Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 06 Aug 2015, 21:14

B9 wrote:Installed your skin

Image to you Trigger

:toppa: :thumbup:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby tedmus » 06 Aug 2015, 21:25

To everyone involved :badger:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby lou diamond » 06 Aug 2015, 21:39

any chance the mods can just make some of his stuff permanent so that i don't have to faff about with this.

i also think there's a benefit to having everyone have the same skin/features, preferably automatically.

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby mons » 06 Aug 2015, 22:01

I know there's been an add-on which decreases the size of the thread name in each post. I have it on my work PC, but I can't seem to find it to apply it to my home desktop.

Any kind soul have any idea where the code can be found please?

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby tedmus » 06 Aug 2015, 22:01

B9 wrote:Installed your skin

:thumbup: to you Trigger

Does this mean no more shitty new forum on my work PC on which I don't have administrator access to change things?

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 06 Aug 2015, 22:07

tedmus wrote:
B9 wrote:Installed your skin

:thumbup: to you Trigger

Does this mean no more shitty new forum on my work PC on which I don't have administrator access to change things?

No, he means he has installed the skin on his computer. The shitty skin will still exist on others who can't install it.

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Captain Ireland » 06 Aug 2015, 22:09

Mine looks worse with the new skin. Poster info above the post looks worse than to the right. The colour is nicer mind.

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 06 Aug 2015, 22:12

mons wrote:I know there's been an add-on which decreases the size of the thread name in each post. I have it on my work PC, but I can't seem to find it to apply it to my home desktop.

Any kind soul have any idea where the code can be found please?


Have a gander at this below, it's what I did earlier for someone

mons wrote:
Trigger wrote:
waxy wrote:Excellent work :toppa:

I know this is really silly, but is there a way to show the thread name in the body of posts like before?

In your code, remove the bit that says

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    .postbody h3 {
        display: none !important;
    }


That will make it come back, to make it look a lot better, replace the above with this instead

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    .postbody h3 {
        font-size: 1.1em;
        margin-bottom: 4px;
    }

:adore:

Can I nominate Trigger for a forum Knighthood? Well deserved imo :badger:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 06 Aug 2015, 22:13

Captain Ireland wrote:Mine looks worse with the new skin. Poster info above the post looks worse than to the right. The colour is nicer mind.

What size screen are you using? It shouldn't make too much difference but I might have to tweak the master stay as quite a few people are mentioning this

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Captain Ireland » 06 Aug 2015, 22:20

Trigger wrote:
Captain Ireland wrote:Mine looks worse with the new skin. Poster info above the post looks worse than to the right. The colour is nicer mind.

What size screen are you using? It shouldn't make too much difference but I might have to tweak the master stay as quite a few people are mentioning this

Is a 15x12 monitor.

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby mons » 06 Aug 2015, 22:24

Trigger wrote:
mons wrote:I know there's been an add-on which decreases the size of the thread name in each post. I have it on my work PC, but I can't seem to find it to apply it to my home desktop.

Any kind soul have any idea where the code can be found please?


Have a gander at this below, it's what I did earlier for someone

mons wrote:
Trigger wrote:
waxy wrote:Excellent work :toppa:

I know this is really silly, but is there a way to show the thread name in the body of posts like before?

In your code, remove the bit that says

Code: Select all

    .postbody h3 {
        display: none !important;
    }


That will make it come back, to make it look a lot better, replace the above with this instead

Code: Select all

    .postbody h3 {
        font-size: 1.1em;
        margin-bottom: 4px;
    }

:adore:

Can I nominate Trigger for a forum Knighthood? Well deserved imo :badger:

There's even my post commending you in there :lol:

Well-deserved :badger:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Loreless » 06 Aug 2015, 22:32

BM

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Batiatus » 06 Aug 2015, 22:48

Certainly better. :thumbup:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby calmdown » 07 Aug 2015, 01:05

nevermind
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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby lou diamond » 07 Aug 2015, 01:21

lou diamond wrote:any chance the mods can just make some of his stuff permanent so that i don't have to faff about with this.

i also think there's a benefit to having everyone have the same skin/features, preferably automatically.


just did the installs and it was way easier than i expected.

forum looks much better now, thanks to all who contributed :-]

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby ShiftyPig » 07 Aug 2015, 04:02

Can't remember what the first one was for, but here's the second badger I've ever handed out for those involved:

:badger:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby sprainedmind » 07 Aug 2015, 04:53

I'm much more generous with badgers. Have a few chaps :toppa:

:badger: :badger: :badger: :badger: :badger: :badger:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Le.Prof » 07 Aug 2015, 07:35

Trigger wrote:
Captain Ireland wrote:Mine looks worse with the new skin. Poster info above the post looks worse than to the right. The colour is nicer mind.

What size screen are you using? It shouldn't make too much difference but I might have to tweak the master stay as quite a few people are mentioning this


+1 for this.

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Outrageous » 07 Aug 2015, 07:48

Is the latest version the one in the OP?

Trigger you are the hero this forum needs :adore:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 07 Aug 2015, 08:05

Outrageous wrote:Is the latest version the one in the OP?

