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Update on improvements to forum

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 18:49

Hi Daniel

It does sound as though you are addressing the most important niggles first. Thank you

The ability to enlarge photos is obviously quite an important thing on a forum where we are often ID'ing plants for other users.

However, I'm not sure if the team have picked up that we have also asked to be able to do the finger pinching out / zoom in technique for the whole screen (not just photos) on mobile devices such as iPads (as we were able to on the old style forum).

Some of the members find the text quite small on mobile devices (especially in the Posting Box) and the ability to zoom in / out on the whole page made for a quick and easy fix.

So I'm not sure if the work you are intending to do is just about being able to expand photos or about being able to expand the whole page....? 



Plant ID please

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 18:26

I usually have to give Centaura a little support unless it's well supported by surrounding plants - a few twiggy sticks are fine. 

Forum notifications - please take part!

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 18:22

1) No thread notifications being received (not sure about PM's - haven't had any since redesign )

2) Notifications have not been working since redesign only - fine for both threads and PM's before then

3) Instant Notifications - ON

4) Personal domain - prefer not to put domain name on a public site but will provide it by email if wanted

5) Nothing in junk

Your new-look forum

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 16:48

GD2 - email notifications are on the "To sort out" list - a lot of us are no longer receiving the notifications since The Change.

I think they have always been a bit temperamental (although never a problem for me prior to this) but a lot of people have been affected this time.

Oh no, lily beetles are back!

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 16:10

Squished a copulating couple  yesterday - so no babies - hopefully 

The Highlands

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 15:35

Thank you Joyce - I've just saved that to my web bookmarks - a definite visit when we next go to Scotland

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 08:17

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 07:31

Morning! - lovely day! 

So sorry to hear your news Busy - well done for carrying on with the garden opening. I'm sure it was the last thing you wanted to do after such a shock.

Hope the planning goes well Dove. On a positive note about having to do it at this time of year - lots of journeys past Wootens... 

Office for me but only till lunch time. Planted some mange tout, peas, salad plants and beetroot yesterday. Today I'll see if some of the herbs and chard are big enough to go in and direct sow a few more. 

Love this time of year 

Back tracking through the posts

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 20:48

An edit button is also on the list....

Back tracking through the posts

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 20:47

Landlubber - page numbes at both top & bottom of the screen are definitely under consideration as is the possibilty of a 'Go To Page....' box

I believe they are not at the top of the list of fixes but the team know we would like them.

Meanwhile there is the short term fix mentioned by Chicky.

Can I also welcome you officially to the 'Reading Threads Backwards Club' - there are a few members already & only yesterday I thought it was only me 

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