Forum's New look...seems to crash on PC

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    Has anyone else noticed the "new" forum look. Seems like the text is lighter and somewhat harder to read. Also, when clicking onto a post, it is telling me that it is an error and must reload.

    Anything new happening with the website right now? :confused:
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    Mac is working great.
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    We are looking into that problem now.

    We'll see what we can do about the font size / font color.

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    Thank you for both of your responses, I will wait and try later!
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    Yes it is harder to read,I had to log into even tho I have "remember me" ticked,haven't lookedn my mbp yet.
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    We should have the crashing issues fixed. We've also made the font darker so it is easier to read. We did have to reset and upgrade the entire site, so having to log back in was an unfortunate but necessary thing :(
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    It does seem darker the font--but size is smaller. The look is very clean. I am not having the crash anymore! Thank you!
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    Yes that's better,no problem about Logging in,was fine this time,does look nice.
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    It is def smaller.:(
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    We didn't reduce the font size, just made it darker. We did reduce the font size of the usernames, but that's it... It's using 12 pixel fonts right now. We can go up to 13.
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    I guess it depends on what OS you are running and resolution of the video cards on older PC's All macs have high resolution displays I will check out the sites on a couple of older PC computers I have at work The fonts look great on the iPad same as Appleforums.net as far as I can tell.
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    Everything here is fine, but when I go to Active Topics, everything is so very small. That is the only page. I am on my computer, I don't use the app, and I am not sure what it will look like when I get on the ipad.
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    SweetPoison-that's where I noticed the font size issue was on my pc...with a 19inch screen. Maybe going 1 size up might be better as suggested earlier.
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    Seems hard for me to get used to the new look by now.
    While hope all will be better a little later..
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    I thought that too. It will get better!:)
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    on my mbp this morning and had to log in again,ticked "remember me"again,text looks bigger now,easy to read,i like the "my posts" in forum,is that new?
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    i think its too bright, especially for late browsing.
    the background.....only if it could detect night-time, and dim a bit(darker background).

    a work around.....
    did this on iOS a few times, enjoy it. White on Black.

    Mac - Press the Control-Option-Command-8 key combination.
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    On an iPad the subscribed threads 'tick' is microscopic!!

    Tim
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    Betcha it is smaller on my desktop here. Got money?
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    I'd like to see the 'wasted space' at the top of each page reduced; on the iPad there are only a few posts displayed before you scroll because of all that needless space. Some of those buttons could be relocated or merged into the same menu line.

    Tim

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