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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by TheUnknown007 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:46 pm

Bug report: my rss for single threads now load everything for the whole forum (e.g. instead of only replies to this thread,"Today's forum skin update", I get replies for the whole "General" forum)

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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Bilka » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:04 pm

The feed URLs changed. It's now app.php/feed/topic/62457 for topics and app.php/feed/forum/7 for forums.
I'm an admin over at https://wiki.factorio.com. Feel free to contact me if there's anything wrong (or right) with it.

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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Koub » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:55 pm

Bilka wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:43 am
Koub wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:53 am
Another lost feature/bug with new layout : when browsing topics, on the topic list, there is no more icon for moderators to see if there is a topic/post awaiting moderation (I suspect It will be the same with reported posts).
I thought the same at first, but the questionmark that is shown behind the post title is the new icon, you can even see it in your image :) In my opinion it should be changed to be another color/icon so that it is more clear that it's not part of the topic title.
Now that needs good eyes. Actually, I saw the question mark, but at that moment, there were two topics one above the other : one to be moderated, and another with a question mark at the end of the subject. Honestly, the difference between both is tiny. It should be more obvious, like it was before.

[Edit] I did a "report" test, and THAT is obvious : on top of an exclamation mark (not so obvious again), the whole topic "cell" is highlited (to the point it's hardly readable, a kind of very light blue-ish color).
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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Jap2.0 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:43 pm

It looks like hiding your online status works now, and your posts has worked nicely. Fixed width and orange instead of red for unread topics are still major unanswered problems.
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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Zeblote » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:59 pm

Fixed width is much better for reading text like forum posts. Why would you want ultrawide text?

The new forum also seems to be way faster :D

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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Loewchen » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:34 am

To make sure this does not get overlooked, uploaded pictures do not work behind spoiler tags anymore:
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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by foodfactorio » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:40 am

Koub wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:13 am
Factorio Forum - No column titles selection.jpg
this seems fixed now, though quotes do not seem to include images anymore? :)
(also me from the mod portal - im not dustine lol) = https://mods.factorio.com/mods/Dustine/ ... ssion/9108
my 1st Mod Idea :) viewtopic.php?f=33&t=50256

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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by eradicator » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:17 am

Jap2.0 wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:43 pm
It looks like hiding your online status works now,[...]
Nope, it's still shown at the bottom of the page where it says "Users browsing this forum: name, name, n guests". Before the update hidden users were counted as guests.

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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Jap2.0 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:29 pm

eradicator wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:17 am
Jap2.0 wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:43 pm
It looks like hiding your online status works now,[...]
Nope, it's still shown at the bottom of the page where it says "Users browsing this forum: name, name, n guests". Before the update hidden users were counted as guests.
Okay, it looks like it just hides the banner by your name, but not at the bottom - so it's better than nothing (and solves my most blatant issues) but it's still not ideal and doesn't do what it says.
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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Jap2.0 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:13 pm

It's fitting the screen width now, this is another nice step.
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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Koub » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:43 pm

Jap2.0 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:13 pm
It's fitting the screen width now, this is another nice step.
Nope, still fixed here.
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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Krazykrl » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:25 pm

My only two (current) usability issues with the updated forum look:
  • Font Kerning with the Titillium font is inconsistent at times. (I tend to heavily prefer plain old Verdana)
  • Contrast of white text on light grey backround is difficult to read. (I know I can install a userscript as a work around, but I would prefer not to.)

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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Jap2.0 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:16 am

Koub wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:43 pm
Jap2.0 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:13 pm
It's fitting the screen width now, this is another nice step.
Nope, still fixed here.
Ah, never mind, either I'm seeing things or they just increased the maximum width by a few pixels.
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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Koub » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:28 am

Jap2.0 wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:16 am
Koub wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:43 pm
Jap2.0 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:13 pm
It's fitting the screen width now, this is another nice step.
Nope, still fixed here.
Ah, never mind, either I'm seeing things or they just increased the maximum width by a few pixels.
I'll be more precise : it was fixed 1152 px, it's now fiwed 1352 px. But it's fixed nonetheless.
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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Koub » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:31 am

Double post but for another bug : the picture attachment system with inline placement is broken. Add 2 pictures, and hit preview when wtiting a post. One of them disappears. The other can't be removed any more. And I'm not the only one expériencing this : I've seen at least another complaint in another topic.
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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by eradicator » Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:59 pm

Koub wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:31 am
Double post but for another bug : the picture attachment system with inline placement is broken. Add 2 pictures, and hit preview when wtiting a post. One of them disappears. The other can't be removed any more. And I'm not the only one expériencing this : I've seen at least another complaint in another topic.
That other complaint would be me :).

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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Deadlock989 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:24 pm

I prefer the fixed width. Your typical 16:9 monitor is far too wide for lines of text. That shizzle is why we don't print essays out in landscape orientation.

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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by eradicator » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:44 pm

Deadlock989 wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:24 pm
I prefer the fixed width. Your typical 16:9 monitor is far too wide for lines of text. That shizzle is why we don't print essays out in landscape orientation.
If you want shorter lines you can simply resize the window to be less wide, but anyone who wants longer lines currently can't just make the window wider. I don't see any reason for the layout to dictate what the "correct" width is. It feels like forbidding long belts to force people to use trains.

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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by Mr. Tact » Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:24 am

Deadlock989 wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:24 pm
I prefer the fixed width. Your typical 16:9 monitor is far too wide for lines of text. That shizzle is why we don't print essays out in landscape orientation.
We don't print essays in landscape out of tradition/habit. It has nothing to do with the potential of long lines of text. Ideally, this would a user configurable setting, "Enable wide displays?", but obviously that's something the board software devs would need to do. It seems a little surprising the board software can't detect the screen width and adjust. Frankly, it seems like a basic failure for a modern application.
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Re: Today's forum skin update

Post by BlueTemplar » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:09 pm

"responsive" layout ! :lol:

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