Welcome To Websleuths # 2

Discussion in 'Welcome To Websleuths' started by Tricia, May 23, 2018.

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  1. Shiressleuth

    Shiressleuth On Time Out

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    Another difference - my history shows my last 50 threads.

     
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  2. badgersmythe

    badgersmythe Well-Known Member

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    Is anyone else finding it confusing seeing the profile picture of the member who started the thread, rather than the subject of the thread, like I used to see? At the moment every list looks like a list of missing pets to me!
     
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  3. Niner

    Niner Long time Websleuther

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    I believe you have to post FIRST, and then the Alerts pop up. At least that's what happens to me this morning. I come in here, and there are no Alerts, but then after I posted, the Alerts pop up.

    Yes, but then you have to click on everybody's name that has posted on that thread. Kind of cumbersome.... I liked when you could just "see" the names on the bottom of the thread! [​IMG]
     
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  4. bears10

    bears10 Well-Known Member

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    I have my settings adjusted so I do not see signatures.
     
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  5. dixiegirl1035

    dixiegirl1035 Well-Known Member

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    I cannot figure out how to get to "settings"!
     
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  6. Niner

    Niner Long time Websleuther

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    At the top of the page - right side it will have your user name "dixiegirl1035" then "inbox" and your "Alerts". Hover over your "name" and you will see stuff you can go to in your personal settings. At least that's how I found it. :)
     
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  7. BetteDavisEyes

    BetteDavisEyes All the boys think she's a spy...

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    If I can figure out how to do it :D
     
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  8. bears10

    bears10 Well-Known Member

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    Control + print screen
     
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  9. BetteDavisEyes

    BetteDavisEyes All the boys think she's a spy...

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    What it amounts to is that font size everywhere has been reduced - Websleuths looks better, but many other sites I frequent are a little too compact. I already have size set at 125%, but adjusting to 150% was ridiculous - everything looked like a second grade textbook. I'll get used to it, I'm sure.
     
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  10. bears10

    bears10 Well-Known Member

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    While you hold down the control button, scroll with the center part of your mouse and you should be able to zoom in/out in other increments. If you are on a laptop and don't have a mouse, hold down control and use two fingers to "pinch" or "spread" the part of your laptop that you use to scroll. hth
     
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  11. BetteDavisEyes

    BetteDavisEyes All the boys think she's a spy...

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    I have a desktop with 21" monitor. Difficult for me to use DH's laptop (13") and next to impossible on phone.
     
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  12. bears10

    bears10 Well-Known Member

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    I hear ya. I love my phone, loathe tablets, and am not crazy about laptops either. Unfortunately I work on a laptop all day lol.

    Try scrolling with your mouse while holding "control" and that should help you with zooming.
     
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    Gardenista Well-Known Member

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    This depends on the device.
     
  14. KaaBoom

    KaaBoom `·.¸¸ ><((((º> ...·´`·.¸¸ ><((((º>...·

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    Mine is set to 175% and I love it. First it pushes the side bar down to the bottom, so I don't have to see that, while I'm reading the threads. The text does get a bit big and it fills my entire laptop screen. But that is OK. It's easy to read and even the hard to read small orange on orange text becomes readable.

    Since there are only 20 posts per page, it doesn't take much scrolling to get to the bottom, even with extremely large font size.
     
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    Gardener1850 Well-Known Member

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    Oh, oops! Mine does show the last 50. My bad.
     
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  16. BetteDavisEyes

    BetteDavisEyes All the boys think she's a spy...

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    At 150%, my font seems HUGE :D I can't imagine having it set at 175% :eek: I guess we do what we gotta do. I actually like the smaller font here, but it might be a problem on other sites I frequent (mostly news).

    On the positive side, the recent Microsoft updates included a photo slideshow that changes every 24-36 hours. Of course, users can add their own photos, but I actually like the changing scenery - it's like a travel-log that takes me to awesome places :)
     
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    Eleven_11 Well-Known Member

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    Is it just me or are there more/larger ads today?
     
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  18. Tortoise

    Tortoise Well-Known Member

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    is anyone else having connection problems right now? for about the past hour, not being able to go to next page of threads or add likes etc. without being timed out.
     
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    Amonet Well-Known Member

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    I had a problem just now with not being able to quote a post. I am also having a few site errors...it says something about either maintenance or high load on the server. It's making me fear there might be a dDos attack going on?
     
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    Amonet Well-Known Member

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    I'm also really intrigued by all this chat about the smileys, and I'm feeling very old... I can't stand webpages that look like 12 yr-olds have been playing... my brain can't cope with all the jerky motions all over the place. But I'm very curious as to Bears10's comments and what would be a reasonable compromise to make things have a more modern feel without alienating anyone over 40.
     
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