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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby Mechanic4hire3 » Tue Oct 25, 2016

ThePowersThatBe wrote:
Mechanic4hire3 wrote:
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Mechanic4hire3 wrote:Just wondering if it's because I'm on a Phone. But I do not see a person's feedback anywhere by their name or even in the block they have add posted?

Yes, the smaller the screen, the more basic it gets. You can still click their name to see feedback. On medium and larger screens it looks like this:

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That's funny Powers That Be...
All I see on my screen is your name just like every one else's. It's just the name of the poster nothing else.
I'm on a Samsung galaxy 5
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I don't understand your post. I acknowledged that the feedback does not show up on a small screen, and said you can click on the user name to see it. Then you posted a screenshot of a phone screen in portrait and said it still doesn't show up. Correct, I just said it won't show up. My screenshot is "medium and larger screens."

Another member suggested you turn your phone sideways. If it's wide enough, more stuff will show up. That means physically turning your phone so you are looking at it in landscape instead of portrait. There's no setting to change (unless you have rotation locked on your phone), just turn it sideways. Depending on how big your phone is, the feedback might show up that way. I have a couple of phones to test things with but not all of the different phones, so I can't say exactly what it will look like on yours. We've already made customizations to make it look more like the old site and will continue to make adjustments based on this feedback, but some things will be different. The old site was running on a version of the forum software that was 4+ years old, which is a lifetime in web development.

ok first off, thanks to all you guys who worked on this. as I stated in the first comment you wouldn't be doing it if it wasnt good for us.
thanks again to all those who have commented to help, ok so landscape is turning phone sideways, got that. been doing that anyhows. still no feedback under name so guess my phone is not large enough.

to PTBE. thanks for trying to answer my question...I am sorry you didn't understand my post and you have gotten my meaning incorrect. When I replied I didn't use the words " it STILL doesn't show up". I just posted a pic so you all could see what I see, that simple.
I understand some things have changed for good, but being the novice that I am I wanted to make sure it wasn't some setting I could change or if the new site just doesn't like android based phones. basically your saying the smaller the screen the less info will be able to be viewed. As I have stated before I do 99% of my surfin on the phone so for me I will be going through a long learning curve.....
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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby lomalu » Tue Oct 25, 2016

Ive got an iPhone 6 and it is difficult to navigate in portrait or landscape. I don't think I have figured out how to hit "view last post" yet. I'm sure the error is on my end.
Just for clarity sake, this is posted as information only (thumbs up)
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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby CENT1225 » Tue Oct 25, 2016

Please put the gold and silver charts side by side with the gold and silver threads.
I rely on them all day and all this scrolling to the bottom is driving me crazy.
Was much more convenient the old way.
Thanks.
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Postby jcz1 » Tue Oct 25, 2016

CENT1225 wrote:Please put the gold and silver charts side by side with the gold and silver threads.
I rely on them all day and all this scrolling to the bottom is driving me crazy.
Was much more convenient the old way.
Thanks.
Doug


I'm using what I consider to be a good-size monitor with my PC, and I now have to scroll down for the current spot prices. I didn't have to do that with the old layout. (They're still on the left side as always, but no longer visible without scrolling.) So you're not the only one going "crazy" about that.

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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby Rodebaugh » Tue Oct 25, 2016

Someone get Robert a new phone that he doesn't have to flip open to use.

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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby Mechanic4hire3 » Tue Oct 25, 2016

Rodebaugh wrote:Someone get Robert a new phone that he doesn't have to flip open to use.

