Steel Soldiers migration 12/9/19

patracy

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Yeah but that doesn't help me much if I wanted to merge two threads (?) At least in my case it just selects the whole post and then gives me these choices:

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Now, at the top right of each thread, next to "WATCH", those three dots bring up some more options, but still not what I wanted...
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This is one thing I don't care for how xF works. But I understand the logic behind it. xF is very structured for linking and SEO and there's things they do differently to ensure that is kept. Displaying a fixed number of posts per page also falls into this.

To merge a post into another, select the post in question (be it the start of a thread or a single post in a thread, then click on the move option from the list previously discussed. This will allow you to then specify a thread to merge it with.
 

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How do I insert a "PDF" attachment to a post? Tried using Insert (media) no go, tried using Image insert, no go. Its not a URL if its a PDF file sitting on my PC.

This is one of the old Military issued maintenance tips (forgot the name of the military magazine that was used to issue tech type of bulletins and safety advisement's on generators). Anyway, I have a PDF of one page that is pertinent to a post in the generator forum that I would like to insert in a post.
 

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Your profile was hung in a authentication loop. I had removed that from the group, but you had one pending so it kept on trying to do that. If anyone else is having that issue please let me know.
Ha-ha, same happened to me and it drove me crazy for a couple days... secret codes, everywhere! Then next day it just stopped bothering - (and I thought it was me who clicked on something and got it fixed...):confused::giggle:

To merge a post into another, select the post in question (be it the start of a thread or a single post in a thread, then click on the move option from the list previously discussed. This will allow you to then specify a thread to merge it with.
Thanks, will try that (and report back, eventually... ;)

Anyway, after only ONE week - I'm starting to like this NEW version...!☺
Thanks patracy, for your patience and hard work!!!(y)(y)
 

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Wow, things have changed.... Ive been wrapped around the axle and have not been logged on for a while.
So far it looks good. I'll do a little familiazation training......
 

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No, your attachements are still on the threads they were posted on. The tool to view them all at once is the only part missing. I'm still looking for a happy medium of the great attachment manager xF has and something that won't break/alter that along with giving a "see everything I've posted in the past functionality.
Having that ability to look up old pictures and documents I had already up-loaded really saved time. Especially when helping someone who has the same old problems. Also many of those pictures I posted where the only ones I had, since my hard-drive crashed two years ago. Yes I know I should have backed up everything. Now I have, but the horse has already gotten out of the barn.

On a side note, I'm starting to get a little more familiar with the new site. Going to take a bit of time though before I'm as comfortable as I was with the old site.
Also if there is a way to change the back ground color that would make a huge difference. This black background is hard for my old eyes to adjust to. Need a lighter color.
Thanks for all the help Patracy.
 
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patracy

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Having that ability to look up old pictures and documents I had already up-loaded really saved time. Especially when helping someone who has the same old problems. Also many of those pictures I posted where the only ones I had, since my hard-drive crashed two years ago. Yes I know I should have backed up everything. Now I have, but the horse has already gotten out of the barn.
I completely agree. I'm working on trying to find a suitable solution to this. I want something that will complement the better upload system. Thus far everything hasn't integrated with it. There is one solution out there I like, problem is, they haven't coded it for the newest version we're on. But they say it will be ready in 2020.
 

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Why are the ugliest shoes in the world showing up in huge ads at the bottom of threads now? It wasn't like this a couple days ago.
Because I'm an idiot who thought coding on 3hrs sleep was a good idea yesterday. Instead of telling that ad to NOT display for premium users, staff, and vendors. I told it to ONLY display for those groups. Doh.
 

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Because I'm an idiot who thought coding on 3hrs sleep was a good idea yesterday. Instead of telling that ad to NOT display for premium users, staff, and vendors. I told it to ONLY display for those groups. Doh.
Far from an idiot Drew. From the membership side of things, this has gone pretty smooth compared to other forums that have done the same thing over the years. Ya'll have done a good job with this move.
 

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Because I'm an idiot who thought coding on 3hrs sleep was a good idea yesterday. Instead of telling that ad to NOT display for premium users, staff, and vendors. I told it to ONLY display for those groups. Doh.
So, I will get these ads at the end of EVERY page unless I pay to be a premium user?

Is this part of the new software?
 

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So, I will get these ads at the end of EVERY page unless I pay to be a premium user?

Is this part of the new software?
Premium users do not have the google ads displayed. Google ads have been on the site for years now even with the old software.
 
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