Trigger you are the hero this forum needs :adore:

If you've got stylish installed, click on the the icon in the taskbar and click "find styles for this site"

You will then go to a list of styles, the top one is the one you want. click on it and it will either say "install with stylish" or update.

If it says update, and you've made any "custom" changes, be sure to copy them out to notepad or something whilst you install them. I've just updated it with an area at the bottom called "personal styles" - basically, put anything that is "custom" within this area and then copy it out every time you update the stylish skin, then past them back in after youve updated via the "manage styles" when you click on the icon.

Hope this clarifies all :toppa:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 07 Aug 2015, 08:08

Le.Prof wrote:
Trigger wrote:
Captain Ireland wrote:Mine looks worse with the new skin. Poster info above the post looks worse than to the right. The colour is nicer mind.

What size screen are you using? It shouldn't make too much difference but I might have to tweak the master stay as quite a few people are mentioning this


+1 for this.

The master style has been updated to included this now :thumbup:

Hopefully alleviates the problem

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby fulhamfan » 07 Aug 2015, 09:12

where do i install the View your posts script?
Ive downloaded it. now what?

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 07 Aug 2015, 09:24

fulhamfan wrote:where do i install the View your posts script?
Ive downloaded it. now what?

What browser are you using? If firefox, you need to install the add on called "greasemonkey" and then go to the relevant pages and click install. It then automatically installs them for you :thumbup:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby fulhamfan » 07 Aug 2015, 09:27

Trigger wrote:
fulhamfan wrote:where do i install the View your posts script?
Ive downloaded it. now what?

What browser are you using? If firefox, you need to install the add on called "greasemonkey" and then go to the relevant pages and click install. It then automatically installs them for you :thumbup:

chrome

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Red Ned » 07 Aug 2015, 09:28

Much much better! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Thanks guys.

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 07 Aug 2015, 09:32

fulhamfan wrote:
Trigger wrote:
fulhamfan wrote:where do i install the View your posts script?
Ive downloaded it. now what?

What browser are you using? If firefox, you need to install the add on called "greasemonkey" and then go to the relevant pages and click install. It then automatically installs them for you :thumbup:

chrome

Install this
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... fkfo?hl=en

Then do the same thing. Go to the script page and click install. It will then install and close the tab you are in. Come back to the forum and refresh :o

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby GaryNeville'sTache » 07 Aug 2015, 09:36

Trigger wrote:This is the code I wrote for Oogy earlier, try adding this to the bottom, INSIDE of the last one of these "}"

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/**** NARROW SCREEN AMENDMENTS ****/

@media screen and (min-width: 700px) and (max-width: 1176px) {
.postbody {
  width: 80% !important;
}
}

/**** END NARROW SCREEN AMENDMENTS ****/


Trig :toppa:

I've downloaded your latest update and added in the extra bells code you posted - I can't figure where I should paste the Narrow Screen code in though.

I can't see a final closing } - I checked immediately above the bells code and the } there seems to be paired to the element above, this is what I have immediately above the bells code:

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   .announcement ul.topiclist.topics .list-inner {
        padding-left: 45px !important;
    }
     
     
     /**** END ICON REMOVAL ****/
   


Am I being thick? (I realise this is a distinct possibility)

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 07 Aug 2015, 09:40

GaryNeville'sTache wrote:
Trigger wrote:This is the code I wrote for Oogy earlier, try adding this to the bottom, INSIDE of the last one of these "}"

Code: Select all

/**** NARROW SCREEN AMENDMENTS ****/

@media screen and (min-width: 700px) and (max-width: 1176px) {
.postbody {
  width: 80% !important;
}
}

/**** END NARROW SCREEN AMENDMENTS ****/


Trig :toppa:

I've downloaded your latest update and added in the extra bells code you posted - I can't figure where I should paste the Narrow Screen code in though.

I can't see a final closing } - I checked immediately above the bells code and the } there seems to be paired to the element above, this is what I have immediately above the bells code:

Code: Select all

   .announcement ul.topiclist.topics .list-inner {
        padding-left: 45px !important;
    }
     
     
     /**** END ICON REMOVAL ****/
   


Am I being thick? (I realise this is a distinct possibility)

edi: If you are using the latest version, then it is already in the code....

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Iggypop Barker » 07 Aug 2015, 09:44

Trigger wrote:
GaryNeville'sTache wrote:
Trigger wrote:This is the code I wrote for Oogy earlier, try adding this to the bottom, INSIDE of the last one of these "}"

Code: Select all

/**** NARROW SCREEN AMENDMENTS ****/

@media screen and (min-width: 700px) and (max-width: 1176px) {
.postbody {
  width: 80% !important;
}
}

/**** END NARROW SCREEN AMENDMENTS ****/


Trig :toppa:

I've downloaded your latest update and added in the extra bells code you posted - I can't figure where I should paste the Narrow Screen code in though.

I can't see a final closing } - I checked immediately above the bells code and the } there seems to be paired to the element above, this is what I have immediately above the bells code:

Code: Select all

   .announcement ul.topiclist.topics .list-inner {
        padding-left: 45px !important;
    }
     
     
     /**** END ICON REMOVAL ****/
   


Am I being thick? (I realise this is a distinct possibility)

edi: If you are using the latest version, then it is already in the code....


