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Offline Pack93z  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, May 24, 2011 11:36:33 AM(UTC)
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There is nothing currently that denotes a link as being a link.. no alternate color.. no underline.. makes it interesting to tell something is a link.

See People of Walmart or I am almost famous threads in the Random Babble.

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I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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#2 Posted : Tuesday, May 24, 2011 1:07:19 PM(UTC)
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Yeah I stick my mouse over the words to see the hyperlink. I thought it was just me.
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#3 Posted : Wednesday, May 25, 2011 8:55:26 AM(UTC)
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Sometimes the font seems to be bolded.. others not.. just makes it somewhat a challenge to identify a link.. unless you hoover over the posts..

This isn't a critical issue.. but more of a inconvenience.
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#4 Posted : Thursday, May 26, 2011 8:33:19 PM(UTC)
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This is one stupid design issue I have. I like this theme a lot because it's laid out in a manner I like.

HOWEVER


The links are ALL tied into the same damn class! So, links on the topics, links in the posts, etc ... all freaking have to be the same. I'll have to check into some other themes and figure out how to fix that crap.
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#5 Posted : Thursday, May 26, 2011 11:16:02 PM(UTC)
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Isn't the theme customizable? Can't you just create a few new classes? That is what I had to do with my forum. It was a frustratingly slow process, though, since many of the classes were opaquely named.

By the way, I like the new colors of the buttons, though I would recommend changing the hover-over color from black to something like a pale green. People should still be able to read the buttons even when hovering over them.
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#6 Posted : Friday, May 27, 2011 8:02:52 AM(UTC)
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I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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#7 Posted : Friday, May 27, 2011 8:03:47 AM(UTC)
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Some variation I see has been added.. maybe underline or I it..
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#8 Posted : Friday, May 27, 2011 8:07:09 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Pack93z Go to Quoted Post
Some variation I see has been added.. maybe underline or I it..


No, because then everything that is a link will be highlighted, italic, underline, etc and that's unacceptable. There has to be something in the css that separates them.


I changed it to blue, but then everything that links you to something was blue, including forum titles, user profile links, everything. That's just not good design at all, but the theme I'm working off is called so clean so fresh. I've been trying to locate a source of YAF theme's with no damn luck at all! I liked the other we used, but the damn avatar box area would size itself instead of being static. I hate that.
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#9 Posted : Friday, May 27, 2011 8:26:11 AM(UTC)
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Yes.. I can see that in the css.. and now that I grabbed your so clean zip this morning.. I will peak at it and play in the dev environment this weekend if I find some time to play. either that or setup a environment here at work and play with it..
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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#10 Posted : Thursday, June 2, 2011 10:20:36 PM(UTC)
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The links should stick out a little more now.
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#11 Posted : Friday, June 3, 2011 10:39:40 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
<p>The links should stick out a little more now.</p>



oooooooo flashy.
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#12 Posted : Saturday, June 4, 2011 12:18:27 PM(UTC)
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Blinking got annoying, changed.
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