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Re: Forum suggestions

#31 Post by SYSTEM » Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:24 am

vevy wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:37 am
Also, I don't think Midas can handle the level of aliasing in you screenshot!
Heh. I prefer aliased rendering. Sharpness at all costs. :P
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#32 Post by Midas » Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:31 am

vevy wrote:@Midas LOL, you can delete and report the Admin's posts?

Dunno, never tried... But I wouldn't be surprised if I could ban myself, even. :upside_down:

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#33 Post by Andrew Lee » Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:46 pm

Updated both font color and preferred font family.

Tested both prosilver and subsilver board themes.

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#34 Post by vevy » Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:09 pm

Andrew Lee wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:46 pm
Updated [...] preferred font family.
I meant the font for code boxes :oops:

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This is a Code Box
Still Courier New!

As for the [ pre ] tag, thank you! (No text background?)
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#35 Post by Andrew Lee » Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:15 pm

vevy wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:09 pm
I meant the font for code boxes :oops:
Done. Might have to clear browser cache to load the updated CSS.
vevy wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:09 pm
As for the [ pre ] tag, thank you! (No text background?)
Nah.. since it's inline, don't think it'd look good.

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Re: Forum suggestions

#36 Post by SYSTEM » Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:26 am

Andrew Lee wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:15 pm
vevy wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:09 pm
I meant the font for code boxes :oops:
Done. Might have to clear browser cache to load the updated CSS.
Ctrl+F5 works.

The new font looks good. :)
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#37 Post by vevy » Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:10 am

Thanks!
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#38 Post by Midas » Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:10 am

SYSTEM wrote:The new font looks good.

Yes, definitely an improvement in terms of readability. :nerd:

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#39 Post by david.lynch » Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:53 pm

May I vote for a site-wide dark mode?
For the forum, we can always install another phpBB style. If you spot anything nice, do let us know.

For the main database, I would need someone well versed with CSS to contribute. Unfortunately, I suck at CSS and will not be up to the task! :oops:

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#40 Post by webfork » Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:10 pm

david.lynch wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:53 pm
... saves energy
I do support a dark mode but, to be clear, the dark mode saves energy only if you:
  1. Can turn down or turn off some lights around your monitor
  2. Have an "OLED"-type monitor that actually turns off the pixels that are black and dims the brightness of darker colors. Most people have phones now that are OLED so that mode definitely helps, but the last time I dug into this, most monitors don't support the format. there's some technical issues (may of those listed in the wikipedia article may have been resolved)
I'm not trying to split hairs here, this is just another way to remind people that -- when you buy a monitor -- to try and get one that is both reliable and supports OLED. More: https://www.displayninja.com/best-oled-monitor/

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#41 Post by juverax » Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:39 pm

... Maybe it is a trend .., but maybe ... not everybody would love it.
And from a usability perspective .... not sure it is the best.
Could it be just an option?
Personally, I do not "love" it, and I am pretty happy with the current look and feel!

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Re: Forum suggestions

#42 Post by freakazoid » Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:26 pm

david.lynch wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:53 pm
May I vote for a site-wide dark mode?
I'd just recommend using a dark mode extension for your browser. The most popular is Dark Reader and is available for both Firefox and Chrome.

And it doesn't require Andrew or tproli to do any changes to the site! :D
is it stealth? ;)

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#43 Post by Midas » Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:20 am

I have grown accustomed to dark modes on my portable devices, so the proposed addition would be welcome by me.

That being said, I have also noticed that such a transition is not without hiccups, with some sites becoming unreadable on account of stuff like dark text on dark backgrounds (or even vice-versa, light text on light backgrounds).

I'd prefer not to have to resort to browser extensions for this, as not only their results are even more unreliable, but because they are yet another burden on cumbersome programs, and a solution I would like to reserve to essential functionality like ad-blocking and privacy monitoring. :neutral_face:

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Re: Forum suggestions

#44 Post by billon » Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:19 pm

I believe Andrew Lee want to reply to david.lynch's post, but instead edited it, so I reply/quote to bring attention:

Andrew Lee's reply to david.lynch's post about dark mode:
david.lynch wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:53 pm
May I vote for a site-wide dark mode?
For the forum, we can always install another phpBB style. If you spot anything nice, do let us know.

For the main database, I would need someone well versed with CSS to contribute. Unfortunately, I suck at CSS and will not be up to the task! :oops:

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Re: Forum suggestions

#45 Post by vevy » Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:53 am

Hi Andrew,

A couple of quick requests if you may:
1. A way to center text in a line, like [center][/center]
2. A way to resize inline images, like [ img size=][ /img]

Also, the use cases box doesn't adapt to many entries (and doesn't show in preview).

Thanks
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