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shout box size help #694946
05/12/17 2:59 pm
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The shout box and that column as a whole takes up half my screen. I have tried logging in and out, restarted my laptop but it didn't go back to normal. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have noticed that the page will have the "correct look" for a split second then it separates to two columns split down the middle.

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Re: shout box size help [Re: 79T140E] #694985
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Will look into that I noticed explorer did that, until fixed use another browser


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Re: shout box size help [Re: 79T140E] #694990
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Thank you Morgan, a little bit less shout would be great!

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Re: shout box size help [Re: 79T140E] #694993
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Fixed now I hope


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Re: shout box size help [Re: Morgan aka Admin] #695002
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Awesome sir. I thought it could be my laptop and I had accidently hit a button or turned something off or on. Thank you.

Re: shout box size help [Re: 79T140E] #723059
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it's big again.

i can turn it off, but no option to reduce it. both vivaldi and chrome.

firefox works fine.

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Re: shout box size help [Re: 79T140E] #723082
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I believe it could happen because we show Random Gallery photos in the left column and have used different thumbnail sizes over the years.
I have manually decreased sizes from 300 pixels width to 200 px width.
Some thumbnails are as small as 160px widht.

This might help, if not then I might try to remove the Random Gallery photo from left comn to see what happen.

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Re: shout box size help [Re: 79T140E] #723086
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Hi Morgan, it also happens if links are posted in the shout box, as they have no character spacing it uses the maximum permisable space (half screen)


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Re: shout box size help [Re: Allan Gill] #723095
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Hi Allan,

That might be your browser too. I'm using Avast SafeZone, which is based on OpenSource Chrome, and it splits "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/59/Brainthatwouldntdie_film_poster.jpg/220px-Brainthatwouldntdie_film_poster.jpg" inside the Shout Box column width.

Hth.

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Re: shout box size help [Re: 79T140E] #723112
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Re: shout box size help [Re: Allan Gill] #723117
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Originally Posted by Allan Gill
Hi Morgan, it also happens if links are posted in the shout box, as they have no character spacing it uses the maximum permisable space (half screen)

Allan if you can give me a photo example of such happening and which browser and version the I will post ot to the developer as feedback.


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Re: shout box size help [Re: 79T140E] #723122
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Hey Morgan-I have had to turn off all avatars and the shout box in order to read the forums text. The shout box takes up 1/2 the screen, and depending on the avatar it will cover the upper left corner of the post. I am using Explorer and since I'm on the company system I can't change or download anything else. Any ideas?
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Re: shout box size help [Re: Morgan aka Admin] #723129
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Originally Posted by Morgan aka Admin
Originally Posted by Allan Gill
Hi Morgan, it also happens if links are posted in the shout box, as they have no character spacing it uses the maximum permisable space (half screen)

Allan if you can give me a photo example of such happening and which browser and version the I will post ot to the developer as feedback.


Appologies Morgan, I picked this up after I interveened. I removed those messages from the shoutbox using long URL's, I don't think this is a developer problem but the shoutbox not being used in the best possible way.

MikeG, the board should be easier to read now with avatars and shoutbox turned back on.


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Re: shout box size help [Re: 79T140E] #723137
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test again I have erased all shout messages just incase there was a character not working properly


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Re: shout box size help [Re: Allan Gill] #723140
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Originally Posted by Allan Gill
Hi Morgan, it also happens if links are posted in the shout box, as they have no character spacing it uses the maximum permisable space (half screen)


maybe it was me.

i put in a huge link before it happened, the one that stuart called out.

i won;t do it again, works fine now.

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Re: shout box size help [Re: Allan Gill] #723153
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Originally Posted by Allan Gill
Originally Posted by Morgan aka Admin
Originally Posted by Allan Gill
Hi Morgan, it also happens if links are posted in the shout box, as they have no character spacing it uses the maximum permisable space (half screen)

Allan if you can give me a photo example of such happening and which browser and version the I will post ot to the developer as feedback.


Appologies Morgan, I picked this up after I interveened. I removed those messages from the shoutbox using long URL's, I don't think this is a developer problem but the shoutbox not being used in the best possible way.

MikeG, the board should be easier to read now with avatars and shoutbox turned back on.


The shout box is Ok now, only takes up about a 1/4 of the page so I can read the forums without turing it off. Some but not all of the avatars however still overlap the text. The few I saw, Lannis', Wades' and Don Leamings',( yours too Morgan but that smiling face is an inspiration! :grin) all take up a great deal of the upper left corner of the post and cover the text.

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