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Post by Jim Berquist » Fri Dec 22, 2006 10:50 pm

Can we loose the wide screen? It's a pain to have to scroll sideways to read the whole post....Jim

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Post by Mike Everman » Sat Dec 23, 2006 3:33 am

Where are you seeing the problem, Jim? And it's Mike ;-)
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Post by tufty » Sat Dec 23, 2006 8:09 am

At a guess, it's when there are long lines or urls as shown here:

thisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatestthisisatest

Putting the following rules in the CSS should make the right-hand content box for posts have a scroll box if they overflow

td.row1 * tr+tr+tr {overflow: scroll;}
td.row2 * tr+tr+tr {overflow: scroll;}
td.row3 * tr+tr+tr {overflow: scroll;}

But that won't work unless you can somehow lock the containing box to a fixed size, either in terms of actual pixels or in percentages. Horrible HTML this thing throws out, mix of CSS and embedded styles, and a gnarly mix of fixed widths and percentages. And layout done with friggin' tables. Meh.

There might be skins that do this for you, that would save buggering about with the code itself.

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Small stuff

Post by Mark » Sat Dec 23, 2006 3:00 pm

Presentation is Everything

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Post by Jim Berquist » Sat Dec 23, 2006 3:47 pm

When I post a new . The entry window word wraps and My post do not seem to overflow the screen.. Is it the browser that is doing it, or a funtion within the forum?????

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Edited: I was wrong, It did do it....

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Post by Mike Everman » Sat Dec 23, 2006 4:30 pm

so I'll just remind folks not to make gynourmous long links.
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hiding long links ...

Post by WebPilot » Sat Dec 23, 2006 5:01 pm

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I am not sure what the problem is, but this is what I think it is.

1. If you want what you have typed to NOT go way across the screen then
press the <Enter> key on your keyboard. Most of the time I write up
what I wish to say in a text editor first, and then cut and paste it into here.

After you submit the post, and don't like what you see ... EDIT it. Put
<Enter>'s where you want them.

2. Any size URL can be hidden. The trick is shown in the BBCode help
page.
You type it like so:

Code: Select all

[url=http://www.phpbb.com/]Visit phpBB![/url]
It is displayed like so:

Visit phpBB! <= just click it!

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Post by Jim Berquist » Sat Dec 23, 2006 5:38 pm

Only problem I have is with the text rolling off screen! When you see the slide bar at the bottom of Window you know your going to have a pain in the &&*^^%.....

Every thing dose not do it. URILS are not my problem.

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Post by Viv » Sat Dec 23, 2006 6:31 pm

Its a Mod Mike;-) when you updated I figure you lost a few mods.

There is a specific Mod for this problem to limit rapping

Are you using easy mods to handle things?
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Re: hiding long links ...

Post by tufty » Sat Dec 23, 2006 9:38 pm

WebPilot wrote:2. Any size URL can be hidden. The trick is shown in the BBCode help
page.
You type it like so:

Code: Select all

[url=http://www.phpbb.com/]Visit phpBB![/url]
Aye, but that one is the joy of joys for those wanting to trick people. for example click here to see Paris Hilton being decapitated! although, as it lets you see the destination it's probably less irritating than http://tinyurl.com/5zpaj which could just as easily be a link to ebay as to tubgirl or, worse, some spyware driveby.

On the other hand, both of them kill the scrollbar.

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