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Forum Changes?
« on: April 25, 2021, 07:58:58 PM »
Just noticed a couple of things:

1.  Unread posts are now marked with a "new" in blue instead of red.

and

2.  The "send email invitation" link has disappeared or been replaced with "Send Key".

Were these intentional?  Incidentally, #1 doesn't bother me and #2 I like as it stops me inadvertently clicking on the staff list in the Home button drop-down when I go to log out.

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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2021, 08:26:53 PM »

1.  Unread posts are now marked with a "new" in blue instead of red.


I am not sure if the size has altered, but the new blue does not seem to stand out as much as the old red.  ???

Addit: And all the sub-boards are called 'Child boards'.
« Last Edit: April 25, 2021, 08:28:57 PM by dannyboy, Reason: added a bit »
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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2021, 08:29:38 PM »
Seeing as I use the 'Show all unread posts', all posts then listed are new to me.

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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2021, 09:23:55 PM »
Seeing as I use the 'Show all unread posts', all posts then listed are new to me.
Same here but at leat I now know that they are new  :doh: I think.
Iíll get round to fixing it drekkly me Ďansome.

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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2021, 10:19:57 PM »
Same, which makes the blue more obvious. I find it marginally more visually appealing, although I preferred to old font (awaits to be told itís the same font!).

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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2021, 08:22:48 AM »
I don't mind the new 'New' tag, although it's irrelevant to me as I only click 'See All Unread Posts'.

But...

...I really DON'T like the 'Child'  boards. I suspect that someone's getting carried away and thinking in I.T. language.

If we were an I.T. forum, then great, but it it just looks stupid here.

Can we have it back to Sub-Boards please. It makes a lot more sense and is more appropriate for this forum.
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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2021, 08:54:44 AM »
Although renaming some to Childish boards may be appropriate  :D

I like the look of the new colour 'New' - as others though I look at unread so they are all new anyway.

It may be these are not changes made but changes brought about by a newer forum version so may not be options that someone has selected necessarily...

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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2021, 08:59:12 AM »
Am I the only one who clicks on "New" to jump to the first unread message in a thread? (And who finds the active area of the "New" link to be smaller than the apparent size of the button, so often clicks in the wrong place.)

I prefer the old colour, by the way.
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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2021, 09:13:53 AM »
 ;D I didn't know you could - I always click on the last post button far right

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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2021, 09:35:11 AM »
Am I the only one who clicks on "New" to jump to the first unread message in a thread?

No.

(And who finds the active area of the "New" link to be smaller than the apparent size of the button, so often clicks in the wrong place.)

Me.

I prefer the old colour, by the way.

Me too.
Or, to put it another way, I totally agree with Jim.  :)
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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2021, 10:22:32 AM »
Another change Iíve noted is it used to say Níporium and not Classified in the menu bar (waits for someone to say it changed back a long time ago).

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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #11 on: April 26, 2021, 10:30:02 AM »
We've asked @Tank to investigate what has prompted these new changes, especially the 'Child Boards' which, IMHO, needs amending asap. I've no idea why the 'N'Porium' has changed as I thought that was quite a trick title for it ???

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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2021, 10:57:37 AM »
Had an idea about the 'Child Boards' - the sub board is an 'off spring' of the 'parent' board. Just a thought.  :hmmm:
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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #13 on: April 26, 2021, 11:43:47 AM »
I hadn't spotted the 'Classifieds' bit.

That's a shame, N'porium was very apt and clever I thought.

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Re: Forum Changes?
« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2021, 12:12:40 PM »
Am I the only one who clicks on "New" to jump to the first unread message in a thread?

I do now though! What a thing now I don't go to last post and scroll up!!   :thankyousign:



 

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