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Posted: 24 May 2012 10:40 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 61 ]
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While we’re talking about email notifications for threads…I don’t know if this is something that can change, but since Annie’s putting together a “to do” list -

It is rather frustrating that the topic for EVERY new email is

“Someone just posted in DAZ Discussion Forum”

When you actually click on the email, you do see the name of the thread, but it needs to tell you in the subject line what the thread is, like it used to and like it does at all the other forums.


Oh, and (forgive me if this is already listed).  In order to have a break between paragraphs, you have to hit enter TWICE.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 11:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 62 ]
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Agree as usual with Alisa’s note…that’s always bothered me when any forum sends out updates that don’t say the subject name.  I’d rather get the e-mail and NOT need to open it, just go back to the forum and view the related thread.  Ditto FA’s note about one e-bot update per visit, at least as an option.  I’m sure some folks like their mailboxes being filled up when voting sales roll around.  o.o;


Something that’s bugging me here and in the store are dates.  Especially for leading posts or posts from admin, (such as in this known issues thread,) it’s very handy to see when a post was last updated.  That seems to be gone now.  Also, we need to see when store item sales end.  Many of us starving artists have to time and budget our spending and can’t just jump on an item as soon as it pops up.  We’ve gotta know how to plan where money goes.


Oooh.  I like the characters remaining count down there.  :D An internal spell check, to boot.  Let’s try it…spiffy.  I’m leaving the extra “o” in Oooh, though.  I like to live dangerously.


Hint to those who like to use formatting:  Finish all or most of your typing first, then edit the styles.  Web editors (even offline ones) have often been wonky with maintaining styles while typing.


Huh…Alisa, I think that’s three times (two extra times) for paragraph breaks.  Weird.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 11:45 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 63 ]
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VoltisArt - 24 May 2012 11:30 AM

Huh…Alisa, I think that’s three times (two extra times) for paragraph breaks.  Weird.

Very weird!!!


Also agree with all your other suggestions.  The spell check’s nice - I guess there’s a limit to the number of characters you can use.  I don’t find it useful, but it is amusing to watch the numbers go down…..


Oh, here’s another… The smileys - I am not crazy about the new window opening up, but there are 2 things even worse -

1-it closes as soon as you select something, so every single time you want a smiley you have to wait for the window to open again. 

2-there’s nothing there telling you what the smileys each mean….


I hope Annie has a lot of paper to make to do lists on!

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Posted: 24 May 2012 12:03 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 64 ]
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I see we can navigate to the next or previous post (according the list when we first clicked the thread) from the bottom of the thread but I hope we can get the main forum navigation bar at the bottom too. That way we don’t have to scroll to the top each time we want to go back to the thread list. I always go back to the commons (or whatever section I’m in) to see what threads have been updated before clicking on one. It’s not really a huge deal but more of a convenience thing.

I will make a note of that request smile


Anyone experiencing any issue not on my list or anyone with thoughts or suggestions, please feel free to post to this thread smile

Hey Annie,

Would it be possible for you to post this list at the top of this thread so we can see what all you have in the list.  That way we don’t have to keep reading through all the posts to see if our thoughts about what when and how are or are not noted. 

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Posted: 24 May 2012 12:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 65 ]
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The “permalinks” that should allow you to link to a particular post in the forum are not working properly.


If a post is on the first page of a thread, the permalink works, and will take you to the intended post.


However, if the post is on any other page other than the first page, the permalink for that post will take you back to the very first post in the thread.


Without this working, there is no way to link to a post that is located several pages into a thread.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 12:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 66 ]
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Another thing to note…. I’ve found that if there is just one page to the thread the notification link WILL take you to the newest post. If there are more than one page that’s when it just takes to the first post of the first page of the thread.  So there is a setting that needs to be tweaked there.  I was noticing that last night before bed.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 12:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 67 ]
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Just a few requests/tweaks if you’re taking them:


1 - Please install the previous smileys as they were smaller yet more legible than the new ones.
2 - Please install the previous font as it was larger, better spaced, and more legible than the current one.
3 - Please add YouTube and Vimeo embedding.


