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  1. Thread: Bookmark.

    by brad jones
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    Re: Bookmark.

    This should work a lot better now. Heidi made a fix.

    Brad!
  2. Thread: Bookmark.

    by brad jones
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    Re: Bookmark.

    Good catch. Looks like some testing code got through. Let me look into this.
  3. Re: Maybe reject threads with titles outside certain Unicode ranges? 🎈

    I had asked our tech team to look into flagging posts that have non-English letters in the subject line and tossing them into the moderation queue. Again, using a third party software package for the...
  4. Re: IE9 after Jan 2016 Patch Tuesday - page rendering

    Part of the problem we face running a site is that different people want different things. When one person wants it very wide and want person wants something very skinny, it starts to get hard to...
  5. Re: IE9 after Jan 2016 Patch Tuesday - page rendering

    We were actually considering a white on white text display. It would make for a cleaner presentation of information.

    See how much cleaner this line is!

    ;)
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    Re: Width of code 'Box'.

    Probably. I think Heidi only mentioned code and php. Likely we overlooked vb. Is vb still important?

    Brad!
    (yes, that was a joke)
  7. Re: IE9 after Jan 2016 Patch Tuesday - page rendering

    We made a change on the width of the code block from 650 to 850 pixels. That might be the issue. We couldn't get dynamic code boxes working, so this was a compromise. It sounds like at least one...
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    Re: Width of code 'Box'.

    Let me talk to Heidi tomorrow about the percentage. If she has time, we can test it and see what it does.
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    Re: Width of code 'Box'.

    (and as a note - I had Heidi adjust it to 850px from 650px. This will help for those using larger resolutions. For those with lower resolutions, it might push the right rail ads a bit off the...
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    Re: Width of code 'Box'.

    Here is the code for setting the width. Anyone want to suggest what should change to make it dynamic?



    <div class="bbcode_container">
    <div...
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    Re: Width of code 'Box'.

    Testing....

    Test 3


    This is a bunch of code Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line 1Line...
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    Re: Width of code 'Box'.

    Do you know if the other forums were using vBulletin? If so, then we know we can make it work ;)
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    Re: Width of code 'Box'.

    That's likely the HTML code generated by the vBulletin software. A lot of the pages are dynamically generated. There are thousands of settings, configuration files, and other markup things that are...
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    Re: Chrome browser and Code windows

    I agree - Code boxes shouldn't wrap. Scroll bars should appear if the width doesn't fit. We'll have to look into this to see if it is a Chrome issue or a vBulletin issue......
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    Re: Width of code 'Box'.

    Third party is vBulletin. It seems that we went though this discussion a while back on one of our dev forums (this one or Codeguru most likely). It isn't as simply as being dynamic because the box...
  16. Thread: Bookmark.

    by brad jones
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    Re: Bookmark.

    The link to www.vbforums.com/favicon.ico will just give you just the icon image. That is not a forum page, but rather a direct link to the favicon for the forum. Thus, the white page you saw (Steve)...
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    Re: Width of code 'Box'.

    vBulletin is a third party software product, so we have some limits on what we can change. I know the code box is set to work on a screen that is 1280 pixels wide in general as that is a happy...
  18. Thread: Bookmark.

    by brad jones
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    Re: Bookmark.

    134161

    It seems to be fickle for me. As you can see by the screenshot, I got the favicon displayed on IE. It is showing on the tab in Firefox as well. I also created a bookmark on my bookmark bar...
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    Re: The Board is being spammed.

    Let's also hope they didn't simply move to one of our other forums..... :)
  20. Re: 550 Server error - but only on two threads.

    Thanks Shaggy....

    This error problem seems familiar from years ago..... Let me ask around.

    Brad!
  21. Re: 550 Server error - but only on two threads.

    which forums are those threads located in? I'm wondering if they were deleted or something.
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    Re: The Board is being spammed.

    The question of adding additional moderators has be raised for both helping with spam and helping with the general membership. I leave it to the existing mod team to let me (or the admin team) know...
  23. Re: VB6 Classic Forum All in Chinese or some other Character Site

    Spammers. I'm trying to remove it as quickly as it is being posted. If you scroll past the spammed post, you'll find the real stuff. I'll take a look, but right now I believe I'm a little ahead of...
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    Re: The Board is being spammed.

    We have 20 forums of which several are big and one is a bigger magnet to spammers than this one. Yes, we are and have looked into various options. :)



    Correct - there are better people to code...
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    Re: The Board is being spammed.

    Agreed - page display issues are not related to the spamming issue. They are an issue all on their own. :)
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    Re: The Board is being spammed.

    We've done that for brief periods of heavy spamming on one of our other high-traffic forums. Spammers will get around it. Worse, in a big forum like that one (and this one), blocking anything at that...
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    Re: The Board is being spammed.

    We have a feature that we use as a front line of defense for spamming that I learned was not installed on this forum. I'm not sure how it didn't get installed a long time ago, and I'm SHOCKED we...
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    Viewing source on a mobile device

    How do you view source on a mobile phone web page (Source being the HTML code)?

    I've found a few places online that have suggested ways, but none of them have worked to this point. I'm looking to...
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    Re: The Board is being spammed.

    Many captchas don't really work as well with spammers as you would expect. They do stop a few basic bots, but fall short of stopping everything. Usually the spammers that hit us hardest are able to...
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    One question polls - latest result

    Here is the result for Poll #20:

    132273

    If you want to see previous poll results, you'll find them at:
    ...
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    Re: What the heck?

    No idea.... If it happens again, report it again. Are you using IE or Edge?
  32. Re: securepubads.g.doubleclick.net is really slowing down access to the forum.

    This is likely a specific ad coming through that is causing the issue. If you have a slow response like this and it does eventually load, let us know what ads are showing if you can.
  33. Re: Don't new members get moderated any more?

    Moderation is happening. If something is getting through, please use the 'report post' icon so we can figure out what happened. (If the same person spams more than once, you only need to do one or...
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    Basic Basic - Identifier expected

    I'm posting this for a read.
  35. New Codeguru Article: Building a Clock with an Arduino

    Newest IoT article posted to our site, Codeguru:

    Building a Clock with an ArduinoHow easy is it to build your own clock? You can easily build your own simple clock with an Arduino and a character...
  36. Sticky: When it comes to Visual Basic, what are the most important topics to know?

    First, let me thank you for using VBForums. Your patronage is appreciated.

    We are currently doing a little research, so you'll see questions like the topic of this thread ins several areas. We are...
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    Newest Poll - Average Project Times

    We just posted a new poll on average project times. Feel free to answer when you get a chance. It is in the right column.

    My apologies to the three people that answered it right when I posted. I...
  38. Thread: Vonage ad

    by brad jones
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    Re: Vonage ad

    I confirmed. We are not currently running Vonage on this site, which means it is an ad network ad.
  39. Thread: Vonage ad

    by brad jones
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    Re: Vonage ad

    Is anyone else seeing this issue?

    Shaggy - did the ads have the words "ad choice" in the upper right corner?
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    Re: Testing Webo BB code

    The Webo BB tag creates a link to a search on Webopedia. This is good for pointing to the definition of technical terms.

    What is a race condition
    What is IoT


    Usage: [Webo]A term goes...
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