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Offline mc ukrneal

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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #60 on: October 17, 2011, 11:12:45 PM »
A fix for the text box wrap issue:
 
whatever browser you are using, clear its cache and reload the page.
 
For those that are interested, your browser is storing an old version of the forum's stylesheet (the bit of code that formats each page), and applying it to the new version of the forum. Incompatible.
 
By clearing your cache, you are forcing your browser to load the new version of the stylesheet that applies to the new version of the forum software.
 
Let me know if this fixes the problem.
 
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This worked for me (Windows 7 IE9). Thanks!
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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #61 on: October 17, 2011, 11:55:24 PM »
Interesting.  With Vista and Firefox 7 I get the infinite box.

Wait! This is not a bug, but an opportunity for transcendence! For did not the great William Blake say:

"If the doors of perception were cleansed, every box would appear to man as it is, infinite."

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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #62 on: October 18, 2011, 12:07:54 AM »
I was just fooling around. As usual.

Ah! So be it. It was close enough to be possible (though I'd have sworn that the last time I solved a partial differential equation was at least ten years ago) that I couldn't be sure it wasn't based on an actual incident that I'd forgotten.

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It's called 'Show WYSIWYG editor on post page by default.'. You can find it in the Look and Layout section.

Aha!!! I wondered what the Wizziwig Editor was! Thank you!

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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #63 on: October 18, 2011, 12:10:10 AM »
I can say it now: I'm a Toggler.

Yes Karl. We can all come out of the Toggling Closet now, thank goodness.

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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #64 on: October 18, 2011, 05:38:01 AM »
Wait! This is not a bug, but an opportunity for transcendence! For did not the great William Blake say:

"If the doors of perception were cleansed, every box would appear to man as it is, infinite."
:)
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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #65 on: October 18, 2011, 11:56:51 PM »
I have noticed that if someone is on ignore,, that those posts are causing some major formatting problems on the page. Is anyone else noticing this?
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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #66 on: October 19, 2011, 12:02:26 AM »
I have noticed that if someone is on ignore,, that those posts are causing some major formatting problems on the page. Is anyone else noticing this?

Yes me too, and on the thread personal essentials list, the last postings are all f***ked up.

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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #67 on: October 20, 2011, 01:23:14 PM »
Well, I'm running IE 9 and 'Clearing Cache' has not fixed the endless right side box, however, by clicking the 'Toggle View' icon on the far right, it does 'close the box' for my reply post, except I do have to do it on every reply that I do (which isn't a big deal at all).
***Oops, I meant I have IE 9, not IE 7.

*Perhaps my problem is what I think is 'Clearing Cache' isn't what I think it is??  I'm not very good at computer technology lingo, so how does one actually 'Clear Cache'?  I thought 'Delete Browsing History', which includes 'Clearing all your cookies', etc., was what is meant by 'clearing cache', but perhaps I'm misunderstanding?  ???
 
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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #68 on: October 20, 2011, 04:36:30 PM »
Well, I'm running IE 9 and 'Clearing Cache' has not fixed the endless right side box, however, by clicking the 'Toggle View' icon on the far right, it does 'close the box' for my reply post, except I do have to do it on every reply that I do (which isn't a big deal at all).
***Oops, I meant I have IE 9, not IE 7.

*Perhaps my problem is what I think is 'Clearing Cache' isn't what I think it is??  I'm not very good at computer technology lingo, so how does one actually 'Clear Cache'?  I thought 'Delete Browsing History', which includes 'Clearing all your cookies', etc., was what is meant by 'clearing cache', but perhaps I'm misunderstanding?  ???
 
That should do it, Ray.
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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #69 on: October 20, 2011, 09:20:36 PM »
Well, I'm running IE 9 and 'Clearing Cache' has not fixed the endless right side box, however, by clicking the 'Toggle View' icon on the far right, it does 'close the box' for my reply post, except I do have to do it on every reply that I do (which isn't a big deal at all).
***Oops, I meant I have IE 9, not IE 7.

*Perhaps my problem is what I think is 'Clearing Cache' isn't what I think it is??  I'm not very good at computer technology lingo, so how does one actually 'Clear Cache'?  I thought 'Delete Browsing History', which includes 'Clearing all your cookies', etc., was what is meant by 'clearing cache', but perhaps I'm misunderstanding?  ???
 

The easiest way is to reload any page of GMG while holding down the CTRL key ( or the shift key on a Mac). This forces the browser to reload every element of the website.

For more information on how to delete your cache within various browsers, check this page: http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-Your-Browser's-Cache

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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #70 on: October 20, 2011, 10:58:42 PM »
Well, I'm running IE 9 and 'Clearing Cache' has not fixed the endless right side box, however, by clicking the 'Toggle View' icon on the far right, it does 'close the box' for my reply post, except I do have to do it on every reply that I do (which isn't a big deal at all).
***Oops, I meant I have IE 9, not IE 7.

*Perhaps my problem is what I think is 'Clearing Cache' isn't what I think it is??  I'm not very good at computer technology lingo, so how does one actually 'Clear Cache'?  I thought 'Delete Browsing History', which includes 'Clearing all your cookies', etc., was what is meant by 'clearing cache', but perhaps I'm misunderstanding?  ???

You could download CC cleaner, a safe and easy way to clean up your computer.

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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #71 on: October 21, 2011, 12:28:41 AM »
You could download CC cleaner, a safe and easy way to clean up your computer.

I use this too, Ray - an excellent bit of software, which allows you to decide exactly what to get rid of.

(But I'd suggest you only use its basic 'file cleaning' properties. I'm very wary of using it to clear out the registry.)

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« Reply #72 on: October 21, 2011, 12:32:55 AM »
I use this too, Ray - an excellent bit of software, which allows you to decide exactly what to get rid of.

(But I'd suggest you only use its basic 'file cleaning' properties. I'm very wary of using it to clear out the registry.)

Yes me too, but after a few trials I noticed that he did that job excellently too, and never removed anything that was necessary, but yes if not very digi minded it is, best to stay with cleaning files. Remember he always makes a backup of whatever you throw away, and its easy to restore to the old settings again. But that never happened to me.

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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #73 on: October 21, 2011, 10:37:02 AM »
The easiest way is to reload any page of GMG while holding down the CTRL key ( or the shift key on a Mac). This forces the browser to reload every element of the website.

For more information on how to delete your cache within various browsers, check this page: http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-Your-Browser's-Cache

Cheers
Rob

Thanks Rob and others.  It worked this time.  I did the exact same thing I did before  - went to 'Delete Browsing History'.  Except this time, I only checked two boxes (Delete Temporary Files, and Delete Cookies), while leaving all the other boxes unchecked.  And that did the trick!  :)

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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #74 on: January 29, 2012, 06:17:58 AM »
I see the new additions: calendar, birthday listings and a mysterious text at the top right ("News:"). :)
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« Reply #75 on: January 29, 2012, 04:41:04 PM »
I see the new additions: calendar, birthday listings and a mysterious text at the top right ("News:"). :)

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« Reply #76 on: January 29, 2012, 05:25:53 PM »
Thus spake the Master of the Dungeon! ; )
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Re: Downtime - upgrade
« Reply #77 on: January 30, 2012, 12:02:36 AM »
I see the new additions: calendar, birthday listings and a mysterious text at the top right ("News:").

*quickly checks my birthday isn't on my profile - phew*

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« Reply #78 on: February 10, 2012, 02:35:08 AM »
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