While we used to have YouTube embedding, it always amazed me why we couldn’t embed Vimeo, especially as Vimeo is a far more civilised community of creative individuals than YouTube.  Please consider allowing Vimeo to be embedded as well as YouTube.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 01:02 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 68 ]
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Here’s another - it would be nice if there was a way in private messages to have a setting so that you ALWAYS get a copy of your pm put in the sent folder.  Right now, you have to remember to check it every time and if you don’t, it’s gone


oh, and an addition to this - when you do get a notice about pms, it’s a generic title, like with forum notifications - would be very nice if it said in the subject who you have a private message from.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 01:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 69 ]
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Alisa Uh-Lisa - 24 May 2012 11:45 AM

Oh, here’s another… The smileys - I am not crazy about the new window opening up, but there are 2 things even worse -

1-it closes as soon as you select something, so every single time you want a smiley you have to wait for the window to open again. 

2-there’s nothing there telling you what the smileys each mean….


I hope Annie has a lot of paper to make to do lists on!

tongue rolleye

I wish the smileys window either opened full, opened the same way as the last time after I resized it, or better still, the smileys wrapped so we only need a vertical scroll bar, rather than a horizontal one, too!!!!!

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Posted: 24 May 2012 01:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 70 ]
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*Finally* I can report something I *like* about the new forum (gasp). gulp With images that are actually posted to the forum, if you right click and do “View Image” and then right click and do “Save Image As”, you actually get the original file name!!! I can’t tell you how many times I cursed at that “origimage_18267381263867.jpg” format. Of course, now that they know I like this, it will get “fixed” in the next update.confused I suppose auto-squishing will change that, but perhaps the full size, when viewed unsquished, will have this feature. That would be supa-dupa.


Here’s something else that actually seems to work: The new smileys may be somewhat limited, but they can actually insert themselves in the middle of a message, instead of always going to the end. Yay! The smileys also seem to work at the end without having to have a space manually inserted after. Yay!


Although preview with an attachment doesn’t show the attachment yet, at least the new forum doesn’t trash the attachment when you preview the message. Yay!


Yeah, 3 carriage returns is a little odd…

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Posted: 24 May 2012 01:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 71 ]
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1. I am not getting any emails, whether it’s newsletters (or have there just not been any recently?) or new post notices.

2. Do we need to add a new email address to our address books so it will be recognized as a trusted sender?  What is it?  I’ve added the new sales address already.

3. There is no way to jump to the newest unread post in a thread, like we used to be able to do.  Every time I check threads that I’ve watched, I have to go through them to find where I left off and where the new posts start.  It’s not too bad when there’s only 2 or 3 pages…but we all know that won’t last long!  LOL

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Posted: 24 May 2012 04:30 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 72 ]
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It doesnt look good I am afraid….searching engine fails, no new releases updates at home page (still same products), no fast grab, sometimes products are shown, sometimes error 404…. I hoped it will be better with time…

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Posted: 24 May 2012 06:51 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 73 ]
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Dana - I think it’s the same email addy that the old one was, but some people aren’t getting emails, and some are.

Here’s another for the list -
When you get a reply to a pm, it gives a link to go to read it at Daz…and you get to the home page, which means click on Community, click on Forums, then click on PMs.  Either the email linking to the pms, or a link to your mailbox on the front page would be helpful. smile


Takes deep breath to see if this post finally makes me a member and not a new member lol

Edit-Yep.  Post 26 is the magic number.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 07:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 74 ]
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Here is another issue. Because I posted over-sized images to two threads this morning, they were removed by moderators. The problem is now, for me anyway, that I cannot upload another image to the same forum - even though it is a new post and the image has a new name, my old large image pops up and the moderators remove it again. I have told them what happened. Richard said it is “bizzare.” OK, that’s true, but is anybody working on this? Or did it only happen to me? I am afraid to post any images anywhere because those old too-big ones seem to be stuck in DAZ’s cache.  shock

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Posted: 24 May 2012 09:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 75 ]
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I just noticed this one, So I did not read all this thread to see if it was reported yet.
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A thread that has been locked shows up as NEW forever.
I got caught up in on all the posts in one forum and then jumped back into it thinking I would find a new post to only find the locked thread still showing as new. So I checked it in another forum same thing.
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That bugs me.

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