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Discussion in 'ESMB Public Announcements' started by Emma, Sep 4, 2017.

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  1. phenomanon

    phenomanon Canyon

    Now you know how it feels to have something not work on the fooking computer. Lol!
     
  2. strativarius

    strativarius Inveterate gnashnab & snoutband

    Oh, that happens to me at least ten times every day because I'm always fucking around with my computers, like getting a program to work properly or something.

    It's a mystery to me why my post hasn't appeared in the new posts column though, I don't think it's anything I've done wrong.

    As far as I can see, your post (the one I'm replying to) hasn't appeared in the 'New Posts' column either.

    ETA: Oh, the penny has finally dropped and I see how this works now, only the latest post on a thread appears in the 'New Posts' column. Doh!
     
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2017
  3. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

    Thanks for fixing the stat thing, Emma:)
     
  4. Emma

    Emma Mother of Dragons Administrator

    HI Foti, It looks a bit different but essentially it's still the same. I've added a "recent posts" button up the top and that should help with find your way around.
     
  5. Emma

    Emma Mother of Dragons Administrator

    Here is the logic....

    You posted the post. You typed it and crafted it with love :) Then you posted it and you had a look at it in the thread. You might have even edited it after seeing it live. To xenForo (and it was the same with vBulletin) it's no longer a "new post" - not to you anyway - you've seen it. It's no longer "new". This threw me for a loop too when I first encountered this with vBulletin.

    Fortunately the fix is the same as it was in vBulletin - look up on the menu row & you'll see "recent posts" now. Click that and you'll see all the latest posts (I'm not sure how far back it goes). I think that will fix things.
     
  6. Veda

    Veda Sponsor

    The lower right half of the screen has a lot of empty space. Is there any way of filling that empty space with "New threads" as a category, to supplement the "New posts" which would be above it?
     
  7. Emma

    Emma Mother of Dragons Administrator

    Yeah I'm trying to work out the best way to do that. Stay tuned.
     
  8. ILove2Lurk

    ILove2Lurk Lisbeth Salander

    Tip for Firefox . . . and possibly other browsers.

    If the onscreen text is too small for ya, hold down Crtl and press + a few times to make the text larger.

    Can be used on most any website where you find reading is difficult.

    I run Ubuntu 16.04 operating system with Firefox and the text seems pretty tiny without using this trick. YMMV
     
  9. ILove2Lurk

    ILove2Lurk Lisbeth Salander

    . . .
    Ahhhh, thank you for putting the original logo back up. Now I feel at home.

    Much better! :)
     
  10. FoTi

    FoTi Crusader

    Thanks Emma. I've started to figure it out.
     
  11. FoTi

    FoTi Crusader

    Sorry......just initial confusion with the new site. I'm okay now.
     
  12. skep

    skep Patron with Honors

    What is the difference between "New posts and threads" and "Recent posts and threads"? Sounds redundant and confusing to me.
     
  13. TrevAnon

    TrevAnon Big List researcher

    I'd guess new is what you haven't read (yet), and recent is what was recently posted, whether you read it or not'.
     
  14. Emma

    Emma Mother of Dragons Administrator

    Correct :hattip:. I'm working on taking away some of the duplication/redundancy of these nav bar items.
     
  15. Lone Star

    Lone Star Crusader

    ...
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2017
  16. Me and My Self

    Me and My Self Self-born, Autogamous Unicorn

    A question about drafts ...

    Do they get saved just temporarily and deleted immediately upon posting?
    Or are them stored somewhere a little longer (in case we accidentally get out of the thread in the middle - either from power outages or human error, etc.) In this case, how / where can they be retrieved?
    Not my actual situation, but just curious.

    Thank you very much in advance!
    :rose:
     
  17. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation

    I have no idea what happens to them once posted but prior to posting they seem to just sit there automatically, perhaps forever ... You can delete the unposted draft though by hitting the button that appears when you are in the reply box (top row 5th from the left called "restore last draft" ... choose "delete draft" and then " delete confirmed" and the draft post will go away).

    :)
     
  18. Me and My Self

    Me and My Self Self-born, Autogamous Unicorn

    Thanks so much! I'll do a test then to see if it disappears when closing or else if it can yet be restored :heartflower:

    EDITED: Indeed they seem to remain forever on the thread after closing (only one at a time).
    Thanks again!
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2019