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Posted: 29 May 2012 11:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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LordHardDriven - 29 May 2012 02:55 AM

...Also the last time I checked the sales cart now appears to lack a “move to wish list” option. In the past on days when you all release a ton of new files I found it much quicker to move everything to the cart firt and then move them from there to the wish list. Now it seems the only way to do that is from the product page which is extremely slow (2 plus minutes per item).


This is true.  I wonder why everything is slow with a new site.  Perhaps they have it in debug mode, or outputting debug data.  That would slow a site down.  The forums seem to be snappy right now, though.  I imagine that might change as more and more topics and posts build up.


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Posted: 29 May 2012 11:45 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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As for the promo images, you can save them if you use this little trick…right-click on the little thumbnail and select Open in new Tab.  It opens as an image file rather than a Flash player component.  You can then right-click and Save image.


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Posted: 29 May 2012 03:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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DanaTA - 29 May 2012 11:45 AM

As for the promo images, you can save them if you use this little trick…right-click on the little thumbnail and select Open in new Tab.  It opens as an image file rather than a Flash player component.  You can then right-click and Save image.


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Or just right click over the thumbnail and select “Save Link as”, it will save as the full size promo image and not the thumbnail image, at least that works for me.

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Posted: 29 May 2012 03:43 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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DanaTA - 29 May 2012 11:45 AM

As for the promo images, you can save them if you use this little trick…right-click on the little thumbnail and select Open in new Tab.  It opens as an image file rather than a Flash player component.  You can then right-click and Save image.


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Or just right click over the thumbnail and select “Save Link as”, it will save as the full size promo image and not the thumbnail image, at least that works for me.


I’ll try to remember to check that out next time I get something.  I just got the new freebie already, so next time.


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Posted: 29 May 2012 05:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 20 ]
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If you click on the “My Cart” button and then on “Shopping Cart” in the lower left of the pop-up, you can check off items you wish to move to wishlist, then “Update Cart” when you’re done.

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Posted: 29 May 2012 05:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 21 ]
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fixmypcmike - 24 May 2012 08:58 PM

I suspect they aren’t going to spend the time implementing a PC or Mac preference because they are switching to Zip files, which will be the same for both platforms.

Well, I just finished downloading my updated files and it was a pain… to find the pc files between the mixed and cluttered stuff.

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Posted: 06 June 2012 01:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 22 ]
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Another request, the option “View your post” in the new forum is dissapeared.

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Posted: 06 June 2012 01:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 23 ]
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Plain zip files are starting to show up!  What’s the manifest.dsx file that is in each one, with different sizes yet the same name?


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Posted: 06 June 2012 06:05 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 24 ]
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Lord Crios - 06 June 2012 01:33 AM

Another request, the option “View your post” in the new forum is dissapeared.

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Go to your profile (click your name or the profile button) and click “View all posts by this user”

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Posted: 06 June 2012 06:06 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 25 ]
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DanaTA - 06 June 2012 01:48 AM

Plain zip files are starting to show up!  What’s the manifest.dsx file that is in each one, with different sizes yet the same name?


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We’re guessing it’s used by the Install Manager (which isn’t yet available).

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Posted: 06 June 2012 06:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 26 ]
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Lord Crios - 06 June 2012 01:33 AM

Another request, the option “View your post” in the new forum is dissapeared.

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Go to your profile (click your name or the profile button) and click “View all posts by this user”

Old system has been faster.

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Posted: 06 June 2012 03:49 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 27 ]
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Lord Crios - 06 June 2012 01:33 AM

Another request, the option “View your post” in the new forum is dissapeared.

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Go to your profile (click your name or the profile button) and click “View all posts by this user”

Old system has been faster.

