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Post by heruca » Tue Nov 22, 2005 7:05 pm

Does anyone know how I can set the text entry field background color to something lighter, so that we can see the cursor while we compose messages? I'm still kinda new to phpbb forum tweaking.
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Post by Steel Rat » Thu Nov 24, 2005 5:05 pm

You should be able to do that in the Edit Styles section of the Admin Panel. You can change all the color values used in the Style Sheet.
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Post by heruca » Thu Nov 24, 2005 5:18 pm

Thanks, SR. I'll try that.
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Post by Ipstenu » Sat Dec 10, 2005 11:13 pm

Any chance making the background lighter? The yellowish on black is making me see spots :oops:

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Post by heruca » Sun Dec 11, 2005 6:06 am

When you go to your Profile, is it giving you the option to change to the subSilver theme? Or is subBlack the only choice?

Is anyone else having a problem with the forum's color scheme?
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Post by Halebop » Sun Dec 11, 2005 7:12 am

I did at first but I got used to it. From statistics I've read a male is more likely to prefer a dark website while a female the opposite. Having said that, counterintuitively I find lighter pages easier on the eye. My friend runs a Never Winter Night forum here in NZ using phpBB and we tried a few different colors before it went live but settled on very light blue: http://www.nznights.com/forums/index.php

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Post by Halebop » Sun Dec 11, 2005 7:14 am

Perhaps you can find a shade that melds with the "highlighted" mid-tone blue in your logo?

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Post by heruca » Sun Dec 11, 2005 8:42 am

OK, with Halebop's help, I tested this, and it works.

Just go to your Profile (there's a link to it at top of every forum page). Near the bottom of the Profile screen is a theme selection popup menu. Setting it to "subSilver", then hitting the "Submit" button should provide a viable solution for anyone experiencing problems viewing the current white & yellow on black color scheme (known as the subBlack theme).
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Post by Ipstenu » Sun Dec 11, 2005 6:46 pm

Ahhh less pretty/site matching, but less painful :) Thank you!

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Post by Farland » Sun Apr 23, 2006 5:55 pm

A suggested tweak would be to eliminate the screen that comes up after you submit a reply. I think the forum should just take you to the thread you posted in.
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Post by Omnidon » Mon Apr 24, 2006 4:25 am

Heheh that's probably too fancy for our poor overworked programmer. ;-)

It is a good idea though. :idea: I'll be fixing that on my own forums. :!:

Heruca also said he might let me help him with the site though after BRPG is released.

I would just send him the modified file, but this forum is a few versions behind mine.

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Post by heruca » Mon Apr 24, 2006 4:36 am

I'll probably implement Farland's suggestion shortly after release, right after I update the phpBB2 version.
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