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Posted By: RoCk

message board - 18/06/07 10:09 PM

Does anyone besides myself find this more than just a little annoying?

http://img79.imageshack.us/img79/8538/boardku8.jpg

What's with all that space?
Posted By: Horstl

Re: message board - 18/06/07 10:24 PM

your pic ist truncated... (or is that the point?)
Posted By: RoCk

Re: message board - 18/06/07 10:25 PM

It's just an area capture, not full screen or window. The point is all that blank space on the left, you have to scroll right to read the message. It's very irritating to me.

http://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=179129&page=1#Post179129

There's the link to the thread I captured, but it's not the only one that does it. I should have just linked to the thread in the first place instead of a screen capture. I wasn't thinking. whistle
Posted By: schaefer31

Re: message board - 18/06/07 10:37 PM

Looks normal for me when I look at the thread. Must be a problem on your end. What browser are you using?
Posted By: RoCk

Re: message board - 18/06/07 10:41 PM

IE7. The screen capture is in flat mode, in threaded mode it looks as it should.
Posted By: Mentality

Re: message board - 18/06/07 10:48 PM

Code blocks on the board in IE seem to have issues, qwerty has told Krejt about the issue. I don't know if anything will be done about it, or IF anything can be done any time soon smile
Posted By: SladeKraven

Re: message board - 18/06/07 10:50 PM

I have encountered this too but with IE6.
Posted By: Riamus2

Re: message board - 18/06/07 10:51 PM

I use IE7 in Flat mode and have never seen a thread look like that. It's possible someone left some tag open or something along those lines. Of course, there are some minor issues with IE and this forum. For example, in IE7 (but not IE6), if someone does a one line code tag that is long enough to need a horizontal scrollbar, I can't see it without quoting the post or replying to it because the scrollbar is in the way and there isn't a vertical scrollbar. It's just something to live with unless you can get the makers of this forum to address the problem. Kreijt said he doesn't plan to make changes to the forum.
Posted By: RoCk

Re: message board - 18/06/07 10:56 PM

I'm looking at the thread in the SpaceTime browser right now and it looks exactly the same as in IE7, but in Firefox it looks perfect.
Posted By: Riamus2

Re: message board - 18/06/07 11:05 PM

I've never heard of that browser, but if it has the same problems as IE, then I'm guessing it's not a great browser. IE's issues are related to not following the rules. IE does many things its own way, which means things show up differently in it than in other browsers. That really isn't a good thing, but they have not bothered to change how they handle that. So for those of us who still prefer to use IE, we just have to accept that some things won't show up correctly for us, unfortunately.
Posted By: Bekar

Re: message board - 18/06/07 11:07 PM

Both IE6 and IE7 look fine to me. I do get the same issue as Riamus2 though (with scroll bars).
Posted By: starbucks_mafia

Re: message board - 18/06/07 11:10 PM

I believe the Windows version of Spacetime uses IE to render webpages, which is why it displays the same flaw.

Have you tried using other stylesheets from the Preferences section?
Posted By: RoCk

Re: message board - 18/06/07 11:22 PM

Originally Posted By: starbucks_mafia
Have you tried using other stylesheets from the Preferences section?

ubbthreads
(default) is screwed
mIRC looks perfect
mIRC-Classic looks perfect
ubbthreads-dark is screwed
sunny_dropshadow is screwed
ubbcentral is screwed
ValidusX is screwed
Milka is screwed <-- mine

I hadn't thought of changing that, thanks. smile

* RoCk switches to mIRC

Originally Posted By: Riamus2
I've never heard of that browser

It's a 3D browser .. pretty cool. www.spacetime.com
Actually, a better description would be 'a browser with 3D tabs and search'.
Posted By: genius_at_work

Re: message board - 19/06/07 01:21 AM

We went through this whole ordeal with Krejt a while ago. I don't think a solution was found that worked with IE. I started using Opera because of this problem.

I think it's sad how Microsoft released a brand new IE, but couldn't be troubled to make it conform properly to CSS.

-genius_at_work
Posted By: RoCk

Re: message board - 19/06/07 02:27 AM

It's only a partial solution, but changing the stylesheet fixed it right up. Maybe it's only a band-aid but it's nothing I would change browsers over, although only two of the eight available worked correctly.
Posted By: genius_at_work

Re: message board - 19/06/07 03:17 AM

I think the specific issue we addressed before was how IE didn't obey the width CSS property that was set on CODE windows. That caused the rest of the page to become deformed as a result. I problem was made less severe, but was never completely fixed (because of IE's non-compliance).

I now prefer Opera over IE. I particularly like the wand feature. IE has something similar (autocomplete) but it's not quite as useful as 'wand'.

-genius_at_work
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