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Offline gutmensch

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Re: Move Related Forum Discussion
« Reply #30 on: April 05, 2011, 01:43:01 AM »
fixed logo link, thanks!
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Re: Move Related Forum Discussion
« Reply #31 on: April 05, 2011, 05:06:09 PM »
There is "View the most recent posts on the forum" listed under Forum Stats in the default theme.
This doesn't have quite the same functionality. "View most recent posts" appears to include all recent posts. The "show unread posts since last visit" link in the babylon theme shows only the posts that have been updated since a registered user last viewed the forum.

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Re: Move Related Forum Discussion
« Reply #32 on: April 06, 2011, 05:00:58 AM »
Thanks to gutmensch, "Show unread posts since last visit." and "Show new replies to your posts." are now on the forum default theme. We should now only require this one theme.
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Re: Move Related Forum Discussion
« Reply #33 on: April 06, 2011, 05:09:40 AM »
We should now only require this one theme.

Babylon theme provides these links from stock.
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Re: Move Related Forum Discussion
« Reply #34 on: April 06, 2011, 05:17:25 AM »
On Babylon where is our logo? Where are the link buttons.
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Re: Move Related Forum Discussion
« Reply #35 on: April 06, 2011, 07:13:53 AM »
On Babylon where is our logo? Where are the link buttons.
Using the new default provides the best experience.

OK, Babylon theme is not customized but "Show unread posts since last visit." and "Show new replies to your posts" are there. To be honest. Lack of TC links is a low price for a theme which is readable. I hate the default them. Anyhow, just a personal preference :)
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Re: Move Related Forum Discussion
« Reply #36 on: April 06, 2011, 09:15:55 AM »
I tried the babylon theme and I beg to disagree concerning readability.... IMHO there are several design problems at the babylon theme:

1. The buttons and box headlines at the babylon theme have a very small white font with very low contrast to their background.
2. It also prefers font size 1 in lots of places, which is surely not a problem by itself but I find that misplaced in a forum software, where the main task is reading and writing comfortably.
3. Heavy underlining almost everywhere because of link style sheets, which is absolutely unnecessary.

IMHO these things make the babylon theme a worse choice, even though it looks more futuristic at first sight.
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Re: Move Related Forum Discussion
« Reply #37 on: April 06, 2011, 09:42:32 AM »
Heh, and I was just about to post that I prefer the babylon theme because it looks more conservative...
I only lately looked into themes when bmarkus had posted a screenie related to "lost" search function, and since then I am much more happy with babylon in comparison with default which I had used all the time before; particularly babylon seems to me to be much more eye friendly.

gutmensch, I do not understand what exactly you refer to by 'font size 1'

Perhaps same theme could also look different with different browsers (or generally different setups)?

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Re: Move Related Forum Discussion
« Reply #38 on: April 10, 2011, 11:16:04 AM »
HI: I liked the "recent posts" bar/button on the old main site.
It was easy to see all new posts. Can this be done again?
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Re: Move Related Forum Discussion
« Reply #39 on: April 10, 2011, 11:29:39 AM »
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