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Posted: 07 June 2012 03:42 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 28 ]
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There are a couple of changes I’ve recently noticed that are likely not “issues” known or otherwise but rather they are things probably changed intentionally, although I don’t understand why. One is that I don’t see anywhere on the product pages where one can find items that are accessories to a particular item. On the old sites there was a link you could click on to see items that are add on’s for a given item, like texture sets, poses, etc. This is something I depended on greatly to rebuild my runtime which is something one has to do sometimes, usually after a catastrophic hard drive failure. It’s bad enough that I can no longer tell from the product pages if the file sizes I have are current or if I have an old set of files because I missed that an item was updated. It’s also bad enough that I can’t tell if I have all the files for a given item since the product pages no longer provides that info too but to not show files that are accessories for an item is more then just a major annoyance to someone like me, it also removes an opportunity for additional sales. I mean say I buy a clothing item for V4 if the link for accessories was there I might click it and see that there is a nice texture set for that item and buy that also but if there is no accessory link I might never know about that texture set and therefore not buy it. I’m just totally baffled that these issues that are likely causing a loss of sales seems to be okay with Daz and the vendors as I’m not seeing a huge outcry from anyone about the things no longer available on the product page.

Another thing I’m missing is the updated products forum, Daz has apparently stoppedending out email notifications of updated products like they used to. Which was fine because there used to be an updated products forum that would list most although not all new updates (I say that because when it was available I noticed there were items recently updated that did not appear there). However now I’m not seeing
the updated products sub forum in the main forum directory anymore. So how is one supposed to know if there is an update? You can’t compare file sizes anymore on the product page with what you have on your hard drive, you don’t get email notifications and there doesn’t seem to be a product updates forum any more. I mean it’s really starting to feel like all Daz cares about is getting money from people and promoting new products but once you buy an item it’s “Sorry Charlie, you’re on your own”. I’ve been a customer for about 10 years and in that time I’ve accumulated over 2000 items that I’ve purchased, that’s just too much to try and manage on my own without some assisteance from the website. Perhaps if I only had a few items I could periodically reset everything and see if the file sizes are the same but with over 2000 items that’s simply not workable and would add an unnecessary strain to the server for me to try to periodically reset all of those items.

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Posted: 06 August 2012 05:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 29 ]
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drdancm - 23 May 2012 05:07 PM

3.  I intensely dislike the Adobe Flash display of the Product Images.  (I hated when Renderosity did the same thing!) I liked the way it used to   be.  You could see the main image, as well as other images, and as an option you could view them larger. Plus you could simply SAVE IMAGE.

  a. After you click on thumbnal the resulting image is actually smaller than the thumbnail !

  b. You can’t save image without a lot of trouble. Why would I want to save image? Because I save the images in a folder
    with my downloaded product so I know what the hell it is.

    Since I’m sure you are permanently wedded to the hated Adobe Flash display how about this fix:
 
    an icon to download all of the promo images in a zip file, or something like that

 

I agree, especially with #3 and “Why would I want to save image? Because I save the images in a folder
    with my downloaded product so I know what the hell it is.
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THANKS!...I have been doing this since I first started here… maybe “Lollipop for V4” means something to someone, but without an image it means nothing to me… I store all my files/models (that are not needed to be in a Runtime) on a separate HD, and even though I have MANY categories and sub folders to keep stuff organized, the image is always what I rely on in the end.  Doing a screen capture of the slideshow is tedious.
I’m glad someone else mentioned this.

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Posted: 07 August 2012 02:10 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 30 ]
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drdancm - 23 May 2012 05:07 PM

3.  I intensely dislike the Adobe Flash display of the Product Images.  (I hated when Renderosity did the same thing!) I liked the way it used to   be.  You could see the main image, as well as other images, and as an option you could view them larger. Plus you could simply SAVE IMAGE.

  a. After you click on thumbnal the resulting image is actually smaller than the thumbnail !

  b. You can’t save image without a lot of trouble. Why would I want to save image? Because I save the images in a folder
    with my downloaded product so I know what the hell it is.

    Since I’m sure you are permanently wedded to the hated Adobe Flash display how about this fix:
 
    an icon to download all of the promo images in a zip file, or something like that

 

I agree, especially with #3 and “Why would I want to save image? Because I save the images in a folder
    with my downloaded product so I know what the hell it is.
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THANKS!...I have been doing this since I first started here… maybe “Lollipop for V4” means something to someone, but without an image it means nothing to me… I store all my files/models (that are not needed to be in a Runtime) on a separate HD, and even though I have MANY categories and sub folders to keep stuff organized, the image is always what I rely on in the end.  Doing a screen capture of the slideshow is tedious.
I’m glad someone else mentioned this.

As a matter of fact, you didn’t even have to save them, you could drag & drop them.

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