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Old 10-18-11, 07:47 PM
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reverting site update?

hey, anyone knows how to restore the old forum look? apparently they updated the site, or whatever, and it's a pita. half previous size on the screen..
 
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Old 10-18-11, 07:49 PM
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not sure if it will work on your browser or not, but hold down your ctrl key and turn your mouse wheel to resize the web page.
 
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Old 10-18-11, 07:59 PM
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uuuuuuuuuuuuuugly. it did work, running Mozilla, but it's all pixilated now. thanks, man, at least, I do not have to enjoy huge grey blank fields on either side of the forum.

oh, to make sure - running highest resolution possible on HD monitor, so it's no me.
 
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Old 10-18-11, 08:03 PM
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I guess I'm lucky to have a crappy old monitor. LOL
 
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Old 10-18-11, 08:08 PM
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Updates are in progress..uggg....progress!

Hang in there..it will get worked out.
 
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Old 10-18-11, 08:17 PM
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Looks good to me. I'll bet your one of those who set a foot from your monitor and never adjusted your fonts or zoom.

 
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Old 10-18-11, 08:44 PM
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Jews have a curse... let you live in the time of changes...
 
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Old 10-19-11, 01:45 PM
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A DIY Administrator has explained the difference in size:
Prior to the relaunch the forum was a different width (flexible) than the rest of the site. With the redesign we set the width to 1,000 pixels. The goal is to make sure that it fits on the majority of screens without having a horizontal scroll bar. Unfortunately we have to design to the lowest common denominator.
 
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Old 10-19-11, 02:50 PM
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Why? Was it broke? Uh-oh, I smell job security's ugly head rising from the ashes. Hard to believe, but true.
And why delete the last poster's name under the most recent post? That's the only way you could tell if the post had progressed further without opening up the entire thread.
 
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Ya, I don't know why they feel the urge to fix what works ...... but it is their sand box
 
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Old 10-27-11, 01:42 PM
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Originally Posted by ray2047 View Post
A DIY Administrator has explained the difference in size:width to 1,000 pixels. The goal is to make sure that it fits on the majority of screens without having a horizontal scroll bar. Unfortunately we have to design to the lowest common denominator.
yes, indeed. I am using older laptop right now with 1280 by 800 pixles resolution, and it's fine, only 1.5 inch gray blank spaces on either side of the reading pan. but on wide screen quality displays, that gray area is much much larger.
no sweat. it's ok, still a decent forum.
 
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