TRF upgraded to XenForo. Questions and Comments here please

Discussion in 'Rocketry Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Angie, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. Jun 19, 2018 #61

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    Both links redirect to the home page... or maybe just cause the page to refresh as I'm already on the home page. I can't access either now, though.
     

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  2. Jun 19, 2018 #62

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    Actually, it's just the header that shows, and when clicked redirects, my bad. I'm a little sleepy!
     
  3. Jun 19, 2018 #63

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    I think you've turned into a pumpkin. I know I have. Going to have to sign off here in a few minutes. Start again in the morning. Thanks for checking and helping out.
     
  4. Jun 19, 2018 #64

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    You may be right! Have a good one!
     
  5. Jun 19, 2018 #65

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    If it hasn't been mentioned already, coming in via a Google search doesn't work anymore, takes you to the forum index not the thread you want.
     
  6. Jun 19, 2018 #66

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    Thanks for that information @Viking.

    EVERYONE, PLEASE PUT YOUR INFORMATION HERE. Links with examples of what you are reporting will be very helpful. I'm signing off for now, but will be back in the morning to help you out.
     
  7. Jun 19, 2018 #67

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    I'll follow the forum looking for updates about the app... That's my preferred method of access. Change is change, meh. People will complain, then get over it. Then it'll change again.
     
  8. Jun 19, 2018 #68

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    Kinda miss the title on right side of old style that stated where you were from.... Savannah...Chicago..etc.
    Lead to meeting many folks when traveling to launches.
     
  9. Jun 19, 2018 #69

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    I wish it has less ads. I was a paid supporter. It is worth the price to avoid ads.
     
  10. Jun 19, 2018 #70

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    I REALLY DO NOT LIKE THE ADDS TAKING UP 25% OF THE PAGE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  11. Jun 19, 2018 #71

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    You can switch off ads on your profile, under Preferences.
     
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  12. Jun 19, 2018 #72

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    In general, I really like the upgrade. I primarily used the browser on my iPhone, and this is a much, much better interface.

    One very minor issue....I really like the recent threads listed at the bottom, but when I was reading a thread, I noticed they doubled.

    Edit: and when I try to edit this post (in an iOS browser) the “more options” button doesn’t appear to work.

    Edit2: and I think the “home” and “forum” buttons at the top are redundant.
     

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  13. Jun 19, 2018 #73

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    Thank you.
     
  14. Jun 19, 2018 #74

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    The new format looks OK to me, but I can't find any link for a list of recent posts. The "New Posts" in the right corner only has 8 items, but what about seeing everything over the past day?
     
  15. Jun 19, 2018 #75

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    I have to agree that a “past 24 hours” or “Today’s posts” would be a nice addition. I used that a lot on the old forum.
     
  16. Jun 19, 2018 #76

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    At the very top of page you will find "New Posts"
     
  17. Jun 19, 2018 #77

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    Apparently extended ASCII characters are no longer supported. The title below my username was five star characters.
     
  18. Jun 19, 2018 #78

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    No huge issues ATM, I can get used to the new site. BUT:
    The floating ad at the top is in the way. Explanation:
    In portrait mode on my phone/tablet there is no right side showing the latest post, and many other features are hidden, not by ads just by the way the thing works. When I go to landscape mode the info on the left is there, this has nothing to do with the ad however. When typing a post in landscape mode, all I see is the ad, I can't see what I am typing. I have to switch between landscape and portrait A LOT. Most of my posts are done via phone or tablet, so this will likely cause me to use the forum less; not because I am a child and don't like the layout, but because it is difficult to reply, read, and navigate with that infernal ad covering my screen.
    Having the stickied threads be a different color background would be nice. On my phone/tablet they look like regular posts, I have to look for the little pin icon.
    I will try to do pictures, not sure if it works.
    Portrait mode
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    Landscape
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    Trying to type in landscape
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  19. Jun 19, 2018 #79

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    +1 I used that as my "homepage" after logging on, it was nice to see all the new posts in one place.
     
  20. Jun 19, 2018 #80

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    @JJSR Go to New Posts at the top of the page, click on it and it will open to New Posts, Recent Posts and others. Try one of those.

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