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Discussion in 'CZ Support Zone' started by Reality, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    When someone is quoted you can click on an "arrow" next to the quote and go directly to the post that was quoted which is similar to what we could do before the change. For example if someone quotes me it will say KJJ said: and they'll be an "arrow" pointed upward so all you have to do is click the "arrow" and it will take you directly to my post.

    I have noticed in a few threads that some who have been quoted the "arrow" doesn't appear next to their quote so you can't click their quote and go directly to the post that was quoted. It's important that you're able to click on every "quote" that's posted and go directly to the actual post so you know someone hasn't been misquoted.
  2. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    I see it on just about every post. It's quite possible on those where it doesn't appear they were posted prior to the conversion or they manually quoted the user.

    /reality
  3. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    I've noticed it in the "B.W. Webb thread" for about the first 2 1/2 pages you can't click on any of the quotes and go directly to the posts. You can click on the final few quotes on the 3rd page of the thread.
  4. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    As I said, those posts are from prior to the conversion. The new software uses a different tracking system for replies so only replies made since the new site went live will have the arrow link and as long as the user did not manually quote someone.

    /reality
  5. Sportsbabe

    Sportsbabe Well-Known Member

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    Maybe it's me but my page has White background. Ohly the CowboysZone header is dark blue. The ribbon featuring the different Forums (i.e., Fan Zone, News Zone) is in the beautiful royal blue with a white font.
  6. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    You're getting the same background as me and I'm sure everyone else.
  7. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    You need to add some laughing emoticons. :p
  8. Everlastingxxx

    Everlastingxxx All Star

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    Seems fine but i thought it was fine before.
  9. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    The current scheme is actually the one I was using on the vb site, so I'm glad he
    And the dancing Spiderman. Gotta have the dancing Spiderman at all costs.
  10. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    Old Site:

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    New Site:

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    They are quite similar. That said, it is a new site and new software and that means changes. I understand people don't like change by nature, but it happens.

    /reality
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  11. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    It is my goal to bring all of the old CZ emoticons over soon!

    /reality
  12. Shunpike

    Shunpike Active Member

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    Thanks for all the work. I know it isn't easy.

    The quotes appear pinkish. Any chance this is blue?
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  13. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    It was fine before but some of the new features have definitely made things easier. It always takes a little time to adjust to something new. Being able to see your avatar attached to every thread you've commented in has made it simple to locate the threads. If you jump around commenting from thread to thread you can sometimes forget what threads you've commented in which in the past made you have to search for them. Sometimes I would have to click on my posts to find the threads I commented in especially if the thread dropped off the first page.

    Now you just look for your avatar attached to the thread. With the "alert" feature located in the upper right hand corner you're now notified when someone has quoted you in a thread and all you have to do is click it on and it takes you to their post. First thing I do when I log on here is check my alerts. Like anything new it takes time to get familiar with the new look and the new features. Some people are creatures of habit they hate changing their phones, cars and anything else they've grown accustom to over time. Even those who hate making changes or going through learning curves will adjust to this new format and prefer it over the old one.
  14. Vintage

    Vintage The Cult of Jib

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    Not sure if its been mentioned, but it looks absolutely terrible on smart phones. Trying to read posts is tedious.


    It comes
    across
    like this
    and makes
    it hard to
    read any
    substantial
    post because
    you are
    scrolling
    for what feels
    like forever
    to read what
    is the
    equivalent
    of two sentences


    Not trying to nitpick; just showing as an example.... not sure if there is an easy fix or not. But I do browse the site regularly on my smart phone.
  15. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    That's good to hear I'm one of those who likes using emoticons even though some are annoyed by them. If you can find and add a "yawn" emoticon that would be a great addition. :)
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  16. AmberBeer

    AmberBeer Well-Known Member

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    Any plans for access via Tapatalk?
  17. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    Well, maybe your smart phone is not a smart as you think?

    :D
  18. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    Doubtful. Once XenForo finishes the responsive theme, there will be no reason to use an app. In fact, responsive design is starting to replace mobile themes on many sites with more to follow over the next year.

    /reality
  19. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    I understand, but it's a work in progress so hopefully it will get better soon.

    /reality
  20. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    I actually like the fact it does that because I don't have to keep scrolling the text over to read everything. In the old format the text was spread out wide and I couldn't see everything unless I scrolled over. I had to keep scrolling back and forth from one side to the next. I prefer having to just scroll down having the text in a long neat thin line. I hear a lot of complaints but I like this better. If you turn your phone sideways it will spread the text out.

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