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Old 01-07-19, 07:13 PM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

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I got it on every thread last night but now it's not happening. If I get it, I'll post the link in here. BTW, I'm on a desktop with Chrome.
I spoke too soon.
It seems to happen when I enter a thread with lots of tweets postings and images.
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/religion-p...thread-12.html

Old 01-07-19, 10:01 PM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

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Any chance we can get the "Panic" button back? The settings for it are still there in the User CP.
Alabama is looking for it right now.
Old 01-08-19, 02:12 AM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

I'm sorry if this was mentioned already in this thread, but my not searching for it actually ties in to my actual gripe itself. Please, PLEASE tell me there is a way to turn off this infinite scroll nonsense. Thank you.
Old 01-08-19, 05:38 AM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

Originally Posted by Hazel Motes View Post
I'm sorry if this was mentioned already in this thread, but my not searching for it actually ties in to my actual gripe itself. Please, PLEASE tell me there is a way to turn off this infinite scroll nonsense. Thank you.
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/forum-feed...w-disable.html
Old 01-08-19, 06:38 AM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

I've noticed when I reply to a thread, or post a new thread, the editor box is pushed all the way over to the left. I can make it taller, but I can't make it any wider.

Is this normal? I don't remember what it was like before.

It would be nice if I could make it wider. And shouldn't it be centered?

I'm using Firefox on a desktop PC.

Old 01-08-19, 09:57 AM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

Originally Posted by TheBigDave View Post
I've noticed when I reply to a thread, or post a new thread, the editor box is pushed all the way over to the left. I can make it taller, but I can't make it any wider.

Is this normal? I don't remember what it was like before.

It would be nice if I could make it wider. And shouldn't it be centered?

I'm using Firefox on a desktop PC.

Ah, that ties into what BobO'Link was mentioning on the last last page. So every user should have defaulted to "Full CKEditor". That's the only one optimized for the new software. You can keep the old text editor, like you have, but it has a few kinks. Tech will not be updating it, but they won't be scrapping it, either. If you want to switch editors because yours for some reason didn't switch to Full CKEditor, go here: https://forum.dvdtalk.com/profile.php?do=editoptions

Select the editor you'd like to use and click Save at the bottom.
Old 01-08-19, 09:58 AM
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Originally Posted by LorenzoL View Post
I spoke too soon.
It seems to happen when I enter a thread with lots of tweets postings and images.
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/religion-p...thread-12.html
Hm OK. And you turned off Infinite Scroll? Also, thank you for your device information on your previous post.
Old 01-08-19, 10:32 AM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

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Ah, that ties into what BobO'Link was mentioning on the last last page. So every user should have defaulted to "Full CKEditor". That's the only one optimized for the new software. You can keep the old text editor, like you have, but it has a few kinks. Tech will not be updating it, but they won't be scrapping it, either. If you want to switch editors because yours for some reason didn't switch to Full CKEditor, go here: https://forum.dvdtalk.com/profile.php?do=editoptions

Select the editor you'd like to use and click Save at the bottom.
Played around with the various editor options. This default and only fully supported CKEditor is useless, at least on safari. You canít select groups of words to edit.

But ďStandard Editor - Extra formatting controlsĒ appears to be the only one to work well, although I havenít fully tested it.
Old 01-08-19, 10:47 AM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

I'd like to see HTML embed turned back on. I know that I and others used it to display table data for leaderboards in different contests.

Examples:
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/sports-tal...th-annual.html
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/sports-tal...mpionship.html
Old 01-08-19, 11:00 AM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

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I'd like to see HTML embed turned back on. I know that I and others used it to display table data for leaderboards in different contests.

Examples:
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/sports-tal...th-annual.html
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/sports-tal...mpionship.html
I'm trying to find out if there's any workaround we can do, but HTML represents a large security risk.
Old 01-08-19, 12:01 PM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

Originally Posted by TheBigDave View Post
I've noticed when I reply to a thread, or post a new thread, the editor box is pushed all the way over to the left. I can make it taller, but I can't make it any wider.

Is this normal? I don't remember what it was like before.

It would be nice if I could make it wider. And shouldn't it be centered?

I'm using Firefox on a desktop PC.

Originally Posted by IBJoel View Post
Ah, that ties into what BobO'Link was mentioning on the last last page. So every user should have defaulted to "Full CKEditor". That's the only one optimized for the new software. You can keep the old text editor, like you have, but it has a few kinks. Tech will not be updating it, but they won't be scrapping it, either. If you want to switch editors because yours for some reason didn't switch to Full CKEditor, go here: https://forum.dvdtalk.com/profile.php?do=editoptions

Select the editor you'd like to use and click Save at the bottom.
Here's the thing with that...

When you *reply* you get stuck with that narrow edit box. If you just "Submit Reply" and then "Edit" the resulting post you get an in-line "Standard" editor that *is* the full width of the screen as it should be. So... it works in one place but not another.
Old 01-08-19, 12:40 PM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

Originally Posted by BobO'Link View Post
Here's the thing with that...

