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The more observant among you may notice that—starting moments ago—the forum suddenly looks very different. I decided that the new skin was close enough to completion to give it a test-drive, and I also figured you had all put up with that blue monstrosity for long enough.

 

In the very lower left-hand corner of the window, there's a control that will allow you to switch back to the blue monstrosity, should you find that any as yet un-addressed quirks with the new skin are too annoying.

 

In the coming weeks, the main site will be upgraded to the same new skin.

 

Cheers!

~ G

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Not a moment too soon, in my estimation. Thanks.

 

Looks good, although I miss the old shade of green which I found very soothing.

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I'll probably be lightening up the green background. Because of the way the skin works on the main site, greening the cream color would be a major hassle. However, I plan to leave the skin choice option available, and will be changing that one to a more appropriate palette eventually.

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Fab! Reminds me of old parchment. And the rounded borders are beautiful.

 

Me likey big-time. :thumbup:

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I like the looks of it. :thumbup:

 

However, when I leave the main page to go to the forum, the top line is cut in half. I can see the tops of the letters only.

 

Logged in as: OMG_Bill ( Log Out ) My Controls · View New Posts · My Assistant · My Friends · 0 New Messages

 

Maybe I just need to reboot or something. *shrugs*

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I was shocked to open the page and find the new look!

I get the same thing at the top of the page, OMG and Sandy.

The rounded edges are nice and the darker background makes it easier to read.

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I would label my reaction as pleasantly surprised. I'm really liking the deep greens and subtly vibrant header. Good work, Sir. :thumbup:

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I spent the day "gardening,"came inside and the world is nice and green. Just as it ought to be.

It looks great from my point of view.

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Looks great, Hiram. The colours are perfect. Only glitch I've found is that one of the bars at the bottom of posts and forums sticks outside the shadowed border.

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What's the little blue ? just to the left of the date and time on each post?
I'm not seeing it. If it persists after refreshing and restarting your browser, a screen shot will help.
Only glitch I've found is that one of the bars at the bottom of posts and forums sticks outside the shadowed border.
There are a few of those and they're one of the things that have been holding up the show. I'm still trying to figure a way around it. Not a CSS genius, me.
I wonder why I couldn't log in from my dad's this weekend?
That sounds like a cookie issue; the skin shouldn't effect that.

 

There have been a few others that have had problems with the IP thing, some have resolved, some haven't. There's a security setting (which is switched off) that matches IP addresses so that you can only be logged on from one computer at a time. For some reason, login sessions seem to be lasting longer for some folks.

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Hiram, after a quick play with Firebug, it looks like you just need to add some margins, like this:

 

.formsubtitle

{

margin:10px;

}

 

.activeusers

{

margin:10px;

}

 

Firebug's 'Inspect' tool is a quick and easy way of tracking down these problems. Highly recommended.

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It seems to be adding a specific style to that area already, maybe there's a section of the php you can modfy.

 

< div class="formsubtitle" style="padding: 4px;">

 

Okay, I'll quit Firebugging you now.

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Found one more that could be pulled in a bit. The table in #gfooter. It has the time and the theme dropdown in it.

 

My semi-OCDs (that all writers and programmers have) are feeling better already. :)

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No worries. Except now I just had a look at the Members section. A few more over there, but it looks like the same problem, so it shouldn't affect your sleep too much.

 

EDIT: Whoops, and the Calendar.

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