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Accessing the forum on a tablet
« on: September 30, 2019, 02:12:29 PM »
've been trying to persuade my mate to join the forum but he and his wife are none too hot on how to use it. If I get him to use the NGF website address is there any special setting he would need for a tablet please? This will be the blind leading the blind :dunce:

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2019, 02:59:49 PM »
Nope, not at all.

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2019, 03:23:10 PM »
Should be absolutely fine
Iíll get round to fixing it drekkly me Ďansome.

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2019, 03:46:15 PM »
There isn't a 'special' setting. But on all the all the tablets/phones I've used you need to click on "Use Desktop Settings" to get the best experience.

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2019, 05:52:54 PM »
Its setup for tablets and phones and detects them giving you a nice red theme... if you want desktop view you click the desktop button :)

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2019, 06:26:01 PM »
It's amazing I view and do everything on the forum on my phone, I cant get on with the mobile site, the desktop version is fantastic in comparison, according to me, whose not yet past the slate and nail technology even though I'm trying to build a dcc layout  :hmmm:

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2019, 06:54:40 PM »
I agree that on a tablet itís best to use desktop version, it still allows you to do all the same things as on a desktop computer, the only thing I find is when I return to the forum tab (after being away from my device) it defaults to mobile view, tapping the refresh button on the browser bar updates it back to desktop.

I use an iPad Pro and an iPhone 7plus and both do the same.

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2019, 07:13:35 PM »
I agree that on a tablet itís best to use desktop version, it still allows you to do all the same things as on a desktop computer, the only thing I find is when I return to the forum tab (after being away from my device) it defaults to mobile view, tapping the refresh button on the browser bar updates it back to desktop.

I use an iPad Pro and an iPhone 7plus and both do the same.

Thatíll be because thats how its meant to work your cookie expires...

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2019, 09:06:58 PM »
if you want desktop view you click the desktop button :)

and being a thicko myself, that button is where please? :dunce:

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2019, 09:49:18 PM »
Top left on the forum page.
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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2019, 10:11:48 PM »
Thanks Chaps. As I use a laptop I've never seen that screen.

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #11 on: September 30, 2019, 10:28:43 PM »
I voiced this to Paul before, but I hate the nice red pages, and my phone and tablet have a habit of turning red quite often.

I find this very annoying.

Ok, it's an easy fix, but having to revert it to desktop view constantly is a bloody nuisance.

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #12 on: September 30, 2019, 10:32:15 PM »
What sort of tablet are you on Mick?

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #13 on: October 01, 2019, 09:56:50 AM »
What sort of tablet are you on Mick?


Not so much a tablet as a heat seeking suppository! :worried: :worried:

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Re: Accessing the forum on a tablet
« Reply #14 on: October 01, 2019, 10:01:55 AM »
Phew!  I thought that there was a problem with this!!!  :D  Glad to hear that there isn't a problem, and that members are happy with the mobile version. :thumbsup:

 

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