there. If I can find a better place to put them, I may turn them off.

    EDIT: The ignore links in the navigation bar are now gone. If you want to get at them, go to the account-settings page; they're menu entries under 'People You Ignore'.
     
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  29. powerofvoid

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    Requesting a " :3 " smiley.
     
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  30. Prezombie

    Prezombie Getting out there.

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    The thread's page links being hidden except on mouseover is rather pointless and annoying, could you switch it off?
     
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