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Xerol

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Themes
« on: December 26, 2007, 06:44:05 PM »
I like the theme in general, although there's too much dead space at the top. I also want to suggest a "copy" of this theme with different code boxes, one with a blue background and white text (which I find much easier to read), or at least to brighten up the colour of the current code box.

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Re: Themes
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2007, 07:14:53 PM »
Myself I don't mind about the code boxes (it would be nice if they were smaller with scrollboxes, like the Official Forums have, but it's not necessary).  However, I agree that there's too much dead space at the top.  Perhaps size down fonts a bit.  At the very least I think the margins could be changed and we could put some of the information at the top on one line.  Something like:
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Re: Themes
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2007, 08:23:18 PM »
The problem is, these templates are a bitch to modify. Perhaps there are some tutorials on them. Iíll inform myself. But it's still all about digging up the PHP code and finding the thing that needs to be changed. Not easy, as itís all connected with different files and variables. Ugh! My PHP skills suck.

Actually, I managed to do few alterations on the template. I succeeded to remove a CONSTANT search box that was under the greetings section and made a link of the forum title (far top).

Anyway, I'll see what I can do tomorrow. Maybe a different theme is a solution, but I would like a recommendation on this since uploading a new time is rather annoying (zillion of files). I don't want to do that and then realize the new one sucks even more.

ErmÖcan you people pick your own them? I uploaded few from earlier, but Iím not happy with them.
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Re: Themes
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2007, 08:28:40 PM »
Meh, this one does the job.

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Re: Themes
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2007, 04:00:34 PM »
Code: [Select]
LOCATE 1,1
PRINT "Are you happy now?"
PRINT "Anything else? Blood? Hm?"

I decided to keep the avatar on top. I personally like seeing it. Should I remove it? Maybe we need a poll on this. Eh.
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Re: Themes
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2007, 04:22:27 PM »
I would personally prefer a more desaturated blue background color :-\

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Re: Themes
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2007, 04:36:00 PM »
Now? I wasn't sure what you wanted.
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Re: Themes
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2007, 07:55:28 PM »
I was talking about the codebox... all else is good.

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Re: Themes
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2007, 11:25:31 AM »
And I did make a change on the code box. Perhaps the change was too small to be noticed. Anyway, the colors now correspond to the blue/yellow theme in FBIde.
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Re: Themes
« Reply #9 on: December 28, 2007, 11:26:00 AM »
I actually kind of like that, it looks good.
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Re: Themes
« Reply #10 on: December 28, 2007, 03:20:03 PM »
Yay! Happy!

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Re: Themes
« Reply #11 on: December 28, 2007, 09:47:21 PM »
That blue code box is really too bright.  :'(

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Re: Themes
« Reply #12 on: December 28, 2007, 10:47:59 PM »
I agree it's a bit too bright...

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Re: Themes
« Reply #13 on: December 29, 2007, 02:51:27 PM »
There!

Just don't say it's too dark now.

Maybe you should just give me the HTML color code you want.
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