If I remove that can I go back to having normal sized windows?

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby fulhamfan » 07 Aug 2015, 09:45

Trigger wrote:
fulhamfan wrote:
Trigger wrote:
fulhamfan wrote:where do i install the View your posts script?
Ive downloaded it. now what?

What browser are you using? If firefox, you need to install the add on called "greasemonkey" and then go to the relevant pages and click install. It then automatically installs them for you :thumbup:

chrome

Install this
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... fkfo?hl=en

Then do the same thing. Go to the script page and click install. It will then install and close the tab you are in. Come back to the forum and refresh :o

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 07 Aug 2015, 09:50

Iggypop Barker wrote:If I remove that can I go back to having normal sized windows?

Remove the narrow screen stuff? What do you call a "normal sized window"? Its so difficult trying to get it right for everyone as everyone as different needs, but basically the narrow screen code i installed makes the "post content" and the "username and details" area sit side by side until the window gets below 700px wide. Thats narrower than an iPad screen. So if you are still having issues, you must have a tiny screen or be zoomed in, or have really low resolution set up

I am using a 24" monitor and everything works perfectly here :(

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby GaryNeville'sTache » 07 Aug 2015, 09:51

Should probably have checked I was actually using the latest version before asking :blush: :picard:

Cheers Trig :smug:

Is there anyway of adding the horizontal scrollbar back in on the posting window? I usually make the window smaller and scroll across so the smileys don't show up on my work screen :ninja:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Iggypop Barker » 07 Aug 2015, 09:54

22.5 in 1920 x 1080 resolution.

If I don't have the window really wide (almost the whole width of the screen) I have tons of space above the post. It just looks shite.

The post content and username details still sit side by side but I have a large space above the post content like this

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Image


unless I drag the window really wide.
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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby ScoobyDoo » 07 Aug 2015, 09:58

Whevener i log out and close the window and then relogin the View your posts and Bookmarks buttons dissappear and i need to reinstall seaside's scripts. Is it the same for everyone else?

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 07 Aug 2015, 10:05

Iggypop Barker wrote:22.5 in 1920 x 1080 resolution.

If I don't have the window really wide (almost the whole width of the screen) I have tons of space above the post. It just looks shite.

The post content and username details still sit side by side but I have a large space above the post content like this

Spoiler: show
Image


unless I drag the window really wide.

Have you edited the code at all as it looks like the "location" for you is coming across further than the width of the "left section" (see the wind bit on your screen shot)

If you've made the left hand side any less than the 12% or so it is set at, that will be why. Alternatively, go into the code, go to lines 84 and 88, and change the .postprofile (line 84) width to 13% and the .postbody (line 88) width to 86% and see if that helps. Its the only thing i can see in your screenshot that might be causing it

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 07 Aug 2015, 10:06

ScoobyDoo wrote:Whevener i log out and close the window and then relogin the View your posts and Bookmarks buttons dissappear and i need to reinstall seaside's scripts. Is it the same for everyone else?

Nope, they should restore themselves - try reinstalling the add on and then the scripts again. As in, delete them all and then reinstall greasemonkey / tampermonkey and then go and reinstall the scripts again

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby c_man » 07 Aug 2015, 10:14

Trig, 2 questions, I don't think this has been covered....

1] On the football forum view, where all the topics are listed out, the unread posts icon (the orange thing) on the left used to have a black dot IF you've contributed to that thread. I don't believe that's there anymore. Any way to get it back?

2] On the thread view, next to each persons name, there used to be a lightbulb indicating whether they were online or not. So you knew if you posted a reply there's a chance they may post back. Now its gone... although having typed this I recall talk of lightbulbs over the past few days :?
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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby ScoobyDoo » 07 Aug 2015, 10:14

Trigger wrote:
ScoobyDoo wrote:Whevener i log out and close the window and then relogin the View your posts and Bookmarks buttons dissappear and i need to reinstall seaside's scripts. Is it the same for everyone else?

Nope, they should restore themselves - try reinstalling the add on and then the scripts again. As in, delete them all and then reinstall greasemonkey / tampermonkey and then go and reinstall the scripts again


Yup seems to have done the trick :toppa:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby Trigger » 07 Aug 2015, 10:18

c_man wrote:Trig, question, I don't think this has been covered....

On the football forum view, where all the topics are listed out, the unread posts icon (the orange thing) on the left used to have a black dot IF you've contributed to that thread. I don't believe that's there anymore. Any way to get it back?

I could do it, but the icon would disappear if you have read that topic. So it would be a bell with a dot on it if there are unread that you've contributed to. But if you have read the thread, then there would be no icon whatsoever...

Its a difficult one really, not quite sure what to do.

I like having the bells back though :thumbup:

edit: on your second point, I cant control that unfortunately :thumbdown:

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Re: Step by Step Guide for Restoring Old Forum Look

Postby earl the beaver » 07 Aug 2015, 10:21

Anyone else's "your posts" sections just lost everything?

Edit: Nevermind, it's back
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