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New TGP format .... what's the deal ?

Discussion in 'Interactive Administrator Threads' started by ES330, May 26, 2015.

  1. Hozay

    Hozay Supporting Member

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    Yes, thanks. I had the same problem.
     
  2. gkelm

    gkelm Supporting Member

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    I guess the powers that be don't like it.
     
  3. Tone Loco

    Tone Loco Silver Supporting Member

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    Like what?
     
  4. avalonpb

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    I feel compelled to comment here. I like that the search function actually works. First time EVER you can search for G&L on this board.

    That said, I can't stand the new PM function. It is just plain awful. Make a single mistake and you loose everything you've typed -thats just retarded. Overall I'm not a fan of the new software. I'm getting old but I was fluent with the internet back when the only "forums" were Usenet based so i'm not a technophobe . The constant move towards (anti-social) social media with everything is just plain disheartening. I want to talk to musicians here. I don't want to share bulls*t on Tweeter or Facefook.
     
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  5. stilwel

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    +1 LOVE the new search function...works great.

    -1 HATE that you have to click twice to "Mark Forums Read", and 3 clicks when on mobile.

    Mark Forums Read should work from the current Forum and down. Mark ALL Forums read should only be available from the top-level home page. The way it's currently setup is cumbersome and different than virtually every other forum I'm a member of.

    Just my thoughts...
     
  6. jthomps123

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    The 'logged in' view of http://www.thegearpage.net/board/index.php needs the right sidebar better adapted to desktops/laptops with smaller screens. It appears to be set to a %, and its compresses the main content (forum listings) to the point where the vertical stretching is horrible - the descriptions of each forum really screw up the layout. Its not optimized for normal/non-16x9 laptop resolutions IMO. Either the sidebar needs to be a smaller %, or an @media query used below a certain width to do away with the descriptions. JMHO.
     
  7. richsteele

    richsteele Supporting Member

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    how do you start a thread, post, conversation, I just want to sell an item , so confused
     
  8. jeffluke137

    jeffluke137 Member

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    I can't find where to start a thread now either.....it was there the other day
     
  9. rollyfoster

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    Is that why my iPad Pro screen is all wonky? I realize it’s bigger but now everything is all squished to the sides and the menu is on the right but a lot of times 1/3 of the screen is just white. It’s making my head hurt.

     
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  10. No_Stairway

    No_Stairway Supporting Member

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    I have no complaints but do have a wish list item. I would love to be able to ignore threads from the new posts thread list. I realized a while back there are several threads with 1000's of replies I don't participate in as well as newer threads I have no desire to participate in. I've probably ignored 20-30 threads so far it's just a pain to open it just to ignore it. FWP I know
     
  11. Jon Silberman

    Jon Silberman 10Q Jerry & Dickey Gold Supporting Member

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    I think this just started happening to me: the Trending Topics are showing up now also in individual open threads, in addition to the main page with all of the forums showing. How do I get it to stop?
     
  12. Cactus Bob

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  13. LaXu

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    On desktop the sidebar is just awful, it provides no relevant information for me, all it causes is more scrolling and images showing up smaller because I don't want to run my browser in fullscreen. Please just make it possible to hide.

    I haven't checked it on my 12.9" iPad Pro yet but I bet it makes the website unreadable because it does not scale well. The sidebar on desktop/laptop/large tablets will take too much space and make the forum content hard to read.
     
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  14. Blix

    Blix Supporting Member

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    Go to bottom left of the page and choose TGP test style and it’s back to normal.
     
  15. WordMan

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    I did not know that! I scrolled to the bottom of the page and sure enough, there's a style selector. I opted for Tablet here on my laptop, and it removed the sidebar! Yay. Thank you.
     
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