:duck: :duck: :duck: No Doubt.. and one without a cord would be even nicer.
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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby wolvesdad » Tue Oct 25, 2016

Why??? I liked the pre-shutdown format fine.
Now it has me with a ?mobile? site and I'm not impressed.
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Postby Mr. Ed » Tue Oct 25, 2016

Does anyone else have a problem seeing the smilies ? Sometimes I see a bunch of them and sometimes I see a few of them. I have not seen Turtle, Duck or Cat since we went live unless I use Chrome. Heck, this old desktop aint even got chrome. I am useing windows 7 and internet explorer. I have found out that Turtle, Duck and even Cat, are right where they should be but are invisible. If I scroll over the area, my pointer will pick it up and I can click to add and that,s before I even smoke any Fritloops.

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Postby fredzoyt » Tue Oct 25, 2016

CENT1225 wrote:Please put the gold and silver charts side by side with the gold and silver threads.
I rely on them all day and all this scrolling to the bottom is driving me crazy.
Was much more convenient the old way.
Thanks.
Doug


They look like they're in the same spot on my monitor.

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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby CENT1225 » Wed Oct 26, 2016

CENT1225 wrote:
Please put the gold and silver charts side by side with the gold and silver threads.
I rely on them all day and all this scrolling to the bottom is driving me crazy.
Was much more convenient the old way.
Thanks.
Doug


They look like they're in the same spot on my monitor.

Dave

I'm on an Android phone and the spot prices are waaaay down atcth bottom of the page.
Inconvenient to get to.
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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby fredzoyt » Wed Oct 26, 2016

CENT1225 wrote:CENT1225 wrote:
Please put the gold and silver charts side by side with the gold and silver threads.
I rely on them all day and all this scrolling to the bottom is driving me crazy.
Was much more convenient the old way.
Thanks.
Doug


They look like they're in the same spot on my monitor.

Dave

I'm on an Android phone and the spot prices are waaaay down atcth bottom of the page.
Inconvenient to get to.
My 2 cents


I guess I take for granted my dual 26" monitor set up.

Sorry to hear it's not working out too hot with the phone.

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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby MaxGravy » Wed Oct 26, 2016

We're looking for solutions to the layout issues. It should be possible to either lock down the scaling (like the old site) or build a separate mobile version. I'm leaning toward the former.

As for Mr. Ed's problem, we'll be posting flyers on telephone poles.
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Postby MrGaribaldi » Wed Oct 26, 2016

This may have been an oversight or this existed on the last board don't know, but :MrEd :turtle: is not listed on "The Team". Quick Links --> The team
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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby MaxGravy » Wed Oct 26, 2016

MrGaribaldi wrote:This may have been an oversight or this existed on the last board don't know, but :MrEd :turtle: is not listed on "The Team". Quick Links --> The team


I think "The Team" is based on a global moderator setting. It was like that before but there wasn't a "The Team" button.

Mr. Ed is listed under moderators.
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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby ZIPS5000 » Wed Oct 26, 2016

My request - is it possible to put the "view new posts" link on the main page rather than in a drop down box (like it was previously)? Or am I missing it somewhere?

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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby db23 » Wed Oct 26, 2016

I like the upgrade, my only complaint is the change of some of the button to symbols rather than words. Like " instead of Quote.

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Postby ThePowersThatBe » Wed Oct 26, 2016

ZIPS5000 wrote:My request - is it possible to put the "view new posts" link on the main page rather than in a drop down box (like it was previously)? Or am I missing it somewhere?

It is on the main page unless your screen is too small to show it, then it moves to Quick Links.

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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby ZIPS5000 » Wed Oct 26, 2016

ThePowersThatBe wrote:
ZIPS5000 wrote:My request - is it possible to put the "view new posts" link on the main page rather than in a drop down box (like it was previously)? Or am I missing it somewhere?

It is on the main page unless your screen is too small to show it, then it moves to Quick Links.

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Gotcha...using my phone, so that is likely the reason why!

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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby Mr. Ed » Wed Oct 26, 2016

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Re: Welcome to BS 3.1 - Questions/Comments Thread

Postby grantwoodisgold » Wed Oct 26, 2016

iirc

there was talk before about wanting clicked on links opening in a new tab, is scroll wheel still the solution?

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