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Reply 640 of 718, by appiah4

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dr_st wrote on 2020-05-16, 08:30:
appiah4 wrote on 2020-05-15, 21:27:

Is there no signature image height limit? There should be, really.. Some signatures have absurdly large or tall images. Check out bloodem 's signature for example, it's jarring..

Is there any real reason to not disable signature display?

Yes, because it actually does contain a lot of very useful things in many cases. Take a look at Tiido's signature for example.

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Reply 642 of 718, by TheAbandonwareGuy

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I don't think we should globally limit signatures. Maybe let users disable their display on their end if they want. Forum software should have an option for that. Most sigs here aren't that bloated anyways.

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Reply 643 of 718, by Bruninho

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Paralel wrote on 2020-05-16, 23:05:

I think Appiah4 makes a strong point. Every forum I have been a member of has had explicit signature image number, height, and size.

Agreed. Signatures shouldn't be THAT big. There must be a limit in height, width, and size.

After all, our avatars do have the same rules enforced by the forum.

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Reply 644 of 718, by cyclone3d

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Can somebody point me to a signature that causes issues? I use mine for usefully links.

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Reply 645 of 718, by dr_st

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TheAbandonwareGuy wrote on 2020-05-17, 00:50:

I don't think we should globally limit signatures. Maybe let users disable their display on their end if they want.

Maybe? Every forum software I've ever used allowed signature view to be disabled. If there ever is a forum that takes this option away, you won't see me there.

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Reply 646 of 718, by appiah4

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cyclone3d wrote on 2020-05-17, 01:41:

Can somebody point me to a signature that causes issues? I use mine for usefully links.

Here: Re: Need for speed 3 Hot Pursuit on Win98SE

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Reply 647 of 718, by TheAbandonwareGuy

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appiah4 wrote on 2020-05-17, 05:59:
cyclone3d wrote on 2020-05-17, 01:41:

Can somebody point me to a signature that causes issues? I use mine for usefully links.

Here: Re: Need for speed 3 Hot Pursuit on Win98SE

Still doesn't seem problematic to me, he could have put it inside one of those "click to expand" boxes though like you use if your dumping a log.

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Reply 649 of 718, by Bruninho

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Actually, just set a rule where users must use maximum of 4 lines per signature. Anything above that, just add "click to expand". This way anyone who want to see their useful links from other users, will have to click. Better for us - less scrolling.

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Reply 650 of 718, by VileR

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4 lines may be a bit strict, but anyway the number of lines is irrelevant when someone just uses a gigantic image instead of text.
On the other hand... it should be possible to limit the displayed height of the signature to 100 pixels, or 6 em heights (for example), and make it expand only when clicked. That should work regardless of the content.

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Reply 651 of 718, by cde

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cyclone3d wrote on 2020-05-17, 01:41:

Can somebody point me to a signature that causes issues? I use mine for usefully links.

This is what your signature looks like on a mobile phone, it takes a lot of screen estate:

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Reply 652 of 718, by appiah4

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It shouldn't be number of lines, IMO. It should be number of characters and number of pixels (for images). something like 256 chacters and 100px usually works for other boards..

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Reply 653 of 718, by xjas

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There is a # of characters limit, my old-board one was longer than that (because of multiple BBCode links) but it got grandfathered in when we changed over. When I changed it I had to keep it under the new limit. Maybe they should be collapsed by default on mobile? I've used Cyclone3D's XG resources a few times & wouldn't want to see those buried.

Images in sigs could be shrunk/collapsed, or have a pixel height limit, although I'm not a fan of them in general - that's what avatars are for. Nobody's seems really obnoxious yet though.

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Reply 654 of 718, by Dominus

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Obnoxious signatures are supposed to be reported to the moderators so we can come to an understanding with the user 😉

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Reply 655 of 718, by bjwil1991

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Anyone notice that the mouse icon got smaller after a Windows 10 update? I use a bigger mouse icon since it's hard for me to see a small arrow on the screen.

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Reply 656 of 718, by Bruninho

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bjwil1991 wrote on 2020-05-21, 17:32:

Anyone notice that the mouse icon got smaller after a Windows 10 update? I use a bigger mouse icon since it's hard for me to see a small arrow on the screen.

Build 2004 has been released ? I have to get it.

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Reply 657 of 718, by schmatzler

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bjwil1991 wrote on 2020-05-21, 17:32:

Anyone notice that the mouse icon got smaller after a Windows 10 update? I use a bigger mouse icon since it's hard for me to see a small arrow on the screen.

Edge had a bug where it didn't apply the custom mouse cursor that this page is using - so I guess that's been fixed now.

Reply 659 of 718, by cyclone3d

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cde wrote on 2020-05-21, 08:52:
cyclone3d wrote on 2020-05-17, 01:41:

Can somebody point me to a signature that causes issues? I use mine for usefully links.

This is what your signature looks like on a mobile phone, it takes a lot of screen estate:

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Well.. I tried shortening it so each link would only take one line on mobile but it won't let me save the changes because it says the max is 255 characters and I am using 407.... so it will just have to stay until I can figure something out.

BBCODE should not count towards the character limit but it does. Not sure if there is a way to fix that but there should be if there isn't.

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