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Discussion in 'UHall' started by Doubleplay, May 31, 2011.

  1. Doubleplay

    Doubleplay Lore Keeper
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    Just recently the font got smaller on all my stratics pages. I can hardly read it anymore. Is there a place in stratics where I can set the default font size? I have searched and searched for a preferences menu, but have failed so far.
     
  2. Black Sun

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    I'm can't find one, maybe it's a setting on your browser.
     
  3. Petra Fyde

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    I used to do this regularly by accident when I used IE. I can't remember what it was, but there was a keyboard shortcut to reduce the font size that corresponded to one of my UO hotkeys.
     
  4. RaDian FlGith

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    If you have a scroll mouse, and you hold the CTRL button while scrolling, you can (and may already have, accidentally) adjusted your default font size.
     
  5. RawHeadRex

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    the pop-up ad's at the bottom of the page are just dawesome, dotally dawesome. :lame:
     
  6. Cirno

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    CTRL+ +/- or mouse wheel resizes your default font in your browser (Firefox, at least, but I think it's a standard).
    Ctrl+0 (zero) should reset it to default
     
  7. Petra Fyde

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    Bottom right corner of the ad, hit the 'close'.
     
  8. Vlaude

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    ctrl and +/- works too
     
  9. Cirno

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    That's what I meant to say, instead of up/down.
    No idea where I got that from :(
     
  10. Lorddog

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    comon petra - it comes back every page refresh or link clicked

    The font is located in the toolbar > view > text size

    if you dont see the toolbar you can hit ALT to show it.
     
  11. Sevin0oo0

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    yeah, I HAVE to do that to post/preview because the ad invisibly covers over those buttons - it's also wider than you'd think as well. Ads normally don't really bother me, but that seems kinda intrusive to me.

    example, the lower left post about blackrock stew, their ad covers it - "can't get there from here"
    [​IMG]
     
  12. Petra Fyde

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    1. 'comon Petra'?? I'm seeing them just the same as you are, and hitting 'close' as soon as they appear so that I can read the board.

    2. The promotion, 'moneytizing', of the site is not my responsibility. I don't pay the bills and I don't decide how to raise the cash to pay them.
     
  13. RawHeadRex

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    yet you have no problems stating the obvious on how to close the pop-up...

    I didn't ask HOW to get rid of them.
     
  14. Cirno

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    You didn't really ask anything at all, you just commented unfavourably on adverts.
    Petra explained how to mitigate their impact on your page view, and you attacked her for it.
     
  15. Petra Fyde

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    Obvious to you, but some people hadn't seen there was a 'close' button, it's small and not particularly noticeable.
     
  16. RawHeadRex

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    bingo, thank you.
     
  17. Viper09

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    No need to attack Petra for trying to help you mitigate the annoyance of the ads. Don't like the ads then go after the people in charge of them, not those who are not responsible for it. Or to save yourself time wasted, listen to the help offered and/or get something like adblock.
     
  18. Sevin0oo0

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    I like most of the ads, is how I found LOTRO which I'll actually try out. A transparent image placed over a forum page button is not an ad, sorry, that's spam. I'm thinking they get pay per click, even if it's just to click close the ad, if he needs money that bad, nm.
    And I know Petra has nothing to do w/ those, just content for this section of the board, but since she's kinda in charge here, that's why she gets the unfavorable comments about the ads here, too. nothing personal from my side for sure - she does an incredible job and gets an incredible lack of thanks for it.
     
  19. Cirno

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    The biggest problem I have with the adverts is the niggling question; why have the gods in Batheo taken Santa?
    Surely it is the wrong season for Santa hunting.
     
  20. Vlaude

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    Click and play to find out!
     
  21. Cirno

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    Good answer :D
     
  22. Doubleplay

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    Thanks for the mouse wheel solution. Works like a charm.
     
  23. RawHeadRex

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    I want to apologize to Petra for attacking her for trying to help us.
     
  24. Petra Fyde

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    apology accepted.

    Maybe I don't always come across the way I intend to. Shaw said Britain and America were two nations divided by a common language. Sometimes I become very conscious of how true that can be.
     
  25. Lorddog

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    I want to apologize to Petra for seeming to attack her. I really only meant to point out that some of us cannot stand spam-ups.

    these new layers of ads that overlay your screen or partial and you have to somehow find the little X or close on them and God forbid you accidently have clicked on them before you know they were showing up :0