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Stark
Posted on 11-05-08 01:58 PM (rev. 2 of 11-05-08 02:31 PM) Link | Quote | ID: 93568

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So here's something. I realized that the reason I always wore the item to not view post layouts is that a lot of post layouts just kinda suck, and blocklayout was never implemented here. But then I realized another thing! I'm an administrator! I can edit other people's profiles! I can just solve this entire problem myself. So I will!

Here are things that make a post layout bad:

1. They're offensively bright compared to the rest of the board. I don't want to be viewing the board and then suddenly OH MY GOD MY EYES.
2. Poor use of color contrast, for reasons rather similar to 1.
3. The layout itself is structurally broken, and it breaks the board's layout or images bleed into other people's posts.

When I do this, of course, I'll be sporting. If I delete your layout, I'll PM you and say why your layout was deleted, and what you can do to improve it. Most likely though, if it's not a problem with images, I'll do my best to improve it myself, and then PM you of any changes made. If it's a problem with images then I can't do anything about it and yeah.

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Posted on 11-05-08 03:38 PM Link | Quote | ID: 93571


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Not that I intend to do this, but this is just a question out of curiosity: can you set it up so you use a certain layout depending on what the board theme is? As in, assign a layout to a board theme so that anyone viewing the board under that board theme would see your layout that is "designed" for it.

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Stark
Posted on 11-05-08 03:47 PM Link | Quote | ID: 93572

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Posted by MathOnNapkins
Not that I intend to do this, but this is just a question out of curiosity: can you set it up so you use a certain layout depending on what the board theme is? As in, assign a layout to a board theme so that anyone viewing the board under that board theme would see your layout that is "designed" for it.
It would be pretty weird for someone's layout to depend on the board scheme, but if you wanted to, you could get creative with the CSS by knowing the name of each stylesheet and building on it uniquely. It is not something the board natively supports, though.

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Posted on 11-05-08 03:48 PM Link | Quote | ID: 93573

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No, you can't. But you SHOULD be able to. Like, $layout in post headers or signatures should be replaced with an ID, so you could include a stylesheet like layout1.css or something.

Sukasa
Posted on 11-05-08 04:27 PM (rev. 2 of 11-05-08 05:00 PM) Link | Quote | ID: 93580


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Removed Changed my layout. Now that tables don't work the way they used to, it was too difficult to get that layout to arrange properly.

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Posted on 11-05-08 04:29 PM Link | Quote | ID: 93581


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Posted by Stark
So here's something. I realized that the reason I always wore the item to not view post layouts is that a lot of post layouts just kinda suck, and blocklayout was never implemented here. But then I realized another thing! I'm an administrator! I can edit other people's profiles! I can just solve this entire problem myself. So I will!

Here are things that make a post layout bad:

1. They're offensively bright compared to the rest of the board. I don't want to be viewing the board and then suddenly OH MY GOD MY EYES.
2. Poor use of color contrast, for reasons rather similar to 1.
3. The layout itself is structurally broken, and it breaks the board's layout or images bleed into other people's posts.

When I do this, of course, I'll be sporting. If I delete your layout, I'll PM you and say why your layout was deleted, and what you can do to improve it. Most likely though, if it's not a problem with images, I'll do my best to improve it myself, and then PM you of any changes made. If it's a problem with images then I can't do anything about it and yeah.
Start by fixing yours. The font is too small, making it a pain in the ass to read.

Stark
Posted on 11-05-08 05:49 PM (rev. 2 of 11-05-08 05:50 PM) Link | Quote | ID: 93588

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Posted by knuck
Start by fixing yours. The font is too small, making it a pain in the ass to read.
Though I disagree that it's illegible (12px is pretty much standard), I can't see the harm in granting your request.

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Zem
Posted on 11-05-08 06:13 PM Link | Quote | ID: 93590


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Thanks!

I actually haven't seen any in a while, but I hope you're planning on unconditionally deleting any scrolling layouts.

Oh, and your new layout... default table borders? Come on, man. Shit's ugly.

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Stark
Posted on 11-05-08 06:18 PM Link | Quote | ID: 93592

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Posted by Zem
Thanks!

I actually haven't seen any in a while, but I hope you're planning on unconditionally deleting any scrolling layouts.

Oh, and your new layout... default table borders? Come on, man. Shit's ugly.
That was actually a typo. A 1 which was supposed to be a 0. Was wondering why it seemed off. I should probably go to sleep at some point.

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Posted on 11-05-08 09:57 PM Link | Quote | ID: 93607


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Don't forget about the people who are
Super noobish MarioLuigiman made this posts:
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(biography of my life with annoying pictures)

Any time I need to hit the reply button just to see where the actual content (or lack thereof) is, I feel a certain amount of idiocy has been made.

And with Zem, scroll layouts are lame.

Kawa
Posted on 11-05-08 09:58 PM Link | Quote | ID: 93608


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Posted on 11-06-08 04:12 AM Link | Quote | ID: 93644


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This may sound totally newbish, but its appropriate.

How do I make my own layout and use it here?

Stark
Posted on 11-06-08 06:57 AM Link | Quote | ID: 93651

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Put the appropriate HTML and CSS in your header/signature.

I'm sure that wasn't helpful, but it's exactly it.

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Posted on 11-06-08 11:24 AM Link | Quote | ID: 93655


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Once I think I saw some guy's images laying across other posts.


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Sukasa
Posted on 11-06-08 04:27 PM (rev. 2 of 11-06-08 04:27 PM) Link | Quote | ID: 93662


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That was probably my layout - for some reason, despite being valid CSS is wouldn't render correctly for Opera. I think I know why, though.

Kawa
Posted on 11-06-08 08:04 PM Link | Quote | ID: 93689


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Posted by Sukasa
...for some reason, despite being valid CSS is wouldn't render correctly for Opera. I think I know why, though.
IE too, and I know with certainty why. I could PM you an in-depth explanation if you want it...

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Not much point, the layout code got nuked in favour of this layout.

Kawa
Posted on 11-06-08 08:13 PM (rev. 2 of 11-07-08 07:17 PM) Link | Quote | ID: 93692


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True, but at least it's sort of educational, right?

Maybe I should think of getting a new layout...

Edit: How's this?

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Put the appropriate HTML and CSS in your header/signature.

I'm sure that wasn't helpful, but it's exactly it.


Thanks, I'll work on making a layout eventually.

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Posted on 11-08-08 09:54 AM Link | Quote | ID: 93865


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What you could do, and it's real common to do that, is to take someone else's layout and edit the values. The more changes the better, but at least you'll have something to work with.

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