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New-look forum

Postby tim-b » 27 May 2016, 5:23am

Hi
I like it. There is one thing that I miss and that's seeing the day along with the date in the thread topic index and within a thread for each reply
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Re: New-look forum

Postby meic » 27 May 2016, 8:21am

You still get that on subsilver2 board style, but you would probably lose something else that you like.
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Re: New-look forum

Postby Vorpal » 27 May 2016, 8:38am

If you want to try the other style and see if you like it any better, click on your user name in upper right corner and select 'user control panel' (those using subsilver2 already can just click the 'user control panel' link)

Click on the 'Board Preferences' tab
Click 'Edit global settings.
select an alterantive from 'my board style' dropdown box.
click submit
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Re: New-look forum

Postby admin » 27 May 2016, 5:45pm

tim-b wrote:There is one thing that I miss and that's seeing the day along with the date in the thread topic index and within a thread for each reply


That's easy, go to your account's Board Preferences page and change the date and time display format.

  1. Click on your username, then "User Control Panel".
  2. Click on the "Board Preferences" tab.
  3. Select a different option for "My date format". If you like you can even type in your own custom format :)

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Re: New-look forum

Postby tim-b » 28 May 2016, 5:30am

Hi
If you like you can even type in your own custom format :)

Oh, yes!
That's easy

and it was

Thanks everyone
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Annoying pop-ups

Postby monxton » 28 May 2016, 10:15pm

When I do a "Mark All Read" after I've reviewed all the topics I find interesting in a forum, I now get a confirmation pop-up:
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This didn't happen in the old interface, and it does nothing for me. Can it be eliminated?

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Re: Annoying pop-ups

Postby admin » 6 Jun 2016, 11:18am

monxton wrote:This didn't happen in the old interface, and it does nothing for me. Can it be eliminated?


Nope, sorry, that's part of phpBB3.1 - it notifies you that the "mark all read" action has been successful.

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Re: New-look forum

Postby Audax67 » 22 Jun 2016, 4:42pm

I really like the Quick-links menu - saves loading an intermediate page to get to Active Topics. Nicely done. Cheers.
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Re: New-look forum

Postby Bmblbzzz » 22 Jun 2016, 4:46pm

Is there any way of making links in posts open in a separate window, rather than taking the whole window to that link?

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Re: New-look forum

Postby Vorpal » 22 Jun 2016, 7:19pm

Bmblbzzz wrote:Is there any way of making links in posts open in a separate window, rather than taking the whole window to that link?

If you right-click instead of left click, a list will appear and you can open the link in a new tab or new window. If you are using a touch screen, hold your finger/stylus in place a little longer, and when you pick it up, the same kind of list should appear.
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Re: New-look forum

Postby robgul » 22 Jun 2016, 8:18pm

Vorpal wrote:
Bmblbzzz wrote:Is there any way of making links in posts open in a separate window, rather than taking the whole window to that link?

If you right-click instead of left click, a list will appear and you can open the link in a new tab or new window. If you are using a touch screen, hold your finger/stylus in place a little longer, and when you pick it up, the same kind of list should appear.


... or if you have a wheel mouse (i.e. 3 buttons) just press the wheel as a button and you get a new window (that works in Firefox - can't answer for the awful IE/Edge or Chrome)

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Re: New-look forum

Postby Bmblbzzz » 23 Jun 2016, 10:45am

Thanks, both of you.

(And "shudder" to IE.)

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Re: New-look forum

Postby Feek » 5 Sep 2016, 10:00pm

Regarding the day/date, I set mine like this:

Code: Select all

l jS F Y, H:i

That gives me the following format:
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Proper day, date and time, nicely formatted with the time in 24 hours.

Lovely :)

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Re: New-look forum

Postby Heltor Chasca » 6 Sep 2016, 6:57am

And if you aren't happy, there's always the Tapatalk platform. You get asked out on dates and all sorts

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Re: New-look forum

Postby Mick F » 6 Sep 2016, 9:42am

Feek wrote:Regarding the day/date, I set mine like this:

Code: Select all

l jS F Y, H:i

That gives me the following format:
Image
Proper day, date and time, nicely formatted with the time in 24 hours.

Lovely :)
Thank you.
Mine is now lovely too. :D
Mick F. Cornwall