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Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Lord Ravenclaw, Apr 25, 2017.

  1. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    Has it fixed itself?
     
  2. Oment

    Oment The Betrayer

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    One link in between Profile Page and Follow on the avatar blurb, two buttons on top/bottom right of conversation page and one link when you click on your inbox... I'd say it has.
     
  3. Bill Door

    Bill Door The Chosen One DLP Supporter

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    Is there any way to get to a screen like the old User CP, where I can see any threads I'm subscribed to that have been updated?


    Everything is different and scary.
     
  4. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    You mean like the button what says 'Watched Threads'?

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  5. Hashasheen

    Hashasheen Totally Sirius

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    This place sure looks really pretty now.
     
  6. Rehio

    Rehio Alchemist DLP Supporter

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    When browsing the forums by using "new activity," there used to be a button on every post that allowed you to just jump towards the first unread post of a thread. Is that still around?

    Sorry for being a bother, trying to figure out my way around here again.


    Also, I miss my custom title. ;_;
     
  7. ScottPress

    ScottPress The Horny Sovereign Prestige

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    Yeah, custom titles are a low priority thing, but they're a part of what makes DLP, DLP.

    Still trying to find my way around, but things are looking spiffy enough so far.
     
  8. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw System God Admin

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    @ScottPress Agreed. I've ported over existing "staff titles" from vBulletin where there wasn't a collision with a current custom title. In vB we had 2 titles and HTML in titles, now we have 1 title and no HTML (except in titles coming from the general user title ladder, e.x. Alchemist).
     
  9. Zvohunter

    Zvohunter Second Year

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    I may be simply going blind, but the font colour during login is just a shade too light for me.
     
  10. Snapdragon

    Snapdragon Seventh Year

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    Any plan to fix the font size? The new one wastes far too much space for my taste.
     
  11. Fatality

    Fatality Unspeakable

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    This is definitely new and scary, but first impression is it looks great. I'm looking forward to familiarising myself with it better. Cheers for all the hard work, Lord Ravenclaw (and anyone else who work on the upgrade).

    As I was writing this I got a notification that a new post had been submitted and could load it up - this is awesome.
     
  12. Rudolph

    Rudolph Second Year DLP Supporter

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    Have to say, I am really liking the changes so far and have to give the admins and people involved putting work into it much love for it. This is seriously awesome to be on Xenforo.
     
  13. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw System God Admin

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    You're welcome to submit your feedback in the Xenforo Migration Feedback forum.

    As an aside, I don't really care for the implication that font sizes are "broken." As it turns out people have different preferences, so what seems fine to me (and Xiph0, Jon, etc.) doesn't appeal to you. That's not broken, that's preference. It isn't obvious to me what you dislike. So, try again. Submit some feedback with examples of what you think wastes space and then we'll have a conversation.

    Thanks for the report, it's been fixed.
     
  14. Vanathor

    Vanathor Second Year

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    There is actually a Xenforo Addon that lets users adjust font and margins client side, without impact on server performance. Don't know the cost off hand, and it could be free but at worst it would be a onetime cost of like 35 dollars or some such.
     
  15. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw System God Admin

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    Or they can install Stylish. We could use that money much more effectively elsewhere.
     
  16. Seratin

    Seratin Proudmander Prestige DLP Supporter

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    After browsing almost exclusively mobile on DLP for the last year and having to deal with the shitty way vBulletin handled drop down menus I have to say this is awesome.

    Getting alerts and being able to load them easily, knock them off swiftly and knowing they're there in the first place?

    I can't express how good this is.
     
  17. Palindrome

    Palindrome Magma Moderator Moderator DLP Supporter

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    Can anyone confirm that this isn't a feature already for me? I'll see about rewriting my plugin if it doesn't already exist.

    Unless there's anything more pressing to implement, perhaps? :D
     
  18. Snapdragon

    Snapdragon Seventh Year

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    Ok, done that now:)
     
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  19. Zombie

    Zombie John Waynes Teeth Prestige DLP Supporter

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    No he meant to post it here.

    https://forums.darklordpotter.net/forums/xenforo-migration-feedback.152/

    There was a specific forum on site that was established for feedback and errors. If you scroll down the page of Darklordpotter.net you will find it there, or click that link above.
     
  20. Seyllian

    Seyllian Professor DLP Supporter

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    Posting is so smooth now, especially the multi-quote system. Great work Raven & co..