When you *reply* you get stuck with that narrow edit box. If you just "Submit Reply" and then "Edit" the resulting post you get an in-line "Standard" editor that *is* the full width of the screen as it should be. So... it works in one place but not another.
Right. As I said, it isn't optimized. It will likely have irregular behavior.
Old 01-08-19, 12:46 PM
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We have updated the ad layout for logged in users. They, especially ads between posts, should be less intrusive, now.
Old 01-08-19, 10:09 PM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

Hey guys, Kenbuzz here. Long time poster, first time visitor to this forum.

Hi.

Say, I notice that something y'all did has really borked-up the table-intensive DVDTalk NFL Playoff Pool. I could try to explain the disaster that the Pool has suddenly become, but I think it's best to experience it first-hand yourself. Here's the pool location:
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/sports-tal...-new-post.html

Here's a little sample of what -should- be interpreted HTML code, presented to the user as a table, but instead being presented as raw HTML:

<TABLE BORDER=1><tr align=center><TH align="center">Rank</TH><TH align="center">Player</TH><TH align="center">Wild Card</TH><TH align="center">Divisional</TH><TH align="center">Conference</TH><TH align="center">Super Bowl</TH><TH align="center">Points</TH><TH align="center">Actual</TH><TH align="center">Diff</TH></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b> The Cow</b></td><td>Indianapolis</td><td>LA Rams</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>50</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b>Trevor</b></td><td>Indianapolis</td><td>Kansas City</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>50</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b> Brew Crew</b></td><td>Dallas</td><td>LA Rams</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>55</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b>I Drink Molson</b></td><td>Indianapolis</td><td>Kansas City</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>55</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b>PeMo</b></td><td>LA Chargers</td><td>LA Rams</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>46</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b>Quake1028</b></td><td>Philadelphia</td><td>LA Rams</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>48</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b> rabbit77</b></td><td>LA Chargers</td><td>New England</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>45</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b>Jericho</b></td><td>Dallas</td><td>New Orleans</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>63</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b>Cardsfan111</b></td><td>LA Chargers</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>44</td><td>40</td><td>4</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b>Decker</b></td><td>Indianapolis</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>43</td><td>28</td><td>15</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b>the Chief</b></td><td>Indianapolis</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>45</td><td>28</td><td>17</td></tr><tr align=center><td>-</td><td><b> drc</b></td><td>Indianapolis</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>47</td><td>28</td><td>19</td></tr></table>

Every browser
Every thread
Going back sixteen years.


So, yeah, if there's a switch that got thrown that you might un-throw to fix this so that the above looks like a nicely formatted rectangle containing rows and cells and text rather than line after line after line of < and > and / and other giberish, that would be terrific.

Thanks!
Old 01-08-19, 10:15 PM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

Read up a bit ^^^ HTML was disabled because it is a security risk. They are looking into seeing if there are any workarounds.
Old 01-09-19, 04:57 AM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

Originally Posted by The Cow View Post
Any chance we can get the "Panic" button back? The settings for it are still there in the User CP.
Originally Posted by dsa_shea View Post
Alabama is looking for it right now.


But seriously...what is the "panic" button? I have been here forever, have zero clue what it is and have seen it mentioned here several times now.
Old 01-09-19, 09:12 AM
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Panic button has been requested to be fixed.
Old 01-09-19, 09:40 AM
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

I'm in the same boat as kenbuzz as I usually starts the NFL weekly threads and use the HTML table formatting for the schedules. Without, it looks like crap.
Old 01-09-19, 12:30 PM
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Iíve been here for 19 years first Iíve heard of a panic button.

also ads between posts is trash.

one more thing, why donít sentences auto capitalize anymore?
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I will have to admit, my first reaction was pretty much of disgust, but after using the site for a while, I've gotten used to the differences, and it doesn't bother me so much.
A couple things I do like:
  1. The emoji browser! So much nicer than the old one
  2. The old forum used to have problems with the "show me new posts in this thread" button. It would always put me 5-10 posts before the first new one. With the forum change, I always hit the exact first new post.
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Re: Jan. 3rd 2019 Upgrade Master Thread

Can someone educate me on how exactly the HTML stuff went down here? I thought IBJoel said they turned HTML off here a couple weeks ago, something to do with YouTube and Twitter imbeds. He gave us a workaround for those imbeds. But even after that, the tables in our various sports and Challenge threads still worked. But then a couple days ago, something else was tweaked destroying the tables. If it was necessary for security reasons that’s fine, but it’d be nice to have a full explanation of the various things that you’ve done recently.
Old 01-09-19, 04:14 PM
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Can someone educate me on how exactly the HTML stuff went down here? I thought IBJoel said they turned HTML off here a couple weeks ago, something to do with YouTube and Twitter imbeds. He gave us a workaround for those imbeds. But even after that, the tables in our various sports and Challenge threads still worked. But then a couple days ago, something else was tweaked destroying the tables. If it was necessary for security reasons thatís fine, but itíd be nice to have a full explanation of the various things that youíve done recently.
So I'm not an HTML pro, but basically me turning HTML off happened for a couple of forums on the day before/after the software update.
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Iíve been here for 19 years first Iíve heard of a panic button.

also ads between posts is trash.

one more thing, why donít sentences auto capitalize anymore?
Are you on an iPhone, by chance?
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Are you on an iPhone, by chance?
not usually.

Ipad. Mostly.
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